When people are searching the web for current events summaries they can trust, they almost always end up on Infoplease.com. View captivating images and news briefs about critical government decisions, medical discoveries, technology breakthroughs and more. From this page, you'll see news events organized chronologically by month and organized into four categories: World News, U.S. News, Science/Technology News, and Disaster News. Sample On January 7, far-right German politician Frank Magnitz was beaten unconscious while trying to walk through the city. At least three masked men were involved in the attack, which is believed to be politically motivated. Magnitz is currently in the hospital, and police are investigating the attack. (CNN)