- Americans chance of dying from an accidental opioid overdose higher than a car accident for the first time, according to US National Safety Council
- China posts shock drop in trade figures with a 4.4% fall in exports for December and a 7.6% fall in imports
- Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk, Poland, stabbed on stage at charity event. Dies two days later.
- Spinning disk of ice 300m wide, resembling the moon, forms in the Presumpscot river, Westbrook, Maine
- US Republican leaders strip Congressman Steve King from House committees after series of racist comments