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From what’s going on in the Capitol to what’s happening oversees, we have it all.
Today we see that Michele Bachmann graces the cover of Newsweek, while a man does the unthinkable to a cat.
Inside The Capitol
Who: Michele Bachmann
What Happened: Congresswoman and Republican Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is gracing the cover of Newsweek. The Congresswoman is smiling on the cover with the caption reading “The Queen of Rage.”
Shame On You
Who: Gerardo Martinez
Where: Des Moines, Iowa
What Happened: Gerardo Martinez faces several charges after witnesses told police he threw a cat from a seventh-floor apartment window with his pants down.
GlobalGrind’s Global Mind
What Happened: Reaching that first double-digit age of 10 is a milestone for any kid, but for these Guatemalan twins born conjoined at the head, it’s cause for joyous celebration – they’ve repeatedly defied the odds against survival at all.
The girls, Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez, garnered international attention when they were separated in 2002 in a 23-hour surgery that riveted the world as it unfolded at Mattel Children’s Hospital at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center.
Better than Fiction
Character: Joan R. Ginther
Plot Line: Joan R. Ginther, 63, she has been called the luckiest woman in the world. But now that luck is being called into question by some who think that winning the lottery four times is more than just a coincidental spell of good fortune.
Ginther from Texas, won multiple million dollar payouts each time.
Number: 650 Feet
What Happened: Chinese acrobat Saimaiti Aishan, 27, set a new national record while preparing for a world record attempt at 650 feet above the ground.
Aishan, the nephew of Adili Wuxor, who is better known as ‘Prince of the Tightrope,’ proved that the skill runs in the family after completing the feat in front of a packed crowd.
But not without losing his balance and falling from the rope!
This Day In History
What Happened: As of 1988, the top-selling hip-hop albums of all time were Run D.M.C.’s Raising Hell and the Beastie Boys’ License to Ill, both released in 1987 and both selling millions without ruffling many feathers.