This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The extension of the deadline to sign up for Obamacare insurance featured; scenes shown of people signing up at Highland Mall in Austin, Texas and in Miami & Virginia; administration warning against waiting quoted. [Enrollee Elizabeth ANDERSON, Insure Central Texas director Elizabeth COLVIN– comment.]
(New York: Don Dahler) The impact of the winter storm reviewed; details given about holiday travel problems, weather-related deaths, power outages; scenes shown of a wrecked car in Oklahoma, downed trees & power lines, falling ice at a mall, the rescue of a golden retriever named Crosby from the Charles River in Wellesley, Massachusetts, flooding in Kentucky & Indianapolis. [WBZ meteorologist Eric FISHER – cites wind chill temperatures.] [Minot, North Dakota taxi dispatcher Debbie REDFERN- comments.] The warm temperatures in the Northeast mentioned.
(Dallas: Anna Werner) Shopper reactions to the massive data breach at Target featured; video of Target’s CEO shown; statement about the security breach quoted. [Customers Karri LITTLE, Erica EAKIN, Ty JACKSON, cybersecurity expert Keith SQUIRES- comment.]
(London: Charlie D’Agata) The release from a Russian prison of 2 members of the punk band Pussy riot featured; scenes shown of Maria Alyokhina & Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaking against Russian President Vladimir Putin; details given about Putin’s pardon of oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky under his new amnesty law.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Problems for servicemembers given the drug mefloquine to treat malaria examined; details given about the FDA’s warning about hallucinations and about the Pentagon directives; statistics on prescriptions cited. [Marine Jimmy CORRIGAN, wife “Nikki,” Army veteran Sean LARAWAY– comment.] [Former Army doctor Dr. Remington NEVIN- says mefloquine causes toxic brain injury; says some individuals will be misdiagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.] [Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. Jonathan WOODSON- cites the reduction in the use of this drug.]
(No location given: Elaine Quijano) A study finding that expectant women who eat peanuts may reduce their child's chance of having peanut allergies reviewed; statistics cited. [Pregnant Sasha BROWN-WORSHAM- recalls her doctors’ warnings.] [Study author Dr. Michael YOUNG- cites the study results.]
(Boston: Jeff Pegues) The InnerCity Weightlifting program in Boston that aims to keep ex-convicts from returning to prison featured; details given about the story of Elexson Hercules, the inspiration for the program; statistics on violent crime along Blue Hill Avenue cited. [Ex-con Angel LACOURT- comments.] [Program founder Jon FEINMAN- explains his goal.]