Irene had lost a lot of power when it hit New England as a tropical storm, but that didn't keep it from packing a punch. Roads and bridges were destroyed in Vermont. And in neighboring New York, a dam gave way, flooding homes and businesses downstream.
Airports in the New York area are open again after Tropical Storm Irene grounded more than 12,000 thousand flights over the weekend. But the overall impact on Denver International Airport has been minimal.
Director John Madden works on the set of his espionage thriller <em>The Debt,</em> a remake of a 2007 Israeli film of the same name. Madden says he was initially attracted to the story's complexity.
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English movie director John Madden has made a name for himself with quirky literary history (Shakespeare in Love) and mathematical intrigue (Proof). But his latest, The Debt, is a very different kind of film — an intense thriller about a group of young Israeli Mossad agents in the 1960s whose mission is to track down and capture a Nazi war criminal.