This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The impact of the brutal heat reviewed; details given about Amtrak disruptions, the hospitalization of children & firefighters after a fire in New York; map shown; temperatures cited. [MAN, 2 food cart GUYS, pedicab driver David LANDERMAN– comment.] [FDNY deputy chief Ronald WERNER- comments on fighting fires in the heat.] [Medstar Washington Hospital Center Dr. Bill FROHNA- comments on heat stroke.] The water situation in Prince George’s County, Maryland and the power grid status noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Mike Seidel) The forecast for more hot weather featured; maps/diagrams shown.
(Mountain Center, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the Mountain Fire in southern California featured; scenes shown of the smoke & flames, burned homes & cars, firefighting aircraft, the funeral for Arizona firefighter Kevin Woyjeck; details given about the evacuation of Camp Ronald McDonald and the success against the fire at Pine Springs Ranch. [MAN – comments.] [US Forest Service Bob POOLE- notes the dry vegetation.] [US Forest Service David CLEAVES- says dryer weather, longer droughts & hotter temperatures created the situation where we lost the firefighters in Arizona.] Other fires in the West noted; photos shown.
(Chicago: John Yang) The outrage over the "Rolling Stone" magazine cover with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev featured; cover shown; statements from transit officer Richard Donohue, who was wounded in a shootout with Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan, and the “Rolling Stone” editors quoted; details given about the decision of some retailers not to sell this issue. [MAN, WOMAN – react.] [Boston Mayor Thomas MENINO- says he’s a terrorist.] “Rolling Stone”’s history of serious journalism reviewed. ["New York Times" David CARR- says “Rolling Stone” committed an act of journalism.]
(London: Kate Snow) The wait in Britain for the birth of the royal baby featured; scenes shown of the London hospital, the birthday celebration for Camilla, Prince William playing polo on Sunday. [10-year-old Faye BEATTY- recounts her question to the queen.] [Queen ELIZABETH – says she’s going on holidays.] [CAMILLA – says we’re all waiting.] [“Sunday Express” royal editor Camilla TOMINEY– comments on the new rules of succession.] [TOURIST – comments.]
(New York: Nancy Snyderman) Research on detecting Alzheimer’s disease examined; details given about the link between memory loss and amyloid plaque and the subjective cognitive decline condition. [Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Ron PETERSEN- notes the medication doesn’t alter the long-term outcome of the disease.] [Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dr. Rebecca AMARIGLIO- says the study findings will help to inform drug trials.] [Study volunteer & wife David & Linda KANE- comment on his forgetfulness.] Warning signs of the disease outlined. “Normal” memory loss and when to be concerned discussed.
(Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: Stephanie Gosk) The mail jumpers of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin featured; scenes shown of Anna, Elle & Keith Vogt jumping from the boat, delivering the mail and jumping back on the boat. [Cruise line manager Harold FRIESTAD- says it’s part of the history of Geneva Lake.] [VOGTs – comment.]