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  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.  "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Palin's "skwirmishes," Maryland booze, and a house that looks like Hitler

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • President's speech important,...
  • Monday morning talkers: Wallace apologizes to Bachmann over 'flake' question

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • A real man admits when he's...
  • New WikiLeaks stash: a frightening view of government intelligence

    New WikiLeaks stash: a frightening view of government intelligence
    As promised in December, WikiLeaks has begun to release a stash of documents related to the modus operandi of the "private intelligence" sector, using Texas-based Stratfor as a case study. Claiming to have hacked Stratfor's system to obtain millions of...
  • A do-nothing Congress returns to Washington; don't expect much

    A do-nothing Congress returns to Washington; don't expect much
    A wild windstorm swept through the nation's capital on Saturday, tossing broken tree limbs, downing power lines and forcing thousands of suburbanites to eat dinner by candlelight. On Sunday, with the skies sunny and mostly clear, the oppressive heat...
  • The growing threat from Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

    The Obama administration's continued indifference to the actions of the Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is dangerous on several fronts ("Hugo Chavez compares his rival to Mitt Romney," July 23). President Barack Obama recently made the startling...
  • Sic semper tyrannis

    What? Do even Latin American caudillos die? Apparently, according to the latest and last medical bulletin on the health (or lack thereof) of Hugo Chavez, perpetually re-electable president of Venezuela. No doubt many Venezuelans are grieving at the...
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Wins Re-Election

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Wins Re-Election
    Caracas, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has secured six more years in office after defeating his opponent in a closely watched presidential election that both candidates described as a historic vote. Chavez, who has been president since...
  • 3/7/2013-Hugo Chavez

    3/7/2013-Hugo Chavez
    I can't say I followed Hugo Chavez that closely. What I knew of him was that he was a buffoon who delighted in using over-the-top-rhetoric blasting the United States. He had a weekly TV show on Venezuelan TV that lasted from four to eight hours while he...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 7-13, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....