Crimea sets referendum on whether to join Russia
Pro-Russia lawmakers in Ukraine’s embattled Crimea region have decided to hold the vote March 16.
Obama orders sanctions in response to Ukraine crisis
The executive order freezes assets and blocks visas of unspecified people who undermined democracy.
Prescription drug crackdown’s side effect: More heroin use
Success in closing ”pill mills” helped fuel rising heroin use, and experts say government missed warning signs.
A year after his death, Chávez still one hard-working leader
Visitors at his mausoleum get to hear him talking, and talking, even as the country’s divisions deepen.
Fact Checker: Ryan’s story too good to check
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) told a tale of story about a brown paper bag that turned out to be worth 4 Pinocchios
Theodore Roosevelt tops Maret for DCSAA boys’ title
Rough Riders come out on top of close game 57-53. (11:16 PM)
Carnival around the world
Pre-Lenten celebrations are held from Hungary to Haiti, Cologne to Rio. (11:03 PM)
No. 4 St. John’s claims DCSAA City title
The Cadets win, 58-42, defeating No. 9 Georgetown Visitation Thursday night at the Verizon Center. (10:50 PM)
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