Cockpits, Crimea and other headlines

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and...

Missing Malayian Air jet's flight path seen as altered via cockpit computer. (NY Times)

Russia's Putin approves annexation of Crimea. (AP)

Ex-Chris Christie aide Bill Stepien has a new job. (Politico)

White House is 'recalibrating' on how to save its surgeon-general nominee from Senate defeat. (Huffington Post)

New York Senate kills the state's DREAM act. (NY Daily News)

Illinois voters to pick GOP nominee for Governor today. (AP)

There's a hearing in the Bob McDonnell case in Virginia today. (Washington Post)

Data is back! Nate Silver's new website has launched. (