Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Short Takes

Errors in Judgment — “A draft of a Justice Department report found serious errors of judgment in secret memos authorizing brutal interrogations, but opposed prosecuting the authors.”

Softening It Up — Former Bush administration officials try to get the DOJ to alter the report on torture to go easy on the people who wrote the torture memos.

$33.9 Billion — That’s how much Bank of America needs to pass the stress test.

Pakistan Problems — President Asif Ali Zardari tries to reassure the world that the Taliban is under control.

Schools can stay open during flu; it’s not as bad as once feared.

“Billy Elliot” leads the Tony nominations.

Tough search
— college grads find getting that first job a tough hurdle.

Tigers beat Twins 9-0.