You have two choices: read the news and stop after the first course, or, read through until you get to the story of the adorable otter.
Ford said it will ramp up U.S. production by expanding a plant in Ohio. Yay jobs! NYTimes
Another day, another bombing in the Syrian capital. NYTimes
A gun fight in Vegas left three dead. LATimes
Want a job as a file clerk? Get your BA. This trend makes me really angry for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that a BA is expensive. And if you can do your job without one and still make a good living, that should count for something. NYTimes
Former executives at Peanut Corp. of America are facing federal criminal charges for covering up salmonella in their products. NPR
One in three fish sold at restaurants and grocery stores is mislabeled. NPR
Eddie the arthritic otter likes to shoot hoops. BBC (Total adorableness!)