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all right. those hoarding tv all right. those hoarding tv shows out there. if they taught us anything it's that people can be pretty nasty. what you are about to learn is even though hoarders, those homes -- they can even sell those homes. >> i would never have thought to buy a home from there. >> they may not get a return on it which means potential buyers are willing to get a break if they can deal with all that junk. we're "up all nightline" with gloria riviera. >> in the market for a mansion but don't want to pay a lot? inside there's a house for sale that will take your breath away. but not in a good way. >> wow. this is crazy. >> reporter: in severe disrepair, seemingly unlivable. and seemingly unsellable. >> garage sale gone bad. >> reporter: garage sale gone epically bad. unless you're real estate agent todd arnold.
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>> what do you see it as? >> potential if you can clean it up. you have to get rid of all of this stuff. it's also the filth. >> reporter: todd sees potential treasure. he finds distressed homes like this in danger of foreclosure, prices it low and tries to sell them fast. it's called short sale. >> opportunity for me. i believe the house is only worth what someone is willing to pay. >> reporter: todd's mission is to convince mom of three jennifer this nightmare of a house could become her family's dream home. jen's first impression? -- >> what is that? smoke and animal. smokers. >> reporter: i expect jen to hightail it out of here, but she seems to be seeing the potential. >> this could be a lot worse. >> todd thinks he can convince jen to buy it for the bargain price of $315,000. that's 40% below the market
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value. >> turns into a storage room. >> it's a jack and jill bedroom with a bathroom in the middle. >> she still sees the upside. >> it has an eating area right there -- >> i missed the formal dining room. what was in there? >> the birds. >> they kept the birds in the dining room. >> jen is finally ready to make a decision. >> are you still thinking of putting in an offer? >> yep. i would do it. >> jen may not have been fast enough. todd reports that home received multiple offers and went over the asking price. >> no shame in highest price from your end. that's a good thing. >> i'm happy to sell it at any price. $10,000 or $300,000. as long as they close, it's money. they don't close, no money. >> for "nightline," i'm gloria riviera in jacksonville, florida. >> oh, boy. i don't think i'd buy one of those. music in the workplace and the power it has to make you more productive and competent.
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what are the songs that help you crush it on the job. also in our next half hour, what would you do, reena. you find over $100,000 in cash on the side of the road. do you keep it? or do we go shopping? >> go to saks fifth avenue. >> that's my girl. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. avenue. >> that's my girl. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" co
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♪ we're all in this together. ♪ when you recognize something isn't right, make the call to the veterans crisis line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1. ♪ ♪ we're talking about music. you might not know this. before the show every day, t.j. can be seen reading over his scripts and you see him there jamming to music on his ipad. >> it's necessary. >> it really changes your mood. when the headphones aren't in, i can be seen and heard serenading t.j. and the rest of the crew with my crazy music in between breaks. >> that does not get us in the right mood at all.
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>> maybe the crew upstairs in the control room would differ. >> we're on to something here. there's science to back this up. you need music. study reveals the power that music can bring to your workplace. ♪ ♪ i'm all about the bass >> reporter: megan trainer is right. when it comes to music that makes you feel your most powerful it is all about that bass. a recent study at northwestern's kellogg school of management shows that listening to certain kinds of music in the office actually makes people want to work harder and take more control. >> our work suggests strategically listening to high power music could help you perform better. >> reporter: 31 songs from different genres. then asked participants to rate how powerful each track makes them feel. ♪ topping the high power play list is queen's high school gym favorite -- ♪ we will rock you
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>> 2 unlimited nba game staple. ♪ you all ready for this >> and 50 cent party starting anthem. ♪ it turns out people listening to those songs not only got pumped up but they performed better and became more proactive. powerful music with powerful results. ♪ i'm all about the bass >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> who sings that song? >> that's 50 cent in the club. the one who put him on the map. >> sometimes i forget what 50 cent plays. >> it will make you more productive. throw out the celine dion, josh groban, james blunt. forget that stuff. it makes you empowered. people go to work, it gives you initiative. necessary for a job. >> look at that. "dancing with the stars" allowed us to have their disco ball. the mirror ball. why is there somebody standing in front of the camera here protecting the disco ball. that's how much abc values the mirror ball. camera here
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protecting the disco ball. that's how much abc values the mirror ball. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay and could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call now. with a medicare supplement plan, you'll be able to stay with your doctor. oh, you know, i love that guy. mm-hmm. [ male announcer ] these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and there are no networks. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. [ male announcer ] don't wait. call today to request your free decision guide and find the aarp medicare supplement plan
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to go the distance with you. go long. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money,
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your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme.
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call the number on your screen now. time for "the mix." men don't realize how annoying it can be with these cat calls on the street when you're walking down the street. there's an organization called i holler back. they took an actress shoshana roberts on the street for ten hours. she received over 100 comments from men. >> what's up, girl? how you doing? >> so her point is that these aren't flattering and they are hoping men are aware when you're cat calling a woman, it's not exactly something she wants to hear. >> streets of new york, a lot of women will have a similar experience. >> probably a lot of places around the country. good to bring attention to
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something like that. we turn to this young fella. he's a paralympian. this is his halloween get-up. he lost his left leg. he's an amputee. when he was a child. he decided to be a foosball player for the holiday. we sped this up. the foosball game. most of the players have just one leg. that's pretty cool. >> he's known for doing cool stuff like this for halloween. this may be his best over. >> you know that song "all about the bass." there's a youtuber who took it and turned it around and made it more positive. ♪ don't settle for for a diet with no taste with no taste ♪ ♪ don't settle it's time that you embrace you're got grace ♪ >> that was nattie valencia.
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she wanted to make it more positive that you don't have to be a certain size or that your waist or rear end because apparently it's not -- it's about someone's derriere. >> she sounds good. last thing here, zombies. a place you don't want to live if the zombie apocalypse happens. somebody ranks the places zombies would just have a field day. yes, i know. number one, honolulu. >> why honolulu? can you explain? >> it's an island. you can't get away. they rank them by walk score. how easy to get around. low density of hardware stores. the humans can't go and buy things to defend themselves. high density of hospitals because that means lots to feed on. and then -- >> so you're telling me honolulu doesn't have hardware stores or a lot of hospitals? >> number two, new york. >> new york? >> and newark after that.
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>> oh, geez. >> and newark after that. >> oh, geez. ♪ good morning, usher! hey! did you know bees communicate through dance? me too... we're practically twins!
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- terror warning. the latest threats to homeland security and the potential federal targets. what led up to the alert here in the u.s. and worldwide. a rocket that blew up moments after last night's nasa launch. the big investigation, and the onlookers who couldn't believe their eyes. legal action. serious accusations against at&t. did the company intentionally slow connects on your cell phone? and biblical controversy. movie star christian bale speaking out about an iconic religious figure. wait until you hear what he has to say. that's on this wednesday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm t.j. holmes.
