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last night-- a rocket took off from cape canaveral carrying a top secret spacecraft called "zuma." we know it was commissioned by the u-s government, but its mission and destination are both classified. the zuma launch kicked off what spacex hopes will be an exciting year. the company completed a record-setting 18 launches last year, and spacex plans to do even more this year. it's xx and we're just getting started. this winter blast is on the way out-- but the damage is done. why the clean up is more complicated that just shoveling some snow. good morning washington. - winter weather advisory from 3pm to 9pm - light freezing rain possible, most likely a glaze around the metro and points nw - milder temperatures finally with highs in the 50s to near 60 thursday/friday
winter blast- slamming much of north and east. a broken water main at the main international terminal of new york's kennedy airport caused hundreds of cancellations and delays. and this morning, temperatures are still below freezing... from the carolinas up to canada. abc's kendis gibson has more. this record-breaking
water mains across the area. in fort washington-- one break filled the basements of several homes with brown sewage water. residents in disbelief. 92-year-old thelma wike says she can't even stand to look in her basement, where she lost many of her most prized possessions. it was a similar story for at least six homes along bock road. one woman says she wanted to try to salvage something, but the water is covering a circuit breaker box, and she fears getting electrocuted. wssc put those affected in hotel rooms. the water company says it will also cover the full cost of replacing every item lost. the weather also taking a toll on infrastructure as freezing temperatures force howard university to postpone the start of classes. the administration made the decision after pipes
electrical outages. take a look at this video of water spilling out on campus. classes will start next tuesday, and not today as scheduled. the undergraduate schools, the school of social work, and the graduate school and all affected. classes in the professional schools and colleges-- will start today as planned. residence halls are currently open. remember, you can get alerts when your child's school is closed or delayed -- sent right to your phone by signing up at wjla-dot-com. covering metro -- an important change to the way you pay for trips on the transit service. starting today, metro will no longer allow negative balances on smart trip cards. that means if you don't have enough money on the card to finish a trip -- you won't be able to get out of the gate without reloading it. metro says negative balances have cost the agency about 25-million dollars over 17 years. coming up-- the golden globes coming up-- the golden globes gets political. we have complete highlights and reaction from some
points nw - milder temperatures finally with highs in the 50s to near 60 thursday/friday today: mostly cloudy, afternoon rain and freezing rain possible (glaze to 0.05") highs: 31-37 wind: s 5-10 mph tonight: rain ends, mostly cloudy lows: 26-33 wind: w 5 mph tuesday: partly cloudy to mostly sunny highs: upper 40s when you need someone to bring down the house--
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mommy you're strong! aw, you bet i am! the egg white grill. so you can bring on the day. massachusetts. the fire broke out saturday night in a large multi-family house. firefighters battled the flames, as wind chill temperatures reached 18 below zero. it was so cold, the water froze on the home and on firefighters themselves. there's still no
caused the fire. one firefighter was treated for a non-life-threatening injury. in the day ahead.. the top two teams in the nation will square off in the college football championship game. the alabama crimson tide face off against the georgia bulldogs. many people are making predctions-- but when the fathers of two alabama players weighed in-- they made one thing clear. the only thing that counts is a win. alabama claimed its spot last week by defeating clemson. georgia made the championships, with a wild double overtime win over the oklahoma sooners. tonight's game begins at eight o'clock.. in atlanta. president trump is expected to be at tonight's game. he'll watch with agriculture secretary and former georgia governor sonny perdue... as well as nick ayers, a georgia native who is vice-president mike pence's chief of staff. the 75th golden globe awards honored the best in movies and television of 2017. but last night-- the focus wasn't just on who took home trophies.
president trump and his staff members continue to denounce that new book, "fire and fury." the book-- leading to a shouting match between one of his advisors and a cnn host. as brian clark explains, former trump stategist, steve bannon, is now speaking out about that book. there is much more coming up on good morning washington.