On the evening of December 2, nearly the entire nation of Venezuela went dark in the second massive power outage to take place in less than a year. Rather than take responsibility for the failures of the state-owned electric company, socialist president Nicolas Maduro instead told the Venezuelan people to "be strong against this electrical war that fascists have declared against our people."
Six conference championships are up for grabs Saturday in the final week of
the college football regular season. No. 3 Auburn and No. 5 Missouri headline
the docket in the SEC Championship, as both teams are vying for a potential
spot in the BCS Championship game. Both schools could need help from No. 10
Michigan State, which takes on second-ranked Ohio State for the Big Ten title.