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Start your workday with America in the Morning, Westwood One’s award-winning magazine. News doesn’t stop when you’re sleeping so join host John Trout and his staff of correspondents as they report from around the country and around the globe. Follow America in the Morning for overnight developments, breaking national news, politics, entertainment, business and weather. Delivered right to your device every morning!

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RNC Day Two, Security Threat Before Assassination Attempt, Menendez Guilty, America's Dangerous Weather

7/17/2024
Today on America in the Morning Republican National Convention Day Two Today is Day Two of the Republican National Convention, and in Day One, delegates in Wisconsin officially nominated Donald Trump for President, and the candidate names who his V-P will be. With the details, our Steve Futterman reports from the RNC in Milwaukee. Increased Security Before Attempted Trump Assassin Two days after a gunman tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump, authorities are still trying to figure out what could have motivated the 20-year-old would-be assassin. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Menendez Found Guilty Bob Menendez could face expulsion from the United States Senate after being convicted in his corruption trial. Correspondent Julie Walker reports there were calls from Democrat leadership demanding he immediately resign. Execution Halted Minutes before he faced being executed, a Texas man was granted a stay before the lethal injection would have taken place. Correspondent Haya Panjwani has the details. Musk On The Move Billionaire Elon Musk is moving more of his business out of California. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Biden’s Plans For SCOTUS & Immunity President Biden is finalizing plans to endorse major changes to the Supreme Court in the coming weeks, including proposals for legislation to establish term limits for the justices and an enforceable ethics code. RNC Day Two Highlights Immigration and border security took center stage at Day Two of the Republican National Convention, with speakers that included House Speaker Mike Johnson, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, and former Trump cabinet member Nikki Haley. In Milwaukee at the RNC, Steve Futterman has the highlights. The Iranian Threat On the day that a 20-year-old attempted to assassinate Donald Trump, a threat from Iran prompted the Secret Service to boost the former president’s protection before Saturday's attempt to kill him. As Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports, the extraordinary event moved President Biden to order increased Secret Service protection that morning, and not just for Trump, as several former Trump administration officials still receive security due to continued threats after the 2020 killing of a top Iranian general. Investigating The Attempted Assassin As the investigation continues into last Saturday’s assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump, signs of trouble at the Trump rally in Western Pennsylvania were evident before the gunman opened fire. Correspondent Julie Walker has that part of the story. Heat, Winds, & Power Outages The impacts of severe weather and heat have a grip on much of the U-S as we approach mid-summer. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports on tornadoes near Chicago and hurricane force winds around the Great Lakes, and people still in the dark in Texas. Hawaii Wildfire It’s happening again in the 50th state - A fast moving wildfire threatens homes, this time on the island of Kauai. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Smith Appeals The office of Special Counsel Jack Smith officially filed an appeal in the classified documents case against former President Trump. Judge Aileen Cannon’s decision is expected to tee up a court fight that could reach the US Supreme Court. Prime Day Scams Today is the last day for Amazon Prime Day, and while there’s plenty of bargains, it’s also a big event for scammers. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. Sports – Robert Workman Baseball All-Star Game and more. Finally After a terrible version of the National Anthem, Ingrid Andress is coming clean. Kevin Carr reports the country music singer is canceling some upcoming shows, and heading to rehab. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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The Republican National Convention, Latest On The Trump Attempted Assassin, Trump's VP Candidate, Classified Docs Case Tossed

7/16/2024
Today on America in the Morning Republican National Convention Today is Day Two of the Republican National Convention, and in Day One, delegates in Wisconsin officially nominated Donald Trump for President, and the candidate names who his V-P will be. With the details, our Steve Futterman reports from the RNC in Milwaukee. Latest On The Attempted Trump Assassin Two days after a gunman tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump, authorities are still trying to figure out what could have motivated the 20-year-old would-be assassin. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Judge Tosses Trump Classified Docs Case Days after he dodged a bullet during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, former President Donald Trump is catching a break in the Federal classified documents case against him. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Judge Allows Abortion On The Ballot A state court judge’s ruling will keep an abortion-rights question on the November ballot in South Dakota. The judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the pro-life group, the Life Defense Fund that sought to have the question removed even though supporters turned in more than enough valid signatures to put it on the ballot. Judge Throws The Book At Alaska Killer Saying the man who was found guilty of torturing and killing two Alaska women treated his victims as horribly as anyone could be treated, a judge sentenced Brian Steven Smith to a total of 226 years in prison. Heading To The Space Cave When astronauts head to the moon, and possibly stay there for long periods, their first home may be inside a newly-discovered cave. Sue Aller explains. Vance Named Trump’s VP Candidate The RNC Convention began just two days after an assassination attempt on the GOP nominee for president, and one of the first orders of the event was to officially nominate Donald Trump for president, who announced he would select Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as his Vice President running mate. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Who Was The Trump Attempted Assassin More is being learned about the 20-year-old who attempted to assassinate former President Donald Trump, and also how police initially responded to the threat. Those details from correspondent Julie Walker. RNC Security Away from the arena hosting the RNC Convention, there were throngs of protesters denouncing the former president and what they claim to be the GOP agenda, all of this creating extra concerns for safety following the assassination attempt against Donald Trump just two days before. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports on security at the week's Republican National Convention. Heat, Winds, & Flooding Depending on where you are in America you could be dealing with record breaking heat or potential severe weather impacting much of the country, while some have concerns of flooding, and Texans are still without power. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the latest. California’s New School Law California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-in-the-nation law barring school districts from passing policies that require schools to notify parents if their child asks to change their gender identification. War Games The United States is keeping a watchful eye on joint naval drills now being conducted between Russia and China. Correspondent Karen Chammas reports. Tech News Amazon prime day happens twice a year or so, and tech correspondent Chuck Palm has put together a top 5 list of deals on tech gadgets you can find today, if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber. Finally Actor James Sikking, who had starring roles in TV shows including Hill Street Blues and Doogie Howser, MD has passed away. Entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta has more. We all know about conspiracy theories when it comes to politics, but as Kevin Carr reports, fans of Taylor Swift are wondering if there’s a new song deepfake when it comes to a recent concert she gave overseas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Trump Assassination Attempt, Latest On The Shooter, Worldwide Reaction To Assassination Attempt, RNC Preview

7/15/2024
Today on America in the Morning Trump Assassination Attempt This weekend, former President Donald Trump survived an attempt on his life from a would-be assassin with a long-range rifle at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. Now, leaders from both parties are calling for a cooling of heated rhetoric as the Republican National Convention is set to get underway. John Stolnis has the latest from Washington. Shooter “Neutralized” We're learning more about the shooter in the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump at a rally over the weekend in Pennsylvania. Correspondent Clayton Neville has that part of the story. Biden Reaction To Trump Assassination Attempt One of those who reached out to former President Donald Trump was President Joe Biden, who then addressed the nation, urging calm and also asking the American people to not incite violence and lessen the political rancor. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Impact At The RNC Donald Trump’s Pennsylvania rally was part of his lead up to the Republican National Convention, which starts this week. America in the Morning’s Jeff McKay has the details. Business News CNBC’s Jessica Ettinger has Monday business. Rust Case Reaction An attorney for Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of the film “Rust,” says he plans to file a motion as soon as this week to have her case dismissed, citing misconduct by the prosecution that prompted the judge in the trial of Alec Baldwin to toss out his case. AT&T Data Breach A-T & T has some explaining to do after the company announced that hackers stole six months' worth of call and text message records of nearly every AT&T cellular network customer. Trump Assassination Attempt Motive Unclear The motive remains unclear into why a 20-year-old Pennsylvania man attempted to assassinate former President Trump at a rally in Western Pennsylvania. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports on evidence found at the home of the alleged gunman, what authorities are saying, and from witnesses who were terrified as shots rang out which left one rallygoer dead. Issues With Secret Service There are widespread concerns and questions about how a sniper was able to obtain rooftop access roughly 500 feet from the former president’s position at the podium at an outdoor rally. One Killed At Trump Rally Correspondent Julie Walker reports on the former Pennsylvania fire chief who was killed in the assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump. Worldwide Reaction To Trump Assassination Attempt There has been worldwide reaction from leaders around the globe on the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Correspondent Karen Chammas has that story. Alabama Mass Shootings An investigation continues into two weekend shootings in Birmingham, Alabama leaving 7 people dead. Bob Brown has the story. Texas Power Issues Continue People in parts of Texas are at their wit’s end, and now the Governor has set a deadline for a major power company, as electrical outages from Hurricane Beryl are still impacting parts of the greater Houston area. Clayton Neville reports from the Lone Star State. Less Women In South Carolina State Government Following their state primary, South Carolina's state Senate has just two women left, after voters removed three Republicans who stood against a total abortion ban. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Finally He mixed laughs with perspiration who became a household name with his “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” aerobic videos. Entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports on the death of fitness guru Richard Simmons. There was a surprise at the box office this weekend, as a horror movie scared its way to filling theater seats. Kevin Carr as details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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President Biden Holds Press Conference, Beryl Causes Flooding in VT, Preview of the RNC

7/12/2024
Today on America in the Morning President Biden Holds Press Conference President Biden held a rare solo news conference to defend his record and his decision to stay in the race. Correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Beryl Causes Flooding in VT The remnants of Hurricane Beryl caused flooding in Vermont as the storm swept across the Northeastern U.S. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. RNC Preview The Republican National Convention is scheduled to start next week, and President Trump has said he plans to unveil his 2024 running mate there. Correspondent Steve Futterman has more. Trump Lawyers Fight NYC Conviction In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity, former president Trump’s lawyers are trying to overturn his conviction in New York. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Israeli Forces Move in on Gaza City The Israeli military is ordering all Palestinians to leave Gaza’s largest city. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma has details. PA Union Boss Gets Jail Time A Philadelphia labor union power broker will spend some time behind bars. Correspondent Shelley Adler has the story. MLB Player Sean Burroughs Cause of Death Revealed The cause of death for a former Little League World Series hero who realized his dream playing major league baseball has been revealed. Correspondent Gethin Coolbaugh has the details. Law Enforcement Personnel Testify at Rust Trial Law enforcement personnel took to the stand as part of Alec Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter trial. Correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports. Holocaust Orphan Reunites with Family A man who was orphaned during the Holocaust is getting a second chance with his family. Correspondent Haya Panjwani has the story. More Lawmakers Call On Biden to Step Aside More Democrat lawmakers are calling on President Biden to leave the 2024 presidential race. Correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Heatwave Leading to Increased Fire Risk A heatwave gripping much of the nation is leading to an increased fire risk in the Western parts of the country. Correspondent Donna Warder reports. June CPI Report Released June’s Consumer Price Index showed some promising numbers. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. Government Reaches Settlement with Marathon Oil The federal government has reached a settlement in its air quality lawsuit with Marathon Oil. Correspondent AP correspondent Haya Panjwani reports. Family Sues One Chip Challenge A Massachusetts family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit over a teen’s death for participating in the viral One Chip Challenge. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. French Cathedral Catches Fire A famous cathedral in France nearly followed in the footsteps of Notre Dame. Correspondent Rita Foley has details. Iranian Court Fines U.S. An Iranian court has ruled the U.S. pay billions of dollars in compensation after sanctions stopped a specific kind of bandage from entering the country. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports. University of GA Player Arrested A string of driving arrests continues to plague the University of Georgia’s football team. Correspondent Gethin Coolbaugh has the story. Intuit Announces Layoffs Quicken and its big brother Quickbooks’ parent company Intuit is laying off about 10% of its workforce to adopt new AI software, but it's not all bad news. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:38:53

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More Calls For Biden To Drop Campaign, The NATO Summit, Baldwin Trial Underway, Over 1 Million Still Without Power

7/11/2024
Today on America in the Morning Chorus Calling On Biden To End Campaign Growing Calls by leading Democrats for President Biden to exit the 2024 election are growing. Steve Futterman reports they include high-profile Hollywood donors, and for the first time, a US Senator. Biden, NATO, Russia & Payments The NATO Summit, taking place in the Nation’s Capital, is focusing on backing Ukraine, standing up against Russia, highlighting increased member funding, and who will be the American president in 2025. Correspondent Linda Kenyon has the story from Washington. Witnesses Testify In Baldwin Trial The prosecution and defense gave opening statements and the first witnesses have testified in actor Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial. The latest from entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta. Latest On Giuliani Bankruptcy Proceedings There’s an update in Rudy Giuliani's bankruptcy case. Correspondent Julie Walker has the details. Update On The Menendez Trial Jury deliberations could start sometime today in the trial of a United States Senator. Ed Donahue has the latest. Cost For Costco Rising The hot dog will still, at least for now, be just a dollar 50, but it will cost more at Costco to get your foot in the door. The retailer is raising membership fees. High-Profile Democrats Discuss Biden President Biden's re-election campaign is facing new peril as a Hollywood TV & movie star called for him to step aside in a newspaper Op-Ed, and the concern from members of Congress grows by the day, including Vermont’s Peter Welsh, the first Democrat Senator who asked Biden to withdraw. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Protests A Concern At RNC Convention As correspondent Haya Panjwani reports, convention security in Wisconsin will be extremely tight, with large crowds and likely protests, but the recent death of a Milwaukee man at the hands hotel security guards, an incident caught on video, could add to those demonstrations. Over One Million Remain In The Dark As a heatwave moves into Texas, hundreds of thousands of people remain in the dark days after Hurricane Beryl came ashore. CenterPoint Energy is reporting they have restored power to nearly one million customers, and hope to have another 400,000 getting their lights and air conditioners back on by Friday night. Election Scam Beware of who you give to. New research suggests online political ads have become a lucrative platform for scammers trying to harvest your personal financial information. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Trooper In Trouble A Minnesota state trooper is heading to court for his involvement in a high-speed crash while on duty that resulted in a teenager’s death. Katie Clark has the details. Gang Leader Guilty In New York, a notorious MS-13 gang leader has pleaded guilty in a case involving 8 murders, including the horrific deaths of 2 teenage girls. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Newspaper Closed Russia is again trying to silence voices of dissent, as the Kremlin has declared a popular Russian newspaper as 'undesirable' amid a crackdown on criticism. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Massive Recall There’s another major auto recall, this time for BMW, and more than 300,000 vehicles will be impacted. Correspondent Rita Foley reports. Finally Two astronauts are working overtime due to malfunctions and delays in the hopes of being able to leave space and find their way back to Earth aboard the Boeing Starliner. Correspondent Ed Donahue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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America's Heatwave, Democrat Concern For Biden Grows, NATO Summit Begins, Beryl's Texas-Sized Cleanup

7/10/2024
Today on America in the Morning Record Heat Across The Nation Triple-digit temperature records continue to be smashed in the West from Arizona and California to Idaho and Washington State, and real-feel temperatures in the East are soaring above 100 degrees including in New York City and the Nation’s Capital, baking more than 150 million Americans coast-to-coast. Julie Walker has the details. Democrat Concerns Grow Regarding Biden Congressional Democrats have met privately to face an extraordinary question -- whether to keep standing behind President Biden's reelection bid or push him aside over cognitive concerns and his ability to win in November. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Washington’s NATO Summit NATO leaders have gathered in Washington, in what will be discussions regarding the Russia-Ukraine war, and a test to lead for President Biden. Correspondent Donna Warder reports. Baldwin Jury Selected A jury has been seated, and it wasn’t easy, for the trial of actor Alec Baldwin. Correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports. Attempt To Access Biden Medical Records The government is reporting that a U-S Navy sailor tried to access President Joe Biden's medical records earlier this year. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer has the details. Door Dash Dilemma Some states are crackdown on DoorDash drivers, and it has nothing to do with dinners being cold. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. Texas-Sized Cleanup A Federal Disaster Declaration has been approved for the Lone Star State following Hurricane Beryl’s landfall. Jim Roope reports that the storm cut a destructive and deadly path through East Texas, and millions remain in sweltering heat without power. Trump Attacks Biden & Harris Donald Trump is reveling in Democrat dysfunction as he returns to the campaign trail, hosting a rally at one of his golf courses in Florida. As Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports, the former president did not hold back on attacks against his current rival, President Biden, and also Vice President Kamala Harris. Haley Releases Delegates More delegates may be backing Donald Trump at next week's Republican convention in Wisconsin. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports that’s thanks to his one-time rival on the primary campaign trail. Carjacking Attempt At The Justice’s House A deputy U.S. Marshal allegedly shot an 18-year-old who tried to carjack him while he was on duty in Washington, DC. At the time, the Marshal was a part of a security detail sitting in his government vehicle outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Federal Judge Resigns It was a job that came with a lifetime appointment, but an Alaska Federal judge has abruptly resigned after facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Bob Brown has the details. Latest On Harvey Weinstein There’s an update on the retrial for Harvey Weinstein in his #MeToo era rape case. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. No Checks Cash or plastic please. Correspondent Mike Hempen reports paper checks as a way to pay for things will become a thing of the past at Target. Latest On Russia-Ukraine There’s shock and anger in Ukraine after a missile allegedly fired from Russia slammed into a children’s hospital in Kyiv. Correspondent Haya Panjwani reports the United Nations is now involved. Tech News The Russians have been caught running a fake social media campaign to attempt to influence the American elections. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally It was 40 years ago that the hit movie Beverly Hills Cop debuted in theaters, which was followed by two more franchise favorites. Now four decades later, correspondent Kevin Carr reports the newest installment of Beverly Hills Cop is taking streaming service Netflix by storm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Beryl's Path Of Destruction, Biden Says He's Not Quitting, Baldwin Trial Begins, RNC Softens Abortion Stance

7/9/2024
Today on America in the Morning Beryl Slams Into Texas Hurricane Beryl smashed into the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane, leaving millions in the dark, wind gusts of more than 80 miles per hour in Houston, and at least four people dead, including a police officer on his way to work. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Biden Fights Back Against Dropping Out Despite pleas from some high-ranking Democrats, President Biden is strongly resisting calls from those in his party to end his reelection bid. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Baldwin Trial Beginning Today Actor Alec Baldwin appeared in a New Mexico court on Monday, as his manslaughter trial prepares to get underway. Correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports on a judge’s ruling that favor’s Baldwin as the prosecution and defense begin jury selection this morning. RNC Softens Abortion Stance With the Republican National Convention starting next week, correspondent Ed Donahue reports the RNC has softened their stance on abortion. Pro-Palestinian Job Fallout New fallout over the anti-Israel disruptions at Columbia University. Correspondent Haya Panjwani reports on three Ivy League administrators losing posts over "antisemitic" texts. Fireworks & The Forest Fire Fireworks may be fun to watch, but firefighters in New Jersey have spent the last several days dealing with a heatwave-fueled forest fire that consumed thousands of acres, and illegal fireworks appear to be the cause. Western Heatwave & Wildfires As Texas begins to clean up from Beryl after it battered parts of the state with flooding rain, storm surge, and hurricane-force winds, a history-making heatwave is setting records in the West, with triple-digit temperatures from Arizona and California into Washington State and Idaho, and fueling out-of-control wildfires. Jim Roope has the details. July 4 Murders In Chicago There was gunfire across America over the extended July 4th weekend included fatalities in Florence, Kentucky; Aurora, Colorado; and Detroit. However, the Windy City was Ground Zero for holiday violence, where 19 people died and more than 100 people were shot. Pamela Furr reports city leaders are now saying enough is enough. NATO Summit Begins Barricades are going up in Washington, DC as the US hosts the NATO Summit starting today, celebrating 75 years since the founding of the trans-Atlantic group of nations. Russia Bombs Ukraine As NATO prepares to meet in Washington with President Volodymyr Zelensky in attendance, back in Europe, Russia launched a daylight missile attack on five Ukrainian cities including in Kyiv, where a children’s hospital was partially flattened among over 100 buildings hit, and more than three dozen were killed. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports. Jury Issues In Massachusetts Trial The Massachusetts trial of a woman acquitted of murder in the killing of her police officer-boyfriend may not be over yet. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports the judge in the case ordered the impounding of the list of jury members, after lawyers claimed that three of the jurors say there was an agreement made to vote the way they did. Latest On The Menendez Trial In New York, closing arguments were heard in the case against New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, where prosecutors say he put his Congressional power up for sale. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. New Boeing Issue On the same day that Boeing agreed to take a plea deal from the Department of Justice over crashes related to the 737-MAX incidents that killed over 300 people, United Airlines reported a serious issue with one of their Boeing-made passenger jets. Lisa Dwyer reports. Finally A billionaire’s gift will now make the lives of students studying to become doctors a bit easier. Rita Foley reports a philanthropist is donating $1 billion dollars so most medical students will be tuition-free at Johns Hopkins University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Beryl Slams Into Texas, Biden Concerns Growing, Fired For Biden Interview, Boeing's Plea Deal

