Sandy Relief: Democrats and Republicans from the New York and New Jersey area ripped Congress for its failure to pass $60 billion in Sandy relief funds. Republicans softened their tone after John Boehner promised quick action. The Daily News reports.
Fiscal Cliff: The fiscal cliff bill signed by President Obama yesterday was a small victory for the president and Democrats, but it could give them less leverage in future fiscal fights. The New York Times reports.
Copyright: Megaupload.com claimed in court filings that the U.S. government lied to a court to get search warrants for computer systems in Virginia. According to the filing, the government sought the website's help, unaware that it was the subject of an investigation. Bloomberg News reports.
Back to School: Students from Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school today, but not in the same building where 20 of their classmates and 6 educators were murdered. A former middle school in an adjacent town has been converted to serve the students. Reuters repots.