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Contradicting reports from the ground, the Russian leader insists that the armed men are "local self-defense forces." He also says Russia has no plans to annex Crimea.

The sharp decline in payments coincides with increased scrutiny of drug marketing. Later this year, federal law will also require that drugmakers disclose the amount of money they give to doctors.

People around the world are eating a wider range of foods. But as a whole, we are increasingly reliant on a few crops. Researchers say that increases the risk of agricultural disaster.

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.

The EU wants the U.S. to prohibit food makers from using names with historical ties to Europe. That means cheeses like Parmesan and Brie sold in the U.S. may have to find new names.

The former U.S. senator, now head of the Heritage Foundation, reflects on the state of the Republican Party, the Tea Party and what he thinks it will take to change Washington.

Before PTSD existed as a diagnosis, Vietnam War veterans who suffered from it often received a discharge other than honorable. A Yale Law School clinic is filing a class action lawsuit for them.

Not everyone in Crimea is happy with recent events. Muslim Tatars, who'd lived there for centuries, were exiled by Stalin and could only return with the fall of Communism. Now, the Russians are back.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Obama at the White House on Monday to discuss two sets of talks: a framework for a deal with Palestinians, and an Iran nuclear deal.

Another winter storm roared through the U.S., grounding flights and shutting down schools and offices from the South through the Mid-Atlantic. Many are getting sick of the winter wonderland.

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