Transcript for Couple married 60 years reunites after 215 days apart
We'll say hello to Kyra Phillips, aka 44 across from the "New York Times" crossword puzzle. Good to see you, Kyra. What you got for us? Reporter: T.J., good afternoon. We begin Friday with the worrying rise of coronavirus cases across the country. The soaring number of infections surpassing the previous one day back in July. Outbreaks worsening across many states for more than a month. Hospitalizations shooting up. More than 14% over the last week. Americans still being urged to scrub hands, wear masks, keep their distance six feet from others and avoid crowds "The New York Times" reporting at least 8 million people have slipped into poverty since may after the expansion of federal aid from the C.A.R.E.S. Act dried up. Poverty returning to levels higher than before the coronavirus even began. This headline, ABC news confirming that "Washington post" story that U.S. Intelligence officials warned the white house last year that president trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was being targeted by Russians to try to feed misinformation to president trump. Strong winds and record heat producing critical fire danger in California today. It's happening as the trump administration has rejected the state's request for millions of dollars in wildfire disaster assistance as so many fires burn there. The president has made threats about this saying the state hasn't done enough to manage its forest. The federal government controls more than 60% of those fire lands. California officials say they'll appeal that rejection and believe they have a good case. You got to love this. In sickness and in health in Florida. This couple married 60 years, separated by the pandemic for an excruciating 215 days, now back together again and all of us here at "Gma3" are celebrating Joseph and eve's sweet reunion there. Amy, that video posted by the assisted living facility rose castle. Amy, if I make it 60 years in my marriage, I'll be 102. What about you? Can we double date? I got married on my 37th birthday. I would be 97. We would kind of be the same that's great. Reporter: I love it. I'll feed you applesauce and brush your hair. I don't think our video will be as cute.
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