In an impassioned speech at the United Nations, President Joe Biden urged world leaders to stay united behind Ukraine, warning of dire consequences if Russia’s aggression goes unchecked. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is set to lay out a peace plan at the UN Security Council, calling for a full Russian withdrawal and payment to rebuild his devastated country. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports for TODAY.
Wednesday, September 20
Blinken on the $6B that helped free Americans imprisoned in Iran
Secretary of State Antony Blinken sits down with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie and weighs in on the funds Iran received during a prisoner swap for five Americans, how the United States and other countries are working to support Ukraine in a long-term, sustainable way and Kim Jong Un meeting with Vladimir Putin in Russia.
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Hollywood strikes: Talks to resume between writers and studios
Negotiations are set to resume between the WGA and AMPTP with the two sides working through the main sticking points of the strike: wage increases, residuals from streaming and the use of artificial intelligence. “Our focus is getting a fair deal for writers as soon as possible,” the Writers Guild said in a statement. NBC’s Chloe Melas reports for TODAY.