Elections And Ethics Bill, The Delta Variant, Virtual Farming: News You Need To Start Your Day
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Thanks for joining us for today's Morning Edition live blog. This is a new space where we'll be sharing the most important stories each morning.
Here’s what we’re watching today:
- A new analysis warns the Delta variant could hit unvaccinated areas of the U.S. hard.
- The Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian spent nearly 18 months jailed in Iran. He’s got some sage wisdom to share on emerging from isolation.
- Gamers are making a living … farming. We cannot get over this, check it out.
- 🎧 On today’s Up First, our podcast of the top news to start your day, Democrats made passing an elections and ethics bill a priority, but it’s expected to fail in the Senate. So what happens now?
— The Morning Edition live blog team
(Emily Alfin Johnson, Rachel Treisman, Arielle Retting, Nell Clark, Casey Noenickx and William Jones)