*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ The Weather Channel: Another Pacific Storm early this week will help Northwest Drought – adding mountain snows
+ Office of Gov. Jay Inslee: Inslee-led coalition of governments commits to slashing carbon emissions
+ KING-5 TV: Boeing settles lawsuits after 737 MAX crashes
+ Airways Magazine: Boeing to deliver it’s last 747 to Atlas Air in 2022
+ The Conversation: 2021 Was Terrible for North American Glaciers. COP26 May Seal Their Fate.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Washington Post via MSN: GOP-appointed judges freeze Biden vaccine requirement after federal lawsuit
The Washington Post: Are things about to get better? Incredibly, new signs suggest the answer is yes. On both the economic and pandemic fronts, this could be an inflection point.
NBC News: Nearly a dozen House Democrats won’t run for re-election, signaling midterm fears – The narrow 221-213 Democratic House majority could be in serious danger as members see the midterms as unwinnable [Ed. note: With McCarthy or Scalise as Speaker of the House in January 2023, and McConnell is back in charge of the Senate, they will impeach Biden, then Harris, and McCarthy or Scalise will be President, Banana Republic style!]
Reuters: FAA has ‘deep concern’ about 5G network plan on aviation safety — letter, “the deep concern about the potential impact to aviation safety resulting from interference to radar altimeter performance from 5G network operations in the C band.”
The New York Times: A seatbelt ticket. A cracked taillight. A broken headlight. These minor offenses resulted in the deaths of unarmed motorists at the hands of police officers. In a Times investigation of traffic stops that left more than 400 people dead over the past five years, the police justified the shootings by arguing that the vehicle was a weapon.
Daily Kos: Recently Revealed Stipulation In All Of Robin William’s Contracts Just Means We Miss Him Even More – a requirement that, for every single event or film he did, the company hiring him also had to hire a certain number of homeless people and put them to work.
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Intercept: NIH Officials Worked With EcoHealth Alliance to Evade Restrictions on Coronavirus Experiments – Emails show that NIH officials allowed EcoHealth Alliance to craft oversight language governing its own gain-of-function research.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The New York Times: An Atlanta district attorney’s criminal investigation into election interference by Donald Trump and his allies is heating up. Her inquiry is seen by legal experts as potentially perilous for the former president.
The Washington Post: Biden gets his ‘infrastructure week,’ crossing another goal off Trump’s to-do list