Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHO WILL WIN 2020’s FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY
Polls suggest that Bernie Sanders may have a narrow lead, but any of the top four candidates — Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg — could score victory in Iowa’s unpredictable and quirky caucus system as organizers prepare for record turnout on Monday.
2. VIRUS DEATH TOLL RISES TO OVER 360 IN CHINA
China built a hospital in 10 days, infused cash into financial markets and further restricted people’s movement to contain a rapidly spreading virus and its escalating impact, which so far has resulted in 361 deaths.
3. MAHOMES RALLIES CHIEFS PAST 49ERS IN SUPER BOWL
After falling behind by double digits, the Kansas City quarterback led two late touchdown drives for a 31-20 win for the championship.
4. WHAT’S NEXT IN TRUMP’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Senators are all-but-certain to acquit the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress when the vote on Wednesday.
5. AFTER ATTACK, UK RETHINKING RULES FOR FORMER TERROR INMATES
Britain plans to announce new rules for the imprisonment of convicted extremists after an Islamic militant recently released from prison stabbed two people in south London.
6. WHO CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR FLORIDA NAVAL BASE SHOOTING
Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen says it was in communication with an aviation student from Saudi Arabia who carried out last year’s deadly shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola.
7. THE GOOD & THE BAD & THE OVER-THE-TOP 30 SECONDS ON TV
Advertisers paid as much as $5.6 million to promote their brands and products on Super Bowl Sunday, as Hyundai and Jeep scored with whimsical humor but Pop Tarts and Hard Rock failed to connect with viewers.
8. WHAT THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEEKS ABROAD
Mike Pompeo is calling for authoritarian governments in eastern Europe and Central Asia to ease restrictions on press freedoms despite criticism for his own treatment of journalists at home.
9. NOW THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira infused the Super Bowl halftime show with an exuberance and joy that celebrated their Latina heritage.
10. DISGRACED FORMER CEO DIES
Bernard Ebbers, a former telecommunications executive convicted in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history, has died at 78, just over a month after his early release from prison.