Thursday, June 23, 2011

Short Takes

Syria condemned the threats of new EU sanctions, which are in retaliation for its brutality against its own people.

Long Haul
— Fed chairman Ben Bernanke says the economy could still be sluggish for another year.

“Whitey” Bulger, a mob boss on the lam for 16 years, has been arrested in L.A.

The Jewel of Denial — Newt Gingrich doesn’t want to talk about about his second credit line at Tiffany’s.

A judge in Miami has declared the state’s death penalty law unconstitutional.

Residents of Minot, North Dakota, are bracing for more flood threats.

The drought in South Florida is endangering some wells.

The Tigers finally beat the Dodgers.