Frontpage: Monday, Jan. 16th
- Huntsman to Drop Out of Race: Huntsman told his aides late Sunday that he would drop his bid for President and endorse Mitt Romney.
- Italy Cruise Rescue Halted in Rough Seas: Search put on hold this morning. The captain of the ship has been arrested. At least 6 people are dead, and 16 missing.
- Donors Rewarded Santorum’s Earmarks: A Romney group is escalating attacks on Santorum over wasteful spending.
- Obamas Attend MLK Service: President Obama attended a service for the birthday of Martin luther King, Jr. Sunday (his actual birthday). In New York, Occupy Wall Street protesters held their own star-studded vigil.
- Pakistan Premier Accused of Contempt: The standoff between Pakistan’s civilian government, the military and the judiciary just got even tenser. The Supreme Court issued a contempt of court notice to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani today, which would be the first steps in removing him from power.
Photo: Yolanda King, 3, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s granddaughter, and her mother, Arndrea King, visited his new memorial in Washington. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/ASSOCIATED PRESS)