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  • It's Super Tuesday, do you know where your preferred presidential candidate is?
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke to Politico about walking a tightrope between containing coronavirus and avoiding fake news: “You should never destroy your own credibility. And you don't want to go to war with a president. But you got to walk the fine balance of making sure you continue to tell the truth," he said. “I don't think that we are going to get out of this completely unscathed. I think that this is going to be one of those things we look back on and say boy, that was bad.”
  • A World Health Organization expert explains what are the most important lessons to takeaway from China’s COVID-19 response.
  • Japan still wants to host the summer Olympics, even if that means delaying them until later in the year.
  • Rolling Stone has some required reading on our global plastics crisis: "Every human on Earth is ingesting nearly 2,000 particles of plastic a week...More than half the plastic now on Earth has been created since 2002, and plastic pollution is on pace to double by 2030."
  • Amidst a string of recent controversies on and off the air, Chris Matthews abruptly announced he was retiring from Hardball and MSNBC during his broadcast last night.
  • At least nineteen people were killed in central Tennessee when powerful tornadoes ripped through the state.
  • Will climate change turn common foods toxic?
  • The Cut reports on the scourge of the Millennial aesthetic: "We have lived through a moment in which design came to seem like something besides what it was, like a business model or a virtue or a consolation prize. The sense of safety promised in its soft, clean forms begins to look less optimistic than naïve."
  • A Canadian ex-model says that actor Timothy Hutton raped her when she was 14.
  • Listen to new singles from Four Tet (ethereal synth whispers), Woods (their first since the Purple Mountains collaboration with David Berman), Caroline Rose (funky Prince indebted pop) and Kevin Morby (two lovely Dylanesque outtakes from Oh My God).
  • And finally, look at this dog who thinks he's a human: