Thursday, October 29, 2009

Short Takes

The death toll in Pakistan mounts.

Studying — The president is asking for more details on the places in Afghanistan to put more troops.

The president paid a visit to Dover AFB last night.

Give and take — The House begins to negotiate with itself on its own healthcare bill.

GM will not request more money from the feds.

The defense bill signed by the president doesn’t include stuff the Pentagon doesn’t want.

Short supply — Parents are worried about flu medicine running out, and getting the vaccine out is proving to be difficult.

So far, South Florida has escaped the worst of the flu.

More signs of recovery in the economy; the third quarter GDP is expected to be up.

World Series: Phillies 6, Yankees 1.