This program is 29 minutes long
(Bryant Park, New York: Kathy Park) The impact of the heat wave across the country reviewed; scenes shown from New York City & other locations with people outdoors; details given about power outages in New York City & Wisconsin. [Three PEOPLE; Indianapolis Metro Police Commander Phil BURTON - talk about aspects of the hot weather.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.
(Studio: Erica Grow) The ongoing heat alerts & coming cooler weather with storms reviewed; weather & temperature maps shown.
(Miami: Morgan Chesky) The response from the US to an incident in the sky in which a fighter plane from Venezuela came close to a US plane featured; US Southern Command video shown; details given about the positions of Russia & the US re: President Nicolas Maduro. [Analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY@- says Venezuela is lashing out.] A tweet from Senator Marco Rubio about Venezuela quoted.
(Doha, Qatar: Matt Bradley) The Iranian seizure of a British oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz featured; scenes shown from the Persian Gulf; details given about the escalating tensions between the US & Iran; new audio exchange played & video of the ship shown. [In Tehran, NBC's Ali AROUZI - comments on the aggressive message from the Revolutionary Guards.]
(Berkeley Heights, Mew Jersey: Hans Nichols) New tweets from President Trump against four minority Congresswomen as tensions escalate examined; tweets quoted. [On ABC, Representative Elijah CUMMINGS; on CBS, Senator Cory BOOKER; on Fox, White House adviser Stephen MILLER; On CBS, Vice President Mike PENCE - offer differing opinions on the issue.] The challenge this week with testimony from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller discussed.
(No location given: Kendis Gibson) The record-breaking income from "Avengers: End Game," which surpassed "Avatar" as the highest grossing film, but "Gone With the Wind" still leads in ticket sales, examined. [Comscore analyst Paul DEGARABEDIAN@- comments.]
(Los Angeles: Molly Hunter) The rising concert ticket prices due to a scalping scandal by Live Nation examined; details given from the "Billboard" report on a recording between Metallica's representative & Live Nation about selling tickets to retail sites. ["Variety" music editor Jem ASWAD@- talks about scalping.] The catch-22 about tickets for performers explained.
(Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin: Jo Ling Kent) A look at what happened in the town of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, after a job agreement in 2017 between President Trump & Taiwan's Foxconn electronics company presented; details given about the deal for jobs in return for tax breaks; scenes shownfrom the street cleared out for the deal. [Community activist Kelly GALLAHER%- says Mount Pleasant will spend 900 million dollars & we have to hope something will be built.] [Holdout resident Kim MAHONEY - says the project is a scam.] The statements from Foxconn about the construction & from local government about the project quoted.
(Atlantic City, New Jersey: Ron Allen) The decade-long partial restoration of the biggest musical instrument, the Atlantic City, New Jersey, Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ built in the 1930s, damaged by a hurricane in the 1940s & then neglected, examined; scenes shown of the organ with 33,000 pipes hidden behind the concert hall. [Restorer Brant DUDDY%- talks about the organ.]