Start Your Day Here: How To Help Haiti, An Afghan Women's Advocate, Native American Fire Management
We're continuing to watch for developments out of Afghanistan this morning, as well as:
- Federal officials have declared a first-ever water shortage on the Colorado River. Several Western states and parts of Mexico will now have to limit their consumption.
- President Biden says he's sticking with his planned withdrawal as former President George W. Bush urges Biden to expedite the evacuation of refugees.
- American media groups are scrambling to make sure Afghan journalists who've helped cover the conflict for the last two decades, are able to get to safety.
- The Atlanta Falcons are the first NFL team to be 100% vaccinated.
— The Morning Edition live blog team
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