Hurricane Ida Causes Deadly Flooding and Widespread Devastation from Louisiana to New York; Afghanistan War Ends but Americans are Left Behind
Produced by Neil A. Carousso
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Hurricane Ida caused deadly flooding in the Northeast Wednesday night into Thursday with widespread damage and road closures lasting past Friday.
Lynda Lopez anchors team coverage from across the Tri-State on The 880 Weekly Rewind and checks in on the devastation in Louisiana where residents could remain without power into a second week after Ida made landfall Sunday as a category 4 hurricane.
Plus, producer Neil A. Carousso talked to Dion Nissenbaum who covers U.S. Middle East policy for The Wall Street Journal about the hundreds of Americans and thousands of Afghan allies left behind after United States troops completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan on Monday, including an Afghan interpreter who helped rescue then-Sen. Joe Biden in 2008.
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