Morning Updates: New York City Floods, The Supreme Court On Texas' Abortion Law And More

Published September 2, 2021 at 7:44 AM EDT
A stranded car in flood water is seen on Lester Street on Thursday in Passaic City, N.J.
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A stranded car in flood water is seen on Lester Street on Thursday in Passaic City, N.J.

Apartments, streets and subways are flooded in the New York City area today. New England residents are bracing for more rain from storm Ida.

We'll keep you updated on the latest there and have our eyes on these other top stories:

Supreme Court weighs in: The Supreme Court declined to block the restrictive Texas abortion law Wednesday night. Here's what the justices said.

Afghan evacuees: A U.S. air base in Germany is serving as a processing center for more than 25,000 evacuees from Afghanistan. This is what one NPR reporter saw and heard.

Labor Day travel: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging unvaccinated people not to travel over the long weekend (and says even vaccinated people should be thoughtful about the risks).

🎧 Also on Up First, our daily podcast, the family at the center of the deadly opioid epidemic has been granted legal immunity.

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