This program is 29 minutes long
(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) The decision to close the L.A. schools due to the terrorism threat following the San Bernardino shooting examined; robocall played. [School Supt. Ramon CORTINES@- comments on the closing.] [NYPD commissioner William BRATTON@- says it is being investigated as a hoax.] [LAPD Chief Charlie BECK@- speaks about safety.] [MOTHER - comments.] The search of all the schools discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The threat against New York schools reviewed; threat quoted; details given about why the threat seemed inept. [BRATTON - compares the threats to "Homeland."] [Mayor Bill de BLASIO - explains why it was outlandish.] [Former NYPD detective Nick CASALE@- downplays credibility.]
(Las Vegas: Cecilia Vega) The prelude to the Republican debate in Las Vegas tonight featured; scenes shown of protests. [TRUMP - reacts to protesters.] [Earlier, TRUMP - speaks against immigration.] [CRUZ - comments on taking shots.] [On talk radio, host Rush LIMBAUGH - comments.] Ben Carson's plans to defeat ISIS discussed.
(Studio: David Muir, Jonathan Karl) How the Republican presidential candidates may react to Trump's plans to ban Muslims discussed.
(New York: Tom Llamas) The Democratic presidential candidates' views on ISIS examined. [CLINTON - says we need to defeat ISIS; criticizes Republican bluster.] [Opponent Bernie SANDERS - lists issues: ISIS, economy, health care....]
(Studio: David Muir) The Democratic debate on Saturday announced.
(Littleton, Colorado: Clayton Sandell) The snow in the West affecting flights & warm weather in the East featured; scenes shown of the snowy roads; details given of the impact of warm weather on holiday sales.
(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The storm forecast discussed; weather & temperature maps shown.
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) The record holiday travel with low gas prices previewed.
(New York: David Wright) The lawsuit brought by a Texas plumber whose "billboard" truck was sold to ISIS examined; scenes shown from Syria of the truck with logo & a mounted gun. [Plumber Mark OBERHOLZER?- comments on his truck & lawsuit.]