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  • Donald Trump waxed poetic about chokeholds in a new interview, saying “the concept of chokeholds sounds so innocent and so perfect” in “one-on-one” struggles.
  • The Trump administration has finalized a rule that would remove nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people in health care and health insurance.
  • As states across the country begin to reopen, Texas and Florida have both reported their highest daily totals of new coronavirus infections this week.
  • The Times writes that many of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s black advisers and supporters have abandoned him, with recent weeks pushing people over the edge: “I believe he uses his proximity to blackness without giving the reform that he said he was going to give,” Jumaane Williams said. “And that’s just hard to see all the time. We want to see change.”
  • Here's a map of all the racist monuments across America.
  • Major League Baseball has offered players a new deal, including 80% of their prorated salaries for a 72-game regular season plus playoffs.
  • A new book alleges that Melania Trump delayed her arrival to the White House as leverage for renegotiating her prenuptial agreement with Donald Trump. The book's author argues, “She is...much more like him than it appears.”
  • Tucker Carlson can't stop, won't stop losing major advertisers after making conspiratorial comments about Black Lives Matter protests.
  • CNN reports that things are extremely toxic over at Refinery29.
  • Have you watched Hannibal yet? The incredibly unique NBC show is now streaming on Netflix, go watch it!
  • Listen to a new single from Lil Baby and "Vacancy," an incredible gem from Neil Young's forthcoming lost album Homegrown.
  • And finally, who knows what fun dogs get up to when people aren't around: