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      Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
      Apr26

      Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

      KIEV, Ukraine — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a ceremony in Chernobyl, where work...

      New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile
      Oct14

      New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile

      Ukrainian authorities had “sufficient reason” to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash. The Boeing 777 was heading from Amsterdam to Malaysia when it was shot down on July 17, 2014, over Ukrainian territory...

      Watch live: Pope Francis takes stage at family festival
      Sep27

      Watch live: Pope Francis takes stage at family festival

      PHILADELPHIA – Pope Francis has taken the stage at a festival hosted by the worldwide Catholic gathering that brought him to Philadelphia. The pope is attending the World Meeting of Families festival Saturday on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, where he will meet with families from the U.S., Australia, Ukraine, Jordan, Nigeria, and his homeland of...

      Lucie Safarova advances to Connecticut Open final
      Aug29

      Lucie Safarova advances to Connecticut Open final

      NEW HAVEN — Fourth-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic held off lucky-loser Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) on Friday in the Connecticut Open semifinals. Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova, also from the Czech Republic, faced third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the second semifinal. “It’s going to...

      Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open
      Aug28

      Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open

      NEW HAVEN — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the Connecticut Open quarterfinals. Tsurenko lost in qualifying, but got into the field when top-seeded Simona Halep withdrew because of an injury. Tsurenko has yet to lose a set in the tournament. “I...

      Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics
      Jul31

      Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

      KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Games. International Olympic President Thomas Bach confirmed Beijing, which hosted the Summer Games in 2008, had been chosen ahead of Almaty in Kazakshtan at the 128th IOC session in...

      Major frozen chicken recall after salmonella illnesses
      Jul17

      Major frozen chicken recall after salmonella illnesses

      Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment NEW YORK — Several million pounds of frozen chicken are being recalled after 11 people got sick from salmonella. Aspen Foods is recalling nearly two million...

      1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken products recalled over Salmonella contamination
      Jul13

      1.7 million pounds of frozen chicken products recalled over Salmonella contamination

      WASHINGTON — Barber Foods is recalling over 1.7 million pounds of frozen, stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a USDA news release. According to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, at least six people in Minnesota and Wisconsin got sick after eating the recalled products between April...

      After Baltimore riots, some leaders slam ‘thug’ as the new n-word
      Apr29

      After Baltimore riots, some leaders slam ‘thug’ as the new n-word

      BALTIMORE – A term used by President Barack Obama and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to characterize rioters has given new life to a debate over the word “thug.” “Of course it’s not the right word, to call our children ‘thugs,’” Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes told CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.” “These are...

      Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony
      Apr20

      Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut immigrants and their contributions to the state are being honored at a state Capitol ceremony this week. The Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition is hosting the 19th annual Immigrant Day Ceremony. This year, 12 immigrants who live in Connecticut and hail originally from 12 different countries will honored...