Monday, June 29, 2009

Short Takes

There was a coup in Honduras over the weekend. It got some attention here in Miami.

Handover — Iraq gets ready to take over security in cities.

Demonstrations continue in Tehran.

Qualified praise — The president likes the energy bill but not some of the trade tariffs.

Marriage equality may be a casualty of New York’s crazy antics in Albany.

Fasten your seat belts
— A whole lot of new laws and fees take effect in Florida on July 1, including getting a ticket for not wearing your seat belt.

R.I.P. Billy Mays.

Tigers beat Houston
on Inge’s two-run homer in the ninth; they lead the division by four games.