Monday, August 8, 2011

Short Takes

Asian markets fall after the U.S. credit downgrade.

A second Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.

Rioting continues in north London.

Budget cuts mean a lot of weeds in Toledo.

R.I.P. Mark Hatfield, former Oregon senator; Hugh Carey, former New York governor.

Diana Nyad begins her swim from Havana to Key West.

Tropical Update: A disturbance is coming off the coast of Africa.

The Tigers lost to KC.