☀ September 7: Hundreds rescued in wildfires, Julian Assange in court, teacher goes missing in virtual classroom

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Monday, September 7, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation on this Labor Day:

1️⃣🔥 More than 200 people airlifted out of California forest as wildfire expands

Members of firefighters walk in line during a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing Saturday, with one trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of state. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

2️⃣⚖️WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK, supporters gather outside courthouse

FILE — In this Friday, May 19, 2017 file photo, Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks founder Assange is set to fight for his freedom in a British after a decade of legal drama, as he challenges American authorities’ attempt to extradite him on spying charges over the site’s publication of secret U.S. military documents. Lawyers for Assange and the U.S. government will face off in London Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 at an extradition hearing that was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

3️⃣⚾ Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock dies at age 81


4️⃣⛔ LIST: What’s closed on Labor Day


📱 [Trending] this morning

See what happens when an elementary school teacher disappears from a virtual classroom

🏫💻 Since the start of the pandemic, video conferencing has become an everyday thing, especially for kids. So what happens when a group of kids are left all alone in a video call?

We found out when a North Carolina teacher mysteriously vanished from the classroom. 


📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The vice-presidential candidates are campaigning in Wisconsin today. Vice President Mike Pence will head to La Crosse, Wisconsin to speak at Dairyland Power Cooperative. The speech is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. (ET). Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will be speaking this afternoon in Milwaukee. She will talk with Black business owners and union members. Democratic nominee Joe Biden may hold an event this afternoon in Pennsylvania and President Donald Trump has no public events scheduled.

🔴 The U.S. House of Representatives returns to Washington, D.C. today, but there are no votes scheduled due to the Labor Day holiday.

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