Crimeans vote Sunday on whether to split from Ukraine. The U.S. and its allies vow to impose sanctions on Russia if it continues to intervene. Secretary of State John Kerry is in London for talks.
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It's been a week since the Malaysia Airlines jet and the 239 people on board disappeared. The search has been widened further — both west and east from the plane's intended route to Beijing.
A unique mineral trapped inside a unique diamond bolsters the theory that oceans of non-liquid water lurk hundreds of miles below the planet's surface.
The crisis in Ukraine continues. On Sunday, there's a referendum in Crimea about whether to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
Republicans say that to get the measure passed new IRS rules that make it harder for tax-exempt groups to veer into politics must be withdrawn.
Malaysia Airlines says it will stop using codes associated with its missing Flight MH370 as a "mark of respect" for the plane's passengers and crew. It's a long-standing industry practice.
U.S. investigators tell The Wall Street Journal that equipment aboard the missing plane was transmitting for four hours after it is thought to have vanished. Malaysian officials say that's not true.
Haredi, a branch of Judaism that shuns modern secular culture, had long been exempt from national service. The bill had been boycotted by the opposition.
Meanwhile, while meeting with the country's interim prime minister, President Obama said the U.S. would not recognize a secession vote scheduled in Crimea.