The To-Do List

On Friday, a gunman murdered former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, a towering figure in Japan. The seismic impact of that killing will linger for years to come, a Bloomberg opinion piece noted. This is a country where violence is so rare that most people can remember...

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Cleaning House

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa agreed to resign after thousands of protesters stormed his official residence over the weekend amid ongoing public unrest over the country’s collapsing economy, the Wall Street Journal reported. Parliamentary Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said Saturday the president intends to step down...

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The Blame Game

Nigerian authorities continued their search for the hundreds of inmates who escaped last week following a terrorist attack on a prison near Abuja, a raid that comes months ahead of a highly-anticipated presidential election, the Voice of America reported. Officials said gunmen armed with explosives blasted...

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Slow Recovery

Future spacefarers will have to schedule visits with their orthopedists after prolonged visits in zero gravity, according to Cosmos magazine. Past research has shown that long stays in space can have detrimental effects on the human body, including the loss of bone density. But a new study...

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