Today on Here and Now

Today we’re looking back at the weekend. On the national level, that means a review of the action at the Iowa Straw Poll in Ames. And on the local level, it means an update on where things stand after Saturday’s storm. In total, about 30,000 customers of Duke and LG&E are waiting for the power to come back, and the big question is whether there will be school tomorrow.

A new wave of violence ripped through more than a dozen Iraqi cities from the north to the south today, killing nearly 60 people.

Intelligence sources are saying that Pakistan gave the Chinese military access to the downed helicopter that was used in the raid to capture Osama bin Laden. We’ll chat with Mark Mazzetti of the New York Times about what this might mean.