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her husband planned their wedding to a tee. >> apart from telling her. forgot one thing. >> well, it's a surprise, because they are already married. they got married in court in 2003 and he's been working hard to surprise her with a church wedding. there you see her, putting her headpiece on. she's still in shock. wait, oh, my goodness. they hand her the bouquet and the surprises just keep coming. those are their three children that they have together. now, another reason she's so surprised is that she thought she was going to a friend's wedding. as the video continues, see her dad walking her down the aisle, hugs her friends and family. as her dad reaches the altar, there's her husband, her groom, they kiss, and the ceremony begins. i think it's safe to say they are going to live happily ever after. thanks for watching.
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>> it's a common thing in many european countries and finally starting to make its way over here. >> fin land, apparently, best country to work in and raise a family. >> is that right? >> apparently. >> that's cool. >> they get seven weeks before their estimated due date to start their maternity leave. >> that, there alone, is one reason to have a kid. >> you're going to try to get knocked up and move to finland? coming up, getting into the holiday spirit. >> if you're willing to hit the road, we'll show you the hottest holiday light displays. that's next. not sure if it's possible. "world news now"
♪ ♪ on this christmas >> what would this christmas be without the over the top outdoor light displays. >> boring. if you're tired about what the neighbors put up every year, hit the road and check out some real block busters. here now, expedia travel expert. >> reporter: i'm here in lincoln center where the holidays are in full swing. today, i'm counting down my favorite cities across the country to experience the most illuminating holiday lights.
>> ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls -- >> reporter: going over the top for the holidays, and this year, be dazzled by exciting new holiday attractions. add disney, intel and disney teamed up for star bright holidays. ♪ oh christmas tree ♪ oh christmas tree look up to witness hundreds of lighted drones taking over the nighttime sky. next, washington. half a million led lights create a total winter wonderer land with sleigh rides, chestnuts roasting over an open fire, strolling carolors. in louisiana, celebrate new orleans city park celebrating a 30th anniversary with hundreds of thousands of lights throughout 25 acres of the park, including the botanical garden,
story land, and carousel garden. hop on a two mile train ride through ancient oak trees lit up at night or spin on a whimsical carousel. in branson, missouri, expect big time lights, 5 million dazzling lights, 1,000 deg rated christmas trees, two broadway style productions, and a five-story specific effects christmas tree. of course, no visit to new york around the holidays is complete without a walk down 5th avenue and a spin on the ice under the world famous rockefeller christmas tree. >> three, two, one! >> reporter: there's much more to see around the holidays in new york city. like the luminaries light installation at brookfield place. every 30 minutes, see a canopy of hundreds of lighted lanterns set to three holiday songs, and over in brooklyn, if you have not seen the lights, you are
missing out. ♪ over 100,000 people come to the neighborhood every year to see family homes transformed into extravagant holiday spectacles. this is certain to put a smile on your face this holiday season. there's still time to get out and explore festive cities across the country. it's a great way to toast the holiday season. back to you. >> okay. couple of nooks. if you come to new york at christmas team, a, don't go off 5th avenue, it's a hot mess, especially now. >> the tree is beautiful, but you'll see a lot of people's backs and shoulders and tops of their heads. >> exactly. also, my little pro-tip is go to the gardens in the philadelphia suburbs, home to channel 6, our powerful action news affiliate down there. some 6,000 seasonal plants along with gardens. >> they light them? >> they do. >> oh, they do.
