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Anthony Weiner, the former New York congressman, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting a 15-year-old.
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A Palestinian man opened fire at Israeli security personnel at a checkpoint northwest of Jerusalem this morning, killing three and wounding a fourth.
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Trevor Noah defended N.F.L. players against President Trump.
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“Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers.”
— Ri Yong-ho, the foreign minister of North Korea.
Thirty-four years ago today, a faulty missile warning took the world close to its first nuclear exchange. But life as we know it continued thanks to one Soviet officer’s cool head.
In the early hours of Sept. 26, 1983, a Soviet computer system reported the launch of five Minuteman missiles. There were only minutes to counterattack before they could strike Soviet cities.
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Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov was in charge of the system that day. He was skeptical, partly because the attack seemed too small. After tense analysis, and a report by satellite radar operators registering no missiles, he alerted his superiors to a false alarm. He later recalled it as a 50-50 decision.
He was right. A Soviet satellite had misinterpreted the sun’s reflection off clouds.
In an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel in 2010, he expounded on his decision: “We are wiser than the computers,” he said. “We created them.”
“Believe me,” he added, “I’m not a hero. I just did my job.”
Patrick Boehler contributed reporting.
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