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Ukraine's President on Sick Leave Amid Political Crisis

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has gone on sick leave as anti-government protesters vow to continue their demonstrations, despite passage of a law offering amnesty to those arrested during the protests of the past two months. Officials say the 63-year-old leader is ill with an acute respiratory ailment accompanied by fever. It was not clear when he would return to work. Hours after the sick leave was announced Thursday, Yanukovych issued a statement saying the government has...

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