Former Israeli Army general and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died Saturday at age 85 after multiple organ failure, eight years after a massive stroke put him in a vegetative state.
There are disputed reports that deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has slipped into a coma since he was sentenced to life in prison June 2 in the killings of pro-democracy demonstrators during last year's Arab Spring uprising.
In what seems to be an all too common occurrence across the U.S., an inmate has died in California after being shocked with a taser by sheriff's deputies. Jason Jesus Gomez is the latest casualty at the hands of the infamous Orange County Sheriff's Department.
The political satirist reports that the patient asked to be made unconscious again after realizing that the person he was seeing on TV was the real president of the United States, not a "Saturday Night Live" impersonator.