Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Short Takes

Iran — The American hikers held since June 2009 will be freed “within days.”

Insurgents in Afghanistan attacked the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters for over 19 hours.

The U.S. is trying to avoid a vote in the U.N. on Palestinian statehood.

President Obama took his jobs bill pitch to Ohio.

As expected, Elizabeth Warren will announce she’s running for the Senate in Massachusetts against Scott Brown.

What to do with all that dirt from the Miami Port tunnel project has environmentalists worried.

Monkey business — An ex-cop from Miami-Dade is in trouble for trying to sell a monkey illegally.

Tropical Update — Maria is still churning away; it could possibly threaten Bermuda and Newfoundland.

Eleven’s Heaven — The Tigers won again to make it 11 in a row, and Justin Verlander got his 23rd