2,224 American military service members (0 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press.

2 people were injured in the first bombing of 2018 when a device placed under a truck in Baghdad exploded, according to CNN. No one has taken responsibility for the attack.   

41 people were killed in Cairo, Egypt when a suicide bomber detonated in a cultural center, according to CNN. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Christmas terror attack was thwarted by the FBI. According to the New York Post, alleged ISIS sympathizer Everitt Aaron Jameson planned to set off explosives in San Francisco late last month.