Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – September 9, 2019 | NBC Nightly News


>>>BREAKING NEWS
TONIGHT, THE MIRACLE AT SEA
FOUR TRAPPED CREW
MEMBERS RESCUED FROM INSIDE A CARGO SHIP.
THE LAST JUST PULLED
TO SAFETY AS WE COME ON THE AIR.
COAST GUARD CHOPPERS
LANDING ON THE SIDE OF THE
OVERTURNED
VESSEL THE URGENT RACE
AGAINST TIME TO
GET THEM OUT >>>JUUL E-CIGARETTES
WARNED TO
STOP MARKETING THEM AS SAFER
THAN SICK LET.
NEW CALLS FOR ACTIONS AS ILLNESS AND DEATHS
ARISE.
>>>A CABINET OFFICIAL THREATENING TO FIRE
TOP WEATHER
AGENCY STAFFERS FOR CONTRADICTING
PRESIDENT TRUMP’S
TWEET HURRICANE DORIAN WOULD
STRIKE ALABAMA.
>>>THE FALLOUT AFTER THOSE
SECRET TALIBAN TALKS
WERE CANCELLED.
>>>THE HEARTBREAKING
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DR. OZ, THE TV STAR
REVEALING HIS
MOTHER IS BATTLING ALZHEIMER’S.
>>I BLAME MYSELF
BECAUSE IF I FOUND IT EARLIER, I
COULD HAVE
HELPED. >>>ALARMING VIDEO,
THE TESLA ON
AUTO PILOT A DRIVER AND PASSENGER
APPARENTLY ASLEEP ON A
BUSY HIGHWAY THE NEW WARNING FROM
POLICE
AND A ONE SIMPLE THING YOU CAN
DO JUST ONCE OR TWICE
A WEEK TO CUT YOUR RISK OF HEART
ATTACK OR
STROKE IN HALF >>Announcer: THIS IS
“NBC
NIGHTLY NEWS” WITH LESTER HOLT.
>>>GOOD EVENING,
EVERYONE BREAKING TONIGHT, THE
DRAMATIC
DAY-LONG OPERATION TO FREE
CREWMEN TRAPPED INSIDE
A MASSIVE OVERTURNED CARGO SHIP
OFF THE
COAST OF GEORGIA THE TRICKY OPERATION
PUT INTO
ACTION AFTER RESCUERS MANAGED TO
MAKE CONTACT WITH THE
SAILORS. A FULL DAY AFTER THE
SHIP TURNED
OVER SHORTLY AFTER LEAVING PORT
AND TONIGHT, THERE IS
LATE WORD THE LAST OF THEM HAS
BEEN FREED
OUR RON MOTT IS THERE TONIGHT.
>>Reporter: TONIGHT,
FREEDOM FROM A SWELTERING
CAPSIZED CARGO
SHIP AND OBVIOUS RELIEF AFTER A
DRAMATIC RESCUE.
THE FREED SHIPMATES FROM THE
GOLDEN RAY APPEARING
SOAKED FROM HEAD TO TOE WITH
TEMPERATURES ON
THE SURFACE OF THE HULL REACHING
120 DEGREES.
>>THEY WERE SUBJECT TO SOME
PRETTY TOUGH
CONDITIONS OVER THE LAST DAY AND A HALF.
>>Reporter: THE
TWO-FOOTBALL FIELD LONG VESSEL
TOPPLED IN ST.
SIMONS SOUND SUNDAY AROUND 2:00
A.M.
THE FIRST FIVE RESCUED BY COAST
GUARD HELICOPTER, THE
OTHER 15 ESCAPED BY BOAT
LEAVING FOUR
TRAPPED. >>THREE WERE TOGETHER
IN ONE
SPOT, THE FOURTH IS STUCK BEHIND
GLASS ENCLOSED IN AN
ENGINEERING CONTROL ROOM
HE’S PROBABLY THE
GREATEST RISK OF ALL FOUR NOW.
>>Reporter: THE SHIP
THAT TRANSPORTS THOUSANDS
OF
AUTOMOBILES WAS LEAVING THE PORT
OF BRUNSWICK WHEN IT
BEGAN TO LIST BEFORE CATCHING
FIRE
AS THIS OPERATION UNFOLDED
TODAY, THERE ARE
MULTIPLE LANDINGS OF COAST
GUARD
HELICOPTERS AND EQUIPMENT,
TAKING PLACE UNDER A
HOT SUN WITH TEMPERATURES IN
THE 90s.
>>THEY DRILLED A HOLE IN THE
HULL AND THE CREW
MEMBER’S LOCATION AFTER HEARING
TEMPERATURES FROM
INSIDE THE SHIP.
>>WHEN I HEARD THE
NEWS THIS MORNING, TAP BACKS
THROUGHOUT
THE NIGHT, I THINK THAT REALLY
MOTIVATED THE TEAM
HERE. >>Reporter: A
GRUELING RESCUE
EFFORT OVER TWO DAYS BUOYED BY
THE SOUNDS OF LIFE
THEY ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT WENT
WRONG TO THIS
CAPSIZING SUNDAY MORNING, IN THE
MEANTIME, THE
FIRST THREE CREW MEMBERS PULLED
OFF ON RELATIVELY GOOD
HEALTH WE’LL WAIT THE WORD ON
THE
FOURTH AS EVERYONE IS JOYFUL AND
ELATED THAT EVERYONE
IS ACCOUNTED FOR SAFELY
TONIGHT,
LESTER. >>WHAT AN AMAZING
OPERATION,
THANK YOU. >>>AN URGENT NEW E
CIGARETTE
WARNING OUT TONIGHT WITH 450
PEOPLE GETTING SICK
FROM VAPING IN 33 STATES
THE AMERICAN MEDICAL
ASSOCIATION IS URGING PEOPLE TO
STOP USING
E-CIGARETTES. AT THE SAME TIME A
GOVERNMENT CRACKDOWN
TONIGHT ON ONE OF THE BIGGEST
BRANDS
OUR DR. JOHN TORRES HAS MORE.
>>Reporter: ONE AFTER
THE OTHER.
YOUNG HEALTHY ADULTS
HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE
RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES.
>>I WAS HAVING A HARD TIME
BREATHING.
I COULDN’T WALK WELL. >>Reporter: SO SICK
THEY ARE
BEING PUT INTO MEDICALLY INDUCED
COMAS.
>>I HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS
HAPPENING IN MY BODY.
>>Reporter: THE CAUSE, VAPING.
SLAMMING JUUL FOR
ILLEGALLY ADVERTISING AS SAFE.
SITING A HIGH SCHOOL
PRESENTATION DESCRIBING THE
DEVICE AS TOTALLY
SAFE DELIVERING SMOKER
SATISFACTION
WITHOUT THE HARM REMINISCENT OF
WHAT CIGARETTES WERE
MARKETED AS SAFE
LAWMAKERS ACROSS THE
COUNTRY CALLING FOR ACTION.
>>PREVIOUSLY HEALTHY
YOUNG PEOPLE ARE GETTING
SERIOUSLY
ILL BECAUSE OUR FOOD AND DRUG
ADMINISTRATION IN
WASHINGTON HAS FAILED TO PROTECT THEM
FROM THE
DANGERS OF E-CIGARETTES.
>>NO ONE SHOULD USE
VAPING PRODUCTS PERIOD UNTIL
WE KNOW
WHAT IT IS. >>Reporter: ONE
ALABAMA HIGH
SCHOOL TAKING EXTREME MEASURES
AFTER A STUDENT WAS
FOUND PASSED OUT IN THE BATHROOM
AFTER
VAPING THE PRINCIPAL REMOVING
DOORS OFF
STALLS IN THE BOYS’ BATHROOM
WHICH SOME PARENTS SAY
IS EXCESSIVE.
SCRAMBLING TO FIND
SOLUTIONS TO A GROWING HEALTH
CRISIS.
