Friday, October 8, 2010

Short Takes

Some of the local guards at U.S. bases in Afghanistan have ties to the Taliban.

There’s still hope for the Middle East peace talks, according to the Obama administration.

Oops — Thousands of stimulus checks were sent to the wrong people.

The new healthcare law withstands its first constitutional challenge.

Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize for literature.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is not taking the recall effort lightly.

Tropical Update: TS Otto is still heading east and out to sea.