Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Short Takes

Mandatory evacuations are underway in areas outside New Orleans in preparation for Isaac.

Oil companies and refineries brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac.

The death toll has risen in the Venezuelan refinery explosion.

Six soldiers were punished for the burning of the Quran in Afghanistan.

Pianist Van Cliburn has bone cancer.

The daughter of Cuba’s vice president defected to Tampa earlier this month.

The Tigers had the night off.