>>DR. TORRES IS HERE. UNTIL THE FDA TAKES
ACTION, WHAT
CAN WE DO? >>SOME STATES ARE
TAKING INTO
THEIR OWN HANDS. NEW YORK ANNOUNCED NEW
INVESTIGATIONS AND A
PLAN E CIGARETTE SHOPS MUST
POST
WARNINGS, MICHIGAN BANNED
FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES
AND THIS IS A SIGN OF THINGS TO
COME,
STATES NOT NECESSARILY WAITING
FOR THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT TO ACT.
>>ALL RIGHT
DR. JOHN TORRES, THANK YOU.
>>>THE CONTROVERSY
THAT WILL NOT GO AWAY OVER
HURRICANE
DORIAN A TRUMP CABINET
OFFICIAL DENYING
A REPORT HE THREATENED THE JOBS
OF WEATHER AGENCY
EMPLOYEES FOR KNOCKING DOWN
PRESIDENT TRUMP’S
ASSERTION THAT THE HURRICANE
WOULD STRIKE ALABAMA
HALLIE JACKSON IS AT THE WHITE
HOUSE WITH MORE.
>>Reporter: THE POLITICAL STORM
THAT OUT LASTED
HURRICANE DORIAN IS TAKING A NEW TURN
TONIGHT
WITH A REPORT COMMERCE SECRETARY
WILBER ROSS
THREATENING TO FIRE TOP STAFFERS ACCORDING
TO THE
“NEW YORK TIMES. CITING THREE PEOPLE
FAMILIAR WITH THE
DISCUSSIONS. LATE TONIGHT, THE
COMMERCE
DEPARTMENT TELLS NBC NEWS THAT’S
FALSE AND THAT THE
SECRETARY DID NOT THREATEN TO FIRE
ANYONE OVER
FORECASTING PUBLIC STATEMENTS
ABOUT DORIAN
THE BACK AND FORTH COMES AFTER
ONE OF THE OFFICES
CONTRADICTED AN INITIAL COMMENT AND
TWEET
FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP ABOUT
ALABAMA’S RISK FROM
DORIAN. >>ALABAMA IS GOING TO
GET A
PIECE OF IT IT LOOKS LIKE
POOR ALABAMA, PLEASE
BE CAREFUL, ALSO.
>>Reporter: THE
PRESIDENT LATER DISPLAYED A MAP WITH
WHAT LOOKED
LIKE A SHARPIE LINE DRAWN
THROUGH ALABAMA ADDED
TO THE CONE OF UNCERTAINTY.
>>I KNOW ALABAMA WAS
IN THE ORIGINAL FORECAST.
>>Reporter: BUT THE
DANGER FROM DORIAN HIT PAST THE
STATE DAYS
BEFORE THE PRESIDENT FIRST
BROUGHT IT UP SPARKING
THIS POINTED TWEET FROM THE
BIRMINGHAM BRANCH.
ALABAMA WILL NOT SEE ANY
IMPACTS.
NOW, AN UPROAR AFTER THE
NATIONAL OFFICE
SCOLDED BIRMINGHAM BACKING THE
PRESIDENT
OVER SOME OF ITS OWN SCIENTISTS
ONE FORMER NOAH
STAFFER CALLING THAT STATEMENT MORAL
CROWDEDNESS.
THOSE BIRMINGHAM FORECASTERS
SHOWING SUPPORT.
NOW NOAH’S CHIEF SCIENTISTS IS
CALLING THE RESPONSE
POLITICAL AND A DANGER TO PUBLIC
HEALTH
AND SAFETY AND INVESTIGATING
WHETHER IT VIOLATED
ETHICS STANDARDS ACCORDING TO
AN EMAIL
OBTAINED BY “THE WASHINGTON
POST.”
PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS SUPPOSED TO
SEE SOME OF THE DAMAGE
FROM DORIAN IN NORTH
CAROLINA TODAY,
BUT BAD WEATHER FORCED HIM TO
CANCEL THAT TOUR AND
HOLD A BRIEFING ON AIR FORCE
ONE
INSTEAD. LESTER
>>HALLIE, THANK YOU.
>>>THE DEATH TOLL FOLLOWING
DORIAN IS AT 45
EXPECTED TO RISE SHARPLY.
