Saturday, July 9, 2011

Short Takes

The world gained a new nation last night: The Republic of South Sudan. Good luck.

The phone scandal in England grew as one person was arrested and more are expected.

The Pentagon complied with the court order by ending DADT and accepting applications from openly gay enlistees.

The Florida GOP wants a very early primary in 2012.

Traffic was halted on a major freeway in Miami because a hearse was parked under a bridge.

Tropical update: Hurricane Calvin is off in the eastern Pacific, no threat to land.

The Tigers beat the Royals again.