This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: John Yang) Signs the US economy is making a comeback examined; statistics on new home sales and prices cited; Dow Jones graph shown. [CNBC’s Diana OLICK†- notes homebuilding improved but it is not where we need it to be.] [Truberry Custom Homes sales manager Melissa McCAULEY†- says we’re expecting this year to be great.] [UBS Financial Services Art CASHIN†- comments on the improvement in the stock market.] [Wells Fargo Securities economist John SILVIA†- says the economy has some breathing space to improve.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The outbreak of norovirus featured; details given about how it is transmitted and how to get rid of it. [Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Kevin CHASON- says it can get transmitted very quickly.] The flu outbreak updated; map shown; CDC figures on child flu deaths cited; details given about the closing of a school in Duncan, Oklahoma. [Maimonides Medical Center CEO Pamela BRIER- says 25 percent of our daily visits are flu patients.] [Adventure Day Preschool director LaTeresa OROPEZA- says the last 2 weeks have been very overwhelming.]
(Cairo: Ayman Mohyeldin) Protests in Egypt over the slow pace of transition to democracy under the leadership of President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood featured; scenes shown from Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The legal setback for President Obama with the federal appeals court ruling limiting recess appointment powers featured; Constitution quoted; details given about Obama’s appointment of Richard Cordray to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and about appointments made by other presidents of both parties.
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Republican proposals to change the way the Electoral College works featured; details given about the idea of awarding electoral votes by Congressional district and how Mitt Romney would have won the 2012 presidential election if the changes were in effect; maps shown. [Republican National Committee chairman Reince PRIEBUS††- says it will be up to the states to decide what they want to do.] [Former Mississippi Governor Haley BARBOUR – says he is skeptical.] [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL†- warns against damage to the Party from offensive and bizarre comments.]
(Salt Lake City: Miguel Almaguer) The dangerous air pollution in Salt Lake City, Utah featured; scenes shown of the smoggy air; details given about the risk for pregnant women, children and the elderly and the options for reducing the smog. [Pediatrician Dr. Ellie BROWNSTEIN- says we have a health crisis.] [RESIDENTS, TOURISTS – comment.] [KFL meteorologist Grant WEYMAN- explains the role of the inversion.] [Cardiac anesthesiologist Dr. Cris COWLEY- says it is comparable to forcing all members of the community to become active smokers.]
(New York: Kristen Dahlgren) The musical “The Phantom of the Opera,” the longest running show on Broadway, featured; scenes shown from the show that has been running for 25 years; figures on revenue and viewership cited. [Theater usher Sylvia BAILEY, MAN, actress Sierra BOGGESS, ACTOR – comment on the show.]