This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The counterterrorism missions by US special operations forces reviewed; scenes and diagrams shown from Trpiloi, Libya, where terrorist Abu Anas al-Libi, linked to the 1998 embassy bombings, was captured; details given of the mission in Somali aimed at Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Godane, linked to the Kenya mall massacre, that faced a firefight. [Secretary of State John KERRY - says Al Qaeda cannot hide.] [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- cites the fear against Somalians coming to the US.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live discussion held with counterterrorism analyst Michael Leiter about the captured terrorist in Libya. [LEITER - says after Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, US security forces disbanded allowing Al Qaeda freer rein.]
(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) A crash at the grand prix auto race in Houston involving Dario Franchitti reviewed; scenes shown of the accident.
(No location given: Kerry Sanders) The flash flooding in the South reviewed; scenes shown from Louisville. [Three PEOPLE - describe what happened.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) The return to work of some government employees furloughed by the shutdown featured; details given of the politics of the shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis. [Naval shipyard employee Jamie HIRANAKA- reacts.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - says a clean C.R. cannot pass.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - comments.] [Senators Rand PAUL, Ted CRUz - criticize the administration.] [On "Meet the Press," Treasury Secretary Jack LEW - calls it "dangerous."]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Plymouth, Massachusetts: Michelle Franzen) How the shutdown is affecting clinical trials run by the National Insts. of Health examined; details given about the case of Massachusetts girl Abby McCurtain, who has Leigh's disease. [Parents Greg and Heidi McCURTAIN- says they are angered about the trial and treatment.]
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The new developments in the case in which a group of motorcyclists surrounded a car on the highway in New York updated; scenes shown of a biker smashing the window of Alexian Lien's SUV with his helmet and photos shown of two arrested bikers; details given about six NYPD officers taking part in the rally last Sunday. [Witness Sergio CONSUEGRA - says the lady was pulled out of the car and the man was knocked down and beaten.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The teachers' conference to get students ready to successfully fill jobs reviewed. [Oakland teacher Jeff DUNCAN-ANDRADE- offer views on teaching.]