First round

H. Orri Stefansson (Copenhagen): Is Risk Aversion Irrational? How the weird case of the missing Interpol chief got even weirder. Was there a connection between a Russian bank and the Trump campaign? A team of computer scientists sifted through records of unusual Web traffic in search of answers. Brazil turns its back on democracy: The far-Right Jair Bolsonaro won the first round in the country’s presidential elections (and more). Taylor Swift endorses Democrat, enrages Nazis: “Aryan goddess” no more. Everything we know about the disappearance and alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Alexey Turchin on wireheading as a possible contributor to civilizational decline. “Crickets”.