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rain. >> was there an elsa sighting from frozen. i'm kristen sze. breaking news tonight. the stunning new video. for the first time, we take you inside the intense shootout. the dramatic effort to capture el chapo. the gunfire, the grenades. and tonight, sean penn breaking his silence. how he explains his covert meeting with el chapo. also tonight, we remember a music legend. david bowie. and the secret he kept in the end. ♪ his 18-month battle with cancer, and his final message. the battle for iowa. and this evening, the revealing new numbers. hillary clinton suddenly in a fight to win. and what another new poll reveals about donald trump tonight. the deep freeze. the system sweeping across america, from the dakotas, all the way to new york. the female bandit, accused of stealing millions in jewelry across several states.
and, incredibly, 28 tickets missed the powerball this weekend by one number. where does it stand tonight? and something else on the line, right here behind me. "world news tonight" starts now. good evening tonight from glendale, arizona. the grand finale is here. the college football national championship. and we'll get to that in just a moment. but we're going to begin tonight with the new and dramatic pictures of the takedown of el chapo. the intense raid, the firefight to capture the drug lord. assault teams going room by room, hunting for the infamous drug lord responsible for a quarter of the drugs coming to the u.s. and tonight, sean penn is now breaking his silence. what he's now saying about his secret meeting with el chapo, all while mexican and u.s. authorities were on the hunt for him. abc's matt gutman in mexico, taking us inside the drainage pipe el chapo crawled through,
just as those special forces moved in. >> reporter: it's almost 5:00 a.m. mexican marines closing in on el chapo. the moment the safehouse door busts open, that gunfire. inside, a squad of bodyguards. one marine hit in the arm. another marine pulling the pin of a grenade, tossing it inside. the explosion shakes the house. the marines move in through the smoke, climb the stairs, search the top floors. the shootout killing five of el chapo's men, but no sign of the narco. it was a hollywood handshake that helped lead to the raid. that image documenting oscar winner sean penn's interview with the drug lord for "rolling stone" magazine. mexican soap opera star kate del castillo making the introduction. authorities reportedly tracking their every move as they arrived together in mexico, even taking these images obtained by a mexican paper. the two stars apparently taking this plane to el chapo's jungle hideout. the kingpin hoping del castillo would make a bio-pic about his
life, starting with this video. el chapo telling penn he's unrepentant about being a drug lord. he says there's no other way to survive. penn telling reporters today he has nothing to hide. that safehouse this afternoon showing battle scars. the marines ransacking it, searching for the narco. and right through here is this trapdoor. this is the secret passageway and doorway that leads to the tunnel down there. you have to come through here, down this step, into this muck. now, there are all sorts of snakes in here and they had to crawl under that to get over there. and just beyond there is that door, it looks like a door on a submarine, that leads right into the drainage system. for hundreds of yards, el chapo and his lieutenant crawled through here. can't even crouch. it's about three feet high. authorities finally tracking him down in a stolen car, then taking this picture as proof. el chapo is now in a super max
that's been fortified so he doesn't escape again, as he awaits extradition to the u.s., but we're told that could take over a year. david? >> matt gutman in mexico tonight. matt, thank you. now, to the other major headline around the world. the death of a music legend and his secret in the end. david bowie had been quietly battling cancer. his final album released just days ago. and the message he left behind. abc's david wright tonight on bowie's battle these last 18 months. >> reporter: having styled himself like a pop star from another planet, today, david bowie went back to the mothership. diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago, he'd kept it private. today, in l.a., new york and london, fans are in shock. paying tribute and grieving. >> i just loved his music. i loved him. >> reporter: he was born david jones, and took the stage name "bowie," because the davey jones of the monkees got there first. his first big hit -- "space
oddity." ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪ >> reporter: inspired by the apollo space program. influenced by andy warhol, bowie came up with the concept for ziggy stardust, a rock band from outer space. that other worldly, androgynous look, positioning him as the outsider. ♪ now ziggy played guitar >> i felt really comfortable going onstage as somebody else. and it seemed a rational decision to keep on doing that. ♪ ch-ch-changes >> reporter: like his anthem "changes," bowie was famously hard to pin down. his image and his music constantly changing. that chameleon persona in turn inspired generations of performers, from kiss to kanye to lady gaga. today, madonna posted, "david bowie changed the course of my life forever." ♪ fame >> reporter: bowie co-wrote "fame" with john lennon.
and "under pressure" with freddie mercury of queen. ♪ pressure ♪ pushing down on me >> reporter: today, mick jagger tweeted this picture, calling bowie "an inspiration and a true original." his final album, number 26, released just last week. the songs and videos recorded while bowie was fighting his mysterious illness. ♪ look up here ♪ i'm in heaven >> reporter: this song, "lazarus," in retrospect, sounds like good-bye. the song now rising up the charts after bowie is gone. david wright, abc news, new york. >> david wright on the loss of a music legend tonight. david, thank you. we turn now to the race for 2016, and just three weeks until iowa now, and major developments on both sides tonight. first, the new numbers out from iowa. donald trump in the lead, ted cruz right behind him. trump blasting cruz. and which democrat would trump rather face? abc's tom llamas from new hampshire.
>> reporter: today, for the first time, donald trump marching into new territory, a local diner in new hampshire. >> sorry, folks, to bother you. >> reporter: the anti-politician admitting this textbook campaign move is not his style. >> the reason the other people do the small diners and everything is because they can't get anybody to show up. >> reporter: the new hampshire front-runner posing for photos -- >> that was the greatest hamburger. >> reporter: -- and ordering in true trump fashion. earlier, in his element on a big stage. trump, who has been ripping into hillary clinton, now revealing he'd much rather run against her opponent. >> oh, would i love to run against bernie. i tell you, i would love -- that's -- oh. i mean, can you imagine? fbi, please. go after hillary. i want to run against bernie! >> reporter: but he'll have to get by a surging senator ted cruz first. so, trump is now hammering the birther issue that cruz was born in canada. and david, this birther issue is not going away for senator ted
cruz. iowa's republican governor now weighing in, saying the question is fair and ultimately voters will decide. david? >> tom llamas in new hampshire tonight. tom, thank you. and on the democratic side this evening, hillary clinton suddenly in a fight to hold onto iowa. clinton and bernie sanders in a statistical tie there now, and in new hampshire, sanders leading clinton by four points. which might explain the sudden war of words tonight. abc's cecilia vega in iowa. >> reporter: in freezing iowa -- >> thank you so much. >> reporter: -- tonight, a dead heat. >> come out an caucus for me. >> reporter: hillary clinton, who just last month had a significant lead over bernie sanders here, now taking the gloves off. >> there's no way, if you do the arithmetic, how to pay for what he has proposed without raising taxes on the middle class. >> reporter: sanders today saying he expected the attack. >> that is not surprising, when you have a clinton campaign that
is now in trouble and now understands that they can't lose. >> reporter: clinton's team confessing in this recent e-mail to supporters, they are nervous. but from the candidate herself, a different message. are you nervous? >> i'm feeling great. >> reporter: not nervous at all? >> well, you always have to work hard, you have to be running hard. >> reporter: hillary clinton trying to make the case that she is the electable candidate to beat republicans, but she has to get through iowa first. i have been talking to voters all day out here, david, one man at hillary clinton's own rally even telling me that he is undecided in this race. david? >> cecilia vega in iowa tonight. thank you, cecilia. and this evening, hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be at the iowa brown and black forum, airing on our sister network, fusion, that's tonight at 8:00 p.m. we turn overseas this evening, and the new warning from isis in iraq. at least 18 people killed during a suicide attack at a mall in baghdad today. the battle starting with a car bomb, a gun fight erupting with iraqi troops, lasting almost two hours. isis claiming responsibility
tonight, vowing worse attacks are on the way. back here at home this evening, the storm in the middle of the country, and marching east now, along with a blast of bone-chilling air behind it. the images coming in at this hour. whiteout conditions stranding cars on the i-90 corridor in upstate new york. south of buffalo, a car encased in ice. meteorologist rob marciano here in arizona with us, with the forecast for us. rob? >> reporter: good evening, david. well, as you know, it's cool, but comfortable, both inside and outside the stadium here in glendale, but where they played that historically cold nfl game yesterday in minnesota, more cold coming. check out the numbers in the morning. still minus 27 for a wind chill in minneapolis. a front coming through, mostly dry, but a couple of inches possible from chicago to detroit and certainly across the great lakes. as it comes through the i-95 corridor, mostly dry, but away from the coast, could see a dusting of snow. the bigger story is going to be the cold air. 10 for a wind chill in boston, 11 in new york city and still minus 9 in chicago. and by then, david, we'll have ourselves a new national champion. >> rob marciano here in arizona tonight. rob, thank you.
