Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Short Takes

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 65 people in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Libya: Qaddafi’s grip on power seems tenuous as rioters take over cities and military pilots defect to Malta.

North Korea is begging for food.

The campaign for the run-off election for president of Haiti gets underway.

Egypt is seizing former president Mubarak’s assets.

Gov. Walker of Wisconsin refuses to compromise with the unions.

It’s Election Day in Chicago.

The plan to save high-speed rail in Florida still has some roadblocks.