This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Proposed changes to the definition of cancer examined; details given about types of the disease that have little or no chance of being lethal and the over-testing of organs. [American Cancer Society Dr. Otis BRAWLEY- notes we should be watching rather than aggressively treating.] [Prostate cancer patient Rue HARRIS- comments on his diagnosis.]
(Vatican City: Anne Thompson) Pope Francis’s remarks on gay Catholics reviewed; scenes shown of him in Brazil and speaking on his plane; his remarks quoted; details given about his stand on women priests; photos shown of Francis with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. [“National Catholic Reporter” Thomas REESE- says it sends a message that gay people should not be marginalized.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The efforts of former President Bill Clinton & former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to keep their distance from disgraced New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, whose wife Huma Abedin is an aide to Hillary, featured; photo shown of Hillary lunching with President Obama at the White House; findings of a Quinnipiac University poll on Weiner cited. [WEINER – says his wife has given him a second chance.] [Retired teacher Peg BRUNDA- scolds Weiner.] [New York Governor Andrew CUOMO- says this is political theater.] The resignation of Weiner’s campaign manager and Hillary’s plans to have breakfast with Vice President Joe Biden noted.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The FBI’s rescue of children in a nationwide sting called Operation Cross Country that targets sex traffickers featured; scenes shown of suspects; map shown. [FBI Ron HOSKO- lists places where young girls were made available for sex.] [Justice Department Drew OOSTERBAAN- says the traffickers prey on youth with low self-esteem and minimal social support.] [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children John RYAN- says the predators know what to look for.]
(Piermont, New York: Katy Tur) The boat accident in the Hudson River that killed bride-to-be Lindsey Stewart and best man Mark Lennon reviewed; photos shown of Stewart and fiancé Brian Bond; details given about the charges against the driver of the boat, Jojo John, who may have been intoxicated; statistics on boating accidents, injuries and alcohol-related deaths cited. [Rockland County, New York Sheriff Louis FALCO- comments on the families.] The boat crash by Maryland delegate Don Dwyer noted. [Coast Guard CPO Ryan DOSS- says one drink is too many to safely operate a boat.]
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The jewel theft in broad daylight at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France reviewed; clips from the film "To Catch a Thief" shown; animation shown; famous diamonds shown with their worth cited; details given about the jail break of a jewel thief from the Pink Panther gang. [“Flawless” Inside the Largest Diamond Heist” Scott SHELBY- says this was about as brazen as it gets.] [Jewelers’ Security Alliance president John J. KENNEDY, Gumuchian JEWELER - note the value of diamonds.]