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.

Updated on March 18 at 12:58 p.m. with news of the capture of a suspect in the Paris attacks

There’s a deal on migrants: From the president of the European Council just now:

We’ll update with details as they’re made available.

Evidence from a raid in Brussels: The fingerprints of Salah Abdelsalam, a suspect in last year’s deadly Paris attacks, was found in an apartment raided this week by Belgian authorities. And, the BBC adds:


Another update:

We’ll have more on Abdesalam soon.

Baby bald eagle hatches: The hatchling emerged this morning at the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the miracle of a webcam, you can watch it here.

News from the morning here