The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/30)

Keeping up with the news is like trying to play Whack-a-Mole with a spork. 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).

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Source: The New York Times

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Source: NPR

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Source: ABC News

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Source: ABC News

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Source: Reuters

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Source: CNN, CNN

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Source: NBC News, WCNC

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Source: The Consumerist, NBC News, CNN

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Source: Wired

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Source: WALB News, CNN

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Source: NBC News, NECN

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Source: WNEP News

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Source: CNN, CNN

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Source: Reuters, EarthQuakeTrack.com, ABC News

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