Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Short Takes

Syria: President Assad spoke to the country promising “dialogue”, but protests continued.

Secretary of Defense Gates confirmed the story about the U.S. talking to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Wal-Mart won a big decision from the Supreme Court, which sided with them in dismissing a massive class-action suit over discrimination against women employees.

They’re running out of sandbags in Missouri.

Aging nuclear reactors sneak by safety inspections.

Big bore — Miami’s port tunnel project will get the big machine that will dig the hole on Thursday.

Tropical update: Hurricane Beatriz will brush by Mexico in the eastern Pacific.

The Tigers lost to the Dodgers in L.A.