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Ukraine unrest will be resolved by force or talks in 48 hours, minister says

Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Wednesday that the separatist protests in Ukraine's eastern region would be resolved within 48 hours -- either through negotiations or the use of force.

Diamond Stolen from New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science experienced the theft of a rough diamond Wednesday. The diamond was located in a secure case in the Volcano exhibit.

1 dead, 14 injured after car slams into Florida daycare

Central Florida authorities were looking Wednesday evening for a man after a Dodge Durango pushed a car into a day care center, fatally injuring one little girl and leaving 14 others, mostly children, hurt.

Bill Clinton on Snowden: An 'imperfect messenger'

Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on Edward Snowden, calling the controversial National Security Agency leaker an "imperfect messenger."

Bill Clinton on Snowden: An 'imperfect messenger'

Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on Edward Snowden, calling the controversial National Security Agency leaker an "imperfect messenger."

African-American Soldiers upset about new hair policy

African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules. The rules include a ban on many styles, this the ones seen in these pictures.

Timeline: US school violence since 1927

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

'Princess Lacey,' friend of college hoops star, dies

Sad news Wednesday morning: Eight-year-old Lacey Holsworth, the young girl with cancer who struck up an amazing friendship with a college basketball star, has passed away.

Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive, police say

The reason for model Peaches Geldof's death is still not clear, with an autopsy turning up inconclusive results, UK police said Wednesday.

VIDEO: 20 injured, 7 critically in PA school stabbing

A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said.

Houston baby handed to a stranger

A mother who police say abandoned her 5-month-old daughter in a Houston, Texas hotel room has been charged.

Wisconsin cold case cracked

Police in Racine, Wisconsin say a suspect has been arrested in the 1997 slaying of Amber Gail Creek.

Top cities with worst potholes

Commuters in California have a right to gripe about road conditions. Five cities in the Golden State make the top ten in a poll on the worst cities for potholes.

OK residents drive Westboro Baptist Church protesters out of town

A heated face-off between protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church and thousands of people in Moore, Oklahoma on Sunday, ended with the infamous group packing up and taking off.

Toyota issues recalls impacting millions of vehicles worldwide

If you drive a Toyota, chances are you may be impacted by a new recall, actually it's five recalls. The automaker announced Wednesday it's recalling more than six million vehicles.