delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:06:28 +0000 Today in the News: 24 minority soldiers awarded Medal of Honor Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

President Barack Obama today honored 24 Army soldiers with the Medal of Honor for their heroic actions in World War II, Vietnam and Korea. The soldiers would have received the medals earlier if not for the color of their skin, Obama said. Only three of the soldiers are still alive.

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"I talked personally to [...]]]> Business update: Google redesigns Android to power smartwatches Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Vladimir Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Search for Malaysia Airlines jet spreads through Australia-sized zone Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Vice President Joe Biden vows more sanctions for Russia Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:07:22 +0000 Morning Jolt: Putin: Crimea is part of Russia now Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:58:06 +0000 In the news

Crimea is now part of Russia, President Vladimir Putin said today at a signing ceremony that involved him, the prime minister of Crimea and the mayor of the city of Sevastopol. Despite protests from the U.S. and the European Union that Russia's actions in Crimea are illegal, Putin went forward with plans to annex the peninsula. Crimea was an [...]]]> Today in the News: Mick Jagger's girlfriend found dead Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Hot video: L'Wren Scott found dead in her apartment

Fashion designer and stylist L'Wren Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Monday. Police are investigating the death of Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend as a possible suicide.