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we start with the response to new terror threats. isis and other terror groups have stepped up their attacks on western targets. >> the united states is moving to protect facilities here. abc's molly hunter has details. >> reporter: on high alert across the globe, following last week's terrorist attacks in canada, the u.s. department of homeland security is beefing up protection for u.s. government buildings nationwide. the big concern -- lone wolves and copycats described as a precautionary step. u.s. officials are being proactive, responding to a wave of threats. just last week isis praised the ottawa shooting calling online for similar attacks. across the pond in london, additional armed soldier deployed outside the headquarters of the british army. but in canada, a nation wept on tuesday. >> we're gathered to give thanks for the life of corporal nathan cirillo struck down last week in
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the service of his country. >> reporter: standing next to his canadian counterpart, secretary of state kerry lashed out. >> the question that our adversaries want us to ask is, is there nowhere safe? and that is a question to which we firmly reply, no, there is nowhere safe for those who would pervert the teachings of a great religion and line up on the side of such pernicious groups as isil and al qaeda. >> reporter: experts say the scene last week has become all too familiar. this threat from home-grown extremists is part of a growing worldwide trend. >> it's hard for local law enforcement or the intelligence community to stop these single individuals who are seeking to carry out these small-scale attacks like we've seen over the last week. >> reporter: in coming days we'll see that stepped up security at selective federal buildings. and you can bet a lot of western governments are having these same conversations and increasing security on their
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home turf. >> has there been one specific threat that led to this announcement? >> we're not looking at one specific threat. we're looking at threats from all corners of the globe. the worry is there will be a lone offender, not necessarily affiliated with isis who will reach out, strike out on his own and cause the kind of damage we saw in canada last week. >> molly hunter, thank you. a friend of dzhokhar tsarnaev has been found guilty of lying. robel phillipos lied about being in tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed potential evidence three days after the bombings. tsarnaev's trial is expected to start in january. it was all over in a matter of seconds. a rocket en route to the international space station blew up just after liftoff. now nasa and the private company that owns the rocket will try to figure out what went wrong. here's abc's josh haskell. >> reporter: just seconds into liftoff, the antares rocket stops heading towards space and explodes.
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the rocket was on its way to the international space station for a resupply mission. its cargo weighed 5,000 pounds and included experiments, food, space walk equipment and classified materials. all lost in this fireball. families had gathered to watch the first nighttime launch at nasa's wallop flight facility in virginia. >> it's going to be loud. >> reporter: although they were in a safe area, the noise and impact of the explosion could be felt miles away. the rocket belongs to orbital sciences corporation based in virginia. this was the third of eight resupply missions to the international space station. part of a $1.9 billion contract orbital has with nasa. >> it's a tough time to lose a launch vehicle like this and its payload. >> reporter: investigators will enter the launch pad at first light this morning. because of hazardous material on board the public is warned to stay away from the debris field, including anything suspicious
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that washes up on shore. >> something went wrong, and we will find out what that is. we will determine the root cause and come back and fly here again. >> reporter: nasa and orbital sciences say it's too early to speculate. orbital sciences is a private company. its stock dropped more than 14% following the failed launch. josh haskell, abc news, new york. the ntsb issued a blistering report criticizing new york's regional railway system for a series of accidents that caused six people to die. in the worst of them, the driver fell asleep and rounded a curve too fast. he was later diagnosed with sleep apnea. a messy crash scene in northwest indiana. look at this mess after a chicago-bound amtrak slammed into a semi truck. the truck driver thought he could make it across the track in time. the train split his trailer in half. the pile of cement it was carrying spilled everywhere.
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the trucker was not hurt. a dozen train passengers were treated for minor injuries. at&t is calling the claims in a federal lawsuit baseless. the federal trade commission is accusing the company of deceiving millions of customers when it comes to there unlimited data plans. rebecca jarvis reports. >> reporter: there's a limit to unlimited. the government suing at&t claiming the wireless giant's been misleading customers with its so-called unlimited data plans offering unlimited access to the internet. apps, e-mails and online videos. but the ftc says there's a catch. once consumers use a certain amount, everything starts to dramatically slow down. making internet access as difficult as in the dark ages of dial-up. and that it's happened to at least 3.5 million customers. 25 million times since 2011. at&t firing back telling abc news this only affects 3% of its customers. they say they've always been
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completely transparent with everyone involved. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. the dow opens this morning above the 17,000 mark. traders sent all three of wall street's major indices up more than 1% yesterday. that rally bolstered by strong corporate earnings. shares of companies which have lagged this year climbed. a cold front pushes showers into much of the east coast followed by cool, dry conditions. from the gulf coast up to western new york. showers around the great lakes. showers in parts of the pacific northwest and the rockies. 60s in portland, atlanta and new york. 60s in l.a. 48 in minneapolis. 51 in detroit. turn back to favorite here for us. animal stories. they're great. now a tall tale and an animal story. put it all together. >> this animal story involves
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the newest giraffe at the wildlife park in engine. mika was born nearly three weeks ago. >> she measured 5'10 ". >> came out 5'10" when she was born and stood up next to her mom within an hour. >> aw. so cute. look at the little one. they have nine giraffes at the safari at six flags great adventure animal safari. >> always a zoo highlight. >> last chance for watching near the park because they only have a couple more chances before the park closes for the season. >> oh, okay. so go see mika. >> mika will look different next year. coming up in "the skinny," a serious message from hugh jackman after his latest surgery. >> and mothers-to-be who insist on competing in marathons. the debate heats up while pregnant. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne. ile pregnant. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne.
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[ male announcer ] meet mary. she loves to shop online with her debit card.
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and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime,
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in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme. call the number on your screen now.
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♪ ♪ ♪ okay. so two bags of cash lying in the street. we're talking about $120,000. what would you do? >> you really asking me that? >> no, because i don't want you to answer that. >> i'm going to do what anybody would do. you pick that up. you go home, count it, put it on your coffee table and put it under your bed. >> what?
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>> that's exactly what you do. at least one woman out in california disagrees with me. you're about to meet her. for her it was a no-brainer. here abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: it's the ultimate test of conscious. two large bank bags sitting in the middle of this california street. $120,000 in cash just waiting to be picked up. >> opened it just enough to see that it was like 100 dollar bills. >> reporter: this off-duty highway patrol officer who wants to remain anonymous finding all of that money and no one around. turning it in despite her struggle to make ends meet. >> my kids, when i came home, they are like, mom, what were you thinking? >> reporter: authorities tracked down the owner. a man who reported his life savings missing. and the officer is not the only one putting honesty first. earlier this year, three new york roommates found 40 grand stuffed in their thrift store sofa, returning every dollar. >> it's not our money. we didn't have any right to it. >> reporter: in boston, a homeless hero turned in a
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backpack with $42,000 in cash and travelers checks. every adult we asked said they'd do the same. >> i'd give the money back. >> i'd tried to find who it was. >> would you feel slightly tempted to keep it? >> right off the bat. >> then little emmett. >> would you keep it? >> yes. >> brandi hitt. >> is little emmett saying what everyone else kind of feels when the cameras aren't rolling? >> thank you. thank you. please. make whatever public statement you want to make. that's awesome. you'd turn it back in. >> it does come back to you. i think there is karma. you take the money and then something horrible could happen. >> how about you find 120 grand but you return 110 grand. >> you've been watching too much "breaking bad." >> you turn in most of it. >> i think it comes back to you, teej. but you know, coming up,
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christian bale, he had some choice words about moses. >> that's going to come back to him. >> i think you're absolutely right. a biblical figure that's offended a lot of folks. talk about karma. also, kim kardashian. how is karma going for her. >> i haven't checked in. >> it's going well for kim kardashian, i think. she's doing really well at a tech conference of all places. we'll find out next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ we're going to start in "the skinny." we're still talking about the money. >> we have very differing views on that. >> very much so. "the skinny." religious movies are rarely without controversy. a new movie "exodus." bale is under fire for calling moses barbaric and schizophrenic. he said he came to that conclusion after extensive research for the role. >> christian writers are firing back. one saying he hopes the comments aren't a reflection of the movie but what he calls bale's own ignorant bigotry. [ thunder ] >> was that for the story or my comments about keeping the money.
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>> that's the good lord speaking to you this morning. he's sending a lightning bolt. oh, boy. the truth is we forgot to pay the bills here. >> we didn't forget. we just didn't. hugh jackman is sporting a familiar accessory. a band-aid. the wolverine star has been treat forward skin cancer on his face. it's the third time he's been to the doctor because of basal cell carcinoma. >> this type of cancer is treatable if caught early. it's made him an evangelist. he tells his followers not to be foolish like him and lather that stuff on. >> good message. kim kardashian. we hear that name a lot, right? especially in "the skinny." in the tech world it turns out kim kardashian has had quite a bit of success in apps. it's set to pull in $200 million. >> she turned up in san
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francisco for the code mobile conference where she discussed the widespread success of her game. while many on hand at the conference wanted to get into the tech specifics, everyone else was talking about her outfit. a modest number for the star but it had a little bit of a see-through effect on top. can we see that again? >> she's asking. not me. just be clear. >> where was that white see-through effect. >> players create their own celebrity and try to move from the d list up using paparazzi and fashion. yes, it earns her $700,000 a day. >> that doesn't look see-through to me. she looks nice. >> let's give a closer examination, please. >> we'll zoom in later. from virtual fashion to
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recycled fashion. cindy crawford. one of the most famous supermodels ever. >> oh, yeah. >> but she has some competition. her 15-year-old daughter is following in mom's footsteps taking cindy's designer duds and looks and posting them on her own instagram account. >> these are taken by her teenage brother. it shows her in various poses and they get mom's approval. love seeing my kids work together. #proudmom. >> the instagram account stands for kaia by presley which has over 5,000 followers. it's growing quickly, especially with shots like that. you see kaia wearing mom's roberto cavalli dress. birthdays quickly. "american graffiti" actor richard dreyfuss. 67 now. winona ryder, 43. >> tracee ellis ross, 42. >> gabrielle union turns 42.
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happy birthday to everyone. coming up, a bump in the road. pregnant women and distance running. >> we'll show you a couple of women who are making it work. rk. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. i did a little research. with a medicare supplement plan, you'll be able to stay with your doctor. oh, you know, i love that guy. mm-hmm. [ male announcer ] these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and there are no networks. is this a one-size-fits-all kind of thing?
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no. there are lots of plan options. it all depends on what we need and how much we want to spend. [ male announcer ] call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find an aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. what happens when we travel? the plans go with us. anywhere in the country. i like that. you know what else? unitedhealthcare insurance company has years and years of experience. what do you say? ♪ i'm in. [ male announcer ] join the millions already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. remember, all medicare supplement plans help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay and could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to choose your own doctor or hospital as long as they accept medicare patients. and with these plans, there could be low or no copays. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. [ male announcer ] don't wait. call today to request your free decision guide
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and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long.
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just in time for the new york city marathon this sunday, a story from the hometown paper here called "the new york times." it's about how some professional runners are training and competing even during their pregnancy. >> like all stories involving expectant mothers we need to ask, is this safe? here now abc's juju chang. >> reporter: for this elite runner, it's a speed bump of a different kind. this is clair peterson training last year up to eight miles a day while eight months pregnant. and this want her first. >> i ran all nine months with all three pregnancies. the babies were growing
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progressively, and i was feeling fantastic. i went for it. >> reporter: and this is 36-year-old kara goucher, mom of 4-year-old colt. she went on a run the day she went into labor. today she's hoping to be the top american in the new york city marathon. >> my son will be cheering for me this year in new york. >> reporter: these women are part of an emerging trend. maintaining professional running career and balancing a family to boot. america wants alysia montano run 8 1/2 months pregnant. elite runners get the okay from their doctors to train while pregnant. taking even a week can set back their training. it may seem intense, but it feels natural to them. >> i'm an elite athlete. i know my body better than anybody and i know what's okay and what isn't. >> reporter: balancing it all isn't easy. maternity leave is rare and many moms like kara have to strategize the best times to get
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pregnant as to not miss out on sponsorships and medals. >> i knew if i wasn't pregnant by a certain date i'd have to wait another four years. >> and clara not wanting to miss the window of having kids decided to have kids early hoping to peak later in her career. at 30 she's pregnant with number four and still running strong. >> if i go too many days without running, it's like i haven't brushed my teeth for a week. it's just something that i need to do. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news. >> wow. >> i think it's incredible. i ran on a treadmill until i was 27 weeks. people looked at you like you're crazy. and they are kind of freaked out. >> we're just not used to seeing it. >> but it's -- only recently in the past couple of years where doctors are saying if you've been doing it it's very good. >> if the doctor says it's okay -- >> check with your doctor. >> -- end of story. >> more coming up. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm t.j. holmes. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top headlines on "world news now." an unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the international space station exploded just after liftoff last night in virginia. now the company that owns the rocket is trying to figure out what went wrong. more just ahead. the department of homeland security stepping up security at federal government buildings across the country. although the agency says there is no specific threat. the move comes in the wake of the attack on national sites in canada. real action over the death of joan rivers. her daughter hires a prominent
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new york law firm. now the clinic could be slapped with a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. the kansas city royals blew out the san francisco giants last night winning 10-0. the win ties the world series and sets up tonight's winner take all game seven. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you. we begin with the new images of the rocket explosion in virginia. >> it was a fire ball that lit up the sky just as the sun was setting. on board this rocket, classified natural as well as supplies and experiments. with the latest here's chuck sivertsen. >> reporter: just seconds after liftoff, a catastrophic explosion aboard this commercial supply sh the unmanned rocket headed the international si blowing
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complex at wallops island, virginia. >> we don't really are have any early indications of what might have failed. >> reporter: this was to be the first nighttime launch of t antares rocket. millions of people would have been able to watch the rocket streak into the sky. no injuries have been reported, though there are reports of significant property and vehic damage. >> we've confirmed thatl personave cote for. >> reporter: this launch was the orbital sciences corporation. the antares keeping the space station stocked during this post-shuttle era. all prior missions had been near flawless. of concern, the ship's 5,000 pounds of cargo. >> the spacecraft does have classified crypto equipment on the spacecraft. so we do need to maintain the area around the debris in a secure manner. >> reporter: nasa saying there
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was nothing aboard urgently needed by the six iss crew members. >> why are starting now to take a look at the data and determine what -- where the problem started. >> reporter: a room full of engineers and technicians ordered to maintain a data. chuck sivertsen, abc news. as of this morning, there's now only one american being treated for ebola here in the u.s. that's after the release of amber vinson. the healthy looking nurse ardackyted 3 beiothe o g romoed 3 beiothe vinsoned gaishas tbe lawyers now represent v andx wh challenging thetory quarantsome imposed hickox is reat undisclosed location. now to the frightening scene on the big island of hawaii. lava creeping closely to the town of pahoa. a two-story home could be hit later today. abc's rob marciano is watching
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it all unfold. >> reporter: the inevitable is happening. the river of hot lava creeping toward the hawaiian town of pahoa burning everything in its path is now in the backyards of residents. watch as the first structure is swallowed up in heat and flames. residents on edge ready to run at a moment's notice. >> the flow does what the flow does. >> reporter: we trekked to the front lines of the lava's path. a long, rugged hike through thick grass and heavy rain. >> we're not even half way to the flow. once we get there we're probably upstream quite a bit. this is going to be a longer night than we anticipated. night than we anticipated. the 2,000-degree lava has been headed toward the town since june, elin 90 in e lachin closer. aside from advising for evacuations, pahoa to the extraordinary measu closing schools here foll there's as to whenhere will arrive and how much of this rob marciano, abc news, pahoa, ohio.
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two years since superstorm sandy devastated the area. flags are being lowered to half staff in new york where 61 people were killed. sandy was the second costliest hurricane in u.s. history. while many areas have recovered, some homeowners still waiting for promised federal funds to rebuild. in today's weather, a cold front pushes showers into much of the east coast followed by cool, dry conditions from the gulf coast up to western new york. showers in parts of the pacific northwest and the great lakes. >> low 50s in detroit and chicago. 60s in portland, salt lake city and new york. 70s in dallas and denver. 80s in miami and l.a. 91 in phoenix. the white house confirms its computers have been hacked. the breach took place in the unclassified computer network of the executive office. according to "the washington post" it was a u.s. ally who brought the suspicious activity to the white house's attention. the attack may be state-sponsored, possibly from russia. there could be a major change on capitol hill following next week's midterm elections. republicans are hoping to take over control of the senate by
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tying democratic opponents to president obama. here's abc's karen travers. >> reporter: republicans are cautiously optimistic they'll have a big night. they need to pick up six seats to take control of the senate. and right now numbers guru nate silver puts their chances at 63%. a new poll from abc news and "the washington post" explains why the midterm landscape is so bleak for democrats. more than two-thirds of americans say the nation is seriously off on the wrong track. 60% say they have little or no trust in the federal government to do what's right. and in a bad sign for democrats, 63% of americans say they believe the ability of the federal government to deal with people's problems has worsened since president obama took office. despite all that, the white house tried to project confidence. >> the vast majority of democratic senate candidates are
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caring about how important it is for congress to be advancing policies that benefit middle class families. >> reporter: president obama's approval rating is just 43%. that's a big reason why the democratic candidates in key senate races are keeping him at a distance. instead, he's sticking to the states he won in 2012 and appearing mostly with gubernatorial candidates. republicans may have the edge but there's still enough wild card senate races to keep things interesting and keep democrats' chances alive. karen travers, abc news, washington. pope francis is endorsing the big bang. the scientific explanation for the beginning of the world. during the address at the vatican, the pontiff said the scientific explanations for the world include the theory of evolution. they do not exclude the role of god. the catholic church does not insist on strict biblical interpretation. google is working on a pill that could one day detect cancer. the little red pill there is packed with tiny magnetic
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particles which can travel through a patient's blood stream. those particles can search for malignant cells. none of this will happen any time soon but google says it could be a decade before its current research pays off. that's fantastic. >> they were kind of working on some kind of contact lens for people with diabetes that would test their glucose level and linked to a start-up that was developing a spoon to counter tremors in parkinson's. i never would have thought of google dealing with medicine. >> they are on the cutting edge. >> some think it's too creepy. >> sounds like -- if you can pop a pill and figure it out versus going into a doctor. >> google has all that information like whatever you searched for on your laptop. >> then somebody will be hacking the pill in your body. >> there you go. >> you turned me right around. i was loving it and now --
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>> sorry. don't want to put a damper on google. taco bell, they want to make it easier for tech-savvy customers to get their burritos or whatever they're craving. it's an update to its mobile app that makes it possible for them to skip the line. it also lets you customize your orders like never before. if you like the same menu item there's a button for most ordered section. >> i'm starving. are they open right now? >> could we do a bean and cheese burrito or a seven-layer -- >> could we get off the air before you go seven layer? let's talk about starbucks. a secret halloween themed drink. the franken frappuccino. java chips, whipped cream and a mocha drizzle. one online reviewer calls it surprisingly not bad. >> what's frappuccino? >> like frap it up, like -- >> okay. now i get it.
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some of you have seen us mention the last couple of days, the show is going to go on. this is a good update. this is in riverside, california. >> that show is a sophisticated halloween themed light show with synchronized music. its creator says it took six months to set up the program. but cops shut it down when too many people came by to watch. >> it's coming back now. the owners of the house have the correct city permits. neighbors say it wasn't rail the noise that was a problem. it was a matter of the traffic. too many people coming by and slowing down, stopping. kids wanting to check this out. why not? >> why are people raining on someone's halloween light show. >> if that was your street and you couldn't get home -- >> it's spreading the -- >> what? >> holiday spirit. >> the holiday spirit of halloween, which is ghosts and goblins and evil. >> and sugary treats.
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>> spread that. >> why not? >> all right. coming up, the rest of this half hour, oh, yeah, it's also halloween. >> i'm glad our producers agree. toy insider mom laurie schacht is here with the costumes and fun new products to make this halloween extra memorable for the entire family. we're talking candy made in america. some of those favorites from the factories right here in the u it's dot you're watchicf& >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you b oohh...like this! because it has the right balance of cleaning and care. unlike other detergents, woolite with fiber-flex technology won't cause stretching, keeping that perfect fit, wash after wash. don't take a chance. trust woolite.
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♪ let me explain. halloween is almost here. why else would i be dressed like this? in case you, your kids still
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undecided about what to wear, you're in luck. toy insider mom is here. you brought me inspiration. why do i have to be the evil guy? you made me darth vader. >> you are a fabulous darth vader. the ghosts and goblins are in the aur. it's going to be a halloween weekend which makes it even more fun. the first thing everyone says is what or who will i be? >> some of us will go and pick these up off the rack. >> and a lot of these costumes will go fast. they'll be hard to find. like elsa from "frozen." >> tough one to find. >> you don't just have to buy your costumes. it's also a lot of fun to do it yourself. and we have this wonderful melissa zombie that's going to tell us all about it. >> diy costumes are a cost effective way to have a happy halloween. i'm a vicious zombie today.
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all it takes to make this is cream face makeup and clothes you don't care about that you're okay put something holes in. if your kid wants to be something a little less scary, they make these design your own separates. each set comes with a tutu and you can buy magic wands and decorate using these really cute glitter pens. >> these are really simple separates so kids can wear them for role play all year long. >> whether it's make it yourself or our own costumes it's always something to remember the kids can use them over and over. >> we want to talk about our house. how is our house going to look and what can we do? mario is going to help us. go ahead, jackie. >> there are a lot of ways to give your home a spook-tacular makeover using simple things you
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find around the house or at your local craft store. you can pick up some solid color candles like these. everyday crayolas. use the flames from the candle to melt the wax and it will drip over. >> i thought those were bought in the store. you did these yourself. >> and we have this eerie spooky eyeball wreath. all you need is model magic, some clay, paint, glossy glaze, googly eyeballs. >> doesn't take much time. >> it's a lot of fun to do. >> then my favorite, these creepy crawlies. >> kids love it all year long. for the halloween season they can double as spooky home decor and they really creep me out. they'll creep your guests out if you leave them around the house. >> these are lots of fun.
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>> you can put those out front and they'll go and go and go. okay. that is a little weird. >> okay. let's talk about trick-or-treating fun. look at ally. if you ask kids about their favorite part, it's going to be the candy. the only way to get that is trick-or-treating. we want to make sure they're safe. especially at night. we're going to arm them with these project light flashlights. you can shine them. you get ninja turtles and superheroes, princesses, frozen. >> better than just a mag light. >> and they'll shine on any surface. >> fairly inexpensive? >> yes. >> what's going on with the dog. >> you can take your little dog with you trick-or-treating. dress him up in fun favorite characters like our mignon, our spider man. >> and that's a safety issue as well.
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good to have your dog with you. >> protection as well. >> you can deck it out for halloween. >> these are perfect for trick-or-treating. keeps you going fast through that candy hunt and fun role play for kids that are spooky for this time of the year. >> the whole scooter or just things you add. >> this is the whole scooter. they are already creepified for you. >> a special halloween scooter. we're just getting started with halloween. we've got more fun including some of the treats. there are treats involved in halloween. so we'll be right back with that. stay with us. >> you want to scooter off? >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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i thought, "the red cross does katrina. they don't help single moms. hi. hi. what happened to our house last year? it flooded. and the water flooded out. yeah. the red cross arranged the hotel for us. they gave me that break, that leverage, to be able to get it together and... take care of them, you know? i feel like we've come full circle. like that! this is how i'll do it. sarah: there you go.
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welcome back. time to talk corny ideas. the treats are a big part. >> it's a weekend of halloween this year. everyone is going to come over. i happen to love things where everyone can get a little messy, too. >> it's a fun mess. sometimes i like to bake. sometimes i don't have time. these cute little bites and regular size pumpkin muffins. open them up. pull out some frosting, sprinkles, candy corn and this is something everyone can do. you can have a ton of kids over doing this. >> and a big mess to be made. >> a fun mess. pumpkins. we can carve them, paint them.
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it's a lot of fun. very easy. >> what is this stuff? >> you have to touch this. look. michael's got some great stuff. it's gooey. you can stretch it. >> what are you supposed to do with this? this is supposed to be fun? >> yes. >> you're definitely like grossed out your parents with that one, right? it's a lot of fun. it is. >> okay. >> look. michael likes it. >> he's a kid. he's supposed to like nasty stuff. >> silly string. >> this is kind of the rolls royce of it. this is -- you can have a thin, a thick kind of stream. a mile of fun in a can. >> a rolls royce of -- and same thing here. just to have a good time. >> this is our toy insider. thank you as always. we'll be right back. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ even if you ♪ even if you aren't into celebrating halloween, there really is one thing you should have on hand. candy. don't turn off the lights and pretend you aren't home. >> it was just one year. a good game on. >> some of that candy is made right here in the u.s. here now abc's david muir. >> reporter: knocking at front doors across this cannot, the faces of america's children. what will they be this year. more importantly, what will we hand out, and will any of that candy be made in america? we travel to bethlehem, pennsylvania. their factory -- >> american steel for the factory.
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>> even your elevators smell like candy. >> the famous mike & ike's. >> you want to taste one? >> of course. >> i was in. i had someone watching. and we were about to learn how, too. >> how many pounds goes into one of these? >> 500 pounds. >> will you teach me how to do that? >> sure. >> three ladles full and we could smell it. >> definitely strawberry. >> is there a technique? >> somebody in america will be eating these mike & ike's. >> this is a hot tamale. >> they are also sweet. that's the bin of sugar. they were invented ten years later in 1950. harry truman was president. >> these hot tamales come from you. >> their box says it, made in the usa. and their jelly beans there sorting out the perfect ones. >> what happens to this candy? >> you know what we were
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thinking. we'll eat it. >> while we were there for halloween, they were already working on something else. their peeps for easter. >> can i do one? that's kathy there on the assembly line. and she made it clear, i was not ready. >> oh, no. that's okay. still plenty of time to fix them before easter. >> so before we go we wanted to give all of you an update on that selfie we took yesterday. we wanted to reach 100 likes, right? >> there's a new club. we did the story. serious implications about this story. they judge their own popularity by how many likes they get. we cleared the 100 in just a couple of minutes. it's now up to about 3,000 likes. we appreciate that. thank you for making us feel good. >> let's keep it going. we appreciate that. thank you for making us feel good.
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this morning on "world news now" -- rocket explosion. moments after launch, the frightening scene in the skies over the east coast. >> we don't really have any early indications of exactly what might have failed. >> the embarrassment for nasa, the mission that went up in flames, and today's intense investigation. ebola relief. an infected nurse from dallas checking out of the hospital and heading home. >> i'm so grateful to be well. >> her message for the world now. and opportunity knocks. a home of hoarders full of junk and full of problems. the investors turning all the trash into real estate treasure. it's wednesday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hey there, everybody.
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good morning. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with new images of that spectacular explosion. flames could be seen shooting into the sky as the sun set. >> now the private company that owns the rocket has some explaining to do. they'll find out what went so drastically and dramatically wrong. here now abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: this was the first nighttime launch from this base in virginia, and you could see and feel this explosion for miles. >> we don't really have any early indications of exactly what might have failed. >> reporter: the rocket loaded with highly volatile fuel as it launched towards space was in the first stage of flight. airborne for only seconds before it erupted into an enormous fireball. across the water from this wallops island, virginia, base
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families had gathered to watch the launch only to see cataclysmic failure. a terrifying scene that shook the earth around them. this rocket was heading to the international space station. it was unmanned. no one was injured in the area. it was carrying about 5,000 ponds of cargo to the space station. the third of eight cargo resupply missions under a contract with a private company called orbital sciences corporation in virginia. >> it's a tough time to lose a launch vehicle like this and its payload. >> reporter: the site is being secured. there was classified material on board, and an immediate investigation is being done to see what went wrong. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> this is a big deal. nasa has a lot of little failures we don't see every day. this is a spectacular failure at a time they're going to more private enterprise to try to get us to and from space.
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>> paying billions to orbital science and the private company spacex to make these special station deliveries. they are counting on spacex and boeing to fly astronauts to the orbit lab as early as 2017. that's what makes me nervous about this. >> again, for us all to see it in such a way. there are things that happen day in, day out in the lab that aren't going well. this will get a lot of people talking. is this the way to go? >> while no one was hurt, this reminded me of the horrible "challenger" accident. you remember that? >> of course. >> with the schoolteacher. i have such strong memories of that. couldn't help but think about that. thankfully, nobody was injured. >> a lot of questions. the investigation is under way. we'll turn now to hawaii. we've been telling you about this slow moving lava from the kilauea volcano. it's already starting to destroy some property. it's less than the length of a football field from homes in a housing community on the big island. if the flow continues at its current path, a two-story house
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could be gone in just a short time. >> we don't know what we're going to do. i mean, it's really scary. >> the flow rate has been very inconsistent advancing from as fast as 20 yards per hour to about 2 yards per hour. security is getting tighter at federal government buildings. homeland security chief jeh johnson said the specific changes will vary by location. his department protects more than 9,500 facilities around the country. the move was triggered by repeated calls from terrorist groups for attacks on law enforcement and government facilities. and by last week's terror attack in canada. and in canada, the soldier killed in that attack has been laid to rest. thousands of people lined the streets as his coffin passed by. corporal nathan cirillo was at the tomb of the unknown soldier when he was killed by a man who then attacked the parliament. dallas nurse amber vinson is back home after being released from ebola treatment in atlanta. she was met by her mother and fiance after the plane arrived back in dallas. before leaving atlanta she spoke emotionally about her ordeal.
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here now abc's marci gonzalez. >> i'm so grateful to be well. >> reporter: with no trace of ebola, amber vinson is now back at home. the nurse infected while treating a man who died from the virus in dallas discharged from emory university in atlanta. >> while this is a day for celebration and gratitude, i ask that we not lose focus on the thousands of family who ton labor under the burden of this disease in west africa. >> reporter: the world health organization saying 5,000 health care workers are needed in west africa to battle the ebola outbreak as the debate continues here over how those people on the front lines are treated when they return home. >> we don't want to discourage our health care workers from going to the front lines and dealing with this in an effective way. >> reporter: nurse kaci hickox came back from sierra leone and was forced to stay in a tent outside a new jersey hospital for three days, even though she
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had no symptoms and tested negative for the virus. >> her civil rights were violated. >> reporter: she's now in maine, one of nine states instituting some type of quarantine for returning health care workers. now the only ebola patient is dr. craig spencer who is still in this hospital listed in serious but stable condition. t.j. and reena? >> marci, thank you. we turn to a story that's taken a bizarre turn. remember the prostitution scandal that rocked the secret service last year? federal agent dave nieland who investigated has resigned after being caught with a prostitute. this morning's "new york times" says police in south florida saw him going in and out of a building that they had been staking out in a sting operation. one of the call girls then identified him as a client. he now denies any wrongdoing. a brazen shooting in a small north carolina town right in front of a courthouse that's known to have heavy police presence. a gunman opened fire on two men
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around lunchtime. the shooter was arrested after a manhunt but a second suspect still on the loose. they believe the victims were specifically targeted. they are both expected to recover. joan rivers' daughter is gearing up for a major legal battle. melissa rivers hired a prominent new york firm in a lawsuit against the clinic where her mother went into cardiac arrest. more from ryan smith. >> reporter: the family of joan rivers making what would be the first step in a legal process surrounding the 81-year-old comedienne's death. the manhattan law firm known for taking on high-profile cases and winning big settlements telling abc news, in order to fully determine all the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of joan rivers, we confirm that our firm has been engaged by melissa rivers and her family. according to the new york city medical examiner's report, rivers died of a therapeutic complication. brain damage caused by blow blood oxygen.
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her breathing stopping during a seemingly routine throat procedure. joan and melissa rivers, a fixture in fashion circles and on red carpets alike. now the rivers family seemingly considering its next step. this clinic where joan rivers was treated has come under fire. her case causing its medical director to step down. the clinic didn't have a comment about the law firm's hiring. ryan smith, abc news, new york. spies in south korea have figured out the mysterious disappearance of kim jong-un who vanished from public view. south korea's spy agency says he was having surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle. a foreign doctor operated, and the cyst could come back because kim is obese. a bizarre story involving jose canseco. canseco shot a finger off his left hand while attempting to clean his handgun. apparently didn't realize it was loaded. the former slugger was taken to the emergency room for emergency surgery to try to save the
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finger. good news from a denver broncos fan. remember he vanished? paul kitterman has been found. he's alive, safe, unharmed. he was found in pueblo, colorado, about 100 miles south of denver, more than 200 miles from his hometown. he was last seen inside the broncos stadium during the third quarter of last week's game. still waiting for answers on what happened. well, the major league baseball season has come down to one game to decide the world series champion. that's because the royals beat up the giants last night. settling the game with the seven-run outburst. kansas city tacked on three more before it was all over. the royals forced tonight's game seven with a dominating 10-0 victory. history favors kc tonight. the home team has actually always won the last nine games seven. interesting in the world series. >> you sounded convincing. can i tell them? can i -- >> yes, you can out me. >> the greatest thing you all
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heard in your life. before that story, before we came to air she said, how many games in the world series? if somebody wins tonight, we go to another one? she couldn't figure out the math. bless your heart. you made it through that story -- >> i am just saying, if a woman created the world series, we wouldn't be playing seven games. we'd get it done in two games or nothing. let's turn to an animal story which you are much better at. here's one we love. this is an urban animal story. can we call it that? >> only because it happened here in new york city. a raccoon got up a light pole and sat up there for hours. >> first responders got up there and got a harness around the thing. animal control officer on the ground brought it to safety. it came down. we have a video that has a lot of people talking. a woman records herself getting dozens of cat calls on the street. you'll see this in "the mix." and the special song that
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all right. those hoarding tv shows out there. if they taught us anything it's that people can be pretty nasty. what you are about to learn is even though hoarders, those homes -- they can even sell those homes. >> i would never have thought to buy a home from there. >> they may not get a return on it which means potential buyers are willing to get a break if they can deal with all that junk. we're "up all nightline" with gloria riviera. >> in the market for a mansion but don't want to pay a lot? inside there's a house for sale that will take your breath away. but not in a good way. >> wow. this is crazy. >> reporter: in severe disrepair, seemingly unlivable. and seemingly unsellable. >> garage sale gone bad. >> reporter: garage sale gone epically bad. unless you're real estate agent todd arnold. >> what do you see it as? >> potential if you can clean it up. you have to get rid of all of
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this stuff. it's also the filth. >> reporter: todd sees potential treasure. he finds distressed homes like this in danger of foreclosure, prices it low and tries to sell them fast. it's called short sale. >> opportunity for me. i believe the house is only worth what someone is willing to pay. >> reporter: todd's mission is to convince mom of three jennifer this nightmare of a house could become her family's dream home. jen's first impression? -- >> what is that? smoke and animal. smokers. >> reporter: i expect jen to hightail it out of here, but she seems to be seeing the potential. >> this could be a lot worse. >> todd thinks he can convince jen to buy it for the bargain price of $315,000. that's 40% below the market value.
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>> turns into a storage room. >> it's a jack and jill bedroom with a bathroom in the middle. >> she still sees the upside. >> it has an eating area right there -- >> i missed the formal dining room. what was in there? >> the birds. >> they kept the birds in the dining room. >> jen is finally ready to make a decision. >> are you still thinking of putting in an offer? >> yep. i would do it. >> jen may not have been fast enough. todd reports that home received multiple offers and went over the asking price. >> no shame in highest price from your end. that's a good thing. >> i'm happy to sell it at any price. $10,000 or $300,000. as long as they close, it's money. they don't close, no money. >> for "nightline," i'm gloria riviera in jacksonville, florida. >> oh, boy. i don't think i'd buy one of those. music in the workplace and the power it has to make you
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more productive and competent. what are the songs that help you crush it on the job. also in our next half hour, what would you do, reena. you find over $100,000 in cash on the side of the road. do you keep it? or do we go shopping? >> go to saks fifth avenue. >> that's my girl. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. avenue. >> that's my girl. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" i have played some characters >> announcer: "world news now" i have played some characters you could call controlling. but the truth is: there's so much in life we can't control. here's something we can: colorectal cancer. it's the second leading cancer killer in the u.s., but it is almost entirely preventable! most colon cancers start as polyps, and screening finds polyps, so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. if you're over 50, get screened. screening saves lives. it could really save your life.
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♪ ♪ we're talking about music. you might not know this. before the show every day, t.j. can be seen reading over his scripts and you see him there jamming to music on his ipad. >> it's necessary. >> it really changes your mood. when the headphones aren't in, i can be seen and heard serenading t.j. and the rest of the crew with my crazy music in between breaks. >> that does not get us in the
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right mood at all. >> maybe the crew upstairs in the control room would differ. >> we're on to something here. there's science to back this up. you need music. study reveals the power that music can bring to your workplace. ♪ ♪ i'm all about the bass >> reporter: megan trainer is right. when it comes to music that makes you feel your most powerful it is all about that bass. a recent study at northwestern's kellogg school of management shows that listening to certain kinds of music in the office actually makes people want to work harder and take more control. >> our work suggests strategically listening to high power music could help you perform better. >> reporter: 31 songs from different genres. then asked participants to rate how powerful each track makes them feel. ♪ topping the high power play list is queen's high school gym favorite -- ♪ we will rock you
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>> 2 unlimited nba game staple. ♪ you all ready for this >> and 50 cent party starting anthem. ♪ it turns out people listening to those songs not only got pumped up but they performed better and became more proactive. powerful music with powerful results. ♪ i'm all about the bass >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> who sings that song? >> that's 50 cent in the club. the one who put him on the map. >> sometimes i forget what 50 cent plays. >> it will make you more productive. throw out the celine dion, josh groban, james blunt. forget that stuff. it makes you empowered. people go to work, it gives you initiative. necessary for a job. >> look at that. "dancing with the stars" allowed us to have their disco ball. the mirror ball. why is there somebody standing in front of the camera here protecting the disco ball. that's how much abc values the mirror ball. abc values the
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mirror ball. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay and could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call now. with a medicare supplement plan, you'll be able to stay with your doctor. oh, you know, i love that guy. mm-hmm. [ male announcer ] these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and there are no networks. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. [ male announcer ] don't wait. call today to request your free decision guide and find the aarp medicare supplement plan
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to go the distance with you. go long. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money,
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your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime, in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme.
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call the number on your screen now. time for "the mix." men don't realize how annoying it can be with these cat calls on the street when you're walking down the street. there's an organization called i holler back. they took an actress shoshana roberts on the street for ten hours. she received over 100 comments from men. >> what's up, girl? how you doing? >> so her point is that these aren't flattering and they are hoping men are aware when you're cat calling a woman, it's not exactly something she wants to hear. >> streets of new york, a lot of women will have a similar experience. >> probably a lot of places around the country. good to bring attention to something like that. we turn to this young fella. he's a paralympian.
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this is his halloween get-up. he lost his left leg. he's an amputee. when he was a child. he decided to be a foosball player for the holiday. we sped this up. the foosball game. most of the players have just one leg. that's pretty cool. >> he's known for doing cool stuff like this for halloween. this may be his best over. >> you know that song "all about the bass." there's a youtuber who took it and turned it around and made it more positive. ♪ don't settle for for a diet with no taste with no taste ♪ ♪ don't settle it's time that you embrace you're got grace ♪ >> that was nattie valencia.
