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  • "Vaccinating the world is the only real path out of this crisis": The WHO is warning rich countries that if they don't immediately ship billions of doses of COVID vaccines to less inoculated countries, the variants won't go away, and they'll likely get worse.
  • Amtrak said yesterday that it'll have to cut service when the federal vaccine mandate for its workers goes into effect.
  • Jussie Smollett was found guilty yesterday on five counts of lying to the Chicago police about being assaulted by Trump fans.
  • Accessory Dwelling Units, formerly known as in-law apartments, have been popular for years on the West Coast as a way to create more affordable housing in single-family home neighborhoods, and they've now arrived on the East Coast.
  • After Kellogg's announced it would replace 1,400 workers who are on strike, people started spamming the cereal giant's job listing site in solidarity with the workers.
  • Peloton's cardiologist is crying foul of the suggestion that in And Just Like That... Mr. Big died from going too hard on the bike, arguing that "Mr. Big lived what many would call an extravagant lifestyle — including cocktails, cigars, and big steaks — and was at serious risk as he had a previous cardiac event in season six."
  • Fettuccine Alfredo, believe it or not, was invented in Rome, not somewhere in Ohio, and largely became popular in the U.S. because the chef who created it — whose name was Alfredo Di Lelio — kept taking pictures of himself hand-feeding the creamy noodles to celebrities.
  • And finally, a deer wouldn't hurt a puppy, would it?