This program is 29 minutes long
(Fayetteville, North Carolina: Hallie Jackson) The new controversy over remarks from Donald Trump that could be considered a threat against Hillary Clinton featured; statements from Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook, Senator Chris Murphy, the Trump campaign, and the NRA quoted; poll findings cited. [In North Carolina, TRUMP – says the Second Amendment people may be able to do something about Clinton choosing judges.] [“National Journal” Ron FOURNIER, voter Tom SHAUGHNESSY- comment.] [“Meet the Press” moderator Chuck TODD- comments on Trump’s drop in support among college-educated whites.] Senator Susan Collins’ announcement that she cannot vote for Trump noted.
(Cheverly, Maryland: Pete Williams) The scare at a Maryland hospital, where a potentially deadly bacteria was discovered in the neonatal intensive care unit, featured; CDC statistics on the pseudomonas bacteria cited. [Prince George’s Hospital Center Dr. Carnell COOPER, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER- comment.]
(Atlanta: Kerry Sanders) The continuing travel problems caused by computer issues at Delta Air Lines featured; flight cancellation figures cited.
(Greeneville, Tennessee: Gabe Gutierrez) Concerns about the safety of amusement park rides after 3 girls fell from a Ferris Wheel in Greene County, Tennessee just days after a boy was killed in a water slide accident in Kansas City examined; map shown of states with inspection and accident investigation programs. [WITNESS – comments.] [Amusement park safety inspector Ken MARTIN- calls for consistent regulations.] [Greeneville police Capt. Tim DAVIS- says it looks like it was a mechanical failure.]
(Rio de Janeiro: Miguel Almaguer) The day’s competition at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro reviewed; scenes shown of the US women’s gymnastics team, including Simone Biles, and American swimmer Lilly King mocking Russian Yulia Efimova, who failed drug tests in the past; details given about the rivalry between Michael Phelps and South African swimmer Chad le Clos. [BILES, KING – comment.]
(No location given: Bill Neeley) The looming humanitarian disaster in the besieged city of Aleppo, Syria, where civilians are cut off from running water, featured; scenes shown of fighting between the rebels and the regime, 2 grieving fathers, rubble; map shown. [Teacher Abdulkari ALHAMDO- says this is a genocide.]
(Rio de Janeiro: Stephanie Gosk) American gymnast Simone Biles profiled; details given about her childhood and her adoption by her grandparents. [BILES, grandparents Ron and Nellie BILES– comment.]
(San Diego: Ron Mott) American rugby player Carlin Isles, “the fastest man in rugby,” profiled; scenes shown from the pitch. [ISLES – talks about his life.] [USA Rugby Men’s Sevens teammate Perry BAKER- says Isles is lightning fast.] [Mother Scarlett ISLES, sister Tambra ISLES, Powerhouse Gym Chris MAGGIORE- comment on Carlin.]