Thursday, August 12, 2010

Short Takes

The UN pleads for help to help the victims of the flooding in Pakistan, which is the worst in memory.

Meanwhile, there’s more mudslide misery for China.

Poll: Everybody’s cranky.

Road to recovery — GM is rumored to be getting ready to make a stock offering.

The housing market in Florida is looking a little weak.

R.I.P. Former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski; David L. Wolper, producer of Roots.

Tropical Update: TD Five is sitting in the Gulf, right near the Deepwater Horizon site.

The Tigers win one to avoid a season sweep by the Rays.