This program is 29 minutes long
(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The new Georgia law that allows guns in bars, churches, government buildings and airports examined; map shown of states that eased gun restrictions. [State representative Rick JASPERSE, Georgia Assn. of Chiefs of Police Frank ROTONDO- offer views on the law.] [Atlanta resident Stephanie STONE – comments on the shooting death of her son Paul.]
(Jindo, South Korea: Bill Neely) The investigation into the sinking of a ferry carrying high school students off South Korea updated; scenes shown of divers searching the ship, crewmen covering their faces, bodies being brought ashore, waiting families and a memorial; details given about how the ship was overloaded and had a faulty steering system; animation shown.
(Perth, Australia: Katy Tur) The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 updated; details given about the announcement that it is unlikely that a piece of metal that washed up in Australia is part of the plane.
(Tokyo: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s trip to Asia featured; scenes shown of him in Tokyo with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and with Japan’s prime minister at a sushi restaurant; details given about the US-Japan agenda, including the crisis in Ukraine and Japan’s territorial dispute with China; Obama’s remarks on the disputed China Sea islands quoted. [Senior fellow at Brookings Institution Kenneth LIEBERTHAL- says Japan is constantly worried that the US will not be there when the chips are down.]
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The dangerous hoax known as swatting, in which bogus 911 calls are made to trick SWAT teams to respond, examined; scenes shown of heavily armed police entering the home of a teen gamer and his mother in Long Island, New York; details given about the spate of swatting pranks against celebrities in Los Angeles. [Long Beach police Commissioner Michael TAGNEY, New Jersey swatting victim Travis GRAVES, Kenilworth police Chief John ZIMMERMAN- comment.]
(Ft. Pierce, Florida: Mark Potter) The threat to Florida’s citrus crops from the citrus greening disease carried by an insect called the Asian citrus psyllid featured; the drop in the orange harvest cited; details given about the impact on orange juice prices and efforts to find a cure. [Florida Citrus Mutual Michael SPARKS, grove manager Billy TEELE, Department of Agriculture lead researcher David HALL- comment.]
(Mesa, Arizona: Janet Shamlian) The decision by swimmer Michael Phelps to come out of retirement featured; scenes shown of a meet in Arizona; details given about other athletes who made comebacks from retirement. [PHELPS, teammate Ryan LOCHTE, former swimmer Rowdy GAINES, mom Debbie PHELPS – comment.]