The Evening Rush
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.”
Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Chicago was “slow to react” to murder spike Rahm Emanuel says his administration was “slow to react” to a spike in the murder rate, making a rare admission of a failing during a Thursday discussion here about governing the city. Emanuel was in Washington for the second time in a week, returning
Filmmaker and Second City alum Harold Ramis, best known for comedies “Caddyshack,” “Stripes,” “Groundhog Day,” “National Lampoon’s Animal House” and “Ghostbusters,” died early Monday morning from complications from an autoimmune disease.