7/8/2024
Today on America in the Morning Beryl Makes Landfall People in Texas are preparing for torrential rains, life threatening storm surge, and damaging winds as Beryl is expected to slam into the Lone Star State as a hurricane this morning between Corpus Christi and Galveston. Correspondent Julie Walker has the latest. More Democrat Bailing On Biden Questions continue to swirl surrounding if President Biden will remain in the 2024 election. As he campaigned in Pennsylvania, House Democrats met to discuss his future, and some House leaders are openly displaying skepticism of whether he has what it takes to win in November. Steve Futterman reports. Fired For Her Biden Interview A Philadelphia radio station has parted ways with a host who interviewed President Biden and admitted asking questions that were provided by his reelection campaign. Pamela Furr has the details. Court OK’s Kansas Abortions The Kansas Supreme Court by a wide margin has rejected two Republican-backed abortion regulations, reaffirming state constitutionally protected access to the procedure. Correspondent Shelly Adler explains. Boeing To Accept A Plea Deal CNBC is reporting that plane maker Boeing is expected to plead guilty today in Federal Court to a criminal fraud charge tied to the two fatal 737 Max crashes in 2018 and 2019. Scammer Alert Groups including the A-A-R-P are sounding the alarm about scammers increasingly targeting the elderly. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Beryl Moves Into Texas The first hurricane of the season to hit the continental United States is moving into Texas, as Beryl, which blazed a path of destruction through parts of the Caribbean and Mexico will now push into the Texas coastline. As correspondent Julie Walker reports, people in the Lone Star State are not taking any chances, with businesses boarding up windows and some evacuation orders in place preparing for the worst, and hoping for the best. Latest On The Hush Money Sentencing The calls within the Democrat Party for President Joe Biden to end his 2024 bid for reelection is growing. During a Zoom call with House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, several senior Democrats including New York’s Jerry Nadler said that it was time for the president to end his challenge. As correspondent Jackie Quinn reports, Biden spent Sunday campaigning in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania showing no desire to end his candidacy. Shootings Across America Millions of Americans celebrated the July 4th holiday and will be heading back to work today, but for some, those celebrations turned violent across the nation, with a number of deadly shootings. Bob Brown has the story. Ballot Drop Boxes OK’d In Wisconsin The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled on whether or not the state can allow for absentee ballot drop boxes to be in place for the 2024 general election. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. More Shark Attacks We have reported on a number of shark attack incidents in the past few weeks, many happening on Gulf Coast beaches in Florida and Alabama and also in Hawaii. Correspondent Jennifer King reports on two shark attacks over the weekend at South Padre Island in Texas. Fireworks Display Goes Wrong Authorities continue to investigate a fireworks display-gone-wrong in Utah. Correspondent Mike Hempen reports that there were a number of people injured when a misfire sent fireworks into a crowd at a stadium concert. Tech News Stealing cryptocurrency is not easy, but hackers have more than doubled their ill-gotten gains in the past year. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally Clearly a lot of people tried to beat the weekend heat by going indoors to see a movie. Kevin Carr has the big winners at the box office. Actor Alec Baldwin will be in court this week, facing a manslaughter charge involving a shooting on the set of the movie Rust. Haya Panjwani has that and more with the latest entertainment news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Presidential Debate Fallout Continues, Multiple July 4 Shoothings, Biden Calls Netanyahu

7/5/2024
Today on America in the Morning Presidential Debate Fallout Continues President Biden continues to hear the calls for him to step aside following last week's debate, and this coming week could be among the most pivotal of his Oval Office tenure. John Stolnis has more from Washington Multiple July 4th Shootings At least 4 people across the country have been killed in July 4th shootings. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Biden Calls Netanyahu The Israeli Prime Minister spoke with President Biden on America's Independence Day. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the details. National Forecast Beryl remains a formidable storm as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula. It is scheduled to reach South Texas by Sunday night. Meteorologist La Troy Thornton has your national forecast. Wildfire Evacuation Order Relaxed According to Butte County public information officer Kristi Olio, the vast majority of the 17,000 people who had to evacuate from their Northern California homes because of the Thompson fire are now able to return. New Hot Dog Eating Champion Crowned A New hot dog-eating champion has been crowned at Coney Island. Correspondent Jackie Quinn has details. Business News Wall Street is back at it after the 4th of July Holiday. Jessica Ettinger has a look at your Friday business. Saks 5th Avenue to Buy Neiman Marcus The company behind Saks 5th Avenue has announced it plans to buy another high-end shopping giant. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. American Takes a Dip in the Siene An American in Paris took a risky dip into the Siene River ahead of the Summer Olympics. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. Scientists Make Discovery in Termite Mound Scientists have made a surprising discovery about Termite mounds in South Africa. Correspondent Donna Warder has more. Hurricane Beryl Bearing Down on Mexico Hurricane Beryl is churning toward the Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 2 storm after pummeling parts of Jamaica. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the latest. SCOTUS Immunity Ruling Has Ripple Effect The Supreme Court’s ruling on presidential immunity is starting to have an effect on President Trump’s legal woes. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Armed Man Killed Inside Yellowstone An armed person who was making unspecified threats at Yellowstone National Park died and a park ranger was hospitalized following an exchange of gunfire Thursday, authorities said. Hezbollah Launches Missiles At Israel Hezbollah is ramping up its attacks on Israel after one of its senior commanders was killed in an Israeli strike. Correspondent Naeun Kim reports. Former Brazillian President Indicted According to inside sources, former Brazilian president Jair Bolsanaro is being indicted by police for alleged money laundering and criminal association. U.S. Citizen Receives Prison Sentence in Russia A U.S. citizen in Russia has received a lengthy prison sentence. Correspondent Jackie Quinn has details. French Public Official Attacked A public official in France was attacked just days before a decisive election. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports. Scientists Create New Camera Lens Scientists have created a new camera lens that closely resembles how the human eye processes information, which could go a long way to help self-driving cars and robots navigate more easily. Chuck Palm has the story in today's tech report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:34

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Biden Meets With Governors, Beryl Blasts Jamaica, July 4 Heatwave, Abortion On The Ballot

7/4/2024
Today on America in the Morning Biden Meets With Governors Despite a growing number of members of his own party suggesting he step aside, President Biden tells campaign staff and lawmakers he has no plans to do so. John Stolnis has the details from Washington. Beryl Barrels Through Jamaica Hurricane Beryl has proved deadly, as small Islands look to recover, and other regions prepare for potential impact as the storms moves toward the Gulf of Mexico – and potentially Texas. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the latest. Changing The Immunity Rule Not everyone in Congress is happy about the recent Supreme Court decision regarding presidential immunity. As Lisa Dwyer reports, one congressman wants to not just challenge the ruling, but to change the Constitution to do it. Abortion On The Ballot Organizers in Arizona and Nebraska say they’ve turned in more than enough signatures to get abortion rights on the November ballot. Pamela Furr has details. Turbulent Food Causes Emergency Landing The turbulence on this particular overseas airline flight was because of what passengers ate. Correspondent Rita Foley reports on a plane that had to divert because of some bad food. Jammed Planes, Trains & Automobiles Holiday travel is underway in record numbers. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Biden & Democrats Talk What Comes Next The headline story in Wednesday’s New York Times said “Biden tells allies he knows he has only days to salvage his candidacy. This comes as his White House team has poured cold water on any talk to have him leave the race. As correspondent Jennifer King reports, top Democrat governors met with Biden at the White House, as other members of his own party are grappling with the aftermath of the Biden-Trump debate, and questions as to whether he can lead the nation for another four years. Latest On The Hush Money Sentencing A New York judge has officially delayed Donald Trump’s sentencing in his hush money case, which was scheduled for next week, into September. Correspondent Julie Walker reports on what this means for his guilty verdict. Heatwaves & Wildfires This Fourth of July comes with the combination of oppressive heat across much of the country, and extreme fire danger in the west. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. UN Backing Gershkovich As Russian prosecutors send an espionage indictment into their courts against American journalist Evan Gershkovich, correspondent Julie Walker reports United Nations experts are speaking out on the plight of the imprisoned Wall Street Journal reporter. GM To Pay For Emissions Issue A carmaker will be paying millions in penalties because some older models emit too much carbon dioxide. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Update On India Stampede Horrifying scenes out of India where victims and responders are recounting a deadly stampede and the rush to help. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports at least 121 people so far have died. LeBron & Son The NBA’s all-time leading scorer is coming back for another season, this time with his son as a teammate. Correspondent Gethin Coolbaugh reports. Finally Tell me this isn’t a class you wouldn’t have signed up for in college. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports on a group of Georgia State University students studying the Olympics –which includes a trip to the 33rd Olympiad in Paris. The July 4th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog eating competition will go on without its biggest eater and world record holder. Kevin Carr tell us why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Democrats Concerned About Biden, Beryl Makes History, California's Heatwave, More Money For Ukraine

