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Resolving the train strike and the train what we're doing now and encourage that it has to act to prevent it. NATO says it's committed to a future membership for Ukraine in the months ahead, the assistance effort will ramp up as Russia's war drags into winter. Secretary blinken announced more than $50 million to help supply new equipment for Ukraine's electrical grid. This will be rapidly delivered to the country, according to the State Department. What Ukraine continues to ask for is more air defenses against the Russian attacks. Russia meanwhile said today that increasing U.S. involvement in the conflict brings what it calls growing risks. Kami McCormick, CBS News, Bucharest. Houston has lifted a boil water order that's been in place since Sunday for more than 2 million people. And on Wall Street right now, the Dow is down 116 points, the NASDAQ is down 62 points. This is CBS News. Presented by rocket mortgage, whether you're looking to purchase a new home or refinance yours, rocket mortgage can help you get there for home loan solutions that fit your life rocket can. Travel three is Tuesday, November 29th, 45° right now under cloudy skies. It's gonna stay that way. High as to the mid 50s. Good afternoon, I'm John doman, and I'm more glue us with the top local stories we're following this hour, a man accused of stabbing his parents in Frederick county, Maryland, has been shot and killed by sheriff's deputies. This is a very large crime scene, a pretty horrific crime scene. Yeah, the word horrific stands out there, and it seems to be appropriate given the details laid out by Frederick county sheriff chuck Jenkins. He says the suspect stabbed his parents, killing his father and injuring his mother, then when the suspect was confronted by deputies, he was shot and killed. We're limited to what we can answer. It's early in the investigation. We have a long way to go with it. It's not clear exactly what happened before the shooting, the deputies actions are being investigated by the Maryland attorney general's office, which says the shooting was at least partially captured on body cam video. Nick hall and Ellie WTO P news knew this afternoon in Arlington county judge has tossed the case against former D.C. deputy mayor of public safety, Chris geldart. Geldart was accused of grabbing a personal trainer by the neck in the parking lot of a gold's gym in Arlington back in early October. He resigned shortly after at a brief hearing today prosecutors argued gell dart wasn't the main aggressor. And that the incident between the two men was mutual, the judge ultimately decided to drop the case. One of the two people on board a small plane when it crashed into a transmission tower in Montgomery village Sunday evening is still in the hospital today, and while the cause of that crash still isn't known, we now are able to hear the 9-1-1 call made by the pilot 66 year old Patrick Merkel. I've flown into a tower to the northwest of Gaithersburg airport. The calmness in his voice belies the predicament he and his passenger 66 year old Janet Williams were in. Trapped about 100 feet off the ground, their plane dangling from the tower. I'm just concerned about our articulation and the possibility that we could slip out of this tower. The 9-1-1 call taker asked about injuries and offered clear directions as first responders began the rescue. Stay inside of the plane, obviously, keep as still as you can. You're working on getting up to you guys. Emergency personnel stayed in constant contact with pilot and passenger during the ordeal. News. The national transportation safety board continues its investigation into the crash and expects to have a preliminary report within two to three weeks. The average price of gas around the country has dropped again for the third straight week, checking in and now about three 52 a gallon, according to gas buddy, and concerns that China's tough COVID restrictions will slow the demand for gas and other parts of the world means we can expect prices to keep falling. We think China will probably get its act together somewhere in the first quarter and that may fortify crude oil prices, but you probably have a period here of about 90 days where you're going to see very, very cheap gas. That's Tom closer, global head of energy analysis for the oil price information service, he says in our region. Prices are going to be dropping very rapidly. By Christmas, he expects the national average price to fall below last year's average of three 29 a gallon. Michelle bash WTO news. It is definitely a winner go home for the U.S. men's national team today at the World Cup as they're taking on Iran to 2 o'clock. After draws against England and Wales, the U.S. must win to secure a place in the knockout rounds. There are plenty of places where you can watch the match this afternoon, beginning at 2 o'clock, and that includes Brighton at the wharf in D.C.. You can also watch along with the biggest fan group, American outlaws, their official bar, is ASTRO beer hall on G street, northwest. If you head there, you're being asked to arrive early in order to catch the game and secure a spot. And of course, stay with us throughout the day. We'll keep you informed with frequent updates. Now coming up after traffic and weather actor Will Smith opens up about his now famous slap, the slap heard round the world at the Oscars. It's 1207. 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