“New variants will pose a challenge, but early signs suggest the shots will still boost antibody responses.” What to know about this autumn’s covid vaccines. (They’re coming soon and they seem promising.)

+ How one blind boy helped rebuild his school in Yemen. (This doesn’t start out too feel goodish, but wait.)

+ Alaska cat named Leo reunited with owners almost month after their home collapsed into flood-swollen river.

+ “It took 20-year-old Claudio Barchiesi 15 days to cycle from his home town of Barzano, Italy, through eight countries, to Barrow, Suffolk.” Italian student bikes 1,500km to grandparents’ home in England. (And when he arrived, his grandma said, “He never calls.”)