This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) A secret mission by Navy SEALs to rescue an American woman, missionary Jessica Buchanan, held captive, along with Dane Poul Thisted, by Somali pirates, featured; virtual view of the parachute mission to a compound in northern Somalia shown; details given about the rescue operation timetable triggered by Buchanan's medical condition. [At State of the Union, President OBAMA - thanks Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.] [Voice of brother Stephen BUCHANAN- reacts to the rescue mission.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Studio: Chris Cuomo) The training for Navy SEALs, who eliminated Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, featured; training scenes shown. [Former Navy SEAL Eric GREITENS- talks about the objectives and the mind of a SEAL in a hostage rescue mission.] [Former Navy SEAL Richard MARCINKO- comments.]
(Omaha: Bianna Golodryga) An ABC News interview held with billionaire Warren Buffett's secretary Debbie Bosanek about taxes presented; scenes shown of her at the State of the Union last night; details given about the "Buffett Rule," requiring millionaires to pay at least 30 percent in income taxes. [Today, with Buffett, BOSANEK - says she feels like an average citizen who needs a voice.] Bosanek's tax rate as compared to that of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney cited. [Wife Ann ROMNEY - talks about their tax forms.] [BUFFETT - suggests Romney has the moral obligation to change the tax laws.] A statement from the Romney camp quoted.
(Studio: David Muir; Phoenix: Jake Tapper) The position of the Obama camp on taxing the wealthy and changing the tax code discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) The ABC News interview with Obama tomorrow mentioned.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The firestorm over the letter from convicted murderer Denny Hembree, who bragged about his lesiurely lifestyle on death row in North Carolina, examined; his letter about the justice system quoted.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The role of the Coast Guard in bringing medical supplies to a sick passenger on the Carnival Spirit cruise ship featured; scenes shown from the Pacific ocean off Hawaii; details given about medical care on cruise ships. [USCG pilot Lt. Luke BRAHAM, P/O Stewart PETERSON- comment on the operation.] [Cruise Lines International Assn. Bud DARR- talks about ships' medical capabilities.]
(New York: Linsey Davis) A way to burn calories by cooling off examined; details given about the clinical study in which subjects were exposed to cold weather to hike their metabolism when "brown fat" is activated by the cold. [University of Sherbrooke in Quebec professor Dr. Andrew CARPENTIER- talks about the fight against obesity.] [Weight loser Ray CRONITE- comments.]