Joe Biden: "I am going to run in 2020."
- The death toll from the Oakland warehouse fire currently stands at 36.
- "The revelation of a phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen last Friday startled leaders and diplomats in Washington, Beijing and beyond. In her first comments on the call, Tsai sought to dampen those fears."
- Russia and China have vetoed a U.N. resolution that would have imposed a seven-day truce in Aleppo.
- A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 15 people to death for allegedly spying for Iran.