Partial Government Shutdown Coming?

President Obama meeting with the Emir of Qatar. The U.S. has its largest military base in the middle east there. We could get tape playout form the top of their meeting during our show.

The funding fight for the Department of Homeland Security rages on today with a possible partial government shutdown looming. The GOP may try a new tactic today. Stay tuned.

President Obama could veto the Keystone Pipeline today.

A new survey says the number of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years.

Pro-Russia Ukrainian rebels claim they are pulling back heavy weapons from Eastern Ukraine as part of a shaky cease-fire in the war there. But their claims have not held up to scrutiny in the past and fighting has raged since the alleged cease fire went into effect earlier this month.

New reports of dozens of Christians kidnapped by ISIS terrorists in Syria. ISIS has overrun several villages in northeastern Syria. It comes as the U.S. justice department says it will go after ISIS supporters on social media with the full force of the law including charging them under terrorism laws.

Jury selection to resume today in the Boston Marthon bombing trial.

The murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh - an ex-Marine accused of killing "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield - gets back underway today after a weather delay. The trial has moved quickly so far, and the jury could get the case later this week.

We get reports on home prices and consumer confidence today. We also get earnings reports from Hewlett Packard, Home Depot, Office Depot and Macy's. We're also going to hear from Fed Chief Jessica Yellen.. which could move the markets. Nasdaq yesterday up for the 9th day in a row, and it's very close to its all-time high of 5048. Oil also lower.

We're covering the bitter cold as a big series of storms causing problems for the Southeast.

Chicago holding a mayoral election today.

Alaska becomes the 3rd state to legalize recreational use of marijuana.

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