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one on one with the transportation secretary pete buttigieg. >> frankly, everything needs more work. >> the roadblocks ahead and what he says is the most exciting part of the bipartisan bill. the crush of covid some hospitals where delta is spiking now filling up with sick kids. >> there is no virtual optimism at this time >> are our children safe as they head back to school. a timetable on the formal impeachment inquiry. the army of insects helping vets deal with ptsd. >> plus, a shark infested summer. live from cnbc the facts. the truth. "the news with shepard smith." >> good evening. humanity has pushed earth to the point of no return that from the united nations in the most comprehensive assessment ever of the physical effects of climate change.
scientists say at this point nothing we can do will stop global warming from intensifying over the next three decades. even if we cut emissions right now, ice sheets will continue melting for hundreds to thousands of years sea levels will continue rising as much as 6 inches to a foot by the year 2050. and the earth will warm by almost 3 degrees in the next two decades. 3 degrees. may not sound like much in our day-to-day lives, but with just that amount of warming, severe droughts will be twice as likely forcing hundreds of millions more people to struggle for water. torrential rains that bring on devastating floods about 1 1/2 times as likely. deadly heat waves almost 9 times as likely sparking even more uncontrollable wildfires like the one raging -- ones raging in california, greece, and on almost every continent in the world right now. there's no denying this is
happening. the report written by 234 of the top scientists around the world it's based on more than 14,000 studies and approved by 195 countries. >> the world listened but didn't hear the world listened but it did not act strongly enough and as a result climate change is a problem that is here now nobody's safe and it's getting worse faster >> still, the scientists say if we do act now we can at least lessen the effects on future generations. cnbc's valerie castro live outside of the united nations. valerie? >> shep, the report says if immediate action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, then some of the worst outcomes might be tempered. still, some of the damage done is irreversible and inevitable they say we can slow the effects down the intergovernmental panel says the evidence shows we're facing
a future of extremes if changes don't happen now >> the report is very clear that with further warming in the coming years, we expect to see new extremes that are unprecedented in magnitude, frequency, timing or in regions that have never encountered those types of extremes. >> reporter: the epa says carbon dioxide accounts for 65% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions produced by the burning of fossil fuels transportation is the largest amount of greenhouse gas emissions. a move towards electric vehicles can help reduce those. president biden signed an executive order last week asking that 50% of new car sales be electric vehicles by the year 2030 investments in alternative energy sources like wind and solar could make a big difference scientists say all of those changes could reduce the impacts of climate change. >> i've said recently climate change is the crisis of our generation you know, we're seeing already
more severe storms, more frequent, more intense and what this report highlights is that is only going to continue to get worse. so the time is now to really have a focused effort on how do we reduce the impacts from these events >> reporter: this report comes out about 3 months ahead of the u.n.'s climate change conference that's scheduled to take place in scotland in november. that is when countries are expected to pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2030 the u.s. has already committed to reducing it's missions in half by that date. shep >> valerie castro, thank you. the fires raging around the globe right now just one visible example of the devastation brought on by climate change this map shows every single wildfire burning on earth by now. a veritable world onfire in california destruction and loss everywhere the dixie fire has touched. it's now the second largest wildfire in california history burning 764 square miles, an
area large kber than jacksonville, the largest city by area in the lower 48. only 1/5 of that fire has been contained. and hundreds of people on the greek island of evia escaping the wildfires by ferry would you look at that you can see them packed on to this boat in the middle of the night while the fire tears through the island just behind them a nightmare scene from inside the ferry as people can only stand and watch their homes burn in evia here's sky news correspondent michelle clifford. >> reporter: they are still battling to save homes on evia on this island it is not the professionals but the residents. men use their only tools, buckets of water, to try to hold back the flames. >> the people are right there alongside fighting the fire alone with nobody. >> reporter: people here are angry. they say little help came when fire first surrounded the village and the threat still
