Russia's lower house of parliament has voted to approve the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Only one member voted against it.
- A New Jersey teen managed to sneak into One World Trade Center, still under construction, and climbed all the way to the top.
- An Arizona reporter claims reporters are providing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney their questions in advance, a charge Carney denies. Given that he rarely seems to be able to answer any of the reporters' questions, it would be hilarious if he were getting them in advance.
- The National Security Agency's deputy director spoke via video to the TED conference in Vancouver, where he perpetuated the agency's position that it has a public relations problem, not a civil liberties crisis.
- South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is looking to sell his house to pay for his defense in his murder trial.
- Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan is again threatening to "shut down" social media platforms such as Twitter in his country.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.