Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Short Takes

There was another explosion overnight at the damaged nuclear plant in Japan.

Residents nearby have been told to stay indoors and plant workers are being evacuated.

The after-effects of the earthquake and nuclear plant damage are driving down Japan’s stock market.

One bit of good news: a woman has been rescued after being trapped for four days in the rubble in Japan.

Saudi Arabia has sent troops to Bahrain, upsetting Iran.

Qaddafi warns the rebels as support for the revolution from the West falters.

Budget negotiations aren’t going very well between Congress and the White House.

Spring training: The Tigers beat the Nationals.