This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kristen Welker) The political disagreement over how to avoid the fiscal cliff examined; details given about President Obama’s proposals for new revenues and spending cuts and about the reaction from Senator Mitch McConnell. [In Pennsylvania, OBAMA – criticizes Republicans for holding middle-class tax cuts hostage.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says increasing tax rates draws money away from our economy.] [Representative Eric CANTOR – says we’re not going to increase tax rates and we want to do something about the spending problem.]
(Dearborn, Missouri: Kerry Sanders) Mark and Cindy Hill, who won the Powerball jackpot, profiled; videos shown of Cindy buying the ticket at a Missouri convenience store and of a man in Prince George’s County, Maryland, who may have another winning ticket. [C. HILL – recalls realizing they won.]
(San Francisco: Miguel Almaguer) The severe weather on the West Coast featured; scenes shown of the San Francisco Bay Bridge during rain and wind, downed trees and power lines, flooding; details given about flight delays and cancellations and the death of a utility worker.
(Staten Island, New York: Katy Tur) The desperation and anger of Staten Island residents in the aftermath of the storm featured; scenes shown of people yelling at a town hall meeting. [Staten Island borough president James MOLINARO- says there’s a lot of confusion.] [Several RESIDENTS, Dee McGRATH– complain.]
(Cairo: Richard Engel) Protests in Cairo against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood featured; scenes shown of the demonstration in Tahrir Square; details given about Morsi’s power grab, the new constitution pushed through by his loyalists and Egyptians’ anger against the US. [Pharmacist Hossam KAMAL- says they are trying to be unopposed.] [Student Sarah Al NAJJARI- says she feels more threatened as a woman.]
(Galveston: Janet Shamlian) The increase in wild animals spotted in urban areas featured; scenes shown of coyotes in Chicago and in Galveston, Texas, turkeys in St. Louis and Connecticut, bears near homes, deer crashing into buildings in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. [CHICAGOAN, FLORIDIAN, Galveston resident Kristen CARLSON, car attacked by turkeys Marcos CARRERAS– react.] [Texas Parks and Wildlife urban biologist Keith CRENSHAW- says we’re moving out into their areas and sometimes we leave food out.]
(Exeter, New Hampshire: Ron Mott) Inner City Lacrosse, a nonprofit organization for kids started by Michael Gary, who grew up near Yale University, featured; scenes shown. [11-year-old Kobi SPENCE, mom Mechelle CRADDOCK-SPENCE- comment.] [GARY – says he grew up in the section where they told the Yale students not to go; explains what he wants for the inner city kids.]