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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

    Accidents often lead to new and exciting discoveries. This week, get ready to discover how one moves around without the use of his legs.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Good looks and a charming personality can only get you so far in life, which is good news, considering you have neither.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Friction in the workplace continues this Thursday, making you wish someone would finally cut you loose from the belt sander.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    The giant pain in your ass is in fact not your mother, though the stars don't blame you for confusing her with colon cancer.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    Disappointment will be yours this week when you realize that the caged bird isn't so much singing as pleading desperately for its life to end.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    People say you're a control freak, but if you had your way, they'd say it a little slower and maybe even a touch louder.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    You'll soon absorb much of the wisdom the world has to offer, thanks to hundreds of encyclopedic volumes and four rather unsteady bookcases.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Depression will soon wash over you like a giant wave, signaling your first contact with fresh water in almost three weeks.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    You've always believed your work ethic and determination were what set you apart from the pack, but, as it turns out, it's that everyone else is a wolf.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    After months of backbreaking effort, you'll finally finish your first novel. Now, imagine how difficult it'd be to actually write one.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    Remember: Two white stripes means it's a skunk. Twelve white stripes means it's called for help.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Most relationships fail due to a lack of communication, which is surprising, as that's the only thing keeping yours together.


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