In the news: A woman who gave birth Wednesday named her twin sons Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Seriously. The woman – a 20-year-old from Kenya – wanted a lifelong reminder of the 2012 election. She lives near the village where President Barack Obama’s father was born.
Happening today: There’s only one big movie opening nationwide this week, and there’s a reason why: It’s a James Bond movie. The new one, “Skyfall,” opens Friday. It’s rated PG-13 and stars Daniel Craig as Bond.
Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 12,811.32, down 121.41 points Thursday.
Motivational quote: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” - Sidney Greenberg
Watercooler talk: MIT students remake ‘Gangnam Style’ video
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Morning Jolt: Mom names twins Barack and Romney