Friday, March 18, 2011

Short Takes

The New York Times describes the repair efforts at the nuclear plant in Japan as “frantic.”

How safe are U.S. nuclear plants?

The Senate passed the stopgap spending bill, cutting $6 billion in spending.

The House votes to defund NPR; chances are the Senate won’t pass it and the president won’t sign it.

The Justice Department released a report alleging widespread abuses by police in New Orleans.

The U.S. Census shows Florida’s population growth is slowing.

Spring training: The Tigers beat the Twins.