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good morning, america. breaking overnight, an underground explosion shaking los angeles. >> looks like we got a large multi-storied modern sealed building. got smoke showing. >> more than 150 firefighters on the scene. the blast sparking a power outage, even bringing a huge shania twain concert to a halt. also happening now, severe storms in the east. flash floods spanning the coast and it's now official, hurricane danny brewing in the atlantic. winds set to approach 90 miles an hour, and ginger has the latest track. and new overnight, jeb battles back. the republican candidate taking on trump. >> he's been a democrat longer than being a republican. >> as the debate over immigration heats up again. check this out, the surfing savior. dangerous rip currents pulling two teens underwater, one of them not breathing.
the hero who sprung into action ditching his board and pulling a 14-year-old to shore speaking out this morning on "gma." ♪ and we do say good morning, america. we made it to friday. we've got a huge crowd already gathering in central park this morning for 5 seconds of summer, and for a few seconds it didn't seem like it was summer at all. the flash floods, the storms but look at them. they've dried out after staying there all night, amy, ready for this concert this morning. >> we cannot wait to hear from the band in just a bit. we do want to get right to that breaking news, that explosion in los angeles overnight rocking the basement of a high-rise sparking a power outage at the staples center. abc's nick watt is in l.a. with the very latest on this. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, amy. that's right. concertgoers plunged into darkness. firefighters deployed in the heart of the city, fire and billowing smoke in the financial district. overnight a powerful underground explosion shaking downtown los angeles.
>> looks like we got a large multi-storied modern sealed building, got smoke showing. >> reporter: the blast occurring just after 10:15 p.m. in the basement area of a 19-story office building on wilshire boulevard. smoke quickly filling the streets as over 150 firefighters rushed to the scene. crews able to quickly put out the flames, but the fire department reporting significant structural damage to the building. >> there are some blown out windows. there's obvious damage on the lobby ground floor. >> reporter: four people evaluated on the scene by paramedics for nonlife-threatening injuries, two taken to nearby hospitals. investigators looking into what caused the blast, which also briefly knocked out power to parts of the downtown area including the staples center. ♪ >> reporter: the out aage interrupted shania twain's concert. ♪ the show was back on within minutes, the singer taking to twitter afterwards writing "we
had so much fun in l.a. that we blew the power out." now, the latest we're hearing from the fire department is they suspect a large generator in the basement of the building might be the source of the explosion and the estimated cost of the damage, david, that's still being calculated. >> all right, but possibly a generator. nick watt, thanks to you for leading us off. and we'll turn now to those deadly wildfires out west. eight states under fire watches and warnings from washington to utah, and wind forecasts have hit more than 30 miles an hour today. that's not going to make it easy out there. abc's kendis gibson is in washington this morning with much more. kendis, good morning. >> reporter: david, good morning. overnight there were more evacuations and i'll show you why. flames visible everywhere you turn and this situation is far from under control. overnight, the wildfires burning out of control in washington exploding in size, growing to an alarming 96,000 acres. >> these are extremely dangerous fires. >> reporter: the fires visible from space.
astronaut scott kelly tweeting this photo. >> you just run. you don't even think. it's just go. >> reporter: officials now rushing to evacuate up to a thousand more residents from harm's way. >> it's disrupting people's lives. >> reporter: conditions are so unpredictable, over the next 24 hours officials have pulled fire crews back from the front lines and are only fighting the flames from the air. in twisp, the fire already proving deadly. late thursday a silent procession of emergency vehicles passing through the town to honor the three firefighters killed wednesday as quick-moving flames engulfed their vehicle. the firefighters ranging in age 20 to 31, part of a special advance team sent in ahead of other crews to size up wildfires. four of their colleagues in the same vehicle injured, one critically. the parents of that firefighter, daniel lyon, speaking out overnight. >> he can't speak. he's on a ventilator, so he knew we were there. he could communicate a little bit. >> reporter: and this morning, fire crews on the ground fearing
today's predicted 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts will make a bad situation even worse. and today washington state is doing something it's never done before asking for volunteer, civilians to help in the firefighting effort, david. >> wow, civilian effort, kendis, thanks. to those storms in the east and now officially hurricane danny churning in the atlantic. ginger tracking it all this morning. hey, ginger. >> we got a brand-new picture that just came in from moments ago, david. long island, new york, this is what's happening, the streets filling with water. that same rain that moved through here, flash flooding much of the east. and this was what was happening ahead of the line last night. as of last night, bel air, maryland, more than a half foot. flash flooding has been an issue and will be in some placing for the next couple of hours but that cold front will move through and move through quickly, why we're all good for our concert here but down in the atlantic we're watching that compact and intense hurricane, the first hurricane of the atlantic season, its name is danny, it's moving to the west into the eastern caribbean it goes and looks like it dies out considerably by the time it makes it to the dominican
