Jul 31, 2023
From enjoying alcohol without the "hangover" to a report on sinister code from China, to what's happening in Congress and overseas, this week, we cover a sampling of stories that all have the potential to become bigger!
0:00 Where does "the dog days of summer" phrase come from?
3:54 Enjoying alcohol without the "hangover" ~ With rising sales of non-alcoholic beverages, are we at a period of recalibration?
7:08 Important To Note: In general, lawmakers have *mostly* left D.C. (but it's not because of the weather).
8:57 Hack Attack: A sinister code reportedly from China apparently threatens infrastructure systems near U.S. military bases/installations.
12:45 How old is too old? Senators Mitch McConnell and Dianne Feinstein ignite a debate.
20:27Saudi Arabia is holding a peace summit with focus on Ukraine. TBD on whether there will be progress.
21:56 An American and her child were kidnapped in Haiti, as the U.S. State Dept. orders family members of U.S. government employees and non-emergency government employees to evacuate, also advising U.S. citizens to depart the country “as soon as possible ...”
24:31 Quick updates on two cases we've been watching: Hunter Biden and former President Donald Trump. Bottom Line: The cases are evolving and not going anywhere.