World events are like a game of chess, only there are billions of pieces, no rules, and the board is perched precariously over a landmine. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every important headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN WERE LIFTED AFTER THE U!N. ANNOUNCED THE COUNTRY HAS MET ITS OBLIGATIONS TO CURB ITS NUCLEAR PROGRAMS. Iran now h

Source: CNN

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/19)

Source: Sun Times

HARRISON FORD IS NOW THE HIGHEST-GROSSING MOVIE STAR IN HISTORY. The success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has helped Ford surpass the previous box

Source: The Wrap

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/19)

Source: MSNBC

BELOVED STAGE AND SCREEN ACTOR ALAN RICKMAN HAS DIED. After college, Rickman worked as a graphic designer but left his own company to study acting and

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/19)

In a move designed to force customers to upgrade to Windows 8.1 or 10... Microsoft IS ENDING SUPPORT FOR Windows 8 AFTER LESS THAN FOUR YEARS. GRAGKED

Source: Techcrunch

UNLEADED Have you 1.979 noticed LOWER GAS PRICES 2.29 LATELY? MID-GRADE There's a 2.68 DIESEL reason for it. 155 nGenerk st 'CL' future The price of a

Source: Bloomberg

AFTER LESS THAN THREE YEARS ON THE AlR, ALJAZEERA THE AL JAZEERA AMERICA NEWS NETWORK IS SHUTTING DOWN due to low viewership and low oil prices, which

Source: CNN

Unfortunately for the city of St. Louis, THEY HAVE LOST AN NFL TEAM NEFOR FOR THE SECOND TIME... TLOU ST. LOV S ARDINAL after NFL owners approved the

Source: NFL.com

RICARDO MEDINA JR., a former star of BAN DA POWER RANCES SABAN'S SAMURAI has been charged with MURDERING HIS ROOMMATE... WITH ASAMURAI SWORD. CRAGKEDO

WHAT'S IN THE BOX? James Potten, from Bristol, England, received a package from FedEx, expecting it to contain an Amazon Kindle that he had ordered. H

Source: BBC

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