The Daily Word Syria, personal zombies and Sandra Bullock
Obama sends out Special Operations Forces to Syria.
Local college student creates program to pair service dogs with people who have epilepsy and it’s probably the sweetest thing ever.
What’s better than George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt? It’s actually Sandra Bullock leading an all female cast in an Ocean’s Eleven remake!
Check out this pretty awesome video of a dance-off with a police officer!
No plans on Halloween? Set yourself a date with these horror films that will make you wish you made plans instead of being alone and scared in your extremely dark house.
Pizza will never break your heart. Just check out these awesome photos for proof.
Psst. Looking for your own personal zombie for Halloween? Lyft has the hook up.
The Daily Word in naked tourists, aluminum foil and a pool party fiasco
According to the Malaysian government, an earthquake was caused by naked tourists.
Volcanoes are what killed the dinosaurs.
At a music festival in Germany, a lightning strike sent 33 people to the hospital.
Our favorite fast food chains feature some peculiar menu items in other parts of the world.
People in indigenous tribes don't have back problems.
This photographer captures the human side of pets.
In Florida, a man wrapped his house in tinfoil.
The Daily Word in Amanda Knox, a car theft ring and those poor penguins
The penguin population in Punta Tombo is dropping due to climate change.
A Catholic Diocese in Montana is filing for bankruptcy protection in the wake of proposed settlements for lawsuits claiming the clergy sexually abused hundreds of people over a period of decades.
Amanda Knox ain't gonna “go willingly.”
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of being responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing.
Police may have cracked one of the biggest auto theft rings in Albuquerque history.
Russell Glanton has been accused of touching a girl inappropriately; the gymnastics community is left flabbergasted.
The Department of Corrections is reviewing its options concerning men behind bars being able to marry and father children while being locked up.
A Pizza Hut employee was arrested for spitting on a cop's pizza pie. Revenge never tasted so yucky.
The Daily Word in typhoons, down votes and Russian drivers
Senate Republicans voted down an
international treaty banning discrimination against people with disabilities.
The rest of the world is pointing and laughing.
Supporters of Egypt's President Morsi confronted opponents camped outside the presidential palace, and things got violent.
Money may have been the top factor keeping House Republican women out of leadership positions.
Daniel Ellsberg calls Bradley Manning a hero.
The upcoming state legislative session could include election law changes.
Mapping drones permitted for use here in the U.S.
Your TV is listening.
NYC, buried in carbon emissions.
This month's war frontlines photo-dispatches.
"Driving in Russia." [All 13 minutes are totally worth watching.]
I think I like this band.
Missed high fives.
The year's best book lists.
Southeastern Ohio Bigfoot Investigation Society.
Aren't you also "clamoring" for Pizza Hut perfume?
The Daily Word in deep breathing, P.R. problems and losing your appetite
The American Lung Association says Santa Fe is the safest place to breathe.
Foothills area command chief reprimanded after sending an email blaming APD officer-involved shootings on schools, parents, the court system and victims, among others.
Top Pentagon leadership demands major shake-up over anti-Islam military training materials.
Bahrain hires a professed Saddam Hussein admirer to help repair its latest image problems.
Arguments begin today before the Supreme Court over the constitutionality of Arizona’s S.B. 1070, enacted to root out illegal immigrants in the state. Mitt Romney may be among the people eager to avoid the issue.
Newt Gingrich says he's willing to “be honest about what’s happening in the real world.” (Pundits predict he’ll be out of the G.O.P primary race by this time next week.)
Another sign the general election is in full swing: the president guest stars on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
Opposition to broadly-worded surveillance legislation gains momentum.
The U.S.D.A. would like to offer its assurance that only cows need to be worried about the latest case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
Suuuure, lady, you may look content as you sip a beer and read a book, spooning up your minestrone all by yourself. We know that you’re really just doing a good job of masking your humiliation and sorrow.
Videogame editor declares the work of cutting-edge noodle designer “stunning.”
Customers in the Middle East will be the first to enjoy the “chicken gem”- and “special sauce”-riddled results of Pizza Hut’s crust-stuffing craze.
Speaking of gems, notorious media mogul Rupert Murdoch was full of them this morning as he testified in British court.
New Ikea camera has added benefit of being easy to smash by younger consumers who don’t know what a viewfinder is.
The Daily Word with yetis, Mumbles and weapons in fast food restaurants.
Mitch Daniels won’t run for president.
Has “The Office” jumped the shark?
50 photos of Basset Hounds running.
Sid Cutter, founder of the Balloon Fiesta, died of stomach cancer.
APD found two dead bodies over the weekend.
Happy birthday, Joan Collins.
Thanks to Tom Nayder, Geoffrey Plant and Oskar Petersen for some of today’s fine links.