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The Great Untracking: Laura Meckler in WaPo (Gift Article) with an interesting look at what happened when an Ohio school district rushed to integrate classrooms.

+ The Reign in Spain: “Spain won its first Women’s World Cup title less than a year after a player rebellion, holding off England 1-0 on Sunday after Olga Carmona’s first-half goal. Spain’s first major international trophy made it the first European team to win the Women’s World Cup since Germany in 2007.” Olga Carmona scored the only goal in Spain’s win. After the game, she learned that her father had died. Meanwhile, Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales was forced to apologize after kissing World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso on the lips during the trophy presentation. “It was without bad faith at a time of maximum effusiveness.” (Maybe that sounds better in Spanish.)

+ After the Fire, The Fire Still Burns: President Joe Biden is heading to Maui where there are still more than 800 people missing. For the survivors, the trauma could go on for years. WaPo (GIft Article): After the blaze, coping with ‘fire brain.’

+ One Flew Over the Coup Coup’s Nest: There’s an argument gaining steam among conservative legal thinkers that suggests “Trump and others who participated in the effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election are disqualified from holding office under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.” So we’ve got the indictments and we’ve got the legal theories. But somehow, Trump still has support among his base, a group that believes he’s telling the truth more than other conservatives, religious leaders, or even their own family members. CBS: Poll finds Trump’s big lead grows, as GOP voters dismiss indictments.

+ Rainbow and Arrows: In today’s evidence that political hate speech leads to political hate action: “A California clothing store owner and designer was killed allegedly by a gunman who confronted her about a rainbow Pride flag outside her business and shot her after making disparaging remarks about the display.”

+ Pediatric Gun Numbers: Axios: Gun deaths among U.S. children hit a new record high. “There were 4,752 pediatric firearm deaths in 2021, or a rate of 5.8 per 100,000 people — an 8.8% increase from the year before, the study found.” Pediatric Firearm Deaths. ‘Merica.

+ Graine Silos: “Research shows that women’s migraines are more frequent, more disabling and longer-lasting than men’s. Women are more likely than men to seek medical care and prescription drugs for migraines. And women who have migraines tend to have more mental health issues, including anxiety and depression.” Women get far more migraines than men – a neurologist explains why, and what brings relief.

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