The hearse carrying the body of 6-year-old Jack Pinto in Newtown, Connecticut.
Today's edition of quick hits:
* Funerals for Noah Pozner and Jack Pinto: "With tears and hugs, a grief-rocked Connecticut town said farewell Monday to the first of its slain children: two 6-year-olds being buried in unbearably small coffins on a cold, gray day."
* The parties appear to be inching closer to a fiscal deal. More on this in the morning.
* Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered a concussion over the weekend after fainting and striking her head, part of a stomach virus that left her dehydrated. Clinton will miss this week's hearings on the Benghazi attack, but deputy secretaries of state will testify on her behalf.
* An Oklahoma high school student was arrested over the weekend on charges that he was plotting to carry out a shooting and bombing massacre at his school.
* A Los Angeles man was arrested over the weekend after comments he made threatening to conduct shootings at multiple area elementary schools.
* An Indiana man, equipped with a 47 gun arsenal, was arrested over the weekend after threatening to kill children at a local elementary school.
* North Korea's dud: "The North Korean satellite launched into space last week is out of control and most likely dead, astronomers reported Monday."
* Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) is apparently under investigation by the House Ethics Committee over possible violation of House rules, though details remain sketchy.
* A White House first: "U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps asked, and his partner Ben Schock said yes. On Saturday night, Phelps was photographed getting down on one knee in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage proposal ever made in the White House."
Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.