Today is Saturday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2017. There are 337 days left in the year.
On Jan. 27, 1967, astronauts Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee died in a flash fire during a test aboard their Apollo spacecraft. More than 60 nations signed a treaty banning the deploying of nuclear weapons in outer space.
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic makes a backhand return to Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. . Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni makes a backhand return to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.
Before defeating Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final yesterday, Stan Wawrinka felt nervous, "nervous like never before," he explained after the match. That morning, he had started feeling the pressure building, "the feeling of: you don't want to lose.