This program is 30 minutes long
(West Palm Beach, Florida: Garrett Haake) The standoff over the coronavirus relief package as benefits are expiring & the government shutting down tomorrow night as President Trump refuses to sign the stimulus bill examined; details given of the tenets of the bill that Trump called a "disgrace" with him demanding higher payments to individuals [Senators Pat TOOMEY, Bernie SANDERS - question Trump's behavior.] The reaction of the people noted. [Unemployed, Chelle HAYNES@- says we need help now.] What Congress is likely to do discussed.
(Los Angeles: Meagan Fitzgerald) The likely impact of holiday travel on the growing coronavirus catastrophe featured; scenes shown from the airport, the New York City ball to be dropped, California hospitals. [TRAVELLER - comments.] [On CNN, National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- says it could get worse: gives the numbers: we are at a critical point.] [Mission Hospital, California, Dr. Jim KEANY@- wonders about the hospital resources.] [Boston Medical Center oncologist Dr. Hosein SADRZADEH@- talks about vaccination & investigating his allergic reaction to the Moderna vaccine.] The projected deaths by mid-January discussed.
(Paris: Matt Bradley) This historic vaccination campaign in the European Union & the spread of the variant in Britain & to Europe featured; scenes shown from France, Italy, Germany where seniors are being vaccinated. [European Commission President Ursula von der LYDEN@- talks about vaccine unity.]
(Nashville: Morgan Chesky) The naming of Anthony Warner as the man behind the Christmas morning bombing in Nashville, Tennessee, when an RV exploded featured; scenes shown of the explosion, fire & damages in the street, the blast, the RV in Warner's yard. [US attorney Donald COCHRAN@- says Warner is the bomber & died in the bombing.] [FBI's Doug KORNESKI@@- explains what is "domestic terrorism."] [Police officers James WELLS@, Amanda TOPPING@; resident Jeffrey RASMUSSEN%- describe what happened that morning.] The tense moments over a copycat incident in the area discussed.
(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The expectations about vaccines allowing people to travel next year examined; details given of travel deals being offered, [New Jersey resident Ron ADAMS@- comments on wanting to travel; explains his cruise option.] [Cornell University professor Chris ANDERSON - comments on online behavior, but there is uncertainty.] Experts' advice of planning travels noted.
(New Zealand: Bill Neely) How New Zealand has successfully handed the coronavirus due to extreme measures featured; scenes shown from the island nation with no pandemic; details given of the impact of the shutdown on tourism. [Wellington Mayor Andy FOSTER@, New Zealand government adviser Dr. Michael BAKER@, Prime Minister Jacinda AERDERN@- comment on no transmissions.] [In August, President TRUMP - mocks New Zealand.] How New Zealand has ordered a lot of vaccine & will it offer it to neighboring countries noted.