News Morning News
posted by June 23 at 8:44 AMon
posted by Rebecca Tapscott
Phantom Thunder fails: Plans to increase security in Baghdad result in movement of insurgents and increased violence in Iraq.
Saving seats: President Vladimir Putin considers a third term in 2012.
EU unites: The European Union agreed today to negotiate a treaty within the year to replace the defunct constitution.
Welcome home: NASA’s space shuttle, Atlantis, landed safely in the Mojave Desert Friday, after a two-week mission.
Antioch closes: Antioch plans to close undergraduate college because of financial crisis, but faces protest from alumni.
Eldest children are smarter: Study concludes that, on average, first borns score three points higher on I.Q. tests than their closest sibling.
Civil rights groups enter local policing crisis: NAACP and Urban League chose opposing sides in the aftermath of the Patterson arrest.
Griffey’s back: Ken Griffey Jr. makes his long-awaited return to Safeco Field.
Fatal shooting in Belltown: A young man was shot in the face during an argument on Friday night.
Conflict on flag lowering: The nation debates whether lowering the flag often cheapens the action.