Some weeks the news plays like an episode of Lost -- and not that first season where it sorta made sense. 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).

BILL COSBY ANNOUNCED PLANS TO HOLD TOWN HALLS ON AVOIDING SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES. A spokesperson for Cosby said the seminars will aim to educate peopl

RUSSIA HAS THREATENED TO TARGET U.S. AIRCRAFT AFTER THE DOWNING OF A SYRIAN WARPLANE. After the U.S. military shot down a Syrian warplane, Russia cond

SEAN SPICER IS STEPPING DOWN AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY. He will remain with Trump's administration as the communications director, but he has not

Source: US News

AUSTRALIA'S MURDER RATE FELL TO A RECORD LOW OF 1 PER 100,000 PEOPLE, ACCORDING TO THE LATEST STATISTICS FROM 2013-14. Of the 238 homicide incidents d

SENATE REPUBLICANS UNVEILED THEIR BILL TO REPLACE OBAMACARE. THE BETTER CARE RECONCILIATION ACT WOULD SEEK TO: 65. for individuals over Increase premi

OTTO WARMBIER, THE STUDENT RECENTLY RELEASED FROM NORTH KOREA, HAS DIED. The 22-year-old had been arrested in North Korea for allegedly taking down a

Source: NBC News

The coroner's report revealed CARRIE FISHER had cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy in her system when she died. The report said the actress' passing last De

Source: People

The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (6/27/17)

Source: Time

A MOVIE BASED ON THE DOwNTON ABBEY TV SERIES IS IN THE WORKS. We are working on getting the script right and then we've got to figure out how to get

Source: Moviefone

PRO-TRUMP ACTIVISTS DISRUPTED NYC'S JULIUS CAESAR PRODUCTION. The play depicts a Trump-like political figure in the title role of Julius Caesar, a Sha

Source: CBS News

EDGAR MADDISON WELCH, THE 28-YEAR-OLD GUNMAN WHO ATTACKED A WASHINGTON, D.C. COMET PIZZA RESTAURANT IN 2016 BECAUSE HE BELIEVED AN ONLINE CONSPIRACY T

Source: BBC

RON HOWARD IS TAKING OVER AS DIRECTOR OF THE HAN SOLO MOVIE. Lucasfilm announced the change 218R after parting ways with The Lego Movie directors Phil

A VAN ATTACK IN LONDON TARGETED PEOPLE EXITING A MOSQUE. The attack left 10 people injured, and appeared to be targeting worshippers at the Mosque. Th

Source: NBC News

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