Texas parent strips down in school board meeting to make a point about mask mandates | TheHill

A Texas parent on Monday took off his clothing during a school board meeting to make a point regarding social norms and the need for mask mandates.
— À lire sur thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/569606-texas-parent-strips-down-in-school-board-meeting-to-make-a-point-about

McCarthy tells Republicans Biden will face a ‘reckoning’ for handling of Afghanistan exit – CNNPolitics

McCarthy tells Republicans Biden will face a ‘reckoning’ for handling of Afghanistan exit – CNNPolitics
— À lire sur amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/08/26/politics/republicans-kabul-biden/index.html

Hawaii governor considering more restrictions, said COVID surge was ‘preventable’ – YouTube

Gov. David Ige said he is frustrated because he believes Hawaii’s surge in COVID cases and hospitalizations could have been avoided.

Stay informed about Haw…
— À lire sur https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7WZ5JOjfDQ

Judge Hidalgo announces expansion of $100 COVID-19 vaccination incentive program

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the expansion of the county’s $100 COVID-19 vaccination incentive program during a media briefing Thursday afternoon.
— À lire sur www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/08/26/judge-hidalgo-to-announce-expansion-of-covid-19-vaccination-incentive-program/

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 booster shots show big increase in immune response – YouTube

Booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot coronavirus vaccine generated a big spike in antibodies, the frontline immune system defenses against infection…
— À lire sur https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np-hEtYMX6Q

Newly Released Bodycam Video Caught Louisiana Trooper Beating Black Man, Aaron Bowman

Federal investigators are looking into whether Louisiana State Police tried to cover up the graphic bodycam footage of Aaron Larry Bowman’s 2019 arrest.
— À lire sur www.theroot.com/newly-released-bodycam-video-catches-louisiana-trooper-1847564852/amp

Northern California’s scenic lake getaway is choking on wildfire smoke | TheHill

Lake Tahoe residents were advised to « limit outdoor physical activity and stay indoors if possible. »
— À lire sur thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/environment/569559-northern-californias-scenic-lake-getaway-is

Tara Reade rips Tina Tchen for offering no apology amid Time’s Up exit : They caused pain and harm to survivors | Fox News

Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who alleged last year that Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993, blasted outgoing Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen for not offering an apology amid damning revelations about the women’s organization.
— À lire sur www.foxnews.com/media/tara-reade-tina-tchen-times-up

McCarthy calls for House to return and vote on delaying Afghanistan withdrawal | TheHill

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Thursday called for bringing the chamber back from recess so lawmakers can vote on legislation that would prohibit withdrawing U.S.
— À lire sur thehill.com/policy/defense/569591-mccarthy-calls-for-returning-house-from-recess-to-vote-on-delaying-aug-31

Washington Fire : Tuolumne County fire prompts evacuations near Jamestown – YouTube

A fire in Tuomune County has prompted evacuations in the Jamestown and Sonora areas on Thursday afternoon. The blaze is burning in the area of Highway 108 a…
— À lire sur https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pom3sIqFqo

Student loans forgiveness : Biden has approved $9.5 billion in student loan cancellations this year – CNNPolitics

Student loans forgiveness: Biden has approved $9.5 billion in student loan cancellations this year – CNNPolitics
— À lire sur amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/08/26/politics/biden-student-loan-forgiveness/index.html

Lyons, IL investigation : Excavation work to begin at Center Ave. home after brothers claim mother, sister buried in backyard | abc7chicago.com

Lyons police are investigating after a pair of brothers claimed they had buried their mother and sister in the backyard of their home on Center Ave.
— À lire sur abc7chicago.com/amp/lyons-il-news-homicide-investigation-police/10979576/

State Fair of Texas announces mask mandate for crowded spaces and indoors

Fair organizers said masks will be mandatory outdoors in crowded settings, at some independent vendor booths and indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
— À lire sur www.fox4news.com/news/state-fair-of-texas-announces-mask-mandate-for-crowded-spaces-and-indoors.amp

Gretchen Whitmer : Ty Garbin sentenced in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor – CNNPolitics

Gretchen Whitmer: Ty Garbin sentenced in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor – CNNPolitics
— À lire sur amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/08/25/politics/ty-garbin-whitmer-kidnapping-plot-sentenced/index.html

Pandemic unemployment assistance expires : 7 million to lose benefits, but could they be extended ? – Fingerlakes1.com

Pandemic unemployment assistance expires: 7 million to lose benefits, but could they be extended? – Fingerlakes1.com
— À lire sur www.fingerlakes1.com/2021/08/27/pandemic-unemployment-assistance-expires-7-million-to-lose-benefits-but-could-they-be-extended/

Women’s Equality Day Has A Complicated, Racist History, Advocates Say : NPR

Women’s Equality Day commemorates the day that the 19th amendment was certified on August 26, 1920. It was a watershed moment, but voting rights advocates say its true legacy is more nuanced.
— À lire sur www.npr.org/2021/08/26/1031292790/womens-equality-day-nineteenth-amendment-voting