This program is about 1 hour long
(New York: Jason Carroll) The defense case in the Boston bombing trial examined; attorney Judy Clarke quoted; courtroom sketches shown; details given about the use of this defense in the Washington sniper case against young Lee Malvo.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Sunny Hostin & Jeffrey Toobin about the "Malvo defense" in the Boston trial. [HOSTIN, TOOBIN - offer views on how the jury will perceive the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev%, including the penalty phase.]
(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The chaotic fighting in Yemen reviewed; scenes shown of residents flying out; details given about the situation for Americans there, how Iran gains. [Acting State Department spokeswoman Marie HARP@- says Americans should not go to Yemen.] [Rand Corp. Seth JONES@- comments on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.]
(New York: Miguel Marquez) The serious poison illness contracted by the Esmond% family at a resort in the US Virgin Islands from methyl bromide, the chemicals used in pesticides, examine; photos shown of the resort.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "The Doctor Weighs In" host Dr. Patricia Salber about methyl bromide poisoning. [SALBER - outlines the symptoms after exposure, the treatment of victims, the long-term neurologic effects.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The legal case around Erica Langhart%, whose 2011 death may be linked to NuvaRing% birth control, examined; details given about how Merck's NuvaRing works by releasing hormones & the blood clot risk. [Parents Rick & Karen LANGHART@- talk about their daughter, her heart attacks & death.] [NuvaRing user Megan HENRY - talks about her health issues linked to the device.] A statement from Merck about the risks quoted. Merck's statement about the NuvaRing quoted & the monitoring of birth control discussed.
(San Francisco: Dan Simon) The completion of the movie "Fast & Furious 7" after the death of film star Paul Walker in a car crash examined; clips shown. [Witness Antonio HOLMES@- comments on the crash.] [Earlier, WALKER - talks about the films.] [Actors LUDACRIS, Jason STATHAM@- talk about honoring his legacy.]
(Studio: Gary Tuchman) The possible lawsuit facing "Rolling Stone" magazine over its article about a rape on the campus of the University of Virginia; a massive Maryland fire; the Easter White House photo; First Lady Michelle Obama dancing at the annual Easter egg roll & video of a train rescue in Moscow, Russia, reported.