Morning Headlines

New York Times: “F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia”

Washington Post: “‘Could you make these guys essential?’: Mortgage industry gets shutdown relief after appeal to senior Treasury officials”

The Wall Street Journal: “Shutdown Set to Eclipse Longest in Modern History”

Harrisburg-Patriot News: “The Penn State 2019 crystal ball: A way-too-early list of predictions for the spring and beyond”

BBC: “Paris ‘gas explosion’ kills two firefighters in city centre”

CNN: “Record shutdown is a massive Washington failure”

FOX: “Trump slams ‘total sleaze’ Comey, ‘corrupt’ FBI leaders, after report bureau launched probe after director’s ouster”