The "Romney Recovery" continues: The US economy added 155,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate held at 7.8 percent. A total 1.84 million jobs were added for the year.
Mint the coin! Consensus is starting to build, urging President Obama to sidestep the looming debt ceiling showdown by minting a couple trillion dollar coins and depositing them with the Federal Reserve. There's even a petition.
Or so Google News tells me... Search giant Google was cleared of federal anti-trust charges after agreeing to make minor tweaks to its search results. Google had been accused of providing preferential placement for its own services over that of competitors.
Four dead, two wounded. You know how Switzerland is such a gun-crazy country, yet never has any US-style shooting rampages? Not so much. Also, a quarter of all Swiss suicides are by firearms.
If only we had some sort of "state store" that sold intoxicating substances. California vending machine company Medbox is offering to help the state liquor control board set up rules for selling marijuana.