A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to claw back the White House’s war powers. / Wake Up to Politics  

Related: 2,500 American troops remain in Iraq. / The Economist

Texas’s new anti-abortion law is causing doctors and nurses to leave the state—a drain felt most acutely outside major metro areas. / Slate

Maternal mortality in the United States is more than 10 times higher than in Australia. / The Guardian

An entomologist says her most difficult cases involve delusional parasitosis: people who see bugs that aren’t there. / STAT

A four-week stay at a “luxury crypto rehab center” starts at $192,000. / Business Insider

A second lab-grown chicken product gets the green light from the FDA. / Quartz

The arts and cultural industry accounted for a record $1 trillion of the United States’ gross domestic product in 2021. / Artforum

A wild story about a college student in the 1960s, in pursuit of a young woman, attempting to make a movie with Marlon Brando to impress her. / Lapham’s Quarterly

Seoul is building the world's largest (also spokeless) Ferris wheel. / Uncrate

For your midweek wanderlust, some photos and a diary from a bikepacking trip between México City and Oaxaca. / The Radavist

Pictures of houses buried under seven feet of snow at California’s Mammoth Mountain. / Instagram

A researcher explains how to use GPT-4 to measure the passage of time in fiction. / Ted Underwood

In today’s Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes, sleeper hit Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance meets blockbuster Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow. / The Tournament of Books