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  • Wendy Davis, the former Texas Senator who filibustered a hyper-restrictive, omnibus abortion bill in 2013, has announced her bid to unseat U.S. Representative Chip Roy, a Republican.
  • The New Yorker asked disgraced former Senator Al Franken if he regrets resigning over that 2006 photo in which he appeared to grope a sleeping woman. His answer: "Oh, yeah. Absolutely."
  • New Jersey man caught driving 142 MPH in New Hampshire because THAT'S HOW YOU DO IT IN JERSEY BABY.
  • Keanu Reeves still thinks you're all breathtaking, each and every one of you.
  • Robert Morgenthau, Manhattan's longest-serving district attorney, died at 99. As the NY Times notes, "Mr. Morgenthau lost about a quarter of his cases, and some that he won proved to be miscarriages of justice. The most glaring example was the conviction of five young black and Latino men from Harlem, four of whom falsely confessed on videotape to the 1989 beating and rape of the 28-year-old investment banker who became known as the Central Park Jogger."
  • A seagull stole a dog from a woman's garden in Devon, England, just swooping down and snapping up the miniature chihuahua and carrying it away.
  • Please, if you're going to force a zillionth podcast on our poor beleaguered brains, read this first.
  • Get ready for the group cry because here's your first look at Tom Hanks playing Mr. Rogers.
  • And finally, remember to always reach for the stars: