AP: American Airlines and US Airways merged in an $11 billion deal to create the world's biggest airline.
Financial Post: Blackberry's new operating system Blackberry 10 is appealing, but will it be enough to topple the iPhone? Here's how the two compare:
CBSNews: The gist of Sen. Marco Rubio's state of the union rebuttal was lost on the Twittersphere about 11 minutes in, when the visibly overheated senator broke away for a quick sip of water.
Yahoo.com: A cruise line says it is making the passengers stranded aboard a disabled ship in the Gulf of Mexico as comfortable as possible, contradicting passenger accounts of filthy, hot conditions and limited access to food.
Wall Street Journal: Erik Huggers, Intel TV's front man, explains why Intel should lead the charge on making televisions smarter.
Reuters:After horsemeat was discovered in some products labeled as beef, authorities in Britain and France have taken action to determine sources.
PHILLY.COM: Former U of O coach Chip Kelly has been settling into his new job at the Philadelphia Eagles, but the big news is that occasionally controversial quarterback Michael Vick might be sticking around.
USA Today: President Obama will stress jobs and the economy in his State of the Union speech, but will also touch on foreign policy.
Huffington Post: France's lower house of parliament approved a bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children.
Yahoo.com: Soccer is falling under a cloud of suspicion, sullied by a multibillion-dollar web of match-fixing that is corrupting the world's most popular sport.
New York Times: A sharp and surprisingly persistent slowdown in the growth of health care costs is helping to narrow the federal deficit.
Reuters: Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan.
New York Daily News: Growing popularity has led to a scarcity of bourbon, so Kentucky-based Maker's Mark plans to cut alcohol content by 3%.