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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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Is Syria Next?

Tensions are rising between the U.S. and Syria, which the Bush Administration has warned against harboring fugitive Saddam loyalists. What do you think?
  • "Syria should know better than to help its allies."

    Vincent Gregg Systems Analyst
  • "On the one hand, it'd be foolish to extend a military action that has already earned us worldwide enmity. On the other hand, it's right there."

    Fran Whalen Attorney
  • "I'd watch out for those Syrians. If we can learn anything from their past history, it's that those folks are heavily into smiting."

    Christopher Tam Machinist
  • "I can think of lots of reasons to attack them, starting with their vital role in funding Sept. 11. What? Syria? I'm sorry, I thought you said Saudi Arabia."

    Christina Abel Dietitian
  • "After Iraq, I think we should hit Syria, then Iran, then Egypt. Or maybe Iran, then Syria, then Pakistan. Gosh, there are so many ways we could go here."

    Dana Dubrow Homemaker
  • "What possible justification could we have for going to war with Syria? Oh, I'm just kidding--go right ahead, I don't care."

    Rick Swopes Forklift Operator

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