- More than 250 self-declared gun enthusiasts in Texas have signed on to an open letter supporting efforts at bipartisan gun reform legislation. The Texas Tribune.
- The collective wealth of the bottom 50% of households in America has nearly doubled in two years. Bloomberg.
- These Republican states are passing clean energy bills in the name of freedom and economics. Grist.
- How an experimental service in a library prevents incarceration. Next City.
- Monarch butterflies saw a resurgence in Mexico. The Verge.
- Breast cancer drug trial results in ‘unheard-of’ survival. The New York Times.
- German lawmakers approve €12 minimum wage. DW.
- Togo eliminates trachoma as a public health problem. WHO.
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