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Brad's afternoon edition
* A lawmaker in the nation of Jordan pulled a gun on an opponent during a TV talk show appearance. And even this guy said, "I can't believe how divisive the Tea Party is."
* A politician got so angry he pulled a gun on a TV show. This sounds like the Jordanian version of "Hannity."
* Mitt Romney has been on a huge interview blitz. Not only did he talk to every reporter at Fox News, but then he was interviewed by the sales staff and the janitors.
* A leap second has been added to the world atomic clock. President Obama used the extra second to formulate his 2013 economic plan.
* President Obama just admitted the "biggest mistake" of his presidency. I guess he was lying 140 yards from the green and went with a 7-iron instead of the wedge.
* Because of his theory that wildfires are caused by climate change, a CNN reporter called Bill Nye "The Science Guy" "kooky." It's OK. Because it happened on CNN, only eight people heard it.
* More information is coming out about Robert Blake's recent appearance on the "Piers Morgan Tonight." At one point Blake was talking such nonsensical gibberish that Charlie Sheen had to be brought in to translate.
* An expert on the Mayan calendar says the world will not end in December 2012. Darn it. I wish this story had broken before I gave away all my earthly possessions.
* We're gearing up for the Olympic Games, a historical presidential election is around the corner and the Supreme Court just issued a landmark health care ruling. So you know the big story to the American people. That's right, Miley Cyrus has gone blonde.
* Bristol Palin's new Lifetime reality show focuses on her relationship with her boyfriend, who is said to be more intelligent than Levi Johnston. That rules out virtually nobody not named Curly, Moe or Larry.
* Minnesota Viking running back Adrian Peterson was arrested for resisting arrest in Texas. Good news for Adrian: It's only a misdemeanor. Bad news for Adrian: In Texas, that doesn't mean you can't get the death penalty.
* The nation's No. 2 football recruit has switched his oral commitment from Alabama to Auburn. A local sportscaster called on the Alabama fan base to get over the slight quickly, which is asking a lot of a fan base that hasn't gotten over the Civil War yet.