1. Here’s the official ID for “The Great Lester,” a hardworking, 30-year-old, 4’10” white ventriloquist dummy…
2. …with beautiful red hair and (dead) blue eyes.
3. But most importantly, he “has a wonderful way with the ladies.”
- Turkey's military released an audio recording of what it says were warnings to the Russian warplane before it was downed near Syria's border. ›
- Protesters marched in Chicago for the second night in a row after the release of a video showing the police shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald. ›
- And President Obama actually made his daughters laugh at the annual White House turkey pardon. ›