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good morning. i'm tai hernandez. >> i'm t.j. holmes. >> here are some of the top stories we're following on "world news now." more sad news ot of washington state this morning. a 14-year-old wounded in friday's school shootings has died. police are trying still to figure out why a popular student would open fire an his best friends. dozens of residents in a rural area of hawaii are on alert. lava from an erupting volcano continues to advance at a rate of about 15 yards an hour. they could be forced to evact as early as tomorrow. a daring rescue an a virginia highway caught on camera. several good samaritans came to the aid of a man caught inside his burning car. one found a hammer and broke through the sunroof and others pulled him to safety. the san francisco giants are one win away from another world
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series title. the giants could wrap up the series tomorrow night in kc. those are some offer top stories on this monday, october 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we have to begin with more heartbreak out in the tight knit washington state community shattered by friday's shooting inside a high school cafeteria. >> a second victim, 14-year-old gia soriano, has died. her family calling it a sinceless tragedy. those who knew the shooter are baffled by his actions, stopped short by a hero teacher. here's abc's neal karlinsky. >> megan silverburger, a teacher in her first year an the job is being called a hero stopping the shooting from growing even worse by running towards the gonefire while everyone else was running away. >> instinct was to run into the cafeteria where the teacher saw
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kids down. and the shooter. >> reporter: silverberger issues a statement she was in an office next to the cafeteria and heard shots. she ran in and confronted the shooter until security arrived. it was early morning. police say popular freshman jaylen fryberg brought a baretta handgone and opened fire an his closest friends and relative, shooting them in the has. shaylee is in critical condition. nate hatch in serious condition and 15-year-old andrew fryberg still critical. also shot, zoe galaso who died at the scene. her best friend shared these photos and told us she would have normally been at the same lnch table. all of them, jaylen included, her best friends. >> i don't understand why he did it. i just think that he made a bad choice. >> reporter: jaylen was the newly crowned homecoming prince. he and the victim so close to
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each other, nate hatch's grandfather said he spent time with the young attacker's family. >> i went to their house yesterday. we talked together, cried together, prayed together. >> reporter: here at the school, parents and teachers are gathering for a community meeting, include'ing counselors. everyone trying to come to grips even as the school announced it will be closed the entire week. neal karlinsky, abc news, marysville washington. a civil rights lawsuit is expected to be filed an behalf of the nurse now in quarantine in new jersey. kaci hickox thinks her basic rights have been violated. new jersey governor chris christie is not backing down. >> she knows how to treat and deal with ebola. unfortunately, governor christie apparently does not. >> my job is to protect the people of the state of engine. >> reporter: new york's governor clarified his ebola regulations. andrew cuomo said that medical
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workers can serve the 21-day quarantine at home with twice a day monitoring. a new poll shows the approval rating for members of congress is the worst it's ever been with midterm elections next week, 77% disapprove of the job congress is doing. that's a record. 72% disapprove of congressional republicans. 25% like the job they're doing. two-thirds give a thumbs don to congressional democrats. despite politicians displal popularity, several people still want to run for office. one of them is jeb p. bush. he's having to answer a lot of questions about his dad's intentions, including from abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: in the heart of tex athere's another george bush running for office. george p. bush has been immersed in politics about as long as he's been walking. >> i pledge allegiance -- >> reporter: he was just 12 when
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he first took the stage of a republican national convention. now 38, he finally has his own campaign bus. now he's running to be texas land commissioner. on the stump, his focus goes beyond texas. >> this president is the one leading the war on women. >> reporter: and this bush, his mother is from mexico, says he wants to broaden republican party appeal to dispanics and young people and moderates, too. >> we work with democrats, republicans of all stripes to make our state move forward. >> reporter: as land commissioner, he'll oversee millions of acres of oil and national gas reserves. he also talks about the need for renewable energy and plans to stake out a middle ground on climate change. sort of. yoyou don't doubt human activit contributes to climate change. >> we'll see in terms of the science. there's a wide arrange that's been discussed.
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ooum not a scientist by any stretch. everywhere from no impact at all to 100%. >> reporter: on the trail, there are constant reminders that he's in the family business. >> i voted for your grandfather, i voted for your father. i'm voting for you. >> reporter: the grandfather who was president and the uncle. and listen what he said about his father. >> is your dad going to run for president? >> i think he's still assessing it. >> do you think it's more than 50%? less than 50%? >> i think it's more than like lie he's giving this a serious thought. >> what about george p. himself? you don't grow up in this family without at least thinking about it. >> you had to at some point think, yeah, maybe i'll be president some day. >> no, i haven't actually. >> reporter: i guess we'll have to take his word on that. jonathan karl, abc news, college station, texas. some burglary suspects are being helid at a new mexico jai
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after confessing to the crime. they butt dialed 911. police say 37-year-old aaron burrell made the call. he disclosed where the robbery took place along with how and his accomplices got away. he also pretty much just confessed to the crime. take a listen. >> 911, statior emergency. >> basically robbed them dude. put it this way, we got away scot-free and clean. >> scot-free and clean. there he is. the alleged criminals are said to have broken into the house of one of their mothers and stole a television. they had no problem tracking the phone and took them into custody. we've all had this mishap. we didn't confess to a crime, but -- >> it's a mystery how you can pocket dial three digits. that's a talent in and of itself. >> i have a 21-month-old.
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even if you lock the phone you can still do the emergency call and it will call -- it still will allow. here's a look at your weather. clear skies across much of the east. showers move across the plains and up to the grax. patchy rain and snow in idaho and montana. >> seasonal temperatures there today. morning chill in the rockies. warm in the northeast. near record heat moving east of the rockies. into the 80s from texas to georgia into florida. the future of air travel now. a plane that doesn't have windows. the concept being worked on. >> the company says instead of windows, passengers would see display screens which could show the environment outside. they also also be used for video conferencing. >> a french company released the design. such planes are says to be lighter than the ones we're used to which means they could use less fuel and probably bring down costs.
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>> i think it could make me really nervous not to see what's going on. you want to see that monkey on the wing. >> of course. i don't know. >> i don't trust what they're showing me an that screen. what if it's not all blue skies and all good? we have proved that halloween is going to the dogs. and we also are going to be talking about your monkeys an the wing. >> apparently they're real swingers. we'll talk about some of their habits. we shall see. yeah. sex habits, t.j. monkeys. here we go. >> great. there are some questions out there that people have. serious questions now about mammograms and why experts now say what many women are told about breast cancer is all wrong. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex. snotty tissue piles.
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halloween is almost here, but we still have a handful of act days left for breast cancer awareness. a big question is of all of the awareness making a difference or the right kind of difference? >> controversial new recommendations are challenging what all women have been told about the fight gans the disease. here now -- >> reporter: doctors said 35 was too young for her to have a mammogram it found a lump and she had sergeantry. 16 years later, peggy's breast cancer returned. between 1987 and 2010, as mammograms became the focus of the pink ribbon cam pan, the rate of mammograms doubled but
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breast karns deaths decreased by only 2% per year. >> early detection was soy pounded into american women's heads that if it wasn't really decreasing the num are about of deaths it was important to find out why and what was going on. >> reporter: dr. laura esserman shares an advisory panel that's calling for sweeping changes. >> the problem with doing lots of mammograms is the more you screen, the more you'll find. 75% of the biopsies turn out to be nothing. and sometimes we're finding precancerous lesions or lesions we call cancer that in fact probably have a much lower risk of progressing than we thought previously. >> so cancer that really aren't acting like cancer. >> reporter: 1.3 million women have gotten a breast cancer diagnosis for a lesion that never would have hrt them. that's about one-third of all
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breast cancer detected. are you saying women should not get mammograms? >> i'm not saying mammograms dont have value. we need to do a better job of figuring out for whom they have value. it's time for us to explore and to understand who is at risk for what kind of breast cancer and tailor our screening. >> reporter: scrapping the idea of annual mammograms starting at a certain age. depending an risk factors like weight, exercise, jennetics. some women should have more screening. some less. and a radical step. stop treating some early stages of low-risk cancer. stop even calling them cancer because they lead to unneeded sergeantry, chemo and radiation and all their side effects. other experts say this is a dangerous path. >> if you van accurate diagnosis, something that can turn into cancer or can be lethal, even if the chances are low, as long as those chances are not zero you have to treat it as a serious disease. >> women are afraid to do less
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and physicians are afraid to do less. mammograms are just one part of the puzzle. >> reporter: for peggy, it's time to stop promoting pink. and start focusing an research and prevention. >> we are so overdependent and so overconfident in screening. but now is the time to stop, re-evaluate and change it so that we can really make a difference in women's lives and health. >> reporter: dr. richard besser, abc news, nork. >> some women say that and say, okay. maybe it won't always help but it can't hurt. so i think if you take a lot of convincing -- >> you're supposed to listen to your doctor and then you have this doctor telling you one thing and another doctor telling you something else. >> it is always tough. we'll be back with more "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" contin
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ne i'm about to take you an a journey deep into a jungle. once you see this strange creature oorkts not a sight you'll soon forget. >> they could teach us all a thing or two about having a swinging good time. we're "up all nightline" with abc's gloria riviera. >> reporter: a lush region in southeast asia, famous fo undisputed -- the bigger the nose, the sexier the beast. these primates like to stay hidden. these monkeys are leary of
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humans. but we're headed to the sanctuary, one place where they know we're friends. what's changed their mind? free food. we saw a path that snakes directly into the hideaway. and before long -- >> oh, my good. >> there is this one family. >> that's the dominant male right there. look at him. oh, my gosh. >> typically eight to ten female suitors. the stud has 20. >> they have another distinguishing feature. it's a little indecent, but what do you call it? >> -- >> 24 hours. >> no wonder they are the romeo of the jungle. >> the population is taking a nose dive. >> these guys, their population has been cut in half in the last 50 years and may be increasing in sanctuaries. what's killed them off?
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>> palm oil. >> the scourge of these jungles. an ingredient used the world over in shampoo to chocolate. and it's harvested en masse an plantations across southeast asia. >> we're right next to the sanctuary. this is a palm oil plantation. they are all over borneo. these are destroying the monkees natural habitats. they are lucky to have at least one safe haven. i'm gloria riviera on borneo. >> we sold that piece a little differently. covered a lot of subjects. >> you only focused on one. >> there's one detail here. the nose acts as an echo chamber for their mating call. >> the bigger the nose, the larger the echo. the more popular the monkey. >> it's all in the nose. coming up -- going from monkey toss dogs.
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guaranteed. ♪ if you are stressing about what you'll wear for halloween, this next story may provide some inspiration. you're about to see the largest dog costume parade an earth. >> hundreds of canines competing for best dressed. sara haines was there. >> new york's proudest pup owners dressed their four-legged
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friends for the dog parade. the world's largest dog costume competition. silly, quirky and cuky, these dogs in all sorts of looks, strutsing down the runway. the mutts not the only one in parade. many dog owners coordinating with their canine. >> darwin is an ewok from "star wars." we decided to choin in with chubaca and r2d2. >> i'm inspired. the people of new york really know what they're doing. >> reporter: the price for looking good, chot cheap. they are expected to spend more than $300 million this year an pet costumes and a hefty investment of time. >> it took two weeks to do. >> we've been doing this since august. everything is hand made. the carriage. her gown. >> reporter: of course, the pooches are much more interests in trick-or-treating for a good cause. >> for everyone who #howloween,
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dogs will get a treat. >> some of those rovers set up with loving new homes right on the spot. >> this is asome. we love when we can get together and take care of the dogs, find them homes. >> reporter: sara haines, abc news, new york. >> on a normal day i'm not sure how i feel about dogs in clothes but i can't help but love that. >> that's was my favorite, the ewok. >> they play with type, instead of against type. >> that's cool. i thought this was just -- had some fun. go out and show off. they do find dogs homes. so there's a cause here. >> there you go. might be a little controversial for some, but really cute. >> follow us an facebook,
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this morning on "world news now" -- nurses outrage. she's in quarantine at a new jersey hospital after flying back from treating ebola patients. showing no symptoms, she's demanding better care. >> my job is to protect the people of the state of new jersey. >> the heated debate over her treatment and public health safety. under pressure. the nation's automotive watchdog overseeing the recall of exploding air bags. the safety agency being slammed and the drivers who are confused. >> last thing you want to do is puttior family in a car that's not safe. >> criticism over unsafe cars. spirit of giving. the authors who insist supporting charities makes you feel almost as good as you do when you are having sex or eating candy. it's monday, october 27th.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> all right. good morning. i'm tai hernandez. >> i'm t.j. holmes. good to have you back. just last week. you couldn't wait to be here. >> felt like a heartbeat. a lot happened over the weekend. we have to start with this growing controversy over whether people possibly exposed to ebola should be quarantined here. >> a federal civil rights lawsuit is expected to be filed an behalf of the nurse being held in new jersey. cecilia vega has the latest. >> reporter: the pliths of kaci hickox is coming under inence to scrutiny. she's the first traveler to be automatically detained under tough quarantine rules. headquarterox is facing 21 days of quarantine in an isolation tent at a new jersey hospital after returning from treating ebola patients in sierra leone.
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the 33-year-old nurse telling snen she's being treated like a criminal. >> this is an extreme that is really unacceptable, and i feel like my basic human rights have been violated. >> reporter: lawyers are taking up her cause. >> she very simply wants to be released. >> reporter: and attacking the new ebola quarantine guidelines enacted first by new york's governor andrew cuomo and his new jersey counterpart chris christie. >> she knows how to treat and deal with ebola. unfortunately, governor christie apparently does not. >> reporter: christie shooting back sunday night. >> my job is to protect the people of new jersey. >> reporter: new york's governor is opting for supervised check-ups at home for 21 days. >> health care workers will check anthon them twice a day t monitor their temperature. >> reporter: president obama met with his ebola response team nepwhite house has concerns with
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the new state guidelines. meanwhile dr. craig spencer, that's new york ebola patient who triggered the new policy, remains in serious but stable condition in a manhattan hospital. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> this seems to be all anybody is talking about. big debate. should someone be quarantined if you were exposed, for safety reasons? we put it on just a couple of responses we did get. one saying, you are not contagious until you have symptoms. they should be screened, not quarantined. >> and tony disagrees. she says if medical workers can be so sacrificing of themselves to help ebola patients, the least they can do for us here is to abide by whatever is necessary to keep us safe. >> that debate goes an. keep those responses coming in. that conversation not going anywhere any time soon. we will turn away and turn to canada where police say a gunman who shot and killed a soldier at the national war
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memorial and then stormed parliament had prepared a video of himself prior to the attack. officials say the video is persuasive evidence that michael zehoff bibeau's attack was driven by political motives. he was gunned down during the parliament attack. more tragedy following friday's deadly school shooting in washington state. another injured student gi a soriano died overnight. three other teens remain in intensive care following the death of zoe galasso. the shooter has been identified as jaylen fryberg who was friends with the victims and related to two of them. >> i don't understand why he did it. i just think that he made a bad choice. >> i went to their house yesterday and we talked together and cried together and prayed together. >> the shooter died of a self-inflictsed gunshot wound. a first year teacher is credited with running into the cafeteria
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and confronting the shooter until security arrived. we turn to politics now and our new poll showing the approval rating for congress at an all-time high. with midterm elections next week, 77% disapprove of the job congress is doing. that is a record. 72% disapprove of congressional republicans. 25% say they like the job they're doing. two-thirds of those polled give a thumbs don to democrats. that's the worst rating they've had in 20 years. the 2016 presidential ballot, does it look a lot like the one in 1992? george p. baush is the newest generation of that political generation to run for afs. he's campaigning to be texas land commissioner. abc's jon karl got an exclusive invitation to ride along with the younger bush. >> is your dad going to run for president? >> i think he's still assessing it. >> do you think it's more than
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50%? less than 50%? >> i think it's more than likely he's giving this a serious thought. >> more than likely he'll run? >> if he does it could be bush versus clinton all over again. jeb verses hillary. more fallot from the recall of defective air bags. the white house looking into investigating the agency responsible for keeping us safe. >> reporter: after a disastrous air bag warning roll-out, the car safety watchdog is itself under skrut nigh. the transportation department slamming its own agency. the national highway traffic safety administration calling the recall not optimal and promising this investigation into the air bags is far from over. the government is investigating air bags made by takata industries used by nearly a dozen car marks. the defective inflators can explode too strongly sending shrapnel through the bag and
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into people. >> i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: the federal review comes after nhtsa first got the enemy bers wrong saying 4.7 bags needed to be replaced. the next day, it was nearly 8 million bags. a total of 20 million bags should be replaced. on abc's "this week," senator blumenthal said nhtsa needs to be more aggressive. >> the relationship has to be confrontational, not collegial. >> reporter: still, families are confused. eileen says she can't get straight answers and will keep her toyota off the road until the bags are replaced. >> the last thing you want to do is puttior family in a car that's not safe. >> reporter: the department of transportation says the website to check recalls is back up and an important safety defect is being addressed. david kerley, abc news, washington. the company that makes a guardrail system used along america's highways will no longer sell them.
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trinity industries has lost one lawsuit and faces several others over changes it made to the original design. that original design curled a guardrail safely away. they claim the new design allows them to pierce cars. they've been linked to at least four deaths and a growing number of injuries. the u.s. military academy takes recruiting violations by members of his football program seriously. those violations came to light over the weekend. a report saying 20 cadets, two officers and two coaches have been disciplined. they were allegedly involved in an alcohol-fueled bus trip during which 14 underage recruits were allowed to drink. the academy reported itself to the ncaa. details of the disciplinary pleasures have not been reveals. the new orleans saints waited until the second half to put the packers away. tied at 16 in the second quarter, drew brees threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to put his team ahead for good. he followed that with two more touchdown strikes, more than the
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packers could handle. norns wins big. in the world series, the giants are just one win away thanks to the pitching of madison bumgarner. he mowed down the royals last night. pitching a complete game shutout. the giants pushed runs across in the second, fourth and eighth innings but hardly needed that much. the giants win. they could wrap the series up tomorrow night in kansas city. before this game, a nice moment. zach williams, he is the son of late comedian and actor robin williams. he got a chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. >> robin williams is a longtime fan of the giants. fans were treated to a video tribute. billy crystal and baseball go hand in hand and so did robin williams. hand in hand. >> a nice touch by the giants to
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allow this to happen. kansas city 00 had a world series in several years. they need to do something or they'll not have one this time either. coming up, "the mix." a 3-year-old musical genius. he taught himself how to play mozart, despite a particular disability. first, the brave investigators risking everything to shine a light anwar crimes. what moviemakers are revealing. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by resolve. ugh. does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it. resolve it. our new formula with a special conditioning ingredient softens your carpet with every use. because it's resolve, you know it cleans and freshens,
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all right. a new documentary an netflix that's getting a lot of award buzz out there. it's called e-team about the extraordinary bravery of a,nique group of fauks. >> they are called human rights activists. abc's martha raddatz has their
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story. >> reporter: they are witness to horrors you ever see. often the first ones on the scene of some of the most gruesome atrocities, taking unimaginable risks to make sure the victims' stories are documented. >> they bombed us out just a half an hour ago. >> what? >> can we go there? >> they are human rights watch emergency team who rush into conflict zone, collect evidence to investigate war crimes. >> i found what we're looking for. >> reporter: now a netflix documentary has captured the passion of these e-teams. >> a lot of people ask me the laws of war. war is hell. but there is a point because you are supposed to draw some red lines of acceptable behavior. >> reporter: the filmmakers know all too well how risky their work is. their colleague american journalist james foley was killed by isis two months ago. foley filmed some of the scenes
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in the movie, look this one in libya. the film is dedicated to him. >> i met jim in libya. he literally walked into my frame. it's hard to find the right mix of people that really can sense how difficult it is for the people in front of their camera. the beauty with which they empathize with the characters in front of the camera. >> reporter: isis operates not only in syria where foley was killed but in iraq where abrahams has been investigating since the film was made. he rates the terror group's crimes as some of the worst he's ever seen. >> what's happening in iraq, really scrapes low down in terms of humanity and what's distissuing. >> in the military action? >> the military action is not going to solve the crisis in iraq. it must be political. >> reporter: but what is remarkable about this film is you see these committed
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investigators not just on the job but at home. oli and anya sneaking into syria. she was pregnant at the time. they are married and live in paris with their 14-year-old son. the second arrived this year. >> there's not much that's going to stop anya from doing the work she does. she's as committed as just about anybody i've ever met. >> reporter: and fred has two young children which he says always makes him think hard about what he does. >> with children, it gets harder for me because you identify. >> that's could be me? >> yeah. how would i react if this was my child who was missing oir injured or killed? >> reporter: for these courageous team members, they want to make sure the stories of all these children aren't forgotten. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> that's cool. the filmmakers there wanted -- they could have gotten some
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funding but they wanted to remain completely independent so they didn't accept funding from human rights watch. they take a lot of pride in that film. >> this won best sun matography in a documentary. they decided to distribute it. they got a deal an the spot. >> you'll be able to see it soon. check it out. coming up why giving back feels great. the porof charity to transform lives and why it really is the little things that matter most. later in our next half hour, folks who aren't really into giving back and just want to take for themselves. workers trying to cheat companies by faking injuries. abc goes under cover with the people trying to expose these fraudsters. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" contin
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♪ if we told you there's a secret to help you live longer and laugh more would you buy it? don't worry. we're not trying to sell you anything. >> you should listen to this. the fountain of youth and your ticket to happiness may be as simple as being kind to others. dan harris with more. >> reporter: check out what happens to your brain when you
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give to chairth. people who give or volunteer are less depressed, have lower blood pressure and live longer. >> for a majority of people they get more pleasure in these pleasure centers of the brain when they give than when they get. >> the same pleasure centers lit up when you have sex, have -- fall in love and when you eat candy. >> reporter: nick christophe and his wife, cheryl wu dunn have written a new book called "a path appears" in which they issue a challenge to all of us. if we want to have a truly fulfilled life, we must give back. >> a lot of people feel there's not much i can do, especially when i look at the intractable nature of the problems out there. >> any one individual can't solve a problem in its entirety but one individual can have a transformative impact. for 50 cents you can de-worm a child. for $50 you can buy 20 books for a child, dramatically boosting
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their odds of educational attainment. you are saying just do a little more. >> absolutely. we really finishing you fold into your life it really becomes a part offior life. >> reporter: make giving a habit, they say. we now know it not only helps others but it also helps you. dan harris, abc news, new york. >> simple as that. >> do you remember that old television show "taxi"? >> oh, yeah. >> and one of the guys would give out $100 bills. everyone thought he was crazy. he says you have to try it. you saw someone in your cab having a tough time and gave them $100. in the end, they thought it was genius. >> it's the simplest of things. it's not necessarily about giving machigive ing money, but volunteer. help someone out. it has the same impact. nicholas kristof is great. this is interesting stuff. just be nicer.
