This is AP News Minute.
House Democrats released a plan to re-open the federal government without funds for President Trump's border wall. The President told FOX News that he is ready to negotiate.
A minivan slammed into pedestrians in Tokyo early Tuesday, on a street where people had gathered for new year's celebrations. 8 people were injured. Police say a 21-year-old man was arrested.
A huge, wet crowd spent a rainy new year's eve in New York's Times Square. People paid ten dollars each for plastic ponchos as they watched the famous ball drop.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft was set to fly by a distant, icy object called Ultima Thule early new year's day. Scientists hope that new high resolution pictures of the object are on the way back to Earth.