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announcer: now "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. nancy: it is hot, hot, hot. day two of our heatwave comes with a chance of pop-up storms as we take a live look outside. chief meteorologist doug hill in the stormwatch7 weather center tracking the forecast for us. doug? how are you doing? doug: that is the popping sound. popping across west virginia in berkeley county. martinsburg area. heavy thunderstorms there. with the air so hot and humid it's possible the storms come together and possibly grow over the next hour or two as they head east. we will keep an eye on that for you. the rest of the area is just hot and humid. let's talk about the weather headlines here. the heatwave will peak this thursday. highest temperatures and the highest humidity levels. a few storms possible today, tomorrow and thursday. best chance of storms friday and less humid over the weekend. right now temperatures range through the lower to the middle 90's across the area. 91 in reagan national now. the temperatures aren't excessively high. but when you factor in the
that way. feels like 96 in washington. 99 in quantico. feels like 93 in annapolis. all the conditions are right for the storms to continue a while longer. will they make it to the metro area or not, we find out. but there is a chance coming our way tonight. alison: okay, doug. good to have you back. welcome back. developing now, president trump's eldest son acknowledges he met with the russian lawyer in the presidential campaign to try to get information about hillary clinton. but in the last five minutes, that lawyer said that she had no information on clinton to give and that she doesn't represent the russian government. just herself. emily rowe has a look it at the fall-out. >> on its face it's problematic. emily: the reaction rolling in tuesday afternoon after donald trump jr. released what he says is the entire e-mail chain for the meeting leading up with the russian lawyer. leading up to the meeting
manafort and trump's brother-in-law, angelique -- jad kushner. he said they didn't know what it was about but the e-mail clearly stated russia: clinton. kushner has a high-ranking position in the trump administration. in the e-mail, rob goldstone, the acquaintance that sets up the meeting writes, "this is obviously high level and sensitive information but it's part of russia and its government support for mr. trump." the story unfolding as multiple investigations into possible ties between the trump campaign and russia continue. >> the investigation, it's not, nothing is proven yet. but we are now beyond obstruction of justice in can he terms of what is investigated. this is perjury, false statement and potentially treason. reporter: some republicans downplay the frenzy. >> it's a different issue than
facts on this to see. it's a concern. emily: both sides agreeing donald jr. should be interviewed. sarah huckabee sanders reading a statement from the president. >> my son is a high quality person and i applaud his transparent. emily: huckabee sanders wouldn't answer any other questions about the issue and referred all other inquiries to donald jr.'s attorney. emily rowe, abc7 news. nancy: and reaction coming in and brad bell is picking up the team coverage from capitol hill. brad? brad: we were up on capitol hill covering the other big story of the day. the f.b.i. headquarters being canceled, the move canceled. we were getting reaction on that when the trump story broke. i quickly became the talk of the him. you heard the nuts and the bolts there. there was an e-mail exchange in donald trump jr. apparently clearly knew he would be discussing with someone
trump -- the russian government. effort to assist the campaign and we were with the maryland senators and the subject quickly changed to this. >> that to me is an alarm bell that should have responded by notifying the f.b.i. or the law enforcement about this potential contact. this is an extremely serious issue. brad: that is what we have been hearing from others up here as well. they believe at the very least this contact should have been reported. we are continuing to work the story and putting together reaction. we talked to regular people here in town. they have surprisingly mixed opinions. that is coming up at 5:00 and 6:00 on the hill, brad bell, abc7 news. alison: okay, brad. you mentioned the other big story of the day. reaction is pouring in to the g.o.p.'s decision to keep the f.b.i. headquarters in d.c.
government has been talking about moving that hub out of the district and into maryland or virginia. greenbelt, landover, springfield, they were the finalists here. our northern virginia bureau chief jeff goldberg live in silver spring with the latest. jeff? jeff: well, alison, this is the site in springfield that would have been the new f.b.i. headquarters had virginia been chosen over maryland. now neither state has been chosen and both governors are furious about the situation. today the general services administration making it official. the f.b.i. headquarters will remain at 9th and pennsylvania in downtown d.c. where it has been since 1975. the g.s.a. in a statement saying the funding is just not in the budget right now. that a gap of nearly $900 million remains to get the project done. but local leaders, congressional leaders and the local leaders from maryland and virginia worked on the project for ten years. leaders spent millions to win this project. in virginia it would h
of the 495/95 mixing bowl. in maryland as alison said the not to tenial sites in greenbelt and landover, both in prince george's county. the f.b.i. headquarters is old, crumbling and needs to be replaced but now it won't happen any time soon. >> the idea that the trump administration after all this work, after all this effort just pulls the plug shows the total disorganization of the white house. i have no idea what they are thinking. >> well, i think there is plenty of blame to go around. the bottom line is the administration and the congress, neither one of them got it done. jeff: governor hogan, republican, puts blame on the maryland dem gation, mostly democrats for not getting it -- delegation, mostly democrats for not getting it done. we have more on that at 5:00. what is next in the process? we have a host of reaction and statement from congressional delegations and you will want to see it on websit
live in springfield, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. nancy: jeff, thank you. on the hill now, majority leader mitch mcconnell says the senate will delay the august recess by two weeks now to try to get more done. he says staying in session until the week of august 14 will let senators work on bills and deal with some of the president's nominees. senator mcconnell says revised version of a g.o.p. healthcare plan should be in senators' hands by thursday in a hope they can vote on the measure by next week. alison: new developments now in the last two hours. after a spike in crime in prince george's county, q mccray is live in palmer park where police are now getting ready for some longer shifts. q, tell us about it. q: that is exactly right. prince george's county police officers will now be working 12-hour shifts. we are talking about half-day shifts here. why? well, it's the chief's answer to the recent spike in crime here in prince george's county. at least ten people have been killed in this county since
one of those killings right here on abc7 news. the hope is with the extended shifts there will be more police officers patrolling the community at more hours of the day. that will help people think twice before committing a crime. we have been the extra presence in the extended shifts, the police department says people at home play a part in protecting themselves. >> we need people when you get upset to take a breath. walk away. consider the consequences of you pulling that gun and pulling the trigger. our officers will be out in the streets. we want the community to feel at ease. q: now before today's announcements, officers here were working eight or ten-hour shifts. they will paid overtime to work the 12-hour shifts. the shift starts immediately and will continue as needed. today we spoke to prince george's county residents. you willer a what they had to sa
coming up in the 5:00 hour. reporting live from palmer park, i'm q mccray. back to you inside. nancy: q, thank you. a 1-year-old boy is still in the hospital this afternoon after he was shot in northeast. this happened last night in an alley on the 1,300 block of i street. the d.c. police chief believes the child was hit by a stray bullet after two men started shooting at each other. the toddler underwent surgery and is now recovering. alison: coming up here at 4:00, he used two wheels to try to rip off four. but find out how police handled this would-be thief. >> i want to confirm. lights on runway there. nancy: then later, the confusion that nearly led to what federal investigators are saying could have been the worst disaster in aviation history. alison: plus, you heard it was coming from the "7 on your side" i-team. now find out how
down part of the road. it was southbound near exit 50. it backed up traffic for a mile. fortunately the lanes are back open and no serious injuries were reported. nancy: right now traffic is starting to build on the american legion bridges. one of seven places you can cross the potomac river by car. either on or inside the beltway. for years lawmakers on both sides of the river talked about adding another crossing north of the american legion bridge. we will have more on that in a moment. but first let's turn things over to michelle marsh. michelle: all right, nancy. you know, no matter where you drive in the area, you are likely to hit traffic. gas prices are also at their lowest point in a dozen years. website wallet hub says that has 87% of americans going somewhere by car every day. but that is also adding up to collectively losing $124 billion each year just sitting in traffi