7/3/2024
Today on America in the Morning Democrats Voicing Concerns About Biden Following a disastrous debate and concerns within his own party as to whether he can defeat questions about his age and abilities as well as defeating Donald Trump, President Biden will launch a public events blitz as the White House pushes back against pressure on him to leave the race. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Beryl Making History It’s become the earliest Category 5 hurricane in recorded history. Beryl crashed into the Caribbean leaving behind a trail of destruction as it turns its sights on Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. As Jennifer King reports, the concern beyond Jamaica is for Belize, Cancun, and whether its northwest route could potentially bring this storm toward Southern Texas. Sentencing Delayed Manhattan’s District Attorney says he will not oppose Donald Trump's hush money sentencing delay request, scheduled for later next week, after the Supreme Court’s immunity ruling. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. California’s Heatwave California is in the middle of a triple-digit heatwave, and that could dampen Fourth of July plans. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Latest On The Epstein Case What did the prosecutors know and when did they know it. That’s the latest question being raised after grand jury transcripts have been released in the Jeffrey Epstein sexual assault case. Correspondent Ben Thomas reports. Trump Cashing In Donald Trump is now winning the battle of the coffers, as he brought in more money than Joe Biden in the second quarter. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. Democrats Now Speaking For & Against Biden As the White House tries to downplay the President's debate performance last Thursday night, more Democrats are voicing concerns and calling for President Biden to step aside. John Stolnis has more from Washington. More Money For Ukraine The United States is pledging more money for Ukraine, and the Pentagon is pointing to a potential NATO membership for that country as its war with Russia rages. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Taking The Heat Off Workers At the White House, President Biden is proposing new rules for keeping workers safe from extreme heat as parts of the nation broil under high temperatures. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. Giuliani Disbarred He was the mayor of New York who guided America’s largest city through the perils of 9/11. Now, Rudy Giuliani finds himself barred from practicing law in the Empire State. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Latest Trump-Cheney Feud Former President Donald Trump amplified posts on social media calling for a televised military tribunal for former Congresswoman Liz Cheney and the jailing of top elected officials, including President Biden. Katie Clark is following the story. Good Demands Recount The state of Virginia has certified John McGuire as the primary winner over Conservative Congressman Bob Good as the leader of the Freedom Caucus has demanded a recount. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Law School Sued A lawsuit was filed against Chicago’s Northwestern University claiming that its law school hires less-qualified people of color and women over White men for faculty positions in violation of federal anti-discrimination laws. Tech News Samsung's memory chip division is about to go on strike, but the impact might not be noticeable, as most of the factory is automated. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally If you’re looking for something to celebrate for the Fourth of July, how about lower gas prices. The average price of gasoline on Independence Day is expected to be $3.49 per gallon nationwide, the lowest price it's been on the busy travel holiday in three years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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SCOTUS Rules On Immunity, What Will Biden Do, Congresswoman's Gun Trouble, Latest On Beryl

7/2/2024
Today on America in the Morning Immunity Ruling The Supreme Court has issued a landmark ruling on presidential immunity. Correspondent Linda Kenyon has the story from Washington. What Will Biden Do On the heels of the presidential debate, the Biden campaign is trying to reset after a performance that has more Democrats pessimistic about his ability to do the job for four more years and beat Donald Trump in November. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Karen Read Mistrial A Massachusetts judge declared a mistrial in Karen Read’s murder trial after a jury deadlocked with no decision despite more than 26 hours of deliberation. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Congresswoman’s Gun Trouble An Indiana Congresswoman is charged with a weapons violation at Washington Dulles International Airport. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the details. Going After Garland Again House Republicans are making another bid to get the audio recording of President Biden's interview with a special counsel in his classified documents case. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. The Turtle Smuggler She tried to use an inflatable boat to cross a lake from the US to Canada, but it’s the turtles found in her possession that forced her arrest. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. The Supreme Court’s Presidential Immunity Verdict The Supreme Court has ruled for the first time former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution, while extending the delay in the Washington criminal case against Donald Trump. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports on the decision, and on President Biden’s response to the conservative majority's ruling. Beryl Makes Landfall Hurricane Beryl is churning west in the Atlantic, through the Caribbean Islands, toward the Gulf of Mexico. Correspondent Clayton Neville is tracking the storm and its impacts. Latest On The Utica, NY Shooting The family of a 13-year-old killed by police in upstate New York is demanding accountability. Correspondent Julie Walker has the latest on this developing story. Bannon Behind Bars Former President Donald Trump’s ally Steve Bannon is now behind bars after he reported to prison to serve a Contempt of Congress charge. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Cincinnati Shooting Three people are dead following a shooting near the campus of the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. Correspondent Rita Foley reports. New York Plane Crash Tragedy in Upstate New York after a small plane carrying five members of the same family crashed after they attended a baseball tournament. The details from correspondent Mike Hempen. Judge Halts LNG Export Ban A federal judge issued a ruling that blocks the Biden administration’s ban on new exports of liquefied natural gas. Tech News The Supreme Court decided on another social media issue, by deciding not to rule on two laws from Texas and Florida that would restrict what content can be moderated. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally Just in time for the July 4th holiday, a California heatwave. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the San Francisco Bay area that starts today through Friday. They are one of the most iconic franchises in all of sports. If you have the money, you can now own a piece of that history as the Boston Celtics are up for sale shortly after winning their 18th championship. Correspondent Gethin Coolbaugh has the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Democrats Concerned For Biden, Beryl Hits Cat-4, SCOTUS on Immunity, Bases On Alert

7/1/2024
Today on America in the Morning What Will Biden Do Speculation was running rampant over the weekend with reports on private questioning within the Democratic Party about President Biden’s chances to win reelection. As correspondent Jackie Quinn reports, key Democrats are stepping forward to support President Biden after his poor performance during the debate, but within the party, Democrat Congressman Jamie Raskin told MSNBC that while they stand behind the President, the concerns are real. Beryl Growing Fast The first hurricane of the season is churning in the Atlantic, and it has turned into a dangerous weather maker that could potentially get even stronger. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports Hurricane Beryl is already a historic storm. Presidential Immunity Decision The Supreme Court is expected to make a major decision later today on presidential immunity. Pamela Furr tells us more. Bases On Alert Several U.S. military bases across Europe are now operating under a heightened state of alert. Fox News is reporting that the alert level of Force Protection Condition “Charlie" was put in place over the weekend, that’s the second-highest state-of-alert. Latest On The Utica, NY Shooting People in the Upstate New York city of Utica are demanding answers after police bodycam shows an officer shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy they believed had a gun. The latest from correspondent Julie Walker. SCOTUS On Homeless Encampments As we wait for today’s Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity, the Justices also ruled on homeless encampments. Correspondent Rita Foley reports. Democrat Concerns For Biden President Biden and his family gathered in Camp David over the weekend... the topic - Whether the President should step out of the race as some in his own party have begun urging him to do. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Arrests At NYC Pride Parade Yesterday was the last day of Pride Month, and across the nation there were parades and events marking the occasion. But, as correspondent Jackie Quinn reports, there were also protests including in New York, where anti-Israel demonstrators, some carrying Palestinian and Hamas flags, threw fake blood and damaged a human rights float, and blocked the parade, forcing police to make arrests. Latest On Uvalde Officer Arrests Families of victims in the 20-22 Uvalde, Texas elementary school massacre are reacting to what they call a major step toward accountability. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. North Korean Weapons Used By Russia There’s concerns overseas in the war between Russia and Ukraine, and specifically where some of the weapons Russia is using against Kyiv is coming from. As correspondent Ben Thomas reports a weapons expert has told the UN his organization they have 'irrefutably' established missile debris found in Ukraine following a Russian bombardment is North Korean. Texas Murderer Sentenced A man found to be responsible for the deaths of 8 migrants in Texas has received a lengthy sentence. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Plea Deal Possible For Boeing U.S. prosecutors plan to seek a guilty plea from Boeing over a charge tied to two fatal crashes of 737 Max planes. Nowhere To Shop There’s more fallout following a mass supermarket shooting over a week ago in Arkansas that killed four people and wounded nearly a dozen others. As correspondent Haya Panjwani reports, the 32 hundred residents not only lost four of their own neighbors, but it also forced the closure of town’s only grocery store. Tech News The IRS wants to know how much crypto you made this year, and every year. But don't worry, they're expecting your crypto exchange to report to them on your behalf. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally It was another big weekend at the box office ahead of the July 4 holiday, and for Inside Out Two it broke a financial barrier in the process. Kevin Carr has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Biden-Trump Debate & Spin Room, Bible For Oklahoma Schools, Uvalde Officers Indicted, Latest On Classified Documents Case

6/28/2024
Today on America in the Morning Debate Night The first debate of the 2024 election year between Joe Biden and Donald Trump left backers of the President concerned over his raspy voice and stumbles on answers and the former president stayed on the attack. Steve Futterman reports from the debate in Atlanta. Oklahoma Adds Bible Studies To Schools Following a move by Louisiana to place the 10 Commandments in school classrooms, the Oklahoma School Superintendent announced he is ordering his state to have schools teach the Bible and have a copy in every classroom. Correspondent Haya Panjwani reports. Police Indicted Over Uvalde School Shooting A Texas grand jury has indicted two former Uvalde school police officers in the botched law enforcement response to the 2022 mass shooting at Robb Elementary school that left 19 children and two teachers dead. Update In Classified Documents Case A Federal judge in Florida has agreed to hold a hearing on whether prosecutors overstepped on seeking information and documents from Donald Trump’s lawyers. Jackie Quinn reports. Killed Saving Others He tried to save others, but instead he gave his own life. A New Jersey man was warning people on the beach about an incoming storm when he was fatally struck by lightning. Obscene Gesture’s Payday A man made an obscene gesture to a state trooper, and now that same man will receive a six-figure settlement from the state of Vermont. Sue Aller tells us why. Debate Night Spin Tonight President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will be in the spotlight, but this time with far different rules from their chaotic first debate four years ago, which includes no studio audience. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani has a look back at what transpired between then-President Trump and his Democrat challenger during a free-for-all in the midst of a COVID pandemic. DOJ’s Medical Fraud Crackdown Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the DOJ conducted a nationwide sweep, arresting suspects accused of running health care fraud schemes that harmed patients and taxpayers. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. SCOTUS Purdue Pharma Decision Another decision by the Supreme Court, this time regarding the nationwide opioid settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports on what their decision means for both the drug maker and lawsuits they face. Kohberger’s Court Date The man accused of killing four University of Idaho students in November of 20-22, will finally go to trial in June of 20-25. Correspondent Jim Roope has the latest. Employment Report Good & Bad While the overall number seemed to be very good, correspondent Rita Foley reports there was a dark cloud hanging over the latest unemployment numbers. Bolivia Coup Update More is being learned about this week’s failed attempted coup in Bolivia. Correspondent Karen Chammas has the details. Tech News The FCC has asked network providers to provide details about their efforts to curb A-I faked political ads. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Sports – Robert Workman NBA Draft and more. Finally A longtime Texas music and political mainstay has passed away. Entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports on the death of musician and humorist Kinky Friedman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Debate Tonight, A SCOTUS "Mistake," Texas Execution, Discussing Bowman's Loss, NBA Draft

6/27/2024
Today on America in the Morning Debate Night Tonight is the night that President Biden and former President Trump will engage in their first debate since the 2020 election. Correspondent Steve Futterman reports from Atlanta, with the latest on what is on the line for both candidates, and the unusual rules of the debate. A SCOTUS “Mistake” A document uploaded to the U.S. Supreme Court's website by accident indicates which way the high court could lean in its decision in a case surrounding emergency abortion care in Idaho. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the details. A Republican Endorses Biden President Joe Biden has a prominent new ally in his high-stakes campaign to win over moderate Republicans and independents this fall. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. Illinois Court Surprise There was a shocking and sudden change in court involving a Fourth of July mass shooting case in Illinois. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. Texas Execution A Texas man was put to death for a brutal 2001 murder he committed. The details from correspondent Haya Panjwani. NJ Police Hero A New Jersey police officer is being hailed for bravery after rescuing a man from a burning home. Correspondent Ben Thomas reports. Not Like 2020 Tonight President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will be in the spotlight, but this time with far different rules from their chaotic first debate four years ago, which includes no studio audience. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani has a look back at what transpired between then-President Trump and his Democrat challenger during a free-for-all in the midst of a COVID pandemic. Bowman Loss Reaction The primary loss for New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman this week is sending shockwaves through the Democratic Party, pointing to political implications for Progressives and Pro-Palestinian supporters on Capitol Hill. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Assange Arrives Home Following what was a very fast hearing in the Northern Mariana Islands, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has landed in his home nation of Australia as a free man after his U.S. legal battle ends. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. DHS Report On Border Order The Department of Homeland Security announced surprising new numbers since President Biden initiated his executive order on asylum restrictions. Correspondent Haya Panjwani explains. Bolivia Coup Thwarted It was a frantic several hours in Bolivia after armored vehicles rammed the doors of Bolivia’s government palace Wednesday during an attempted coup. Fraud Case Surprise There was a surprising twist in a multi-million dollar COVID-19 related fraud case in Minnesota. The details from correspondent Shelley Adler. Checking The Voters With the 2024 election coming up in five months, the state of Tennessee is asking thousands of voters to prove their citizenship. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports on what led to that decision. Tech News The Supreme Court ruled on a controversial issue about how the Biden administration may have coerced social media providers to moderate content. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Sports – Robert Workman NBA Draft and more. Finally A well-known socialite and social media personality went to Congress to speak on behalf of abused children. Correspondent Katie Clark reports on Paris Hilton’s visit to Capitol Hill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Assange Heads Home, Midwest Flooding Worsens, Four States Hold Primaries, Prepping For The Debate