persists. >> the forest is all burned out. the houses luckily were saved because people fought for them only people. nobody no fire department, nobody nobody else. >> reporter: resources here have been stretched to the limit. in the neighboring village of alinika, volunteers helped firefighters bring a major blaze under control. planes dumping water to try and stop the path of destruction the fires have already forced the evacuation of villagers. hundreds escaping by boat over the weekend from the port. others have now taken refuge here at this time of year you'd expect this resort to be full of tourists not now. the only people on the beach are those sleeping by the water for safety and all the while aware that the toxic cloud ahead some residents have now returned to see what has happened to the places they left behind. pablo scarafalio shows us the remains of the home and business
his parents built up over 40 years. these are painful images and he chooses not to show his face to the camera. >> i think a lot of people know it's not just a small piece of forest that's burned, it's almost half the island who's going to pay for all of this we can't pay, for sure. >> reporter: that is a question so many who have made their lives on evia will be asking so much has been destroyed here and so much is still in jeopardy the threat to this island and to greece from the fires is far from over. for context, andrew dessler is here, professor of atmospheric sciences this report to the united nations says the impact of the climate crisis is guaranteed to get worse. what will the world look like for the next generation if we
stay the course? >> you know, it's not a fun read things are getting worse rapidly. we expect more heat waves, more intense precipitation events, sea level rise, droughts, floods what we've seen so far with 2 degrees of warming is a small preview of what's going to come. many of the people are going to live through this. this is not a future problem, it's a problem for young people today who are going to live through the rest of the century. it's going to be very bad if we don't do something to reduce our emissions of greenhouse gases. >> the report says we need to take immediate action to slow the effects. immediate action to slow the effects of global warming. >> you said it exactly right in the ichb throw climate change is irreversible once you emit the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, it's impossible to stop the warming. in order to alleviate, avoid these really bad impacts later in the century, we have to stop
emitting greenhouse gases now. >> andrew, wealthier countries have historically been more shielded from the effects of climate change how long, in your estimation, is that going to hold >> i think it's already not holding. right now the u.s. is paying a very steep price for climate impacts. hurricane harvey was made worse by climate change. the forest fires in california are made worse by climate change those are $100 billion disasters. we are already paying a price, unfortunately, it's very hard for people to recognize that they don't get a bill in the mail but it's already hoovering money out of your pocket >> professor, thank you. transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gases in the whole country so i asked secretary of transportation pete buttigieg what needs to be done to fight climate change what he says are the biggest challenges and biggest
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doses over the weekend, but as the delta variant spreads, it's pushing hospitalizations and deaths higher and higher, especially in largely unvaccinated communities this hospital in houston just set up overflow tents for covid patients because their icu is full no more room for even a single patient. and similar situations playing out in both austin and dallas right now. just last hour the texas governor, greg abbott, whose banned mask requirement said texas will bring in health care workers from out of state, postpone elective surgeries and ramp up vaccination clinics. these are scenes we haven't seen since the height of the pandemic last year and they're happening because of a lack of vaccinations as local officials debate how to safely get kids back to school and keep them there. in florida, the governor ron desantis, is now threatening to withhold the salaries of
superintendents and school board members who impose mask requirements the governor has said it's up to parents to decide whether kids wear their masks and he's banned mask mandates. in tallahassee is vaughn hillyard >> reporter: shep, you're talking about more than 100 million americans remain unvaccinated, you see 13,000 plus hospitalizations here in florida in a single day. more than 23,000 cases in florida. that is met with the reality that students here in florida are heading back to school but also in georgia, in arizona these students, well, they're going to be entering classrooms at a time in which their governors have banned school districts from requiring their classmates from wearing masks. what we are seeing is that school districts for the first time are now beginning to try to directly challenge those governors' orders. here in leon county in
