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now," the monster rainstorm hitting california's wildfire burn areas of thousands have been ordered to evacuate because of possible flooding and mudslides. we have the latest forecast. breaking overnight, a highly classified u.s. satellite appears to be a total loss. the secret satellite said to be worth billions of dollars, it never reached its target address. so where is it right now? also this half hour, the wild win in the college football championship. >> the freshman quarterback who had not started a game all season long led them to victory.
new reaction just in from atlanta. and our weekly bachelor roundup. you can feel the drama, who's going to get the rose. one breaks down in tears. it's always something. only that time this traumatic history was with bumper cars. that's right, it's tuesday, january 9th. we've got a double dose of "the skinny." from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i do know that we're making fun of it, but really, honestly, bumper cars are the things -- >> are traumatic. >> are the things that therapy deals are made of for lifetime. we shouldn't make fun of it at all. i am on zoloft thanks to my childhood bumper car. >> now i know where we're going tomorrow, "world news now" bumper cars. we're going to break it down with the first rainstorm in california since devastating wildfires hit that state. >> the heaviest rainfall is
hitting those critical burn areas. >> as you can see that, there are fears of mudslides, flooding and other debris flowing off the ground that was damaged by fires. thousands of people have already been ordered to evacuate. donya baucus is on the west coast. >> reporter: in california, belongings left behind by wildfires are now drenched with rain. burned-out areas from northern to southern california being tested by the season's biggest storm so far. mandatory and voluntary evacuation notices being issued for parts of los angeles and ventura counties that were charred by wildfires. many filling up sandbags as the rain is expected to cause flooding and potential mudslides. >> my fear is it coming up and over the sidewalk into the front yard and into the front door. >> reporter: in the east, frigid temperatures making it dangerous for drivers on the road in georgia where one person was killed in a four-car crash. and in tennessee. >> boom!
>> reporter: slick roads causing cars to bounce uncontrollably off barriers and other vehicles. sunday, three inches of water on the ground compounding problems at one of the nation's largest airports. >> nobody can tell me, and nobody wants to give me an answer because they know they'll be wrong. >> reporter: passengers and planes waiting on the tarmac for hours only to be met by this, a sea of luggage. >> there are people who have been here for almost four days who haven't slept, who haven't gone to a hotel and are still trying to find their luggage. >> reporter: the east is finally expected to thaw out after days of below freezing temperatures. and here in california, we're expecting to see up to five inches of rains in some areas with wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. >> a rough couple of days for all of you there, thank you,
a highly classified satellite worth billions is lost. >> it was launched aboard a spacex rocket and hasn't been spotted in orbit. >> the code name zuma is thought to have burned up in the atmosphere. the rocket did land successfully on the base at cape canaveral, florida. north korea has agreed to send a delegation to the winter olympics in south korea next month. the bitter rivals held their first talks in two years. officials from seoul proposed having the teams from both countries march together during the opening and closing ceremonies of the games. south korea also suggested resuming temporary reunions of families separated by war, and they also mentioned the need to get rid of nuclear weapons on the korean peninsula. now to the russia investigation and word this morning that president trump may be called in for questioning. abc news has confirmed special counsel robert
with the president. sources say mueller himself raised the possibility last month at a meeting with trump's attorneys. now the president has not ruled out an interview. in fact, over the weekend, he said when you've done nothing wrong, let's get it over with. and he is being criticized for ending special of protections for people from el salvador. they're calling it heartless. protests were sparked outside the white house as parents fear being separated from their children and sent back to a home land full of violence. they have to leave the u.s. or face deportation. a top republican will not run for reelection. ed royce chairs the foreign affairs committee and has represented a southern california district for 13 terms. top republicans say the tweeted announcent
hillary clinton. the democratic party believes it can win his seat. history overseas. the first same-sex marriages were performed at midnight across australia. marriage equality became the law of the land on the first of the -- sdees -- december 9th. but this was the first opportunity to give gay and lesbian couples to tie the knot. and a heart stopper of a game in atlanta capping off the college football season. >> it was a big one. sec rivals georgia and alabama played for the championship and it had an ending fans will not be forgetting for a long time. >> the teams are tied at 20-20. this is a big kick here. 36 yard up and it goes left. it's not good. the kick was a little nervous. >> and that brought us to overtime. georgia kicked a field goal on its possession.
