Christina Prignano, The Boston Globe

Christina Prignano

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Facebook and Instagram are down, so here’s the best of what people are saying about it on Twitter

Here’s a look at how people on the (so far) surviving social network are reacting to the Facebook outage. → Read More

Aly Raisman criticizes FBI handling of Larry Nassar investigation

Raisman and fellow Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles were among several high-profile gymnasts to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about the FBI’s handling of the Nassar investigation. → Read More

Rainfall totals: How much rain fell in your community?

Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida inundated parts of the Northeast overnight, with some communities in Massachusetts seeing more than 8 inches of rain. → Read More

Photos and video show chaos at Kabul airport as Afghans try to flee

Desperate Afghans on Monday overran a tarmac in Kabul as they tried to board planes leaving the country amid the Taliban’s swift takeover of the capital city. → Read More

CDC director Rochelle Walensky says Provincetown outbreak proves vaccines are working

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Monday that the COVID-19 outbreak on Cape Cod shows that vaccines and other public health measures work. → Read More

CDC recommends universal masking in K-12 schools to stop spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending students, teachers, staff, and visitors wear masks in K-12 schools this fall, regardless of vaccination status. → Read More

Ben & Jerry’s says it will stop sales in West Bank, East Jerusalem

The decision comes after a wave of online criticism caused the company to go silent on its social media channels for about two months. → Read More

Tennessee halts all vaccine outreach efforts to children and teens, report says

Tennessee’s public health officials can no longer offer information about vaccines to minors, according to documents obtained by the newspaper, and must even remove the department’s logo from information that it does distribute. → Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa: How much rain fell in your town?

Tropical Storm Elsa barreled through Massachusetts on Friday, bringing buckets of rain and whipping wind to the area. → Read More

Key allegations from the indictment charging the Trump Organization and its CFO

The Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, were charged Thursday in what prosecutors allege was a long running scheme to avoid paying taxes on indirect compensation. → Read More

Trump Organization, CFO Allen Weisselberg expected to face charges in New York over taxes, report says

The Trump Organization and its CFO, Allen Weisselberg, are expected to be charged by the Manhattan District Attorney over alleged tax crimes, according to the Wall Street Journal. → Read More

Representative Gosar criticized for apparent plans to hold fund-raiser with white supremacist

Representative Paul Gosar of Arizona is facing criticism after a flyer advertising a fund-raiser featuring Gosar and white supremacist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes was publicized in recent days. → Read More

Pence heckled during speech at conservative conference in Florida

Former vice president Mike Pence was briefly heckled Friday as he began a speech at a conference put on by the conservative Faith and Freedom coalition in Florida. → Read More

‘Mr. President, what are you so afraid of?’ Putin faces stinging questions from international press

Russian President Vladimir Putin faced tough questions in Geneva from the international press on Wednesday, including from American reporters, after his summit with President Biden. → Read More

McConnell signals he’s willing to block Biden’s Supreme Court nominees if the GOP wins the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that he would not commit to considering a President Biden Supreme Court nominee in 2023 or 2024 should Republicans retake the Senate and a vacancy arise. → Read More

‘I didn’t ignore anything.’ Walsh defends his handling of the Dennis White appointment during House hearing

Republican Representative Bob Good on Wednesday pressed Walsh on the appointment during a hearing of the House Committee on Education and Labor, suggesting he should resign and accusing Walsh of ignoring allegations of domestic violence. → Read More

An annular solar eclipse will be partially visible over New England skies Thursday. Here’s a look at its path

In Boston, early risers will experience a portion of the eclipse, with the moon blocking about 73 percent of the sun at the 5:33 a.m. peak. → Read More

More than 100 scholars, including 9 from Mass., sign statement warning of threat to American democracy

More than 100 academics on Tuesday issued a stark warning that American democracy is at risk because of efforts by Republican-controlled state legislatures around the country to pass new voter restriction laws in the wake of the 2020 election. → Read More

Law enforcement responds to report of active shooter in San Jose

Police are on the scene of an “active shooter investigation” at the site of a public transit facility in San Jose, Calif., the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s office said on Twitter. → Read More

Ohio governor announces vaccinated residents will be eligible to win $1 million

Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that the state will give away $1 million to a lucky vaccinated Ohioan each week for five weeks as part of a bid to push the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rate higher. → Read More