Nightly News Full Broadcast - March 1

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1 Mar 202419:00

Summary

TLDRThe NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt covers a range of pressing issues, from a life-threatening blizzard hitting the West, causing up to 12 feet of snow and shutting down Yosemite and Lake Tahoe ski resorts, to the deadliest wildfire in Texas history destroying over 400 buildings. The broadcast also highlights a dramatic rescue of a truck driver in Kentucky, President Biden's plans to airdrop food into Gaza, and the ongoing legal battles of former President Trump. Additionally, the episode delves into the funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a major announcement from CVS and Walgreens on the abortion pill, and the verdict in the trial related to the murder of Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos.

Takeaways

  • ⛄️ A powerful blizzard is slamming the mountains of California and Nevada, bringing up to 12 feet of snow and life-threatening conditions, forcing closures of national parks and ski resorts.
  • πŸ”₯ The largest wildfire in Texas history has destroyed at least 400 buildings, with the death toll still rising as crews continue to battle the blaze amidst hot, dry conditions.
  • πŸš› A dramatic rescue operation was carried out in Louisville, Kentucky, where a firefighter rappelled down to save a truck driver dangling 70 feet over the Ohio River after a bridge collision.
  • πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ The U.S. will soon start air-dropping food and supplies into Gaza to aid the growing humanitarian crisis, with relief trucks facing difficulties in reaching the area.
  • πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Thousands of Russians defied Putin to pay their final respects to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died in custody, openly calling Putin a 'murderer' despite the risk of arrest.
  • βš–οΈ Hearings were held to determine the future of former President Trump's criminal cases in Georgia and Florida, with decisions pending on trial dates and potential disqualification of prosecutors.
  • πŸ‘©β€βš–οΈ Michelle Troconis, the former girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, was found guilty of conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos, a Connecticut mom who went missing in 2019 and is presumed dead.
  • πŸ’Š CVS and Walgreens announced they will start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone in states where it is legal, expanding access to medication abortions.
  • πŸŽ“ Technical glitches and errors with the FAFSA form for federal financial aid have caused chaos and uncertainty for high school seniors applying to colleges.
  • πŸ€ Iowa basketball star Caitlin Clark is gearing up for another shot at success this weekend, having already broken scoring records and transformed the game.

Q & A

  • What areas were affected by the blizzard mentioned in the script?

    -The blizzard affected the mountains of California and Nevada, specifically areas from Yosemite to Lake Tahoe.

  • How much snow was forecasted to fall across the Sierra Nevada mountains?

    -Five to ten feet of snow was forecasted to fall across the Sierra Nevada mountains.

  • What life-threatening conditions were expected due to the blizzard?

    -Life-threatening blankets of blinding whiteouts on the roads were expected due to the blizzard.

  • What was the significant impact of the wildfire in Texas?

    -The wildfire in Texas was responsible for two deaths and destroyed at least 400 buildings.

  • What emergency response was depicted on a bridge in Louisville, Kentucky?

    -A firefighter urgently rappelling down to reach a driver stranded inside a semi tractor trailer dangling over the Ohio River was depicted.

  • What new step did President Biden announce regarding the humanitarian crisis in Gaza?

    -President Biden announced that within days the U.S. will start providing Palestinians desperately needed aid from the air.

  • What was the cause of Alexei Navalny's death according to Russian prison authorities?

    -Russian prison authorities say Navalny collapsed while taking a walk.

  • What legal case was Donald Trump involved in that was mentioned in the script?

    -Donald Trump was involved in a federal courtroom hearing related to his handling of classified documents.

  • What was the outcome of Michelle Troconis' trial?

    -Michelle Troconis was found guilty on multiple charges including conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos.

  • What changes were made to the FAFSA form and what issues did it cause?

    -The FAFSA form was revised to make it easier to fill out by dramatically slashing the number of questions, but it caused unexpected technical glitches and form errors, preventing some students from accessing the form and delaying when colleges received FAFSA information.

Outlines

00:00

πŸŒͺ️ Extreme Weather Challenges Across the US

The US faces severe weather conditions, with a life-threatening blizzard hitting California and Nevada, causing dangerous whiteout conditions and shutting down Yosemite and ski resorts in Lake Tahoe. The storm could leave areas buried under up to 12 feet of snow. Meanwhile, Texas grapples with the largest wildfire in its history, destroying over 400 buildings and further worsening with hot, dry conditions. Additionally, a truck crash on a Kentucky bridge left the driver dangling over water, highlighting the dangers of severe weather and accidents.

05:02

πŸ”₯ Texas Wildfire Devastation and Daring Rescues

Texas continues to battle severe wildfires, leading to total losses for many residents and challenging containment efforts. Amidst the chaos, a dramatic rescue operation unfolded in Louisville, Kentucky, where a semi-truck dangled over the Ohio River following a collision. A firefighter heroically saved the trapped driver, showcasing remarkable bravery and highlighting the unpredictable dangers of road accidents and natural disasters.

10:02

🌐 International Tensions and Domestic Trials

Tensions escalate globally and domestically as the US announces air drops of food into Gaza, addressing the humanitarian crisis. Meanwhile, significant legal developments include potential criminal cases against former President Trump in Georgia and Florida. Internationally, the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sparks mass demonstrations, challenging President Putin's authority. Domestically, the legal proceedings against individuals involved in high-profile criminal cases, such as the Jennifer Dulos murder, continue to unfold.

15:02

πŸ“š Educational Challenges and Political Developments

The US faces educational and healthcare challenges, with glitches in the FAFSA affecting college financial aid decisions. In politics, Nikki Haley criticizes former President Trump, questioning his adherence to the Constitution if re-elected. Meanwhile, the trial concerning Jennifer Dulos' disappearance concludes with a conviction, and major pharmacies announce plans to dispense abortion pills, reflecting significant social and political shifts in the country.

Mindmap

Keywords

πŸ’‘Blizzard

A severe snowstorm with high winds, low visibility, and intense snowfall over an extended period. The video mentions a 'life-threatening blizzard' slamming the West, with the National Weather Service issuing a rare blizzard warning for the region. It describes conditions like 'whiteouts,' up to 12 feet of snow, and wind gusts up to 100 miles per hour in the mountains.

πŸ’‘Wildfire

An uncontrolled fire that spreads rapidly through vegetation or forests. The video highlights the largest wildfire in Texas history, which has destroyed at least 400 buildings, and mentions the threat of hot, dry conditions ahead that could exacerbate the situation. It contrasts the blizzard in the West with the 'deadly wildfire still raging in Texas,' showcasing the extremes of weather events.

πŸ’‘Rescue

The act of saving someone from danger or distress. The video features a daring rescue operation in Louisville, Kentucky, where a firefighter rappelled down a bridge to reach a driver stranded in a dangling semi-truck. It highlights the risks first responders take to save lives and the coordination required in such 'worst-case scenarios.'

πŸ’‘Humanitarian Crisis

A situation of widespread human suffering, often caused by natural disasters, conflict, or political instability. The video mentions the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, with more than 500,000 people nearing famine. In response, President Biden announced that the U.S. would start providing aid to Palestinians through air drops of food and supplies.

πŸ’‘Protest

A public demonstration or expression of objection, often against political or social policies. The video shows thousands of Russians defying Vladimir Putin to pay their respects to opposition leader Alexei Navalny at his funeral. Despite the risk of arrest, they chanted anti-Putin slogans and threw flowers as the cortege passed, highlighting the defiance against the Russian government.

πŸ’‘Legal Battles

Ongoing court cases or judicial processes involving disputes or allegations. The video references the legal battles surrounding former President Donald Trump, including a hearing to determine the trial date for his handling of classified documents and a ruling on misconduct allegations against the Fulton County D.A. pursuing an election interference case against him.

πŸ’‘Abortion Pill

A medication used to terminate a pregnancy, typically referring to mifepristone. The video reports that CVS and Walgreens announced they would start dispensing the abortion pill in states where it is legal, accounting for more than half of all abortions in the U.S. This move follows the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.

πŸ’‘Murder Trial

A court case in which an individual is tried for the crime of unlawfully killing another person. The video covers the verdict in the trial of Michelle Troconis, who was found guilty of conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos, a Connecticut mother of five who went missing in 2019. It highlights the emotional impact on the victim's family and the legal process surrounding high-profile murder cases.

πŸ’‘College Admissions

The process of applying to and being accepted by a college or university. The video discusses the challenges faced by high school seniors due to glitches with the FAFSA financial aid form, which is crucial for determining financial aid packages. The delays have caused uncertainty and stress for students as they approach the decision deadline for college admissions.

πŸ’‘Extreme Weather

Weather conditions that are significantly different from the norm, often involving severe or hazardous conditions. The video contrasts the 'powerful blizzard' in the West with the 'deadly wildfire' in Texas, illustrating the extremes of weather events and their impacts on different regions simultaneously. It serves as a recurring theme throughout the newscast, highlighting the volatility and unpredictability of weather patterns.

Highlights

Life-threatening blizzard slamming the West and a deadly wildfire still raging in Texas.

Powerful winter storm pounding the mountains of California and Nevada with dangerous whiteout conditions and up to 12 feet of snow.

Yosemite and ski resorts in Lake Tahoe shut down due to the storm.

Death toll growing from the largest wildfire in Texas history.

At least 400 buildings destroyed by the wildfire in Texas.

Truck crashing on a Kentucky bridge, leaving the driver dangling 70 feet over the water.

President Biden announcing the U.S. will air drop food into Gaza after deadly chaos involving aid trucks.

Two hearings that could determine the future of former President Trump's criminal cases in Georgia and Florida.

Thousands defying Vladimir Putin to pay final respects to opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Major announcement from CVS and Walgreens on the abortion pill.

Verdict in the trial of Michelle helping cover up the murder of Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos.

Caitlin Clark taking another shot this weekend.

Relentless waves of wind-whipped snow pounding the California Sierras.

Authorities say the window to travel is now over due to the storm.

National Weather Service issuing a rare blizzard warning for the region with life-threatening blankets of blinding whiteouts on the roads.

Transcripts

00:05

>>> TONIGHT, THE

00:07

EXTREME WEATHER, A

00:07

LIFE-THREATENING

00:08

BLIZZARD SLAMMING THE

00:09

WEST AND A DEADLY

00:10

WILDFIRE STILL RAGING

00:11

IN TEXAS.

00:12

FIRST THAT POWERFUL

00:13

WINTER STORM POUNDING

00:14

THE MOUNTAINS OF

00:15

CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA.

00:16

DANGEROUS WHITEOUT

00:18

CONDITIONS, UP TO 12

00:22

FEET OF SNOW.

00:23

YOSEMITE AND SKI

00:24

RESORTS IN LAKE TAHOE

00:24

SHUT DOWN.

00:25

WE'RE IN THE STORM

00:26

ZONE.

00:26

>>> ALSO, THE DEATH

00:27

TOLL GROWING FROM THE

00:28

LARGEST WILDFIRE IN

00:28

TEXAS HISTORY.

00:29

OUR IMAGES FROM THE

00:30

AIR AS AT LEAST 400

00:31

BUILDINGS ARE

00:32

DESTROYED, AND MORE

00:33

HOT, DRY CONDITIONS ON

00:34

THE WAY.

00:35

>>> THE TRUCK CRASHING

00:37

ON A KENTUCKY BRIDGE.

00:38

THE DRIVER LEFT

00:40

DANGLING 70 FEET OVER

00:40

THE WATER.

00:45

WHAT THE FIREFIGHTER

00:46

WHO SAVED HER LIFE IS

00:47

SAVING.

00:48

>>> PRESIDENT BIDEN

00:50

ANNOUNCING THE U.S.

