This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Concerns about procedures at the CDC after the mishandling of deadly H5N1 bird flu virus samples in the wake of anthrax and smallpox scares reviewed; details given about the shutdown of 2 labs. [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN– reacts.] [Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM- says there shouldn’t be a lab director in the world sleeping easily.]
(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) The fighting between the Israelis and Palestinians updated; scenes shown of destruction in Gaza, injured civilians, and a fire caused by a Palestinian rocket strike in Ashdod, Israel; death toll cited; details given about the Israelis’ strategy for warning residents, including the “knock on the roof,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow not to back down, and the deployment of another battery of Israel’s Iron Dome defense system. [Tel Aviv WOMAN – comments.] The warning from Hamas for foreign airlines not to fly into Tel Aviv noted.
(Houston: Miguel Almaguer) The dramatic hearing in Texas for Ron Haskell, who is charged with the murder of six members of his ex-wife’s family, the Stays, reviewed; scenes shown of Haskell collapsing in front of the judge and a candlelight vigil for the victims; Stay family photos shown, including one of lone survivor Cassidy; details given about Haskell’s history of domestic violence. [Harris County assistant district attorney Tammy THOMAS- says maybe reality is finally setting in.] [Cassidy’s grandfather Tom STAY- says Cassidy is the hero.] [Public defender Doug DURHAM- says the focus of his defense will be on Haskell’s mental condition.] [Cache Country sheriff’s office Lt. Doyle PECK- says with human beings you have no idea what they’re going to do and when they’re going to do it.]
(Cleveland: Jenna Wolfe) The joy in Cleveland after basketball star LeBron James announced that he will return to the Cavaliers featured; scenes shown of celebrations in Cleveland, Tawny the owl picking Miami as his choice, and James’s defaced image in Miami; details given about his departure to the Miami Heat four years ago and the reactions then & now; James’s statement in “Sports Illustrated” quoted. [Several FANS, BARBER – react.]
(Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Costello) The forecast for a cold snap for parts of the country examined; footage shown of reporters talking about the polar vortex last winter; details given about the impact of the typhoon in Japan; diagrams shown. [NBC meteorologist Dylan DREYER- says this is going to be a shock to the system.] [The Weather Channel Greg POSTEL- explains what is happening.] [2 CHICAGOANS, Lickity Split Frozen Custard & Sweets Nina FLYNN- comment.]
(Los Angeles: Rehema Ellis) The video made by police Cpl. Jessie Peterson of himself in his car in the Texas heat to warn people about the danger of leaving children in hot cars featured; video shown; survey findings cited; details given about the Tennessee law that protects passersby who break a car window if they think a child is in danger and the rescue of a girl locked in a truck in New Mexico. [PETERSON – says it’s an awareness even for himself.] [Kidsandcars.org president Janette FENNELL- says if you think it can’t happen to you then you won’t put the protections in place.] [NHTSA David FRIEDMAN- says anyone watching this can potentially save a child’s life.] [New Mexico WOMAN – comments.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) Director Richard Linklater's movie “Boyhood,” which took 12 years to make with actor Ellar Coltrane growing up from age 6 to 18, previewed; film clips shown. [IFC Films president Jonathan SEHRING- says it was one of the easiest yeses he’s had.] [LINKLATER, actor Ethan HAWKE, COLTRANE - comment.] [Fandango chief correspondent Dave KARGER- praises the film.]