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1. Trump talks border security in Oval Office address

Last night, President Donald Trump delivered a prime-time address on border security from the Oval Office.

ABC News fact-checked his claims, which we break down with our powerhouse political team in addition to discussing how Democrats responded.

PHOTO: A border patrol officer is overpassed by migrants running away after climbing the border fence, while others jump inside the United States to San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico, Dec. 25, 2018. Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
A border patrol officer is overpassed by migrants running away after climbing the border fence, while others jump inside the United States to San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico, Dec. 25, 2018.

2. Trump to meet with Democrats again on shutdown

The president is expected to meet with congressional leaders at the White House as the government shutdown, the second longest ever, enters its 19th day.

But last night, neither side seemed to offer a compromise to reopen the government. ABC News Senior Congressional Correspondent Mary Bruce tells us pressure is building on lawmakers to act.

"You now have all of these federal workers, hundreds of thousands of them, on the verge of missing their first paycheck," Bruce says. "Lawmakers here are going to start to feel that as constituents start voicing their frustration."

3. Lawyers inadvertently reveal Mueller accused Manafort of sharing poll data with alleged ex-Russian agent

Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying about sharing polling data with a Russian man allegedly connected to Russian intelligence, according to an unredacted filing by Manafort's attorneys.

The court documents were Manafort's response to charges that he violated his plea deal, but his defense counsel failed to adequately redact sections of the filing.

If the accusation of handing over polling data is found to be true, ABC News Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas tells us, it could be evidence of a senior Trump campaign official colluding with Russians during the 2016 presidential race.

PHOTO: Paul Manafort, President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington D.C., Feb. 14, 2018. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP, FILE
Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington D.C., Feb. 14, 2018.

Other news:

Rod Rosenstein to step down: The deputy attorney general has told the president and White House officials that he'll exit when the new attorney general is confirmed.

'If we don't help people get their health care, we're going pay plenty on the back end when people get really sick': Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils a plan to provide coverage for everyone in New York City.

'I was raised that, when you see a problem, you don't complain about it, you go and do something about it': Kamala Harris speaks out on "Good Morning America" and opens up on "The View."

'Keeping it short and keeping the flavor big': Jamie Oliver discusses three quick meals that require five or fewer ingredients.

From our partners at FiveThirtyEight:

What would it take for Trump to get primaried?: Is the president in danger of a serious challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination?

Last 'Nightline':

Lindsay Lohan and co-stars talk highlights, drama of new reality show: Lohan talks about her comeback, with her businesses in Greece, as the staff and co-stars of "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club" share what fans can expect in the new show.

VIDEO: Lindsay Lohan and co-stars talk highlights, drama of new reality show Play
Lindsay Lohan and co-stars talk highlights, drama of new reality show

Trump argues national security 'crisis' at US-Mexico border: ABC News experts break down the president's comments, the Democrats' rebuttal and what comes next in the government shutdown.

VIDEO: Trump argues national security crisis at US southern border Play
Trump argues national security 'crisis' at US southern border

On this day in history:

Jan. 9, 2007 -- Steve Jobs introduces the first iPhone.

Steve Jobs introduces the first iPhone. Play
This day in history: Jan. 9, 2007

The must-see photo:

Members of the Qinghai Acrobatic Troupe perform during a media preview for the world premiere of cabaret show 'Shanghai Mimi' as part of Sydney Festival in Chinatown in Sydney, Australia. (photo credit: Steven Saphore/EPA/Rex/Shutterstock)

PHOTO: Members of the Qinghai Acrobatic Troupe perform during a media preview for the world premiere of cabaret show Shanghai Mimi as part of Sydney Festival in Chinatown in Sydney, Australia, Jan. 8, 2019. Steven Saphore/EPA/Rex/Shutterstock
Members of the Qinghai Acrobatic Troupe perform during a media preview for the world premiere of cabaret show 'Shanghai Mimi' as part of Sydney Festival in Chinatown in Sydney, Australia, Jan. 8, 2019.

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Socially acceptable:

The Berlin Zoo has released footage of the tender moment between a polar bear named Tonja and her cub.

VIDEO: The Berlin Zoo released footage of the tender moment between Tonja and her cub. Play
Polar bear mom cuddles her cub

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