Here's your midday update on everything happening in San Diego, the nation and the world on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.
- Embattled Calif. gov, allies engage in pandemic fear-mongering less than a week away from recall
- Trump, without evidence, already claiming Gavin Newsom recall election is 'rigged'
- Schwarzenegger on California recall: This isn't a GOP 'power grab'
- Democrats optimistic ahead of California recall vote as GOP is divided over its frontrunner
- California recall vote offers test of Biden political clout
- In California recall election, ballot collection is a hot-button topic no one wants to talk about
- Orrin Heatlie, early leader of Newsom recall movement, has contracted COVID-19
- There were nearly 300% more new COVID cases on average this Labor Day than last year
- California’s Central Valley overwhelmed by COVID-19 Delta surge
- Idaho hospitals begin rationing health care amid COVID surge
BAT BLANK CRAZY?
- Documents Prove Fauci Lied About Wuhan Coronavirus Research, Infectious Disease Expert Says
- Coughs Say A Lot About Your Health, If Your Smartphone Is Listening
- Jimmy Kimmel suggests denying medical care to the unvaccinated
- RNA revolutionized COVID vaccines. A new San Diego biotech bets that’s just the beginning
- Why vaccine skeptics are all in on ivermectin
- Joe Rogan Rants About Media Coverage After Taking Ivermectin for COVID: ‘Bro, Do I Have to Sue CNN?
- Majority of L.A. Unified board favors or leans toward student vaccine mandate
- Parents announce effort to replace newly-appointed Chula Vista school board member
- Missouri Parents Have Chaotic Parking Lot Brawl After School Board Votes for Mask Mandate
GOING FOR WOKE
- Megyn Kelly Says She Left 'Son's School' After Boys Were Asked Weekly If They're 'Still Sure' They Were Boys
- Professor Resigns In Open Letter Because His College Transformed 'Into A Social Justice Factory'
- Ocasio-Cortez Calls Women ‘People Who Do Give Birth’ And ‘Any Menstruating Person'
- Robert E. Lee statue removed from historic Virginia street
MIDDLE EAST MISSTEPS
- Leaked email reveals Biden admin blocked Afghan rescue flights
- Flags honoring US service members killed in Kabul bombings vandalized
- 20 years after 9/11, war on terror persists and there are more threats than ever
- Nuclear Monitors Say Surveillance Gear Missing in Iran
- President Biden States Tornadoes Aren't Called Tornadoes Anymore
- Biden's Staffers Reportedly Mute Or Turn Him Off When He's Talking
- Ex-WH aide says Biden admin reminds him of Carter's crisis-ridden presidency
- California grid operator issues flex alert ahead of high heat expected today
- Burned trees and billions in cash: How a California climate program lets companies keep polluting
- ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’: A Cartoonish Take on the Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal
- 'Impeachment' star says series aimed to 'redeem' Monica Lewinsky
- The Big Problem With Sarah Paulson’s Linda Tripp in ‘Impeachment’
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