Discovered: Funny, rude medieval doodles
My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog.

Heavy snow plus rain to hit Buffalo
The snowfall largely subsided in the Buffalo area Friday after nearly 7 feet in three days, but the deadly weather emergency is far from over: An expected warmup and weekend rains mean likely flooding -- and that's just the start of the problems.

Incredible geometry of everyday life
Eerie symmetries captured from above show new perspectives.

Retired U.S. general on how to handle IS and why we lost in Iraq, Afghanistan

101217-N-5549O-228Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who flat-out states that the U.S. lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, argues we need to learn from past mistakes so we don’t make the same ones in the fight against the Islamic State.

Dozens killed in Kenyan bus raid
Armed men ambushed a bus at dawn in northeastern Kenya and killed nearly half of the 60 people aboard, authorities said Saturday.

In blow to Cameron, UKIP wins second parliamentary seat
ROCHESTER/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Friday, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain's two-party system in next year's national election.

For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self - The Seattle Times

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For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self
The Seattle Times
The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed. By MATT SEDENSKY. Associated Press ...
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Immigration: Tale of two presidents
George W. Bush tried to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. When Barack Obama wanted to do the same he used presidential powers. His opponents say he is behaving like a king.