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The Briefing 01-21-14

1) Our eyes refuse to lie – The ultrasound carries a message

Judge strikes down North Carolina ultrasound abortion law, CNN (Lateef Mungin and Joe Sutton)

Proposed Abortion Restrictions in Spain Face Backlash, New York Times (Raphael Minder)

2) Obama’s marijuana comments miss the most important issues

Going the Distance, The New Yorker (David Remnick)

Obama: Pot no more dangerous than alcohol, USA Today (William M. Welch)

3) World Economic Forum’s “most significant threats of 2014″ looks like last years list, and next years

10 greatest threats facing the world in 2014, USA Today (Kim Hjelmgaard)

4) World War II soldier survives 29 years in the jungle, returns to a different world

Hiroo Onoda, Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for Decades, Dies at 91, New York Times (Robert D. McFadden)