- Car bomb attack on military convoy in Ankara, Turkey, by Kurdish militant eaves 28 dead
- Channing Dungey announced new President of ABC Entertainment Group, first African-American to lead a major US broadcast network
Chief executive Tim Cook confirms Apple will contest an FBI order to unlock the phone of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook
Nike ends endorsement deal with Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao after he made TV comments gay people are "worse than animals."
- Oldest known case of human-Neanderthal sex (100,000 yrs ago) revealed by Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig), 50,000 yr old Neanderthal woman's remains from Altai mountains show traces of Homo Sapiens DNA
- Andy Ganteaume, Trinidadian cricketer (West Indian batsman who scored 112 in his only Test innings 1948), dies at 95
- Tony Phillips, American MLB player (Oakland Athletics), dies at 56