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ABCNews.com(MIAMI) — The parents of one 6-year-old boy in Florida found out what he does when he thinks no one is watching.

Cody Wray found this video of his sneaky son, Dylan, terrorizing the family’s new couch in the wee hours of the morning by jumping, punching and even doing cartwheels around the couch. The kids are not allowed to jump on the couch, so obviously that’s what Dylan did.

The mischievous boy tried to hide the evidence by unplugging the video camera his dad, who owns an IT security company, had installed. But when Wray noticed the camera was unplugged, he decided to check the footage to see what it had recorded.

That’s when he discovered the bouncing bandit. He posted the hilarious video to Facebook where it’s now gone viral.

“Every time we watch it’s still hysterical,” Wray told ABC News. “You want to be mad at him since he’s jumping on our brand new couches, but he’s just so cute.”

Dylan had told his parents in the past, “I get up at like 2 a.m. sometimes,” but they just passed it off as him being a 6-year-old getting up early before school. They never imagined he literally meant 2 a.m.

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Courtesy Julie Mudrick(VIENNA, Va.) — Julie Mudrick is the life of the party at her elementary school bus stop in Vienna, Virginia. Every October since 2013, she has been dressing up in a different costume each day to pick up her kids after school.

Some of her creative getups include dressing up as a Minion, Nacho from Nacho Libre and the grandpa from the movie Up.

It all started when she noticed her 8-year-old son, Luke, was “taking life a little too seriously,” the mother of five told ABC News. “He was worried about being perfect, worried about what others thought of him.”

In order to show him that it’s fun to be a bit goofy at times, she picked up a pair of silly glasses and a clown nose and wore them to pick up her kids. Ever since, the month-long costume party has been a family tradition.

Mudrick created an Instagram to chronicle her ensembles and made #busstopcostumes a trend among other moms throughout the country.

She says her goal to spread joy to the children on the school bus and, most importantly, to Luke worked. “They look forward to it every year and the kids on the bus love it,” she said. “A parent has come up to me to thank me for doing this. It helps make their day a little brighter.”

Luke now tells her he wants to dress up with her starting next year, when he’s in middle school.

She says it isn’t as demanding as it looks to bring smiles to her children’s faces at the end of the day. “I try not to spend too much time or money on this at all,” she said.

She spends 30 minutes to put together a costume and uses mostly what’s in her and her husband’s wardrobes.

“We have to prioritize our time. I’m prioritizing to teach my children to enjoy life and to bring to joy to others,” Mudrick said.

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George Frey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is realistic about his slim chances of actually capturing the White House, especially since he didn’t qualify for the general election debates.

“Regrettably, the attention I did not get in the debates, it’s real,” Johnson conceded in an interview with ABC News on Monday.

But, he said, “You never give up.”

With two weeks left to go before Election Day, Johnson is focusing his time and attention on those states where he sees he’s greatest strength: New Mexico, Colorado, South Dakota, North Dakota, Idaho, Alaska, Maine, and New Hampshire.

Johnson is, however, redefining what a victory would be for his candidacy.

If, for example, Johnson and his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, capture at least 5 percent of the popular vote nationally in the presidential race, the Libertarian Party would qualify for public funding in future races, which could help it pay for all the work necessary to achieve ballot access in the states.

“That’s a Herculean accomplishment really to get on the ballot in all 50 states,” Johnson said.

While the Libertarian Party did get on the ballot in all the states in 2016 — the only third party to achieve that feat in this election — it would be more likely to repeat that feat if it got an infusion of public funding.

Another possible victory for Johnson — and one that could actually lead to the Oval Office — would require that he win at least one state and that Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton each fail to win 270 Electoral College votes. That would punt the final decision to the House of Representatives.

The House would consider the three candidates with the most Electoral College votes.

“I think I would be the compromise candidate if it goes beyond one vote” in the House, Johnson postured, while admitting that the possibility of such a scenario is “obviously very convoluted” and remote.

Johnson maintains that U.S. politics are “rigged” in favor of a two-party system, but he rejects Trump’s notion that the election itself could be rigged.

“He’s talking about anarchy,” Johnson said of the possibility that Trump may not accept the outcome of the election.

“When it comes to counting Electoral [College] votes, when it comes to counting votes in individual states that individual states are responsible for, I think it’s a non-issue, it’s just a continuation of all the things he says that make no sense,” Johnson said of the Republican nominee.

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ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — Hillary Clinton appears to have closed what was once a large gap in support among male voters with rival Donald Trump, according to the latest ABC News poll.

Male respondents reported support for the former secretary of state at 44 percent to Trump’s 41 percent — a major swing for the group, which had backed him throughout the campaign.

In the ABC News poll — which showed Clinton leading overall among likely voters nationwide, 50 to 38 percent — she was bolstered by a strong showing with college-educated women, a group that preferred Republican Mitt Romney in 2012, widening her lead with female voters overall. The poll’s margin of error is 3.5 percentage points.

The Clinton campaign’s making up what was once a large deficit with male voters is perhaps the starkest change from midsummer polls, in which Trump was more competitive. In late July, after the Republican National Convention — the peak of Trump’s popularity in the polls — he held a double-digit advantage with registered male voters in a poll conducted by CNN/ORC.

Even in early August, as the lingering effects of the Democratic National Convention vaulted Clinton to a double-digit national lead in the polls, Trump still had greater than 50 percent support from men in many polls. An ABC News/Washington Post poll of registered voters conducted Aug. 1 to Aug. 4 gave him an advantage with men, 51 to 41 percent, even while Clinton led overall, 50 to 42 percent.

Throughout October, as Trump’s campaign dealt with the release of a 2005 video showing him making derogatory comments about women and he faced accusations of sexual assault, polls of likely voters indicated a widening of Clinton’s previously slim lead. NBC/Wall Street Journal and CBS News polls in the last two weeks showed Clinton with double-digit leads while Trump maintained an advantage with male voters.

But that trend reversed in Sunday’s ABC News poll, with men reporting a preference for Clinton, 44 to 41 percent. With women solidly backing the Democrat in the poll, 55 to 35 percent — a continuation of Clinton’s campaign-long advantage among female voters — Trump faces an uphill climb in the final days until the election.

Notable among Clinton’s support from white women is the lead she holds among those with a college degree. Clinton — a college-educated woman — holds a 32-point advantage over Trump in that group, 62 to 30 percent, in Sunday’s poll.

In 2012, when Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, lost the popular vote to President Barack Obama by nearly 4 percentage points, he emerged victorious among college-educated white women, receiving over 50 percent of their support.

College-educated white women selected the eventual winner of the popular vote in every presidential election from 1980 to 2008, but the margin has never been as large as polls indicate this year. Even in President Ronald Reagan’s 18-point landslide victory over Democrat Walter Mondale in 1984, the gap among college-educated white women was less than 20 points.

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — The fluctuating enthusiasm surrounding the two leading presidential candidates could have a big impact on voter turnout in this election.

Increasing use of early voting and largely increasing overall turnout in the past several general elections may contribute to a record number of people voting, according to ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd.

“As a percent of voting age population it will be low, probably lower than the past four or five presidential elections,” Dowd said. “Net total will set a record though.”

When it comes to the specific impacts on the campaigns, Dowd says that Hillary Clinton’s staff “needs to focus all campaign efforts on turnout,” but he doesn’t think that turnout levels will effect Trump’s bid.

“It could affect down-ballots though, if GOP voters aren’t enthused,” he said.

The latest ABC News tracking poll released this morning shows that while 56 percent of Clinton’s supporters said that they are voting for her because they want to see her in the White House, 54 percent of Trump supporters said that they are voting for him more as a referendum on Clinton than as a reflection of their view on Trump directly.

“When you look at the enthusiasm numbers for each candidate they are below 2012, 2008, and 2004,” Dowd said.

An estimated 34 percent of voters are expected to vote early, according to Michael McDonald, a political science professor at the University of Florida and fellow at Brookings Institution. McDonald told ABC News the steep climb in early voting over recent decades is due to states making early voting more widely available, along with incremental year-to-year increases as voters become more familiar with early-vote procedures.

Thursday Oct. 20 was the first day of early voting in North Carolina this year, and while the number of votes on that first day was several thousand lower than the 2012 presidential election, there were still 164,207 votes received, according to the state’s board of elections.

In Georgia, voting began on Oct. 17 and there have been at least 432,696 votes cast both in person and by mail-in ballot, according to the secretary of state.

The number of Americans casting ballots overall rose slightly in recent presidential elections. A four-decade high was reached in 2008 when Barack Obama was first elected president, with 58 percent of the electorate voting, before declining slightly in 2012 to 55 percent, according to the Federal Election Commission.

In 1996, when Bill Clinton was elected to a second term, it was the first time since 1924 that less than 50 percent of the electorate — 49 percent — went to the polls.

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ABCNews.com(TAMPA, Fla.) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump jumped on news that average premiums under Obamacare will jump sharply — by 25 percent in popular plans before taxpayer subsidies kick in.

“It’s over for Obamacare,” Trump said at a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, Monday night.

Americans are going to experience “double-digit increases” in premium costs under the plan, he said.

“Hillary Clinton wants to double down and make it more expensive and it’s not going to work,” Trump said. “Our country can’t afford it, you can’t afford it.”

The GOP nominee said that his plan includes “repealing and replacing Obamacare” and would deliver “great health care at a fraction of the cost.”

“Headline rates are generally rising faster than in previous years,” said U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Kevin Griffis. But for most consumers, “headline rates are not what they pay.”

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Courtesy of Battleship IOWA(GARDENA, Calif.) — An emotional video of World War II veteran Ernest Thompson went viral in August after the Chief selects of the Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center showed up on Thompson’s front lawn to serenade him with “Anchors Aweigh” when he was no longer able to visit his beloved local battleship, USS Iowa, due to health reasons.

The video of Thompson, from Gardena, California, standing in salute as he got the surprise of a lifetime from the Chief selects, which means they’ve been selected for the rank of Chief Petty Officer, has been viewed on Facebook more than 30 million times.

“Neighbors came out of their houses to witness a once in a lifetime experience. My grandfather told me that it was one of the best days of his life!” Thompson’s grandson, Jonathan Williams, wrote in a Facebook post at the time, explaining the story behind the video.

On Oct. 26, Thompson will celebrate another wonderful day: his 99th birthday.

In order to make his upcoming birthday just as special as the day he was serenaded, the Battleship Iowa honored him by throwing a large party with his closest family, friends and the chief selects who so graciously sang to him over the summer.

“Some of the selects came back out to sing to him and we had two big cakes,” Battleship Iowa museum spokesman Andrew Bossenmeyer told ABC News.

A press release about the birthday celebration said Thompson witnessed the end of WWII aboard the USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945. Prior to WWII, he served aboard the USS Tennessee where he played on the ship’s baseball team. He has two daughters, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(ATLANTA) — Shaquille O’Neal is now the owner of a Krispy Kreme franchise in the Atlanta-area.

The basketball Hall-of-Famer purchased the iconic 60-year-old location on Ponce de Leon Avenue, according to a statement from the chain. O’Neal was also named Krispy Kreme’s new global spokesman.

“In addition to Shaquille’s status as a sports and entertainment icon and businessman, he is known for spreading joy, which aligns with our positioning and mission,” Krispy Kreme CEO Tony Thompson said in a statement. “We are confident this partnership will have a big impact for us in Atlanta and around the world.”

Krispy Kreme will hold a “Shaq-or-Treat” promotion for Halloween where fans on social media can win prizes with O’Neal’s signature and/or “surprises” from the doughnut chain.

O’Neal took to Twitter to share the news of his Krispy Kreme partnership:

Ur favorite doughnut just got even HOTTER, baby – I’ve joined the @krispykreme family! #krispykreme #shaq #shaqalicious pic.twitter.com/pqCVqLyiET

— SHAQ (@SHAQ) October 24, 2016

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ABC News(ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) — Donald Trump has been hammering home that he is winning the race for the White House but also conceded that his campaign is “somewhat behind” in the polls.

“Folks, we’re winning. We’re winning. We’re winning,” he declared in St. Augustine, Florida.

And earlier Trump declared on Twitter, “We are winning and the press is refusing to report it.”

We are winning and the press is refusing to report it. Don’t let them fool you- get out and vote! #DrainTheSwamp on November 8th!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2016

But in an interview on WBT radio Monday, Trump said, “I guess I’m somewhat behind in the polls but not by much.”

The day before, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and said, “We are behind.”

And Monday she tweeted:

NEW: .@RealDonaldTrump concedes he’s ‘somewhat behind’ in the polls https://t.co/e6JR2oMb7O. (&don’t count him out – #winning is his thing)

— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) October 24, 2016

Conway said Hillary Clinton is “seen as the incumbent” and has “tremendous advantages. She has a former president, happens to be her husband, campaigning for her, the current president and first lady, vice president.”

“Our advantage is that Donald Trump is just going to continue to take the case directly to the people,” Conway said.

“We have a shot of getting those undecided voters,” she said. “We need to bring them aboard over the next couple of weeks.”

Republican National Committee communications director Sean Spicer agreed with Conway, saying on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” later on Sunday, “There’s no question — I think we’re trailing behind.”

He added, “But I think we’ve got the wind at our back heading into the final two weeks.”

Clinton vaulted to a double-digit advantage in Sunday’s inaugural ABC News 2016 election tracking poll. The poll showed Clinton leading Trump by 12 percentage points among likely voters, 50 to 38 percent, in the national survey — her highest support and his lowest to date in ABC News and ABC News/Washington Post polls.

Trump held a roundtable this morning with farmers in Boynton Beach, Florida, deeming the ABC News poll “phony” and telling the voters, “I actually think we’re winning.”

“We’re up in Ohio. We’re up in Iowa. We’re doing great in North Carolina. I think we’re doing great in Florida,” he said. “I think we’re going to win Florida big.”

He said “phony polls” are “part of the crooked” and “rigged system that I’ve been talking about since I entered the race.”

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Douglas Gorenstein/NBC(AUSTRALIA) — Thor series star Chris Hemsworth poked fun at rumors that he wife Elsa Pataky are separated, using a healthy dose of sarcasm.

“Looking for a new wife according to @womansdayaus and other misleading outlets!” the 33-year-old Instagrammed, along with a picture of the two of them together. He’s saluting on board a boat, his wife right next to him. “Honey you still love me right?! @elsapatakyconfidential #thanksfortheheadsup.”

The Spanish model, 40, responded to her husband of six years with her own Instagram message. “Ahora y siempre ! Always and forever!!” she wrote in Spanish and English beside another loving photo of the couple.

The couple’s status update comes after a report by Woman’s Day Australia that their marriage is “on the brink.”

“They’ve decided they need space, and they’ve been taking a little break from each other,” a source told the magazine.

The Marvel movie star and the Spanish model wed in 2010 and are parents to 4-year-old daughter India Rose and 2-year-old twin sons Sasha and Tristan.

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