Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Short Takes

60,000 — That’s the revised estimate of the number of barrels of oil a day that are pouring into the Gulf.

A lightning-sparked fire briefly stopped oil-recovery operations in the Gulf.

Speaking of sparks, some oil company executives got roasted by a House committee.

New Brom: During his speech on the oil disaster, President Obama announced a new head of the MMS; Michael Bromwich.

The drug wars in Mexico have escalated horrifically.

No more outrageous credit card fees as the Fed cracks down on.

Spirit Airlines is still grounded at least through Thursday.

Tropical Update: That low pressure system hasn’t moved much.

The Tigers beat the Nationals 7-4 at home.