March 10th, 2010
04:59 PM ET

On the Radar: What's happening Thursday

Vice President Biden is visiting the Middle East this week

Here's a look at some of tomorrow's news events:

Biden in the Middle East

Vice President Joe Biden will speak at Israel's Tel Aviv University about the ties between the two countries, before taking questions from students in the audience.  Later, he heads to neighboring Jordan where he will meet with King Abdullah.  

March 11 anniversaries

  • On this day in 2004,  bombs detonated on packed rush-hour trains in Madrid, Spain, killing 191 people. 
  • In 2005, inmate Brian Nichols escaped from the Fulton County courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia, killing a deputy, a judge, a court reporter, and later a federal agent.   
  • In 2006, former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic was found dead in his prison cell of a heart attack while on trial for war crimes in The Hague.  A verdict was never reached.

New leader in Chile

Chile's president-elect Sebastian Piñera assumes office, succeeding the country's highly popular first female leader Michelle Bachelet.   Chile is still recovering from a massive earthquake last month that killed at least 279 people.

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