Associated Press

Associated Press 13 Aug 2019

Disabled raccoon gets around in new wheelchair


An Arkansas baby raccoon is now walking again with the aid of a wheelchair after a brain injury had hindered her mobility. The company that built the wheelchair said the raccoon, named Vittles, had trouble balancing at 8 weeks old. (Aug. 13)

Kevin Tibbles will show us tonight how the world is celebrating Mardi Gras, from the beads in New Orleans to England's annual pancake race.
President Trump say he hope's nobody gets killed in Hong Kong where 10 weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations have been escalating. Trump spoke to reporters, Tuesday, August 13, before departing Morristown, New Jersey en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (AFP)
Youth Climate Activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York ahead of a United Nations Summit she will attend at the invitation of Secretary-General António Guterres. "The determination and perseverance shown during your journey should embolden all of us taking part in next month's #ClimateAction Summit," he said in a tweet welcoming her. "We must deliver on the demands of people around the world and address the global climate crisis."

Greta said the climate crisis is the biggest humanity has ever faced. "If we don't manage to work together to cooperate and to work together despite our differences then we will fail," she warned. "So we need to stand together and support each other and to take action because otherwise it might be too late. Let's not wait any longer; let's do it now."

The Summit will bring together governments, the private sector, civil society, local authorities and other international organizations to develop ambitious solutions to the climate crisis.
Wash Post's Ashley Parker, former chief of staff for Vice Presidents Gore and Biden Ron Klain, NBC News' Heidi Przybyla, and former DOJ chief spokesman Matt Miller on enthusiasm around Elizabeth Warren soaring as shown by her speech in New York City which drew a crowd of 20,000 people. Aired on 09/17/19.

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