Nearly one-third of Syria's chemical weapons have been destroyed or removed, according to the group in charge of destroying the country's stockpile.
World powers are engaged in high stakes diplomacy, as Russian President Vladimir Putin hints that he might move on eastern Ukraine, as well.
Primary voting in Texas has set the stage for the next gubernatorial election.
Even in the face of comprehensive sanctions from the United States and other nations, Russia's military has tightened its grip on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Thousands of Syrians are without food as heavy clashes have disrupted the delivery of humanitarian aid in some regions.
A group of 10 terrorists slashed at least 29 people to death with knives and machetes at a train station in southern China this weekend.
North Korea has released a 75-year-old Australian missionary after three weeks in detention.
Secretary of State John Kerry is calling Russia's seizure of Crimean airspace, airports, highways, and regional government an "act of aggression."
The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine's Crimea region claimed control of the military and police there Saturday and appealed to Russia's President Vladimir Putin for help in keeping peace, sharpening the discord between the two Slavic neighbor countries.
Russia's parliament approved a motion to use the country's military in Ukraine after a request from President Putin as protests in Russian-speaking cities turned violent.