This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Kelly Cobiella) A massive world cyberattack on 70 countries examined; details given of the impact on Britain, the ransom demand, how the virus works; map shown. [British WOMAN - comments on systems down.] [UK Prime Minister Theresa MAY- comments on the attack.] [Computer security analyst Graham CLULEY- offers views on handling the problem.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) The tweet storm from President Trump following his firing of FBI director James Comey & his denial of business interests in Russia featured; tweet about tapes quoted. [In NBC interview, TRUMP - says Comey told him he is not under investigation.] [Today, on Fox, TRUMP - won't talk about taping.] [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says the president has nothing to add.] [NBC analyst Nicolle WALLACE- downplays White House recordings.] [In NBC interview, TRUMP - comments on the "Russia thing": a made-up story by the Democrats.] The earlier White House reasoning on the Comey firing noted. [SPICER, Vice President Mike PENCE - comment on the firing.] [Senator Ron WYDEN - cites what he would ask Comey.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The questions about the White House dinner between Trump & Comey examined; details given about the "loyalty" & taping issues. [In NBC interview, TRUMP - says Comey wanted a dinner so he could stay on as director.] [Today, former national intelligence director James CLAPPER - recounts what Comey told him about being invited to dinner.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) What Trump said in the NBC interview about Hillary Clinton & Comey introduced. [TRUMP - says what Comey said about the Clinton e-mails while he was a candidate: disgraceful she was declared free & he exonerated her.]
(No location given: Blake McCoy) The story of 8-year-old Cincinnati schoolboy Gabriel Taye, who committed suicide after being bullied at school, featured; January school video of the boy being assaulted shown. [Mother Cornelia REYNOLDS - comments on her son & his injuries.] [Family attorney Jennifer BRANCH- explains what the mom was not told.] A statement from Cincinnati public schools quoted.
(White House: Hallie Jackson) Changes to the drug crime policy after a position statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions examined; details given about the policy reversing the Obama era relaxing of mandatory sentences led by ten-Attorney General Eric Holder. [Imprisoned for drugs, Norman BROWN - comments on his sentence.] [SESSIONS - speaks against drug traffickers.] [Northeastern University James Alan FOX- predicts an increased prison population.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The consideration by Homeland Security of a ban on electronics on transatlantic plane flights from Europe to the US examined; details given about airport screening & device concerns. [Aviation security consultant Jeff PRICE- comments on the ban.] [Two TRAVELLERS - question a laptop ban.]
(Holland, Michigan: Kevin Tibbles) The spring tulips of Holland, Michigan, featured; scenes shown of lots of flowers, costumes & the clomping dance. [Festival director Gwen AUWERDA- talks about the costumes.]