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Day in History: Magellan; Goddard; My Lai; Tonya Harding; Reba McEntire

Updated: 03/16/2014 - On March 15 - In 1521, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines, where he was killed by natives the following month. In 1926, rocket science pioneer Robert H. Goddard successfully tested the first liquid-fueled rocket in Auburn, Mass. In 1968, during the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre of Vietnamese civilians was carried out by U.S. Army troops; estimates of the death toll vary between 347 and 504. In 1994, figure skater Tonya Harding pleaded guilty in Portland, Ore., to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan, avoiding jail but drawing a $100,000 fine. In 1974, the Grand Ole Opry moved from the Ryman Auditorium to a new facility at the Opryland complex. In 1991, seven members of Reba McEntire's band and her road manager were killed when their plane crashed after taking off from an airport in San Diego.

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U.S. Secretary of State Meeting With Russian PM on Ukraine Situation

Posted: 03/14/2014 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in London for tough talks with the Russian foreign minister about the crisis in Ukraine. At least one person was killed in demonstrations on Friday in eastern Ukraine. The country is in turmoil after Russia sent troops into Ukrainian territory following the ousting of the country's pro-Russian president.

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Chase and Takedown in Phoenix

Updated: 03/14/2014 - The Arizona Department of Public Safety began pursuing the driver on southbound Interstate 17 near Greenway around 5:30 p.m.

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Police: 2 Dead After Car Crashes into Texas Crowd

Updated: 03/13/2014 - Police in Austin, Texas say a man and woman have been killed after a drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck the pair and others on a crowded street.

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Obama: Russia Could Face 'Costs' Over Ukraine

Posted: 03/12/2014 - President Barack Obama says that if Russia continues an aggressive path in Ukraine, the United States and other countries will, in his words, be "forced to apply costs" to Moscow.

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US-Russian 3-man Space Station Crew Lands Safely

Updated: 03/11/2014 - NASA says a Russian Soyuz capsule carrying a U.S.-Russian crew has landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan after spending nearly six months in orbit on the International Space Station.

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2 Dozen Injured as School Stage Falls

Updated: 03/11/2014 - Authorities in Southern California say 25 high school students were sent to the hospital with mainly minor injuries last night after a stage collapsed during a performance.

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NC Power Outages at About 78,000 After Storm

Updated: 03/10/2014 - About 78,000 customers remain without power as North Carolina continues to recover from a winter storm that dumped snow, sleet and up to a half-inch of ice in some areas.

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