This program is 29 minutes long
(Near Yosemite National Park: Neil Karlinsky) The growing Yosemite National Park fire featured; scenes shown of homes in the fire path; fire statistics cited. [OWNER, homeowners Ty VAMOSH, John ANTHONY- comment.]
(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The wildfires in the West discussed; weather maps shown.
(Syria: Martha Raddatz) The question of whether the Syrian government used chemical weapons against the opposition in the civil war examined; video and photos shown of bodies dead and dying; details given of denials from Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's regime. [State Department spokeswoman Jen PSAKI†- cites the casualty estimates.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The concern expressed by outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller† about radical Americans fighting in the civil war in Syria and how they could pose a terrorism threat for the US discussed. [MUELLER - explains the potential problems with radicals.]
(Washington: Jim Avila) The request from convicted Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, who leaked private government documents to WikiLeaks, that he be allowed to live his life in prison as a woman examined; his letter about his transition quoted; courtroom sketches shown.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The text messages back and forth between California kidnap victim Hannah Anderson and her kidnapper, James DiMaggio, examined; scenes shown of Hannah. [On "Today," ANDERSON - explains her letters and text messaging to James; states the Amber alert helped her.]
(San Diego: Ryan OWens) The city scandal surrounding San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has been accused of sexual harassment and may now resign, updated. [Harassment accuser Dianne YORK- cites what happened.] [Attorney Gloria ALLRED- says "good riddance."]
(Atlanta: Matt Gutman) The sinkhole in Louisiana that swallowed up a stand of trees featured; scenes of trees melting into the swamp and diagrams of what made the ground give way. [Assumption Parish office of emergency preparedness John BOUDREAUX- says it will continue to grow.] Other natural sinkholes, especially in Florida, shown. [Florida hydrologist David ARNOLD- comments.]
(San Francisco: Nick Watt) How to save money on vacations presented; scenes shown of the reporter and son on holiday in San Francisco. ["Lonely Planet" host/author John VLAHIDES- gives vacation tips.]