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Crude Oil Prices Rally

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Undated) -- Crude oil prices continue to rally, but some industry analysts worry that prices have gone up too much, too fast. European Brent crude was up to nearly 62 dollars a barrel in early trading today, while U.S. crude was up to more than 53 dollars a barrel. Those prices are significant recoveries from…

Conan O’Brien Tapes Show In Cuba

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Undated) -- Conan O'Brien is going where no other U.S. late night talk show has gone in recent years - to Cuba. Under the recently-relaxed rules to improve relations between the U.S. and the communist island, TBS says O'Brien flew to Havana with a small crew last Thursday to tape an episode of his late…

Tsunami Advisory Lifted After Japanese Quake

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Tokyo) -- A tsunami advisory is being lifted after a magnitude six-point-nine earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. The U.S. Geological Survey says there were only small waves reported along the coast following the quake, and there have been no reports of serious damage or injuries. A seismologist in Japan says Tuesday's quake…

Federal Judge Puts Halts To Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

Posted On February 17, 2015

(Brownsville, TX) -- A federal judge in Texas is putting a stop to President Obama's executive action on immigration. Judge Andrew Hanen issued an injunction Monday night, meaning the expanded Deferred Action for Children Arrivals program won't start later this week. Texas Governor Greg Abbott says Hanen made the right decision to stop what he…

Fighting Continues In Eastern Ukraine

Posted On February 16, 2015

(Moscow) -- Observers of the cease-fire are trying to reach an eastern Ukrainian-held town. Russian-backed militants prevented them from monitoring in the area Sunday, while claiming that the agreement doesn't apply to the town. Tom Barton reports.   Play Clip