Sunday, June 21, 2009

Short Takes

Tehran is tense after a day of violence against demonstrators.

Reporter escapes after being kidnapped for seven months by the Taliban.

We want it — Government-run health insurance is favored by 72% of respondents in a poll from the New York Times and CBS.

A truck bomb in Iraq kills dozens.

Ship ahoy — Keeping an eye on North Korea’s maritime moves.

Irony by the mile — In Missouri, a neo-Nazi group’s Adopt-A-Highway stretch is named for a rabbi.

Heat wave — Miami is expecting a high of 95 today, which is unusually hot for here.

Speaking of hot, the Tigers beat Milwaukee again.