Eye Opener: Wildfires raging across California force evacuations
Monday, 7 September 2020 Wildfires are raging across the state of California and forcing mandatory evacuations. Also, there are new concerns over a potential spike in COVID-19 cases after the long Labor Day weekend. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener.
Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: Firefighters struggling to contain dozens of wildfires in California, nine drug company leaders pledge they won’t seek government approval before knowing COVID-19 vaccination is safe and effective, and the Oscars are introducing new representation...
[NFA] The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 213,000 and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the U.S. is in for a "difficult fall and winter." This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Deadly wildfires raging across Oregon kept half a million people under evacuation alert on Saturday even as weary firefighters took advantage of improved weather to go on the offensive against the blazes. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Trump used a Labor Day press briefing at the White House to give a campaign-style address. In it, he attacked his political opponents, touting the alleged success the US has had. He specifically pointed out his efforts against the coronavirus, reports CNN. He repeated many false and misleading claims along the way. In all, he repeated at least 11 falsehoods and a few more that were misleading or lacked context.
Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: the first 2020 presidential debate is tonight in Cleveland, wildfires burn through California’s wine country, and CDC guidance for Thanksgiving during..