tallahassee just this afternoon the superintendent announcing despite the governor's order, he will require masks when they return on wednesday. the superintendent and school district in dallas, texas, doing the same this afternoon as well as phoenix union school district in arizona taking on governor doug dousy all of this coming to a head as you're seeing the spike in cases. >> my children want to be back in the classroom i want them to be back in the classroom. the experts advise that they go back to the classroom but at this point i don't feel like it's safe for them to be in the classroom where there are unvaccinated, unmasked children. >> reporter: there are multiple lawsuits on whether school districts despite governor's orders can require students to wear masks >> vaughn hillyard, thank you. doctor, thank you. cases and hospitalizations skyrocketing in some areas as more students are going back to
school in different parts of the country local officials are giving really different messages about masks. in your estimation, can parents feel comfortable putting kids back in school right now >> shep, thanks for having me here it really depends a little bit on where you are in much of the country infection numbers are so high while i think every kid can be back in school full time now in the fall, not without making some sets of policy change. i think adults need to be vaccinated we need to have ventilation improvements in schools. in high transmission areas, masks make a lot of sense. i wish we wouldn't politicize this and do what's necessary to get kids back in school safely. >> it is politicized what's a parent to do when he or she says, i can't let my 11-year-old do this? he's immunocompromised and nobody's wearing masks and i'm scared to death? >> that's a heartbreaking
scenario look, again, i think if school districts wanted to take kids' health and well-being seriously, they could do this obviously if you have an immunocompromised 11-year-old and nobody is masking up and teachers are not vac sin nated, no ventilation and testing in schools, that makes it much more dangerous. that breaks my heart for that kid and that parent and they have to make some difficult decisions. we shouldn't have those choices. we can get everybody back in school full time now and we know how to do it we have the resources. it's frustrating to me that we're not implementing the policies that we know work. >> it's day four of the sturgis motorcycle rally in south dakota around 7,000 people expected to show up. this is the scene earlier as they were blocking things off. dr. fauci is concerned this could lead to another surge. is it too soon to bring back events like this or outside in the main are we okay >> yeah, so the sturgis rally
outside part doesn't bother me at all i think it's fine. the issue is when you're there, what we saw last year, the reason why the sturgis rally is it so difficult is because evenings people are inside, the restaurants are packed and a lot of folks are not vaccinated. i do worry about what the consequences of this will be if everybody could get vaccinated, 90, 95% of americans vaccinated, yeah, rallies, schools, everything would be much easier to do. we're not doing the thing we need to put this pandemic behind us. >> one question that my friends and i have had, with delta spreading like it does, like chicken pox as it's been said, and traveling farther within enclosed spaces, is it safe for us to be eating dinner in a restaurant indoors or not? >> yeah, this is a really good question, shep i'll tell you, may, june i was eating dinner inside i have stopped eating inside at restaurants and i'm now mostly doing it outside
there are restaurants that are moving to vaccinated only patrons. there i would do it. but when you are mixing unvaccinated/vaccinated people together in high transmission areas, i think it's risky and i think it's better if you can eat outside. >> doctor, thank you as always every member of the military must get the vaccine the pentagon planning to mandate inoculations for all members of the military by next month that's according to a new memo from defense secretary lloyd austin he said he may push up the deadline if the fda gives full approval for the pfizer shot which we're told could come within the next few weeks. in a statement president biden applauded the move writing in part i am proud that our military women and men will continue to help lead the charge in the fight against the pandemic the pentagon reports more than 1 million troops are vaccinated so far but vaccinated rates vary wildly. a day of mourning in chicago.
