PARTING SHOTS: What’s with all the anger in the skies?

Brett Michael Dykes
August 13, 2010

Here are some of the interesting stories we didn't have time to get to today for one reason or another:

• A JetBlue flight from Boston to the Dominican Republic had to be diverted to Washington because of an unruly passenger. (Fox NY)

• CNN's New York offices are infested with bed bugs. (Mediabistro)

• Republican Sen. Dick Lugar had harsh things to say about his party's leadership. (Daily Intel)

• The state of Alabama is suing BP over the Gulf oil disaster. (Times-Picayune)

• A thousand U.S. Marines have been dispatched to Pakistan to help provide relief from the historic floods that nation is suffering from. (CBS News)

• A Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of DWI for the ninth time. (ABC News)

• A novelist is gracing the cover of Time for the first time in a decade. (Bookpage)

• The tea party's opposition to net neutrality has some scratching their heads. (Crunchgear)

• The Dr. Seuss children's classic "Green Eggs and Ham" turned 50 this week. (ABC News)

• Why does New York Knicks owner James Dolan love Isiah Thomas so much? (New York Magazine)

(Photo: AP/Paul Sekuma)