I was ready to admit I was wrong, but now it seems I may have been right when I made this prediction about a month ago.
UPDATE: Here is the statement he put out.
"I want to put to rest the speculation and unfounded rumors of my imminent retirement," Rehnquist, 80, said in a statement obtained by The Associated Press. "I am not about to announce my retirement. I will continue to perform my duties as chief justice as long as my health permits."