Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Short Takes

The former president of Afghanistan was assassinated in his home.

President Obama met with the new leaders of Libya.

Drug wars — More than 30 bodies were dumped on a street in Mexico.

Despite pleas from a lot of powerful people, Georgia plans to execute Troy Davis.

Back to the drawing board — Texas’s redistricting plan doesn’t get past the Department of Justice.

Always a bridesmaid — Miami-Dade Schools miss out on the Broad Prize again.

Tropical Update — TS Ophelia has popped up in the Atlantic and is heading for the islands.

The Tigers lost to KC.