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good morning, america. breaking overnight, a new alert from the fbi. warning of attacks in the u.s., retaliation for the air strikes against the terror groups in syria. the plot against passenger jets. and the isis supporter shot dead this morning in the streets of a major city after an attack on police officers. and developing now, a major break in the case of missing uva student hannah graham. police now charging this hospital worker with her abduction. the last person to see her before she vanished. the urgent manhunt now to track him down. trapped and running out of time. the mother trapped under a 2500-pound boulder. pinned face down for nine hours. but when rescuers arrived, why they got stuck too. how they finally made it out alive. oh, just five weeks old and
looking for a mommy. the baby gorilla being raised by humans right now, going on a one of a kind air lift on a private plane. and we're there every step of the way. is this the gorilla who's about to say, "we are family"? and we do say good morning, america. and, yes, i am going, oh, it's a sweet little face. a face only a mama could love. but the mama rejected kamina. that's the little gorilla's name. she's on a journey to find a new family and we can't wait to share more on that ahead. but first we have news to get to. a lot of news to get to. abc news has learned of new air strikes against isis overnight. warning that everyone needs to be on alert for retaliation from
isis sympathizers here in the u.s. abc's brian ross has the very latest. >> good morning, george. with the new air strikes on isis overnight, u.s. officials are warning of possible retaliation here at home. a bulletin from the fbi and homeland security said the air strikes might further embolden home grown terrorists to strike in the u.s., that there have been changes in the homeland threat environment. this morning, the u.s. is studying the aftermath footage to assess the damage, which military officials say show precise hits with little collateral damage. on the ground, a video from the a jihadist from the netherlands showed the damage at one of the sites targeted by the u.s. >> many brothers died, many wounded. >> reporter: but without u.s. soldier on the ground, officials
say it's difficult to determine if any senior leaders were killed. >> you can't determine that from 10,000 or 30,000 feet. this is the command and control network. >> reporter: u.s. authorities are expressing confidence that the air strikes disrupted an imminent plot to blow up american passenger jets by a small elite unit, called the khorasan group. >> they had a plan in place, people to do is and explosives to do it. >> reporter: they were developing a series of explosives that could not be detected by current airport screening machines. which earlier this year enhanced security steps involving cell phones and appliances at u.s. and european airports. attorney general eric holder talked about it with katie couric. >> i can say that the enhanced security measures that we took in the aviation sector was based on concerns about the khorasan group is planning to do. >> reporter: with authorities on higher alert around the world, police in australia shot and killed a suspected isis militant after he attacked two police officers with a knife. complaining his passport had been canceled for national security reasons. australian prime minister said, police must be vigilant, because
quote, there are people capable of extreme acts. a warning being echoed at home by the fbi, george. >> it is just a global alert. thanks very much. let's get more on this from our chief white house correspondent, jon karl. the president announced these air strikes against iraq and syria. but at the time, the strikes against the group khorasan weren't even planned. >> it was fascinating, september 10th, primetime address to the nation. the president made a decision to expand air strikes into syria. khorasan was not on the list. it was not part of the battle plan. the reason they decided to add them, there had been reporting about this group and u.s. officials were concerned about it. they were concerned it was going to drive the group underground, they would miss their opportunity to hit them. they were concerned once want bombs started dropping on isis, they would run to ground and miss the opportunity. >> the president coming to the united nations again today to make the case. >> he has the speech before the general assembly. but the more significant meeting, he's going to be chairing a meeting of the
the u.n. security council and passing a resolution calling on nations to stop the flow of foreign fighters. of course, that's the big concern. >> that's right. the president does not believe he needs any u.n. authorization for these strikes. >> with the president in town, nice to have you here. >> great to be here. now to the latest on missing uva hannah graham. police officially charging jesse matthew with abducting her. a wide manhunt is under way. steve osunsami is tracking it all for us. >> reporter: this morning, what looks like a big break in the mysterious disappearance of 18-year-old hannah graham. police charging 32-year-old jesse matthew with her abduction, accusing him of a sex crime. >> we reached that point where the commonwealth felt we had sufficient probable cause to seek an arrest warrant. >> reporter: his wanted poster now plastered with the new charge, abduction with the intent to defile, accused of
kidnapping the university stude student. police believe the hospital operating assistant is the last person to see graham. meeting her at a downtown mall near the university. and then witnesses saw him buying her drinks at this restaurant and bar. investigators say they're not sure where matthew went when he walked into police quarters this weekend, spoke with a lawyer, and then sped away with police who were following him. >> there are state and federal resources that have been released and deployed to help accomplish that task. >> reporter: police are waiting for a complete set of test results from samples they took from matthew's car and clothes they removed from his apartment. his friends and neighbors arguing his innocence, but begging him to turn himself in. >> come back to the police station, tell what you know and get it over with. >> reporter: his alleged victim, still missing. police say they're still searching. >> we absolutely are continuing our search for hannah as we
speak, and we will continue our search for hannah. >> reporter: there has to be some evidence that police aren't sharing that has come to light. they've had plenty of opportunities to file this kind of charge, and they haven't done so until now. george? >> thanks. let's get more of that from dan abrams. what could this evidence be? >> you would think it's either some sort of dna evidence that they found in the context of a new search. maybe it's even a new surveillance video that they found that they didn't have before. that makes the most sense, the idea of finding additional surveillance video where they see him doing something that would lead to this. that makes the most sense. the idea of finding additional surveillance video where you see him doing something that would lead to this. this is a very specific crime. just the fact that he's on the lam, yes, that could be evidence against him, eventually. but not quite enough evidence to say he is -- we believe guilty of this very specific sexual crime. >> and now they're officially saying he is the suspect -- >> game-changer. before you were talking about reckless driving charge. you can't send out the state and
federal authorities looking for someone on a reckless driving charge. on this kind of crime and felony, you have massive resources that can be sent out. >> okay, dan abrams, thanks very much. let's go to amy with today's other top stories. good morning. breaking news overnight, a journalist from los angeles kidnapped by pirates in somalia has been freed after three years in captivity. 45-year-old michael scott worked for a german magazine and was researching a book on piracy, when he was abducted on his way to the airport in january of 2012. moore is reported to be in good condition. also overnight, tensions flaring in ferguson, missouri. violence breaking out after a memorial for michael brown, the black teen shot by police, was destroyed by a fire. protesters looting the stores. gunfire heard in the streets, police arresting several people throwing rocks. no word on what caused the fire at the memorial. a new warning for home depot customers. the first fraudulent charges are showing up from that massive
credit data breach. crooks charging everything from electronics to groceries. but often, the first charges small. as little as $10 to see if the card works. the best advice, don't wait until the end of the month to check your bank state for unusual charges, do it now. hundreds of texas lottery players who thought they had won big money on a scratch ticket are fighting mad. they said a new game, fun five, was printed with misleading instructions. they are demanding the prize money. they hired a lawyer with plans to sue the lottery commission. they want their money. an unusual high speed chase near disneyland in california. the driver of this u-haul, refusing to stop. police using what is called a pit maneuver, forcing him to spin out. police tried to pull him over for failing to yield. turns out that u-haul truck was stolen. and responding to a car crash the other day, it was the pizza hut delivery man, he had
to go to the hospital to be checked out. that's when officers went above and beyond the call of duty. they completed the delivery. the people who ordered that pie were a little shocked to see the police at their front door. but everyone had a good laugh and a good slice when it was all over. >> did it get there in 30 minutes? >> exactly. >> i'm sure they put the tip up a little higher once they heard the story. >> thank you, officer. >> thank you, amy. now to the growing questions about the secret service and the president's safety. a new fence was built at the white house after last week's breach, and we're learning more this morning about a second incident where a seemingly disturbed man was admitted to a restricted parking lot. pierre thomas is in washington with the details. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning. today the secret service remains under fire from congress. there's word of another disturbing encounter at the white house, sources say
that is a scary reminder that the white house is becoming a chronic target for the mentally ill. just one day after a man climbed over a fence and got into the white house with a knife, another breach by another apparently mentally unstable men. kevin carr walked up and said he had an appointment with president obama. he had driven from new jersey, telling agents he was the prince of peace who often communicated with the president telepathically. carr, of course, was turned away. but minutes later, carr appeared at this white house entrance, now driving a chevy cruz. an officer unaware of the first encounter, directed carr to a restricted parking lot inside the complex for additional screening. but according to court records, instead of parking, he kept driving 25 feet in the direction of the white house and was immediately arrested. this morning, the secret service is saying the officer acted appropriately. but officials say cases like this demonstrate that the white house is a magnet for the mentally unstable. >> we see people who come to us from across the country.
they leave and they come to washington because they're obsessed with the federal government. >> reporter: most of the unstable are not dangerous, but some of them are, like this man firing into the white house in 1994. or this woman killed by police last year after she smashed her car into a white house gate. and this stunning statistic, d.c. mental health officials say every week, they encounter two to three people struggling with psychotic fixations on the first family or congress. >> that is something to keep in mind. >> all right, there, pierre. >> just a constant threat. and now to bill clinton in new york, the clinton global initiative conference. we spoke about the public service commitments inspired by that initiative over the last decade. and the former president weighed in on today's politics, the white house security breach and america's latest salvo in a decades-long war on terror. we saw president obama order air strikes into syria. what do you say to americans who think this war has just become a condition of modern life? >> first of all, by and large,
we were not going to war against nations. we were going to war against non-state actors. the world has made most borders more porous. technology has made the means of destruction at hand for more and more groups. >> it's the dark side of globalization. >> yeah. isis and the gates foundation have one thing in common, they're both non-governmental organizations. one does good and brings us together, the other drives us apart and kills people. it's a fact of modern life that power is more diffuse. >> another condition of modern life. presidential security. how surprised were you an intruder could jump the face and actually walk into the white house. >> i wasn't surprised he jumped the fence but i was quite surprised he got in. i don't know how that happened. >> i want to turn to politics. what do you think of president obama's situation? seems like he's in a box. even on foreign policy, on the specifics the country seems to agree with what he's doing. yet has the lowest approval rating on foreign policy in his entire presidency. how does he work his way out of that box?
>> well, i think, first of all, people are really shaken by those beheadings. horrible, horrible. the american people generally tend to judge a president by whether we are more secure and look strong. so i think they do support what he's decided to do. >> i wonder, is there something to this, you know, second term curse. you look at modern presidents. hit the sixth year, it's almost impossible for a president of either party to have much support that late in the game. >> i think his challenges are rooted in the fact that first of all, he had certain elements of the media and the republican party who were always against him. it's almost impossible for the average american to understand how totally political washington is today. >> take us out ten years. we were here ten years ago. the first cgi conference. and i asked you where did you want to be in ten years, and you said --
>> if we do this together for ten years, i think there will be a measurable impact on some of the world's most severe problems. >> promise kept? >> i think so. we can document improvements in the lives of 430 million people in 180 countries. we now have about half of the people in the world that are alive because of the aids medicine gotten off contracts that we negotiated. i think in terms of sheer gross impact, it's been bigger than i thought it would be. >> set the bar ten years from now. >> well, i'm always trying to work myself out of a job, so i'd like it if the world developed a preference for this model of problem solving. so in every country in every region there was support from government and nobody did things alone. the best practice is to get as many partners as you can around a complex problem and then basically have a network of cooperation. that's the best practice. we'll have a lot more on the initiative later in the program and a little clue about his
grandbaby-to-be. >> he's very excited about that. you two looked the same ten years ago. >> looks like you haven't aged a day in ten years. now to the dramatic rescue of a rock climber in idaho. the mother trapped in a remote area under a 1.5 ton granite boulder that dislodged as she was hiking. rescuers saying it was the most difficult mission they've ever encountered and abc's clayton sandell has that story. >> reporter: this morning, amy midstock is battered and bruised, but alive. after this dramatic helicopter rescue, capping off an ordeal, straight out of the movie "127 hours." they were navigating this rocky slope in northern idaho last friday when a 2,500-pound granite boulder gives way, hitting her on the head, then landing right on her foot, trapping her. >> and i tried to scramble out of the way. i was a little bit delirious
from the first impact. luthy, a trained paramedic, called for help. >> she's scared. we're going to make her as comfortable as possible. after nearly nine excruciating hours, laying facedown, stuck under the boulder, a volunteer search and rescue team arrives. >> that was a relief. >> reporter: using ropes and pulleys, they're able to lift the rock, but with midstock in no condition to hike out on her own, they are stuck for seven more hours, waiting for daylight and that air force rescue chopper. when the helicopter finally arrives, the terrain is too treacherous for it to land. the pilot must hover above as midstock is finally lifted off the mountain, foot broken, face bruised, but spirits high. >> she was smiling and thankful and cheery as she always is. >> reporter: for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> could not imagine. just so glad that everyone is all right. >> what a miracle.
ginger, you have heavy rain, flooding in florida. we see the pictures there. >> this is what it looks like in central florida. the last 24 hours or so. daytona beach picking up close to 7 inches since midnight. but look at the pictures out of orlando. wstv sending those in for us. check that out. it's like the car is pushing through. that's not very smart as many of us know. now, that's with the stationary front that originally wasn't associated with this low. the low going to track up, and the mid-atlantic into the northeast. get ready because we are about to get heavy rain. philadelphia to d.c. early tomorrow morning. new york city, let me warn you, tomorrow morning's commute is windy and super wet. your local forecast in just 30 seconds.
good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the my crow climate forecast. a chance of drizzle through 10:00 the then sun. a dry afternoon. a few high clouds. that is the storm system bringing rain tonight. through tomorrow. temperatures warm of the inland low-to-mid 80's. upper 70 at the bay and low 70's at the coast. from 8:00 tonight until 10:00 tomorrow morning we have our best chance of rain moving north to south across the >> so from wngton >> so from wilmington to washington, d.c. and baltimore, flash flood watch tonight through early tomorrow. >> keep an eye on that. all right, thank you. coming up on "gma," dramatic new cell phone video revealed in the high stakes medical love
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school are cancelled while crews work to repair a broken natural gas line. pg&e shut off the gas to the school yesterday after a leak was detected. the issue is actually with equipment that belongs to the school district. here's leyla gulen with a check on our traffic. >> as we take you right into lafayette, heading right up to the interchange with 680 here, eastbound side of highway 24, we had a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer. that trailer flipped so we have a lane blocked there right at pleasant hill road. a little farther to the west, this is in oakland. traveling along 580 following it in the westbound direction we had a crash involving a mini cooper and ac transit bus but everything is clear through the lanes. when we come back meteorologist mike nicco will have more on the rain.
good morning. check out how calm it is on san francisco and richardson bay this morning. looking really nice there. we're going to get our first significant rain in 150 to possibly 151 days tonight. here it is right now, to our north. but by about 8:00 it's moving into the north bay and will sweep all the way
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>> you could have done it. >> right here in my mind. also ahead, turn to the shocking new cell phone video revealed in the medical love triangle case. the victim shown as he sits in the hospital waiting room, feeling the effects of poison and his girlfriend delivering powerful testimony on the stand yesterday. hackers have a new target. it's your car. what you need to know to stay safe on the road. and we have an important new warning for pregnant moms. the vitamin shots you may be skipping that could be putting your newborn at risk. >> going to talk to dr. b about that. now the latest on the sensational poisoning trial in texas. a prominent cancer researcher accused of almost killing her lover by spiking his coffee. the other woman was on the stand tuesday. and abc's ryan owens has the story. >> i've been progressively discoordinated. >> reporter: you're watching cell phone video of dr. george blumenschein in a hospital waiting room as the poison in his body starts to take its
toll. just off screen, the woman now on trial, accused of poisoning him, dr. anna gonzalez. >> when he stands up he's a little unbalanced. >> reporter: the video was shot in january of 2013 by his girlfriend h of more than a decade, yvette tony. >> i actually thought he's dying in front of me. >> reporter: tony spent much of tuesday on the stand, testifying about how she found out her boyfriend was having an affair with dr. gonzalez. >> i felt stupid. it was three weeks, i felt like an idiot. no one said anything to him about this. >> reporter: prosecutors say she spiked the coffee with a sweet-tasting poison found in anti-freeze and claimed it was splenda, all because he chose to stay with his girlfriend and not her. >> she had a special colombian coffee that she wanted me to try.
>> reporter: he now has permanent kidney damage, and dr. gonzalez is charged with aggravated assault. she's pleaded not guilty. but if convicted, the world-renowned cancer doc may spend the rest of her life in prison which might be okay for a woman who was cheated on. >> are you still with dr. george blumenschein? >> yes. >> i'll ask what everyone wants to know, why? >> because i know the affair with the defendant is not the sum of who he really is. >> reporter: for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, houston. and dan abrams is back with more on this. so the jury seeing the video of the possible effects of the poison. >> yeah, very powerful stuff. when you're watching that video, seeing it literally coursing through his veins. the question becomes, of course, how does it relate to the issue of guilt or innocence. look, the most important question in this case, in addition to the medical evidence, is do you believe the doc?
because if you believe his account, she says i have a special colombian coffee to try. he says great, let me try it. tries it, immediately says, wow, this tastes incredibly sweet. she says i put in splenda, et cetera. very shortly thereafter he's in the hospital. they say he's poisoned. wow. if you believe all of that, it's very hard to think of how the defense is going to be able to overcome that. they're saying medical evidence. they say well, he could have been poisoned at all sorts of different times. but that whole, try my special colombian brew, followed by, this tastes really sweet, isn't helpful to the defense. >> do you think the defendant will testify? >> i think probably not. in addition to the fact the defendants rarely testify in a case like this, in this case, you have six hours of audiotape. 14 different calls reported between him and her, she's denying it. she's saying, hey, move on with your life. et cetera.
i didn't do this. i don't know why you think it's me. why don't you check with your girlfriend. so i think that allows the defense to say we have put on our case in effect through these audiotapes. don't need to testify. >> this has been an odd one. >> and it's a tough case for the defendant. >> it is. thank you. >> thank you. now to the terrifying case of two utah teens. they were abducted while walking in the middle of the night, managed to escape after 19 harrowing hours. and they have released the 911 call to remind people that the suspects have not been caught. neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: at first the two teenage girls were so hysterical, the 911 operator didn't understand. saying in these newly released calls, they had just escaped a terrifying kidnapping. >> they took us in their car. >> someone took you in his car? >> yes. >> reporter: this morning, bountiful, utah, police, are trying to track down who
grabbed the 16-year-old and 17-year-old girls earlier this month. >> are you in the car? >> no. we got out of the car. >> reporter: they told police it began when they were trying to have some fun, sneaking out at 2:00 a.m. during a sleep over. but they were approached by a red suv, offering them a ride. the girls declined, but suddenly they were forced in at knife point. >> i could tell she had been traumatized. >> reporter: the mother of one of the victims describes her daughter's experience as nothing short of horrific. >> when they would move or whimper, they would punch them. and my daughter was cut in multiple places. >> reporter: police say it went on like that for 19 hours. the girls hands duct taped until one point when the car was stopped they broke free and made a run for it. >> one girl was able to escape, free the other girl while two men exited the vehicle. >> reporter: tammy morrison was
sitting in her car at a stop light when the girls ran up to her window. they used her phone to call 911. >> they were hysterical, the one had duct tape that had been in her mouth around her neck. >> reporter: this morning the investigators say the two girls are lucky to have made it out. for "good morning america", neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> thanks goodness. and the weather. >> we have a major pattern change on the west coast. counter clockwise rotating low. the associated cold front dropping rain in washington state and oregon. for the most part, northern california looking toward forward to this. but remember. when a lot of rain falls quickly, in some of those areas in the mountains where the wlfls came through, you can see mudslides, debris flow. all something to watch and warn for. with red flag warnings next to flash flood watches. and it's warm in billings, montana. 90 there. salt lake city, upper 80s. close to 90. and denver, just a
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we are back at 7:42 with a consumer alert about hacking. it's not just your credit card or home computer at risk, now it's your car too. investigative reporter chuck from our abc station in chicago has that story for us. >> reporter: thousands of pounds of steel and plastic. experts say the modern cars that fill our highways are really just computers on wheels. now there's new concern that those computers are easy marks. >> there is inherent failures, inherent security risks, if you will, that are available on all
modern vehicles. >> reporter: the abc 7 iteam got behind the wheel with a security researcher who helps the car industry secure systems. all cars sold in the u.s. have a port that hooks right into their computer systems designed for diagnostics at a repair shop. but hackers can take control ofalmost any car. can i start it? >> i don't know, can you? >> reporter: oh, sorry, go ahead, you can start it now. you did that? >> yeah. >> reporter: in an empty, unused parking lot, the attack begins. going 20 miles an hour. >> the engine is shut off. >> reporter: you were able to do that with one mouse click? >> yes. >> reporter: he turns on want windshield wipers and repeatedly invade ths the engine. try to start it now.
and it won't start. >> reporter: but you it will. would it be possible to take over the car and steer into an oncoming vehicle. >> on this car, no, but with park assist, make it think it's marking. and it will turn the wheels for you. >> reporter: experts warn that if software sign vulnerabilities are not addressed up front, once hackers attack the hardware system, it's not as simple as a recall. it would take a total overhaul of a computer design. >> there's no solution. it will cost billions of dollars to fix. and that could potentially end a company. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chuck gouty, abc news your chicago. >> and hackers could potentially use wireless and blue tooth connections to infect the operating computers. and thanks to the abc station in
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now, let's get to that baby gorilla looking for a family. her mom rejected her, and humans are stepping in to help. this morning, two zoos are joining forces. working to find this adorable gorilla a new mom. the 5-week-old baby girl, kamina, was rejected immediately after being born, leaving her life at risk. the staff of the oklahoma city zoo jumping into action, caring for kamina around the clock.
holding her hand, and wearing shirts made of felt for the newborn to clutch. but realizing it wouldn't be enough, they turned to another zoo for help. >> we don't have a surrogate gorilla to take her. we contacted cincinnati zoo. >> the cincinnati zoo recently found a surrogate for another gorilla and happily helped to agree helping kamina find one too. flying her on monday, in faux fur for a flight across the midwest to her new home in cincinnati. >> welcome to cincinnati. >> it's a great example of how zoos cooperate and want what's best. >> she will be introduced to others. >> put your head through that hole. >> reporter: something our own matt gutman experienced last year, with a fragile baby girl who was also rejected by her
mother. >> feels like having a little baby on me. >> reporter: she was adopted by a 31-year-old surrogate named lindsey. they are hoping she will adopt her too, making them sisters. we hope so too. they say it's a bittersweet moment, so happy to see kamina get a family of her own, but sad to see her go. >> look at that. >> yeah. and coming up, everybody, it was a big night of drama on the dance floor. tavis, sharna, booted from the ballroom. we're going to hear from them ahead. don't go anywhere, "good morning america" will be right back. i'm k-a-t-e and i have copd, but i don't want my breathing problems to get in the way my volunteering. that's why i asked my doctor about b-r-e-o. once-daily breo ellipta helps increase airflow from the lungs for a full 24 hours.
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good morning, america. could your baby be at risk and you don't even know it? new research now on the surprising vitamin you shouldn't skip to keep your newborn safe. ♪ the eye of a tiger ♪ lena bares all. america's favorite girl unleashes a flood of advice going viral right now. how you should weed through the bad boys and love how you look. and the new ways to stay safe and sound on college campuses. alerting all your emergency contacts if you're in danger. big ballroom drama. julianne hough trending high for her sizzling dance, but no more tangos for tavis smiley as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> good morning, america!
now if that doesn't wake you up, i don't know what. terry crews there. brand new host of "who wants to be a millionaire." there it is. on the jumbotron. >> yeah! >> oh, my goodness. that is a skill. >> look at that. millionaire, in the house! >> yeah, we're in the house. and we're going to play our own game. lucky person on the hot seat. and all of us are going to be the lifelines this morning. >> i'll have what he's having. oh, my goodness, he's always a good time. also ahead, big night of drama on "dancing with the stars." tavis smiley and his dance partner, sharna, are asked to exit the ballroom in the second week. and we're going to hear from them, just ahead. >> and then our "gma" morning upgrade team is spending the next 24 hours to surprise one city in america. upgrading their morning in a huge live event. it's part of an all-week long
extravaganza, if you will. we're challenging all of you to go the extra mile. share with us how you're upgrading someone else's morning using #gmaupgrade. that's coming up. let's get news from aim my. >> george, we begin with president obama, addressing the united nations hours after new air strikes in syria and iraq. the president trying to build support for his attacks on isis and al qaeda militants which could last for years. >> our humanity's future depends on us who try to divide us. collectively, we must take concrete steps to address the danger posed by religiously motivated fanatics and trends that fuel their recruitment. >> u.s. officials are trying to determine if the khorazon terror
group as been killed. the group was trying to target passenger planes. in northern california this morning, 2,000 additional fire fighters are now being sent to the front lines to battle this massive wildfire that's now engulfed 140 square miles. bringing the total crew to 7400. police released new surveillance video after a series of attacks on the university of florida campus in gainesville. it shows a man walking down a sidewalk and throwing a traffic cone. one of the three women he's believed to have attacked reported he is six feet tall, short brown hair and a beard. a new battle in america's painkiller abuse epidemic. more than a dozen anti-addiction groups are calling for the removal of the fda commissioner, dr. margaret hamburg. they claim the fda continued approval of powerful new painkillers is fueling the epidemic. a spokesperson said that federal agencies are focused on the problem. a new real estate record right here in new york city. a new building on park avenue will soon feature a condo listed
for $130 million. for that price you get three floors and 12,000 square feet. and finally, one day after we showed you the peewee football players who couldn't run through their team banner while making their big entrance on the field, we want to show you a lucky play. this from south dakota, the kicker trying to get the ball through the goal post. it's a terrible kick. but guess what? it goes in. here why. the ball bounces off the head of the player on the other team and then goes right through the poles. he meant to do that. all in the plan. >> it counts. >> the bank shot. >> we call that winning ugly. >> better to be lucky than good. >> exactly. and medical news now. and a warning to new parents who may be putting their babies at risk without knowing it. many are skipping the vitamin k shot when their child is born. dr. richard besser is here to explain that. doctors prescribe it for a reason.
vitamins are essential chemicals that our bodies need but we don't make enough of them, so we have to get them through diet or other ways. vitamin k is essential to blood clotting. newborns have low levels of vitamin k. as a pediatrician in the first few hours of life, we give babies a shot of vitamin k and that protects them. before we did that, 1 in 100 babies would have a serious bleed. now the cdc is saying some parents are saying, hold off, we don't to want give them the shot. >> why are they rejecting it? is the shot safe? >> we have been giving this for more than 50 years. they're saying these bleeds are so rare, why do we do it. the reason they're rare is because we do it. they're totally safe. no health effects seen. in countries without the shots, the bleeds are common. but there's so much misinformation out there. what they're finding is, it's the same parents who don't want to vaccinate my children against anything. i don't want to give any medical care to my child. i don't want to give this shot. >> spell it out for our viewers, please. bottom line. >> there are so many things
regarding health where you have to think hard about it. this is not one of them. this is one of those slam dunk things where you need to do this. because the consequences of not doing it are just so severe. and there's no downside. so, please ignore that misinformation and get the shot. >> you're a pediatrician. you know best. >> and dr. besser is taking your questions throughout the morning. tweet him at dr. richard besser. right now, "pop news" coming up, but you have the morning menu. >> i do indeed. i'm going to head over to the social scare. and we are going to talk about "pop news" first. here's what's up on the "gma morning menu." in "pop news". why leo dicaprio is picture perfect right now for a very good cause. and new apps to protect students on college campuses. what parents and students need to know. and outside, a very energetic, amazing terry crews is with us. brand-new host of "who wants to be a millionaire." . he has a question for you guys at home. do it. >> which nfl player was a
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you hear the music, "who wants to be a millionaire" host you hear the music, "who wants to be a millionaire" host terry crews is here live. and the question -- which former nfl player was a contestant on "dancing with the stars" but did not take home a mirrorball trophy. >> was it, a, emmitt smith, b, donald driver, c, lawrence taylor or d, hines ward? >> the answer is next. >> uh-huh. ward? >> the answer is next. join straight talk wireless at our "give a minute. help make-a-wish" event, and help make more wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. this saturday from 10 to 4 at your local walmart, take a minute to learn more about straight talk wireless and great phones like the samsung galaxy ace style, and we'll donate a dollar toward our goal of $1 million to make-a-wish. straight talk wireless. same phones. same networks. half the cost. available only at walmart.
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emmitt smith, donald driver, lawrence taylor, or d, hines ward? >> c! >> the correct answer is lawrence taylor. >> you got it, robin. robin got it. >> and jerry rice also was a contestant and did not win a mirrorball trophy. i get bonus points. >> she knows her "dancing with the stars." >> come on. >> extra credit. >> get that weak stuff out of here, terry. we're going to have more questions, terry coming up. we cannot wait to spend a little more time with him. >> the good things is, none of us are competitive. >> not at all. >> when we play later, it's not going violent at all. and "pop news," shall we? begin with leo dicaprio. he has joined instagram. not to post selfies. he's using it to advance a cause that he's incredibly committed to. the first post is a snapshot with the u.n. secretary general at the united nations climate summit where he spoke on
tuesday advocating bold changes to tackle climate change. he also posted a photo with climate activist and former vice president, al gore. and he's not just talking the talk, people. he launched a non-profit organization focusing on the environment, and named a u.n. messenger of peace for promoting the cause. >> he's serious about this. >> yeah. keep up the good work. and a couple selfies wouldn't hurt. robin williams legion of fans can own a very special piece of memorabilia immortalized by the late, great actor. the red space suit from "mork & mindy" is being auctioned off at an aux house next month. this is the original costume from the first episode, and presale between 15 and $20,000, but is believed to go for much more given the actor's recent passing. also being auctioned off is the egg used to travel to earth on the show. that has an estimate of 4,000 to 6,000. not as sentimental, but cool. it's october 17th if you're
interested. and from mork to mort. that's the lemur on the left. the other lemur's name is miss stewart. answering the age-old question, answering thow many licks does t take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? we may never know. >> the owl -- >> well, that was my impression of the narrator. >> it's safe for them to eat those. >> they're only allowed a few licks because of the sugar in it. thank you for asking. i can handle that. they're at a preservation for exotic animals, taken from where they shouldn't be. >> very nice. >> thank you. followup welcome. >> heat index coming up, ginger has a check of the weather. and i have a kindred spirit out here from california to meet me. this is so great. what's your favorite type of extreme weather? >> snowstorms. >> snowstorms. you have to stick around for a couple months.
we'll get them here. not so much over there in california. but let's go ahead and talk about the forecast, because we have something moving up the coast that's going to be all rain. already happening in raleigh this morning. temperatures in the mid 50s. it's very raw. and the gusts up to 20 miles an hour. that low is going to slide along the coast. and you can see the flood watches in place right now for washington, d.c. and baltimore. that'll come in tonight. and look at the heaviest rain, some areas pick up more than 3 inches. a lot of the urban areas don't do well when it comes that quickly. the next 36 hours, if you're anywhere colored in color, watch out for the heavy rains and raw conditions. and summer returning after that, from the mid 60s on wednesday to nearly 80 by the start of the weekend. good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the my crow climate forecast. a chance of drizzle through 10:00 the then sun. a dry afternoon. a few high clouds. that is the storm system bringing rain tonight. through tomorrow.
temperatures warm of the inland low-to-mid 80's. upper 70 at the bay and low 70's at the coast. from 8:00 tonight until 10:00 tomorrow morning we have our best chance of rain moving north to south across the bay >> so this is linda from indiana. and your husband's name -- >> is steve. >> steve, and it says she's celebrating her anniversary here with george. >> george. >> my gain, sorry, steve. >> she was out bright and early this morning, before we went on the air. kicking off our heat index, a story trending big on our website overnight. billionaire business mogul richard branson saying everyone should have -- are you ready for this -- unlimited vacation time. >> i love you, richard. >> what's not to love? the nonpolicy, as he calls it, assumes that employees will only take breaks when they're comfortable. their absence will not damage business or their team or their careers. he already started the non-policy in the virgin offices
in the u.s. and the uk. and he says, if all goes according to plan, he'll encourage other branches of the company to also stop counting vacation time. we were digging a little bit more, paid vacation time. >> paid your salary and take as much vacation as you want. wow. >> as you need, that's what he's hoping. >> that's right. good point. >> but his daughter had a friend at netflix, and they've done this, and they they have done this. that people -- if you trust your employees -- >> the honor code. >> you know you need a break, and not going to damage your career. good work. >> you don't to want lose your job. >> no, of course not. >> don't to want lose that stock. >> see if that catches on. next up in the heat index, rethinking the time-out. we all at parents have done it at some time or another. new research is suggesting it may not be the best way to teach your child a lesson. a psych professor crunching the
data, and saying the primary experience of a time-out offers is isolation, instead of reflecting on bad behavior, making them more angry and upset. he suggested time-in. sitting with your kid reflecting and talking. you're right. it's not always possible. >> i remember when my kids were 2 and 3, and they needed to be in isolation for a little while. >> 2 and 3? >> right -- >> ours went beyond 2 and 3. a little bit. >> full-blown tantrums. okay, a little private time for you. >> but he's saying no. you might want to figure out a way that -- >> i think there's something to that. >> talk it out. >> because they are little minds. they don't realize. look. we love a time-out. when necessary, sometimes you have to do it. i understand the philosophy behind this. >> would you use time-outs to discipline your kids or not? tweet using #socialsquare. also in our heat index, lena dunham offering advice to girls everywhere. as she gears up to release her
new book next week. the star answering questions from fans, tackling everything from being comfortable with your body, to weeding through those bad boys, and revealing what makes her feel great. >> feeling like i read a book, ate food that was going to give me energy, i slept enough and know that i am the best version of myself that i can be. that doesn't mean losing 30 pounds, it means taking care of myself and treating myself like precious cargo. i'm sure that you're not always giving yourself the kind of love and attention that you might deserve. >> precious cargo. i love that phrase. >> that's a really nice way to think about your body. and lena's going to be here next week with all the details on her new book. and just great advice. so many girls reaching out to her, asking how she got through those tough years, formative years. >> notice she said sleep. it is true. >> it is true. >> sleep deprivation, your mind starts running. >> making me think, unlimited vacation.
>> nice try, nice try. next up in the heat index, new app to protect students on campus. an issue highlighted by the recent disappearance of uva's hannah graham. linsey davis is here with how a smartphone can save your child. >> there's an app for just about anything these days. that's also true of safety on campus and beyond. while it shouldn't be your only form of self-defense, there are several measures of protection at your fingertips. the search for missing uva student hannah graham has become a wake-up call for women across america. one in four college woman report surviving sexual assault or attempted assault. which is why students at rutgers say they take precautions. >> always walk with a friend. i don't really go anywhere alone. >> reporter: but students have more options to stay safe using something they're probably holding anyway, their cell phone. >> my favorite is circle of six. it's a free app. >> reporter: circle of six, lets you choose six friends and with one touch of a scene, it sends
all six a pre determined text message along with your current location. another option is called be safe. >> it turns your phone into an audio/visual recording device, if you're in an emergency, it gets the face and the sound of what's happening. >> reporter: it also sends an alert to all of your emergency contacts saying you're in danger and sounds an alarm. watch over me also sounds an alarm, by briskly shaking the phone and will pinpoint your exact gps location. >> it will send an alert if you don't check in at a certain time that you have already determined. >> reporter: but kira arnold worries young women need more than just an app. do you feel that too few females know how to defend themselves? >> absolutely. it's insane. >> reporter: last year she started learning the self-defense system graf ma guy. that elbow to the face maneuver was something she actually had to use when she was assaulted in
a bar. >> i was lucky enough i was tall enough to hit him in the nose so i could break it. >> reporter: for somebody not taking the classes, where are the places? >> any place on the body that can't grow muscle. eyes, nose, throat, groin. >> reporter: her safety recommendations for anyone by themselves, take your headphones out, don't stare at your cell phones, be alert and make eye contact. but bottom line, don't think it could never happen to you. police say in the case of hannah graham, she was highly intoxicated and texting friends that she didn't know where she was. if she had one of these apps, she could have helped here, it could have embedded her gps location. the main thing, security experts say be alert. be awe wear of your surroundings. >> and don't be alone. >> exactly. and don't think it can happen to you. >> we are thinking of that young woman. her family. >> i went to uva. it really is very personal. >> thank you for bringing that to us. we appreciate it. we're going to switch gears here a little bit. next on the heat index, the second couple to waltz off the
dance floor last night, tavis smiley and his pro partner, sharna, were sent home last night. here's all the drama from the ballroom. ♪ it was a dazzling night on the dance floor. julianne hough briefly stepping away from the panel to make a magnificent return to the ballroom. "pretty little liars," janel parrish and partner val rocking the room, and saying it was the crowd favorite. ♪ hey i just met you and this is crazy ♪ >> the couple leaving right now. >> reporter: and after the votes were counted -- >> tavis and sharna. >> reporter: tavis smiley and his stylish '70s wig were sent home for good. >> this is hard. i think anybody who's been on the show for 19 seasons, it's much harder than it looks. >> reporter: the talk show host says in the middle of his other obligations he just didn't have the time he needed to master the mambo. >> and our competitors had 35 to 40 hours a week to rehearse. but in the midst of a book tour,
the most we could do was eight to ten hours a week. you cannot perfect the cha-cha in eight or ten hours. i don't care who you are. >> reporter: tavis and his partner, sharna, trying to make it work. foxtrotting all over the globe, just to finesse his fancy foot work. >> sharna was wonderful to work with. nobody had to pick up their bags and travel five to six cities every week trying to teach me the foxtrot, trying to teach me the cha-cha. >> reporter: but the man who wanted to let loose before he turned 50 says he has no regrets. >> tavis wanted to do something for himself. i'm glad that i did it. i don't have any regrets about my decision. i don't live a life of regrets. and i'm glad the audience got enjoyment the two weeks that we were on. >> reporter: leaving the world with a new vision of the man mind the desk. >> wonderful meeting him and getting to know the other side of tavis smiley.
he's just to wonderful and fine and funny and free. >> out of my box. >> reporter: with a kick and a dip, tavis is walking away with a smile. i'm glad it was a good experience. >> that way for him. >> i guess we'll find out next week. good season. i'm excited. you can catch all the dancing action. monday the 8:00/7:00 central on abc. and coming up, terry crews is with us with our version of "who wants to be a millionaire." i hope we see that move again. oh, yeah. >> oh, we will. question, want to fly to new york city, get 500 bucks spending money? go to "gma."com on yahoo! to center the falcon certificate series sweepstakes.
good morning, i'm kristen sze. classes at a peninsula high school are cancelled today while crews work to repair a broken natural gas line. pg&e shut off to san mateo high school yesterday after a leak was detected on campus. the leak was loud enough to be heard. the issue with equipment is that it belongs to the school district. crews hope to have the problem fixed today so classes can resume tomorrow. your morning commute, leyla gulen checking it out. >> we're going to take you into tracy where we have an accident. it's involving a couple of vehicles. sounds like it's been pushed over to the shoulder, westbound 580 at grant line road. your drive there is a drag. 23 miles per hour is your top speed right through livermore. it does loosen up once you get closer to the dublin interchange. head are out of hayward into foster city, a packed house as
good morning. if you're wondering where our next system is, crescent city light to moderate rain. this is coming in about 8:00 tonight. midnight light to moderate rain moving into the heart of the bay and then it will slowly move into the south bay and east bay and then it's out of here by about noon. it's going to leave anywhere from a 10th of an inch in the south bay, kwr quarter of an in
for most of us. it's also going to be about 10 degrees cooler tomorrow. this could be our >> think, baby. >> go pink. >> go pink. >> that's right, on october 1st, "gma" goes pink. >> last year i took the challenge, and i'm doing great. >> you saved your life, and you could make a difference. let's do it together. >> let's pledge to learn the facts about breast cancer. >> go pink. >> it. >> we took the pink pledge at abc news.com. >> will you? >> jennifer lopez did it. >> i took the pink pledge, so should you. >> make it pink, baby. we are excited to launch our second annual abc news goes pink campaign on october 1st. right behind us, amy -- >> i love it. >> pink on, spread the hope. >> it was during this campaign
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>> the green room was there. did you know she's written a book? >> it's fabulous. >> it is fabulous. it is always fun when terry crews joins us. he's already had a busy year with four movies out, another one on the way. plus his book, "manhood," just released i relea releaseed in may. and now living the dream as host of "who wants to be a millionaire." >> i do. >> you have taken the pink pledge. >> i have. >> instead of "blackish," pinkish. debuted last month. what's surprised you the most being the host? >> i was more surprised how invested i became. when someone loses, i'm crushed. i can't take it. but when they win, i go through the roof. this is an emotional roller coaster, i told my wife. i can't take it. but i'm having the time of my life. this is me, it's like an old spice commercial. me on a game show. >> and so great, you didn't want
to do this in the beginning. >> no, no. >> i talked you to into it. >> it's funny, because you have to challenge yourself. you have to do things that you never thought you could do. i never thought i could do this, and then i turn around and here i am doing it. you always have to challenge yourself. do something you're scared of every day. >> you're doing it. and we're going to do it here, ashley, audience member is going to come in. come over closer. "gma" version of "who wants to be a millionaire." >> let's play "millionaire." >> oh, sorry. >> here is your first question. here it is. in addition to being the hometown of a certain "gma" anchor, pass christian, mississippi, is home to some of the world's finest what? all right. cattle ranches, salmon farms, oyster reeves, kangaroo
preserves. >> we're allowed to be the lifelines here. >> you are going to be her plus one anchor. >> do you think you know what it is? >> i'm not sure. >> it could be the one that's highlighted right now. >> yeah, probably. >> oyster reeves. you are correct! thank you, robin! and george, you are going to come in. new this season, we have the plus one lifeline. robin, you are now her plus one anchor. you can help her. here is your next question. >> kansit's coming. >> it's coming. your next question for george and ashley. a town called hope, arkansas, is geographically closest to which of the following presidential l libraries? >> george w. bush, john f. kennedy, richard nixon, ronald
reagan? >> i'm pretty sure it's george w. bush. >> i don't know. george w. bush? >> your final answer? >> yes. >> is it george w. bush? yes. you are correct. george, stay here for her last question. you are still her plus one anchor. here is your last question. are you ready? here we go. >> all right. >> under notable people for garden city, new york, wikipedia lists lara spencer and what actress who lost 18 times before winning her first emmy? betty white, mary tyler moore, susan lucci, julia luis dreyfus. >> susan lucci. >> susan lucci. >> is it susan lucci? it is. you win.
you are correct. i wish i had some money to give you. but i'm so sorry. i think there's something else. thank you so much. >> okay. and thanks, terry. what a unique version of "who wants to be a millionaire." we have a prize for you, terry has invited you to join the studio audience. >> thank you. >> and of course, see "who wants to be a millionaire" on weekdays. and now to ginger. >> you can be over here. i was behind george. i would not know the answers. could you say good morning to everybody, abbey, you are too cute. >> good morning, everybody. >> she's from san diego. we have folks from all over the place. joining us, our party right here in times square. and share photos from coast to coast. and do beautiful things. we have talked about the horrible things across the nation, you have the nice one in
the east. but look in medford, oregon, the clouds ahead of the system with the red flag warnings in place. and the flash flood watches. and moving into northern california. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco custody a transition day. drizzle. then sun. then high clouds and sun. dry through 8:00. the rain moves in. 66 at coast. 86 inland. seven-day forecast shows wet >> and all that weather brought to you by mercedes-benz. happy 50th anniversary. >> thank you. great to have melissa leah with us this morning. starring in "the equalizer" with denzel washington. familiar material, in 1985 she starred in an episode of the tv show that inspired the film. this is such a good movie.
i saw it yesterday. this is where you and denzel, we see you first flash on the screen. and we're wondering, what's between them? take a look. >> basically, he he's a sociopath with a business card. you know these two? >> boston's pd on the payroll. >> three years. only now they're dead. found them yesterday. classic russian mob hit. teddy's work. i don't have to tell you what happens next. he won't stop until he kills you and anyone you care about. >> such a thriller. his character is something of a myste mystery. comes to you for advice and help. it's a mystery. i was left wanting to know so much more about this past that you two share. what was your interpretation? >> well, as much as i'll say here on the national television, because i really want people to come see the movie and answer these questions themselves. but we've known each other a
long, long time. >> you worked at the agency together. >> perhaps. >> but that was it. i heard that and, and it's left to the viewer's imagination as to what went on. but there's an unspoken language as we watch you interact. >> and a delight to play the scenes with mr. washington that i had a chance to work with before. that then establishes some sort of relationship between us. and actors can take that two-day relationship, spin it into a 25-year relationship. and it deepens the history between us. >> i wanted more of you. it's interesting, you're known for taking on smaller parts in terms of how much screen time you have and making them mem robl. how do you do that as an actress? >> it's what i understand acting to be. there is myself and there is the character. and what we struggle to do is make them one. and very often i'm asked to play characters that are quite a distance from me.
and that's the joy in it. because you can really then create a character. >> yep. >> and so i answer a lot of questions for myself about the character that aren't necessarily pertaining to the script. but if i know them, you'll believe her even more. makes sense? >> absolutely. and you had me from the very beginning. i saw you chuckle when i mentioned the tv show, 30 years ago. could you go back and imagine you could be doing this film today? >> no, never crossed my mind. i was so young when i did the episode. played a little russian ballerina. and they had an actual dancer do part of swan lake, and cut close to me, looked like i was dancing like a professional ballet dancer. and there's a couple of scenes i didn't think i was good in because i didn't know what was going on. i saw it recently after i did "equalizer" with him, oh. look at that. >> an incredible performance
police, airline pilots, bus drivers... they're randomly tested for drugs and alcohol... but not us doctors. you can change that: vote yes on proposition 46. your lives are in our hands. . my conversation now with former president bill clinton. his clinton global initiative is happening right now in new york,
bringing together business leaders, hollywood stars, signing up for projects. we spoke about the difference they are making, and watch for the possible clue about his grandchild to come. >> welcome to the tenth meeting of the clinton global initiative. >> it's where the world's most powerful meet. >> i think my husband has invented an extraordinary initiative. >> it bringing together world leaders -- >> many of the problems are solvable, but people walk by them. >> reporter: and celebrities. >> like so many of you here tonight, i am an activist. >> climate change is compromising the very livability of our planet. >> reporter: re-imagining the world and taking action. something important for the soon to be grandfather-in-chief who seemed to give away a little secret. you're on grandfather watch, getting close. what's the biggest thing you want to teach your new grandchild? >> i want my grandson or
granddaughter -- >> i thought we got some news there for a second. >> no, we don't have -- i'm proud of any son-in-law, my daughter for not wanting to know. i want them to get up and look the at world with wonder and reverence. i want them to respect everyone th they meet. whatever their background. i want them to really love being alive. and when they grow up, i want them to believe they have certain obligations. to people who don't have all the opportunities they'll have. >> reporter: that feeling fuels his initiative. which has improved the lives of more than 430 million people so far. >> 43 million children plus have access to better education. >> reporter: over 2900 projects and programs in more than 180 countries. cgi has a simple mission, turn ideas into action. and we're seeing the results right here at home.
there's the billion oyster project at the new york hasher school. >> there's no place in america that better gem my if is the world i want to leave than this school and their partners. >> reporter: the project is educated students on the environment and equipping them with vital tools for the future. >> i would never have learned this at another high school, and opening up opportunities. >> reporter: and helping students discover their passion. >> it changed my life. >> i found out i enjoyed agricultural, and i want to be an agriculturalist. >> reporter: and inspiring the next-generation. >> mine is -- >> reporter: dedicated to helping students explore their creativity, improve their writing skills. with a strong emphasis in science. >> what did you try? help solve the mystery. >> reporter: working to inspire students to pursue
science-driven career paths. >> a biologist, study live things. >> reporter: and ted girls rock, another program. inspiring young girls to go to technology. >> being an engineer is kind of fun, maybe go into it. >> reporter: a field often uncharted by females. and women veteran entrepreneur corp. working to strengthen and help women vets grow their small businesses. women like angela. after serving in the u.s. air force for 18 years, she wanted to focus on being a mom. >> when i became a stay at home mom, i got to meet other civilian moms, and what i noticed when i would go to their home, is that their homes and lives are a little bit chaotic, a little bit disorganized. >> reporter: so angela solved the problem with major mom, a professional organizing company. >> right when i was like, i don't know how long this is
going to take, the women veteran entrepreneur corp. came online. >> reporter: and major mom is on track to become a national brand. >> they were the wind beneath my wings. you can do this and don't let anybody tell you differently. >> reporter: love that brand, major mom. coming up, the stars of "blackish" are
the new abc sitcom "blackish" premiers tonight. it's about an up middle class black family grappling with issues. and we have them here this morning. anthony, the show is closely based on your life, correct? how success can impact kids and how you struggle with identity. >> it is. not only my life, but our creator and partner in the venture, kenya. our lives and our children. so, yeah, that's what it is. >> the hilarity ensues. >> and then the hilarity ensues. >> i'm going to be very serious in the interview. >> you play his wife, rainbow. and you're a successful doctor with a liberal perspective. you're the voice of reason? >> no. >> more that i balance out the point of view. he sees things black and white, old school, pulled into the
pops, lawrence fishburne character. my character, rainbow, sees a colorful world. her name being rainbow. color is a good thing, all different kinds. not important to see -- >> you talk with your hands so much. >> and my hands are on right now. >> it's the accessories. look, i had a manture last night. look at the shiny thing on my fingertips. >> the show is about -- it's getting people talking and getting high ratings. "blackish" is ringed by barbed wire and ringed by land mines. was it scary to talk about race and the realities of living in today's world. >> that sounds like guantanamo bay. >> we shot the show at disney. it's a comedy. >> i was waterboarding somebody. one time, and they want to get rid of me already.
>> okay. oh, my gosh. it's actually not scary. because this is stuff -- you see what happens here. >> doesn't look scary at all. >> it's funny. these are issues and things we are dealing with. s it about culture and identity, and race falls into that. how are we as a family, people, human beings, raising our children, sorting through the issues that all of us are talking about. it's new for television, but not really for television. it's definitely not new for human beings. >> we can't wait to watch. >> i can't wait for you to watch. >> when is it? >> it premiers tonight at 9:30/8:30 central on abc.
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. looks mighty gray right now. check in with meteorologist mike nicco. >> the drizzle is just about over and we'll see sunshine through the midday hour and then clouds will come back. temperatures today in the 70s just about everywhere, inland 80s and 60s at the coast. let's give you a timeline for the rain. i really think it starts reaching the ground about 8:00. moving into the heart of the bay around midnight and sweeping out of the south bay between 7:00 and 9:00 tomorrow morning. about quarter of an inch for most of us, half inch in the north bay, 10th of an inch in the south bay. there's a crash northbound on 101 that is gumg up the commute. the fire department is blocking one lane and that is making for a tough drive coming away from
highway 92 as well as the san mateo announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, academy award winning actress denzel washington. and from the highly anticipated film, "gone girl," roast roast. plus the co-hosts open up the "inbox" and respond to your comments and questions. all next on "live." now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