This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Ginger Zee) The snowstorm in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of snow in New England and icy Florida. [Bob WILLIAMS - comments.] The storms in the West and Midwest discussed; weather maps shown.
(Pretoria, South Africa: Bazi Kanani) The investigation into the shooting death of girlfriend/model Reeva Steenkamp by South African paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius examined; photos shown; details given about the evidence and the controversy over the airing of a reality show featuring Reeva, who speaks. [Uncle Arnold PISTORIUS- defends Oscar.] Statements from fathers Henke Pistorius and Barry Steenkamp quoted.
(Chebarkul, Russia: Kirit Radia) The fallout in Russia from the meteor that struck Earth featured; scenes shown of broken glass, meteor fragments, the frozen lake and meteor fragments on Ebay; details given about various interpretations of this cosmic event.
(Vatican: David Wright) The coming departure of Pope Benedict XVI and the process for picking his successor featured; scenes shown of crowds at the Vatican where he spoke to the faithful. ["The Vatican Diaries" author John THAVIS- says the crowds were for Benedict.] The rules against cardinals tweeting noted.
(Studio: Paula Faris) An FEC report on errors in credit score reports examined; statistics cited; details given about the case of Renee Klautky and about how you can fix your credit scores. [FTC commissioner Julie BRILL- cites the need for accuracy in credit score reports.] [KLAUTKY - defends her credit.] [Consumer Date Industry Assn. president Stuart PRATT- defends the credit bureaus.] The FTC's policing of these agencies noted.
(Studio: Gio Benitez) The air rage incident in which a passenger, Joe Hundley, struck a two-year-old crying boy during a plane flight examined; details given about other air rage incidents and the assault charges against Hundley. [Mother Jessica BENNETT- describes what happened on the plane.]
(Los Angeles: Chris Connolly) Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Lawrence profiled; "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Hunger Games" clips and family photos shown. [LAWRENCE - talks about her job, acting with Robert De Niro, her mother, staring at actress Meryl Streep.]