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  1. early and often
    Following Trump’s Lead, Republicans Turn Birtherism Weapon on ThemselvesJohn McCain and Rand Paul think he may have a point about Ted Cruz’s citizenship.
  2. Man With Fake Explosive Vest Shot Dead at Paris Police StationIt happened on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. 
  3. loud noises
    K-Pop to Return to North Korean BorderOh no. Not the K-Pop!
  4. Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Charged With PerjuryBland was found dead in her jail cell three days after getting pulled over. 
  5. scary things
    North Korea Claims It Tested a Hydrogen Bomb: What You Need to KnowA man-made quake was detected, but a serious increase in the nation’s military capabilities has not been confirmed.
  6. awful things
    Cologne Mayor Warns Women About StrangersAuthorities in Cologne are investigating the crimes, which may have involved recent migrants.
  7. super classy
    Trump Goes Full Birther on Cruz“I’d hate to see something like that get in his way. But a lot of people are talking about it.”
  8. bye!
    Steve Israel Is Retiring So He Can Focus on Being a NovelistThe Long Island representative is also “looking forward to spending more time home and frequenting my beloved New York diners.”
  9. standoffs
    4 Days Later, Those Armed Militiamen Are Still Occupying a Federal Building The local sheriff told them to go away. 
  10. At Least 34 Dead Refugees Found on Turkish CoastAn update on what’s happening around the world with migrants and Syrian refugees.
  11. brrrr
    Winter Arrives Unfashionably LateThe people are not impressed. 
  12. foreign affairs
    Fight Between Saudi Arabia and Iran Keeps Getting WorseSaudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and Sudan have all telegraphed their anger at Iran through diplomatic means. 
  13. cliches
    Hillary Clinton’s Spouse Hits Campaign Trail to Offer Personal View of CandidateMr. Clinton is most definitely a secret weapon who can help humanize the serious, issue-focused candidate.
  14. bad things
    Huge Fire Sweeps Through Hotel Near World’s Tallest Building in DubaiThe New Year’s Eve festivities are supposed to proceed as planned. 
  15. Two Ben Carson Aides Celebrate the New Year by Leaving His CampaignThe neurosurgeon’s poll numbers haven’t looked too hot lately either.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rochester Man Allegedly Planning New Year’s ISIS Attack Arrested“The FBI thwarted Emanuel Lutchman’s intent to kill civilians on New Year’s Eve.”
  17. Minimum Wages Go Up Across the Country This Week(Including New York.)
  18. crimes and misdeamnors
    Mexico Delays ‘Affluenza’ Teen’s DeportationIt may be weeks or longer before he’s back in the U.S.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Lawyer Looks for Jurors Who Don’t Know Trump“The defense believes that it will be difficult, if not impossible, to seat a truly impartial New York City jury in the current climate of Islamophobia.”
  20. 24-Year-Old Dies After Trying to Climb the Four Seasons HotelHe may have been trying to take pictures.
  21. Security Ramps Up As New Year’s Gets CloserThere will be around 6,000 police officers in Times Square on Thursday night.
  22. weather report
    Mississippi River Reaches Historic Heights“We have never seen water this high.”
  23. The Two Sides of the Great Hoverboard War Start Gaining TroopsRussell Crowe and a hoverboarding priest versus Bill Bratton.
  24. Company Briefly Run by Martin Shkreli Files for BankruptcyThe struggling company was already in bad shape before the arrested pharma bro took over. 
  25. bye!
    George Pataki Gives Up, Officially Drops 2016 BidHe is finally willing to admit that he will never be president. 
  26. Arrests in Belgium for Terror PlotMeanwhile, more than 20 people have died after a suicide attack in Pakistan.
  27. keep the receipt
    Kremlin Will Be Inundated With Putin Quote BooksAnd if that’s not enough, how about a calendar with 12 Putin photos on it?
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘Affluenza’ Teen and Mom Apprehended in MexicoOfficials suspected that they had fled the country.
  29. ebola
    Country Where Ebola Outbreak Began Declares Itself Free of the Deadly Virus“It’s the best year-end present that God could give to Guinea, and the best news that Guineans could hope for.”
  30. police shootings
    Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Ohio Officers in Tamir Rice CaseThe 12-year-old boy was killed by a police officer in 2014.
  31. islamic state watch
    In a ‘Proud Moment,’ Iraq Retakes Most of Ramadi From ISISThe battle isn’t over yet, though.
  32. weather report
    Crazy Weather Declares War on HumansIn Texas, dozens have died after a relentless fusillade of tornadoes and blizzards.
  33. fires
    Two Dead After Fire at Williamsburg Apartment BuildingAt least ten people have been left homeless by the huge fire.
  34. early and often
    Trump Gets Bored With Hillary Feud, Ratchets Up the SexismHe says she got “schlonged” in 2008, and calls her bathroom break “disgusting.”
  35. The Donald’s DictionaryThe second edition of our super-luxury reference guide. 
  36. Bowe Bergdahl Appears in CourtThe next hearing in his desertion case is scheduled for January 12. 
  37. SpaceX Lands a Rocket for the First Time EverImagine the sound of everyone in America cheering at the end of Independence Day simultaneously, but nerdier. 
  38. bye!
    Martin Shkreli’s Lawyer Celebrates Arrest With Family Vacation in CancúnA judge said he could do it — as long as he promises to come back by January 4. 
  39. NYPD Detective Killed by Taliban Suicide Bomber in AfghanistanFive other American soldiers were killed by a motorcycle bomb on Monday.
  40. explanations
    Shkreli Says His Behavior Was Social ExperimentThe recently arrested “pharma bro” talks to The Wall Street Journal, gets hacked, and loses another job.
  41. other people’s local news
    Upstate N.Y. Man Now Goes by Name ‘Darth Vader’You can call him Eric, though. 
  42. Cuomo Could Pardon Thousands of Youthful Offenders in the Near FutureAround 10,000 people may be eligible. 
  43. scary things
    At Least 26 Hurt After Car Repeatedly Slams Into Pedestrians on Las Vegas StripThe cops are calling the incident, which left one person dead, an intentional act. 
  44. sad and gross things
    Here’s What It Looks Like in Beijing During a Three-Day Smog AlertParents have been warned to keep their children indoors. 
  45. Obama Talks About ISIS and His Successor“Who is it you are going to bomb? Where is it that you are going to bomb? When you talk about something like carpet bombing, what do you mean?”
  46. enter pursued by a bear
    Boy Scout Leader Attacked by Bear in New JerseyAlso maybe don’t take children into caves during hibernation season. 
  47. Bernie Sanders Campaign Suing DNC for Access to Voter DataThe DNC decided to block the senator’s campaign from the important voter data after a breach.
  48. President Obama on 2016: ‘Wherever There’s an Opportunity, I’m Going to Take It’The president holds one more press conference before heading to Hawaii. 
  49. the weather outside is not frightful
    It’s Supposed to Be Super Warm Again Next WeekWe could see the high 60s on Christmas Eve. 
  50. Shkreli Resigns From Turing PharmaceuticalsHe was released on $5 million bond on Thursday. 
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