A new offensive is under way in the separatist region of Donetsk. The MH17 crash scene, meanwhile, has become chaotic, with international investigators finding access limited or blocked outright by rebels.
President Obama has been criticized for "leading from behind" on foreign policy. Secretary of State John Kerry counters that the US is heavily engaged around the world and to great effect, an assertion critics scoff at.
Gloria Vanderbilt is worth a reported $200 million, but her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, won't be inheriting her fortune. In addition to being an heiress, Gloria Vanderbilt is a well-known artist and designer.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have begun to focus on someone in the cockpit – one of the pilots or an intruder – as the search expands to 35,000 square miles.