This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The FDA’s proposed changes to food labels as part of the effort to combat obesity featured; details given about the role of First Lady Michelle Obama; current and proposed labels shown; average weights for men & women in 1960 and 2012 compared. [OBAMA, registered dietitian Rebecca SCRITCHFIELD, Cornell University professor David LEVITSKY- comment.]
(Azusa, California: Miguel Almaguer) The high alert in California due to concerns about mudslides and flooding from an approaching storm featured; details given about mandatory evacuation orders; scenes shown from Ridgeview Drive in Azusa, freeway crashes, and a highway shut down by a fuel spill; Tweets quoted. [Homeowner Ed HEINLEIN- comments.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Newark, New Jersey: Katy Tur) The impact of the severe cold in the East and Midwest reviewed; scenes shown of salt being unloaded at the port in Newark, ice on the Hudson River and Lake Michigan, an ice cutter, a water rescue drill in Chicago, whiteout conditions in Buffalo and Lansing, Michigan, a 30-car pileup in Erie, Pennsylvania, and potholes in New York and Detroit; animation shown of how potholes are created; the cost of potholes to drivers cited. [DRIVER, Cybert Tire owner John EVERETT- comment.]
(Princeton, New Jersey: Nancy Snyderman) The controversy over the powerful new painkiller Zohydro, which may be addictive, examined; statements from the FDA and drug maker Zogenix quoted. [Phoenix House chief medical officer Dr. Andrew KOLODNY, MD Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Brian BRUEL- comment.].
(Washington: Peter Alexander) Rogen’s appearance before Congress to urge senators to prioritize Alzheimer’s reviewed; scenes shown from the hearing with only 2 of 18 subcommittee members present; Rogen’s Tweet about the empty seats and his Tweet calling out Senator Mark Kirk for leaving before his speech quoted; details given about Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity campaign. [Before Congress, ROGEN – speaks about his mother-in-law.] [Senator Tom HARKIN- jokes.] [On MSNBC’s “Hardball,” ROGEN – criticizes the senators for walking out and falling asleep.]
(Bristol, Tennessee: Janet Shamlian) The story of drag racer Doug Herbert, who started a free driving school for teens called B.R.A.K.E.S. after his 2 sons were killed in a crash, presented; scenes shown of the crash site. [HERBERT, driving student Michaela MINGA- comment.]