DiscoverWorld News Tonight with David MuirFull Episode: Thursday, June 13, 2024
Full Episode: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Full Episode: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Update: 2024-06-14
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The broadcast opens with a state of emergency declared in Florida due to heavy rainfall and flooding, with warnings of life-threatening and potentially catastrophic flooding. The Miami-Fort Lauderdale area is particularly affected, with roads inundated and vehicles stranded. Meanwhile, the east coast is experiencing record-breaking heat, with temperatures in the 90s from Atlanta to Philadelphia. This heat is fueling a massive wildfire in Arizona, destroying homes and shutting down a major highway. The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously to uphold access to the abortion pill mifepristone, leaving access unchanged in many states. However, the court has left the door open for future challenges involving the abortion pill. Donald Trump visited Capitol Hill for the first time since the January 6th attack, meeting with Republican congressional leaders. He reportedly criticized Milwaukee, the city hosting the Republican National Convention, calling it a "horrible city." President Biden, while overseas, signed a historic security agreement with Ukraine's president Zelenski, bolstering Ukraine's defenses for 10 years and sending a message to Vladimir Putin. Biden also addressed his son Hunter's conviction on federal gun charges, reiterating that he would not pardon him or commute his sentence. In Russia, Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was formally charged with espionage and will stand trial. The U.S. maintains that there is no evidence against him. In Greece, a retired LA sheriff's deputy, Albert Calabay, has gone missing while hiking amid soaring temperatures. A second American has also been reported missing on a different island. The Justice Department has released a report on the Phoenix Police Department, finding repeated civil rights violations, including excessive use of deadly force and discrimination against people of color. Finally, the broadcast features a heartwarming story of a United Airlines pilot, Julie Savage, who paid tribute to her father, a retiring mechanic, at the gate before her flight.

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00:00:00
Florida Flooding Emergency

This Chapter discusses the state of emergency declared in Florida due to severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall. The Miami-Fort Lauderdale area is particularly affected, with roads inundated and vehicles stranded. Residents are being told to stay home if possible, and SWAT team members are rescuing people from flooded homes. The flash flood threat is in effect through tomorrow night, and the rain totals are expected to continue climbing.

00:05:50
Arizona Wildfires and Extreme Heat

This Chapter focuses on the intense heat moving into the east coast, which is already fueling a massive wildfire in Arizona. The wildfire has destroyed several homes and shut down a major highway near Phoenix. Residents are on high alert, and the fire is only zero percent contained. The Southwest is experiencing record-breaking heat, with Phoenix seeing triple-digit temperatures for nearly three weeks.

00:06:57
Supreme Court Ruling on Abortion Pill

This Chapter covers the Supreme Court's unanimous ruling to uphold access to the abortion pill mifepristone. The court rejected an effort by anti-abortion rights medical organizations and individual doctors to roll back the FDA's regulations that provide access to the drug. While the ruling leaves access unchanged in many states, the court has left the door open for future challenges involving the abortion pill.

00:09:44
Donald Trump's Capitol Hill Visit and Milwaukee Criticism

This Chapter discusses Donald Trump's first visit to Capitol Hill since the January 6th attack. He met with Republican congressional leaders, including Mitch McConnell, who previously blamed Trump for the attack. Trump reportedly criticized Milwaukee, the city hosting the Republican National Convention, calling it a "horrible city." Some Republicans attempted to clarify his remarks, while others defended his statement.

Keywords

Florida Flooding
The severe flooding in Florida, particularly in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area, caused by heavy rainfall and a state of emergency declaration. The flooding has resulted in inundated roads, stranded vehicles, and evacuations of residents from their homes. The flash flood threat is expected to continue through tomorrow night, with rain totals anticipated to increase.

Arizona Wildfires
The massive wildfire in Arizona, fueled by extreme heat and dry conditions, has destroyed several homes and shut down a major highway near Phoenix. The fire is only zero percent contained, and residents are on high alert. The Southwest is experiencing record-breaking heat, with Phoenix seeing triple-digit temperatures for nearly three weeks.

