Top Stories: Search For Malaysian Flight Continues; U.S.-Russia Meet On Ukraine

March 14, 2014

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Where Is Flight MH370? Clues Point In Different Directions

U.S., Russia Talk As Crisis In Ukraine Nears New Flash Point

Book News: Children’s Books From North Korean Dictators?

Other major stories of the morning:

— “Ukraine Crisis: U.S. And Russia In Key London Talks.” (BBC News)

— “Crimeans Ready For Vote On Joining Russia.” (Morning Edition)

— “Senators Agree To Compromise On Extending Jobless Benefits.” (Morning Edition)

— “Police Handling of Crime Scene Questioned at Pistorius Trial.” (NBC News)

— SXSW Crash Suspect “Has Misdemeanor History, Planned To Perform” At Festival. (Austin American-Statesman)

— Death Toll From Explosion And Building Collapses In Harlem Stands At 8; More Than 70 Injured; 3 Still Missing. (

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