Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today:
1. Three Big Takeaways From the Blistering GOP Debate in S.C.
No more hesitation, no more alliances, no more happy talk about how proud every candidate is to be on stage with such great colleagues. Thursday’s Republican debate was what it looks like when candidates stop being polite, and start getting real. Read more in POLITICS.
2. Strategic Blunder? Rivals Take It Easy on Trump
Are Donald Trump’s Republican opponents crazy like foxes or making a big strategic blunder? But outside of a couple testy exchanges between Trump and Texas senator Ted Cruz and some other small jabs, the mogul's rivals barely attacked him during Thursday night’s debate in South Carolina. Read more in POLITICS.
3. ISIS Flag Found at Jakarta Attack Site; Three Detained
National police spokesperson Maj. Gen. Anton Charliyan said at a press conference Friday afternoon local time that the three men were not arrested but were taken for questioning and have not been directly linked to the bomb attack. Read more in NEWS.
4. Why Mexico's Prison Boss Says El Chapo Won't Break Out (Again)
The man tapped to fix security in the prison from where notorious drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped last year said improvements have been made, and believes he would not be able to escape a second time. Read more in NEWS.
5. Lawyer: Murder Suspect Left Ashley Olsen Alive After Fight
The lawyer for the suspect in the murder of an American woman found strangled in Florence said his client fought with the woman, but left her alive and had no intention of killing her. Read more in NEWS.
6. Anglicans Suspend Entire U.S. Church Over Gay Marriage
Archbishops of the worldwide Anglican Communion voted Thursday to suspend the entire U.S. Episcopal Church over its embrace of same-sex marriage, which they said has caused "deep pain" and "deeper mistrust" in the denomination. Read more in NEWS.
7. Remembering Late 'Harry Potter,' 'Die Hard' Actor Alan Rickman
Millions will remember Alan Rickman for roles such as Professor Severus Snape and Hans Gruber in "Die Hard."