In the home stretch before the Iowa caucuses, candidates are stumping hard, after months of fierce campaigning. The races are too close to call, but both Democrats and Republicans are imploring their supporters to get out and caucus on their behalf.
Police in Amsterdam responded in full force to a man singing along to an opera playing in his headphones, because they thought his life was in danger. After kicking in the door, they all had a good laugh.
Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams to win the Australian Open. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine tells NPR's Scott Simon how Kerber pulled off her upset, and about a scandal in the NHL.