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lawmakers. they say they're moving with all due haste to finish the probe. once it's complete the state's assembly judiciary committee will recommend whether to move forward with impeachment his top aide has now resigned. the secretary to the governor announced last night that she's stepping down. we're also now hearing from executive assistant number one as she's known in the new york attorney general's report which concluded that the governor sexually harassed 11 women including his own staff. in an exclusive interview with cbs this morning and the times union new hain albany, she said the governor groped her at the governor's mansion. >> he walked over, shut the door so hard to the point i thought for sure someone downstairs must think -- they must think if they heard that what is going on. came back to me and that's when he put his hand up my blouse and cupped my breast over my bra
i exactly remember looking down, seeing his hand, which is a large hand, thinking to myself, oh, my god, this is happening? >> governor cuomo has denied harassing, making unwanted sexual advances or inappropriately touching anyone. let's bring in the managing editor brendan lyons brittney said the governor did something that was illegal where do we stand on potential criminal charges for the allegations against him in the report >> today four days after she met with albany county sheriff's department investigators, my understanding is that the state attorney general's files were going to be turned over to them in full so they could begin their investigation with the district attorney's office and that will include probably, we can expect, the issue wans of
search warrants as well as grand jury subpoenas to start gathering electronic records to affirm or refute the circumstances of this incident. >> separate from the criminal probes, the state assembly says it will be wrapping up its investigation in the coming weeks. what's the time line look like, brendan, for impeachment if it moves forward? >> if it moves forward they're going to go -- first they're going to start with a review of the attorney general's records they're going to do that i believe monday in secret in a closed setting they're going to review those records and at that point they're going to then start scheduling hearings and the hearings will be testimony from experts, not necessarily witness testimony, they're not going to do that. they don't need to do that the assembly will present their evidence at trial if it gets to that, but at this point they're looking at probably october at the earliest where you might see an impeachment trial before the
new york state senate. >> slow and deliberative process. the governor doesn't appear to have any intention to step down. is the plan to sort of hope to survive the impeachment trial and take it all to the voters in a re-election campaign >> i don't think so. i think he knows that re-election is not within reach. there have been reports today that the governor sought -- he made outreach to the legislature to ask them, would you not impeach me and i promise not to run for a fourth term? if that deal was talked about, it was not made and as you noted, shepherd, last night one of the -- the biggest defection in his inner circle happened when melissa derosa left him as secretary to the governor and did so in a statement that did not even mention the governor and was put out by her alone without the chamber's oversight. >> in context on this person, she may have been, as i've heard you describe it, the most important person in that city
and in some ways running the state. >> indeed. his closest confidante, his fiercest defender and someone that when she left, that signals there's certainly trouble. it could signal a couple of things it could signal she had tried to convince him to resign and he may not have listened to her and it also may be an effort at self-preservation where she's saying if i stay with him to the end, and it looks like the writing's on the wall, then i will have gone down with him she probably thought, i need to get out of here now. a lot of people have done that there have been multiple people who have left his administration in the past five months. >> brendan lyons from the albany times union. thank you, brendan appreciate it. >> no summer fridays, no vacation days, but if you're a walmart employee, that company's offering a different set of incentives to keep you on the clock. and the bipartisan infrastructure deal headed towards a final vote our sitdown with the
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the nasdaq up 24 i'm shepard smith on cnbc. it's the bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news accelerating takeover. another crushing blow to afghan forces the taliban captures three major cities in one day. the u.s. embassy warning americans, get out now real estate still booming in the burbs. one company'snew push to help small investors cash in. and the senate preparing to vote on a trillion dollar infrastructure bill. >> the senate majority leader chuck schumer says the bipartisan deal is on a glide path to pass tomorrow. it includes hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending for items like roads, bridges, internet access. it's one of the top priorities of president biden's agenda. the transportation secretary, pete buttigieg, has been traveling to different towns across thenation to boost public support for the president's infrastructure plan.
i sat down with him today in westfield, new jersey. >> so we waited administration after administration what's your confidence level that sometime tonight we'll get through the senate and move this on towards law. >> looks like it's going to happen we don't know exactly what hour, but we know we're within hours of seeing this through the senate and then onto the house the sooner it can get to the president's desk for signature, the better my department is ready to start deploying these resources and getting them out to communities, mayors like i was meeting with today to start making imprecede yat improvements in the transportation infrastructure that every american depends on. >> what will americans see in the early going? >> you'll see quicker fixes and improvements you'll see projects to get your bridges back in shape. if you live near a port, you'll see funding for a port if you don't live near a port, you'll be better off places like where i'm from, the
