- Making News: Where Did the Lights Go off First?
It took just nine seconds to produce the worst blackout in US history, but it will take a lot longer than that to find out what really happened. Andrew Revkin is following the investigation for the New York Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: With Thousands Dead, Heat Wave Continues for French Officials
The weather in France has finally cooled down, but the political temperature is rising. The health minister admitted that the heat wave may have killed 5000 people, the surgeon general has resigned and the Prime Minister continues to take heat for accusing his countrymen of abandoning elderly people. Marc Burleigh, who reports for Agence France Presse, has more on the deadly heat wave and the subsequent finger-pointing.
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