Breaking News Emails
Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dead at 94
Nancy Reagan, one of the most high-profile and influential first ladies of the 20th century, has died. She was 94. Nancy Davis married Ronald Reagan on March 4, 1952, and their union lasted 52 years, until the president's death in 2004. The late first lady is being remembered as a big and complex force in American politics that lasted long beyond her eight years in White House. Read more in NEWS.
2. Analysis: Clinton Denies Sanders a Win at Flint Debate
Sunday night's Democratic presidential debate in Flint, a city where manufacturing jobs have been replaced by poisoned water, should have been on Bernie Sanders' turf. But Clinton came prepared for the CNN showdown and more than held her own, preventing Sanders from the clear victory he needs to change the trajectory of the race ahead of Michigan's primary on Tuesday. Read more in POLITICS.
3. Sanders Wins Maine Caucuses, Rubio Takes Puerto Rico Primary
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Maine caucuses Sunday, NBC News projects. Sanders will win 15 of Maine's 30 delegates, while Clinton will be awarded eight. Meanwhile, residents of Puerto Rico chose Marco Rubio for the Republican Party's presidential nomination. Rubio won all 23 delegates available. Read more in POLITICS.
4. O.J. Prosecutor: If Trial Were Today, It'd Probably Be Hung Jury
The Los Angeles prosecutor who tried and failed to convict O.J. Simpson says the infamous murder trial would probably end in a hung jury if it were held today. "Honestly, I don't know whether he would be convicted today," Marcia Clark said in a wide-ranging interview with Dateline NBC that aired Sunday. Read more in NEWS.
5. Another Potential Part of MH370 Found
A few days after the discovery of debris that could be from doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, another man said Sunday that he has possibly found more of the missing plane. The discovery was reported as hundreds of people gathered in Kuala Lumpur to commemorate two years since Flight MH370 disappeared on March 8, 2014. Read more in NEWS.
6. 10 Killed in Taliban Suicide Bomb Attack on Pakistan Court
At least 10 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack on a court complex in northwest Pakistan. A Pakistan Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility for the attack. A spokesman for Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar said it carried out the killings to avenge the hanging of a death-row prisoner regarded by some as a hero of Islam. Read more in NEWS.
7. Jimmy Carter Says He's Ending Cancer Treatments
Former President Jimmy Carter told an audibly relieved church congregation Sunday that he no longer needs cancer treatments and is ending them. Carter, 91, announced in August that he had a mass removed from his liver. The mass turned out to be melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer. Read more in NEWS.
Nightly Spotlight: The Reagan Love Story
He was her "Ronnie." She was his rock. The death of Nancy Reagan has brought to an end a powerful chapter in the steadfast love and commitment the couple had for each other.