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she wanted to make it more positive that you don't have to be a certain size or that your waist or rear end because apparently it's not -- it's about someone's derriere. >> she sounds good. last thing here, zombies. a place you don't want to live if the zombie apocalypse happens. somebody ranks the places zombies would just have a field day. yes, i know. number one, honolulu. >> why honolulu? can you explain? >> it's an island. you can't get away. they rank them by walk score. how easy to get around. low density of hardware stores. the humans can't go and buy things to defend themselves. high density of hospitals because that means lots to feed on. and then -- >> so you're telling me honolulu doesn't have hardware stores or a lot of hospitals? >> number two, new york. >> new york? >> and newark after that. >> oh, geez. we're in trouble and we work the night shift.
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we're in trouble and we work the night shift. >> oh, yeah.
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(boy) grandpa, look what i got! (woman) oh dad, wait 'till you see the bike we got for jake. (narrator) hearing loss happens gradually with age... making it easy to ignore. yet most older americans aren't getting their hearing tested. untreated hearing loss can keep your loved ones from enjoying what they cherish most. (woman) dad, can you hear me? (narrator) don't let that happen. speak up about hearing loss. you'll be glad you did.
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this morning on "world news now" -- terror warning. the latest threats to homeland security and the potential federal targets. what led up to the alert here in the u.s. and worldwide. a rocket that blew up moments after last night's nasa launch. the big investigation, and the onlookers who couldn't believe their eyes. legal action. serious accusations against at&t. did the company intentionally slow connects on your cell phone? and biblical controversy. movie star christian bale speaking out about an iconic religious figure. wait until you hear what he has to say. that's on this wednesday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm reena ninan.
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>> i'm t.j. holmes. we start with the response to new terror threats. isis and other terror groups have stepped up their attacks on western targets. >> the united states is moving to protect facilities here. abc's molly hunter has details. >> reporter: on high alert across the globe, following last week's terrorist attacks in canada, the u.s. department of homeland security is beefing up protection for u.s. government buildings nationwide. the big concern -- lone wolves and copycats described as a precautionary step. u.s. officials are being proactive, responding to a wave of threats. just last week isis praised the ottawa shooting calling online for similar attacks. across the pond in london, additional armed soldier deployed outside the headquarters of the british army.7oc7 but in canada, a nation wept on tuesday. >> we're gathered to give thanks for the life of corporal nathan cirillo struck down last week in the service of his country.
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>> reporter: standing next to his canadian counterpart, secretary of state kerry lashed out. >> the question that our adversaries want us to ask is, is there nowhere safe? and that is a question to which we firmly reply, no, there is nowhere safe for those who would pervert the teachings of a great religion and line up on the side of such pernicious groups as isil and al qaeda. >> reporter: experts say the scene last week has become all too familiar. this threat from home-grown extremists is part of a growing worldwide trend. >> it's hard for local law enforcement or the intelligence community to stop these single individuals who are seeking to carry out these small-scale attacks like we've seen over the last week. >> reporter: in coming days we'll see that stepped up security at selective federal buildings. and you can bet a lot of western governments are having these same conversations and increasing security on their
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home turf. >> has there been one specific threat that led to this announcement? >> we're not looking at one specific threat. we're looking at threats from all corners of the globe. the worry is there will be a lone offender, not necessarily affiliated with isis who will reach out, strike out on his own and cause the kind of damage we saw in canada last week. >> molly hunter, thank you. a friend of dzhokhar tsarnaev has been found guilty of lying. robel phillipos lied about being in tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed potential evidence three days after the bombings. tsarnaev's trial is expected to start in january. it was all over in a matter of seconds. a rocket en route to the international space station blew up just after liftoff. now nasa and the private company that owns the rocket will try to figure out what went wrong. here's abc's josh haskell. >> reporter: just seconds into liftoff, the antares rocket stops heading towards space and explodes. the rocket was on its way to the
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international space station for a resupply mission. its cargo weighed 5,000 pounds and included experiments, food, space walk equipment and classified materials. all lost in this fireball. families had gathered to watch the first nighttime launch at nasa's wallop flight facility in virginia. >> it's going to be loud. >> reporter: although they were in a safe area, the noise and impact of the explosion could be felt miles away. the rocket belongs to orbital sciences corporation based in virginia. this was the third of eight resupply missions to the international space station. part of a $1.9 billion contract orbital has with nasa. >> it's a tough time to lose a launch vehicle like this and its payload. >> reporter: investigators will enter the launch pad at first light this morning. because of hazardous material on board the public is warned to stay away from the debris field, including anything suspicious
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that washes up on shore. >> something went wrong, and we will find out what that is. we will determine the root cause and come back and fly here again. >> reporter: nasa and orbital sciences say it's too early to speculate. orbital sciences is a private company. its stock dropped more than 14% following the failed launch. josh haskell, abc news, new york. the ntsb issued a blistering report criticizing new york's regional railway system for a series of accidents that caused six people to die. in the worst of them, the driver fell asleep and rounded a curve too fast. he was later diagnosed with sleep apnea. the railroad of blame order for failing to screen applicants for apnea. a messy crash scene in northwest indiana. look at this mess after a chicago-bound amtrak slammed into a semi truck. the truck driver thought he could make it across the track in time. the train split his trailer in half.
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the pile of cement it was carrying spilled everywhere. the trucker was not hurt. a dozen train passengers were treated for minor injuries. at&t is calling the claims in a federal lawsuit baseless. the federal trade commission is accusing the company of deceiving millions of customers when it comes to there unlimited data plans. rebecca jarvis reports. >> reporter: there's a limit to unlimited. the government suing at&t claiming the wireless giant's been misleading customers with its so-called unlimited data plans offering unlimited access to the internet. apps, e-mails and online videos. but the ftc says there's a catch. once consumers use a certain amount, everything starts to dramatically slow down. making internet access as difficult as in the dark ages of dial-up. and that it's happened to at least 3.5 million customers. 25 million times since 2011. at&t firing back telling abc news this only affects 3% of its customers. they say they've always been
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completely transparent with everyone involved. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. the dow opens this morning above the 17,000 mark. traders sent all three of wall street's major indices up more than 1% yesterday. that rally bolstered by strong corporate earnings. shares of companies which have lagged this year climbed. a cold front pushes showers into much of the east coast followed by cool, dry conditions. from the gulf coast up to western new york. showers around the great lakes. showers in parts of the pacific northwest and the rockies. 60s in portland, atlanta and new york. 60s in l.a. 48 in minneapolis. 51 in detroit. turn back to favorite here for us. animal stories. they're great.
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now a tall tale and an animal story. put it all together. >> this animal story involves the newest giraffe at the wildlife park in engine. mika was born nearly three weeks ago. >> she measured 5'10 ". >> came out 5'10" when she was born and stood up next to her mom within an hour. >> aw. so cute. look at the little one. they have nine giraffes at the safari at six flags great adventure animal safari. >> always a zoo highlight. >> last chance for watching near the park because they only have a couple more chances before the park closes for the season. >> oh, okay. so go see mika. >> mika will look different next year. coming up in "the skinny," a serious message from hugh jackman after his latest surgery. >> and mothers-to-be who insist on competing in marathons. the debate heats up while pregnant. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airborne.
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[ male announcer ] meet mary. she loves to shop online with her debit card.
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and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she may have been notified in time to help stop the damage. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you helping protect you before damage can be done to your identity. lifelock has the most comprehensive identify theft protection available, helping guard your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime,
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in today's world that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves. [ male announcer ] while identity theft can't be completely stopped, no one works harder to help protect you than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free! use promo code: notme. order now, and get this document shredder to help keep sensitive documents out of the wrong hands... a $29 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection risk free and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme. call the number on your screen now.
