Today in the news: Aug. 2, 2022

At least 37 people are dead, after flash floods destroyed parts of Kentucky. Officials are now warning residents to keep cool as a heatwave moves into the state.

President Biden announced a top Al-Qaeda leader was killed in a U.S. drone strike over the weekend. Al-Zawahri led the terrorist group since Osama Bin Ladin was killed in 2011.

California, Illinois and New York have now declared a state of emergency over the monkeypox outbreak, as the U.S. reports more than 5,800 confirmed cases.

And Beyonce confirmed she’ll remove a lyric from her song called “Heated” on her Renaissance album, after criticism that the word was offensive and ableist.

Video Transcript

- At least 37 people are dead after flash floods destroyed parts of Kentucky. Officials are now warning residents to keep cool as a heat wave moves into the state.

President Biden announced the top al-Qaeda leader was killed in a US drone strike over the weekend. Ayman al-Zawahiri led the terrorist group since Osama bin laden was killed in 2011.

California, Illinois, and New York have now declared a state of emergency over the monkeypox outbreak, as the US reports more than 5,800 confirmed cases.

And Beyoncé confirmed she'll remove a lyric from her song called "Heated," on her "Renaissance" album over criticism that the word was offensive and ableist.

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