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May 20, 2016

"$0.00," tweets Washington Post's Dan Zak, answering the question of what was revealed the last time Trump’s income tax returns became public (at 3,200+ shares). "The last time Trump's taxes were made public, they showed he paid the feds zip, zero, zilch. Now?" wonders Josh Greenman at the New York Daily News. "Trump may be holding back on tax return reveal because they may show he pays nothing to government," theorizes Michael S. Derby at the Wall Street Journal. "I'll bet Trump's latest returns show that a) this is still pretty close to the case and b.) he overstates his worth," WaPo's James Downie continues that thought. USA Today's Heidi Przybyla calls Post business reporter Drew Harwell's reveal "A wow window into @realDonaldTrump’s income tax returns." Meanwhile, colleague Will Hobson laments, "Oh man RIP @drewharwell's mentions." We can only imagine.

In other breaking news, Oklahoma's legislature just passed a bill making it a felony to perform abortions. "It is now a felony for anyone--even a doctor--to perform an abortion in Oklahoma. Just let that sink in," advises Laura Brahm. But it didn't last long: their governor just vetoed it. The FDA made some waves, too, by controversially approving new nutrition panels.  "@US_FDA making the most radical overhaul of nutrition policy in decades: adding to labels how much sugar added," shares WSJ's Jonathan Rockoff. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama is calling for Zika funding as the CDC ups its estimate of pregnant women affected. "We are monitoring 157 pregnant women in U.S. & 122 pregnant women in territories w. laboratory evidence for possible #Zika infection," tweets CDC's Dr. Tom Frieden. And although Obama wasn't at home, U.S. park police say a shooting took place a little too close for comfort to the White House. Also, confusion still abounds over details surrounding the reported EgyptAir wreckage, but what's been reported by Egyptian officials so far sounds gruesome. Plus, surprise! This year's graduating class is the most indebted in history. Again! "Happy graduation," thoughtfully tweets Mic's Stefan Becket.

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