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  • President Donald Trump was apparently in much worse shape during his bout with COVID-19 than was previously revealed, the NY Times reports, “with extremely depressed blood oxygen levels at one point and a lung problem associated with pneumonia caused by the coronavirus, according to four people familiar with his condition.”
  • Jazz legend Chick Corea died this week at the age of 79 from a rare cancer — listen to some of his virtuoso piano playing with Miles Davis here and solo work here.
  • Beloved local NBC 4 reporter Katherine Creag died suddenly at 47 this week.
  • Could all this COVID-19 misery be put into an empty soda can and promptly recycled, please?
  • The upcoming CBS series about Clarice Starling will not mention a certain Hannibal Lecter because of gnarly intellectual property issues.
  • Meghan Markle has won her privacy lawsuit against the Mail on Sunday and publisher Associated Newspapers over the publication of a "personal and private" letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle.
  • This French nun just celebrated her 117th birthday with red wine, champers and cake after recovering from COVID-19.
  • The Chinese government yanked the BBC off the country’s airwaves Thursday, one week after Britain’s media regulator withdrew a license for China Global Television Network to broadcast in the United Kingdom.
  • Major League Baseball might have a bit of a drone problem.
  • And finally, check out these clever gulls: