1. Grey Seal Pup
This unnamed Grey Seal Pup was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 1 at the Brookfield Zoo. He is the first of his species born at the zoo and gaining 3-5 pounds a day, which the zoo credits to the amazing Chicago style deep-dish pizza.
- Jury deadlocked in trial of Michael Slager, former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Walter Scott.
- Donald Trump and his supporters have filed lawsuits to stop Jill Stein's vote recount in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
- Mall of America, the largest mall in the country, is hosting its first ever black Santa 🎅🏿