This program is 29 minutes long
(Boone, North Carolina: Stephanie Gosk) The increasing danger from the Ebola outbreak in Africa featured; details given about the condition of American victims Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly and about the tracking of people who may have had contact with deceased victim Patrick Sawyer, who flew through 2 airports. [Samaritan’s Purse Ken ISAACS- comments on the worsening security situation.] [Voice of mother Jan BRANTLY- says we will continue to pray.] [Sawyer’s widow Decontee SAWYER- comments.] [CDC Dr. Martin CETRON- says the issue to global health security is a shared international responsibility.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The Surgeon General’s warning about skin cancer due to a sharp rise in cases among young people featured; details given about how to maximize the effectiveness of sunscreen. [On Miami Beach 2 TANNERS – comment.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Melissa PILIANG- says it’s happening earlier and earlier.] [Cancer survivor Stacey ESCALANTE- says melanoma spread to her lymph nodes.]
(Gaza: Richard Engel) The unrelenting fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza featured; scenes shown of Gaza’s only power plant on fire, explosions in Gaza City and destroyed buildings; video of Hamas militants emerging from a tunnel and attacking an army post in Israel shown. [Israeli Micha BEN-HILLEL- says the tunnels would help terrorists go under the border and reach the kibbutz.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Israel’s criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry over his efforts to negotiate a cease-fire featured; remarks from Haaretz columnists Ari Shavit and Barak Ravid quoted; details given about growing tension between Israel and the US. [KERRY – says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked him if he could get a humanitarian cease-fire.] [Israel’s AMBASSADOR to the US – says Netanyahu told him to make clear the attacks on Kerry are unwarranted.] US sanctions against Russia for its support of separatists in Ukraine noted.
(Yosemite National Park: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the wildfires in the West updated; scenes shown of smoke and flames in Yosemite National Park; details given about the cost of fighting the fires, including the cost of DC-10s dropping retardant; fire and drought maps shown. [Stanislaus National Forest Shelly CROOK- says there is a lot of fuel available for this fire.] [California Interagency Management Team Steve KLIEST- comments on the cost.] [Cal Fire chief Ken PIMLOTT- says we have the potential for year-round fire activity.]
(No location given: Peter Alexander) The close call for 2 women caught on an Indiana railway bridge when a train approached reviewed; video shown of the women ducking between the rails as the train sped over them; clip shown from the film “Stand By Me.” [Indiana Railroad Eric POWELL- describes what is happening in the video.]
(Indianapolis: Kevin Tibbles) The dream of 8-year-old Jacen Troxell that police officers would not get killed featured; scenes shown from the funeral of Indiana police officer Perry Renn, a friend of Jason’s police detective father; details given about Jason’s website aimed at raising money for bulletproof plates that fit inside Kevlar vests. [J. TROXELL – says there was a possibility of his father getting shot and killed.] [Firearms trainer Dale TRUE- describes the capabilities of the plate.] [Jacen's mom Tracy TROXELL- says something good will come out of this.] [Dad Andy TROXELL- says you can make the job a little bit safer.]