( CNN) Here is a look back at the events of 2018.

January 11 – During a White House meeting on immigration reform, US President Donald Trumpreportedly refers to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.” He reportedly says that the United States should get more people from countries like Norway.

January 12 – The Wall Street Journal reports that US President Donald Trump had an alleged affair with a porn star named Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels. The newspaper states that Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, arranged a $130,000 pay for a nondisclosure agreement weeks before Election Day in 2016. Cohen denies that Trump had a relationship with Clifford.

Notable International Events: Awards and Winners: Notable Deaths in 2018: