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Rick Lord Drama on the beach in Florida, turn out the lights in Louisiana, and performance art in New York on this USA Update

March 5, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Florida... amazing video of a mother driving a minivan into the ocean with her children inside. Lifeguards on Daytona Beach frantically ran in to rescue three children - ages three, nine and ten - who were trapped in the back of the van. Witnesses claim one of them was screaming that their mom was trying to kill them. No one was hurt, but the woman is now undergoing a psychiatric evaluation...

Louisiana... Mardi Gras celebrations are done on Bourbon Street. The annual Fat Tuesday celebration ends promptly at midnight each year, at which point officers sweep through the streets, letting revelers know the party is over. Despite being a gloomy and rainy day, tens of thousands showed up to the French Quarter for this year's party...

New York... two artists are getting in touch with their animalistic side, spending the next ten days living like hamsters. Called "In Orbit," the work aims to show human cooperation and trust. The two men have to coordinate their movements while rotating the wheel, or risk being thrown off. And with that, our wheels have stopped turning on this USA Update.


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