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Sen. Ted Cruz To Visit Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will visit Ukraine this month and meet with leaders of the protest movement that forced out the country’s pro-Russian president

05/13/2014

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American Astronaut Prepares For ISS Mission

American astronaut Reid Wiseman is training for a trip to the International Space Station in three weeks. But first, he spoke with CBS 11 News from his base in Star City, Russia.

05/09/2014

Protesters stand on barricades at Independence square in Kiev on February 19, 2014. (credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Aide: ‘Possible’ Russia Could Invade Eastern Ukraine

A top White House aide says it’s possible that Russia could invade eastern Ukraine, and even U.S. military assistance would be unlikely to prevent it.

03/23/2014

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.

03/16/2014

US Joshua Sweeney reacts during the ice sledge hockey match Russia vs USA during the XI Paralympic Olympic games at the Shayba stadium, near Sochi on March 11, 2014. (Photo KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

From War To Paralympics, US Vets Compete On Ice

Less than five years after stepping on an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Afghanistan, the retired U.S. Marine sergeant is serving his country again overseas — in the sporting arena.

03/11/2014

Protesters stand on barricades at Independence square in Kiev on February 19, 2014. (credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Ukrainian Community Watching Fighting Helplessly

Despite a recent truce in fighting the unrest in Ukraine is on the mind of those in the North Texas’ Ukrainian community. At a church service Wednesday night people prayed for friends and family living in the middle of the chaos.

CBSDFW.COM–02/19/2014

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Video: K&C Talking Olympics In Russia, Lesbians

The K&C Masterpiece is prepping for their show and listening to Russian lesbian couple Tatu while discussing the lifestyle considerations in the Olympic host country.

02/07/2014

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5 Things To Know About The Sochi Olympics

Fast five, Thursday edition: Things you’ll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.

02/06/2014

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses the annual Department of Defense/Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Conference June 22, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gates & Panetta Question Syria Strategy

President Obama’s first two defense secretaries questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek approval for a strike on President Assad’s forces.

09/18/2013

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.

03/02/2013

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State Investigating Gladney Following Russian Adoption Death

A Fort Worth adoption agency is now part of a story that’s gained international attention. The story centers around the death of 3-year old Max Shatto, a Russian boy who died last month after he was adopted by a West Texas family.

02/26/2013

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Russians Investigating Adoptee’s Death In Texas

Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.

02/19/2013

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