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The Daily Show featured a special segment by Aasif Mandvi on the public fears about genetically modified foods. And as Aasif was shocked to find out, the big agriculture company he’s previously investigated is actually the good guy on this one. (Also, GMO potatoes are perfectly safe — unless you throw them at a person’s head.)

Larry Wilmore highlighted the latest report on police targeting of black people for tickets: bicycle violations in the city of Tampa, Fla.

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Jimmy Kimmel hosted Dr. Phil — who administered an official evaluation of Jimmy’s mind.

And David Letterman featured a list, “Top Ten Things You Don’t Want To Hear From A Receptionist,” with longtime receptionist (and occasional featured player on the show) Art Kelly.

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Dr. Rachel Levine

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President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender Pennsylvania Health Secretary, to be his assistant secretary of health yesterday, according to several news outlets. If approved Levine will become the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate.

"A deeply experienced public servant and public health expert, she is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate," announced a tweet from the official White House Twitter account.


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