Monday, Dec. 27: Killer Wave

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Killer Wave: More than 22,000 people have been reported dead in southern Asia and as far away as Somalia (search) on Africa's eastern coast in the aftermath of a massive tsunami that smashed coastlines following a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday.

As nine countries struggle to cope with a catastropic humanitarian crisis we'll have the latest from the region.

Plus, aid money is beginning to flow to the victims left homeless and hungry after Sunday's quake. We'll tell you what the United Nations (search) and relief agencies are doing to help them.

Christmas Travel Woes: Thousands spent Christmas in the nation's airports this past weekend after a winter storm, a staged a "sick out" by baggage workers and a computer glitch at one airline stranded weary travelers.

Now that they've missed Christmas and many still don't even have their luggage is there anything that passengers who lived through this travel nightmare can do? Plus, is this just a taste of what's to come for air travelers in 2005? We'll ask George Novak the lead research scientist at the George Washington Aviation Institute (search).

Year of the Blog: Was 2004 the year that Web logs aka "blogs" came into their own? When we look back on the presidential election and the "Memogate" scandal at CBS will we point to blogs as a crucial element influencing both of these events? Find out the answers when Hugh Hewitt, author of "Blog: Understanding the Information Reformation That's Changing Your World" joins us this afternoon for a provocative look at these questions and more!

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