fuel. of the 100 cities studied, d.c. ranks as the fourth worst city to drive in. it's only behind san francisco, oakland and detroit. d.c. also ties for the most time stuck in traffic and the highest likelihood of having an accident. drivers are also paying the fourth highest rate for parking. that makes you want towage, right? >> it does. michelle: i don't have better news to share. >> we're all like right, tell us something we don't know. nancy: it makes it difficult if you get lost driving. there are so many one-ways you have to the a huge loop to make it back to where you should have been in the first place. >> it's funny sometimes the studies they pay for and we are like we could have told you that for free. doug: pretty much. alison: doug is back. welcome back from vacation. nice to have you here and you are here in time for an oppressive heatwave. doug: i have lost
many we have had. this might be the third or the fourth so far this season. i can tell you that thursday is the pinnacle of this. it's the hottest day, the most humid day, the most uncomfortably oppressive day outside as well. there will be a little relief over the weekend. talk about what we have now. some of the viewers are getting relief from the sky from the heavy downpours. you have to live the berkeley county, west virginia, to see those. this is the view from national harbor. partly cloudy and warm and humid. temperatures never really got to the levels we thought because we have had so much cloud cover for the day. the cloud cover caused by thunderstorms last night and early this morning that diminished. the clouds and a few showers came with them across the mountain. here is the deal. the more important number now is what it feels like outside. combination of dew point temperature and air temperature make it feel like it's 96 in washington. 99 in quantico. 98 in leesburg. the rest of the values you see around the map. sustained southwesterly winds. with the high humidity levels and the sunshine breaking out.
storms that are developing and continue to develop now in the areas around winchester, steven city, northeast along 81 and hagerstown. that is pressing east to southeast. a lot of times when you get closer to sunset and the heating starts to diminish the storms fall apart. in the warm and the humid atmosphere here this line may grow more and hang together longer. so definitely over the portions of loudoun county, clark county and frederick county maryland, washington county. the storms will hang for another hour. we will keep an eye on that in the newscast. here is a closeup of the heaviest areas from martinsburg to middleway and hagerstown as well. through the evening we'll mention the isolated thunderstorms north and west of the city. we will keep that in the metro area for four hours if they hold together. temperatures will stay warm in the 80's through the everything. exceptionally muggy as well. looking ahead to the day tomorrow, temperatures will get to 96. we have more sunshine. we have a little better chance of scattered thunderstorms
throughout the day. thursday the hottest and the most humid day. 98. feeling like 102 or 103 at times with afternoon thunderstorms. then friday a cold front comes in. we are still going to hit the lower 90's and be muggy but a better chance. 70% chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. here are the next seven days. the highest heat on thursday, still warm and muggy with the storms friday. clearing out some, less humid over the weekend. we will take that. showers and thunderstorms possible monday and tuesday. right around the average temperatures. 89 to 90 for the highs. right on the money for the average. early next week we get into temperatures that are going to be above average by a few degrees. back in the lower 90's. i'll be back. nancy: all right, doug. thank you very much. still ahead at 4:00, what crews are finding after they start looking at the damage from the massive california wildfires. >> big damage that is getting a lot of att
chick-fil-a, free sandwiches and nuggets and entrees today to observe cow appreciation day. of course. here is the catch. you have to show up at the store in what the chain calls cow attire. just get that out of the closet. chick-fil-a gave away 6.3 million entrees last year. nancy: back to a story we did in the bitter cold that prompted the d.c. city council to take emergency action about the heat. in the last two hours the city council unanimously passed emergency legislation to put tougher protection in place for animals. stephen tschida explains the law. >> tell them you want to be rescued. stephen: cell phone video of momma, cold and hungry, sparked outrage. but the suffering dog had this pet worth neighborhood in anguish for weeks. >> it's really heart breaking to see momma
