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we begin with breaking news of shooting at a hotel in woodbridge, virginia. these are live pictures where it happened at the quality inn on horner road. prince william county police say a woman was shot and rushed to the hospital. right now her condition is not known. investigators are talking to witnesses about what happened. we're hearing from police that the situation is contained. but no word yet on a suspect or no ats
we're also following breaking news from norristown, pennsylvania. where the defense has rested its case in the bill cosby sexual assault trial. his attorneys called a single witness who offered just brief testimony. cosby did not take the stand in his own defense. now it's up to a jury to decide whether to convict the 79-year- old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting several women. a judge could sentence cosby up to ten years in prison. cosby tells the judge he did not want to testify in his own defense at the sexual assault trial. tomorrow, president trump's attorney general will face the senate panel investigating russia's meddling in the 2016 election. testimony last week from former fbi director james comey raised additional questions about jeff sessions' own contacts with the russians and his involvement in the director's firing. seth lemon has more. >> reporter: attorge
before lawmakers investigating russian meddling in the 2016 election and answer their questions in a public hearing. >> what role did he play if any? again, in the comey firing? because at that point, he was supposed to be recused from this investigation. have nothing to do with it. >> reporter: sessions was scheduled to testify about the justice department's budget tomorrow before a different committee. but after realizing most of the questions would be about the fired fbi director and russia, sessions says instead, he'll testify before the senate intelligence committee. >> you want to be able to get his side of it and get all the facts out there. >> reporter: sessions recused himself from the russia investigation back in march after admitting he had not disclosed two meetings with the russian ambassador in 2016. james comey suggested there might be more to it than that during his testimony last week. >> we also were aware of the facts that i can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a russia related investigation problematic. >> reporter: president trump disputes
testimony, and says he's willing to give his own version of events under oath. seth lemon for cbs news, capitol hill. >> attorney general sessions himself requested that tomorrow's hearing be public. the committee announced it will take place 2:30 tomorrow afternoon. and many on social media are divided over tomorrow's hearing. beth tweets -- jeff sessions looking awfully sketchy after he told his aide about trump phone calls. sessions has a lot to answer for. and we the people tweeted -- stand strong general sessions. you're a man of honor and integrity. don't let these leftist progressive dems get to you. police department and the district of columbia -- maryland and the district of columbia are taking president trump to court. in the first of its kind suit, the attorneys general of maryland and the district of columbia allege the president violated the constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments. the d.c. attorney
democrats, are asking the court for an injunction blocking trump from accepting foreign money through his business empire. it will also ask for access to mr. trump's personal tax returns. the first family is now all together under one roof at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. first lady melania trump and their son baron made the move from new york's trump tower to the white house over the weekend. mrs. trump had said she would move into the white house after 11-year-old barron finished the school year. this fall, he'll attend st. andrews episcopal in potomac. the first lady tweeted -- looking fortoward to the memories we'll make in our new home. hashtag #movingday. it's a momentous day for bush 41. president george h.w. bush celebrates his 93rd birthday today. he was born in milton, massachusetts on this date in 1924. on his 18th birthday mr. bush enlisted becoming the youngest pilot in the navy. he flew 58 combat mission
a former cia director and reagan vice president, he went on to win the republican nomination and then the presidency in 1988. a happy birthday to you mr. president. another former president is also trending today. a group of passenger on board a delta flight from washington to atlanta got a very pleasant surprise. former president jimmy carter walked around the plane shaking hands with every single person on board. the 92-year-old carter is seen in the video smiling and laughing as he greeted each passenger. claiming alternate routings as equal -- their rights as equal citizens, people in puerto rico have voted in favor of becoming the 51st u.s. state. it fell on the same day as the puerto rican parade in new york city. tens of thousands of people celebrated along fifth avenue. congress will ultimately decide whether the status of the u.s. commonwealth changes to a state.
