字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Great to see you this Monday, September 14th. I'm Carl Azzuz with CNN Student News catching you up on current events. Let's start with what's happening in California, not just the state's historic drought but something it's making much worse, wildfires. The state's wildfire season used to run from spring until fall, now, it's year- round with hot, dry trees and brush acting like kindling, causing tens of thousands of acres to burn up. California's Governor declared a state of emergency in two counties yesterday. What that does is speed up assistance to people who need it. Everything from replacing copies of their birth certificates to helping remove debris from their property. Two massive wildfires burning in Northern California are spreading fast and threatening homes, property, and lives. The so called Valley Fire in Lake County, 115 miles west of Sacramento spread from 50 acres to 25, 000 in just over ten hours. That is a very rapid rate of spread, very dangerous situation. Remember, this is how the conditions are in California right now. Now with the temperatures and low humidity, four years of a drought the conditions are very extreme. Four firefighters were injured in the valley fire, they've been transported to the UC Davis burn treatment center, where they're in stable condition. The firefighters there, I'm sure they're emotionally drained, physically drained after being stuck in situation where your life is on the line doing your job. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for many communities in the fire zone. As Jake and Joyce Rene got out just in time. We were stuck in the middle of the fire for a while. And I couldn't go either way. Where near we were stuck, we saw the flames going up the hill toward our house. Meanwhile the Butte Fire about 70 miles east of Sacramento was grown to 65, 000 acres also fueled by dry conditions. Within 15 minutes, it was sitting in the back yard above those trees, and these trees were all on fire when I left. And it came up in minutes. More than 6, 000 homes are being threatened there, some already destroyed. In both fires, residents say they had very little time to escape. The fast moving flames. We smelled the smoke and we went outside. And our neighbors were in a panic. They told us to leave. We went across and we helped them and get their important things out of their home. Their barn unfortunately burned down. Across the Pacific, it's flooding that's brought disaster on parts of eastern Japan. Almost three million people were told to evacuate their homes after Tropical Storm Etau, which made landfall last week, dropped more than two feet of rain in some places. One of the worst hit was the city of Joso. The waters are now receding there, the damage coming into view. There you see the Japanese self defense force bringing in yet another boat that has been in out in the flooded neighborhoods of Joso city. They have been working around the clock going from house to house and building to building searching for people who may have survived the flooding but haven't been able to call yet for help. There are two operations that we have been following very closely. One is in the air and there are a number of helicopters that have been up searching for people. There are other family members in need of rescue, and we saw one of those scenes play out today. When the Heroze family had to evacuate a couple of days ago, they had to leave their dog, Choppy behind. They reunited her with her owners, their 85 year old parents and there were tears and gratitude. This is a massive operation as you can see from the size of the convoy behind me. And it will continue would they say until all of the missing are accounted for. And then there's the question about what people who live here will do next. So many neighborhoods like this still underwater and so many people telling us that, as far as their possessions go, they've lost everything. But most people have been reunited. They've gotten out of here safely and say that is really all that matters. They say all of this damage can be repaired, houses can be rebuilt, as long as they're doing it together. Sundown, last night, marked the beginning of the Jewish religious holiday Rosh Hashanah, and the beginning of a new year. It's year 5776 on the Jewish calendar for millions of people worldwide, Rosh Hashanah is a ten day event when they remember when God created the world. That's why the holiday is also known as " The day of remembrance ". It traditionally begins with the blowing of the shofar, a ram's horn, and the period that follows is one of introspection when Jews reflect on their past anTime for the shoutout. when Jews reflect on their past and the year ahead. Time for the shoutout. Which US state traditionally holds the first contest to choose each major party's presidential nominee? If you think you know it, shout it out. Is it A ) Delaware, B ) Iowa, C ) New Hampshire, D ) Hawaii. You've got three seconds. Go. For decades, the Iowa caucuses have been the first nomination contest, the New Hampshire primary comes second. That's your answer and that's your Shout Out. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the Democrat and Republican who win in Iowa will ultimately win their parties nomination. It's a first step in the nominating process and at this point, it's scheduled for February 1st. There's one fewer Republican in the race though. Late last week, former Texas governor Rick Perry suspended his campaign. He was running low on funding. That means, as of today, there are 16 Republicans currently seeking their party's nomination. The latest CNN / ORC poll showed that businessman Donald Trump is leading the pack. On the Democratic side five people have officially announced that they are running. Former Secretary of state Hilary Clinton leads the Democrats in the polling so far. If you know where the capital city of Doha is you know where we're starting on this Monday. It's in the middle eastern nation of Qatar. And it's the Qatar Academy Sidra that requested a mention on our roll call. On the U. S. west coast in College Place, Washington, we've got the Hawks on today. Hello, College Place High School! And on the U. S. East coast, Arundel High School, the home of the wildcats wraps the power roll from Gambrills Maryland. New technology could make it possible for your parents to find out virtually every detail of how you drive when they're not in the car with you. It's part of the interactive electronic smart touch screen stuff you see in many new cars and there are concerns about one particular program. Is it an invasion of privacy? What kind of driving data is being kept by the car maker and could it be turned over to police? Could it be used in court cases or insurance claims? Of course the question many parents might ask is could it make my teenager a safer driver? In 2016 Chevy Malibu is packed with features. But I was most interested in one designed to keep young drivers safe. If I break the rules in this car, it'll tell my mom. What is teen driver? Teen driver is a new technology that we developed to help parents encourage safe driving habits for their teens, even when they can't be in the car with them. Teen driver has an industry first, in vehicle report card, that gives parents some information on their teen's driving performance. It let's parents know the distance the vehicle has driven. The maximum speed that was reached. The number of overspeed warnings. The number of forward collision alerts. The number of forward collision avoidance braking. How many times stability control is activated, and how many times the anti- lock braking system is activated as well. There is a learning curve to driving. Technology is like teen driver can help to encourage them to have safe driving behaviors. According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for teens in the U. S .. For drivers ages 16 to 19, their fatal crash rate is nearly three times that of drivers 20 years and older. If a family's sharing this car how does it know not to send mom's report card and when the kid's driving? That's a great question. A parent can register any of their vehicle keys to be a teen driver key. Okay. The report card will only collect data when the vehicle's driven with a teen driver key. It's not meant to be a nanny. It's not meant to spy on your teens. It really is meant to work as a teaching tool. Whitewater rafting, whitewater kayaking, those make sense. But whitewater paddle boarding, that's a new kind of challenge. Stand up paddle boarding, or SUP boarding is not for those who struggle with balance. You're going down river rapids on your feet or not. Even some of the people who do it say they expect to go swimming, and that sub- waters don't have time to think. Once you've mastered whitewater in a a boat you probably know what's up. You might be bored with sitting. You might be ready to stand up to the next challenge. Make a rapid progression and have something entirely new to kayak about. I'm Carl Azuz for CNN Student News, we're back tomorrow and hope you will be too.