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cas living off washington state. researchers say they look pretty healthy. there are five new babies and several appear to be pregnant. they're hoping to use the images to track the health and growth of or cas over time. >> a warning about a popular over the counter cold medicine called cory see din. it comes in pill form or syrup form and when taken with soda to get high, it can cause serious problems including hallucination. at least five teens where is hospitalized in one northern california district alone. all right. a recent survey conducted by rutgers university says that 95% of high school students admitted to some form of cheating. > that includes tests, plagiarism on papers or copying homework. but hacking into school software to straighten up straight up change your grade is as severe as it can get. three students are now finding that out the hard way. here's abc's mara schiavocampo. >> three new york students trading the classroom for the
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courtroom. facing serious charges for allegedly hacking into their long island high school's computer system. officials saying daniel suarez used his cyber skills to boost grades for himself and a friend as well as access class schedules of hundreds of other students. his alleged accomplices eric vaseman and alex mosquera, all 17 years old suarez the alleged mastermind now facing charges including burglary, computer tampering and identity theft. some now calling him a modern day ferris bueller. >> i've got it right here in front of me. he has missed nine days. >> i asked for a car. i got a computer. >> but officials say this is no laughing matter. the school district confirming types of information that may have been viewed include student id numbers, name, address,
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contact information, and student schedules. >> we're waiting for a full have to be done and he maintains his innocence. >> mara schiavocampo abc news new york. >> the teens all plead the not guilty and have been released on bond. if convicted he faces up to seven years behind bars. >> the other two looking up to four years in prison. the school district says they have beefed up security since the breach. you're smart enough to pull that off, you're smart enough to do what you got to do the right way. >> a lot of people feel like they can cheat and get away with it and get ahead. >> excellent example of that not being the case. >> coming up, celebrating back to the future with the people that matter most. >> we caught up with all the stars of the films, plus their super fans last night. find out why michael j. fox still prefers the walkman to the ipod.
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♪ got to get back in time >> all day yesterday, we celebrated "back to the future" day. and last night, they rolled out the red carpet for the stars of the beloved films for a special 30th anniversary screening. >> fans of all ages lined up around the block to watch along with marty, doc and lorraine and
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our team were there to experience the frenzy surrounding the classic blockbuster. >> doc. ♪ >> i'm kind of a big nerd when it comes to this movie and only this movie. >> i dress for marty for halloween a lot of years. >> you control your future and you have to make it a good one. >> it surprised me about 15 years ago when i realized it was going to last. it's lasted now all these years. >> 30 years after the opening of a film that's still -- >> it means more to them than just a show. it's part of their lives and that's an amazing privilege as an actor. you don't get that many chances to make that kind of connection. >> it's a mashup of all these different genres that just plays through almost effortlessly. i found my father's high school yearbook when i was visiting my parents. my father i discovered had been the president of his graduating class and i wondered wow, i didn't like the president of my
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graduating class. if i'd have gone to school with my dad, would i have been friends with him and that's when lightning struck. >> it's exciting that people out here that you guys are out here. thank you and you still want to watch the movie and share it with your family. >> it's an iconic family and words can't begin to describe how amazing it is. >> marty, yeah. i'm just visiting just for a couple hours. >> i hear there's a secret that nike's going to really come out with those shoes. >> are those the self-lacing nikes? >> fashion that is -- that you wish. i'm still into the big hair. check it out! big hair. not giving it up. >> my kids make fun of me when i talk about the ipod. i call it a walkman. and they are like roll their
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eyes. >> walkman were advanced technology. >> you have to rewind it. >> it was pathetic. >> thank you. >> that was already cool. >> hover boards. i mean, we just drove here from brooklyn from the kimmel show. took us an hour. an hour and 15 minutes. hover board i could have been here in about ten. >> probably the hover board. i like the hover board. >> you've got the fish tail design i see. >> how does it taste? >> i don't know. i'm not going to open it. just going to have to guess about it. i'm curious but at the same time i'm not trying to open it. >> it probably tastes terrible if it's from back there. >> definitely. it's perfect still. >> the delorean is a legendary vehicle in my mind. that's a key player. >> if you could ask doc one question, what would it be? >> how does it feel to know so much from so many different time periods? >> what caused him to slip and bump his head because had he not slipped and fallen, he never
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would have come up with a flux capacitor. >> a genius ahead of his time, many times. >> go somewhere on the field, knock the ball out of the hands and let the mets win tonight. >> what do you say to haters of the third movie. >> how could anyone hate -- will the cubs come back from 3-0? >> absolutely. >> it's 2015. there's no reason for it not to happen. it's 2015. >> you have to root for the cubs. >> and strike three called. and the mets are on their way back. >> oh. we got some things right. >> some things. but that was interesting though that the cubs got so close to this premonition or whatever you want to call it. >> the foreign correspondent within me wants to know what doc felt when they got gadhafi. are the libyans still chasing him? >> that we find out in back to
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ finally this half hour, we're going to take a look at the financial challenge of raising children. >> each little one will cost you an average of a quarter million dollars can until they're 18. that does not even include college. rebecca jarvis has new ways to lock up a secure future for your kids. >> reporter: meet adorable charley massey. the 3-month-old has her future ahead of her. the challenge for mom sharon and dan craig is how to pay for that future. >> you want the best for your kids and you want better for your kids than you had. >> reporter: babies come with
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considerable price tags. according to government studies, the average cost of raising a child to age 18 is $250,000. fortunately, to help baby charlie's parents, we knew just who to call. catherine alford, a financial writer and mother of 18-month-old twins who specializes in family finance. >> hi, guys had lou are you today? >> step one says catherine, start an education fund. beyond a 529 plan, catherine likes to advise coups to invest in a mutual fund in a child's name. >> the benefit of that is that they can use that money for anything so if they want to go on a trip or study abroad, they can do that. >>. >> reporter: step two, don't splurge on luxuries like too many baby gadgets or annual over the top birthday parties. >> get used to the idea of minimalism. there is so much pressure to have the most amazing it birthday parties in sneb three, consider investing in a rental property. >> the key is to buy a home with
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a 15-year mortgage. by the time they're 18 and going to college, the mortgage is totally paid for and it just becomes a cash generating property. >> reporter: real estate can come with downsides notes catherine but it's a risk that can prove worthwhile for a baby's future. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> another reason i don't have any kids. wow. that is something. >> don't let the money hold you back. >> 30% on housing, child care 18%, food another 16%. mom, dad, buy me jordans. >> you know, i always like to factor in grandma. >> look, you're able to figure it out very nicely. >> that's because i live in downton abby. and i borrow the middleton's prince william's carriage. actually it's prince george's carriage.
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this morning on "world news now," joe biden's emotional decision. >> why he's not running for president despite personal and political pressure. what fellow candidates are saying now after there long awaited campaign move. breaking developments in the road rage case in albuquerque. what police announced a short while ago after a 4-year-old girl riding in a car was shot and killed. mets victory for the first time in 15 years. the team is going to the world series. the exciting moments in chicago and which player made history. and later, oscar's comeback. chris rock returns to host the next academy awards. the humor we can expect from the so-caused mvp of the entertainment world. it is thursday, october 22nd.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone on this thursday. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm phillip mena. we were just talking about the baseball game. >> i'm surprised you made it in. >> well, we stayed up to watch it, that's for sure. people here in new york are obviously excited the mets are moving onto the world series. that's just new york. the rest of the country i think were pulling for the cubs who hadn't won since 2008 and that's going to continue. >> how much did the pulling for the cubs have to do with the back to the future movie? >> it was a convergence which we know did not happen and that combined with the fact they hadn't won for so long of was rooting for them but here in new york mets fans are happy. we turn now and begin with politics and the end of a political guessing game that has gripped the country for months. joe biden announcing that he will not run for president. >> we had been waiting for this one. will he, won't he.
