Some news items you might have missed:
• JoeMyGod: Truth-challenged Rep. George Santos (R-NY) may be in the process of hashing out a plea deal regarding the 13-count indictment accusing him of multiple crimes, including fraud, money laundering, stealing public funds, and lying to Congress.
• The Advocate: The mother of a teenage boy who died by suicide in California blames school bullies who teased him because he was gay for his death.
The mother of a teenage boy who died by suicide in California is grieving publicly after his death. She says he was bullied relentlessly by kids who teased him because he was gay. https://t.co/jSVj7K66dw
— The Advocate (@TheAdvocateMag) September 5, 2023
• NBC Miami: The city of Lake Worth Beach has become a sanctuary city for the LGBTQ+ community and their families, the first of its kind in Florida.
• ABC News: Moderna says lab-based results published Wednesday show the company’s updated COVID-19 booster generated a nearly nine-fold increase in antibodies against BA.2.86. The new booster could be available within weeks.
NEW: Early lab-based results from Moderna show updated COVID-19 booster generated a nearly nine-fold increase in antibodies against BA.2.86. https://t.co/WOmFyetccy
— ABC News (@ABC) September 6, 2023
• CNN: Dr. Brian Monahan, the Capitol Hill attending physician, says Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) shows no evidence of having a stroke, seizure disorder, or movement disorder after two episodes of freezing while speaking to reporters. McConnell’s office chalked the two incidents up to “lightheadedness.”
• Deadline Hollywood: Bob Barker, the longtime host of The Price Is Right, had been quietly battlings Alzheimer’s at the time of his death. Barker passed away at his Hollywood Hills home on August 26 at the age of 99.
Longtime 'Price Is Right' host Bob Barker had been quietly suffering from Alzheimer’s disease at the time of his death, TMZ reports according to the legendary TV host’s death certificate, which the outlet said cited the disease as the cause https://t.co/XlNb149SpH
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) September 5, 2023