Russia’s parliament voted to accept Crimea into the Russian Federation if residents there vote to leave Ukraine. Meanwhile, pro-Russian militias set up roadblocks at the Crimean border with Ukraine, barring international monitors from entering. Local media have also been censored. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Billionaire Petro Poroshenko and retired boxing champion Vitaly Klitschoko are two leading candidates to replace Ukraine's overthrown president. They spoke with CBS News’ Clarissa Ward for Sunday's "60 Minutes," and said they are ready to fight for their country and that they hope to see America take stronger action against Russia.
An Army captain testified Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair threatened to kill her and her family if she ever spoke of their three-year affair. Sinclair’s defense attacked the captain’s credibility, citing journal entries written during the affair. Sinclair faces life in prison if convicted of sexual assault. David Martin reports.
Scientists studying the history of drought in the West say California is in one of its driest periods since 1580, but they believe the 20th century was one of the wettest centuries in the past 1,300 years. That means the state should be prepared for an eventual 100-year-long dry period. Ben Tracy reports.
The city of Donetsk, in the eastern part of Ukraine, is almost evenly divided between those who back Ukraine’s new government and ethnic Russians who view it as illegal. What have become daily confrontations there have many worried that violence could break out all across eastern Ukraine. Charlie D’Agata reports.
The Russian navy sank one of its own decommissioned warships across the mouth of an inlet, trapping Ukrainian ships at their dock further up the channel. Crimea’s parliament voted to hold a referendum on March 16 to ask voters whether Crimea should officially join the Russian Federation. Elizabeth Palmer reports.