- U.S. actually sending more troops to Afghanistan before planned drawdown in July.
- Passengers overpower attempted hijacker on flight from Norway to Turkey.
- Boehner elected Speaker of the House.
- Pension funds caused a 30 percent drop in state revenue in 2009.
- Study of drug dogs used in the Chicago suburbs finds that their alerts led to the presence of actual narcotics just 44 percent of the time.