This is AP News Minute.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday in an area near the Giza Pyramids, killing two Vietnamese tourists and wounding 12 others.
The partial government shutdown will almost certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year. President Donald Trump is sticking with his demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico, and Democrats who take control of the House on January 3rd are refusing to give him what he wants.
Post-holiday travelers were hit with difficult driving conditions as a winter storm dumped heavy snow and whipped up gusty winds across parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota.
A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie pulsing blue light. No injuries were reported. The blast sparked power outages, the late flights and social media jokes about an alien invasion.