Friday, August 5, 2011

Short Takes

Not Popular At All — Congress’s disapproval rating hits 82% after the debt ceiling debate.

Quick Fix — Congress reached a temporary solution on the FAA shutdown.

No letup in the heat wave in Texas.

There was a gun scare at Virginia Tech.

It looks like there’s saltwater on Mars.

Tropical Update: Emily suddenly fizzled away after dumping a lot of rain on Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

R.I.P. Rudolf Brazda, 98, the last survivor of Buchenwald, sent there in 1942 for being gay.

The Tigers lost to the Rangers.