Thursday, July 5, 2012

Short Takes

Big Thing:Small Package — The Higgs boson is the key to the universe.

Some of the Colorado wildfires were tamped down by rain while others grew.

Hot and Dark Fourth: It was another day without power for a lot of people in the Mid-Atlantic region.

President Obama spent the Fourth of July welcoming new citizens. (No, he wasn’t in Paris like your crazy uncle insisted at the cookout yesterday.)

Make up their minds — Mitt Romney says the individual mandate is a tax, but the same one he did in Massachusetts was not.

Gitmo Calling — The Navy plans to lay a fiber optic cable between the base in Cuba and South Florida.

Dig It — They’re going to exhume Yasir Arafat to see if he was poisoned to death.

The Tigers beat the Twins.