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Deep Blue Quietly Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Garry Kasparov’s Ex-Wife

PITTSBURGH—Red wine and candlelight on the table before them, Deep Blue, the supercomputer that defeated reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, and Kasparov’s ex-wife, Yulia Vovk, quietly celebrated their 10th anniversary on Wednesday at a small French restaurant near Carnegie Mellon University, where Deep Blue was created.

A Timeline Of Aviation History

This Saturday marks 90 years since aviator Charles Lindbergh made his historic first nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris aboard the Spirit Of St. Louis. The Onion takes a look back at the most important milestones in the history of aviation.

Zales Introduces New Line Of Casual Dating Diamond Rings

IRVING, TX—In a move aimed at reaching the millions of Americans just having a little fun for now, jewelry retailer Zales announced Thursday that it has expanded its product line to include a brand-new collection of diamond casual dating rings.

Notable Athlete-Branded Products

With sports stars lending their names to everything from furniture to salsa, Onion Sports breaks down some of the most notable athlete-branded products.
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The Abortion Pill

Last week, the FDA approved the controversial French abortion pill RU-486, permitting non-surgical abortions in the U.S. for the first time and sparking protest from pro-life advocates. What do you think?
  • "Now, hold on there. Isn't there a line in The Bible specifically prohibiting safe, non-invasive, affordable medical procedures for women?"

    Patrick Klennert TV Repairman
  • "The Europeans have always been ahead of us culturally and philosophically. But we've finally caught up to them abortionally."

    Robert Ketcham Systems Analyst
  • "I just wish this pill had been available seven years ago. You hear that, Corey?"

    Liz Lathon Homemaker
  • "This abortion thing is getting out of control. Do you realize this planet is down to its last six billion people?"

    Ronald Lee Food Vendor
  • "This drug will only encourage young kids to get hooked on the pain and trauma of abortion."

    Audra Fusco Occupational Therapist
  • "If women can deal with unwanted pregnancies safely without it destroying their lives, how are they ever going to learn?"

    Nate Thurman Bank Manager

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