Morning News Brief : NPR



RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

If you work at a company with more than 100 employees, your boss is under new pressure to require that staff get vaccinated for COVID.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

It’s part of a big shift in President Biden’s approach to fighting the pandemic. He’s zeroing in on tens of millions of people he says have no good reason to avoid the shot.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: This is not about freedom or personal choice. It’s about protecting yourself and those around you, the people you work with, the people you care about, the people you

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 10, 2021





Two people pick up donations of chum and king salmon that will be distributed to villages along the lower Yukon river. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send news tips, questions, and comments to news@alaskapublic.org. Follow Alaska Public Media on Facebook and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. And subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast.

Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Legislature stalls out on delivering relief to hospitals overwhelmed with patients suffering from COVID-19. Plus, villages on the Yukon survive a summer with abysmally low salmon returns.

Reports tonight from:

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NFL injury updates Week 1 — News on Saquon Barkley, Tyrann Mathieu, Jamison Crowder and more

Rejoice, football fans! The first Sunday of the NFL regular season is here! The 2021 season got off to a great start thanks to the thrilling game between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The other 30 teams are making the final adjustments to their roster before Week 1, which means managing their injury report. Some teams have received positive news about key players battling injuries. Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said quarterback Carson Wentz will start after undergoing surgery on his foot a little over a month ago, and New York

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2021 Home Improvement & Outdoor Living Show | News

Make Plans now to Attend the 2021 Home Improvement & Outdoor Living Show

At the 2021 Home Improvement & Outdoor Living Show you’ll find Exhibitors showcasing their products and services for improving your home or building a new home.   You’ll find everything to help in making improvements from small to large projects, flooring, doors and windows, roofing, energy conservation, Hurricane Protection, new kitchens and bathrooms, pools, and sunrooms.  Plus, we will also showcase home builders from our area who can quote a much-needed remodel or build you a brand, new home.

And it doesn’t stop with the home itself, people

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Fox News and right-wing media frame Biden as evil ‘tyrant’ after vaccination speech

“Rotting bag of oatmeal … tyrant.”

Those are only a handful of the vile attacks directed at President Biden on Fox News Thursday night following his address to the nation announcing sweeping new vaccine mandates. Biden’s move has prompted an all-out declaration of war in right-wing media. While he is getting a fair amount of praise from mainstream sources, with some analysts even saying he still did not go far enough, the reality is entirely different in the media consumed by the individuals Biden actually needs (and has tried) to persuade.

It is difficult to overstate the degree to which

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