UP: Russia

DOWN: Ukraine

A pro-Ukrainian demonstrator attends a rally, back dropped by Ukraine's nation flag, in Simferopol, Ukraine, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Tensions are high in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, where a referendum is to be held Sunday on whether to split off from Ukraine and seek annexation by Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) A pro-Ukrainian demonstrator in Simferopol, Ukraine, on Saturday. (Associated Press/Vadim Ghirda)

UP: Number of countries searching for missing Malaysian jet

DOWN: Chances for a speedy explanation as to what happened to the Malaysian jet

UPSen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on foreign policy

DOWN: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on foreign policy

UP: Republican optimism about the November elections

DOWN: Democrats’ ability to separate themselves from President Obama

UP: Get another doctor!

DOWN: You can keep your doctor.

UP: Red state Senate Democrats’ anxiety

DOWN: Obama’s surgeon general nominee.

UP: Support for gay marriage

DOWN: Support for jail sentences for marijuana possession

UP: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as star of viral video spoofs

DOWN: McConnell as vulnerable Republican

UP: The foreign policy legacy of the late Sen. Henry “Scoop” Jackson (D-Wash.)

DOWN: The foreign policy legacy of Obama