Friday, October 16, 2009

Short Takes

Italy denies that it bribed the Taliban.

A runoff is likely in the Afghan election.

President Obama tried to reassure New Orleans that nothing like Katrina will ever happen again. (I think he means the aftermath, not a hurricane.)

He was in the attic
— The balloon boy never left home.

Foreclosures are still going up.

Meanwhile, bailed-out banks are in the money.

Justice Ginsburg is home again after an overnight stay at a hospital. She had a reaction to some medication.

Dig it — Miami gets approval to dig a tunnel under the port.

He’s in — Democratic state Sen. Ted Deutch of Boca Raton is running for Robert Wexler’s seat in Congress.

League Championship Series: The Phillies took game one.