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- President Joe Biden says the U.S. expects to have enough vaccine for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than expected.
- Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas would end its mask mandate, and said all businesses could reopen at 100% capacity. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves announced that they would follow suit starting tomorrow as well.
- According to the CDC, only four percent of the nation’s schoolchildren live in counties where coronavirus transmission "is low enough for full-time in-person learning without additional restrictions."
- Find out which states have vaccinated more of their population.
- The owners of Stand Up New York comedy club, which includes the guy who wrote a viral essay over the summer declaring NYC “dead forever” because of pandemic restrictions, are suing Governor Andrew Cuomo for not allowing comedy clubs to reopen.
- NYC might not be affordable now, but it's slightly less unaffordable than before the pandemic!
- David Mintz, the inventor of Tofutti, has died at 89.
- Over 100 women in Chile accidentally became pregnant last year after taking "one of the 276,890 packets of oral contraceptives that were provided by the public health care system — and later quietly recalled over defects that made them potentially ineffective."
- Bunny Wailer, a reggae legend and founding member of the Wailers, has died at 73.
- Julie Klausner's one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan is a real vibe.
- Listen to "Be Sweet," the very catchy first single from Japanese Breakfast's upcoming album Jubilee.
- Also, I'm a big fan of Mdou Moctar's new single "Tala Tannam," the first from their upcoming release Afrique Victime.
- And finally, one of these three is not like the others:
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