Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Short Takes

Obama gets serious on Letterman.

A big Democratic donor is busted for a $292 million Ponzi scheme.

Father and Son — Two people are charged with making false statements to the FBI in the investigation into possible terror plots.

150,000 — That’s the number of gay couples who say they’re married, according to the U.S. Census.

Sen. Max Baucus says he’s open to changes in his healthcare bill.

Go State — The New York governor’s race is just one campaign the White House plans to get involved in.

Net neutrality gets a boost from the chairman of the FCC.

He’s Back — Ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya has returned to his country.

Genius — Haitian-born Miami author Edwidge Danticat wins a MacArthur prize.

The Tigers were idle last night, but their lead narrowed when Minnesota won. Meanwhile, the Dolphins lost to the Colts in their home opener at Joe Robbie Landshark Stadium.