Friday, November 6, 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Short Takes

Russia says the plane that crashed on the Sinai broke up in flight.

Witnesses describe gun rampage in Colorado Springs.

G.O.P. campaigns meet to whine about debate procedures.

43 Chipotle restaurants closed due to E. coli breakout.

The Royals won the World Series against the Mets.

R.I.P. Fred Thompson, 73, former senator, presidential candidate, and actor (Law & Order).

Friday, October 9, 2015

Short Takes

Russian missiles bound for Syria landed in Iran.  Oops.

The CEO of VW of America got grilled by Congress.

Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature; a first for non-fiction.

Researchers believe they found the gay gene.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter suspended for 90 days.

R.I.P. Paul Prudhomme, 75, celebrity chef who popularized Cajun cooking.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Short Takes

VW admits to diesel emissions fraud.

E.U. ministers approve migrant plan.

Democrats defeat GOP abortion bill in the Senate.

The sage grouse doesn’t get protected status.

U.S. stops screening passengers from Liberia.

Tropical Update: TS Ida is still stuck in neutral.

R.I.P. Yogi Berra, 90, ballplayer and force of wit.

The Tigers beat the White Sox 2-1 in extra innings.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Short Takes

Officials in Budapest block refugees from getting on trains to Germany.

President Obama will push for helping Arctic communities stave off rising oceans.

The Army opens Ranger school to all comers.

Baltimore judge refuses to drop charges against cops charged in Freddie Gray’s death.

R.I.P. Dean Jones, 84, star of many Disney films.

Tropical Update: Fred stays put.

The Tigers got walloped 12-1 by the Royals.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Short Takes

Thai cops release a sketch of Bangkok bombing suspect.

U.S. and Russia trade barbs over Ukraine.

Court rules that cops convicted in post-Katrina shooting deserve new trial.

R.I.P. Louis Stokes, first black Congressman from Ohio.

Tropical Update: TS Danny heads west toward the north end of the Leeward Islands.

The Tigers beat the Cubs 15-8.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Short Takes

A state of emergency is declared in Ferguson after another shooting.

Colorado mine wastewater spill estimated to be 3 million gallons.

Hillary Clinton puts forth a plan to end the student loan crisis.

China read e-mails of top U.S. officials.

Archaeologists may have found the Lost Colony of Roanoke.

R.I.P. Frank Gifford, 84, NFL star and broadcaster.

The Tigers lost 4-0 to K.C.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Short Takes

Germany is keeping the pressure on Greece.

President Obama says we will battle ISIS on two fronts: militarily  and ideologically.

Many non-violent drug offense prisoners could be freed by the president.

South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag.

Scientists excited about possible AIDS vaccine.

R.I.P. Jerry Weintraub, 77, Hollywood producer.

The Tigers beat the Mariners 12-5.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Short Takes

Grecian Turn: Another attempt at getting out debt is proposed.

Six predominately black churches have burned in the last two weeks.

The government is investigating whether major airlines colluded on keeping prices high.

A federal judge in Alabama has ordered judges to issue marriage licenses to all comers.

R.I.P Nicholas Winton, 106, a Briton who saved nearly 700 children from the Nazis.

The Tigers lost 9-3 to the Pirates.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Short Takes

The first funerals for the victims of the Charleston massacre were held.

The House passed trade adjustment authority as part of the “fast track” deal.

Another employee at the prison in New York was arrested on charges of helping the escapees.

The White House endorsed the Voting Rights Advancement Act.

R.I.P. Patrick McNee, 93, the ever-dapper John Steed of TV’s The Avengers.

The Tigers lost in 10 to the White Sox 8-7.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015

Short Takes

U.S. weighing more bases in Iraq.

“Thunderstruck” — Judge backs charges in the Tamir Rice shooting case.

North Carolina legislature overrides veto; allows officials to refuse to wed gay couples.

The deficit fell again in May, making it the lowest since August 2008.

R.I.P. Christopher Lee, 93, master villain of film; Ron Moody, 91, the consummate Fagin on stage and screen.

The Tigers were off last night.