Smallpox Destruction Delayed

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Vol 47 Issue 21

Restaurant That Never Has Customers Celebrates Fifth Weird Year

CHICAGO—The Royale restaurant near Rogers Park commemorated its fifth weird year of business Monday the same way it celebrated its opening: with a vague attempt to attract customers by stringing brightly colored plastic flags from the mysterious eatery's storefront to a nearby utility pole.

Al-Qaeda's New Leadership

Following Osama bin Laden's death, the Egyptian-born Saif al-Adel has reportedly been named interim leader of al-Qaeda.
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Smallpox Destruction Delayed

The World Health Organization has delayed until 2014 its decision on setting a timetable for the destruction of its storehouse of the smallpox virus. What do you think?

  • "I can relate. It's like you should have put away the Christmas decorations by now, but they're just so pretty."

    Cody Toussaint
    Keying Machine Operator
  • "Shouldn't be a problem. That one really good, careful forklift driver doesn't retire until 2015."

    Louis Kador
    Unemployed
  • "As long as there remain pesky indigenous peoples who threaten the expansion of the European Protestant lifestyle, it's probably best to maintain a few vials and a stockpile of blankets."

    Carol Spellman
    Archivist
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