it is a hot one out there. we've got sunshine and temperatures climbing up from the 60s and 70s with a start of the morning all the way@90s right now. outside. up to 92 here in d.c.. we've got north northeast winds that will become more southwest this afternoon. it's going to -- a little bit muggy out there but not too bad. it's the heat though that's really the problem. look at these temperatures. we are also up to the 90-degree mark in leesburg and fredericksburg at 90 degrees and frederick running at 91 as well. we're going to keep going up through the 90s this afternoon. in fact we're going to see not only hot conditions but we're going to see also hazy conditions. the combination of that really creating this -- really prone environment to poor air quality. so higher air pollution. so we have a code orange air quality alert that continues today. wouldn't be surprised to see one of these tomorrow as well. point is if you see your kids coming off the bus, they want to play outside for a long period of time. bring
95 degrees the forecast high this afternoon. the record in d.c. is 95. we will likely tie that. and there are some other records we're going to be within reach of as well. but across the area. and we'll talk about those coming up. not only is it hot. it's been dry. in may we had 5.5 inches oaf rain. in the first 11 days of may we had 3-inches of rape. at the first -- rain. at the first 11 days of june, no rain. just a trace. i'm tracking rain and i'm tracking cooler temperatures. a look at when we see the 80s returning. we'll talk about that coming up. and you can always get that seven day forecast on our wusa9 app. andrea? thank you melissa. new at noon, two people are dead after police responded to what they believed was a domestic related shooting in vienna. yesterday, police rushed to a home on oak street southwest for a 911 call. from a woman who was injured. investigators found the unidentified woman with trauma to her pe
medics rushed her to the hospital where she died. a while later police were called to the 100 block of roth drive for a report of shots fired and that's where they found a man dead. the names of the victims have not been released. closing arguments resumed today in the trial of a minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black man after a traffic stop. officer geronimo nunez is charged with manslaughter in the death of fernando castille during a stop -- philando castile during a traffic stop in july. he informed yanez he had a gun and a permit to carry it. he testified he disregarded his commands not to pull it out of his pocket. the convicted he faces -- if convicted he faces ten years in prison. people in orlando, florida are remembering and honoring the 49 people killed in the terror attack on the pulse nightclub one year ago today. the
mass shooting in u.s. history. kenneth craig talked with survivors and people gathering to remember the lives lost. >> reporter: caprice smith brought her two children here for the remembrance ceremony at the pulse nightclub. she wants them to understand that orlando is in this together. >> we're doing to come together. -- going to come together. celebrate lives. a community that's going to shout out to everybody around us. that we need to love. love, love. >> reporter: today marks one year since omar mateen pledged allegiance to the islamic state and killed 49 people at the gay nightclub. this morning's ceremony included speakers and prayers and a reading of the names. >> it breaks my heart that your sanctuary was taken from you. but i know we are resilient. and i know we will not let hate win. >> reporter: orlando has transformed the toyota of its -- site of its darkest night into something bowlful a place for -- beautiful. a place for tributes and love. marcel was struck by the
of optimism. >> it's rainbow tarp on the fence and it's you know, it's -- it's a lot of love messages. it's a lot of you know, hugs not hate. >> reporter: city commissioner pat titchy than says one of the tragedies here is the loss of a safe haven for the city's vibrant lgbt community. >> this is the kind of club and the kind of place i wanted to see in my district. where you didn't have to be segregated by being gay or being hispanic or being african- american. where everybody could be together and be friends. >> reporter: today at least, that's what they're doing. coming together as friends, mourning the past and looking ahead to the future. ♪ kenneth craig, cbs news, orlando. >> orlando plans to turn the pulse site into a permanent memorial and museum. what men don't know about their family healths history could put them at
would make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way.
today kicks off national men's health week. it's all about raising awareness of the preventable diseases and encouraging early detection among men and boys. a new survey finds a startling number of men don't know they're at risk for serious health issues and that men rarely discuss health issues with family members. as a teenager, pedro developed a condition that if not surgically corrected would cause him to be infertile. even though it's an issue most teenaged boys would not want to bring up. he knew he could approach his father. >> if i hadn't talked to him a long time ago, right now it would have been too late already. >> i always try to create this open atmosphere at home to talk about everything not only health. >> reporter: a new national survey by orlando health find that four out of five men have never talked to a family member abou
34, when it may be most important, men lag far behind women. the survey found young women are 90% more likely to talk to relatives not only about sexual health but also things like cancer and mental health. >> not surprised at all because i see it every day in my office. guys that waited way too long to come see us. >> reporter: to change that the doctors are launching mission manhood. a cross-country drive in their signature tesla. this is the fourth year for their drive for men's health. and the latest effort to get men to take an important first step in making their health a priority. >> what i realized in the past four years seeing the drive for men's health is it's okay to talk. >> i think that's when people start to feel or hear about you know what their friends are doing and what other guys are doing. >> reporter: this year on the road to salt lake city and orlando and its tops along the -- stops along the way, they say health conversations among male relatives are especially important and are actually easiern