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♪ okay. so two bags of cash lying in the street. we're talking about $120,000. what would you do? >> you really asking me that? >> no, because i don't want you to answer that. >> i'm going to do what anybody would do. you pick that up. you go home, count it, put it on your coffee table and put it under your bed. >> what? >> that's exactly what you do. at least one woman out in
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california disagrees with me. you're about to meet her. for her it was a no-brainer. here abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: it's the ultimate test of conscious. two large bank bags sitting in the middle of this california street. $120,000 in cash just waiting to be picked up. >> opened it just enough to see that it was like 100 dollar bills. >> reporter: this off-duty highway patrol officer who wants to remain anonymous finding all of that money and no one around. turning it in despite her struggle to make ends meet. >> my kids, when i came home, they are like, mom, what were you thinking? >> reporter: authorities tracked down the owner. a man who reported his life savings missing. and the officer is not the only one putting honesty first. earlier this year, three new york roommates found 40 grand stuffed in their thrift store sofa, returning every dollar. >> it's not our money. we didn't have any right to it. >> reporter: in boston, a homeless hero turned in a
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backpack with $42,000 in cash and travelers checks. every adult we asked said they'd do the same. >> i'd give the money back. >> i'd tried to find who it was. >> would you feel slightly tempted to keep it? >> right off the bat.8tñd >> then little emmett. >> would you keep it? >> yes. >> brandi hitt. >> is little emmett saying what everyone else kind of feels when the cameras aren't rolling? >> thank you. thank you. please. make whatever public statement you want to make. that's awesome. you'd turn it back in. >> it does come back to you. i think there is karma. you take the money and then something horrible could happen. >> how about you find 120 grand but you return 110 grand. >> you've been watching too much "breaking bad." >> you turn in most of it. >> i think it comes back to you, teej. but you know, coming up, christian bale, he had some choice words about moses. >> that's going to come back to him.
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>> i think you're absolutely right. a biblical figure that's offended a lot of folks. talk about karma. also, kim kardashian. how is karma going for her. >> i haven't checked in. >> it's going well for kim kardashian, i think. she's doing really well at a tech conference of all places. we'll find out next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ we're going to start in "the skinny." we're still talking about the money. >> we have very differing views on that. >> very much so. "the skinny." religious movies are rarely without controversy. a new movie "exodus." bale is under fire for calling moses barbaric and schizophrenic. he said he came to that conclusion after extensive research for the role. >> christian writers are firing back. one saying he hopes the comments aren't a reflection of the movie but what he calls bale's own ignorant bigotry. [ thunder ] >> was that for the story or my comments about keeping the money.
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>> that's the good lord speaking to you this morning. he's sending a lightning bolt. oh, boy. the truth is we forgot to pay the bills here. >> we didn't forget. we just didn't. hugh jackman is sporting a familiar accessory. a band-aid. the wolverine star has been treated for skin cancer on his face. it's the third time he's been to the doctor because of basal cell carcinoma. >> this type of cancer is treatable if caught early. it's made him an evangelist. he tells his followers not to be foolish like him and lather that stuff on. >> good message. kim kardashian. we hear that name a lot, right? especially in "the skinny." in the tech world it turns out kim kardashian has had quite a bit of success in apps. it's set to pull in $200 million. >> she turned up in san francisco for the code mobile conference where she discussed the widespread success of her
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game. while many on hand at the conference wanted to get into the tech specifics, everyone else was talking about her outfit. a modest number for the star but it had a little bit of a see-through effect on top. can we see that again? >> she's asking. not me. just be clear. >> where was that white see-through effect. >> players create their own celebrity and try to move from the d list up using paparazzi and fashion. yes, it earns her $700,000 a day. >> that doesn't look see-through to me. she looks nice. >> let's give a closer examination, please. >> we'll zoom in later. from virtual fashion to recycled fashion. cindy crawford. one of the most famous supermodels ever. >> oh, yeah. >> but she has some competition. her 15-year-old daughter is following in mom's footsteps
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taking cindy's designer duds and looks and posting them on her own instagram account. >> these are taken by her teenage brother. it shows her in various poses and they get mom's approval. love seeing my kids work together. #proudmom. >> the instagram account stands for kaia by presley which has over 5,000 followers. it's growing quickly, especially with shots like that. you see kaia wearing mom's roberto cavalli dress. birthdays quickly. "american graffiti" actor richard dreyfuss. 67 now. winona ryder, 43. >> tracee ellis ross, 42. >> gabrielle union turns 42. happy birthday to everyone. coming up, a bump in the road.
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pregnant women and distance running. >> we'll show you a couple of women who are making it work. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. i did a little research. with a medicare supplement plan, you'll be able to stay with your doctor. oh, you know, i love that guy. mm-hmm. [ male announcer ] these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and there are no networks. is this a one-size-fits-all kind of thing?
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no. there are lots of plan options. it all depends on what we need and how much we want to spend. [ male announcer ] call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find an aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. what happens when we travel? the plans go with us. anywhere in the country. i like that. you know what else? unitedhealthcare insurance company has years and years of experience. what do you say? ♪ i'm in. [ male announcer ] join the millions already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. remember, all medicare supplement plans help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay and could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to choose your own doctor or hospital as long as they accept medicare patients. and with these plans, there could be low or no copays. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. [ male announcer ] don't wait. call today to request your free decision guide
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and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long.
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just in time for the just in time for the new york city marathon this sunday, a story from the hometown paper here called "the new york times." it's about how some professional runners are training and competing even during their pregnancy. >> like all stories involving expectant mothers we need to ask, is this safe? here now abc's juju chang. >> reporter: for this elite runner, it's a speed bump of a different kind. this is clair peterson training last year up to eight miles a day while eight months pregnant. and this want her first. >> i ran all nine months with all three pregnancies.
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the babies were growing progressively, and i was feeling fantastic. i went for it. >> reporter: and this is 36-year-old kara goucher, mom of 4-year-old colt. she went on a run the day she went into labor. today she's hoping to be the top american in the new york city marathon. >> my son will be cheering for me this year in new york. >> reporter: these women are part of an emerging trend. maintaining professional running career and balancing a family to boot. america wants alysia montano run 8 1/2 months pregnant. elite runners get the okay from their doctors to train while pregnant. taking even a week can set back their training. it may seem intense, but it feels natural to them. >> i'm an elite athlete. i know my body better than anybody and i know what's okay and what isn't. >> reporter: balancing it all isn't easy. maternity leave is rare and many
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moms like kara have to strategize the best times to get pregnant as to not miss out on sponsorships and medals. >> i knew if i wasn't pregnant by a certain date i'd have to wait another four years. >> and clara not wanting to miss the window of having kids decided to have kids early hoping to peak later in her career. at 30 she's pregnant with number four and still running strong. >> if i go too many days without running, it's like i haven't brushed my teeth for a week. it's just something that i need to do. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news. >> wow. >> i think it's incredible. i ran on a treadmill until i was 27 weeks. people looked at you like you're crazy. and they are kind of freaked out. >> we're just not used to seeing it. >> but it's -- only recently in the past couple of years where doctors are saying if you've been doing it it's very good. >> if the doctor says it's okay -- >> check with your doctor. >> -- end of story. >> more coming up. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. 's very good. >> if the doctor says it's okay -- >> check with your doctor. >> -- end of story. >> more coming up. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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whatcha' been doing braydon? reading let's see pictures, pictures,pictures there's a boy riding on his bicycle you can read too grandpa! ♪yea it's always better when we're together♪
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. making news in america this morning -- fire ball. a rocket bound for the international space station exploding on liftoff. >> oh, god. oh, god. oh, god. >> what was on board and what went wrong. we're live with the latest. breaking overnight, a new security breach at the white house. this time involving computers. how did the administration discover this breach and is another country behind it? baseball star jose conseco accidently shooting himself. rushed to the hospital, the latest on his condition. and cat calls. a woman revealing what she goes through every day. and it's guideline viral this

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