Skip to main content

Morning Brief: March 14, 2016

Ankara, Turkey [Jorge Franganillo, flickr]

by

Turkey's President has vowed to bring terror to its knees after a bombing in Turkey's capital city, Ankara. Mr. Erdogan said the suicide car bomb would only strengthen the resolve of the nation's people and military. The explosion, which went off in a key transportation hub in the capital last night, wounded at least 125 people and killed over 30. View footage from aftermath of the blast, here.

Need To Know

Explosion in Ankara kills over 30 [New York Times]

Progressive Rock Legend Emerson Dies [BBC]

Trump cuts into Kasich ahead of Ohio primary [CNN]

Second Body Recovered from New York Tugboat Crash [CNN]

Selection Sunday 2016: Top Seeds are Kansas, Virginia, Oregon, and Kansas [NY Times]

Weather

Rain throughout the day with a high of 46 degrees [Full Forecast]

Sports

Today

  • Islanders take on the Florida Panthers @ Barclays Center at 7:00PM

Yesterday

  • In local basketball, the Nets lost to the Bucks, 109-100
  • Knicks faced the Los Angeles Lakers

On Stage Tonight:

  • Beach House @ Webster Hall
  • Noel Fielding @ Gramercy Theater

Today In History

Today in 1911 comedian Morris Kaufman was born in NYC.

WFUV's Morning Brief is published each weekday morning at 5 a.m. Do you have an event or news item that should be included? Email Newsroom@WFUV.org or leave a comment below.