This program is 30 minutes long
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) The Colorado and New Mexico wildfires and Gulf Coast rain featured; scenes shown of the flames, tanker planes, evacuees in Colorado and flooding in Pensacola, Florida and Alabama. [Larimer County Sheriff Justin SMITH- talks about the fire.] [Colorado EVACUEE, Alabama WOMAN - react.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Pensacola: Mike Seidel) The rain and flooding in Florida and the wildfire conditions discussed; weather maps shown.
(Miami: Mark Potter) The manhunt in Alabama for Desmonte Leonard following the shooting at a party near the Auburn University campus featured; scenes and photos of victims Edward Christian, Ladarious Phillips, Demario Pitts and Eric Mack shown. [Auburn police Chief Tommy DAWSON- says we grieve for the six shooting victims.] [PARTYGOER - comments.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) The investigation into national security intelligence leaks from the White House and the political reaction to Obama's comments on the economy examined. [Senator John McCAIN - says the information came from individuals in the administration.] [OBAMA - denies purposely leaking classified information.] [Obama campaign adviser David AXELROD - comments.] [OBAMA - says the "private sector is doing fine."] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- calls it a bad week for a sitting president.]
(Bellfonte, Pennsylvania: Michael Isikoff) The trial of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky on charges of chid sex abuse over a 15 year period previewed; details given about victims number 4 and 9's claims of abuse and gifts, the defense strategy, the seated jury and how the victims will be named at the trial. [NBC legal analyst Wesley OLIVER- comments on the case.] [Sandusky attorney Joe AMENDOLA- comments on the accusers.] [Sports broadcaster Jerry FISHER- says Sandusky has given Penn State a bad name, but....]
(New York: Nancy Snyderman) A new medical breakthrough at the University of Washington with tests that could detect serious genetic disorders in a fetus examined; details given about the test. [University of Washington Dr. Jay SHENDURE- talks about the genetic testing for disease in utero.] The ethical concerns raised by the tests noted. [Columbia University Dr. Robert KLITZMAN- raises ethical questions about limits on screening.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The music of the ukulele featured; scenes shown from Uke Fest 2012 in New York City and at a Chicago music store. [Ukulele enthusiast Jim BELOFF, ukulele teacher Ronny "Aloha" LEE, PLAYERS - comment.]