Thursday, January 28, 2010

Short Takes

Will fight for pay — An Afghan tribe agrees to battle the Taliban if we send them money.

There are reports that Iran executed two people over the post-election protests.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stood his ground on the AIG bailout.

North Korea has caught another one.

There are signs of life returning to normal in Haiti.

Full up — Hospital patients from Haiti are being sent elsewhere than Miami to leave room for emergencies during the Super Bowl.

Apple unveils the iPad; more than a phone, less than a laptop.

R.I.P. Howard Zinn, historian.