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Weekly Review

July 21, 2021

“We just call it the variant,” said the CEO of Delta Air Lines, speaking of the Delta strain of the coronavirus. Read More

July 13, 2021

A Saharan dust plume reached Texas. Read More

July 7, 2021

China celebrated the 100th anniversary of the CCP with a mass wedding, a trivia contest, and a speech in which President Xi warned foreign governments that those who interfere in China’s affairs will have their “heads bashed bloody against a great wall of steel forged by over 1.4 billion Chinese people.” Read More

June 30, 2021

At least 5,000 birds disappeared during a British pigeon race. Read More

June 22, 2021

It was reported that a West Virginia congressman used campaign funds for 53 purchases at Chick-fil-A. Read More

June 15, 2021

A White House press corps flight to the G7 summit was delayed because one of the plane’s engines was filled with cicadas. Read More

June 8, 2021

“Partisan voting legislation will destroy the already weakening binds of our democracy,” said Senator Joe Manchin, announcing that he would vote against his own party’s election reform bill. Read More

June 3, 2021

Senate Democrats killed a Republican-sponsored bill that forbade the creation of “certain human-animal chimeras.” Read More

May 25, 2021

More than 100 people lined up outside of an abandoned Bay Area gas station for the chance to sniff a corpse flower in bloom. Read More

May 18, 2021

Engineers in San Francisco were attempting to silence a loud hum emitted by the Golden Gate Bridge that could be heard 10 miles away. Read More

May 11, 2021

After a church warden with the keys to a polling location overslept, residents of Oxford, England, cast votes for local elections in the trunk of a car. Read More

May 5, 2021

Corn prices hit a seven-year high amid fears of scarcity, and, citing increased consumer interest in vitamins, Nestlé purchased Nature’s Bounty. Read More

April 27, 2021

Reflecting on his time in the White House, Donald Trump told fellow Palm Beach Billionaire’s Row resident Sean Hannity that what he misses the most is “helping people.” Read More

April 20, 2021

A Czech man turned over to authorities a T-34 tank and a SD-100 tank destroyer as part of a nationwide weapon-amnesty program. Read More

April 13, 2021

A town in Missouri said that it will consult state law to determine how to fill positions on its board of trustees after an election in which not a single vote was cast. Read More

April 7, 2021

In Ohio, a 57-year-old manufacturing plant employee was arrested after she texted her sister that a man who had been fired the day before had returned with a gun, which was an April Fools’ Day joke. Read More

March 30, 2021

After triggering two fire alarms, an illegally installed communal popcorn machine was removed from the North Dakota State Capitol. Read More

March 24, 2021

The Kremlin announced that the identity of the COVID-19 vaccine administered to Vladimir Putin would remain a secret. Read More

March 16, 2021

It was reported that President Biden’s dogs will be temporarily relocated to Delaware after one of them, Major, bit a Secret Service agent. Read More

March 10, 2021

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil told his constituents to stop “fussing and whining” about the pandemic. Read More

March 2, 2021

An elementary school student with COVID-like symptoms was placed in isolation inside a storage closet because of spacing limitations. Read More

February 23, 2021

The Miss India 2020 runner-up rode to a victory rally at her alma mater in her father’s auto rickshaw. Read More

February 16, 2021

“There’s no question—none—that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day,” said the Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, several minutes after voting to acquit Trump. Read More

February 9, 2021

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s Absolute Proof, a three-hour documentary about fraud in the 2020 presidential election, aired on One America News Network with a disclaimer that it was “opinion only.” Read More

February 3, 2021

A man in Derbent, Russia, was arrested for cooking barbecue over an eternal flame memorializing soldiers who died in World War II. Read More

January 26, 2021

Melania Trump asked members of her staff to write thank-you notes “in her voice” to the rest of the White House staff. Read More

January 19, 2021

Donald Trump became the first American president to be impeached for a second time. Read More

January 12, 2021

In a caucus call, Nevada representative Steven Horsford told his colleagues he thought the unrest in the U.S. Capitol was “an inside job,” implying a tactical alliance between the Capitol Police and rioters. Read More

January 5, 2021

Indiana’s LaGrange County repealed a law banning large-scale, multiday gatherings like Woodstock. Read More

December 30, 2020

In the Philippines, soldiers and cabinet ministers received an unapproved COVID-19 vaccine in the name of national security. Read More

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