In a weekend-edition New York Times op-ed, Chelsea Manning broke her silence and accused the United States of lying about what really happened in Iraq. Manning, if you recall, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks. (The New York Times)
Speaking of WikiLeaks and government security, more news surrounding the United States' case against Edward Snowden has surfaced. Turns out he's always been one step ahead of the game. (Washington Post)
On the science front: A study published in Cell, one of the leading scientific journals, found a way to decode the herpes virus. It's no vaccine, but the technology and study results will allow for more in-depth research. (Phys.org)
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