Thursday, November 12, 2015

Short Takes

Winter weather and tornadoes hit the Midwest.

Over 100 people indicted in Waco biker brawl that killed nine.

Two relatives of Venezuelan president indicted on drug charges.

Another fence is built in Europe to thwart immigrants.

Weather may have caused Ohio plane crash.

Hurricane Kate heads east across the Atlantic.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Short Takes

Afghan forces struggle to retake Kunduz from the Taliban.

President Obama tells U.N. that it will take more than weapons to defeat ISIS.

House conservatives push Trey Gowdy for Majority Leader.

Volkswagen’s diesel fix doesn’t apply to U.S vehicles.

Tropical Update: TS Joaquin is heading towards the Bahamas, but is expected to turn north before it gets to the U.S. mainland.

The Tigers lost 7-6 to the Rangers.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Short Takes

Obama and Putin trade views on ISIS and Syria at the U.N.

Senate backs spending bill that avoids shutdown.

Dry Hole: Shell pulls out of Arctic oil drilling for now.

The F.B.I. says violent crime dropped slightly in 2014.

Tropical Update:  TD Eleven is curving north; Keep an eye out, Carolinas.

The Tigers beat the Rangers 7-4.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Short Takes

Iraq will share ISIS data with Russia, Syria, and Iran.

Boehner says the government will not shut down.

Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to the U.S.

Did you watch the total lunar eclipse last night?

Tropical Update:  There’s Invest 98L and the remnants of Ida in the Atlantic.

The Tigers ended their season at Comerica Park with a loss to the Twins.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Short Takes

Volkswagen CEO resigns over emissions scandal.

Hackers stole 5.6 million sets of fingerprints from the federal government.

Pope Francis talks about immigration and climate change.

Eastern Europe lightens up on migrant quotas.

The Tigers beat the White Sox 7-4.

Tropical Update:  TS Ida moves a little to the north.

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.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Short Takes

Secretary Kerry upped the number of Syrian refugees the U.S. will take to 100,000 by 2017.

Bye, Scott.

Volkswagen’s stock went into the tank after it was revealed they cheated on emissions software.

Here comes Pope Francis.

The best argument possible for price controls on prescription drugs.

Tropical Update: TS Ida is not making much of a move anywhere.

The Tigers lost a doubleheader to the White Sox.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Short Takes

Fed holds off raising interest rates.

At least 11 people were killed in the 8.3 earthquake off the coast of Chile.

President Obama greeted the three men who thwarted the train attack in Europe.

Verizon now works in Cuba.

Doritos unveiled rainbow-colored chips.

Tropical Update: TD Nine heads west.

The Tigers had the night off.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Short Takes

Strong earthquake hits off the coast of Chile.

Hungarian police clash with migrants at the Serbian border.

Oklahoma execution called off with just hours to spare.

GM and feds reach settlement on faulty ignition switches.

Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates?

Tropical Update: TD Nine forms in the North Atlantic.

The Tigers beat the Twins 7-4.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Short Takes

Reports on ISIS were distorted by the military, analysts say.

Hungary cracks down on immigrants.

Flash flood in Utah kills nine.

The Obama administration adds $250 million to fight the California wildfires.

Facebook is working on a “dislike” button.

Tropical Update: Still out there: Invest 93L and 95L.

The Tigers beat the Twins 5-4.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Short Takes

Hungary built a fence to keep immigrants out.

23,000 people forced out by wildfires in California.

Professor shot and killed at university in Mississippi.

Political turmoil down under: Prime Minister Abbott booted from office.

Tropical Update:  Three in the Atlantic 93L, 94L, and 95L.

The Tigers lost 7-1 to the Twins.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Short Takes

Thousands flee California wildfires.

Babies drown as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island.

Germany begins border checks to limit immigrants.

Phoenix police search for highway sniper.

R.I.P. Frank D. Gilroy, 89, playwright.

Tropical Update: Two disturbances in the Atlantic: Invest 93L and 94L.

The Tigers split a double header with Cleveland.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Short Takes

President Obama says U.S. will accept 10,000 Syrian refugees.

Senate Democrats block GOP attempt to scuttle Iran nuclear deal.

Feds and Duke Energy reach settlement of pollution from coal-fired plants.

New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa.

Tropical Update: TS Henri heads for Newfoundland.

The Tigers lost 7-5 in Cleveland.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Short Takes

Germany and Sweden urge other European countries to take in more refugees.

It’s over: The number of senators backing the Iran deal is 42; two more than needed to block the GOP anti-deal resolution.

Baltimore reached a tentative $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray.

United Airlines CEO resigns over Port Authority corruption.

Tropical Update: Say goodnight, Gracie.

The Tigers beat the Rays 7-8.

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.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Short Takes

The stock markets tanked again yesterday.

President Obama proposes expanding the U.S. arctic icebreaker fleet.

A manhunt is underway near Chicago for three suspects who killed a police officer.

Support grows in the House and Senate for the Iran nuclear deal.

Tropical Update: TS Fred is fizzling out.

The Tigers beat the Royals 6-5.