Thursday, October 20, 2011

Short Takes

Secretary of State Clinton dropped in unannounced on Afghanistan.

A vaccine against malaria is showing promise.

Paging Marlin Perkins — Freed exotic animals were hunted — and in one case eaten — in Ohio.

Bank earnings were down last quarter.

Social Security recipients will get a 3.6% raise starting in January.

Gov. Scott wants universities to list graduates’ earnings.

R.I.P. Norman Corwin, 101, legendary writer in radio and film.

World Series — The Cardinals take Game 1.