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  • Without a vaccine, health experts say that this winter in the U.S. is going to be very bleak—and the fact people are pushing leisure activities is not helping: “We just continue to squander every bit of opportunity we get with this epidemic to get it under control,’’ one epidemiologist told STAT News. "The best time to squash a pandemic is when the environmental characteristics slow transmission. It’s your one opportunity in the year, really, to leverage that extra assistance and get transmission under control."
  • Over 1,500 people, most without masks, attended a party in Prospect Park on Sunday night which left the park filled with trash on Monday.
  • If you're willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement and have a household income of at least $198K, then Mayor Bill de Blasio could be your landlord.
  • Russia has become the first country to approve a vaccine, but its announcement "raises fears that the country is rushing for political purposes."
  • Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced her retirement yesterday, hours after the city council approved cuts to the police budget.
  • A 107-year-old New Jersey grandmother who survived the Spanish flu a century ago has now also survived getting COVID-19.
  • The funniest video of the day is an outraged Ben Shapiro reciting lyrics from Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's filthy new single "WAP."
  • Watch the first trailer for Netflix's upcoming space show Away.
  • Police are searching for a man who punched a 17-year-old Sesame Place employee in Pennsylvania after he was reminded to wear a mask, then fled in a car with New York plates.
  • Watch Lindsey Buckingham perform four songs for the first time since he had open heart surgery.
  • And finally, there are only two kinds of dogs: