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• Trump Says He Downplayed the Virus to Avoid Panic; India Sets Global Record for Single Day Spike in COVID-19 Cases; Oregon Officials: 500,000 People Forced to Leave Homes; At Least 28 Fires Burning Across California; Huge Fire Erupts in Beirut Port, Weeks After Deadly Explosion; Thousands Without Shelter after Fire at Moria Refugee Camp; Microsoft: Foreign Hackers Targeting 2020 U.S. Election. Aired 12-1a ET
• Moira Fire, Germany, France to Take Hundreds of Refugee Children; Huge Fire Erupts in Beirut Port, Weeks After Deadly Explosion; Portland Declares State of Emergency Due to Fires; Oregon Officials Say 500,000 People Forced to Leave Homes; Tensions Over U.K.'s Brexit Strategy; Ancient City in Mexico Reopens for Tourist; WWF Living Planet Reports On Its Findings; U.S. Still Tops in COVID Cases; India's COVID Cases Skyrocketed; Medical Experts Furious Over Trump's Statement; Vaccine Is Good, Shortcuts Isn't. Aired 3-4a ET
• Trump Compares Himself to Roosevelt, Churchill; Trump's Admissions Spart Outrage, So He Blames Woodward; Bolton: Trump Only Views Virus as Political Threat; NIH Director: Vaccine Trials Will Not Compromise Safety; Medical Experts Slam Trump for Downplaying Virus; France Confirms Record 9,843 New Cases in 24-Hours; Fire Erupts in Beirut Port Weeks After Deadly Explosion. Aired 4-4:30a ET
• Nation Marks 19 Years Since Terror Attacks While Battling Pandemic; Trump Claims I Didn't Lie About Deadly Pandemic Despite Tape; Trump Speaks at Flight 93 Memorial Ceremony. Aired 10-10:30a ET
• Trump Downplays Woodward Recording; West Coast Fires Drive Half A Million People From Their Homes; Aid Organizations Struggling To Help Lesbos Migrants; Health Experts Cast Doubt on Timeline for Vaccines; India Reports More than 96,000 New COVID-19 Cases; Mexico's Ancient City of Teotihuacan Reopens to Public; Citi's Fraser to be Frist Woman CEO of Major U.S. Bank; Microsoft: Foreign Hackers Targeting 2020 U.S. Election; Toddler Recreates Iconic Movie Scenes. Aired 1-2a ET
• Moria Refugees In Dire Need On Europe's Doorstep; Legendary Diana Rigg Remembered; No Roger, Rafa Or Novak In U.S. Open Men's Final; Anger Over Reports President Trump Downplayed Virus Severity; India Reports More Than 96,000 New COVID-19 Cases; Health Experts Cast Doubt on Early Vaccine Hopes; Beirut Port Ablaze, Weeks After Massive Blast; Raging Wildfires in the United States. Aired 2-3a ET
• More than 100 Fires Burning Across 12 Western State; Oregon Officials Say 500,000 People Forced to Leave Homes; Massive Smoke Cloud Moving Inland; Germany, France to Take in Hundreds of Refugee Children form Lesbos Refugee Camp; Ancient Mexican City Reopens to Tourists; Microsoft: Foreign Hackers Targeting 2020 U.S. Elections; Future of Brexit Talks at Risk Over U.K. Strategy; Remembering Diana Rigg. Aired 4:30-5a ET
• Trump Pays Tribute at Flight 93 Memorial; Trump Compares His Coronavirus Response to Churchill in World War II; Bolton Blasts Trump Over His Admissions in Woodward Book; Dr. Fauci Says U.S. Needs to "Hunker Down" for Fall and Winter; Dr. Julia Marcus Discusses Fauci Coronavirus Concerns & NIH Director Saying Mask-Free Trump Rallies "Puzzling," "Disheartening"; Paul Rieckhoff, IAVA Founder & Executive Director, Discusses Importance of Remembering 9/11 First Responders. Aired 11-11:30a ET
• Houston To Allow Some Special Events, With Restrictions; Fauci: I Disagree With Trump That U.S. Is Turning A Corner On COVID; All Eyes On The 2020 Battleground States. Aired 12:30-1p ET
• Des Moines Opens Online Only; Wildfires Burning Across Western U.S.; Trump Claims about Pandemic; NFL Season Kicks Off. Aired 9:30- 10a
• Live Coverage of President Trump's Flight 93 Speech; Trump Administration's Effort to Downplay Russia Threat Increases 2020 Election Vulnerabilities; Interview with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones. Aired 10:30-11a ET
• Whistleblower Alleges DHS Officials Changed Intel to Suit President Trump; Iowa School District Defies Governor And Judge. Aired 9-9:30a ET
• Paul Rieckhoff, IAVA Founder & Executive Director, Discusses Importance of Remembering 9/11 First Responders; 9/11 Reinforced Clashing World Views Trump and Biden; At Least 20 Dead as Wildfires Burn Across Western U.S.; Laura Cox, Michigan Republican Party Chairman, Discusses Trump/Biden Race, Trump Claiming He Saved U.S. Auto Industry. Aired 11:30a-12p ET
• Medal Of Honor Awarded to Soldier Who Braved Heavy Enemy Fire, Flames And Smoke to Rescue Dozens of ISIS Hostages Trapped in a Burning Prison; California Father And Husband Describes Harrowing Escape from Raging Wildfire; Nation Remembers 9/11 While Suffering from Pandemic; Boos Heard During Show of Unity Before Chiefs/Texans Game; Dolphins Won't Take Field for Anthem. Aired 3:30-4p ET
• Scientists Continue to Predict Vaccine Arrival After Election Day; Trump Rally Attendees Misinformed on COVID-19 Safety; Interview with Iowa Public School Board Member Rob Barron. Aired 2-2:30p ET
• Raging Fires Chase at Least Half A Million Oregonians from Homes; Trump Announces Bahrain & Israel to Normalize Relations; NFL Fans Boo Show of Unity at Chiefs-Texans Game. Aired 1:30-2p ET
• President Trump Awards Medal of Honor; Wildfire Crisis; Nation Marks September 11. Aired 3-3:30p ET
• Nation Marks 19 Years since Terror Attacks while Battling Pandemic; Biden Visits Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; 100+ Fires Burn More Than 4 Million Acres in West. Aired 1-1:30p ET
• Why Did We Pull Together After 9/11 But Are Bitterly Divided During COVID?; 4 Ex-Cops Charged in George Floyd Death in Court Today; Paula McKinnon, New Hampshire School Nurses' Association President, Discusses Being Tasked with Monitoring Students for COVID; Update on Coronavirus Responses Around the Country; Today's "Homefront" Addresses Trump's Question to General Kelly About Solders Buried at Arlington: "What's In It For Them?". Aired 2:30-3p ET
• Trump and Biden Take Part In 9/11 Memorial Ceremonies; The U.S. Is Averaging More Than 35,000 New Cases Per Day; Majority Of States Seeing Downward Trend In Cases; Dr. Fauci Warns 6 States About Surging Cases; Fauci: It Is A Waste Of Time To Debunk "Nonsense" Amid Pandemic; Trump Tries To Justify His Response By Invoking Churchill And FDR; NFL Opens Season In Kansas City Amid Pandemic, Racial Reckoning. Aired 12-12:30p ET