This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The US commandos' killing in eastern Syria of ISIS CFO Abu Sayyaf@ reviewed; maps shown; details given about the fierce firefight in hand-to-hand combat with Sayyaf's wife, Umm, captured.
(Philadelphia: Kris Van Cleave) The NTSB mandate of automatic train control for Amtrak trains in light of the derailment in Philadelphia featured; details given about the FBI investigation of windshield damage on the train with two other trains hit by projectiles. [NTSB board member Robert SUMWALT - says we want the FBI to look at the pattern of damage.] [On other train, Monica WILLIAMS - comments.] [Engineer's friend James WEIR - recounts their conversation.]
(Boston: Don Dahler) The end of the penalty phase for Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev% with the long death penalty appeals system starting examined; details given about a likely series of appeals & the change of venue issue. [Victims' mother Liz NORDEN - reacts.] [Boston College law professor Robert BLOOM - says this could go on for decades.] A statement from the family of victim Martin Richard quoted.
(Beijing: Seth Doane) The recovery in earthquake-stricken Nepal of the crashed Marine helicopter that was delivering relief supplies featured; map & crash victims' photos shown. [Pilot Chris Norgen's father Ron NORGREN - comments.] [On Friday, President OBAMA - talks about risk for our men in uniform.]
(Studio: Lauren Casey) The threat of hail, tornadoes & thunderstorms in four states reported; weather maps shown.
(Atlanta: Mark Strassman) The pro basketball team the comeback Atlanta Hawks featured; details given about racial comments from owner Mark Levinson@ & general manager Danny Ferry; photos shown of team members; social media statistics cited. [Hawks CEO Steve COONAN - reacts about sports games.]
(Boston: Don Dahler) The story of amateur photographer Bill Hoenk%, whose pictures of the Boston Marathon bombing were used in the case against bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev%, presented; scenes & photos shown. [HOENK - describes what happened in taking the photos & also being haunted every day.]
(New York: Mark Albert) How a chance writing classroom encounter in 2013 at Columbia University in New York City led Lizzy Valverde & Katy Olson% to an astounding recognition featured; scenes shown of the pair. [VALVERDE, OLSON - recount explaining how they found they were related.] [By phone from Rhode Island, birth mother Leslie PARKER@- talks about the two women.]