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⛽ "Gasoline shortages that have plagued the U.S. East Coast slowly eased on Sunday, with 1,000 more stations receiving supplies as the country's largest fuel pipeline network recovered from a crippling cyberattack." (Reuters)
🌎 "Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is set to sign a law today mandating that a broad swath of industries essentially eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050." (Bloomberg)
🎶 On this date in 2013, Daft Punk released their hit album "Random Access Memories," which provides today's intro tune.