This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington airport: David Kerley) The background to President Trump's grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8 & 9 planes after two plane crashes featured; details given of the grounding first by China, Europe & Canada & the planes' black boxes; scenes shown from the Indonesia & Ethiopia crash sites. [TRUMP - says we will prohibit all flights of the 737 Max planes.] [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD- says the two crashes are close enough to stop the planes.] [737 PASSENGER - reacts.] The issue of the FAA view of the Boeing software fix discussed.
(Studio: David Muir; White House: Jonathan Karl) The changes in the course of the White House decision to ground the planes discussed.
(Clayton Sandell) The whiteout conditions in the central US from a "bomb cyclone" featured; scenes shown from snowy roads, stranded cars in Colorado, the shut-down Denver airport, a blown-over truck, tornadoes in New Mexico. [KMGH reporter Jennifer KOVALESKI, stranded airline PASSENGER - comment on conditions.] The Colorado road conditions discussed.
(Studio: David Muir; New York: Rob Marciano) The epic storm forecast for the central states discussed; weather maps shown.
(Los Angeles: Kayna Whitworth) The college admissions cheating scandal in which celebrities, such as actresses Felicity Huffman & Lori Loughlin paid bribes to get their children into elite universities, reviewed; details given about the Loughlin & Huffman bribe cases to get their daughters into USC, the arrests, the USC firing of the water polo coach & athletic official Donna Heinel for faking athletic recruits. [Massachusetts US attorney Andrew LELLING- calls it fraud.] [USC student Hardik JAIN- reacts.] What will happen to the students & graduates involved with the scheme discussed.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The new sentence for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort & new felony charges in New York examined; what Manafort said to Judge Amy Berman Jackson & her response & what Manafort attorney Kevin Downing said quoted. [Outside the courthouse, DOWNING - calls it callous; says no collusion with Russians.] [President TRUMP - says he has given no thought to a pardon.] The indictment of Manafort on New York state charges discussed,
(New York: Linsey Davis) The manhunt for prisoner, Travis Davis, who escaped twice in Oklahoma & Missouri, featured; photos & scenes shown.