AUSTIN, Texas (REUTERS) - In the black-and-white photo, the sailor would always be a young man, locked in a kiss with a nurse in New York's Times Square to mark the end of World War Two.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States expressed concern on Friday over Russia's "unprecedented" media censorship, including shuttering opposition news websites amid the East-West standoff over Ukraine, and called for the Kremlin to respect press freedom.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A co-founder of the Pinkberry US frozen yogurt chain was jailed for seven years on Friday for using a tire iron to attack a homeless man begging for money.
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The UN Security Council will meet in an emergency session Saturday to vote on a Western-backed resolution denouncing the upcoming referendum in Ukraine's Crimea on switching over to Kremlin rule, diplomats said Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - UberX on Friday expanded the insurance coverage it offers to ridesharing drivers, a step toward easing US regulators' and lawmakers' concerns and creating broader acceptance of the services.