Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor administered the oath of office to Vice President Joseph Biden early Sunday. Family, friends and associates gathered at the vice president's official residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington for the swearing-in ceremony.
Hawaii lawmakers have killed bills that would raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco to 21 and that would have clamped down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they're advancing bills that aim to restrict smoking and make it more expensive.