HAPPY NEW YEAR!
As the world enters 2011, let's look back at some of the events that happened around the globe during the last week of 2010, including:
*Dilma Rousseff officially became Brazil's first female president January 1.
*Italy is poised to ban the use of plastic bags in that country.
*WikiLeaks executive Julian Assange is selling the rights to his autobiography to raise money for his legal fees to fight rape charges. Meanwhile, more classified documents have been released on a steady basis, much to the dismay of world governments.
*Buckingham Palace announced the birth of Queen Elizabeth II's first great grandchild, born to Peter and Autumn Phillips.
IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
*The 122 presentation of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade has already kicked off 2011.
*2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the card game Uno! and the 30th anniversary of the video game hit Pac-man!
*Oprah Winfrey OWN cable network begins its broadcast history.
For more news at any time, just either scroll down to the IN OTHER NEWS feature at the bottom of your screen or go to any reliable news source.