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>> that was the vote? >> yes. >> i'm -- do we have the time count on what that was? he's definitely -- >> i thank you -- >> he's lying. 88% in favor of this girl right here, buddy. >> i thank you all for your votes. >> 88%. >> and you both know who you are. >> good try, though. all right, next, we have -- >> i was rob. >> we have more of a soothing performance. >> i need a recount. >> i don't think that's going to help you. however, the viewers need to recover from that. let's listen to rachel smith. this is how she gets her puppy to go to sleep at night. >> do you want me to sing you a song so you can go to sleep? you ready? ♪ christmas time is here ♪ happiness and cheer ♪ fun for all the children call
their favorite time of year ♪ >> rachel smith has the voice of an angel. jack, you going to be okay? >> oh, sorry. >> that was beautiful. >> next one man's unique idea -- zw tha how to spread christmas cheer. >> suffering from tonsillitis, so he tied bells to his beard and used water glasses. >> he said if this doesn't get you in the christmas spirit, then i don't know what i can do for you. >> amen. >> amen, brother. with you on that. >> the grinch stealing christmas in seattle is actually a squirrel. >> yes. this little bulb bandit roamed the neighborhood stealing lightbulbs from displays. >> hoping he's using it to deck his halls and not for food, maybe starting a christmas
this morn on "worlds news now," donald trump, person of the year. >> that coveted "time" magazine cover goes to donald trump and his like ability rating as he goes on tour. that and cabinet picks. chaotic scene at a high school as a student swings a knife on campus shot down from an officer to prevent a tragedy. students filmed the scene in horror. inside the at white, the white nationalist who coined the term emboldened by trump's win finds himself in the national spotlight as his words insight protests on college campuses across america. we'll hear from the man himself. the biggest celebrities and stars of youtube putting together all of the dance crazes
and video trends in what's likely the most watched videos on earth from the past 24 hours. how many memes can you recognize on this thursday, december 8th? from abc news, this is "world news now." >> the mannequin challenge. >> surprised there's not any videos from "world news now." >> wow, 2016 was such a waste of time. we spent our time doing challenges. >> yeah. >> flipping water bottles. >> standing still for as long as possible. >> can't wait for it to be over. >> good times. we begin the half hour with president-elect donald trump continuing his thank you tour in iowa this evening after making some more key appoinments. >> one month after the election, there is a new poll to tell you about showing the nation remains divided over trump. his favorability rating at 50% while most americans believe
trump needs to choose between being president or a businessman. 69% says it goes too far to force him to sell his businesses to avoid conflict of interests. >> for more on picks and distinction as "time" magazine's person of the year -- >> reporter: man of the year -- >> it's a great honor. it means a lot, especially me growing up reading "time" magazine, and it's a very important magazine. >> reporter: quoting "time" would be dead listing most influential people as a stunt and joke describing the person of choice as the person with the greatest influence for better or worse of the year. trump on the cover dubbed the president of the divided states of america. the president-elect confident he and the new cabinet will change that. retired general john kelly confirming he's been picked to be secretary of homeland security. kelly is a four-star marine general and gold star father.
his son first lieutenant robert kelly killed in combat in afghanistan. kelly becomes the third retired general in the trump administration so far, a very different type of nominee. trump nominating, wwe co-founder to lead the small business administration. the president-elect, himself, once wrestled with her husband on television. as trump assembled his cabinet, and says president obama is weighing in. >> i asked what he would think of this one or that one, and i take his recommendations very seriously, and there's some people that i will be appointing, and in one case have appointed why he thought highly of the person, yes. >> a striking statement considering trump called the president an incompetent leader with disastrous judgment and worst president in history. he won't talk about the advice, but said this -- >> the kinds of people
president-elect trump have chosen appeared in many cases different priorities, different styles, and in some cases, starkly different bank accounts. >> reporter: and first lady michelle obama speaking out about election night she campaigned so hard for hillary clinton. >> i went to bed. >> yes, she did. >> once you do what you can do, you know, then you rest easy. it was in the hands of the american people. >> reporter: tom llamas, abc news, new york. a federal judge ended the election recount in michigan assuring donald trump's victory in the state. the judge sided with the appeals court ruling that stein's poor showing in the election disqualifies her from requesting another look at the vote. she suffered a setback in pennsylvania where another judge scheduled a hearing on recount for quest tomorrow. that's just four days before the federal deadline to certify election results.