midwest, able to get agriculture products out which isn't possible with the supply chain backups. the whole country is linked-in terms of air, rail, water, roads. everything fits together frankly, everything needs more work that's why the bill tries to look at everything from traditional roads and rail and bridges to recognizing that internet infrastructure is just as important in the 2020s as the highway infrastructure was in the 1950s. >> in washington this really did sort of show this divide between the left and the center of the democratic party what's your level of concern about getting the rest of the agenda through >> we've always been a big tent. that's one of the things i appreciate about my party. also, we're in this extraordinary moment where you saw in the senate progressive democrats and conservative republicans coming together in an overlap nobody got absolutely everything they wanted but they came together and said, we've got to do this. just like out in society you had some unlikely partners from the chamber of commerce to the afl/cio saying, yes, let's do
this i think the same momentum is going to carry us through the house. i'm on the phone every day with members of both chambers and parties to make sure we can do this. >> there's a second piece of this plan and it's a very big piece. is that the best way to get this done are you concerned about, you know, people starting to look at the money and saying, this is is a lot? >> well, it is a lot, but it's a lot because we need a lot. what we can't do, what we can't afford is to do nothing or keep up this business as usual and expect things to improve i know there are a lot of different ways to get there, but the path we're on is this. there's part of the president's economic vision that it looks like there's strong bipartisan agreement on we'll do that together there's another part that it might be harder to win republicans over to support, although i hope they will. that has to move in a different package. would he have two packages and they add up to a different division the vision is to make americans better off. >> climate report from the u.n. you mentioned today, a stark reminder of where we are
transportation is the biggest drain on this planet you as transportation secretary, what's your role here? what should it be? >> here's the way i think of it. transportation is the biggest sector in our economy when it comes to emitting greenhouse gases. to me that means we have to be the biggest part of the solution what's exciting about that, even though it's daunting, is we can create a lot of jobs, whether it's jobs big into the electric vehicles of the future that provide transportation or whether it's jobs in the transit systems that are going to help give people alternatives and take cars off the road this is where we get to break the old false choice of climate versus jobs and demonstrate that the only way for a safe, sustainable future is to create jobs through climate action and clean transportation. >> what's the part that's the most exciting to you >> it is the jobs part that is the most exciting. that's something not just in the immediate fixing of the bridge or digging of the tunnel but the
long-term jobs are supported because people will be better able to get to work where they live whether the thing that is the biggest barrier to you is a road or an internet connection to get you to a meeting, we're tearing down those barriers and i think that's incredibly exciting i would say this is preparing us for the future i want to be able to look back in 2050 and look at the work we're doing in the early '20s this is the work we chose to be responsible for the climate perspective, to retake the lead in the world for the best transportation anywhere in the globe and to prepare the jobs of the future that are going to fuel the economy that hopefully one day my grandkids are working in. >> when you took this job did you see this big opportunity, this big opportunity for change? >> one of the things the president raised when he called to invite me to take on this job was that this was going to be a moment for transportation like none other and i'm really encouraged that he's followed through on his commitment to make that a big deal
now we're trying to follow through on our commitment to be ready to deploy and deliver the resources. >> pete buttigieg heading kind of city to city to sell this enormous package he's on his way to illinois and texas in the next couple of days that today in new jersey. demand for single family rental homes is booming as city dwellers look for more space in the burbs. real estate investors are piling in and reaping the benefits. in may the rent on single family homes rose by nearly four times the rate from a year ago that's according to the housing data corporation core logic, but what if you don't have all that cash or the stomach really to become a landlord? well, there's a startup that's offering small investors a way to get their feet in the door. cnbc real estate correspond debt diana olick live in d.c. hi. >> reporter: shep, strange as it sounds, for less than $100 you
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so fundricese is a way to compee >> it's meant to be long term investment if you invest for a quarter, not the right fit. there is liquidity every three months if you need it but it's -- the intention is to invest for 5-year or longer horizon. >> reporter: now there is a 1% annual fee for investors and, again, you're not going to want to day trade this. as for the returns, it's still brand new. single family rents are currently skyrocketing and demand for those homes only getting stronger shep >> diane, thank you. canada reopened the border to american travelers today. they have to be fully vaccinated and show proof of a negative covid test within three days of visiting canada. cars lined up for hours in minnesota waiting to cross into canada the united states is keeping its own border rules we can go north but they can't come south last month the biden
administration extended nonessential travel from canada to new mexico until august 21st. the u.s./dan border has been closed since march of last year to try to sprtop the spread of covid. a federal judge in florida issued the ruling just yesterday. it goes against a ban that governor ron desantis put in place that blocks companies from issuing such mandates. the judge ruled that florida's ban on vaccine passports likely violates the first amendment and jeopardizes public health. the decision gives norwegian cruise line the green light to set sail as american troops finalize their withdrawal from afghanistan, a horror show is playing out. the taliban continues to move in sweeping through the country at a speed terrifying to afghans and the fighters themselves. we're on the ground in kabul.
