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- Vancouver has a problem — the Canadian city of 700,000 people saw more anti-Asian hate crimes last year than the 10 most populous U.S. cities combined.
- The dead bodies of about 750 COVID-19 victims are still sitting on a Brooklyn pier, and there's no immediate plan to bury them on Hart Island or elsewhere.
- Alabama, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country, has enlisted University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban to appear in ads urging people to get the shot.
- Italy has, for some reason, enlisted Helen Mirren to appear in its latest vaccine PSA.
- The New York Times has great photos of views of historical buildings in New York City, taken from newly constructed residences like the penthouse at the Woolworth Building and new condos at the Waldorf.
- Twitter is testing out a new Tip Jar feature that'll allow people give money to other users.
- The demand for chicken wings soared during the pandemic, and now we have us a wing shortage.
- The most important investigation of the day: are animated dads getting hotter?
- And finally, top o' the morning to this good boy:
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