This program is 28 minutes long
(Bloomington, Indiana: Alex Perez) The impact of the snowstorm in the Midwest and the rains in California reviewed; scenes shown of the Oklahoma City and Denver car pileups, California rains, planes being deiced in the East, snow in Indiana. [Two PEOPLE - comment on the wrecks.] [California MAN - calls it the perfect storm.]
(Studio: David Muir; studio: Mike Wankum) The course of the winter storm and snow, ice and cold discussed; weather, snow and temperature maps shown.
(Studio: David Muir) The red carpet at the Oscars in Los Angeles shown.
(Simeropol: Terry Moran) The Russian presence on the roads and sea updated; scenes of Russian and Ukrainian troops and map shown; details given about the Crimean peninsula. [Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy YATSENYUK- says we are on the brink of disaster.] [NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh RASMUSSEN- says Russia must stop its military activities.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Martha Raddatz) The warnings hurled at Russia in this standoff, what President Obama said in the phone call to Putin and how Russian troops are settling in discussed. [Secretary of State John KERRY- calls it an act of military aggression.]
(Studio: Ryan Smith) The trial in New York City of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges featured; Sulaiman Abu Ghaith quoted on October 9, 2001; courtroom sketches shown.
(Pretoria: Hamish Macdonald) The trial in South Africa of athlete Oscar Pistorius for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, featured; various scenes shown; details given about the defense and prosecutions cases. [Carte Blanche TV editor George MAZARAKIS†- says it is the trial of the century--this awful tragedy.] [At ABC's mockup of the Pistorius house, legal analyst Dan ABRAMS - raises questions.]
(Hollywood: Lara Spencer) The action on the red carpet before the Oscars telecast tonight featured; scenes of the dressed actresses, film clips and host Ellen DeGeneres shown.
(Washington: Clayton Sandell) A new study by CheapAir.com on when to buy a plane ticket to get the best deal examined. [Viewfromthe wing.com Gary LEFF- talks about the fares strategy.]
(No location given: David Wright) The Oscar-nominated "Frozen" song "Let It Go" by Idina Menzel featured; scenes shown of little girls singing the tune in a car and a theater. [Songwriters Robert LOPEZ, Kristen ANDERSON-LOPEZ- explain the genesis of the song.]