Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Short Takes

BP begins the static kill procedure to permanently seal the well.

There were primaries in Michigan, Missouri, and Kansas.

Nine people, including the gunman, were killed in a workplace rampage in Connecticut.

Wyclef Jean will run for president in Haiti.

The Senate begins debating the appointment of Elena Kagan.

The energy bill and the START treaty are on hold in the Senate until September.

Democratic Florida Senate candidate Jeff Greene “misspoke” about a trip to Cuba.

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Colin fizzles.

The Tigers split a double-header with the White Sox, losing 12-2 in the afternoon but winning 7-1 in the nightcap.