[SeMissourian.com] Fair ~ 35°F  
River stage: 15.21 ft. Rising
Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
An Indian barber cuts a customer’s hair while holding a candle Tuesday at his shop in Kolkata, India. India’s energy crisis cascaded over half the country Tuesday when three of its regional grids collapsed, leaving 620 million people without government-supplied electricity for several hours in the world’s biggest blackout. (Bikas Das ~ Associated Press)