This program is 29 minutes long
(Point Mugu, California: David Wright) The wildfires in California threatening 4,000 homes featured; scenes shown from the frontline of the high flames, the firefighters, helicopters. [KABC reporter John GREGORY, homeowner Ted FISHER - comment on the fire.]
(Studio: Ginger Zee) The record-breaking snowstorm in the heartland featured; scenes shown from Arkansas, Kansas City, Iowa of the snow and of a goose in the snow. [Several PEOPLE - react.] This "omega block" weather system and the forecast discussed; maps shown.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) New details on the Boston bomb plot by the Tsarnaev brothers based on what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told the FBI examined; details given about Tamerlan's phone conversation with his wife Katherine Russell after the bombing and about the issue of student visas.
(Studio: David Muir) The status of the financial help for the victims of the Boston bombing updated.
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) The significance of the rise in the stock market examined; stock statistics cited. [Retiree Gary HOROWITZ, Yahoo! finance columnist Michael SANTOLI- talk about 401ks.] The question of whether companies will start hiring in response to the rise in the market and how consumers may start spending discussed.
(Washington: Jeff Zeleny) The battle over guns between the NRA and the families of Newtown shooting victims examined; scenes shown from an NRA convention. [NRA CEO Wayne LaPIERRE, three NRA MEMBERS, former Alaska Governor Sarah PALIN - state a position.] [Senator Kelly AYOTTE- focuses on mental health in the gun debate.]
(Studio: Deborah Roberts) The anatomy of home robberies presented; details given of tips from former thief Chris Patterson; scenes shown from inside a home being robbed with 911 call played. [PATTERSON - says many alarm systems are not on; explains the burglar's point of view on what houses to hit.]
(Studio: David Muir) Tonight's "20/20" previewed.
(New York: Cynthia McFadden) Performer Cyndi Lauper, now starring in the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots," a show about drag queens, profiled; performance scenes shown; details given about her fight for gay/lesbian equality. [LAUPER - shows her shoes; asserts she is not really a dummy; promotes civil rights.]