Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

Sotomayor at her confirmation hearing. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

Here’s a poignant image: 7-year-old Sonia Sotomayor waking up early to sterilize her own insulin needle and syringe because she couldn’t count on her parents to do it. In a new memoir, the Supreme Court justice says fear that diabetes would kill her is the reason she never had kids, reports Robert Barnes. (Also see Dahlia Lithwick’s review.) Other highlights: The time someone gave her husband a bag of Quaaludes as a wedding present.

Jodie Foster at the Golden Globes. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal via Getty Images)

In other news: Did Jodie Foster say she was retiring from acting? Or did she just come out (again)? Also at the Golden Globes: Red dresses!. . . Lance Armstrong starts his apology tour early by calling old cycling friends ahead of his Oprah interview, reports Liz Clarke. . . “Argo” has been very good for retired spy Tony Mendez’s art business.

Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: BET Honors 2013: Lots of skin, lots of jokes, and Halle Berry