Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Short Takes

Syria — Government forces cracked down even harder.

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak goes on trial.

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan have reached a settlement over PTSD.

The Senate failed to end the deadlock over the FAA.

Despite the averting of the default, the stock markets didn’t do well yesterday.

Tim Pawlenty has some friends in Florida.

The Texas drought exposed a missing piece of the Columbia shuttle debris.

There was some severe weather in South Florida yesterday.

The Tigers beat the Rangers.