New York Times Books
Arts, Briefly: Globally Minded Books Win Bancroft Prize
Books on the international cotton trade and on the shipboard slave revolt that inspired Herman Melville’s short story “Benito Cereno” have won this year’s prize.
ArtsBeat: Ready Thyself for an All-Night Philosophy Jam
At “A Night of Philosophy,” more than 60 philosophers will hold forth on knotty problems in logic, ethics, metaphysics and religion
T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves
Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.
CNN Top Stories
2 men tried to enter main gate at intelligence agency
National Security Agency police shot one of the men dead and injured the second after their vehicle accelerated toward a police car blocking its way, the NSA said. FULL STORY
Shooting at edge of massive facility
Police are on the scene following an incident at NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
Ex-U.S. agents charged with stealing millions in Bitcoin
The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road.