Friday, March 11, 2011

Short Takes

Japan was hit by an 8.9 magnitude earthquake that set off a tsunami.

Libya: “The momentum shifted decisively Thursday in an uprising that has shaken Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s four decades of rule, as rebels fled from this strategic refinery town under a sustained land, air and sea assault by government forces.”

Meanwhile, the Western allies try to figure out how to handle Libya.

The Democrats in Wisconsin see the silver lining in losing the battle over unions.

The House hearings on Muslims didn’t produce much yesterday except a lot of emotion.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to attend the launch of her husband’s space shuttle in April.

Spring training: The Tigers beat the Marlins.