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>> it was wonderful to meet the dogs. happy fourth! >> gregg: top u.s. officials meeting on this july fourth to discuss potential plans for north korea. after confirming that kim jong-un and his cronies successfully tested the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile. it's a weapon that analysts say could be capable of striking alaska. russian and china proposing their own plan to draw down tensions between the u.s. and kim jong-un's regime. all of this as president trump prepares for his first face-to-face meeting with russian president vladimir putin. we'll be speaking live with bret baier for the latest. plus, wounded warriors teaming up with experts to help preserve america's oh shaken wildlife.
we'll take you underwear with some of the military heros. hello. i'm gregg jarrett in for shepard smith. happy independence day. for the first time in its history, north korea successfully test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. fox news reports top trump officials are meeting today to talk about how to respond to the growing nuclear threat. according to u.s. officials, the white house is considering all options. north korean officials say yesterday's test was the first step toward achieving a powerful nuclear state they say can strike anywhere on earth. u.s., south korean and japanese officials say the missile flew for about 40 minutes before it splashed down off japan's western coastline. a u.s. scientist says the missile could be powerful enough
to reach alaska. president trump blasting north korean dictator kim jong-un on twitter writing "north korea just launched another missile. does this guy have anything better to do with his life? hard to believe that south korea and japan will put up with this longer. perhaps china will end this nonsense once and for all." we have not heard anything else from president trump today. on this friday, on friday, last friday, the president warned north korea that the united states will defend itself and its allies. we have team fox coverage now. lucas tomlinson live from the pentagon. first, kevin corke of the white house. the chinese and russian presidents issuing a joint statement on north korea. what can you tell us? >> listen, a lot of people are wondering quite frankly, can we trust china to act, to applied more pressure on north korea?
we've been using the sticks and carrots approach for many years. now quite honestly, the rubber has met the road. the trump administration eager to make something happen here. as you point out aptally, moscow and beijing looking to deescalate the tensions. they're proposing that north korea declare a moratorium on missile and nuclear test while the u.s. and south korea refrain from joint military exercises. the north used the exercises as preparation for an invasion. they repeatedly demanded their cancellation and the u.s. and south korea have declined to do that. it also says that it needs nuclear weapons to deter what it cause u.s. military threats. back to the china and -- make that the chinese and russian statement. i want to share just a little bit of what they're talking about here and trying to get the two folks to come to the table and hopefully for the sake of
the region deescalate tensions. russian and china says they will work together to advance a solution to the complex problem of the korean peninsula in every way possible. they're urging a peaceful atmosphere of mutual respect. but i have to tell you, gregg, we've been following this story for years, decades probably. i've not seen us get to the brink like we are right now. >> indeed. kevin, what else are you hearing from the white house? anything else? >> a couple things. you and i have talked previously about this idea that what the the white house would like to do is figure out a way to not only punish north korea for its activities, but maybe get more help from their actors in the region. we talked about russia and we talked about china. the truth is, this is a white house that is not like the previous white houses. under president obama, it was a
sanctions approach. that's the problem. you don't know what president trump might do as it relates to north korea. we have not heard the expression redline, but i have to tell you, we saw the president talking about this in the rose garden last friday. the time is now to get the north to shape up. >> our goal is peace, stability and prosperity for the region. the united states will defend itself, always will defend itself, always. we will always defend our allies. >> this is high stakes stuff, my friend. i think you get a sense of this and i think if you are watching at home, you have to recognize that this is unlike any circumstance that we have seen in our lifetime. we'll be watching it very carefully, greg. we can tell you that the president, of course, is hosting that picnic with u.s. service personnel at the white house. he may step in front of a camera and have comments.
if he does, we'll bring that to you. >> the step closer to the precipice of confrontation. thanks, kevin. let's go to lucas tomlinson. what are officials having to say at the pentagon? >> gregg, u.s. officials now say north korea successfully tested for the first time an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting alaska. something top officials have long feared. >> the threat is much more immediate now. so it's clear that we can't repeat the same approach, failed approach of the past. so the president has directed us to not do that. to prepare a range of options including military, which nobody wants to take. >> u.s. officials say this is the latest north korean missile that could travel over 4,000 miles. north korea uses the test trajectory much higher than they would a real world launch, which top officials say can threaten the u.s.