TONIGHT THE FOCUS IS
HANDLING THE INFLUX OF EVACUEES
AND
GETTING THEM THE AID THEY NEED.
GABE GUTIERREZ IS IN
NASSAU TONIGHT.
>>Reporter: TONIGHT,
PLANE BY PLANE, EVACUEES ARE
STREAMING
INTO THE BAHAMA CAPITAL, A
HUMANITARIAN EXITOS.
>>IT IS BAD WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO
DO.
>>Reporter: ROSE’S HOME IS GONE
IN THE HARD-HIT
NORTHERN BAHAMAS, THOUSANDS
LIKE HER
ESCAPED BY BOAT. ONE FERRY THAT WENT
DIRECTLY TO
FLORIDA WAS TURNED AWAY BECAUSE
CUSTOMS AND BORDER
PROTECTION SAYS IT WAS SUPPOSED
TO STOP IN
NASSAU FOR VISAS THAT NEVER
HAPPENED.
>>I DON’T WANT TO ALLOW PEOPLE
THAT WERE SUPPOSED TO
BE IN THE BAHAMAS TO COME INTO
THE UNITED
STATES INCLUDING VERY BAD
PEOPLE.
>>Reporter: THE PRESIDENT
APPEARING TO
CONTRADICT HIS OWN AGENCY, THE HEADING
HEAD OF CBP
CALLING THIS A HUMANITARIAN
MISSION SAYING THEY
PLAN TO EXPEDITE THE
IMMIGRATION PROCESS
THAT LET HURRICANE VICTIMS IN.
>>WE’RE HEADED TO
NASSAU NOW AND WILL TRY TO
DETERMINE WHAT
WE’LL DO WITH OUR LIVES FROM
HERE ON.
>>Reporter: NBC’S KERRY SANDERS
IS ON ABACO ISLAND.
>>THE HUMANITARIAN AID IS
SITTING ON THE DOCKS,
NOT NEEDED BECAUSE THIS ISLAND IS
A GHOST
TOWN SOME OF THE PRIVATE
DONATIONS
RUSHED HERE MAKE LITTLE SENSE
LIKE EGGS NOW SITTING
IN THE HOT SUN.
>>Reporter: NOW, THE
RUSH IS ON TO GET HELP TO THE
PEOPLE WHO
NEED IT MOST TODAY IN PUERTO RICO,
THE
CAPTAIN AND HIS CREW LOADED UP
DONATED FOOD,
GENERATORS AND CHAINSAWS.
SO FAR HE’S BROUGHT
18,000 POUNDS IN FIVE DAYS.
>>I’M GIVING
EVERYTHING THAT I GOT FOR THE PEOPLE OF
BAHAMAS.
>>Reporter: WE FIRST MET HIM
AFTER HURRICANE MARIA.
>>IT’S LIKE REWINDING A MOVIE.
I SAW IT IN PUERTO
RICO I SAW PEOPLE WITHOUT
WATER AND
WITHOUT ELECTRICITY AND HOUSES
I KNOW WHAT THEY GOING
THROUGH RIGHT NOW.
>>Reporter: MORE THAN
1500 EVACUEES ARE NOW
CROWDED INTO
THIS TEMPORARY SHELTER IN
NASSAU
THEY HAVE NO MONEY, PASSPORTS OR
ANY IDEA WHERE THEY
WILL GO NEXT
LESTER
>>GABE GUTIERREZ FOR US
TONIGHT, THANK YOU.
>>>PRESIDENT TRUMP IS HOLDING A
RALLY IN NORTH
CAROLINA AND DECLARING TALKS WITH
THE TALIBAN
ARE DEAD AFTER CANCELLING A
PLANNED SECRET MEETING
TO DISCUSS ENDING THE WAR
IN
AFGHANISTAN. NBC’S KRISTEN WELKER
HAS NEW
DETAILS FOR US. >>Reporter: TONIGHT
PRESIDENT
TRUMP SAYING AFTER THE DEATH OF
ARMY SERGEANT FIRST
CLASS ELLIS IN A TALIBAN ATTACK,
PEACE TALKS
WITH THE TALIBAN ARE OVER.
