1. This obituary appeared in the Kansas City Star on Sunday.
Congrats to Loren G. “Sam” Lickteig for the greatest opening line of an obituary that’s ever happened: “[He] passed away on Nov. 14, 2012 of complications from MS and heartbreaking disappointment caused by the Kansas City Chiefs football team.” When reached for comment, Romeo Crennel nodded solemnly while wiping a tear from Matt Cassel’s eye.
- Justice Antonin Scalia, who served almost 30 years on the Supreme Court as one of its most prominent and influential conservative voices, died Saturday. He was 79.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates debated for the first time since Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire, and it got intense.
- Bitterly cold temperatures and arctic winds began freezing large swathes of the U.S. Northeast ❄️