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News You Need:
Maryland voters are leaning toward approving marriage equality next month, something that has never happened at the ballot box anywhere in the nation. Bring it, Maryland!
Out gay actor Tom Lenk will play a gay best friend (of course!) on Lifetime's Witches of East End.
Arizona's Maricopa county, home of racist douchebag County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, listed the wrong date in the Spanish version of voter registration cards. I am sure that was just a mistake.
Starting next year, Cubans going abroad will face fewer hurdles leaving the country. The Cuban government will no longer require a travel permit and a letter of invitation.
Speaking of traveling: There's a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system, about 4 light-years away.
This is a real thing in the world: Glenn Beck brand jeans.
Uruguay's senate passed a bill yesterday that would legalize abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. Leftist President Jose Mujica has said he will sign the bill into law.
Federal authorities arrested a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man who was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with a 1,000-pound bomb.
Pee Chee Folders are still around. Who knew?!
Newsweek will transition to an all-digital format in early 2013. The last print edition in the United States will be the Decemeber 31st issue. Wow, what a surprise.
Hey, kids, don't fuck and drive!