Rex Tillerson has been confirmed as secretary of state after a vote of 56-43 by the U.S. Senate.
- "Australia's prime minister insisted Thursday that a deal struck with the Obama administration that would allow mostly Muslim refugees rejected by Australia to be resettled in the United States was still on, despite President Donald Trump dubbing the agreement 'dumb' and vowing to review it."
- British Prime Minister Theresa May has released a 77-page Brexit plan.
- Inmates at Delaware's largest prison continue to hold correctional workers and fellow inmates hostage after seizing control of a prison block on Wednesday.
- "The GOP's incredible, shrinking Obamacare repeal."
- Today is Groundhog Day.
Surely Rudy Giuliani's 'Conclusive Proof' of Machine-Based Election Fraud Will Save Him From Dominion's $1.3 Billion Defamation Lawsuit
The company says Donald Trump's leading lawyer perpetrated "a viral disinformation campaign" based on "demonstrably false" charges.
"The only people who broke the law here were the police officers and TBI agents who participated in this flagrantly unconstitutional arrest."
Union leaders shame parents, arguing that equity gaps will widen if parents pull their children out of public schools.
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.