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First on CNN: President Biden to meet with 7 governors Friday to discuss devastating wildfires

First on CNN: President Biden to meet with 7 governors Friday to discuss devastating wildfires

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with seven governors on Friday to talk about how states are responding to a devastating Western wildfire season — and how the federal government can assist. According to exclusive details shared with CNN, the virtual meeting will last an hour with governors whose states are…MORE

Goldman Sachs is taking a hard line on employee vaccinations. Other big banks are following its lead

Goldman Sachs is taking a hard line on employee vaccinations. Other big banks are following its lead

All eyes are on Wall Street as the Covid-19 Delta variant continues to spread and Corporate America starts rolling out vaccination policies. And although there’s talk of banks requiring employees to show proof of vaccination, Goldman Sachs has drawn its line in the same. The investment bank is barring employees from using their ID cards…MORE

Biden calls on students to keep campuses ‘safe from a threat of abuse and assault as well’ as Covid-19 as they return this fall
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Biden calls on students to keep campuses ‘safe from a threat of abuse and assault as well’ as Covid-19 as they return this fall

President Joe Biden on Thursday highlighted the responsibility that college students have to ensure their campuses are safe not just from the Covid-19 pandemic, but also “safe from a threat of abuse and assault as well,” in remarks to young people at a summit hosted by It’s On Us, the college sexual assault prevention and…MORE

Covid-19 linked to cognitive decline, acceleration of Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, research finds
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Covid-19 linked to cognitive decline, acceleration of Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, research finds

Covid-19 may be associated with cognitive decline and acceleration of Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, researchers reported Thursday. Researchers with an international consortium looking to understand the long-term consequences of Covid-19 on the central nervous system are finding memory issues and biological markers similar to those seen in Alzheimer’s disease patients. Both diseases have been marked by inflammation…MORE

National security adviser calls bipartisan infrastructure bill ‘urgent national security imperative’
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National security adviser calls bipartisan infrastructure bill ‘urgent national security imperative’

National security adviser Jake Sullivan reminded senior White House staff on Thursday of the stakes of passing the burgeoning $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, framing its passage as an “urgent national security imperative for the United States.” In a memo obtained by CNN, Sullivan argued that infrastructure and technology investments will be key to ensuring…MORE

Biden administration may challenge Texas governor’s order targeting migrants
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Biden administration may challenge Texas governor’s order targeting migrants

The Biden administration is considering challenging Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Wednesday executive order targeting migrants over concerns that his actions will cripple infrastructure in border communities, including potential legal action, a senior administration official told CNN. On Wednesday, Abbott issued an executive order restricting ground transportation of migrants “who pose a risk of carrying Covid-19…MORE

McConnell cites experience with polio in ad pushing Kentuckians to get vaccinated
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McConnell cites experience with polio in ad pushing Kentuckians to get vaccinated

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is taking his coronavirus vaccine plea directly to his constituents. The Kentucky Republican is airing an ad across 100 radio stations in his state urging people to get vaccinated, as the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 ravages parts of the country, particularly red states with higher rates of unvaccinated…MORE

Nursing home staff who are closest to patients are least likely to be vaccinated, study finds
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Nursing home staff who are closest to patients are least likely to be vaccinated, study finds

Staff at long-term care facilities who are the most likely to interact with vulnerable patients are the least likely to have been vaccinated, researchers reported Thursday. And there is evidence they have been infecting their patients, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led team reported. They used data from 300 long-term care facilities across…MORE

Current rate of Covid-19 hospitalizations is about three times higher in states that have vaccinated less than half of their residents
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Current rate of Covid-19 hospitalizations is about three times higher in states that have vaccinated less than half of their residents

Average Covid-19 hospitalization rates are nearly three times higher among states that have fully vaccinated less than half of their residents vs. the average among those that have vaccinated more than half of their residents, according to a CNN analysis of federal data. And Covid-19 case and death rates over the past week are more…MORE

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