The President of Ukraine visits the United States to seek assistance in combating separatists in eastern Ukraine.
The United States Senate votes unanimously to pass the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, a bill that would make lynching a federal crime in the United States. The bill will head to President Joe Biden for his signature.
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 735-foot (224-meter) cargo ship named 'El Faro,' with 33 people on board, that went missing near Crooked Island in the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin. Five Poles and 28 Americans make up the crew.
Tornado outbreak of January 29–30, 2013: Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes affect the Midwestern and southern United States with damage reported in several states, from Missouri to Georgia, and at least two people killed.
The United States has fallen to a new low of 22nd place in Transparency International's rating of the least corrupt nations, noting various financial scandals and a lack of regulation leading to power being bought.