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In this edition: Kiev protests escalate and a Texas candidate campaigns with a rocker.
Interior ministry members take cover behind shields during clashes with anti-government protesters in Kiev, Feb. 18, 2014.
Interior ministry members take cover behind shields during clashes with anti-government protesters in Kiev, Feb. 18, 2014.

Secretary of State John Kerry called for President Yanukovych to resume talks with the opposition and avoid further violence.

The Abbott campaign told the Los Angeles Times that, while the candidate did not necessarily endorse Nugent's language, he did agree with the rocker on the Second Amendment.