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Ten years ago this week, Google Street View launched, offering panoramic views of locations all over the world. As the tech giant continues to debut new projects, The Onion highlights some of Google’s most ambitious ventures to date:

Rural Working-Class Archbishops Come Out In Droves To Welcome Trump To Vatican

VATICAN CITY—Arriving in their dusty pickup trucks from as far away as the dioceses of Oria and Locri-Gerace to express their support for a leader who they say embodies their interests and defends their way of life, droves of rural working-class archbishops reportedly poured into St. Peter’s Square today to greet U.S. president Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.

What Is Trump Hiding?

As The Onion’s 300,000 staffers in its news bureaus and manual labor camps around the world continue to pore through the immense trove of documents obtained from an anonymous White House source, the answers that are emerging to these questions are deeply unnerving and suggest grave outcomes for the American people, the current international order, Wolf Blitzer, four of the five Great Lakes, and most devastatingly, the nation’s lighthouses and lighthouse keepers.

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.
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Horoscope for the week of June 16, 2004

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You're about to learn that words can hurt, especially those written in the Demon Alphabet of Foul Khal-Ru the Soul-Drinker.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    You'll be violated hundreds of times by out-of-control alcoholics, but it's to be expected, considering that you're the local ordinance against drunk and disorderly conduct.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Depression will wash over you exactly like a great wave this week, leaving sand everywhere you don't want it.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Right about now, you're probably dying to know what all has happened since you fell asleep last Valentine's Day.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    A dark time in your life will come to a sudden end after an unexpected, drastic improvement in Ronald Reagan's condition.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    You'd long given up any hope, but a voice from your past will inform you that it is indeed okay for you to have the rest of the cottage cheese.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    It has always been difficult for you to say you're sorry, but you will face your greatest challenge this Thursday, when wasps build a nest in your larynx.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    You claim that you never asked for this crap, but there's your signature, plain as day, on all the crap-request forms.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    You'll learn an important lesson about violence this week—specifically, what can happen when you're not very good at it.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Your kissing booth will raise a lot of money for charity, but you're about to see more asses than you ever knew existed.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    The weird and sometimes unfriendly looks you'll receive on your bus ride through the South are perhaps the only downside to your new hobby as a Civil Rights re-enactor.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Everyone warned you that nothing good would come of dishonesty, but you're perfectly happy with all the mediocre stuff that did.

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