This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Peter Alexander) The Homeland Security report on the Secret Service failures that allowed an armed intruder to get inside the White House examined; video shown of Omar Gonzalez running across the lawn; animation shown of Gonzalez’ route. [Former Secret Service agent Dan BONGINO- says we can’t accept as many errors as seemed to happen at the same time.] [Representative Michael McCAUL- says he’d like to see it cleaned up.]
(Urfa, Turkey: Richard Engel) A message believed to be from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calling on others to join ISIS and unleash jihad featured; details given about earlier reports of Baghdadi's death; Arabic audio played.
(Denver: Janet Shamlian) The snow & cold reviewed; scenes shown of snow in Colorado & Michigan & Oregon & New York, thundersnow in Ohio, car accidents, a newborn calf in a rancher’s home in Montana, downed trees in Washington state; extreme temperature drops cited. [WOMAN, electrician Joe PANZINI– comment.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Studio: Al Roker) The weather forecast for the coming days presented; maps shown.
(Clayton, Missouri: Ron Allen) The wait in Ferguson, Missouri for the grand jury decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown featured; scenes shown of witness/pathologist Dr. Michael Baden, the Brown family and supporters at the U.N., people training for a protest. [Brown family attorney Ben CRUMP- says there is evidence that shows Michael Brown had his hands up.] [Father Michael BROWN, Sr. – says this fight is not over.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER – says we minimize the chances that any legitimate protest devolves into violence.] [Protestor Johnetta ELZIE, Cathy's Kitchen WOMAN – comment.]
(Studio: Chis Jansing) The political fight over President Obama’s plans to overhaul immigration policy via executive order to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation examined; scenes shown of Obama in Burma, a demonstration. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER, Senator Mitch McCONNELL – oppose Obama.] [National Council of La Raza Clarissa MARTINEZ-DE-CASTRO- says the backlash is going to come…] [Representative Hal ROGERS- says surely the president understands the explosion that will occur.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI – says presidents have executive authority.]
(Studio: Cynthia McFadden) The Clockwork Active Media tech company in Minneapolis, which has been voted one of the best places to work, featured; scenes shown of babies in the office, beer on tap. [Clockwork president Nancy LYONS- says she wanted people who wanted to do the work and have fun.] [EMPLOYEE – says this is best place he’s ever worked.]
(Darmstadt, Germany: Katy Tur) The analysis of the data gathered from the lander Philae, which landed on a comet, featured; animation shown. [Head of Lander Operation Stephan ULAMEC- speculates on where the craft landed.] [ESA project scientist Matt TAYLOR- says we’ve got data from more than one location on the comet’s surface.]
(New York: Harry Smith) The efforts of people around the world to get their achievements in the Guinness book of world records featured; scenes shown of line dancers and people eating breakfast in bed in China, odd “running” in Japan, the world’s tallest man with the world’s shortest man, head bangers in Australia, can can dancers in Paris, NBC’s Al Roker attempting to set the record for the longest continuous weathercast, a rock skipper in Michigan, a Harlem Globetrotter’s backward basketball shot, flip flop throwers and people dressed as penguins. [ROKER – comments.]