CNN keeps a news ticker running along the bottom of their broadcast. It is very frustrating when you're reading the ticker and then the station goes to a commercial, because during commercials the scroller doesn't run. And often the stories on the ticker are not covered in the regular broadcast.
Strangely, the weather forecast for Hawaii nevers gets interrupted, but tonight the following headline was: A woman has told a British court she accidentally flushed her newborn down the toilet because...
I don't know because CNN went to a commercial! Now I'll never know how a newborn gets flushed down a toilet. Too much toilet paper doesn't go down the drain. It is possible for a person to poop something large enough to plug up the toilet. While there may be a lot of similarities between a newborn and a piece of poop, I never considered size to be one of them.
It turns out that the baby wasn't flushed down the toilet. But what really happened is just as strange.