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• CDC Director Made a Mistake; AstraZeneca Pursue Clinical Trials; Hurricane Sally Left Areas Inundated; A.G. Bill Barr Compared Lockdowns to Slavery; Joe Biden Saying I trust Scientist, But I Don't Trust Donald Trump; President Trump Faced Questions on COVID-19 from Undecided Voters; Grieving Daughter Blasts Trump Over COVID-19; Venezuelans Fear COVID-19 Diagnosis More than Death; CNN Accompanies Turkish Coast Guard on Migrant Rescue; U.S. Fed Say it Will Keep Interest Rates Near Zero. Aired 3-4a ET
• Trump Claims CDC Chief "Confused" on Masks, Vaccine; Biden: Politics Cannot Interfere with Vaccine Research; Officials Considered Using Heat Ray on Protesters; Barr Compares Justice Department Staff to Preschoolers; Hurricane Sally Weakens But Still Dropping Torrential Rain; Smoke From U.S. West Coast Wildfires Reaches Europe. Aired 4- 4:30a ET
• Trump Contradicts CDC Chief's Testimony on Masks and Vaccines; Torrential Rain Causes Flooding in Florida Panhandle and Alabama; Biden Campaign Launches New Battleground Ads Today. Aired 10-10:30a ET
• Scientific American Backs Biden in First-Ever Endorsement; Grieving Daughter Criticizes Trump's COVID-19 Response; Biden Outlines COVID-19 Response, Pushes for Mask Mandate; Venezuelans Fear COVID-19 Diagnosis More Than Death; South Africa Plans to Reopen Its Borders in October; Navalny Team Now Believes He Was Poisoned at Hotel; U.S. Fed Says It Will Keep Interest Rates Near Zero. Aired 4:30-5a ET
• Trump Claims CDC Chief "Confused"; Biden: Politics Cannot Interfere with Vaccine Research; "Historic and Catastrophic Flooding" along U.S. Gulf Coast; Kushner Refuses to Rule Out Assassinations as Part of U.S. Foreign Policy; U.S. Officials Weighed Using Heat Ray on Protesters; Venezuelans Fear COVID-19 Diagnosis More Than Death; Growing Concerns Over Vaccine Supply & Distribution; Congressional Report Slams Boeing, FAA for Deadly Crashes. Aired 12-1a ET
• Trump: CDC Has It Wrong On Vaccines And Masks; Sally Rescue Operations Begin; Almost 30 Fires Still Raging In Oregon; Trump Administration Pushing Imminent Vaccine Narrative; Growing Concerns over Vaccine Supply and Distribution; Report Slams Boeing, FAA for Deadly Crashes. Aired 1-2a ET
• Flooding in Florida and Alabama; Maine Wedding Linked to Coronavirus; Oregon Officials Fight Fires and Conspiracy Theories; Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is Interviewed about Wildfires, Stimulus, and Charging Protesters with Sedition. Aired 9:30-10a
• Trump Rails Against Foes at National Archives; Trump Administration Requested Heat Ray to Clear D.C. Protest?; Trump Continues Contradicting Health Officials on COVID-19. Aired 3-3:30p ET
• Trump Contradicts CDC Chief's Testimony on Masks and Vaccines; BioNTech Expands Production Capacity, Seeks October Vaccine Approval; Internal AstraZeneca Document Revealed Vaccine Trial Participant Has Serious Symptoms; Attorney General William Barr Blasts DOJ Prosecutors, Equates Them to Pre-schoolers; Whistleblower: Military Police Considered Using Heat Ray Against Protesters Near White House; Torrential Rain Causes Flooding in Florida Panhandle And Alabama. Aired 9-9:30a ET
• Joe Biden Speaks Directly To Voters Tonight In Cnn Town Hall; Former Top U.S. Intel Official Calls On Congress To Create Bipartisan Commission To Oversee Election. Aired 12:30-1p ET
• U.S. Presidents Historically Honored Election Process; University COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise; Bill Barr Criticizes Integrity of Justice Department Prosecutors. Aired 10:30-11a ET
• Robert Redfield and President Trump Disagree on Vaccine Timeline; FBI Director Wray Testifies Domestic Terrorism Is Up; Interview with Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and the Family of Lorne Breen. Aired 2-2:30p ET
• Trump Rails Against Foes with Dramatic Rant at National Archives; 200+ University of Wisconsin Students Test Positive Since Dorm Move in Began in August; Colleges Crack Down on Student Behavior as Virus Spreads; Joe Biden Town Hall. Aired 3:30-4p ET
• Trump Creates Confusion, Contradicts Scientists on Masks, Vaccines; U.S. Adds 36,000+ New Infections on Wednesday; Trump: Blue States Drag Down U.S. COVID Response; GOP More Dismissive of Trump Controversies as Election Nears; Cohen: A.G. Barr is President Trump's New Fixer. Aired 11-11:30a ET
• Jocelyn Benson, (D) Michigan Secretary of State, Discusses Trump Questioning Mail-In Ballot Integrity, Postal Service Ability to Handle Mail-In Ballots; Former DNI Dan Coats Says Question Integrity of Election System Is Dangerous, Calls on Congress to Create Election Watchdog Group; Biden Launches New Ads in Battleground States, Pushes Advantage on Coronavirus; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Draws Line on Coronavirus Stimulus Package Negotiations. Aired 11:30a-12p ET
• 23 States Recording More Infections This Week Versus Last Week; CDC Director: Vaccine Likely Available To General Public In Mid-2021; Bill Barr: Junior Members Of Justice Department Shouldn't Set Agenda; Bill Barr: Prosecutors "Inserted Themselves" Into Political Process; Bill Barr: AG & DOJ Are "Political" But In A "Good And Necessary" Way. Aired 12-12:30p ET
• Trump Undermines His CDC as More States See Rise in Cases; Moderna CEO Says, Hope to Know by November if Vaccine Works; Barr Says, COVID Lockdowns Greatest Intrusion of Liberties Since Slavery. Aired 1-1:30p ET
• Mom: Southwest Kicked Me & 2-Year-Old Son Off Flight Over Mask; WHO Warns Europe Not in Clear Yet on Coronavirus; British Foreign Minister, Dominic Raab, Discusses Rising COVID Cases, Testing Capacity Problems, U.K. Vaccine Research, Trade with U.S. & Good Friday Agreement; FOX Peddles Dangerous Misinformation about Coronavirus. Aired 1:30-2p ET
• Baltimore Schools CEO: 65% of Students Attending Online Class; Marshall Berton, UGA Junior & Executive Director, UGA Votes, Discusses UGA Reversing Decision to Allow In-Person Campus Voting; David Laufman, Attorney for a Military Whistleblower Adam DeMarco, Discusses Defense Department Official Wanting to Use Heat Ray on Protesters; Joe Biden Speaks Directly to Voters Tonight in CNN Town Hall; Indonesian Village Making Anti-Maskers Dig Graves for COVID Victims. Aired 2:30- 3p ET
• Migrants At Sea Say Greek Government Turns Them Away; Quarantine Warehousing In Venezuela; Djokovic Back In Action, Back On Form. Aired 2-3a ET


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