What We're Following: Thursday Afternoon, 8/27

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Good afternoon. Here’s more news:

Migrant crisis: Austrian authorities say up to 50 migrants were found dead today in a truck abandoned on the side of the highway. The discovery coincided with a meeting in Vienna in which European leaders discussed the continent’s worst migration crisis since World War II. Update: More here.

Plague: Public health officials say a Utah resident died from plague this month, the first person to be diagnosed with the disease in the state since 2009. About seven people die each year in the U.S. from the disease, though this year there has been a slight increase. Update: More here.

Tesla: The P85D broke Consumer Reports’s ratings system. The magazine awarded it 103 out of a possible 100 points. (And, yes, I want one.)

Usain Bolt: The champion sprinter was finally defeated: