Thursday, March 10, 2011

Short Takes

Libyan forces are holding off the rebels.

The Dalai Lama steps down from political leadership in Tibet.

The Senate rejected two budget bills; one Republican, one Democratic.

President Obama has nominated Gary Locke as the next ambassador to China.

Vivian Schiller has resigned as CEO of NPR.

Julie Taymor is out as the director of “Spider-Man.”

R.I.P. David Broder, 81, the dean of D.C. columnists.

Spring training: The Tigers lost to the Phillies.