This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Weijia Jiang) Thursday's Senate hearing between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh & his accuser Christine Blasey Ford featured; Ford attorney quoted about the hearing with conditions listed; details given about what Ford has said about the house party & a response from the White House quoted. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - comments on witnesses; that h won't ruin Kavanaugh's life.] [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY; Senator Dick DURBIN - say both need to be heard.] The coming hearing discussed.
(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.
(Studio: Meg Oliver) The CBS interview with Ford's sister-in-law Sandra Mendler presented. [MENDLER - characterizes Christine as a serious person with a full life & she decided to come forward with her story.] [President TRUMP, Senator Mitch McCONNELL - back Kavanaugh.]
(Washington: John Dickerson) A CBS interview held with British Prime Minister Theresa May before the U.N. General Assembly meeting. [MAY - says we believe the JPCOA deal should stay in place, but we are looking at how Iran is acting in the region while keeping the nuclear deal in place.]
(Studio: Elaine Quijano) The full May interview on "CBS This Morning" noted.
(Norristown, Pennsylvania: Jericka Duncan) The sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby on sexual charges for drugging & molesting Andrea Constand featured; details given about the possible length of sentence & the first & second trials in Pennsylvania.
(Conway, North Carolina: Manuel Bojorquez) The ongoing flooding in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence featured; scenes shown of the flood waters from the Waccamaw River in Conway, North Carolina. [Trinity United Methodist Church Pastor Kim STRONG - talks about the church, the parishioners & the flood; preaches.]
(Rome: Seth Doane) The Vatican's historic agreement between the Catholic Church & China featured; details given about China's split Catholic population between those tied to the government & those worshiping underground. [Father Bernardo CERVELLERA- questions letting China chose bishops.] [Catholic OFFICIAL - says now all bishops in China are in communion with Rome.]
(No location given: Jeff Glor) The story of one-week old Baby Ivy, daughter of Geoff & Rachel Finn, who was diagnosed with congenital heart birth defects, featured; family scenes shown. [Rachel & Geoff FINN- react to Ivy's diagnosis & condition.]
(New York: Tony Dokoupil) The 50-year friendship of "Sesame Street" muppets Bert & Ernie featured; show scenes shown; details given of the view in the LGBTQ Website Queerty from writer Mark Saltzman that Bert & Ernie mirrored his partner relationship. The response from Sesame Workshop & creator Frank Oz that Bert & Ernie were created as best friends quoted. Other diversity characters from "Sesame Street: mentioned. ["Washington Post" writer Elahe IZADI- offers views on the talk about sexual orientation.]