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Where Your Political Donation Goes

With over $1 billion spent in the 2016 presidential race alone, campaign donations continue to cause much controversy and even confusion for their role in shaping politics. Here is a step-by-step guide to how the average American’s political donation travels through a campaign

Roommate Skulking Around Edge Of Party Like Victorian Ghost Child

SEATTLE—Appearing initially in the far corner of the living room and then several minutes later on the threshold between the kitchen and the hallway, local roommate Kelsey Stahl was, by multiple accounts, seen skulking around the edge of a house party Friday like a Victorian ghost child.

Fact-Checking The Third Presidential Debate

Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over subjects including foreign policy, the economy, and their fitness to hold the nation’s highest office in the final debate Wednesday. The Onion examines the validity of their assertions

Man Praying Interviewer Doesn’t Ask Any Questions

MINNEAPOLIS—His mouth going dry and his palms growing sweaty as he arrived at the offices of Regent Advertising Partners to interview for an open account manager position, local man Devin McKee reportedly prayed Thursday that the hiring manager wouldn’t ask him any questions during their meeting.

Origins Of Popular Slang Terms

As the internet helps push new words and expressions into common usage, many may wonder where our most ubiquitous idioms come from. Here are the origins of some popular slang terms and phrases

Intergalactic Law Enforcement Officers Place Energy Shackles On Hillary Clinton

PARADISE, NV—Materializing through a dimensional portal in front of a stunned audience at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, intergalactic law enforcement officers reportedly appeared onstage during Wednesday night’s presidential debate and placed a pair of glowing blue energy shackles on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
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  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You've long seen yourself as a cog in a larger machine, but that will change next week when a cheaper cog from Mexico is shipped in to reduce the cost of packing frozen breakfast sausages.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Nobody said the farming life was going to be easy, but you still never imagined it would require waking up at the crack of dawn every morning to file for 11 different government subsidies.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    You will soon realize that just because you're firmly against capital punishment for developmentally disabled persons doesn't mean you can't find the concept of it inherently funny.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Using the phrase "a picture is worth a thousand words," your art professor will ask for a thousand-word drawing of a fruit basket this week, but you won't start it until the night before it's due, resulting in a rushed drawing padded with vegetables and even legumes.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You will break longstanding racial stereotypes in your town this week, earning your fellow Mexican neighbors an even worse reputation than before: trying to foster social change through public nudity.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    The ravages of age will begin to interfere with your work this week, when your rapidly worsening vision produces paparazzi photo after paparazzi photo of people who look like Matt Damon.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    An 8-year-old asshole will give away all 43 endings to the "Choose Your Own Adventure" book you're reading.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    You see the world through rose-colored glasses. Unfortunately, they're not prescription rose-colored glasses, which helps explains why you love the world for all of its unpredictable walls.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    While pleased with the progress you've been making in your anger-management course, you will suffer a tremendous setback this week after realizing it's actually a basket-weaving class you've been attending all this time.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    It will become obvious over the next several weeks that in a medical emergency, such as shattering your femur while clearing out the attic, every month counts.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    Years of living vicariously through your brother will come to an end this week when you die vicariously through him.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    If there's one thing you'll take away from this week's funeral, it's that baby caskets, because of their almost miniature size, are possibly the most adorable things on earth.


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