This program is 29 minutes long
(Cincinnati, Ohio: Blake McCoy) The outrage over the slain silverback gorilla Harambe at the Cincinnati Zoo reviewed; scenes shown of Harambe grabbing a toddler by the ankle; details given about the social media petition urging that the mother of the child be charged with negligence; mother’s Facebook post quoted; animation shown. [Cincinnati Zoo director Thane MAYNARD- defends the zoo's decision to kill the gorilla.] [Wildlife biologist Jeff CORWIN, animal rights activist Anthony SETA- comment.]
(Richmond, Texas: Gabe Gutierrez) The deadly flood situation in Texas reviewed; scenes of evacuation, the swollen Brazos River, the torrential downpour and a submerged town shown; Facebook photo by astronaut Terry Virts shown. [3 WOMEN, residents Carlos JIMENEZ, Tiffany DAVIS- comment.]
(Studio: Thomas Roberts) Report introduced.
(New York: Dylan Dreyer) The weather forecast presented; maps shown.
(Washington: Hallie Jackson) The buzz surrounding the possibility of a prominent independent presidential candidate reviewed; scenes shown of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump on the campaign trail; Tweets from Trump and political analyst Bill Kristol quoted; details given on speculation over whether Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, Condoleezza Rice, Paul Ryan, Susana Martinez and Gary Johnson will enter the race. [The Rothenberg and Gonzalez Political Report Stuart ROTHENBERG- says people who don't want to vote for either of the candidates will be looking to send a message.]
(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Obama's last Memorial Day in office spent by paying tribute to the fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery reviewed; scenes shown of him placing a wreath at the Tomb of Unknowns; photos of late Delta Force Commander Joshua Wheeler & widow Ashley Wheeler in the gathering shown. [OBAMA - speaks to the gathering; encourages people to fill the silence with gratitude through actions.]
(London: Keir Simmons) The ISIS attack on Fallujah reviewed; scenes shown of airstrikes. [U.N. Refugee Agency Iraq representative Brun GEDDO- says civilians fear execution if they don't fight for ISIS.] [NBC military analyst Retired Col. Jack JACOBS- comments on the mission of the US military.]
(Los Angeles: Gadi Schwartz) The incident in which three women prevented a date-rape attempt by Michael Hsu in a Santa Monica, California restaurant reviewed; details given about the charges against Hsu; rape statistics cited. [Witnesses Monica KENYON, Sonia ULRICH- describe what happened.]
(Washington: Robert Bazell) The inspirational journey of Sgt. Evan Thomas Cole rebuilding his life from near death to graduation featured; scenes shown of Cole over years of medical treatment and his design for a hospital to treat wounded servicemembers done for his architectural thesis; details given about his injuries and hospitalization in Iraq. [COLE - says wanted to do something meaningful.] [Cole's former doctor Dr. Shane McNAMEE- says he envisioned Evan to just be able to live on his own in society.]