Clarence W. Dupnik, Sudan voting, going in circles and more
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National news: Victims and heroes and villains
The tragic news over the weekend focused in the Southwest with six victims dead from gunshot wounds from a man who, by most accounts, exhibited severely disturbing behavior. Along with the devastation, tales of bravery in both word and deed unspooled, including from Daniel Hernandez, the aide five days on the job, and Clarence W. Dupnik, the outspoken sheriff.
International news: Sudan marches toward independence
Despite the jubilation in the southern city of Juba, the vote on the independence referendum in Sudan was marred by an attack on the first day of voting. Twenty police officers were killed by northern government-backed militia, sparking fears that violence might infect the voting.
Tech news: Twitter subpoenaed?
Federal prosecutors want account details from Twitter for people connected to the WikiLeaks case. What sets this apart isn't that the subpoena happened, but that the subpoena became public knowledge. The New York Times reports on how Twitter won the right to make a secret subpoena the talk of the town.
Why humans go in circles
| January 10, 2011; 8:33 AM ET
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