You find out so much about a country when it's hosting the Olympics. It's almost as if the Games lay bare a nation's soul. NPR's Philip Reeves says that's what's happening in Britain. He's finding the experience unnerving, as he explains in this letter from the Olympics.
Republican leaders in Virginia say Obama's clean energy plan would drive up energy costs and damage a struggling economy. Democrats say saving the planet is more important than the short-term problem of higher energy bills.
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