Thursday, August 20, 2009

Short Takes

Tropical Update: Hurricane Bill is a Category 4, but not looking like it will hit land.

It’s Election Day in Afghanistan.

Divide and conquer: The WSJ reports that the Democrats may pass healthcare reform by splitting the bill into two pieces.

The Republicans don’t like the co-op either.

Swiss Miss: UBS agrees to tell the IRS who’s hiding their money and dodging taxes.

Try the chile relleños: Two North Korean diplomats travel to Santa Fe to meet with Gov. Bill Richardson.

R.I.P. Don Hewitt, creator of 60 Minutes.

Pumped Up: Teachers and staff attend a pep rally before the start of the school year in Miami.

Leaving Florida: The population is declining in the Sunshine State, led by declines in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.

The Tigers lose to Seattle.