- finishes today in Chicago, where the president is expected to encourage low-income couples to marry and fathers not to be deadbeats. President Obama’s post-State of the Union campaign tour in support of more government intervention in the economy
- Police in California say they used flammable gas against Christopher Dorner, which caused the cabin he was in to catch fire, because they didn’t want to deal with him shooting at night.
- Rahm Emanuel is the latest Democrat to ponder a 2016 White House run.
- Ron Paul will have a syndicated radio show that will start airing next month.
- The presidential election in Mali originally scheduled for last April will finally happen this July.
- Islamist rebels in Syria have seized an oil town.
- A meteor crashing in Russia injured more than 400 people but scientists say it has nothing to do with the asteroid 2012 DA14, which is expected to pass within 20,000 miles of the Earth later today.
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