This is AP News Minute.
Congress returns to the Capitol on Monday with no clear end to the partial shutdown in sight. South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham encouraged President Trump to reopen the government while continuing negotiations with Democrats.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia on Monday. Big topics include Iran, Syria, Yemen and the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A shooting wounded 2 people outside a popular mall in Utah on Sunday. Hundreds of people took a shelter until police could evacuate the building. Up to 3 suspects were at large.
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles school teachers are set to go on strike on Monday. The school district has hired hundreds of substitutes and plans to keep schools open.