- Making News: NASA Anticipates, Fails to Act on Shuttle Disaster
The Associated Press is reporting that, one day before the Columbia space-shuttle disaster, senior NASA engineers feared a fatal incident like the one that occurred hours later. Though one engineer e-mailed why they were addressing their concerns -on the day before landing and not the day after launch,- they never sent their warning to higher officials. Dan Feldstein is reporting the story for the Houston Chronicle.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Consequences of Black-on-Black Violence
Tomorrow, Which Way, L.A.? goes on the road to the first AME Church in central LA to talk with LAPD Chief William Bratton and others about gang violence and murder. Last month, Jill Leovy wrote a dramatic, heart-wrenching story for the Los Angeles Times about the consequences of black-on-black murders. Many people overlook these crimes out of a tendency to focus on the perpetrators rather than the victims.