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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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Posted by Sarah Mirk on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:44 AM

Yet Another Attempted Mass Shooting: The gunman who allegedly killed two people near Texas A&M had "mental difficulties" according to his mom. Meanwhile, the governor weighs in with his sympathies.

When Will Syria Fall? The ex-prime minister of Syria says the government is crumbling and Hilary Clinton snubbed the Syrian National Council.

Riot! A town in France is up in arms as youth stage a protest against the police.

Non-citizens United: As many as 1.7 million undocumented young people are lining up to apply for Obama's deportation deferral program, which starts Wednesday.

Big Surprise: Paul Ryan! He's got close ties to big donors!

Rare Justice: The extremely sad story of a 13-year-old Afghan girl who was tortured for refusing to have sex with her 50-year-old husband ends with her rescue—but it's a rare example of justice for women in the country.

The Words That Define Our Times: F-bomb, sexting, flexitarian, obesogenic, energy drink and life coach. All of these terrible words have been added this year to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

iPads Galore: Someone broke into Steve Jobs' home and stole $60,000 worth of loot.

Google Travel Guides: By buying Frommers and Zagat, the web search company looks like it's branching out into creating content, rather than just curating.

Cosmo Chief Has Died: Helen Gurley Brown, who put all the sex in Cosmo magazine, has died at age 90.

Adorable Jailbreak! Animals like a wild boar and fox allegedly help kangaroos escape from a German zoo.

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