republic. we will be tracking this through the weekend, david. >> thank you. >> we know you will, ginger, thank you. now to your voice, your vote, donald trump holding a pep rally tonight in alabama. so many people expected to show up, it had to be moved to a bigger venue, and the battle between trump and jeb bush heating up. jeb attacking trump on his immigration policy. abc's tom llamas has been following it all and has the latest from atlanta, georgia, this morning. good morning, tom. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. that trump event set to be the biggest ever and as he rides this wave of popularity, one candidate is trying to take him head on. this morning, jeb bush trying to put an end to the summer of trump. >> he's been a democrat longer than being a republican. >> reporter: in new hampshire fighting back after trump mocked his smaller crowds wednesday and what trump calls his lack of charisma. >> jeb bush is a low-energy person. for him, to get things done is hard. >> reporter: bush pushing forward his ideas to fix immigration while trump, the
current republican front-runner, is calling for mass deportations and challenging birthright citizenship. >> in the immigration policies that he has brought up aren't -- they're not conservative either. it's going to cost hundreds and hundreds of billions of dollars. it'll disrupt -- hang on. it will disrupt families. >> reporter: are you aware the term anchor baby is an offensive term. people find that hurtful. >> you mean it's not politically correct, and yet everybody uses it. >> reporter: now both trump and bush are facing tough questions about the term anchor babies used to describe american born children of undocumented immigrants implying parents have children to anchor themselves in the u.s. so they're not deported. >> i don't. i don't regret it. >> you don't? >> do you have a better term? >> i'm not -- i'm asking you. >> you give me a better term and i'll use it. i'm serious. >> governor, governor -- >> don't yell at me behind my ear though. >> reporter: but just two years ago bush co-chaired a hispanic outreach group that sent a memo to capitol hill suggesting conservatives shouldn't use the term anchor baby.
hillary clinton later offering up suggestions on twitter saying, "how about babies, children or american citizens." in new hampshire trump told us he thinks bush and other candidates will spend a huge amount of money to tear him down but this morning "the washington post" is reporting the head of the jeb bush super pac won't spend a dime on trump and hope in the end it's a matchup between trump and bush. david. >> all right, tom llamas with the tough questions out there on the campaign trail. the latest on jimmy carter, the former president speaking candidly about his cancer diagnosis revealing melanoma was first found on his liver then his brain and he's now undergoing treatment. the 90-year-old was upbeat, though, during a news conference in the last 24 hours in atlanta and dr. besser joins us now this morning. and, dr. besser, first of all, when we think of melanoma, we think of skin cancer but melanoma on the brain? >> that's right. melanoma is cancer in cells that makes pigment.
74,000 cases per year, 98% of those occur in the cells in our skin. 4% of the time they're going to spread through the body, and unfortunately when it spreads, the brain is one of the places it goes. >> and as i mentioned, tremendously upbeat. but what is the treatment he faces? >> they found four spots on his brain so underwent radiation therapy yesterday directed just at those spots hopefully sparing the rest of his brain and getting a drug that will stimulate his own immune system that will fight this off and he's gotten that and that's less toxic than the chemotherapy usually given. >> you were telling me with this there's hope here. >> there really is. the goal here isn't for cure. it's to allow him to maintain the active life he has and it was so inspiring to so many people yesterday to see his ease and the way he's going into this and it gives everybody hope, and there is reason for hope. >> he said at first i thought i only had weeks to live and now there is some hope that he'll hold on much longer. rich, thanks so much. >> inspiring, indeed, thanks. to new developments in that car accident involving caitlyn
jenner. the reality star could face charges for that deadly wreck last february. police now saying speed was a factor. abc's ryan smith is here with the latest on that. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, amy. police taking six months to investigate a multicar crash involving jenner where one person was killed, and in their findings they're shedding new light on the reality star's actions on that fateful day. this morning, caitlyn jenner could face possible charges stemming from this deadly car crash that left one dead. >> any injuries? >> i'm going to say, yes, it looks pretty bad. one car is destroyed. >> reporter: the 65-year-old former olympic champion d decathlete who shared her transgender identity in an interview with diane sawyer -- >> for all intents and purposes i am a woman. >> reporter: -- and now stars in her own reality show "i am cait" was driving on this highway in malibu last february when police say her escalade was involved in a chain reaction crash. jenner allegedly rear ending 69-year-old kimberly howe's car pushing it
into oncoming traffic where it was struck by a hummer. howe dying at the scene. police saying at the scene speed was a factor. considering traffic conditions at the time, but sources telling abc news the star was not talking on the phone, texting or impaired at the time of the accident. >> it's a 50/50 chance that the district attorney will file charges. there is a death that occurred in this traffic accident. that's what elevates this to a criminal investigation and possible criminal charges. >> reporter: the day after the accident, jenner releasing a statement, "my heartfelt and deepest sympathies go out to the family and loved ones and to all those who were involved or injured in this terrible accident" adding "i am praying for them." jenner is facing two civil lawsuits, one from howe's stepchildren, but on the police investigation authorities telling us they'll present their case for review next week to the district attorney, who will make the call on what charges, if any, jenner may face. david. >> okay, ryan, thanks very much.
we're going to turn to a surfer being hailed a hero jumping into action when two teenage girls got caught in a rip current in lake michigan. the dramatic rescue captured on camera, and abc's t.j. holmes is here with much more. t.j. >> good morning to you there, david. these young ladies were in trouble. they were a couple of football fields away from the shore and said that they felt like they were being pulled out by the current. well, this surfer was exactly what they needed, in the right place, the right time willing to help but more importantly he was a good swimmer. he's the michigan surfer turned savior. >> she wasn't breathing. >> reporter: this morning zebulon boeskool credited with rescuing a 14-year-old girl caught in a rip current in lake michigan. >> somebody told me there was somebody drowning. >> reporter: he was out thursday taking advantage of the high waves when two teenagers began struggling in the water. >> female in the water in distress. >> reporter: he was one of two bystanders who rushed to the water to help. >> i didn't think anybody would reach them. >> he ditched the board and swam. >> reporter: boeskool able to
get to one of the girls some 800 feet out. another man helping her 13-year-old companion to shore. officials say a red flag signaling hazardous conditions was flying on the beach at the time of the incident. hazardous conditions that most might only expect in the ocean. >> i don't think people are that aware of the rip currents on lakes. for inexperienced swimmers, the conditions were almost deadly. >> reporter: the teens were immediately taken to a hospital. one is now home. the other remains in stable condition. boeskool, a father of two little girls himself, is just happy the teens are okay. >> one of the girl's friends messaged me she was all right. i teared up a little for sure. >> now, it's important to keep in mind the lakes, yes, they can be a threat as well and rip currents, guys, are the number one threat there on the beaches that includes the great lakes and sometimes, david, amy, they could be more dangerous because many of those beaches don't have lifeguards to help out if you get in trouble. >> the great lakes are huge bodies of water. you got to remember that. >> it was the ocean to me for a
very long time when i was younger. >> to dan harris with the news headlines. headlines this morning. hey, dan. >> hey, guys, good morning. it was a major gas explosion that ripped through a high school in the bronx last night seriously injuring three construction workers. the building, which was being renovated, was badly damaged. the first day of school is just a few weeks away, and it is unclear whether the students will be able to return. this is the latest in a string of gas explosions like the one that flattened part of a motel 6 near seattle this week. stock markets around the world are plummeting right now one day after wall street saw its biggest drop in 18 months. millions of 401(k)s taking a hit thursday as the major markets plunged. the dow falling 358 points. the nasdaq and s&p each losing nearly 3% in value. the leading cause of the slide, the likelihood of the fed raising interest rates next month for the first time in nearly a decade. breaking overnight, north korea's leader kim jong-un is ordering his military to prepare for battle against south korea after an exchange of
artillery fire near the dmz, which divides these two countries. there are nearly 30,000 american troops in south korea. it is official last month was the hottest month on planet earth since they started keeping records. the previous record was set five years ago. and in sports this morning, you've likely never seen a home run like this. marcell ozuna of the marlins hammers a ball deep to left, and hits the top of the foul pole. that means it's a fair ball helping miami to a 9-7 win over the phillies. and finally, in my line of work you see a lot of bear in the backyard pool videos, but this one is particularly appealing to me, especially as a new parent. this video was taken by a mom in jersey, in new jersey as a mama bear and her five adorable cubs luxuriate in the pool, but the woman's daughter is unhappy about this. listen. >> there's bears in the pool. >> i know. >> they took my floatie. >> they took my floatie. >> so, check it out, guys.
