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three fugitives considered armed and dangerous. one has been found. and word a woman inside the prison was in on it. the zika virus. tonight, how long does it stay in your system? dr. besser, with your questions answered. two storms hitting this weekend. the dangerous moment on the highway already. and the new headline coming out of the nfl tonight on concussions. coming amid a controversial claim about o.j. simpson. good evening, we begin tonight with two major developments in the race for 2016. the two front runners on each side. hillary clinton, and the bombshell from the statement
22 e-mails from her private server have been described as top secret. vgts. >> and trump, will he pay any price, or will he give up any lead? here's tom llamas. >> reporter: tonight, ted cruz reeling, and donald trump trying to take him out, calling the canadian-born senator an "anchor baby." >> now ted cruz may not be a u.s. citizen, right? but, he's an anchor baby. no, he's an anchor baby. ted cruz is an anchor baby in canada. >> reporter: cruz refusing to return fire. >> he's welcome to say whatever he likes. >> reporter: but trump is a hard candidate to ignore. >> let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. donald trump has chosen not to attend this evening's presidential debate. >> let me say, i'm a maniac, and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we've gotten the
way. >> reporter: but without trump on that stage, it was cruz who became the number one target. >> he is the king of saying, "oh, you're for amnesty? everybody's for amnesty except for ted cruz." but it's a falseness. and that's an authenticity problem. >> this is the lie that ted's campaign is built on. the truth is, ted, throughout this campaign you've been willing to say or do anything in order to get votes. >> reporter: cruz at times sounding exasperated. >> chris, i would note that the "rand, please attack ted. jeb, please attack ted." let me just say this. >> it is a debate, sir. >> no, no, a debate actually is a policy issue. but i will say this, gosh, if you guys ask one more mean question, i may have to leave the stage.
front page of today's "des moines register," "rough night for cruz." >> he got really pummeled last night. i don't know what's going to happen to his poll numbers, but probably they're not going up. >> look, i think last night was a very clear moment for the voters to assess the candidates. mr. trump chose not to attend. that was his choice. >> reporter: onstage, sparks also flying between jeb bush and marco rubio, both competing to be the anti-trump. >> you used to support a path to citizenship. >> so did you. >> you changed. >> so did you, marco. >> reporter: as for trump, no regrets about skipping the debate. and there's only one thing that could make trump happier. but he'll need his daughter's help. >> ivanka's going to have a baby in two weeks. i said, "ivanka it would be so great if you had your baby in
i'd definitely win." >> trump flew to new hampshire this morning, but he'll be back in iowa, right, for the caucus? >> yes, and while other candidates have spent weeks here, this will be his longest trip, and he still has a slight lead here. >> thanks. and on the democratic side, clinton and sanders neck and neck in the polls. and this evening, hillary clinton dealing with a new headline from the state department. saying nearly two dozen e-mails are top secret. and e-mails with the president being kept private. jonathan karl in iowa, on the clinton e-mails. >> i need your help monday night. >> reporter: hillary clinton is
a surging bernie sanders in iowa. >> bring a buddy to caucus. >> reporter: but as she rallies supporters here, a bombshell of bad news for clinton from washington. the state department declared top secret 22 of the e-mails from the private account clinton used as secretary of state. >> the documents are being upgraded at the request of the intelligence community. >> reporter: none of the e-mails were marked classified at the time. but today, the state department said they are now examining whether or not they should have been. today, the clinton campaign pushed back hard, denying the e-mails are truly top secret, saying in a statement, "this appears to be over-classification run amok." mrs. clinton, herself, had no comment. in fact, when we caught up with her before the e-mail news broke, she would not even answer this. secretary clinton, what is it going to take to win? what do you have to do between now and monday to win? three days before the iowa caucuses, clinton volunteers signing up supporters outside this rally in des moines. so for every person coming into this rally, the campaign will have their names, phone numbers,
willing to volunteer. as for bernie sanders -- >> thank you very much. we were told there would be a few people here. >> reporter: he's urging volunteers to pull out the stops to get supporters to the caucus. >> beg, borrow, kidnap. do whatever you have to do. is kidnapping illegal in iowa? >> a very tight race in the democratic side. back to the clinton e-mails, the state department said it would not release 18 e-mails between the secretary of state and the president? >> yes, they were very careful to say they were not classified, but they're presidential records, and won't be released until years after president obama leaves office. and i want to get to cecilia
as clinton deals with a new headline, we've noticed a change in tone, clinton calling sanders a friend? why a more compassionate tone? >> well, numbers showing clinton has a slight edge here, and that's what they believe will happen on monday. but one source describing the mood with clinton as realistic. they're working the phones, calling people to see if they need rides to the caucus. bill clinton will be a huge part of this weekend. and we've been talking about the ground game, that's what it will come down to. the number of people on their teams, and whether they can get the people out to vote. >> cecilia vega, thank you.
