Detroit Says Goodbye to Mr. Hockey: Here’s What We’re Reading Today

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Here’s what we’re reading:

1. Hundreds paid their respects to Gordie Howe in Detroit

“Hundreds of family members, friends and fans of Gordie Howe — including sports icons like Wayne Gretzky, Steve Yzerman and Frank Mahovlich — said goodbye to Mr. Hockey at his funeral services today at Detroit’s Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament.”

2. Prince William featured on the cover of a gay magazine

The Duke of Cambridge invited Attitude magazine to bring members of the LGBT+ community to Kensington Palace to hear their experiences of homophobic, bi-phobic and transphobic bullying, and discuss the mental health implications it has.”

3. Michael Jordan is mad at Kevin Hart

“What age do you get to where it’s okay to wear your pants that high and nobody addresses it?” — Kevin Hart on Jimmy Kimmel Live

4. There’s not enough evidence to say that coffee causes cancer

“The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) stepped down its classification of coffee as a possible cause of cancer, and says its fresh review of the evidence shows it’s not clear whether it does or not.”

5. Avocado shortage fuels crime wave in New Zealand

“Since January there have been close to 40 large-scale thefts from avocado orchards in the north island of New Zealand, with as many as 350 fruit stolen at a time.”