Morning Jolt: Most popular baby names of 2012
In the news: According to a list of 100 most popular baby names of 2012 compiled by BabyCenter.com, Aiden and Sophia topped their respective lists. Aiden has been No. 1 among boys for eight years in a row, and Sophia has been No. 1 among girls for three years in a row. Here are the top 10 for each:
Boys: 1. Aiden 2. Jackson 3. Ethan 4. Liam 5. Mason 6. Noah 7. Lucas 8. Jacob 9. Jayden 10. Jack
Girls: 1. Sophia 2. Emma 3. Olivia 4. Isabella 5. Ava 6. Lily 7. Zoe 8. Chloe 9. Mia 10. Madison
Happening today: It’s not a big movie week, as the only film opening in wide release is “Killing Them Softly,” an R thriller starring Brad Pitt and Ray Liotta. Select movies are opening at other theaters, so check your paper’s listing for more information.
Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 13,021.82.
Motivational quote: “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Watercooler talk: Dangerous extreme sports on tape
Over the past decade, extreme sports have become much more popular. But, as Jeff Glor reports, the people who film these athletes in action are also worth watching.
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