10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Jan 21, 2018 9:46 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. LAWMAKERS PURSUE DEAL TO END SHUTDOWN

Senate moderates in both parties search for a solution to a partisan stalemate as they race toward a vote to reopen the federal government and stop hundreds of thousands of furloughs.

2. WOMEN'S MARCHERS SEEK EMPOWERMENT

"For us it's all about women's rights and we're seeing them be eroded with Trump in office," says Paula Beaty, an Idaho Democratic state Rep. running for governor.

3. AFTER YEAR IN OFFICE, REALITY CONFRONTS TRUMP

The president finds that his drive to deliver quickly on campaign pledges yields to the sobering facts of governing — and the prospect of an electoral rebuke in November.

4. OVER 1 MILLION ATTEND POPE'S FINAL MASS IN PERU

The crowds give him a warm farewell that contrasts sharply with the outcry he caused in neighboring Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slandering a bishop.

5. WHY LEGAL IMMIGRANTS AVOID HEALTH CARE

Many fear their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the U.S. illegally, health advocates say.

6. AFGHAN FORCES END DEADLY HOTEL SIEGE

Security forces say they kill the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight standoff at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead.

7. WHERE TOWN MANAGER PROMOTES WHITE SEPARATISM

The official in Jackman, Maine, is founder of a group that makes the case for voluntary separation of the races.

8. KIDMAN WINS SAG BEST ACTRESS AWARD

The 50-year-old "Big Little Lies" star says she's grateful because in an earlier Hollywood era she would have been considered too old for major roles.

9. WHAT GETS DOUGHNUT-EATING CHAMP ARRESTED

Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City, N.C. faces charges of stealing from a Dunkin' Donuts.

10. PATRIOTS, EAGLES TO MEET IN SUPER BOWL

New England rallies to beat Jacksonville for AFC title, while Philly routs Minnesota in NFC.