There was a lot of activity on the campaign trail this past week, but we've heard it all before. Now for something completely different ...
• A California university student who was mistakenly left handcuffed in a cell without food or water for five days managed to survive by ... well, let's just say, a peculiar form of recycling. (Reuters)
• You can find some great stuff at Goodwill, depending on the location. One person had reason to recommend Oklahoma after finding a thousand-year-old Native America pottery jar. (The Slideshow)
• Due to overbearing tax requirements while living overseas, a growing number of Americans are renouncing their USA citizenship, as reported by, who else ... (Russia Today)
• FInally, this one goes out to Paul. A family says that a Houston seafood restaurant locked them inside and called the police after they refused to pay a gratuity. (Yahoo! News)
Well, that's all the news that fits. As the week goes on, stay tuned, and stay in touch.