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World events? I mean, even the ones as tragic and dramatic as Japan's quake, and tsunami, and nuclear emergency. Well, they tend to get pushed off the front page by the next big story. And these days, it looks like there's a next big story just about every day.
But, you know there are going to be lasting effects of all that happened in Japan. I think especially of those workers at those damaged nuclear power plants. I mean, they had to know that something bad was happening to their bodies and their futures as they worked in that radiating place, but they continued to go in there. They also knew that lives were at stake in their efforts to contain that invisible killer that was leaking from those plants. So they risked it all.