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Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

Copyright battle: photographer vs. monkey

Copyright battle: photographer vs. monkey

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A case of “monkey see, monkey do,” brought British nature photographer David Slater a lot of attention in 2011. He was in Indonesia, photographing crested…

Web reads: One doctor saves 50 million lives, another aborts ‘for Jesus’

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Lifesaver. The BBC tells the story of a little-known American doctor who helped save 50 million lives by coming up with an oral rehydration formula for…

Massive fruit spill cause for celebration at the Oakland Zoo

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Animals at the Oakland Zoo indulged in an unexpected treat Wednesday after a truck overturned on Interstate 580 in California. The zoo received about 13,000…

Battling cartoon bad guys in Times Square

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | New York City officials are cracking down on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Hello Kitty impersonators. Times Square is a tourist trap, and these colorful characters…

Weird Al’s new album is predictably good for a laugh

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Weird Al Yankovic—the famous parodist who turned Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” into “Eat It” and The Knack’s “My Sharona” into…

Chasing a spider with a blowtorch is not a good idea

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A roundup of wacky news

Marcus Johns brings clean humor to video app Vine

By Emily Belz
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Humor | Breaking Bad , by critical reputation this year’s best show on television, averaged about 6 million viewers an episode in its final season. Marcus…

Tax headache? Take two jokes and vote in the morning

Tax headache? Take two jokes and vote in the morning

By Marvin Olasky
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Humor | Hope your income tax preparing hasn’t given you a headache. If so, here’s my optimistic suggestion: Read Friday’s joke column, then this one, and soon…

Taxing humor

By Marvin Olasky
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Humor | If you’ve been figuring out your taxes, numbers may be dancing in your brain like visions of sourplums. So, for this fourth annual pre-April 15 Tax Day joke…

No laughing matter

No laughing matter

By Russ Pulliam
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Humor | Christian cartoonist Gary Varvel uses humor to make serious points

 
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