Thursday, May 27, 2010

Short Takes

BP starts the “top kill” method, then says wait and see.

The U.S. backs South Korea’s plan to go to the U.N.

Meanwhile, North Korea is looking for a way to get out of the crisis without losing face.

The Final Frontier — Shuttle Atlantis comes back from space for the last time.

A bad day on Wall Street as the Dow dips below 10,000.

Adios, locos: A poll shows that Latinos are running away from the GOP in droves.

Facebook simplifies their privacy settings.

R.I.P. Art Linkletter, 97, the genial TV host best remembered for House Party and “Kids Say the Darndest Things.”

The Tigers lost — again — to Seattle.