Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Short Takes

At the limit — The U.S. hit the debt ceiling yesterday. Now what?

The Mississippi flooding is going slower than expected.

New York’s attorney general will investigate the major banks’ role in the financial crisis.

More than 1,400 teachers in Broward County will be out of work.

Final voyage — Endeavour made it to space yesterday afternoon.

Hafiz Muhammad Sher Ali Khan, the imam arrested on terrorism charges on Saturday in Miami, will plead not guilty.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the IMF chief accused of sexual assault in New York, is denied bail.

The U.S. Supreme Court could review Florida’s ban on travel to Cuba by academics.

The Tigers’ streak ended by losing to the Blue Jays.