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aides close to the president say he did not make up his mind till tuesday night simply saying it was too late to launch a successful bid. kenneth woeten has the late jest. >> reporter: still grieving the loss of his son, vice president joe biden says his time to jump into the race has passed. >> it may very well be that that process but the time we get through it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president i've conclude it has closed. >> reporter: he stooded with president obama and his wife in the rose garden of the white house but only biden spoke about his decision just a few months after his son beau died. >> beau was our inspiration. unfortunately, i believe we're out of time. >> reporter: getting into the race now would have been a major challenge for biden. our new poll shows the vp with 16% i support for the nomination
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versus hillary clinton's 54%. >> a few weeks ago, it seemed like there was was a fervor and interest in his candidacy. people aren't sure about bernie sanders as an alternative. then debate happened. >> reporter: clinton called biden and tweeted she was inspired by his optimism and commitment to change the world for the better. donald trump said biden made the correct decision. >> and frankly i really want to run against hillary. i really do. >> reporter: and more reaction to biden's announcement poured in. the super pac said it was grateful for supporters and bernied saers thanked biden for a lifetime of public service. >> kenneth, thank you. as for the republicans, donald trump is the clear front-runner according to our latest poll. 42% say trump is most likely to win the gop nomination. just 15% say carson will get it. and 43% say trump has the best chance of winning the general election against a democratic opponent. ben carson, jeb bush, marco
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rubio, ted cruz and carly fiorina are way behind trump. hillary clinton takes a break from the campaign trail today to go before the benghazi committee on capitol hill. for the an least eight hours, she will face tough questions from seven republicans and five democrats. about the biggest crisis she faced as secretary of state. four americans including the u.s. ambassador died in the benghazi attack. republicans say they're pressing for new information. clinton supporters say the gop is playing politics. wikileaks has published what appears to be hacked information from the personal e-mail account of cia director john brennan. the cia is calling the postings a crime. they apparently include his security clearance application when he was seeking a job as white house counter-terrorism advisor. the hacker claims to be a teenager protesting u.s. foreign policy. there's no information it is classified. the case of road rage ended with a 4-year-old girl shot to death.
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police have arrested tony torrez and charged him with murder after a search rng on tuesday afternoon. as ryan owens reports, the death of that little girl has rocked the entire community to its core. >> reporter: she is the face of the most heartbreaking case of road rage anyone can remember. and word of a possible break in her murder. >> there's an adult holding, it looks like an unresponsive child. >> reporter: they also just released this 911 call of a motorist who saw what happened to 4-year-old lilly xwarz garcia. her father just picked her up from her second day of school on tuesday. she and her 7-year-old brother isaac riding in the back of this pickup when lily was shot in the head. >> i cannot imagine being the father of little lily. >> reporter: albuquerque police say lily's father and another driver kept cutting each other off as they were approaching an exit on interstate 40. police say the other driver pulled up next to the family and opened fire. the police chief is still
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begging witnesses to come forward. this city coming together to catch a child killer. ryan owens, abc news. so heart breaking and more breaking news from albuquerque. a police officer is fighting for his life after being shot during a track stop. police say the shooter remains at large and they have urged residents in the area to stay inside with doors and windows locked. the suspect considered armed and dangerous. the officer was shot multiple times. he's been on the force for eight years. and here in new york, a suspect in the murder of a police officer has been arraigned. tyrone howard still limping from a bullet wound to the leg was brought before the judge in a room packed with police. he's been charged with murder in the death of officer randolph holder. the empire state building going blue overnight in the officer's memory. according to nasa scientists, the los angeles area is likely to be hit by an earthquake measuring at least a magnitude 5 sometime in the next three years. they based their findings on how the earth's crust was changed by
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a 5.1 quaking in that same area last march. the u.s. geological survey has done its own analysis and pegs the probability at 85%. and in the southwest, some extreme weather. hail was the problem in new mexico. some of it coming down was the size of an egg. at one point, the storm was so intense it forced some trucks off the road. there was also large hail and strong wind in the el paso, texas area. the storms across the lone star state are far from over. here issious tin pavek at accuweather. >> thanks and good morning to you. it looks like one extreme to the other on the way for the south plains whereas we've been tracking dry conditions and drought major drought, in fact. now we're switching gearser and we're moving it to flash flooding potential. this become a likelihood later on thursday into friday and saturday. two to five inches of rain alone on thursday could cause some rivers to jump out of their
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banks but i'm po more concerned about the additional rain friday into saturday which is going to leave somebody with over a foot of water. and then we're also watching the tropics. this is patricia moving off to the north and west expected to bend back north into mexico and bring additional rains into the southern u.s. reena and phillip, back to you. >> thank you. a stinning new study about the use of marin in our country. nearly 10% of u.s. adults more than 22 million people say they use pot those numbers represent a doubling in the number of users in the last decade. researchers say the trend reflects an increasingly permissive view about the drug which is legal in 23 states for medicinal states. recreational use is legal in four states. new science is revealing why so many of us can't get enough cheese. researchers say cheese is just as addictive as some drugs and it affected the same areas of our brain. one scientist calls cheese dairy
