Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Short Takes

Libya — U.S. officials met with Qaddafi and urged him to leave office.

The phone hacking scandal could bring down the British government.

There’s been some back-stage negotiations going on regarding the debt ceiling.

The heat wave in the Midwest has been deadly.

Atlantis is heading home for its final landing.

Closing the Borders — The bookstore chain is shutting down its remaining stores.

Tropical Storm Bret is no threat to the mainland U.S.