Citing the billions of people worldwide who can’t access the Internet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the leaders of other technology firms are launching an ambitious project to narrow the digital divide Wednesday.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison.
In Australia, former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer, a noted advocate of gun control, is telling people to stay away from America.
The indictment Tuesday of former Pakistani President and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges connected to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is an unprecedented exercise of power by a civilian court in a country long dominated by the nation’s military.
Alan Rusbridger writes that the British spy agency raided the offices of the The Guardian and destroyed hard drives containing some of the classified information leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The Voyager 1 spacecraft launched in 1977 on a mission to Jupiter and Saturn. It kept on going. Today it’s billions of miles from Earth, and scientists have been predicting it will soon leave the solar system.
The detention for nine hours Sunday of journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner by authorities at London’s Heathrow Airport was an attack “on the news-gathering process and journalism,” Greenwald writes on The Guardian’s website.
A man who claimed sexual abuse by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the university, the first of numerous such claims expected to be resolved in the coming days.
With the Muslim Brotherhood marching in Cairo and other Egyptian cities in a “day of rage” over the deadly crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, this week’s alarming body count went higher on Friday.
A newly declassified CIA report written in 1992 not only mentions Nevada’s Area 51, it places it on a map. What’s more, it acknowledges that the place where many sci-fi stories have said space aliens’ bodies are being kept is a real-life government facility.