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crack. i think that's a good term because i think it's true. he says a protein component is concentrated during the cheese making process and the brain teets it like morphine. i'm also addicted to crack mac and cheese. i wonder what's in that little powdery mix. >> i don't want to know but it is so delicious. >> i also like brie and cheddar. >> we can go on all day with that. munster is great. well, there could be more changes coming to the mcdonald's menu. the company reportedly going to offer $2 for two value menu including items like a small fry and mcdouble which includes cheese. just last month, they launched all day breakfast and a handful of stores now have monster energy drinks on the menu. the turn around players to be working. their stock hit a record high last week. >> i hope you can get a breakfast burrito or something. >> at all hours. all right. youtube is offering a new subscription service. for $10 a month subscribers can
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watch videos ad free and save videos to watch later on their tablet or phone. >> i was watching gwen stefani's new video. >> did you have to sit through ads? >> i did have to. >> sports with reena can only start with one thing. baseball's new national league champion the new york mets. >> big night for mets. we're excited about this one. they were looking to advance to the world series for the first time in ten years, and boy they got right to work in the first. i'm sorry, it was the first time in 15 years. it's been awhile. very long time. lucas duda slamming a three-run home run. next batter travis dar know made it 4-0 with another homer. in the eighth inning, daniel murphy made history crushing a home run for the sixth straight postseason game making it-1. they held on to win 8-3. the mets might either the royals
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or blue jays in the world series starting next tuesday and to the cubs i say, next year in jerusalem. you never know. and speaking of these two teams, the blue jays were facing elimination but blew their game with the royals open in the sixth inning. they scored four times to open a 5-0 lead. the jays tacked on two more along the way to a 7-1 victory. they trail the series 3-2 with game six tomorrow night in kansas city. >> there you go. no matter who makes it all the franchises have not won in an xwhil. >> to cubs fans out there, boy was it a good year for you guys. go jerusalem. and also, go cubs because they've made more progress than the hover board has in 30 years. >> good point. there you go. cubs are well on their way like they always say there, maybe next year. >> or in jerusalem. coming up "the mix," sesame street's new character and the essons we can all learn from her. >> also has chris rock mellowed
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since the last time he hosted the oscars? hollywood buzzing about his return to the academy award stage. >> and we are taking you to a stage few journalists have been allowed to go where thousands are trying to flee oppression, imprisonment and fear. >> look for us on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock for your life insurance that guarantees your rate can never go up at any time, for any reason. but be careful. many policies you see do not have one, but you can get a lifetime rate lock through the colonial penn program. call this number to learn more. this plan was designed with a rate lock for people on a fixed income who want affordable
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jet near a british air base. the aircraft was returning to its home base in california after deployment to bahrain when it went down. that pilot was part of a group of so-called red devil pilots that supported u.s., iraqi and coalition air strikes. >> secretary of state john kerry meets in berlin today with israel prime minister benjamin met net over the middle east crisis. complicating matters netanyahu's comments blaming a former palestinian leader for inspiring the holocaust. those comments quickly denounced by israeli historians. >> now to a rare look inside one of the most oppressive nations in the world. myanmar. >> tens of thousands are risking their lives trying to escape persecution in the country. abc's bob woodruff traveling to a place most journalists are not allowed to go. >> reporter: we're on our way into a highly repressive area of myanmar to see first-hand what is happening with the rohingya minority. a population of over 1 million
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people, desperate and on the move. willing to risk death and slavery to escape. journalists are almost never allowed in this area. matt smith, an activist and founder of fortify rights, is taking us in. not an easy trip to get. >> it's so bad here, the best option is to force death, torture or other abuses at sea and in thailand, just to escape. >> reporter: this has been called the world's largest outdoor prison, home to over 140,000. they cannot leave the camps to attend school, work or seek medical care. children born in the camps are not issued birth certificates. >> they are surviving on very little. very little. >> reporter: we met a young mother of five. she and her children were stranded on a cargo boat for 50 days over the summer. your children were beaten by these traffickers? "yes," she said. "if they cried for rice or
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water, they were hit." trafficking is a big business here. if i wanted to be trafficked out of here, how much would it cost? how much would i have to pay? he said it would cost me about 2,000 u.s. dollars. here in the camps, the rohingya children tell me they want to go home. but for now, they must stay in the camps, enjoying what they can. once the rain stops, thousands of men, women and children will take to the water again, willing to risk it all for a chance at a better life. bob woodruff, abc news, myanmar. >> they've been described as the world's least wanted and one of the most persecuted group of minority. just a heartbreaking scene there. great reporting by bob. >> absolutely. really was. >> coming up in our next half hour, the incredible survival story of a woman who was trapped in her car for nearly a week and how she's now going after general motors in a major lawsuit saying it was responsible for the crash.
