Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Short Takes

Tropical Update: Invest 92 is nothing but clouds and won’t come near land.

One more time: Ben Bernanke, head of the Fed, will get a second term.

Looking into it: Attorney General Eric Holder has named John Durham as the special prosecutor to investigate the CIA torture.

Come on over: North Korea has invited a couple of U.S. diplomats to Pyongyang to talk nukes.

Afghan Vote: A cabinet official says Karzai won the election.

More time: The government has extended the deadline for filing the paperwork for the Cash for Clunkers program that ended last night.

They got theirs: Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez gave raises to 12 staffers while cutting the budget elsewhere, and the County commissioners are not happy.

The Tigers beat the Angels in Anaheim.