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Ukraine air force couple weds at besieged base

Ukrainian airmen smile as Lieutenants Galina Volosyanchik, left, and Ivan Benera, right, prepare to kiss each other as they celebrate their wedding at the Belbek airbase outside Sevastopol, Crimea, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Two young Lieutenants got married today and arrived...
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Wawrinka wins opening match at Key Biscayne

Essential News from The Associated Press AAA Mar. 22, 2014 4:01 PM ETWawrinka wins opening match at Key Biscayne Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, returns to Daniel Gimeno-Traver, of Spain, at the Sony Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP...
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DePaul women earn 104-100 win over Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s Kaylon Williams, background, ties-up DePaul’s Kelsey Reynolds during the first half of their first-round game in the NCAA basketball tournament in Durham, N.C., Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson) Oklahoma’s Kaylon Williams,...
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Rhode Island speaker faces steep political test

Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox speaks to a reporter as he emerges from his home in Providence, R.I., on Saturday, March 22, a day after Fox’s home and Statehouse office were raided by federal and state authorities. Fox told reporters outside his home Saturday he...
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No. 1 seed Florida tops Pitt 61-45, makes Sweet 16

Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5) celebrates a basket during the second half in a third-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament against Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5) celebrates...

Obese Texas girl who had tumor has surgery in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 12-year-old Texas girl with a rare case of medically induced obesity that pushed her weight past 200 pounds is recovering after weight-loss surgery. NBC News reports Alexis Shapiro was sedated and on a ventilator Friday after undergoing surgery at...
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Gay couples marry in Michigan after ban lifted

Jenny Stanczyk, rear at left, and Cheryl Pine, rear at right, wait in line to apply for a marriage license at the Oakland County Clerks office with Maria , and Nina Stanczyk , front left and right, in Pontiac, Mich., Saturday, March 22, 2014. A federal judge has struck down...

Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei

BERLIN (AP) — German weekly Der Spiegel reports that U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei amid concerns the company was a threat to U.S. national security. Citing documents leaked by Edward Snowden, Der Spiegel reports the...
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Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Colonel Yuly Mamchur, center, speaks to Lieutenants Galina Volosyanchik, left, and Ivan Benera, center right, celebrating their wedding at the Belbek airbase outside Sevastopol, Crimea, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Two young Lieutenants got married today and arrived to their unit...
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Duke waits on NBA decisions from Hood, Parker

Duke’s Josh Hairston, Amile Jefferson and Rodney Hood sit on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball second-round game against Mercer, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Mercer won 78-71. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Duke’s Josh Hairston, Amile...