Checking the news is like poking an anthill. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with the swarm of headlines while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous headlines from the last week (or so).

THE PUNISHER WAS PULLED FROM NEWYORK COMIECON IN THE WAKE OF THE MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS. NETFLIX and MARVEL agreed that it wouldn't be appropriat

AOL Instant Messenger IS SHUTTING DOWN FOREVER ON DECEMBER 15, AFTER 20 YEARS. The chat platform was a GOODBYE! staple of the internet back in the dia

Source: WNEP

AN INDIANA COUPLE STOLE A MILLION DOLLARS' WORTH OF ELECTRONICS FROM AMAZON BY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THEIR RETURN POLICY. The couple would buy the items

Source: The Verge

FDA TOLD A BAKERY LOVE ISN'T AN THE INGREDIENT IN GRANOLA. MASMON rRoo MASHOSA MASHOSA BAKY BROOK CAE BROOK BAKERY BAKERY CAFE CAFE Nashoba Brook Ba

Source: AP News

FRANCE'S NEW LAW REQUIRES PHOTOSHOPPED MODELS TO BE LABELED. Ad campaigns that retouch models must include the label photographie retouchee '(photog

COMEDIAN RALPHIE MAY DIED OF CARDIAC ARREST AT THE AGE OF 45. The Last Comic Standing runner-up, who fought obesity throughout his life, starred in nu

Source: People

A BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN REBOOT IS In THE WORKS. ANGELINA JOLIE IS RUMORED TO BE IN TALKS PLAY THE ROLE OF THE BRIDE, BUT SHE HAS NOT OFFICIALLY COMMIT

Source: Coming Soon

SPAIN USED POLICE FORCE TO PREVENT CATALANS FROM VOTING IN THEIR INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM. Spain declared the vote illegal, and dispatched a paramili

Sources: BBC, BBC

GOOGLE CITED 4CHAN FAKE INFORMATION AS AUTHORITATIVE DURING THE LAS VEGAS TRAGEDY. Top stories /pol 50 dead. 200 injured in /pol/ Vegas happening Po

Source: Arstechnica

THE TOMB OF SAINT NICHOLAS, THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND OF SANTA CLAUS, HAS BEEN BELIEVED TO BE FOUND BY ARCHAEOLOGISTS BENEATH ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH IN A

THE WHITE HOUSE IS EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITY SECU 123 5-6789 THIS NUMBERHAS ABLISHED FOR JQHN Q LIC OF REPLACING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AS A MEANS OF

Source: Bloomberg

OSCAR-WINNING FILM PRODUCER HARVEY WEINSTEIN WAS ACCUSED OF DECADES OF SEXUAL HARRASSMENT. An article in The New York Times outlined years of allegati

INVESTIGATORS HAVE STILL FOUND NO MOTIVE BEHIND THE LAS VEGAS STRIP MASS SHOOTING TRAGEDY. MANDALAY BAY Authorities are still seeking clues to what dr

Source: NBC News

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