Trying to keep up with the news is like trying to binge-watch every movie in the "Gory Psychological Horror" and "Violent Political Drama" categories on Netflix. 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).

ONE MAN WAS KILLED WHEN THE LEADERS OF THE OREGON STANDOFF WERE ARRESTED BY STATE TROOPERS. THE MILITIA HAVE OCCUPIED THE WILDLIFE REFUGE SINCE JAN. 2

Source: CNN

A MAN WHO BROUGHT HIS GUN TO THE MOVIES BECAUSE HE FEARED A MASS SHOOTING ACCIDENTALLY SHOT A FELLOW MOVIEGOER. Dane Gallion has given three different

The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (2/2)

Source: Vulture.com

SUSAN JORDAN, the principal at Amy Beverland Elementary School near Indianapolis... SCHOOL BUS RNGICET 5330 HEROICALLY PUSHED SEVERAL CHILDREN FROM TH

Source: NBC News

Bay Wildlife officials speculate leves nall Woodacre that recent strange Pino San Rafael M Tamaloaie San Pabilo encounters between Watershede 1o1 Cort

Source: CBS Local

AN INTERNAL AUDIT REVEALED MANY CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS HAVE BEEN DELIBERATELY SABOTAGING THEIR DASH CAMS. Out of the 850 dash cams in use, 80% were n

Delry Hniurersity is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly misrepresenting the value of their degrees. The FTC states DeVry's claim

Source: FTC.gov

WHDA TH5 HEAVY S THE DeLOREAN - a car made famous by the Back To The Future movie franchise... WILL SOON RESUME PRODUCTION in early 2017, thanks to th

Source: Jalopnik

A Texas grand jury convened to determine if a Houston Planned Parenthood-th subject of a series of controversial videos produced by anti-abortion acti

Source: Yahoo News

POLICE HAVE CAPTURED THE TWO REMAINING FUGITIVES WHO BROKE OUT OF A MAXIMUM SECURITY JAIL IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. The first inmate turned himself in s

Source: CNN

Apparently, people STILL WANT TO BELIEVE, because television viewership the for the first episode of The X-Files in its regular Monday night time slot

Source: TV Line

AN ALABAMA WOMAN LET HER DOG LUDIVINE OUT TO PEE, AND THE 2-YEAR-OLD BLOODHOUND ENDEDUP RUNNINGT A HALF MARATHON Ludivine came in seventh place, even

In a tragedy of confusion and conflicting stories... on December 26th 2015, 19-year-old QUINTONIO LEGRIER, of Chicago, CALLED 911 THREE TIMES pleading

Source: NBC Chicago

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WARNED THAT THE ZIKA VIRUS IS NOW SPREADINGI EXPLOSIVELY. The virus is carried by mosquitoes found in the Southern U.S

Source: Time

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