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Friday headlines: The great dilation

Eight people were shot and killed in a shooting late Thursday at a FedEx facility. A list of recent mass shootings in the United States. / The Associated Press

Toure: We interrupt our coverage of the protests of the police murder of Daunte Wright which interrupted the trial of the police murder of George Floyd to bring you coverage of the police murder of Adam Toledo. / Twitter

See also: How to talk to your child about the Adam Toledo police shooting video. / ABC News

Michael Harriot: Either America is racist or America is racist. / The Root

Noting the notable CEOs who didn't commit to opposing limits on voting rights. / The New York Times

Today marks 100 days since the Capitol attack. A reconstruction finds the mob to have been at least 9,400 people, outnumbering officers by more than 58 to one. / Twitter, The Washington Post

President Biden has said about 50,000 less words in public than Trump had by this point in his term. / Wake Up to Politics

Defying pandemic expectations, the number of US suicides fell nearly 6% last year. Recent declines may suggest a lasting trend. / The Associated Press

Pfizer’s CEO says people will probably need a booster vaccine within 12 months of getting the first two shots. / Sky News

"Weed baths, Fiona Apple, getting lost in objectively shittily playing guitar solos." People list their pandemic MVPs. / Google Docs

Women being more likely to get vaccinated than men is consistent with gender differences in healthcare utilization. / The Los Angeles Times

“My success is always limited by how well other people can imagine the possibility of me.” An excellent conversation with Tressie McMillan Cottom in the latest episode of Ezra Klein’s podcast. / The Morning News

David Treuer: The parks are the closest thing America has to sacred lands. Its original peoples might take care of them better. / The Atlantic

An investigation exposes the breadth of state-backed manipulation of Facebook (with Facebook’s knowledge). / The Guardian

An astrophysicist explains the concept of “time dilation”—basically, why time is weird in space—in the time it takes an elevator to climb and descend 45 stories. / The Morning News

A Domino's branch in Houston is delivering pizzas this week with autonomous cars. The same vehicles already deliver groceries. / The Verge

Paul Ford lists the reasons why he can’t wait to get back to working in an office. / Postlight

Giancarlo DiTrapano, publisher behind Tyrant Books, dies at 47. / The New York Times

Recent paintings by Jake Grewal find a dream-like reality that references “the male nude through a queer gaze." / Jake Grewal