Charting the smoky progress of the forest fires that ravaged Indonesia in 1997. The smoke wafted across the South China Sea, causing respiratory distress for many and wreaking ecological damage in Indonesia.
Recalling the December 1967 collapse of a bridge spanning the Ohio River along the Ohio-West Virginia border. Forty-six people died in the tragedy on the Silver Bridge connecting Kanauga, Ohio, and Point Pleasant, W.Va. The cause: a joint in the bridge's suspension system snapped, the result of corrosion.