Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Short Takes

Syria — The prime minister has bugged out.

Egypt pledges a swift response to the killing of its border guards.

The Sikh temple gunman, Wade Michael Page, has been linked to several hate groups.

Curiosity begins to unpack on the Martian surface.

R.I.P. Playwright Mark O’Donnell, 58, co-author of Hairspray.

Tropical Update: Ernesto may be a hurricane by the time it hits the Yucatan; Florence is now a post-tropical cyclone; there’s another disturbance off the Cape Verde Islands headed west.

The Tigers, behind Justin Verlander, beat the Yankees.