What Mattered Today: January 8, 2020

President Trump said on Wednesday that "Iran appears to be standing down" after it fired retaliatory missiles at Iraqi bases that housed U.S. troops. Plus, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake and its aftershocks have left an estimated two-thirds of Puerto Rico without electricity, and Australian authorities issued new safety warnings amid ongoing wildfires. Read up on these and more of today’s top headlines.

    What Mattered Today: January 8, 2020

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