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* Biden honored WNBA’s 2020 champions Seattle Storm at the White House,
* U.S. data show rising ‘breakthrough’ infections among fully vaccinated,
* New CDC studies point to waning immunity from vaccines!

President Joe Biden, left, poses for a photo with Seattle Storm's Jewell Loyd, center, and Breanna Stewart, right, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, to celebrate their 2020 WNBA Championship.
“President Joe Biden, left, poses for a photo with Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd, center, and Breanna Stewart, right, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, to celebrate their 2020 WNBA Championship.” Credit: Susan Walsh/AP via McClatchy News

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

+ The Olympian: Olympia arts venues to require proof of vaccination to attend events – Two of the three major venues will accept negative test results if vaccination isn’t possible.

+ JOLT News: Capitol Lake-Deschutes Estuary: Port commissioners decline to declare a preference

+ KING-5 TV: Washington workers who decline vaccine mandate unlikely to qualify for unemployment

+ AP via McClatchy News: US examining Boeing’s treatment of safety-related employees

+ The Olympian: New DNR aerial firefighting airbase for western Washington response debuted in Olympia

+ KING-5 TV: Alaska Airlines flight evacuated at Sea-Tac after cellphone overheats, begins sparking

*** VIRUS NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

NBC News: Why states are revving up use of monoclonal antibodies as cases surge

Market Watch: Doctors question the optics and the scientific rationale behind the plan for COVID-19 booster shots in the U.S.

Reuters: U.S. data show rising ‘breakthrough’ infections among fully vaccinated

Politico: New CDC studies point to waning immunity from vaccines

The Lancet – Study: Fully Vaccinated Health Care Workers Carry 251 Times Viral Loads

KING-5 TV: Hawaii governor: Now is not a good time to visit

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

Truthout: Committee Seeks January 6 Phone Records of Lawmakers With Possible Ties to Attack

Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court requires Biden to revive Trump-era ‘remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

CNN: World Bank halts financial support to Afghanistan, says it’s ‘deeply concerned’ for women

Glenn Greenwald: The U.S. Government Lied For Two Decades About Afghanistan – Using the same deceitful tactics they pioneered in Vietnam, U.S. political and military officials repeatedly misled the country about the prospects for success in Afghanistan.

KTLA-5 TV (LA): The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot a rioter during the Jan. 6 attack acted lawfully, the department concluded.

NBC News: Proud Boys leader sentenced to more than 5 months for burning Black Lives Matter banner

The Times of Israel: The Israeli government has started letting Jews pray on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, where previously only Muslims could worship.

The Washington Post: How to find ‘green’ cleaning products that get the job done

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

AP via The Houston Chronicle: Giuliani associate’s plea in campaign finance case delayed

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