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good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me. we are finally learning some of the results from donald trump's physical. this amid growing calls for more transparency from both camps. here's what trump told dr. oz on his show just a short time ago. >> it's two letters, one is the report and the other is from lenox hill hospital. >> may i see them? >> yeah. sure. >> these are the reports -- >> these are all the tests that were just done last week. >> september 13th, 2016. again, it's from dr. bornstein.
it says -- i must say, this is -- first of all, thank you for sharing this. this is a pretty comprehensive -- can i read it to you real quickly? i will try to quickly interpret it. cholesterol -- weighs 6'3," 230 pounds. cholesterol is 169. hdl is 63. the lousy ldl cholesterol is 94. those are good numbers. triglycerides are 61, the amount of fat in your blood. the psa like the other letter published earlier, .15, very low. blood pressure is 116 over 70. >> that's good, 116 over 70? >> yeah. >> i have always been lucky with blood pressure. i have always had very good blood pressure. >> all right. let's bring in cnn's chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta. you also have a physical copy of donald trump's doctor's letter in your hands. do a dr. oz -- no, do a dr. sanjay for us. >> well, it's interesting, first
of all, i just got to tell you, the tone of the letter is completely different. it sort of ends with mr. trump is in excellent health. >> he's using the same doctor. >> the same doctor, harold bornstein. this letter dr. bornstein wrote september says mr. trump is in excellent physical health as compared to before where it says he would be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. it also, to be fair, has much more objective data in here now. it's still a single page letter. here it is. it talks about a lot of these lab results, in particular really focusing on the heart which i think is what oz is obviously a heart surgeon but also, that's one of the biggest concerns, certainly, for anybody of mr. trump's age, how is your heart health. it has a fairly detailed sort of at least test results of the heart. the only thing, we have talked about this, this is an interpretation by somebody of a summary of test results. this is not -- these are not medical records.
it's how someone is interpreting the medical records. >> it is still a snapshot of donald trump today? >> that's right. a snapshot in time. again, that becomes important if you are trying to look back over time, figure out how someone's health has been over time as opposed to just now. but it looks like this letter certainly suggests he is healthy for his age. >> i want to play a bit more of dr. oz's show with mr. trump for our viewers, because he talked about a lot. he talked about a colonoscopy, about his testosterone levels. you say the audience cheered. >> the audience cheered about the testosterone levels. >> let's may the bit, you wanted to know about the cholesterol levels. >> you had a colonoscopy performed july 10, 2013 which was normal. calcium also was low at 98. my goodness. ekg, chest x-ray on april 14th was normal. normal echocardiogram was done, was normal.
testosterone is 441 which is good. >> maybe hillary clinton will release her levels of estrogen. >> did you ever think as part of a presidential campaign coverage, you would hear about testosterone levels? >> hillary clinton released part of her medical records yesterday. supposedly she will release more today. she had a ct scan on her lungs, in march she had a ct scan on her brain. we know a lot about her past health issues. so what mr. trump is doing and what mrs. clinton is doing, is it on an equal playing field? >> you know, i would still say secretary clinton has released more information overall. it's more in depth, it's talking about going back a little further in her health history. you are getting a little more of the past as well. here again, you have a very very sort of current snapshot. an important snapshot but a snapshot in time. with regard to secretary clinton she had a ct scan of the brain done earlier this year. very relevant, because in 2012
she hit her head after fainting and there was concern, is there a persistent problem, persistent brain injury. there's no indication of that. they released again the summary of those findings and showed no abnormalities in the ct of the brain. she had a ct scan of the heart as well that showed no evidence of heart disease. these things are important as well. >> donald trump also talked about how he takes care of himself. he says he eats a lot of fast food, probably needs to lose a few pounds, right? here's what he said. >> if elected at age 70, you would be the oldest person to ever enter the oval office. why do you think you have the stamina for the job? >> just about the same age as ronald reagan, and hillary's a year behind me. i would say just based on my life. i have had -- i actually, i don't know if this makes sense, i feel as good today as i did when i was 30. and you mentioned golf because i have been a good golfer over the years. i have won a lot of club championships and things. that's a good mentality bus eca