stephen: neighbors who pleaded for someone to rescue momma went to the wilson building today where councilmember brandon todd proposed emergency legislation to beef up the city's protection for neglected animals. >> if it is 32 degrees or below you have to ensure the animal is warm inside or bring it inside. if it's 90 degrees or hotter you have to make sure it's in a cool place or bring it indoors. >> don't talk to me. stephen: on the day wi showed up at momma's kennel, the man dragged her away. the law at the time did not deem her conditions bad enough to justify her rescue. >> we want to make sure we continue to make life better for dogs like her in the district. stephen: animal rights activists praise the legislation. there is a troubling footnote for them. the animal seen hauled away on the cold day, shivering and hungry and whose name momma is linked to this legislation, since that day
neighborhood has seen momma. stephen tschida, abc7 news. richard: why this f.a.a. facility caused the grounding of hundreds of flights. we'll explain in a live report coming up. alison: new tonight at 5:00, the wife's gift of life for her husband. the sweet and emotional way she chose to tell him she was a match to give him a kidney. that and more when i join
announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. nancy: for months the i-team has been tracking issues with the takata air bags at the center of a global recall. and today, for the first time, the company expanded that recall to inflators we reported would be the next problem. senior investigative reporter lisa fletcher was the first to break the issue last summer and joins us from the "live desk" with the latest on this. lisa: our investigation exposing internal company documents and showcasing interviews with former high-level takata engineers predicted the takata improved air bag inflators would fail. and today, that is proving to be
the company added 2.7 million vehicles to the existing recall of approximately 80 million worldwide. the vehicles added contained air bag inflators with a drying agent called a desiccant that they claimed would trigger them to rupture, sending deadly shrapnel into occupants. today the national transportation safety board said the tests on the desiccated air bag inflators showed they will pose safety risk if not replaced. they use different drying agents for different versions of the inflators and this recall does not involve all inflators with a desiccant. but the premise of the original investigation corroborated by the engineers and the politicians briefed on the issue at the highest level of congress told us they believe all versions of desiccated inflators will eventually be recalled, including the replacement air bags. the engineers told us there is no drying agent that can
takata used to deflate air bags, ammonium nitrate. this involves ford, nissan and mazda vehicles from 2005-2012. go to wjla.com for a link to specific makes and models. live in the newsroom, lisa fletcher, abc7 news. michelle: thank you. another recall you need to know about. this time is regarding tire. giddy tire usa recalling 394,000 prime well brand tires across the u.s.. it's specifically covering the valera two touring tires from 14 to 17 inches. the company says the siduals can crack and lose -- side walls can crack and lose air increasing risk of a crash. owners will be notified beginning july 20. nancy: back in the weather center with the stormwatch7 chief meteorologist doug hill. it's been really humid outside. we have seen showers heading our way, too. michelle: they haven't gotten to the temperature levels we expected because of the cloud cover. doug: but there is no
overhead. it feels like mid-90's. we have a live shot from hagerstown where they are getting ready to be soaked by a bigialstorm. let's see if they will closer to the metro area. at least to give us brief cooling around the area. that's hagerstown. the rain hasn't hit yet but it is moving in. that's good for hagerstown area and the areas that are downstream as well. doppler radar show the lines getting stronger now. more storms are forming up winchester. then they flank to the west. there is more coming in. but the whole pattern seems to be moving east and a little southeast as well. with that in mind we have tracked out where they will be heading in the next hour or so. at 4:40, berryville. 5:12 to frederick. leesburg, 5:22. eventually over to georgetown by 5:47. we will see how long they hang together. but again, brief relief. the same deal is coming our way tomorrow. and on thursday, brief relief from showers and storms. the best chance of rain here, more numerous storms
temperatures will be in the 70's. although i boat you downtown washington -- i bet you downtown washington is close to 80 by morning. very warm and muggy as well with light winds. tomorrow, the air temperatures with a lot more sunshine. we'll be in the mid-90's. there will be a chance of afternoon thunderstorms and we will feel closer to 100 degrees. in fact, look at the heat index for the next few days. feels like so 0 tomorrow. -- feels like 100 tomorrow. 103 on thursday. 96 on friday. a little bit of a break of the heat and humidity a bit. but it won't get cool. remember last sunday? gorgeous, dry and pleasant? that is not in the works anytime soon. we talk about that and steve rudin is in georgetown dealing with the hot weather. he will have the weekend outlook and event weather coming up. michelle: thank you, doug. to new developments out of mississippi where a military plane crashed in a soy bean field last night killing 15 marines and a member of the navy.
investigation. but a marine spokesman says no foul play is suspected. marine corps spokesman said the plane experienced a mishap before the crash but wouldn't say exactly what that was. nancy: this is what it looked like over the washington air space last night after a problem at the federal aviation administration building in lease legals. -- in leesburg. flights are getting back to normal avenue a long morning of delays. richard reeve is live with the latest on this. hey, rich. richard: hey, nancy. behind me here is the f.a.a.'s air control traffic center. this is where they control high altitude flights in five states. when this place had to be evacuated, that is when the problems began. for nearly three hours between 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. monday night up to 300 flights grounded at reagan and dulles airports. some passengers marooned on the planes, idled on the tarmac. others didn't make the
terminal. all because of the fumes used for ad he'sive and the -- adhesive and the roof repair. the fumes sucked in by the air conditioning center. benign but probably nasty. forcing evacuation of more than 50 people. officials at the f.a.a. air traffic control system command center called for a ground stop in the same of safety. "better to have the aircraft on the ground," an f.a.a. spokesperson told me instead of going to the air space or having to hold in a holding pattern. as emergency crews vented out the leesburg building and then did air safety tests, passengers were forced to wait. many not getting on flights today is. ida brim should have gotten home to florida yesterday but instead she is awaiting her flight this afternoon. >> we made it. we have been in a hotel and stayed all night. we are hoping we will
home. richard: now this is not the first time they have had to have one of the forced ground stops because of a situation at the leesburg facility. we will have all of that coming up at 5:00. reporting live, richard reeve, abc7 news. nancy: thank you. 4,000 people are under evacuation orders as a wildfire spreads north of sacramento. crews say the fire destroyed at least three dozen homes. fortunately, no one has been hurt. michelle: of course, they are convenient for all types of cleaning but you are not supposed to flush wet wipes. as melissa dipane explains, they create a lot of problems for district sewage. melissa: they remove your wakeup, clean your hand and hiney. but vince morris with d.c. water and sewer says they have a big problem with the wet wipes clogging sanitation pipes. >> if you are not sure, don't flush it. put it in the garbage. melissa: they already passed a law to make sure that the custom
mark them as flushable to non-flushable to prevent the wrong wipes clogging pipes. >> do not label it as flushable something that is not flushable. it's simple. melissa: d.c. is the first in a nation to pass a law. it will go into effect next year but members of congress getting pushed back from the paper products lobby who wants to block the law before it starts by threatening to add the riders to local spending bill to wipe the wipe law. some say congress should not be involved in local issues. >> it's not as if the members of congress held hearings on this it's not as if they have talked to any residents or constituents. >> every clog costs money. from repairing equipment to gathering and hauling those wipes to a dump and the man hours it takes, it all adds up. >> a recent big clog involving 2,400 tons of debris including the wipes cost d.c. water and sewer $100,000. a cost covered by d.
bill. right now there is only talk of congress overturning the law. r. if it should happen, the councilmember says the city won't give up. melissa dipane, abc7 news. nancy: actor's vivian lee copy of the script for "gone with the wind" is headed to the auction block. one of her personal belongings sold in london in september. it includes her own copy of the novel inscribed with a poem by arthur margaret mitcher. she won an academy award for her portrayal of scarlet o'hara. michelle: the author's housekeeper says she found another book by the children's author called "presto and zesto in limbo land." try to say that five times fast. it's london to a performance of the -- it's written to a performance of the london symphony in 1990. it's set to be published in fall of 2018.
"where the wild things are." >> we were smitten. smitten. does it mean like smeared? nancy: kind of, sort of. the man who had the voice of kermit the frog since jim henson died is moving on from the job. steve whitmire is out but disney is not saying why. the long-time muppet performer is taking over who is already big bird and robin the frog. so adding to that. >> bring it home. we want it here. michelle: coming up at 4:00, checkmate. meet the boy who is bringing a chess triumph home to maryland. nancy: but first, how police caught this thief after three break-ins on a bike. michelle: and now here is veronica johnson with a preview of "good morning washington." veronica: thanks, guys. tomorrow on "good morning washington" -- brace yourself for the heat. how high temperatures will rise. how long it will last and what you need to
ted as they've rewritten the future. and to all who seek their true potential, we say, let's get it, america. foa side effect ofuffer frtheir medication... is something called "akathisia." it's time we took notice. int was a shock. my father saw it jumping out of the water and jumping in front of the boat after it hooked.
