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Walgreens had role in San Francisco opioid crisis, judge rules: CBS News Flash August 11, 2022

A federal judge has ruled that Walgreens contributed to San Francisco's opioid crisis and can be held responsible. There’s no word yet on how much the chain will have to pay. Thousands have been evacuated from their homes in southwestern France due to a massive wildfire amid a European heatwave. And comedian Steve Martin tells The Hollywood Reporter his current Hulu series may be the last TV or film work he does.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Researchers are tracking an emerging animal-derived virus in eastern China which has been identified in 35 people, according to a report published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine. So far the disease – known as the novel Langya henipavirus – has not caused any deaths in those infected.
PUBLIC HEALTH

LA Sheriff's deputy charged with over 30 counts of sex crimes involving children

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with over 30 counts of sex crimes involving children. "Sexually assaulting a child not only robs them of their innocence but also leaves lasting mental trauma. This is one of the most egregious crimes my office encounters and it is made worse when the crime is committed by someone who has been entrusted to protect them and our community from harm," District Attorney Gascón said.

8/10: Red and Blue

Former President Trump pleads the Fifth in fraud probe; New York City mayor condemns Texas governor's migrant policy.
POLITICS

"I feel it when I'm out and about": Democrats energized by recent legislative wins

Democrats are celebrating a series of victories as they return to their home states for August recess and begin hitting the campaign trail. With less than 100 days until Election Day, they're eager to tout some recent accomplishments — among them, their long awaited climate and health care legislation, along with several other prominent pieces of legislation that are giving vulnerable Democrats a positive message heading into November.
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Serena Williams loses 1st match since saying she's prepared to retire

Serena Williams lost her first match since telling the world she is ready to leave professional tennis. No one knows exactly how many more matches Williams will play before walking away, and the 23-time Grand Slam champion exited the National Bank Open on Wednesday night with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic.
TENNIS

Military medical facilities send huge bills to civilians

Lawmakers are calling on the Pentagon to do more to help civilians with massive medical bills from emergency treatment at military facilities. The military has the power to reduce or waive those bills, but that rarely happens. Making matters worse, most of the civilians treated at military hospitals don't have insurance. CBS News consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner joins CBS News Lana Zak to discuss.
MILITARY