Thursday, May 13, 2010

Short Takes

Libyan airplane crash: There was only one survivor of an airliner crash at the Tripoli airport.

Mechanical failure was the reason the shutoff valve didn’t work on the oil rig.

Poll: a majority of Americans still support off-shore oil drilling.

This would be a good time to introduce the climate and energy bill.

Elena Kagan made the rounds on Capitol Hill.

Speaking of making nice, President Obama gave Afghan President Karzai the royal treatment.

No refunds: Charlie Crist is keeping his donations.

Cutting classes: Broward County Public Schools is chopping electives in order to balance their budget.

The Tigers split their double-header with the Yankees.