a battle from there. nancy: you might guess he is talk about a fight to catch a fish. not just any fish. this fish. he landed a massive fish. it took an hour to bring it on board. weighed in at 606 pounds but that's only as high as the scale went so it could weigh a lot more. you know it's big if it is tipping the scale over. michelle: insane. nancy: quite the photo on. michelle: he couldn't have done it by himself. he had to have a lot of help. nancy: major muscles. michelle: get used to seeing fewer giants like the one we just saw because a new study out of the national academy of sciences finds the earth is entering the sixth mass extinction event. so 75% of the species could be gone in the next few hundred years. it adds up to a th
mammals and birds and reptiles. there is a lot of work to be done. nancy: on a lighter note. darwin talked about survival of the fittest. this is a man in london he thought he was being smart. he started to take all he could care rut of the vehicle. he shows up and try to ride away. you see him going. an officer opens the door to knock him off the bike. he was arrested and he has been tried and sentenced to six months in jail for three similar break-ins. >> that is fast thinking. >> they were criming and
nancy: the greatest aviation disaster that almost happened in history friday night in san francisco. >> where is he going? on the taxiway? nancy: that is the pilot as air canada jet landed on a taxiway full of other planes with seconds, seconds to spare. the control tower ordered the crew to aboard the landing. >> air canada flew overus. >> this landed safely on the runway. in the second attempt. the f.a.a. investigating how they moose -- mistook bright light of the runway for dimmer light of the taxiway. michelle: border patrol leaps in action to help a woman left dangling 15 feet above ground. they noticed they with trying to lower her over a fence in arizona.
literally left her hanging. the agents were able to get her down safely and she is being processed for immigration violations. nancy: a fortunate chain of events that saved a florida woman and family being washed away in panama city. to be precise, a chain of people, a woman says she noticed her two sons caught in a rip current so she jumped in after them. she reached them but she ended up getting caught, too. then more people, they all jumped in to help until a total of nine people ended up stranded. that is when this happened. 80 people on the beach all linked hands, dragging the family back to the shore. >> as i mom, i'm supposed to protect them and do everything. i couldn't do it that day. i had to have help. i was grateful for theirs to help me. nancy: everyone made it back to shore safely. her son stephen says he just wants a chance to pay it forward one day. think about that. nine people who all got trapped because of that. those are also nine people w
out to help. michelle: they sprung into action when duty called. great work! well, pope francis making it a bit easier for someone to become a saint. today e added a -- he added a fourth possible pathway. it allows people who lived a good catholic life and accepted premature death for the good of others. the previous paths for martyrdom and living path of higher life. >> kerry brought a championship to baltimore and maggie rulli reports that he owes his success to a barbershop. maggie: a barbershop is being credited for helping a pawn become king. 12-year-old placed first in his division at the u.s. chess federation supernationals this year. according to "the baltimore
the city to do so. >> i ran back and said, "i won, i won!" everyone congratulating me and just it was a good experience. >> he says it has taught him to be a chess player in the barbershop. >> they would come in to see who was playing here. >> he cut his hair before the big event and could see he was ready. i said bring it home. bring it home, baby. we want it here.
>> he is so wise at 12. >> it's hot and muggy. we talked about this a few moments ago. this is steamy out there. >> especially if you are in clerk or frederick county, virginia. you have severe thunderstorms bearing down on you. it's 5:is a and winchester to berryville in clark county. possibility of 60-mile-per-hour wind gusts with this. hail, and a lot of lightning as well. 5:30 in middleburg. this is a big look at the system. this is moving southeast.
if this holds together in the district by 6:30 this afternoon. this is just a temporary cooling for the hot and a humid day. in a hot and humid day we sent steve across the river to georgetown and national harbor. he is checking the weather. it looks nice and cold there. but that's deceaseive, isn't it? -- deceiving, isn't it? steve: it is! we're on a boat, on the george washington. this is 96 in leesburg and 96 in reagan national. it feels better on the river. this is wakeup temperature for 70's. 75 in downtown d.c. it's cooler in the northern and the western suburbs. let's talk about the five-day temperature trend. around 98 on thursday.
