Making the world safe for Democracy. Russian Czar Vladimir Putin says his troops have occupied Crimea in response to Ukraine's "unconstitutional coup."

Not a typo. Citing constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law, 20 Republicans from Western states have signed a friend of the court brief urging a US appeals court to rule that state bans on gay marriage are unconstitutional. Yes, Republicans. And unconstitutional.

The prime minister was “extremely shocked.” A senior aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron who had helped draw up the nation's guidelines on Internet porn filters has resigned after being arrested on suspicion of child pornography.

Because politics. President Barack Obama will propose an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit in his new budget, and the Republican-obstructed Congress will do nothing because it is President Obama's budget.

PlayStation 4, Xbox 2. Sony's PlayStation 4 has sold more than 6 million units since being introduced in November, selling more than twice the units of Microsoft's second place Xbox One in January. In related news, something like 400 billion smartphones were sold last month.

I blame the minimum wage! RadioShack announced Tuesday that it would close 20 percent of its 5,500 stores after suddenly realizing that it had become irrelevant.

Because guns make you safer. A teenage boy was allegedly shot and killed by a "close" friend at the home of an Illinois state trooper.

Who'da thunk that somebody who believes in Noah's Ark would make an easy mark? Conservative Christian lawmakers in Texas lost $2.5 million in a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by a many who claimed to have found Noah's Ark.

Actually, that's a pretty damn clever scam. Kitsap and Thurston counties are warning residents not to fall victim to scammers demanding that they pay a $1,000 penalty for failing show up for jury duty.

This makes me so angry!!! A person's risk of suffering a heart attack increases after an outburst of anger, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of the Obvious.

Because eating worms is only slightly more disgusting than eating snails. French researchers fear that invasive snail-eating flatworms could wipe out the nation's prized escargot industry.

I remember this episode of the X-Files: Scientists have resurrected a giant virus that had remained dormant for 30,000 years in the Siberian permafrost.