U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined several government agencies in marking Christmas Day, but their Santa Claus immigration reference angered many who responded that hundreds of migrant families remain separated at the border.
"NORAD's top priority is defending Canada and the United States," General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, the NORAD commander, said.
The passenger was apparently so unruly that North American Air Defense scrambled fighter jets to assist.
The NORAD program has some new features this year, and Google is making it more fun, too.
For some, the time-honored Christmas tradition is a welcome distraction from the incoming administration.