Saturday, August 6, 2011

Short Takes

S&P downgrades U.S. debt.

A NATO helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan; at least 37 people were killed.

Police officers found guilty in the New Orleans post-Katrina shooting trial.

The jobs numbers in July actually improved, and the unemployment rate dropped to 9.1%.

Cuba upholds 15-year sentence against American Alan Gross.

If Michele Bachmann can run for president, why not Roseanne?

The Tigers beat the Royals in ten.