Sunday, June 26, 2011

Short Takes

Syria — It’s getting close to an impasse.

Chinese dissident Hua Jia has been released from prison.

Flooding — Neighbors are helping neighbors in Minot.

Train wreck — Six people have been confirmed dead in an Amtrak/semi collision in Nevada.

Hackers at Lulzsec say they’re getting out of the business.

Cracking up — A lot of tiny cracks in the support beams of the parking garages at the under-construction Marlins baseball park in Miami are causing headaches.

Hands across the beach — Thousands protest off-shore drilling in Florida.

Justin Verlander and the Tigers beat the D’Backs.