This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Chad Myers) The course of the storm toward Tampa reviewed and previewed; tracking weather maps shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's Cornell Belcher and Mary Matalin about politics and abortion. [BELCHER - says this issue is damaging the Republican brand.] [MATALIN - compares the positions of Ryan and Akin on abortion and the importance of the women's vote: the election will not be about distractions; states the Republican position on the sanctity of life.]
(No location given: Drew Griffin) The economic plight of small Indiana businessman Bill Keith, who developed a solar-powered attic fan that created green energy jobs, examined; details given about how he became a White House solar superstar and about the Keith fan made in America except for the solar panels assembled in Hong Kong, China, and which have now been taxed by President Obama. [KEITH - recounts his sales and later getting a call from the White House; explains how he got swept up into the Washington, DC, scene and now faces this tariff.] Why Keith cannot get the solar panels made in the US and is caught in the middle and gets no subsidies from the government discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The explosion of the West Nile virus outbreak, the symptoms, the forms of the virus, how it is mosquito-borne, who is targeted, the speculation of the surge of the disease, what precautions people can take discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) What the police in Jonesboro, Arkansas, are saying about the death of Chavis Carter in a police car; a book on the raid that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the roving on Mars by the rover Curiosity reported.
(Chicago: Ted Rowlands) Crime in Chicago featured; scenes shown from the Cook County trauma hospital where victims of gunshot and stab wounds come for treatment. [Trauma unit surgeon Dr. Andrew DENNIS- comments on daily hospital activity and a lot of deaths from violence.] The number of trauma units in the city discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; London: Richard Quest) The reaction in England to the prince's hijinx photos that are not being shown in Britain, the questions about where was Harry's security and the nation's image of this "rascal rogue" discussed.
(Studio: Susan Hendricks) A state of emergency in California due to wildfires; the cancellation of a pre-trail hearing for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others due to the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac; the parole hearing for Mark Chapman, who killed John Lennon in 1980; the status of the Powerball Lottery ticket in Michigan and a turtle taped to floating balloons reported; turtle shown.