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good morning, america. breaking right now. the second royal baby on the way. the sudden announcement from william and kate just hours ago. the new baby set to be fourth in line to the throne. kate suffering from extreme morning sickness again. we're live from london. also breaking, a sudden wildfire trapping hundreds of hikers inside yosemite national park. helicopters swooping in to rescue them from the top of half dome, as monsoon rains from tropical storm norbert create a flash flood emergency in the southwest. the mystery virus striking fast. sending more than 1,000 children to hospitals across the country. the illness putting kids under 5 at the greatest risk. doctors taking extreme measures to protect them. what you need to know right now.
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♪ got the eye of the tiger and serena williams roaring to her third consecutive u.s. open title, proving she's one of the all-time greats. and how about that offer from her opponent at center court. >> you definitely owe drinks later. mm-hmm. we do say good morning, america. yes, she can afford those drinks, yes, after winning her sixth u.s. open title, 18th major. we have a lot of news breaking overnight. let's get right to the royal news. that's right. the e-mails hit our inbox around 5:45 a.m. eastern time. prince george will be a big brother. bob woodruff is outside buckingham palace with the latest. good morning, bob. >> reporter: great news. we just learned this morning that kate is now less than 12 weeks pregnant. this announcement came early this morning as you said because
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kate did not feel well because she was suffering from extreme morning sickness. so, this morning, kate was due at an event at oxford but couldn't attend, so she had to go public about this. william is still there in oxford. she's been treated at kensington palace. for her morning sickness. prince george, their adorable baby number one, just celebrated his first birthday in july. this will mean that george and his sibling will be about the same age as william and harry's spread. about two years and two months apart. the child -- boy or girl, we don't really know -- is fourth in line for the throne. harry becomes fifth in line to the throne. kate was due to attend her first solo trip to malta, without william. the palace will determine on a case by case basis if she'll be able to attend at all on this. george and robin, great news out here. >> it sure is. it looks great there was well.
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we have a lot more of this coming up. >> do you have your bags packed? >> i have already put in the -- >> you were there for the first one. >> i'm happy to go back. lara? >> there's going to be a lot of prep work. we'll be there early. >> st. mary's, here we come. >> we'll have more this morning, as well. now to the wildfire raging in yosemite national park. catching so many people off guard. helicopters evacuating hikers. trapped by the flames and smoke. ryan owens is there this morning and has the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this fire is in a very remote section of yosemite. so, while there are firefighters here on scene, really the own way to fight this is from the air. and it turns out, that's also the only way to rescue people. one of america's treasures is burning this morning. and these hikers were so close to the fire, they had to be plucked to safety by helicopter. rescue crews saved about 100 hikers stranded near half dome, one of yosemite's iconic rock formations. >> you could see half dome, the
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flames, the smoke from the fire. >> hopefully nobody has been hurt by the fires or anything. >> reporter: the fire is in a remote part of the national park. but it's already burned 700 acres. we spoke to this hiker on skype, once he was home. >> it was nerve-racking because we didn't know what was going on. it was a very large fire. it was not safe to be walking back down through the trail. >> reporter: watching their loved ones saved from harm's way just in the nick of time may have been even tougher on the hikers' families. >> i don't know if they're dead or alive. i have to find out. >> reporter: this morning, he and his fiance are back together. and fire crews will be back on the lines, hoping to contain the blaze. what caused it? investigates are not sure. they suspect a tiny fire sparked by lightning that has been smoldering for weeks, may have picked up again due to erratic winds this weekend. >> so far, this fire has burned more than 700 acres. but keep in mind, yosemite is
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almost 750,000 acres in total. park officials want people to know, no homes are threatened and either are people now. >> thank you, ryan. now to the health emergency. kids across the country hospitalized after contracting a rare and scary lung virus that starts off as a cold but can turn deadly. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: this morning, just as the school season begins, a mysterious virus striking children by the hundreds is spreading across the country. from colorado -- >> i was scared. i remember thinking i was going to die. >> reporter: to missouri -- >> i was having trouble breathing. >> reporter: to ohio and beyond. >> we're really using up almost all our beds, and that's a little unusual for this time of year. >> reporter: take a look. at least 1,000 children in these ten states stricken with a respiratory illness over the past three weeks. the cdc believes it's the potentially fatal enterovirus
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68. symptoms turn like a cold, but soon turn dire, with children losing consciousness and having difficulty breathing. children under 5 are most susceptible. but many are at risk. people like 13-year-old will cornejo who suffers from asthma. >> my head started hurting after my lungs started sort of closing up. >> reporter: cornejo is now recovering at a denver hospital, where at least 900 children have already been affected. >> to go from a cold to being probably minutes away from death, that's kind of scary. >> reporter: the virus now prompting warnings from doctors, some hospitals banning child visitors to prevent the spread even further. >> what we're seeing in the hospitals is the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: in kansas city, health officials observed a spike in mid august, right after school started. while doctors recommend you keep hands washed regularly, they say hand washing is something kids really don't do.
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but health officials in the midwest, throwing a word calling this unprecedented, robin? >> we're going to bring in abc's dr. richard besser, who has been talking to the director of the cdc's director of the division of viral diseases. what are you hearing? >> this is not an unusual time. kids go back to school, share things, bring them home and give them to their siblings. this is the time of year we tend to see enteroviruses. but this particular one is rare. they rarely see this one and it's been a very dangerous infection. >> what should parents do? >> it's handwashing, parents have to supervise that. hand watching. if your child's sick, you want to keep them home so they're not going to share it. covering coughs and sneezes. the thing about this virus, it causes wheezing. if you notice difficulty breathing, get help right way. those with asthma have gotten severely ill. >> it's in approximately ten states now, you say it's going to spread? >> i have never seen a virus that respected a border. it is in ten states now. it will spread.
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it's going to spread across the country. they've been identifying it. if you're an adult with a breathing problem, you have to watch out for this, too. >> you'll be taking people's questions on twitter. >> that's right. right after this @drrichardbesser. >> all right, rich, thanks. we'll turn now to president obama set to announce his new strategy to take on isis. the islamic militants have taken over parts of iraq in syria, brutally executed american journalists and president obama will lay out his plan to defeat them in washington on wednesday. jon karl joins us now. one thing is clear. this plan is not a quick fix. >> reporter: that's right. white house officials say this will take years. and that isis is unlikely to be ultimately defeated before president obama leaves office. but with this big speech on wednesday, the president is seeking to reassure the public that despite the muddled and sometimes contradictory statements, he does have a strategy for ultimately defeating this terror group. he'll say that the u.s., with a growing list of coalition partners, is now on the offensive.
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what began as a mission to protect u.s. personnel and civilians in iraq is now pushing that group back. but, george, the one thing the president is not ready to do, at least not yet, is to order air strikes on syria. his top military adviser said if you're going to defeat this group, you have to hit them there. >> that could be weeks or months. the president did say he thinks he has all the power he needs from congress to take on isis right now. does that hold if he wants to go into syria? >> reporter: that is not clear. one thing white house officials are telling me, there is a lot of consultation with congress. the president will meet with the top congressional leaders tomorrow. talk about this strategy. white house officials won't directly answer whether or not he would need a vote in congress before ordering air strikes in syria. >> okay, jon, thank you very much. now to the hollywood-style sendoff for joan rivers. so many stars turning out to pay tribute to the comedy legend. it was a memorial service filled with laughter and singing. daughter melissa addressing the guests outside the temple.
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here in manhattan. mara schiavocampo has all the details for us. >> reporter: bagpipes in the street playing "new york new york." ♪ crowds of adoring fans. a star-studded guest list. the kind of showbiz affair joan rivers said she wanted. >> they closed off fifth avenue. you know how happy she would have been? >> reporter: inside the private hour-long service, some of the biggest names in entertainment, including kathy griffin, sarah jessica parker, and whoopi goldberg. the program showing a service kicked off with a choir significanting "big spender." later, a nod to rivers' love of broadway. six-time tony winner audra mcdonald performing "smile." leaving many in tears. and hugh jackman performing, "quiet, there's a lady on the stage" as he did in this 2008 youtube clip. ♪ quiet please, there's a lady
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on stage ♪ >> reporter: and, of course, for the woman who famously asked, can we talk, words of remembrance. howard stern delivering the eulogy, calling rivers a crazy aunt at a bar mitzvah who fought the stereotype that women couldn't be funny. daughter melissa calling her mother an inspiration. >> she would love that the message from today is go out and laugh. >> reporter: saturday, a much more intimate farewell. melissa kissing her mother's flower-draped casket outside the funeral home. but for the star's final send-off -- >> it was irreverent. it was off color. it was just like joan's humor. >> reporter: more smiles than sadness. just like rivers' humor, at times the service got a little bit racy. the rabbi reportedly seen jokingly burying his head in his hands. but it all ended fittingly with a standing ovation for joan rivers. robin? >> and her good friend, deborah
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norville, who spoke at the service, will join us in the next half hour. let's get the other stories from amy. good morning, amy. >> good morning, robin. we begin with another nba owner embroiled in a racial controversy. this time, it's atlanta hawks owner bruce levenson, reporting himself to the league. because of an e-mail he wrote while explaining a plan to improve ticket sales. he wrote, quote, i want some white cheerleaders. i want the music to be familiar to a 40-year-old white guy. levenson was an outspoken critic of donald sterling. to avoid further damage, he's selling his interest in the hawks. and a tragedy overnight in chicago, investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire in this apartment building that killed four children found in a bedroom. two adults in critical condition. in kentucky, a car struck a gas main, setting off an explosion that tore apart this hotel. as you can see, more than a dozen rooms destroyed but thankfully everybody evacuated in time. the u.s. military is joining
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the fight against ebola in africa, providing equipment to health workers. president obama says confronting the virus is a national security priority. an experimental vaccine is being tested on humans after protecting monkeys for ten months. and in business new, general electric is selling its appliance unit to the swedish company, electrolux. the price? $3.3 billion. the struggling restaurant chain, olive garden is trying a new idea to boost business. it's selling what it calls a never-ending pasta pass. for $100, you can get unlimited pasta for seven weeks. only 1,000 passes will be sold. good news for everyone on those high-carb diets. finally, how many beers can you carry at once? watch the new world record holder. this german waiter managed to carry 27 one-liter beer mugs. for 131 feet, and he does not have a tray.
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i don't know how he's doing it. but he's doing it. he makes it all the way. and perhaps, we have another video here that might be even more impressive. these guys in texas carried almost four times that much. a 99-pack of beer there. of course, it's conveniently packaged. i don't know how convenient that is, actually. it didn't fit in the car. we see them all trying to put it in. but it stuck out both windows. they got it home. ♪ 99 bottles of beer on the whatever ♪ thank you, amy. thanks very much. now we have an abc news exclusive interview with wendy davis. the texas democratic gubernatorial candidate. she's revealing personal details of her life after making national headlines last year. she wore those pink running shoes for her 13-hour speech to stop a restrictive abortion bill in her home state. >> that moment is a culmination of my life story. i was shaped through a series of
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struggles. i was shaped through a series of tremendous triumphs that led me to believe in myself enough to stand there that day. by filibustering. >> reporter: now, wendy davis, a mother of two, is running for governor of texas. while the race is heating up, it's her new book, a memoir, titled "forgetting to be afraid" that has so many people talking. in it, davis reveals for the very first time, her decision to terminate two pregnancies in the 1990s. davis described the first pregnancy which was in 1994. you were in your first trimester. >> the pregnancy had implanted itself in one of my fallopian tubes, which is of course not a pregnancy that can be sustained. so we had to end that pregnancy through the removal of one of my fallopian tubes. it was a very, very sad time in our lives. >> and texas law means that that
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has to be termed an abortion. >> that's how texas law characterizes it. for me, it was a tremendous loss of a much-wanted pregnancy. >> i am ready. >> reporter: with the election less than two months away, davis is not shying away from tough issues. both personal and political. why are you sharing so much right now? so personal. >> i wanted to share a book about my life. how i came to be who i am. i wanted people to feel like they're not alone. that's one piece of my story. but there are many other pieces, as well. >> and we'll share more of that later in the morning, where she discusses a second pregnancy she terminated and something her mother contemplated doing to herself and her children. >> a lot of news before the election. we asked her about the timing of releasing a book like this so close to an election.
