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take a look at that excitement. that's scene in tuscaloosa after alabama's epic win over georgia to claim yet another college football title. >> they've been there before, but they're acting like they haven't. it's the fifth time in nine seasons alabama has won a national title. so you'd think fans might be used to it by now. >> can't have too much of a good thing. but monday's win over the bulldogs might be extra special. take a look. >> fires it in the end zone,
touchdown! alabama wins! the crimson tide will not be denied! alabama, nick saban, where he is talking to bear with his sixth national championship. >> was that a good game or what? >> a great win, man, i'm so happy for alabama fans. great for our players. unbelievable. >> it's the best thing this the world, man. >> we are built for this. we work for this all day, every day, every day, roll tide! roll tide! >> roll tide! >> roll tide! >> this moment, it means the world. but at the same time, i mean, all glory goes to god, you know, i can't describe what he's done for me and my family, you know. who would have ever thought i'd have been here right now on this moment. so thank god for that. i'd just like to thank my
teammates and coach saban for giving me an opportunity. >> great men on this team. and i'm really, really proud of this team for what they did tonight. >> what were your emotions as you watched the ball fly through the air? >> i couldn't believe it. could i not believe it. >> did you now touchdown? >> i know seattle, and when i saw smitty come open on the other side, i said this is it. >> it was crazy, man. i did it. >> it's like the happiest moment of your life. it is for me. it is. >> i'm just happy for all these folks here. i'm happy for all these folks. happy for our players. this is a great win for our players, and i've never been happier in my life. never, never. >> it's all i need to say, we're the champions. >> enough said, right there. >> enough said. we'll be right back. ♪ sweet home alabama fast acting zzzquil liquicaps help you fall asleep fast,
♪ >> we've been talking about super bowl and football. >> yes. >> this is the super bowl for technology. ces. anybody who wants to see cutting edge technology and gadgets, they go here. >> so that are it-- so far it's been about smart tv, but there is more than creature comforts. >> reporter: this is called the air band. it's about the size of an apple watch and it can detect pollutions and toxins in the environment real time. this is a bottle of ammonia. many people in their household products will have ammonia. if we open this bottle we close the ammonia in with the device, here you can see in very real time, and this is something expectant mothers would want to know about, families would want to know about, schools, hospitals would want to know about. you can see in real time the
toxins and pollution in the environment, right here. you see the yellow right here? that is the area surrounding where we are, the green is the area outside. the yellow indicates that there are more toxins in our environment, and right here you can see that ammonia right there. the yellow line that starts rising, that is the ammonia as it rises in this environment and becomes less safe for us to be in. the robotics team is here from france, you can show us how he dances if you'd like. so he can do everything from tell us the weather at least he could a few minutes ago, from telling the weather, to dancing, to telling us a joke. it's going to come out later this year in september. hopefully he'll be ready to go by september. >> exactly. >> reporter: they're marketing buddy to everybody from families to senior citizens, the elderly, he can dance. here he is. he's dancing. go buddy. it's your birthday.
go sit in the corner, buddy. ♪ buddy will come out later this year for $1500 of the one of . e one of the things that we don't have at ces are a number of women keynote speakers. there has been this #ces so male, yes. they've taken buddy out of picture, but there are so many women here behind all these incredible products. we would love to see women like the air o the air owe noss women. there's this #ces so male because we haven't seen female keynote speakers. >> i used to attend ces, and it used to be one of the weird easeas east -- weirdest, weirdest
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atv. >> no matter what, we will show our pride. he wasn't hurt by the way. >> oh, okay. but i assume he was taken into custody. >> he was. police say only his pride was hurt. speaking of somebody whose pride was not too hurt, because it has worked out for shia yearwood in north carolina. here's her mug shot. >> a fabulous mug shot. >> that is like malaysian hair. that is not just the stuff you get down the street. so they posted her mug shot, and it was so popular that she has actually got and lot of people hitting her up for business. she's a hairstylist. she was arrested for violating a domestic protective order last week and since then there have been 4500 people who have retweeted the photo and she's got and lot of calls. >> when life gives you mug shots, you turn it into a business. is that a thing?
>> turn it into a business. we have to say her hair's on point. those braids are on point, so -- >> nice work. this one hits a little close for me. as you know, reporters get sent into the field in crazy situations. this reporter from the bbc got sent inside a lemur enclosure. they're wiley little creatures. the poor guy doesn't know where to go. they're crawling all over him. they start biting his fingers. i love that he's trying to keep a straight face. >> are they usually this nasty? >> funny you should ask. yes, i, too, was once sent to cover lemurs. this was ryan the lemur. he was very friendly. a little too friendly. >> really? >> he scented on me. >> doesn't that mean something? >> it does. it does. my arm was wet and --
this morning on "world news now," rolling to another title. >> college football's biggest night. the president on the field. how nick saban's gutsy call to replace his quarterback paid off. and overnight, after years of tenses, north and south korea are talking face-to-face, shaking hands even, making plans for february. it is the month for valentine's day, but they're planning to head to the olympics together and beyond. we'll tell you more. and is oprah running in 2020? what her long-time partner reportedly said about after the golden globe, that making so many people wonder if she's really considering a run for the presidency. and don't look behind you just yet. there's a giant tiger lunging for your head. how this one ended up later in
the mix oon thn this tuesday, jy 9. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> oh, boy. man, they are rolling tide all the way. >> roll tide! >> two hours plus away to tuscaloosa. take a look at some of the celebration downtown tuscaloosa. i think everybody in that town came out for this amazing, amazing victory overnight. >> they've been waiting for this, they wanted to win back the title. but i have to say, i'm a georgia peach. i was born in georgia. so it hurt a little bit that the dogs lost. >> it is what it is. >> oh, well, go bama. >> we'll start with the stunning comeback in the college football national championship game. >> it's tough to be a football fan in atlanta. they lost last year's super bowl in a dramatic fashion to the patriots. and in the last few seconds, in a big night for college even with the president in attendance. was he saying roll tide?
>> he was saying roll tide. everybody was saying roll tide. the night starting with the president taking to the field to a mix of cheers and boos, flanked by rotc students from both schools. he sang a few words of the national anthem, and with people still waiting outside in the rain, someone projected a vulgar sign directed at the president. inside, despite a leaky roof, kickoff. alabama with an early wild interception. but after that is correct with their bulldog looking on, georgia dominated the first half with plays by sony mitchell. setting up the first field goal, rodrigo blankenship, nicknamed hot rod known for goggles and pink cleats, nailing it from 41 yards out, doing it again minutes later. the president watching it all with the owners of the atlanta
f falcons. also in the stands, samuel l. jackson. backup qb replacing jalin hertz. both teams are being led by guys who were in high school last year. within minutes, the tide on the board. georgia responds with an 80-yard touchdown reception. but the game is tied 20-20. the time drive and alabama all the momentum, a field goal to win the game. but it's wide. overtime. georgia with the first chance to score. hot rod nailing it. but seconds later, alabama with the ball, a 41-yard pass from true freshman to true freshman, 26-23, alabama. that's got to burn. it's got to hurt to be an atlanta fan there in athens, georgia as well as anywhere in georgia for that matter.
>> when you said they were in high school last year. >> incredible. so there was, you know, this is starting to be a trend. you know we had it after the world series, and then here again on the field after the game here. >> if you don't spoil it. what's he going to do? >> don't look, brother. did she say yes? >> that looks like a yes to me. it looks like a yes. >> there you go. >> okay, okay. >> one of the linemen. >> a national championship and a wife. >> yeah. national championship, engagement. it's all downhill. [ laughter ] i would prefer for her to propose to me. that would be the nice thing. >> after she wins the football national -- >> more coverage, yes, more coverage on the game throughout the morning but we're going to move on to the breaking news. thousands of california residents have been ordered to evacuate because of possible flooding and mudslides. >> cannot catch a break. the region is getting its first
major rainstorm of the year. it's almost exactly where the largest wildfire in state history stripped thousands of acres of ground cover. >> the burned-out ground could wash away sending mudslides and debris from the fires smashing into homes. ventura residents are taking no chance. you see them filling sandbags and putting them in place. >> either we sandbag and help ourself out from having more disasters than what we've had, you know, we might just make it. >> crews have also cleared a catch basin and storm sewers and set up roadside barriers. the peak of the storm is expected to hit overnight, right now. >> let's get the details from paul williams at accuweather, good morning, paul. >> good morning, kendis, maggie. looks like the much-needed rain might be too much of a good thing. widespread rain, heavy downpours causing burn scar flooding,
debr debris flow. in winds are going to enhance the possibility for mudslides. then we're looking for the rain, the precipitation to move along the north west coast and changing to show in the -- snow in the region. the first high-stakes meeting between north and south korea in years. the north has agreed to take part in the olympics next month, and south korea wanting the two teams to march together. officials from pyongyang listened but did not react to the call for denuclearization. it could lead to further talks after rising tensions. turning now a potential face-to-face between the special prosecutor and the president. abc has confirmed that robert mueller's office will likely
request a meeting with president trump. the scope of any such meeting has yet to be worked out. here's kenneth moten. >> reporter: president trump down south, touting his first year in office in front of farmers at a convention in nashville. >> ear, a >> oh, are you happy that you voted for me. >> reporter: that 2016 election and robert mueller's investigation. abc news has learned last month in a meeting mueller told trump's personal lawyers his office is likely to request a meeting with the president. they said it's not the first time mueller's indicated his team's desire to speak with mr. trump. >> if robert mueller asks you to come speak to his committee personally, are you committed to that? >> just so you understand, there's been no collusion. >> reporter: trump said over the weekend he and his team have been open in the probe. mueller's also investigating whether there was possible
obstruction involved in trump firing fbi director james comey. >> when you've done nothing wrong, let's be open. >> reporter: sources say the legal team has been discussing options in responding to mueller's interview request. >> my guess is his lawyers are going to offer to submit some sort of written statement, something that assures them that he didn't do anything wrong. that's not what mueller wants. >> reporter: sources also tell abc news there's no time frame on when this interview coo happen wi -- could happen with the president. but they are eager for this to end soon. mitt romney's prognosis is good, we're told, after an aide confirmed the former massachusetts governor battled prostate cancer. he was diagnosed with a slow-growing form of the disease last summer. it did not spread. he hasn't made an official decision on whether he will run for senate. ivanka trump has just
tweeted her praise for oprah winfrey's golden globe's speech. >> of course that has sparked talk of a 2020 run for the presidency. b sources say it is something she is actively thinking about. >> reporter: oprah spoke of being inspired by the women who have felt strong enough to speak up. >> i want tonight to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault, because they, like my mother, had children to feed and bills to pay and dreams to pursue. [ applause ] >> reporter: and during her speech, the hash tag going viral, oprah 2020. >> so i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon!
[cheers and applause] when nobody ever has to say "me too" again. thank you. >> reporter: the l.a. times asking oprah's long-time partner, stedman graham if she'll run for president. he says it's up to the people. she would absolutely do it. winfrey herself was told that oprah 2020 was circulating on twitter, when asked if she planned to run, she said i don't, i don't, she said. and this is what she said to her friend gayle king. >> have you narrowed down your short list of vp candidates? >> she's lost her mind. no, i haven't. >> it took me a minute to follow. >> 2020. i was thinking of the show. people ask it all the time. even now i am starting to think the rules have changed about running for president. there will be no running for office of any kind for my. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >> there's still a little bit of a room. >> there's still some room.
i would love to see oprah. maybe she'll give everyone cars as president. >> she's so popular, no matter who it is in this country, such a divided country, there will be hate on the other side, even if she runs, so to put herself in that element is a tough one. >> maybe a loss loss. trolling the deeper. how one student used homework to vent. and while other a-listers were on the red carpet, j. lo and a-rod were in puerto rico.
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rescued after they ran inside to check whether any one may have been trapped. luckily that house was empty at the time. neighbors say it had just been put on the market. investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. we've learned three former new york city fraternity brothers will spend time behind bars for the hazing death of a pledge. he died in 2013. three members baruch college, the fraternity is banned from pennsylvania for ten years. a man drove this police suv into the waiting room at the hoboken transit center. the man found the suv with the keys inside, locked the doors and then hey, road trip. he slammed into the building. investigators say he purposely avoided hitting pedestrians.
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we're back now with j. lo and a-rod in puerto rico where tens of thousands are still reeling from hurricanes maria and wilma. >> i stand here today in black doing the same from far away, and it's the same thing with here in puerto rico. we want to be treated equally. >> reporter: as some of hollywood's brightest stars wore black in solidarity on the golden globe, jennifer lopez joined in over 3,000 miles away in puerto rico, accompanied by her boyfriend, alex rodriguez. >> i could have been there, but i wanted to be here, i chose to be here. i'm dressed in black too, even though i'm far away in puerto rico. >> reporter: the island ravaged by hurricanes wilma and maria,
living homes without electricity and running water to this day. we flew to puerto rico 109 days after maria. >> it was boimportant to come dn and see with our own eyes. >> reporter: it's the first time you've been here since hurricane maria. >> when we flew in we saw all the blue tarps on the roofs, which is an indication the roofs haven't been fixed yet. we had high hopes that it was going to be further along than it s but there's still a lot of work to be done. >> tonightque are here as one voice. >> reporter: back in october jennifer and other celebrities raising $25 million in a telethon. in this trip, allocating funds to some of the most devastated residents. i remember when you were talking about the big efforts. >> she would be crying, looking
at social media. i know that you guys were looking for some family members and you sent security down here and thank god that you found them. but look, one thing is to raise money. the other thing is to actually fly down here, feel the warmth of the people. see the beauty of this island. >> we just want to be treated equally. we're americans. we're here to kind of shine a light and let everybody know, like he said, we're in our first inning. we have a long way to go. >> reporter: on the ground, we visit a women's health center responsible for delivering hundreds of babies after maria. equal health care access, a cause close to jennifer and alex's hearts. >> it's personal to me, because i come from a single mother. and i know how difficult it is to be a single mother with two siblings and she took care of all three of us. she had two jobs. i see jennifer, who has probably, i don't know, ten jobs, and is the best mother i've ever met. >> reporter: and this home of an
elderly man desperately needing a new roof. the home of this man still with a hole in the roof. we've got a blue fema tarp covering this opening. he has no front door. it's leaning on the wall of this home. and they've been without power since hurricane maria. overco overcome with emotion after learning that some of that money will replace that blue tarp. >> you do what you can. and you hope it's going to help. >> reporter: through it all, amidst the devastation, the island is resilient, and many hopeful. so if one word, what's your emotional state at the end of the day after meeting all these people and seeing what you've seen? >> i'm hopeful. i feel hopeful. i feel that they gave me hope. >> reporter: i'm lynda lopez in puerto rico. >> love that they got in a few moves as well.
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this morning on "world news now," the monster rainstorm hitting california's wildfire burn areas of thousands have been ordered to evacuate because of possible flooding and mudslides. we have the latest forecast. breaking overnight, a highly classified u.s. satellite appears to be a total loss. the secret satellite said to be worth billions of dollars, it never reached its target address. so where is it right now? also this half hour, the wild win in the college football championship. >> the freshman quarterback who had not started a game all season long led them to victory. new reaction just in from atlanta. and our weekly bachelor
roundup. you can feel the drama, who's going to get the rose. one breaks down in tears. it's always something. only that time this traumatic history was with bumper cars. that's right, it's tuesday, january 9th. we've got a double dose of "the skinny." from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i do know that we're making fun of it, but really, honestly, bumper cars are the things -- >> are traumatic. >> are the things that therapy deals are made of for lifetime. we shouldn't make fun of it at all. i am on zoloft thanks to my childhood bumper car. >> now i know where we're going tomorrow, "world news now" bumper cars. we're going to break it down with the first rainstorm in california since devastating wildfires hit that state. >> the heaviest rainfall is coming now, drenching rain hitting those critical burn areas. >> as you can see that, there are fears of mudslides, flooding and other debris flowing off the ground that was damaged by fires.
thousands of people have already been ordered to evacuate. donya baucus is on the west coast. >> reporter: in california, belongings left behind by wildfires are now drenched with rain. burned-out areas from northern to southern california being tested by the season's biggest storm so far. mandatory and voluntary evacuation notices being issued for parts of los angeles and ventura counties that were charred by wildfires. many filling up sandbags as the rain is expected to cause flooding and potential mudslides. >> my fear is it coming up and over the sidewalk into the front yard and into the front door. >> reporter: in the east, frigid temperatures making it dangerous for drivers on the road in georgia where one person was killed in a four-car crash. and in tennessee. >> boom! >> reporter: slick roads causing cars to bounce uncontrollably off barriers and other vehicles. sunday, three inches of water on
the ground compounding problems at one of the nation's largest airports. >> nobody can tell me, and nobody wants to give me an answer because they know they'll be wrong. >> reporter: passengers and planes waiting on the tarmac for hours only to be met by this, a sea of luggage. >> there are people who have been here for almost four days who haven't slept, who haven't gone to a hotel and are still trying to find their luggage. >> reporter: the east is finally expected to thaw out after days of below freezing temperatures. and here in california, we're expecting to see up to five inches of rains in some areas with wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. >> a rough couple of days for all of you there, thank you, donya. and also breaking right now, a highly classified satellite worth billions is lost. >> it was launched aboard a spacex rocket and hasn't been spotted in orbit. >> the code name zuma is thought
to have burned up in the atmosphere. the rocket did land successfully on the base at cape canaveral, florida. north korea has agreed to send a delegation to the winter olympics in south korea next month. the bitter rivals held their first talks in two years. officials from seoul proposed having the teams from both countries march together during the opening and closing ceremonies of the games. south korea also suggested resuming temporary reunions of families separated by war, and they also mentioned the need to get rid of nuclear weapons on the korean peninsula. now to the russia investigation and word this morning that president trump may be called in for questioning. abc news has confirmed special counsel robert mueller's office will likely request an interview with the president. sources say mueller himself raised the possibility last month at a meeting with trump's attorneys. now the president has not ruled out an interview.
in fact, over the weekend, he said when you've done nothing wrong, let's get it over with. and he is being criticized for ending special of protections for people from el salvador. they're calling it heartless. protests were sparked outside the white house as parents fear being separated from their children and sent back to a home land full of violence. they have to leave the u.s. or face deportation. a top republican will not run for reelection. ed royce chairs the foreign affairs committee and has represented a southern california district for 13 terms. top republicans say the tweeted announcement was a shocker. he easily won reelection in 2016, but his district backed hillary clinton. the democratic party believes it can win his seat. history overseas. the first same-sex marriages were performed at midnight
across australia. marriage equality became the law of the land on the first of the -- sdees -- december 9th. but this was the first opportunity to give gay and lesbian couples to tie the knot. and a heart stopper of a game in atlanta capping off the college football season. >> it was a big one. sec rivals georgia and alabama played for the championship and it had an ending fans will not be forgetting for a long time. >> the teams are tied at 20-20. this is a big kick here. 36 yard up and it goes left. it's not good. the kick was a little nervous. >> and that brought us to overtime. georgia kicked a field goal on its possession. the crimson tide had to score. and freshman backup qb, the last name is a tough one. tua, can i call an inaudible?
there was a 41-yard score to fellow freshman devontae smith. they win on the last play of the season. 26-23, roll tide. >> coach saban wins his fifth title. what say you? >> a sixth national championship. tied bear bryant for most in the poll era. take a second and hear that. what does that mean to you? >> right now i'm happy for all these folks. i'm happy for our players. i don't care anything about that, to be honest with you. this was a great win for our players, and i've never been happier in my life. >> never? >> never. >> how emotional he sounded by the way, awesome. one of the 72,000 plus in the stadium for the game was president trump. he was on the field for the national anthem. his appearance was met with cheers and some boos. >> the president was not on the
field with the players and college football the players traditionally come out after the anthem is over. of course he's been critical of players kneeling during the anthem. that was avoided since they came out after the anthem. >> something the nfl is looking into the possibility of doing as well. there was a certain photographer who is hurting this morning. take a look. we have a slow-mo of it. with all the excitement, boom! down goes photog! >> wait for it, wait for it. you don't fully appreciate how large and powerful some of these football players are until you see them just run over a cameraman like that. >> until you feel them. >> the question is whether or not he got the shot. coming up, is oprah winfrey set to take on trump? democrats are talking about a run for president after her speech at the golden globes. even her lifetime partner had
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so over the course of her 25 years on the oprah winfrey show, we have heard a lot from oprah, but it's her nine-minute speech at the golden globes that has many of us reeling. >> and sparking talk of a presidency. >> a presidential run is a possibility. >> our top story is the golden globe. empowering night all around. >> actively thinking about running for president. >> reporter: the talk of the town, oprah for president. of course erupting after oprah winfrey delivered a speech of presidential proportions at the golden globe. >> so i want all the girls watching here to know that a new day is on the horizon! >> reporter: she gave a master class in oratory that brought hollywood to its feet and the status quo to its knees.
>> and when that new day finally dawns. [cheers and applause] it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight and some pretty phenomenal men! fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say "me too" again. [cheers and applause] thank you. >> it was very powerful. it was very impactful. it was, there's no one else who does oprah like oprah. >> oprah is the greatest communicator in television of the last 50 years. it's one of the many things that hollywood admires her for. >> as oprah became the first black woman to receive the cecil b. de mille award, she reflected on watching sidney poitier
winning best actor. >> it is a long journey to this moment. >> his tie was white and of course his skin was black. i've never seen a black man being celebrated like that. >> reporter: before the speech heard round the globe, oprah winfrey was pushing boundaries. >> i'm oprah winfrey, and welcome to the first national oprah winfrey show! >> reporter: propelling the national conversation into uncomfortable topics. >> it doesn't end until we are all willing to do what these young girls have done. >> reporter: these themes and oprah's power on full display. >> oprah brought it full circle to where we are to where we're going in the future. >> reporter: but will the president include a president winfrey? stedman graham told the l.a. times, it's up to the people. she would absolutely do it. and there seem to be no shortage of potential supporters.
byron pitts, abc news, new york. when we come back, the bachelor drama. >> and will it be an acrobatic anthem for pink at the super bowl? "the skinny" is next. acrobatic anthem for pink at the super bowl? "the skinny" is next. are you taking the tissue test? yep, and my teeth are yellow. time for whitestrips. crest glamorous white whitestrips are the only ada-accepted whitening strips proven to be safe and effective. and they whiten 25x better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life.
it's hard to open up. i'm going to try to bring it out of you today. >> i feel sad about you. >> i know. i know you made friends. >> this is not a sorority rush. it's the bachelor. you're not there to make friends. you're there to get engaged to someone you'll never see again. ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny she's not sad about you. >> she's just sad about -- >> it's not you. it was another wild night of "the bachelor." arie's getting down to work in the second episode of the season. >> jack breaks it down for us, even though he wasn't there and was home watching college
football. but somehow he knew exactly what was going to happen during the episode. >> jack sheehan, episode two, arie season of the bachelor. this whole thing started with 29 women, for those counting, we're already down to 21. so arie's getting rid of them fast. long may that continue. anyway, one thing that was expected, time for the first one on one date. >> becca kay. >> oh, that had to hurt. >> every one of us was like, i want to be becca so badly. >> oh, here we go. >> i've never about on a motorcycle before. >> see you, girls. >> time for the first group date. >> let's hit love head on, arie. >> with race car driver arie. there had to be a demolition derby. drama was sure to follow. >> i can't stop crying. i'm so scared. >> get the tissues. >> when i was a kid i was riding bumper cars, and i got trapped
in the middle and everybody kept hitting me and hitting me. >> it didn't take long for the drama to restart. she never stood a chance. that wasn't nice. >> oh! >> that's going to leave a mark. >> i hope arie's proud. >> the kissing bandit still living up to his name. >> she is very beautiful. >> more loud kissing, please. rose ceremony time. arie, ladies, this is the final rose tonight. >> bianna. >> time for some to head for the door. she got emotional. >> he literally picked the taxidermist over me. >> let's hope all the research is coordinated. analyst out. >> just absolute genius. by the way, if you want to know how he does it, i just posted a video of how he does this
svengali thing, how he knows what's happening. we are less than a month away from the super bowl taking place in indianapolis and we're learning more about the performance. >> as we already know that justin timberlake is going to be headlining the halftime show which i'm very excited about personally. but last night we learned someone else -- pink, she has confirmed she will be singing the national anthem. she posted this image along with the message "see you at the super bowl." >> most recently, you may have noticed that pink was up to amazingness here, scaling the side of a high-rise building there in los angeles for the american music awards. so we're going to see if she brings her harness, the u.s. bank stadium, the height is 400 feet. >> i like her tights. >> absolutely. and surely she can't top our
most recent favorite. lady gaga. two years ago, chest pump. before the fighter jets came whirring overhead. >> what an epic chest bump. oh, oh, oh. ♪ >> that was tough to beat. >> i will say that was pretty tough to beat. but pink may have big shoes to fill. i don't know if she could do worse than this singer. at a hockey game, she stopped twice, walked off. but then wait for it, she gains just enough confidence to come back, and then oh. the poor thing wipes out on the ice. i give her so much credit for coming back at least. >> lucky to be indoors at minneapolis, so she won't have to worry about any sort of ice. >> that's painful. she's in heels, too. on ice. coming up in the bonus round, the potential x file on
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♪ bad, bad, bad, bad girl >> was that donna? >> that's how i interpreted it. i sing it on the radio. ♪ love to love you, baby >> i'm trying to think of whose version of "bad bad girl." you make me feel so good. >> my hope is that it turns into an abba musical. >> abba's got the whole thing called mama mia. >> i want people dancing in the isles to donna summer. >> we get to check it out, because previews begin in march. opening is set for april 23rd. next is possible proof of election fraud. the news coming from deeper than the deep state, the x-files. >> the truth is out there. actress and star of the revived
show, julian anderson received a star on the walk of fame. even though this was anderson's big day, there was another star on everyone's mind. >> what's your take on president oprah? >> on president oprah, she has my vote. she has 200 of my votes. >> anderson apparently has 200 votes. >> is that in a 1960s chicago-kind of way voting? and how awkward, it's your big day and all people are asking about, what do you think of oprah? >> people ask us all the time. what do you think of oprah? shall we say happy birthday again for maggie? >> i'll always take more birthday wishes. thank you, thank you. >> happy birthday to kate middleton. >> i was royalty also. kate middleton duchess of cambridge and future queen mum, wife of prince william turns 36 today.
making news in america this morning, breakthrough talks. north and south korea come together overnight for the first time in years. this morning, the unexpected move by kim jong-un's regime and the decision just announced about the olympics. on alert. tens of thousands rushed to evacuate as a major storm slams california today. this morning, the risk for mudslides and the record that could be broken. plus, the shocking cost of disasters like this. and breaking overnight, lost in space. the concern about a u.s. spy satellite reportedly worth billions of dollars surviving this launch but now missing. sweatshirt shocker. the fallout this morning after the retailer h&m advertises what some are calling a racist hoodie. the celebrities saying enough.