This program is 29 minutes long
(Philadelphia: Gio Benitez) The extreme heat on the East coast reviewed; scenes shown. [New York City Mayor Bill de BLASIO@- comments.] [HelpLine director Chris GALLAGHER@- offers heat-related advice.]
(Studio: David Muir) A bridge collapse due to the storms noted; flooding in Arizona shown.
(California: Matt Gutman) The flooding in the drought-ridden Southwest featured; scenes shown of flooding in Arizona, rain in California washing out a bridge.
(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The sweltering heat discussed; weather maps shown.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The backlash to presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments about war hero Senator John McCain featured; photos shown. [TRUMP - says he is not a war hero: he was captured.] [McCAIN - says Trump should apologize to those who served.] [Senator Marco RUBIO - criticizes Trump.] ABC News/"Washington Post" poll standings noted.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The investigation into the motive for Mohammad Abdulazeez, who killed five servicemen in a shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, examined; details given from his phone indicating his sense of jihad without links to ISIS & about his many personal problems, including drunk driving.
(Studio: Ryan Smith) The death in a Texas jail of Sandra Bland that has been called a suicide by hanging despite the family opposition examined; cell phone video shown; details given about a private family autopsy. [Bland family attorney Cannon LAMBERT@- comments on the dashcam video.]
(Philadelphia: Linsey Davis) New details from the "New York Times" about comedian Bill Cosby's admission in a 2005 Andrea Constand lawsuit deposition about women, drugs, sex & legal settlements examined.
(Washington: David Kerley) A new warning about distracted drivers & Cell phones & other devices examined; TV ad shown; statistics cited. [Governors Highway Safety Assn. director Jonathan ADKINS@- says the ad campaigns make a difference in preventing crashes.]
(Miami: Kendis Gibson) The story in South Africa of man versus shark when surfer Mick Fanning was attacked during a surfing competition presented; live scenes shown of Fanning & the shark. [In Australia, Fanning's mother Elizabeth OSBORNE% comments.] [FANNING - describes what happened.]
(Clayton Sandell) The 100 million dollar offer from scientist Stephen Hawkings & a Russian tech billionaire for the discovery of intelligent life in space featured.