In Ukraine's Crimea, "unknown armed men" reportedly attempted to seize an Interior Ministry building overnight. The attempt was thwarted, as Washington Post correspondent William Booth tells NPR's Scott Simon.
South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius goes on trial next week for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Guardian reporter David Smith about the upcoming court case.
A scroll through your Facebook News Feed will turn up BuzzFeed quizzes about what Harry Potter character you are. Ad Age reporter Kate Kaye tells NPR's Scott Simon what BuzzFeed's doing with all the quiz data.