>>THEY ARE DEAD
THEY ARE DEAD. AS FAR AS I’M
CONCERNED, THEY
ARE DEAD THEY THOUGHT THEY HAD
TO KILL
PEOPLE IN ORDER TO PUT THEMSELVES IN A
LITTLE BETTER
NEGOTIATING POSITION ONE HAPPENED TO BE A
GREAT
AMERICAN SOLDIER, A WONDERFUL
YOUNG MAN FROM PUERTO
RICO, FAMILY FROM PUERTO
RICO AND YOU
CAN’T DO THAT. >>Reporter: HE’S
DEFENDING HIS
CONTROVERSIAL IDEA TO HOLD THOSE
NOW SCRAPPED TALKS
WITH THE TALIBAN AT CAMP DAVID,
THE SITE
OF PREVIOUS PRESIDENTIAL
NEGOTIATIONS.
>>CAMP DAVID HELD MEETINGS WITH
A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT
WOULD HAVE BEEN PERCEIVED AS
BEING PRETTY
TOUGH CUSTOMERS AND PRETTY BAD
PEOPLE.
>>Reporter: THE U.S. AND TALIBAN HAVE BEEN
NEGOTIATING A DEAL
THAT COULD LEAD TO A U.S.
WITHDRAW OF
TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN, BUT THE
IDEA OF A CAMP DAVID
MEETING SPARKING DIVISIONS
WITHIN THE
PRESIDENT’S NATIONAL SECURITY
TEAM, ACCORDING TO
U.S. OFFICIALS, SECRETARY
OF STATE
MIKE POMPEO SUPPORTED IT,
NATIONAL SECURITY
ADVISOR JOHN BOLTON WAS OPPOSED
SO WERE KEY
REPUBLICANS LIKE LIZ CHENEY THAT TWEETED NO
MEMBER OF
THE TALIBAN SHOULD SET FOOT
THERE EVER
THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAYING HE’S
CONSIDERING
WITHDRAWING U.S. TROOPS FROM
AFGHANISTAN EVEN
WITHOUT A DEAL WITH THE TALIBAN.
THAT LIKELY TO COME UP
HERE IN NORTH CAROLINA WHERE
THE
PRESIDENT IS STUMPING FOR THE
REPUBLICAN
CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE TONIGHT.
LESTER
>>THANK YOU. >>>THERE IS MORE
BREAKING NEWS
THIS EVENING, TWO MORE PEOPLE
KILLED BY A RARE VIRUS
THAT WE HAVE TOLD YOU ABOUT
THAT’S BEING
SPREAD IN THE U.S. BY MOSQUITOS.
NBC BLAYNE ALEXANDER
HAS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
>>Reporter: TONIGHT,
A TERRIFYING
MOSQUITO-BORN ILLNESS
CLAIMED TWO MORE VICTIMS KNOWN
AS EASTERN EQUINE
ENCEPHALITIS, EEE IS TRANSMITTED BY
A SINGLE
BITE FRIDAY OFFICIALS
CONFIRMING A
DEATH IN MICHIGAN AND TODAY
ANOTHER DEATH
ANNOUNCED IN RHODE ISLAND, THE VICTIM
THERE
DIAGNOSED JUST TEN DAYS AGO.
>>THERE IS
NO VACCINATION TO PREVENT EEE.
THIS IS ONE OF THE
MOST DEADLY MOSQUITO-BORN
INFECTIONS.
>>Reporter: EEE IS RARE BUT
COMES WITH A 33%
FATALITY RATE. THE NUMBERS OF HUMAN
CASES
NEARLY DOUBLING FROM LAST YEAR,
11 CONFIRMED SO FAR
THIS SEASON INCLUDING SEVEN IN
MASSACHUSETTS.
WITHIN DAYS, SYMPTOMS CAN GO
FROM HEADACHE AND
FEVER TO BRAIN SWELLING AND COMA.
14-YEAR-OLD SAVANNAH
IS ONE OF THREE CONFIRMED CASES
IN
MICHIGAN. >>HER BRAIN IS TRYING
TO HEAL
ITSELF AND SHE CAN’T DO ANYTHING
UNTIL THAT HAPPENS.
>>Reporter: EXPERTS SAY WITH NO
KNOWN TREATMENT, YOUR
BEST OPTION, PROTECT
YOURSELF
KEEP WINDOWS CLOSED AND WHEN
OUTSIDE, WEAR BUG
SPRAY WITH DEET AND COVER UP
DURING DAWN
AND DUSK HOURS BLAYNE ALEXANDER, NBC
NEWS.
>>>ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S
BEST-KNOWN DOCTORS IS
REVEALING A HEARTBREAKING
DIAGNOSIS HE
MISSED IN HIS OWN FAMILY
DR. OZ OPENED UP ABOUT
HIS MOTHER’S ALZHEIMER’S
ON HIS SHOW
TO NBC MARIA SHRIVER WHO LOST
HER DAD TO THE SAME
DISEASE. HERE IS STEPHANIE
GOSK.
>>Reporter: AMERICA’S TV DOCTOR
TODAY SHARING PAINFUL
PERSONAL NEWS, HIS 81-YEAR-OLD
MOTHER HAS
ALZHEIMER’S. >>LIKE A SNAKE IN THE
GRASS.
YOU SORT OF SEE THE GRASS MOVING
BUT CAN’T QUITE TELL
WHAT IT IS AND YOU DON’T WANT TO
ADMIT IT
BECAUSE IT’S TOO PAINFUL.
>>Reporter: THE RED
FLAGS RESEMBLING ISSUES
PEOPLE OFTEN
DEAL WITH GETTING OLDER.
>>I BLAME MYSELF
BECAUSE IF I FOUND IT EARLIER, IT
COULD HAVE
HELPED DELAY AND STALL IT
THE CLUES WERE THERE.
>>Reporter: EARLY SIGNS OF
ALZHEIMER’S INCLUDE
DIFFICULTY WITH TASKS, PROBLEMS
WITH WORDS,
CONFUSING TIME AND PLACE.
DR. OZ’ MOTHER LIVES
IN TURKEY. HE FIRST NOTICED SHE
WAS
STRUGGLING OVER THE PHONE.
>>MY MOM WOULD SAY
WHY DON’T YOU COME OVER FOR
LUNCH?
I SAID MOM, YOU’RE AN 11-HOUR
FLIGHT FROM ME
I’M NOT NEAR YOU. >>Reporter: THEN THE
DOCTOR’S
DIAGNOSIS. >>THE NEUROLOGIST
SAID WE PUT
HER THROUGH A MENTAL STATUS
TEST, AND SHE FLUNKED.
>>Reporter: DR. OZ ALSO LEARNED
THROUGH THE PROCESS
THAT HE HAS AN ALZHEIMER’S GENE, A
TRAIT ONE
IN THREE AMERICANS SHARES
RESEARCH SHOWS THAT A
HEALTHY DIET AND EXERCISE CAN
HELP DELAY
THE ONSET, EVEN FOR PEOPLE WITH
THE GENETIC RISK.
>>I FEEL I’LL LOSE MY MOM
TWICE, AND I’M SCARED.
>>Reporter: DR. OZ’ SHOW
REVOLVES AROUND HEALTH
ADVICE FOR HIS AUDIENCE.
>>I KNOW I’M NOT
GOING TO CURE IT.
>>Reporter: TODAY THE
CAUTIONARY TALE HE TOLD WAS HIS
OWN.
STEPHANIE GOSK, NBC NEWS, NEW
YORK.
>>>WE WANT TO LET YOU KNOW DR.
OZ WILL BE LIVE ON
“TODAY” TOMORROW MORNING WITH
MORE
>>>A PROMINENT COUPLE IN THE
WORLD OF POLITICS IS
CALLING IT QUITS.
IT APPEARS TODD PALIN
FILED FOR DIVORCE FROM WIFE
SARAH PALIN.
