What Mattered Today: September 19, 2019

The U.S. now has 530 reported cases of vaping-related illnesses, Israel's power struggle continues between Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz, and a new scientific report revealed that North America has lost 3 billion birds since 1970. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a package of prescription drug legislation, Tropical Depression Imelda flooded southeast Texas and sparked mandatory evacuations, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued to apologize for past donning of brownface at parties. Catch up on these headlines and more from today.

What Mattered Today: September 19, 2019

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