Julian Assange Gets Asylum: Ecuador agrees to grant the WikiLeaks founder political asylum, making the British government bonkers.
Buying Back Their Homeland: The Sioux tribes are trying to purchase the Black Hills that were stolen from them.
Iraq Under Wave of Violence: At least 20 people have been killed in a wave of attacks in Iraq.
Pussy Riot Crackdown! Russian police are arresting Pussy Riot supporters at protests in advance of the punk band's verdict.
Strange Shooting at Family Research Council: A man apparently shot a security guard at the conservative Family Research Council in DC because he didn't like their anti-gay politics... but then his backpack was literally full of Chick-Fil-A sandwiches.
Arizona Refuses to Not be Racist: The governor is trying to block implementation of Obama's new immigration law that allows undocumented immigrant kids who grew up here to apply for work permits.
Why Do Millenials Love Paul Ryan? Wait, Millenials love Paul Ryan?
How's Haiti Doing? Not well, friends. Two years after the quake, housing is still falling short for millions.
Like, Like, Like. Facebook stocks are at an all-time low.
"Swift Boating" is a Verb Now: In today's political circus news, Obama's campaign counter-attacks against Republican ads saying Obama took too much credit for killing Osama Bin Laden.
Vigilante Bike Justice: Something about this video rubs me the wrong way, but watch a Portland man get his stolen bike back after he sees it posted on Seattle Craigslist.
ELVIS FOREVER! Today is the 35th anniversary of Elvis's death. Yet he lives forever! Here's a montage of every one of his 31 movies.
Get the best of the Mercury each week in your inbox!