Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Short Takes

UNESCO has recognized Palestine as an independent state, and lost U.S. funding in the process.

President Obama is ordering the FDA to work with drug companies to reduce shortages of medicines.

Homeless people are joining in the OWS movement.

The Justice Department is challenging South Carolina’s immigration law.

R.I.P. Tom Keith, 64, sound effects wizard on A Prairie Home Companion, among other radio shows.

Arrested Development — South Florida has some skeletal reminders of the housing boom and bust.

Flood waters recede here in South Florida.