New York City is enveloped in smog, and Harbin re-opens its water supply.
Wed, Nov 27 2013 at 5:00 AM
Nov. 27, 1966:
New York City is enveloped in smog
, resulting in hundreds of hospitalizations. At right, smog covers the city in 1998.
Nov. 27, 2005:
The northern Chinese city of Harbin re-opens its water supply
for the first time in five days. On November 13, a chemical spill upstream had dropped100 tons of carcinogenic benzene into the Songhua River.
Nov. 27, 2009:
The investigation deepens into the theft of thousands of emails
from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Center. Hackers apparently had access to the emails, which contain catty, less-than-scientific discussion between scientists, for over a month.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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