Monday, July 18, 2011

Short Takes

The phone hacking scandal in Britain has brought down the chief of Scotland Yard, and Rebekah Brooks, once the head of News International, is under arrest.

There are conflicting reports about the health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.

Both sides in the debt ceiling debate think they can reach an agreement.

“Carmaggedon” in L.A. was a no-show, and the 405 re-opened ahead of schedule.

Tropical Storm Bret has formed in the North Atlantic near the Bahamas but is tracking away from land.

Japan won the Women’s World Cup in soccer, beating the U.S. team on penalty kicks.

The Tigers won one against the White Sox.