U.S. Compensates Afghan Victims’ Families

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Vol 48 Issue 13

Cupcake Truce

Food 8:30 p.m. EST/7:30 p.m. CST Years of devastation come to an end as mediators negotiate a treaty between Melinda Scott of Twinkle Cupcakes and Jessica Hammerman of Sprinkles.

Apartment Returns To Pre-Houseguest Level Of Tension

COLUMBUS, OH—With the Sunday afternoon departure of friends visiting from Chicago for the weekend, the apartment of Gary and Felicia Mylan ceased being a warm, open household and returned to its normal atmosphere of icy resentment.

Media Manipulations, Falsehoods, And The Greater Truth

Recently, the most downloaded episode of This American Life—featuring Mike Daisey's monologue The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs—and a viral video about Africanchild soldiers called Kony 2012 have fallen under fire for failing to prov...
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U.S. Compensates Afghan Victims’ Families

The United States paid out $50,000 for every person killed and $11,000 for every person wounded in a Mar. 11 rampage for which a renegade U.S. soldier has been charged. What do you think?

  • "Sounds like a bargain. I had to pay $100,000 to the family of some kid I ran over."

    Peter Knapp
    Rubber-Goods Tester
  • "In lieu of an apology, this was probably the next best thing to do."

    Sarah Adalist
    Seed Analyst
  • "What am I supposed to be outraged about here? Is this too little or too much?"

    Byron Ziff
    Prospector
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