the weekend on "good morning america" and "world news tonight," and then on the big day right there. and we hope you'll join martha raddatz and me in the next republican debate, one week from tomorrow, saturday, february 6th, 8:00 p.m. right here on abc. and breaking news on the three escaped convicts. one is under arrest, turning himself in. meanwhile, the other arrest tonight, a woman working as a teacher inside the jail, who authorities say was in on it. providing maps. matt gutman, reporting in tonight. >> reporter: that's one of the fugitives in the distance, bac doung, whose capture was as simple as his escape was elaborate. 20 minutes earlier, he materialized outside this mechanic shop. >> he came in, and he wanted to
we called the police, and that's all i know. >> reporter: duong faces charges including attempted murder. he allegedly stole this white van during their escape. we watched police still scouring the area for it this afternoon. officers have been searching this entire area. right now, they're focusing on those containers with k9 units, but still those other two inmates remain missing. one of them, nayeri, allegedly enlisting the help of his jailhouse english teacher, who authorities say supplied -- >> a google earth image on paper that showed an image of the entire central jail complex. she played a significant role in the planning. >> reporter: 44-year-old nooshafarin ravaghi had security clearance at the jail. and apparently a deepening relationship with nayeri, both of whom shared iranian roots. they athink they're still somewhere here on the streets of california.
now to the standoff in oregon. the fbi releasing video. the suv careening into the snow, the protester with his hands up, appearing to reach for a gun in his pocket. four are still holed up on federal property. overseas, word of a near miss between american and russian military planes. the pentagon claiming a russian plane flew within 15 feet of the american plane. saying the russian pilot flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner. and new word about the zika virus. 36 cases in 12 states. 4 of the cases are pregnant.
what a top u.s. health official is saying about the risk here at home. dr. richard besser at ground zero in brazil. >> reporter: we travel three hours north by plane. up to the place believed to have the highest concentration of zika cases in the world. we put on repellent to protect from mosquitos. here at the medical center, they're treating more and more patients. >> first, we were shocked to find babies born with micro microcephaly. it was a surprise not only for the doctors, but for the mothers.
difficulty hearing, but does well in vision tests. little is known about the zika virus. scientists trying to answer the big question here, how closely are the virus and brain damage and babies linked? outside, soldiers are going door to door, trying to show brazilians how to get rid of mosquitos. crews straying in neighborhoods. >> so let's get right to dr. besser, joining us now from brazil. how long does the virus generally stay in your system? >> only for one or two weeks, and the infection is mind.
to make sure they're developing normt normally. and stocks ending with a rally, closing up near 400 points. but stocks still down for the month of january. still much more ahead on "world news tonight." the nfl with a big headline about concussions. and the danger on an american highway already. we'll show you the pictures. dramatic video. the takedown at a cracker barrel. and the surprise behind the surprise. olympic hero michael phelps talking about why he showed up at a game to distract a player. we'll be right back. what if one sit-up could prevent heart disease? one. wishful thinking, right? but there is one step you can take to help prevent another serious disease. pneumococcal pneumonia. if you are 50 or older, one dose of the prevnar 13 vaccine can help protect you from pneumococcal pneumonia,
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>> reporter: watch again. >> whoa! >> reporter: from another angle, blacktop falling away. an monster sinkhole growing before residents' eyes. >> the entire road is gone. >> reporter: now, more than 50 feet wide and growing. el nino-fueled storms are to blame. officials say all the water overwhelmed the storm drain under the road. that stretch of 101 now likely closed until spring. and high snow levels, sinking and lowering. so cal gets it sunday morning,
flows from this. a big storm for the midwest on tuesday. i think iowa doesn't get the snow until after the caucuses on monday. >> monday night. rob, thank you. and when we come back, news about the nfl and the number of concussions this season. and another theory about o.j. simpson. and michael phelps talking about this appearance at a basketball game, that did the trick.escription xifaxan. xifaxan is a new ibs-d treatment that helps relieve your diarrhea and abdominal pain symptoms. and xifaxan works differently. it's a prescription antibiotic that acts mainly in the digestive tract. do not use xifaxan if you have a history of sensitivity to rifaximin, rifamycin antibiotic agents, or any components of xifaxan.
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