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attack at an american accident. and, temperatures not seen in almost 100 years. silence broken. >> could you have prevented what happened to columbine? and tim tebow is here tonight. hard to imagine he had trouble at the prom. tonit, how he's helping thousands. od evening. great to have you with us on a busy friday night. breaking news in the race for the white house. donald trump's threat late today. the primary in south carolina, donald trump saying he may sue
born in canada. jonathan karl leading us off. >> reporter: for a moment, it looked like we'd be seeing a kinder, gentler donald trump. >> i won't use foul language. i'm just not going to do it. >> reporter: trump is now taking his feud with ted cruz to a new level, tweeting this threat. "if ted cruz doesn't clean up his act, stoplcheating, and doing negative ads, i have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen." cruz is pummeling trump with ads in south carolina featuring a woman trump tried to force to sell her home. >> vera coking's home was all she had left, but it stood in donald trump's way. >> reporter: what the ad doesn't mention -- the woman did not end up losing her home. >> there's more than a little irony in donald accusing someone of being nasty. >> reporter: cruz and trump's other rivals are now criticizing the billionaire's ndency to do this. >> i would bomb the [ bleep ]
she got [ bleep ], she lost. >> is anybody here worried about the front-running candidate shouting out obscenities in front of children? [ applause ] this is like -- what is going on? >> reporter: jeb bush sounding off today during a forum at south carolina's most conservative christian university. there's a reason you're goininto see four presidential candidates here talking t tthese christian conservatives here at bob jones university. in the primary here in south carolina, two-thirds of the voters here are expected to be evangelicals. we talked to folks on campus and found them more than a little concerned about trump's foul mouth. what about when you hear him swear? >> when he cusses or does dirty things that he doesn't, it just doesn't look christian. >> reporter: but today, here's something else for evangelicals to consider. this actress in a cruz ad hitting marco rubio? >> maybe youhould vote for more than just a pretty face next time. >> reporter: well, it turnout she's a porn star. cruz dropped the ad when he found out. >> and jon joinsns us from south carolina. another big debate tomorrow night.
swearing, tone it down, but tonight threatening to sue. reporter: yes, the stakes are especially high for ted cruz. this is a state with a lot of the evangelical voters. he has to prove he's not jus a one-hit wonder that can only win in iowa. >> jon, thank you. meantime, on the democratic side, a fierce btle as well. particul, african-american voters. after the smiles last night, then the fireworks. senator sanders, asked by the moderators if he could be standing in the way of hisry in the country. the possibility of the first woman president. mary bruce in south carolina with how he answered. >> reporter: tononht, hillary clinton's new ad invokes the horrific church shooting in charleston, south carolina, using the husband of a victim. >> somebody y lled me on the phone. she said, reverend thompson? i said, yeah. she said, there's shooting around the church.
>> reporter: reverend anthony thompson. his wife myra singleton thompson was killed that day. >> hillaly is really committed to making sure that the guns don't get into the wrong hands. >> reporter: bernie sanders is channeling`whe pain of another african-american family. >> i was able to see my dad die on national tv. >> reporr: erica, whose father, eric garner, was killed by police. >> we need to believe in a leader like bernie sanders. >> reporter: both candidates battling for key african-american votes. at last night's debate, something else. sanders asked if he's standing in the way of the first woman president. >> senator, do you worry at all that you will be the instrument of thwarting history as senator clinton keeps claiming? >> i think from an historical poinof view, somebody with my background, somedy with my views, i think a sanders victory would be of some historical accomplishment as well. [ applause ]
support me because i!m a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified, experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander-in-chief. [ applause ] and -- >> reporter: secretary clinton is convinced that wrapping her arms around president obama is a good strategy. but bernie sandersaid he would be a better president with rara. and life-threatening cold moving in for 65 million americans, from the plains to thth carolinas, sub-zero temperatures expected to shatter records. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: tonight, the lake effe snow machine in full swing. some spots in western new york getting more than three feet in 24 hours. abc's indrd petersons, in buffalo. >> reporter: it's been a relatively mild winter so far by buffalo standards, but that is about to change.
mass is moving in tonight. meaning by tomorrow morning we could set a 100-year-old record. >> reporter: in minnesota, firefighters already battling negative 10 wind chills. from the midwest all the way to north carolina, the national weather service warning conditions will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken. the cold already causing damage. a burst pipe in scranton, pennsylvania, turning these homes into ice castles. in some places, it could feel like 40 below zero this weekend. and at temperatures like that, frostbite can set in in just mimites. david? >> linsey davis, thanks to you. let's get right to rob marciano in new york tonight. some temperatures not seen in 100 years? >> r%porter: yes, we're going to
professor property. record-setting stuff. arctic air will be coming down, the peak of it will be sunday morning. these are actual low temperatures. 1 in new york. 6 in boston. and look at the windchills, minus 21 in new york. what we don't need is a storm cocong, that's what we'll get on monday and tuesday. it will start as snow in the big cities, but will change over to rain. but first, we need to get through the coldf the weekend. >> rob, ththk you. in the meantime, breaking develops a aer a terrifying machete attack in ohio. law enforcemen saying he was known to the fbi. alex perezith the 911 calls tonight. >> somebody pulled out a machete
>> reporter: tonight, investigators trying to figure out what triggered an attack in columbus, ohio. >> how many people hurt? >> one seriously, hurt very badly. >> reporter: about 6:00 p.m. thursday night, at nazareth restaurant. the attacker, storming in with a machete in hand. >> i was on the ground, and i just thought to myself, at any moment i'll get a knife in my back. >> reporter: the attacker went table to table. authorities say he took off in a car, eventually tracking him down and shooting him dead. the attack leaving four people injured, inclulung one critically. the fbi working with
out a motive. law enforcement says he was known to t fbi, but was not under a full-scare investigation. an alarming development, tonight, new fears of a possible link to miscarriage with the zika virus. two women suffering miscarriages when coming home. and tonight, new word of a new test you can take to check for the zika virus. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: tonight, a new concern in the fight against zika. the cdc confirming two pregnant american women, traveling abroad, contracted the virus, then miscarried when they returned home. >> our goal really is to protect pregnant women that's the key priority right now. >> reporter: researchers already seeing a strong link between zika and birth defects of the brain. now the cdc is looking at whether zika causes miscarriage. samantha mejia was pregnant when she visited her husband's family in hondura before the travel warning.g.
that i was pregnant and hearing all the different studies come out. >> reporter: when samantha came home, shshtested positive for zika. she miscarried at nine weeks. the placenta also testing positive for zika. >> and his sister is pregnant right now, so we're very concerned for her and her baby. >> reporter: david, this latest finding from the cdc highlighting just how little we really knonoabout the zika virus. researchers say they're learning more every day. david? >> eva, thank you. let's get right to dr. besser. there's no confirmed connection to the miscarriages, right? >> it's not proven, but it is suggestive. it's likely, if it can cause some birth defects, i can cause others. >> and there's a new test?
follow pregnant women and identify those at risk, and should be here byosquito season. and now to a shooting in glendale, involving two teenagers. the school on lockdown. students in shock. the girls were found dead, and a gun was recovered by their bodies. both were 15 years old. it's unclearr who fired or what the motive or plan was. the aerial pictures of the apparent parents and students evacuating are all too familiar. it was 17 years ago at columbine
the first time ever, dylan silence. here's diane sawyer with her exclusive. >> the police were there and the helicopters were going over. and i remember thinking, if this is true, if dylan is really hurting people, somehow, he has and that -- at that moment, i that god, stop this, just make it stop. don't let him hurt anybody. >> reporter: and so her quest begins. she ys, she goes back over every year of her life with a magnifying glass. looking for the path of her son's descent and the clues that she missed. >> sometimes he uld seem -- you know, distant or quiet. and i remember asking him, are you okay? are you sure you're okay? you seem so tired. and he'd stand up and say, i've got a lot of homework. i just, i need to go to bed. >> reporter: and you let it go >> and i let it go. and that's the difference.
d dig and dig. i felt that i was a good mom. that he would, he could talk to mq about anything. part of the shock of this was@ the -- was that learning that what i believed and how i lived and how i parented was an invention in my own mind. that it was a completely different world that he was living in. >> reporter: she says not a day goes by she doesn't think of the victims and their families. >> i just remember sitting there and reading about them. all these kids and the teacher. and i keep thinking -- constantly thought how i would feel if it were the other way around and one of their children had shot mine. i would feel exactly the way they did. i know i would. i know i would. >> and diane i i with us now.
why now? >> she says it took a long time to stare the truth in the face. she's been on a quest to ununrstand how she missed what she missed. and she's been talking to experts to try to make sure ththe may be something useful for another parent. >> a special edition of "20/20," a diane sawyer exclusive. silence broken, a mother's reckoning, tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern right here. up xt, consumer investigation, a warning about somemeing that could be in your garage right now. our cameras under cover at discnt stores. could it be doing harm to your car? also, the new headline
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out the red carpet. >> want to fight for these people moreso than play football moreso than anything else in my life. that's what i want to do. >> reporter: the tim tebow foundation sponsoring what's called the night to shine, prom night tonight for young people who otherwise wouldn't get the chance. guests. in florida, getting ready for the prom tonight. >> thank you for the flowers. >> reporter: just listen to colin. >> for him to come here to share all that with us -- i think he cares about us. >> reporter: in new york city, volunteers getting ready for tonigh >> i get so choked just thinking about it. >> you're special and important. let's haveo much fun tonight, okay okay? >> reporter: arm in arm. walking them in. ready for the dance.
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