Monday, January 31, 2011

Short Takes

Australia, already reeling from flooding, braces for a cyclone.

Protesters gathered in Palm Springs to demonstrate against the Koch brothers’ right-wing gathering.

The unrest in Egypt could raise oil prices.

It will be a tough year ahead financially for public schools in Florida.

Taco Bell fights back against the no-beef claims.

R.I.P. Charlie Callas, 83, comic with an amazing voice and face; David Frye, 77, who parlayed Nixon parodies to fame in the 1970’s.