Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Short Takes

The House passed the debt ceiling bill 269-161.

Israel is ready to negotiate over pre-1967 cease-fire line.

Syrian forces keep up their strikes against a rebel city.

Roller Coaster — Stocks were up and down all day Monday on debt ceiling news.

Miami Beach settles a harassment claim by a gay man; orders cops to leave same-sex couples alone.

Under a new Florida law, cities cannot ban guns in parks. What could possibly go wrong?

Two Miami high schools outline their plans to stay open.

A Little Late — The FBI is following a new lead to D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker…to a man who’s been dead for ten years.

The Tigers had the night off. They take on the Rangers tonight at Comerica.