Sunday, February 28, 2010

Short Takes

Chile has declared a “state of catastrophe” after the 8.8 earthquake.

Tsunami warnings lifted in Japan after the wave passes.

President Obama has signed a one-year extension of the USA Patriot Act.

Another Kennedy — RFK’s grandson — might run for Congress.

Thousands are still without power after the latest snowstorm in New England and the Northeast.

Snow excuses — Sixteen nurses are fired from a D.C. hospital for not reporting to work during the blizzard. They’re suing.

Gold Medal round — It will be USA vs. Canada in the men’s hockey final at the Olympics.