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lure black and hispanic voters everywhere hillary clinton. he has extra cash in his coffers raising more than $5 million in just 24 hours. clinton is leading sanders in the polls in south carolina and nevada and her campaign is on the attack questioning his record on issues affecting minorities. they're also taking aim at his record on gun control and criminal justice. clinton is fighting back to win women voters. a majority of whom sided with sanders in new hampshire. >> extreme winter weather being blamed for several serious accidents along an ohio interstate. dozens of cars, trucks and semis wewere involved inyesterday's series of clain reaction crashes northeast of cleveland. nearly 20 people were injured, three critically. interstate 90 has reopen this had morning. it was closed for hours while crews cleared the wreckage. more snow made for slick driving conditions across that region. more of the same is
accuweather is tracking the winter storm system and record warmth in the west. here's meteorologist justin povick. good morning. >> reporter: kendis, reena, as we go throughout this thursday, we are looking at some major warmth, 80s and 90s around l.a. records will be challenged and the concern is for above normal fire danger also freezing are -- around salt lake city. on the other side of the spectrum, major cold continues in the northeast. gusty winds, snow flurries and showers from boston to d.c. accumulating snows coming off the great lakes. record low temperatures in jeopardy this weekend. look at the lows saturday night. below the zero to right around zero. again, these will be challenged and temperatures on average 20 to even be.3degrees below normal. reena, kendis, back to you. >> justin, thank you. he mention southern california. >> there's a modest
covered with pictures of the family that's owned the structure since 1945. gary sweeney is selling is the house that his mother purchased in 1945 for just $5400. >> sweeney calls it a final tribute to what he feels was a six pler life by the beach. a developer purchased the home. the plan is knock it down and rebuild on the site. like a lot of good family memories. >> is that cool or creepy? >> i like it. it gives me a good feeling. look at the inflatable pool by the beach. >> just to get knocked down by a bulldozer. all those family members. >> they'll post it on instagram. it will be there forever. coming up, actress lena dunnham opening up about a painful medical condition. her message to other women. >> google's self-driving cars getting a green light from the federal government. for one passenger, it couldn't come soon enough. >> the passionate couple who got in trouble a
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well, in las vegas, a couple is facing some legal trouble for getting frisky on a ferris wheel. security spotted the loveable couple just undressing and told them to knock it off. they stopped but then kept at it. and security cameras on the high roller weren't the only lenses that captured them. the passengers in the neighboring pod also recorded the activity. they were charged with committing a sex act in public because they were, you know, up there. >> in public. >> in public. >> they were gambling that nobody would see them. >> but the security folks told them don't do it.
didn't deter them. >> when in vegas, you know, you have sex in public. an indiana man is behind bars for an entirely different reason. talk about jared johnson allegedly forced his way into a house. police say once inside, he fainted. johnson says he woke up with police surrounding the house. he's facing a charge of burglary armed with a deadly weapon. >> another mystery over the serial podcast that sparked a sensation across the country. >> essentially forcing a do-over by the legal system, a judge is now considering a new trial in the case of a man convicted of murder. i guess it was 17 years ago now. abc's amy robach has the story. >> this is a prepaid call from. >> adnan syed. >> his s story has captivated millions since the 2014 launch of the podcast "serial" turning listeners into arm chair detectives. the sees
17-year-old say yed's arrest and conviction for the 1999 murder of his high school ex-girlfriend hey man lee. he was sentenced to life behind bars but has always maintained his innocence. his initial attempts to appeal the verdict unsuccessful. >> it is what it is. if you believe me or not, i have no control over it. >> the now 34-year-old is getting another chance. this week in a post conviction relief hear, his attorney argued his lawyer at the time of the conviction had been ineffective arguing she made so many mistakes his conviction should be overturned. >> to never find out if her story helps or hurts your case makes no sense whatsoever. that is not a strategy. >> one of those alleged mistakes highlighted by serial host sarah caning whose failure to contact a key alibi witness asia mcclain. >> great, you know.