a man hunt underway for a man who shot two police officers killing one and critically injuring the other. police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous. on a run after a shootout with cops. they responded to a disturbance call, and a message posted on his facebook page says, not going to jail. a high school student in critical condition this morning after a fight on campus. the 14-year-old boy was shot by a police officer after allegedly showing a knife in this confrontation as dozens of students watched. the whole thing started as a fight between two kids captured in video and posted on youtube, but it's not clear what started that fight. after the shooting, the school was placed on lockdown for several hours. >> there was two juveniles fighting. one had a knife. he is is the one that's down. the other one took off with no weapons. >> officers going classroom to
room looking for victims and witnesses to the incident to ensure the kids are safe. >> no other students were injured or arrested. the officer was placed on paid administrative leave as routine procedure. classes are planned for today, although counselors will be on hand. testimony resumes today in the death penalty trial of dylan roof who admits shooting nine people to death after being asked to join their bible study. he sat quietly in the south carolina courtroom as survivors described how he gunned down the black worshippers and their pastor while hurling racial insults. the attorney admitted his guilt, but fights for life in prison rather than the death penalty. two teenagers in custody this morning accused of deliberately starting the wildfire in eastern tennessee. the fast moving flames roared across the mountains killing 14 and leveling or destroying more than 2400 buildings. for now, prosecutors are charging the teens as juveniles, but say that could change.
>> i can tell you this investigation is active and ongoing, and we still have a lot of work to do. >> displaced residents and business owners are just now beginning to move back into their buildings and for the first time since the fire broke out on november 23rd, the city will open to the public tomorrow. now to the weather. the big chill that's sweeping across the country. we're now seeing the coldest temperature since last winter with bitter cold air spreading south and east and dropping temperatures 10-20 degrees. the storm system that brought a blizzard to north dakota is moving into the great lakes region, with a few more inches of snow added to the nearly 15 inches in grand forks. no travel advises for most of the state, understandably. just getting out of the house can be a problem in north dakota. check out the waist-high snow. >> guessing it was a snow day for school kids. >> yeah. >> just thinking.
>> all right, you know what, i'm giving up. let's see. >> you win, snow, you win. it could be easier to get tickets to popular shows and sporting events. congress has passed a bill to crack down on the bots that get tickets before the general public gets them. they are used by ticket brockers to rapidly purchase as many tickets as possible. the brokers resell the sixticke at sixty markups. >> hamilton tickets are not available for the foreseeable future. >> no, no. >> tranquil waters off the coast of south florida. they are tranquil. fishing boat crew and clients made a catch. >> it was a relaxing experience. check out this video. see it there in the water, making an attempt to swim away. >> a grouper. >> or not swim away because it's not a fish. what they discovered there is a bundle of what's believed to be
cocaine. >> oh. okay. so they got in touch with the coast guard and handed the package over at sea. the boat's captain says it's the first time in his 40-year career he's come across cocaine just floating. >> geez, i would hope so. >> no fish around it either. >> i'd imagine it's a significant amount. >> that's the most bizarre story i think we've covered in a long time, even for this show. coming up, dramatic chase in an airport tarmac on camera. what happened when police caught up with that man. >> and confronting hate. the man who coined the term "alt right," what he told us about his ideal vision of the world. check out behind the scene pictures on instagram. you're watching world news now.
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oh, my gosh. >> oh that's right. reaction of someone watching a man running around avoiding authorities on the tarmac there. the man had been lying on the floor receiving medical treatment at a ticket counter when he ran off and wound up on the airfield. eventually, he got tired. he was apprehended. >> oxygen masks were deployed on a southwest airlines flight out
of dallas last night. it apparently suffered some pressurization issue, but landed safely. it's been a rough week for southwest. there was a similar pressure issue on another flight and report of smoke on board a third flight. also in texas, racially charged demonstrations on the campus of texas a&m university. abc news was there hearing not only from the protesters, but the self-proclaimed white nationalist at the center of the controversy. >> that's richard spencer, a founder of the so-called alt right movement and was inunited statesed to speak on campus, but also spoke to one of our abc colleagues telling her if he had his way, she wouldn't be allowed to live in the country because of her race. we're up all nightline with juju chang. >> reporter: emotions bubbling over at texas a&m with university becoming an ideological battleground.
richard spencer, the man who coined the term "alt right" critics call a suit and tie racist. >> hail trump, hail our people, vail victory. >> reporter: last month, this video of spencer at a so-called alt right koempbs kpauting trump's win going viral after throwing the nazi salute propelling him into the national spotlight. >> a white country designed for ourselves and our posterity. >> reporter: his movement, he says, boosted by trump's victory. >> going from obscurity to all this notoriety. >> i think donald trump slingshoted our movement into fame. >> reporter: spencer and his supporters feel emboldened by a political landscape he never dreamed of. >> thank you. thank you. >> reporter: although the president-elect publicly distanced himself from the alt right in an interview with the "new york times." >> alt right you say you coined
the phrase? >> yes. >> what's it mean to you? >> identity politics for white people in the 21st century. the term alt right is nothing more than a rebranding of white supremacy for the digital age. nobody should be fooled by what it is at its core, and that is white supremacy. >> reporter: according to the southern poverty law center, there's been a spike in hate crimes and harassment in the days after the presidential election with 800 roberted in 47 states. spencer says his ideal world is an all-white ethno state with races segregated with a peaceful ethnic cleansing. >> reporter: would i will allowed to live in your state? >> you wouldn't. but you could have your own. >> gracious of you. >> this is a big empire for the whole european -- >> reporter: how do you remove 100 million blacks, latinos, asians -- >> it's not going to happen
tomorrow morning. >> reporter: reported as saying it could be horribly bloody and terrible. that's a possibility? >> of course it's a possibility. i think the current paradigm that we are living under is going to lead to blood and tears. period. >> you're predicting a race war, basically? >> i don't know exactly what's going to happen, but, yes, i do think that it will be a crack up predominantly on racial lines. >> referring to people like you. >> reporter: back at spencer's event, the vast majority of the audience, indeed, was there in opposition. with multiple outbursts and clashes erupting in a speech. at the football stadium, it is the soaring message of tolerance and diversity that units the aggies drowning out the hateful and unwelcomed next door. >> powerful image by juju chang, hats off to juju. >> sitting in the room with somebody that doesn't want to see her sitting in the room. all right.
well, coming up n. next half hour, outrage over an aggressive tsa airport pat down. one woman says went a little too far. what happened when one passenger battling breast cancer tried to stand her ground. >> first, the day that continues to live in infamy. america's youngest generation salutes its greatest on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of pearl harbor. you're watching "world news now." "world news now"
they fought the first battle and set the first example in the long campaign of america's lightened leadership of the free world. >> they are called, of course, the greatest generation, those who grew up in one of america's darkest periods, the great depression, only to go on to fight in world war ii. >> yesterday, those few remaining survivors were lon hod
returning to pearl harbor 75 years later. here's david muir. >> reporter: it is a welcome, america's youngest generation honoring its greatest. among them, 95, his story surviving pearl harbor. >> this is the fourth grade. >> still capturing young minds. >> planes diving from everywhere. a scrap pi 20-year-old seaman, planning a picnic with his girlfriend that day, but hundreds of fighter planes swarmed the skies. >> we heard bam! there went the arizona, exploding. 32 bodies flying through the air. >> stu was on the uss west virginia. >> hit on and fire. >> blew the hatch off. >> reporter: dove to safety through burning oil on the surface of the water. >> hottest breath of air i ever
breathed in my life. >> reporter: with 2,000 fellow soldever e soldiers who died. >> a date that will live in infamy. >> reporter: he defended his country in 13 more battles. 75 years later, he returned to hawaii with a group of 15 other survivors. >> all right, all right. >> organized by the greatest generation company. today, a solemn ceremony for these precious few survivors. for that and so much more, stu says he's the grateful one. >> many of these sacrificed their lives, truly, they are the h heros, not us who survived. >> touching commemorations all across this country. one that i thought was particularly striking was in houston, texas, seeing bob dole there sitting by george hw bush, of course, they both served in their 90s looking good.
