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John Kerry Throws Vine Over Pit Of Quicksand To Save Child Companion

PANGSAU, MYANMAR—Thinking quickly to thwart disaster as he ventured deep into the Myanmar rainforest to meet with State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi, Secretary of State John Kerry threw a vine over a pit of quicksand to save the life of his 12-year-old Moroccan companion, Drumstick, sources confirmed Monday.

Can Trump Follow Through On His Campaign Promises?

President-elect Donald Trump made a variety of lofty promises during his campaign as part of a pledge to “make America great again.” The Onion looks at several of these promises and evaluates whether Trump will be willing or able to follow through on them.

What You Need To Know About The Dakota Access Pipeline

Construction is currently stalled on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would connect North Dakota’s Bakken Shale development to oil tank farms in Illinois, by protests led by members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The Onion provides answers to key questions about the project.

What Can Americans Expect Under A Trump Presidency?

With two months until the inauguration of Donald Trump, many Americans are wondering what his term will look like and what his administration might accomplish. The Onion answers some common questions about Trump’s upcoming presidency

James Comey Quickly Reopens Clinton Email Investigation For Few More Minutes

‘Nope, Looks Like It’s All Good Here,’ Says FBI Director

WASHINGTON—In a letter addressed to Congress that was quickly followed by a second message retracting the first, FBI director James Comey is said to have briefly reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails for several more minutes Friday.

Pollsters Admit They Underestimated Voters’ Adrenal Glands

WASHINGTON—In response to widespread criticism that they had failed to predict Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, analysts from polling organizations around the nation admitted Thursday they had underestimated the influence of voters’ adrenal glands on the presidential race.
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Security Concerns At The Capitol

On July 24, Russell Weston Jr. entered the U.S. Capitol with a .38 caliber revolver and killed two guards, prompting calls for tighter security in the building that houses our nation's top lawmakers. What do you think?
  • "Perhaps if a senator got blown away every once in a while, those fat-cat lawmakers wouldn't be so soft on crime."

    Kyle Christoph Architect
  • "I just hope this doesn't mean they're going to cancel the group tour I booked for my club, The Rural Cabineers."

    Randolph McCoy Carpenter
  • "Who would have expected something like this from a Montana schizophrenic with a history of cat torture?"

    Porter Hewett Orthodontist
  • "Just as long as Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) doesn't get hurt: He's my all-time favorite senator."

    Kelli Ready Publicist
  • "If we are truly serious about improving Capitol security, we should call Capitol Security, the D.C.-area security professionals for over 30 years."

    Rachel Jepson Systems Analyst
  • "The Capitol shooting made me realize that terrorism is wrong. I wonder if it's too late to fish out the plutonium I poured into the Potomac yesterday."

    Tim Kulick Bartender

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