October 5: Laundrie’s sister talks, Facebook crash brings the memes in droves.

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In this photo illustration, the Facebook logo is displayed next to a screen showing that the Facebook website is down on October 04, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Social media applications Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing a global outage that started before 9 a.m. (P.S.T.) on Monday morning. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Brian Laundrie’s sister says her brother flew home Aug. 17, saw family Sept. 1

Cassie Laundrie and James Luycx

2. Wait and see? Cautious optimism as COVID-19 cases decline across US

Joe Biden
President Joe Biden receives a COVID-19 booster shot during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

3. Family takes action after boy dies from brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad

The parents of a 3-year-old boy who died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba at a Texas splash pad filed a lawsuit Monday against the city. (Photo: NewsNation)

4. Hollywood off-screen union members authorize strike if talks fail

HOLLYWOOD – NOVEMBER 16: Media day at the Hollywood Sign to observe it’s repainting November 16, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

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Facebook outage got you bored? The funniest memes, jokes about the meltdown

Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks made lots of new friends Monday when Facebook took a powder for a large part of the day.

In this photo illustration, the Facebook logo is displayed next to a screen showing that the Facebook website is down on October 04, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Social media applications Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing a global outage that started before 9 a.m. (P.S.T.) on Monday morning. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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