00:53

WILL AIR DROP FOOD

00:54

INTO GAZA

00:56

AFTER THE DEADLY CHAOS

00:58

INVOLVING AID TRUCKS.

01:00

>>> TWO HEARINGS THAT

01:01

COULD DETERMINE THE

01:02

FUTURE OF FORMER

01:03

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S

01:03

CRIMINAL CASES IN

01:04

GEORGIA AND FLORIDA.

01:05

>>> D.A. FANI WILLIS

01:05

BACK IN COURT FOR

01:06

FINAL ARGUMENTS OVER

01:07

WHETHER SHE SHOULD BE

01:08

DISQUALIFIED.

01:08

>>> THOUSANDS DEFYING

01:09

VLADIMIR PUTIN TO PAY

01:10

FINAL RESPECTS TO

01:11

OPPOSITION LEADER

01:11

ALEXEI NAVALNY.

01:12

>>> THE MAJOR

01:13

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CVS

01:14

AND WALGREENS ON THE

01:15

ABORTION PILL.

01:17

>>> THE VERDICT IN THE

01:18

TRIAL OF MICHELLE

01:18

HELPING H

01:25

COVER UP THE MURDER OF

01:28

CONNECTICUT MOM

01:29

JENNIFER DULOS.

01:29

>>> CAITLIN CLARK

01:30

TAKING ANOTHER SHOT

01:31

THIS WEEKEND.

01:32

>> Announcer: THIS IS

01:32

"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS"

01:33

WITH LESTER HOLT.

01:35

>>> AS WE JOIN YOU, WE

01:36

ARE MONITORING A

01:37

POWERFUL BLIZZARD

01:38

ROLLING INTO THE

01:39

MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN

01:39

CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA

01:40

BRINGING CONDITIONS

01:41

LIKELY TO MAKE TRAVEL

01:42

IMPOSSIBLE, PERHAPS

01:42

FOR DAYS, AND

01:43

POTENTIALLY STRANDING

01:44

PEOPLE WHO HAVE NOT

01:45

HEEDED URGENT

01:45

WARNINGS.

01:47

FIVE TO TEN FEET OF

01:48

SNOW FORECASTED TO

01:50

FALL ACROSS THE SIERRA

01:51

NEVADA MOUNTAINS OVER

01:53

THE NEXT FEW DAYS

01:54

DRIVEN BY 50 TO

01:55

100-MILE-PER-HOUR WIND

01:56

GUSTS.

02:01

SNOWFALL RATES UP TO

02:01

FOUR INCHES AN HOUR.

02:02

THE NATIONAL WEATHER

02:03

SERVICE TONIGHT

02:04

WARNING WHITEOUT

02:04

CONDITIONS ARE

02:06

EXPECTED, MAKING

02:07

TRAVEL TREACHEROUS,

02:08

AND POTENTIALLY

02:10

LIFE-THREATENING, AND

02:11

IN THIS VOLATILE

02:12

SEASON OF EXTREMES,

02:14

1,400 MILES AWAY IN

02:14

TEXAS, A JARRING

02:15

CONTRAST TONIGHT,

02:16

WILDFIRES TAKING THEIR

02:17

OWN BRUTAL TOLL.

02:20

BUT LET'S START WITH

02:21

THAT MONSTER WINTER

02:21

BLAST IN THE WEST.

02:22

STEVE PATTERSON IS

02:23

THERE FOR US.

02:23

STEVE, WHAT ARE YOU

02:24

SEEING?

02:25

>> Reporter: LESTER,

02:26

THIS IS IT.

02:27

THE STORM IS HERE, AND

02:28

WE ARE IN IT.

02:29

AUTHORITIES SAY THE

02:30

WINDOW TO TRAVEL IS

02:31

NOW OVER.

02:32

IT IS NOW VERY MUCH

02:33

TIME TO HUNKER DOWN AS

02:34

THESE BLIZZARD-LIKE

02:36

CONDITIONS ARE

02:37

EXPECTED TO LAST LIKE

02:38

THIS OR FAR WORSE FOR

02:39

DAYS.

