Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Short Takes

It’s not over yet in Libya as the capital of Tripoli is still being fought over.

Towns in New York and Vermont that were cut off by flooding from Irene are getting supplies via airlift.

President Obama says no to possible cuts in veterans benefits.

Shake-up: The head of the ATF is being reassigned over a botched operation to catch Mexican gun-runners.

Wildfires are sweeping across parts of Texas and Oklahoma.

Dead again? — Once more, rumors fly about Fidel Castro taking a dirt nap.

Consumer confidence is down, but economists don’t see a second recession in the works.

Tropical Update: TS Katia bears watching.

The Tigers beat the Royals.