1. UKRAINE UNREST
Heeeere’s Viktor: Fugitive and ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is expected to address reporters today in neighboring Russia, according to Russian news media. This comes as armed men in uniforms stood guard outside the main airport in Ukraine’s southern region of Crimea today, but reports conflicted on whether they had taken control of the facility. Ukraine’s interior minister has accused Russian forces of staging an “armed invasion” in Crimea, but we’re not yet certain who the armed men are
2. EXTREME WEATHER
California rainin’; Detroit, ice city: The weather will beremarkably difficult in parts of the United States today. Some areas in Southern California are evacuating because of potential flash floods and mudslides – 6 inches of rain is forecast for some parts
3. OBAMA OPENS UP
Talks about dad, drugs and race: While announcing a new initiative to help young men and boys of color succeed, an emotional President Obama got personal yesterday, talking about the bad choices he hopes others can avoid. “I didn’t have a dad in the house, and I was angry about it, even though I didn’t necessarily realize it at the time. …. I got high without always thinking about the harm that it could do,” he said.
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