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Crimea Votes in Favor of Union With Russia

Authorities in Ukraine's separatist Crimean republic say voters have overwhelmingly approved union with Russia in a controversial referendum that has Western leaders preparing sanctions against Moscow.  On Monday, Crimea's parliament approved the referendum, declared independence, and formally applied to become part of Russia.   It's now official:  Crimeans, already effectively under Russian and pro-Russian control, have made the choice to break from Ukraine...

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