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e engulfed in flames. the travel reporter aboard. forced to change the story. and dancing with destiny. the 106-year-old woman celebrating black history month at the white house and starting a dance party with the first family. good monday morning to you. we begin with the battle for the next round of votes just one day until the gop caucuses in nevada. >> of course we have donald trump and hillary clinton the candidates to beat. their rivals fight to step up their games. >> it's "your voice, your vote." abc's kenneth moten tells us what's next on the campaign trail. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys. one day away from the nevada caucuses, tomorrow one week away from super tuesday. donald trump and hillary clinton
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next contests. but their rivals are working to gain some ground. this week it's the early presidential contest switch. >> we just won nevada! >> it's the democrats turn in the deep south, while the republicans are out west in nevada for tomorrow's caucus. >> we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again. >> reporter: this morning, donald trump is still riding high. after winning south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates winning evangelical voters. >> we won by a lot. it was sort of record-setting. >> reporter: the gop pack is down to five contenders. jeb bush, out. the two cuban american freshman senators left to battle it out to become the trump alternative. >> donald trump has demonstrated he has a relative high floor of support. >> reporter: nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina, she's already focused on the super tuesday states, like texas. where she rallied over the weekend.
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we never doubted each other. >> reporter: it was also another big rally for bernie sanders in greenville, south carolina. he got some celebrity help from actor danny glover. sanders is working to court the black vote. which led to an awkward lukewarm reception at this predominantly african-american church. tomorrow night sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. as for trump, who's leading in nevada by 26 points, he says he's still not being treated fairly by the republican national committee, but the chairman of the party told abc news that the rnc will support trump if he wins the gop nomination. reena and kendis. reena and kendis. >> he certainly got momentum. kenneth, thank you so much. well, bernie sanders' civil rights record has been called into question. but this morning, there may be proof of his commitment to the struggle. the protester being arrested in this video from 1963, has been
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his campaign said the video was taken in chicago during a demonstration against segregation. at the time, sanders was a 21-year-old college student. and this morning, the other big story, the uber driver accused of a deadly shooting spree, reportedly even picking up passengers between killings. >> it's such a horrible story. six people are dead. this scene overnight, hundreds of people attending a prayer service for those shot in kalamazoo, michigan. while police say the uber driver jason dalton appeared to choose his victims at random. one of his passengers was so frightened he called 911. >> we were kind of driving through the medians, driving through the lawn. speeding along. finally, once he came to a stop, i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> none of those shots were dalton's passengers. two other people were wounded. one of them is gravely injured this morning. the victims range in age from 14
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police say they dent have a motive right now. this, we know about dalton, he is a 45-year-old former criminal or known history of mental illness. uber says he passed a background check. dalton is married with two checked, his family is uninjured. well a pair of deadly bombings in syria. may complicate cease-fire talks. isis claimed responsibility for the blasts that left more than 100 dead. the attacks came just as secretary of state john kerry announced a tentative cease-fire agreement that could begin in the coming days. but he acknowledged it's not finalize and all parties might not automatically comply. the state department is responding to reports that the u.s. had secretly agreed to peace talks with north korea before its latest nuclear test. u.s. officials say they considered a proposal but demanded the north korean's nuclear arsenal had to be a part of the talks. the fbi director said apple owes it to the san bernardino
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shooter's iphone. overnight, james comey wrote, it's not about setting a precedent just extracting information in this case. a narrow case. apple has refused to help the fbi unlock the iphone, saying it would set a dangerous precedent. in the meantime, demonstrators are planning tomorrow in more than 30 states to protest in support apple. they're being organized by the internet rights group, fight for the future, and will be held outside of apple stores. in addition to the u.s., there will be protests in britain, hong kong and germany. taking a look at today's weather front, right now, heavy rain is moving into the south from texas to the carolinas. some storms are possible in texas and along the gulf coast. >> warm again in desert southwest with highs in the 80s. dry in the northeast with slightly cooler temperatures. all right, coming up, even more promising numbers at the gas pump. plus, the passenger bus that
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travel reporter caught in the middle of the story. and the landslide caught on camera that's now cutting off an entire town. camera that's not cutting off an
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gags under way that caused a packed megabus to erupt in flames on its way from chicago to minneapolis. a driver and 40 passengers were onboard when the bus caught fire. everyone got off safely with no injuries. they exited the bus so quickly that most of their belongings were left behind and lost. one of the passengers onboard that bus was "the new york times" budget travel reporter lucas peterson, he was tweeting out as the frugal traveler. he said that driver says it's just a flat fire, there's no need to panic. goes out. minutes later, smoke starts pouring out of the bus. and then, quote, small fire over wheel becomes big, people abandon luggage and get away. the entire thing goes up in flames, series of loud booms. well, another tragedy in michigan, six members of a family have died from carbon monoxide poisoning. the sheriff in fenton says the generator left running in the basement is the likely cause. the family had lost power friday night. a worried grandfather discovered the bodies over the weekend.
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children all died in their beds. gas prices are heading lower once again. the national average is now $1.71 a gallon, almost 15 cents less than a month ago. prices rose slightly a week ago. refineries gear up for seasonal maintenance. we're not likely to see any significant changes in the near future because crude oil prices have stabilized. "deadpool" is on track to become one of the most successful r-rated movies of all time. it remained on top of the box office over the weekend. it brought in another $55 million, and "kung fu panda 3" was a distant second. "risen" debut with just less than $12 million. >> all right, movies we have to add to our list. when we come back -- that exciting photo finish from yesterday's daytona 500. the dramatic move right before the finish line. but first, a truly close call for one man sent flying from a gas explosion. neighbors saying it sounded like
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morning road conditions. heavy rain could cause problems along the gulf coast and into the southeast. snow showers in the rockies, could make for slick roads. if you're flying, airport delays are possible in atlanta, dallas and new orleans. this morning, some major developments in the sexual assault case against bill cosby. >> a judge last night refused to postpone the deposition of camille cosby. set to take place today in massachusetts. her lawyers had argued that cosby knew nothing about her husband, the assault allegations and that the only intent of the public deposition was to embarrass her. the suit alleges bill cosby sexually assaulted several women decades ago. police in dallas could wrap up their investigation of nfl quarterback johnny manziel this week. sources tell espn, police now have surveillance video of the incident. in which manziel's ex-girlfriend said that he hit her. manziel hasn't been interviewed by authorities yet and has not been charged with a crime. and fox sports reporter erin
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today where a civil trial pitting her against a marriott hotel is getting under way. andrews is seeking $75 million in the case from an incident eight years ago. she accused the hotel of allowing a man to book a room next to hers, then she claims he rigged peepholes and filmed videos of her changing clothes. the trial is expected to take about ten days. a young woman in miami is fighting for her life in a hospital. the victim of an alleged assault by a man she found as a roommate through craigslist. 23-year-old danielle jones lived with the man named byron mitchell for a week before being brutally beaten and left for dead. mitchell has told police that he was attacked by jones and acted in self-defense during the incident. mitchell is now charged with attempted murder. her mother says jones is starting to show signs of recovery. a close call for a new home salesman near oklahoma city. he smelled gas at this model home and left to call 911, when it exploded and left him
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he was not injured. authorities believe the first home filled with natural gas after someone stole the gas stove from the kitchen. a dramatic rescue by the coast guard was caught on camera in washington state. time to save three people in the water. two surfers and someone who had tried to help them. coast guard crew. no one was injured. and a dramatic rescue captured on camera on a frozen lake in ohio, two dogs pulled to safety after they fell through the ice near akron. an emergency crew suited up in protective gear to get them out of the frigid water. >> they're very happy this morning. now to some sports. and let's put it this way, if the rest of the nascar season shapes up like yesterday's daytona 500, it will be the most exciting nascar season yet. >> it was pretty dramatic,
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now highlights from espn. >> i'm steve levy with john anderson. we begin with the daytona 500. vroom, vroom. >> you just totally took my thing. vroom, vroom. i can't believe that. i got one thing in life. >> oh, you got more than one thing. all right, daytona 500 final lap. number 200. denny hamlin gets inside of matt kenseth. with the bump, makes the pass. at the finish line, we got a photo finish. as they get the checkered flag. hamlin just ahead of truex. a foot. hamlin's teammates celebrate. truex's girlfriend not happy with that. but hamlin the winner. the closest daytona 500 in history. big nba story, check out anthony davis and the pelicans taking on the pistons. pick it up in the fourth quarter, pelicans up 92-87, when davis connects. that's 50 points. sets a new pelican franchise record. moments later, that's davis, with the back-door cut for the
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that's 52 points. later, davis, turnaround jumper, he finished with 59 points and 20 rebounds. 24 of 34 and what may be most impressive about the 59, he only hit two three-pointers. >> and he's very tall which is important as well. >> and there's the unibrow. >> that's all we have for now. happy motoring after watching the daytona 500 highlight. >> have a nice weekend. >> thank you. one more item from the daytona 500. it happened while fox's jamie little was reporting from the pits. not only did she walk right past pro-wrestler john cena who drove the pace car before the race. >> while turning her head, little did cena know right in the face, he got hit by the pony tail.
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to having so much energy. they made her feel right at home. >> i'm so happy. >> we're happy to have you. >> a black president. >> look at him! right there. >> black wife. >> that's me. >> did you think she has egg whites for breakfast or chia seeds? what is her secret? she looks amazing. and has so much soul. she petitioned to get her meeting with the obamas. obviously it worked. a very special moment. during black history month. >> when she was born in 1910, william howard taft was president. she's been through a few presidents. >> but clearly, she finally got to dance in the white house. >> with the first black present and the first lady. a bride in pennsylvania knew she would have to share her spotlight on her special day. >> because her maid of honor was none other than taylor swift. they were best friends since childhood.
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a maid of honor for the first time. >> they have known each other since they were babies and swift has known the groom since she was 4. she says she's the happiest maid of honor, ever. >> they look gorgeous. the bride and the taylor swift. it's kind of hard to upstage taylor. >> it is, but the bride kind of did. it is her special day after all. and a musical mystery from the dark side of the moon and no, we're not talking about the -- >> no, because four years that album came out in 1969. the astronauts reported hearing some weird music while making an hour-long journey around the far side of the moon. the group too far to reach them. >> newly released video shows the astronauts reacting to the strange sounds. scientists remain stump by the origins of the music. so, there's life on the moon.
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assault rifle used in the attack. weather, dry for most of the west. chilly in the midwest. heavy rain in the southeast. well, the sport of wrestling calls for speed and agility to perform under pressure. for two utah high school wrestlers those qualities came in handy. >> their quick moves off the mat helped save a life. here's their story. >> we were there for a reason. we did what we could. >> reporter: these best friends were with five teammates and their coach when a woman screamed for help near their hotel room. the students quickly jumped into action. >> the first thing that popped into my mind, this woman was being attacked and it kind of scared me of who i was going to come up against or what kind of scene i was going to come to and what i would do about it. but what i came to was a lot worse. >> reporter: he was having a
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undergoing back surgery. his wife kathy was panicking by his side. >> his head was tilted back. he was out of it. you could tell something was wrong. >> so, i'm sitting there. went to his neck. started feeling for a pulse. no. >> reporter: they picked up the man's lifeless body up from the chair and started cpr. they kept him alive until medical crew ss arrived. after our interview, katy called and spoke to the boys for the first time. >> i would just say to them that they mean the world to me. i don't know them personally. i don't know their names. we love them dearly. >> reporter: kathy is convinced her husband wouldn't be alive without her help. she calls them heroes. the boys disagree. >> it's the right thing to do. you shouldn't think twice about something like that. you act upon it. >> reporter: though they didn't bring home the trophy from the
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more important. in fact, in that thanked her for the life experience. >> and good for them. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great monday. us fornow good morning reno." good morning. it's monday, february 22nd. i'm amanda sanchez let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near
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jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. && .short term... a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving off into the eastern half of nevada and taking most of the mid republican presidential candidate ben carson will be speaking at piper's opera house in virginia city at 9-30 this morning. he's making his final push in nevada before the republican caucus. kolo 8 news now's catherine van has more on a town hall meeting carson hosted in reno yesterday. ben: thank you very much. it was a last minute visit the carson campaign decided to make. ben: i've very impressed that so many people showed up on such short notice. still... more than 350 people came to the atlantis casino resort spa to support the republican candidate... some looking to support a new candidate after their favorites have dropped out. don: i am as they say, shopping. doing my due diligence and fairly looking at the candidates who are in the race still coming to nevada. carson... known to be

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