Sunday, January 16, 2011

Short Takes

Flooding just keeps getting worse in Australia.

Violence spreads in Tunisia after the overthrow of the government.

Iran’s nuclear efforts were sabotaged by the invasion of a computer virus.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords continues to improve.

A survivor of the Tucson shooting was arrested and then committed yesterday after the taping of an television program for threatening a Tea Party activist.

R.I.P. Romulus Linney, prolific playwright, Inge Festival honoree, and father of Laura Linney; Susannah York, British film and stage star.