What We’re Following
The Airport Attack in Turkey: Dozens of people are dead and at least 60 more are injured after a series of bomb blasts rocked Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport Tuesday night. Turkish officials reportedly claimed two or more suicide bombers detonated themselves in the airport’s international terminal. No organization has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
More Brexit Fallout: Britain’s political crisis expanded after Labour MPs decisively voted against party leader Jeremy Corbyn in a vote of no confidence. Shortly after the 172-to-40 result was made public, Corbyn vowed not to resign, saying the vote had “no constitutional legitimacy” and that the majority of Labour Party members supported him.
Space Junk Tours: Generations of archaeologists sought the treasures of antiquity beneath the earth, digging and excavating the remnants of lost civilizations. But their successors could soon find themselves searching above the Earth instead. Two scholars believe, in the not-too-distant future, economically privileged explorers could visit derelict space junk orbiting the planet the same way Europe’s aristocratic scions once toured Greek and Roman ruins.
“I think for some people, hearing about Donald Trump is like reading their Peanuts strip, like, something happened to their favorite cartoon character.” —Seth Meyers, the late-night television host