6/26/2024
Today on America in the Morning Assange Officially Free Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is planning to reunite with his family in Australia after pleading guilty to breaking U-S espionage law. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the details. Situation Worsens For Midwest Flooding The weather situation in the Upper Midwest seems to be worsening by the hour, as a dam failure in Minnesota continues to cause evacuations, and more than a foot of rain and unprecedented flooding has submerged towns in Iowa and South Dakota. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Four States Hold Primaries Four states held primaries on Tuesday. In New York, vocal Israel critic Jamaal Bowman became the first member of the so-called Squad to lose an election. NTSB’s Derailment Report The National Transportation Safety Board released results from an investigation into an Ohio train derailment. Correspondent Ed Donahue reports. Important Recall There’s an urgent auto recall, this time for one of the most popular selling vehicles in the nation. Rita Foley has the details. Debate Update President Biden and former President Trump's debate tomorrow night in Atlanta will have an unusual format, and a lot at stake for both candidates. Correspondent Jennifer King reports. Assange Heads Home WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has arrived on the island of Saipan in the Northern Marianas where he was sentenced to time already served in Britain as part of a plea deal with the U.S. Justice Department that secures his freedom. Correspondent Haya Panjani reports his next stop will be his home in Australia, where that nation’s Prime Minister is ready to welcome his arrival. Oakland Mayor Reacts To FBI Raid In California, the Mayor of Oakland is responding to continued backlash over a recent FBI raid at her home. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports Mayor Sheng Tao has questions of her own for the FBI. Surgeon General’s Gun Warning The US Surgeon General has sounded the alarm about guns in America. Correspondent Linda Kenyon has the story from Washington. Trump’s Gag Order Reviewed As Joe Biden and Donald Trump take care of their final preparations, the former president’s gag order in his hush money case is altered just ahead of the presidential debate. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Taxes Spark Kenya Riot Taxes are sure to be a topic in the first presidential debate of 2024, but in Kenya, that nation’s parliament was set on fire and at least five people are dead after riots erupted over proposed new taxes. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports. Reaction To SCOTUS Gun Decision The head of a Dallas domestic violence shelter is praising the recent Supreme Court decision that keeps guns out of the hands of accused abusers. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Baked Goods Warning Federal food safety regulators have issued a warning to one of the nation's biggest maker of baked goods over ingredients that are not in their products. Correspondent Ben Thomas has the details. Tech News The US Treasury department has instituted a ban on a Russian antivirus and cybersecurity software company, without citing any specific violations. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Assange To Go Free, Midwest Flooding, Ten Commandments Lawsuit, Prepping For The Debate

6/25/2024
Today on America in the Morning Assange To Be Freed After 5 years of being held in a British jail, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is set to be a free man and avoid US prison, and will end his journey as a so-called political prisoner in his native Australia. America in the Morning’s Jeff McKay has the details. Flooding In The Midwest Parts of the Midwest continue to deal with deadly and destructive flooding, which caused an important rail bridge to collapse, and forced evacuations after a dam failed. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the latest, as things could get worse from storms that moved through last night and today. Ten Commandments Lawsuit Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry says he was fulfilling a promise signing into law a requirement that the Ten Commandments be displayed in classrooms. Ed Donahue reports the first lawsuits have been filed against the plan - audio courtesy of WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge. Trump Classified Documents Case Hearing Federal prosecutors had a tough time presenting a compelling argument for new restrictions on Donald Trump in his classified documents case. US District Judge Aileen Cannon held off on imposing new conditions to the former president’s bail on his pending trial. High Bail In Texas Murder Case A judge exceeded even the prosecutor’s request, setting an extremely high bond in a murder case for one of the two suspects in the death of a 12-year-old Houston girl. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Crowded Skies You had better pack patience if you’re taking to the skies in the coming days. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports that the TSA says it screened a record number of people over the weekend with even bigger crowds on the way. Prepping For The Debate Thursday night's Presidential Debate marks the first of the season and political experts say the candidates appear to be preparing differently. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Abortion Blame Democrats led by Vice President Kamala Harris are blaming Donald Trump for stripping women's reproductive rights as they mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports. SCOTUS To Hear Tennessee Transgender Law The Supreme Court announced they will hear a case on the constitutionality of a state ban in Tennessee on puberty blockers for minors. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Hawaii Shark Attack Tragedy in the Hawaiian Islands where a shark attack has killed a Hawaii lifeguard out surfing. The story from correspondent Julie Walker. Dangerous Rip Currents On the continental US, dangerous rip currents have caused as many as eight deaths in the past five days along a stretch of the Gulf Coast between Alabama and Northern Florida. The dangerous waters are also causing trouble in the Atlantic Ocean. Dali To Leave Baltimore The cargo ship that caused the deadly bridge collapse in Maryland that also shut down the Port of Baltimore for weeks is finally moving again. Correspondent Rita Foley reports. SCOTUS Turns Away Vaccine Cases The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear three COVID vaccine-related cases, including two brought by the anti-vaccine group founded by independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Junior. Correspondent Jackie Quinn has the details. Tech News Thousands of auto dealers are falling back to carbon copies to sell cars, as they suffer through a cyberattack. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Sports – Robert Workman Stanley Cup Finals and more. Finally The new inductees for the 2025 Hollywood Walk of Fame have been announced. Kevin Carr has the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Dangerous Weather Across America, Trump & Biden Debate Prep, Shootings in Ohio & Arkansas, FBI & The New Mexico Fires

6/24/2024
Today on America in the Morning Dangerous Weather Across America A damaging tornado in Wisconsin, a heat wave with triple digit temperatures continues in the East, 27 states will deal with near record-heat this week in the East, the West, Colorado and Oklahoma, all as Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota are under water with a deluge of rain and flooding. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Prepping For Debates The first presidential debate is coming up on Thursday night and President Biden and former President Trump spent the weekend preparing in different ways. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Ohio Mass Shooting An overnight shooting in Columbus, Ohio left 10 people injured and a police searching for a shooter. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Border Order Fallout The number of arrests by Border Patrol agents of people illegally crossing into the United States fell in May to the third lowest of any month during the Biden presidency. Correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports that arrests are down sharply since the President announced new asylum restrictions. Four Dead In Arkansas A fourth person has died after a man armed to the teeth opened fire inside a grocery store during a mass shooting in a small Arkansas town. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. New Gas Mileage Rules Even though record amounts of oil are being produced in the nation, the Biden administration announced there are new federal rules for mileage standards. Correspondent Shelley Adler reports. FBI Involved In New Mexico Wildfires As hundreds of fire crews continue to battle wildfires in New Mexico, the FBI is now involved offering a reward for information on how the deadly blazes were set, and thanks to the weather, crews are starting to slowly contain it. Correspondent Julie Walker reports. Trump Courts Evangelicals As both President Biden and Donald Trump are continuing to prepare for this week’s first debate, the former president spent part of the weekend shoring up support among both conservatives and Evangelicals, seen as vital for his campaign’s success. Correspondent Walter Ratliff reports. Migrants Remain Held Authorities in Texas are calling for the justice system to do its part to keep the illegal immigrants accused of murdering a 12-year-old Texas girl behind bars. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Rip Tide Troubles We’re just days into the summer and already there have been tragedies along the Gulf beaches in Alabama and Florida, as deadly rip currents have taken the lives of as many as eight people. Pamela Furr has the details. Violence In Los Angeles Violent clashes broke out in Los Angeles where anti-Israel protesters who blocked people from entering a synagogue were met by counter demonstrators. Man Steals Police Car Police had their hands full in Northern Virginia just outside the Nation’s Capital. One of the people who were inside the stolen car got out, ran over to the police cruiser, and drove off. Israeli Defense Chief To Washington Tensions between the U.S. and Israel over weapons shipments continue to run high. As correspondent Karen Chammas reports, this comes as the Israeli defense chief heads to the Washington today to discuss a threat from Lebanon that could lead to a wider Middle East war. Tech News Follow the bouncing ball of artificial intelligence – this is the story of a Ukrainian student in America who has been regenerated as a Russian, to sell products in China. Dealing with this deep fake, here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally It was another box office record for "Inside Out 2." Entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta has a look at this weekend’s winners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Damage From Alberto, Biden & Trump Debate Prep, Oakland Mayor's Home Raided, Remembering Donald Southerland

