Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Short Takes

Yemen — There were some deadly battles between government forces and rebels.

Libya — Taking Qaddafi’s hometown is still a battle.

Abbas is pushing the Palestinian statehood issue at the U.N.

Crime rates have dropped in the last year for the fourth year in a row.

A Miami therapist who ripped off Medicare gets a long prison term.

The MacArthur Foundation handed out its “genius” grants.

Tropical Updates — Those two disturbances are still getting organized.

The Tigers play the Royals tonight in KC.