i now believe this was an elaborate stunt orchestrated by brilliant parents to teach their kids a hard lesson about the necessity of sharing. it's a cold world, kids. someone is always going to be trying to take your floatie. >> wow, so true. >> thanks. >> you never know, yep. life lessons from uncle dan. >> thanks. >> wise words from this guy. >> uncle dan. >> thank you, dan. want to move on to two female army officers making history, the first women ever to complete army ranger school will graduate today, and now we're hearing from them for the first time about what it took to make it through. abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz is in washington with all the details. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, amy. not only did they make it through the grueling ranger course, which tests strength, mental toughness and leadership, they also won over initially skeptical male counterparts who now call them physical studs. >> hurry up. >> reporter: it's graduation day for the prestigious army ranger school, and for the first time
in history, two of the warriors are women. >> i couldn't be more proud and humbled by the experience. >> reporter: 25-year-old first lieutenant shaye haver, a star athlete from texas, west point graduate and an attack helicopter pilot enduring the same standards as the men did. >> at each event that we succeeded in, we kind of were winning hearts and mines as we went. >> reporter: another west point alum captain kristen griest and a let cross country runner from connecticut, a military police officer. >> knowing you have to uphold that legacy every day, you can't really have an off day. you can't be tired. you need to go the extra mile. >> reporter: even as a child, griest loved camping. testing her own strength in the wilderness preparing her for today. >> my biggest concern was that i might not be able to carry as much weight or not be able to meet up to the same standards. >> reporter: both women breaking
down barriers, opening the way and shattering skepticism. >> will you go to war with this ranger, and would you share a foxhole with this ranger every single time? >> all: i want to be an -- >> reporter: in fact, that ranger said he would not have made it through the course without lieutenant haver, who he said volunteered to help him carry a load that he could not manage alone. amy and david. >> wow. >> incredible, martha. >> so cool. >> winning over hearts and minds and inspiring so many young women now watching those two. >> and we thought just making it to friday was a big deal. after that we got some work to do. incredible. >> and speaking of work, ginger has a lot on her hands because there are more fire warning out there. look at the picture behind you. >> this is the national weather service in spokane. you can see the radar, the building just barely through the smoke and they have issued and exploded the fire watches and warnings all the way from colorado back to spokane. the winds are very gusty today into tomorrow. things start to improve as we go to the end of the weekend.
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good morning, america. right now two people recovering in the hospital after an explosion rocked a building in los angeles. the fire department saying an electric generator caused the blast. a new study this morning raising doubts about the effectiveness of early interventions for something known as stage zero breast cancer. and a 10-year-old shark attack survivor recovering this morning after a three-foot-long shark bit her leg at jacksonville beach in florida. >> and we do say good morning, america. a lot to get to on this friday morning and we wanted to give a big shoutout to robin down in the gulf coast, her hometown of pass christian, mississippi, ten years after hurricane katrina and, you know, that really is robin's extended family because she has tracked their recovery for ten years now and we'll be talking to her coming up here. >> you can feel the love in the pass as robin likes to call it, yep, looking forward to
all of that. but first it was an emotional day in court in that prep school trial, the young accuser in tears sharing her side of the story and facing a tough cross-examination. her mother and the school nurse also taking the stand. dan and nancy standing by to discuss, but first abc's gio benitez has the latest from concord, new hampshire. good morning, gio. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. that girl walked out of that courtroom in tears after tough questions about whether she's telling the truth. this morning, the alleged victim in the prep school rape trial is off the stand after spending nearly three days emotionally describing a violent assault she says happened at the hands of now 19-year-old owen labrie. a tough cross-examination by the defense attorney asking intimate details and asking why she says she was cloudy in her interview with police. >> well, why were you cloudy? >> i was raped. >> reporter: we're disguising her voice, a 16-year-old girl, 15 at the time in question.
>> were you excited to have his attention? >> during the kissing, yes, i was. >> you were laughing at various points with owen, weren't you? >> again, laughing nervously, yes. >> reporter: also taking the stand thursday, the alleged victim's mother remembering the call she says she got in the middle of the night days after the encounter. >> i was just trying to calm her down to understand what she was trying to tell me. she said something bad has happened. >> reporter: and this woman, a school nurse who the girl went to for emergency contraception. >> did you talk about whether the intercourse was consensual or not? >> yes, i did ask her those questions, and she said that it was consensual, that it was not coerced. >> reporter: labrie denies he and the girl ever had sexual intercourse. he'll eventually take the stand. >> the defense is trying a few different strategies. they're doing a little bit of blaming the victim and trying to say she knew what she was getting into.
