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Wednesday Headlines: Raisin hell.

In yesterday's primaries, San Francisco voted to oust its progressive DA, Chesa Boudin, just over halfway through his four-year term. / San Francisco Chronicle

Elsewhere, Republicans who voted to create the Jan. 6 Committee survived their primaries—a possible signal of Trump's waning influence over the party. / POLITICO

Russia's invasion triggered an energy crisis—as Covid lockdowns end and demand increases, the worst may be yet to come. / Foreign Affairs

"The coronavirus pandemic has created a mass-disabling event that experts liken to HIV, polio, or World War II." / The Washington Post

In a stunning result, a small rectal-cancer drug trial ended with the cancer vanishing in every one of the 18 patients. / The New York Times

See also: Survey findings show Black cancer patients are routinely passed over for clinical trials. / STAT

Step by step, how a book gets banned from American schools. / Motherboard

The University of Texas was set to receive Lou Reed's archive—until the state passed a law allowing handguns on college campuses. / The New York Times

Related: A newly discovered version of Reed's "I'm Waiting for the Man." / YouTube

"I may have entered one of the dimensions from five to 27." Listening to new music on stereo speakers destined for the landfill. / Dada Drummer Almanach

The FTC says crypto scammers have stolen more than $1 billion since the start of 2021. / CNN

See also: "It's a stark reversal from just a handful of years ago." How law enforcement tracks and seizes stolen crypto. / NBC News

Related: The white-hat hackers who exploit crypto projects to expose vulnerabilities so owners can fix the bugs before criminals drain all the funds. / VICE

Food history comes to life—often regrettably—in TikToks from B. Dylan Hollis, who's baking Depression-era recipes such as the "ration cake"—the main ingredient of which is raisins. / Eater, TMN

Shoplifters have repeatedly hit a Whole Foods in La Jolla. Their target: the store's selection of high-end Manuka honey. / Fox 5 San Diego

Two new books show how social media turned humans into content machines. / The New Yorker

"[It] puts your brain through a sensory bootcamp it doesn't get to enjoy too often throughout a workday." Mario Kart as therapy. / InsideHook