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Vatican Adopts Balloons as Symbols of Satan's Power

Yesterday, the Catholic Church released hordes of colorful balloons in St. Peter's Square, a gesture meant to symbolize the triumph of Satan's power over life on earth. Read more...

Ex-Fox News Employee Commits Suicide Outside of News Corp. Headquarters

A man who reportedly worked for a Fox News affiliate in Austin, Texas, killed himself this morning in front of Manhattan's News Corporation building, which contains the Fox News headquarters. Read more...

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it through the storm. Read more...

The Amazing 1888 Coverage of New York's Worst Blizzard

The blizzard set to hit New York City this week may be the worst on record yet, but there will never be storm reporting as dramatic and spectacular as that which followed the Blizzard of 1888. Read more...

White House Chief of Staff Accidentally Drops ISIS Hostage's First Name

During an interview on ABC Sunday, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough apparently dropped the first name of the last American hostage held by ISIS—an American woman whose name was kept secret for almost a year-and-a-half. Read more...

Yale Police Officer Allegedly Held Charles Blow's Son at Gunpoint 

New York Times columnist Charles Blow says his son, Tahj, was leaving the Yale campus library this weekend when police officers held him at gunpoint because he "fit the description" of a burglary suspect. Read more...

Burger King Screws Up Woman's Order, Hands Her $2,600 at Drive-Thru

Ugh, Burger King messed up a New Hampshire woman's order again this week, putting a $2,631 cash drop in her bag instead of the Spicy Crispy Chicken Jr. and sweet tea she asked for. Read more...

Somebody Totally Prank Called That Nerd David Cameron

A prank caller posing as the head of Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency was able to get through to prime minister maker of very serious phone calls David Cameron on Sunday, The Guardian reports. Read more...

Land Dog Meets Sea Dog

Seals are the dogs of the sea, as dogs are the seals of the land. This Tumblr user understands that. This video shows a meeting between one such sea dog and a land seal. Read more...

Greek Conservative Spokesman Concedes Defeat to Anti-Austerity Left

After exit polls showed left-wing coalition Syriza handily winning Greece's parliamentary election on Sunday, a senior minister with the country's ruling center-right party publicly admitted defeat, the Associate Press reports. Read more...

Report: 2 Dead After New York City Home Depot Shooting

Shots were fired inside the Home Depot at 40 West 23rd Street in Manhattan on Sunday. According to accounts on social media, the store has been evacuated and police have arrived on the scene. Read more...

Dashcam Video Appears to Show Terrifying Rocket Attack in Mariupol

A dashcam video uploaded to YouTube yesterday appears to show part of the deadly rocket attacks on Mariupol that killed as many as 30 people. Read more...

Coyotes Continue Their Infiltration of New York City

Another coyote made its way into Manhattan early Sunday, spotted outside the Consolidated Edison power plant on the East River and ultimately captured by police in nearby Stuy Town, the New York Post reports. Read more...

Uber Mass Email to Alleged Rape Victim: "We’re Back to Serve You"

A Indian woman who says she was raped by her Uber driver is still working to sue the company in American court, but this week some unexpected good news showed up in her inbox: Uber is back in her city! Read more...

Major Blizzard Set to Dump Feet of Snow on New York City and Boston

All signs point to a significant blizzard in the Northeast on Monday night and Tuesday, with major cities like New York and Boston probably measuring snow in feet by the time the storm clears out. If the forecast pans out, this will be one of the most significant winter storms we've seen in quite a few years. Read more...

At Least 200 Killed in Boko Haram Assault on Major Nigerian City

Islamist group Boko Haram launched an assault from three fronts on Maiduguri, a city of 2 million people in Nigeria's northeast, early Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports. This latest attack was repelled, and at least 200 combatants were killed. Read more...

Fox News Host: Invasions like Iraq "Saved the Planet"

Remember the planet before America started invading parts of it? God, what a shithole. Just a total mess. Since then, though: pretty much perfect, right? That's the improbable assessment Fox News' Charles Payne delivered on Sunday while discussing criticism of American Sniper. Read more...

30 Elite Filipino Police Killed in "Misencounter" with Militants

More than 30 elite Filipino police commandos were killed during an attempt to capture a terror suspect, the Associated Press reported. The raid resulted in a "misencounter" with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a Muslim militant group that won semi-autonomy last year after four decades of fighting, Mamasapano's mayor told the AP. Read more...

Twitter Troll Grounds Two Planes with Bomb Threat

On Saturday, CNN reported that two passenger planes had been escorted by fighter jet to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to be searched, the result of an online bomb threat military officials "deemed credible." It soon...Show More Summary

Lawyer: Maybe Drunk, Sleeping Woman Wanted to Be Set on Fire

A lawyer for Jaime Castano, the New York University student who was arraigned this week for allegedly setting his classmate on fire, told a judge that she didn't think prosecutors would be able to prove that Castano's victim wasn't participating, the New York Daily News reports. Read more...

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