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Going to be about 200 record highs over the next week or so probably break anywhere from Texas westward, especially along the West Coast, he says. Arizona is in the crosshairs Phoenix 114 degrees yesterday, They got to 117 tied for the hottest that they've ever seen in the month of August and this summer has been sweltering, the hottest on Heard in Phoenix. They've seen 38 days of 110 degrees plus and they're going to be six more of that six more days in a row of that there are more than 5.3 million cases of covert 19 in the US as schools begin opening for the fall, Vice President Mike Pence in West Virginia says in person classes can be done safely. We really do believe it's best for our kids. And it's best for Children with special needs learning disabilities nutrition programs that are available. But CBS is Michael George reports that that hasn't been going well in all states in some covert hot spot states the experiment to put kids in classrooms and then see what happens has already backfired. Takes you in elementary in Florida. 14 students are in quarantine two days after school started, we couldn't prepare for this situation like the superintendent said the other day, there's no playbook on this and Woodstock High school in Georgia, Nearly 300 students and teachers are in quarantine, forcing a Countywide stopped in person learning Turning now to UFO's, which had become a concern for the U. S. Military. CBS's CAMI, McCormick explains. The Pentagon says it's setting up a new task force to investigate UFO sightings. One concern is countries like China using drones and other spy capabilities. But the Pentagon also says even when the observer cannot immediately identify what they saw, each report will be seriously examined. Especially those that occur at US training sites. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US is tracking the situation in Belarus after protests over a disputed election. People are demanding the simple things that every human being wants the right to Determination for themselves about the nature of the government. So we aired the leadership in Belarussian to broaden the circle, as foreign minister said to engage with civil.

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