Child identity theft is a huge problem because it can go undetected for years. One study says 1 in 10 children have someone else using their Social Security number.
As the Senate's finance committee chairman, Ron Wyden, is expected to introduce a bill that would reinstate expired tax breaks, Illinois and Pennsylvania are raising some local taxes of their own.
Sand is used in the fracking process, and there's plenty of it to be mined in the upper Midwest. As a sand-mining boom has emerged, residents are divided over whether it's lifting or ruining their communities.
A massive storm system brings thunderous hail to Kansas, white-out blizzard conditions in the Great Lakes, fierce winds to Texas, and possible flash flooding in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.