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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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Kosovo Independence Rankles Nations

The news of Kosovo’s secession from Serbia has been met with concern by countries such as China and Spain. What do you think?
  • "If Kosovo becomes independent, Taiwan might follow and then China would only have 3.68 of its current 3.7 million square miles."

    Jason Madden Steamroller Operator
  • "Though I know very little of their politics and current world view, I'm going to trust my sense memory of the word 'Kosovo' and assume this is bad."

    Terry Plumber Plumber
  • "I just knew things would go to hell when they removed Milosevic from power."

    Maxine De LaForcade Train Conductor

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