Food & Fun in Inglewood, CA

The White House is attempting to move forward with planning for a State of the Union speech to the United States Congress on Jan. 29 despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi telling President Donald Trump to delay the speech until after the government shutdown on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. With no end to the shutdown in sight as it entered its fifth week, more than 800,000 federal workers are currently furloughed or working without pay and are struggling to make ends meet…

South Korea's human rights watchdog announced on Tuesday it was opening a major investigation into sexual abuse in sports after the country was rocked by an Olympic speed skater accusing her former coach of long-term abuse, according to Reuters. Choi Young-ae, chairwoman of the National Human Rights Commission, said the inquiry will seek to address the "systemic, sustained" abuse in sports after the issue was hidden for generations since victims were afraid of being banished from their sport.

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Parliament on Monday after her Brexit plan suffered a historic defeat last week to announce several tweaks in hopes of winning over support from MPs, according to NBC News. May said she was removing the £65 fee millions of European Union citizens would have needed to pay to secure the right to continue living in the United Kingdom after Brexit. The Prime Minister also said she would hold further discussions with Northern Ireland's DUP and others…

Rihanna is continuing her journey as a fashion powerhouse, and has now partnered with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. The two have been in "secret discussions" to launch a luxury house under the star's name, according to WWD, who first reported the

If there was a food trend in 2018 it might have been a move to more ease, less fuss.