This is AP News Minute.
Vice President Mike Pence says the US will soon unveil the toughest, most aggressive sanctions against North Korea yet. He made the announcement in Tokyo, where he also promised new missile defense technology for Japan.
President Trump is threatening another government shutdown if democrats don't agree with him on security-related immigration measures. The president gave democrats until March 5th to agree to a deal.
Rescue workers are trying to find trapped people after a strong earthquake left buildings in Eastern Taiwan titling dangerously. At least 6 people were dead and dozens are missing.
Video from Ames, Iowa shows cars and trucks piling up on a snowy Interstate 35. Iowa authorities say at least 7 people died on the roads during Monday's winter storm.
Shirley Smith, the Associated Press, with AP News Minute.