- Making News: Fighting Intensifies in Sadr City
The single deadliest attack in four months against American troops in Iraq took place just outside Fallujah yesterday. Seven Marines lost their lives, upping the military death toll of Americans to nearly 1,000. Today, in Sadr City, brought more casualties as insurgents attacked with mortar, grenades, and bombs. Jackie Spinner, who's in Baghdad for the Washington Post, says Iraqis fear a Kerry victory in November will prolong the escalating violence.
- Reporter's Notebook: National Geographic Issues Warning on Global Warming
While it often sounds like a throw-away phrase, a benign, natural occurrence that doesn't really affect our daily lives, the threat of global warming is very real. So reports a four-year study of National Geographic, whose September issue reveals a deep and disturbing vision of our planet in the midst of an abrupt climate change. Editor Dennis Dimick warns the shift could change human, animal and plant life in dramatic ways.
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