The media seems to exist in some kind of bizarro universe where nothing is canon. 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).

The Army will seek an alternate route for its Dakota access pipeline

The FTC now requires homeopathic remedies to be labeled as ineffective

The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (12/6/16)

Buzz Aldrin had to be airlifted from a South Pole trip for medical reasons

Source: CNN

14 have been killed in Tennessee wildfires

Kanye West was hospitalized for exhaustion

11 injured in a knife attack at Ohio State University

Source: CNN

Fidel Castro died at age 90

Source: CNN

Officer will not be charged in shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

San Franciso Millennium Tower is sinking into the ground

Source: ABC News

AT LEAST 33 PEOPLE WERE KILLED WHEN A FIRE BROKE OUT AT A RAVE IN AN ILLEGALLY CONVERTED WAREHOUSE IN OAKLAND, C.A. The space, know as the Ghost Ship,

Source: The New York Times, CBS News, New York Daily News

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2016 is almost over. Yes the endless, rotten shit hurricane of a year which took away Bowie, Prince and Florence Henderson and gave us Trump, Harambe and the Zika virus is finally drawing to a close. So, to give this bitch a proper viking funeral, Jack O'Brien and the crew, which includes Dan O'Brien, Alex Schmidt, and comedian Caitlin Gill, are going to send out 2016 with Cracked's year in review in review. They'll rectify where every other year-in-review goes wrong by giving some much needed airtime to the positive stories from the 2016 and shedding light on the year's most important stories that got overlooked. Get your tickets here.

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