4th Congressional District Congressman Representative Cory Gardner hits the road tomorrow to meet with Colorado wheat producers. The Republican says the tour of seven counties along the eastern plains is an opportunity to discuss policy – as well as this year’s crop – which Gardner says benefited from recent spring rains.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Egyptian eye doctor who long served as Osama bin Laden's deputy, has been officially chosen as al-Qaida's new leader. Zawahiri was already the group's operational commander and main spokesman, and he was widely expected to succeed Osama bin Laden. Some al-Qaida members have complained that Zawahiri is uninspiring and divisive as a leader, and terrorism experts say he will need to demonstrate that he can direct the terror network as skillfully as bin Laden did.
Last week on Mount McKinley, ranger Tucker Chenoweth had a day unlike any other. Over the course of one day, he helped rescue three different climbers. That is as many as he often has in one season. Melissa Block speaks with Chenoweth about those rescues.
Melissa Block speaks with Ali Mokdad, global health professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, about a study tracking the life expectancies of men and women in the United States.