This week in history saw some major moments in transportation and space exploration. The Paris Metro began to run, the Ford Motor Co. shipped its first car; the Comet Hale-Bopp was discovered and Apollo 11 made it safely back to Earth after touching down on the Moon. More from this week in history…
Protesters at Fort Meade Saturday marched in support of Bradley Manning, the former Potomac resident and Montgomery College student who has acknowledged giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.
Wikileaks founder seeks asylum in Londan, wildfires spread in the western states, the shuttle Endeavor heads to a new home and more in today’s daily brief.