Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has pleaded guilty to charges that he broke military rules in providing classified information to WikiLeaks. But he denies the more serious charges of aiding the enemy during wartime, for which he still faces a court martial.
The family of Francis Crick, one of three men who received the Nobel Prize for discovering DNA structure, announced a plan to auction his 23-carat gold medal. Part of the proceeds are to be offered to research institutions.
A hot air balloon crash near Luxor, Egypt, killed 19 foreign tourists. Two people, including one Egyptian, were also injured. Egyptian officials are investigating what cause the hot air balloon to ignite and crash.