Friday, August 6, 2010

Short Takes

Sealed and Done? BP has finished pumping mud and cement into the well and says it is sealed.

For the first time, a representative of the U.S. attended the memorial service at Hiroshima on the 65th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack.

After beating a GOP filibuster, the Senate voted to spend $26 billion on states for teachers and police.

Naomi Campbell may be a supermodel, but she’s not terribly well-informed about the world. (Maybe she could run for governor in Alaska.)

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Colin is back but no threat to the mainland. Bermuda, on the other hand, should keep an eye out.

The Tigers lost to the White Sox in extra innings.