Trying to keep up with the news is like trying to assemble a jigsaw puzzle with half the pieces gone and the rest coated in sewage. 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).

Hillary Clinton chooses Tim Kaine as her running mate

Source: NBC News

Game of Thrones only 7 episodes next season

Source: Vanity Fair

Bloody knife attack on a train in Germany

Source: BBC News

Republican convention roundup

Source: CNN, BBC News

McDonalds and Starbucks are putting porn filters on their free WiFi

Source: ABC News

Skier Matilda Rapaport Killed filming video game ad

Searches for a third party candidate spike during the RNC

Source: AOL News

Lt Brian Rice acquitted in death of Freddie Gray

Source: ABC News

Dollar Shave Club purchased by Unilever

Source: BBC News

Munich mass shooting leaves 9 dead and 35 injured

Source: CNN, ABC News

Police shot a therapist trying to calm an autistic patient

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