Friday, April 1, 2011

Short Takes

Libya’s top talent is defecting.

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says it’s unlikely that the U.S. will help arm the Libyan rebels.

Six U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan.

In the face of mounting protests, Syria offers changes.

Ivory Coast has its own troubles.

Unemployment numbers are moving down.

GOP House freshmen are putting pressure on their leadership to shut down the government.

The Florida legislature is trying to work around class-size reduction in public schools.

The Tigers got off to losing start against the Yankees.