Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Short Takes

Karzai is said to accept the idea of a runoff election in Afghanistan.

Timing is everything — Medicare will cost 15% more next year.

Poll: a majority of Americans favor a public option.

High There — A California judge rules in favor of cannabis clubs, and the Obama administration will not make a federal case of medical marijuana.

A Maryland scientist is arrested and accused of spying for Israel.

New worlds — Astronomers discover 32 new planets out there.

Saying no — Some parents aren’t getting their kids vaccinated against the flu.

Miami Marine Stadium is on the “endangered sites” list.

State Sen. Ted Deutch rolls up the endorsements to replace Rep. Rob Wexler (D-FL)

Championship series: Phillies beat Dodgers; Angels beat Yankees.