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good morning. i'm reena ninan. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here's a look at some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." no fun announced for nancy reagan, the 94-year-old former first lady passed away in her sleep yesterday at her home in the los angeles area. reagan will be buried right next to her husband at his presidential library. some full details straight ahead. families who lost loved ones on malaysia airlines flight 370 are asking authorities to extend the search beyond june when it was due to end. it was two years ago the boeing 777 vanished with 239 on board.
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for another round of storms marching in from the pacific that have turned deadly, killing at least two people, dumping feet of snow in the sierras and up to half a foot of rain in some areas. and peyton manning makes it official today. he's retiring after 18 seasons in the nfl. manning leaves the game as the league's all-time passing leader and the only quarterback to win super bowls with two different teams. those are some of our top stories on this monday, march 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good monday morning, everybody. we're going to get started this half hour, of course, with the remembrances for nancy reagan. she goes down in history as her husband's most loyal friend and closest adviser. >> their daughter patti davis says her mother died peacefully in her sleep at home. by all accounts the relationship she had with the man she called ronnie was extraordinary. abc's david muir looks back at her life. >> reporter: above all theirs
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ronnie and nancy in the final words of his last big speech, he called on her. >> before i go, i would like to ask the person who has made my life's journey so meaningful, someone i have been so very proud of over the years, to join me. nancy. >> reporter: nancy davis, a graduate of smith college and an actress in her own right, on broadway and in hollywood, she married ronald reagan on march 4th, 1952. they made one film together, "hellcats of the navy," in 1956. >> i was afraid you wouldn't come. >> reporter: but while that was the end of her acting career, she would take on a new role, her husband's inspiration. protector, guardian. their children, patti and ron jr. and from president reagan's marriage to jane wyman, michael and maureen. on their 20th anniversary, he was governor, she, first lady of california, and he wrote to her,
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being without you. >> i, ronald reagan, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: she was at his side as he was sworn in as the 40th president in 1981. nancy reagan famously brought her style and some hollywood flair to the white house. those legendary state dinners. president reagan cutting in on a dance with the first lady and frank sinatra. they were a team, she was fiercely protective. running to her husband's side when he was shot nearly two months into his presidency. later, writing in his diary about the moment he woke up in the hospital after being shot. i opened my eyes once to find nancy there. i pray i'll never face a day when she isn't there. of all the ways god has blessed me, giving her to me is the greatest and beyond anything i can ever hope to deserve. after the shooting, the first lady sometimes clashing with his top aides. accused of controlling her husband at times, and there was this famous moment when mrs. reagan helped the president come up with the words. >> doing everything we can. >> doing everything we can. >> reporter: reagan's former chief of staff revealing that she once consulted an astrologer in making his schedule. but nancy reagan's signature
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fighting teen alcohol and drug abuse, creating the campaign, just say no. >> just say no! >> reporter: after ronald reagan revealed in a public letter he had alzheimer's disease in 1994, nancy reagan became even more the protector of his life and his legacy. calling it a, quote, long good-bye. >> as each day brings another reminder of this very long good-bye. >> reporter: giving an emotional tribute at the 1996 republican convention. >> so let me close with ronnie's words, not mine. never forget your heroic origins. never fail to seek divine guidance. and never, never lose your natural god-given optimism. >> reporter: when the president died in 2004, mrs. reagan meticulously planned his funeral, stoic through it all until this moment. >> reporter: in the years after she broke with the republican
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stem cell research, as a way of saving other families the pain of alzheimer's. she put the reagan library at the forefront of politics, hosting a series of presidential debates, greeting up and coming members of the party. in her last major interview with "vanity fair," nancy reagan spoke about living without the love of her life. people say it gets better. no, it does not, she said. i miss ronnie a lot, an awful lot. david muir, abc news, new york. >> no date has been announced for her funeral but about 1,000 people will be invited. nancy reagan will be buried next to former president reagan at his presidential library. and as the tributes come in, for nancy reagan, stay with abc news. coming up, unforgettable comments from mrs. reagan and her love told to barbara walters. that's later this half hour. we're going to move onto the other major story we're following this morning, and it's the democratic debate that took place in michigan.
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sanders butting heads over trade agreements, gun control as well as the wall street bailout, but they both called for the governor of michigan to resign over the flint water crisis. we get more now from abc's david wright. >> reporter: the backdrop for this democratic debate is a city ravaged by neglect and unintended consequences. the tap water poisoned. >> what is more important than the health and well-being of the it is raining lead in flint. >> reporter: the automotive jobs long gone with free trade partly to blame. >> i'm not going to say it is the only problem that detroit or flint has, but it is a significant part of the decline. >> reporter: polls show hillary clinton has a significant lead here over bernie sanders, putting hill under serious pressure. this weekend sanders won three out of four democratic contests, but clinton netted more pledged delegates than he did because she beat him so badly in the one state she did win, louisiana. >> the government is failing in many respects. but at the end of the day, i
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a government that works for them rather than wall street or corporate america. >> reporter: for sanders especially, a lot riding on michigan. the big question, can he pull out a surprise victory here? david wright, abc news, flint, michigan. john kasich is trailing on the republican side but he just picked up a high-profile endorsement. former governor arnold schwarzenegger is officially backing kasich for president. the men appeared together at an event in ohio. schwarzenegger calling kasich an action hero in his own right. he said when kasich was in washington he, quote, kicked some serious butt. well, more progress in former jimmy carter's battle with cancer. mr. carter says doctors have told him he no longer needs treatment. that word came after an mri last week. last summer, mr. carter revealed that he had melanoma that spread to his brain. he had five months of radiation and immune drug therapy. we have another passing of note this morning. the man who invented the modern e-mail system has passed away. ray tomlinson debuted the
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days way back in 1971. despite creating it, tomlinson was said to not check his own e-mail very often. tomlinson also chose the @ symbol to connect your user name with the destination address. details of why he died weren't immediately available. ray tomlinson was 74 years old. >> he didn't check his own e-mail. he's smarter than we gave him credit for. i love that. a family outside of nashville, tennessee, is thanking their dogs for saving their lives. early sunday morning they woke to barking and they saw their detached garage engulfed in flames and the main house catching on fire. homeowner william mccluskey, his wife, their three children and the dogs all got out safely. >> just thankful that our dogs were with us last night. that they were -- so whatever woke them up, woke us up enough to let us know, hey, something ain't right. >> investigators are not calling the fire suspicious but they
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mr. mccluskey said he had been building the garage over the past year, what he calls his ultimate man cave. >> well, it's no longer. we're getting our first look right now at some never before family. get into what happened last night on "downton abby" which we do at one point. real royals. >> the footage was shot in 1949. can you guess who this little prince is? prince charles as he's with his mother, then princess elizabeth. she is, of course, now queen elizabeth ii. charles was only a year old then. he's now 67 and, of course, he's the heir to his mother's throne. the material was released to mark mother's day in britain, which was yesterday. >> that's right, it was yesterday. can i tell you his outfits would still be fashionable and prince george would look adorable in all of them. >> a lot of the outfits that prince george wears are modeled off what his dad wore years ago, >> i didn't know that. >> yeah. including his baptism outfit as well.
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coming up, it's national cereal day. did you know that? and a gourmet chef is here to show us. it's not just for breakfast, although it's breakfast time. also ahead, the stash of extremely rare baseball cards discovered in a paper bag in an attic. we're hearing much more about this discovery and why they're so valuable. and we're returning to our top story, mermsz of nancy reagan. what she told barbara walters about her love life with president reagan and what kept them together. that's after today's forecast map. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by oral-b. asked my dentist if an electric toothbrush was going to clean better than a manual. he said sure...but don't get just any one. get one inspired by dentists, with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head cups your teeth to break up plaque and rotates to sweep it away. and oral-b delivers a clinically proven superior clean versus sonicare diamondclean. my mouth feels super clean! oral-b. know you're getting a superior clean. i'm never going back
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>> one white house press secretary noted the reagans never took each other for granted. they never stopped courting. our own barbara walters touched on that romance in an interview with the reagans. >> reporter: how do you keep the romance in a marriage? >> i think it used to be that one of you thought it had to be, everything had to be your way. or 50/50. and it isn't always 50/50. >> reporter: what is it? >> sometimes it's 90/10, and you have to be willing to give the 90, or he has to be willing to give the 90. but it's something you want to do. >> clark gable had a line once that i thought was very eloquent. that there's nothing more wonderful for a man than to approach his own doorstep knowing that someone on the other side of the door is listening for the sound of his footsteps. >> towards the end, i did an interview with both of them and you could tell that he was
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she answered the questions. she prompted him. she was very much a force for him. she just adored him. there were other good marriages. there are other good marriages, but she would listen to his speeches with that glowing face. anything he did was fine with her. but she also was politically helpful. she advised him, she corrected him. she was very much a force. she wasn't just an attractive woman in the white house. she had a certain style that is still reflected in the white house. >> it's great to see barbara back and she's going to be at "gma" talking a little bit more about nancy reagan. nancy reagan had a good acting career before she met ronald reagan. she appeared on stage in the 1940s before she signed a seven-year contract with mgm studios at the time, appearing in some 11 movies from 1949 to 1957. her last one was the one that she appeared with ronald reagan. >> a lot of people minimize the impact that a first lady has on the presidency and the white
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not number one had, a huge impact on her husband and his presidency. you see that video of her saying quietly what he should say and he repeating her words. it's really remarkable that she just loved him so much, protected him so fiercely. and you heard colin powell say earlier that he really believed she had one of the smartest minds. >> had quite an impa
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milk and cereal, cereal and milk sxhilg milk and cereal cereal and milk >> so the favorite food of 5-year-olds and 95-year-olds, but can so much more be done with that morning meal? here to help us celebrate national cereal day, private chef mark bailey and author of "cooking in boxers." hello. >> good to see you. >> dressed up today. >> thank you, thank you. we're getting in touch with our definitely 44-year-olds love cereal. >> they do. they certainly do. going on. all things cereal. first thing i want to start off with is cereal milk. sounds pretty simple. add some milk, dairy pure milk i'm adding to cereal here. promise. let that steep for 20 to 25 minutes. you strain it and then you collected. and people use the milk for all
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>> really? >> cakes. you know, different types of -- people have it right over ice and stuff like that. >> i didn't know that. >> it's like the new rave. cereal milk. i go with fruity cereal or apple cinnamon. >> life is always better with fruity pebbles. that's always been my theory. >> right. then the food. on to stuffed french toast. i'm using honey bunches of oats for these. that's like the cereal the whole family can enjoy. this is the french toast the whole family can enjoy. get wheat bread, put a little cream cheese on there with a little cinnamon. get your strawberries sliced up like that and you're just going to roll. you roll it just like that. >> wow, you do that so well. >> yeah. you're going to dip it in eggs. roll it over like so and then this is where you get the cereal involved. >> yes. outside on there. >> it's just regular honey bunches of oats? oats. just chop that up. then you put it there and bake it. >> oh, you don't fry it?
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it's healthy. you see it here? how healthy is that? >> healthy. >> but it's a great way. i love the crunch on the outside and the oat flavor and everything. it works well as french toast. as well, we have chicken fingers. we're moving down. we have a drink, a breakfast, now something like a snack here or appetizer. i have chicken tenders with a little salt and pepper and pepper flakes. i love things spicy. you know i'm caribbean. >> you always say that. you love spicy. we're kind red spirits >> i take that and then just dredge it in a little flour. that kind of lets all of the seasonings adhere to it. put it in the egg batter once again, and then we're going right for the cereal. >> now, do you have to grind it down or -- >> yeah, the cereal you want to crush it a little bit. you don't want to keep the large flakes on there. and once again, you can bake or fry these. it's still diet season. >> trying to get into the swimsuits, chef bailey. >> exactly. once again, bake it for like 20, 25 minutes and you've got those
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you're good to go. last but not least, dessert. that's the monkey bred. it's yunch crunchy. once again, cereal lends that good crunch to everything. you add honey bunches of oats as pecans in there. sugar. >> of course sugar. >> of course, sugar. >> i told we were trying to get into swimsuits. >> i'm going from diet season to sugar in a second. >> yeah, the great thing about monkey bread, you pull the little parts out. i love monkey bread for that reason. >> is it hard to make? >> no. it's really, really easy. you use biscuits and you chop them up to get the fine pieces. so it's super fast. bakes real quick. >> wow. >> i think you should stay for the whole show. >> i don't think anybody would be able to tell the difference. but definitely cereal day. so everybody gets cereal. >> chef bailey, so good. >> it's great.
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>> really do. thank you so much, chef bailey. for all the recipes you can see it on oh, my gosh, we've got to move onto the french toast. >> really. >> really nice. >> help yourself. >> pretty good. narrator: breakfast. dishes. dinner. dishes. marriage. dishes. divorce. dishes. sleeping. (snoring) (sputtering) dishes. not sleeping. dishes. life. dishes. death. dishes. existence. dishes. dishes, dishes, dishes... every dish, every time. only finish has the power ball to take on anything. hd-5 in just one click, even keep your toilet clean and fresh. introducing lysol click gel. click it in to enjoy clean freshness with every flush. lysol.
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>> like the family that unpacked artifacts. abc's john donvan has more. >> reporter: if you don't recognize the face on these cards, that is ty cobb who notched up baseball's best ever lifetime batting average .367. but try this number, millions. what these cards may be worth after being discovered at a home empty south. the cards finders are staying anonymous for now. experts confirm this is a jackpot find. >> i think you could argue this is the coolest find we've ever seen. >> reporter: yep, these attic finds are lottery-like as when a few years back, audiotapes of dr. martin luther king jr. were found by a writer's son in his dad's attic. recorded in 1960. they've been appraised at $100,000. >> and they have followed means that grow out of the highest tradition of nonviolence. >> reporter: there was the van gogh painting found in a attic in norway and this 1938 comic
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in the wall of an old house. back to baseball cards. see these? these are not the ty cobb cards. different story. >> a few years back, my cousin carla and myself were cleaning out my grandmother's attic, and buried in one of the boxes was stacks of 1910 e-98 baseball cards. >> reporter: yep, jackpot again. more than 800 cards this time estimated worth $2.8 million. some 20 cousins have now divided them up amicably. so thanks, ty cobb, for batting .367 and then sticking around 100 years. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> i've dug through my grandparents' attic. >> did you find anything? >> yeah, their dentures. >> you did not. >> might be worth something. he's joking. luck. >> tell grandma you're joking. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to find us on facebook. maybe the dentures will be on
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making news in america this morning -- remembering nancy reagan, the former first lady with a legacy of her own. the tributes pouring in overnight. we're live at the reagan library. debate clash. hillary clinton and bernie sanders sparring and talking over each other. >> you know -- >> excuse me, i'm talking. >> the democratic nominees turning up the attacks one day before the next big contest. severe storms pounding the west coast right now. mudslides and flood risks, as a parade of el nino-fueled systems come ashore. we're tracking it all. and thrashing violently. a big cat caught in a trap, the


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