The talks on Ukraine that are set to begin in Geneva on Thursday are a pivotal test of Russia’s intentions before the United States and European nations decide whether to impose more economic sanctions.
The food company General Mills added language to its website to alert customers that they cannot take legal action against the company if they download coupons, enter a contest or connect with it in other ways.
While Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has been traveling to promote himself and his state, a criminal inquiry continues into his handling of a district attorney’s drunken driving arrest and the financing for a public corruption unit under her control.
Mr. Obama traveled to suburban Pittsburgh to announce nearly $600 million in job training grants and separately issued a statement attacking House Republicans for blocking an overhaul of immigration law.