Daily Word: 8.19.11-Balloon Records, Syrian Casualties and Immigration Policy
If you love balloons, this might make you mad. France surpassed one of Albuquerque's ballooning records.
Thirteenth arrest made in News of the World scandal—an L.A.-based celebrity journalist.
David Letterman receives death threat from online jihadist.
New policy might mean fewer deportations of illegal immigrants who pose no threat and don't commit crimes.
Suicide attack kills eight at British council in Kabul.
New people's movement in India, led by Gandhi-esque social activist, meant to stop corruption.
xkcd illustrates the best workout.
New study supports the idea that not getting enough sleep can really mess you up.
A comedy about dealing with cancer, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Plus, he needs your story contributions for a cool project.
With 15 more civilian casualties, the UN says Syrian government may be guilty of crimes against humanity.
Wine Tasting: Offbeat & Interesting Wines at Slate Street Café
Aaron Markland • folk, rock at Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro
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