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will make roads icy, especially in higher elevations. as another winter storm moves to the west coast, a second snowiest january in history. nearly 25 feet so far this weekend. >> there's also more snow heading for the eastern sierra and more rain and snow for both coasts. >> paul williams has the forecast. good morning, paul. good morning. the storm advances in the northwest. we're looking for a mix throughout washington and staying soggy along the coast. tuesday night into thursday morning, heaviest rain hitting california with heavy snow one to three feet now throughout the 5,000 elevation a little bit higher. for the northeast a little bit of a mix moving throughout the northeast with a touch of snow reaching to vermont and new hampshire. rain soaking new york to district of columbia over toward the ohio valley region, and a chance of the mix
pressure system will nudge that more so toward the northeast. and speaking of widespread scattered showers, stormy weather in the deep south. more wednesday through friday. what a mess, paul. thank you so much. in the nba, golden state and cleveland renewed pleasantries. the last time the cavs were in oakland, they got their first nba title. draymond green sends lebron james to the floor with a hard floor. golden state beat up cleveland. green gets the steal and finds durant for the dunk. the warriors win by 35. and the cubs will now be the answer to another trivia question. what was the last championship team to visit the white house during the obama administration? >> the team that broke the north side's 108 world series title drought was in d.c. and presented the president with a number 44 jersey and lifetime
tickets to wrigley field. and obama offered the gm if he's willing to accept. >> if he takes the reigns of an organization wandering in the wilderness and delivers them to the promised land. i've talked to him about being dnc chair. >> a midnight pardon was also issued by the president. that's baseball's related because he's a self-professed white sox fan. he decided to be a cub's fan for the day. the twin girls separated at birth and reunited after ten years? >> hear what we're hearing about grace and audrey after their reunion and what's ahead for them in the coming days and weeks. and private air fair, what money can buy for president trump's inauguration. you're watching "world news now."
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commercialization of the earth's biggest natural satellite, but before you get too excited, no man on the moon here. the moon express flight will not have any passengers. we got all excited. >> what a tease that was. >> one of the world's pioneering astronauts, a member of the elite club to have ever walked the moon has died. >> nasa made the announcement yesterday that eugene cernan passed away at 82. he was the last of only a dozen people to set foot on the moon. >> reporter: on december 14th, 1972,, eugene cernan was the last human ton leave his footprints on the moon's surface. he left his mark on the history of exploration by flying three times in space, twice to the moon. >> walking up to the ladder was probably one of the most memorable moments for me. i looked down at my footprints, and i knew i wasn't
way again. why were we or what did it mean? i looked over my shoulder, and there's the earth. there's reality. there's home. >> reporter: born in chicago in 1934 he graduated from indiana's purdue university. a captain in the u.s. navy he was one of 14 astronauts selected by nasa in 1963. he piloted a mission and was the lunar module pilot of apollo 10 and guided challenger. in 1976 he retired from the navy after 20 years and ended his nasa career. he was a long time consultant for abc news. reaction to his death is starting to come in. a statement from the astronaut says in part, our heart is aching. the world has lost one of the greats. and nasa astronaut tweeting certainhis favorite quote. we leave as we came
willing as we shall return with peace and hope for all mankind. >> the last man on the moon was released last year. eugene cernan was 82 years old. thank you. to think about those moon landings, such a source of american pride, aren't they? >> and to be one of a dozen people to have done anything in history so cool and great to see all of his stories we got to hear. >> have you seen hidden figures y yet? >> no. >> you have to. >> presidential luxuries coming up. >> from white houses to a custom sapphire necklace and personal paparaz paparazzi. how the jet setters with usher in the new presidency. next with more on that. >> "world news now"
just three days away now from the inauguration of the 45th president of the united states. >> president-elect donald trump has built his personal brand on the image of gilded luxury. how will the ultra luxe group ring in the new presidency? >> reporter: presidential pillow cases, white chocolate white houses and views fit for a commander in chief. d.c. hoegtss are lining up the inauguration luxuries. >> private airfare, transfers throughout your stay with a private limb seen. you'll have lunch with larry king. >> reporter: among the perks at the will lard, drinks from the bar historian mixing up presidential libations since reagan was in office. >> as they say, let's make america great again. >> reporter: but glamour comes at a price. >> it's $450,000. it's the 45th inauguration, so we have a tie in.
>> kind of rounded up a little bit, yeah. >> reporter: if 150,000 is more in your price range, the ritz carlton is offering a custom sapphire necklace to wear while wearing the trump inspired burger. if it's a party you want and price is no object, a $2.5 million opened for a deck for you own your closer friends. >> it's the best group party in d.c. spectacular views. you're on the parade rout. >> reporter: and the food. >> for starters we have virginia ham and toast. >> reporter: and from presidential history to the presidency's future, the water gate hotel. >> for 60$,000s, three nights, champagne, and your own
paparazzi. >> i think those days people are coming with long gowns, tuxedo, beautiful clothing. i think this is a moment people will want it to be documented. >> capturing every moment. >> every moment. >> reporter: and the water gate spa provides the ultimate in pampering. and if the election left you stressed, don't worry, these packages have you covered. >> god bless the peaceful transition of power. abc news, washington. >> how did she get that assignment? i would love to know. >> that was great. you know what i love? private jets, unlimited limo transfers and lunch with larry king. $2.5 million. >> not too cheap. there are going to be nine events on inauguration. what i find interesting is even though trump is known for luxury, the team says this inauguration is going to be fairly lowey
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emotional reunion of twin girls separated at birth and reunited after ten years. >> this morning we have the new details on what they can expect in the coming days as their new relationship blossoms. here's lara spencer. >> reporter: two girls reunited at age ten separated as babies in china and adopted into two different american families. >> it's really overwhelming. >> reporter: doctor nancy, a twin herself has been studying twins for decades. >> many times when twins meet each other for the first time they'll say they feel complete or something
their lives. >> reporter: now what does the girls' future hold? there are no better experts on this topic than 25-year-old twins who also adopted as babies to two separate american families in tennessee and new york. >> i feel really grateful. >> reporter: neither knew they were a twin but there were hints when they went to college. >> this student approached me and said can i take a picture of you? you look like someone i know from back home. >> reporter: that friend was salena. >> we laughed. >> reporter: it wasn't until a few years later they talked on facebook and realized more similarities. adopted from the same place at the same time. they even finished each other's sentences. >> when we first had dinner together there was like a moment of whoa. >> reporter: a dna test confirmed their relationship in 2015. identical twins. >> we like the same foods. >> we're amused to
we're huge "lord of the rings" nerds. >> reporter: and advice. >> cherish the relationship. >> what are the odds she would go to college with a friend of her long lost identical twin? >> it's crazy, and you almost think your whole world must be turned on its head. now you have two heads that look exactly the same. >> i love hearing about how they have the similarities even though they grew up in completely different families. also with audrey and grace, audrey apparently asked her parents for a sister this christmas. having no idea that she was going to end up meeting her identical twin right after. >> it's a christmas she'll never forget. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com.
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