This is AP News Minute.
President Trump says resolving the government shutdown should be easy, but he won't back down on a border wall. The shutdown is leading to long lines at airports, as security screeners miss work.
Attorney General nominee William Barr's Senate confirmation hearings begin on Tuesday. He's expected to face questions about the Robert Mueller investigation and executive powers.
A 21-year-old Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents went to court on Monday. Charges against Jake Thomas Patterson include international homicide, kidnapping and armed burglary.
A stretch of Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles was reopened, after snow stranded the drivers for hours. Storms are forecast for parts of California on Tuesday. And evacuations were ordered in some wildfire-burned areas.