The effort in Washington to pass immigration reform is headed for a potential showdown over border security ? with the separate Senate and White House plans putting different emphasis on the issue while Democrats and Republicans appearing to disagree over the extent of the problem.
The investigation into what happened to a Staten Island woman murdered in Turkey took another twist, as Turkey media reported that none of the DNA taken from 22 suspects matches the DNA found near her body.
Secretary of State John Kerry, in his first several days on the job, is decline to discuss the merits of the Keystone XL pipeline, which awaits federal approval to allow oil from Canada to be transported to Gulf Coast refineries.
All that was left were footprints leading away from Christopher Dorner's burned-out pickup truck, and enormous, snow-covered mountains where he could be hiding among hundreds of cabins, deep canyons and dense woods.