Jon Queally, staff writer
Masked pro Russian armed men stand at the city hall during negotiations about the release of foreign military observers being held by Ponomarev's group in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. At least one of the eight European military observers held prisoner by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine has been freed. Earlier in the day, the eight observers had been shown in public for the first time since they were detained on Friday and accused of spying for NATO. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits
Insurrection spreads in the eastern cities as White House announces new round of sanctions against Russia
Jon Queally, staff writer
Ukraine's interim prime minister says that Ukraine crisis could result in...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Russia also announces new military exercises on Wednesday as diplomacy frays...


The Air Force has suspended at least 34 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base for cheating on a proficiency test - a breach discovered during a separate investigation into a drug ring implicating 11 nuclear officers on six bases. Last summer, Malmstrom also failed a safety inspection, likely not helped when two guys left a secure door open, right before the Navy demoted the deputy commander of nuclear forces for using counterfeit gambling chips at a casino, which was right...