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Current Events According to the Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Broadcast of World News Tonight With David Muir

Nyesha watches World News Tonight with David Muir. She recently started writing recaps of the most pertinent news stories presented.

Current Events According to the Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Broadcast of World News Tonight With David Muir

CURRENT EVENTS ACCORDING TO THE WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2022 BROADCAST OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT WITH DAVID MUIR

1. Cross country heat wave

CROSS COUNTRY HEAT WAVE


In the United States, there is currently a cross country heat wave.

  • Hospitals are seeing an uptick of patients suffering from heat related emergencies.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has declared a heat emergency for the city.
  • In New York, the energy company Con Edison is sending text alerts to phones and asking people to limit their energy use to avoid a power outage.

2. Climate Change Crisis

CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS


U.S. President Joe Biden is calling climate change "a clear and present danger".

Climate change is a clear and present danger.

— U.S. President Joe Biden

3. In London, England,

IN LONDON, ENGLAND,

As mentioned in yesterday's news broadcast, the intense heat from heat waves can often fuel fires and in the London, England area, more firefighters are battling fires than since World War II.

4. The January 6th Committee

THE JANUARY 6TH COMMITTEE


The January 6th Committee is preparing a prime time hearing for tomorrow night. Former White House Counsel will be included among key witnesses.

5. First Lady of Ukraine

FIRST LADY OF UKRAINE


Olena Zelenska, first lady of Ukraine marks the first time the wife of a foreign leader delivered remarks to lawmakers at the U.S. Capitol.

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She was speaking on the casualties of the war in Ukraine and stated that she is glad that America is on Ukraine's side.

She received a standing ovation.

6. Alex Murdaugh

ALEX MURDAUGH


In the notorious case, Alex Murdaugh is pleading not guilty in the death of his wife and child.

7. Turpin Children of Riverside, California

TURPIN CHILDREN OF RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA


Turpin is the last name of the children in a family with 13 children, of Riverside, California.

  • All 13 children were removed from their home, due to abuse.
  • Now, six of the children have filed a lawsuit claiming that they suffered abuse in foster care also, when they were removed from their home and placed in foster care.

8. Ivana Trump's Funeral

IVANA TRUMP'S FUNERAL


Ivana Trump's funeral was today.

  • There was a funeral mass for Ivana Trump at a Catholic Church near her home in Manhattan, New York.
  • Her three children and her grandchildren were pictured walking behind her gold colored casket.

9. Shark Sightings

There has been further discussion of shark sightings in the New York area.

10. A Dog Was Rescued From The Harlem River

A dog was rescued from the Harlem River. Firefighters are discussing plans to adopt the dog.

11. A Birthday Party

A BIRTHDAY PARTY


A little 8 year old girl named Charlotte from Memphis, Tennessee recently lost her mother to brain cancer.

  • A birthday party had been planned for Charlotte.
  • She invited her whole class to her birthday party but only one person RSVP'd.
  • Charlotte's sister took to social media to talk about this.
  • Subsequently, over 30 families dropped birthday gifts off at Charlotte's home and the party did go on with newly found friends.
  • Some people came from as far as Mississippi.

© 2022 Nyesha Pagnou MPH

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