1. On Thursday, Chiwetel Ejiofor was nominated for his first-ever Oscar for his performance in 12 Years A Slave.
2. And no one was happier for him than his sister, CNN financial news reporter Zain Asher.
3. Though she tried not to cry while on air on Friday talking about Ejiofor’s dedication to his work…
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- Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena in one of her first political appearances since the election, urging Democrats to "keep fighting."
- President Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, where he lashed out at the media and defended his agenda.
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.
- Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.