If you're reading this, the transition has gone pretty much according to plan.
Here's what's going on in the news.
Debts and deficits
Rep. Bill Owens says he'll keep fighting to prevent the U.S. from defaulting. But frankly, he's not really in a position to do much.
House GOP is not blinking.
President Obama seeks the "centrist banner".
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell's solution: You take care of it.
Scientists are studying white nose syndrome, a grave concern to the bat population.
Northern border concerns
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants action on a security plan.
A decision is near.
Jobs, jobs, jobs
How effective are industrial development agencies?
The world-champ Bruins, my hometown team, brought the Stanley Cup to Lake Placid.
Obama hauls in a record $86 million.
2012 GOP primary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry could waltz right in.