Right now, people in towns big and small along the Mississippi are sandbagging as fast as they can. In Clarksville, Missouri alone they're trying to get half a million sandbags in place ahead of the floodwaters expected to hit this river town. Along the Iowa River, the worst has already happened with six dead in the state. In some places, the water levels are falling but the anger is rising, from people who just want to go home, no matter how little they may have to go home to. Dan Simon and Gary Tuchman are in the flood zone with the latest.
In politics, a big name endorsement for Barack Obama tonight. He's got the Nobel prize, but does Al Gore still have political clout? We’ll find out from the best political team on television.
Anderson is reporting from the Democratic Republic of the Congo tonight. He’s been in Africa for more than a week now along with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. They’ve been looking at endangered habitats and how animal populations here are being wiped out. They’re also studying how viruses, potentially deadly viruses, travel from animals to men. Anderson has a reporter’s notebook for us tonight. You can also take a look at some of the pictures from their trip.
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