Alison Stewart in for Keith tonight...
Shades of Success: At least 123-Americans have been killed in Iraq this May, making it the third-deadliest month since the war began. Our fifth story on the Countdown: Soldiers still stationed in Iraq, now asking the question, quote: "When are we going to get out of here?"... Amid new questions tonight, that President Bush envisions keeping a military presence in that country for the long haul.
Decision 2008: Tonight, the 2008 campaign officially enters the "You know" stage. Number four in our countdown, you know Al Gore is not running, at least not now. But you know why he might be tempted.
ODDBALL: A deer exacts revenge for bambi and if you loved last night's magical slo-mo balloon footage, have we got a doozie for you tonight.
High Speed Chases: If you've seen a police car chase on t-v lately, there's a reason why, more likely than not, it's low-speed. In our third story on the Countdown, the risks of the high-speed chases . Depending on the crime, it would seem police are better off letting a speeding vehicle escape than weaving through heavy traffic to catch the culprit. There are some people in the DC area who no doubt think this.
TB Cause no longer TBD?: So, you know that nightmare where your fiance's Dad works in a federal tuberculosis lab, and then during your honeymoon you expose her to one of the scariest forms of tuberculosis there is? In our second story tonight, it turns out that the man who flew internationally... and snuck back into the U-S... knowing he carried an often-deadly form of T-B... is the son-in-law of a longtime tuberculosis researcher who works at... the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Conspiracy theorists, start your engines.
Bacon or Fakin'?: Jungle Jack Hanna's keen insight helps us figure out whether monster pig is a huge hog or just plain hogwash.