Illustration: Robert Trujillo
Here's some of what I'm reading up on today:
- More trouble in Ukraine, as pro-Russian protestors take arms and declare a new republic.
- Are the pings in the Indian Ocean Flight 370's blackbox?
- Voters in India start their five-week election process.
- A UC Santa Barbara party turns into a riot.
- The World Bank trims China's expected growth for 2014.
- Microsoft XP is shutting down, potentially leaving not only individual users, but entire governments in potential danger.
- Barbara Walters is leaving The View.
- We're getting close to a blood test that will detect early and later stages of cancers.
- Not sure how much NASA's in the red, but it's auctioning moondust-laced astronaut garb next week.