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The Briefing 01-14-14

1. President Hollande of France caught in infidelity as France is in deep moral confusion

Hollande’s Companion is Hospitalized, New York Times (Alissa J. Rubin and Maia de la Baume)

2. USA Today columnist claims evolution is a matter of fact, not belief

Evolution is not a matter of belief: Who says we have to choose between God and science?, USA Today (Tom Krattenmaker)

3. With plummeting birth rates, South Koreans throwing lavish first birthday parties

At one year, South Korean babies get gilded parties, Reuters (Narae Kim and Michelle Kim)