Lynn Coffin holds boxing hand puppets of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (left) and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign event this week in Sarasota, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the new Kindle Fire tablet in New York, on September 28, 2011. The Fire's strong holiday sales were part of a trend that now has nearly a third of all American adults owning an e-book reader or tablet computer. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This satellite image taken Tuesday shows the hulk of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio. AP/Digitalglobe hide caption

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Gov. Haley Barbour said in a statement that his decision to grant clemency was based upon the recommendation of the Mississippi's Parole Board in more than 90 percent of the cases. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, who got just 5 percent of the vote in Iowa's caucuses, referred to herself Tuesday as the "true conservative who can and who will defeat Barack Obama in 2012." On Wednesday, she bowed out of the race. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner, surrounded by Republican House members, speaks during a news conference in Washington last week. The House initially rejected a plan to extend a tax cut for two months to buy time for talks on a full-year renewal. It later compromised — a rare event in 2011. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A driver uses a cellphone in Maine, which has laws that ban people under 18 from using cellphones behind the wheel and bar all drivers from texting. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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This photo released by Iran's Revolutionary Guards purports to show the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone that went down earlier this month in Iran. Sepahnews/AP hide caption

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Virginia Tech police officers console one another Thursday as they move toward the scene where a fellow police officer was killed in a parking lot on the campus of Virginia Tech. Don Petersen/AP hide caption

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Relatives comfort an Afghan man outside a Kabul hospital where victims of Tuesday's suicide bombing were taken. A suicide bomber struck a crowd of Shiite worshippers marking a holy day in the Afghan capital. Ahmad Jamshid/AP hide caption

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