This program is 29 minutes long
(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The impact of the weather reviewed; scenes shown from Kansas of tornadoes, wildfires in the Southwest and Michigan and the surf from Tropical Storm Beryl that will bring rain. [Miami Shores graduate Ally WILLIAMS - comment.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Studio: Paul Goodloe) The route of rain maker Beryl and the dangerous heat in the East reported; weather maps shown.
(Cairo: Richard Engel) A massacre of children in the uprising in Syria featured; scenes shown from Houla of the sheet-wrapped bodies, the U.N. observers, a protest before shelling in the town, the bodies, and the wounded. [UMSMIS observer Maj. Gen. Robert MOOD- says the violence is unacceptable and unforgivable.]
(London: Duncan Golestani) The scandal at the Vatican with the pope's butler, Paolo Gabriele, accused of leaking secret papal documents examined; details given about documents found in his home that he is accused of passing to journalists that reveal corruption in the Vatican and the church power struggle. [NBC News Vatican analyst George WEIGEL- says we are stunned at the reports about the butler.]
(New York: Michelle Franzen) The confession from Pedro Hernandez that he killed young Etan Patz 33 years ago examined; details given of reports from Pedro's family about his behavior; scenes shown from outside the building where the boy was perhaps killed. [Patz author Lisa COHEN - says no one had a clue about Hernandez.] [Former FBI profiler Clint VAN ZANDT- says there is no physical evidence about the crime.]
(Los Angeles: Kristen Dahlgren) The docking of the spacecraft Dragon at the International Space Station marking the first commercial space delivery featured; scenes shown of the linkup at the space station; details given about the capsule and the SpaceX firm founded by Elon Musk. [NBC News space analyst James OBERG- calls this one of the top ten days of space exploration.] [NASA astronaut Don PETTIT- comments on the Dragon.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) Medical concerns from a Swiss study about calcium supplements and heart attack risks examined; details given about government recommendations. [Calcium taker Mindy REICHMAN - comments.] [New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Dr. Ethel SIRIS- outlines the risk: more is not better and supplements are just supplements to the diet.]
(Rocky Mountain National Park: Gabe Guttierrez) The aging population of visitors to the national parks featured; statistics cited; scenes shown from Rocky Mountain National Park. [Park ranger Larry FREDERICK- comments on distractions for the young.] [National Parks Conservation Assn. Tom KIERNAN- says we need to keep young people coming to keep the parks relevant.] [National Park Service Jon JARVIS- talks about appealing to the young.] [VISITORS - comment on the park.]
(Pocatello, Idaho: Mike Taibbi) A unique Memorial Day tribute to those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from a high school soccer field in Pocatello, Idaho, that becomes a patch of hallowed ground with crosses laid out for each service member who died. [Vietnam war vet John ROGERS - recalls his reception back then.] [Signmaker Dennis GRABOWSKI - comments on the crosses.] [Service member's mother Kathleen STEPHENS, widow Tiffany PETTY - remember them.]