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but first, the oscars go to chris rock. the always edgy comedian tapped to host this year's kraepd awards. from producers are hoping he let's hollywood hear it. you're watching "world news now." senator "world ws
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prif every winter hollywood's best and brightest come out to celebrate the silver screen's best offerings of the year. there's one person who has the tough job of entertaining all the stars. >> this is a tough job. a job hosting the academy awards. but this guy's solid as a rock. here's abc's ron claiborne. >> chris rock. >> reporter: that was ten years ago. chris rock tweeting look who's back #oscars. >> there's only four real stars. the rest are just popular people. okay? like clint eastwood is a star. that's a star, okay?
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toby mcguire is just a boy in tights. okay in. >> rock is sti best known for his edgy high velocity standup comedy often about race. >> black movies don't have real names. you get names like barber shop. that's not a name. that's just a location. >> chris rock first hit it big in the early 1990s on saturday night live." >> here comes nat. >> he's now 50 years old. so has he mellowed? >> measurement year they're going to give out oscars in the parking lot. a drive through oscar lane. get your oscar and mcflurry and keep it moving. > probably not. we'll find out in february. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> i think he's a good pick. >> he's my favorite comedian. if i was wavering whether i would watch or not, definitely going to make me watch. >> i also loved ellen when she was there that time we hosted it, right? in our dreams. >> there it is.
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difficulties. >> what a great inclusive idea. count on sesame street to hook that up. we know the cubs did not win the series and you know the flying cars haven't happened yet but we do have some self-tying shoes. remember those cool shows that marty mcfly? this is the first pair.of course, going to michael j. fox from his twitter page. he posted this video showing these cool new tied up -- all themselves. they do it all by themselves. which is what we were waiting for. they're called the nike mag and then he, later on he supported them on jimmy kimmel. >> great. they made -- they make more sense. they'll only be available by auction which will benefit our foundation. mark parker from nike brought them today. and they lace up. >> they place up on their own. >> yeah.
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>> wow. >> so cool. >> get me a pair. how do we get a pair? i like the color, i like the style. >> very cool. not till next year. some of the money was going to go to his mike j. fox foundation which helps parkinsons. >> good cause, good shoes. love it. you can put your back into it. remember that song? >> that was a marathon runner back into it for his dating life. he decided he's going to run this marathon and husband his back as a personal ad for dating. it kind of worked. he got 12 facebook friend requests from women and they noticed his shirtless ad and he said that the conversations have been promising. he actually met with one of the women who reaped out to him. >> the things guys do. the things guys do to get noticed. >> your back can be a billboard for your dating life. who
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this morning on "world news now," tough questions today for hillary clinton. members of congress want answers about the deadly benghazi attack again. the political firestorm for the democratic front-runner just hours from now. clinton's democratic rival joe biden deciding he's not running for president. biden's gut wrenching decision and what it means for the entire presidential race. >> and new this half hour, cries for help moments after a plane crash. >> a 14-year-old girl's pleas to 911 operators after her father's small plane crash. the critical moments for first responders trying to locate her. >> and later the personal decision made by lamar odom and khloe kardashian after his trip to a brothel and brush with death. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, october 22nd.
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>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this very busy thursday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm phillip mena. we begin in washington where hillary clinton heads to capitol hill this morning where she will face intense questioning on the benghazi attack. >> yeah, her supporters say the appearance before the republican-led committee is all about politics. abc's serena marshall has a preview. >> reporter: eight hours at least in front of the house select committee on benghazi for democratic front-runner hillary clinton. investigating the september 11th, 2012 attacks that left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. it was the first time in three decades that an american diplomat died overseas in 2013, clinton took responsibility. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make?
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it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: today clinton will be questioned by seven republicans and five democrats on the panel, each getting ten minutes and don't expect questions about clinton's private e-mail unless they're directly related to benghazi. >> chairman trey gowdy looking for answers to new evidence. >> none of the seven previous committees bothered to access the e-mails of our ambassador. if you want a window into libya and what was happening in the weeks and months before these four were killed, why would you not look at the ambassador's e-mails? >> as for clinton, she isn't expecting to add much. >> i've already testified about benghazi. i testified to the best of my ability before the senate and the house. i don't know that i have much to add. >> reporter: the pressure is on the committee accused of playing politics during an election year to produce new evidence. and for clinton, after a strong showing at the first debate and official word that vice president biden isn't running a successful day means clearing
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her third political hurdle in recent weeks. serena marshall, abc news, washington. >> thank you. also on capitol hill, congressman paul ryan is getting support from a key group of republicans in his bid for speaker. two-thirds of the freedom caucus, a group of about 40 lawmakers agreed last night to back ryan as the speaker and while that's good news for ryan, it's still not enough to ensure that he will be elected. >> on the other end of pennsylvania avenue, that big announcement from vice president joe biden making the painstaking decision not to run for president. a white house spokesman says president obama served as a sounding board as biden considered mounting what would have been his third presidential campaign. it's your voice, your vote. and abc's jonathan carl was there for biden's big announcement. >> reporter: with his wife and his boss at his side, joe biden walked into the rose garden, the final steps on a painful journey. he and his family were finally prepared to run, but he concluded, the window has simply closed.
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>> unfortunately, i believe we're out of time. the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination. >> reporter: biden's friends say he had desperately wanted to run for president -- he had even talked to supporters about launching a campaign -- but always hanging over his decision was the grief surrounding the death earlier this year of his son, beau. you could see biden still struggling with the loss in an interview last month with stephen colbert. >> but i find myself -- you understand it, i -- just sometimes, it just sort of overwhelms you. >> reporter: in the rose garden, with virtually all of the president's and vice president's senior advisers looking on, biden said his family is now in a better place. >> sooner, rather than later, when you think of your loved one, it brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eyes. well, that's where the bidens are today, thank god. >> reporter: in fact, much of biden's announcement sounded like a campaign speech,
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including two clear messages to hillary clinton. one on what she said in last week's debate, when asked to name her favorite enemies. >> well, in addition to the nra, the health insurance companies, the drug companies, the iranians, probably the republicans. >> i don't think we should look at republicans as our enemies. they are our opposition. they are not our enemies. and for the sake of the country, we have to work together. >> shortly after biden walked out of the roz garden, he received a call from hillary clinton who then put out a statement praising him saying, i am confident that history isn't finished with joe biden. jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. breaking news from new mexico where an albuquerque police officer has been shot. investigators say the officer was hit several times after making a traffic stop. the suspect considered armed and dangerous, is still on loose. residents are being warned to
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stay behind their locked doors. >> also from albuquerque, breaking news in that deadly road rage shooting that left a 4-year-old girl dead. police have arrested tony torrez and charged him with murder after they say he confessed to the shooting. lilly garcia was riding in the back of her dad's truck when he was forced out of his lane by another driver. the two exchanged words, and then police say torrez fired into garcia's truck hitting the little girl. we're now hearing the brave 911 call made by a 14-year-old girl who had just survived a small plane crash. the teen was flying with her father last week in idaho when their plane went down. despite the traumatic event, she made a call for help. >> 911, what is your emergency. >> my dad had a plane crash and i don't know where we are. >> she stayed on the line while >> a search plane located them and directed a rescue team on the ground. during that time, the girl tried cpr on her father four times but despite her efforts, he passed away. extreme weather making a
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real mess in the southwest. hail was a problem in new mexico. some of it coming down was the size of eggs. there was also large hail and strong wind in the el paso, texas, area. the storms in the region are far from over. justin povick at accuweather has more. hey, justin, good morning. >> rina and phillip, thanks and good morning to you. very concerning what's going on over the south plains with the potential for flash flooding in very heavy rainfall and mind you, this is an area that has been in a drought for the past couple of months. heavy rains will continue here through texas into the weekend. we also have patricia which is making its move off to the north and west bending back into mexico as a hurricane. later on this week. reena and phillip, back to you. >> thank you, justin. hands free technology is apparently not the ultimate solution for distracted driving. a new study found it can take 27 seconds for a driver using voice commands to regain full alertness.
