This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Major Garrett) The mission of US troops in Baghdad outlined. The change in President Obama’s strategy for Iraq discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The ISIS declaration that it has created an Islamic state noted.
(Baghdad: Charlie D’Agata) The fighting between the Sunni ISIS extremists and Iraqi forces, who were joined by Shiite militia volunteers, featured; details given about the securing of a crucial highway and criticism of the US for not sending help faster; scenes shown of a hellfire missile sent to the Iraqis by the US and a war plane sent by Russia. [Maj. Gen. Saad MAAN- says it is impossible to end any war if you don’t have enough aircraft.] The arrest in Baghdad of a terror suspect with 7 suicide vests noted.
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The Court’s decision examined; scenes shown of protests outside; details given about the challenge to Obamacare from Hobby Lobby owners David and Barbara Green; opinions from Justices Samuel Alito & Ruth Bader Ginsburg quoted. [Greens’ attorney Lori WINDHAM- says families do not give up their religious freedom when they open a family business.] [Planned Parenthood president Cecile RICHARDS- says the court is saying that a for-profit company has the same rights as a church.]
(Washington: Jeff Pegues) The unveiling of General Motors’ plan to provide compensation for people killed and injured in car accidents caused by faulty ignition switches and another recall of GM cars featured; statement from CEO Mary Barra quoted. [Compensation expert Kenneth FEINBERG- says damage amounts will be in double digit millions in the worst case scenario.] [Victim Hasaya Chansuthus’ mother Daryl CHANSUTHUS- asks how you compensate for unrealized potential.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Figures on GM recalls and related deaths cited.
(Istanbul: Holly Williams) The case of the 3 kidnapped Israeli teenagers updated; details given about the discovery of bodies in the West Bank and the blaming of Hamas; photos shown of Naftali Frankel, Eyal Yifrah and Gilad Shaar; scenes shown of Israeli forces searching houses around Hebron and clashes between Israelis and Palestinians. [Mother Racheli FRANKEL- pleads for the teens’ return.] The fear of more violence discussed.
(Diamond Bar, California: Carter Evans) The battle against wildfires in the West featured; scenes shown of the San Juan fire in Arizona, fires in California; map shown of fires across the country; fire numbers this year and last year compared; photo shown of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died one year ago; details given about the recommendation for using GPS technology to locate Hotshots. [CAL FIRE Chief Dale HUTCHINSON- says there are extremely dry fuels in the live vegetation and dead material.] [Former Hotshot Shawna LEGARZA- wonders about using technology to know what the fire is doing and where our people are.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The betting on the World Cup featured; the odds for the US to win cited. [William Hill bookmakers Jon IVAN-DUKE- says this is the single biggest betting event in history.]