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  • House Democrats are struggling to figure out ways of getting Trump to cooperate with them—which may actually make impeachment more likely.
  • Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. reportedly interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling that he wouldn’t "rat my people out" if he saw someone sexually harassing someone at the council’s offices.
  • Happy 70th birthday Billy Joel! He celebrated by talking to Rolling Stone about aging, performing at Madison Square Garden, and whether he'll ever release a new song.
  • Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes wrote a long editorial for the Times today calling for the breakup of the company: "If we do not take action, Facebook’s monopoly will become even more entrenched. With much of the world’s personal communications in hand, it can mine that data for patterns and trends, giving it an advantage over competitors for decades to come."
  • Director Dexter Fletcher talks about making Elton John biopic Rocketman and how he got brought in to finish Bohemian Rhapsody: "Rami was like, 'We fucking need you, man. We need somebody,'" Fletcher says. "'If you come to set and shit on the floor, you'll still do a better job than this guy.'"
  • John Lambert, who founded "Students For Trump," is facing jail time for impersonating a lawyer—and he is an ideal cautionary tale of the Trump era.
  • Here is a real notification sent out by the White House today: "President Trump Welcomes the 2018 World Series Champions The Boston Red Socks to the White House."
  • Thom Yorke talked about his "dystopian" new album, plus plans for Kid A ephemera, with Crack Magazine.
  • The volume of opioids prescribed in the U.S. fell 17% last year, the most in more than a quarter-century.
  • You're nobody this summer unless you've got a big ass scrunchie.
  • Denver has voted to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms.
  • And finally, look at this goofball: