Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Short Takes

New Jersey passes medical marijuana.

R.I.P. Miep Gies, the last of Anne Frank’s protectors.

Making banks pay for TARP funds is under consideration by the Obama administration.

The federal marriage-equality trial got underway in San Francisco on Monday.

The cold weather is taking its toll on Florida’s citrus and vegetable crops.

Mark McGwire admits to using steroids to break the home run record in 1998. (Gee, no kidding.)