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  • The Times exposes the sloppy and unethical reporting behind the NY Post’s front-page article about Hunter Biden: "Some reporters withheld their bylines and questioned the credibility of an article that made the tabloid’s front page."
  • The Daily Beast looks at the Republican governors who are enabling Trump's dangerous, frantic COVID-19 "comeback" tour.
  • If you can't be with the campaign you love, Trump, love the campaign you're with.
  • Mathematicians have teamed up with political scientists to explain why social media is so good at polarizing people.
  • John Oliver talked about the ramifications of the United States leaving the World Health Organization on the latest Last Week Tonight.
  • Ten states reported their highest single-day coronavirus case counts last week, and at least 27 states are showing an upward trend in the number of cases reported, so uh, the crisis isn't over yet.
  • Educational headline of the day: "Slow Lorises Are Adorable but They Bite With Flesh-Rotting Venom."
  • The Washington Post recounts how the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally became a superspreader event in the Midwest: "Experts say they will never be able to determine how many of those cases originated at the 10-day rally, given the failure of state and local health officials to identify and monitor attendees returning home, or to trace chains of transmission after people got sick. Some, however, believe the nearly 500,000-person gathering played a role in the outbreak now consuming the Upper Midwest."
  • A Ukrainian fitness influencer who was a COVID denier has died of coronavirus.
  • Listen to the jazz-infused, skittering "Robber," the incredible new single from The Weather Station.
  • And finally, just a totally normal cyclist: