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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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Hijacker Arrested After More Than 40 Years

Luis Armando Pena Soltren was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday for his role in a 1968 hijacking of a Pan Am flight bound for Puerto Rico. What do you think?
  • "I once took some extra peanuts on a flight out of JFK, but I had the good sense not to go back there."

    Debbie Schroeder CFO
  • "This gives me hope that, maybe not today, and maybe not tomorrow, but perhaps 41 years from now, the authorities will find my bike."

    Marc Shapiro Systems Analyst
  • "Thanks a lot. I had finally managed to forget that day. Now, suddenly, it's November 24, 1968 again, I'm in 7A next to some chatty French tourist, and someone with a pistol is trying to explain to me the difference between Puerto Rico and Cuba."

    Jordan Gotschall Facing Slitter

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