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THE BIG RUNDOWN:
The Mooch Is Out: Trump Dumps Him
Well, that was quick: The Mooch is out. President Trump on Monday decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his brand-new post as White House communications director. Coverage of the surprise move makes one thing clear: The decision came at the request of new chief of staff John Kelly, who is in his first day on the job. Scaramucci didn’t even last two weeks in the job, though he made an impression with, among other things, a profanity-laced rant against rivals such as former chief of staff Reince Priebus. Related coverage:  Get the full Rundown >>
MORE BIG NEWS:
Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Now a Convicted Criminal
The crackdowns that made him famous are the ones that have now sealed his demise. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was on Monday found guilty of criminal contempt of court, reports the Arizona Republic , marking a…  Keep reading >>
TODAY’S JAW-DROPPER:
Pete Rose Accused of Statutory Rape by ‘Jane Doe’
The path to “Jane Doe’s” statutory rape accusation against Pete Rose is a roundabout one: In 2016 , Rose sued John Dowd—the lawyer whose late 1980s gambling investigation helped bring down the baseball…  Keep reading >>
DON’T OVERLOOK:
Man Helps Woman in Need, Gets Big Surprise Years Later
Chris Wright was driving to church in Georgia in 2014 when he spotted TunDe Hector walking in the rain carrying a jerrycan. She’d run out of gas with $5 in her pocket. The Good…  Keep reading >>
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE:
These Are 5 of the Unhealthiest Meals You Can Order
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is out with its annual list of chain restaurant “meals” that are so packed with calories they’re more like a full day (or more) worth…  Keep reading >>
SCIENCE BUZZ:
In Reported First, Case Study Says Penis Enlargement Killed
Penis enlargements can kill, or so confirms a case study published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences . “Autologous fat transfer” is the process by which fat is removed by liposuction and then re-injected elsewhere…  Keep reading >>
WILD CARD:
Suicide Researchers to Netflix: Pull the Show
The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has been controversial from the start: It deals frankly with a teenage girl’s suicide, including a tough-to-watch 3-minute scene of the suicide itself. Debate has been split between…  Keep reading >>

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