People in Lenin Square attend a pro Russian rally after a day of voting on March 16, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

High Turnout For Secession Vote In Crimea

As Russian flags fluttered in the breeze and retirees grew weepy at the thought of reuniting with Russia, residents of Ukraine’s Crimea region held a secession vote Sunday.


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Moscow Ballet Performing Great Russian Nutcracker At SMU

The Moscow Ballet has been performing in more than 60 cities across North America for 20 years. This weekend they are performing the Great Russian Nutcracker at the McFarlin Auditorium at SMU.

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US President George W. Bush (R) awards US pianist Van Cliburn (L) with the Presidential Medals of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House 23 July 2003 in Washington, DC. Van Cliburn was honored for his contributions to the arts and to the nation.  Former Czech President Vaclav Havel watches from behind. MANNY CENETA/AFP/Getty Images

Funeral For Famed Pianist Van Cliburn Held Sunday

The funeral for a larger-than-life Texan was held Sunday in Fort Worth. He was celebrated by presidents, heads of state, and friends who knew him best.


Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow Skeptical About Texas Autopsy Of Russian Boy

Russia voiced strong skepticism Saturday about the autopsy on a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy in Ector County and demanded further investigation as thousands rallied in Moscow to support the Kremlin ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children.


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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!


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Local Airports On Alert After Moscow Bombing

The bombing at the Moscow Airport might have made some North Texans feeling a bit nervous. But Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport officials say security there involves a collective effort.


Plano Woman Charged With Smuggling Night Vision Scopes

Federal authorities have charged a suburban Dallas woman with trying to smuggle three night-vision rifle sights to Russia.