The Russian paramilitary group known as the Wolves' Hundred, with their commander Evgeny Ponomaryov in the foreground, block the road near the checkpoint not far from Slavyansk, in eastern Ukraine, April 20, 2014
Maxim Dondyuk
By TIME Video
May 13, 2014

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Tuesday, May 13:

  • Russian paramilitary group “The Wolves’ Hundred” is vowing to “conquer Ukraine or die trying.”
  • Donald Sterling ripped Magic Johnson for his HIV and made more racist comments in what was supposed to be an apology interview on CNN.
  • The second MERS case in the U.S. has been confirmed in Orlando, while officials examine up to 500 people with whom the patient came into contact.
  • Clay Aiken’s North Carolina congressional opponent, Kieth Crisco, died after falling in his home.

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