>> reporter: but the girl's family's spokesperson says that now one year after the alleged incident, the girl is feeling stronger. she even asked you to deliver a message. >> she wanted everyone to know that she's not just a victim, she's a survivor. >> reporter: labrie has pleaded not guilty. court is not in session today, so everyone will be coming back here on monday to face that jury of 11 men and 3 women, david. >> all right, gio benitez, who has been on the case since the start, thanks. to dan abrams and nancy grace host of not-coming-back's "nanc. first, dan, how did she do? >> she was a good witness, she was smart. she was thoughtful. she was careful about what she said, but it doesn't change the fact that the prosecutors have real hurdles here with regard to some of the facts. the fact that she sent these facebook texts, which seemed almost flirty after the fact, that she told the nurse that it was consensual.
these are real problems when it comes to getting a conviction beyond a reasonable doubt. >> but, nancy, this was difficult to listen to and even to hear the prosecutor, a grown man, asking a young teenage girl the kinds of questions we hear in cases like this. >> yes, extremely difficult. i think both sides have big problems, because, remember, the defense is there was no sexual intercourse at all. why is that the defense? because at her age of 15, even if it was consensual, the defendant now 19 is looking at a charge of statutory rape, so he can only claim no sex. so, let me ask you this, dan abrams, in those flirty e-mails and texts that you refer to, why did the defendant say, praise jesus, i put on a condom halfway through? halfway through what, dan? >> yeah, yeah, and that's -- look, there's no question that that's a challenge for the defense except that the most serious charges in this case are not statutory rape charges.
>> that's true. >> that's a nice sort of side point to make but the reality is we're talking -- >> still a rape. >> we're talking about a forcible rape case here, nancy, and the bottom line is that the issues that we're raising about the facebook texts, et cetera, even if you're right, even if this jury believes, yes, they had sex, but we're not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that this was forcible and that it was nonconsensual, that's a real problem for the prosecution in this case. >> but, you know, dan, she brings up this notion about what happened, whether there was sex or whether there wasn't. but how big of a deal is the nurse's testimony that the young woman said it was consensual? >> look, i think it's a real problem for the prosecution. there are explanations for it. you know, it is not atypical for a rape victim to not want to disclose what happened. but when it comes to a jury, it's a real problem. it's a problem for the prosecution in this case. but, look, i agree with you. listening to an old man asking
a 15-year-old girl, now a 16-year-old girl icky questions, there's -- it's such a fine line where the lawyer has to be so careful. >> you know what's interesting, you know what's really interesting about what you're saying is that when you actually deal with date rape victims, and there's no doubt she met him willingly, she says she was flattered an upperclassman would want to be with her, a 15-year-old lowerclassman. she thought he was handsome, so they went to meet in the mechanical room at the top of a school building. what's interesting is when you really deal with date rape victims, they feel like it's their fault. they don't want to say, yeah, i went on a date, and i didn't complain when i got raped. yes, you're right, but tell me this, why would she be asking about plan b if there had not been intercourse? why would she call her mother at midnight and admit, mom, something bad happened? you don't do that when you have consensual sex. why would she go to the hospital after that? >> you know, and it is
possible -- >> because this happened. >> it is possible that these jurors could both believe that she's telling the truth and that they're unwilling to convict beyond a reasonable doubt. >> all right, well, as gio said the case resumes next week. nancy grace of hln and dan abrams in our studio, as always, thanks to you beau. thanks, dan. we're going to get to ginger in the park, right? >> she made her way to the park and has the latest on the weather. >> hey, i made the short trip to the park but kaelyn and her mom came almost 3,000 miles to see 5 seconds of summer and we are about to get into that but first i want to start with that same front that's affecting much of the east coast this morning and the southeast. this is just south and east of birmingham, alabama. flash flooding, accidents all over the roads. please be careful anywhere you see that heavy rain this morning including long island and then hawaii, we've got to check in there. there's a developing storm that could become a hurricane and turn toward kauai by the end of it but we will following that as we get >> hello, i am meteorologist mike nicco check out the highs today, 66 in san francisco,
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well, here's a painful example for the members of ashley madison. this second huge data dump twice the size of the first one, and that first leak already exposing some deep, dark secrets. that finger to the lips on the home page suggesting discretion almost meaningless this morning having already released ten gigabytes of ashley madison's customers' personal and financial data, hackers calling themselves the impact team posted another 20 gigabytes. >> september is going to be a good month for divorce lawyers in america because this ashley madison hack demonstrates clearly people who have had affairs, and that's going to translate into more divorces. >> reporter: millions of e-mails belonging to the infidelity interested. at least two dozen of them allegedly vatican addresses and some 13,000 customer e-mail addresses come from .mil or .gov accounts
so the pentagon is now investigating. >> of course it's an issue because conduct is very important. >> reporter: extramarital affairs violate the military's code of conduct. but the biggest name caught up in the adultery dump, josh duggar, the embattled reality star from "19 kids and counting." >> this is our story. >> reporter: duggar put out a statement overnight saying "i have been the biggest hypocrite ever." ♪ yes i will be loyal to you >> reporter: earlier this year duggar was forced to apologize after reports emerged that as a teenager, he had molested some of his sisters. >> isn't it time for ashleymadison.com? >> reporter: as for ashley madison, in a statement, the company says, "we will continue to put forth substantial efforts into removing any information unlawfully released to the public, as well as continuing to operate our business." the fbi is now involved in the investigation to find the hackers. the company calling this a criminal act by people who have appointed themselves the moral judge, jury and executioner. >> wow, this just seems to grow and grow. >> i think there will be more. >> david, thanks.
