This program is about 1 hour long
(Beirut, Lebanon: Anita McNaught) The 3rd day of violence between government forces and Hizballah supporters in Lebanon, reported; scenes shown of the fighting at Beirut Arab University and in nearby streets; details given on the government-imposed curfew in Beirut.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Foreign donors’ agreement to help stabilize the situation during a conference in Paris noted; scenes shown from the conference.
(Washington, DC: Catherine Herridge) The CIA sting operation last year in which Russian Oleg Khinsagov was caught selling weapons-grade uranium in Georgia, where he intended to sell it to radical Islamic terrorists, reviewed; pictures of Khinsagov, plastic bags of uranium and map shown. [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK- says all states should offer information about the smuggling of dangerous materials if they have it.]
(Chicago: Jeff Goldblatt) The investigation into whether accused kidnapper Michael Devlin was linked to another missing boy Arlen Henderson examined; home video of Henderson shown. [Missing boy’s mother Debbie HENDERSON-GRIFFITH- talks about photos she was shown of a teenager that may be her son.]
(Washington: Major Garrett) The debate in the Senate over President Bush’s plan for a troop surge and the Senate Armed Services Committee’s approval of Gen. David Petraeus as commander of multinational forces in Iraq reviewed; details given on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s approval of a symbolic resolution opposing the plan; editorial from the “Wall Street Journal” cited on screen. [Senator Carl LEVIN- comments on the public’s urge for a change in direction.] [Senator John McCAIN- says the troops want to win.]
(New York City: Jamie Colby) The debate over a federal mandate for a school bus retirement age following the crash of a 13-year-old bus earlier this month in Pennsylvania examined; footage of the wreckage shown. [2 STUDENTS - describes what happened.] [School Bus Safety Coalition Dr. Alan ROSS- states his opinion.] [Opposes bus retirement age Derek GRAHAM- comments on the expense of replacing buses.]
(Washington: Jim Angle) The day’s developments in the trial of Lewis "Scooter" Libby for his role in the leaking of the name of former CIA agent Valerie Plame reviewed; courtroom sketches shown. [Former federal prosecutor David SCHERTLER- comments on the proceedings.]
(Caracas, Venezuela: Steve Harrigan) The statements from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez about Cuban President Fidel Castro’s health and the Venezuelan Assembly’s decision to delay a vote on legislation that would give Chavez more power featured; scenes shown of Chavez holding a letter from Castro.
(San Francisco: Claudia Cowan) The city of San Francisco’s vote on a paid sick leave ordinance examined; details given on the policy which allows time off for caring for relatives and neighbors. [Young Workers United Donte HARRIS- says people shouldn’t have to chose between caring for the sick and paying for rent.] [Restaurant owner Daniel SCHEROTTER- comments on the new law’s impact on the business.]
(Fox Weather Center: Rick Reichmuth) National forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.