Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Short Takes

Recalling all Prius — Toyota is recalling about 400,000 of the hybrids to fix faulty brakes.

More snow is headed for the East Coast; they’re still digging out from the last one.

R.I.P. Rep. John Murtha (D-PA); He was the first Vietnam veteran elected to Congress and a critic of the Iraq war.

North Korea says it will stick to its nuclear disarmament pledge.

Meanwhile, Iran says it will start enriching uranium.

First an earthquake; now the spring rains will make life miserable in Haiti.

The Dow closed below 10,000 for the first time in months.

The space shuttle Endeavour is in orbit.

Campaigning in circles: Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL), running for the Senate, has bought space on a NASCAR racer.