January 21: What we know about Alex Murdaugh’s trial,and a Florida judge fines Trump

[Your Morning]

FILE – Alex Murdaugh, center, talks with his defense attorney Dick Harpootlian after a hearing in Colleton County on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. Months after accusing disbarred attorney Alex Murdaugh of killing his wife and son at their South Carolina home, investigators and prosecutors have released few details about the evidence that they believe connect him to the slayings. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP, File)

Good morning! It’s Saturday Jan. 21, 2023. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial: Here’s what we know

Alex Murdaugh Hampton County
FILE – Disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh, left, walks into court for his bond hearing on Sept. 16, 2021, in Varnville, S.C. Murdaugh was charged Thursday, July 14, 2022, with murder in connection with the mysterious 2021 deaths of his wife and son. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

2. Supreme Court: Justices interviewed as part of leak probe

FILE – Light illuminates part of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Eight months, 126 formal interviews and one 23-page report later, the Supreme Court said it has failed to discover who leaked a draft of the court’s opinion overturning abortion rights. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

3. Florida judge fines Trump, lawyer for ‘frivolous’ lawsuit

President Donald Trump has been fined for filing a “frivolous” lawsuit. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

4. Rally for tech stocks helps soften Wall Street’s rough week

Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 20, 2023. Asian stock markets rose Friday after Wall Street losses deepened as worries grow that the U.S. economy is headed for recession. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

📱 [Trending] this morning


For the first time since being jailed for sex trafficking, Ghislaine Maxwell might break her silence.

FILE — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies’ pension funds before dying a mysterious death. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who died while charged with sexually abusing teenage girls. Now, after a life of both scandal and luxury, (United Nations Photo/Rick Bajornas via AP, File)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Cuban migration to the U.S. begins to swell

🔴 The NFL Divisional Playoffs: the Jacksonville Jaguars take on the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Giants play the Philadelphia Eagles.

🔴 The Australian Open tennis tournament, the opening Grand Slam of 2023, features third round singles matches.

💻📲 We’ll bring you 🔴 LIVE news updates throughout the day on the NewsNation app and NewsNationNow.com.

📺 Find NewsNation on your TV or stream.

© 1998 - 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. | All Rights Reserved.

Trending on NewsNation