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SUNDAY: 61st annual GRAMMY Awards at 8pm ET on CBS.

MONDAY: President Trump travels to El Paso, Texas for a rally on border security.

Denver teachers strike for the first time in 25 years over pay dispute.

143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens in New York.

TUESDAY: Trial of the century in Malaysia begins as multiple top officials, including former Prime Minister Najib Razak face charges of embezzling $3.5B from a state fund, using it on yachts, a Picasso, and multiple Hollywood connections from Lindsay Lohan to Leonardo DiCaprio.

WEDNESDAY: Vice President Mike Pence travels to Poland & Germany for meetings on global security on the Mideast & Latin America.

Colombia’s President visits the White House to discuss conflict in its neighboring Venezuela.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May speaks before parliament with few expected updates, less than 50 days before Britain is to leave the European Union.

THURSDAY: Valentine’s Day

U.S. delegation, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, will meet with Chinese officials in Beijing for a two-day meeting on trade ahead of a March 2nd deadline which will see tariffs increase.

One year since a former student  killed 17 students and educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

FRIDAY: Government shutdown possible if border agreement not reached by today.

SATURDAY: Presidential elections in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy.