☀ September 2: Coronavirus stimulus relief, wedding venue rebuilds, jetpack spotted by pilot

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣💵 Second round of coronavirus stimulus: Mnuchin fields questions from both sides

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on September 1, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing will address the need for additional economic relief during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (Nicholas Kamm-Pool/Getty Images)

2️⃣🏥 Federal government canceling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is full

A patient is connected to a ventilator and other medical devices in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on July 2, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Go Nakamura/Getty Images)

3️⃣🗳 Rep. Joe Kennedy concedes to Sen. Ed Markey in Democratic primary


4️⃣🌀 Wedding venue destroyed by Hurricane Laura is rebuilding in the name of love


📱 [Trending] across the nation

Airline crews report jetpack flier near Los Angeles airport

The Federal Aviation Administration and the FBI said Tuesday they are investigating reports from airline pilots that someone was flying in a jetpack as they approached Los Angeles International Airport to land last weekend.

“Two airline flight crews reported seeing what appeared to be someone in a jetpack as they were on their final approaches to LAX around 6:35 p.m. PDT Sunday,” the FAA said.


📅 What to watch for today

🔴 A ceremony will be held in Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. (HST).

🔴 President Donald Trump will be heading to North Carolina this afternoon for an event marking the end of WWII as well. His Democratic rival Joe Biden has no public events scheduled, as of Wednesday morning.

💻📲 We’ll bring you 🔴 LIVE news updates throughout the day on the NewsNation Now app and NewsNationNow.com.


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