Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Short Takes

The House gives 160 million Americans coal in their stocking.

Thousands of Egyptian women demonstrate against soldier abuse.

A government advisory board wants scientific journals to withhold details about aspects of bird flu over terrorism concerns.

Astronomers find two Earth-sized planets out there… 950 light years away.

The blizzard in the Midwest is easing up in time for Christmas weekend travel.

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson will probably leave the GOP race and run as on the Libertarian ticket.

Yuck — Thousands of giant snails have been rounded up in South Florida.