Friday, September 16, 2011

Short Takes

Palestinians maneuver toward UN statehood vote.

European banks moved to try to restore confidence in the economy and stave off a crash.

Social Security is off the table in the White House deficit reduction plan.

Medal of Honor — Dakota Meyer was awarded the nation’s highest honor.

The Supreme Court stepped in to stay an execution in Texas.

The Postal Service is considering cutbacks in South Florida.

Get the garlic butter… a South Florida neighborhood is being invaded by giant snails.

Tropical Update — Maria is a now a hurricane and headed for Newfoundland.

The Tigers lost to Oakland, ending their streak at 12 wins. (At least now Jim Leyland can change his underwear….)