02:42

TONIGHT, RELENTLESS

02:43

WAVES OF WIND-WHIPPED

02:44

SNOW POUNDING THE

02:46

CALIFORNIA SIERRAS.

02:47

THE NATIONAL WEATHER

02:48

SERVICE ISSUING A RARE

02:49

BLIZZARD WARNING FOR

02:50

THE REGION WITH

02:51

LIFE-THREATENING

02:52

BLANKETS OF BLINDING

02:53

WHITEOUTS ON THE

02:53

ROADS.

02:55

MAJOR INTERSTATES

02:56

ALREADY SHUTTING DOWN

02:57

AFTER ACCIDENTS LIKE

02:58

THIS BIG RIG FLIPPED

02:59

NEAR TRUCKEE.

03:00

>> IF YOU DON'T HAVE

03:01

TO TRAVEL, DO NOT.

03:02

SKIING, SNOWBOARDING,

03:03

SLEDDING IS NOT THAT

03:04

IMPORTANT.

03:05

YOUR LIVES ARE WAY

03:07

MORE IMPORTANT, AND WE

03:08

WANT YOU TO BE SAFE ON

03:09

THE ROAD.

03:10

>> Reporter: AREAS

03:11

FROM YOSEMITE TO LAKE

03:12

TAHOE CAN SEE ANYWHERE

03:13

FROM FIVE TO TEN FEET

03:14

OF SNOW WITH MORE THAN

03:15

12 FEET OF SNOW

03:17

GUSTING AT OVER 100

03:18

MILES PER HOUR IN THE

03:19

MOUNTAINS.

03:20

>> JUST GOING TO BE

03:20

THE STORM OF THE

03:23

WINTER SO FAR, SO

03:24

WE'LL JUST HUNKER

03:25

DOWN.

03:25

>> YOU CAN'T SLEIGH

03:26

RIDE.

03:27

YOU CAN'T SKATE.

03:27

>> Reporter: SEVERAL

03:30

SKI RESORTS NOW

03:31

SHUTTING DOWN LIFTS.

03:32

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

03:32

CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST

03:33

SUNDAY.

03:34

LOCAL RESIDENTS

03:34

PREPARING TO BE SNOWED

03:35

IN FOR DAYS.

03:36

>> ICE MELT,

03:38

GENERATORS, LANTERNS,

03:43

FLASHLIGHTS,

03:44

BATTERIES, ANYTHING

03:44

THAT YOU CAN THINK OF

03:45

THAT SOMEBODY WOULD

03:46

NEED FOR A POWER

03:47

OUTAGE OR A SEVERE

03:47

STORM, AND THEY ARE

03:48

COMING IN FOR IT.

03:49

>> Reporter: AT ITS

03:50

WORST, OFFICIALS WARN

03:51

OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES

03:51

OF SNOW EVERY HOUR FOR

03:52

DAYS.

03:53

>> THIS ONE IS A

03:55

96-HOUR CYCLE, SO IT'S

03:56

REALLY GOING TO AFFECT

03:57

US IN THE NEXT 24 TO

03:58

48 HOURS.

03:59

>> Reporter: TONIGHT

04:00

AN ENTIRE REGION

04:00

BRACING FOR IMPACT.

04:01

STEVE PATTERSON, NBC

04:02

NEWS, TRUCKEE,

04:03

CALIFORNIA.

04:07

>> Reporter: I'M

04:08

MORGAN CHESKY IN THE

04:09

SCORCHED TEXAS

04:10

PANHANDLE WHERE

04:11

HEARTBREAK STRETCHES

04:12

BEYOND THE BURN SCARS.

04:14

>> WE HAD TO WATCH

04:15

FROM THREE MILES AWAY

04:17

AS OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

04:18

BURNED.

04:19

IT WAS PRETTY AWFUL.

