“Hand in Hand” benefit concert, Hurricane Harvey telethon — live

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  • CBS joins several other networks for a telethon fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in a one-hour special, called “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.”
  • Tuesday night’s “Hand in Hand” broadcast featured CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell who was in Houston covering Harvey in its immediate aftermath.
  • Proceeds from the telethon will benefit several charities including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund).
  • Rachael Ray announced she’s donating $1 million to help with animal rescue efforts in wake of Hurricane Harvey.
  • Celebrities described the widespread devastation that struck Texas and showed a picture of rescuers who formed a human chain during one Harvey rescue.

Celebrities from across the entertainment world help raise funds to benefit several charities for Hurricane Harvey relief
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Zika Virus Countdown: ‘This Funding Is Done. It’s Not Coming to Us’

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  • Zika Virus Countdown: ‘This Funding Is Done.
  • Six months of battling has ended with little agreement on how to prepare the country for a virus that causes horrific birth defects â and that doctors, public health experts and scientists universally agree is certain to come to U.S. shores.
  • HOUSTON â Congress starts its final week of the summer Monday with no Zika legislation in sight.
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Congress starts its final week of the summer Monday with no Zika legislation in sight. State and local health officials doubt it’s ever coming.


Zika Virus Countdown: ‘This Funding Is Done. It’s Not Coming to Us’