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Stat reports on U.S. regulators recommending pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine “out of an abundance of caution,” while they investigate very rare cases of blood clots.

American CEOs are doubling down in their fight against legislation they say will restrict voting rights. The Washington Post reports that more than 100 executives recently got together on a conference call to talk about leveraging their influence. And NPR explores the surprising history of political boycotts.

Editors of medical journals get to decide what research gets a wide audience, making them some of the most important gatekeepers in medicine. Stat spoke with cardiologist Dr. Raymond Givens, whose investigation has revealed a striking lack of racial and ethnic diversity among editors of these influential publications.

Carbon credits have been touted as a way to use market forces to reduce emissions, but an investigation by Bloomberg casts doubt on their effectiveness.

French tacos are not tacos as anyone familiar with authentic Mexican cuisine would know them, but the overstuffed panini-burrito hybrids have become a beloved fast food in France. The New Yorker takes an in-depth look at this puzzling creation.

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