Sunday Reads: Oct. 8

Enjoy the sunshine Great Falls! Here’s to a great week.

The Economist: “Homeland economics” will make the world poorer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania creates new website to recruit teachers amid shortage

The Washington Post: The final 11 seconds of a fatal Tesla Autopilot crash

Reuters: Costs mount as migration-related delays stall trucks at U.S.-Mexico border

Associated Press: Stricter state laws are chipping away at sex education in K-12 schools

Grist: Cities worldwide keep building in flood zones, despite mounting risks

Route Fifty: Do opportunity zones work?

State Scoop: Ransomware delayed pay for school staff in Arizona county

KFF Health News: More schools stock overdose reversal meds, but others worry about stigma

Route Fifty: Should public officials be allowed to block constituents on social media?

Foreign Affairs: The U.S. nuclear arsenal can deter both China and Russia

The Washington Post: Coordinated ‘swatting’ effort may be behind hundreds of school shooting hoaxes

Foreign Affairs: The Dysfunctional Superpower

Virginia Mercury: A Richmond program to reduce gun violence has had rare success. Now it’s expanding.

The Washington Post: House in uncharted territory after ousting of McCarthy

Stateline: $1B will bring more city trees. But it’ll take more than seedlings to grow urban forests

Honolulu Civil Beat: Lack of money and staff is hindering wildfire code enforcement in Hawaii

The Washington Post: A gourmand’s dream—and nightmare

Fern and High Country News: The brutal existence of seasonal sheepherders

The Baffler: A baker’s secrets