Primary Day in 3 States; Catherine Herridge Has News on Benghazi

It's primary day in three states: North Carolina, Ohio and Indiana.

Republicans in North Carolina are voting to pick a candidate to go head to head with NC Senator Kay Hagan. She's seen as one of the vulnerable Dems who could get thrown out in November and give the GOP control of the Senate.

Catherine Herridge will have some new developments in the Benghazi investigation today to top the 11am. It includes the White House "strategy" for dealing with Fox apparently. Hmmm.

Massachusetts is dropping its state-run health care exchange.

Tonight the House will consider the contempt of Congress charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner over alleged political targeting of Tea Party groups. Mike Emanuel reporting.

We're also monitoring a 12:30pm Jay Carney White House.. for potential questions on Benghazi, health care or today's elections.

Doug McKelway reports on the possibility of toll roads coming to a highway near you. There's a 10am hearing by the Senate Finance Committee trying to find new revenues for highway and bridge construction and repairs.

46 people have been killed in Odessa, Ukraine as a surge of pro-Russian violence spreads from Eastern Ukraine all the way to the Southern port city on the Black Sea. There is now growing fears of a "New Russia" which would create a Russian corridor from Eastern Ukraine to Crimea to the Black Sea and Odessa. That would mean a much smaller and land-locked Ukraine. Meantime, 30 pro-Russian forces killed in a Ukrainian raid on the Eastern city of Slovyansk. It's increasingly looking like a civil war.

The U.S. is planning to use a new anti-tax evasion law to go after Russian assets. It's a novel way to impose sanctions on a broader array of Russians.

New fears over global economic growth. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is cutting its growth forecasts for China and the U.S. this year.

There's a new study out suggesting less and less Americans are counting on their 401k's to get them through retirement. Big losses in the Great Recession apparently scared a lot of folks (and dramatically dropped their retirement savings).

The crazed Islamic terrorist that kidnapped 276 school girls in Nigeria says the teens will "remain slaves with us," and that he'll attack more schools. Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped the girls attending school April 15th. Boko Haram is against education for girls.

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial resumes today in South Africa. A man who lives next door testified he heard a man crying loudly the night Reeva Steenkamp was murdered. There was gripping testimony Monday as well.. which we covered well yesterday.

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