Sunday, December 12, 2010

Short Takes

A suicide bomber killed one person — himself — in Stockholm.

Richard Holbrooke, the U.S.’s envoy to Afghanistan and the Middle East, is in critical condition in a D.C. hospital after heart surgery.

The Upper Midwest is being blasted by a blizzard.

Mark Madoff, son of financial swindler Bernie Madoff, committed suicide in New York.

Sarah Palin makes a visit to Haiti. Hasn’t that poor benighted nation suffered enough?

Elizabeth Edwards was laid to rest yesterday by friends and family in Raleigh.

The climate conference in Cancun ended with modest proposals.