As if one were needed, the news that JP Morgan Chase & Co. has been embroiled in yet another banking scandal is a reminder that the world of finance long ago hocked its cracked and dented moral compass to the pawnbroker.
I feel bad for the folks in Detroit right now because it already sucks to live there, plus the Lions are usually bad, and with this new bankruptcy filing, it's just another blow to the hometown spirit.
When Kenya rages, it's a little different. The last time Kenyans went to the polls in 2007, the results were disputed and ethnically aligned gangs took the lives of more than 1,100 people during weeks of violent unrest.
The Pakistani state was instrumental in creating an environment that promoted religious and ethnic discrimination, and it is now guilty of inaction - allowing for persecution and violence to exist without putting up any resistance.
If you could take your eyes off the senators doing battle and the Iranians headed to space, you saw a great deal of controversy in the news this week. Take our news quiz and find out how much you know about the week's important developments.
It seems that everyone is considering big changes this week: Senators, private organizations, possible presidential candidates. Take our news quiz and find out how much you know about the week's important developments.
I'm more than ready for you to pack your bags and get on your way, 2012. Don't let the door -- or the disappointment in you -- hit you on the way out, prevent you from an expedient exit. I need you gone for good so I can move on.
What a year this has been, filled with drama and noise, Much ado about lots -- those Republican boys. Remember them -- Santorum, Cain, Perry, the rest? Romney, finally their choice -- still, Obama did best.