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President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address in front of a divided and confrontational Congress. The mood on Capitol Hill is antagonistic and divided leading up to the speech.

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is proposing changes in the way alerts are sent to cell phones, hoping to make them more targeted. Such changes might have better informed residents of Houston during last year's hurricane related flooding and California residents during wildfires.

From the GOP authored memo alleging surveillance abuse by the FBI, to the abrupt departure of the bureau's embattled deputy head, to the administrations actions or non-actions against Russians with ties to the Kremlin, the past two days have been busy ones for the Russia Investigation.

The list of Russians drawn up as part of a sanctions package signed into law last year is not acceptable, according to Senate Democrats who are sharply critical of the Trump administration move.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Steven Halper, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald about Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase's announcement that they are creating a new health care company.

In comments to a Tulsa radio host in February 2016, then Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said he feared President Trump would use executive orders unconstitutionally if he were elected.

The tally includes Russia's elite and powerful, and part of it duplicates a Forbes list. Russia's President Vladimir Putin isn't on the list, though his cabinet is.

Some of the biggest names in business are aligning to launch a new health care venture for their U.S. employees. Scott Hensley, editor of NPR's Shots health blog, has an overview.

The city of Stockton, Calif., plans to give its poorest residents $500 a month, no strings attached. It's the first U.S. city to guarantee a basic income. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs about the plan.

The Kremlin says it expects new U.S. sanctions on Russian business leaders would interfere in Russia's presidential election in March. Meanwhile, the Kremlin says an opposition leader detained and later released during Sunday's protests poses no threat to President Vladimir Putin.




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