The Ukrainian military said that more Russian soldiers had crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, entering the small town of Amvrosiyivka in five armored infantry carriers and a truck.
Encouraging economic news pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index past 2,000 in midday trading Tuesday, a day after the index closed just short of that milestone number.
- US stocks gain; S&P 500 holds at 2,000 points
- Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike
- Bank of America settles mortgage probes for $16.65 bln
- Wall Street gets lift from Home Depot results, data
- U.S. jobless claims up, but trend favors strong labor market
- Wall St edges up, Dow again positive for 2014
- Italy's troubles weigh on eurozone
The World Health Organization said it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst ever outbreak of the disease.
- WHO pulls staff after worker infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone
- Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths
- Liberia fights Ebola in capital, W. Africa toll tops 1,200
- Liberia opens 2nd Ebola center in capital
- Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'
- Liberia gets Ebola drug; ponders who should get it
- As African medics die of Ebola, debate over drugs
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The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras that capture video footage of law enforcement's interactions with the public.
- After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'
- Spacecraft Rosetta catches up to comet after 10-year chase
- Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia
- Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs this year
- Panel endorses some NSA Internet surveillance
- Scientists withdraw claim about making stem cells
- Scientist gets World Food Prize for wheat advances
After a vacation punctuated by press conferences, now President Obama turns to the ISIL threat in Iraq and Syria. Ebru's Kyle Schmoyer reports.
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