Friday, January 29, 2010

Short Takes

Israel gets tough on West Bank protesters.

The Senate barely reconfirmed Ben Bernanke to another term as Fed chairman.

The Senate voted along party lines to raise the debt limit.

Healthcare goes on the back burner.

Change of venue — The Justice Department is considering other places to hold the KSM trial after New York City Mayor Bloomberg raises concerns.

Ford posted a profit in 2009 as Toyota hits the brakes.

Florida gets a down payment — $1.25 billion — for high-speed rail.