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all right. time for "the mix." we're going to start with some say a musical prodigy. let us meet 3-year-old branco. he's really good at the piano. have a listen. ♪ >> he's only 3 which is impressive. he's also blind. he's never had a piano lesson and just started playing a year earlier. now he entertains his whole village with pop classics and classical music. his parents couldn't be prouder. >> amazing what kids are able to pick up and learn. another little guy to show you. he's not playing the music but
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has his own music. he has a theme song. his name is chad carr. he has brain cancer. they wanted to do this as a tribute to him. make human a superhero. he has his own superhero theme song. ♪ they did this to make the little guy feel tough. he's a superhero. that's a michigan basketball team. he's the grandson of a longtime michigan football coach, lloyd carr. michigan plays a big role. you love to see this. people come together like this and make a little guy feel good. he's a superhero and has his own theme song. a pennsylvania hotel where they got an unexpected visitor. walked right in through the slidesing glass doors. after a bump there in the night. there he goes. deer on the run in a hotel. oh, what's was that? the guy has probably seen a lot
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of weird things working the late shift. the strangest or maybe not? >> he didn't seem bothered in the least. it's a deer. >> oh, deer. >> one last thing to show you. you are a "harry potter" fan? this is a hotel in london. 163-year-old georgian house, at victoria station. a hogwarts room. and they have a wizarding package. this should look familiar to the fans out there. it's made for muggles like us. supposed to be spellbinding. you check in and you get the entire "harry potter" treatment. does that look right? >> the dorm room at hogwarts. >> you want to stay? >> i'd stay anywhere. give me a hotel, room service. >> you ready to pay $500 to $700 a night? >> maybe not. that's a lot of money. >> not loving "harry potter" that much? >> it's nice. hey, treat yourself. kids will like that, too,
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this morning on "world news now" -- nurse in quarantine. her outcry from the hospital after returning to the u.s. from the african ebola zone. she says she's not sick and so she's mistreated. she's suing. volatile volcano. the lava flow rapidly threatening communities in hawaii. who could be forced from their homes at a moment's notice. dangerous act. hollywood stunt men and women and the challenging training they endure to make the most challenging movie scenes look realistic. not as easy as it looks. ♪ shake it off ♪ shake it off it's out. taylor swift's fans getting a shock overnight. an early release of her new album. their first reviews are in in "the skinny" this monday, october 27th. ♪ shake it off
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> a little chair dance. a good review from you. >> i stopped in my tracks. apparently, i haven't seen that whole video before. didn't realize what was going on in there. but good morning, everybody. i'm t.j. holmes. glad you could spend some time with us this morning. >> we're going to take a serious turn. >> we had a lot of developments over the weekend. a lot of back and forth. you can call this a controversy over ebola now, but not because somebody is sick. because somebody isn't sick just yet and in mandatory quarantine after returning from treating people who did have ebola in africa. this is a big back and forth. a federal civil rights lawsuit expected to be filed on behalf of nurse kaci hickox. now being held in new jersey. new york's governor clarified his state's policy. workers can be quarantined at home and be monitored twice a day.
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the debate comes after president obama met with his ebola team to discuss quarantine policies. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: inside that hospital tent, kaci hickox, the first high-risk traveler automatically quarantined said she was treated like a criminal by new jersey health officials when she returned from treating ebola patients in sierra leone. telling cnn her treatment has been inhumane. >> this is an extreme that's really unacceptable. and i feel like my basic human rights have been violated. >> reporter: in an open letter to the "dallas morning news, hickox said he was left in a cold tent with nothing but paper scrubs. i sat alone in the isolation tent and thought of many colleagues who will return home to america and face the same ordeal, she said. the white house is working on new guidelines for health care workers returning from west africa. chris christie is defending his decision to make quarantine mandatory. >> if you are a health care worker that tends to people who
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are ill with the ebola virus in west africa, you will be quarantined for 21 days. we need to protect americans in the most densely populated areas of the country. >> reporter: she says she is not ill at all but planned to sequester herself at her home in ft. kent, maine, upon return. when asked for his reaction on abc's "this week," the director of the national institute of allergy and infectious disease sided with hickox. >> as a scientist and health person, if i were asked, i would not have recommended that. >> reporter: craig spencer, the new york ebola patient who triggered this mandatory quarantine policy is said to be entering a more serious phase of the illness, now having gastrointestinal symptoms. telling "the new york times" i'm feeling well and still undergoing treatment. he's said to be getting antiviral and plasma therapy. his fiance morgan dixon seen here returning to be quarantined at the new york apartment she shares with spencer. hickox's attorney plans to file
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a federal lawsuit challenging her confinement if he cannot get her released. linsey davis, abc news, newark, new jersey. >> you mentioned the big debate going on. quite a debate an our facebook page about the nurse's quarantine. >> a lot of back and forth. some folks writing, treat the doctors and nurses with kindness but the quarantine is necessary. >> kathy writes, common sense should dictate but since that's not happening there needs to be guidelines that are regulated to protect others. and on and on it will go until we're all in the clear. >> there's a legal battle now going on. we'll turn now to texas. thomas eric duncan's fiance attended church services for the first time yesterday since leaving quarantine. louise troh and her family went to a baptist church yesterday. memorial services for duncan will be held at that same church next month. he died of ebola october 8th. a second victim has died after a school shooting in washington state.
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14-year-old gia soriano passed away overnight. two teens remain in critical condition and a third is showing signs of improvement but still is in serious condition. homecoming prince 14-year-old jaylen fryberg opened fire on his cousins and best friends and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. grief stricken students gathered to discuss the attack. school will be closed all week. closing arguments are expected in west palm beach in the dui manslaughter retrial of a wealthy businessman who owns a polo club. john goodman is the name. he claims the brakes on his bentley malfunctioned when he slammed into a hyundai killing 23-year-old scott wilson. prosecutors say goodman's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit, but he claims he left the scene because he was disoriented and only drank after the crash. a virginia driver owes his life to some good samaritans in a dramatic rescue caught on camera. the man's car flipped over the guardrail and burst into flames
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at 3:00 in the morning. he was trapped in the burning car. one of the rescuers found a hammer, smashed in the sunroof. two others pulled him out. the man is hospitalized but he will survive. new pictures of that lava flow in hawaii which is threatening dozens of homes in a rural area of the big island. lava is moving 10 to 15 yards an hour and has already passed through a buddhist cemetery. clayton sandell reports. >> reporter: it's the big island's lava monster. now right on the doorstep of this small town. from the air, a view of the inevitable. lava and houses in pahoa now just hundreds of yards apart. in the last 24 hours, the lava scorched a path three more football fields long bearing closer to dozens of families now being told they may have to evacuate as early as tuesday. >> it's really hard to leave the home. we've been here over 40 years. >> reporter: experts believe this river of fire will likely
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slow down one of these low lying pathways. within days it could cut right through entire neighborhoods, eventually burying pahoa's main highway. we've reached the lava field now. you can see how big it is by looking at our guide up there how small he appears. the lava is a 2,000-degree force that stops for nothing. there is no way to successfully divert the lava officials say. the only thing now is to let nature run its sometimes destructive course. clayton sandell, abc news, pahoa, hawaii. let's take a look at some of your weather. the northwest battered by a new round of storms later today. delivering heavy rain and wind. band of showers from eastern oklahoma. wos a clear, dry start to the week. >> pleasant and warm in the northeast. the front range will only reach into the 50s. milder temperatures in the southwest. near record highs in the mid-80s from texas across to florida. from our health headlines, more reasons to indulge in a bit
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of chocolate this halloween, as if you needed another reason. a compound found in cocoa, tea and some vegetables can help reverse memory loss that comes with age. researchers say you need to consider this very important detail. that compound is found only in minuscule amounts in your average chocolate bar so don't go crazy here in the name of health. we'll stick to the health beat now. the people you are about to see may have a very little regard for their health. >> participating in a wing suit b.a.s.e. jumping competition. that twisting thing on the ground, that is the road. wow. wow! >> there's a platform about 2,400 feet up. the idea was to get back to the ground as quick as possible. the person who won the competition took home $100,000. i'll start jumping. i didn't know that was the case. it can pay to be crazy. >> some people do it for free. you'd never catch me i think even doing anything remotely like that.
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>> it looks kind of fun, though. >> does it? maybe you feel like you're flying or dying. okay. we've got "the skinny" coming your way next as soon as we land with that sound effect. who messed up while singing the national anthem? yes, it's happened again. it's happened at the world series now. and now he has an apology for the country. >> risky business to sing that if you don't get it right. a videotape of a beauty pageant contestant and a dancing hamster seen on a tv commercial. do they look like they are in a lot of pain or need workers' comp? we'll leave you with that question and be back with the story. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mr. clean. about them. once wrote a book not only do they clean everyday dirt, they clean a lot of unexpected stuff too.
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every year american taxpayers spend tens of billion footing the bill for fraudulent workers' compensation claims. >> we've all seen some of these videos. suspected fraudsters caught on camera. but as abc's cecilia vega found out, catching them in the act isn't always so easy. >> reporter: that's beauty contestant shawna palmer hoping to become the next miss toyota grand prix. but prosecutors say she strutted her stuff after claiming a work injury left her with, quote, an inability to bear weight on her foot. investigators arrested the beauty queen on charges of
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illegally collecting more than $24,000 in workers' compensation benefits. ♪ and remember these dancing hamsters? one of them, leroy barnes, claimed total disability after getting hurt on a gig. yet investigators say he's right here shaking his tail in a car commercial. he's now accused of fraudulently collecting over 50 grand in disability. >> when people submit fraudulent workers' comp claims and they get paid for it, what happens? that causes premiums to rise. >> reporter: catching fraudsters on camera is p.i. bob keen's mission. i joined him on a predawn black ops surveillance job deep in midwest farm country. bob's goal? get video of a farmer who claims injuries from a car accident make it difficult to farm. >> this is the house we'll be watching. >> reporter: bob finally spies that supposedly injured farmer lifting an object into his truck. it hardly feels like enough to
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call the farmer a fraud, but bob says it is enough to start building a case. >> all this gear, head to toe camo. >> you have to have a solution. they think they're five steps ahead of us. >> reporter: as for the case of the beauty queen, she pleaded not guilty to five felony counts of fraud. that dancing hamster is out of his cage free on bail. he pleaded not guilty. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> all right. enough said there. coming up, we've got "the skinny." we've got "the skinny" coming up. a lot going on. a singer messes up the national anthem. is it as bad as some are saying? we'll tell you all about it. >> taylor swift shocked her fans in a very big way just this evening. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ so we're going to begin "the skinny" with a sleepless night for millions of taylor swift fans. her new album has officially dropped. it was early. 47 minutes early. and taylor announced it on twitter saying, it's out, it's out. this is not a drill. go, go, go. >> someone has been rehearsing for this thing. so all of her fans did just that. more viewers tonight because everybody is up with the tvs on
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listening to "1989." that's the title of the album. first reaction on twitter. here's one from maggie saying, this is officially the greatest moment of her life. >> aw, maggie. >> she must be really young. another fan nina says she's balling her eyes out. another fan says, omg, i can't breathe. taylor, i'm going to die, no joke. hope everybody is going to be okay. >> sounds like she's hurting her fans. you don't have to wait too long to see taylor. she'll be on "good morning america" this morning. to talk about this new album. >> it includes that single "shake it off." it was released weeks ago. already getting a lot of play on the radio and already being covered by somebody else. here's kelly clarkson. listen to her version. ♪ i keep on cruising can't stop won't stop ♪ >> what a voice. you've got two powerhouses there. what did taylor think about kelly's version?
