Thursday, December 29, 2011

Short Takes

Democracy in Action — North Korea declares Kim Jong-un the “supreme leader.”

The U.S. will be selling weapons to Iraq.

Oil prices will not be dropping below $100 a barrel any time soon.

Oops — A New York Times e-mail to its subscribers causes massive confusion.

R.I.P — Cheetah, 80, the chimpanzee that made Johnny Weissmuller a star.

Miami Dolphins’ Jason Taylor is retiring after Sunday’s game.