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  • The NY Times Magazine got on the road with Marianne Williamson to try to understand what her deal is.
  • Is a gaffe or mistruth a problem if your heart is in the right place? Joe Biden, who says a lot of both, doesn't think so.
  • People are really not taking the news that Popeyes has sold out of chicken sandwiches well.
  • Prof. David Karpf dunked some more on Bret Stephens in an Esquire editorial.
  • A panel of three judges has ruled that North Carolina’s state legislative maps are so severely gerrymandered to benefit Republicans that they violate the state’s Constitution.
  • A retired NYPD Transit sergeant has died of an apparent suicide.
  • Walmart said it would cut back on gun sales—specifically, discontinuing all sales of handgun ammunition and sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition—in the wake of two shootings at Walmart stores this summer.
  • Great news: euthanasia rates at animal shelters around the country are falling.
  • A South Carolina man who founded one of the nation's biggest conversion therapy ministries has come out as gay.
  • We were THISCLOSE to getting an Apple+ show starring Richard Gere as one of two elderly Vietnam veterans whose "lifelong regrets and secrets collide with their resentment of today's self-absorbed millennials, and the duo then go on a shooting spree."
  • Hudson Yards’ nonprofit arts center, The Shed, has been shunned by the fashion elite since developer Stephen Ross’ Trump ties were exposed.
  • Deadspin broke the Jeremy Renner app with a single word.
  • And finally, these three were totally busted: