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Long lines and rationing at gas stations in Ukraine may signal the start of a fuel crisis. / The New York Times

Russian troops have stolen nearly $5 million in farm equipment and sent it to Chechnya—where it was learned all the machinery had been locked remotely. / CNN

Over the weekend, Pelosi led a congressional delegation to meet with Zelenskyy in Kyiv. / NBC News

"We're at a point now where we're happy if it's only a year." Mississippi's autopsy backlogs are the worst in the US, snarling investigations and prolonging survivors' trauma. / Associated Press

The US government is planning to study cases where Covid symptoms have rebounded in patients after completing a course of the Paxlovid antiviral. / Bloomberg

See also: Pfizer says Paxlovid isn't effective at preventing Covid spread among people in the same household. / Reuters

"He's gaslighting me." Many patients suffering with long Covid report that their doctors ignore their symptoms and sometimes refuse to believe the condition exists. / BuzzFeed News

"It's time to recognize that keeping cases low and protecting all people from Covid is the only way to live with Covid." / The New Inquiry

According to test scores, children in the US had a burst of increased learning in the 1990s and early 2000s—likely because school funding increased during that same period. / The New York Times

Google introduces new tools for requesting the removal of your personally identifiable information from its search results. / The Keyword

"Memorialization relies on the continued labor of the living." A death scholar and sustainability researcher on our digital remains. / Slate

Related: From 2012, how to store your data off-planet. / The Morning News

Surveys show only 42% of people who claim they're familiar with the metaverse can define it correctly. / InsideHook

"The dominant feeling now is the fear that the rug will be pulled out from under your feet." Fictional workplaces are getting worse, and possibly more real. / The Guardian

See also: Only a few months after recruiting a team to work on its fan-service site, Netflix laid off around 25 of them last week. / BuzzFeed News

Arkansas is suing Family Dollar over claims the company was aware of a rodent infestation at a distribution center that resulted in the temporary closure of more than 400 stores. / The New York Times

While renovating their home, a couple discovers a McDonald's bag—possibly from 1959—behind a wall, including ancient fries that are still intact. / CNN