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  • The Times looks at which age, race and other demographic groups are still dying of COVID.
  • Darnell isn't on the ballot, but I maybe would vote for Darnell for mayor.
  • The Guardian investigates why a New Jersey health care worker was charged for inadvertently exposing an elderly person to COVID-19, the only such case in the country.
  • Three days later, the stuck MTA bus is still the hottest new attraction in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
  • We've got some new water: National Geographic says it is recognizing the Southern Ocean, the body of water surrounding the Antarctic, as the Earth's fifth ocean.
  • Here are some tips on where you can go out in the city this summer—and for those not going out yet, consult this guide to Hot Vax Summer FOMO.
  • Samuel L. Jackson has revealed his five favorite Samuel L. Jackson movies, and there are some surprising omissions.
  • Unfortunate headline of the day: "Jeffrey Toobin Returns to CNN After Exposing Himself on Zoom Call."
  • Is Las Vegas ready for a post-pandemic comeback?
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert asked during a House Natural Resources hearing whether "the Forest Service or the BLM can alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth in order to fight climate change."
  • Listen to Illuminati Hotties' effervescent new single "Pool Hopping."
  • And finally, this pup just wants to be let in: