R.A. Dickey had a pretty good year in 2012. He won 20 games for the Mets and became the first knuckleballer in the history of the league to win the Cy Young award. He parlayed that into a three-year, $29 million dollar contract from the Toronto Blue Jays earlier this month. But nothing compares to what Dickey received this Christmas.
(h/t Tim Ryan at The Big Lead)
- After the health care fail, it's unclear if Republicans and Trump will find consensus on other big ticket items.
- A viral Instagram post falsely claimed 14 black girls went missing over 24 hours in Washington, DC, but that doesn't mean there isn't a problem. Now lawmakers are taking action.
- People in the country Belarus took to the streets and opposed a "social parasites" tax on people who have been unemployed for six months.
- Heads up, Harry Potter fans. You can now get Butterbeer ice cream at your grocery store 🍦✨