This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Jeff Pegues) The closing of US embassies in the Muslim world due to a terrorism plot threat and a travel alert for Americans in the region examined; details given from the State Department report on problems in Yemen from an Al Qaeda affiliate, the embassy bombings 15 years ago and the Benghazi attack last year. [Passenger Nathan BRANDEBURG- downplays concerns.]
(Studio: Terrell Brown) Live discussion held with security analyst Juan Zarate about the intelligence. [ZARATE - says authorities are taking the threat seriously and will try to disrupt the plot; explains the challenge for authorities.]
(Cairo: Clarissa Ward) The Egyptian criticism of the US for its handling of the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and the diplomatic maneuvers for a political settlement of the crisis outlined and reviewed.
(Studio: Don Dahler) The battle in baseball over the fate of New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez, who faces a long-term suspension or lifetime ban over his link to PEDs, examined; scenes shown of A-Rod rehabbing in minor league games; details given about the evidence against A-Rod and the Florida PED investigation. [Two FANS - comment.] [At press conference, RODRIGUEZ - says he will play and his job is to get back on the field, not the legal stuff; states someone benefits from him not returning.] The money involved in his contract noted.
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The discovery of the sources of the cyclospora bacteria hiding in salad mix linked to a Mexican produce company called Taylor Farms reviewed; details given about the FDA investigation into the outbreak at Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska and the food import from Mexico. [Food safety consultant Jeff NELKEN- explains why the source is hard to determine.]
(New York: Vinita Nair) The death of dolphins along the East coast shore examined; scenes shown of a rescued dolphin. [NOAA Maggie MOONEY-SEUS- explains the reasons for strandings.] [Dolphin rescuer Julika WOCIAL- comments on collecting data.]
(Boston: Jim Armstrong) The mysterious death of Stephen Rakes, who was to be a witness in the trial of mobster James "Whitey:"Bulger, examined; details given about the alleged extortion by Bulger of Rakes and the discovery of his body. [Last year, RAKES - recounts the threats against him.] ["Boston Globe" reporter Kevin CULLEN - says Rakes wants to testify against Bulger.] The charges that a business associate, rather than Bulger, caused the death of Rakes noted. [Middlesex County D.A. Marian RYAN- says William Carmuti killed Rakes.]