Center-left politician Michelle Bachelet, who led Chile from 2006 to 2010, will get another round at the helm of the country after she won another election resoundingly on Sunday.
Also in South America, the U.S. is dropping its aid to Ecuador, citing issues with leader Rafael Correa. Side note: Julian Assange is still in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Seven hours after getting married, Indiana resident William Knight was killed while attempting to help a motorist in the snow. Incredibly sad.
Yahoo Mail has been down for a full week for some users. WTF happened?
Speaking of online giants, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is finally giving up on Patch.
Good news if you live in Illinois: Barack Obama’s current home state is about to become the 15th state in the U.S. to allow for same-sex marriage, after both chambers of the state’s legislature passed the bill. It was fairly close in the House, but got over the edge, and is now headed to Gov. Pat Quinn to sign.
The NYPD was just sued by a man who claims he was wrongly arrested, and only released after he rapped for his freedom.
Gold-medal-winning swimmer Ryan Lochte got seriously injured … by a fan’s overzealousness.
Pink slime is getting transparent.