In The News

[Content note: racism, homophobia, gun violence, war]

Some things that happened recently:

Canada's Radio Act requires that "a licenser may not broadcast any false or misleading news." As such, Fox News will not be expanding its operations north of the border. Whoops!

Farewell, Little Space Spider: Nefertiti, the courageous space spider who spent three months aboard the International Space Station, has died. She was 10 months old.

Related: David Bowie: "Ziggy Stardust."

DNA from In Cold Blood killers may help solve 1959 Florida murder.

Unrelated: Truman Capote's former Hamptons home is now available for $15 million.

A British teen who hurled homophobic abuse at two gay men on a train will be imprisoned for 18 weeks.

Chart: Almost every Obama conspiracy theory ever. Fascinating.

The Merck Foundation is cutting off funds to the Boy Scouts of America over the group's anti-gay policies.

Charlie Crist is becoming a Democrat.

Remember when Subarus were like punk rock?

This is just fucking tragic: A 7-year-old boy was shot to death after his father's handgun accidentally went off as he got into his car this weekend.

A new website shows the sites of all bombs which landed during the Blitz of London.

A crashed plane, believed to be carrying grupero superstar Jenni Rivera, has no survivors.

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