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Letterman: Romney’s ‘Gangnam Style’ video is ‘a little cocky’

Late night talk show host David Letterman on Monday acknowledged that Mitt Romney had enjoyed a resurgence in the polls after a great performance in his first debate with President Barack Obama. But Letterman worried that the Republican presidential nominee might be getting “a little cocky” after seeing his version…

Massive cleanup underway for Las Vegas hoarder’s home

Las Vegas officials are cleaning up what they call the worst case of “hoarding” they have ever seen — and it’s far from over. “We estimated 15 truckloads, we’ve taken out 18 and we are about one-third through the house,” city spokesperson David Riggleman told The Las Vegas Review Journal,…

Florida man dies after roach-eating contest

A 32-year-old man died suddenly after entering a roach and worm-eating contest in Deerfield Beach, Florida. According to the Orlando Sun-Sentinel, Edward Archbold of West Palm Beach collapsed outside the reptile shop that held the contest after he began to vomit uncontrollably. An exact cause of death has yet to…

Skydiver aims to break sound barrier in jump from ‘edge of space’

Update (below): Record-setting skydive delayed until Wednesday Skydiver Felix Bumgartner is scheduled to attempt something on Tuesday that’s never been tried before: he hopes to break the sound barrier without the aid of a vehicle. In what’s being billed as a freefall from “the edge of space,” Bumgartner will exit…

Colbert: BLS should release ‘all the numbers’ when they go to the bathroom

Stephen Colbert joined the chorus of conservative skepticism over the recent statistical drop in the country’s unemployment rate Monday, saying the .3 percent drop “seems a little bit too barely-better to be true.” The Oct. 5 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed that the unemployment rate had…

Jon Stewart mocks the ‘empty-headed puppets’ who indoctrinate Americans

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked conservatives apparent obsession with cutting funding for PBS. He showed that Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs had criticized President Barack Obama for advocating an end to $4 billion in subsidies for oil companies, but Dobbs was enthusiastic…

Maddow shows why the NRA is just a ‘Republican interest group’

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow accused the National Rifle Association of being far more interested in electing Republicans than defending Second Amendment rights. Last week, the NRA endorsed Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and has now launched ads against President Barack Obama. “The NRA is not…

Paul Ryan ends interview after being pressed on guns and taxes

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Monday ended an interview with ABC12 in Michigan after being questioned about how he would prevent gun violence in the United States. During the interview, Ryan denied the U.S. had a “gun problem.” He said the country only had a “crime problem.” “If…

Chinese researchers create mind-controlled quadcopter drone

Computer scientists at Zhejiang University in China have developed a flying drone that is controlled using brain signals alone. The researchers use an electroencephalography (EEG) headset — which measures electrical activity in the brain — and a laptop computer to translate thoughts into commands to control the drone. The researchers…

Watch live: Obama announces monument to labor leader Chavez in California

President Barack Obama designates the California home of labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument. The Los Angeles Times reported that this will be the first national monument dedicated to a contemporary Mexican American. Watch live, broadcast on NBC News on Oct. 8. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world…

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