On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
Vladimir Putin sends thousands of Russian troops to invade Crimea as the Ukraine conflict escalates. It's not so much a declaration of war as it is, according to Jimmy Fallon's likely explanation, the Russian President's attempt at a #ThrowbackThursday.
Plus: Sochi gold medalists receive handsome rewards for their feats of athleticism, and President Obama launches the 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative.