This program is 29 minutes long
(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The fallout from the theft of credit & debit card data from Target customers updated; details given about the revelation that encrypted PIN numbers were also stolen; statement from Target public relations spokesperson Molly Snider quoted. [3 SHOPPERS, Target victim Carroll WIKANDER – comment.] [Cybersecurity analyst Lucas ZAICHKOWSKY- says it would take decades to crack each PIN independently.] [Cybersecurity analyst Avivah LITAN- says criminals have decrypted PINs and used it to steal cash.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) Judge William Pauley’s ruling that the NSA’s collection of telephone records is legal, in contrast with an earlier ruling, examined; details given about his views on privacy and the use of cell phones.
(Los Angeles: Joe Fryer) The concerns of unemployed people who are about to lose their long-term unemployment benefits featured; unemployment figures cited. [Unemployed Nancy CONNELLY-CUMMING, Dale SEXTON- comment.] [Senator Rand PAUL- says the longer they’re unemployed the less likely they are to ever get a job again.] [Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Daniel COOPER- says the long-term unemployed are worse off.]
(Charlotte, Michigan: Kevin Tibbles) The race to restore power after the winter storm featured; details given about assistance from utility crews from other states; scenes shown from snowy Michigan, ice-covered power lines in Ellsworth, Maine. [Consumers Energy journeyman lineman Matt SPALDING, field leader Alex CURLING, homeowners Chad OBENAUF, Tom NEQUETTE, MAN, utility worker Dave FLETCHER – comment.]
(Studio: Natalie Morales) Report introduced.
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The weather forecast presented.
(Beirut: Ayman Mohyeldin) A car bombing in Beirut, Lebanon that killed former ambassador Mohammed Chatah, a critic of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad and its ally Hizballah, reviewed; scenes shown from the site; details given about rising tensions over the Syrian civil war.
(London: Martin Fletcher) The rescue mission to help the research ship trapped in the ice in Antarctica updated; scenes shown of the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon, which also became trapped; Twitter comment from expedition leader Chris Turney quoted. [TURNEY – comments.]