Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues.
Syria to hold presidential election on June 3
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria announced Monday that presidential elections will be held June 3, setting the stage for President Bashar Assad to win a new, seven-year term in the midst of a civil war that has torn apart the country and makes it impossible for millions to vote. The opposition dismissed the election as a farce.
Airport: Teen stowaway scaled fence in dark
HONOLULU (AP) — Airport officials in San Jose, Calif., say a 16-year-old boy who stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight scaled a perimeter fence at the California airport while it was dark.