President Obama commuted the sentence of 61 prisoners today, bringing his two-term total to 268.
- In the case of Luis vs. United States, the Supreme Court ruled, 5-3, against the pre-trial freezing of non-tainted assets.
- The Justice Department and the city of Newark, New Jersey have agreed on a settlement related to reforms of the city's police department.
- Prosecutors in Minneapolis announced they would not be filing charges related to the killing of Jamar Clark by police officers in November.
- Historians in Germany reveal the Associated Press entered into an arrangement with Nazi Germany in the 1930s to secure access in exchange for a promise not to undermine the regime.
- French President Francois Hollande has abandoned a plan to strip individuals convicted of terrorism of their French citizenship.
- While Kim Jong Un's weight has gone up, the dictator warned North Korea would be facing another famine.
- Snapchat gets new features.
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