Briefing

KATHMANDU, NEPAL Poll results give former Maoist rebels a significant lead in landmark elections

HALLE, GERMANY Lost organ composition by Johann Sebastian Bach is discovered

BAQ UBAH, IRAQ Exp losions in two cities kill dozens

WASHINGTON Live from the capital: journalism Newseum opens

NEW YORK CITY Yanks nix Red Sox hex

ENVIRONMENT

Waterway Woes

Logging, pollution and overdevelopment are threatening many U.S. tributaries and their ecosystems, according to a new report by the advocacy group American Rivers. Global warming is adding to the mess by increasing the number of both droughts and floods. The 10 most endangered:

1. CATAWBA-WATEREE Outdated water-supply...

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