that technicality. >> after hearing herg in the podcast, say yed's defense team called mcclain to testify during the new hearing. mcclain maintaining she was with say yed at the time prosecutors contend he killed lee. >> i was sitting in the library bored to tears, and someone walked in that i knew. i asked him about his breakup with haley. she was dating someone else but that he just wanted her to be happy. he didn't seem to be disturbed or angry with her. >> she is speaking out exclusively to abc news. >> the biggest thing to us was setting a good xwampl for our children. leaving a legacy of integrity. >> but prosecutors say justice was served 16 years ago. mcclain admits she does not have the all the answers. >> do i think adnan killed hey? honestly i couldn't tell you. by coming forward, i hope that i was able to p
information to the judge for him to be able to make a rational decision. whatever that might be is in his hands. >> reporter: as for say yed, after spending nearly half his life in prison, his attorney says he is thankful for his day in court. amy robach, abc news, new york. >> there's a five-day hearing and the judge didn't rule at the end of the hearing. we don't know when he'll make a decision. >> that hearing went two days longer than they expected it to go. so who knows when that ruling will come down. coming up, actress lena dunnham opening up about her health challenge. >> shedding new light on a painful condition that's afflicting millions of women. that's next on "world news now."
her hit show. >> she's opening up about her painful medical condition that's at least temporarily putting her career on pause. abc's deborah roberts has her story. >> lena dunham's one of the busiest women in hollywood. directing, writing, starring in her hbo hit "girls." i worked very, very hard to overcome the challenges of my nontraditional body type. >> just two weeks before the season five premiere, she made a surprise announcement saying she would no o not be able to promote the new season due to endometriosis writing on facebook, i'm going through a rough patch with the illness. it's time to announce. >> she didn't have tonounce it but people love her because she shares her truth and has done it in her personal life and also on screen. >> reporter: the love on social media came quickly for the actress with one woman sharing her own experience. writing i'm level four. thank you for being o
another, thank you for your bravery. you could have easily kept this private. >> she doesn't just say like there is what's going on with me. she goes a step further and tries to help educate. >> she first shared her battle with the condition on her blog called the sickest girl posting these photos after a surgery positively diagnosed her with the disease. >> she's learned a lot from the experience and saying you know what, i'm going to take time off. when somebody says that and they're honest about it, you can't do anything but respect their decision. >> reporter: deborah roberts, abc news, new york. such a big difference when women of hollywood, on television come forward with whatever they're battling. more than 6 million women are facing this in the u.s. to have a big face like lena come forward is really remarkable. >> the whole condition it's when the tissue that lines the uterus is found oustds otside the uter us
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have to make arrangements for those rides a day before. >> that's why a ride he took three years ago was so plaj cal. for the first time since he became blind, he sat in the driver's seat and that's about all he did. >> the car was the driver. >> california rules say autonomous cars still need a licensed driver. he can't get a driver's license. >> if it is required to have a licensed human driver in the car, it means i could not go any place in that vehicle without someone accompanying me. >> reporter: and it would throw on the brakes for google's next project. >> isn't that cute? >> cars without regular controls. >> there's no steering sfwheel in a letter to google, federal regulators made a clarification where the law refers to a driver, that driver doesn't have to be human. >> is this a green light for autonomous vehicles? >> i think it's the absence of a yellow light. >> paul says it doesn't clear up other legal requirements. the cars still have to have
mirrors. >> the rear view mirror was unnecessary. the side mirrors were unnecessary for me. >> reporter: but if california follows the federal government's lead, people like steve could have more independent. >> i love this snee doesn't miss the pedals or steering wheel one bit. >> it's like riding with a fabulous driver. >> anybody who spends five minutes in the traffic will realize the danger of the humans. i can't wait for the robots to start driving. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc news. >> it's one of the hardest things i have to say about parenting i didn't realize is driving the kids to different places. >> just because you're a bad driver? >> no, there is that. but it just takes up so much time, ballet, picking them up from school. you know what? i forget that you are free during the day. you could do it for us. >> this is not driving miss daisy. >> driving my crazy kids around. >> exactly. >> you'd be a good chauffeur.
this morning on "world news now," political momentum. >> after new hampshire victories, donald trump draws crowds in south carolina last night. while bernie sanders heads to new york. the new battlegrounds for the democrats and republicans. legal fight, the police tension in ferguson, missouri. and why the u.s. attorney general filed a federal lawsuit. the swift decision. and what led up to it. >> and breaking overnight, the search for a fishing boat crew in the middle of the pacific ocean. the rush to save dozens of people ho abandoned ship. and later, celebrating valentine's day with an easy yet impressive dinner and and i dull gent dessert. this was one at the present timing beverage. america's chief entertaining officer is here with his usual good taste. it's thuda