National Headlines 2-19-14

Congress pushes sanctions as Ukraine descends into chaos (The Hill)

California governor announces $687 million drought package (Reuters)

Homeland Security Scraps License-Plate Tracking Plan (TIME)

Probe into Wisconsin governor expanded before vote (Reuters)

Art history professor receives handwritten apology from Obama (CNN)

Colorado’s marijuana firms beg banks to take their cash (BBC News)

Minimum wage hike would cost 500,000 jobs? CBO director defends the estimate. (Christian Science Monitor)

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Gets Time to Question Potential Witness (Bloomberg)

Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses (Reuters)

As Obama Vows to Act on Climate Change, Justices Weigh His Approach (New York Times)

More Latinos enrolling in Covered California health plans (Los Angeles Times)