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Rage of Thrones

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After eight seasons, the world's favorite TV show is coming to an end this Sunday, writes Flipboard's Mia Quagliarello. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)

Why it matters: The 80-minute series finale still must tackle the show's biggest question: who will take the Iron Throne? Daenerys Targaryen no longer has to worry about enemies like Jaime and Cersei Lannister and the Night King, so now only Tyrion, Arya, Sansa, and Jon stand in her way. Theorists and bookies are seeing a rush of bets on Bran Stark.

Scoop: Philly prosecutor may stop charging drug users as criminals

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, one of the most progressive district attorneys in the country, told "Axios on HBO" that he is "very close" to implementing a policy that would relax the penalties for drug possession laws.

Why it matters: This would be one of the first policies of its kind in the U.S. If it leads to more cities adopting similar policies addressing drug possession offenses with treatment instead of incarceration, it could fundamentally change the nation's approach to addiction and the war on drugs.