WEST, Texas (AP) — Residents of the small Texas town of West are marking the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion by honoring the 15 victims and holding a moment of silence at the exact time of the fatal blast.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a phone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden apparently on the Ukrainian situation, Japan's Kyodo news agency said on Friday. U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday that talks between Russia and Western powers aimed at ending tensions in Ukraine have potential but that Washington and its allies are prepared to impose more sanctions on Moscow if the situation fails to improve. (Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Dominic Lau)