Wild Turkey workers Steve Crossfield (left) and Ronald Harvey monitor the computerized processing of bourbon in the control room of the new facility in Lawrenceburg, Ky. Wild Turkey can produce twice as much bourbon since the upgrade. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** In this June 20, 2011, file photo, more than 100 patients have signed up to buy marijuana at the Remedy Compassion Center in Auburn, Maine, where Tim and Jenna Smale opened a dispensary. They sell medical marijuana to individuals registered with the state. (Guy Taylor/The Washington Times)
Crystal Johnson (right), a supporter of the health care overhaul, argues with a protester outside the courthouse. Wednesday's nearly 2 1/2-hour hearing is the third time an appeals court has heard a case on the issue.
CIA Director Leon Panetta is expected to be the next secretary of defense. Pentagon officials are preparing appeals of cuts made by Secretary Robert M. Gates to present to Mr. Gates' successor. (Associated Press)