Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TRUMP TRAVEL BAN COURT DECISION EXPECTED THIS WEEK
It is unclear which way the three judges of the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will rule, though legal experts say the states appear to have the edge.
2. WHO WAS REBUKED AND SILENCED IN THE SENATE
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is forbidden from speaking again on Sen. Sessions' nomination as attorney general after running afoul of the chamber's arcane rules by reading a three-decade-old letter from Dr. Martin Luther King's widow.
3. CALL FOR ACTION AGAINST CORRUPTION IN VENEZUELA
In a letter partly prompted by an AP investigation, a group of U.S. lawmakers urges Trump to step up pressure on Venezuela's government for corruption and human rights abuses.
4. ARMY NOD FOR DAKOTA ACCESS PROJECT LOOMS
The Standing Rock Sioux, who fear a leak from the pipeline would pollute tribal water supplies, are vowing to fight the development in court.
5. "THE PLACE STARTED SHAKING, KIND OF TWISTING"
Storm injures about 40 people and causes heavy damage in southeastern Louisiana... MORE
She was the first female African American sculptor to achieve international acclaim at a time when slavery was legal.
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
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