Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Short Takes

Flood recovery in Pakistan is a long way off.

Stem cell research is on hold while a federal judge looks at the rules established by the Obama administration.

It’s primary day here in Florida.

Former President Jimmy Carter is going to North Korea to win the release of an American held prisoner there.

It could be a long time before the miners trapped in Chile are rescued.

Try, try again:
Diana Nyad will attempt to make the Cuba-Keys swim again, 32 years after the first attempt failed.

Tropical Update: It’s now Hurricane Danielle, but it’s way out to sea; meanwhile, there’s another disturbance following.

The Tigers beat KC 12-3; Johnny Damon is placed on waivers and picked up by the Red Sox.