The Associated Press

Ukraine launches operation against insurgentsSLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian forces launched an operation Thursday to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east, prompting new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin....

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettesWASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels....

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photosHere's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctorsKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....

Israel halts peace talks with PalestiniansJERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority and the militant group Hamas, the Jewish state's sworn enemy....

Senate's newest class speaks out on foreign policyWASHINGTON (AP) -- Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America's next moves....