Over 46 million Americans rely on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for food. But on the first day of 2016, 31,000 of them in the state of Louisiana will likely go hungry thanks to Gov. Bobby Jindal.
The Ohio grand jury deciding the fate of the Timothy Loehmann, the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice while he played in a park in Cleveland last year, decided on Monday (Dec. 28) not to indict the officer.
Devotees of the Flying Spaghetti Monster are referred to as "Pastafarians." They speak like pirates (which they refer to as "the original Pastafarians") and often express their religious devotion by wearing colanders on their heads -- since that's what's used to drain spaghetti.