The news can seem like one long advertisement for never going outside. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every 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).

Drew Peterson was found guilty of TRYING TO HIRE A HIT MAN TO KILL THE STATE'S ATTORNEY WHO PROSECUTED HIM. The former Bolingbrook, Illinois, police s

Source: Screen Rant

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft have announced A JOINT EFFORT to stop hateful, violent, or illegal content from going viral... by pledging t

Source: CNN

A7-YEAR-OLD JAPANESE BOY NAMED YAMATO TANOOKA WENT MISSING ON MAY 28th AFTER HIS PARENTS LEFT HIM ALONG THE SIDE OF A ROAD AS DISCIPLINE FOR MISBEHAVI

Source: CNN

A GEORGIA TEEN IS FACING FELONY CHARGES FOR ALLEGEDLY CAUSING A CRASH WHILE USING SNAPCHAT'S SPEED FILTER. Christal McGee is accused of rear-ending an

Source: WSBTV

Prince's autopsy has officially confirmed the singer died of an ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE. The medical examiner's report shows that the icon weighed just 11

Source: Variety

20TH CENTURY FOX AND DIRECTOR BRYAN SINGER HAVE EXPRESSED A STRONG DESIRE TO CREATE A SOLO FILM FOR THE CHARACTER OF MYSTIQUE, TO BE REPRISED BY JENNI

Source: Vanity Fair

Pennsylvania state police allege A COUPLE BOUGHT A MILLION DOLLAR LOTTERY TICKET WITH STOLEN MONEY. Joan Lechleitner and fiance Kerry Titus, along wit

Source: ABC15

THE GOVERNMENT OF POLAND HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL RENEW ATTEMPTS TO EXTRADITE ROMAN POLANKSI, THE FILMMAKER WHO IS WANTED IN THE U.S. ON CHARGES OF

HISTORIC, DEADLY FLOODING HIT PARIS, KILLING ONE PERSON, FORCING THOUSANDS FROM THEIR HOMES... AND CAUSING MUSEUMS. TO RELOCATE ARTWORK AND ARTIFACTS

Source: CNN

Forbes cut their theranes estimate of CEO Elizabeth Holmes' net worth from $4.5 billion to ZERO. The entrepreneur had been considered one of the riche

Source: Quartz

THE GREATEST passed away at age 74. Three-time world champion Muhammad Ali died from septic shock while hospitalized for respiratory problems. Revered

Source: NBC News

ACCORDING TO INDIA'S NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL ORGANISATION, MORE THAN 2, 000 PEOPLE HAVE CONTRACTED HIV FROM TAINTED BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN THE PAST 17 MO

Source: BBC

A MURDER- SUICIDE AT UCLA had hundreds of students on lockdown. Police say Mainak Sarkar drove to the Los Angeles campus after killing his wife in Min

Source: Dallas News

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