The U.S. warns Iran not to block the Straits of Hormuz.
Myanmar frees political prisoners.
Europe gets some reassurance at their debt auctions.
A tornado hit western North Carolina, injuring 15.
Jobless claims went up after the holiday hiring season ended.
Foreclosures fell to their lowest level since 2007 last year.
Bad Idea — Mercedes-Benz used an image of Che Guevara to sell cars.