The G7-led price cap on Russian oil exports has forced the Kremlin to raise the tax burden on producers, and education companies are struggling after a warning over ChatGPT. Plus, the FT’s deputy Washington bureau chief Lauren Fedor explains what’s at stake if the US doesn’t raise its debt ceiling.

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