Friday, May 21, 2010

Short Takes

The EPA orders BP to stop using a toxic dispersant as oil reaches the shores of Louisiana.

Gov. Crist declares a state of emergency in South Florida because of the oil leak.

A suicide bombing in Kabul has killed U.S. and Canadian officers.

Rand Paul
had a rough day.

Intelligence chief Dennis Blair is resigning.

Pakistan blocked Facebook and YouTube over “everybody draw Mohammad” day.

Scientists build a cell from scratch.

The FBI twice investigated the late Robert Novak to find out who leaked classified information to the late columnist in the 1980’s.

Northern Michigan residents flee a forest fire.

The Tigers beat the A’s 5-2 in Oakland.