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the cdc and health statistics went back 26 years and found the most pop paw lopular names them. >> oh. >> foolproof science. the name jessica, you're going to have a baby. >> greatest generation in the last news block to 2016, a waste of a year, and thanks to youtube, they brought it all back to us by this video rewind of all of the fads, the memes, the huge things that were popular on the internet in the last year. see if you can point out the different challenges and memes and things popular over the last year. >> so far, i got only two of them. >> i got zero. >> the rainbow -- >> oh -- >> the running man challenge. >> yes. >> so this is how we wasted our time. this video is actually a good mashup there. >> all right. >> it's got a lot of views.
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this morning on "world news now," the man hunt for an alleged cop killer. authorities in georgia searching for a suspect who shot two officers near a college campus. we'll have the latest details. conflict of interest with president-elect trump announcing a plan how to move forward with the business empire. our chief investigative correspondent, brian ross, shows us how policy could be affected. the airport pat down that a woman says went way too far. >> telling the agents she was battling breast cancer and said where not to touch her. still, they insisted, and then it got worse. forbes is out with this
year's list of top overpaid actors. wait until you hear who topped the list for the second year in a row. the full story in the skinny on this thursday, december 8th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone, on this thursday morning. we start with the urgent man hunt taking place right now in the south. they are looking for a man police say is armed and dangerous. >> investigators in georgia say he shot and killed a police officer and critically injured another. the video posted to his facebook page shows a man in the shadows that says, quote, i'm going to miss you all. here's the latest. >> reporter: a statewide man hunt for suspected killer accused in the fatal shooting of 25-year-old police officer nicholas smar and his second officer responding to a call at this apartment complex in america's georgia wednesday morning. >> gunshots were exchanged, and the two officers were wounded. one succumbed to officer this morning. >> reporter: the other officer severely wounded. he allegedly fled the scene, considered armed and dangerous with a history of violence and charges including kidnapping on his record. >> he's a very dangerous
individual. we need to have him off the streets. we want him arrested so that he can face the courts. >> reporter: police locked down georgia southwestern state university looking for the suspect. the fbi offering a $20,000 reward for his arrest. adreinne bankard, new york. admitted church killer, dylan roof trial is underway. he's charged with shooting and killing nine black people to death after they invited him to join their bible study group. on the first day of testimony, survivors described how roof gunned down the pastor and eight parishioners while spewing racial insults. roof's attorney said his client pleads guilty if the death penalty was removed, but prosecutors refused to do that. officials in nevada don't know what started the fight at a high school. a 14-year-old student armed with
a knife is in critical condition after being shot by a police officer. dozens witnessed the fight and shooting. the school was placed in lockdown while police searched to make sure there were no other armed students. investigators in tennessee say they arrested two teenagers accused of deliberately starting a wildfire in eastern tennessee. win driven flames ravaged the chimney top area of the mountains for days, killing 14 people and destroying or damages more than 2400 buildings. prosecutors charge the teens as juvenile with aggravated arson, but they may add more charges and say they are considering transferring the case to an adult criminal court. alarming new details coming out about the warehouse fire in oakland. the l.a. times reports that building inspectors had knot been inside the warehouse in 30 years despite the city investigating complaints around the time of last week's fire. the building inspector visiting
the warehouse 15 days before the fire was unable to get inside. politics and a bit of controversy. president-elect donald trump is embroiled in a spat with the union leader that represents the carrier workers in indianapolis. the local united steel workers president chuck jones said he was grateful to trump for his efforts to save jobs, but he believed that trump had lied about the number of jobs that were actually saved saying it was actually 800, not 1100 as trump claimed. trump fired back tweeting that jones has done a terrible job. an hour later telling the union to spend more time working and less time talking. trump's businesses under scrutiny this morning as new questions are raised about his upscale hotel in washington, d.c. critics say foreign governments are holding events there to curry favor with the president-elect. abc brian ross investigates. >> reporter: just down the street from the white house, the president-elect's new luxury hotel seems to be the new in spot, the place for foreign
governments and special interests to show loyalty to donald trump. the kingdom of bahrain rented out the presidential ballroom at an estimated cost of $100,000 to celebrate its national holiday, so we showed up to ask why here? last year it was a different hotel, is this because mr. trump is the president-elect? the wealthy king of bahrain has good reason to court the incoming administration. its human rights record harshly criticized, accused of torture and rape and other political violence. they still were not talking. and security men blocked our cameras. trump is so proud of his washington hotel, he interrupted his campaign to officially open it. he now says the hotel will be more valuable now that he will be in the white house. it was a benefit for a conservative group with a special guest, the vice president elect, and next week,
the government represented rooms to throw a holiday party. >> a lot of governments around the world depend on a strong relationship to the united states trying to figure out in a trump administration what's it going to take to curry favor. >> reporter: trump will announce how to solve the potential conflict of interest problem, but as it stands now, as long as he owns the hotel, every dollar of profit is makes goes directly into his pocket. brian ross, abc news, washington. overseas this morning, syria's government is ignoring a rebel proposal for a cease fire in the city of aleppo. assad regime owns the city of aleppo and territory held by the rebels. they are backed by the u.s. and other western countries and want the cease fire to evacuate 200,000 civilians who are still living in aleppo. seeing plenty of support this morning for a man honored by many as a hero.