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she loved it and tweeted a link to her video. she's supporting kelly clarkson. >> that's nice of her. another big band to turn to. another big act. maybe one of the biggest in the world trying to reclaim one of their coveted records. new direction had a bit of a viewing marathon with their fans this weekend. >> a group that's been referred to as a boy band implored fans to go online and look at their video. the previous record of most vevo views in 24 hours was smacked by "anaconda" with over 19 million. the bandmates using steal my girl vevo records to try to win back the crown. >> one direction even enlisted the help of danny devito in the view video. we'll have to see if they got it done. it appears they may have fallen just a bit short. tough to compete with "anaconda." a mixture of music and sports. specifically, the national
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anthem at last night's world series game. >> former singer of stain, aaron lewis, now a country crooner, took to the field. his "star-spangled banner" misstep isn't as obvious as some we've seen in the past. started off okay with the first two lines. and then -- ♪ what so proudly we hailed were so gallantly streaming ♪ >> wait. what? did you catch it? he kept singing at least. he meant to say at the twilight's last gleaming. some of the players even reacted a little awkward there. lewis, who has the words don't tread on me tattooed on his neck, issued an apology late last night saying he completely is torn up about what happened. >> must have been tough to enjoy the game after that. two people who did at least were
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actors stone street -- eric stone street and rob lowe. here's stone street and rob lowe. the "modern family" star tweeting, i ran into rob lowe and shook throats with him. it's all good now. he's a nice fella. that image not representative of the turnout. the royals ended up choking. >> choking? that's what we're going with? they had a rough night. they had a rough night. >> looked like they had a good time at that game. at least up until that moment. some celebrity birthdays. >> comedian and actor john cleese turns 75. >> the man who brought us "ghostbusters," ivan reitman. turns 58. >> duran duran's front man simon lebon. >> and kelly osbourne turning 30 years old. happy birthday to you all. coming up, see if you have what it takes to be a hollywood stunt double. >> it's a lot harder than it looks. we'll check it out when we come back. the most adventurous couple.
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♪ want to become a hollywood stunt double? it's not just about reckless disregard of one's body. it's a real skill that takes years to develop. all that big screen action we know and love is highly calculated as hours of training involved in it. >> they make it look so easy, but there's a lot more to it. here's abc's rachel smith with a look behind the scenes. >> reporter: what do the ferocious battle scenes in "300," the heart-pounding hand to hand action in "the bourne legacy," and spectacular impeccably choreographed fight sequences in the new film starring keanu reeves
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have in common? these guys. chad and david are hollywood's premier fight choreographers and stunt coordinators. 87-11. their one-stop shop gym, training studio and production company in los angeles is where the biggest action stars in hollywood go to learn how to kick butt from the best. they essentially storyboard and direct a stunt sequence, choreographing and shooting a full scene to present to directors. >> we want the job. we want to do this movie. here's what's you could have. like mini film school. >> oh, that's going to hurt. >> watch how this pitched action scene for "the avengers" ended up almost frame for frame in the movie. >> 3, 2, 1, go! >> reporter: when they heard the film "john wick" was looking for a director, they knew it was time to make the jump to the main director's chair.
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>> been directing second unit for five, six, seven years. they know how to make a movie. but i was secretly hoping they would direct it. >> reporter: this day, the stunt doubles to the stars take the daunting challenge as teaching some much their powerhouse moves to a new protege. >> you're scared, aren't you? >> that's what i'm talking about. >> reporter: rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. >> she did a good job. >> she's athletic, clearly. she's, yeah. >> watch out. that might have been real. >> that's pretty cool. 4,300 bucks are for three weeks. would you go? >> it's a good workout. why not? instead of the treadmill. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, quarantine controversy. an skroefr reaction or safeguarding their state? an american nurse being held in a tent for days, sparking a debate over health care workers back from the zone. tragic turn. a school shooting's death toll rises overnight as the community comes together to remember the victims. the emotional gathering are parents and students. dramatic rescue. a close call for man pulled from a fiery wreck. how good samaritans, a hammer, and some courage saved his life.


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