This program is 29 minutes long
(Northern Syria: Alex Marquardt) The participants in the conflict in northern Syria featured; scenes shown of the young rebels who defected from the military, hate the regime and believe in Allah.
(New York: Ginger Zee) The impact of the drought on farms and ranches featured; scenes shown from the corn fields; food price statistics cited. [Corn/soybean farmer John KIEEFFNER, hog producer Jan HUEBER, Nebraska farmer Darrell OVERMEYER, Arkansas rancher Jim TAPLEY - talk about their farming business.] The all-time high temperature in Oklahoma City noted. The status of Tropical Storm Ernesto update; map shown.
(Studio: David Muir, Bianna Golodryga) The jobs situation and the stock market discussed.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The reaction of presidential candidates President Obama and Mitt Romney and the issue of Romney's taxes featured; details given of the allegations from Senator Harry Reid that Romney paid no taxes. [ROMNEY, OBAMA - offer their views on the jobs report.] [ROMNEY - defends his taxes; tells Reid to put up or shut up.] [Last week, in ABC interview, ROMNEY - laughs off the tax question.]
(London: Bill Weir) The gold medal results for American swimmers Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky and Douglas featured; photos and gymnasticd video shown. [Navigate Consulting President A.J. MAESTAS- predicts Gabby's endorsement income.] The first female participant from Saudi Arabia shown.
(Studio: David Muir) The medal count at the Olympic Games updated.
(Baltimore: David Kerley) The investigation of the kidnapping of Violet Ripken, mother of a baseball legend, reviewed; perpetrator drawing and surveillance video shown. [Cal RIPKEN - comments on what happened and what he tried to do.]
(Los Angeles: Nick Watt) The "plain Jane bandit" bank robber, who was finally caught, featured; bank videos shown. [Law OFFICIAL - explains why bank robbers are given nicknames.]