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>> okay. lara, good news? so happy to share this with you all. big royal breaking news. here's the scene live outside buckingham palace. this, just hours after william and kate announced they're, in fact, expecting their second child. forced to share the news before kate reaches the 12-week mark due to intense morning sickness. this morning, it's official. 14-month-old prince george is going to be a big brother. clarence house announcing that while they are delighted with the news, the duchess of cambridge is once again being treated for severe morning sickness at kensington palace. the condition landed her in the hospital during her first pregnancy. it requires extra hydration, medication, and nutrients. the new baby will be the fourth in line to the throne, bumping harry to fifth. even during their engagement, the royal couple proclaimed they were hoping for a big family. >> it's very important to me. and i hope we'll be able to have
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a happy family ourselves. >> obviously, we want a family. so, um, we'll have to start thinking about that. >> reporter: as for big brother george, it was almost a year ago that the world watched happily as he was presented for the first time. in the past year, we have watched baby george make major milestones. from his royal christening to his first royal trip down under, where he had his first official public engagement. a royal crawl about. the age difference between william and harry is about two years. roughly the same difference that prince george and his new sibling will have as well. >> they'll go through milestones in life at a similar time. they'll be able to be each other's closest confidant and biggest ally. george will show the baby the ropes. let's go to ginger with the weather. >> the remnants of norbert is the headline this morning. in the southwest, causing some flash flooding, i'll talk about why i'm here in a couple of moment the. for now, the local forecast in 30 seconds right after the
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. wildlife official its fear a mountain lion may attack again one day after it attacked a 6-year-old boy in cupertino. two game wardens spent the night looking for signs of the big cat.
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they will join the hunt during daytime hours. the boy can leave the hospital as soon as today. let's get a check on the morning commute. >> we still have this rerouting situation with muni going on. it is in the bayview district at 3rd and carroll. an earlier kt line light rail hit a pedestrian. there is a bus shuttle in place there and folks are expecting that that will be there quite some time. ace train number 1 and number 3 basically getting off at the same time. they should be arriving shortly. when we come back, meteorologist mike nicco has the bay ar
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♪ ♪ got nothing in my brain that's what people say ♪ ♪ that's what people say mm-hmm ♪ shaking it off, shaking it up in boston. part of our big event leading up to the "dancing with the stars" premier next monday. all across the country. those are the andy murray pro dancers teaching everyone how to do it there. looks like a lovely morning in boston. one lucky winner will win a trip to the new premier of the season in los angeles. >> that's a great way to start the week. also this morning, we have a frightening mundane lion attack, on a little boy in the bay area. the 6-year-old dragged into the bushes. how his family helped save him. "gma investigates" how much
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you pay at the checkout line. we go undercover to show you how some stores may be charging you more than you think. what you need to be looking out for. yeah. we have big news from george clooney about his wedding. the superstar revealing where and when he'll be tieing the knot. >> that is later. we begin this half hour with a scare at the university of florida. the campus on edge after a student was attacked again last night. the fourth woman to be assaulted in just over two weeks. police have released video of a possible suspect. the school is stepping up security. gio benitez is here with more. >> reporter: good morning, robin, right now, police are on that campus looking for the attacker. the young women attacked at night. one attack just last night. tackled, but she got away. now the massive campus is on edge. this morning, the university of florida campus is on high alert. police desperately searching for this man, caught on camera. a suspect in a scary series of alleged attacks on four young female students, just within the
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past two weeks. the latest one overnight. police say the assaults began around 9:30 p.m. on august 30th. a 21-year-old woman told police she was beaten and almost raped by an unknown man on campus. then, hours later, around 2:00 a.m., another attack. this time, the victim was dragged into the woods before witnesses were able to chase the man away. then, early friday morning, a third young woman was approached by an unidentified man here, just outside the school library. >> an individual came up from behind her, grabbed her. they had a brief conversation. at which point she then literally punched him in the face and the suspect then left on foot. >> reporter: just last night, a fourth victim. tackled from behind near the library parking lot. she managed to fight him off. police say the four victims all describe the man as white, in his late 20s or early 30s, 6'4", or 6'5", weighing about 250 pounds.
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students wondering if they can defend themselves. >> i think i could defend myself. i think if i was put in the situation, i would be really scared. >> reporter: now police are adding more patrols, saying they won't stop until they find that mysterious man seen on surveillance video. and also this morning, the university of florida is offering self-defense training for students and providing nighttime escorts. the search for a suspect is on right now. in full gear. because such a scary situation. >> absolutely. hopefully, the video will help them. thank you, gio. >> thanks, guys. now to the terrifying attack in a popular hiking spot in the bay area. a mountain lion dragging a 6-year-old boy into the bushes before the quick thinking of his family scared the cat away. ryan smith is here with more. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning. a mountain lion attacking a small boy the way it would a group of deer, targeting the easiest prey. a 6-year-old boy, snatched from the jaws of death as he hiked
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with parents and family friends at this open space preserve. near cupertino, california. a mountain lion emerged out of the woods, grabbing the young boy's neck and head, dragging him into the bush. his quick-thinking father and family friend came to his rescue. as tense, stunned onlookers watched in fear. >> both of the fathers of the two families lunged at the lion, shouting aggressively as the attack was occurring and managed to scare the lion off. >> the man came down out of the trail carrying his son. it looked like he had a laceration on the back of his neck. he was bleeding heavily. he was >> reporter: jose salazar knows what this man is going through. in 2008, his son was attacked. by a mountain lion in new mexico. >> i had teeth marks in my hair. like to here. >> reporter: mountain lion sightings have been on the rise, particularly in southern california, where they have been
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captured on surveillance video, attacking family pets. mountain lions can each 8 feet at 170 pounds, leaving residents around cupertino very concerned. >> that's really frightening. my husband has gone running on these trails with my sons. >> reporter: as for the 6-year-old boy, he's in the hospital but expected to recover fully. it's rare for a mountain lion the attack with so many people in the vicinity. authorities have organized a massive hunt to find the lion. if found, they're going to try to find out what led this animal to act in this way. george? >> that's so scary, thanks very much. let's get the weather now. ginger in chicago this morning. >> it's a beautiful morning here, george. it really is. just brilliant. a little chilly. it feels a little fall-like a different story when we talk about what is happening in the southwest and houston over the weekend. too much rain too fast. you're seeing the pictures there. just over half inch. even this morning, i've been seeing some reports from some of
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the areas like phoenix where roads are closed. that monsoon moisture. we'll talk more about that later. look at the chilly air. it's comfortable in chicago. but it's going to get down right cool. going into the next couple of days, look at the overnight lows. the morning starts in the 40s for minneapolis at the start of the weekend. >> we have bone dry air with temperatures cooler than acknowledge, home 80's, and upper 60's in san francisco. >> all that weather is brought to you by macy's. and i've got to show you something. this is why i'm here. it requires a helmet. come on with me. this is a new segment we're doing called "extreme zee." i'm going up and over the side of this hotel in downtown chicago.
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from new york city's department of consumer affairs on two separate days. >> where would i find the smucker's jam? >> reporter: during unannounced grocery store visits. the inspector choosing items at random. then, as checkout, he identifies himself. >> i actually work for the city. >> reporter: of the five stores we visited, four received violations. at one store, this olive oil -- priced at 7.39 at the shelf -- >> a ten-cent overcharge. >> reporter: someone might say it's just ten cents. is it a big deal? >> it is. that's happening week in and week out. >> reporter: a common violation, charging for the container at the deli counter. which is supposed to be free. for this coleslaw, the overcharge of 12 cents. >> you're going to pay $2.99 per pound. that's for the product only. >> reporter: another common violation. charging tax on items that
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should be tax-exempt. for example, in new york, pain medication, most food, fruit juices and unsweetened drinks like this green tea. >> if it's not sweetened or carbonated, you can't charge tax on that. >> reporter: authorities are cracking down across the country. in june, whole foods agreed to pay $800,000 in fines and penalties in california after state investigators found the chain charged more than the advertised price on many items. whole foods told abc news it takes our obligations to our customers very seriously. we will continue to refine and implement additional processes to minimize such errors going forward. several other national chains have paid similar fines or settlements in recent years. in cases brought by state authorities involving overcharges. back undercover at another store, four violations. adding a whopping $13.08 to the
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$114 bill. an increase of more than 10%. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> you really got to keep an eye on things. we should say one store undercharged for two items. sometimes things are just mistakes. >> that happens. and coming up, the latest on the big announcement from london. william and kate just revealing prince george will be a big brother. and then, we're celebrating joan rivers. her good friend deborah norville spoke at the touching memorial service. she's with us live to talk about it. and serena williams making her case as one of the best ever, winning her third u.s. open. joining chris evert and martina navratilova with 18 major titles in her career.
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7:48, we want to get to serena williams. she was going to join us live but she's been a bit delayed. she is one of the all-time greats.
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she won her third straight u.s. open sunday, her 18th grand slam title. that puts her in elite company. for the third year in a row, serena williams proving she is the best in the world. >> for the sixth time. she's the u.s. open champion. >> reporter: the top-seeded williams winning in straight sets on sunday. dominating friend and opponent caroline wozniacki of denmark. >> what a return. >> reporter: both women with a dazzling display of power and endurance. >> 26 shots exchanged. >> reporter: williams, simply spectacular. >> perhaps the best to ever play the game. >> reporter: williams tied with martina navratilova and chris evert with 18 major wins each. the tennis legends presenting her with an 18 karat gold tiffany's bracelet. >> number 18. >> reporter: sunday's win, a
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triumphant ending to a strange year. >> something is not right with serena. >> reporter: something making her go out early from wimbledon, then falling out earl from two other tournaments. >> i had no expectations coming into this u.s. open. my goal was to just win some matches. >> reporter: wozniacki overcoming her share of adversity as well. her friend, serena, reportedly helped her recover from a very public breakup with golf champ rory mcilroy. >> you're an unbelievable friend. you're an inspiration to me on and off the court. you definitely owe drinks later. >> they really are great friends. >> i love that. even after battle royale. >> i just tweeted the picture when serena was here in 1999 after the first u.s. open title. who could have imagined she would win 17 more, a total of 18 at this point? >> she's awesome. >> congratulations. >> 18 and counting. >> yes. indeed, indeed. >> congratulations. more good news.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. muni light-rail service has resumed in the bayview district after a train hit a man rl this morning in san francisco. it happened at third street and carroll avenue. the man may have been using a walker. paramedics rushed him to the hospital. no word on his condition. we've got some light clouds but starting to see the sun. >> some breaks in the east bay and over san jose. that's going to be the case as we head through the morning. increasing sunshine, 60s at the coast, 70s around the bay, 80s inland east bay. accuweather seven-day forecast, some warm temperatures starting wednesday through the weekend. sue. we're looking at a new
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. on monday. we have the latest on the breaking royal baby news. will and kate expecting their second child. we're live in oxford, where prince william is speaking this morning. plus, can cheap sunglasses protect you just as well as expensive ones? we're putting the season's hottest shades to the test. and celebrating joan rivers. the spectacular memorial commemorating the star in style. so many touching tributes, including her friend, deborah norville, who joins us live. ♪ i think i want to marry you and george clooney spilling secrets overnight. on his upcoming wedding. where he and his fiance are about to tie the knot. and kristen wiig, bill hader and ashley judd here live, as we say --
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>> all: good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] and here they are, pulling up to the marketplace. there's cam mathison. aly raisman, you remember her from "dancing with the stars" from the olympics as well. they've got that mirrorball trophy. they're ready to go. quite a crowd there all morning. taking lessons from the arthur murray dancers. all part of our shake it up, "dancing with the stars" tours. the mirrorball is going coast to coast right now. one lucky winner. going to be able to go live to "dancing with the stars" next week. >> too bad cameron is so shy. you know, just so reserved. you know, that cam mathison. so many people, up bright and early. trying to dance their way into winning tickets to next monday's premier of "dancing with the stars." he's having a great time with
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the crowd, shaking it off and ready to dance their hearts out. then to chicago, where ginger is live, getting extreme this morning. she's 27 stories up. >> oh. >> she's started. >> oh, my gosh. that makes me sick. >> oh, my gosh, ginger. she's at a hotel. about to rappel down the side of the building. >> look at the smile. >> she'll answer questions on twitter. with the #gmaextreme zeee. >> don't tweet while rappelling. >> it's against the law. >> dangling over the side. >> she loves this. she loves this. >> twr. >> yeah, that's a real smile. >> we'll get back to that. first, we have to get news from amy. >> good morning to you, george. we begin with the wildfire spreading out of control inside yosemite national park. it broke out sunday near the popular half dome peak. the fast-moving flames forcing campers to evacuate and trapping some hikers on top of the trails. helicopters have rescued 100 visitors so far. new details this morning
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about president obama's plan to confront the militant group isis. the plan is expected to have phases. air strikes in iraq. the training of iraqi force, and then the targeting of isis fighters inside syria. the u.s.-led multinational effort could take three years to complete. the president will address the nation wednesday night to further explain that plan. new video of the historic floods across india and pakistan. take a look at that. more than 300 people have died so far. in one region alone, 2500 villages are partially or completely underwater. a big boost for cancer research with the help of dozens of celebrities and generous donors around the world. the stand up to cancer telecast friday night has now raised nearly $110 million. the show was broadcast live and commercial free by more than 30 networks including abc. well, a major new study suggests your waistline could be the key to living longer.
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researchers say you'll be healthier and live longer if your weight is no bigger than half your height. exceeding that ratio can reduce your life expectancy by up to 20 years. and finally, take a look at this wild scene in oregon. police chasing a woman who they say stole a boat and then took off on a joyride. the chase running for two miles until she was just going too fast. the engine overheated. she swam for shore. but she wasn't fast enough. she was arrested a short time later. she made a swim for it? shocking. shocking that she wasn't able to elude police. really? >> put another chapter in the book. >> a dumb criminal's worst enemy, amy robach. thanks, amy. now more on the breaking royal news. will and kate expecting their second child. we're here with abc's dr. jen ashton to talk about the extreme
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morning sickness. and victoria murphy is on the phone traveling this morning with william to oxford. what do we know? >> good morning. very exciting news today. the news that we have been waiting for and hoping for for some weeks now. i'm in oxford this morning, where william and kate were both due to be, to open a new oxford university building. however, kate had to pull out of the event at the last minute. william on his own -- she pulled out because yes, she's suffering from the severe morning sickness, the same morning sickness she had when she was pregnant with george. she's very ill and very sad she's not able to be here today. >> we know she's not even 12 weeks pregnant yet. how far along do we believe she is? when do you think they would have announced this had she been able to go to oxford this morning? >> that's exactly right. shy is less than 12 weeks pregnant. we understand she's about the same stage as she was when her pregnancy with george was announced.
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around six to eight weeks. still early stages yet. they're very cautiously excited. it's not something they wanted to do. i mean, they had to announce it because she was due to attend today and she couldn't be here. and they knew there would be huge questions asked. speculation about why she wasn't here. from their point of view, it was easier to get the information out there in the same time as they did last time. however, if they had had it their way, if they had been able to wait until the 12-week mark, we probably wouldn't hear about this for probably five, six weeks left to go. >> thank you, victoria. let's talk to jen ashton. explain this hyperemsis gravida. >> you can just say hd for short. it's really not morning sickness. this is like morning sickness like a hurricane is a little bit of rain. it's way off the end of that spectrum. i want us to be medically accurate here. women who have suffered hg know, this is not you're a little queasy.
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you shut everything down. typically, this resolves by about mid pregnancy. in some severe cases, it can last the entire nine months. >> as yogi would say, deja vu all over again. >> that's right. >> because as we have heard -- is it more difficult the second time around? >> in obstetrics, your past history is very important. and while we say every pregnancy is different, ob history tends to get worse and worse with every pregnancy. so we'll have to keep an eye on it. >> ali's was much worse the second time around. it was less scary because she knew what was coming. >> but it was worse. >> jen ashton, thank you very much. you'll answer questions on twitter as well. we're going to the "social square." >> i am indeed, george. we're going to get to "pop news" we're going to do some weather. but right now, i want to get to the ""gma morning menu"." first up, george clooney is revealing major wedding details. then putting sunglasses to the test. you can buy them on the street anywhere. from cheap to expensive, which
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ones protect your eyes and keep you safe? right now, to cameron mathison. he's up in boston. cam, you're about to pick three people to compete for a chance to go to the premiere of "dancing with the stars." take it away, buddy. >> all right. that's exactly what we're doing. i'm here, of course, with aly raisman, who is spinning it. are you guys ready? stop the spin. here we go, the three finalists. the three finalists have a chance. i got three tickets. don't let them spill. three numbers right here, everybody. 357. 362. the last one, 373. come on up here. right now. we'll see who is going to l.a., "dancing with the stars" premier. whoo! >> all right, guys. we have so much more including that coming up on "gma." live in times square. and boston. so don't go anywhere. good morning. hello.
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it's 8:13. it's time for "pop new." wedding news. actor george clooney spilling the beans about his upcoming nuptials last night. the couple atnd attended a charity event. he revealed where and when they'll tie the knot. he said, i met my bride to be here in italy, whom i will be marrying in venice in a few weeks. amal looking stunning in black satin. and i dare say she'll also look stunning in white. i'm surprised their not doing it at his beautiful estate to control the situation. but venice, could there be a more beautiful place? >> i'm happy to do research. >> you're volling tiering for
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venice and london today. you're a real trooper. >> we heart you. >> i was too. maybe he's just so happy he forgot. >> he's smitten. i hope you like this. this is a daughter who may want to eat her words. she made a bet with her dad if he could sink an epic basketball trick shot, he would never have to pay for another thing for her again. roll it. >> oh! >> no way. >> watch. >> no, not that one. >> just watch. just watch. >> no! no! >> did you see it? [ laughter ] >> no, not that one! >> he is giddy. i wish they -- >> he could not do that a second time. but he only had to do it once.
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>> i wish that i could show you the whole thing. he says in the beginning, not even a dollar. she go, nep, if cow can make this shot. >> it bounced off behind and then, did he -- i wonder if he intended to do it that way. >> no, i just think he feels like he won the daddy lottery. >> he promised to pay for everything any way. close to 2 million views right now. finally, i dare you not to smile at this video. this is juggy, the puppy. apparently, he likes to go on the swings. if you look closely, even juggy can't help smiling. as his daddy -- >> he doesn't look that happy yet. >> he doesn't. i swear there's -- there it is! oh, boy. the video gods and me are not getting along this morning. however, it has close to 50,000 views. i see smile, smile, smile, ye. we did it.
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>> you were working hard. working hard. >> i'm going to take a nap. >> thanks, lara. we're going back to chicago. ginger has the weather from the side of the building in chicago. >> i wanted to make sure to get up in the atmosphere to study it today. we're starting this whole "extreme zee" thing. i wanted to come to a city when there wasn't a disaster. let's take a couple of steps. we're just going over the edge. we're celebrating respiratory health, copd, asthma, they've raised money over the last fine years by helping people beat their fears. i want to look at the forecast. a big one in the southeast. a low pressure system there sliding up the east coast. check out those number. some of them, two to three inches. a lot of rainfall to be talking about. i love seeing chicago like this.
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>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the microclimate forecast. we have a cloud deck but it is thin with dry air and cooler-than-average temperatures. have moon is tonight. a warming trend coming soon to the forecast. we will have mid-to-upper 60's along the coast into san francisco and home 70's an the bay and upper 70's in the north bay and south bay and home 80's inland and cooler than average, it is. the seven-day outlook shows finally back to average >> so, i've made it one story of 27 yet to go. yeah, it doesn't look bad. this is kind of the craziest thing i have done yet, robin. >> oh, and more to come. spl please, don't go anywhere. spl she is -- that's our ginger zee, with all the zs. oh, my goodness. she's going to be fine. now to joan rivers' star-studded memorial on sunday here if new york city.
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so many celebrities coming out. her friends, to celebrate the comedy legend. we're delighted to welcome one of joan's dearest friends, deborah norville, you know her as the anchor of "inside edition" who gave a special eulogy. she would have been pleased? >> she would have loved it. it was classic joan. there were funny moments. there were poignant moments. there was the new york city gay men's chorus singing. the police bagpipe band. in between, you had audra mcdonald and hugh jackman. when the service was over, we came out. you see all these famous people that were there. >> who were her friends. >> it was invitation only. there were 1,000 people inside the temple. when you came out of the temple there were as far as you could see, up and down fifth avenue, her friends. her fans. people wishing her well. and celebrating her life. and, there were smiles. and it's an unhappy thing to say
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good-bye. by boy, people celebrated her life. >> you did with your words. what did you want to convey? >> the depth of my friendship. joan and i were friends for close to 25 years. the kind of woman people didn't know. they knew the woman who said outrageous, jaw-dropping things on television and on station. the woman i knew was hilariously funny. an incredible practical joker. she was kind to the core and there through thick and thin. >> people were there, of course, to say good-bye. but to embrace melissa. how is she? >> she's amazing. she's incredibly strong. she's so much like her mother. wicked funny. she got up there and read a letter she had written to her mother a few months ago. it was hilarious. she's been incredible. i wanted to salute melissa in my remarks. i believe friends are the family you choose. and joan chose me as her friend. which means i'm melissa's family.
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i wanted melissa to know her mom's friends are her friends. we're there for her. she gave us the gift of being able to be with joan. when we knew that the skroen we loved was not coming back, melissa allowed a few of us to come and hold her hand and tell some stories and say good-bye. >> the hospital when she was this a coma. >> before she passed. >> didn't you make a channel to people there. >> ye, i did. joan lived for laughter. i said to everybody in the temple, i said, let's keep joan laughing. let's make the joan rivers challenge, #joanriverschallenge. do something, say something. put your dog in the swing. throw it up on facebook. with joan rivers challenge. let's keep people laughing. >> she said you you would get through anything laughing. >> with a smile. >> george? >> i love that challenge. we're going the move to the "heat index" now. putting your sunglasses to the test. can you get the same protection
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for your eyes as a fraction of the price? becky worley investigates. >> reporter: designer shades. they promise to block 100% of uv rays. but do cheaper sunghaszs give you less protection? >> it will age your eye faster. >> referee: dr. dennis fong, the professor at the urt of berkeley school of opt tom try says unlight can cause a lot of problems. to see if cheaper sunglasses can protect? see, protected -- i buy sunglasses from mauls, street vendors, main stream fashion stores. all claim to bok 100% of uv ray. but do they? omg so cute. most cost about $10. none more than $20. i buy coach, raybans and smith.
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each other 100 bucks. $183. to assess true uv protection, dr. fong uses special equipment. first he tests the high-end glasses. okay, ray-ban. >> 100% uv protection. >> reporter: all the expensive glasses off it. but now, these are from a mall kiosk. they cost about $20. >> you're getting 100% uv protection. >> reporter: drugstore. >> 100%. >> reporter: h&m. >> 100% again. >> reporter: kids glasses from a street surrender. >> 100%. >> reporter: wow. 11 pairs of discount glasses. they all had the same amount of uv protection as the expensive brands. 100%. but dr. fong explains that expensive glasses often have more durable frames, higher end design, a more comfortable fit and the nice case.
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rocking the cheap glasses from now on. for "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, berkeley, california. >> i know the difference. i lose the expensive ones more easily. >> never fals. >> that is so true. it's great information. thank you, becky. it's time for "gma's" epic shake it and dance. cam mathison is getting ready to pick one lucky winner to go to the premier on monday. cam, you ready for the danceoff? >> we are all ready. we have our three finalists here. this is ariel, melissa, and liz, all if boston. and aly raisman will be jijing these guys. are you ready? vying for this. take your positions, everybody. all right. let's cue the music! ♪ >> whoo! >> whoo!
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♪ got nothing in my brain ♪ that's what people say ♪ that's what people say mm-hmm ♪ ♪ i go on too many dates ♪ but i can't make 'em stay at least that's what people say ♪ ♪ that's what people say mm-hmm ♪ >> whoo! yeah! >> good job. >> you brought it. i love it. >> high fives. you're amazing. >> a tough decision. i love the personality, the technique. what do you think? >> you're all amazing. i have to say liz. you guys are all awesome. >> liz, look out.
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how do you feel? awesome. you're going to l.a. >> i'm psyched. oh, my god! >> liz, we're so excited for you. shaking it off. >> wow. >> the dance party continue there is in boston. thank you so much, cam. we don't want you to miss "dancing with the stars." the premier next monday night at 8:00, 7:00 central. we want to know which "dancing with the stars" couple are you rooting for? tell us with the #gmadancing. coming up, big stars with us here in times square. bill hader, kristen wiig, and ashley judd. live. don't go anywhere. maybe dance a little.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. wildlife officials fear a mountain lion may likely attack again, one day after it attacked a 6-year-old boy in cupertino. two game waurdens spent the night looking for signs of the big cat. search dogs also helped look for the mountain lion. the boy could leave the hospital as soon as today, so he is doing better. how's your morning commute doing? is it better, sue hall? >> it is better, kristen, yes. all mass transit back on time after earlier muni and ace train issues. no delays now. we do have a little slow traffic along the san mateo bridge but traffic seems to be moving nicely over the high rise, about 15 minutes into the foster city side of things. one accident to report to you in union city, south 880 at industrial in the fast lane. >> sue, thanks a lot.
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we are starting to see some sun. we'll talk to mike nicco (vo) ours is a world of the red-eyes. (daughter) i'm really tired. (vo) the transfers. well, that's kid number three. (vo) the co-pilots.
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bay, that's where we'll have low to mid-80s. temperatures below average today but look at the warming trend o [ cheers and applause ] there it is. just moments ago. liz winning our shake it dance mirrorball tour danceoff in boston. she's won a trip to l.a. to be part of next monday's big "dancing with the stars" premier. i don't know who is happier, liz or cam. >> it's better in slow motion. i must say. >> it's one of those ultimate "i'll have what she's having" moments. cam is getting into the car. he's leaving boston. he's got the trophy. next stop on the epic shake it and dance mirror ball trophy tour. let's see. it's chicago. that's where he's headed next. safe travels, cameron. >> chicago, the place to be this morning. that's where our fearless ginger zee is. rappelling down the side of a
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building. because of course she would be. why not? she started 27 stories up. she's working her way down and answering twitter questions along the way, because she has nothing else to do. elizabeth wants to know, what is the sensation like right now? [ no audio ] i'm going translate. she says it's insanely scary. >> yet it doesn't stop her from speaking with her hands, 27 stories up. don't let go! >> two hands on the rope. two hands on the rope. >> she's probably thinking, i do this and you can't get the audio to work? >> exactly. >> going down. can you not get the audio? >> we'll get back to her in a little bit. how is this for a trio right now. bill hader, kristen wiig, ashley judd. right over there in the social square. i think they're all there. >> yeah. >> there's bill and kristen. >> we got two.
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>> there's ashley. we'll talk to them in just a little bit. right now, more of our exclusive interview with texas state senator wendy davis. she made headlines last year by speaking for 13 consecutive hours in those pink running shoes to stop a vote restricting abortion. now she's running for state senate in texas. she's trailing greg abbott in the polls. she has a brand-new memoir, called "forgetting to be afraid." in which she reveals painful details about her personal life. when people hear the name wendy davis, they think about you and your pink running shoes. >> members, i'm rising on the floor today -- >> reporter: -- on the floor of the texas senate for hours. >> for me it was very important to give voice to the women and men that i stood for that day. and of course, i couldn't help but reflect upon my own journey. >> reporter: a journey wendy davis, a mother of two daughters, shares with the public with her new memoir. "forgetting to be afraid." in it, davis reveals for the first time she made the decision to terminate two pregnancies in
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the 1990s. the first in 1994 after tests showed the fetus was developing outside the uterus, making it unviable. >> for me, it was a tremendous loss of a much-wanted pregnancy. >> reporter: two years later, in 1996, davis and her then second husband, jeff davis, were pregnant again with a daughter they had already named. but during a routine exam, the doctor detected a problem. >> our baby had a severe brain abnormality. if she did survive to term, she likely would not survive delivery. if she did survive delivery, she likely would be in a vegetative state. we knew that the most loving thing that we could do for our daughter was to say good-bye. and, like so many other families across this country, we made that difficult decision with as much love for our daughter as can be imagined.
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her name was tate elyse davis. and we loved her as we love our living daughters, drew and amber. and she forms, of course, a very important part of my life. >> can you understand that there will be some that will say, they would have taken a different route? >> this was how my family confronted this tragic experience. i respect so much that people make their own decisions. and that that decision is the one that is right for them. >> reporter: a harvard law school graduate, davis was raised by a single mother who left school after the ninth grade. davis said her mother struggled. and in her memoir, she recounts one of the darkest days of her childho childhood. >> my mother was in her 20s. she had three children, ages about 5 to 1. and she experienced tremendous depression after i was born.
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my parents separated not long after i was born. my father remarried. and my mother was left in a strange place, she was alone. she almost took her life and ours. she put us into the back of the car. she couldn't imagine leaving the world and leaving us behind. she had intended to start the car in the garage. and an angel came into our lives that day. a neighbor who had never come to our home before rang the bell. and he sat in the living room. he held my mother's hand. he talked to her for quite a long time. and by the time he left, she was through it. and she came and collected us from the car. and put one foot in front of the other. and pushed on. for all of us. and did a beautiful job of it. >> reporter: davis credits her mother's life experience for giving her the strength to
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persevere when she faced her own challenges of being a single, working mother. you know that there will be criticism as to the timing. when the book comes out, it will be less than 60 days from the election. you're running for governor. people will question the timing. are you trying to pull at the heart strings of the voters that you're trying to win votes? with sympathy? >> i wanted to share a book about my life. how i came to be who i am. i wanted people to feel like they're not alone. the struggle of being a single mom. the struggle after my parents divorced. and that i came through it. through my faith in god. i came through it because of my education. and i wanted to be very honest in my story. and not leave pieces aside. i wanted people to understand. >> and there is nothing left aside in "forgetting to be afraid." it's available tomorrow.
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and speaking of forgetting to be afraid. ginger, oh, you're -- you're about to touch down. you're almost there. almost there, ginger. >> last couple of steps. last couple steps. i made it. i made it. >> way to go. >> so we've got all of these wonderful people here celebrating with us. hello. i love that. they got the extreme zee. it's for clean air, as it says. we're here doing that skyline plunge. and i made it back on solid ground. randy's going to help me get out of my gear here in a couple of minutes. it gets tight when you hang up there for awhile. 278 feet, we did it. we had the chopper above us. this is absolutely the best way to kick off "extreme zee." and it's for a great cause. respiratory health administration. anyone with copd, asthma or lung cancer in their family, they know raising money for a great cause is important.
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so let's go ahead and check the forecast, shall we. the other important thing going on. the flash flooding in the southwest this morning. the remnants of norbert and the low pressure system is all it is now. nothing left but for a lot of moisture. some places will see some three to four inches. >> we have bone dry air with temperatures cooler than acknowledge, home 80's, and upper 60's in san francisco. >> so all -- all that weather is brought to you by target. and i did it. i did it. made it here. into the city of chicago. what a perfect morning. blue skies. a beautiful city to enjoy. a wonderful cause. i'm proud. this is pretty exciting. thank you all for showing up. robin and george? >> you have every right to be proud. we're proud of you, too. we're watching you rappel once
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again. she's going to be going all across the country doing extreme things like that. glad she's back on the ground safe and sound. coming up, they're so far away. bill hader, kristen wiig. they're live to tell us about their brand-new movie. >> you followed us. don't follow us. >> oh, you killed the bit.
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"snl" alums kristen wiig and bill hader have teamed up for a new movie. they play twins who reunite after being estranged for ten years. they can help each other heal by confronting the pain and finding the laughter once again. >> oh. give that to me. give to it me. spit. spit in there. >> sorry. i think it's broken. >> oh my -- milo, stop! my god. >> you better have that thing fixed. you need to take the edge off. >> yeah, right. no. >> everybody's doing it. [ cheers and applause ] >> some great scenes in the film. we want to welcome bill and kristen to "gma." hi, guys. so good to see you reunited. such a fan of your work on "snl." and there are scenes like this that are so funny in the film. but it's also heart-wrenching.
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i have to wonder, as do others, is that something that appealed to you to sort of stretch in that way together? >> yeah, i mean, the script had kind of everything. i love comedies with a little bit of drama. and you know, i just thought it was well written. wanted to work with bill. and it was a great experience. >> yeah, yeah, no, we were -- it was definitely something new that i had always wanted to try. drama and -- i was attached to the movie for a couple of years, it's an independent movie. it took awhile to get the financing and stuff. then we got kristen on board. which was awesome. >> and you guys play siblings. given how many years on "snl" together? >> seven. >> seven. >> seven seasons. seven years together. was that incredibly easy or was it a little surprising because these are very different than some of the characters you played in the sketches. >> it was so much easier. >> so much easier. to work with her. we have a kind of sibling relationship in life.
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and so it was very easy to kind of fall into that and not -- it was easy to be vulnerable around each other. >> and then you have guys like ty burrell. from "modern family." >> he's so good. >> so good in this film. >> and also luke wilson. so with so many naturally funny people, and it is serious subject matter, what is the set like when the cameras are not rolling? >> it kind of depends on the scene. >> yeah, yeah. if the scene was funny, like the scene you just showed, we were very -- >> maybe too much. >> we drove everyone nuts. we would be doing bits all the time. >> you're like, one more take. >> or we were just messing around. a serious scene, we were respectful. craig johnson wrote or directed the movie. or co-wrote and directed the movie. the crew is so great, very respectful and just fans of the movie. so it was great. >> we have so many fan questions. i want to try to get to a couple
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ral rally -- really quick. bill, one of our fans asked, do you miss stefan? >> uh, yeah. >> we do, too. >> yeah. you'll never see him again. >> wow. >> no. i don't know. i don't know. i don't know about that. but i do miss him. >> you should have had someone doing stefan just, like, pop up. >> wait, stefan's here. i found him. >> and then, how do you guys, this is from kath, on instagram, how do you keep straight faces when you're rolling during those funny scenes. >> sometimes we don't. >> we're bad. the californians, we said, we would make each other laugh. we would try to -- we would keep the same lines. we would just change our inflections. >> i'm so excited you brought that up. possibly my favorite skit. fred armisen. >> fred armisen, the very first one, dress rehearsal, he started talking differently. you could see us, we're going, what is this voice?
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and kristen was much better than me. i lost it. she was like, what are you doing? >> that's why we love you. so good to see you together. i hope everybody will check out "the skeleton twins." opening this friday, september 12th. thank you so much for being here. stay with us because ashley judd is also live on "good morning america." so don't go anywhere. so is it the biting? ...we need to break up. cuz i can stop? no! i love you and your show. it's cable. customers are more satisfied with u-verse. switch and we can stay together forever. forever? ow. i'm not gonna lie to you. it's also the biting. break up with cable. choose u-verse tv from $19 a month for 2 years.
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great to have our friend ashley judd with us this morning. she's starring in "dolphin tale 2." bringing back her role as part of the inspiring team that helped a hurt toll fdolphin nam winter. she's speaking to the daughter of winter's doctor. >> what if i came to work and the place was empty? room after room, no patients. a bunch of bored doctors because everybody was fine. no need for surgery. no sick people. no one's here, honey, because they want to be. they're here because they need to be.
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i assure you no one stays one minute longer than they have to. talk to your dad. you kids take us by surprise. you grow up so stinking fast. >> boy, how true is that. so great to have ashley judd here now. welcome back. >> thank you, good morning. >> you say you feel blessed to have this role again. >> oh, so blessed. absolutely. >> what grabs you about it? >> so many things. initially, what leaps to mind is the fact that as humans, we sometimes do foolish and selfish things that hurt animals. but we have such compassion and ingenuity that we can help rehabilitate them and help to restore them to their native habitats. winter wouldn't be able to survive in the wild because she doesn't have a tail. the fact that she's willing to live with this prosthesis and is a content animal and has such grace that she's an inspiration to people all over the world.
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it's joyful to be part of that. >> winter cannot live alone. his mother dies. we meet a new dolphin, hope. >> dolphins, just like humans, are meant to be in community. she would not survive on her own. the name hope has so much meaning. winter has hope. obviously, the season, winter has hope, because spring comes. winter the dolphin has hope. we all have hope. that is a credit to charles martin smith, the director of the film. >> one of the twitter questions we got, was it difficult framing the dolphins and actors to be able to shoot together? that's a big part of his job. >> okay, winter is a camera hog. there's no difficulty -- if anything, it's like, hello? there's two-leggeds in this movie. she loves being the center of attention. >> great cast. harry connick, kris
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christopherson, morgan freeman. >> and the beautiful children. >> tell us about the aquarium. what is the first movie and now the second meant for that? >> it's meant that we as audience members and animal lovers have helped increase the number of animals they have been able to help and return to the wild. cma is the real deal. it was just this little, kind of, somewhat crummy mom and pop operation in the beginning. they've got increased facilities. the capacity to expand their science. i'm glad they tolerate me. i'm in the way when i go there. being able to see what goes on behind the scenes is fascinating, too. because they just have wipe boards full of the names of animals that they're helping. the movie is not about those animals. their work is extensive. >> they're doing great work. it's a great movie. ashley judd, thank you very much. >> thank you, george. it's a pleasure. coming up, an important ♪
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block bucket challenge. >> you got it here first. mr. cobb, always a pleasure. >> thank you, lara. >> inside to you. >> sounds like a great idea. ready for some more football? "monday night football" kicks off tonight. double header. the giants versus the lions. and the chargers take on the cardinals. >> a big night tonight. another big morning tomorrow. jason bateman will be here. a lot of fun. so long. >> have a great day.
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. let's check out your sun and when it's coming out with meteorologist mike nicco. >> thank you very much. good morning, everybody. you can see a few breaks over the bay bridge as we look from the exploratory yum. inland east bay is seeing the most sunshine but 10:00, 11:00 we'll get the transition. mid to upper 60s along the coast and san francisco, low to mid-70s around the bay and upper 70s inland. accuweather seven-day forecast, get ready for a warming trend. sue. we'll take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are on as of 5:41 this morning. you can see traffic still pretty stacked up getting into san francisco from at least the macarthur maze. we have reports of a bad accident in san francisco, an 8th and balboa. we're following that for you
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