The collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River is a reminder that thousands of bridges in the US are in serious need of repair or replacement. President Obama proposed a "Fix it First" program, but the budget 'sequester' may have squelched that.
Forty percent of all the food produced in the US is wasted. But a number of efforts in the US – such as Food Shift – and others abroad are taking on the problem.
The Golden State Warriors knotted their Western Conference semifinal series at two games each with a thrilling 97-87 overtime win yesterday over the visiting San Antonio Spurs. Meanwhile, Indiana took a 2-1 series lead against the New York Knicks in their Eastern Conference semifinal with a win Saturday.