Thursday, February 17, 2011

Short Takes

Protest demonstrations get cracked down on in Bahrain.

Meanwhile, protests continued in Libya, Yemen, and Iran.

There were also angry protests in Wisconsin against anti-union legislation was proposed by the governor.

The Senate voted to extend the PATRIOT Act for 90 days.

Hawaii passes same-sex civil unions.

The Federal Reserve is predicting a slightly better economy in 2011.

Borders Bookstores file for bankruptcy.

The computer won on Jeopardy!.