One of the oldest libraries on the planet is digitizing its archive of ancient manuscripts — and they’re all available to view free of charge.
A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, according to witnesses and police. More shots were fired inside the parliament building. Continue reading
An autopsy report leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch suggests Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Missouri, teen who was killed by police officer Darren Wilson — was shot in the hand at close range and might have been reaching for Wilson’s weapon. Continue reading
Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The Washington Post who led the paper during its legendary Watergate coverage, died Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C., the newspaper reported. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. He was 93. Continue reading