News Trending Now - Wednesday, February 9


The top news stories trending in San Diego on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.

ROCK N’ RONA

·Fauci: USA exiting 'full-blown' pandemic phase

·New option arrives to protect most vulnerable from COVID-19, but there’s not enough for everyone

·'Kids can't suffer anymore. They suffered enough,' US education secretary says

VACCI-HATIN’

·LAUSD prepares for thousands of unvaccinated students

·Airforce Grants First Religious Exemptions To COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

·Great-grandad, 78, arrested for honking to support Canada truckers

·LA County moves to shift who can discipline unvaccinated workers as the sheriff continues to refuse to enforce the mandate

NO FILTER

·NJ 3-year-old kicked out of speech therapy due to mask mandates: 'Catastrophic moral crime'

·New York to lift indoor mask mandate, but not for kids in schools

·Stacey Abrams apologizes for maskless photo op at school after lying about it

·L.A. County still weeks away from lifting indoor mask mandate, Ferrer estimates

·The Biden administration remains cautious about easing masking and other Covid safety measures.

·Should parents be worried if their child's school no longer requires masks? An expert weighs in

·Rep. Joyce Beatty says Rep. Hal Rogers said 'kiss my a**' after she asked him to put on a mask

WORLD RELATIONS

·New Iran Missile Can Reach Israel, Us Bases

·North Korea's ominous warning about reaching US with missile

·'Tectonic Shift': Putin Could Crush Energy Market By Withholding More Gas, Top Energy Group Says

·White House sends Kamala Harris to Europe to 'reassure' allies in Ukraine's standoff with Putin: Pentagon draws up early plan to evacuate Americans from Kiev to avoid another 'messy withdrawal' and Kabul catastrophe 

·Putin's superyacht is spotted sailing towards Russia 'after "fleeing" from German shipyard to avoid being impounded' by sanctions that would be imposed if Moscow invades Ukraine

·Homeland Security cites 'misleading narratives' as one reason for heightened terrorism alert

BUMBLIN’

·Republicans urge Biden to take cognitive test, say his 'mental decline' has 'become more apparent'

TAKING STOCK

·Biden science advisor Eric Lander, who resigned for bullying staff, had between $500,000 to $1million in BioNTech stock when he was in the White House promoting vaccines

·Nancy Pelosi finally caves and moves to BAN stock trading in Congress: Democratic Speaker u-turns on members buying shares despite her husband raking in millions and defending the practice just days ago

·IRS Wants to Track, Share Trades With Law Enforcement 

FUN N’ GAMES

·USA FINALLY wins gold medal

·After a fall, Shaun White stomps his way into Olympic final

·Russians reportedly in hot water over drug test after winning gold for skating

·​​Chinese Bots Spamming Twitter Hashtags To Suppress Criticism Of Beijing Olympics, Genocide: REPORT

·CNN's Jake Tapper Takes A Blowtorch To Hollywood's Relationship With Communist China

·DeSantis slams Biden as weak on China, reveals what he would have done about Beijing Olympics

NO FUN IN DEFUNDING

·Cori Bush won't drop 'defund the police' slogan even though Dems fear it's poison at the polls

·Don't buy the hype, 'rogue' prosecutors driving violent crime surge, not guns

·Ex-cop acquitted — but he still 'lost everything' after the left terrorized him

·NAACP forces swim competition to reverse its decision to make 12-year-old swimmer change out of her 'Black Lives Matter' bathing suit over ban on political language

CLIMATE CALAMITY 

·San Diego will be among hottest spots in the nation Wednesday and Thursday 

·'Dangerously hot conditions' prompt rare February heat alert in Los Angeles

·Super Bowl LVI could be the hottest ever played. Here’s why

·Biden Boosts Australian Electric Car Company, Ignores Tesla

CUOM-WOES

·'The View' Co-Hosts Go At It Over Whether 11 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Ex-Gov. Cuomo Is That Bad

·Cuomo wants as much as $60M in monumental CNN payout

POP ROCKS

·Entertainment Weekly, Instyle To Cease Print Publication

·Adele says she loves 'being a woman' — and the woke award show brigade takes aim

·'Mission: Impossible 7' Cost $290 Million Dollars After Covid Costs Blew Up Budget!

·J.Lo rocks wedding dress to 'Marry Me' premiere with Ben Affleck

·Streaming of Neil Young songs up 38 percent since Spotify exit: report


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