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Top Stories: Ukraine Crisis; Health Care Extension

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

'We Are Ready To Protect Our Country,' Ukrainian Leader Says

Book News: George Saunders Wins The Story Prize

Read It And Rate It: Court Rules Upskirt Photos Are Legal

Other news that's making headlines:

— "Consumers Allowed To Keep Health Plans Tor Two More Years." (The New York Times)

— "General To Admit 3 Improper Affairs, Deny Sex Assault." (USA Today)

— Hilary Clinton "Walks Back Putin-Hitler Comparison." (The Hill)

— Oscar Pistorius Was "Found Praying" Over Girlfriend's Body. (BBC News)

— Russia Today Anchor Quits On Air; Says Network "Whitewashes" News About Putin. (The Daily Beast)