>> my view, it's a matter of time. they're demonstrating continued increase in capability, range, altitude. we have to assume the capability exists today to attack the united states. >> the u.s. military has dozens of intercepter missiles at two bases in fort greeley in alaska and vandenberg air force base to shoot down a rogue missile, gregg. >> gregg: the u.s. military tested one of the intercepter missiles. how did that go? >> the test was successful. the missile defense agency launched a kill vehicle, an intercepter missile fired from vandenberg air force because to shoot down an icbm in outer space similaring a rogue north korean missile threat. it was launched from the marshall islands in the pacific and intercepted by vandenberg air force base. in a show of force, the pentagon ordered two air force strike carrier groups off the peninsula
last month. leon panetta says there's other options available as well. >> we do have covert capabilities. i think it would be wise for the united states to use those covert capabilities as a way to continue to undermine north korean government. >> as the trump administration weighs its options next about north korea, it's note worthy that secretary mattis told congress any cut of military action taken against north korea could have devastating consequences for the ten million people that reside in seoul. gregg? >> thanks, lucas. much more ahead on the rising tension with north korea as u.s. officials discuss how to respond to the kim jong-un regime. we'll be speaking live with former state department fox news spokesperson, marie hart. that's coming up live on the fox news deck.
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>> gregg: more now on the top story. north korea's missile test. u.s. officials have confirmed to fox news, that launch was in fact an intercontinental ballistic missile, an icbm as its known. one american scientist says it could have the potential to reach alaska. marie hart joins me now. she worked at the department for years while they were dealing with north korean threat. she's also a fox news
contributor. marie, president trump has said his patience is over. he reportedly told the chinese president. the u.s. may be forced to act unilaterally against north korea. what would that look like? so far the u.s. has resisted military option. >> the military option, let's start there, are not good ones. north korea today has about 10 to 20 nuclear weapons. they have enough artillery pointed at south korea that could take out the entire city of seoul. if there are military options being looked at and i think there are and probably should be given this game-changing news we've heard today, they're not great ones. you heard in the previous segment general mcmaster saying, nobody wants to take that. so when we look at the landscape of military options, they're not very good. i think that's one of the big challenges here. >> look, the alternative yet
again, diplomacy. it always fails with north korea. go back to 1991. they sign an agreement with the u.s. not to nuclearize. they cheated. signed a new one in 94. they cheated again. then we've instituted a series of sanctions over the last 11 years. they ignore them with impunity. so honestly, aren't there two options here? take a military option to overthrow the kim jong-un regime or live with the nuclear threat. >> i think you just laid out the challenge here and why this is probably the toughest national security issue we face today. you're right. negotiation is always an option. but i've seen no signs they're willing to come to the table. look what they did to otto warmbier. we can do things like shore up our missile defense. i heard lucas talking about that. missile defense is not very
reliable. it's one tool. we can try to put more sanctions on. the fact that china has said they're complying with sanctions but in the first quarter of this year, they increased trade with north korea. >> right. >> that's a problem. we need to look to countries like china to put their money where their mouth is. >> gregg: china never helps us. >> that's right. >> gregg: we have pleaded and begged and tried to persuade china for more than a decade. they won't lift a finger. yes, for a while they decided they would not give coal to north korea which north korea badly needs. but they were probably cheating on that. they're not going to come to our aid, are they? >> well, i think if there's a reason that it's in their interests to do so, they will. they're not going to do this out of the goodness of their hearts, you're right. so we need to do all of the above. we need to shore up missile defenses. we need to take a hard look at
military options and what that might look like. we need to keep the door open to diploma diplomacy. we have to act unilaterally and take a step that may not have the outcome that we want. this is a very complicated situation. i want to see the state department and the defense department beef up their asia experts that can be a part of this. they're not in place yet. that would help the team a lot. >> we have the thad anti-missile defense system in place, operational, fully loaded. used kinetic injury to knock down a nuclear missile. all the people that opposed the thad system, it's a good thing we insisted on it. >> that's right. in the obama administration when i was at the state department, it was a top priority to get that system operational. but to be very clear, missile defense, even as good as it is, that we develop, is not perfect. we don't want a situation where the only tool left is relying on
this missile defense system that sometimes works and oftentimes doesn't. there's 10 million people sitting in the fold that would be worried about that. >> which major -- may mean a full military option is the only option. thank you. >> happy fourth. >> gregg: and u.s. syrian fighters make progress in raqqa. the terrorists declared it as the capitol of their caliphate in 2014. u.s. military reports that coalition forces conducted air strikes on portions of the wall that surrounds raqqa's old city, which allowed them to get past explosive traps. the coalition is making a great effort to protect civilians that are trapped there. the united nations reports up to 100,000 civilians remain inside
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>> gregg: i hate to be the barer of bad news, but some nasty weather could make a mess of your fourth of july plans depending upon where you're celebrating. five-day forecasters say missouri, oklahoma, texas and arkansas facing the biggest threat of severe thunderstorms. and flooding downpours which could possibly cancel parades
and fireworks shows. also storms tracking a cross the south and the midwest. take a look at the temperatures nationwide. a lot of orange there. shaping up to be a very hot independence day out west. forecasters say the high temperatures are only helping to fuel the wild fires, which have already forced thousands of people to pack up and get out of their homes. jonathan hunt is following it all live from the west coast bureau. jonathan, where are the worst fires right now? >> greg, they generally stretch from oregon to arizona at the moment. one of the most frightening, in sparks, nevada where the flames shut down i-80 for both directions as hundreds of firefighters take on the flames. the interstate has reopened. the fire is only 20% contained and has burned close to 10,000 acres. >> the way the wind is shifting, you can feel it changing again now. moved in all types of
directions. it's getting very spread out. >> in arizona, more than 20 wild fires are currently burning. five in the coronado national forest east of tucson. 86,000 acres burned there. almost 200,000 in total across the state and 3,700 federal, state and local fire team members are involved in the battle to beat back those flames. as i mentioned, gregg, fires burning as far north as oregon where crews are facing a tough fight. like everybody across the west, a long hot summer. greg? >> best wishes to the firefighters out there. how does this fire season, jonathan, compare to let's say last year in california? >> well, california obviously very often ground zero for the nation's wild fires. it's busy here right now with two major fires currently burning in the center of the state. nothing yet as devastating as
the fires we saw last summer. fires like the blue cut in the kajon past north of san bernardino that destroyed more than 100 homes hand 200 other structures. in all last year, gregg, there were just under 7,000 fires that burned more than half a million acres. now, we're early in the fire season right now. another heat wave is forecast for later this week. firefighters here, gregg, like across the west, are braced for the inevitable. gregg? >> thanks, jonathan. more ahead on. trump's overseas trip and his scheduled meeting with the russian president, vladimir putin. i'll be talking with special report anchor bret baier about what to watch for when the two world leaders finally come face-to-face. and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a medication... ...this is humira.
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headlines from the fox news deck. isis militants in a fight to the death in iraq as u.s. backed iraqi forces make gains in the city of mosul. the head of special forces saying militants are resorting to suicide bombings as the coalition gets closer to the tigris river, which runs through the center of the city. chris christie signing a budget deal to end a government shut down. he's faced a load of criticism after photos show him lounging on a closed state beach. christy said he used the governor's residence and he has a right to be there. tiger woods says he checked out of a clinic where he went to get help dealing with pain medication. it comes after his dui arrest in may. dash cam video showing he was stumbling and confused. he blamed a bad reaction to prescription medication. the news continues right after this.
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vladimir putin set to meet face to face for the very first time. the white house confirming the two leaders will meet this friday during the g-20 summit in germany. tensions between the u.s. and russia have escalated in recent months in part over putin's intervention in ukraine and his continued support for syria's murderous dictator. the department of justice appointed, you may recall, former fbi director robert mueller as special counsel to investigate russian interference in the 2016 election and possible tries between the trump campaign and moscow. president trump said there was no collusion. vladimir putin has denied that his government mettled in the election. at one point he did suggest that patriotically-minded private russian hackers may have been involved. here's christian fisher with more on the president's upcoming trip to europe. >> so far this trip is shaping up to have two big moments.
the first will take place here in poland thursday when president trump speaks directly to a big crowd of polish people. he's going to be speaking at an outdoor square, the same square that was used really as the center of the uprising against nazi occupation. the other big moment will be friday at the g-20 summit in germany. that will be when president trump meets with russian president vladimir putin face-to-face for the very first time. the problem for president trump is that both of those audiences want two totally different things. poland, which sits on the border with russia, is weary of moscow. they want president trump to reconfirm his commitment to nato. on the other hand, president putin wants the exact opposite. >> trump has to choose really here to some extent. he has to choose whether he's
going to prioritize the nato alliance, prioritize trans atlantic security and standing with european countries to deter russia or prioritize improved relations with russia. >> another flash point, angela merkel, the host of this year's g-20 summit, a few weeks ago after their frosty meeting, she said germany could no longer rely on the u.s. >> the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over as i have experienced in the last two days. that is why i can only say that we, europeans, must really take our destiny into our own hands. >> when president trump lands in poland, he will receive a warmer welcome than what he will receive in germany. poland, like the u.s., is run by a conservative government that favors stricter immigration policies and opposes many environmental regulations. one of the new nato allies that
meets their commitment to spend 2% of their gdp on defense. so the trump administration and the polish government have a lot of similarities. the question is, will they differ on the one issue that matters most. russia. gregg? >> thanks, kristin. let's bring in bret baier, chief political anchor. happy independence day. good to see you. >> happy fourth of july, gregg. >> gregg: the kremlin issued a statement. obviously they want more, like lifting of sanctions. if president trump were to do any of that, yes, he would be establishing some good will. wouldn't he open himself up to criticism, you're too friendly with russia and that could fuel the russian collusion narrative? >> definitely, this is a big
moment, this meeting between president trump and president putin. considering all of the issues that the u.s. and russia are dealing with, just set aside for a second all of the allegations and what we know about what russia tried to do in interfering in the 2016 elections. set that aside, you still have all of the issues. you have north korea, you have president putin meeting with the chinese president, xi tonight, and talking about that. you have syria. with the u.s. shoot down of a syrian fighter jet that russia had a problem with. russia on the ground in syria. you have iran and all of the issue there's. you have the fight against isis and you still have the remnants of the crimea takeover that russia had years ago. this is the first formal official bilateral meeting between the u.s. and russia since september of 2015.
it's a significant moment. >> gregg: it is. there's always an attempt add a quid pro quo. i'll give you this if you give me that. i wonder what president trumps hope to get the most? maybe cooperation in fighting isis or at the same time, convincing putin to stop propping up the syrian regime, which only perpetuates isis. might that be his number 1 issue? >> i don't know. i think north korea has topped it, gregg with this action and the testing of this icbm, which is now confirmed. it is a two-stage missile. it's the number 1 issue that the u.s. is facing. it's imminent, it's a threat. i wouldn't be surprised if you see a big bold statement from the white house beyond what the president tweeted earlier about north korea. putin and xi are meeting on north korea, suggests that putin is trying to get a one up ahead of the u.s. meeting with
president trump on this issue. second i think is syria. trying to figure out some kind of solution to what's happening on the ground there. >> gregg: both men are known to be strong-willed. to say the least. this will be a chance to establish some rapport, personal chemistry, some connection. >> putin is a former kgb agent. he does this all the time. he's been tried to none out alpha other leaders in bilateral meetings. stick his chest out, be bold, take over the conversation. that may be more difficult with this president who has been known obviously to out-alpha other leaders as well. so i think it will be fascinating the interaction between the two. >> experts have said that putin concluded that president obama was neither strong nor tough. will putin be taking the measure
of this new president, comparing him to his predecessor and what he can and can't get away with? >> i think so. it's a really crucial moment. the foreign minister from russia said the relations between the u.s. and russia are now at zero. they can only be better. you heard u.s. officials saying they have deteriorated greatly. there's a lot of eyes. critics of this administration wondering if somehow the president will give up too much as you suggest in your first question in the wake of all of these investigations that are ongoing. i do think that on a geo political basis, this is a big moment for europe and for the u.s. >> gregg: all right. maybe he will resurrect the old hillary clinton reset button. didn't work so well for her and president obama. bret baier, look forward to seeing you tonight on special report. lawyers for the trump
administration asking a federal judge not to add more exceptions to the president's travel ban. it comes after the state of hawaii filed a motion challenging the government. the ban blocks travelers from six muslim majority countries unless they have a close relative or close ties to u.s. businesses. the trump administration defines close relatives as parents, parents in law, spouses, fiances, children and children inlaw. the administration lawyers say their definition is based all of federal immigration law. attorneys from the state of hawaii asking a federal judge to clarify whether the ban could be enforced against other relationships such as grandparents, for example, aunts and uncles. we'll wait and see. some veterans are still doing their part to serve the country not withstanding their war wounds. they're going under water to help rebuild florida's dying barrier reef.
phil keating explains. >> good to go. >> justin lanceford lost a leg and nearly his life when a bomb exploded beneath him in after gap stan. five years later, he's helping to save the life of florida's dying barrier reef. scuba dyeing with his prosthetic leg and keeping his state of mind above the service. >> just trying to make a difference in our environment, makes a difference in the state of florida. gives me a mission and a purpose. even if it's coming down here a day and doing it, it feels good to accomplish something. >> he and a dozen other wounded warriors are working with marine laboratory on a novel end to take pieces of staghorn corral and replant them on damaged reefs. over time, a new colony will
blossom. >> corals are on the way to extension. >> michael crosby is the president and ceo. everything he does relates to our reefs, which he believes are beyond the tipping point unless humans help the coral help itself. >> the only way the reefs will survive is if we use science to restore them and bring them back. coral reefs are the rain forests of the oceans. we lose the reefs, we lose the oceans and the oxygen we breathe. >> for decades, we have been losing our coral reefs. even though the reef is only about 20 to 25 feet below my fins, it plays a critical role for hurricane protection. a healthy reef helps break up the angry hurricane waves before
they hit the mainland. billy was with special forces. he lost a leg in afghanistan when he stepped on a land mine. he's helping to better design a scuba diving prosthetic and he says going deep is personally very helpful. >> the fact that i got back in the water, get back to scuba diving, which is something that i can do for myself and also with the family, as a family, was a tremendous part of my recovery. >> and saving the reef as little bit at a time allows him to keep serving his country. >> this is a way to serve at home by taking care of the problems that exist all around us. >> and with independence day and what it means on his mind, he says seeing fellow veterans under water and on the reef gives him great pride. >> great to see them come from
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police say they'll be deploying more than 100 large blocker vehicles aimed at preventing people from driving into crowds. u.s. officials say there are no specific threats for the holiday. laura ingle is live in laura manhattan. hi, laura. >> hi, greg. well, it's an absolutely beautiful day here in the big apple. tonight is expected to be equally as nice with clear skies, warm temperatures, all of that sounds great, right? it means that millions of people will be coming out to see the very large fireworks show here tonight in new york city. while everybody has their eyes up to the sky checking things out, officers were the nypd are looking to keep things safe. when a big holiday like the fourth of july happens, you can expect a greater presence. >> all of our specialized
commands will be out in force. even though there are no specific threats we're dealing with, you'll see them. this is a good thing. you'll see well-armed police officers with long guns. you'll see the dogs. >> this year the nypd will have thousands of june formed officers on patrol and using the sand and blocker trucks which will be used for the first time for a fireworks show in new york. the nypd is looking to use them after the bastille day massacre in france when 86 people were killed when a terrorist truck flew into a crowd watching pyrotechni pyrotechnics. bag checks will also be used to help keep the crowds safe, greg.
>> gregg: because of the crowds, manhattan is a security risk. but these efforts are in place nationwide? >> they are, big cities and small. we've been hearing from police officers around the country that they have all kinds of different things in place. of course, the things we report on and the things we don't hear about. we want to talk about things happening in other big cities. vehicle-related attacks have been a priority in security planning in washington d.c. large fences have been placed around the national mall. in boston, they have a tethered drone for the very first time. they'll do that to keep an eye on the large crowds. in new york city, they say don't let these measures keep you away. >> the message is, come out and enjoy our nation's birthday. the nypd and the city as a hole are all well-experienced, rich in experience and protecting the
city each and every day. we're very experienced at policing and protecting large details around large gatherings. >> it can never be said enough. if you see something, say something. always the advice today and every day. >> gregg: thanks, laura. we have breaking news on our top story. we have just gotten word the united states ambassador to the united nations has requested an emergency u.n. security council meeting to discuss the current situation with north korea after their launch of what u.s. officials confirmed is an intercontinental ballistic missile. the meeting would take place at the u.n. sometime tomorrow afternoon. u.s. officials confirmed today that kim jong-un and his crew successfully test launched an icbm last night. analysts say it's possible that that weapon could reach alaska.
