Viktor Yanukovych, who says he's still the president of Ukraine, at his news conference Friday in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. Yuri Kochetkov /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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On Friday, armed men took control of the international airport in the city of Simferopol, on the Crimean peninsula. Gunmen took control of another airport in Crimea, as well. David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Kiev

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Raindrops on a windshield blurred the view of a woman Wednesday in San Francisco. California, which is suffering through a drought, is getting some much-needed precipitation this week. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Flags fly outside the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol on Thursday during a rally by pro-Russian protesters. Gunmen seized government buildings in the city. David Mdzinarishvili /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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On the NPR Newscast: Peter Kenyon reports from Kiev

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The fossilized remains of a whale that washed up on a shore in what's now Chile more than 5 million years ago. Vince Rossi/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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