Marco Rubio had a good day Saturday, finishing second in South Carolina and watching his Florida frenemy Jeb Bush drop out of the presidential race. But Rubio is not necessarily going to get that big a boost in the polls from ex-Jeb supporters, many of whom say they’ll confound pundit expectations by backing Trump or Cruz. In other news:
- An enthusiastic 106-year-old woman named Virginia McLaurin met the Obamas at a Black History Month event.
- A blond man named Boris may prove crucial to the future of the European Union.
- A very, very strong cyclone hit Fiji.
- The U.S. and Russia agreed to a cease-fire in Syria—but that may not mean that actual firing ceases on the ground.
- Here’s one reason why nonwhite Americans don’t want to make the country great “again.”
- John Kasich stepped in it a bit when he said that women in the 1970s had “left their kitchens” to help him campaign in Ohio.
- It’s still not clear what motivated an Uber driver in Kalamazoo, Michigan to kill six people on Saturday.
- Popular Missouri senator Claire McCaskill announced that she has breast cancer but says she expects a “full recovery.”
- Chief Justice John Roberts and the other members of the Supreme Court comemmorated Antonin Scalia’s passing.
Have a good night.