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(CNN) – U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul has served in Russia for two years. Tomorrow is his last day. He leaves the country as unrest in neighboring Ukraine threatens to destabilize the region.
"I can tell you that things here remain very tense," McFaul told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper." "What government officials are saying about what's happening in Ukraine on the television stations here, you see a lot of very heated rhetoric because of what they call their special relationship with Ukraine."
(CNN) – The U.S. is seeking extradition of the world's biggest alleged drug lord – Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, whose 13 years on the lam came to an inglorious, shirtless end over the weekend.
Mexican authorities, using information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Immigrations & Customs Enforcement, and the U.S. Marshals Service finally caught him in the Pacific resort town of Mazatlan.
(CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is enjoying what many consider a sort of inevitability, but it's not the first time Clinton has looked like a shoe-in for the Democratic presidential nomination.
And the groundswell of Democratic excitement isn't without its detractors. Some are concerned that all the focus is on Clinton, and not on the midterms, which will hurt Democrats in 2014.
(CNN) – If you laughed at the movies at any time in the last 30 or so years, odds are Harold Ramis had something to do with it. The filmmaker and actor died this morning after an extraordinary career, and a laudable life.