It's not just you. It's gotten a little weird, out there. Even the news seems like an Orwellian fever dream. 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).

#14.

Polls show Hillary Clinton leads over Donald Trump

Source: CNN

#13.

Brendan Dassey from Making of a Murderer has charges overturned

Source: NBC News

#12.

Algae turns Olympic pool green and chlorine gives Ryan Lochte green hair

Source: CNN, UPI

#11.

Canadian would-be terrorist detonates himself in cab

Source: CBC News

#10.

Thomas Gibson fired from Criminal Minds for violent behavior

Source: Variety

#9.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte calls US ambassador the gay son of a whore

Source: The Guardian

#8.

Justice Department finds Baltimore police guilty of racial bias

Source: CNN

#7.

DOJ now requires mandatory quarterly reports from police departments on officer-involved fatalities

Source: The Guardian

#6.

Scary Lucy statue replaced by a more lifelike version

Source: UPI, YouTube

#3.

Trump encourages second amendment supporters to exercise their rights on Hillary Clinton

Source: CNN

#2.

Milwaukee riots erupt after police shooting

Source: CNN, Milwaukee Police News

#1.

Kenny Baker dies after a long illness

Source: The Guardian, Twitter

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