THE FORMER ALASKA GOVERNOR IN
2008 VICE PRESIDENTIAL
CANDIDATE. COURT DOCUMENTS SITE
QUOTE IN
COMBATBILITY OF TEMPERAMENT FOR
THE SPLIT.
THE PALINS HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR
31 YEARS AND HAVE FIVE
CHILDREN TOGETHER.
>>>THERE IS MUCH MORE
AHEAD INCLUDING IT’S
HAPPENING AGAIN,
A DRIVER ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL
CAUGHT ON VIDEO IN A
CAR WITH AUTO PILOT.
PROMPTING NEW WARNINGS
TONIGHT. >>>HOW TAKING A NAP
MAY HELP
PREVENT HEART ATTACKS AND
STROKES.
WE’LL HAVE STRIKING NEW DETAILS
OUT TONIGHT AND THE
EMOTIONAL SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR A
BOY TEASED
OVER HIS T-SHIRT IT’S INSPIRING
AMERICA.
WE’LL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT IT
HOPE Y
>>>NEXT TONIGHT YET ANOTHER
DRIVER CAUGHT ON
CAMERA ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL WHILE HIS
CAR WAS
ON AUTO PILOT IN THE MASSACHUSETTS
TURNPIKE
POLICE HAVEN’T FOUND THE DRIVER
YET AND AS NBC’S TOM
COSTELLO REPORTS IT’S BECOMING
A GROWING
PROBLEM ON THE NATION’S ROADS.
>>Reporter: ON I-90
ALARMING VIDEO STATE POLICE
SAYS SHOW
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS BEHAVIOR A.
MAN AND WOMAN ASLEEP
AT THE SLEEP AS THEIR TESLA
DRIVES IN
AUTO PILOT MODE. DAKOTA SAYS THE CAR
WAS DOING 55
MILES PER HOUR. >>I DID A DOUBLE TAKE
AND SURE
ENOUGH, THIS GUY WAS JUST HEAD
BETWEEN HIS LEGS
COMPLETELY ASLEEP.
>>Reporter: IT’S
HAPPENED BEFORE
IN JUNE THIS DRIVER
WAS ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL OF A
TESLA ON THE
405 IN LOS ANGELES IN 2018, A TESLA
DRIVER SLAMMED
INTO THE BACK OF A STOPPED FIRE
ENGINE
THE NTSB BLAMED DRIVER INATTENTION AND OVER
RELIANCE ON
THE DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM
THE NTSB IS STILL
INVESTIGATING A FATAL CRASH IN 2018
IN
CALIFORNIA AND ANOTHER LAST
MARCH IN FLORIDA
BEFORE ENABLING AUTO PILOT,
TESLA SAYS DRIVERS
MUST AGREE TO KEEP YOUR HANDS ON THE
STEERING
WHEEL AT ALL TIMES AND PAY
ATTENTION.
IF A DRIVER TAKES HIS HAND OFF
THE WHEEL, THE CAR
RESPONDS WITH VISUAL AND AUDIO
WARNINGS.
>>DRIVERS ARE BELIEVING THAT
THE CARS ARE
AUTONOMOUS, THERE ARE NO FULLY
AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
THAT ARE ON THE MARKET TODAY.
>>Reporter: IT MAY BE
CALLED AUTO PILOT BUT POLICE
ARE
WARNING THIS IS A VERY BAD IDEA
TOM COSTELLO, NBC
NEWS, WASHINGTON.
>>THAT IS NOT GOOD.
>>>WHEN WE COME BACK, WE ALL
LOVE A NAP HERE OR
THERE, CERTAINLY NOT AT WHEEL
BUT
TONIGHT WE’LL TELL YOU ABOUT THE
LIFE-SAVING BENEFITS
JUST OUT >>>HERE IS AN EYE
OPENER, THERE
IS EVIDENCE RELEASED THAT TAKING
A NAP EVEN ONCE OR
TWICE A WEEK CAN BE LIFE SAVING
ANN THOMPSON EXPLAINS.
>>Reporter: TO SLEEP PERCHANCE
TO DREAM FOR YOUR
HEALTH, NAPPING ONCE OR TWICE
A WEEK MAY
CUT RISK SAYS RESEARCH REPORTED
TODAY IN THE ONLINE
JOURNAL HEART.
