This program is 28 minutes long
(Reagan National Airport: Jeff Pegues) A close call for 2 United Airlines jets at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston due to an air traffic controller’s mistake reviewed; animation shown; audio transmission played; details given about recent near-mid-air collision incidents, including in Newark and over the Pacific; FAA statistics cited. The air traffic control system discussed.
(Los Angeles: Danielle Nottingham) Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling’s plans to surrender the team to his wife Shelly featured; audiotape of Donald’s racist remarks played; Forbes magazine’s estimate of the team’s value cited. [On May 8, Shelly’s lawyer Pierce O'DONNELL- comments on Shelly’s willingness to fight the NBA.] [USC law professor Michael CHASALOW- says if there was a fight the value of the team would plummet.]
(Donetsk, Ukraine: Charlie D’Agata) Another day of violence in Ukraine between pro-Ukrainian gunmen and pro-Russian separatists reviewed; scenes shown of bodies, a bullet-riddled car, a smoldering building, and a man taking a bullet-proof vest off a dead man. The division in Ukraine discussed.
(Jerusalem: Allen Pizzey) Pope Francis’s trip to the Holy Land previewed; scenes shown of King David’s tomb in Jerusalem and from Taybeh; details given about the concerns of ultra-orthodox Jews and Palestinian Christians; scenes shown of anti-Christian graffiti on churches & mosques. [Jerusalem city councilman Arieh KING- backs the Jews.] [Father Aziz HALAWEH- says we are suffering from discrimination.] How this trip might differ from trips by other popes discussed.
(London: Clarissa Ward) The ordeal for Western Kentucky University professor John All, who rescued himself after falling into an ice crevasse on Mount Himlung, reviewed; All’s video shown. [From the hospital in Kathmandu, ALL – says the terror is not something he’ll easily forget.]
(New Orleans: Anna Werner) A pending law in Louisiana that will likely close most abortion clinics in the state featured; map shown of states with restrictive abortion laws; details given about the role of Americans United for Life and the rulings on laws in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. [State representative Katrina JACKSON- says it ensures that physicians who perform abortions do so in a safe manner.] [Dr. Rhonda ROMAN- says you’re decreasing the access to care by a big percentage.]
(Little Rock, Arkansas: Steve Hartman) The story of Melvyn Amrine, who remembered to get flowers for Mothers Day for his wife, Doris, despite having Alzheimer’s disease, presented; details given about how Little Rock police Sgt. Brian Grigsby and officer Troy Dillard helped Melvyn after he went missing. [D. AMRINE – says even though the mind doesn’t remember, the heart remembers.] [GRIGSBY, DILLARD – say Melvyn wasn’t going home until he had those flowers.]