Weather updates, coronavirus news & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest news from Afghanistan, extreme weather in the U.S., coronavirus updates and much more.

Top stories

Henri brings heavy rains to much of Northeast US, knocks out power to 140,000 homes (Fox News)

Flights canceled, thousands without power as Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall (NBC News)

Catastrophic flooding in Tennessee leaves at least 21 dead, dozens missing (AccuWeather)

Deadly firefight erupts at Kabul airport as evacuation chaos continues into second week (CNBC)

Afghanistan airlift picks up momentum but still hampered by chaos (AP)

Afghanistan: People at Kabul airport flee Taliban with just a suitcase (BBC)

Coronavirus news

Third Pfizer dose significantly lowers risk of infection in seniors, Israeli data shows (Washington Post)

Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, hospitalized with COVID (CBS News)

US companies should mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees, most economists say (Fox Business)

Ivermectin, a deworming drug, should not be used to treat COVID, health officials say (ABC News)

Donald Trump Booed at Alabama Rally After Encouraging Crowd to Get COVID-19 Vaccine (Newsweek)

Other trending headlines

Don Everly of early rock ‘n’ roll Everly Brothers dies at 84 (AP)

Rod Gilbert, Hall of Fame forward for New York Rangers, dies at 80 (ESPN)

The shipping crisis is getting worse. Here’s what that means for holiday shopping (CNN)

Protesters Clash in Portland After Opposing Gatherings (US News)