CATCH-UP NEWS: stories that didn’t make it to the feed last week (clockwise):
- San Jose man Lan Diep raised one hand and held a limited edition Captain America shield in the other as he was sworn into City Council, saying he believed government can be fun and was willing to entertain if it means people will engage in policy discussion.
- YouTuber Yoshimura documented how he managed to score $94.54 worth of free stuff on his 18th birthday as part of his ‘Very Free Birthday’ journey, which included free parking and a free breakfast from Denny’s.
- Carjackers in Chicago realised there was a child wearing a backpack in the backseat of the car, so they dropped him off and told him to ‘have a good day at school’.
- A Kansas City man faces up to 20 years prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank in order to escape life with his wife. According to an FBI affidavit, the man said he’d rather be in jail than at home, as he and his wife were constantly arguing.