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  • Shutdown: Day 34: President Trump agreed to delay his State of the Union address after a day of brinkmanship with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump conceded that he would wait until after the shutdown to address the House, just hours after Pelosi expressly disinvited him until an agreement was reached to reopen the government. Meanwhile, the Senate is set to vote on two bills to end the stalemate today, though neither is likely to pass. Read more here.

  • Polling: Trump’s approval rating has fallen to 34 percent, down eight points since last month, according to a new Associated Press poll. Read more here.

  • Pope: On his way to celebrate World Youth Day in Panama, Pope Francis said the fear of migration “is making us crazy.” Read more here.

  • Bank Shooting: Five people were shot to death when a gunman entered a Sebring, Florida, bank and took hostages. The gunman started shooting after making the victims get down on the floor. He ultimately surrendered. Read more here.

  • Cohen Testimony: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, has postponed his congressional testimony indefinitely. His lawyer cited safety concerns due in part to the verbal attacks made by the president. Cohen was scheduled to appear in front of lawmakers on Feb. 7. Read more here.

  • Venezuela in Crisis: Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan opposition leader, has declared himself interim president of the country and has the backing of the U.S. President Nicolás Maduro has not agreed to give up power, and ordered American diplomats to leave the country within 72 hours. The State Department says it won’t comply. Read more here.

  • Streaming Wars: A week after Netflix announced it would raise prices, Hulu is lowering the price for its main streaming service, from $9 to $7 per month. At the same time, Hulu’s Live TV package will increase by $5. Read more here.

  • Baldwin Plea: Alec Baldwin has pleaded guilty to harassment and will take an anger management class as a result of a dispute over a parking spot in New York City. Baldwin admitted to pushing a man who supposedly took his parking spot. Read more here.

  • Bryan Singer: Director Bryan Singer responded to an explosive story in The Atlantic, in which he was alleged to have had sex with multiple underage boys, calling the article a “homophobic smear piece” timed to take advantage of the success of Bohemian Rhapsody. Singer was fired from directing that film with weeks to go in its production, reportedly due to his on-set behavior. Read more here.

  • Bada Bing: James Gandolfini’s son, Michael, will play Tony Soprano in an upcoming film that will serve as a prequel to the iconic HBO show. The Many Saints of Newark is being co-written by David Chase, the Sopranos creator, and will tell the stories of some of the fictional Sopranos characters set against the backdrop of the 1967 Newark riots. Read more here.

  • Genderless Approach: Actress Kate Hudson says she’s using a ‘genderless’ approach to raise her baby girl, Rani. She made the comment in an interview with AOL. Read more here.

  • X No X No: Sweethearts, the popular Valentine’s Day candies, aren’t available this year. The original producer of the conversation hearts, Necco, went out of business last year. A new company acquired the brand, but didn’t have enough time to get them on shelves this year, but plans to have them ready for next V-Day. Read more here.

  • Lunar Landing: Something exceedingly rare took place during Monday’s “super wolf blood moon”: a telescope caught a meteorite slamming into the lunar surface ー believed to be the first known sighting of a meteorite impact during an eclipse. See it here.

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