R.I.P. Senator Robert Byrd, who has passed away at age 92.

Republican dickholes may be planning a filibuster for the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagen.

Good news for people who like to shoot other people: the Supreme Court struck down Chicago's 28-year-old ban on handguns.

Tropical storm Alex could become a hurricane today... but is reportedly moving away from the Gulf of Mexico. WHEW!

FYI, sex has been banned on the international space station. (But that doesn't mean they can't pork some of those gorgeous green moon dolls, right?)

More bullshitty officiating at the World Cup!

And two men in Dallas were shot and killed after a World Cup argument turned deadly!

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: A touch of clouds with mostly sun and highs in the lower 70s throughout the work week!

And finally, what if you had a Star Wars AT-AT for a pet, instead of a dog? This cute and gorgeous film is what. (Awww! He poops Jabba!)