This is AP News Minute.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says President Trump should delay his State of the Union address because of the government shutdown. Republicans call the suggestion a political ploy.
A suicide bombing in Syria killed at least 16 people including 4 Americans on Wednesday. The Islamic State Group claimed responsibility, about a month after President Trump declared it had been defeated.
Los Angeles teachers and officials are expected to return to negotiations on Thursday. Teachers walked off the job on Monday, affecting hundreds of thousands of students.
And rain storms are blamed for toppled trees and downed power lines in the San Francisco bay area. Authorities say a falling tree branch killed a homeless man in Oakland.