Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Short Takes

Eight people have died in the latest flooding in Australia.

So far, the voting has been going peacefully in the Sudan.

Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan.

Jared Loughner made his first appearance in court.

It’s snowing down South and snarling traffic and travel.

R.I.P. Richard Winters, 92, the leader of the real “Band of Brothers”; Peter Yates, 81, film director whose credits included Bullitt.