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Data: Move.org; Table: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

On average, the price of a single-family home rose 12.4% in the year ending May 31, to $301,855 — though the figure is much higher in hot-market states like Idaho, Arizona and Utah.

Why it matters: The pandemic fervor for real estate continues to overheat the housing market, making homeownership elusive for many and keeping others stuck in living situations they'd prefer to upgrade or otherwise change.

  • See where your state ranks here, in a report by Move.org that used the Zillow Home Value Index to compare home prices from May 2020 to May 2021.

Details: While 38 states saw increases in the double digits, only 13 states had increases oof under 10%, according to Move.org, a site that lets people compare resources for moving homes.

  • The only states that saw increases of 5% or less were Alaska, North Dakota and Wyoming.
  • Zero states saw housing prices fall.

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Used car market gets even more bizarre

Data: Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index (Cox Automotive); Chart: Axios Visuals

Anyone who’s shopped for a car this year knows that new ones are hard to get and used ones have gotten way more expensive. And we know why: There's a global shortage of all the computer chips modern-day cars require.

But October’s used car price growth still managed to shock even the experts.

The latest: The industry’s key index of used vehicle prices jumped another 9.2% over the span of just a month. That puts the index 38% higher than a year ago — compared to “just” 27% for the same stat in September.

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From Malcolm X to "Free Britney," new media shapes the justice system

Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

True crime documentaries, podcasts and social media campaigns are bringing new attention to real-world legal proceedings — and are often affecting the outcome.

Why it matters: New media platforms can instantly put a national spotlight on cases that have long been forgotten or buried under red tape.

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The next big bottleneck in the global vaccination effort

Illustration: Rae Cook/Axios

The world still needs more coronavirus vaccines, but an additional bottleneck has emerged in many low-income countries: They need help getting shots in arms.

Why it matters: Increasing vaccination rates across the world is both a humanitarian necessity and the best way to prevent dangerous new variants from emerging, but it increasingly requires complex problem-solving.