News Roundup: Hurricane Ida makes landfall as Category 4 storm; U.S. strikes ISIS-K targets

News Roundup: Hurricane Ida makes landfall as Category 4 storm; U.S. strikes ISIS-K targets

In the news today: Hurricane Ida struck coastal areas near New Orleans, Louisiana as a powerful Category 4 storm. The extent of damage in the hardest struck towns has het to be assessed, but pre-staged federal emergency crews are already said to be “in transit.” As Afghanistan evacuations continue, the U.S. has retaliated with drone strikes against ISIS-K-affiliated targets. Some Americans would still rather eat livestock dewormer than get vaccinated … so calls to poison control centers continue.

Here’s some of what you may have missed:

Hurricane Ida makes landfall as dangerous Category 4; residents urged to shelter in place

Ida set to strike Louisiana as powerful Category 4 hurricane, and hospitals are already full

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