This program is 28 minutes long
(Daytona Beach: Matt Gutman) The running of the Daytona 500 and the crash that sent debris into the stands featured; scenes and photo shown of the accident and the repaired fence; details given about the safety issue. [Several FANS - describe what happened.]
(Denver: Clayton Sandell) This second blizzard in the West featured; scenes and photos shown of snowy roads around Denver, homeless shelters, the airport. [Jogger Joe RATLIDGE - comments.]
(Kansas City: Ginger Zee) The snow in Kansas City and the coming blizzard snowstorm featured; weather maps shown.
(Vatican: David Wright) The farewell appearance in St. Peter's Square for Pope Benedict XVI amidst new charges in the Italian papers about a scandal reviewed; scenes shown from the square; details given about allegations of sex abuse by Cardinal Keith O'Brien.
(White House: David Kerley) The impending across-the-board automatic budget cuts that will start Friday examined; details given about areas to be affected by the phasing in of cuts and the differences between President Obama and the Congress. [Senators Claire McCASKILL, Tom COBURN, OBAMA, Senator John McCAIN - offer views on the budget cuts kicking in.]
(Los Angeles: Brandi Hitt) Tonight's TV presentation of the Academy Awards show previewed; scenes shown from the red carpet in Los Angeles; details given from a guide to Oscar night to be hosted by Seth McFarlane.
(Studio: Linzie Janis) The issue of sports spectator safety examined in light of the crash at the Daytona racetrack examined; race car crashes in 1998 and 1955 shown. [UC Davis school of law professor David HORTEN- cites the limits of injury liability.] [Injured at baseball game, Susan RHODES- cites the dangers for fans.]
(Los Angeles: Nick Watt) The role of Price Waterhouse Cooper accountants Rick Rosas and Brad Oltmanns in guarding the secrets of who will win tonight's Academy Awards examined; scenes shown of the briefcases that contain the lists of winners. [ROSAS and OLTMANNS - comment on their jobs at the Oscars.]