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Saturday headlines: k. OK? OK! kk.

Not surprisingly, Trump doubles-down on his debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory, and finds new ways to attack former Ambassador Yovanovitch.

Btw, that conspiracy theory Trump loves? It’s a yearslong operation run by the Kremlin.

A forthcoming Justice Dept. report is expected to find that political bias did not taint top officials running the FBI’s Russia probe.

One of Giuliani’s associates says Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee, met with a former Ukrainian prosecutor last year to discuss digging up dirt on Joe Biden.

When Trump calls Congressman Schiff "human scum," he picks up a trope long associated with history’s worst antisemites.

NPR’s “Rough Translation” podcast enables you to hear the Ukranian side of the impeachment saga (from Ukraine).

Related: War reporting and photographs from Ukraine’s front line.

Related/unrelated: A new font, "Tiny Hand," recreates Trump's curious way with the alphabet.

A political reporter with a stutter writes a lovely article about Joe Biden’s struggle with his own.

See also: An archive of some of our favorite recent longreads.

Nearly 10 percent of the Seychelles' working population is addicted to heroin.

At least 36,000 homeless people live in the city of Los Angeles—which also has more than 41,000 empty housing units.

See also: Five entrepreneurs explain what it’s like to run a food business on Skid Row.

A year of stellar female rap performances was entirely shut out of the 2020 Grammys, and that should come as no surprise.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge answers questions from famous people.

Remembering snowboard pioneer Jake Burton who died this week at 65 after two bouts of cancer.

One man’s advice on how to enjoy a long, cold, dark winter after two of them in a row left him depressed.

Using "kk" instead of "k" or "OK" in emails and texts offers a microgenerational wedge between Gen X, Gen Z, and Millennials.

"This is the absolute biggest difference we can make." A child creates 58 tons of annual carbon emissions; a vasectomy fixes that.

Confessions of a former child chef, who now has a child chef of his own.