moving in the upcoming weekend, it's upper 80's to 90's. the feels like on thursday are around 100 to 105 degrees. that is the next best chance that we could tie or break records. the ten-day outlook from stormwatch7, once we get through the weekend we stay in lower 80's on monday. chance of thunderstorms for tuesday, wednesday, thursday next week. we will crank up the heat and the humidity again. this is a fantastic view of the kennedy center behind us. just over there, we have the watergate behind us. this is probably one of the best places to be when the heat and the humidity is at its peak in washington, d.c. get on a river boat. it feels great out here. we will track storms to the west of us. i'll be back live at 5:15. let's head inside where it's cooler inside he
michelle: day five of running of the bulls a man suffered a head injury fleeing the bulls but for the first time this year, no one was gored. this was the fastest running clocking in at just two minutes. alison: we apologize. we are having trouble hearing you. but the number of donations dropped off -- we're referring to blood donations -- over the july fourth holiday. the virginia blood services says right now there is just a two-day supply of o-negative blood in the commonwealth. that is half of what the group would like to have. >> we were supposed to have an a.v. and travel the country and play golf at every possible golf course we could. reporter: lisa lost her husband steve less than a month before their
with a fair complexion, the air force veteran was careful, especially in the florida sun. he went to the dermatologist every six months. >> he found a bump on his chest. it was more like a bug bite or something that didn't clear up. he kept saying it's fine. i was just there. i'll go on my next scheduled appointment. reporter: when the appointment rolled around, steve was diagnosed with melanoma and it had spread to his nymph nodes. >> i wish i could tell you it's uncommon but it's all too common we see people months and years after that said i wish i would have come to see. >> there are guidelines a, b, c, d, e. watch for a growth that is asymmetrical, border irregularity, diameter greater than a pencil eraser or evolving in size, shape or color. but there a
>> some skin cancers are slow growing. sometimes they look like pencil or a bug bite. but remember those things go away. so if something persists or bleeds easy or not getting better, it may be more than a pimple or a bite. >> he survived two and a half years but it moved to his lungs and brain. it stole a husband, a father and so many dreams. >> the toughest part he is not going to be around to walk my daughter down the aisle. we won't be grandparents together. michelle: the best way to cut your risk is use sun screen. the higher the s.p.f. the better. put it on 15 minutes before you go into the sun and reapply every two hours. the correct amount is two to four ounces, the size
golf ball or a shot glass. larry: right now at 5:00 -- remarkable disclosure by the president's son. e-mails that have some using the word "tre son." and crisscross the d.c. area to measure the impact on thefein -- facebook -- f.b.i. headquarters. and why the new air bag replacements could be dangerous. alison: and another day and another day of alleged connection between the trump family and russia prior to the election. larry: e-mail chain showed president trump's son agreed to have an information that is said to have information on hillary clinton. alison: the source of the e-mails is donald trump jr. himself. stacy
reporter: donald jr. releasing the e-mail chain. the chain shows that prior to the meeting it's part of russia and government support for trump. the e-mails adding to controversy about the ties between the trump campaign and russia. >> anytime you are in a campaign and you get a offer from foreign government to help the campaign the answer is no. >> the release of the e-mails moments before they were published by the "new york times." the "times" reported the existence of the communications with rob goldstone, a music publicist who entered the trump orbit via miss universe pageant in russia in 2013. goldstone brokered the meeting between dumpled jr. and the russian lawyer who said she could provide information
incriminate hillary clinton. he replied, "if it's what you say, i love it." in an interview with nbc news denied working for the russian government and said it was her intent to discuss u.s. sanctions and not the campaign. >> it's possible that maybe they were looking for such information. >> the e-mails are leading to more questions as the probe into the russian meddling in the election continues. larry: reaction was swift on capitol hill. this is what tim kaine had to say today. >> we are beyond obstruction of justice for what is being investigated. this is moving to perjury, false statements and