Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Short Takes

President Obama tries to rally the Democrats on healthcare.

Git Going: The prison in Thomson, Illinois is told that it’s going to get prisoners from Gitmo.

Good for the woods: Climate change talks agree on saving forests.

Tax breaks for the rich: Citigroup gets a real deal from the IRS.

Pen pals: President Obama sends the North Korean leader a letter. (Kim Jon Il doesn’t have e-mail?)

Two years late, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner begins test flights.

Medical news: A wounded soldier is cured of diabetes.

R.I.P Oral Roberts.

Quick, Martha, grab a bagel: Tourists get into a White House breakfast.