Monday, June 7, 2010

Short Takes

Cash and CarryNew York Times: “Investigators suspect that private Afghan security firms are using U.S. funds to bribe the Taliban and fake attacks to make their services more sought after.”

Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen warned that the leak might not be contained for months.

The town of Millbury, Ohio, recovers from a killer tornado. (Millbury is very close to my parents.)

Why do they need a go-kart track at Gitmo?

Youth prisons are being closed because the crime rate is plummeting.

Work begins on the Port of Miami tunnel.

President Obama honored Desmond Tutu at a gala at Ford’s Theatre.

The Tigers lost in K.C.