Back home, hell and high water. Floods and a tornado devastate the Midwest. Four Boy Scouts are dead.
Oil prices get scarier. Tainted tomatoes sicken hundreds.
And on the campaign trail, McCain and Obama spar over the economy and Iraq.
This hour, On Point: Our news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Carol Giacomo, editorial board member for The New York Times
Steve Chapman, editorial writer and columnist for The Chicago Tribune
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.
This program aired on June 13, 2008.