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lead fashion. >> reporter: saturday branson addressed some of the criticism following the crash. >> i fund it irresponsible thad people who know nothing about what they are saying can be saying things before the ntsb makes their comments. >> reporter: branson has some 700 reservations, celebrities like pitt, jolie, dicaprio and others all agreeing to shell out more than $200,000 for a seat to space. jim clash is one of those with a reserved seat. he plans to raid his 401(k) to pay for it. and says the spaceship 2 crash won't defer him. and if you are wondering if any of those with reserved seats to space have second thoughts, virgin galact sick offerings
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refunds. it could be a year before that ntsb investigation is complete. alex perez, abc news, los angeles. tom menino, the longest serving mayor in the history of boston, is being laid to rest today. the former mayor was lying in state yesterday. among them, secretary of state john kerry and hillary clinton. and vice president biden will attend today's private funeral. menino was mayor for more than 20 years. he stepped don in january, shortly before being diagnosed with cancer. he died thursday at theage of 71. we turn to your voice,ior vote. just 24 hours away from election day with control of congress at stake. republicans needing a net gain of six seats to take over the second. voters are choosing from a widely diverse group of candidates. abc's david wright tells us about some of the more interesting ones. >> reporter: there some are interesting newcomers. among them, elise stephanek, hoping to become the youngest woman ever elected to congress.
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and there's mia love in utah who would be the first black woman republican elected to the house. in north carolina, clay aiken has struggled to parlay his success on "american idol" into a seat in the house of representatives. a familiar name can be helpful in politics. >> i voted for your grandfather. i'm voting for you. >> reporter: dynasties abound. in texas, george p. bush, son of jeb, nephew of 43, grandson of 41 makes his debut. running for texas land commissioner. in georgia, two democrats follow in family footsteps. jason carter, grandson of jimmy, running for governor. and michelle nunn, daughter of sam, running for u.s. senate. in massachusetts, an october surprise. the boston globe revealed that seth moulton failed to mention he won the bronze star for valor in iraq. hadn't even told his parents.
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apparently he's modest. >> 35 years as a member of the army national guard. i retired this year as a colonel. >> reporter: plenty of other candidates play up the fact they served. among them republican scott brown. he moved to his vacation home in new hampshire to run there. switching states. if elected, he'll be the first senator from two different states in 136 years. david wright, abc news, new york. >> be sure to tune in to abc news live for election coverage tomorrow night. coverage begins at 7:00 eastern on abcnews.com and look for special one-hour election night broadcasts at 10:00 eastern, 9:00 central. now to another race that's triggering frustration and even violence. none of the eight contenders was able to clinch one of the final four spots yesterday in nascar's chase for the sprint cup in texas. the championship took another intense turn when jeff gordon and brad keselowski got into a
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brawl after jimmie johnson won his second consecutive race. gordon spun out after keselowski hit his car. >> the kid is doing stuff way over his head. >> johnson celebrated his fourth victory at texas and 70th sprint cup victory overall. wasn't as violent an the football field. the steelers and ravens. steelers were up when jacoby jones returned a kickoff for 108 yards for the touchdown. the ravens were no match for the steelers for the second consecutive game, ben roethlisberger threw six td passes. an nfl record. the most in two consecutive games ever. steelers won the game 43-23. we turn to the skies over chicago. a jaw-dropping stunt by nik wallen wallenda. >> get ready for sweaty palms.
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before a crowd of 50,000 spectators and millions watching around the world an television, the 35-year-old daredevil braved high winds to make not one but two skyscraper crossings without a safety net or harnett. wallenda firsted walked at a 19-degree incline to the top of a building on the other side of the chicago river. >> as you can see there, just to make this more difficult, or a little more, you know, this is good live tv, right? he put a blindfold on as he walked between the marina city towers. his stunt broke two world records. the high wire acts, these have been around forever but they keep us captivated. we can't help but watch these things. and that scene over chicago, you can't help but watch. >> i can't help but get the sweaty palms. and it's actually illegal to do that kind of a crossing without a safety net in illinois, but they waived the state law
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because clearly he wasn't being forced into the stunt. he did it of his own free will. it's to protect people from taking risks they don't really want to. >> and he made it. >> happy ending, great. we've got "the mix" coming your way. you need to see this video of the father of the year. dad caught on camera stealing halloween candy and guiding his daughters through the whole process. >> who has to steal? they give it away for free. the wife of a competsative runner decides to run the marathon in his place. how his struggle inspired his wife and so many others. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by woolite. when you find clothes you love, you want them to last. so, why risk ruining the way they fit? try woolite. woolite's not just for delicates... it's for your everyday clothes. oohh...like this! because it has the right balance of cleaning and care.
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all right. people have all kinds of reactions to failed diets. sometimes resignation. sometimes resilience. how often is it revenge? >> that is the allegation in this story. it's about a guy who got his hopes up after seeing the famous jerod commercials for subway. abc's sara haines has more. >> reporter: police say this is one teen's revenge over a failed diet. four robberies in four days, all of them sub way restaurants in alabama. watch as this man, according to police, 18-year-old zachary
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torrence, pulls a gun on an unsuspecting subway employee. so what's his beef? >> he stated to the detective he attempted the jerod diet and it had not work forward him and he felt he should get his money back. >> reporter: that's jerod, subway superstar. he lost 245 pounds in one year after eating a steady diiet of subway sandwiches. when the focus on footlongs didn't pay off on torrence, he targeted sandwich artists across the birmingham area. this portly gunman weighs over 200 pounds. >> my first reaction to that, too, is that that's a crazy thing to say. but there has to be -- all he did was rob subways. >> reporter: behind bars on $250,000 bond, the alleged jilted dieter may have missed this part. >> jerod believes in an active lifestyle, including lots of walking. >> reporter: nabbed after this image was shown on the facebook page viewed by 150,000 people in
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24 hours. including a customer at the local walmart. the giveaway? apparently these orange shoes seen in the surveillance footage. sara haines, abc news, new york. >> they put more emphasis if you go to their website, or hear those commercials, all the emphasis an a healthy lifestyle and not as much focus an the sandwiches. >> it's called the fine print. it's interesting. there are a lot of thieves out there who feel they have rights. apparently a bank robber who threatened to file a complaint because the bank didn't have any cash on hand. i'm here to rob your bank. come on. let's go. >> where's your money? why he's behind bars as we speak. coming up, a mission accomplished. a story you need to see. a lot of people out in the streets yesterday for the nork city marathon. one woman's story behind her run is really going to inspire you. reunited and it feels so
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good. ebola survivor nina pham back together with her dog bentley after 21 days. they have an emotional reyunion. we'll show it to you in our next half hour. you're watching "world news now." >> announc
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more than 50,000 runners hit the pavement in the annual new york city marathon. out of all of those competing, kenyan wilson kepsan was the fastest completing it in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 59 seconds. the slowest winning time, the nork city marathon has seen in almost 20 years. also leading the fight against those 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts for the women was mary kitani who won by just two seconds on the women's side. but you talk about winners and losers. anybody crazy enough to go out
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there and run in 40-degree weather and all those wind gusts and finish a 26-mile race, you won that sucker for me. >> was incredible. included in that bunch, one runner in particular who gives new meaning to the term mission accomplished. >> here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: they all had their reasons for getting to this finish line. this woman running her second marathon ever would have hers waiting just across the finish line. her name is jessica berman. she ran her first marathon in 2004 with her husband brad. brad was going to repeat in new york last year. running was big for him. >> i was probably running four or five days a week and it's how i started my day. >> reporter: brad never got to the starting line last year. jessica remembers the phone call. >> brad basingally told me to come right home. something wasn't right. >> reporter: it was a stroke from a congenital brain malformation that required sergeant
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surgery. >> never in a million years would i have thought my healthy 37-year-old husband was having a stroke. >> he came out of it unable to master the left side of his body and with a long, long way to go to what he wants to do again some day. >> even when he was in his really brain-injured state, i want to run again. >> reporter: for now, he's learning to walk again with robotic support, paid for by donations that jessica and her friends raised by running. and so there was today. where jessica ran for brad. >> i never really wanted to run another marathon. and certainly not without him. >> reporter: well, she did, and she finished and waiting for her, brad and the boys. >> i'm proud of myself. i never thought i could do something like that alone. >> reporter: because what is a marathon if not a long, long way to go. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> brad and the boys waiting. i like how he said that. >> beautiful. when you think of all the miles and the time it takes to run.
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what must have been going through her mind when she finished. >> congrats to her and the rest of the folks. 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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♪ time for "the mix." i need you to take a look at your television screen. this is from cctv, footage out of orlando, florida. they leave the candy out and take one piece. you are seeing a dad come by with his daughters and they are stealing about half of the tub of candy that was left out. the sign clearly says take one piece, two pieces. this is what this dad is doing with his daughter. they take hands full. the man put this up on youtube and made some comments about it. called this guy a shining example he's setting for his daughters there. you can't believe it. >> a lot of kids came by
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unintended and followed the instructions but the dad -- in keeping with the halloween theme. probably the last of the pump conditions we'll s s we'll see. these are engineers in pasadena, california. they have an annual pumpkin contest. they are all tricked out with robotics. that can actually fly. the helicopter perform kins. laser lights. they have it all in one hour. they have one hour to complete their pumpkin. it's pretty impressive. >> that's going to be our last pumpkin story, that's a good one to go out on. one other video, this is a kid at a station in chicago. the friday forecaster has a guest come in. this was a second grader. >> how are you today? >> i'm great. >> nice to see you today. >> this is great to be here. >> the temperature is 35 and the humidity is 76%.
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well, it looks like we have some snow in wisconsin. wow. a lot of snow in canada and some -- a little bit of rain in kentucky. >> that's about right. >> he nailed it. a 7-year-old comes and does your job really well, it's a little bit -- it can be a little intimidating. but the kid is great. he's a great sport. >> much love to our meteorologists out there. it's a lot of science involved. >> of course it's a lot more difficult than that. but very cute video. that's "the mx." >> we made it through our mix. >> we've got one more and it's mine. if you are a dog lover and always wanted to communicate with your dog, there's a new harness out there. it's meant to help communication between dogs and their owners. they basically monitor the dog's stress levels to let you know certain things about the dog. they can also trick out these harnesses with search and rescue
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this morning on "world news now" -- political showdown. tomorrow's midterm election and how the balance of power on capitol hill hinges on just six senate seats. the final campaign before the big vote. vacation scare. the fear on board as a halloween cruise turns into a terrifying trip. the ordeal for passengers ordered off the ship. step by step. the daredevil who walked a tightrope between two skyscrapers blindfolded. the jaw-dropping stunts. and rihanna returns. the pop star who was banned from a social media network is allowed to come back. we'll see what we've been missing in "the skinny" on this monday, november 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> rihanna is back.
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something was missing in my life. >> rihanna is back. >> back on a social network that apparently had kicked her off for some reason. >> we'll have more on that. rihanna is back, and november is here. it snuck in over the weekend. >> yeah. man, the year flew by. 2015 is upon us. good have you here, tai hernandez. i'm t.j. holmes. good to have you all here with us. >> with november comes election day. we begin with your voice, your vote. the campaign trail packed over the weekend. candidates across the country coming in for the home stretch. >> with control of congress up for grabs, there were even a few rare campaign appearances by the president himself. more from abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: president obama making rare and final campaign stops in connecticut and philadelphia sunday. stumping for democratic gubernatorial candidates just two days before pivotal midterm elections. >> because two days from now, you get to choose your future. >> reporter: 2016 presidential hopefuls aren't far behind.
