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Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Prayer for injured teen sparks atheist outrage

A simple act of compassion and humanity in Sanford, Florida sparked outrage from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. An FFRF attorney fired off a letter to the superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools – accusing them of having an adult lead the prayer for the injured child.

Dem senator claims male colleague told her: Don’t get ‘porky’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, without naming any names, claimed in a new book that male colleagues made off-color remarks about her appearance – with one even allegedly squeezing her stomach and telling her: “Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby.”