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morning. robin is joining us from her hometown of pass christian. a big crowd up early there, as well with robin. she has her special on this tenth anniversary of katrina. robin, i'll send it out to you. >> amy, i know you got a big crowd there in central park. we, as you can see, have a big crowd in my beloved hometown. it's hard to imagine it's been a decade since hurricane katrina's devastation, but today the recovery and the spirit that you see here are truly inspirational. i'm going to show you what i mean just ahead, amy and david. >> the pass, as you call it, robin. and you've done extraordinary work with your hometown and we can't wait to check back with robin shortly. first dan harris has the headlines inside this morning. >> hey, guys, the big story this morning, a terrifying explosion rattling downtown los angeles. the underground blast shook up a high-rise building leaving several people with minor injuries. firefighters quickly extinguished the flames. the explosion briefly
knocked out power to the staples center in the center of the town and in the middle of a shania twain concert. twain tweeting "we had so much fun in l.a. that we blew the power out." the actual cause may be a generator. and extraordinary step in the fight against those raging wildfires in washington state. civilian volunteers are being accepted today, and we now know the identity of the three firefighters killed there. all were members of a special fire scouting unit. their job was to lead the way for the other firefighters. now to an extraordinary shark tale out of florida. it's about a 10-year-old girl who was bitten and then not only saved herself but also her friend. here's abc's reena ninan. >> reporter: this morning this 10-year-old shark bite victim is not only alive but smiling. kaley szarmack was enjoying a day at the shore in jacksonville beach on wednesday when a reportedly three-foot-long shark took a bite out of the 10-year-old's leg just as she was exiting the surf. >> she could see the fin flailing around.
she turned and yelled to her friend, "get out of the water." >> reporter: local station wjxt visiting her in the hospital and talking with her dad dave who recounted her harrowing experience. kaley even plunging back in the depths of danger to help another young friend till in the waterment >> she walked herself out of the ocean, and she realized that the 6-year-old was still in the water, so she turned around and went back and got the 6-year-old and took her out of the water. sorry. it's emotional. >> reporter: the 10-year-old rushed to the hospital with several large lacerations. >> she had about 90 stitches. >> reporter: this morning kaley still recovering in the hospital but her dad hopeful she'll be back in the water just as soon as she's able. >> i'm just so proud of her and just so thankful that she's doing so well. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> thank you, reena. she is fantastic. and speaking of fantastic, check out this moment from the world of sports. look at what happens in the middle of this rugby game in australia.
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welcome back to "gma" and time now for the "heat index" and this morning's hot button. a new report raising big questions about breast cancer treatment. as many as 60,000 women a year are diagnosed with something known as stage zero breast cancer, and now a new study is raising doubts about the effectiveness of early intervention. this morning a new study shedding light on dcis, also known as stage zero breast cancer. as many as 60,000 women each year are told they have these precancerous cells and until now urged to undergo aggressive treatments like a mastectomy and radiation to prevent cancer. >> it is a condition that puts you at higher risk to develop an invasive cancer.
>> reporter: the study that followed 100,000 women for 20 years shows that these painful and sometimes risky procedures may be unnecessary. the "journal of the medical association oncology's report" finds that only 3.3% of women with dcis actually die from breast cancer. >> dcis is not a lethal condition. you're not going to die from it, so it's important to know you don't have to do more than you need. >> reporter: but the study did find that some african-american women with dcis are still at a higher risk. and joining us now from los angeles is dr. jennifer ashton. jen, thanks for being with us. >> good morning, amy. >> so help us further explain this stage zero cancer. is it technically cancer? >> well, first you have to understand the range of pathology results for this type of breast cancer, and it's really a spectrum. it goes from normal through a couple of stages to atypical cells to dcis to invasive ductal breast cancer, and the key here
and the controversy really is in those middle stages, the atypical cell, the dcis and how best to treat them or should they be treated at all? that's where the controversy is. >> right, so if the recommendation is to do nothing, that emotionally has to be frightening to hear as a patient. >> oh, it's not only frightening, this concept of watchful waiting is challenging for the medical community, for doctors and for patients alike. we're already seeing that occur in other types of cancers, for example, in cervical cancer, today we're watching and following certain types of abnormal pap smears where ten years ago those women would have had surgery on their cervix, so this is the concept. should this type of lesion be treated, and if so, in what type of patient? >> and, jen, it's not just about whether or not dcis should be treated. there is also disagreement among pathologists about how it's diagnosed, correct? >> right. absolutely and, listen, we have to remember what the
pathologists do when they look at these slides, this is an art and science. there is a human component, there is a surgical component in terms of the margins and there can be very, very subtle differences between atypical cells and dcis in some case. >> so, jen, if you're someone who has been told they have dcis or stage zero breast cancer, what is your recommendation as a doctor? >> well, i get this question all the time, amy, from women, so the first thing i recommend is stop, take a minute, take a deep breath. this feels like an emergency, and emotionally it really does feel that way, but medically you have time. the second thing, if possible, consider asking for those biopsy slides and bringing them to another pathologist for a second opinion. that could be at the same hospital or at a completely different breast center, and, lastly, you have to weigh the risks versus the benefits versus the options, and that's the risk of treating versus the risk of not treating versus the benefiting of treating or
the benefit of not treating and those options. this is not one size fits, so we're going to be following this closely in the future, and we're going to be hearing a lot more about this. >> every cancer is different, dr. jen ashton, thank you very much for being with us. >> you bet, amy. >> great advice there to take a deep breath but it's so hard when a woman and her whole family hears that diagnosis. the stress rescue series we've been covering here on "gma." we're taking on fomo, also known as the fear of missing out. a study revealing i was missing out all week. that's why i'm here. more than half of social media users have felt it, and it's stressing them out. so, how do you beat it? abc's abbie boudreau this morning. >> reporter: jobs can be stressful. dating can be stressful, but could social media be stressing you out too? a new article in "the new york times" suggests that scanning scenic snaps and vivacious pics of taylor swift's squad,
pics of j. lo or amy schumer in the sunset or even seeing serene shots from your own family, friends or co-workers could be bringing you some summer blues. >> as you browse these pictures of other people's lives, that leads people to feel more envy or jealousy, and it's those feelings in turn lead you to feel worse over time. >> reporter: it's called fomo, fear of missing out, and while the term has been around for awhile, the article now suggests fomo could actually be worse in the summer than the rest of the year. some research even suggesting that scrolling through your social media feeds can enhance envy, and that even while you're looking at something seemingly relaxing like a setting sun in a tropical paradise, it could actually make you feel worse. >> when you constantly compare your own life to other people's lives, if everyone else's life looks fantastic, you're going to feel bad. >> reporter: and while facebook and instagram can be helpful for keeping in touch with a far away friend, it's also important to get up and do things irl, aka, in real life.
>> it's really important to strike a balance between how frequently we're engaging with these online social networks. >> reporter: so what should you do if seeing your favorite pop stars living large turns you into a green-eyed monster? get up and make some plans and get in some real face-to-face time. >> the more you interact with other people directly, the better you feel. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> what amy was saying that you actually feel happy for people when you look at the pictures. >> oh, look where they are, look what they're doing, but also know no one is posting the fight they just had with their spouse. >> exactly. >> how they felt when they woke up. >> as i get older fomo just goes down and i've come to the conclusion no matter how great it looks, it's definitely not that cool, what other people are doing. >> and it's filtered. definitely put an instagram filter on it always. >> even when they say no filter. we figured it out here. moving on now to a very remarkable and inspirational story, ten years after hurricane katrina, robin returns home to
the gulf coast giving us an in-depth look at how the south is recovering and the resilience of its people, and this morning she is taking us back to her hometown in pass christian, mississippi. robin, good morning to you. >> good morning to you too, amy. we affectionately call it the pass, and i got to tell you ten years ago i couldn't get here fast enough after the hurricane hit. like thousands of others, i was searching for my family, so here's a look at what happened after the darkest hours. on august 29th, 2005, hurricane katrina taught thousands of people a very painful life lesson. the place you love and call home can in a split second disappear. >> robin, i know when you left here last night and flew down, you hadn't been able to make contact with your own family yet. have you done so? >> they're okay. >> they're okay?
