PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Around the world, celebrations of a new year

Clip: 01/01/2019 | 2m 59s

In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump invited congressional leaders to the White House to discuss a border wall, as the partial government shutdown reached its 11th day. A federal workers' union is suing the Trump administration on behalf of 400,000 employees forced to work without pay. Also, people around the world observed the dawn of a new year with a variety of rituals and celebrations.

Aired: 01/01/19

Rating: NR

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