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fill this vacancy. >> there's an irony in the debate about whether or not to fill scalia's seat and there's nothing in the constitution that would proteubt the president from making this appointment no mat kwrur matter how far away we are. minutes after takeoff a plane was back on the ground after the pilots reported smoke. all six crew members were treated at a hospital and released and no passengers were hurt and no word on the cause. a colorado planned parenthood clinic where three people were killed last year has re-opened and only part of the build something being used because repairs are still not done. robert lewis dear targeted the
in ohio, a restaurant re-opened following a machete attack. he stormed inside and began slashing people and the restaurant owner believes he was targeted because he's arab, and the fbi in columbus has not spoken publicly about the case and the suspect was killed by police. and then at least 50 people were killed, and doctors without borders blame syria and russia and saying some 40,000 people have no access to medical care. world powers agreed to a pause in the fight but now there's no chance of that now. and then finishing the band's show that was interrupted by a terror act.
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watch tv, and there's no word on how many were affected. people actually smoke to each other yesterday. traumatizing. and then a major renovation. the park service is getting ange $18.5 million donation. the lincoln memorial draws more than 7 million visitors a year making it the most visited attraction on the mall. >> he deserves a good scrubbing. >> he does. looks good, though. and last night at the grammy awards, nothing like this. looks like a chunk of ice, doesn't it? >> it involves a diamond. that big number, 404 carats. here's where another big number comes into play. >> the diamond is worth as much
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suddenly last month of cancer at the age of 69. >> looks great, doesn't she? >> yes, and the affects were absolutely fascinating. >> this year's grammy's awards were jammed packed with something for everybody. >> and the top prize album of the year went to taylor swift's "1989", and she said to all young women out there don't try others take credit for your accomplishments. rapper lamar won the most awards, five, and those performances were the most impactful. a tearful megan trainer took
>> and record of the year went to "uptown funk." >> wow. wow. thank you very much. >> but there were head-scratching moments during adele's audio issues. >> did we mention the tributes? there were more than ever. lady gaga's ode to david bowie perhaps the most memorable. the eagles and jackson browne got together to remember glenn frey. other awards on the countryside, best album travelled over to chris stapleton.
swift for glitter bombing me. >> and backstage at the grammys, jay thupbs, abc news. >> fun night. >> yeah, and we should mention they have the main awards that are given out earlier in the day and former president jimmy carter won his second grammy award for best spoken word album. >> he was not singing though, right? >> yes. >> i would love to see that. >> you would? >> i think he is very talented, yes. he is very talented after leaving office, especially. coming up in our next half hour, even more grammy action. we will look at some of the night's biggest moments and some of the fashions that turned our heads and stomachs. >> first, vying for the best in show at westminster. the seven new breeds hoping for
>> it is certainly award season and by that we mean even dog award season, and the nation's biggest dog show is taking place right now, the westminster kennel club taking place in new york. >> and this year seven new breeds are vying to be top dog. here is axe's jesse palmer. >> over 3,000 dogs competing at the 140th westminster dog show,
including seven new breeds, more than ever before. like jango, he is a spanish water dog. another new dog on the block, the pwrau card. >> we're about to jump out of our skin in just being here. >> getting the dog's ready for the spotlight is no walk in the dark. >> he sits in shampoo for an hour, and then he goes in the house and lays in front of a fan for a day and a half. >> a tough life when it comes to shows. >> a very tough life. >> as for jango, giving him a shot at another first, best in show. jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> look at that. >> aw. we should point out, to this day
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it's time for the mix. we are still a few years away from regular folks getting a fully connected house, and we're talking about a smart house. apparently barbie has already beat us to the punch. >> barbie already has got one. >> this was the national toy fair in new york city, and it happened over the weekend and ongoing, and there's a dream house, an elevator that can go down to the first floor and there are lights there voice activated, and wi-fi enabling devices, like siri, so there's a
breakfast start and have a mood set for the lighting and if there's a party, go down the slide. >> it's the size of a new york apartment, so it's probably a good $5,000 a month. >> the rent is cheaper on this one, $299 for the barbie connected dream house. >> sounds like a steal. >> overseas in asia, they developed new smart chairs, and i want to show you a video. these are called intelligent office chairs that automatically park themselves around conference room tables and it's part of a new nissan thing and with a subtle clap the conference room chairs automatically align themselveses and they think they are ahead of the game with this, and here at abc, we have been doing it for years. you want to show them -- >> yeah. >> just clap and they will start moving. >> how did you do that? >> it's amazing. >> wait.
is that floss? is that dental floss? >> it's magic. >> did you tie dental floss to that chair? >> we can use it now. >> that's pretty impressive. give him a round of applause, folks. that was really good. that was pretty good. i would have been impressed, and i am just trying to get them to upgrade the laptops. ? >> and the technology that we have here. >> so there is a museum down in spain that uses the ocean floor to turn it into an art gallery. >> the ocean floor. >> yeah. it europe's first contemporary art museum and it's in spain and it's accessible to divers and you can look through a glass bottom boat as well and it will be complete in december of 2016. put it on your list.
this morning on "world news now" is, political battle. former president george w. bush fights for his brother, jeb, while donald trump lashes out. how the campaign is intensifying for both parties. february fury from tornadoes in the south to a storm packing a powerful punch. today in the north, the travel dangers in the hours ahead. and new this half hour, an early and easy delivery for a surprised mom. >> just two pushes right there at home on the couch and a baby boy was born ten days early. wait till you hear the rest of this story. >> later in "the skinny," the music acts dazzled the grammy awards and the red carpet.
about her performance. >> it's tuesday, february 16th. and everybody, good morning on a busy tuesday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. >> all i ask. the way i belt it out, it kind of sounded the way adele sounded last night because -- >> technical difficult. >> the tune was a little bit off. >> she drowned her sorrows in in and out burger. it was still a beautiful performance. we begin with the all out brawl new south carolina. a nasty war of words on the campaign trail. >> as the democrats battle over middle class and minority voters and former president bush stumps for his younger brother, donald trump is doubling down on his 9/11 comments. it's your voice, your vote. and abc's lana zak has the
starting with the republicans. >> reporter: the man known as bush 43 was on the campaign trail trying to make younger brother jeb bush 45. >> we need someone who can fix the probger and frustration and that's jeb bush. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and jeb needs the help. the south carolina republican primary on saturday could be his last stand against front-runner donald trump who owns a double digit lead in polls there. even though, trump has been on the warpath against the bushes. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. country safe after. what about during 9/11? i was there. i lost a lot of friends killed in that building. >> reporter: trump unleashing an attack on senator ted cruz. >> i think ted's a very unstable guy. lied as much as ted cruz.
>> reporter: cruz fired back. >> it's not a response simply to start yelling louder and louder, liar, liar, liar, whenever anyone points to the candidate's own record. >> reporter: hillary clinton was stumping for votes in nevada. >> i'm hoping to get your support in the caucus on saturday. >> reporter: she too got a helping hand from a presidential relative. >> america needs a leader who cannot just talk change but can make change. >> reporter: in michigan, a surging bernie sanders was met with huge lines and nearly 10,000 supporters. >> together we're going to create an economy that works for the working class and the middle class, not just the 1%. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: lana zak, abc news, washington. president obama could nominate a replacement for antonin scalia next week. the white house says the president's obligation to do so is "ironclad," and that he's already deep into the process. but the republicans control congress so the nominee has little chance of being confirmed.
vacant for more than a year. >> to the extreme weather impacting the eastern half of the country. tornadoes struck the gulf coast. this one tearing through alexandria, louisiana. it tore the roof off of a car wash and threw it into a pizza hut packed with diners at that time. some of the debris lands on a car with the driver inside. amazingly, there were only minor injuries in that one. thousands are without power this morning after another twister touched down near the florida, alabama boarder. a guitar center employee says it came out of nowhere. the twister uprooted trees and knocked them on to cars and buildings. amazingly, only minor injuries, as well. >> that same system brought snow and ice farther north last night. long distance travel was no better.
with more here's elizabeth hur. >> snow in d.c. and virginia transforming the area from a winter wonderland to a travel nightmare. temporarily closing runways at reagan international and having a ripple effect at airports across the country. snow and ice wreaking havoc for drivers from iowa to illinois, indiana and pennsylvania. i-78 finally reopened after this massive and fatal pile-up over the weekend. a new storm is now moving across parts of the northern plains and south making its way north bringing heavy rain and warmer temperatures. a welcome relief for the millions of americans in the northeast and new england. speaking of relief, forecasters say temperatures are set to rise some 30 degrees in the next 24 hours from boston to d.c. meaning they'll be enjoying temperatures in the 50s by later today. kendis and reena? >> can't get there soon enough. >> thank you, yeah, exactly. that warmup she mentioned is part of the story.
flooding concerns. and downpours and powerful winds. paul williams continues our coverage right now. good morning, paul. >> i appreciate that, kendis, reena. this storm is now going to take on a different personality. for example, tuesday, we're looking for widespread rain throughout the northeast but then this storm begins to move to the north. here's how it's going to change personality. we have a warmup which will help bring us out of the cellar. we have strong winds coming off the atlantic. strong winds, 50 to 60-mile-per-hour from maine all the way down to the richmond. that's the different personality. kendis, reena? >> quite a bit of personality in the weather today. in syria, hopes for a cease-fire set for next week dimmed after a series of air strikes on hospitals and a school. at least 50 people died in the attacks that included a pediatric hospital as well as a
doctors without borders blamed syria and russia saying 40,000 people are now without medical care. last week the u.s., russia and other world leaders agreed to pause the fighting. smoke in the cockpit caused a scare on an alaska airlines flight out of reagan national airport. 167 people were on board going to seattle. 16 minutes after takeoff, the plane was safely back on the ground at nearby dulles airport after the pilots reported smoke. all crew members were treated at a hospital and released. no word on the cause. president obama is in southern california this morning for a landmark summit he's hosting leaders of ten asian nations, the first time they have ever been invited to a stand alone meeting in the united states. they'll be talking about economic and security issues. chief among those china's assertion that it has rights to all of the south china sea. pope francis has wrapped up
the 79-year-old catholic leader looked exhausted when the he returned to mexico city last night where he greeted the waiting crowds. earlier during a visit to chiapas, he spoke out centuries of exploitation and exclusion of the country's native population. >> i hope he's okay. >> he had a slight limp here in the united states. it comes with a little bit of exhaustion. but he's tear tireless at 79. >> i hope they work in a nap for him. well, a rhode island mom but not by choice. baby cameron arrived in the middle of the night ten days early as his mom tried to get comfortable on the recliner in the living room. the dad sleeping upstairs. when he showed up, dad immediately called 911 and an ambulance took mom and baby to the hospital. i had one feeling that felt like a normal contraction. and at the second push, i was
>> i heard her screaming and yelling that he's here. >> unbelievable. cameron seemed ready to get going. he cried right away and he was already breastfeeding in the ambulance. he may need that spunk to keep up with his you two older brothers there. >> so the kid was born monday morning already breastfeeding and i believe by tomorrow, he'll be walking. > that's right. >> at this pace. >> and by next week we'll be talking about what college he's getting into. >> exactly. the big annual toy fair in new york wraps up today. one of the items featured is a real blast from the past. >> it's called the thingmaker 3-d printer from mattel. beak it's a 3-d printer controlled by an app meant for children to design and print all kinds of stuff from action figures to jewelry and whatever they can imagine. >> the original thing maker dates back to the early '60s. it was die cast molds you baked in the oven.
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older who regularly took those medications had a 44% increased risk of dementia. but researchers caution it's just a link and there's no proof one causes the other. we turn our focus now to a growing concern in the skies. overseas, the bbc reporting there are growing demands to restrict the say of laser. >> amid an investigation into that dangerous scare over the weekend that forced a virgin atlantic flight from london to new york to turn around. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: this virgin atlantic jet had just taken off for new york. >> we have a medical issue with one of the pilots after a laser incident after takeoff, and we're going to return to heathrow. >> reporter: the pilot, described as "unwell," was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >> i think it's just really scary, whether it was by accident or on purpose. >> reporter: british pilots call this an attack, which are increasing at an alarming rate. more incidents here, too, of those powerful lasers being
an average of 11 cases a night. that nearly doubled last year to 21 incidents each evening. part of the problem? this doesn't happen enough. finding the person with the laser. in new york, police are out every night. this is some of the busiest airspace in the country. three major airports with airliners lining up and landing all night. for pilots, even police, lasers bring the fear of temporary blindness, putting themselves and their aircraft at risk. david kerley, abc news, washington. okay. when we come back, music's big night in hollywood. >> yeah, we're all about the grammys, the awards, the tributes, the moments and, of course, the fashion.
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for "1989," making her the only female to win top album twice. swift used her acceptance speech to encourage young women everywhere not to give up. >> during that speech -- should mention song of the year which is actually an award for best songwriter went to ed sheeran and amy wadge for "thinking out loud" sheeran said he never thought he would be handed an award by stevie wonder. >> best new artist winner meghan trainor could hardly get through her acceptance speech making sure she thanked ellie reed for looking at her as an artist. >> taylor responding to kanye says there are people who will try to undercut your accomplishments or your fame and this is to them. so a subtle jab. >> we have an alert system ready when he tweets back. doo, doo, doo.
that red light coming on. >> last night's grammys were jam packed with high octane performances. >> and kicking it off with a rousing start. >> i thought it was "the lion king" for a second but it's not. she apparently opened last night's show donning that sequinned performance for her performance of "out of the woods." >> adele's performance was less than perfect. look at this. while singing "all i ask" the piano mikes fell onto the strings. she got a little fluxed off. cbs called it a technical issue that was out of their control. adele tweeting among other things, because of it though, i'm treating myself to in and
>> i like how she took a bad situation and made it positive. >> by eating. >> a little extra. fame >> looks so much like david bowie. >> lady gaga channeling the late great bowie with a medley of some of his famous hits. >> another tribute included a salute to the music of lionel richie and jackson browne fronting the eagles. glenn frey. >> rihanna reportedly is under doctor's orders to cancel her performance over a bout of bronchitis and warned while performing while sick could have permanently damaged her vocal cords. that is a reason to stay home. >> she tweeted an apology to fans, as well. >> apology accepted. >> yes. any coverage of the awards wouldn't be complete without discussing the fashion. >> this is the deep part of our coverage. any fashion discussion must start with lady gaga and this
the 29-year-old channeled the superstar from the hair to the makeup to the silver dress right now the to the nearly impossible crimson platform heels. >> i liked she chose her natural air color for this. this is a more traditional look. >> she woke up like that. >> yep. if you want a more traditional look, here's super model chrissy teigen showing off her baby bump number one accessory was john legend her husband looking amazing. >> stealing the red carpet spotlight was sierra in a barely there in a black halter neck dress encrusted with white sequins. leaving very little to the imagination. >> pink nightmare worn by florence welsh, lead of florence and the machine.
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whole thing. amanda got it. they worked a drive through. then they had this french fry kiss. kind i have like lady and the tramp. >> like a disney movie. >> they were hanging out at mcdonald's. eventually they got to a big street party right there in the downtown warsaw. amanda is one of the final four. it's all good for her. then there was a one-on-one date, emily the twin and ben, they went to ben's parents' house. something wasn't right about this from the get go. you just got the feeling that it wasn't going to end well. >> what happened? >> let's put it this way. you know it's not going to end well on the bachelor" when you hear stuff like "i don't think i can see you being my wife." that's kind of straightforward. she said that. he went further. "i don't see the that next step for us." >> still a chance. >> no, i don't think there's any chance for emily.
so much for her. the rose ceremony, five women were still alive. lauren b. got the rose. jojo got the rose. kayla got the last rose. you know what that means. no rose for becca. >> come on. >> tears all around. becca's making plans for "bachelor in paradise." >> he blind sided her. >> i don't know if it was a blind side or not. ben said he wanted to do it before the families got involved. so. >> is he crying? >> he was a little worked up. but it is what it is. finally four, for the hometowns, amanda, our girl, lauren b., jojo and kayla. >> oh. >> and if the promos are anything -- if we know anything by that, someone's family is going rogue. think desiree's brother versus shawn. >> that would be crazy.
>> this morning on "world news now" -- >> some of the headlines that we're working on right now, we'll tell you about them president obama is deep into the process of choosing a nominee for the supreme court. after the death after justice antonin scalia, but the republicans vow to block the confirmation. more on that standoff straight ahead. a severe storm system is affecting millions of people in 17 eastern states. there have ever been tornadoes in the gulf states and rain, snow and ice to the north. >> no word on what caused smoke in the cockpit of an alaska airlines plane that took off from reagan national airport outside of dc.
dulles airport. six crew members were treated at a hospital and released. no passengers we're told were hurt. >> it was the music industry's night to shine with high octane performances. heartwarming tributes and more than a few surprises. at last night's grammy awards. we'll have a complete wrap-up straight ahead. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, february 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we begin this half hour with the fallout from the death of antonin scalia. congress is unlikely to approve whoever president obama nominates to replace him. >> even in the best of circumstances, justice scalia would be a tough act to follow. abc's terry moran reports on his life and his legacy. >> reporter: to friends, justice antonin scalia was first a family man, a happy family man, as he noted when he was sworn in back in 1986. >> maureen, who is an
whom i wouldn't be here, or, if i were here, it wouldn't have been as much fun along the way. >> reporter: they raised nine children together, five boys, four girls, and dozens of grandkids came along. on the court, scalia's loss is incalculable. in some of the biggest cases on the docket, the justices are now likely deadlocked, 4-4, and that means no ruling. so, lower court decisions remain standing, likely handing huge victories to public unions, representing teachers and other government workers. they now will likely get to keep millions of dollars in mandatory fees from workers that were being challenged. and on voting rights, a republican effort to change how electoral districts are drawn, now expected to fail without scalia. beyond the cases, there is the personal loss for justices. especially ruth bader ginsburg, their friendship so evident whenever they were together. >> we do also have a different style.
yours are really jazzy sometimes. >> jazzy. >> reporter: in a heartfelt statement, justice ginsberg saying, "he was a jurist of captivating brilliance and wit, with a rare talent to make even the most sober judge laugh." >> there is historical precedent for this situation back in the 1950s, justice jackson died at the beginning of the term the court kept on with its work. they have the option of rehearing cases but the bottom line here is that on most issues even the most important ones, the court doesn't need to decide it tomorrow. terry moran, abc news, the supreme court. we move on now to the name calling in the race for the white house. and it's getting nastier by the day. former president george w. bush emerged from political hibernation to campaign for his younger brother jeb in south carolina. all in the face of fresh wave of attacks from donald trump. bush defended his response to the 9/11 attacks and urged
who inflames anger but trump continued his assault. >> i've heard for years he kept the country safe after -- what does that mean after? what about during 9/11? i was there. i lost a lot of friends killed in that building. >> trump criticized ted cruz calling him the biggest liar and threatened to sue cruz over his eligibility to be president. trump also hinted that he may consider a third party run. the democrats are now locked in a tight race in nevada five days before voters there head to the polls. hillary clinton skipped an event if florida. trying to drum up much needed support even barking like a dog to mock republicans. former president clinton went to florida in her place and he took a jab at bernie sanders suggesting his goals are not realistic. bernie sanders was feeling confident to leapfrog ahead to michigan and held two campaign events including one that
he did not go to flint, but met privately with families coping with the water crisis and he called it one of the most difficult meetings he's ever had. >> president obama is in southern california where he's hosting a summit of ten asian leaders, the first time they've been invited to the u.s. for a stand alone summit. they'll be talking trade and security issues. during yesterday's meetings, the white house announced the president will visit vietnam in may. in syria particularly devastating series of air strikes scuttling a tentative deal for a pause in the fighting. russia and syria are being blamed in what's being called a deliberate attack. here's abc's alec marquardt. >> reporter: the roar of a jet, smoke billowing from a strike. rescuers desperately digging in the rubble for survivors. doctors without borders which supports the bombed hospital quickly blamed the deadly strike on syria and russian air
saying its destruction now leaves 40,000 people without access to medical care. several other hospitals and schools were also hit. the u.s. quickly condemned the air strikes and pointed the finger at syria and russia. the latest offensive has driven some 50,000 people toward the boarder with turkey in the past week. at a field hospital, we met this 18-year-old whose home he said was hit by a russian strike. shrapnel paralyzing him from the days down days before a proposed cease fire, a reminder why so few believe it can happen. alex marquardt, abc news. >> it's expected to be an emotional evening in paris as the american band eagles of death he metal returns to finish the concert cut short by a attack. 89 people died in the attack at the bataclan has remained closed. the band's front-runner says he feel a sacred responsibility to finish the show. pope francis wrapping up
looked exhausted when he returned to mexico city last night. he greeted the crowds with smiles. earlier during a visit to the south, the pope spoke out against centuries of exploitation of execution of the country's native population. some stunning it proof of corruption in mexico. authorities found luxury cells with cable tv, minifridges and aquariums. the facility had food stands and a bar. 49 people died when two rival fractions of a drug cartel battled for control of the prison. the director superintendent and a guard have ever been arrested on murder charges. so bras can give you a lift. australian police say they've made one of the biggest drug busts down under seizing meth amphetamine hidden in silicon
four people have ever been charged with importing the drug from china. >> if you do target the australian market, we have the powers and resources to prosecute you. >> this is definitely a bust >> it is. >> however, the seizure is thought to be only a small fraction of the meth flooding the australian market because the price has been dropping. australia and crystal meth here we're very familiar with this if you watched "breaking bad." >> okay so we think it is safe to say it's been a remarkable couple of days for a giant okay aubg paw aubgt paous in the great
his name is kong. >> he was set to be the king of his tank at the seattle aquarium on sunday, valentine's day. he's going to do something some sort of mating. but the aquarium canceled because its annual blind date event because kong was too big. apparently size matters. >> they thought kong might eat his potential mate. and just today, they put in a trash can filled with water and dumped him into the puget sound. so he's owl out there on his own? >> apparently joining weight watchers now because people think he's too big. it's heart breaking. what's the thing you swipe to the left and right? >> to the right. there's fat shaming even in. the aquarium. >> not cool. is there weight watchers for octopus? >> no, but it's good eating if we find it. coming up, what makes steph curry tick on and off the court. the night that belonged to taylor swift. the big moment from the grammy awards and the direction that the music business is headed. >> and the 20 golden retrievers rescued from an unthinkable location flown halfway around the globe after our forecast map. did you know there are some powerful storms on both coasts? justin bieber won a grammy last night. first time.
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an unusual cargo an unusual cargo arrived at the los angeles airport after a long flight. look at these cuties. 20 golden retrievers started out in istanbul, turkey. a woman who lives there reached out to a golden retriever rescue group here in the u.s. they arranged to bring the dogs back to the u.s. the rescuers footed the bill about $2500 per dog. >> they were once a status symbol among the wealthy and lost their luster, and they don't do the well with others.
high demand here that there is a waiting list and the 20 dogs from turkey will be placed in foster homes till they can be matched with permanent homes. what a good cause. >> they'll be gone in minutes. >> they're so cute. with much of the nation in the grips of a deep freeze, ice is a major worry but not just on the roads, or course. >> we've seen a dramatic number of rescues can of people who have fallen through the ice in potentially bone-chilling water. what should you do in such an emergency? here's abc's matt gutman. >> take a look at this dramatic rescue caught on camera. firings rushing to save a 16-year-old after he plunged through an icy pond in missouri earlier this month. to demonstrate how to survive crashing through the ice, we traveled to the tundra of indianapolis. >> that whole team is just in charge of making sure i can get rescued. serious operation. >> the indiana state police and fire department giving me a life saving demonstration. my teacher? aka dr. popsicle.
on hypothermia and ice rescues. gordon says the first thing to know when you hit the water is you have time, then get control of your breathing and don't panic. two words, kick and pull. kick and pull. put your arms on ice and just kick your legs and try and pull yourself along the ice. >> like swimming on top of the ice. >> with no special wet or dry suits, i take the plunge. >> i was just talking along but i acclimate, adjust my breathing and then remember my instructions. i kick and pull my way to safety camera shows my toes and but that's just from the original exposure to the freezing water. my core is fine. i'm not hypothermic. he gave me a nifty tool to help
>> these are called ice sticks. most people who go ice fishing have this around their neck. >> easier indeed but same rules apply. kick and pull. >> all right. >> matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. do you think matt gutman tells his wife before he does these? >> our hanks to matt for taking one for the people. >> they aid 33 degrees weather, have you about 15 minutes of survival and that's it. >> the hardest part would be not to panic. >> so true. coming up, music's big night in l.a. this year's grammy awards jam packed with awards and performances, also a long list of tributes. a complete wrap-up straight ahead. complete wrap-up straight ahead.
richie, the icon joined by "a" listers including john legend, luke bryan, meghan trainor and tyrese gibson for a rendition of his 1983 classic "all night long." >> still looks the same. he looks great. >> and that was just one of many special moments at last night's grammy awards. it was a jam packed show also with tributes. >> and the star power on the stage, as well. we're up "all night long." right now with chris connelly dance the night with you >> from adele's epic "all i am" to demi lovato's, well, "hello." is it me you're looking for >> from taylor swift "are we out of the woods yet" wonder to the multicultural wonders of this opener from the broadway musical "hamilton." in new york you can be a newman >> by luck or design. the 50th annual grammy awards
proudly at the head of the pop culture table. thanks to beyonce's "formation" video and subsequent super bowl halftime performance, and kanye west's by every means possible rollout for his newest release "the life of pablo" featuring a madison square garden fashion show and a yeezy tweet storm. the up-to-the second potential of song, much on the minds of those that were there. >> and when i wake up, i recognize you're looking at me. >> so many of them fans of the rapper kendrick lamar beloved from the streets to the oval office jumping off from his "all right" video and winning five grammys including best rap album. >> thinking out loud. >> ed sheeran won best song for what looms as a generation
loud," and then the pop unicorn herself picking up album of the year for "1989." the entire night a showcase for superstars who thrived in the age of digital and streaming. >> adele is just a fascinating star. you know, you've got these deep and dark and sort of lonely songs and she's funny and she's a very, very likable character. >> and the good thing, too. late reports and tweets commenting on technical issues at the top of her performance. rihanna took to twitter to explain her last minute decision to cancel her grammy performance telling fans so sorry i wouldn't be there. a statement saying she had been put on vocal rest for an infection. you know what's not canceled, the daytime and nighttime drama between taylor and kanye. one long running show to which
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state warriors steph curry is an amazing player. >> but what you might not realize is that the nba's reigning mvp is surprisingly normal. abc's jesse palmer had a chance for a little one-on-one. >> reporter: steph curry, dominating the nba all-star court sunday night. the point guard bringing home a victory for team west. do you think you're the best player in the nba? >> yes, by the way, that's my mentality by focus and motivation when i go out there. >> reporter: now with curry at the helm, the warriors are on track to break the nba record for regular season wins set by michael jordan and the chicago bulls. >> i don't know how many times you'll be in a position to chase a historical record like that and be a team that everybody remembers. go after it, but getting a championship would be more important. >> reporter: while his wife aisha is the one with the
him chef curry for nothing. >> i only have one meal. five ingredients. 15 minutes. i keep it simple. knock it out. and let the family enjoy. and then you'll have that tomorrow and the next day and the next day because that's all i've got. >> reporter: off the court, shoulders with the obamas, the first lady posting this wildly viral dub smash with the couple on friday. >> reporter: curry even playing a round of golf with the president but admitting there's one thing that throws him off his game. little intimidating was it was we lost the match. i blamed it on the secret he's used to that kind of environment and i'm not. we need a rematch and call it square. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> i love that he blamed it on >> he's such an awesome guy. we do like him. >> that's the news for this half hour everyone, find us on
making news in america this morning -- messy storms all across the east. tornadoes damaging homes and businesses. ripping roofs clear off buildings. and further north, snow and ice threatening this morning's commute. fighting words. donald trump going after his republican rivals. with wuf talk for ted cruz and jeb bush. former president george w. bush fires back at trump. air scare. smoke in the cockpit of a flight. forced to land moments after takeoff. passengers hospitalized. what exactly happened? and last laugh. taylor swift taking home the top prize at last night's grammy