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  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago neighbors do NOT want him to live there post-presidency: they sent a formal letter to the town of Palm Beach and to the Secret Service asserting that "Trump lost his legal right to live at Mar-a-Lago because of an agreement he signed in the early 1990s when he converted the storied estate from his private residence to a private club."
  • Two former CDC appointees have come forward to talk about the Trump administration’s manipulation of the agency and what went wrong this year: “Every time that the science clashed with the messaging, messaging won,” said a former CDC chief of staff.
  • On the one hand, Tom Cruise should not be yelling at people on movie sets. On the other hand, he's basically right about the dangers of people breaking COVID guidelines, and the economic impact it has when sets shut down because of those kinds of mistakes.
  • The Times asked Dr. Anthony Fauci and other epidemiologists for their predictions about the months ahead, and when they think people can start to do things like go to the movies again.
  • Maybe because everyone was home all the time, there were an unusually high amount of awful Twitter posts in 2020.
  • The value of Senator Kelly Loeffler's estate suspiciously went from a $10.5 million appraisal to $4.1 million, resulting in a much lower tax bill for the senator and her husband—and no one knows why.
  • Trump won't be leaving office without making an impact on the country: the U.S. Department of Energy will roll back water efficiency standards on showerheads after Trump's complaints about low-flow showers.
  • Lily James and Sebastian Stan will play Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in an upcoming Hulu series.
  • After being reported missing last week, Love as Laughter's Sam Jayne has died at 46.
  • R.A.P. Ferreira is releasing a new album, bob’s son: R​.​A​.​P. Ferreira in the garden level cafe of the scallops hotel, as ode to artist and beat poet Bob Kaufman—listen to “battle report" now.
  • And finally, this is probably one of the best songs of 2020: