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- The iconic Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris was seriously damaged by an extensive fire on Monday that caused part of its delicate spire to collapse.
- Not The Onion: read an interview with a "celebrated water sommelier."
- Mel Magazine asks why do the late night shows suck so much: "I think the worst part is that every single person in late night knows it’s a dumb factory of lazy ideas," one mid-level TV writer told them. “[The host] makes fun of it, the head writers make fun of it, the staff writers watch the tapings and just lament it all. But the alternative is taking a risk, and network TV just isn’t about that. Safety is the key."
- Game Of Thrones set a new same-day ratings record for the show with 17.4 million viewers of last night's premiere.
- AOC doesn't use Facebook anymore, and generally is trying to stay off social media on the weekends: "I actually think that social media poses a public health risk to everybody. There are amplified impacts for young people…but I think it has a lot of effects on older people. It has effects on everybody: increased isolation, depression, anxiety, addiction, escapism."
- Trump’s attorneys are warning of potential legal action if an accounting firm turns over a decade of the president’s financial records to the House Oversight and Reform Committee.
- Here's your guide to the best hikes in every state.
- Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have pleaded not guilty to two conspiracy charges in the college admissions scandal.
- Pete Buttigieg is the latest white hope for the Democratic party—but he's also "a gay Harvard alum, fluent in Gramsci, Joyce, and Norwegian."
- Beck released a new single, "Saw Lightning," from upcoming album Hyperspace.
- And finally, this cat never saw it coming:
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