Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Short Takes

The brother of Afghanistan’s president, a power broker in his own way, was assassinated by a trusted bodyguard.

The debt crisis in Europe is reaching the bigger countries like Italy and Spain.

The hacking scandal in Britain could doom the Murdoch empire.

Fool them once — The “fake Democrats” all lost in the recall primaries in Wisconsin.

Janice Hahn, the Democrat running in the special election in California, has been declared the winner.

The heat wave continues in the Midwest and heads for the Northeast.

Two Miami high schools may close.

Ted Danson will replace Lawrence Fishburne on C.S.I.

The National League won the All-Star game.