Meltdown: “The markets in Kabul have food, but few can afford it. A sack of flour can cost about $30. Businesses struggle to get materials because of lack of access to bank accounts or foreign currency. Teachers and government workers weren’t getting paid, and even if those salaries have resumed, incomes are lower. People sell furniture and silverware for cash. They also sell their kidneys.” And now, an earthquake. Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained.

+ Gathering Hunter: “Eli Rosenbaum was involved in over 100 cases to deport or revoke citizenship from Nazis; US attorney general during Ukraine visit: ‘There is no hiding place for war criminals.'” US taps top Nazi hunter as lead investigator into war crimes in Ukraine. He’s gonna be busy.

+ Law and Order: A woman was rescued from a hostage situation after sending a note to a restaurant with her Grubhub order.

+ Faint Praise: A champion swimmer fainted while competing underwater. Her coach jumped in for the rescue.

+ Speed Stick: NYT: “Erriyon Knighton, just out of high school, has already lowered Bolt’s world junior record in the 200 meters. ‘It’s almost like he’s a pogo stick,’ Knighton’s coach said.”

+ Ruff Approximation: A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, marking the first time the breed has taken the top prize. And related from Vice: “Puppy Girl Jenna earns $10,000 a month on OnlyFans making videos of herself playing fetch, begging for food and being taken on nice long walkies.” (I wish my beagles were that inexpensive…)