Three Things You Need to Know on September 9th

September 9, 2019

Congress is back in Washington this week after a long late summer recess.  Democrats are expected to pressure the Senate to take action on curbing gun violence after a rash of deadly mass shootings.  The House passed a bill expanding federal background checks earlier this year.

"Jeopardy!" returns for its 36th season tonight.  It's the first new season since host Alex Trebek announced this year that he was diagnosed with Stage Four pancreatic cancer.  In August Trebek released a video telling fans he's completed chemotherapy and said it's going to be a good year.  The season started taping in July.

The Broncos will open the regular season tonight on the road in Oakland.  The Raiders will be without now former wide receiver Antonio Brown.  He was released over the weekend after preseason drama.  Brown then signed with the Patriots.  Kickoff is 8:20 p.m.