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researchers say people blew through stop signs and had close calls and traveled the length of three football fields all because their text or call was still on their mind. the aaa study also found the type of system in your car also impacted the level of distraction. >> u.p.s. has agreed to return more than $4 million to settle accusations over overcharging. the lawsuit was brought by government customers in 14 states claiming they paid premium prices for overnight deliveries that did not arrive on time. the suit also charged that u.p.s. employees falsified delivery records preventing customers from getting refunds. that's not cool. >> huh-uh. what is cool, the nfl week seven, that gets under way tonight which basically that means there's still a long, long way to go before the super bowl. but preparations for that day are well under way. >> case in point, kitten bowl 3. it was filmed yesterday here in new york, plenty of cute kittens running around in kitten sized stadium. they were climbing on the
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uprights and playing with little footballs just having a great time and looking for dan harris. he loves cats. >> that's right. >> the kitten bowl is meant as a way of getting these cats into permanent homes. which that's the cool part of it. it will air on the hallmark channel on february 7th. of course, that is the day of the super bowl. >> they are very cute. i'd love to adopt all of them. >> that's such a great idea. they had the puppy bowl for a while and now they've got the kitten bowl. >> spread the love. i'd like that one. >> it's a great cause. peel yourself away from the game at halftime i guess so able to check it out. >> sounds good. coming up in "the skinny," the time travelers from "back to the future" a little confused about 2015. their laughs with jimmy kimmel. >> also ahead, the science of fear. take a trip inside a university laboratory dedicated to scaring people. could fright actually be good for you? >> but first a real-life scare for a woman trapped in her car for six days after an accident.
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a consumer alert about a fire risk in millions of toyota cars and trucks. the automaker is recalling 6.5 million cars worldwide because of power window switches that can overheat, melt and cause a fire. most of the cars are in north america and they include toyota's most popular compacts, sedans, pickups and suvs. the problem is blamed on a factory error. one injury has been reported. >> another auto recall involving jen motors vehicles is at the center of a lawsuit against the company. >> the woman who filed it claims gm's recall notice beak got her too late. gio benitez has the details. >> reporter: 45-year-old kristin hopkins survived six days trapped in her wrecked car and ultimately lost her legs below the knees, is taking on automotive giant gm, claiming the 2014 accident was the company's fault. >> i woke up on the roof of my car because it was upside down.
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>> reporter: her 2009 chevy malibu plummeting 300 feet from this colorado road. the single mother of four writing on an umbrella, "need doctor, hurt and bleeding." how do you survive that? >> the sheer will to live. hoping to see my kids again. >> reporter: her lawsuit just filed alleges that the power steering and electronic stability control failed. >> we think that had these failures not occurred, then this crash wouldn't have happened. >> reporter: in fact, gm has issued safety recalls for the same problems she alleges she had with the 2009 malibu, but she says, she got her first recall letter from gm nearly three months after her accident. the second, just weeks ago. what is your message now to gm? >> basically, why did this happen? >> reporter: and now gm tells us it is taking this very, very seriously but they want to look at that car to see what happened and why. reena and phillip. >> thank you so much for that.
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>> kristin hopkins is now 3 inches taller because of the prosthetic legs and while she's going through this rehabilitation, her kids were sent to live with her etch husband while she's recovering. >> that must be hard. >> absolutely. >> hard to do. her attorney apparently saying they hope maybe this teaches gm a lesson not to wait so long to issue a recall. >> maybe it will. coming up, khloe kardashian and lamar odom rethinking their divorce. >> and the actress who calls out a magazine for how they photoshopped her figure. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues
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♪ skinny, so skinny >> kim kardashian celebrated her 35th birthday yesterday with a surprise birthday bash thrown by kanye. >> one guest was notably absent, her sister khloe. she remains by lamar odom's side as he recovers from an apparent overdose. >> the formerly estranged husband and wife were headed for divorce but yesterday they put all that on hold. khloe's attorney successfully petitioned the county court to pull their divorce papers. >> they filed in 2013 but remain legally married. khloe has had to make his medical decisions while he was in a coma for four days. he is reportedly still on dialysis but is recovering which is great news. >> so many people really pulling
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for him and a lot of people happy to see they're back together. love can conquer all. it can help a lot of people. >> you hope so. >> zendaya is known for her advocacy for positive body image. and i sure love this story because she's speaking out once again after discovering how a major fashion magazine photoshoped her body. she's only 19 years old and the actress landed a cover of and shocked to learn her thighs and torso ha have been photoshoped to look thinner. >> she release the before and after shots. these are the things that make women self-conscious and create the unrealistic ideals of beauty we have and thanked the magazine for pulling the manipulated images. a 19-year-old already getting photoshoped. >> way to go for her for putting the pressure on the magazine and saying that's not my body because most people would not do that. >> that's darn right. you get a chance to be in a
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magazine, photoshop all you want. definitely giving a better view for all the young women out there. >> yesterday was "back to the future" day. the day marty mcfly and doc brown traveled to the future. last night on jimmy kimmel live" had he made it from hill valley in 1985 to brooklyn. >> having just time traveled 30 years they were confused and disappointed with our apparent lack of development in the time being. >> apparently, the technological and cultural achievements of this era are somewhat underwhelming. >> smile. >> what is this? >> this is -- i'm taking a selfie with you guys. this is how we document important life events now that happen. >> that was a great moment. >> yep. >> also guests on the show last night was democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders who earlier in the evening had a chance to talk about the future with the man who knows best, of course, doc brown.
