Here are some belated interesting news articles from the Second half of November.
A List Apart featured two articles discussing accessibility support using ARIA standards. The first article discusses the upcoming
proposed changes to the standard (WAI-ARIA) and the second discusses how to progressively enhance your pages using ARIA:
This is a great article discussing a pure CSS solution to for arrows in webpages. This is particularly useful for modal dialogs that point to a particular DOM element: http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2010/11/22/css-quick-tip-css-arrows-and-shapes-without-markup/.
A new version (1.7) of Prototype was released, http://prototypejs.org/2010/11/22/prototype-1-7.