Transcript for 105-year-old Marine gets a COVID drive-by birthday salute
We turn now to ABC's Kyra Phillips in Washington with the latest headlines for us. Good afternoon, Kyra. Hey, Amy, great to see you on this Monday. We start off with the third hurricane in less than two weeks that's threatening the U.S. Right now, the entire east coast on high alert, bracing for high winds, heavy rains and flash flooding tracking into the northeast, as the Carolinas are in the crosshairs. That storm expected to strengthen into a hurricane later tonight. As wildfires rage in California, the apple fire only about 5% contained now, scorching more than 20,000 acres and forcing more than 8,000 people out of their homes. An arson investigation is under way into this blaze and officials are now calling it suspicious. And the clock is ticking on tiktok. President trump threatening to ban the highly popular app used by so many young people, Microsoft is now in talks to acquire the technology app which, has been called a security risk. Due to the fact that it comes out of China. Microsoft confirming it hopes to get a deal down by September 15th. And take a look at this -- meet major bill white, he served 30 years in the Marine Corps and was everybody at the battle of iwojima at World War II. Family and friends came together in California and gave our war hero a covid drive-by birthday salute, wishing him, oh, yes, 105th birthday. Major white's secret to longevity, not a shot of bourbon every day, he says it's reading, Amy, that's what keeps his mind sharp, he's looking forward to turning to 106. That's amazing. And he looks so great, too, but reading, all right, duly noted. Thank you so much, Kyra.
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