Friday, September 18, 2009

Short Takes

Secretary of Defense Gates defends the plans to cut back on the missile shield in Europe.

Massachusetts clears the way to appoint a temporary successor to Teddy.

No Flashing — SEC prepares a new rule to prohibit “flash” trading on Wall Street.

Honoring a hero — The president presents the family of Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti with the Medal of Honor.

Time and tides cause minor flooding in South Florida.

Irony on wheels — A congressman complained that the D.C. public transit system wasn’t ready for the teabaggers last weekend. Said congressman voted against the stimulus package that would have helped fund the transit system.

The Tigers lose to KC.