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Thursday Headlines: Retweet regrets.

In Mueller's Congressional testimony yesterday, Republicans claimed bias, Democrats claimed obstruction, and no one paid attention to the former special counsel's repeated warning that Russia and other nations are actively working to undermine the 2020 election.

Following days of protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announces he will step down on Aug. 2 over his texting scandal. He is expected to be replaced by Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez, who protesters say they oppose over her ties to Rosselló.

Boris Johnson takes office as Britain's PM, and has replaced more than half of Theresa May's cabinet with hardline conservatives and Vote Leave campaigners.

A federal judge blocks the Trump administration's policy banning asylum for those who cross through a third country before reaching the US, citing that it breaks existing asylum law.

Awaiting his trial on sex trafficking charges, Jeffrey Epstein was found unconscious in his jail cell, and is now on suicide watch.

War has generally fallen out of favor, but if it comes back soon, "the next peak might make for record high death."

"We might have just handed a four-year-old a loaded weapon." The developer who created the retweet has some regrets.

This week, Trump gave a speech in front of a fake presidential seal resembling Russia's coat of arms, with an eagle clutching golf clubs instead of arrows and "E pluribus unum" replaced with "45 es un títere": "45 is a puppet."

There's increased demand in France for stone carvers who have the same skills required to build Notre Dame 900 years ago.

"Just like anyone I want to feel seen in the world." An interview with comic artist Edie Fake, author of Little Stranger.

Actor Rutger Hauer, best known for his iconic performance in Blade Runner, dies at 75.

An appreciation of Hauer's extraordinary turn in Blade Runner as Roy Batty, whose dying soliloquy was mostly rewritten by Hauer, including, "All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain."

“A friend of mine turned me onto one of the apps that’s supposed to prettify your face and I thought, well OK, I guess this is what we do now—we take snap shots and share them online.” Things learned from Cindy Sherman’s first interview in 10 years.

A new hobby: buying rolls of undeveloped film and developing them to look at strangers’ lives from years ago.

"You are not alone. There is always someone in the world keeping an eye on your struggle." Street photography by Shin Noguchi.

"Narrative balance and a well-imagined scenario can be hard to achieve in fantasy." Dipsea, an audio app, is changing erotica.

A minimalist, image-centric Bible is here for the Instagram age.

"Nukege hats" are hats made for cats from their previously shed fur.