By TIME Staff
January 22, 2015

U.S. Condemns Ukraine ‘Landgrab’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned pro-Russian rebels for participating in a “landgrab” in Ukraine after occupying new territory in violation of a September peace accord. Clashes between Ukraine loyalists and rebels have rapidly escalated

Sniper Screenwriter Opens Up

Jason Hall talks to TIME about American Sniper‘s controversial politics, fighting a Navy SEAL and why he and Clint Eastwood didn’t show Chris Kyle’s death

Refunds Asked for Cosby Shows

A total of 1,200 ticket holders requested refunds for two Bill Cosby comedy shows held in Denver last week, accounting for nearly 40% of tickets sold

FBI Completes Federal Probe of Ferguson Shooting

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The Justice Department has not yet announced whether it will file a federal civil rights charge against ex-officer Darren Wilson

Pressure Builds on Patriots Amid ‘Deflategate’ Scandal

Growing allegations that the New England Patriots used deflated balls in violation of league rules on their way to the Super Bowl has cast a cloud over coach Bill Belichick’s team during the run-up to the big game and set off alarm bells at NFL headquarters

Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

Microsoft took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a gadget it calls the HoloLens. Executives said Windows 10 is designed to embrace the way people use computers today — offering a familiar experience as they switch back and forth between devices

House GOP Abruptly Drops Plans to Debate Abortion Bill

House Republicans abruptly decided on Wednesday to drop planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and other lawmakers left them short of votes

U.S. Smokers Burn Up at Least $1 Million Over a Lifetime

American smokers burn up at least $1 million dollars on cigarette-related expenditures over their lifetime, according to a new study. The most expensive state for smokers is Alaska, where the habit costs over $2 million dollars on average

Chilean Poet Pablo Neruda Could Have Been Poisoned

Chile announced Wednesday that the death of Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda will be reinvestigated to ascertain if the poet was poisoned in 1973 during the first days of the South American nation’s military dictatorship

Indonesian Divers Recover 6 More Bodies From AirAsia Crash

Indonesian divers retrieved 6 more bodies from waters around the sunken fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month. Divers were struggling against strong current and poor visibility to lift the fuselage and what appears to be the plane’s cockpit from the seabed

Two Massive Glacial Lakes Drained Away in Weeks

Two lakes underneath the ice in Greenland that previously held billions of gallons of water were rapidly drained, probably in a matter of weeks, researchers discovered recently. The discovery signals a shift that one prominent researcher describes as “catastrophic”

Lawyers Seek Prince Andrew Interview on Sex-Crime Claims

American lawyers for a woman who claims to have been trafficked for sex with Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, have asked Queen Elizabeth’s second son to answer the charges in an interview under oath

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