This program is about 1 hour long
(Kennedy Space Center: David Lee Miller) Weather forcing another day’s delay in the launch of the space shuttle Discovery reported; scenes shown of the shuttle waiting on its launch pad; NASA radio communication confirming the postponement played.
(Jerusalem: Jennifer Griffin) Israeli warplanes launching a new strike on Gaza City and shelling northern Gaza reported; the difficulties securing the release of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit updated; scenes shown from the building that was hit. [Father of kidnapped soldier Noam SHALIT- appeals for his son’s return.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Gaza if the Israeli attacks continue, and Pope Benedict XVI urging peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians noted.
(Baghdad: Courtney Kealy) The release of the Iraqi government’s list of most wanted terrorists, including several people from Saddam Hussein’s regime, noted; scenes shown the sites from bombings and shootings that left dozens killed and injured. Across the country.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Confirmation that slain Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi has now been buried noted.
(Washington: Molly Henneberg) The CIA giving its confirmation that the latest audiotaped message from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is genuine reported; reactions to the tape from a White House spokesperson and Somalia’s Sheikh Sharif Ahmed quoted on screen.
(Fox Weather Center: Rick Reichmuth) Storm systems affecting the east coast tracked; national forecast noted; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Hundreds of people still in shelters due to massive flooding in Pennsylvania noted; scenes shown from the governor’s helicopter tour of the flooded areas.
(Tucson, Arizona: Adam Housley) Disagreements over whether or not 2,500 additional National Guard troops have actually made it to the Mexican border reported; details given on the possible reasons some of the deployed troops are not immediately visible. [Former immigration agent Mike CUTLER, US Border Patrol Jim HAWKINS- comment.]
(New York City: Rudi Bakhtiar) “Un-exercise,” a new method aimed at easing back pain, featured; details given on how the movements work; scenes shown of patients in therapy. [Chronic back pain patients Elaine PETRONE, Dennis LODOLCE, North American Spine Society Dr. Joel PRESS- comment.]
(Johnson Space Center: Kim McIntyre) NASA hoping for favorable conditions for the delayed launch of the space shuttle Discovery reported; details given on the serious issues bad weather can raise in a launch. [Mission management deputy director John SHANNON, Apollo VI astronaut Col. Walter CUNNINGHAM- comment.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) An asteroid coming close to Earth tomorrow noted.
(Washington: Megyn Kendall) The Supreme Court’s ruling against military tribunals for Guantanamo Bay terror detainees reviewed; details given on upcoming Senate hearings on how trials of detainees should be handled. [Senators Lindsey GRAHAM, Jack REED- comment.]
(Washington: Julie Kirtz) “New York Times” editor Bill Keller defending newspapers’ rights to print government secrets featured; details reviewed of the report on the anti-terror bank monitoring program. [KELLER- says the terrorists already knew international banking was being monitored.] [Senator John McCAIN- asks why the article was on the front page if it wasn’t a big deal.]
(Mexico City: Anita Vogel) Presidential elections in Mexico featured; details given on the front-running candidates, and the possible implications for border security; scenes shown from Mexico City. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Armand PESCHARD- comments on how this election has been different from the last one.]
(Delray Beach, Florida: Orlando Salinas) The racial division in Little League baseball in Delray Beach, Florida, featured; details given on the “separate but equal” laws that split the league in the first place, the city’s bid to rejoin the leagues, and both leagues’ claim that they’re happy as they are. [Delray American League co-founder Eddie ODOM JR., Delray American Little League Terry ZANZUCCHI, Delray Beach Mayor Jeff PERLMAN- offer varying views.]