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Mourners attending Stephon Clark's funeral services. Photo: Jeff Chiu-Pool/Getty Images

A family ordered autopsy revealed that Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was killed by Sacramento police last week, was shot eight times by authorities, reports the New York Times. Most of the shots hit Clark in the back, the autopsy report said, but he was hit once in his side. The report also claims it took between three to 10 minutes for Clark to die, "raising questions about why Mr. Clark was not given more immediate medical care after the shooting," writes NYT.

Why it matters: Benjamin Crump, the Clark family attorney, said the autopsy results indicate Clark was not moving in a threatening way as officers indicated in the police report.

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The billionaire balloon

Data: World Inequality Report 2022; Chart: Axios Visuals

The super-rich are getting stupid rich: New data out today shows the share of global wealth held by the richest slice of humanity swelled by almost a full percentage point during the pandemic.

Driving the news: The top 0.01% of individuals now hold about 11% of the world's wealth, compared to just over 10% in 2020, according to the "World Inequality Report 2022," written by Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman.

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29 mins ago - Health

Omicron gives a shot to boosters

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Data: CDC; Chart: Will Chase/Axios

Vaccination rates have ticked higher since the discovery of the Omicron variant, CDC data shows.

By the numbers: The seven-day average for vaccinations in the U.S. reached about 1.8 million on Monday, up from an average of about 1.3 million a month ago.

Scoop: Over 200 papers quietly sue Big Tech

Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Newspapers all over the country have been quietly filing antitrust lawsuits against Google and Facebook for the past year, alleging the two firms monopolized the digital ad market for revenue that would otherwise go to local news. 

Why it matters: What started as a small-town effort to take a stand against Big Tech has turned into a national movement, with over 200 newspapers involved across dozens of states.