and freshman backup qb, the last name is a tough one. tua, can i call an inaudible? there was a 41-yard score to fellow freshman devontae smith. they win on the last play of the season. 26-23, roll tide. >> coach saban wins his fifth title. what say you? >> a sixth national championship. tied bear bryant for most in the poll era. take a second and hear that. what does that mean to you? >> right now i'm happy for all these folks. i'm happy for our players. i don't care anything about that, to be honest with you. this was a great win for our players, and i've never been happier in my life. >> never? >> never. >> how emotional he sounded by the way, awesome.
stadium for the game was president trump. he was on the field for the national anthem. his appearance was met with cheers and some boos. >> the president was not on the field with the players and college football the players traditionally come out after the anthem is over. of course he's been critical of players kneeling during the anthem. that was avoided since they came out after the anthem. >> something the nfl is looking into the possibility of doing as well. there was a certain photographer who is hurting this morning. take a look. we have a slow-mo of it. with all the excitement, boom! down goes photog! >> wait for it, wait for it. you don't fully appreciate how large and powerful some of these football players are until you see them just run over a cameraman like that. >> until you feel them. >> the question is whether or not he got the shot.
coming up, is oprah winfrey set to take on trump? democrats are talking about a run for president after her speech at the golden globes. even her lifetime partner had something to say about it. and the race is on to win arie's heart. our bachelor swami joins us, even though he's not here at work. you're watching "world news now." 's not here at work.
so over the course of her 25 years on the oprah winfrey show, we have heard a lot from oprah, but it's her nine-minute speech at the golden globes that has many of us reeling. >> and sparking talk of a presidency. >> a presidential run is a possibility. >> our top story is the golden globe. empowering night all around. >> actively thinking about running for president. >> reporter: the talk of the town, oprah for president. of course erupting after oprah winfrey delivered a speech of presidential proportions at the golden globe. >> so i want all the girls watching here to know that a new day is on the horizon!
>> reporter: she gave a master class in oratory that brought hollywood to its feet and the status quo to its knees. >> and when that new day finally dawns. [cheers and applause] it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight and some pretty phenomenal men! fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say "me too" again. [cheers and applause] thank you. >> it was very powerful. it was very impactful. it was, there's no one else who does oprah like oprah. >> oprah is the greatest communicator in television of the last 50 years.
hollywood admires her for. >> as oprah became the first black woman to receive the cecil b. de mille award, she reflected on watching sidney poitier winning best actor. >> it is a long journey to this moment. >> his tie was white and of course his skin was black. i've never seen a black man being celebrated like that. >> reporter: before the speech heard round the globe, oprah winfrey was pushing boundaries. >> i'm oprah winfrey, and welcome to the first national oprah winfrey show! >> reporter: propelling the national conversation into uncomfortable topics. >> it doesn't end until we are all willing to do what these young girls have done. >> reporter: these themes and oprah's power on full display. >> oprah brought it full circle to where we are to where we're going in the future. >> reporter: but will the
winfrey? stedman graham told the l.a. times, it's up to the people. she would absolutely do it. and there seem to be no shortage of potential supporters. byron pitts, abc news, new york. when we come back, the bachelor drama. >> and will it be an acrobatic anthem for pink at the super bowl? "the skinny" is next. acrobatic anthem for pink at the super bowl? "the skinny" is next. are you taking the tissue test? yep, and my teeth are yellow. time for whitestrips. crest glamorous white whitestrips are the only ada-accepted whitening strips proven to be safe and effective. and they whiten 25x better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life.
it's hard to open up. i'm going to try to bring it out of you today. >> i feel sad about you. >> i know. i know you made friends. >> this is not a sorority rush. it's the bachelor. you're not there to make friends. you're there to get engaged to someone you'll never see again. ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny she's not sad about you. >> she's just sad about -- >> it's not you. it was another wild night of "the bachelor." arie's getting down to work in the second episode of the season.
>> jack breaks it down for us, even though he wasn't there and was home watching college football. but somehow he knew exactly what was going to happen during the episode. >> jack sheehan, episode two, arie season of the bachelor. this whole thing started with 29 women, for those counting, we're already down to 21. so arie's getting rid of them fast. long may that continue. anyway, one thing that was expected, time for the first one on one date. >> becca kay. >> oh, that had to hurt. >> every one of us was like, i want to be becca so badly. >> oh, here we go. >> i've never about on a motorcycle before. >> see you, girls. >> time for the first group date. >> let's hit love head on, arie. >> with race car driver arie. there had to be a demolition derby. drama was sure to follow. >> i can't stop crying.
i'm so scared. >> get the tissues. >> when i was a kid i was riding bumper cars, and i got trapped in the middle and everybody kept hitting me and hitting me. >> it didn't take long for the drama to restart. she never stood a chance. that wasn't nice. >> oh! >> that's going to leave a mark. >> i hope arie's proud. >> the kissing bandit still living up to his name. >> she is very beautiful. >> more loud kissing, please. rose ceremony time. arie, ladies, this is the final rose tonight. >> bianna. >> time for some to head for the door. she got emotional. >> he literally picked the taxidermist over me. >> let's hope all the research is coordinated.
analyst out. >> just absolute genius. by the way, if you want to know how he does it, i just posted a video of how he does this svengali thing, how he knows what's happening. we are less than a month away from the super bowl taking place in indianapolis and we're learning more about the performance. >> as we already know that justin timberlake is going to be headlining the halftime show which i'm very excited about personally. but last night we learned someone else -- pink, she has confirmed she will be singing the national anthem. she posted this image along with the message "see you at the super bowl." >> most recently, you may have noticed that pink was up to amazingness here, scaling the side of a high-rise building there in los angeles for the american music awards. so we're going to see if she
bank stadium, the height is 400 feet. >> i like her tights. >> absolutely. and surely she can't top our most recent favorite. lady gaga. two years ago, chest pump. before the fighter jets came whirring overhead. >> what an epic chest bump. oh, oh, oh. ♪ >> that was tough to beat. >> i will say that was pretty tough to beat. but pink may have big shoes to fill. i don't know if she could do worse than this singer. at a hockey game, she stopped twice, walked off. but then wait for it, she gains just enough confidence to come back, and then oh. the poor thing wipes out on the ice. i give her so much credit for coming back at least. >> lucky to be indoors at
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lyrics: thing's are gonna get easier. lyrics: ooh-oo child, lyrics: things'll get brighter. ♪ ♪ lookin' for some hot stuff ♪ baby this evening ♪ i need some hot stuff baby tonight ♪ >> donna summer or just? >> ooh, we've got hot stuff. >> tssss. yes, we do. because the queen of disco is heading to broadway. >> she is. >> the legendary donna summer and her music will be heard in summer, the musical. >> it is going to feature three different actresses portraying the late singer in various stages of her life with 20 of
her classics, including "hot stuff", of course, plus, i want to sing it with you. ♪ bad, bad, bad, bad girl >> was that donna? >> that's how i interpreted it. i sing it on the radio. ♪ love to love you, baby >> i'm trying to think of whose version of "bad bad girl." you make me feel so good. >> my hope is that it turns into an abba musical. >> abba's got the whole thing called mama mia. >> i want people dancing in the isles to donna summer. >> we get to check it out, because previews begin in march. opening is set for april 23rd. next is possible proof of election fraud. the news coming from deeper than the ep
actress and star of the revived show, julian anderson received a star on the walk of fame. even though this was anderson's big day, there was another star on everyone's mind. >> what's your take on president oprah? >> on president oprah, she has my vote. she has 200 of my votes. >> anderson apparently has 200 votes. >> is that in a 1960s chicago-kind of way voting? and how awkward, it's your big day and all people are asking about, what do you think of oprah? >> people ask us all the time. what do you think of oprah? shall we say happy birthday again for maggie?
making news in america this morning, breakthrough talks. north and south korea come together overnight for the first time in years. this morning, the unexpected move by kim jong-un's regime and the decision just announced about the olympics. on alert. tens of thousands rushed to evacuate as a major storm slams california today. this morning, the risk for mudslides and the record that could be broken. plus, the shocking cost of disasters like this. and breaking overnight, lost in space. the concern about a u.s. spy satellite reportedly worth billions of dollars surviving this launch but now missing.