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Hurricane Ian Could be Deadliest Storm in Florida’s History 9/29/22
The level of destruction from Hurricane Ian is becoming clearer, and it is staggering. Perry Russom reports from Fort Myers. Plus, Valerie Castro reports after witnessing the devastation in the small community of Matlacha. And now the Atlantic coast is bracing for a reborn Hurricane Ian. A meteorologist joins Shep to walk us through the track and timing. Also, how the state, National Guard and FEMA are helping residents stuck in Florida without access to power, food and other necessities.
Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall in Florida 9/28/22
Hurricane Ian is moving at an excruciatingly slow pace after making landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm. More than one million Floridians are without power right now. It’s tied as the fifth most powerful storm in terms of wind speed to ever hit the U.S. We have the latest with team coverage on the current state of destruction and people who are trapped. Plus, Shep speaks with the mayor of Naples, FL.
Hurricane Ian Gains Strength as it Takes Aim at Florida 9/27/22
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a statewide emergency as forecasters warn Hurricane Ian is going to hover over Florida for days. We’re tracking the storm and are live from Tampa with the latest. And students in Virginia stage walkouts at more than 90 middle and high schools across the state over Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin’s transgender school policies. Plus, the Justice Department takes on two U.S. airlines in a federal antitrust lawsuit. A northeast partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue are the focus of the case.
Hurricane Ian Intensifying Rapidly 9/26/22
The Tampa Bay area is bracing for a potentially catastrophic hurricane. More than 300,000 Floridians have been ordered to evacuate. We have the latest forecast. Plus, reporting from Havana, Cuba, where Hurricane Ian is predicted to bring high winds and rain to Cuba. And Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre is facing growing backlash over his alleged role in Mississippi’s largest public fraud case. We have the latest just days after newly filed court papers revealed more text messages between Favre and the state’s former Republican Governor Phil Bryant. Also, Elon Musk is set to answer questions under oath ahead of a trial that will determine whether he must go through with the $44 billion takeover of Twitter. We speak with CNBC's Steve Kovach about what the social platform's lawyers are hoping to get out of Musk.
U.N. Investigators Find War Crimes Have Been Committed in Ukraine 9/23/22
It now appears there are no limits to Vladimir Putin’s invaders’ depravity. From a United Nations investigation by a panel of independent legal experts, we learned today that Russian soldiers have raped and tortured children and carried out a “large number” of executions in Ukraine. Plus, stocks tumbled today to close out a brutal week as surging interest rates and high inflation raised fears of a global recession. Also, the deadly Hurricane Fiona is now a Category 3 storm barreling towards Canada. And Lin-Manuel Miranda is trying to do his part to raise awareness for Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Fiona, just as he did when Hurricane Maria hit in 2017.
Top Republicans Rebut Trump’s Claims he Could Declassify Docs by “Thinking” it 9/22/22
Former President Trump claims he could declassify top secret documents by simply thinking it, without going through any sort of process at all. What some top Republicans had to say about the former president's line of defense. Plus, Alex Jones takes the stand in the latest Sandy Hook defamation trial against him. How might his outbursts in court affect the outcome? Also, disturbing new information on the Oxford, Michigan school massacre. We have more on the lawsuit against the school district, and the parents’ pain.