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>> we're in the home stretch in this election. >> reporter: former secretary of state hillary clinton on the trail in new hampshire and new jersey governor chris christie trying to get out the vote. the stakes are high for democrats. just the loss of six seats hands the senate to republicans with president obama facing a full republican-controlled congress for the rest of his term. the president's approval ratings are not helping. they are now at just 44%, and the newest polls reveal a majority of americans think he's not a good manager and not a strong leader. democrats hopeful that turnout on tuesday night be a blow to a perceived republican advantage. >> we've got early vote numbers that are up in the most competitive states. >> reporter: republicans counter. >> well, the problem they have is that their message isn't working. >> reporter: on election day, the voters decide. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> our election coverage begins
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at 7:00 eastern tomorrow night on abcnews.com, and you can look for an hour-long special on the air at 10:00/9:00 central. followed by a full wrap-up wednesday morning on "world news now." officials in iraq say isis fighters lined up and shot dead at least 50 iraqi men, women and children from the same tribe yesterday. the tribe is considered to be a u.s. ally in the battle against isis. and canada has now joined that battle for the first time. the canadian military has carried out attacks against isis targets in iraq. the terror attack in pakistan has left dozens dead. a suicide bomb detonated explosives near a checkpoint at the eastern border with india as hundreds were returning from a military parade an the outskirts of lahore. now to a frightening end to what was supposed to be a fun halloween cruise from florida to the bahamas. here's abc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: a scare at sea. 960 passengers aboard the
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bahamas "celebration" cruise ship scrambling for life jackets. >> they need a kid size back there. >> reporter: and forced to evacuate. >> everybody is freaking out. >> reporter: after the ship hit an unidentified object off grand bahama island friday night creating a hole in the vessel. >> people were crying. people were hysterical. >> we could feel the boat tipping over. >> reporter: passengers telling abc news the ship came to a jerking halt before plunging into darkness. >> the lights were out. we were all eating. it became total chaos. >> reporter: the two-day cruise had taken off from west palm beach, florida, for the bahamas. it was on its way back when the accident occurred. those frightening moments happening during ironically during what had been billed as a halloween horror cruise. >> stay alert at all times. >> reporter: celebration cruise line officials say no passengers were ever in any danger. the 600-foot ship remains in the bahamas listing heavily to one
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side. the passengers, meanwhile, safe on dry land. catching a ride back to florida on a superfast ferry returning to palm beach one day later than scheduled. after a fright night -- >> it was so horrible, very scary. >> reporter: -- they won't soon forget. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. a traveler from liberia at duke university hospital -- is in duke university hospital in north carolina after developing a fever. officials say results of a blood test for ebola should be back within hours. they say the man showed no symptoms of the virus and was not exposed to ebola while in liberia. a brand new study just out this morning shows an alarming number of traffic accidents are blamed on drowsy driving. the aaa says 21% of fatal crashes are linked to fatigue. researchers now say there are more than 6,000 fatigue related deadly accidents each year, and aaa survey shows 28% of american drivers admit they were drowsy
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behind the wheel in the past month. i find one of the scariest things is you don't always know you'll get drowsy when you get in the car. it's not like you can always tell. >> this is scary. we think about people being intoxicated and being dangerous on the road. this clearly is a big problem. some of the signs, you don't always know. warning signs. inability to remember the last few miles. missing traffic signs. wandering out of lanes. those are some of the most obvious. yes, something as simple as yawning, you know you're tired, you're sleepy. >> people are willing to admit it. it's not illegal to drive drowsy, so people can talk about it. maybe figure out ways. have you ever been on the road when someone in front of you, you're thinking, what's going on? >> you don't know what's going on in that car. a lesson to us all. some weather now. parts of the northeast digging out from an early preview of winter. a nor'easter packed powerful wind gusts, heavy ran and nasty stuff across parts of maine. blizzard-like conditions.
