TO THE RESCUE Kennedy (Photo: Getty Images) • Back to work: Ted Kennedy made a surprise return to the Senate Wednesday to cast a vote to protect Medicare. It was the first time the senator has been back on the job since his brain surgery, and he was greeted with a standing ovation.
• In the clear: DNA evidence has finally cleared all members of JonBenet Ramsey's family in her murder. The Boulder County DA formally apologized to Jon Benet's father, John, writing, "To the extent that we may have contributed in any way to the public perception that you might have been involved in this crime, I am deeply sorry."
• Message received: On Wednesday, Iran test-fired nine missiles, including some that would be able to hit Israel, demonstrating their readiness should the U.S. or Israel attack.