>> if they see dad opening up and talking about these issues, then i think it makes them you know a lot more comfortable. >> not difficult. you just -- try it. take first step. you'll see how easy it will flow. >> they want to just take care of you. >> all proceeds from the drive go to men's health research and scholarships. it's not coming through d.c. this year but you can ride along with the doctors via the live facebook and twitter updates. to learn more go to driveformenshealth.com. ceo -- uber ceo travis kalanick is considering a leave of absence following a four month investigation. the company is accused of turning a blind eye to sexual harassment and other corporate misbehavior. former u.s. attorney general eric holder was hired to investigate the company's workplace culture among his recommendations, thecal nick step down temporarily and that one of his key allies resign. a board spokesperson says the members ve
from holder. hundreds of claims of misconduct led uber to fire 20 people just last week. the free ride is over. starting today, drivers must pay to park along the national mall every day of the year except christmas. the fee is $2 an hour with a three hour maximum. workers began installing the meters thursday and the national park service says pay parking helps create turnover and also provides additional money that can be used to enhance the visitor experience on the national mall. and it also hopes it will encourage people to take public transportation to the museums and monuments around the mall. first, autonomous cars now boeing working to develop a pilotless airplane. the company is forecasting the airline industry will need 1.5 million pilots over the next 20 years. it says the industry will need more than 40,000 jets over that same period. now will this may sound farfetched. many planes already fly
land using autopilot. where can we take a plane to find cooler more refreshing air? >> well, no -- noah was an autopilot. i wouldn't do that with turbulence. >> on the international flights and you get to the certain cruising altitude. it's there until the turbulence happens. >> just be very nervous. i'd be very nervous. but i've never flown before. >> it's happened. >> really? >> it's okay. >> oh no i've never flown a plane myself. >> oh well. [ laughter ] you just got back from a trip. >> anyway. yeah. >> she's the acrobatic run. >> fly somewhere cool. we've got the heat wave continuing tomorrow as well. finally though later in the week it's the cooldown we're looking forward to and rain we're really looking forward to. it walked outside yesterday and my lawn was just dying. >> i'm -- not hearing crunch crunching just yet but 's
>> only a matter of time. you have to just hang on another day until they start to get here. up to 92 degrees right now. now our dew points which is kind of the measure of the moisture in the atmosphere, they have been not rising throughout the afternoon. they've been steady so far the morning. not feeling as humid outside right now versus what it foliation this morning. nonetheless today it's going to stay hot and we're going to be close to some records. now we talked about that record in d.c. being 95. dulles record 96. martinsburg 97 probably a little far out of reach. but the record in baltimore is 94 and you can see in the orange colors those are hi forecast highs for the area. d.c. i think we're going to tie that one. dulles might be a stretch to get to that point. not a lot of rain the morning. i just looked at the number of days we recorded rain per month. the month of may, 20 out of our 31 days. we had rain recorded. a lot odds those days we got like an inch of rain and ended
whole month. this month we have had one day at reagan national that recorded any rain. it's just a trace. so things have really dried out in ha hurry. when are we going to see rain returning? it creeps back in as we go throughout the week. now i'll tell you right now, there's no promise of seeing any good dousing inch soaker of rain coming this way. but there's a few afternoons where we could see some good storm chances. all right futurecast tomorrow the first day we see any chance of a popup shower. i'm calling this isolated. most of us end up staying dry tomorrow. it's still very hot. it's still very humid outside tomorrow. we'll see heat index values tomorrow higher than today. because humidity will be up a bit. so heat index tomorrow could get as high as about 99 degrees. but our next cold front starts to push in on wednesday. and this is a look at future radar going into wednesday afternoon. you can see this 4:00. this is a little more than i think we're actually going to see but the idea is we actually have a pretty easy chance of getting some scattered showers and even a few thunderstorm
so hopefully that will start to add some rain to the ground that's really drying out. you can see rain chances day by day. today we're dry. tomorrow, just an isolated shower or thunderstorm. wednesday scattered showers and storms. then we'll keep those storm chances kind of trickled in there like a typical summer- like pattern. but the rest of the week. we'll see a few showers and storms each afternoon. if you get one you get one. if you don't you have to wait until the next day. so the heat is going to continue for two more days. 95 today. very hot. no clouds. air quality alert continues. so don't spend a lot of time outside. 88 degrees with scattered showers and storms on wednesday. and down to 82 on thursday, cooler with a few lingering showers but right back up to 09 degrees -- 90 degrees
a photo in new jersey and high school yearbook is causing a stir online but it's not what's in the photo. but what was left out that has some people upset. take a look. this is the photo of grant printed in the yearbook. but this is what his shirt actually looked like on picture day. grant says the school edited out the quote by president trump without his permission and he wants the yearbooks to be reprinted. now this is one of three instances where pro trump slogans didn't make the yearbook's final edition. the school's principal is looking into the situation and says political messages are not a violation of the school's dress code. president trump decided to greet a newlywed scum and their -- couple and their guests who were celebrating a wedding at his club in new jersey but the question is, was this a marketing scheme? according to the "new york times," the club included a potential presidential appearance as the selling point in brochures for people thinking about booking the site for a wedding. one of
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endorses dr. ralph northam. mr. northam would make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way. tonight on wusa9 news at 5:00, the debate over the name change proposal at jib stewart high school rages on. with school board members making their cases. police many montgomery county -- in montgomery county hope new technology helps them track a cold case. it's going to be hot today and isolated storm tomorrow. temperatures cooling back down to the 80s by wednesday. back up to
nendorses dr. wralph northam. mr. northam would make the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led the fight to stop the republicans' transvaginal ultrasound law. ralph is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way.
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