Our (sometimes) daily, (often) irreverent look at what’s happened in the day’s news.

• The Cloverfield monster is apparently the least of our problems after a report confirms the U.S. is unprepared for an attack.

• We didn’t know Frankie Muniz was old enough to date — much less break off an engagement.

• Britney Spears is back in the hospital. Considering her recent choices in men, we’re thinking that she’s just looking for a good doctor to settle down with. No, not you, Dr. Phil.

• Better get that flat screen TV back to the store — the Senate is holding up those $600 tax checks. Well, keep it through Sunday.

• It’s now officially harder to enter Canada than the U.S.

• Dell has pulled its mall kiosks. Now, what can they do about those people chasing us around with face cream?

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