This is AP News Minute.
A Chinese spacecraft made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon. China's state broadcaster announced the landing. A picture from the lunar explorer shows a small crater on a barren surface.
Democrats take majority control of the House when Congress convenes on Thursday. There is no sign of the partial government shutdown ending with the two parties refusing to budge over a border wall.
A man accused of murdering a California police officer appeared in court, but did not enter a plea. Guistavo Perez Arriaga is also accused of living in the US illegally. The case is suspended until he gets some mental evaluation.
A Greyhound bus overturned on an interstate entry ramp in Jackson, Mississippi. 22 people were taken into hospitals, but there were no serious injuries.