Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed during your last weekend of break:
The lead story: In Paris, and across France, a combined 3.7 million people marched in anti-terrorism rallies on Sunday. The rallies come after the attacks by Islamic extremists on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Many world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, joined the marchers in Paris.
Coming up after the jump: Golden Globes, gas under $2 a gallon, SpaceX success and much more
Here are the results from the 2015 Golden Globes: “Boyhood” picked up the best dramatic motion picture, as well as two other awards and Kevin Spacey won for his role as the ruthless Frank Underwood in the Netflix series “House of Cards.” Check out full coverage of the event here.
Private space exploration company SpaceX has landed a craft carrying supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX has a $1.2 billion contract with NASA for twelve resupply missions.
The average price of a gallon of gas has fallen by over a 25 cents in the last few weeks, with prices below $2 a gallon in some areas. These are the lowest gas prices since early 2009.
Cuba has released 53 political prisoners after assuring the US it would do so in recent talks that promise an easing of tensions between the two nations.
The black boxes from the recently wrecked AirAsia passenger jet have been recovered and investigators hope to soon determine the true cause of the crash.
New York City is on high alert after the recent attacks in Paris and an order by ISIS to “rise up and kill intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers, and civilians.” Attorney General Eric Holder is concerned an attack is possible.
Continuing coverage: In the wake of the Paris bombings, let us not forget other recent attacks, including continuing terrorist attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria.
The weather: Expect snow today and clear and cold the rest of the week.