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Is This a Picture of a Shark Attacking a Parasailer?
We can safely say no parasailers were injured in the making of this photograph.
Decades in Prison for Selling Weed, 5 Years’ Probation for Raping a Child?
A widely shared meme compared the crimes and punishments of Michael Alonzo Thompson and Joseph Robert Meili.
Does a Picture Show a Shanty Town in Los Angeles?
U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized California for its homeless population, but an alleged image of L.A. got some things wrong.
Will Beto O’Rourke’s Security Detail Only Use NERF Guns From Now On?
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Does ‘AR’ in AR-15 Stand for ‘Assault Rifle’?
A frequent misconception centers on what the term "AR-15" literally means.
Colt Suspends Production of AR-15 for Civilian Market
The company said it will focus instead on fulfilling contracts with military and police customers for rifles.
Colorado Driver Puts Injured Bobcat in Car Next to Child
Officials have a warning after a Colorado Springs woman put an injured bobcat in her car, inches away from where her child was in a safety seat: Don’t pick up wildlife.
US Vaping Illnesses Top 500, Missouri Man Is 8th Death
More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said. An eight death was also reported.
Official: Democratic Political Donor Faces US Charge in Overdose Death
Democratic political activist Ed Buck will face a federal charge connected to an overdose death at his Los Angeles-area home, a law enforcement official said.
Pastafarian Pastor Leads Prayer at Alaska Government Meeting
A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska.