*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ The Olympian: Got a windshield scraper? The WA forecast says you might need it Tuesday morning – temperatures expected to drop into the low to mid 30s. [NOAA frost advisory for Yelm.]
+ The Olympian: COVID-19 spreads through Thurston County schools as cases spike
+ The Seattle Times: Hydropower decline adds strain to power grids in drought
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Environmental Health News: US Lags Behind Most of the World When It Comes to Plastic Pollution Regulation
Truthout: Biden Tells Supreme Court That Publicly Documented Torture Is a State Secret [Ed. note: this is outrageous and not why I voted for this man!!]
Daily Kos: Voting Rights Roundup: Pennsylvania GOP advances voting restrictions designed to bypass governor
Common Dreams: 20 Attorneys General File Complaint to Block DeJoy’s Plan to Undermine USPS
The Economist: Facebook may need a new public face – The social media firm is nearing a reputational point of no return
Daily Kos: Far-right terrorists increasingly believe they need to ‘awaken the public’ with mass violence
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
BMC Infectious Diseases: Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are an emerging cause of significant morbidity and mortality in severe Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The Washington Post: Hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops have not yet complied with vaccine mandate as deadlines near
FOX News: New York Times issues massive correction after overstating COVID hospitalizations among children – Paper added over 800,000 to total of kids hospitalized with coronavirus
KTLA-5 TV, Los Angeles: Hundreds of L.A. city firefighters file notice of intent to sue over COVID vaccine mandate
Washington Examiner: Pilot union warns of staffing shortages if American Airlines refuses vaccination exemptions
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Chuck Rosenberg, former United States attorney and MSNBC legal analyst: Why Trump’s January DOJ election meeting failed to subvert justice – The story of what Trump tried to do is crucially important. So is the story of the people who stopped him.
Slate: Former Trump Aide Scavino Finally Served Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena
Associated Press: No. 2 House Republican [Rep. Steve Scalise-LA.] refuses to say election wasn’t stolen
Business Insider: Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin intervened to block Ivanka Trump’s appointment to the World Bank: report
The Hill: Former Trump cybersecurity official says GOP leaders have ‘lost control’ of voter base: ‘This is a death spiral’
The Guardian (UK): House Capitol attack panel ready to urge prosecution of Trump aides, says Schiff
Newsweek: Trump Wanted to ‘Stay in Power Forever’ Like Putin, Says His Ex-National Security Adviser
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