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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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Boris Yeltsin Dead

Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected president in Russia after the fall of the Communist regime, died early Monday. What do you think?
  • "History will forever remember him as the man who helped bring Russia from one form of extreme corruption to another."

    Francis Cooke Systems Analyst
  • "Yeltsin will be fondly recalled as a man who was alive when some historically significant things happened."

    Mitch Lomax Real Estate Broker
  • "Dasveedanya, tavareech…uh…man, my Russian has really gone down the crapper since I stopped spying on them."

    Jon Pemborrough Waste Removal

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