Sunday, July 10, 2011

Short Takes

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Afghanistan says that defeating al Qaeda is “within reach.”

No Big Deal — Rumor has it the GOP will not go for the $4 trillion plan. Another meeting is set for budget and debt ceiling talks today between the president and the Republicans.

The drug wars continue in Mexico, taking 20 people in one massacre in Monterrey.

Tropical update: What’s left of Hurricane Calvin is fizzling out in the Pacific.

Derek Jeter gets his 3,000th hit.

The Tigers got pummeled by the Royals.