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up to a foot of heavy, wet snow has pulled down power lines leaving up to 100,000 customers in the dark. maine's governor even declared an emergency to keep them on the job through the night. snow caused delays at gillette stadium before the matchup between the denver broncos and new england patriots. ground crews had to break out the snow plows to clear the field before play could get going. here's a look at some of your weather for today. >> that nor'easter has blown out to sea leaving the entire eastern half of the nation clear and dry. a band of showers from texas to northern minnesota with more rain for the pacific northwest. >> temperatures are warming up today. 40s and 50s in the northeast. and intermountain areas. 60s and 70s in the south. today's hot spot, 78 in dallas. 83 in honolulu. about now, most of us are ready to move on from halloween, except for one arizona woman who would like to turn the clock back to that night. >> that's because she accidentally gave away her
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wedding ring with a handful of candy to some unsuspecting trick-or-treater. she's hoping somebody will find it and return it. >> she had taken it off while carving pumpkins and put it in a candy jar for safe keeping and later, without thinking, she dumped the contents of that jar into someone's bag. >> okay. so maybe it's in the bottom of someone's trick-or-treat bucket and they haven't seen it yet. now they know who maybe to return it to. >> nobody is looking for a ring in the bottom of -- that's the only other scary thing. >> and they don't know where they necessarily got it. >> she is going to get it back. she is going to get it back. the ring is not worth a whole lot. only about 50 bucks. would you believe that? wasn't anything fancy. but clearly, it's priceless to that woman. >> of course, it's priceless. she'll get it back. "the skinny" coming your way. daniel radcliffe is doing something to make you forget all about harry potter. later the nurse who recovered from ebola is reunited with her best friend after a
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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
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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, 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
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and get a document shredder free. use promo code: notme. call the number on your screen now. the famous flying wallenda ain't famous for nothing. they've been dazzling audiences for generations with death-defying stunts. they kept us all watching. last night was their latest. >> nik wallenda had everybody
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watching with two high wire skyscraper crossings. one with a blindfold and both without a safety net below. sarah schulte from our chicago affiliate reports. >> reporter: with their necks cranked up, the crowd became bigger and bigger as the wait for nik wallenda became longer and longer. while many arrived by mid-afternoon to stake out a spot, it wasn't until after 7:30 when the 35-year-old stepped out and wowed thousands of people who watched with camera phones or with their naked eye. >> i said when he did niagara falls, i wish i was there. i said when he did the grand canyon, i wish i was there. he's here in my hometown. >> reporter: that hometown pride motivated many people to witness it in person. >> for somebody to choose my city to do this, it makes me more excited because i'm proud to live here. >> reporter: whether it was watching it from the bridge house tavern or a balcony at marina towers or in an office building with a great view,
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people were everywhere staring into the sky as he made his way with ease. >> he's walking so fast. i'm like slow down. it was really good. it was great. >> one word simplifies it. simply amazing. amazing. >> reporter: and that amazement continued with his second walk blindfolded. for many here, the wait was worth it. >> that was worth waiting for. pretty scary, the uphill climb and that. got to be crazy. >> it's amazing. it's still inspiring to me. i wish i could do that. >> i am so proud of him. he is following his dream. >> reporter: in chicago, sarah schulte for abc news. >> that guy is nuts. it's so impressive. >> it is. >> my goodness. i saw the niagara falls one. i watched that one live. i didn't get to see this one live. my goodness, man. >> in some ways, i'd rather have the blindfold.
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if you look down. apparently for the next stunt he wants to do handstands on the high wire. >> are you serious? >> i'm serious. he's serious, too. >> these things generate tens of millions of viewers. there is a ten-second delay just in case something goes wrong. it's not completely live, but everything went right. we'll see him do it again. >> no net. coming up, the big return to instagram for rihanna after she posted risque photos and disappeared. she's back. >> also some triply exciting news for stevie wonder. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ big news. rihanna is back. she didn't really go anywhere, but she did at least on instagram. after a half year hiatus she has returned to this social network. >> it was an involuntary hiatus. and her first post since disappearing from the photo sharing site is back. posting her first image from over the weekend. some speculated it was disabled after she posted some topless photos.
