Things you should know today: 2/1/18


FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo

Win McNamee
President Donald Trump greets Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford after delivering his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)

The FBI released a statement Wednesday addressing accuracy concerns of a classified memo on the Russia investigation President Trump wants publicly released. Changes made to the memo were discovered after the House Intelligence committee voted to send it to Trump for review.

US factories grew again in January but a bit more slowly

Timothy D. Easley
In this Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, photo, workers assemble Ford trucks at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant, in Louisville, Ky. On Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for January. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

14 of 18 manufacturing industries grew in January, with textile mills and makers of fabricated metal products leading the way. The manufacturing index went down slightly from December, however factories have been growing for the last 17 months straight.

GOP lawmakers put medical skills to work after train crash

Emergency personnel inspect the lead engine of an Amtrak train that was carrying multiple Republican lawmakers that crashed into a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican policy retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck in a rural Virginia town Wednesday. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)

GOP lawmakers joined passengers with medical experience to care for those injured in the Amtrak train accident on Wednesday. Nearly 100 Republican members of Congress were traveling to a countryside retreat at the time of the collision.

How would you react to seeing Beyoncé?

Beyoncé walks through the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel with Jay-Z, passing Susan Monaghan. (Photo courtesy of Beyoncé)

Susan Monaghan of Shrewsbury, MA was shocked to see Beyoncé in a New York hotel the night before the Grammy’s. Her captured reaction was posted to Beyoncé’s Instagram and has gone viral.

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