What we’re reading: Jan. 6

Finished this week’s copy of the paper and searching in vain for something else to check out? Here’s what we’re reading today.


Dying for Time | Wired

A father, a dying son, and the quest to build the most profound video game ever.


Cops at scene considered suicide in Gliniewicz death, documents show | Lake County News-Sun (via Chicago Tribune)

Before an extensive manhunt ensued, Lake County police considered suicide the possibility in the death of a Fox Lake officer.


A Major Correction | The Atlantic

“We recently published an article naming Jupiter ‘the best planet.’ As everyone knows, Saturn is the best planet. We regret the error.”


It’s Not Just Militia Members Who Want to Take Over Federal Land | Mother Jones

The GOP is latching onto one Congressman’s crusade to claim millions of acres in the West.


Little-known gun trust loophole facing closure by Obama’s executive action | the Guardian

In 2014, 90,000 Americans bought firearms including machine guns, sawn-off shotguns and silencers through trusts, avoiding the need for background checks.

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