Friday, May 27, 2016

Short Takes

American special forces along with Syrian and Kurdish fighters are moving closer to Raqqa, the ISIS stronghold.

House rejected $37 billion defense bill because it included LGBT protection.

Baylor University fired their football coach and demoted President Kenneth Starr over sexual assault scandal.

Gas prices hit eleven-year low just in time for the holiday weekend.

Tropical Update: Invest 91L looks like it’s getting stronger.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Short Takes

Next: Taliban appoints new leader.

Eleven states make a federal case out of peeing in private.

The T.S.A. says long lines at airports are here for a while.

The housing market recorded their best gains in 24 years in April.

The Tigers lost 8-5 to the Phillies.

Tropical Update: Invest 91L gets an early start on the season.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Short Takes

Austria: The racist xenophobic right-wing candidate narrowly lost the presidential election.

Baltimore: One of six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray was acquitted in a bench trial.

The U.S. Supreme Court tossed the conviction of a black man found guilty by an all-white juror based on overwhelming evidence of racism.

That’s Hot: Temperatures in India hit 123.8 F.

Tropical Update: It’s a little early, but there’s something brewing in the ocean.

The Tigers beat the Phillies 5-4.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Short Takes

President Obama will visit Hiroshima.

Bangladesh executes leader of Islamist party.

Kentucky hit by tornadoes.

Bernie Sanders wins the West Virginia primary.

Hillary Clinton advocates greater access to Medicare.

Ted Cruz threatens to re-enter the race.

The Tigers finally won 5-4 against the Nationals, ending their 7-game losing streak.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

Short Takes

Ecuador earthquake toll passes 240.

Brazilian congress votes to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.

OPEC fails to reach agreement on freezing oil production.

Airline pilot reports drone strike near London airport.

Rough weather in the Rockies and Midwest.

The Tigers won two of three from the Astros over the weekend.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Short Takes

Senior North Korean spy agency official defects to South Korea.

Poll shows Clinton and Trump with sizable leads in New York.

Michigan Gov. Snyder throws staff under the bus for Flint water crisis.

Tornadoes hit Arkansas

Cuba is running out of beer thanks to tourism.

Tigers lose 7-4 to Pirates.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Short Takes

Belgian prosecutors: France was actually the intended target.

CIA Chief Brennan: The CIA won’t waterboard again even if ordered to.

Cruz wins Colorado caucuses; Trump throws tantrum.

Danny Willet won the Masters after Jordan Spieth folded like a lawn chair on the back nine.

Ah, springtime: dangerous storms hit the South while cold hits the Northeast.

R.I.P. William Hamilton, 79, cartoonist for The New Yorker.

The Tigers and the Yankees were rained out.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Monday, March 7, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Short Takes

Kerry: ISIS pushed back in Iraq but threatens Libya.

Scary: Zika virus in Texas was transmitted by sex.

North Korea prepares long-range missile launch.

Flint’s former manager resigns as emergency manager of Detroit schools.

Snow and high winds hit Plains and Midwest.