scientists in north korea claimed yesterday's test was the first step in creating a confident and powerful nuclear state that can strike anywhere on earth. those are their words. u.s. officials meeting today to weigh all their options. every year on independence day, we ask folks what makes them proud to be an american. today we hit the road to find out. hannah? >> yes, hi, gregg. happy fourth to you. great to be back in the united states from australia. coming up, i'm bringing you sights and sounds from north carolina and other areas. after the break a tour of a decommissioned world war ii battleship. don't miss a minute as our coverage rolls on after this. zantac works in as little as 30 minutes. nexium can take 24 hours. when heartburn strikes, take zantac for faster relief than nexium or your money back. take the zantac it challenge.
>> gregg: well, it's a tradition here at fox news channel. every fourth of july, we celebrate what it means to be a proud american. this year anna kooiman is hosting our special coverage and is live in north carolina where folks are out celebrating independence day with a big fourth of july festival. hi, anna. >> yes, hi, gregg. we're having a big old time here in south port, north carolina. in wilmington, there's a decommissioned battleship, u.s.s. north carolina. it was nicknamed the show boat and said to be a huge morale booster following the bombing of pearl harbor. they said it was the most beautiful ship to ever be seen. we want to know why so we're going on a tour. >> hi, anna. how are you? >> i'm great.
great to meet you. >> welcome to the battleship north carolina. >> this was the most powerful ship in the world for about two years. >> this is a big bullet. what is it designed to do? >> to hit the ship, penetrate and explode 40 to 50 feet inside the ship. >> where is it shot out of? >> out of the 16 inch 45 caliber canno cannons. would you like to see the inside? >> i thought you wouldn't ask. >> a couple features here, you have a spotting scope for the turret officer. primary was the outside up on the super structure. they fired the gun from in here. they could fire two of those 2700 pound projectiles a minute
out of each barrel. >> tell us about this aircraft. >> this was the standard plane for the u.s. navy during world war ii. the way they launched it, there was a catapult rail. they had a gunpowder charge and shoot the plane off. >> lower decks, here we come. >> this is what we call the mess deck. they fed the crew here. >> and the chapel. can we see that? >> sure. >> you can almost see the pastor giving the sermon, the communion. and the sailors depending on these in times of war, right? >> yes. >> everybody at home, we want to hear from you. hop on facebook, twitter, use the #proudamerican.
send us your pictures. can i get you guys to say "proud american?" >> yes. >> one, two, three! >> "proud american"! >> back to you in. >> gregg: great job, anna. we'll be back with more. don't go away. w to brush his te. (woman vo) my husband didn't recognize our grandson. (woman 2 vo) that's when moderate alzheimer's made me a caregiver. (avo) if their alzheimer's is getting worse, ask about once-a-day namzaric. namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients taking donepezil. namzaric may improve cognition and overall function, and may slow the worsening of symptoms for a while. namzaric does not change the underlying disease progression. don't take if allergic to memantine, donepezil, piperidine, or any of the ingredients in namzaric. tell the doctor about any conditions; including heart, lung, bladder, kidney or liver problems, seizures, stomach ulcers, or procedures with anesthesia. serious side effects may occur, including muscle problems if given anesthesia; slow heartbeat, fainting, more stomach acid
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>> gregg: finally, 72 hot dogs. that's how many joey chestnut scarfed down today to win the annual nathan's fourth of july on coney island. this video courtesy of espn, chestnut set a new world record. he won his tenth hot dog eating contest title. 41 hot dog for the women's competitor. nine more than the second place finisher. get out your tums. i'm gregg jarrett in for shep. we leave you now with scenes
from around the country. ♪ >> while you're heading back to work today, is it time for congress to do the same? hi, everybody. i'm dagen mcdowell in for neil cavuto. happy fourth of july. this is a special edition of "your world." with healthcare reform and tax cuts up in the air, lawmakers continued their holiday recess. they come back next week with three weeks to tackle major issues and then another break for the entire month of august. now pressure is mounting for lawmakers to cancel the break and give taxpayers a break. to the latest on that growing pressure with fox's mike emanuel in washington. hey, mike. >> hi,