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Here’s your news for the week!

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Friday News Bites: Oregon Stand-Off, Gun Control + More

A lot seems to be happening in Oregon this week, not the least of which are some misguided white dudes with guns holding up a bird sanctuary. Let’s get into some of the news that caught my eye this week:

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Friday News Bites: Gun Violence, Terrorist Violence, + What do we even say anymore?

With server changes around these parts, I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, and in that time we’ve had a lot of disheartening news happen around the world. I don’t even know what to say about it all, but I’ll do my best to round it up here, and then let’s all go get […]

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News in Asia

This week, we talk about the completely preventable tragedy of a hospital hit by U.S.-NATO forces, some good environmental news, girls climbing mountains and Internet protesters.

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News in Asia

Here’s your week of news!

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Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

Greetings, everyone. Here we are firmly into September, and hopefully those of you in super-hot weather will get a break soon. Let’s get right into this week’s news stories that caught my eye.

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Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugees, Oliver Sacks + More

Greetings, one and all. Quick roundup of news stories this Friday, though I invite you all (as usual) to share anything interesting that has crossed your path.

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Friday News Bites: More LGBTQ Progress, Notable Obits + More

Happy Friday, everyone. Lots to cover this week with everything from 2015 Emmy nominations to new birth control laws to Pluto finally getting its close-up. Let’s get started:

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News in Europe

News in Europe: Measles

Greetings, citizens. Europe has its very own measles outbreak now, isn’t that nice? Not. More about that later.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Is Not Down with Fracking for the Cure

“Awareness” has gone too far. TOO FAR. And there’s plenty of truly tragic news this week to go along with the shit that’s merely infuriating. But if you can make it through to the end, Jessica Williams will make it all better. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Friday News Bites: South Sudan Unrest, Black Santa, Elizabeth Warren Regulatin’ + More

For this Friday leading into the Christmas holiday, we’ve got a mixed bag of news, but I’ll cap it all off with an amusing photo because that’s just the kind of news-giver I am.

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Midweek News

It’s Wednesday! It’s news! I also believe in some corners of the worlds it’s Wine Wednesday. So go ahead and whine with some wine.

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Harmonic Convergence

Every now and then, a situation arises in which seemingly disparate elements come together in perfect unison, like some cosmic Venn diagram. If you haven’t seen this on elementary school homework lately, it’s a diagram invented by John Venn in 1880 using overlapping circles to illustrate logical relations between a finite collection of sets.   

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End Of The Week News: The End

Welcome back, kittens, welcome back. I have a bit of news: my days of broadcasting your Friday newscap are coming to a close, but huzzah! No fear, the news shall be continued on, better and brighter days ahead. No tears now, let’s just rejoice with another roundabout recap of all the news that proves that […]

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Midweek News: Why Is It Still So Hot?

No, really. Why? I feel like these 90 degree days in September are worth some discussion. No, you say? Fine. On with the news!