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Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire with Pro-Russian Rebels

Posted: 09/05/2014 - The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the nation's east after his representatives reached a deal with the Russian-backed rebels at peace talks.

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Report: 10 percent of Americans Admit Illegal Drug Use

Posted: 09/05/2014 - Nearly 10 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were illicit drug users in 2013, and almost 20 million said they used marijuana, making it the most widely used drug, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

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Comedian Joan Rivers Dead at 81

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Joan Rivers, the raucous comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.

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Fast-Food Workers Strike Across Country

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Thousands of fast-food workers, seeking $15 an hour, are blocking streets and cars in multiple cities, leading to arrests.

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Memorial Service Scheduled for Lt. Col. Fontenot

Updated: 09/03/2014 - A memorial service has been scheduled for Lieutenant Colonel Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. Fontenot was killed after the F-15C Eagle aircraft he was piloting crashed in a remote part of Augusta County on August 27th.

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With ISIS, does Pres. Obama Seek to "Degrade" or "Destroy"?

Posted: 09/03/2014 - After the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria beheaded a second U.S. journalist, Pres. Obama offered up this approach for dealing with the militant group: "Our objective is clear, and that is to degrade and destroy [ISIS] so that it's no longer a threat."

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U.S. Sending 200 Troops to Train in Ukraine Next Week

Posted: 09/03/2014 - The Pentagon says 200 U.S. soldiers will participate in a peacekeeping exercise in western Ukraine starting next week. The Pentagon also announced it has delivered more non-lethal aid to the Ukrainian military.

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Price for Breakfast Items Continue to Increase

Posted: 09/03/2014 - Consumers shopping for their breakfast foods may be experiencing sticker shock, with the price of dairy, coffee, eggs, bacon and other morning staples continuing to rise.

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Report: Fewer American Teenagers Using Sunscreen

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows. During that same time period, the number of teens using indoor tanning beds barely decreased.

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U.S. Launches More Airstrikes in Iraq

Posted: 08/21/2014 - U.S. aircraft are continuing their assault on Islamic State militants in Iraq, conducting six airstrikes overnight to help solidify Iraqi and Kurdish forces' efforts to retake and maintain control of the Mosul Dam.

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Report: Teen Birth Rates Plummet

Posted: 08/20/2014 - U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

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Study: Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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