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  • The Olympic torch has officially been lit and is making its way around Japan.
  • Advocates for Black seniors are urging the media and public health officials to stop blaming the "Tuskegee Study" for Black hesitancy around the vaccine while ignoring the more recent realities of racism in the medical world.
  • New research published on Axios found that 77% of Americans are worried about, among other things, inflation.
  • The New York Times found that the pandemic has been hard for, among other people, burlesque performers.
  • The Cinnamon Toast Shrimp guy is allegedly a manipulative partner and a liar.
  • Olive Garden is raising wages (including tips) to $10 an hour and giving employees a one-time bonus to keep them from going to work at other restaurants as the country reopens.
  • A contestant from the 2004 reality show, The Swan, wherein contestants underwent major plastic surgery before participating in a beauty pageant, shares her horror story.
  • "My desire to be liked and fear of pissing people off has made me somebody you didn’t sign up for, and a different human than I started out here as," said Chrissy Teigen yesterday as she quit Twitter.
  • And finally, don't sleep on sheep: