Oct. 8, 2021

The news to know for Friday, October 8th, 2021!

What to know about the next step in allowing younger children, ages 5 to 11, to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the latest action to avoid a debt disaster in the U.S., and deadly flooding in Alabama.

Plus: why more than a dozen former NBA players are now facing federal charges, why Tesla is moving its headquarters, and what you may get to see if you look up at the sky tonight…

Those stories and more in around 10 minutes!

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Pfizer Seeks OK for Kids 5-11: NPR, LA Times, AP 

U.S. Debt Disaster Avoided, For Now: WSJ, Politico, AP, WaPo

Biden to Restore Monuments' Protection: WaPo, NYT, NBC News

Deadly Alabama Flooding: USA Today, Accuweather 

Ex-NBA Players Charged: AP, CNN, WSJ, NY Post

Nobel Prize in Literature: BBC, Reuters,

Nobel Peace Prize (Watch Live): PBS News

CDC Urges Flu Shot: USA Today, AP, NY Times, NFID

United Ramps Up Schedule: CNBC, NY Times, Fox Business, United Airlines

Tesla HQ Moves to TX: The Verge, TechCrunch

YouTube Won’t Pay for Climate Denial Videos: Axios, The Verge, Engadget

Draconid Meteor Shower: USA Today, People, Earth Sky, American Meteor Society

Indigenous People’s Day or Columbus Day: History, Smithsonian Magazine, Reuters, NPR, National Geographic

Feel Good Friday: Children Discovered Ancient Giant Penguin: Guardian, Live Science, Smithsonian Magazine, EurekAlert




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