News on Sochi Olympics, California drought and Super Bowl ads.


Quote of note

"We don't outlaw anything and don't nab anyone. That's why you can feel safe and free here, but please leave our children in peace.” - Russian President Vladimir Putin, talking today about homosexuals and the Sochi Olympics. Russia recently outlawed talking about gay rights to children, but they have no official policy of criminalizing homosexual relationships, though there have been reports of vigilante groups targeting gays. The Winter Olympics begin in three weeks.

News to know

California declared a drought emergency today, with Gov. Jerry Brown saying it may be the “worst drought that California has ever seen since records (began) about 100 years ago." Brown asked residents to voluntarily cut back on water usage by 20 percent.

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