For his inauguration, President-elect Obama will arrive in Washington by train.
A package of explosives was found at a department store complex in Paris. An organization calling itself the Afghan Revolutionary Front has claimed responsibility for the bomb.
According to a recent poll conducted by the Washington Post, 70 percent of Americans support the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq within 16 months.
Police are investigating the shooting of a man near Shaw Junior High School. The incident took place around 4 a.m.
Barney, the White House Scottish terrier, has a new video. Co-starring with the pooch are Olympic medalists Michael Phelps and Nastia Liukin.