This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Terry Moran) The announcement by the Supreme Court it will hear two cases on the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage examined; details given about Edie Windsor, who spent 42 years with a woman and had to pay estate taxes due to discrimination against gay marriage, the issue of whether states can ban gay marriage. [In May, President OBAMA - affirms same-sex couple should be able to marry.] [Family Research Council's Peter SPRIGG- says marriage is a public institution.] [WINDSOR - defends gay marriage.] The timetable for the hearings on two cases that will likely send it back to the states discussed.
(Atma, Syria: Alex Marquardt) The miserable conditions in wartorn Syria featured; scenes shown from a rebel checkpoint, tents in mud, the refugee faces of crisis: the mass exodus fleeing the civil war as the weather gets colder. [Camp manager Yakzan SHISHAKLY- worries about supporting the refugees.]
(London: Lama Hasan) The tragic suicide of the nurse who received the royal hoax phone call from two Australian D.J.s asking to speak to the hospitalized Kate Middleton examined; scenes shown from the hospital. [King Edward VII's Hospital John LOFTHOUSE- announces the death of Jacintha Saldanha, who received the hoax call.]
(New York: Ron Claiborne) The second winner in the 587 million dollar Powerball Lottery in Arizona featured; details given about what is known/not known about the winner. [Arizona lottery director Jeff HATCH-MILLER- says the winner has asked to remain anonymous.] [Arizona Lottery's Karen BACH- gives information about the winner.]
(Studio: Chris Cuomo) A Christmas scam out of Nigeria fooling dog lovers examined; details given about the sting operation to figure out how the scam works using an American middleman. [Puppy scam victim Cole TURNER- comments on someone taking his money.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the story on "20/20" announced.
(New York: David Muir) The two child actors who played "Ralphie" in the famous "A Christmas Story" movie about a boy who wanted a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas, and a Broadway production 30 years later profiled; film clip played. ["Ralphie" actor Johnny RABE- talks about playing Ralphie in the theater production.] [Producer/original "Ralphie" Peter BILLINGSLEY - says the movie was a portrayal of a family.]