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Trump lied more than ever before in 2019: "In 2017, President Trump made nearly 1,999 false or misleading claims. In 2018, he added another 5,689, for a total of 7,688," reports the Washington Post. "Now, with a few weeks still left in 2019, the president already has more than doubled the total number of false or misleading claims in just a single year." How many misleading claims did he make in 2019? 7,725, for a total of 15,413 since being sworn into office, according to WaPo. I wish I could write numbers in all caps.

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Boeing updates: As Nathalie mentioned in Slog AM, Boeing is planning on halting 737 MAX production lines—"with no timeline defined for a restart," writes Dominic Gates at the Seattle Times. This afternoon the company announced there would be no employee layoffs: some employees will work on 737 work and others will be redeployed to other facilities. “I think it’s the right thing to do. We care about our workforce," a Boeing insider told the Times. The company's stock fell by 4.29% today.

Did you forget to sign up for healthcare? It's a Christmas miracle—Washington Healthplanfinder has extended the deadline until the end of the month. More info here.

I don't understand Republican logic: Can someone explain Carly Fiorina to me? Thanks.

Director of King County’s coordinating agency for homelessness, All Home, resigns: Kira Zylstra was in hot water last week after an annual work luncheon "with Cultural Presentation" turned out to be a performer giving lap dances and kisses. Performer Beyoncé Black St. James could be seen in videos performing a number that would have fit in just fine at R Place, but was downright salacious at a government-sponsored gathering of well-meaning prudes. This story is so chaotic and conservatives are having a field day.

A Fox News poll showed a majority of Americans favor impeachment: and Don-Don exploded on Twitter. The tweet:

Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" finally hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100: The 25-year-old song "reached an unprecedented industry pinnacle, hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, becoming both the song that took the longest to do so and the first Christmas track to take the top spot since 'The Chipmunk Song' 60 years ago," writes New York Times. Why? How? The answer has a lot to do with social media.

Let's remember our elders: Pour one out for "The Chipmunk Song," which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and won three Grammy Awards in 1958.

"I remember the time when we could go … meet our friends and loved ones at the gate:" Since we're busy remembering things, remember pre-9/11? When you could get past airport security even if you didn't have a ticket? We're going back to those lawless times, baby! Sea-Tac is allowing 100 non-ticked passengers through its security checkpoints each day, starting immediately. Good news for parents sending off unaccompanied minors.

How much should hearing aids cost? And when will our national healthcare emergency end? Crosscut's Melissa Santos has a feature out today about how "a plan in the state Legislature would require private insurers to cover the devices, which must be replaced every few years."

Zoomers are bringing back the scrunchie: Sex and the City tried to kill the scrunchie in 2003 by devoting a whole episode to the horrors of the popular hair accessory. But zoomers have prevailed. "In the past year, scrunchies sold eight times faster than the overall category of hair accessories and styling products," writes NPR, the leader in style. It's not just NPR—Teen Vogue declared scrunchies "2019's Biggest Fashion Trend" in September. I'm wearing a scrunchie right now. Jason Momoa wears them. So does Lizzo.

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Seahawks wide receiver suspended indefinitely for doping: The NFL announced Josh Gordon's use of performance-enhancing substances this morning but did not disclose which substances he was found to be taking. "The suspension is effective immediately. It's Gordon's sixth suspension for the same type of violation," writes KOMO.

Actor Kumail Nanjiani broke the internet today: The formerly skinny nerd from Silicon Valley and The Big Sick is apparently ripped now. You can blame Marvel. "I found out a year ago I was going to be in Marvel’s Eternals and decided I wanted to transform how I looked," he wrote on Instagram. "I would not have been able to do this if I didn’t have a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world. I’m glad I look like this, but I also understand why I never did before. It would have been impossible without these resources and time."

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I never thought I’d be one of those people who would post a thirsty shirtless, but I’ve worked way too hard for way too long so here we are. You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. I found out a year ago I was going to be in Marvel’s Eternals and decided I wanted to transform how I looked. I would not have been able to do this if I didn’t have a full year with the best trainers and nutritionists paid for by the biggest studio in the world. I’m glad I look like this, but I also understand why I never did before. It would have been impossible without these resources and time. So big thanks to @grantrobertsfit who started working with me at the beginning of the year and made me understand true physical pain for months and months. Then, once we started shooting, a massive thanks to @davidhigginslondon and his team (@ellispartridge, @thebeardypt, @tomcheesemanfitness) for training me almost every day and making me strong, limber and injury free. I can almost touch my toes now. (And thank you for forcing me to do cheat meals David.) Matthews Street Catering for their delicious and healthy meals. And finally, the biggest thanks goes to @emilyvgordon for putting up with me complaining and talking about only working out and dieting for the last year. I promise I’ll be interesting again some day. #thirstyshirtless (Photo by @markupson.) (edit: I left off one very important person: @lancecallahan who trained me for 6 years and helped me build the foundation I could use to do this. Thank you!)

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Some more male body talk to end the day: "Jason Derulo Said His Huge Penis Had To Be Edited Out Of The Movie Cats And I'm Not Sure How I Feel About It"