Monday, August 16, 2010

Short Takes

“Never seen anything like it” — The words of the UN chief on the floods in Pakistan.

Gen. Petraeus cites Bush-era shortcomings in the war in Afghanistan.

China passes Japan as the world’s second largest economy.

Tea partiers rally on the border.

Democrats Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene debated on TV in Miami for the Florida Senate race.

Zsa Zsa Gabor
is in serious condition.

The Tigers pounded the White Sox and get their first series sweep since the All-Star break.