This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The defense by President Trump of his mental fitness in response to the Michael Wolff book "Fire & Fury" featured; Trump tweets on being a stable genius quoted; details given about what he said about Attorney General Jeff Sessions & recusal, immigration policy & dreamers. [TRUMP - reviews his success in business & TV; states Wolff did not interview him; criticizes "sloppy Steve" Bannon; calls the book a disgraceful work of fiction.]
(New York: Morgan Radford) The cold weather in the Northeast featured; scenes shown. from Boston, snow, Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, Vermont ski resorts, fuel delivery, the New York airport, New York City; details given about conditions for frostbite & hypothermia. [Five PEOPLE, NBC's Al ROKER - react to the cold.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.
(Studio: Dylan Dreyer) The weather forecast for the week reported; weather & temperature maps shown.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The collision of two planes on the runway in Toronto, Canada, reviewed; scenes shown of the plane on fire; details given about other plane fire incidents involving carryon bags. [Toronto PASSENGER - describes what happened.] [Assn. of Flight Attendants Sara NELSON, former flight safety researcher Mac McLEAN- outline the danger of trying to leave with luggage.] Advice for getting off a plane fast outlined on screen.
(Los Angeles: Steve Patterson) The response of some cities & states to the new tax regulations on deducting state 6 local taxes examined; details given about the changes in deduction amounts, ways to avoid the laws. [New York Governor Andrew CUOMO - promises a challenge.] [Committee for a Responsible Budget president Maya MacGUINEAS- assesses the politics of this tax policy.]
(Port Richey, Florida: Maya Rodriguez) A winner in Florida of the 450,000 million-dollar MegaMillions lottery featured; scenes shown from the store in Port Richey where the winning ticket was bought; statistics on amounts spent per state on lottery tickets cited. [Three ticket BUYERS - comment.] Florida lottery Tampa district manager Don CRELEY- offers advice.] The Powerball jackpot cited.
(No location given: Matt Bradley) The jewel heist in Venice, Italy, reviewed; surveillance video & palace scenes shown; details given about the jewels owned by the royal family of Qatar.
(New York: Rehema Ellis) A program to help immigrants prepare for their citizenship test featured; scenes shown from the museum of the New York Historical Society that brings the nation's history alive. [Japanese-born student Hiroko McVEy, Mexican Mario BARRIENTOS- talk about immigration uncertainty & the course.] [Course designer Samantha RIJKERS- comments on the test.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) The test on the NBC News Facebook page noted.
(No location given: Anne Thompson) The remarkable story of Washington state football player Rodrick Fisher, who is a high school graduate from Spokane after living homeless for a year & later adopted by his football coach & wife ADam & Jolene Fisher, presented. [Rodrick FISHER - outlines his story.] [Coach Adam FISHER - talks about his story & lifelong & lifelong journey.]