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a police officer has died and her partner now said to be fighting for his life after yet another weekend of violence in chicago. police say at least 10 people died and more than 70 others were hurt in shootings there they identified the fallen officer as 29-year-old ella french she joined the force three years ago. somebody shot her partner and her during a traffic stop on friday night french's death was the first fatal shooting of a chicago cop in the line of duty since 2018 yesterday the mayor declared a day of mourning for officer french. >> a mother lost her daughter last night a brother his sister a family forever shattered
>> her death comes as the city has experienced a massive spike in shootings over the last two years. police data shows that just 12% from the same time last year, 65% from the same time 2019. u.s. officials in afghanistan are telling americans get out of the country immediately any way you can. the warning comes as the taliban is quickly seizing control of major cities and as u.s. forces finalize their withdrawal from the country. so far the militant group has taken at least five provincial capitals since friday and it dealt a major blow when a commander switched sides and handed over control of a strategic capitol city in kabul tonight here's nbc's kelly cobiella >> tonight the taliban certainly has the momentum they are fighting government forces in four of afghanistan's
five largest cities. in mazar-e sharif and kandahar and kanduz was taken over yesterday, at least the city center was taliban propaganda video where you can see them going through government offices just with no resistance whatsoever. we were told by local officials that there was heavy fighting there, that afghan forces did fight back but they eventually had to retreat to the airport. we're also told special forces are in kandus tonight. continuing to take the fight to the taliban to try to retake the city all of this has caused a massive flight of families from the north. people who were so frightened by this increase in fighting that they literally left with the clothes on their back walking for hours, some of them, to reach relative safety somewhere, many of them ending up here in
kabul. and this is a city already with tens of thousands who are trying to get out, get out of the country. some of them, many of them applying for the special immigrant visa program we spoke to one interpreter who worked for the navy s.e.a.l.s for five years he's frustrated. he doesn't understand a lot of it he's losing hope >> they can kill us today, they can kill us tomorrow and they will not just kill me, they will kill my kids too, you know >> reporter: and he feels like he's now running out of time shep >> kelly cobiella. thank you. in a given year 8 million u.s. adults experience ptsd, a member that includes military and first responders that's according to the department of veterans affairs now to help vets cope with their post traumatic stress, some new troops are being recruited on the army of insects reporting for duty here's cnbc's contessa brewer.
today chris johnson has traded in his military fatigues for a bee keeping jacket now he's back in nevada finding a different kind of battle. >> just heard about it over on social media, just a friend died today. i'm sorry i'm choking up right now. it really did hurt and i feel like i could have been the same thing if i did not find this program. >> reporter: the program is called bees 4 vets >> i'm looking for the queen. >> reporter: ginger and dan started it as a way to find out how to start this process. it takes commitment, focus and a way to manage symptoms related to post traumatic stress >> you can walk into this apiary frustrated, irritable, depressed, grieving, lost in something and those girls force you, because they're all mostly girls, the girls force you to
stay in the moment. >> reporter: since 2018 the fenwicks have worked with more than two dozen students. he has narcolepsy. >> in listening to the sound of how frustrated they are or how angry they are and trying to keep them mellow and just through the process of keeping them calm brings you just a real sense of peace. >> reporter: and purpose the group takes care of 36 active hives that's more than 2 million honey bees on location which can be intimidating for newcomers. >> some come out very tense, very uptight as they work the bees you can watch them relax you're working with a whole box full of stinging insects. >> reporter: despite the threat of stinging, lisa mays who just started the training, says she's all in. >> i've already gone home and figured out where i want to put the hives. we're just going to create a
farm. >> reporter: researchers don't know why bee keeping helps soothe the symptoms of post traumatic stress, but it's not new. in fact, soldiers returning from the first world war were encouraged to take it up seems like they were on to something. shep >> contessa, thanks. american women pulled team u.s.a. to the top of the medal count. big wins to wrap up tokyo 2020 and the most decorated u.s. track and field athlete reacts to her record setting performance. drones capture a shark feeding frenzy off the coast of new york just one of multiple sightings so far this summer. next, scientists on the increase and why it's still safe to go in the water. first, a bear strolling through a southern california grocery store on a saturday morning. there he is roaming the area he peaks at the wine and cheese
