This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Sam Champion) The bad weather that is changing Halloween plans in the heartland reviewed; scenes of rain, flooding, hail in Missouri and the weather forecast shown. [MOTHER, Chicago WOMEN - comment on Halloween.]
(Washington: Jim Avila) The Congressional hearings on President Obama's health care program presented; scenes shown from the circus-like hearings; details given of the day's crash of the HealthCare.gov Website. [In response to question from Representative Gregg HARPER, HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS - says, "whatever," it is the president's responsibility; apologizes to the people; states no one indicated a delay.] [In Boston, OBAMA - takes full responsibility.] [MAN - says the Website is a crash.] Obama's tweaking of his promise about people keeping their insurance noted.
(Los Angeles: David Wright) The cause of the death of a Cirque du Soleil performer, Sarah Guillot-Guyard, in Las Vegas last June examined; Cirque performances shown; details given about OSHA fines against Cirque du Soleil and the MGM Grand Hotel for lack of proper training.
(Studio: Brian Ross) An ABC News report on black lung disease among coal miners presented; details given of coal companies' appeal of government disability compensation awards and the role of one doctor in denying benefits. [West Virginia coal miner Steve DAY - says his lungs are shot.] [John Hopkins University Dr. Paul WHEELER- comments on Day's case.] Wheeler's lack of finding any severe cases of black lung among 1,573 cases and how he has been wrong in some cases outlined on screen. [Senator Jay ROCKEFELLER - says the deck is stacked against coal miners.] [West Virginia University Hospital Dr. Jack PARKER - examines black lung x-rays.] [Day's WIFE - cries.] Congressional legislation to end the imbalance between the powerful coal companies and the miners noted.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The story of bus driver Darnell Barton, who stopped the bus to help a woman on the bridge contemplating suicide, featured; bus video shown. [BARTON - says he encouraged her.]
(Syracuse: Byron Pitts) How to escape a house fire examined; scenes shown of the DeCampo family to illustrate tips on smoke alarms, practicing fire drills, dealing with children, staying low in a smoke-filled room. [8-year-old Eli DeCAMPO, mother Ann DeCAMPO - recite what to do.] Syracuse fire department deputy chief Steve CAVUTO- comments on escaping fire.]
(New York: John Donvan) Our photographer nation due to the camera phone examined; scenes shown of lots of people taking cell phone pictures in Times Square and of some stunning pictures. ["Wired" technology editor Joe BROWN - says people are getting better at picture taking; offers advice on picture composition.]