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May 26, 2020

Saturn, an alligator who, according to legend, once belonged to Adolf Hitler, died in a Russian zoo. Read More

May 19, 2020

Donald Trump announced the development of a “super-duper missile.” Read More

May 12, 2020

The U.S. Space Force debuted its first recruitment video, featuring the slogan “Maybe your purpose on this planet isn’t on this planet.” Read More

May 5, 2020

A funeral home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was offering drive-through viewings. Read More

April 29, 2020

A “Reopen Wisconsin” protest in downtown Madison inadvertently shut down businesses that were still open. Read More

April 21, 2020

Last month was the first March since 2002 without a school shooting in the United States. Read More

April 14, 2020

“I think, if I may, it’s cool to work. Your neighbor, your brother-in-law, you know, the guy down the street, working has become cool again,” said White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. Read More

April 9, 2020

The government of Malaysia instructed women not to be sarcastic with their husbands during the lockdown. Read More

March 31, 2020

A technical officer at the World Health Organization warned that consuming alcohol was an “unhelpful coping strategy” for cabin fever. Read More

March 24, 2020

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, the archduke Karl von Habsburg of Austria, Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar of Iran, basketball star Kevin Durant, reality-television host Andy Cohen, actor Idris Elba, Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan, and Senator Rand Paul all tested positive for the coronavirus. Read More

March 18, 2020

Oklahoma governor Mike Stitt posted a photo of himself at a crowded Oklahoma City food hall captioned “It’s packed tonight!”; Stitt later deleted the tweet and declared a state of emergency. Read More

March 11, 2020

Tito’s Handmade Vodka urged the public not to use its vodka as hand sanitizer, as it has insufficient alcohol content to kill germs. Read More

March 3, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a dissenting opinion to overturn a decision that he had authored. Read More

February 25, 2020

Police armed with locally produced slingshots were deployed to prevent Trump from being attacked by monkeys at the Taj Mahal. Read More

February 18, 2020

“Papa” John Schnatter retracted a claim he made last month that he had eaten “40 pizzas in the last 30 days,” admitting that he had been referring to eating “parts of pieces” rather than entire pies. Read More

February 11, 2020

In New Hampshire, Joe Biden called a woman 56 years his junior “a lying, dog-faced pony soldier,” which his campaign incorrectly attributed to a film starring John Wayne. Read More

February 5, 2020

A Mennonite accountant was charged with defrauding his Amish neighbors. Read More

January 29, 2020

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Trump said that he would not rule out sanctions against Iraq, where active-duty U.S. troops are still stationed. Read More

January 22, 2020

In response to a major volcanic eruption, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines vowed he would “eat that ashfall. I’m even going to pee on Taal, that goddamned volcano.” Read More

January 14, 2020

A decorated veteran of the American wars in Vietnam and Iraq had his prosthetic limbs repossessed from his home in Mississippi when the VA declined to pay for them. Read More

January 14, 2020

A decorated veteran of the American wars in Vietnam and Iraq had his prosthetic limbs repossessed from his home in Mississippi when the VA declined to pay for them. Read More

January 7, 2020

Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott complained on an Israeli radio show that the world is “in the grip of a climate cult.” Read More

January 1, 2020

A candidate for Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party cosplayed as a character from the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion at the Taiwan Grand Triumph concert. Read More

December 23, 2019

The House voted on two articles of impeachment; Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologized for going on vacation; two Carnival Cruise ships collided Read More

December 17, 2019

The wife of the Chattooga County, Georgia, commissioner was arrested after pouring soda pop on a reporter’s head before the start of a budget meeting. Read More

December 10, 2019

A 71-year-old Japanese man was arrested after placing 24,000 customer complaint calls with his cell-phone service provider because he could not get his phone to play radio broadcasts. Read More

December 3, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan measure that, for the first time, makes certain acts of animal cruelty, such as animal crushing, a federal crime. Read More

November 26, 2019

Police officers in Rome were investigated on allegations of accepting bribes in the form of pasta and gelato. Read More

November 19, 2019

An event for the book Triggered: How The Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us ended after 20 minutes when the “groyper army,” neo-Nazi supporters who are fans of the president, heckled author Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend off of the stage. Read More

November 12, 2019

Vladimir Putin announced his intention to replace Wikipedia with a digital version of the Great Russian Encyclopedia to ensure the dissemination of “reliable information.” Read More

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