The family of Reeva Steenkamp, the South African model shot on Valentine's Day, is asking why she died. South African Olympian and double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering Steenkamp, his girlfriend, will face a bail hearing on Tuesday.
Oscar Pistorius wept in court as prosecutors filed premeditated murder charges Friday. Oscar Pistorius, aka the 'Blade Runner,' is charged with slaying his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model. His family issued a statement disputing the criminal charge the 26-year-old athlete faces.
Oscar Pistorius, known as the 'Blade Runner,' was charged with murder Thursday. The South African runner made history at the London Games last year by being the first double-amputee runner to compete at the Olympics.
This week's good reads includes a profile of a Russian family that lived in isolation for 40 years, a young professor's return to Pakistan from the United States after 13 years, and efforts to end big game hunting in Africa.