04:20

>> Reporter: FOR A

04:22

CLOSER LOOK, WE JOINED

04:23

RANCHER JASON ABRAHAM

04:26

FLYING OVER A HARD-HIT

04:30

CANADIAN.

04:34

THE TOWN OF 2,000 NOW

04:35

FACING A RECOVERY THAT

04:36

COULD TAKE YEARS.

04:37

>> THERE'S NOTHING YOU

04:37

CAN DO WITH A FIRE

04:38

LIKE THIS.

04:39

>> I CAN'T BELIEVE WE

04:39

DIDN'T KILL A WHOLE

04:40

BUNCH OF PEOPLE.

04:41

>> Reporter:

04:41

AUTHORITIES SAY THE

04:42

FIRES ARE RESPONSIBLE

04:43

FOR TWO DEATHS AND

04:44

DESTROYED AT LEAST 400

04:44

BUILDINGS.

04:45

>> WE FACE ENORMOUS

04:48

POTENTIAL FIRE DANGERS

04:49

AS WE HEAD INTO THIS

04:50

WEEKEND.

04:54

NO ONE CAN LET DOWN,

04:55

LET DOWN THEIR GUARD.

04:56

>> Reporter: AS

04:57

TUESDAY'S INFERNO CAME

05:02

IN, STEVE RAIDER

05:02

CAPTURED THIS VIDEO

05:03

DETERMINED TO SAVE HIS

05:04

HOME.

05:04

TODAY HE RETURNED TO A

05:05

TOTAL LOSS.

05:06

WHAT FINALLY MADE YOU

05:07

DECIDE TO GET OUT OF

05:08

HERE?

05:14

>> I WOULD DIE IF I

05:15

DIDN'T WALK AWAY.

05:16

>> YOU BELIEVE THAT.

05:17

>> YEAH, OH, YEAH,

05:18

YEAH.

05:18

IT'S A VERY DEADLY

05:19

SITUATION.

05:20

>> Reporter: TONIGHT

05:20

WITH FIRES FAR FROM

05:21

CONTAINED, CREWS ON

05:22

THE TEXAS PRAIRIE

05:22

FIGHTING ON.

05:23

MORGAN CHESKY, NBC

05:25

NEWS.

05:26

>>> IT WAS AN AMAZING

05:27

SCENE THAT PLAYED OUT

05:28

ON A BRIDGE TODAY IN

05:29

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY,

05:30

WHERE A SEMI TRUCK

05:31

CRASHED AND THEN

05:32

DANGLED OVER THE OHIO

05:37

RIVER.

05:37

A DARING FIRE

05:38

DEPARTMENT RESCUER WAS

05:39

SUSPENDED IN MIDAIR TO

05:39

SAVE THE DRIVER.

05:40

HERE'S JESSE KIRSCH.

05:41

>> Reporter: A

05:42

STUNNING SCENE

05:42

UNFOLDING ON A

05:43

LOUISVILLE BRIDGE.

05:45

A FIREFIGHTER URGENTLY

05:47

RAPPELLING DOWN TO

05:47

REACH A DRIVER

05:51

STRANDED INSIDE THIS

05:52

SEMI TRACTOR TRAILER

05:58

ABOVE THE WATER.

05:58

FIRST RESPONDERS

05:59

WORRIED IT COULD FALL

06:00

AT ANY MOMENT.

06:00

>> THIS IS VERY MUCH A

06:01

WORST CASE SCENARIO,

06:02

KIND OF A CRAZY THING

06:03

YOU DON'T EXPECT TO

06:03

ACTUALLY HAVE TO DO

06:04

UNTIL YOU SHOW UP.

06:05

>> Reporter: OFFICIALS

06:07

SAY AROUND 12:00 P.M.,

06:11

THE TRUCK AND THREE

06:12

OTHER VEHICLES WERE

06:13

INVOLVED IN A

06:13

COLLISION.

06:14

THE TRUCK CAREENING

06:15

OFF THE ROADWAY WITH

06:15

ITS FEMALE DRIVER

06:16

STILL IN THE CAB.

