Monday, February 5, 2024


President Biden won the South Carolina primary on Saturday, gathering 96% of the vote against little opposition. The turnout was 120,000, on the low end of turnout predictions for the primary. (More)

Donald Trump identified two possible vice president picks in an interview with Fox News, dropping the names of Sen. Tim Scott and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. (More)

 Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis acknowledged that she had a “personal relationship” with the lead prosecutor she hired in Donald Trump’s Georgia election case. She said that shouldn’t disqualify her. (More)

Mike Gill, a former member of President Trump’s administration, died this weekend after being shot during a carjacking in Washington D.C. The carjacker murdered another man that night before being killed by police. (More)

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➤ Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry scored a season-high 60 points while losing in overtime to the Atlanta Hawks. (More)

 The final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was postponed to Monday morning due to the stormy weather in California. Wyndham Clark currently leads by a stroke. (More)

Sunday’s Pro Bowl competition included a contest to see who could catch the most kicks while keeping hold of every ball they caught. The Pittsburgh Steeler’s Miles Killebrew won by catching his sixth while clinging to five footballs, including one between his knees. (See Video)

 Auburn’s Johni Broome was grabbed by a courtside fan while playing Mississippi and brushed the man away. Then, he realized it was actor Morgan Freeman and circled back to apologize. (See Video)


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Facing a strike, four Las Vegas hotel-casinos have settled with a union representing hospitality workers. Three other hotels still face an impending strike today, with the Super Bowl coming to town this week. (More)

➤ A Hong Kong multinational lost $25 million in a scam that used a digitally recreated deepfake version of its chief financial officer to order an employee in a video conference call to transfer money. (More)

➤ Tesla is “recalling” 2.2 million vehicles after the government said the font on the instrument panel warning lights was too small to be read easily. Tesla will fix the problem by sending a software update. (More)

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Science & Technology

➤ Two separate broods of cicadas are due to emerge from the ground this April for the first time in 200 years. Scientists expect trillions of periodical cicadas to sweep across the Midwest and Southeast this spring. (More)

➤ Chinese researchers have designed a test version of new camouflage that would keep the wearer invisible even against changing backgrounds. It’s based on traits of chameleons, glass frogs, and bearded dragons. (See Illustration)

➤ NASA has set Feb. 22 as the launch date for the Crew-8 astronaut mission to the International Space Station. The launch will use a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which has handled four previous manned missions. (See Crew)

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➤ The Nevada primary will be held Tuesday, but on Thursday, the state GOP will separately hold an in-person caucus to determine who receives its 26 delegates. Donald Trump is the only name on the caucus ballot. (More)

The Supreme Court takes center stage Thursday when the justices hear arguments over whether Donald Trump can be barred from ballots over the Civil War-era “insurrection clause” of the Constitution. (More)

New TV shows premiere this month on broadcast TV and streaming services. Here’s a schedule of highlights for the month. (See Listings)

Et Cetera

➤ Heavy storms caused by the “Pineapple Express” continue to batter California, with hurricane-force winds predicted through Monday. Evacuation warnings were in effect for the Los Angeles area. (More)

➤ Six sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during championship games sold for $8 million at auction, setting a new record for “game-worn sneakers.”  (See Video)

Police rescued a toddler who got stuck after he climbed up the prize dispenser into a “Hello Kitty” claw machine. The police had to smash the front glass of the arcade machine to reclaim the child. (See Video)

Poll Position

Have you listened to the Joe Rogan podcast?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Saturday’s Results:

Who’s your favorite Tonight Show host?

  1. Johnny Carson: 74% 
  2. Jay Leno: 12%
  3. Steve Allen: 5%
  4. Jack Paar: 4%
  5. Jimmy Fallon: 3%
  6. Conan O’Brien: 2%

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“Cool conversations are a kind of mental nourishment.” 

— Star podcaster Joe Rogan on his interviewing philosophy while announcing his new $250 million deal with Spotify.

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