Tuesday, July 21, 2020

It's hard to think too far ahead in 2020, but ever wonder what will things look like in 100 years? That's perhaps what some of these people thought in our "Video of The Day". They'd never imagine us looking back at them (for some of us) through our phones. Take a fascinating look back in today's "Video of The Day"

Some very encouraging data has been released on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Who is developing this one, and how far along are they in the process, as the world looks for an exit ramp from the pandemic. NBC News Radio's Bill Zimpfer joins Tony with the latest.

A fight over the next round of coronavirus aid is coming to a head as lawmakers prepare to race the clock to get a deal. What kind of pressure are members of congress under to make a stimulus deal happen? What does President Trump say he wants to see in the next package? NBC News Radio's Michael Bower is following and breaks it down with Tony.

The Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, using a carefully worded policy that doesn't mention the word ban or that specific flag. The policy was laid out Friday in a memo signed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper. The memo lists the types of flags that may be displayed at military installations, such as the US and state banners and the POW/MIA flag. The Confederate flag is not on the list. CBS News Military Analyst Jeff McCausland joins Tony with analysis.

Protesters outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon were targeted with tear gas by federal officers for the sixth night in a row Sunday, reports the CBS affiliate there, KOIN-TV. It marked the 52nd straight night of protests in the city against police violence and for racial justice. CBS News Law Enforcement Analyst and host of "Mending America" podcast joins Tony with analysis of not only this case, but others around the nation.

Is President Trump seeing the light? Amidst falling approval ratings and rising COVID numbers, Trump took to Twitter on Monday posting a photo of himself in a mask and tweeting: “ We are United in our effort to defeat the Invisible China Virus, and many people say that it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can’t socially distance. There is nobody more Patriotic than me, your favorite President!" This came after his announcement that he will once again helm the COVID task force briefings, beginning tomorrow. Will this be enough to turn those frowning poll numbers upside down? Time will tell – but with only a little over 3 months until election day, he’d better hope time is on his side! ABC News Political Analyst Alex Castellanos takes a look with Tony.

Mayor Greg Fischer sits down with Tony as COVID19 numbers continue to grow in and around Metro Louisville.