The Daily Word in the debt ceiling, pesky interest rates and political superheroes
With three days before the debt-ceiling deadline, the White House and the House Republicans are still having discussions and working toward avoiding a default.
A San Francisco man is recovering after having spent 19 days lost in the woods in Mendocino County, surviving on squirrels, lizards and berries.
Your medical insurance won't cover this procedure? Sure, we can help you, but watch out for those interest rates!
Three Americans won the Nobel prize in economics for their work in assets.
A man wanted in connection with a Georgia murder was found in Albuquerque during a drug raid.
After nine missing children were reunited with their parents on Sunday evening, inquiries of abuse and an investigation of the Tierra Blanca Ranch still looms.
The 42nd Annual Balloon Fiesta wrapped up last night, and what a good finale it was!
What do your favorite superheroes think about political issues?
The Daily Word in Clapton, Clinton, Etsy and Zumba.
Lance Armstrong paid a motorcycle courier.
Eric Clapton sold a Richter painting for $34 million.
Meanwhile, other valuable paintings were stolen.
Hillary takes one for the team.
The allure of Zumba.
Let’s go to Berlin. On drugs.
Regretsy promotes artists.
People dress up in costumes.
There’s no such person as “Dave on Wheels.”
I love animals. Especially that moving lizard.
Somebody crashed into a Target.
Somebody made a threat against the Century Rio movie theater.
A homeless man confessed to murder. The police let him go. They do things by the book.
Happy birthday Suzanne Somers.
Thanks to Jen Lipow Silfer and Constance Moss for the assists.
The Daily Word with a Debt Compromise, a Death by Stiletto, and Apple’s One Million Robots
The debt compromise passes the House, adding $2.4 trillion more to the world’s shittiest credit card.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says the U.S. is “like a parasite” on the global economy.
If you’re staying at the Hilton, I’m not so sure a 75 cent newspaper ruins your day.
Apocalypse Watch 2011: An epic reservoir in West Texas turns blood-red.
A Georgia woman kills her boyfriend with a spiked stiletto heel to the head. Cannot believe this took place in a trailer park.
A slideshow of 30 awesome photos from Phoenix and San Diego’s Comic-Con.
The serial butt slasher claims a new victim.
Apple, in an effort to combat worker suicides, plans to staff one million robots.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall has borderline personality disorder.
Are romantic novels to blame for a large number of women in therapy?
The Las Conchas fire—the largest ever in New Mexico’s history—is fully extinguished.
A Tennessee man creates a 27-string guitar.
Seattle’s Space Needle is sponsoring a contest to send one lucky winner to space.
The Daily Word 7.26.10: Wikileaks, Love Parade and Comic-Con Pen Stabbing.
A Love Parade turned into a Death Parade.
Wikileaks founder explains the leaking of thousands of military documents.
Everyone’s a critic: birdshit halted a Kings of Leon concert.
See the face of the face transplant.
Tiny houses are fun.
Learn to draw a yeti. So life-like.
I sure do hope they find the yeti.
Body modification has a long and profitable history for carnival staff.
A Comic-Con pen stabbing hints at over-crowding and poor self control.
See the longest tongue in the country.
Louisiana is the laziest state in the union. I say fine, let them have their title.
Police captured the “Wiggy, Fake-Boobed, Clown Pants Robber.” As he came to be known.
It’s been raining in Albuquerque.
We’re sure killing a lot of bears around here
Police say Rhonda Estrada ran over her boyfriend’s leg then fled.
Here’s another New Mexico meltdown story.
Bernalillo County Jim Goff is an atheist.