we turn now to powerball. no one won yet again. and now the biggest jackpot in history tonight. $1.4 billion and counting. the jackpot so big, the lottery signs can't keep up this evening. and incredibly, this number tonight. 28 people came one number from winning it all. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: the latest powerball jackpot of $1.4 billion, the cash value just shy of $868 million. in the latest drawing -- >> it all comes down to this. >> reporter: -- 28 tickets matched the five white balls, for $1 million each. only one person has hit the jackpot since october, when the rules changed and it became much harder to win. in lincoln, nebraska, a group of coworkers came so close to winning the jackpot, they walked away with $1 million prize, which they'll have to split 32 ways. they aren't the only ones cashing in. state lotteries generate about
$68 billion in sales each year. and a cut goes back to state budgets. >> a portion of the sale goes to aid new york state school children, just like them. >> reporter: lottery officials say about 75% of all potential combinations were purchased before saturday's drawing and the expectation is that about 80% will be covered by wednesday. david? >> linsey, thank you. we're all still hoping. and now, to something else on the line, right here in arizona tonight. the battle for the college football national championship right here behind us. alabama's crimson tide taking on the clemson tigers. history in the making tonight. two incredible teams. alabama is the favorite, even though clemson is undefeated. abc's jesse palmer on the field tonight with the coaches, one of whom grew up in alabama, played for alabama and is, tonight, trying to beat alabama. jesse? >> reporter: that's right, david. and on one side, you've got clemson's dabo swinney, who actually grew up loving the team
that he's coaching against here tonight. he walked onto the alabama team as a wide receiver and was actually part of the 1992 national championship team there. swinney's had national championship dreams for his tigers since the beginning of the season, telling them they were going to go 15 for 15. >> i can't give you guts. and i can't give you heart. and tonight, it was b.y.o.g., bring your own guts. the b.y.o.g. just popped into my head at that moment. they've shown heart and they've displayed guts all year long. they've been the epitome of that. >> reporter: the tigers the underdogs tonight, even though they're ranked number un. they are hoping for that historic 15th victory. and to cap off their undefeated season with a national title. meanwhile, on the other side, you have alabama's nick saban. in a class all of his own. now, he's all business, and it's hard to sometimes get a smile out of him, but saban's been on this stage before. he's won three titles already with alabama. now if the crimson tide win here tonight, that's going to be nick saban's fourth national championship in the last seven years. so, there's going to be history made here tonight, no matter what. david?
>> jesse palmer right here in the stadium with us. jesse, thank you. in the meantime, there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this monday. the female bandit hitting across several states. tonight, authorities say her secret life now revealed. accused of breaking into stores and going on the run. tonight, news of the big break that led to her arrest. who turned her in? then, the scare in one american city. 71 stories above the ground, the window washers left hanging when their scaffolding gives way. and made in america is back tonight, just in time for gameday. the american workers getting ready tonight. we'll take you to the american island where they make their famous sauce. any guesses tonight? i accept i'm not the rower i used to be.. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't accept is getting out there with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i will. eliquis.
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alleged jewel thief breaking down in court today, accused of robbing stores in five states. stealing up to $4 million in jewelry. abc's steve osunsami on the suspect hiding in plain sight. >> reporter: tonight, her friends and family in the atlanta suburbs are trying to wrap their heads around this picture. 24-year-old abby kemp being hauled into court, where she cried her eyes out, as she was charged with a federal crime. >> i need you to respond to an armed robbery. >> reporter: police say she's the young woman with a gun seen in these surveillance videos, robbing jewelry stores across five states. sometimes even staring directly into security cameras. accused of stealing millions in jewels. >> hello, insomnia. >> reporter: all the while, she was out and proud on social media. pictures of her modeling and living the life. >> she was the life of the party. if abby was there, you were going to have a good time. >> reporter: after the fbi started posting photos from the robberies, they say the calls came pouring in. friends claiming they saw her wearing jewelry that she in no way could afford.
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and a white knuckle moment for these window washers in houston today. the scaffolding dangling from houston's tallest skyscraper. the two workers stuck 71 floors up, radioing in for help, pulled through an open window to safety. those iconic ringling brothers elephants, retiring now in may. a year and a half ahead of schedule. the 11 elephants still touring with the circus, will be sent to a conservation center in florida. ringling brothers has faced growing questions over animal cruelty. when we come back from arizona tonight, made in america is back. and a quiz for you this evening. just in time for the game. something very likely in your kitchen right now that's made in america. can you guess the secret sauce? this is lloyd. ! to prove to you that the better choice for him is aleve. he's agreed to give it up. ok, but i have 30 acres to cover by sundown. we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. yeah, i was ok, but after lunch my knee started hurting again so...
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