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  • "Sources" told Axios that President Biden doesn't plan to fire anyone over the Afghanistan withdrawal fallout because it was his idea, and laying off senior advisers would be tantamount to admitting that the administration made a big mistake.
  • A man in his 40s died at the Dead & Company concert at Citi Field last Friday after attempting a "body flip" in one of the upper deck sections, going over the edge, and falling at least 30 feet onto concrete.
  • The late U.S.-born singer, dancer, and activist Josephine Baker, who had an illustrious career in France before dying in 1975, is being moved to the Panthéon in Paris, becoming the first Black woman to be interred at the historic tomb.
  • Rachel Maddow has signed a contract extension at MSNBC, assuaging fears that she'd be leaving after 2022.
  • The British rapper Jimothy seems cool. Or not.
  • TikTok influencers and Portland foodies can't get enough of these corn ribs.
  • Glasses to protect your eyes from the blue light of a screen may not actually "work," but the oversized frames tend to make people look more attractive, so now they're a fashion thing.
  • Young people and women are getting into powerboating.
  • "It wasn’t just kicking and punching — the story was really about honesty, loyalty, family and bravery." The real-life father-son stars of Surf Ninjas (1993) gave an oral history of the acclaimed film.
  • And finally, a baby pig with prime real estate: