The Daily Word 08.28.09: Desert tortoise, Ted Kennedy, Bill Richardson, Whitney Houston

The Daily Word

Black Expo starts today.

Federal prosecutor says Richardson isn't exonerated, though he won't face charges.

10 year old suspected in fatal shooting.

Reserve cops think they're real cops.

Tens of thousands pay tribute to Ted Kennedy.

Desert tortoise might get federal protection. I've said it before, but tortoises are the laziest sons of bitches on the face of the earth.

Banks too big to fail have grown.

California's garage sale.

Some consensus on health care.

Income stays the same, consumer spending goes up.

Look ma, no pen!

Whitney Houston's new album isn't very good. But she's still a nice lady.