August 2: US drone strike takes out Al-Qaeda leader. What to watch in Tuesday primaries.

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FILE – In this 1998 file photo made available Friday, March 19, 2004, Ayman al-Zawahri, left, listens during a news conference with Osama bin Laden in Khost, Afghanistan. A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter. President Joe Biden will speak about the operation on Monday night, Aug. 1, 2022, from the White House. (AP Photo/Mazhar Ali Khan, File)

Good morning! It’s Tuesday Aug. 2, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Biden confirms death of top Al-Qaeda leader

FILE – In this television image from Arab satellite station Al-Jazeera, Osama bin Laden, right, listens as his top deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri speaks at an undisclosed location, in this image made from undated video tape broadcast by the station April 15, 2002. A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter. President Joe Biden will speak about the operation on Monday night, Aug. 1, 2022, from the White House. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera/APTN, file)

2. Who was Ayman al-Zawahiri?

FILE – As seen on a computer screen from a DVD prepared by Al-Sahab production, al-Qaida’s Ayman al-Zawahiri speaks in Islamabad, Pakistan, on June 20, 2006. Al-Zawahiri, the top al-Qaida leader, was killed by the U.S. over the weekend in Afghanistan. President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak about the operation on Monday night, Aug. 1, 2022, from the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash, File)

3. White House responds to Pelosi’s potential Taiwan visit

In this photo provided by Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shake hands at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. Pelosi arrived in Singapore early Monday, kicking off her Asian tour as questions swirled over a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing. (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP)

4. What to watch in Tuesday’s primary elections

FILE – Michigan Republican candidates for governor Ryan Kelley, of Allendale, from left, Garrett Soldano, of Mattawan, Tudor Dixon, of Norton Shores and Kevin Rinke, of Bloomfield Township, appear at a debate in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 6, 2022. The Republican primary for governor was wild from the start, with five candidates getting kicked off the ballot for failing to file enough valid nominating signatures. (Michael Buck/WOOD TV8 via AP, File)

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