Things you should know today: 1/31/18

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Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

President Trump signed an executive order to keep the U.S. military prison open at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. He signed the order right before delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Trump’s time, Democrats’ grumbles, Melania’s white pantsuit

Pablo Martinez Monsivais
President Donald Trump holds up copies of his speech before the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night. Standing ovations from Republicans and a pointed post-speech exit by Democrats were notable.

Nassar to face another sentence, victims in return to court

Carlos Osorio
FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving Nassar with the passage of legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Former sports doctor Larry Nassar is facing another round of sentencing for molesting gymnasts at a club run by an Olympic coach. Prior to sentencing, he will hear the testimonies of nearly 60 more victims.

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