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US-China trade war: 'There are no winners'
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    • This is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s one of the darkest chapters of human history. But we all can take a moment to hold in our hearts those who were lost and to consider ways to shine a light in today’s world.

    05:02 - Source: CNN
    Holocaust survivor: It was hell, yet I'm here

    • NFL’s best square off in Pro Bowl. The league’s top players (who aren’t in next week’s Super Bowl) are playing in rainy Orlando; watch on ABC and ESPN. And speaking of the big game, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams (with an asterisk, some say) arrive in Atlanta.

    00:45 - Source: CNN
    Patriots set to face Rams in Super Bowl LIII

    • Screen Actors Guild Awards takes the stage. Hollywood rolls out another red carpet, this time for performers hoping to take home a bronze statue known as the Actor. The ceremony, hosted by Megan Mullally, starts at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS. Here’s what to watch for.

    00:59 - Source: HLN
    'A Star Is Born' leads SAG Award nominations

    • “Three Identical Strangers” premieres. There is no limit to the depth of this real-life spiral. Do not miss the haunting film, about triplets separated at birth, at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. And learn about the science behind the story in the “Three Identical Strangers” podcast.

    06:31 - Source: CNN
    Triplets separated at birth, reunited sit down with CNN

    2. Coronavirus 

    • An army of federal employees heads back to work. After going without pay for 35 days, 800,000 civil servants will be back on the job under a spending bill that reopened shuttered parts of the government through February 15. Meantime, Congress and the White House will keep sparring over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion for a border wall.

    01:19 - Source: CNN
    Trump: We need fair deal, or government will close again

    The “El Chapo” jury is set to deliberate. They’ve heard 200 hours of testimony. Listened to 56 witnesses over 38 days. Now their instructions are about 60 pages long. Federal jurors deciding the fate of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán are expected to get to work this week. He faces a sentence of life in prison if convicted.

    02:03 - Source: CNN
    Educators reach a deal after days of striking

    • CNN Town Hall features Sen. Kamala Harris. The 2020 race for the White House has begun. Watch as the California Democrat shares her ideas with Iowa’s influential voters. The event, hosted by Jake Tapper, airs at 10 p.m. ET on CNN.

    03:24 - Source: CNN
    Kamala Harris' secret weapon: Her sorority sisters


    The State of the Union is back on. President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address after it was postponed during the partial government shutdown. Tension over border wall talks is sure to be front and center. Georgia’s Stacey Abrams, who almost became the first African-American woman governor, gives the Democratic response.

    02:20 - Source: CNN
    Businesses growing concerned over no-deal Brexit

    • Recovery brainstorm heads to Puerto Rico. two-day conference of the Clinton Global Initiative starts in San Juan. The meeting, focused on disaster recovery, follows a report that says the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was lopsided compared with storm responses the same year in Florida and Texas.

    03:01 - Source: CNN
    Why Puerto Rican voters matter in the midterms

    • Chris Christie has some light reading for you. The in-your-face politician is back, this time with a book, “Let Me Finish,” that’s said to include “startling insights about Donald Trump from inside the president’s inner circle.”

    02:51 - Source: CNN
    Chris Christie: Trump is 'saddled with the riffraff'


    • China-US trade war takes the spotlight. China’s top trade negotiator comes to Washington for a two-day meeting aimed at reaching a trade truce. It’s also the deadline for the US to seek the formal extradition of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei. Some see Meng’s arrest in Canada as a political move by the Trump administration to get leverage in the trade feud.

    00:54 - Source: CNN
    Trump wants to use Huawei case as leverage

    • An Arctic blast heads to the Midwest. The winter’s coldest air is forecast to drop from Canada, bringing below-zero highs to cities including Minneapolis and Chicago. The Windy City could see some of its coldest readings in a decade.

    01:24 - Source: CNN
    This is what subzero temperatures look like

    • From atop Apple Records … The Beatles gave their last public performance 50 years ago, winding down when the set was cut short by police. (Click here to listen.)

    4. California shooting

    • What if your little brother broke the internet? “Saturday Night Live” writers offer a pretty good window on the indignities of living adjacent to fame in “The Other Two.” It airs weekly at 10:30 p.m. ET on Comedy Central.

    Key Trump figures go to Capitol Hill. Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker is set to testify before a House panel. He’s likely to get grilled about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, which he once publicly slammed and now oversees.


    • Will Phil see his shadow? It’s Groundhog Day, when the world turns its attention to Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil (or Bill Murray). If the critter sees its shadow, we’re all in for six more weeks of winter.

    00:53 - Source: CNN
    5 things you didn't know about 'Groundhog Day'