'A Monster': A decade after the D.C. sniper shootings, Lee Boyd Malvo, who joined John Allen Muhammad in a shooting spree that left 10 unsuspecting strangers dead, is no longer boastful about the murders and might be coming to grips with his crimes, The Washington Post reports. "I was a monster," said Malvo, who is serving a life sentence with no parole. "If you look up the definition, that's what a monster is. I was a ghoul. I was a thief. I stole people's lives. I did someone else's bidding just because they said so. . . . There is no rhyme or reason or sense."
Dead: Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, a former New York Times publisher and chairman and chief executive of The New York Times Co., died on Saturday after a long illness, The Times reports. He was 86.
Red Mass: U.S. Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Elena Kagan, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer attended the Red Mass, which is held annually at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington the Sunday before the start of the court's new term, The Associated Press reports. The Most Rev. Timothy Broglio, archbishop for the military services, told the justices to "strive to be instruments of a new evangelization."
Space Law: The first comprehensive, introductory guide to space law came out this summer, Corporate Counsel reports. "There's definitely a community that's building up," The Laws of Spaceflight: A Guidebook for New Space Lawyers co-author Maria-Vittoria Carminati said of lawyers with a passion for spaceflight.