(CBS) - Law enforcement from San Francisco and New York are holding a smartphone summit this week. They'll meet with representatives from Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft and urge them to create new technology to permanently and quickly disable stolen smartphones -- making them worthless. Thieves in the U.S. stole phones from an estimated 1.6 million people last year, most of those were smartphones.
The senate votes to expand subsidies to farms in a 5-year, $500 billion dollar program. The bill subsidizes crop insurance and provides more aid to rice and peanut farmers. It also cuts $400 million or about a half percent each year from food stamps. The house still has to vote on its version of the bill.