These are the headlines you Need 2 Know. * **President Trump Address:** President Trump will address the nation from the Oval Office tonight on what the White House calls a “humanitarian and security crisis” at the southern border. The major networks will carry it live at 9 p.m. ET. Democratic leaders have demanded airtime for a rebuttal. Read more [here]( * **Border Visit:** Trump says he will visit the southern border on Thursday. His aides have reportedly started laying the groundwork for the president to declare a “national emergency” to fund the wall without congressional approval. Read more [here]( * **Airport Worries:** Transportation Security Administration employee sick calls have increased, and so have concerns that it’s only going to get worse. There are 51,000 TSA employees who may not receive paychecks come Friday as a result of the partial government shutdown. If sick calls ー or no-shows ー increase, it could mean longer lines at airports. Read more [here]( * **Tax Refunds:** The White House says tax refund checks will be issued despite the government shutdown that’s left 70,000 IRS employees currently not working. The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget says they’re trying to make it “as painless as possible.” Meanwhile, this is the first time the new tax law will be reflected in most refunds. Read more [here]( * **Death Mystery:** A man was found dead in the West Hollywood home of prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck for the second time in two years. The man’s identity and cause of death have not been released. In 2017, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead of an overdose at Buck’s apartment. Read more [here]( * **Spacey Arraigned:** Kevin Spacey entered a not guilty plea to indecent assault and battery at his arraignment in Nantucket, in connection with an alleged groping incident at a bar. The actor was mum during the proceeding but was seen smiling and chuckling with his attorney prior to the arraignment. Read more [here]( * **Fake 5G:** AT&T has updated to show a 5G logo on some phones despite that fact that they can’t connect to 5G networks. The logo reads “5G E” ー which means 5G Evolution ー instead of what would’ve normally been “LTE.” The “E” is smaller than the rest of the logo and AT&T is being criticized for misleading customers. Read more [here]( * **College Football:** Clemson beat Alabama, 44-16, on the back of its dominant freshman quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, to win the College Football Playoff championship game. It was the fourth year in a row the two teams met in the playoff and the third time they faced off in the championship. It’s Clemson’s second national title in three years. Read more [here]( * **Pete Davidson:** SNL comedian Pete Davidson was reportedly cozying up to actress Kate Beckinsale at a Golden Globes after-party. Davidson and singer Ariana Grande recently called off their engagement. Read more [here]( * **Spotted:** David Beckham sporting turquoise eyeliner on the cover of Love magazine. The soccer star isn’t the only trendy member of his family; his wife Victoria Beckham is a fashion designer ー and former Spice Girl. See the pic [here]( * **Today Show:** The future of the 9 a.m. hour of NBC’s TODAY officially remains up in the air after Megyn Kelly’s removal, but NBC News meteorologist Dylan Dreyer tweeted a photo with Al Roker, Craig Melvin, and Sheinelle Jones: "Hope you don't mind these faces. You'll be seeing a lot of them at 9 a.m." See the tweet [here]( Cheddar's Hena Doba gets into the latest. Subscribe to the Need 2 Know newsletter [here](

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