Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 4:54 pm
The Clinton Presidential Library released about 5,000 pages of previously withheld documents on Friday.
The documents date back to the administration of former President Bill Clinton and include communications about a wide array of issues including the administration response to Rwanda and its health care overhaul initiative, as well as communications from the first lady's office.
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 12:59 pm
Broken noses are part of the game for NBA players. Elbows fly. Bodies collide. Balls ricochet.
Beaks get bonked.
Many nights, you'll see at least one player from across the 30-team league protecting his still-sensitive schnoz with a clear plastic mask.
But not the current best player in the game.
A week ago, LeBron James of the Miami Heat broke his nose. Thursday night against the New York Knicks, King James chose a rather menacing look for his return from the injury: an all-black, carbon-fiber mask.
Before the deluge: Sandbags and barriers lined a road in Glendora, Calif., on Thursday. Authorities expect flooding as heavy rains spread across the area.
Credit Reed Saxon / AP
This is the latest snapshot of California from the U.S. Drought Monitor. The darker the shading, the more severe the conditions. The map is produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 9:32 am
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate in fourth-quarter 2013, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday, as it significantly cut its estimate of how much gross domestic product grew during the last three months of the year.
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 12:31 pm
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Appearing in public for the first time since he left his nation's capital earlier this week, ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told reporters in Russia on Friday that he is "eager and ready to fight for the future of Ukraine."
At a news conference in the Russian border city of Rostov-on-Don, Yanukovych did not speak about using force to reclaim the post that he says is still legally his. "I am not going to ask for military support," he said.
The scope of the collapse of what once was the world's largest bitcoin exchange took shape Friday when Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan, saying it had lost track of nearly $480 million worth of the virtual currency.