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  • Donald Trump is reportedly planning to host hundreds of people on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday for his first in-person event since he announced he had tested positive for coronavirus.
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to create a new bipartisan commission that could, if the vice president agrees, declare the president unable to serve.
  • The New Yorker writes about how the pandemic has caused a boom in Airbnb rentals in upstate New York.
  • The City Council of Danbury, Connecticut officially voted to rename a local sewage plant The John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant.
  • Vice has some tips on what to say to a friend or family member who starts spouting QAnon talking points.
  • According to the Washington Post, Hope Hicks returned to work the day after she self-quarantined on Air Force One and only went home once she got her positive test result. She only told Trump, chief of staff Mark Meadows, and a few other senior staff, enraging other aides.
  • Yankees Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford has died. He was 91.
  • NYC's real estate market is apparently getting back to normal: "renters are returning, buyers are getting deals, and those who stayed are finding a measure of vindication."
  • Where were you when you first read this timeless NY Post headline: "Elisabeth Moss moving to UWS near site of Rick Moranis assault."
  • Vulture wrestles with the ethics of superhero stories and the second season of The Boys: "The Boys isn’t built on a hoary hypothetical about what real people would be like if they tried to become superheroes; instead, it demands we admit that superheroes have altered the way we look at real people."
  • Kevin Parker of Tame Impala impeccably covered John Lennon's classic "Jealous Guy" on his birthday.
  • And finally, the holiday weekend is so close I can taste it:
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