Sunday, December 18, 2011

Short Takes

The last military convoy has left Iraq.

Floods in the southern Philippines has left hundreds dead.

The Senate passed a stopgap payroll tax cut extension, but the House might not go along with it.

At least 50 people were arrested in a long day of Occupy protests.

R.I.P. Vaclav Havel, 75, a playwright who became president of the Czech Republic.