5 Things to Talk About Today

  • People magazine has named Sandra Bullock the World's Most Beautiful Woman 2015. "What is beautiful is the honor of being Louis' mother," the actress told the mag. — People
  • The Senate finally agrees to vote on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch for attorney general. President Obama nominated Lynch back in November but partisan divides have delayed the vote. — Washington Post
  • The Department of Homeland Security to open an office in Silicon Valley. The satellite office will focus on cyber security issues. — Venture Beat
  • Actor Ben Affleck admits he was embarrassed to discover his distant relatives were slave owners. The actor asked for the details to be omitted when he appeared on the ancestry exploration program Finding Your Roots. — Facebook
  • TripAdvisor lists the traveler's choice U.S. islands to visit in 2015. Three Hawaiian islands secured the top spots with Maui coming in first. — US Today