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15 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Germany Warns of Further Sanctions Over Ukraine

Germany warned of further sanctions against Russia in the event of renewed violence in Ukraine after Western leaders discussed the Ukraine crisis in a teleconference Tuesday.

17 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Slain Kremlin Critic Nemtsov Mourned

Mourners bearing candles and flowers joined government officials and business tycoons to say farewell to Boris Nemtsov, the opposition leader gunned down near Red Square last week.

17 minutes ago // CBS

world Lawyer: Jury at impasse on Arias sentence; judge says keep going

Phoenix judge denies killer's attorneys bid for another mistrial, tells panel to try harder to decide life or death

18 minutes ago // CBS

world Official: Homeless man killed by police did time for robbery

Homeless man killed on Skid Row by L.A. police had served roughly 14 years for bank robbery, law enforcement official says

22 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'CSI: Cyber's' Patricia Arquette is wired in to her role

Patricia Arquette's Oscar win last month for her supporting role in "Boyhood" made many people happy for a variety of reasons.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world South Korea Approves Antigraft Law

South Koreas legislature approved a new anticorruption law to better tackle graft among government officials in a country where scandals over paid-for favors make frequent news.

25 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan

Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whetherlife could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers' Nick Young defends girlfriend Iggy Azalea's honor on Twitter

Nick Young heard enough about his girlfriend's alleged lack of musical ability, so he lashed out on Twitter at an ESPN anchor who criticized her talent on the air.

30 minutes ago // New York Times

world Europe Unlikely to Meet Climate Goal, Study Finds

The European Union will most likely fail to meet an ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a report has found.

32 minutes ago // NPR

world Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

In a 134 page opinion, the Court issued an order that goes against what a higher court has decided. The decision will once again pit the state against the federal judiciary.

34 minutes ago // New York Times

world Raising Burden for Obama in Nuclear Talks

The president must now overcome not only the animosity of Republicans but also the words of the leader of Israel.

34 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iraqi Troops Battle Islamic State for Tikrit

Iraqi troops have been slowed down by IEDs set along roads leading to Tikrit on the second day of an offensive to reclaim the city from Islamic State.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Royal hoax station committed crime

A radio station broke the law by broadcasting a hoax call with a nurse caring for the Duchess of Cambridge, Australia's high court rules.

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Alabama Supreme Court Orders Halt to Gay Marriages

The Alabama Supreme Court says all of the state's probate judges "are ordered to discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples."

36 minutes ago // VOA

world Vendors Showcase Marijuana Products at DC Show

There are many trade shows held in Washington, D.C., but the expo this past weekend was the first to feature marijuana only two days after the city legalized small amounts of the drug for personal use. Vendors were showcasing drug paraphernalia and marijuana growing systems, and even giving business advice. VOA's Deborah Block reports.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage once more

Alabama's highest court once again ordered judges not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, defying a federal judge who struck down the state's ban on such unions as unconstitutional and ignoring the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to intervene.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Fairy control' needed in woodland

"Fairy control" is brought in at woodland in Somerset to kerb the "profusion of elfin construction".

41 minutes ago // New York Times

world Netanyahu, in Speech to Congress, Criticizes Bad Deal on Iran Nuclear Program

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said that negotiations over Irans nuclear program were proceeding on a false hope that Iran is acting in good faith. President Obama dismissed the speech as theater.

46 minutes ago // New York Times

world An Atmosphere Reminiscent of a State of the Union Address, but More Electric

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus speech before Congress represented to some a compelling argument against Iran, and to others a provocative challenge to President Obama in the seat of government.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Farage 'rejects immigration targets'

The UK Independence Party will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, its leader pledges, having said net annual migration should be capped at 50,000.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Indonesia Nearly Ready to Execute Foreign Drug Smugglers

Indonesia nearly ready to execute foreign drug smugglers despite appeals from world leaders

50 minutes ago // BBC

world Top earning uni boss paid 623,000

The highest paid university chief in the UK received a 623,000 salary and benefits package, new figures reveal.

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Elena Shateni on going to Mars -- and never coming back

In a decade or so, when most people her age will be retiring from their working lives, Elena Shateni, now 58, plans to be starting a new life planting the human flag on Mars. Or so she hopes. The Santa Monica holistic medicine specialist is one of 100 semifinalists vying to become the first...

53 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Australians on Indonesia death row moved to execution island

Two convicted Australian drug smugglers are being transferred from a Bali prison to an island for execution, despite international criticism

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Hollywood Costume' sells 78,000 tickets at future Academy Museum site

"Hollywood Costume," amultimedia exhibition at the site of the future Academy Museum, sold 78,000 tickets between its opening on Oct. 2 and its closing on Monday, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

56 minutes ago // Reuters

world Australian convicts transferred for planned execution on Indonesian island

SYDNEY/DENPASAR, Indonesia Reuters - Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were being transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism.

58 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Alabama Supreme Court Orders Judges to Stop Gay Marriages

The Alabama Supreme Court says all of the state's probate judges "are ordered to discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples."

59 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Bullied' whistle-blower sues for 1m

A whistle-blower says he was "harassed, threatened, undermined and belittled" after complaining about land deals overseen by Corby Borough Council.

59 minutes ago // USA Today

world Smog blankets China once more - this time online

'Under the Dome' examines the impact of the nation's toxic skies.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world South Korea Tightens Rules Against Gifts To Fight Graft

The law calls for up to three years in prison for journalists and teachers, as well as public servants, who accept single cash donations or gifts valued at more than a million won, or about $900.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Target to cut several thousand jobs

US retail giant Target plans to cut several thousand jobs as it tries to slash $2bn 1.3bn in costs over the next two years.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. County acts to curb child sex trafficking in some motels

Looking for an additional weapon in their continuing battle against the peddling of teens and children for sex, Los Angeles County supervisors moved Tuesday to more tightly regulate emergency shelter motels to ensure they aren't sites for child prostitution.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Roaming coyotes growing problem in suburban N.Y.

Residents in New York's northern suburbs say roaming coyotes are becomeing more brazen

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Despite Rihanna-Leonardo DiCaprio rumors, actor is single, rep says

Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio keep sharing birthday cake -- and we're not even using any euphemisms right now.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Australian duo moved for execution

Two Australian drug-smugglers are transferred from Bali to another Indonesian island where they are due to be executed by firing squad.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Obama: "Nothing new" in Netanyahu's speech

The president did not tune in for the Israeli prime minister's speech