The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said that Russian forces that have overtaken Ukraine’s strategic region of Crimea are demanding that the ship’s crew surrender. | AP Photo
Russia issues ultimatum
Russia issued an ultimatum Monday, demanding that the crew of two Ukrainian warships in Crimea immediately surrender or be stormed and seized, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. In Washington, President Barack Obama said continued military actions in Ukraine “will be a costly proposition for Russia.” [Sun-Times]
Sec. of State John Kerry is headed for Kiev. [Sun-Times]
Boehner: Putin’s a ‘thug.’ [Sun-Times]
Unanswered questions in Koschman case
Special prosecutor’s report doesn’t address what the Daley clan knew about the case or when they knew it. [Sun-Times]
Heading to work Tuesday?
Then you better not forget the paczki. [Sun-Times]
At least that’s what one Philadelphia TV reporter is thinking, after nearly being buried by a plow. [Daily Dot]
How Democratic is your name?
Now you can find out with a click of the mouse. [Clarity Campaigns]
Crawford loses it, again
First the helmet. Now the pads. Someone please put GPS on his equipment. [Voices]
Maybe we should move north?
Results of a ‘highly scientific’ study are in, and people in Wisconsin last longer in the sack than we do. [Nerve]
He said what?
In case you missed it, the Pope has a potty mouth. [The Indpendent]
The world’s youngest billionaires
In the event you want to feel worse about the status of your bank account. [Forbes]
‘The epitome of what a public intellectual is’
That’s how people describe Rhymefest. [Sun-Times]
The Bright One
A look at the best dressed from last night’s Oscars. [Splash]
Here are some GIFs of female gymnasts doing some ridiculous things. [Buzzfeed]