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Armed Man Dies By Suicide Outside U.S. Capitol After Crashing Car: Police

Authorities said a man fatally shot himself outside the U.S. Capitol early Sunday after crashing his car into a barricade and then firing a gun into the air. Anna Rose Layden via Getty Images A man fatally shot himself outside…

Bioengineered Cornea Can Restore Sight to the Blind and Visually Impaired

CorNeat Researchers and entrepreneurs have developed an implant made of collagen protein from pig’s skin, which resembles the human cornea and restored vision to 20 people. Prior to receiving the implant, most of the patients were blind due to diseased…

Scholars confirm what itsy bitsy babies around the world already know
NPR

Scholars confirm what itsy bitsy babies around the world already know

When most adults, even older children, see an infant, they shamelessly slip into baby talk: Whooose a prettee baabee? Such a cuutiee. Their speech gets smoother, slower, higher pitched and sing-songy. Researchers call this altered form of speech “parentese,” but…

BBC

Leeds mother and toddler reported missing

Aasia Majeed and her daughter were last seen by her family in Leeds on Friday, police say. Source

The Guardian

US congressional delegation visits Taiwan on heels of Pelosi trip

Five-member group including a senator will meet president and attend a banquet hosted by foreign minister A US congressional delegation has arrived in Taiwan, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for the House speaker Nancy…

BBC

US Taiwan: Congress team follows Pelosi with second high-level visit in a month

The trip comes just 12 days after a controversial tour by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Source

Russians are at the edge of this Ukrainian town. Why some residents refuse to leave
CNN

Russians are at the edge of this Ukrainian town. Why some residents refuse to leave

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has told citizens they need to leave eastern Ukraine, because they can’t be supported through winter. Yet some residents are not leaving even in places where the shelling is heaviest. CNN’s Nic Robertson has more. Source

BBC

Rushdie beginning road to recovery, agent says

Salman Rushdie’s “road to recovery” has begun but will be long as injuries from knife attack are severe, agent says Source

The New York Times

At Least 41 Killed in Fire at Egyptian Church During Sunday PrayersThe blaze was reportedly caused by an electrical fault on the building’s second floor, which also housed classrooms. Several children are thought to be among the dead.By Euan Ward and Nada Rashwan

At Least 41 Killed in Fire at Egyptian Church During Sunday PrayersThe blaze was reportedly caused by an electrical fault on the building’s second floor, which also housed classrooms. Several children are thought to be among the dead.By Euan Ward…

The Guardian

Thames Water accused of ignoring warnings after hundreds in Surrey endure days without water

Lib Dem councillor calls for company to be fined over the incident Thames Water has been accused of repeatedly ignoring warnings about cuts to supplies and burst pipes in Surrey where hundreds of households had to endure three days without…