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  • Severe Weather: Record Breaking: The outbreak of tornadoes continued overnight as another huge twister touched down outside of Kansas City, injuring 12 people in the town of Linwood. The National Weather Service says Tuesday was the 12th consecutive day with at least eight reports of tornadoes -- a new record for a tornado season that started quiet before erupting with activity in May. See Damage.

  • Severe Weather: Flooding: Every single county in Oklahoma is under a state of emergency as the risk of historic flooding has intensified with the relentless rain. Parts of both the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers are near their highest levels ever recorded. CNN.

  • Severe Weather: Warning: A Dayton, Ohio weatherman had enough of fans complaining that The Bachelorette was being interrupted by severe weather alerts as dangerous storms descended on the area. Fox45’s Jamie Simpson blew up live on air: “I’m sick and tired of people complaining about this,” he said. “I’m done with you people, I really am, this is pathetic!” Watch.

  • Abortion Laws: SCOTUS: The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of one part of an Indiana abortion law but sidestepped a more prohibitive part of the same law, indicating the Court does not want to directly confront the constitutional right to abortion right now. The Court upheld a rule that regulates the disposal of fetal remains, but said another provision that banned abortion solely based on sex, race or disability should remain blocked. NY Times.

  • Abortion Laws: Georgia: Netflix became one of the first Hollywood studios to say it would reconsider production in Georgia if the state’s highly restrictive new abortion law is implemented. Due to an extremely favorably tax break, Georgia has become one of the busiest hubs for TV and film production in the U.S. Many actors and producers have also said they would boycott states with draconian abortion laws. Variety.

  • Abortion Laws: Missouri: The Show-Me State could become the first in the country with no abortion clinics since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. Planned Parenthood says officials are refusing to renew its annual permit to operate its sole clinic in Missouri. That permit expires on Friday. If the St. Louis clinic is shut down, abortion will effectively become illegal in the state. CBS News.

  • Royal Visit: President Trump’s upcoming state visit to Great Britain doesn’t include any face time with Meghan Markle. According to the itinerary for next week’s trip, the president and first lady will meet with the queen, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla. Prince Harry is reportedly attending a luncheon with Trump -- but not Meghan. While she only recently gave birth and hasn’t gone back to a public schedule, the Duchess of Sussex has reportedly been critical of the president in the past. BBC.

  • Tourism Decline: Chinese tourism to the U.S. has declined for the first time in 15 years. The federal government says customs data indicates a 5.7 percent drop in travel from China to the U.S. in 2018 compared to the prior year. The decline comes amid increased tensions between the two countries. Even before tariffs increased, China issued a travel warning for citizens flying to America, warning they could become victims of shootings or robberies. Washington Post.

  • Giving Pledge: MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon founder (and richest man in the world) Jeff Bezos, says she will give away at least half of the $35 billion she was granted in their divorce settlement. MacKenzie signed the ‘Giving Pledge’ -- a promise by many of the world’s richest people to dedicate the majority of their wealth to charity. Jeff has famously not signed on. Forbes.

  • CBD on Planes: The TSA is now allowing passengers to take some types of CBD oil -- that’s the non-psychoactive marijuana component -- on planes, as well as an FDA-approved marijuana based drug. The agency changed its policy over the weekend. The CBD oils allowed can’t have THC; that remains illegal under federal law. NBC News.

  • Free Food: If you like basketball and free Mexican food, you may be in luck come Thursday. Both Chipotle and Taco Bell are launching giveaways to coincide with the NBA Finals. Chipotle will give away 500 burritos every time an announcer mentions the word “free” during the first half of every game, and 1,000 with every mention in the second half. Taco Bell is bringing back its promo in which it offers free tacos if a team “steals” a win on the road during the series. Business Insider.

  • Broadway Boom: The theater industry set a new annual box-office record for the 2018-19 season. The Broadway trade group says theater-goers spent $1.83 billion on tickets to shows -- a 10 percent increase over the prior year. Attendance reached a record 14.8 million. That’s five million more people than went to the games of all New York professional sports teams combined. WSJ.

  • Jeopardy! Jab: James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy winning streak continues: 29 games and $2,254,938 in prize money. He’s inching closer to beating Ken Jennings’ all-time record of $2,520,700 in winnings. Jennings says he’s rooting for Holzhauer, but there’s one thing he doesn’t like: when fans call Holzhauer “Jeopardy! James.” In an appearance on GMA, Jennings said (with a smile) that only HE can be known as the “Jeopardy! guy.” Watch.

  • J-Hud Surprise: Jennifer Hudson showed up at the Pulitzer Award ceremony to perform a surprise rendition of Amazing Grace in honor of Aretha Franklin, who posthumously received an honor. Watch.

  • Burnout Culture: Sick of your job? You may now be diagnosed as literally sick. The World Health Organization includes “burnout” as a diagnosable condition in its new manual. Among the criteria: feelings of exhaustion, cynicism and reduced professional efficacy. The manual notes other disorders with similar symptoms, like anxiety and depression, should first be ruled out before someone can be diagnosed as burnt out. The WHO also declared “gaming disorder” to be an official illness. The Cut.

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