Shou Zi Chew, the head of TikTok, faces a grilling before the House of Representatives, amid much talk about a ban. / MarketWatch, Wake Up to Politics

Recalling a headline from January: "Air Force general predicts war with China in 2025." / NBC News

Employees at 100 different Starbucks stores plan to walk off the job to welcome the company's new CEO. / The Guardian

A new book says the real history of the NBA is one of conflict between Black labor and white ownership. / The New Yorker

See also: "US Announces Plans To Reclassify Everyone's Race Based On Net Worth." / The Onion

The wreckage of Saddam Hussein's 396-foot yacht "al-Mansur" is a draw for sightseers. (We prefer Celine Van Heel's "The Spanish King.") / Jalopnik, It's Nice That

A Winnie the Pooh slasher film has been pulled from Hong Kong cinemas because Winnie is a playful taunt of China's President Xi Jinping. / The Associated Press 

Questlove starts a book publishing imprint inside Farrar, Straus and Giroux. / The Root

Book publishers see BookTok as their savior, "all the moreso because they don't really understand it." / Vox

The Writers Guild of America says it's open to movie and TV scripts written with the help of artificial intelligence. / The Verge

Max Read on what Facebook criticism can teach us about AI criticism: "I'm open to the possibility that we rest on the edge of a precipice." / Read Max

A map of places in the US with the same name. "We calculated what place someone is most likely referring to, depending on where they are." / The Pudding