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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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The $750 in federal income taxes that Donald Trump paid in 2016 and 2017 is an attention-grabbing number—in large part because $750 is a number that a lot of people can wrap their heads around. It's not on the massive scale of federal budget numbers or even of only-for-billionaires expenditures. For people making minimum wage or just above, it may in fact be their annual tax bill. "We're talking about someone who works at a McDonald's, and not someone who is managing it," Joseph Bankman, a tax law expert at Stanford Law School, told The Washington Post. "This is an hourly worker at a fast-food restaurant."

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