Mifepristone
The abortion pill mifepristone, which has been the subject of legal challenges. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously to uphold access to the drug, leaving access unchanged in many states. However, the court has left the door open for future challenges involving the abortion pill.

Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump, who visited Capitol Hill for the first time since the January 6th attack. He met with Republican congressional leaders and reportedly criticized Milwaukee, the city hosting the Republican National Convention, calling it a "horrible city." His remarks sparked debate and clarification attempts from other Republicans.

Ukraine
The ongoing war in Ukraine, with President Biden signing a historic security agreement with Ukraine's president Zelenski. The agreement bolsters Ukraine's defenses for 10 years and sends a message to Vladimir Putin. The U.S. and its G7 allies are also loaning Ukraine $50 billion to buy weapons and help rebuild.

Evan Gershkovich
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who was formally charged with espionage in Russia and will stand trial. The U.S. maintains that there is no evidence against him. Gershkovich has been detained in a Russian prison for over a year.

Hunter Biden
President Biden's son, Hunter Biden, who was convicted on federal gun charges. Biden reiterated that he would not pardon him or commute his sentence.

Phoenix Police Department
The Phoenix Police Department, which was the subject of a Justice Department report finding repeated civil rights violations, including excessive use of deadly force and discrimination against people of color.

Julie Savage
A United Airlines pilot who paid tribute to her father, a retiring mechanic, at the gate before her flight. The heartwarming story highlights the close bond between the father and daughter and the father's pride in his daughter's accomplishments.

Albert Calabay
A retired LA sheriff's deputy who went missing while hiking in Greece amid soaring temperatures. The search for Calabay is ongoing, and a second American has also been reported missing on a different island.

Q&A

  • What is the current situation in Florida?

    Florida is under a state of emergency due to severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall. The Miami-Fort Lauderdale area is particularly affected, with roads inundated and vehicles stranded. Residents are being told to stay home if possible, and SWAT team members are rescuing people from flooded homes.

  • What is the impact of the extreme heat in the east coast?

    The intense heat moving into the east coast is fueling a massive wildfire in Arizona, which has destroyed several homes and shut down a major highway near Phoenix. The Southwest is experiencing record-breaking heat, with Phoenix seeing triple-digit temperatures for nearly three weeks.

  • What was the Supreme Court's ruling on the abortion pill mifepristone?

    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously to uphold access to the abortion pill mifepristone, leaving access unchanged in many states. However, the court has left the door open for future challenges involving the abortion pill.

  • What did Donald Trump say about Milwaukee during his visit to Capitol Hill?

    Trump reportedly criticized Milwaukee, the city hosting the Republican National Convention, calling it a "horrible city." His remarks sparked debate and clarification attempts from other Republicans.

  • What is the latest news on the war in Ukraine?

    President Biden signed a historic security agreement with Ukraine's president Zelenski, bolstering Ukraine's defenses for 10 years and sending a message to Vladimir Putin. The U.S. and its G7 allies are also loaning Ukraine $50 billion to buy weapons and help rebuild.

  • What happened to Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in Russia?

    Evan Gershkovich was formally charged with espionage in Russia and will stand trial. The U.S. maintains that there is no evidence against him. Gershkovich has been detained in a Russian prison for over a year.

  • What did President Biden say about his son Hunter's conviction?

    Biden reiterated that he would not pardon his son or commute his sentence.

  • What did the Justice Department report find about the Phoenix Police Department?

    The Justice Department report found repeated civil rights violations by the Phoenix Police Department, including excessive use of deadly force and discrimination against people of color.

  • What is the heartwarming story featured in the broadcast?

    The broadcast features a heartwarming story of a United Airlines pilot, Julie Savage, who paid tribute to her father, a retiring mechanic, at the gate before her flight. The story highlights the close bond between the father and daughter and the father's pride in his daughter's accomplishments.

  • What is the latest news on the missing American hikers in Greece?

    A retired LA sheriff's deputy, Albert Calabay, has gone missing while hiking in Greece amid soaring temperatures. The search for Calabay is ongoing, and a second American has also been reported missing on a different island.

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Full Episode: Thursday, June 13, 2024

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