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It's not a great week to be a Kansas-based news anchor.

First, Jack Harris referred to the Kansas Jayhawks as the gayhawks, coming under social media fire and yet avoiding any kind of network punishment.

Then, on Saturday night, KSN3 reported Larry H. Parker signed off that evening's newscast with a basic goodbye… only to be caught on camera uttering on a live microphone to his colleagues:

"Let get the f-ck out of here."

In April, North Dakota anchor A.J. Clemente was also caught cursing on air and eventually lost his job.

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What is it with the White House and selfies these days? 

First Obama snapped a selfie at Nelson Mandela's funeral. Over the weekend one of the attendees of the Holiday Press Reception snapped a selfie in a White House bathroom and posted it to Reddit by user Chimps_Rnt_Monkeys.

The picture went viral of course. Because this is the sort of thing the Internet loves.

The photo, which shows an impeccably dressed young woman in a White House bathroom, garnered more than 600,000 hits in 13 hours before being removed for unknown reasons.

Pretty cool, right?

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Talk about your Bad Santas! A group of attendees at the 2013 SantaCon in New York City broke out into a street fight on their annual pub crawl.

You guys. Street. Fighting. Santas.

Ahhh, 'tis the season, right?

(Warning: This video contains some explicit language. You might not want to watch it at work. Or around children since, you know, many Santas. FIGHTING EACH OTHER IN THE STREETS.)

SantaCon, a pub crawl with men dressed as the big guy in red who go from bar to bar making merry, has come under fire in recent years for things such as this.

Apparently, the Santas spike their egg nog with a little too much bourbon and then riot--and vomit--in the streets. 

Ugh. This is most decidedly not Christmas magic. 

Naughty, Santas. Just naughty.

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by Free Britney at

One year ago today, horror struck Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in such a way that the town, state and nation still struggle to grasp it.

The disturbing legacy of the second-deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history is so profound that it cannot hold just one meaning. Nor can it be easily reconciled.

Adam Lanza, a mentally ill 20-year-old recluse obsessed with school shootings, gunned down six adult women, 12 girls and eight boys in 11 minutes.

Before that, he killed his mother. After the rampage, he killed himself.

There was devastation. There was outrage. There was political rancor. There were even conspiracy theories (below). A year later, what has changed?

On this tragic anniversary, and under the shadow of a Colorado school shooting just yesterday, the debate over guns, mental health, healing, and humanity continues.

Whether the U.S. has reformed its gun laws after the Newtown massacre may depend on your point of view. Clearly, America affirms a right to bear arms.

President Barack Obama was unable to persuade Congress, as he vowed in Newtown's aftermath, to take meaningful action regarding gun reform.

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At least two people were injured when a gunman opened fire at a high school in suburban Denver, Colo., Friday, before killing himself, reports indicate.

Information is still coming in, but authorities say that the suspect was a male student at the school, Arapahoe High School, which is located in Centennial.

He had reportedly sought to confront a teacher, officials believe.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff addressed the case moments ago.

One of the victims, who is believed to be a student at the school, remains in critical condition, according to reports from Colorado emergency officials.

Hospital officials said the injured student was in critical condition.

Another student suffered a minor wound, said Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson, adding authorities were not sure it was a gunshot wound.

Police did not release the name of the deceased, alleged shooter.

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An 82 year old Colombian woman went to the doctor complaining that her stomach hurt. Doctors found a 40-year old fetus, calcified, inside her abdomen.

So many odd "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" thoughts happening right now.

The 40-year-old fetus was the result of an ectopic pregnancy, which occurs when the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus. These pregnancies aren't viable and most of the time are caught by doctors and removed.

But in about 300 cases since 1582, a lithopedion, i.e. a "stone baby," has formed.

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Oh, social media. You bring so much joy and over-sharing to our lives! Sometimes that oversharing gets people mocked on Facebook. Sometimes it gets them arrested.

Like this Florida man, Dupree Johnson, who was charged with 142 counts of felony burglary after police scrolled through his Instagram feed and found selfies he'd taken with the items he stole from over 40 homes in the Boca Raton area.

Guns, jewelry, electronics. You name it. He stole it. And he just could NOT keep it to himself, you guys! 

And now he's in jail.

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Why, yes, Virginia, there really IS a Santa Claus. Or multiple Santa Claus...es. CHRISTMAS MAGIC!

Some lucky layaway users have found themselves the beneficiaries of the kindness of strangers this holiday season as they've gone to pick up their items and discovered that Layaway Santas have completely paid off their packages.

Layaway Santa

Layaway Santas aren't new, but thanks to news reports about their generosity a few years ago, the practice has grown as holiday seasons have passed. While some Santas wish to remain anonymous, others come forward to explain why they were motivated to help out so many families during the holidays.

Take Greg Parody, a Florida financial planner who recently paid $20,000 toward the layaways of families at his local Wal-Mart.

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by Free Britney at

Ethan Couch, a wealthy teen from Texas, recently avoided a jail sentence for DUI by using a controversial "Affluenza" defense. But does that even exist?

For most people, a conviction for vehicular manslaughter after four people die in a DUI car crash warrants a lengthy sentence, but not for Ethan Couch, 16.

According to his attorney, he suffers from "Affluenza," a condition that a judge believes is best remedied with probation and long-term therapy.

What the term means that his wealthy parents pretty much let him get away with everything for his entire life, and as a result, he did not know better.

The defense saved him from a 20-year sentence. State District Judge Jean Boyd bought it at his sentencing on Tuesday and gave Couch probation instead.

“He never learned that sometimes you don’t get your way,” Gary Miller, a psychologist assigned to Couch said in court. “He had the cars and he had the money."

"He had freedoms that no young man would be able to handle.”

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Loretta Fuddy, the director of Hawaii's Department of Health who verified President Obama's birth certificate, died in a small plane crash this week.

A commercial plane carrying Fuddy went down off the coast of the Hawaiian island Molokai Wednesday. The respected state health official was 65.

Fuddy is best known nationally as the Hawaii official who verified and approved the public release of Barack Obama's birth certificate in 2011.

Fuddy said the documents "prove the fact that he was born in Hawaii." Naturally, birthers weren't about to let her tragic death pass without mockery.

Early reports indicate that the plane she was in suffered catastrophic engine failure, and that the other eight passengers on board were rescued.

Naturally, many Tweets, comments, and web posts from the "movement" quickly insinuated that Fuddy's death in the Cessna crash was no accident.

Some implied that the White House was "tying up loose ends," or that those with ties to Obama's past tend to have a "shortened life span."

And, of course, the King of the Birthers, Donald Trump, weighed in:

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