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4/14/2014 12:00 AM
Salamander’s role: Eco warrior
If someone asked you to name the top predator in North American forests, you might think of bears, or maybe great horned owls. But here’s another answer to think about: Woodland salamanders.

4/14/2014 8:16 PM
Obama, Putin speak by phone
WASHINGTON — Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement today, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.

4/14/2014 5:30 PM
Dutch arrest girl whose tweet threatened airline
AMSTERDAM — Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

4/14/2014 9:52 AM
French police demand DNA from 527 males
PARIS  — French investigators began taking DNA samples today from 527 male students and staff at a high school — including boys as young as 14 — as they searched for the assailant who raped a teenage girl on the closed campus.

4/14/2014 10:29 AM
Police: Blast in Nigerian capital kills 71
ABUJA, Nigeria  — A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria’s capital, killing at least 71 people and wounding 124 in a bombing that marked the bloodiest terrorist attack ever in Abuja.

4/14/2014 6:47 AM
Disarming deadline in east Ukraine passes
DONETSK, Ukraine  — Pro-Russian separatists today seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.

4/14/2014 6:44 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

4/13/2014 7:43 PM
Blaze brings destruction to Chile
VALPARAISO, Chile — A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes.

4/13/2014 6:51 PM
Afghanistan runoff for presidency possible
KABUL, Afghanistan — In the first official report of partial results from the Afghan presidential election, candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani appeared to be leading in a race where a runoff election seems likely, according to data released today by the Independent Election Commission.

4/13/2014 6:57 AM
Ukraine to launch anti-terror operation
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine  — Ukraine is launching a “large-scale anti-terrorist operation” to resist attacks of armed pro-Russian forces, Ukraine’s President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Sunday in a televised address.