Friday, May 22, 2009

Short Takes

GM prepares for bankruptcy. and works out a deal with the unions as bankruptcy approaches.

Speaking of bankruptcy, BankUnited, Florida’s biggest bank, has been seized by the FDIC and sold to a group of investors.

Run for your lives — a Gitmo detainee will face trial in N.Y.

House panel passes climate-change bill.

The N.Y. terror suspects have been charged. No torture involved yet.

NOAA predicts “near normal” hurricane season.

Britain’s credit rating sucks.

Obama goes to Disney World — well, sorta.

Tigers sweep Texas, streak is at 6 (matching the Yankees), and are in second third place in the whole AL.