The first three of six crew members are abandoning the International Space Station today. Under current rules the rest of the crew will have to abandon the station in mid-November. NASA estimates that the probability that we will lose the station if no one is aboard it for a year is roughly 50%.
Though it has been largely out of the news lately Iran is still engaged in an arms race to contain its people. Iran found a way to block traffic through the Tor network (a network designed to anonymize web traffic). The people who run the network rapidly found a fix and patched the network within a day, enabling Iranians to again penetrate the not-so-great firewall of Iran.