Dorner: Police may have started a fire in the San Bernadino National Forest cabin where a suspect matching the description of a fugitive ex-cop was believed to be holed up. The fire that may have killed former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, who is accused of killing four, was not intentionally set by police, however tear gas may have ignited the cabin, authorities said. Reuters reports.
Early Education: President Obama in his state of the union speech called for making pre-school available to every child in America may be a steep demand. The New York Times reports that about 28 percent of students have access to pre-k, and only five states have stated goals of offering education to 4-year-olds.
Lew: Obama's Treasury Secretary nominee and chief of staff Jacob Lew defended his work at Citigroup during his confirmation hearing before Congress. The Washington Post reports.
Merger: The boards of American and U.S. Airways have agreed to a merger that would create the nation's largest carrier. The merger is expected to be announced today. The Los Angeles Times reports.