The next GOP presidential debate occurs tonight in Charleston, South Carolina.
- "In a brazen midday assault, a team of well-armed militants detonated explosives and opened fire Thursday in the heart of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta."
- Alan Rickman, the British actor best known for his iconic roles in Die Hard and the Harry Potter series, has died at age 69.
- Left-wing magazine The Nation has endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.
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- The complete list of 2016 Oscar nominees has been announced.
New at Reason
- Brickbat: Getting Too Close By Charles Oliver
- Why Polls Don't Work After decades of gradual improvement, the science of predicting election outcomes has hit an accuracy crisis. By Stephanie Slade
- To Prosecute Hillary Clinton for Espionage, Evidence of Negligence Is Enough The failure to safeguard state secrets is an area of the law in which the federal government has been aggressive to the point of being merciless. By Judge Andrew Napolitano
- Hillary Clinton: Least Fit of Them All Clinton's intervention in Libya discredits her claim that she learned the lesson of Iraq. By Sheldon Richman
- El Chapo Got Caught. So What? The flow of drugs will continue as long as there is a black market. By Steve Chapman
- Biennial Budgeting Is a Bad Idea That Won't Go Away More waste, fraud, and abuse hearings won't prevent more waste, fraud, and abuse. By Veronique de Rugy
- You Might As Well Watch the NFL Playoffs. You're Paying for Them. The NFL's real "12th man" is the taxpayer. By Jared Meyer