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>> some similarities there. >> that's a cool picture. >> it sure is. and bernie sanders he might be getting some competition from a new candidate. >> at last night's 30th anniversary screening here in new york, our skinny street team hit the red carpet and caught up with goldie wilson, the young diner worker from "back to the future" who ended up mayor of hill valley and we got the exclusive on his campaign policy. >> as the mayor of hill valley in the future, i wanted to reign spreep over traffic issues in the air. progress is my middle name. honesty, decency, integrity. vote for goldie. >> heard it here first, folks. vote for goldie. progress is his middle name. if you were banking on biden, you've got to just go with goldie. >> there's some room in the race now. and did you enjoy your "back to the future" day? >> i loved that movie, everything about it. too bad it's over. cubs didn't win. >> all right. coming up, how getting scared
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♪ this time of year, plenty of us love to get creeped out. and if you ever wondered why that is, the answer could be biological. >> abc's nick watt spent some time with researchers and as it turns out, getting scared might actually be good for you. aah! ? >> reporter: why, oh, why, do we do this to ourselves? the answer might lurk right here. let's rewind. >> let's get this over with. >> nice to see you. >> hi. >> reporter: i'm in a makeshift lab in the basement of the scare house, halloween attraction with two university of pittsburgh scientists who think getting scared. >> hi, might actually be good for us. so i'm a guinea pig in your experiment.
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>> absolutely or you will be once you sign this consent form. >> then a series of prescare house stress tests including holding hands with one of the scientists while listening to ugly noises. they've been wiring up a few volunteers like me. i'm going in. >> no, no, no, no, no, no. >> i jumped so hard, i pulled my finger monitor off. i'm not sure it survived or is going to take many good readings. this place is only open 24 days a year and the run up to halloween has amazing sets and 100 actors and margie kerr, one of the designers of this terror fest who just wrote a book aptly nameded "scared." >> our thinking brain is taking a break. all of the worry and concern gets pushed to the side because our body wants to prioritize things that help us survive. >> reporter: my post scare house analysis --
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>> i didn't flinch at all with the noises. i should be more chilled because i've just been scared half to death. this really might be good for us, and that's why we do it. >> hi. happy halloween. nick watt, abc news, pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> oh! >> no thank you. no thank you. my brain can take breaks in other ways. >> wow. >> look, it's already getting weird. >> it's pretty spooky. it's getting very weird. this earthquake that's happening. > starting to get the fear. >> i think our eyes are going to be killed by this light right here. >> there you go. no possible way we're going to be able to read what's in front of us. thanks a lot, guys. >> i've just been blinded by the light. >> i have no idea. go to social media. you know what it is. i can't see anymore. >> scary. scary stuff. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, benghazi testimony. hillary clinton is set to face a congressional panel again answering questions about the attacks. that killed four americans. we're live in washington with what could be the biggest day in clinton's presidential campaign. breaking overnight, a confession in the road rage killing of a 4-year-old girl. the new picture of the suspect and what he told police. new this morning, left alone and locked inside a day-care center, police bust through the door finding the crying baby inside a dark room. so how did it happen? and world series bound. the mets derail the cubs' quest. all the highlights and celebrations well into the night.


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