FILM: Roma and The Favourite lead the Oscar race. Our film editor Nathan Weinbender gives us the rundown.
NEWS: Ami Strahan testified in Olympia for gun control on Monday. Her son was killed in a school shooting in 2017. Two gun control bills could be voted on as early as this week.
NATION: When will the shutdown end? There are competing plans to do just that.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez was elected to the Hall of Fame... for the three of you who pay attention to baseball. (Seattle Times)
The future of Catholicism is...
3D printed helmets for the Swiss Guard! The unit was recently fitted with new helmets that were 3D printed from the 16-century original. Be sure to bring this useless factoid up at your next cocktail party. (BBC)
Those plucky Patriots
You've got it all wrong. The Patriots are the real underdogs of football. At least that's what they tell themselves. Also, BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! (Sports Illustrated)
Expect more of it on Wednesday. (Spokesman-Review)