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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

    Running away from your problems will fail this week, as will climbing out of your problems' reach, and playing dead in hopes that your problems go away.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    The stars indicate that you've really done it this time. I mean, just look around, for God's sake. How did this even happen?
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Your passionate lovemaking will wake up the neighbors this week, making it a lot harder for you to have sex with them.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    All you'll want for Christmas are your two front teeth, along with your four bottom incisors, the six molars at the back of your mouth, and whatever other bicuspids are missing.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    This week join your favorite astrological sign for all the classic predictions you've come to love in Leo: A Star Is Born.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Your face will soon be on the cover of every newspaper in town, thanks to a rather gruesome printing-press accident.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    They say that you're going blind, that your vision is rapidly deteriorating, but don't worry: They are just a coat rack and hat.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Frustration will be yours this week when an airliner spirals out-of-control and crashes into the ground every time you're about to speak.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Don't let other people influence your future. That's what a vague and arbitrary set of cosmic indicators is for.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    You'll discover the secret of fire this week—namely that it can make your ex-wife pay for everything she's done to you.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    Lately it seems as though you're running out of steam. Shovel more coal into your firebox to rotate the paddlewheel.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    When given a choice between tuna salad or egg salad this week, go with the egg salad. Just trust the stars on this one.


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