Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian government has accused Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of violating the shaky truce with large-caliber w…

Earthquake shakes Tokyo, no tsunami risk

TOKYO (AP) — An earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries o…

New UN stamp supports gay rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Postal Administration on Thursday released six new postage stamps promoting equality for lesbian, g…