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mount aetna has the longest written record of eruptions going back to 425 bc. the most decorated american track and field athlete ever is back home. allyson felix signed autographs at l.a.x. yesterday. she said she couldn't wait to be home after a long flight from tokyo. >> you know, a little tired. really excited to see my family though you know, i feel at peace and satisfied with how everything went >> felix won her 11th olympic medal after taking gold in the 4x400 meter relay. tokyo was the fifth and final summer games. over on the court, u.s. women's basketball team won their seventh straight basketball record. sue bird and diana tourasi got their fifth gold medal title america's women won better in power team u.s.a. with 66 medals in tokyo, 25 more than men and the most ever for any nation that helped put the u.s. to the
top of the medal count with 113 and the most overall golds edging out china 39-38 china's 88 was second best russian olympic committee third with 71 and great britain and japan rounded out the top five. president biden and the first lady praised the team. they hosted a zoom call on saturday with dozens of u.s. athletes the president looks forward to having them at the white house very soon. that meeting held just before the closing ceremony in tokyo. organizers extinguished the olympic flame marking the end of the 2020 summer games. tokyo handed over the torch to paris. hundreds of people celebrated yesterday near the eiffel tower as the fighter jets flew over the city of lights it's the summer of the shark, and as we've been reporting here on the news, there's been an increase in sightings up and down the east coast. this is a live look at o search
shark tracker. all of them there, scientists say, if there seems to be more activity it's because researchers are doing a good job finding sharks, finding, patrolling, tracking but science can't stop sharks from getting a little too close for comfort. while attacks are rare, they do happen the most recent, a 12-year-old girl in maryland here's nbc's kerry sanders. >> a summer of sharks up and down the east shore board. >> jordan is recovering after a terrifying incident on ocean city beach last week. >> it felt like something ran into my legs and i ran out and i find blood everywhere. >> the 12-year-old receiving42 stitches from the first non-fishing shark bite in maryland's history in a community on long boat key florida, sharks in the backyard canals. >> shark land. >> janelle branauer has lived here 15 years but she's never seen anything like this. >> it was thousands of them.
it felt like you could walk across the canal on the backs of the shark. >> all seeking refuge from a deadly red tide which saps oxygen from the saltwater that sharks and all fish need to survive. >> we had a lot of bon head. we had a lot of nurse sharks and then a few lemon sharks. lemons are the most aggressive. >> in panama city beach this hammerhead came frighteningly close to an unsuspecting swimmer before darting away. surf instructor was bitten on the leg while teaching surfing to kids in georgia a region with three reported shark bites in the last two weeks. >> feel like i got hit by a basketball bat. >> up north, a string of shark sightings off of long island. >> you saw a fin you could not mistake it. >> further off the coast, remarkable drone footage as sharks feast on millions of
fitch fish confirming multiple white shark sightings. >> in august and september that is when we see the peak white shark activity >> the group tracks the ocean's top predators as part of the research and conservation efforts. >> white sharks are spending a great amount of time in water that is 15 feet or less. >> as beach goers soak up the summer, risk of a shark bite remains extremely low. >> they have no interest in people or anything our size as food sharks in our waters are a sign of a healthy ocean. >> for the news, i'm kerry sanders. 65 seconds left on a race to the finish a new and alarming report from the united nations warned climate change accelerating and some devastating impacts are unavoidable like rising sea level which will take centuries, even millennia to reverse.
new york state lawmakers say the impeachment investigation of governor andrew cuomo could wrap up in weeks and the u.s. senate preparing to vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill the bipartisan deal is on a glide path tomorrow. now you know the news of this monday, august 9th 2021 follow us on instagram and twitter on cnbc. listen to and follow "the news" podcast. "shark tank" is next and then stay tuned for a new show "super heists, cracking open the case files of master thieves from their point of view and the investigators who pursued them." that premiers tonight, 10 eastern, cnbc. get yours.
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