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  • Tomorrow morning at 8am, join Axios Autonomous Vehicles reporter Joann Muller for a look into the policies and innovations defining the next era of transportation. RSVP here.

Situational awareness:

  • U.S. health insurer Centene is buying rival WellCare for $15.2 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. (CNBC)
  • 50 women have filed a lawsuit against Salesforce, claiming the company knowingly provided customized database tools to market prostitutes to "pimps, johns and traffickers who had been underusing its trafficking services." (Bloomberg)
  • The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) informed a Chinese gaming company that its ownership of hook-up app Grindr constitutes a national security risk. (Reuters)
  • Around 75% of U.S. coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to American households, a new study finds. (Energy Innovation)