What We're Following This Afternoon

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Remember the OJ case? The LAPD says it’s testing a knife recovered at a property once owned by the former NFL star. Simpson was acquitted of killing Nicole Brown Simpson, his former wife, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, in 1995. No murder weapon was ever found, and an LAPD spokesman told reporters  “double jeopardy would be in place” in the event the knife is linked to the killings. Update: More here

Trump won’t go to CPAC:

Brazil’s former president detained in corruption probe: The massive investigation into corruption at Petrobras has questioned its biggest target so far, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. He has denied wrongdoing.

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