Some news items you might have missed:
• Washington Post: An FDA review of evidence on whether a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is widely necessary struck a neutral tone Wednesday, setting the stage for a potentially fractious debate among expert advisers to the agency this week.
• The Advocate: CNBC’S Shepard Smith took time during the NLGJA Association of LGBTQ Journalists 2021 Convention to give some advice to aspiring journalists. The former Fox News anchor discussed gay stereotypes and the dangers of being pigeonholed as a gay journalist.
• CBS Chicago: Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has reached a tentative settlement over payments to a man who accused him of child sexual abuse.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert settles child sexual abuse payments lawsuit with accuser (via AP) https://t.co/BXNmvCGNFv
— Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) September 15, 2021
• Washington Blade: The 2022 Gay Games, the quadrennial international LGBTQ sports event scheduled to take place in Hong Kong in November 2022, have been postponed to 2023 due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• CBS News: Caitlyn Jenner, who barely received 1% of the California recall vote can’t believe Gov. Newsom prevailed in such a landslide.
“He didn’t campaign on not one of his successes, because he doesn’t have any. I can’t believe that this many people actually voted to keep him in office. It’s a shame, honestly, it’s a shame. You kind of get the government you deserve.”
Caitlyn Jenner, a GOP candidate in California's recall, speaks after the vote to remove Gov. Newsom failed: "I can't believe that this many people actually voted to keep him in office. It's a shame." https://t.co/cagDpkFQdS pic.twitter.com/2cONQbrtMu
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 15, 2021