Here’s what I’m reading up on this morning:
- At least 126 people, mostly schoolchildren, are dead following an attack on a school in Pakistan by the Taliban.
- At least six people are dead following an ambush by a Marine veteran who killed his ex-wife and others in suburban Philadelphia.
- Three people, including the perpetrator, are dead after a man takes 17 people hostage at a café in Sydney, Australia.
- A Secret Santa pays off $50,000 in layaways at a Pennsylvania Walmart.
- Skype Translator kicks off with real-time translation between English- and Spanish-language speakers.
- Camille Cosby breaks her silence to defend her husband.
- A drug-resistant strain of malaria could prove to be a new nightmare pandemic.
- Greenland’s ice sheet is melting faster than previously thought.