What We're Following This Afternoon

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Deadly crane collapse in New York: The crane collapsed on a row of parked cars in the Tribeca part of New York. One person was killed and two others seriously injured, the Fire Department of New York said.

A historic meeting in Cuba: Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet next week, the two churches announced. It would be the first ever meeting between the heads of the two churches since 1054.

Volkswagen delays its earnings: The German automaker is still reeling from the emissions scandal. Its results were due March 10, and Volkswagen did not say when it will now publish its earnings.

News from the morning here.