95-year-old former astronaut john glenn is hospitalized in ohio for more than a week. officials are tight-lipped about the condition. he was the first american to orbit the earth in 1962, served four terms in the senate, and returned to space in 1998 as a sitting senator at the age of 77. this might not be a good day for long distance drive. although the major highways in north dakota are open again, there's no unnecessary travel advisory in the state. yesterday, even a tow truck was towed out of the snow. >> who towed it out? >> that dude. >> okay. colorado residents are not expecting a repeat partly because it's so cold this morning the cars may not start. snowy roads are a problem in other parts of the country this morning as well. stay safe, everyone. >> please do. the system that brought the blizzard to north dakota brings lake effect to the great lakes region. yeah, buffalo. and very cold temperatures to the midwest.
another storm system is moving into the northwest and northern california with snow expected in portland and seattle late today. >> portland's high today will be freezing with seattle not much warmer than that. great falls reaching three degrees, highs in denver and chicago are 24, twice that in atlanta and washington. >> and miami is nice at 82. okay. so the water bottle challenge. well, it really seems to be catching on. it's -- >> that was pitiful. >> that's not how you're supposed to do it. >> we got in on the act awhile ago and failed. >> i can't. so it's supposed to land upright, but it didn't go the way i hoped. it's something members of the cleveland cavaliers apparently figured it out better than we have. >> there they were last night at madison square garden on the
bench. this was going on after the cavaliers blew out the knicks. almost. >> was that lebron? >> even lebron taking part. >> that was not planned, but it's a long season, and they have to pass the time somehow, right? when you win by that much -- >> phil jackson will not be happy. look at lebron and his posse. oh, you almost got it! >> that was -- you know how many times i tried to throw that? >> you have to try it with a cup. >> oh, boy. all right. coming up, the tsa screening from hell. a woman describes what she says is the most humiliating experience of her life, battling breast cancer. hear what the tsa agent forced her to do. what's called the best live television musical event of all time. the star studded "hair spray" extravaganza last night ahead in the skinny. you're watching "world news
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we're going to start the skinny this morning with proof that stars are just like us. >> overpaid that is not like us. forbes magazine, though, took a look at the most overpaid actors looking not at total dollars paid out, but the movie studio's return on investment. coming in fourth place, will ferrel returning $6.50 for every dollar he was paid. >> channing tatum in third place at just six bucks per dollar that was paid out. if they had paid out more for wardrobe, then maybe -- >> yeah, no. maybe less spending on wardrobe. second place goes to will smith returning $5 for every dollar the studio paid him. >> second year in a row, johnny depp is given the dubious honor of the most overpaid actor returning $2.80 for every dollar
he was paid for all the huge johnny depp movies this year. >> forbes said the list is dominated by established male leads who's past successes allow them to command eight figure payouts despite box office washouts. good negotiating on their part? >> good agents. next to what's called the live tv event of the year. >> okay. so it's set in the 1960s, big screen cult classic in the '80s turned into a tony winning broadway musical in 2002, hair spray was a live tv event last night on another network. the all-star cast featuring harvey as edna. >> newcomer, maddy as well as rosie o'donald, jennifer hudson, and ariana grande. ♪ critics hailed the live event as the best live musical event nbc
has ever had. >> well, good job there. a lot of hair spray. next, she may have been madonna, but she acted like a virgin. >> getting in the groove with james cordin, and it was not long before she was truly expressing herself. ♪ i just want to have fun today ♪ ♪ oh oh >> i love that song. oh, woah. >> that poor leather seat --
