The bad news:
INNISFAIL, Australia (AP) -- Troops began moving aid to the cyclone-shattered town of Innisfail on Tuesday as residents picked through waterlogged streets littered with rubble and mangled roofs destroyed by Australia's most powerful cyclone in decades.
The unintentional humour:
U.S. President George W. Bush called Australian Prime Minister John Howard early Tuesday to offer American help if needed.
Make up your own punchline.