This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Cecilia Vega) President Trump's attack during his Phoenix campaign rally defending his response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally & his changed tone today reviewed; scenes shown from the protests. [Today, TRUMP - says it is time to heal the wounds that divide us.] [Last night, TRUMP - says he hit 'em with everything: neo-Nazis, white supremacists...so they say he is a racist; predicts Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be fine, but not tonight; promises to build that wall; says the media don't like our country.] [August 15, TRUMP - says there were fine people on both sides.] [Former national intelligence director James CLAPPER- worries about the president & nuclear codes.] The "New York Times" report on the feud between Trump & Senator Mitch McConnell re: the Russia investigation with responses from both sides discussed.
(Miami: Victor Oquendo) The mysterious illness that sickened US diplomats in Cuba featured; details given about possible sonic devices used starting last December that caused health problems, including brain injuries. [State Department spokeswoman Heather NAUERT- comments on this activity.] [August 11, Secretary of State Rex TILLERSON - says we hold Cuba responsible to find out about these health attacks.] The Cuban government's denials noted.
(Studio: Pierre Thomas) The police crackdown on the opioid epidemic featured; scenes shown from the JFK Airport where packages of fentanyl from China were found, from Arizona of a DEA raid on a drug ring linked to the Mexico cartels & from Kentucky; CDC statistics on opioid overdose deaths cited. [In Arizona, two DEA AGENTS - comment.] The toxicity of fentanyl discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage of the opioid story on "Nightline" noted.
(Washington: Mary Bruce) The first audio episode from Hillary Clinton's new book "What Happened" about the 2016 presidential election campaign against Donald Trump introduced; audio on how she let them down & on the second debate with Trump looming behind her on a small stage played. What Clinton revealed about the high notes of the campaign discussed.
(New York: Gio Benitez) A look at the lucky numbers in the Powerball Lottery featured; jackpot statistics cited. [Three PLAYERS, Powerball host Laura JOHNSON- comment on the numbers & jackpot.]
(New York: Linsey Davis) The powerhouse pairing of Google & Walmart to challenge retail behemoth Amazon examined. [H Squared Research Hitha HERZOG- talks about this kind of shopping via smart speakers.] Walmart voice-activated grocery shopping noted.