This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The violent crash of a double-decker bus on an Illinois highway into an overpass featured; scenes shown from the crash site; details given about Megabuses, a previous crash and concern about these cheap fare curbside buses.
(Washington: Jim Avila) The drama over the Potomac River over a possible collision reviewed; virtual view shown; details given about miscommunication between two control centers. [Flight Safety Foundation Kevin HIATT- offers perspective.] [Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHOOD- praises the air traffic controller.]
(Washington: David Kerley) A security breach at a nuclear weapons site by peace protesters led by a nun, Sister Megan Rice, reviewed; scenes and virtual view shown from the facility that stockpiles uranium for nuclear bombs in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†- cites weakness in nuclear security.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The arrest of three terrorism Al Qaeda suspects in Spain who may have been planning to use motorized paragliders for deadly purposes examined; details given about various bomb systems used by terrorists over the years with photos of devices/delivery systems shown. [Retired USMC Col. Steve GANYARD- shows the explosive capabilities of a glider.] The questions about who was being targeted discussed.
(Studio: Ginger Zee) The path of Ernesto and the torrid heat in Oklahoma City and the drought previewed; weather maps and photo of a dry reservoir in Indiana shown.
(London: Bill Weir) The overall gymnastic performance for African-American Douglas and the 200-medley swimming race between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps with Rebecca Soni winning the 200-meter breast stroke and the US women victorious in rowing featured; photos and Gabby practicing shown.
(Studio: David Muir) The Olympic medal count updated.
(Muletown, California: Ryan Owens) The delicate rescue of a hiker, Larry Bishop, hanging onto a ledge for 52 hours featured; photos from near Fresno, California, shown. [BISHOP - describes what happened and the messages he wrote out while waiting.] [Fresno County sheriff's office search and rescue team Russ RICHARDSON- describes the rescue.]