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COY WIRE, CNN 10 ANCHOR: What`s up, everyone? It`s Wednesday. I`m Coy. This is CNN 10, and you are awesome.

We`re going to start today with a follow-up on the World Cup being played in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar. Yesterday was a huge soccer match

between the USA and Iran, not just because it was a win or go home match for USA or that it was a win or draw or go home for Iran, but because of

the political talking points surrounding the match.

Some World Cup teams have been showing solidarity with anti-regime protesters in Iran who are fighting for women`s rights. Some Iranian

players even refrained from singing the national anthem ahead of their first match to show solidarity with protesters.

But things really got heated when the U.S. Soccer Federation altered the Iranian flag on one of their graphics online, removing the Islamic emblem

from the center of it. As a result, Iran called for FIFA, the World Cup organizers, to ban Team USA from the World Cup. That didn`t happen, all

this adding attention ahead of the match.

Players from both sides while they do care about issues outside of sport, they really want to just focus on the game and their dream of playing in a

World Cup.

On Tuesday, the match finally arrived, and CNN correspondent Andy Scholes was at a watch party to take in the action.


ANDY SCHOLES, CNN CORRESPONDENT: The party is on here in the U.S. at Fado Irish pub in Atlanta, Georgia, as Team USA is moving on. They had only

scored one goal since June and that was against Wales last week, in their opening game of the World Cup. The fans here tense, waiting for the goal

because they had to win the game. A tie wouldn`t cut it this time around. And into the 38th minute, this place just exploded when Christian Pulisic

came through with that goal to give the USA the 1-0 lead. They would hold on to win by that final score and they are now moving on to face the


UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It was incredible. I thought we played the first half brilliantly. Towards the end, I was a little scared when we went defensive.

But in the end, it all worked out.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: So proud, so ready to the next round. I think we`re going to kill it.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This team is young, they`re hungry, they don`t 90 stop minutes strong. We got through it today. So happy, unbelievable win for the

USA. Let`s go baby all the way.

SCHOLES: And, Coy, as you can see this win meant so much for Team USA and their fans. And, hey, the good news is we get to do it all over again on



WIRE: All right. As we mentioned yesterday, the world`s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa in Hawaii, has erupted for the first time in nearly

years. Its neighbor, the Kilauea volcano, sits just 21 miles away and it began erupting more than a year ago.

So, this rare dual eruption is expected to attract visitors from all over the world actually.

Next, we`re traveling to Hawaii with senior national correspondent Sara Sidner who recently flew over volcanoes in Hawaii to get a better

understanding of the changing landscape and the science behind and under volcanoes.


SARA SIDNER, CNN SENIOR NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): As the sun rises each morning here in Hilo, Hawaii, it reveals destruction and

creation happening simultaneously at the heart of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. I witnessed this from new heights with pilot and volcano expert

Samantha Hanson. From up above, the full scale of volcanic activity is clear.

SAMANTHA HANSON, PILOT: If you look out here across the horizon, you see all these like little mini mountains out here, and these are all cinder

cones. So, they`re almost like many volcanoes right on the side of the big volcano. This whole thing right here that we`re flying over right now, this

is Mauna Loa. This is the largest volcano on the planet.

SIDNER: You really see how the lava spread out.


SIDNER: I mean, it`s very apparent.

HANSON: If you were to cut the island in half, it would look like Swiss cheese. It`s just riddled with these lava tubes. As the island gets bigger

and bigger, right, there`s lava tubes, kind of, you know, build on each other.

SIDNER: But most of the volcano isn`t what you see here. It`s underwater where eruptions can and do occur, like the massive explosion in the waters

off Tonga, just one of the over potentially active volcanoes worldwide, capable of creating earthquakes, tsunamis and entirely reshaping the


One of the most devastating eruptions in Hawaii happened here in 2018 at Mount Kilauea where we joined volcanologist Kendra Lynn.

KENDRA LYNN, VOLCANOLOGIST, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: This was most significant collapse event that`s really been recorded and observed since

Western visitors arrived at the volcano.

