Thousands of residents remain without safe drinking water in Jackson, Mississippi. A Trump lawyer will testify in a probe on election interference. And Serena Williams wins big on her tennis farewell tour. 

🙋🏼‍♀️ I’m Nicole Fallert. Let’s get started with Tuesday’s news.

Governor declares water emergency for Mississippi capital

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday night that he is declaring a state of emergency after excessive rainfall exacerbated problems in one of Jackson’s water-treatment plants. The water issues caused low water pressure through much of the capital city. Reeves said that on Tuesday, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency will start distributing both drinking water and non-potable water in the city of 150,000 residents, and the National Guard will be called in to help. Read more 





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