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  • Trump is reportedly angry at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not blocking the testimony of State Department workers during the Impeachment hearings.
  • Joe Biden won't support legalizing marijuana on the federal level because there is not “enough evidence” as to “whether or not it is a gateway drug.”
  • Trump no longer gives a shit about a flavored vaping ban, especially when votes are on the line.
  • Newsday used undercover "testers" of various ethnicities to reveal that Long Island real estate agents are pretty racist: "Long Island’s dominant residential brokering firms help solidify racial separations. They frequently directed white customers toward areas with the highest white representations and minority buyers to more integrated neighborhoods."
  • Pete Buttigieg has become very popular in Iowa.
  • Hannibal Buress pretended to be MF Doom during this weekend’s Adult Swim Festival.
  • The Times profiled grassroots criminal justice organization Decolonize This Place.
  • Check out the first trailer for Avenue 5, Armando Iannucci’s upcoming HBO comedy set on a vacation ship in space.
  • Slate compiled a list of the 50 best nonfiction books of the last 25 years.
  • CBS News has learned that San Diego billionaire Doug Manchester, Trump's nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas, was asked by the Republican National Convention to donate half a million dollars to Trump's reelection campaign, which certainly sounds like pay-for-play.
  • Brian Cox had a tense meeting with the CEO of Big Cookie HQ, Cookie Monster.
  • Kanye West has announced...an opera?...named after the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.
  • And finally, GREAT MOVIE, VERY COMPELLING, WOULD WATCH AGAIN: