Thursday, November 12, 2009

Short Takes

Japan prepares for a presidential visit.

The president attended Veterans Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery.

The AMA comes out against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and adds that banning gay marriage is bad for your health.

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) says that the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will be in the next Defense Department authorization bill.

Miami gets a new mayor and loses a police chief.

H1N1 flu vaccine is becoming more available in South Florida.

Lou Dobbs quits CNN. He’s going to be the new ambassador to Mexico. (Just kidding about the last part.)

Surprise — The Mormons support equal housing and employment rights for gays and lesbians in Salt Lake City. (But they still wouldn’t want their daughter to marry one…)

News from medicine — apparently you can break it.