Every week in this space, we’ll take a look at the news and offer our own incisive blend of commentary, analysis, and poop jokes. The news you need, from a voice you can trust, in the 90 seconds you have to spare: that’s Woot Weads the Wire.
PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans hold Congress in low regard in terms of honesty and ethical standards, results from a Gallup survey released Monday indicate.
The other third are some scary, scary, scary people.
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Newt Gingrich's Republican presidential campaign is on a roll in states other than Iowa, a poll shows.
But in Iowa, it's served on toast.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (UPI) -- Vultures are staging their annual attack on Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as they migrate south looking for easy food pickings, city officials say.
Experts say the arrival of mostly bald predators hoping to find something half-dead and vulnerable will be no surprise to the Ft. Lauderdale club scene.
MIAMI (UPI) -- A 30-year-old South Florida woman charged with trying to sell her infant son was being held on $25,000 bail.
Sources say the woman thinks she can raise the money in about nine months if allowed conjugal visits.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (UPI) -- There is a "credibility gap" between the United States and Pakistan, the Pakistani prime minister said of the deteriorating ties.
The two ambassadors have reportedly planned a quick trip to the department store in hopes their neckwear can soon look more credible.
NEW YORK (UPI) -- New York's Roundabout Theatre Company says Joel Grey has extended his run in its production of the stage musical "Anything Goes."
Security for the remaining performances are intentionally lax.