- Pro-Russian activists have taken over a police station in Horlivka, a town in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian interim President Olexander Turchynov said that Ukraine is preparing an "anti-terrorist" operation against gunmen who have occupied official buildings there.
- Yesterday Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said that "not all" of his Republican colleagues are racists. He added that, "to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism, and that's unfortunate."
- The man who allegedly shot and killed three people outside a Jewish community center and retirement community in a Kansas City suburb yesterday has been identified as Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old man with a history of anti-Semitic activity.
- The search for MH370 is heading underwater. A U.S. Navy drone will look for the missing plane on the floor of the search area in the Indian Ocean. The so-called "black box" has probably run out of battery.
- Senate Republicans are warning that "Bush fatigue" could hinder Jeb Bush's chances of winning the presidency in 2016 if he were to secure the GOP nomination.
- More than 70 people have been killed by two blasts at a bus station in Nigeria's capital.
*Editor's note: This post originally incorrectly described Turchynov as Ukraine's interim prime minister.