i do love that song. >> by the way, she's no match for adele. it's become this year's biggest viral hit on youtube. >> it is my favorite of all of them. >> it really is fantastic. >> one, she's an amazing singer, two, she had so much fun with it, and her expression to how good james is at singing was the priceless moment of the whole thing, and -- >> and three, the rap. >> the spice girls -- >> no, no. the nikki monage. "monsters." >> i loved how many songs she chose to sing that were not hers. sing the spice girls, forget about myself. >> it was great. it was the best one. >> a look at women who will be vying for nike's heart in the season 21 of "the bachelor." >> this crop of contestants hail from all over the country and canada with rather unique occupations. among them, this 23-year-old aspiring dolphin training from
new jersey. >> a dolphin trainer. >> yeah. >> she said the most outrageous thing she's ever done is move to miami. >> oh. jack? >> alexis sounds jersey to me. she said her most embarrassing moment was when an ex told her she had a mustache at a giants game. that's better than a jets game, though. >> shows up the first night dressed as a dolphin. have you had that experience on a first date? >> dressed as a dolphin? >> thankfully no. >> no. quickly, brianna, 28-year-old surgical unit nurse from salt lake city. okay. >> she -- >> all righty. >> she says, also, talks about dolphins, and that she can do underwater flips. >> and next vanessa at 29, a special ed teacher. i want to mention, there are five black contestants. five black contestants. contestants.
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only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. so it's often said that broadway is thee place where dreams come true. >> and then they never have been more true than for opening night of one of broadway's newest and hottest musicals because gracing the stage was the daughter of one of our very own proud papas. byron pits takes us there. debut. >> my late mother said when she was proud of us, child, about to break a bra strap i'm so proud. look at the line. a bronx tale, an autographical one-man show. >> that's bad money. >> reporter: a young boy caught between the love of his father and admiration of a local mob
boss, sonny. >> just leave my son alone. i treat him like he's my son. >> he's not your son. he's my son. >> this is a bronx tale. >> reporter: the story timeless and now modernized for broadway. that duwap sound track, the background for a brand new musical. and at the helm, veterans of stage and screen, denero himself taking a stab at broadway directing. the movie set the spotlight in new york's diverse and emerging undertones in race, translate to stage. we swing by the show. >> hey, how are you! >> bobby thornton, his first role on broadway, just 24 years old. do you appreciate what a gift y'all have been given to be
young actors in this show? >> it's the best. i love them. to pay attention and appreciate how privileged they are to be doing a broadway show. >> he's a great jewish father. >> that's right, i am. >> reporter: a sigh after opening night, i couldn't stop beaming. hey! >> hi! >> reporter: congratulations. >> thank you, pops! i'm going to cry again. there's nothing like it. >> reporter: for nightline, i'm byron pitts. >> he attempted to say that parents are like a bow and children are like an arrow, and you try to point the arrow, and that's as far as he could get before crying. >> really? oh, man, classic. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, president-elect donald trump selects more people for his cabinet. his pick for epa head, though, is causing some controversy because of his stance on climate change. plus, the latest appointee, a co-founder of the wwe and overnight another trump tweet is creating conflict. arctic blast, the temperatures below zero this morning where they're heading right now, plus why snow could cause big problems in the northwest. breaking overnight an inmate serving a life sentence escapes from prison. we have the latest on the massive manhunt under way. for the first time in decades the life expectancy in the u.s. drops. what's behind the decline? a good thursday morning to you all.