06:17

THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

06:17

SAYS SHE WAS SHAKEN

06:18

BUT STILL TALKING WITH

06:19

THE RESCUE TEAM.

06:20

>> WE WERE VERY

06:20

CONCERNED WITH THE

06:21

STABILIZATION THERE TO

06:22

MAKE SURE THAT OUR

06:23

PEOPLE ARE SAFE,

06:23

OBVIOUSLY WE ARE

06:24

WILLING TO RISK A LOT

06:25

TO SAVE A LOT, AND SO,

06:25

YES, WE WILL

06:26

ABSOLUTELY TAKE THAT

06:27

RISK TO GET HER OUT.

06:28

>> Reporter:

06:29

FIREFIGHTER BRYCE

06:30

CARDIN WENT OVER THE

06:31

EDGE TO MAKE THE

06:31

RESCUE.

06:32

>> SHE WAS JUST

06:33

PRAYING.

06:39

SHE WAS PRAYING A LOT,

06:40

SO -- AND I PRAYED

06:40

WITH HER.

06:41

SHE WAS SUPER CALM,

06:42

COLLECTED, AND HELPED

06:43

ME DO WHAT I NEEDED TO

06:44

DO TO GET HER TO

06:46

SAFETY ESSENTIALLY,

06:46

AND IT ALL WORKED OUT

06:48

FOR THE BEST, AND

06:49

WE'LL GO BACK TO

06:50

QUARTERS AND GET READY

06:52

TO DO IT AGAIN IF WE

06:53

HAVE TO.

06:53

>> Reporter: 40

06:54

MINUTES AFTER THE

06:56

RESCUE BEGAN, THE

06:56

DRIVER WAS OUT OF

06:57

HARM'S WAY AND TAKEN

06:58

TO THE HOSPITAL WITH

06:59

WHAT POLICE BELIEVE

06:59

ARE

07:00

NONLIFE-THREATENING

07:01

INJURIES.

07:02

TWO PEOPLE FROM ONE OF

07:03

THE OTHER VEHICLES

07:04

INVOLVED DO HAVE

07:05

INJURIES THAT APPEAR

07:06

TO BE

07:06

LIFE-THREATENING.

07:07

TONIGHT, POLICE STILL

07:08

HAVE NOT SAID WHAT LED

07:08

TO THE COLLISION,

07:09

WHICH STARTED THIS

07:10

INCIDENT, BUT WE ARE

07:11

LEARNING MORE ABOUT

07:12

THE SEMI TRUCK

07:12

INVOLVED.

07:13

IT FEATURES THE LOGO

07:14

OF FOOD SERVICE

07:16

COMPANY CISCO, WHICH

07:17

SAYS ITS TRUCKS DO NOT

07:17

TRANSPORT HAZARDOUS

07:19

MATERIAL.

07:19

LESTER.

07:22

>> INCREDIBLE HEROISM

07:23

THERE.

07:25

JESSE, THANK YOU.

07:26

>>> THE U.S. ABOUT TO

07:27

BECOME MORE DIRECTLY

07:28

INVOLVED IN THE RELIEF

07:28

EFFORT IN GAZA WITH

07:29

AMERICAN AIR DROPS OF

07:30

FOOD ABOUT TO BEGIN.

07:31

WE GET THE LATEST FROM

07:31

CHIEF WHITE HOUSE

07:37

CORRESPONDENT PETER

07:38

ALEXANDER.

07:39

>> Reporter: FACING

07:39

PRESSURE TO EASE THE

07:40

GROWING HUMANITARIAN

07:42

CRISIS IN GAZA,

07:43

PRESIDENT BIDEN

07:45

TONIGHT ANNOUNCED A

07:46

NEW STEP.

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WITHIN DAYS THE U.S.

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WILL START PROVIDING

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PALESTINIANS

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DESPERATELY NEEDED AID

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FROM THE AIR.

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