With Crimeans due to vote in a referendum on joining the Russian Federation a week away, Russian forces continued to tighten their grip on the peninsula. Many in Crimea support joining Russia, but not all do, and the issue has caused a bitter split between supporters and opponents. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Sunday was the 5th anniversary of the bull market on Wall Street. Since bottoming out on March 9th, 2009, the S&P 500 is up 175%. On average, a market correction occurs every 161 days, but it has now been over 600 days. Editor of barrons.com Jack Otter explains why a market correction hasn't happened yet.
The firings of two high-level managers at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Facility will take center stage on Capitol Hill. A Senate subcommittee will look into whether they were retaliated against for raising serious safety concerns over the cleanup of toxic waste. Carter Evans reports
World War II veteran Richard Faulkner, 89, was given a Purple Heart at a ceremony in upstate New York 70 years in the making. Staff Sgt. Faulkner was the sole survivor of a combat crash in France in 1944 that left him behind enemy lines. Jim Axelrod reports.
The Pentagon is looking to slash subsidies for base commissaries that make groceries cheaper for many military families. The Defense Department is looking to reduce the subsidy by two-thirds, which would raise grocery prices, hitting military families relying on those subsidies the hardest. Mark Albert reports.
Pro-Russian forces confronted an unarmed team of international observers at the Crimean border. Russia says they won't annex Crimea, but men were seen digging holes at the border, perhaps to build a border fence for a territory that may soon be part of the Russian Federation. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
In a week of dramatic testimony in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, the court heard damaging evidence of Pistorius' reckless gun behavior. The prosecution is building up a case that Pistorius is a gun-obsessed, violent man, who killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in a violent fit of rage. Debora Patta reports.
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