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won't -- of his ideas just won't work because the numbers don't add up. >> interview with the new york daily news. >> the core of his campaign has been break up the banks. and it didn't seem, in reading his answers, that he understood exactly how that would work. >> reporter: clinton has a 700- deldelegate lead over sanders. but sanders added delegates after picking up leads. >> do not tell delegate clinton. she's getting a little nervous. and i don't want her to get more nervous. but i believe we have an excellent chance to win new york and a lot of delegates in that state. >> reporter: like sanders, ted cruz continued his winning streak against republican front runner, donald trump, with his fourth straight win. >> if we come together, we're going to win, if we remain divided, we will not. >> reporter: but a new monmouth poll shows crews polling in third place in new york. with
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trump also has a 9-point lead at a poll in pennsylvania. >> trump also released a statement calling cruz worse than a puppet. april is a busy wyoming month. the next big contest for both democrats and republicans is the new york primary on april 19th. then it's connecticut, del del, maryland -- delaware, maryland, pennsylvania, and rhode island on april 26th. for the latest on the campaign trail, you can download our free wusa 9 app. back from brussels. the first nonstop flight since the deadly terrorist attacks. touched down at dulles this afternoon. wusa 9 delia goncalves was at the airport and has reaction for it. >> pretty exciting day for these folks. a great welcome back here to the dulles airport terminal. now, we're told that flight
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a lot of the passengers on that flight, really only connect the through brussels in the early hours of the morning. but they tell us they had mixed emotions when they walked through that airport just 15 days after the attacks. make the phone call to your brother. do you know where? >> cabasi and her son, meeting relatives at dulles. they are among the first passengers back from brussels. >> after an attack. always very scary. so the fact that you go back to the airport and everything looks normal and it's great. it's a good feeling. >> how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> we feel good. >> good feelings, all around, even from the pilot and crewmembers. >> you happy to be home? >> yeah. >> no place like home. >> reporter: and what a welcome home. >> you see the water? >> reporter: greeters capturing the celebration on cell phone. and at the gate, a water cannon salute. >> they'll told us on the plane that that was normal after such an event. feels good to be in
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tonight. >> it was nice and very quiet. lots of people. kind of didn't know where to go, you know? it's all rearranged. >> they did a remarkable job of keeping us away from any of the areas. >> we have to go in through the parking garage. and the normal facilities. all damaged in the explosion. in the terror attacks. that was a surreal moment. >> reporter: but soon, the surreal became reality, with the welcome relief of getting back to normal. back to business and back home. >> i was a little bit calm and felt cold. but what else on -- we want the warm feeling to be back. >> and speaking of home, the brussels airlines plane, heading back home. we just watched that plane pull off. from its gates, heading back to brussels. from dulles airport. we're live here at dulles, delia delia gon
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goncalves wusa 9. >> three suicide bombers were also killed. the washington national home opening could be a very wet day. >> not good. chief meteorologist topper shutt here with us, with more on tomorrow's yellow weather alert. we face-off. >> we have good news and bad news. the heaviest rain will occur before the nats opener. bad news is we'll have lingering showers throughout the day. so some good news, some bad news. let's take you through future cast. grab the umbrellas before you hit the road. showers. upper 30s and low 50s. it will be mild. temperatures across i-81. pretty heavy activity rolls into montgomery county and fairfax and loudoun counties, by 10:00. notice the orange little flecks of red. that's pretty heavy rainfall. it's mild. temperatures in the mid-50s. that race is -- races through the bay by noon with temperatures in the upper 50s. we'll get breaks in the cloud. see sunshine tomorrow afternoon. but then showers and st
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temperatures mid-60s or low 60s but with showers and storms, you roll through. it will continue through the early nighttime hours. 62 at 4:00. couple of showers, thunderstorm possible at 6:00. leftover shower possible. we'll come back. talk more about the impact for the commute tomorrow. for the showers and storms. we got flakes on the seven-day over the weekend. now to a developing story out of baltimore county. a school bus driver and nine students have been taken to hospitals with injuries, though none of thought to be life- threatening at this point. the crash subject the school bus onto its side as you can see there in parkton. police say there were 42 people on that bus. mostly from hereford middle and high schools. still no word what caused that accident. another green light for the purple line. the maryland board of public works has approved a $5.6 billion contract to build and operate that line. the light rail system will run for 16 miles between bethesda, and new carrollton. construction is set to begin
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this year. the purple line is selled to open by 2022. a man arrested after throwing items over the white house fence is being extradited to idaho to face more serious charges there. 30-year-old kyle odem is accused of shooting pastor tim remington, eight times, outside a church in coeur d'alene. back on march 6th. he flew to washington and tossed a manifesto over the white house fence. the injured pastor is recovering. the 2016 boston marathon is coming up. april 18th. today's federal, state outline. includes enhanced checkpoints. dozens of surveillance cameras. and more than 5,000 law enforcement officers. also, no backpacks allowed. and no drones. the boston marathon bombing back in 2013, killed three people and injured more than 260 others. more trouble over that drinking water crisis in flint. hundreds of residents filed a
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racket earring -- racketeering lawsuit. >> state officials switched from the water system to the flint river two years ago. the suit alleges, officials made the switch to stop buying safe drinking water, all in an effort to save money. today, a judge sentenced a former massey energy. former ceo, don blankenship was convicted of the explosion in west virginia. 20 many were killed in the blast back in 2010. the judge were to acquit that could have sent him to prison for 30 years. and a 10-month probation for a former bp engineer, linked to that oil spill. donald woodrhine was the supervisor when it exploded in 2010 and killed workers. he botched a pressure test shortly before the blast, that sent millions of gallons of oil, spewing into
