The Cricket’s Daily 3: Obama is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’
Published: January 11, 2013 09:18AM
Updated: December 19, 2012 10:24AM
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In this image released Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 in New York by Time Inc., President Barack Obama is Time Magazine's Person of the Year. The selection was announced Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show. The short list for the honor included Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head for advocating for girls' education. It also included Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Italian physicist Fabiola Giannati. Obama also received the honor in 2008, when he was President-elect. Last year, "The Protester" got the honor. (AP Photo/Time Magazine)

Here’s what people are talking about in pop culture:

• Time magazine has picked Barack Obama as its “Person of the Year.” He also received the honor in 2008. [Time.com]

• The piano played by Dooley Wilson in the Paris flashback scenes in the classic movie “Casablanca” was sold at auction for $600,000. [The Independent]

• Cassadee Pope is your winner of the third season of NBC’s “The Voice.” [Entertainment Weekly]