Friday, August 3, 2012

Short Takes

Kofi Annan quits as the UN envoy to Syria.

Reuters reports that President Obama has signed a secret order to aid the Syrian rebels.

Congress takes off to campaign, leaving a lot of work undone.

Gabby Douglas is America’s newest Olympic sensation, and Kayla Harrison wins America’s first gold in judo.

Tropical Update: It looks like TS Ernesto will miss the mainland.