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Here are the headlines you Need2Know for Tuesday, August 23, 2022:


Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's calling it quits after five decades of government service. From heading up the federal response to HIV/AIDS in the 1980s to advising former President Donald Trump at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to his current role as chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, Fauci is arguably the most well-known — and as a result, controversial — public health official in the country. What's next for the infectious disease expert? The 81-year-old Fauci said he's stepping down from all his positions in December to "pursue the next chapter of my career." 


Meanwhile, the fight to end the pandemic quietly continues. Pfizer has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to authorize another round of booster shots targeting new omicron subvariants for people ages 12 and older. The request comes as the federal government readies a fall vaccination campaign amid fears of another wave of infections as immunity from current shots fade, and people spend more time indoors. 


Three Arkansas police officers have been suspended following the release of a 34-second video showing them punching and kneeing a suspect and slamming his head into the pavement during an arrest Sunday. The Crawford County Sheriff's Department identified the officers and noted that they are not rookies and have been on the force for "some time." All three are now facing federal and state investigations.


Nearly 10 million people across the Southwest were under flood watches over the weekend, despite what scientists are calling the worst drought to hit the Western U.S. in 1,200 years. Flash floods are sudden torrents, caused by short periods of intensive rain, that can have devastating consequences. As the climate warms, they are expected to grow more common. Experts recommend that drivers (and hikers, too) check the weather before venturing out, and avoid flooded roads — "turn around, don’t drown."


Ford Motor Co. said it is laying off 3,000 workers in a bid to cut costs to ease an expensive transition to electric vehicles. The bulk of the cuts will involve white-collar positions at the company's homebase in Dearborn, Mich., though contract workers will feel the pain as well. The surprise cuts come as the automaker plays catch-up in an industrywide race to replace gas-guzzlers with EVs. CEO Jim Farley said the current workforce just didn't have the expertise to stay competitive in the new landscape. 


While the housing market overall may be hitting a rough patch, multifamily apartments are going up at the fastest pace in 50 years. A new report from RentCafe projects that the U.S. will build 420,000 new rental units in 2022, which would be the most since 1972. The listing service also pointed out that the apartment boom is likely related to the tight market for single-family homes. As many potential buyers put their plans to become homeowners on hold, they're flooding back into the rental market.  


In 2019, the subscription movie ticketing service MoviePass shut down after it was unable to keep up with demand for major film releases. Now, the company is back and is expected to roll out the beta version of its service this week. Customers will be able to purchase a subscription ranging from $10 to $30 per month. The news comes as Cineworld, the largest theater operator in the U.S. and U.K., confirmed that it is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 


Starting today, Apple is making it easier for customers to repair their own MacBook Pro laptops. The program gives U.S. customers access to needed parts and tools. This marks an expansion of the company's existing DIY repair offerings. Earlier this year, Apple launched a similar program for iPhones 12 and 13, as a growing right-to-repair movement has gained ground in pressing tech companies to make self-service easier.


Recapping some of the weekend's biggest headlines, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero took the top spot at the weekend box office with a $20 million debut. The Idris Elba-led Beast and the Brad Pitt-helmed Bullet Train rounded out the top three. Top Gun: Maverick also became the sixth highest-grossing movie of all time at $1.4 billion. In other entertainment news, a Knives Out sequel is headed to Netflix this year, and Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon crashed HBO Max.


Whether it's a broken-down car, unpaid taxes, a roach-infested apartment or horrible health insurance, "adulting" is hard. Experts are saying that it's getting even harder, especially for one age group. The stress of it all is leading millennials to cope in ways that are unhealthy and unsustainable. Cheddar News Wrap anchor Hena Doba asked psychotherapist Lisa Palmer about it.


After hitting two home runs, a young baseball player decided to give back to the man that taught him how to play. A now-viral video captured the moment the little slugger named Felix presented a home run ball to his grandpa with a special note he had written on it. Cue the happy tears!