Russia says it will resume participating in an agreement allowing Ukraine to export grain via the Black Sea. / Reuters

Eastern Europe's largest bat rescue and research facility keeps operating despite accusations of spreading bioweapons. / Undark

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be on the verge of a comeback. Meanwhile, armed resistance sweeps across the West Bank with "Lions' Den." / NBC News, Diwan

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro doesn't concede defeat, but authorizes the transition process for Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. / NPR

In the US, during the 2021-22 cycle, Fortune 500 companies have given $13 million to politicians who voted to invalidate Joe Biden's victory. / ProPublica

Explaining the three possible outcomes of the midterms in Congress. / Vox

Fifty people across America share their abortion stories. / POPSUGAR

Newsrooms mull over whether they'll pay Twitter to verify their journalists. / Insider

Julie Powell, creator of the Julie/Julia project and Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously, dies at 49. / The New York Times

A Los Angeles-based illustrator and character designer discovers she's been unwillingly turned into an AI model. / Waxy

Japan's anime community responds to AI-generated art: "Artists are not just a 'style.' They're not a product. They're a breathing, experiencing person." / Rest of World

See also: a cover of "Jolene" by artist Holly Herndon's deepfake "twin" Holly+. / TMN

Why are so many "wellness" brands spelled with two O's? Partly because a branding expert told Gwyneth Paltrow to stick a pair between her initials. / Dirt