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  • Trump continued his war with the judicial system by demanding that Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg recuse themselves from any cases involving him.
  • A regional field director for Bernie Sanders’ campaign based in Michigan has been fired after his private Twitter account shitposting was revealed.
  • Hank Azaria explained once and for all why he won't be playing Apu on The Simpsons anymore: “I have tremendous pride in doing the show. And the character of Apu was done with love and pride and the best of intentions. My message is, things can be down with really good intentions and have negative consequences.”
  • A truck driver who fatally struck a 3-year-old in Harlem last year is blaming the child’s death on the boy’s mother: “It’s being made out like I did something wrong, I did not,” he said. “The mother should have had the child in her hand.”
  • Why is America so far behind in the toilet innovations wars?
  • Harvey Weinstein was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center instead of Rikers Island as a “precautionary measure” after his guilty verdict yesterday.
  • Related Companies, the real estate concern run by Trump supporter Stephen Ross, has signed an agreement with Amtrak to pursue a cheap federal loan for the second half of Hudson Yards.
  • Wired explains how Silicon Valley ruined work culture.
  • Conservative megadonor Rebekah Mercer is no longer on the board of trustees of the American Museum of Natural History.
  • This man has come up with a nifty spaghetti lifehack.
  • Lots of exciting new music announcements today: listen to new singles from forthcoming albums by baroque pop geniuses The Magnetic Fields, art-pop group Perfume Genius, and London producer Kelly Lee Owens.
  • And finally, look at this kook: