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Open Armed and Dangerous: “City officials and volunteers say the response to the influx has been fractured, as the chaotic reality of the U.S. migrant crisis strains the Democratic-run city’s resources for housing and feeding thousands of new arrivals. And the influx is expected only to increase after a change in federal rules takes effect Thursday.” Open-Armed Chicago Feels the Strains of a Migrant Influx.

+ The Holy Rail: “The rush has intensified as news circulates about the end on Thursday night of Title 42- a COVID-era policy that since 2020 has allowed the U.S. to rapidly expel migrants back to Mexico.” A Reuters photo essay: Migrants risk life and limb to jump Mexico trains in rush to border.

+ Unpresidented: “Federal Judge Lewis A. Kaplan also offered a piece of practical advice to the Manhattan civil jury that had just found former President Donald Trump liable for sexually abusing E. Jean Carroll in a luxury department store’s dressing room in 1996: Kaplan told the jurors that they might not want to publicly identify themselves—’not now and not for a long time.'” The Atlantic: An Ominous Warning to the E. Jean Carroll Jury. (When you’re in danger because you sat on a jury in a case involving a former president.)

+ Twit Tweets: In a match made in hell, Tucker Carlson is planning to relaunch is show in the one place where political lying is even more prevalent than Fox News. Elon Musk’s Twitter. (In Succession terms, Tucker got fired by the Roys and now is kissing Lukas Matsson’s ass. He is the Cousin Greg of real life.)

+ A Loder Crying Shame: “The brash media unit, which once defined music culture with correspondents like Kurt Loder, SuChin Pak, Tabitha Soren and Gideon Yago, is officially no more.” MTV News Signs Off for Good After 36-Year Run. Pour one out with this look back at the intro theme.

+ Soap Dish: “The fact we are taking those flowery, fruity smells and putting them on our bodies means that now the same object smells like a flower and a person at the same time … It would be like waking up and smelling something that was like both coffee and muffins. Very appealing.” Soap can make humans more attractive to mosquitoes, study finds.

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