Carnival Splendor Cruise Ship Limps into Dock in San Diego

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The Carnival Splendor promised a week of spas, casinos, Broadway shows, luxury shopping and gourmet food. But for this week's cruise it was spam, nine decks with elevators that didn't work and toilets that didn't flush. After four days at sea without power, 3300 passengers have been towed into San Diego, thankful that nobody got hurt.  We hear their stories and just how vulnerable a floating city can be. Also, the Jewish peace group J Street sets up in LA. Will it increase its impact in Washington? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been talking tough about settlements in East Jerusalem and a US threat of military action over Iran’s nuclear program. Have last week’s midterm elections changed the diplomatic dynamic for President Obama? 

Banner image: Stranded Carnival Splendor cruise ship passengers stand on a balcony in front of their sign asking for ice as they wait get off their boat after it was towed to San Diego Harbor by tug boats on November 11, 2010 in San Diego, California. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images