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Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is visiting the White House Wednesday. The meeting comes days before a vote in Crimea over whether to secede from Ukraine.

Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of a big tech moment: A physics researcher first proposed the idea of the World Wide Web. Aarti Shahani of KQED speaks with Tim Berners-Lee about his big idea.

Robyn Dixon has been covering the trial of former Olympian Oscar Pistorius for the Los Angeles Times. She explains the latest details, as well as what's different about South African trials.

The Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is on trial in New York City, accused of complicity in a shoe-bombing plot. Benjamin Weiser, who is covering the trial for The New York Times, explains the latest.

President Obama is asking the Labor Department to begin a rule-making process to expand the number of workers who are eligible for overtime pay. It's part of his effort to address income inequality.

Taxpayers are footing the bill for the upkeep of 77,000 empty or underutilized federally owned buildings. And a faulty database means the government doesn't know just how many properties it owns.

In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.

Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.

Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.

New container ships stack their cargo 10 stories high. They're so wide they won't fit through the Panama Canal until it's widened. Companies say this is what they need to survive in the 21st century.

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