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photos that are no longer available on her page. >> what is that picture? >> it's upside down like a selfie. an artistic selfie. >> regardless of all of this, the 26-year-old is back and made nice with instagram. a second image, a cartoon posted on instagram's official account. #riunited. they are having some fun with it. that's a cool pic. >> they are making up. all good. another dugger daughter is officially off the market. >> 21-year-old jessa tied the knot with 19-year-old ben seewald over the weekend before a packed crowd. about 1,000 people in bentonville, arkansas. the couple made departures from tradition. >> the "19 kids and counting star" saved her first kiss with ben ever for her wedding day. wasn't even at the altar. jessa and ben kissed after the
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ceremony in private, we are told. >> break from tradition as well. no wedding cake. guests were instead served ice cream sundaes. many people know this story. the duggers from arkansas, i'm not sure what number they are up to, this couple, how many kids they have, but she is one of the kids and now is starting her own family. is it 19? >> 19 plus. she's probably got siblings that are babies so they'll be very close in age if she has kids. wonder how long it took him to remember all her siblings names. a lot of pressure to get in to that family. >> i bet he doesn't have it down yet. daniel radcliffe is harry potter. he is not shy, of course. he's done nude scenes on broadway. he's now revealing more about himself. >> in an interview with mtv news, he said there's one accessory he'll never wear again, glasses. the 25-year-old wants to avoid the dreaded comparisons to his famous role as the wizard boy. >> he'll turn to contact lenses and even wear triangular glasses if needed.
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didn't know those existed. he's just 25. i didn't realize. such a kid. we've seen him for so long. still just 25. >> good way to avoid attention. triangular glasses. big congratulations to music legend stevie wonder. he is expecting triplets with his girlfriend. >> once the babies are born they'll be his 9th, 10th and 11th. exactly the amount of grammys he's collected over his 50-plus years in the business. >> his daughter gracie who is 40 gave birth to a child last year making the age range of the wonder children 1 to 39. talk about age differences. >> oh, stevie. time for our celebrity birthdays. let's look at who is celebrating. >> roseanne barr turns 62. >> dennis miller is 61. >> '80s music icon adam ant.
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and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long. ♪ it is a heartwarming reunion many of us have been waiting for. the ebola-free texas nurse and her cute cuddly dog are back together. >> as nina pham was being treated for the disease, her dog bentley remained in quarantine for three weeks. tom llamas with the story. >> reporter: bentley the dog wagging away in his newfound freedom. kissing his owner ebola survivor nina pham. the two reuniting after being separated for 21 days. doctors initially fearing bentley could also be infected. >> it felt like christmas, literally. such a joyous occasion. >> reporter: bentley immediately quarantined after pham contracted ebola while caring
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for thomas eric duncan at texas health presbyterian in dallas. pham sent to maryland for treatment. her dog cared for in the lone star state testing negative for ebola. >> i was frightened that i possibly would not know what would happen to one of my best friends. >> reporter: workers exercising extreme caution tending to bentley for weeks in hazmat suits using gloves to feed him and playing with the pup from behind a mask. saturday, the state releasing pham's precious pet after nearly a month of care. the 1-year-old cavalier king charles spaniel pampered like royalty. washed, brushed and fluffed just before his release. >> you were the best boy. >> such a wonderful patient. we were able to observe him in his activities as well as doing his daily jobs. >> reporter: a duo ripped apart by a deadly virus. reunited by the help of hundreds and ready to return to life together.
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>> just one step closer to me feeling whole again. having my best friend back. an amazing feeling. >> reporter: tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> we have another heartwarming image for you. t.j. -- >> look, once was enough, okay? >> can you even -- so warm. i didn't recognize him at all. even a cute one as olaf. >> that's was the point. >> disguise yourself. there you go. you were robin's olaf. >> you got pulled into it? >> last minute. the things you do around here. this was a contractual oversight on my part. it was -- >> was it difficult to put on? >> a young woman named jamie helped me into that outfit. yes. >> what did you daughter think? >> she didn't know i was in the thing. when she watched she went nuts when she saw the snowman. she didn't know it was daddy but saw olaf and got excited. >> she knows you. >> okay. that might have been it. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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making news in america this morning -- final frenzy. a last ditch effort from both sides of the aisle. the president hitting the trail. and the battleground states determining control of congress. we're live in washington. wintry weather. a surprise snowfall blankets part of the country. people are waking up to their first freeze of the season. a possible cause of the crash kofling the virgin galactic spaceship. why new signs point to a fatal mistake in the cockpit. and a late-night high wire act performed blindfolded and without a safety net.

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