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The Life Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Today marks 20 years since the funeral of Princess Diana, known to many as the “people’s princess.” The Onion looks back at the life of Princess Diana before it was cut tragically short.

Study: Other Countries Weird

BOSTON—Examining a wide variety of cross-cultural data, a Boston University study released Monday determined that other countries are weird.

Japanese Family Puts Aging Robot In Retirement Home

KYOTO, JAPAN—Saying the move to the assisted care facility was the right decision after so many years of operation, members of the Akiyama family finally put their aging robot in a retirement home, sources reported Friday.

North Korea Successfully Detonates Nuclear Scientist

PYONGYANG—Hailing it as a significant step forward for their ballistic weapons program just hours after suffering a failed missile launch, North Korean leaders announced Monday they had successfully detonated a nuclear scientist.
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2011: International

This year saw political unrest in the Middle East and Russia, economic crisis in Europe, and a former president of the Ivory Coast on trial in the Hague. What do you think the biggest international story of the year was?

  • “The European debt crisis worries me, just because Germany tends to start wars on six continents whenever it gets itself into a financial bind.”

    Brian Alexander Hat Trimmer
  • "Everyone’s food is too spicy. And they speak English wrong. Next time I’m keeping my vacation dollars in Indiana where they belong."

    Sarah Swilley Lumite Injector
  • "Do I win money if I guess the right news story? What about if I guess it wrong? Can I have money then?"

    Orlando Pé Unemployed

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