Extra, Extra

Grain Free: “Russia has withdrawn from the Black Sea grain deal, a crucial agreement brokered by the U.N. and Turkey that allowed the safe export of grain from Ukraine following the Kremlin’s full-scale invasion of the country last year.” That is especially bad news for poorer countries, but it will impact the world. For now, the news can be taken with a grain of salt as Russia has pulled out of this deal before.

+ Alzheimer’s Breakthrough: “Experts caution that donanemab is no cure, and that its benefit amounts to only about a seven-month delay in the loss of memory and thinking.” But it’s still a huge breakthrough, all things considered. An experimental Alzheimer’s drug outperforms one just approved by the FDA.

+ Criminal’s Justice: “Donald Trump and his allies are planning a sweeping expansion of presidential power over the machinery of government if voters return him to the White House in 2025, reshaping the structure of the executive branch to concentrate far greater authority directly in his hands.” Given his status as the runaway GOP frontrunner, this is something to worry about, bigly.

+ The Last Domino: “By joining forces with Uber, the company is acknowledging how dominant delivery apps such as DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub have become—using them is approaching a necessary requirement for restaurants to stay afloat. If Domino’s can’t stay off the delivery apps, can anyone?” The Atlantic: Delivery Apps Just Did the Impossible.

+ Taylor’s Version of Reality: Taylor Swift becomes first woman to have 4 albums on Billboard’s Top 10 at once.

+ The Talented Mr Curry: If you’re the type of person who gets irritated by people who are good at everything, don’t read that Steph Curry won the American Century Golf Championship with eagle on 18. And definitely don’t watch the hole-in-one he made during the tournament. (We knew he was good at shooting 3s, but apparently that includes par 3s.)

+ Common Thread: It’s a pretty good time to have an(other) app called Threads.

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