The weekly news cycle is like a fast food restaurant ball pit -- colorful, exciting, and surprisingly full of crap. 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).

Astronaut John Glenn has died

Source: USA Today

An earthquake in Indonesia killed at least 100 people

Google plans to power all its data centers with renewable energy

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