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In response, Ukraine has put its own forces on alert and warned that a Russian invasion would spark war between the two countries.
The former home of a New Orleans musical great Professor Longhair was severely damaged by Katrina. It was recently restored by local nonprofits, and now his daughter and her son, who are homeless, plan to move back in.
High school junior Christian Champagne is part of Chicago's "Becoming a Man" program. After meeting with President Obama, he speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about initiatives that reach out to young black men.
Despite federal protections, slow-moving wild donkeys are being targeted, and the shooters are getting away with it. Originally gold miners' pack animals, burros are symbolic of the American West.
Bertha, which got stuck digging a Seattle highway tunnel, is 60 feet below ground and can't move forward — or backward. Now a rescue plan is underway to fix the five-story-tall machine.