SIDNER: Lava at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit crept across the island oozed over homes and roads and burst out of fissures. The eruption went on for

over 100 days, destroying more than 700 homes and forcing thousands to evacuate. That one event dramatically changed the landscape.

LYNN: Here at the summit, almost daily, there was a magnitude earthquake as all of these rocks just started to collapse in on themselves and create

the new crater. Which are kind of larger.

SIDNER: And the destruction brought a new course of exploration for Kendra, the study of rocks and how they form.

LYNN: We often looked to the rock record and the different types of rocks that are preserved around the volcano to understand past behavior. We look

for patterns that might clue us into how the volcano will behave in the future.

SIDNER: Is there any prediction as to when the next eruption might be or what it`s going to look like?

LYNN: It`s difficult to say when, but we do know for sure that it will happen again someday.

SIDNER: Scientists are working hard to determine just how catastrophic that eruption might be.

MICHAEL NEWMAN, PARK RANGER, HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK: What`s really remarkable about Hawaii is that it`s a living landscape. It`s a place where

the volcano breathes. We can see the steam breathing from the crater. We can feel the movement of the earth. We can see land being created as we

speak, and it`s a place where we can really become in touch with nature.



WIRE: Ten-second trivia:

Which of these American retailers started in 1886 as a watch company?

Sears, Target, Big Lots, or Costco?

Considered to be the Amazon or Walmart of its day, Sears went on to become one of America`s biggest retailers.


WIRE: Once America`s largest retailer and business employer, with an extensive retail network, Sears has struggled in the 21st century. It had

more than 350,000 employees in 2006. But today, there are only 15 full-line Sears stores still open across the country and the company filed for

bankruptcy years ago.

We`ll hear now from CNN`s Rachel Crane on the slow demise of the iconic chain and how it was once both the Amazon and Walmart of its day.


RACHEL CRANE, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Sears is in trouble, closing thousands of stores and losing billions of dollars. But once upon a time,

Sears transformed the way Americans shopped.

Back in the late 1800s in Minnesota, Richard Sears was spending his days as a railroad station agent, until one day, he sold some watches from a local

jeweler and realized he was really good at selling.

So, in 1886, he started a mail order company, the RW Sears Watch Company, and eventually hired a watchmaker Alva C. Roebuck. And in 1893, Sears

Roebuck and Co. was born. Sears then became a very successful mail-order catalog company.

This business model broke the mold. Remember, most Americans were living in small towns with access to only a few stores. They often made their own

clothes and furniture or did without. Sears early catalogs only featured watches and jewelry.

But soon these catalogs were more than 500 pages long, people could buy anything, from shoes, wagons, stoves and musical instruments. Sometimes,

people even bought their homes directly from Sears.

And because Sears bought in bulk, the company was able to charge customers lower prices.

In 1925, Sears opened its first retail location in Chicago, and it wasn`t just retail. Sears had a radio station, a mortgage business, a credit card.

Sears was everywhere.

Annual sales hit one billion dollars in 1945. The next year, sales doubled. Once Americans started to move to the booming suburbs after World War II,

Sears began investing to help build malls. By 1970, Sears was considered untouchable by its rivals.

But not all stories have a happy ending. As the 20th century came to a close, so did Sears` reign.


WIRE: For today`s 10 out of 10, check out this house. University of Maine unveiling the world`s first bio-based 3D printed house in partnership with

the U.S. Department of Energy. It`s a sustainable composite home made of recycled material. The technology could be a solution to address the

nation`s affordable housing crisis, while also helping the environment and it`s pretty darn purty, too, with some nice modern fixtures. So far, so


If they`re offering mortgage, they definitely have my interest.

All right. Shout out time now. Charlestown, Indiana, Charlestown High School, we see you.

Also, shout out to Ms. Alexander from Stone Mountain, Georgia, who I got to meet here at CNN Center yesterday and her student Rashimir (ph) who picked

out my tie today. Well done, sir.

My team and I hope you and everyone watching around the world have a wonderful one. I`m Coy and this is CNN 10.