Headlines edition

Wednesday headlines: Officially weird

The US passed 1 million confirmed Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.

Frontline officials from other countries explain what the United States needs to do to re-open.

About rebuilding: “The notion of putting 7,000 people in a building may be a thing of the past.”

Amsterdam plans to embrace an Earth-friendly “doughnut model” to mend its post-coronavirus economy.

Belgians are urged to eat fries to save their potato farmers.

Headline of the day: "Singaporean man charged in court for leaving home 30 minutes before quarantine ended to get breakfast."

Men are more likely than women to die of the coronavirus, so scientists are treating them with female sex hormones.

Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death, but smokers aren’t necessarily worse off against Covid-19.

Art house cinemas survive by relying on relationships they've built over decades.

Las Vegas is ground zero for the jobs crisis, with unemployment offices swamped by a surge of claims.

German doctors post nudes to protest a shortage of protective equipment.

A reporter went on Good Morning America without pants, also without realizing the audience could see.

One way science is reaching the White House: an eclectic group of legitimate scientists and the billionaires who love them.

You may have missed this amidst pandemic news, but the Pentagon officially released footage of UFOs.

Justice Kavanaugh and other conservative justices make it clear they want to take up Second Amendment issues “soon.”

Streaming metrics show listeners wanting comfort music right now, not new releases.

A tattoo artist inks a new design on his body for every day of the lockdown, and he’s running out of space.

Unrelated to anything coronavirus: Seven cheesemakers in seven countries explain their work; mellow garden-y paintings by British artist Eleanor Taylor; a blog of architecture models.

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