Stuff you may have missed: February 3, 2014
It’s not every day that al-Qaeda disassociates itself from an affiliate, but the group did just that with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a hard-line group that was formerly the terror group’s main affiliate in both countries.
Is this tale of the fisherman from El Salvador who was lost at sea for a year total bull? Not clear as of yet, but he does appear to have made it to the Marshall Islands.
Joan Mondale, the fine arts enthusiast who in an alternate reality could have been our first lady, has died. She was 83, and is survived by her husband Walter.
In case you’re wondering what Ezra Klein has planned, let New York Magazine explain it.
This furniture store bet $7 million that the Broncos would win last night—and lost.