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Putin critic Boris Nemtsov is slain in Moscow

MOSCOW -- Boris Y. Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, was shot dead in the shadow of St. Basil's Cathedral near Red Square early Saturday on the eve of a massive opposition march to show defiance of Kremlin ...

Homeland Security funding still up in the air

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders on Thursday floated a plan to pass a short-term bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security, avert a partial shutdown and prompt negotiations with the Senate, which is poised to pass its own ...