House holds hearing on Ukraine
The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing today on "U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine" at 9:00 a.m. Committee chairman Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., intends to, "press the Administration on its policies, and what specific legislation it needs to move forward rapidly." The House is also expected to vote on legislation extending aid to Ukraine, Thursday.
CPAC conference starts
The Conservative Political Action Committee opens its annual gathering today in Washington, D.C. Among the speakers attending the three-day conference are Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Paul Ryan, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Dalai Lama gives opening prayer at Senate
In an unusual move this morning, the Dalai Lama will give the opening prayer in the Senate. This will be a first for the Tibetan spiritual leader, who recently met with President Obama over strong objections from the Chinese government.
The President and the First Lady host "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul."
If anyone can pull together a lineup like this it's Michelle Obama. Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae are booked to play the Women of Soul concert today at the White House. Also performing will be Tessanne Chin, Ariana Grande and Jill Scott. Assuming there will be an exclusive crowd at the event, it'll stream live on the White House website and then air on PBS on April 7.
Will we die a fiery death? Ask a NASA expert
Bill Cooke, NASA's meteor and fireball expert and a team of NASA scientists will be on Reddit's popular Ask Me Anything forum Thursday at 2:00 p.m. ET. If you ever wondered if a giant meteor will one day extinguish all life on Earth, how vulnerable our satellite network is, or how realistic Gravity is, this will be the perfect opportunity to get some answers.