This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Brook Silva-Braga) The record-breaking cold weather featured; scenes shown from a fire in Philadelphia, a New York airport, New Hampshire, Cleveland, Ohio, Boston, Chicago, Florida, a leaky cruise ship; details given about the homeless in New York City. [Three PEOPLE, two air TRAVELLERS, cruise ship WOMAN - react to the weather]
(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.
(Boston: Barry Burbank) The stretch of cold weather in the Northeast & the forecast for the week reported; weather & temperature maps shown.
(White House: Errol Barnett) The defense by President Trump of his mental fitness in response to the Michael Wolff book "Fire & Fury" featured; Trump tweet on his mental stability & genius quoted; details given about the border wall & immigration children, the issue of whether Trump pressured Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Russia investigation & his criticism of "sloppy Steve" Bannon. [TRUMP - comments on his role.] [On BBC radio, WOLFF - says he is intellectually incapable of being president.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The national outbreak of the flu examined; state map shown. [Palomar Health OFFICIAL, Palomar's Dr. Allan HANSEN- comment on the flu & the vaccination.]
(Studio: Kris Van Cleave) The charges against Taylor Wilson for trying to derail an Amtrak train in Nebraska in October featured; Wilson photo shown; details given about the terrorism incident & Wilson's ties to white supremacists. [Former FBI official Ron HOSKELL- worries about easy access to the train.]
(West Hollywood, California: Mireya Villarreal) The issue of the legalization of recreational marijuana in six states & Washington, DC, that clashes with federal marijuana laws examined; details given about the Justice Department position now. [In California dispensary, WOMAN - comments.] [Colorado Senator Cory GARDNER - questions President Trump's position on state laws.] Gardner tweet quoted. Poll findings on the support for legalizing marijuana outlined on screen. [Legal EXPERT - offers views on any legal cases.]
(Los Angeles & Burbank, California: Jamie Yuccas) The complex process of recycling cardboard after the holidays examined; scenes shown from a Los Angeles area recycling center. [Recycling WOMAN, Burbank recycling coordinator Kreigh HAMPEL, Amazon SPOKESWOMAN - talk about the tsunami of cardboard.] Amazon's focus on sustainable packaging noted.
(Hartsdale, New York: Roxana Saberi) The story of 99-year-old yoga instructor & ballroom dancer Tao Porchon-Lynch featured; scenes & photos shown of her life. [PORCHON-LYNCH - talks about her dancing & her energy.] [Dance partner Anton BILOZOROV- talks about Tao.] [Yoga STUDENT - comments.]