Friday, August 12, 2011

Short Takes

The Pentagon has released the names of the 30 soldiers killed in the helicopter crash last week.

The eight GOP candidates went after each other instead of President Obama last night at a debate in Iowa.

Jobless claims fell to a four-month low, and the stock market bounced up over 400 points.

The unmanned Falcon hypersonic vehicle lost contact with the ground and crashed into the Pacific on a test flight.

An Indian tribe in Washington state has approved same-sex marriage.

Back-to-school tax holiday starts today in Florida.

Tropical Update: Invest 92 and 93 are still way out in the Atlantic.

Justin Verlander gets his 17th win of the season, and the Tigers vanquish the Indians.