AT HER STARTUP THRIVE
GLOBAL AIMED AT REDUCING
STRESS AND
BURNOUT, SHE’S CREATED A ZEN
ENVIRONMENT TO PROMOTE
DAYTIME Zs.
>>GETTING EVERYONE A
20-MINUTE NAP IS GAME CHANGING
IT IMPROVES YOUR
ALERTNESS AND DECISION-MAKING AND
ALSO
IMPROVES YOUR HEALTH. >>Reporter: BUT
DOESN’T IT GO
AGAINST THE IDEA OF PRODUCTIVITY
IN THE WORKPLACE
>>ON THE CONTRARY, IN FACT, IF
YOU GET A 20-MINUTE
NAP WHEN YOU’RE SLEEP DEPRIVED,
YOU’RE
GOING TO BE INFINITELY MORE
PRODUCTIVE.
>>Reporter: THE STUDY SAYS
PEOPLE BENEFITTED
REGARDLESS OF THE LENGTH OF THE NAP
WHETHER
FIVE MINUTES OR MORE THAN AN
HOUR
THERE WERE NO BENEFITS FOR THOSE
WHO NAP MORE THREE
TIMES A WEEK HUFFINGTON’S TOP TIP.
>>PICKING A TIME AT
THE END OF THE DAY, WHEN YOU TURN
OFF YOUR
PHONES AND CHARGE THEM OUTSIDE
YOUR BEDROOM.
>>Reporter: TURNING OFF THE
WORLD TO RECHARGE EVEN
FOR A FEW MINUTES.
ANN THOMPSON, NBC
NEWS, NEW YORK
>>>ALL RIGHT.
WE’LL TAKE A SHORT BREAK.
WHEN WE COME BACK,
INSPIRING AMERICA, THE BOY
TEASED FOR
WEARING A HOME MADE T-SHIRT AND
A TREMENDOUS
OUTPOURING THAT FOLLOWED
>>>IN TONIGHT’S
INSPIRING AMERICA WHEN A BOY IN
FLORIDA
WAS TEASED BY CLASSMATES FOR
MAKING HIS OWN SPORTS
T-SHIRT THE RESPONSE HE GOT
WAS
REMARKABLE REHEMA ELLIS HAS HIS
STORY.
>>Reporter: THIS FOURTH GRADER
INTO A SENSATION, A
HOME MADE SIGN BOASTING U OF T
THE YOUNG FAN DIDN’T
HAVE AN OFFICIAL SHIRT FOR HIS
SCHOOL’S
COLLEGE COLORS DAY SO HE MADE
ONE AND PROUDLY PINNED
IT TO HIS T-SHIRT BUT ONCE AT
SCHOOL HE
WAS TEASED ON FACEBOOK HIS
TEACHER WROTE HE
WAS DEVASTATED AND CRYING, AND
ASKED FOR HELP
CONTACTING THE UNIVERSITY
HUNDREDS RALLIED.
>>THE PHONE IS RINGING OFF THE
HOOK, WE HAVE EMAILS
AND TWEETS AND PHONE CALLS.
>>Reporter: THE
UNIVERSITY SENT A CARE PACKAGE,
NOTEBOOKS, A
HAT, A JERSEY. TODAY THE GIANT CAMPUS
ICON, THE
ROCK IS PAINTED WITH THE BOY’S
DRAWING, AND NOW THE
SCHOOL IS GOING THE EXTRA MILE
TURNING THE
BOY’S HOME MADE LOGO INTO AN
OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY
T-SHIRT. HOW IS THAT FOR U OF T
PRIDE?
REHEMA ELLIS, NBC NEWS.
>>THE UNIVERSITY OF
TENNESSEE SAYS IT WILL DONATE A
PORTION OF
THE SHIRT’S PROCEEDS TO AN ANTI
BULLYING ORGANIZATION.
HOW ABOUT THAT THAT’S “NBC NIGHTLY
NEWS” FOR
THIS MONDAY.

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