Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Short Takes

Anti-government protests spread Libya, Iran, and Bahrain.

A U.S. Immigration agent was killed in Mexico.

Not again — Australia gets hit by another cyclone.

Italian PM Berlusconi faces trial for his sex scandal.

Jailhouse rock — Bernie Madoff says the banks “had to know” he was committing fraud.

Wishful thinking — President Obama says the budget can be passed if each side trusts the other.

More Americans are saving money and getting out of debt.

Marco Rubio doesn’t want Americans to fly to Cuba.