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The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule — which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. The administration issued the rule in August that would define a “public charge” as an immigrant who received one or more designated welfare benefits for more than 12 months within a 36-month period. While a standard of not admitting “public charges” to the U.S. has been part of immigration law for decades, it has never been formally defined in statute. Officials say it will protect taxpayers and make sure immigrants are self-sufficient. — Fox News
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced this year’s inductees: Nine Inch Nails, the Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers and T. Rex will all join the class of 2020. Additionally, Jon Landau and Irving Azoff, two of the most successful managers in rock history, will be presented with the Ahmet Ertegun Award. The induction ceremony will be held at Cleveland’s Public Hall on May 2 and will air live on HBO and the SiriusXM Rock and Roll Hall of Fame radio station. Tickets go on sale on Feb. 27. Pat Benatar, Dave Matthews Band, Judas Priest, Kraftwerk, MC5, Motörhead, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Todd Rundgren, Soundgarden and Thin Lizzy were all on the ballot this year, but failed to receive enough votes. — Rolling Stone
The answer is: The greatest "Jeopardy!" champion of all time. The question is: Who is Ken Jennings? Jennings defeated James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter to win the "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" special tournament on Tuesday night. Jennings was the first to win three matches, which made him champion. Besides bragging rights, the Seattle-based software engineer turned author won the grand prize of $1 million. As the runners-up, Rutter and Holzhauer each won $250,000. — CNN
A Louisville, Kentucky, high school student is claiming she was expelled over a photo of her posing with her birthday cake — because the cake and the sweater she was wearing were both decorated with rainbows. However, the private Christian school denies the allegations, and claims there is more to the story. Kayla Kenney was celebrating her 15th birthday with family when her mom, Kimberly Alford, snapped a photo of Kenney smiling with her cake, and posted the picture on Facebook. “She was happy, she looked beautiful,” Alford told WAVE. — Fox News