Questions remain about how President Obama will handle a controversial and complex closure at Guantánamo. One issue: ensuring that detainees transferred overseas do not return to the US to engage in terrorist activities.
The collapse of a 'functionally obsolete' bridge on I-5 in Washington State plunged three, later rescued, into icy water. It's also reviving a debate on how to fund billions in infrastructure repair.
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, GOP Gov. Chris Christie praised President Obama for helping to speed the federal disaster response, infuriating conservatives. Now the two are set to tour again.