December 2009 set a record for the greatest snow extent over North America in the 44-year history of snow cover maps produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Q: Did former President Barack Obama pardon Wendell Callahan, who was later accused of killing three people after his early release?
A: No. Congress unanimously passed a bill changing drug sentencing laws and Obama signed it. Callahan petitioned for early release under the new law and it was approved by a federal judge.