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coming up, a big day for a little girl. who got to visit the pope, before she loses her vision. also ahead. robert griffin junior said he has a chip on his soldiers after redskins. we'll hear from the new quarterback next. first, a new study, finding the number of people with
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the white house says it will use leftover money from the spike in
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combat it. much of the monwould go to the cdc to create response teams and for more on the mosquito- born virus. the rest would go to developing a vaccine to help fight the zika virus overseas. >> researchers say the number of people diagnosed across has quadrupled. >> that study finds 422 million adults. they say obesity is a main risk factor. >> well, then, exercise. when monitoring the carbohydrate intake. eliminate sugary drinks. the it's really the key. >> diabetes is the 7th heading cause in the u.s., killing about 70 towz americans a -- 70,000 americans a year. a 5-year-old ohio girl got her wish to meet pope francis today at the vatican. lizy myer suffers from a rare genetic disease that is gradually st
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eyesight. the audience with the pontiff is part of what her family calls lizzy's visual bucket list. >> we're definitely hoping for a miracle. >> what did he say to you? >> that he'd being praying for us. and to pray for him. >> reporter: lizzy's parents have not yet told her that she'll be losing her sight. so they're making sure that she has life-long memories to recall when she can no longer see. coming up, country music warns one of its icons. up next,
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wall street. the nra. they're powerful. th ey usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws,
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she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. d.c. police chief kathy lanier said a new tip has them looking for relishia rud. >> surae chinn is at the national arboretum. >> police are focusing on a body of water. divers are not done yet. but after an all-day search, they've come up empty handed. >> every time i think of her, i think of my own daughter. >> a dive team searches for a body. while they look for her.
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with her mother at a homeless shelter, when sheished -- she vanished. it's believed the janitor, khalil tatum took her. they found him dead with a self- inflicted gunshot wound, but never found her. >> so sad that some child could fall into the system and just get completely lost. and to not be able to have closure for the city. to not have closure for people who live in the area to not have closure. and to know that it could happen to any child is scary. >> the search is expected to take two days. >> it's not a large body of water. but it's going to take the divers some time to get through it. >> but some hope the police do not find her here. >> i hope that she's actually found alive. i know that that may be wishful thinking. but that's every parent's nightmare. and certainly as a parent, i certainly will like for her to be found. >> reporter: much of the attention was on kennel rt
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park back in 2014. some are wondering, why now, here at the national arboretum, two years after relishia rud was seen across the street, at the days in on surveillance video. in northeast, surae chinn, wusa 9. >> police will resume their search at the national arboretum, at 6:30 tomorrow morning. details on this next story for you. a lot of people who live near strip clubs in prince george's county, are applauding a friday deadline to put the clothes back on or move. county officials have told a dozen clubs, they have to stop offering adult entertainment by friday. because they're just too close to neighborhoods, schools, playgrounds and retail shopping areas. >> i mean, i don't think it's good for the neighborhood at all. >> do you think a strip club fits into in neighborhood? >> no, it doesn't. >> reporter: county officials say the clubs have to move into industrial areas if they want to continue offering adult entertainment. courts have ruled in favor of
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country music legend merle haggard is being remembered tonight. ♪ [ music ] ♪ [ music ] >> the iconic guitarist, singer and songwriter died today, of pneumonia, in california. today also his 79th birthday. haggard was a mainstay of outlaw country for 40 years. he had dozens of albums and number 1 hits, including mama tried, working man blues and okie from the skokie. trending tonight on facebook. three crewmembers for greg almond's band suffered minor injuries when their tour bus crashed in west virginia. the 68-year-old singer was not on the bus. it was traveling when it crossed into the northbound lanes, went through a guardrail and over an embankment before coming to
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the crew was heading for charleston. and that show is still on. >> come on. >> get in. hurry up. >> come on. >> move. >> oh, my gosh. talk about a close call there. a heavy equipment operator, jumped into a news crew vehicle, when flames from a wildfire swallowed his road grader. they got out of there as quickly as they could. no one was hurt. the wildfire has consumed nearly twalt,000 acres so far -- 28,000 acres so far. a lot of crazy weather around the country. and even here, right? >> yeah. even here is going to be crazy. we can say crazy by the time we get to the weekend. we keep saying snow. is that a little bit? all of us, some of us? >> no. i think all of us will see flakes. it will only be a dusting. it
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april, we had that almanac. >> you said it. >> here's our trace. >> let's start with our 3- degree guarantee. feeling pretty good about this. we went to 58 for a high. we'll let you know how we did tonight at 11:00. you can also track us by downloading our app for free. live look outside. 55 now. that's good. dew points in the 20s. so it is still pretty dry air mass. not as dry as it was last night. record lows baltimore, 24. winds out of the south at 22. that's a warm wind, though. that's good. clouds roll in but not as cold tonight. between the clouds and the southerly winds. bus stop temps, 42 to 54 with showers. so take the umbrella before you leave the house. yellow weather alert tomorrow. heaviest rainfall. 8:00 a.m. to noon. but showers are going to linger after that. even thunderstorms possible in the late afternoon and evening. and yes, that includes the nats home opener. 10:00 tonight, looking at temps in the low 50s. maybe 49 in gaithersburg and rockville with clouds. but it's y.
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scattered showers. nothing crazy heavy yet. with temps in the low 50s. maybe still hovering around 49 or so in leesburg or sterling. then we'll stop it here by 9:00. pretty good rains, rolling through leesburg. and south to culpepper. see the orange and the reds? that's heavy rainfall. just be prepared for a slow commute tomorrow morning. the heavy stuff blasts on out of here. by 6:00, we have more showers developing with thunderstorms. the nats game, while they're not going to have heavy downpours, they'll have scattered showers and perhaps thunderstorm. good news for the nats game, it will be warm. temperatures will be in the low to mid-60s. so day planner. showers and rain. showers and rain. 57 by 11:00. showers ending by 1:00 with sun beginning to reappear. okay. next seven days. behind this front, cooler on friday, with showers, 56. and then even colder on saturday. there's your snow. 44. nats in town, saturday and
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near 50 on sunday. boom, back to 70. on monday. perhaps a shower, early in the morning. and then showers on tuesday. dry on wednesday, with highs in the mid-60s. >> thanks, topper. so one season begins while another is slowly coming to an end. >> coming to an end, at least the regular season. i know fans are waiting for caps hockey play-offs to start. these last few games don't really account for much. hoping to break a league record. so at least there's that to look forward to. how is he handling the pressure? plus, robert griffin iii
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robert griffin iii is looking to shake the image of his rocky four years in washington. but he'll have to do it with the franchise that has a rocky image of its own. griffin recognized that, well, most players probably don't want to play for the cleveland browns. but reassured his new team fans that he's happy to be there. he spent most of his time talking about his new job. but also, what he learned about his time with the burgundy and gold. >> i just have to learn from what happened. learn from your mistakes, take your success and try to build upon that. that's what we're allyrerying to do here. and i'm not trying to let any baggage hold me down from the past. but i do have a massive chip on my shoulder. and i know this team has a massive chip on its shoulder. >> the washington capitals already secured their spot.
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games was prep for the play- offs, except for that one record that is hanging over their heads. caps, one win shy of tying the all-time wins record held by mardi brodur. they have three games held on the schedule. they blew a two-goal lead last night to lose to the islanders. when asked about chasing the record. hopi said he's not focusing on it. if it's going to happen, it's going to happen. >> i enjoy playing it every day. just to try to win a game, every day and see where you end up. i mean, all of the statistical and opinions and all that. it doesn't really make a difference. all that does is the scoreboard in the end. >> and, of course, as we have been telling you, washington nationals, home opener tomorrow. you can see that game here on wusa 9. join us for a special pregame show. >> good to hear the
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trying to stay dry. but it should still be a great day of ceremonies. >> awesome. >> you have an umbrella. that's all you need, right? >> it is. i mean, there is good news. heaviest rain occurs in the morning. the bad news swe're going to see showers and storms develop in the afternoon. don't be fooled when you see sun tomorrow. and think, we're out of the woods. we're not out of the woods. mild, mid-60s. and mid-50s on friday, with showers. mid40s on saturday, with snow. and cold on sunday, near 50. but look at. that we're back to 70 on monday. >> notice how he said the snow. it was kind of under his breath. what was that? snow on saturday? >> and and if you're looking for the news this time tomorrow. we'llob 9.2. -- we'll be on 9.2. >> hope to see you tomorr
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>> pelley: the white house sprays more than half a billion dollars into an urgent battle against zika virus as mosquito season begins. also tonight, wounded in wisconsin. front-runners trump and clinton look for a comeback. >> oh, man. >> come on, guy, get out. >> pelley: fire runs wild on the great plains. and his life was a song. we'll remember the bakersfield sound of merle haggard. ♪ note captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.

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