to win a club championship you have to be very strong up here. when i play golf, i feel that i'm maybe a better golfer today than i was 15, 20 years ago. i don't know what it is. i hit the ball as far. maybe the equipment's a little bit better. i always say the equipment's better, the muscles are a little bit worse. but whatever it is. i hit the ball as far, hit the ball better. i putt just as well. that has to do with the hands. you can't have problems with hand movement if you're going to be a good putter. but just as an indication, i think i'm a better player today than i was 15, 20, 30 years ago. >> okay. does that say anything at all about his overall health that he plays golf well? >> no. he's talking about his forms of exercise saying he doesn't really exercise much, golf is his exercise and campaigning is his exercise, getting up there and giving speeches. look, it is grueling to be doing 18 months of campaigning, flying all around the country, getting
up there and giving speeches. i don't know that it's a form of exercise, necessarily, but it is a way for voters to look at a candidate and see how are they performing physically and also cognitively. >> i want to ask about this, too. last night, at a campaign rally, donald trump said in canton, ohio, he was standing in a room that was 122 degrees, it probably wasn't quite that hot. i'm sure it was warm. he said that he had the stamina and he asked the audience whether hillary clinton would have the stamina to do that same thing. would she? >> yeah. and she has. i saw that as well and it was one of those strange sort of, i don't know if she could do a rally like this. she's done plenty of -- they have both been campaigning for a year and a half now. so she's done plenty of events like that. i think it's sort of a strange way to question someone's health. they both have been at this for some time. it's a rigorous, it's demanding, no question. i don't know how hot it was in the room but these events are
challenging and they have both done them. >> so bottom line, donald trump's vitals appear to be fine but there is one slight problem and that would be his weight. because didn't they mention bmi, too? >> yeah. i think they say, here it says he's 6'3" tall and weighs 236 pounds. if you calculate the bmi on that, it's just 29.5. 30 is considered obese. so he's definitely overweight and talked about the fact he needs to lose weight. probably needs to stop eating the fast food. all those things i'm sure he's been counseled on. that was probably one of the biggest red flags. he's on a cholesterol lowering medication. his father lived into his 90s, her mother into her late 80s, died in an accident, he said. pretty good genes, he points out, as well. >> thanks so much. >> you got it. so hillary clinton hits the campaign trail for the first time since pneumonia sidelined her, leaving the airport near her home en route to north carolina. jeff zeleny is in white plains. good morning.
>> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton is going to leave her home in chappaqua today in just a couple hours or so, and return to the campaign trail as you said. you can see her airplane is here behind me here on the tarmac. she's eager to get back to campaigning, of course, because the campaign and the race frankly has tightened since she left campaigning. it's been a week since she's been in a battleground state. we know her diagnosis on pneumonia came last friday and then she revealed it on sunday. but really, they are trying to get beyond this and get back to campaigning. so much talk about medicine this morning. so much talk about medical records and disclosure. secretary clinton was on the tom joiner radio program that aired this morning in an interview with cnn's don lemon. she's trying to move beyond the medical records to transparency of a different kind with tax returns. let's listen. >> i think i have worked very, very hard to be more transparent
than not just my opponent, but really in a comparison to anybody who has run. the medical information i have put out and we are going to put out more, meets and exceeds the standard that other presidential candidates, including president obama and mitt romney and others have met. my tax returns are out there, 40 years of transparency about my tax returns. so i think that the real questions need to be directed toward donald trump and his failure to even meet the most minimalistic standards that we expect of someone being the nominee of one of our two major parties. >> we have heard this fight back and forth. as you know, over the last several days, as we have been talking about who is more transparent. dr. gupta is right in the sense that she has released more medical information and certainly more tax information. i'm told by her advisers she's
not going to get this a tit for tat with donald trump over who has released more information but they do plan to push the tax returns as a way of disclosure here. quite frankly, carol, the clinton campaign knows it has some ground to make up after she's been off the road for a couple days. so she will be going to greensboro, north carolina, and on to washington, d.c. for a speech tonight. but that first debate, some 11 days away, the top priority for the clinton campaign, i'm told, is to keep their candidate healthy for that first debate. >> jeff zeleny from white plains, new york. thank you. let's talk about that angle. with me, cnn politics executive editor mark preston, columnist for the daily beast, patricia murphy and christopher rowland from the boston globe. welcome to all of you. let's talk about tax returns, because donald trump jr. told the "tribune review" in pennsylvania something very
interesting about why donald trump will not release his tax returns. he said that donald trump doesn't want to release his tax returns because they are 12,000 pages and they would make financial auditors out of every person in the country and donald trump jr. says that would only detract from his dad's message. thoughts, christopher? >> well, i mean, i think the financial press and the american media and the public is perfectly capable of weeding through the 12,000 pages and understanding what the bottom line is on donald trump's taxes. it's clear that he probably pays a very low level and i think that that's been widely reported based on his real estate dealings and hillary clinton wins on transparency when it comes to taxes. she has released all her taxes and he has not. so it's clear why this morning she wants to change the subject from health records to tax records, because that's where s she does have more transparency
than the candidate who has problems with transparency. >> going back to this statement from donald trump jr. because i'm trying to understand what he means by this, does he mean voters couldn't look at his taxes and why release anything so why release them anyway? >> first, it's important to note this is the first time we have heard anybody from the trump camp say this. i think this is probably why he hasn't released his tax returns. they have been saying he's not releasing his tax returns because he's under a routine audit. there's no reason not to release your tax returns, there's nothing that the irs is telling him that you can't release it because it's under audit. i think this is the real reason and it's because they don't want people going through his tax returns. but that is how transparency works. he's saying we don't want the american people to go through and start to pick apart our tax returns. they're not going to understand the tax law. again, that's what it means to be open and to disclose the information that's pertinent to this campaign. within -- first of all, nobody is going to go through, most people are not going through 12,000 pages but they can see the relevant information.
they can see to whom and how much he has given to chart. they can certainly see his tax rate. they can see who he's doing business with. it's very very important information and i think to write it off and just say oh, those are just my tax returns, really it's a window into his entire financial situation right now that's critically important. >> the other thought i had is i know our taxes might not be as complicated as donald trump's but every american does taxes and there are a good number of people who spend a lot of time doing their taxes and they make sure they understand what they're doing because after all, it's their money. >> yeah. look, what it comes down to on this is that i don't think donald trump ever planned on releasing his taxes. while he said that he is under audit, i guess we will take him at his word, he could release his taxes. we understand that. we know that. clearly he wants to keep his business private, his business dealings private. to the point of what we heard his son say today, that's probably the most honest answer
we have gotten so far. bottom line, they don't want the campaign to be distracted from the way that donald trump is trying to win this election. and if he puts out those 12,000 pages of tax returns, then quite frankly, there's no doubt they will give political ammunition to the hillary clinton campaign for something. they will be able to extract something out of that. that's why we haven't seen them and will likely not see them. >> i have to leave it there. thanks to all of you. handing out supplies to flood victims, crossing the border for a sit-down with a foreign leader. could team trump's push for these kind of moments be pushing him into the lead? that's next. it's not just a car... it's your daily retreat. go ahead, spoil yourself. the es and es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. tmom didn't want another dog.
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trump at this point, expecting him here in about a half hour. he will not be laying out brand new policy but will give a better sense of what his economic vision is, tying together some of the policies and sort of giving his campaign's estimate on what this would do for economic growth and for job creation. all of this is coming against a pretty positive backdrop right now for donald trump. a cnn/orc poll in ohio, for instance, shows donald trump in the lead at 46%, if you look at the four-way race. hillary clinton's at 41%. obviously the rust belt strategy is key for donald trump's path to victory in november so those are certainly numbers the campaign is react ting to very positively. moving to florida, you see a dead heat, trump at 47%, clinton at 44%. this is in a four-way race. but that's within the margin of error. they are essentially tied there. certainly a turn-around from where donald trump's numbers were a few weeks ago and a
positive one in the view of his campaign. >> we will let you get back to it. thanks so much. the polls are tightening and trump's presidential moments might be driving the numbers. at least that's what his campaign hopes. they have convinced mr. trump to take a break from his big ral rallies to create these presidential moments to show how much he cares. that's why he visited louisiana flooding victims, why he met with the mexican president and visited that detroit church, why he wore his hat to the ohio state fair and most recently dropped by a flint, michigan african-american church. a presidential moment that did not go as planned. >> hillary failed on the economy. just like she's failed on foreign policy. everything she touched didn't work out. nothing. now hillary clinton -- >> mr. trump, i invited you here to thank us for what we did, not give a political speech. >> okay.
that's good. okay. [ applause ] >> also at times mr. trump was heckled inside of that church. donald trump gave his side of that awkward moment on fox news this morning. >> when she got up to introduce me she was so nervous, she was shaking and i said wow, this is sort of strange. so she had that in mind, there's no question about it. >> bother you? does it bother you? >> no. it doesn't bother me. no. i mean, everyone plays their games. it doesn't bother me. tell you what really made me feel good, the audience was saying let him speak, let him speak. the audience was so great. >> okay. again, the pastor said that she invited mr. trump to her church to talk about the flint water crisis and his ideas of making sure that that never happens again to their community. now you have both sides of the story. with me to talk about the poll numbers and more, patrick murray, director of the monmouth university polling institute and andy smith, director of the university of new hampshire survey center. welcome to both of you.
patrick, i want to talk about these presidential moments that trump's campaign is creating. is that in part what's driving trump's poll numbers, you think? >> it seems to be in part. what trump is doing and not doing as well as what's going on with hillary clinton. we have seen a big shift towards trump particularly in the last week, as the news has focused on hillary clinton and her health and what she's hidden about her health, and not so much on donald trump. what we are learning here is that whenever the news is focused on one particular candidate, it's bad for that candidate. in the past, it's been focused a lot on donald trump. the more he has small moments rather than big moments and before he can have those little moments like in the church, but without coming back and trying to back pedal what actually happened and just let it go, the more he can let these things go, the better he seems to be doing in the polls. what i'm seeing in polling right
now suggests that it's more a sense of well, donald trump isn't as much of a buffoon or clown or somebody who is just not fit for office as we have been led to believe. the more he can do that, i think we will see his poll numbers improve. >> specifically we are talking about the quinnipiac poll which shows the race tightening but the same poll shows people are voting against a candidate rather than for a candidate. so will dislike drive people to the polls? >> well, it's certainly a hobson's choice the voters are facing this year. whether or not that will drive them to the polls i think remains to be seen. it's still a little too early to figure out what turnout's going to look like. but my sense is that it's much more difficult to get people to the polls if they're not voting for, positively for someone, than it is to get them to come out and vote against somebody.
i don't think that particularly the voting groups that are less likely to show up, in particular younger voters, are going to come out in the numbers we have seen in recent years, mainly because they don't have anybody that they are voting for. they are just voting against. >> got you. also, i want to point this out, patrick, because the polls are one thing. the electoral college is another thing, right? so as of today, the current cnn battleground map gives hillary clinton 273 electoral votes from states solidly or leaning her direction, to trump's 191 votes. so if the election were held today despite what the polls show, hillary clinton would win and she would win even if mr. trump wins ohio, florida and nevada. he kind of has to flip a leaning democratic state, doesn't he, to get enough electoral votes to win? >> yeah. the map is -- has always been stacked against him. what we are seeing is him building his support in some of
those key states like our nevada poll yesterday showed a flip from what we had a couple months ago where we had clinton in the lead. now we have donald trump, within the margin of error but still, momentum going in his direction. we have a poll coming out in iowa today that will show something very similar there. if he can continue to build that momentum and have it spread into places like ohio and then pennsylvania or even new hampshire, that could be enough to flip this map. >> so my final question to you, andy. how much faith should we put in these polls at the moment? >> as a pollster, i will say the most difficult thing in doing election polling is to figure out who's going to show up on election day. we simply don't know yet what that electorate will look like. a lot of the people we are seeing in both the quinnipiac polls and other polls don't like either candidate. as we get closer and closer to the election i think you will see both parties kind of lock down their supporters.
but it's those less engaged voters, more independent voters, that are less likely to show up. if this really devolves into a food fight of a campaign even more than it already is, i think we will see lower turnout and that's going to be hard to predict where we are right now. >> all right. thanks so much for stopping by. hillary clinton and donald trump face off on the same stage in the first presidential debate. we will have live coverage monday, september 26 right here on cnn. still to come, she was caught in a bomb attack, pulled from the rubble and lived to tell the tale. up next, the young syrian's heart-wrenching story of survival.
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good morning. i'm carol costello. thanks for joining me. we begin with two incredible stories out of syria. cnn following the heart wroenchiwroench i heart-wrenching tale of a 10-year-old who nearly died in a bomb attack. arwa damon joins us from turkey in just a minute. first, the u.s. and russia extended a cease-fire for 48 hours but much needed aid still not reaching the people of aleppo. frederick pleitgen joins me on the phone from that war-torn city. >> reporter: there's really massive destruction here inside aleppo. i was in one of the hardest hit neighborhoods on the fringe between rebel controlled area and government controlled area. it was retaken by government forces and i can tell you one thing.
the aid is really desperately needed in all parts of this city. through that area i was in, that's actually going to be one of the main corridors to try and get aid to the rebel controlled areas. we were just on that main road. you can't find a single building that hasn't been damaged or completely destroyed. we actually talked to a couple children who were walking around collecting tree branches to try to makefiresotheir parents could cook something or at least make tea. many people there are living in houses that have been almost completely destroyed. we were in one family's home that had been hit by a bomb and they are still inside that ruin because they say they have nowhere else to go. so being inside this city, being in aleppo, you can really see the toll that six years of civil war have taken on this country and of course, specifically on the city. people are happy the cease-fire's in place but of course, this war has been going
on for six years. they say they won't get overly optimistic it might hold but they certainly hope the u.s. and russia can come to some agreement to continue to extend the cease-fire and maybe make it more permanent. >> frederick pleitgen live from inside aleppo, syria this morning. meantime, out of the rubble in syria, incredible stories of survival are emerging. arwa damon is in turkey with that part of the story. hi, arwa. >> reporter: hi, carol. we do know syria's a country filled with tragedy but it also has its fair share of heroes. this footage was shot by the activist group the aleppo media center. we have to warn our viewers they may find some of the images a little disturbing. before the bombs, the siege and the war, he was an electrician. before the death, the violence and the hunger, this 10-year-old
barely alive, drifting in and out of consciousness. doctors were able to stabilize her, but her younger sister yasmin ended up in turkey for treatment. the siblings communicate by facebook messenger. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> reporter: but that is not an option for doha and the rest of her family. turkey only opens the border for medical emergencies.
she says she feels lost, her life in pieces. that is where mohammad, her savior, comes in again. he has built a playground for children and created a sanctuary for stray cats. [ speaking a foreign language ] it's where we hear her laugh. where in syria's battlefield, a child's gleeful cries are stolen moments. carol, her younger sister yasmin has recovered. all things considered, fairly well. the family moved out of their neighborhood in aleppo and are living in another apartment where they basically only have
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here's a look at your money market update. you can see the dow is up in early trading after seeing some wild swings this week. so far, so good. we will keep fingers crossed. in other news, a renewed push to pardon edward snowden a day before the release of a hollywood film that tells the nsa whistleblower's story. >> -- to be special forces. >> yes, sir. >> why do you want to join the cia? >> i would like to help my country make a difference in the world. >> the average test time is five hours. >> the aclu with the help of two other human rights groups has launched a campaign asking president obama to pardon snowden. as you know, snowden is accused
of violating the espionage act but snowden argues his release of surveillance documents was not only morally right but left citizens better off. >> this really isn't about me. it's about us. it's about our right to dissent. it's about the kind of country we want to have, the kind of world that we want to build. it's about the kind of tomorrow that we want to see. >> joining me to talk about this is ben wisener, snowden's attorney and director of the aclu's speech privacy and technology project. welcome, ben. oh, no. i don't think i have audio. can you say hello to me, ben? >> yeah, carol. can you hear me? >> yay, i can hear you now. terrific. we just played something that edward snowden said. he said that he did what he did
for the best of the country and that the country ought to understand that. if that's the case, why doesn't he come back and as president obama suggests, go through a trial? >> you know, there's a problem with that. edward snowden has been charged under a 1917 world war i era law called the espionage act. that law would not allow him to make his case to a jury. so he wouldn't be able to tell a jury of his peers that the disclosures and the work of journalists led to historic reforms, led to court decisions that reined in the nsa, led to the first congressional action in 40 years to put controls on nsa surveillance, that the president himself convened a blue ribbon panel that recommended sweeping changes, that the former attorney general, eric holder, has said that snowden's actions served the public. all of this would not just be irrelevant but deemed inadmissable. he would be reporting for
sentencing, not for trial. >> but is it realistic to think that president obama would pardon edward snowden when president obama has made it very clear he thinks what snowden did was wrong and that snowden is a spy? >> well, i don't actually think president obama has ever alleged edward snowden is a spy. i don't think anybody -- >> charged under the espionage act. >> let me say this. you have on your network all day long pundits who make predictions about what presidents will or will not do. i'm a human rights lawyer. what i do is instead of making predictions, i work hard to try to change the public conversation around an issue so that what's possible is expanded. maybe today it seems unlikely that president obama will act in what we consider to be the public interest and the global interest, but if there is a massive global campaign, if prominent americans and world leaders, if millions of people around the world join this petition, i think that actually can change the possibilities
here. president obama has always said to people in my community don't ask me to do something, make me do something, organize and mobilize and if this is the will of the public, the president will hear our voices. >> i think that some people might be a little suspect, a lot suspect, of edward snowden because he's in russia right now which is not exactly the united states' best friend. >> no, that's right. i think unfortunately right now, there's two places where edward snowden can be. the first is where he is today and the second is in a maximum security prison cell serving decades in prison and cut off from the debate that he helped to launch. it serves no one's interests for edward snowden to be in russia. he didn't plan to be there. he was stranded there because our own government canceled his passport when he was trying to transit through there. his being there is an unnecessary propaganda gift to a regime that has been adverse airal to us. i think there are strong reasons not just of justice but of national security why the united
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kaepernick in his protest of kneeling during the national anthem over social injustice. marshall said his intent was not to offend anyone but rather to simply raise awareness and create dialogue toward effecting positive change in our communities. earlier this week, he actually met with denver's police chief to discuss his protest. >> i grasped more understanding of what they go through and the different trials and tests that it is to be a police officer, and he kind of got my side of the spiel as well, how some people are feeling as well. i think it was a good meeting. >> reporter: the jets and bills hit the field tonight, the first ever thursday night game streamed live on twitter. hey, you don't even have to have a twitter account to watch the game on the site. download the app and you're all set. you can watch the game by going to tnf.twitter.com on your desktop. the pro football hall of fame announcing the nominees for the 2017 class yesterday.
cnn's own hines ward among the finalists. also making the cut was donovan mcnabb, ladainian tomlinson and chad ochocinco. the class of 2017 will be enshrined next august. if hines makes it, i think he needs to invite us to go along for the festivities. >> great idea. my parents live there. we can all go have dinner. >> that would be great. let's hope he gets in this year. >> exactly. fingers crossed. does it seem the nominees are getting younger and younger? >> either that or we are getting older and older. >> i prefer to think the other way. andy, thanks. still to come in "newsroom" russian hackers strike again. the new athletes whose confidential medical records are now in jeopardy.
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checking some top stories at 58 minutes past, overnight in columbus, ohio an officer responding to the report of an armed robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. police say the teenager matched the description of one of the robbery suspects and when he drew a weapon from his waistband the officer fired and killed him. the teenager's weapon turned out to be a bb gun with an attached laser sight. the family of sandra bland confirming this morning they will receive nearly $2 million in a settlement of her wrongful death lawsuit. she was found dead in her texas jail cell three days after she was arrested for failing to use her turn signal in july, 2015. the settlement also adds changes to procedures at that jail, including having a nurse or emt on all shifts.
the woman pictured passed out in a car with her 4-year-old grandson in the back seat is heading to jail. police say she and her male friend had overdosed on heroin. in court this morning, she entered a plea of no contest and was sentenced to 180 days in jail. she was also fined $280 on a child endangerment charge. she was granted custody of her grandson just six weeks before police found her slumped inside of that car by the side of the road. now the little boy will move to south carolina to live with family members there. more olympic athletes now revealed to be the victims of russian hackers. the world anti-doping agency says ten additional american athletes were targeted by the cybergroup fancy bears. earlier this week, the hackers published information about four other u.s. athletes, including gold medal gymnast simone biles and tennis player venus williams. the agency has not named the ten additional u.s. athletes. thank you so much for joining me today. i'm carol costello.
"at this hour with berman and bolduan" starts now. hello. i'm john berman. >> i'm kate bolduan. a huge hour of breaking news ahead. stay here. in a big day in the race for the white house, we are watching two live events. the first, the left side of the screen, just a short time from now hillary clinton will be making her return to the campaign trail following a three-day hiatus to recover from pneumonia. she is head tog a rally in north carolina. will she talk to the press before leaving, before boarding the plane? we will take you there live. plus moments from now, donald trump is set to deliver a speech on economic policy right here in new york. we will take you there as soon as he walks up on the stage. but first, breaking news. everything you wanted to know about donald trump's cholesterol, calcium and testosterone. the campaign just released this letter from hisoc