Happy Wednesday. A cream cheese shortage is rocking New York City bagel shops, who may use the opportunity to trade in the forklift that usually heaps the spread onto bagels for a butter knife. But hopefully not.
In Case You Missed It.
🇨🇱 Chile legalized same-sex marriage Tuesday, making it the eighth Latin American country and the 31st nation in the world to do so.
🇩🇪 German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepped down Tuesday after 16 years in office. Her successor Olaf Scholz was sworn in first thing this morning as he now leads a coalition government.
📦 Amazon Web Services was down Tuesday. It affected Disney+, Ring, Alexa, Amazon.com, and even deliveries.
🏛 Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told the Jan. 6 committee he was JUST KIDDING about cooperating with the investigation.
🗣 Google has started rolling out voice and video calls through the Gmail app on IOS and Android to keep us connected whether we want it or not.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed global cases as of 11:15 a.m. ET on Tuesday: 266,705,198 — Total deaths: 5,267,208 — Total vaccine doses administered: 8,243,232,137