This program is 30 minutes long
(Washington: Luke Russert) The calls for the resignation of Representative Anthony Weiner due to the sexting scandal featured; details given about his leave of absence from the House; the less-graphic TMZ photos and a rally outside his office shown. [WEINER - admits personal failings.] [Yesterday and today, Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ - says he needs to resign because this is a distraction.] A statement from former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi quoted. [Former Democratic chairman Martin FROST- says only he can decide to leave.] His Twitter messages to a teenager mentioned.
(Studio: Lester Holt; Capitol Hill: Kelly O'Donnell) The options for the Democrats in dealing with Weiner, the possible ethics violation and the muted response of the Republicans discussed.
(New York: Jeff Rossen) The state of Giffords' recovery reviewed; two photos shown; details given about the shooting that has left her having problems communicating. [Chief of staff Pia CARUSONE- says she is struggling while recovering.] [UCSF professor of neurosurgery Dr. Geoffrey MANLEY- says this is a hidden injury that takes time.] [On "Meet the Press," Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ - says she has a long way to go.]
(Springerville, Arizona: Tom Llamas) The huge wildfire in Arizona updated; scenes shown from the community of Springerville, Arizona, the flames and smoke now also in New Mexico and firefighting operations. [Southwest Area incident management team Carl SWOPE, fire operations chief Jerome MacDONALD- say it's hard work.] [Rancher Jerry DeVERSE, MAN - comment.]
(Syria: John Ray) The crisis in Syria, a country in turmoil, featured; scenes shown from a makeshift camp bnear the Turkey border of the refugees who fled the security forces of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad; details given about the revenge against the rebels.
(Chicago: Zoraida Sambolin) The violent new trend of teenage flash mobs that come together via social media and go on violent rampages featured; scenes shown from Chicago; details given about various incidents in major cities. [Victim Chris WILLKOWSKI- recounts being attacked.] [Venice311.org Alexandria THOMPSON- comments on what happened in Venice.] [Chicago police Supt. Garry McCARTHY, new Mayor Rahm EMANUEL- say we will stop this youth crime.]
(Fukushima prefecture, Japan: Robert Bazell) A return visit to Japan to see how the Fukushima nuclear crisis after the earthquake and tsunami is being dealt with featured; scenes shown from an organic farm near the damaged reactors and the reactor sites; details given about the radiation levels. [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace James ACTON- talks about the fuel meltdown.]
(London: Chapman Bell) The new royal lifestyle for Britain's Princess Catherine, aka Kate Middleton, featured; scenes shown from London's annual birthday festivities for the queen and a charity event. [Royal watcher Neil SEAN- talks about Kate's clothes and the duchess stealing the show.] ["People" magazine Simon PERRY- praises Kate.]