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  • Democracy dies if it's not live streamed, so follow along with all the updates on day two of the impeachment hearings.
  • So far, this has included the dramatic moment where the witness was allowed to respond in real time to Trump's attacks against her on Twitter, which even Fox News anchors said raises "the possibility of witness intimidation and witness tampering as a new charge here."
  • In a social media post, Taylor Swift accused her former label Big Red Machine of blocking her plans for a retrospective performance at the American Music Awards, as well as denying the use of her recordings for a new Netflix documentary. The label has denied those accusations.
  • Donald Trump Jr.'s new book hit No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list this week, but his sales were likely boosted by bulk buys.
  • This writer spent a day as a Times Square costumed mascot.
  • The release of the transcript of Trump’s first call in April with Ukrainian president-elect Volodomyr Zelensky was "meant to bolster the case that Trump had nothing but good intentions in his dealings with Ukraine—but it also showed a White House summary of the same call released to the public shortly after it occurred was largely fabricated."
  • Here's why the B & Q lines have been so delayed in recent months.
  • Another day, another probe: Rudy Giuliani is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible campaign finance violations and a failure to register as a foreign agent as part of an active investigation into his financial dealings.
  • It's Friday, do you know how swing state voters feel about impeachment right now?
  • Trump has now asked the Supreme Court to stop prosecutors from being able to look at his personal finances.
  • Rutgers University officials are warning students there may be an "aggressive" coyote in the area that bit someone walking near campus.
  • And finally, they should call it a joy pit: