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storm system launched torrential rain, tornadoes, flooding in spartanburg last evening. hail, that is actually hail, not snow. it's the largest hail to hit the area in more than 30 years. more on the extreme weather from abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: from extreme flooding to dangerous tornadoes, the south is getting rocked by severe weather. across texas, streets and ohios have turned into rivers. hundreds of homes underwater for miles. the floodwaters here are expected to break records as they continue to rise. >> this is going to slow it all up. >> reporter: familied packed up what they could. those who refused to leave are pleading to be rescued. >> we're going to go back in and we're going to keep doing this till we get them out.
turning to shelters for help. >> we're told it could be several weeks. >> reporter: across the state in louisiana, at least four people have been killed. nearly 5,000 homes damaged. >> but if you get in it and you're gone, it's over. >> reporter: the national guard has stepped in to help as the water starts receding here in some neighborhoods. while in northern california, more heavy rain led to this mudslide forcing several families to evacuate their homes. strong winds have toppled trees here on the west coast. one fell on top of a car, killing a man in washington state. reena and kendis? >> thank you so much. checking today's forecast, snow in the west up to two feet. severe weather threatens the midwest with powerful winds and downpour downpours, rain in miss and tennessee valleys. rainy and chilly in the northeast. >> 40s in great falls, montana and boston. 50s in denver and detroit. 60s in kansas city and washington, d.c.
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that eventually gross to be bigger. my son is always in the 10th percentile. my little t-rex. >> just imagine what they'll find in ca zek stan. >> this could be a good children's book. >> this is fascinating me. a bookstore in france might give amazon a run for its money with a way to sell books. they print them. and bind them on demand and on the spot. while customers relax with coffee. customers can choose from more than 3 million titles from the all digital bookstore which says it's particularly great for books that have small print runs. that's really great. >> this could work for a children's book. >> exactly. you're going to have to read a few books if you want to graduate high school. >> and if you don't, prominently display that well earned
might make you think twist. david. >> reporter: dorothy houston a senior married her high school sweetheart. it was against the rules and she was never given that diploma. she raised five children, and taught them the importance of an education. >> mother! >> reporter: 74 years later, on her 93rd birthday, she thinks she's going for a walk with the family. instead, outside, the superintendent of schools is right there with that long overdue diploma. >> i'm here to present you with your north high school diploma. >> oh. >> all right? >> mother made it very clear that the worst decision she ever made in her life was to leave school. and she was so regretful of that. and so it was pounded into our heads, you've got to finish school. >> reporter: dorothy has her diploma and her cap. >> my head was probably smaller then. >> the diploma map that finally arrived on her 93rd birthday.
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sometimes by giving them a pencil and a piece of paper. but we can really have that creativity soar when we put some great kits in front of them. i can attest to the fact that a cardboard box is a great thing to give kids. >> i'm with you. >> here's another way to play with cardboard. this is called cal i fant. there's different size sets. basically these are precut pieces of cardboard. kids color everything in and connect them and construct them together. this is a small size. there's a medium and large size that's kind of life like. hours of play supply can't even put a gift box together. you're saying this is easy to do. >> easy to do and easy to follow instructions with it, too. so for kids as young as 3, they'll love the magic in the color wonder light upstamper. i'm going to let you try this out. we have ten different stampers. look at the color that just happened. push it down a little bit longer. now i want you to put it on the
what i love about this one thing we have ten different stampers. pick it up. now we have our little turtle that you put in. >> cute, yeah. >> but magic is the lightup. if you start to color this in, you'll see the color will eventually appear. but if you use this stamper on your clothes or your skin or the walls, nothing happens. >> let's try it. >> it only works on the paper. moms love it. >> that's huge. >> one of my favorite things, this has called real construction by jack pacific. kids are building things. so feel this. >> styrofoam. >> think about the noodles when you're swimming in a pool. same material. we have all these pieces of material. hammer, nails. saw. and we can make, why don't you saw this in half. plastic saw, not going to cut my skin but it will cut this. >> oh, yeah. right away into look that the. kids are building anything. we have lings.
great for the stem concepts so important and will keep kids busy for hours. >> are you ready to feel the love? >> let's do it. >> our lightup heart marquee. it's room decor. kids make make this and hang it. they decorate this with markers and glitter glue. rhinestones and then we're going to light this up. >> light it up. >> so it's really pretty. kids get to look at what they made forever. we're so proud of this em. >> lighting up things, my daughter loves it. it's a big thing. arts and crafts are not just for little kids these days. coloring books are getting a new life with adults. this is from crazy art. it's timeless creations. you're looking at nature. all kinds of beautiful things. and adults find that they unwind, they unstress. so it's not just kiddy arts and crafts. >> i do it sometimes with the kids. it's very relaxing. >> kids are using thereby
books. we have detailed designs. it's great. >> the kids like it you're a part of the thing, too. >> it's inexpensive. $4.99 when you're talking about coloring books. >> that's great. >> i don't want you to think you can only draw in 2 d. these days we can also draw in 4 d. it's called at moss flair by redwood ven furpz all of this is built with this. squeeze this. you're going to see the gel come out. and the led light on it as you bring this up and draw up, out, anything you want, will harden it. so yep, you need to go slow. it takes practice to get used to it. >> it's awesome. both of these, the eyeglasses and our tower was built with this pen. >> that's it? >> that's it. and light just cures it. >> that's awesome. it dries quickly into it dries already really quickly. it's a lot of if. >> unyou've got the best ideas always. think this is a remarkable changing the look of arts and
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a look what the residents there really think. >> reporter: the zombie fever from the hit tv show "the walking dead" doesn't look like it will break anytime soon. as many as 14 million americans are tuning in sunday nights. >> i'm not going to kill you. you know what? yes, i am. >> reporter: it's gotten so big, so-called walker stalkers are now running all over the small georgia town where the show is filmed. >> you're huge fans of the show. >> reporter: but some of the family who's live here aren't filmed. especially with the show's security. people tell you you're not allowed to take pictures. this is my community. >> reporter: fred morris said before the sets were built, it was a quiet place to live. now he can't escape the sound of explosions during filming in the middle of the night. he says producers once called the police on him when he tried to trim the trees in a scene. >> they come out of there saying i need to stop.
i said well, no, you just carry your happy butt right behind the wall. >> reporter: we heard a different story from two people who built new house. >> andy lincoln said thank you so much for letting us film here. thank you for filming here. what are you thanking me for? but they're that polite. >> it has not come without challenges. but we've been able to be make everything work for not only the production folks but most no. >> reporter: the show pays some of the town's families $400 a month for their inconvenience and their silence. they want no plot twists or story line leaking out of town. steve osunsami, abc news, sa noia, georgia. >> that should help you get to sleep tonight. that's it for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> all right.
this morning on "world news now," it's primary day in five key states. >> from the front-runners to the challengers, why the candidates have been fighting so hard for today's votes. the contests and why they could be game-changers. voters bombarded. the smack talk on campaign commercials. flooding the airwaves and the internet. who is spending the most to get attention? >> amtrak accident. the retailment that sent train cars on to their sides and passengers to trauma units. the split second decision that saved lives. and later, consumer alert about potential dangers lurking in household humidifiers. what he tests revealed and how
it's tuesday, march 15th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. it is tuesday. a busy one, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. primary day for-lot of folks. >> it seems like groundhog day in many ways. it is the ides of march. that has led to some troebl for some leaders in the past. let's lee gin the half hour with what will be a crucially important day for the presidential candidates. by this time tomorrow, things could look a lot different into both parties have primaries today in north carolina, illinois, missouri, and home turf of two candidates, john kasich's whee and marco rubio's home state of florida. we head to busy an's marci gonzalez right there in the middle of the action at the center point it feels like, miami, with the latest. good morning to you, marci. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. voting about to begin in five states including here in florida
primaries that could change the shacht presidential race. rallying last minute support ahead of crucial contests. senator marco rubio determined to claim victory in his winner take all home state. despite polling behind donald trump by more than 20 points. trump so confident in the sunshine state, he canceled an event here to instead rally in the other winner take allstate, ohio. >> this is a place i want to win. >> reporter: where the polls show him tied. >> give me a vote. >> reporter: with governor john kasich. >> at the loses ohio, we're going to having an unbelievable time in cleveland because it will be a contested convention. >> reporter: ted cruz vowing to support trump if he's the nominee but openly critical of the clashes at the front-runner's rallies this weekend. >> one difference between this and a donald trump rally is i'm not asking anyone to punch you in the face. >> there's no violence. these are love fests.
candidates not feeling that love. criticizing trump during msnbc town town hall. >> what he's essentially saying is go beat up people. >> someone who is vying to be president of the united states is using divisiveness, is stoking fear. >> reporter: hillary clinton polling ahead in all five states holding primaries today including here in florida. but bernie sanders is starting to close some of the gaps especially in ohio. confident he can pull off another upset. kendis and reena? >> marci gonzalez in miami, thank you so much. donald trump did get good news, however, out of north carolina ahead of today's primary. authorities will not press charges are against trump for the comments that he made after that the violent scuffle at one of his rallies last week. trump said of his supporters, they started punching back. it was a beautiful thing. officials say that's not enough evidence to charge with incite ing
trump will have to do battle in florida without one of his top supporters. sarah palin has canceled her campaign events in the sunshine state after her husband was seriously injured in a snowball accident. todd is expected to make a full recovery. look for election results from tonight's primaries all evening along on abc news. coming up, a look at the campaign ads bombarding later in this half hour. this morning disturbing new detail thes about the death of a maryland police officer. it appears jacai colson was shot by another police officer during a gun pat battle. and police say the brothers of the man who opened fire recorded the shoot-out on their cellphones. suspect michael forward allegedly intended to die even recording his last will and testament before the attack. he and his brothers facing multiple charges. officer colson was at the
on his day off. a former south carolina trooper faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racially charged shooting. shawn grow bert was led from the court in handcuffs. the videotape where the trooper asked a black driver for his license and shoots him four times. his wallet can be seen flying out of his hands. the driver survived. investigate investigators say the amtrak derailment in rural kansas could have been much worse if not for a quick thinking engineer. the train was traveling about 6735 miles an hour when the engineer noticed something wrong with the tlaekd. alex perez is at the scene. >> reporter: federal investigators on the ground in kansas, trying to figure out what sent this amtrak train flying off the tracks. >> you the train carrying 145 people is traveling from los angeles to chicago.
significant bend or defect in the track and hits the brakes, following protocol to avoid a bigger disaster. but eight cars still come off. horrified passengers suddenly tossed around inside. >> next thing i know is, i just feel the train lift off the the tracks, and then it does it again. it lifts it back up and it slams me into the door. >> set a ladder up and we'll start evacuating some of these >> reporter: more than 30 passengers taken to the two with critical injuries, airlifted. and investigators zer rowing in on the condition of the track reportedly checking whether an unreported vehicle crash may have damaged the tracks. >> alex perez on the scene in kansas. >> there is a link between football and devenrative brain disorders. senior vp jeff miller was asked point blank if there was a connection between football related head trauma and cte. >> research shows that i an
are diagnosed with cte. so the answer to that question is certainly yes but there's also a number of questions that come with that. >> among them is how common cte is and what are the risks of getting it. miller cited a boston university study that found the disease in the prans of many retired player afc their deaths. the women's march madness tournament bracket has been set. for the tenth straight year, the uconn huskies are a number one seed. they're shooting for their fourth straight national title. up south carolina, notre dame and baylor. the championship game is april 5th. i'm oo rooting for those huskies again. >> they have a small little dynasty going i'd say. you never know what you're going to end foo when you look down. >> one particular observant woman is on a hike in eastern galilee and glanced down and shaw something shiny. it turned out to be a gold coin. this is no ordinary gold coin.
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lawmakers on capitol hill will hold herring on the future you have self-driving cars. automakers and tech companies complained that state and federal regulations are putting the brakes on the process of getting the cars on the road. google is expected to urge senators to give the transportation department authority tort speed things up. we're dreaming if only all of washington could be like there. this is actually a real image from nancy reagan's funeral making an the rounds. hillary clinton and george w. bush share agembrace and smiling probably about a time when they were happy with the republican party. hillary never thought she would say that. >> it's kind of nice to see both dynasties come together. >> they kind of shared something when you've been through the white house, there's a shared experience. it's sweet, isn't it, to see both parties get together. >> a very tender moment. absolutely. as we reported, vote ares in ohio, florida, north carolina and illinois and missouri plan
tuesday i guess. >> very big day. for people living in those states, it could mean they faced a barrage of political ads when they turn on the tv or surf the web. lauren lyster joins with us more of the ads. >> a lot of the new ads coming out. we know donald trump is the front runner the republican race. did you know though he is in the lead when it comes to being the target of attack ads. maybe it's not surprising. $20 million has been spent against trump since super tuesday. that's according to an abc analysis of the data. the largest sponsor of these ads in that time period, marco rubio's super pack. >> primary voters are facing decisions and a number of new ads seeking to persuade them. >> donald trump campaign violence. >> reporter: four out of six new front-runner donald trump. >> i'd like to punch him in the face. knock the crap out of him. >> reporter: one super pac capitalizing on the recent controversy of fighting over
>> bimbo, dog, fat pig. >> reporter: and also focusing on women in this ad. after trump targeted john kasich while campaigning in the buckeye state, the pro kasich super pack is fighting back. >> he attacked our john kasich with unhinged boldfaced lies. >> reporter: marco rubio throwing this ad into the fray. focusing on florida, rubio's home state where polls show him slipping further behind. the anti-trump add spend is nothing new. in fact, it's fallen. two weeks ago six in every ten republican add dollars were focused on taking trump down. now it's about four in ten. still millions more than in the wake of the first primaries. on the democratic side, bernie sanders making the last minute ad push online. >> 17? but want to vote? if your birthday's before november 9th, you can. >> reporter: targeting young voters here.
school principal troy law rob yea. >> the impossible is possible. that's one of the reasons i love busy. >> reporter: that last ad has racked up nearly 3 million views on facebook since it's been posted in the last few days. that's just online. sanders is outspending hillary clinton in tv ads in every state except for one heading to the polls. >> sanders has gotten like some critical acclaim for his ads so far this season. are the ads pretty broad or targeting just these five states voting today? >> in the case of john kasich, yes, that's an ad in ohio. one of them is not. so the trump ad focusing on his comments having to do with women is part of a national campaign. it's airing on national cable tv and super pack behind it won't say how much they're spending but just that it's part of a multimillion dollar campaign. >> the ads tell a fascinating. >> so nice to be here.
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but they carry a dirty secret if you don't take care of them. >> some humidifiers an claim they can prevent bacteria growth absomething consumer reports has asked the epa to look into. abc's gio benitez with more. >> reporter: the steam from a humidifier, seen as a way to prevent sore throats and dry signs. could that steam be spreading germs that could make you sick? most people don't know how to clean them. >> how gross. >> i don't know how to clean a humidifier. >> it's not the easiest thing to cleem. >> i'm not reaching all the tiny corners. >> reporter: or don't clean them as often as i should. >> reporter: we've collected ten humidifiers from philadelphia area families to test for bacteria and mold. almost all admit they don't clean them regularly. some have asthma and allergies. >> in what you're going to find. i'm curious to see. >> reporter: we dropped the ten humidifiers from six different
thomas jefferson university hospital. dr. amity roberts testing water from inside the humidifier's water tank and the vapor it emits. out of the ten humidifiers, all had bacteria in the tank. two had heavy bacteria growing inside and also in the vapor that our experts say could make our families sick i was surprised by the heavy growth in a few of the devices that you tested. >> reporter: and in three of the humidifiers, mold. >> how are you? >> are you ready to see what was growing in there? >> oh, gross. >> they found some bacteria but more importantly they found mold in the vapor which means the mold was going out. >> that's not good. especially since we have asthma in our house and allergies. >> reporter: mold in this family's humidifier, as well. >> this is what was growing inside. >> oh.
congestion, sore throat, if the individual has asthma, it can cause chest tightness or wheezing into to you for the humidifier with the most bacteria flow here are the results right here. >> reporter: our experts labelling it extremely dirty and what's inside could cause pneumonia flow it kind of looked like maybe a swamp. >> this is what was growing inside your humid tire. >> oh, my gosh. >> and because you're a nurse, you know what that means. >> yeah, that means my kids are not safe, which is very concerning. >> reporter: bottom line, experts say you need to clean a humidifier every day. emptying it and rinsing the base and letting it air dry before refilling and every week clean it thoroughly, according to the manufacturer's instruction. gio benitez, abc news, new york. every parent in america with young children knows during the winter we all use humidifiers.
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the average woman spends $93. this is where i support hillary and pay equity. yes, women should pay as much as men. >> when you start letting us earn 100% of the dollar, maybe we will consider that. >> i didn't mean to start that. they did the research and found it's really expensive to be single. >> to be single? >> to be single. >> if you're dating somebody, you're paying for that. so then you're not sing. >> the valentines, the cards, the breakup flowers. >> what's the cost of being married? i want to see that report. >> you guys get it all. that's cheap. >> single versus married lifestyle. >> the cost of grief and anxiety. >> that's priceless. there was a -- you might call in formula one for drones in dubai in the middle east. take a look at this. there were $250,000 at stake for the world drone prism in dubai. look at this track the drones go through.
you go around the speeding aircraft 12 lapse with skyscrapers, the dubai marine behind them. guess who the winner was. >> it was a team that was actually led by a 15-year-old pilot from england. took first place. he looks like he's 5. >> a little mario andretti of drone racing. > at any time it increditable? got his jumpsuit they all had to wear. he is the champion. $225,000 richer. >> congratulations to that kid. you'll be able to go on a few dates with that money. take a look at this kid in the meantime. woman posted to reddit. a photo of the baby girl that had a full head of hair. internet grabbed this and ran with it. super imposing head and shoulders, bottle, a little ron burgundy. let's be honest that, young lady has good anchor hair. nick opper man from parks and
this morning on "world news now," primary day. the polls opening shortly in five battleground states. will today's front-runners emerge as tomorrow's presidential nominees? >> terrorist take-down. an american man who joined isis surrenders in iraq. the anger from his family here in the u.s. faced with tough questions. >> and new this half hour, the business that could blossom into a $44 billion industry. >> the latest estimate about legalized marijuana sales and why the profits are going sky high. >> later from the joy to the heart break on last night's "bachelor" finale. our senior analyst is here with his insight and to remind us
humblebrag in "the skinny" on this tuesday, march 15th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." he's getting all ready. humblebrag. you see it, good morning on this busy tuesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. let's begin there half hour with another titanic day in the race for the white house. voters from both parties will be going to the polls today in missouri, illinois, florida, north carolina and ohio. >> the latest republican poll from ohio has donald trump tied with governor john kasich. in florida, trump is far ahead of senator marco rubio in rubio's home state. >> one of the main talking points among the candidates continues to be the violent incidents at trump's events. abc's tom llamas reports. >> reporter: donald trump casting his raucous rallies as kumbaya sessions. >> there's no violence. there's a love fest. these are love fests.
seeming more like riots than rallies. in chicago, fistfights. in kansas city, police using pepper spray. in north carolina, this trump supporter charged with assault after sucker punching a protester. now trump may pay his legal bills. at times the violence even startling trump himself. grabbing his podium when a protester rushed the stage in dayton, ohio. the secret service jumping into action. trump later tweeting the protester "has ties to isis." turns out that was a hoax. security visibly tighter as top trump supporter sarah palin defended him. >> what we don't have time for is all that petty punk ass little thuggery stuff that's been going on with these, quote unquote, protesters. >> trump's rivals now seizing on the chaos. >> this country's not about us tearing one another down or having fistfights at a campaign
that's not what america is. >> isn't it amazing how we can have that conversation without anyone getting violent, anyone insulting anybody? >> reporter: but the candidates now faced with a dilemma. having all pledged to support trump if he's the republican nominee. now i spoke to many trump supporters in the crowd you see just behind me. not a single one holds donald trump accountable for the violence at his rallies. one woman told me he can say anything and i will vote for him. another man told me there are instances where trump supporters should physically fight back against those protesters. tom llamas, abc news, ohio. >> in the democratic race, today's contest could move hillary clinton a big step forward toward the nomination or give bernie sanders another big boost. the latest polls in florida and ohio have her leading sanders. the contest in illinois where she's from originally is considered close. last night both sanders and clinton unloaded on donald trump
violent incidents at his events. >> what he is really essentially saying is, go do it, supporters. go beat up people. >> someone who is vying to be president of the united states is using divisiveness, is stoking fear, is pointing fingers. >> clinton also said that she no longer trusts polls because doing accurate polling is difficult. for his part, bernie sanders says he can win, come-from-behind victories today if his supporters turn out in large enough numbers. and as the polls do close tonight in those five key states, abc news will bring you the results, look for updates all evening long and a wrap-up tomorrow morning on "world news now." breaking news from chicago. three police officers have been wounded while investigating a possible narcotic sale. one of the suspects fled, then turned and shot at the police. the man was killed. one of the officers is in serious to critical condition.
a fourth officer was not injured and a woman with the suspect is in custody. >> a man from virginia is being held in iraq this morning accused of joining isis. video captured the moment the would be terrorist is caught after becoming lost. abc's brian ross is here with the images. >> reporter: a young american's apparent effort to fight for isis ended in humiliation, as he got lost on the battlefield in iraq and ended up captured. commanders of a kurdish group backed by the u.s. say the 26-year-old wrongway jihadist, seen in this video, meekly acknowledged his mistake and his citizenship. >> where are you from? >> united states. >> reporter: and in another battlefield security miscue, the kurds found him carrying a virginia driver's license and credit cards, identifying him as mohamad khweis of alexandria, virginia. outside that address in suburban washington, d.c. just 12 miles from the white house -- >> don't take a picture! >> reporter: two members of the khweis family became upset with
anyone in their family was part of isis. >> watch your mouth! what are you talking about? >> no, no, no. >> watch is your mouth! >> reporter: the young american captured on the battlefield, one of some 250 measures believed to be income iraq and syria with terror groups, will likely now be sent home to virginia in hand xwufs. cuffs. brian ross, abc news, new york. a teenager from north carolina accused of trying to help isis now faces the death penalty in a separate murder case. 19-year-old justin sullivan is charged with using his father's rifle to kill his 74-year-old neighbor as practice for a large scale terror attack. federal authorities believe the murder followed his conversion to islam after he started watching isis beheadings on the internet. there might be severe storms during today's primaries in the midwest. a tornado near dayton, ohio, yesterday damaged several buildings. 105-mile-an-hour winds tore off
residents were leaving their shelters after a tornado warning when sirens went off again. no injuries were reported. louisiana officials are keeping a wary eye on the pearl river in the southeastern part of the state. the area to the north has gotten more than 17 inches of rain in just the past few days. flooding thousands of homes. it will be at least a week before the homeowners can return and assess the damage. now the crest is moving down the pearl river. there are major changes for struggling cosmetics giant avon. the company announced it is cutting 2500 jobs and moving its head quarters from new york city to britain. the 130-year-old company will retain research and development and other offices in the new york area. shares were up 4% in after hours trading. there's one industry that's definitely not struggling. it's homegrown. might be in your home right here in the u.s. the weed business is booming. it's booming so much, that the total trickledown impact of legal marijuana on america's
2020. as for legal pot sales last year, they surpassed $5 billion. that's more than americans spent at taco bell and wendy's combined. >> that's a statistic. >> that is a statistic because you would think one led to the other. >> there you go. i hadn't thought of it that way. >> my brain. >> your brain keeps processing. and speaking of things that are really yummy, here's a little something for those of us with a sweet tooth. >> yes. just a couple weeks before easter, here's a new way to enjoy the cadbury cream eggs in the form of a burger. the bite sized delight is a deep fried cream egg covered in mascarpone and jelly sandwiches between two brioche buns and covered in white chocolate and raspberry sprinkles. it started out sounding gross and ended up sounding awesome. >> are you serious?
>> this is just repulsive. the burgers available at the studio kitchen restaurant at the k west hotel and spa in london for a limited time only. >> there's not red meat in there. >> yeah. >> sounds great. >> coming up in "the skinny." >> i like it. >> >> stunning jaw dropping conclusion of "the bachelor." we have exclusive insight from our senior bachelor analyst. >> and also ahead, the cast of the broadway hit "hamilton" bringing their beat to the white house. how the president joined the fun that's in our bonus round. but first, the hulk hogan sex tape trial and the tough questions in court today. that's after today's forecast map. it is stormy in the midwest. there's a city council meeting tonight at 7:30 in great falls. >> love your great falls. in great falls. >> love your great falls. human coronavirus... hepati- >>c virus. there are a lot of different kinds of yucky germs. but not all disinfecting wipes... are approved to kill
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this was a close call for eight maryland firefighters who were injured when a wall collapsed on top of them. they were battling a blaze at a townhouse. all the residents were safely out of the building. but the firefighters themselves were trapped for a while after the wall collapsed. one had serious but nonlife-threatening injuries and three families were displaced. >> we move on now to hulk hogan suing gawker media for posting a video that he says was secretly filmed and posted without his permission. >> we're hearing from the man who first released the video. he faced questions about the news worthiness of a celebrity sex tape. abc's lana zak has the details. >> reporter: at the heart of the hulk hogan trial is a legitimate question on the limits of online tabloid journalism. >> you testified in the past in
that you did not consider the impact of this post on mr. hogan prior to the time you published it. right? >> that's true. >> reporter: on the stand, former gawker editor a.j. daulerio. >> a.j. delario is the guy who wrote the article. he's the guy who got the tape and the guy who came across as incredibly callus in the deposition that the plaintiff's presented. that is so important in this case. if these jurors hate him and hate gawker, they're in trouble. >> he was at times sarcastic and consistently unapologetic. >> not out loud laugher, but it is a smirk, yeah. >> because you don't think the first amendment is that serious, do you? >> it's very serious. >> reporter: and he may have handed the $100 million case to hogan on the stand admitting there was no news value in some of what he published. >> it didn't really matter whether or not it was a morbid and sensational prying into
that didn't matter to you, did it? >> no. >> reporter: he didn't back down from his decision to publish the tape that hogan says was filmed without his consent. >> they played it for months and mons and it made so much damage, we had to live with it. >> reporter: hulk hogan is suing for $100 million. >> reporter: daulerio on the stand said he received a bonus of $2,000 after his post went viral. meanwhile, the site gawker is said to have increased in value by $15 million because of the increased web traffic. reena, kendis. >> interesting case to follow. thank you. coming up, last night's epic finee of "the bachelor." >> the happy ending for one woman and the cringe worthy moment for another. there's always one with the other one, right? our analyst breaks it all down. >> senior analyst. >> he might get a promotion after this one. "skinny" up next. this one.
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>> we made it. it was dicey at times but it was rough, let me tell you right now. those two women we mentioned, jojo and our girl lauren b. >> you were rooting for her. >> the whole thing took place in jamaica. let's start with jojo. their final date was at the waterfall. these two have a thing for water falls. they've been to a couple over the season. so along the way, jojo said i'm confident i'm going to be ben's wife. >> okay. >> that's when you start thinking, uh-oh. >> you're in trouble. >> yeah. now they get on the couch here. everyone's expressing things about sadness, confusion. nervousness, fear, probably some loathing along the way. aye yi yi. jojo gets to where the final proposal is going to be, and well, that was the time that ben had to say good-bye. >> no. too soon. >> oh, no. >> i didn't know if i could find
i found it with you, but i found it with somebody else more. >> i found it with somebody else more. >> ouch. >> is that a no? >> that's aka jojo you're not going to be my wife. cue the tears. time to put jojo in the limo. you know where that brings us. >> oh. >> our girl lauren b. uh-huh. ben had called her dad to ask permission. >> he really did? >> that's serious. >> so that was serious. >> uh-huh. >> and then they got back to basically the same place where the proposal was going to take place. let's hear how ben went about his business that time. >> my desire from here on out is
commit to you. to love you, to hold you, kiss you a lot. lauren, i want to spend the rest of my life with you. >> oh, my god. >> lauren, will you marry me? >> yes. yes. >> well, there's the good news of the morning. >> you were rooting for her from the beginning. >> we were rooting for her. she was our girl lauren b. for a reason. there's the big neil lane rock. >> it was huge. >> it was. it was. it probably weighed about as much as lauren b. did collectively. so that was that. lauren b. said it was the happiest day of her whole life. so that's pretty good. >> why didn't he shave for that
>> well, might be asking why i didn't shave for this segment. but it's the middle of the night. what can i tell you. lauren b. said after the final rose, a debrief, she's moving to denver pretty soon. all that they would really say about their wedding was that it was going to happen soon. they're just enjoying being engaged and stuff like that. let's hear what the analysts had to say about this way back in january. >> whoa. >> if the analyst had to make a prediction, he would say lauren b., the flight attendant to get the ring. analyst is out. one. i think the analyst nailed that one right here on national television. yes! yes, he did. and hey, we have not seen the last of jojo yet. yes, because jojo is the new bachelorette. >> yeah. so you know what that means? more of jojo's weird brothers.
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rapping. >> potus is holding up the signs i'm not done, it's the only office, i can't believe there. it's so much more intimidating than if it was square. opportunity knocks and i can't stop. i'm here with the president and yo, the mike drops. >> how good is that? you think that's going viral? that's going viral. >> that was awesome. i hadn't seen that yet. that was really good. president obama said he first laughed when miranda told him in 2009 that he was working on a musical about the life of somebody who truly embodies hip-hop, treasury secretary alexander hamilton. >> who's laughing now? >> how could you take that seriously. really? >> now the grammy winning show is sold out for eternity. unless you can afford a ticket. have you seen "hamilton" yet? >> i have not. a.
broadway, this is going to be huge and revolutionize broadway. she was right. >> i tried to get tickets. need a small mortgage in order to get a ticket. next a major payday for michael jackson's three children. word that sony has bought back the late king of pop's stake in the sony atv music catalog which is home to many songs including the beatles and bob dylan. >> how much did the jackson estate make in the deal? try $750 million, which means that in the five years since his passing, jackson has earned nearly $2 billion with a b, dollars. finally anne hathaway may be returning to her roots. >> she reportedly wants to make a third "princess diaries." according to "people" magazine. director gary marshall said he and hathaway want to shoot the third film right here in new york city. >> he also noted hathaway is very pregnant. we have to wait till she has the baby. the first "princess diaries" was a huge hit and actually launched her career. she was then 21. >> our senior moment was when our intern told us she was 7
making news in america this morning, primary showdown. a crucial day in the presidential election. voters heading to the polls. the states to watch. can bernie sanders surprise again? and can anyone stop trump? we're live in ohio to break it all down. extreme weather. high winds and so much hail, it looks like snow. piling up on roads in the south where the slow-moving system is heading today. plus, possible snow in the northeast on the first day of spring. an american in custody on the battleground accused of fighting for isis. the moment he's captured and his family back in the u.s. getting feisty with reporters.