Today is Mardi Gras, the day before Ash Wednesday, and is also the last day of February. So before the next month and Lent begin, here are some things going on out there:
From ABC News, Attorney General Sessions warns about the "dangerous new trend" of violence.
From NBC News, the latest political controversy apparently is over the location of Kellyanne Conway's feet.
From Gateway Pundit, President Trump announces his guests for tonight's speech.
One writer for The Daily Caller admits being "excited" about tonight's speech.
From Philly(dot)com, "what to watch for" during tonight's speech.
From CNN, Trump grades himself.
From Politico, Senator Schumer (D-NY) wants to bring the "Rooney Rule" to the Senate.
From TechCrunch, Honda opens its Innovation Lab Tokyo to the press.
From Reuters, SpaceX plans to take tourists to the moon.
From FrontpageMag, more on the convicted terrorist behind the "women's strike".
From National Review, how calling America a "nation of immigrants" is stating half of a fact.
From Ahlul Bayt News Agency, this month, over 900 ISIS terrorists were sent to their virgins. (It should be noted that ABNA uses the word "terrorists" instead of euphemisms such as "militants".)
From the Independent, one Oscar attendee flew a very long way to get his eyebrows done.
From LifeNews, one country "brags" about aborting all babies prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome.
From Speisa, an imprisoned murdered in Sweden wants to be transferred back to his home country.
From Shots, more young people are getting colon cancer.
From Business Insider, consumer confidence hits a 15-year high.
From LifeZette, the Georgia legislature is considering having driver's licenses indicate non-eligible voter status.
From the Coventry Telegraph, an imam is charged with beating children.
From The Guardian, the mosque in Berlin used by the truck attacker is shut down.
From WKRG, in Alabama, a car is driven into a marching band.
And in a double dose from KTLA, today is "world spay and neuter day" and you can dance with the LA Clippers cheerleaders.