6/21/2024
Today on America in the Morning Alberto Swamps Mexico, Texas & Louisiana In the East and around the Great Lakes, 100 million Americans are dealing with the first heatwave of 2024. However in the Gulf of Mexico, the first named storm of this hurricane season was downgraded to a Tropical Depression, and is being linked to at least three deaths in Mexico and storm damage in two states. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. Prepping For Debates President Biden and former President Trump are spending the weekend in prep mode for Tuesday night's CNN debate, while the top 3rd party candidate is officially out. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Remembering Donald Sutherland His resume included leading roles in movies such as MASH, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and the Hunger Games, and countless roles on TV. Entertainment correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports on the death of actor Donald Sutherland at the age of 88. Murderer Captured A multi-state manhunt ended after a triple-murder suspect wanted for a killing spree in Alabama and Oklahoma and two carjackings was found in Arkansas and taken into custody. Norman Hall has details. SCOTUS Rules On Taxes The Supreme Court has ruled on a tax relating on foreign income. Correspondent Haya Panjwani has details. Judge Says No To Bannon A judge has said no to a request by Steve Bannon to delay his July first deadline to report to prison for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Saying No To Leaf Blowers You can hear them anytime folks come to cut your lawn. Now the Garden State is joining a growing list considering a ban on those roaring gas-powered leaf blowers. Correspondent Jackie Quinn reports. Oakland Mayor’s Home Raided Federal agents raided the home of the Oakland, California mayor, who is also facing a recall vote due to out-of-control crime. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports. New Mexico Wildfire Worsens The death toll is rising in New Mexico from two still-out-of-control wildfires. The latest from correspondent Jennifer King. Crew Can Leave Crew members on the cargo ship Dali will be allowed to leave the country under an agreement that allows lawyers to question them as part of investigations into the cause of the deadly collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge. More Weapons For Ukraine The United States announced it is sending Ukraine air defense missiles. As correspondent Jackie Quinn reports, the weapons will be rushed to Ukraine as Russia steps up its attacks during their summer offensive, and also believes that at some point after their war, Kyiv will become a part of the NATO alliance. New York’s Social Media Plan New York Governor Kathy Hochul says the psychological effects of social media on children can no longer be ignored. Bob Brown has the latest on a plan she signed into law. Fraud Worse Than Feared A new IRS report says the vast majority of over one million pandemic-era COVID credit claims shows widespread fraud. Correspondent Norman Hall reports. Update On Fundraising The tide seems to have turned in fundraising for the president and former president who are seeking the White House, according to their campaigns. Correspondent Ben Thomas reports. Rollercoaster Incident Shock at an Ohio amusement park when a man is hit by a rollercoaster. Correspondent Haya Panjwani describes how it happened. Finally A former United States Marine died alone at a nursing home in Maine. But, as correspondent Lisa Dwyer reports, after the funeral home posted a request for people to attend his burial, his sendoff included a 40-mile escort, and a cemetery overflowing with tributes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Alberto Heads To Louisiana & Texas, No Winner Yet In Virginia, Ten Commandments In Classrooms, Gas Prices Dropping

6/20/2024
Today on America in the Morning Storm To Swamp Texas & Louisiana As more than 100 million Americans are baking in the first heatwave in the Northeast and Midwest, the first named storm of 2024 is taking aim at Eastern Mexico, but as correspondent Julie Walker reports, Tropical Storm Alberto has people in coastal Texas and Louisiana battening down the hatches. No Winner Yet In Virginia Virginians in the 5th district still don't know who the Republican nominee is going to be, 24 hours after election day, with the vote still too close to call. John Stolnis has more from Washington. Ten Commandments To The Classroom Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to require that the Ten Commandments be displayed in every classroom. Correspondent Mike Hempen reports that lawsuits are expected to filed against the plan. Pushback Against Biden’s Immigration Order President's Biden’s Executive Order announced this week continues to draw backlash from Republicans. Correspondent Clayton Neville has the latest. American Soldier In Russian Prison A court in Russia sentenced an American soldier to three years and nine months in a Siberian penal colony after finding him guilty of theft and threatening to kill his Russian girlfriend. Politician’s Prank Gone Wrong It’s a story that sounds like it came out of junior high school. Katie Clark reports on what one Vermont politician was caught doing on camera. Storm Damage Starting Some roads are already underwater as the first named storm of this hurricane season is impacting the coasts of Texas and Louisiana as it is expected to make landfall in Mexico. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports on preparations from the Lone Star State. US-Israel Meeting Canceled The White House has canceled a high-level US-Israel meeting on Iran that was supposed to happen this week, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a controversial video. Correspondent Pamela Furr has the details. Rain Could Slow Wildfire One person is known to have died and an entire town was evacuated in New Mexico as two out-of-control wildfires are converging toward each other. Lisa Dwyer reports that that firefighters could soon receive much-needed help from Mother Nature. Russia-North Korea’s New Pact & Gifts Sometimes all it takes is a limousine and a dagger to get things done. Correspondent Charles de Ledesma reports on the deepening ties between Moscow and Pyongyang, and a NATO-style defense deal their two leaders signed. Syracuse, NY Explosion A quiet street in Syracuse, New York was rocked by what sounded like an explosion that caused a house to collapse, injuring as many as 13 people. Correspondent Mike Hempen reports. Manhunt For A Murderer A multi-state manhunt is underway for the suspect in a triple-murder in Oklahoma. Arkansas authorities say 50-year-old Stacy Lee Drake was last seen on surveillance video in a small town northwest of Little Rock. Gas Prices Dropping There’s good news again this week when it comes to the price at the pump. Correspondent Rita Foley explains. Tech News The Los Angeles County Public School board has voted to ban smartphones and social media by January 2025. Here’s tech correspondent Chuck Palm. Finally There has been a few big blockbusters in movie theaters so far this year, but as Kevin Carr tells us, some big names have films coming out before the end of the year, including some remakes of classic hits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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