Russian troops giving 'backbone' to Ukraine rebels: NATO commander
KIEV (Reuters) - Russian forces are still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the backbone of separatist rebels fighting the Kiev government, NATO's top military commander said on Wednesday after talks with Ukrainian leaders.

Ethics Panel Again Defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm
House ethics panel defers to Justice Dept. in campaign finance probe of NY Rep. Michael Grimm

U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five suspected militants
PARICHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone killed five suspected militants in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, a militant and a government official said, as the intensity of air strikes grew as part of an anti-Taliban offensive by the Pakistani military.

The most amazing train stations
Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery.

Snow Joke: Bad Weather Threatens Millions of Travelers
Wintry weather is expected to bring travel delays for millions of Americans today, causing problems on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Catalonia moves closer to early election as dialogue hopes fade
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's two main parties on Wednesday moved a step closer to calling a snap regional election they want to use as a proxy for a referendum on independence from Spain.

IAEA says needs more money to monitor extended Iran nuclear deal
VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. atomic agency will need more funds from member states to help pay for its monitoring of an extended interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, it said on Wednesday.

#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally
Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.