>> they're fine, and just so many people -- excuse me -- so many people affected by this storm who can't get to the loved ones. i was fortunate enough to be able to get down here and see them firsthand. >> you know for about, what, 24 to 48 hours, you didn't know if mom and i were even alive. how was that? i've never even asked you that. >> i remember just saying, i know i'm here to report, but i got to find my mom and my sister. and i know the reason i broke down and cried like i did once i found you all and did my report is because i knew people were tuning in that morning feeling what i had just felt, not knowing about their loved ones. >> wow. >> i knew what that felt like. i knew the hopelessness. >> right. >> reporter: my sister dorothy who has lived through the rebuilding always gives her little sis perspective.
>> but the important thing that i think we need to have people remember is that we are moving forward. >> reporter: more than 60,000 homes were destroyed in mississippi. in those early days, after katrina devastated my hometown of pass christian and the entire region, i made a promise. >> you will not be forgotten. >> reporter: "good morning america" adopted the gulf coast with an initiative called "gma" gets it done. i joined amazing, dedicated volunteers from all across the country. each time i returned, i saw the many ways that they have restored their lives. wow. look at it now. ten years ago, you couldn't even see the water. >> right. >> i mean, you couldn't even see the street then. >> and all the debris. >> reporter: while we'll always remember what's missing, you can see the contrast on seal
avenue for the homes rebuilt but then you look right across here, there used to be a home here. >> right. >> used to be a home there. >> right. >> so, you can see steps or part of the structure so there was a home there, there was a home there. what i noticed most is a celebration of life. i see strength. >> uh-huh. >> i see beauty. i see our town re-emerging. >> yeah. >> i see the beauty again, the spirit has never left. >> oh, no. >> i'm actually seeing the pass again. it's been a journey to get here. it's a new building that houses the elementary and middle schools here in pass christian. i still hear the voices of my schoolmates. this has all been rebuilt, all been rebuilt. look at this. pass christian school district, number one in state for academic excellence five consecutive years. resilience. that's what i'm talking about. today, all across the gulf
coast, i witness this rebirth, a love of life and home and spirit of hope and recovery, always growing strong. and that strength and beauty is on display here in the pass, and these women right here, these are the original t-shirts you saw in the piece, "gma" gets it done, and it still fits ten years later. the t-shirts still fit. wonderful. but just can't tell you how proud i am of all that you have done for yourselves and accepting the help of others and there is a man i want to bring in right now. he got me safely to my mother and my sister. ryan frazier, a former police officer with the gulfport police department. [ applause ] >> hi, robin. >> hey, ryan. oh, my goodness. you know when you saw me crying like a little baby, this man right here, one of the first responders, one of the great first responders, you were on duty, you saw us, you helped me in your car navigating some
really bad roads to get there to my mom, and my family will forever be grateful. what are your memories of that night? >> just the sheer devastation. i mean, it was terrible, maneuvering those road, trying to get through there, bringing the camera crew. i remember the big truck and we had the power lines and trees down. we to take one road and up one road down another, and it was just -- it was terrible. i can't imagine what you were going through wondering how your mom was going to be once we got there. >> like you said, you have a mom and you were thinking how you would feel in the same situation. >> that's right. that's exactly right. >> so, when you look around ten years later, and i love that. i remember the first time we heard the train after katrina, that meant that things were going back to normal. we don't mind hearing that train in the distance. what do you see ten years later after katrina? >> just the incredible people. i mean, these are true americans. that's what it's all about. they're tough and strong folks, and we're getting it done. >> yeah. >> we're coming back, coming
back strong, and it's going to be better than before. >> it is, and some areas are doing better than others, we're being very honest about that. >> that's correct. >> and it takes time and even ten years later. he's a daddy now. got a 6-year-old, right? >> i do. little emily. emily is in the first grade. this is her second week now. she's the love of my life, that little girl, and she is so happy that i'm here today and that, you know, i got a chance to meet you, robin. >> great. you're taller than what i remember from ten years ago, but, ryan, thank you. you also helped secure that live shot so we were able to broadcast to the country and let everybody know what was happening here in the pass and all along the coast, and we thank you for that, ryan. >> you bet. thank you, robin. thank you very much, robin. >> appreciate that. [ applause ] so that is it here from war memorial park in pass christian. >> robin, as a thank you from me and all the people down here. >> oh. thank you, ryan. >> hey. >> thank you. [ applause ]
>> i really want to say, you kept the focus here on mississippi, and while really the national media took it elsewhere, you tried to keep it down here where it belonged, and i appreciate it. >> that's very kind. that's very kind of you, and i'm proud of you. as i like to say, there's just something about the south. >> thank you, robin. >> all right, david, back to you. >> robin, you're proof of that. robin's special, "katrina: 10 years after the storm." you know, robin made a promise and kept it ten years going back to that community. i love the school five years tops in academic excellence. back to ginger. >> yes, out here amidst the screams, david, the 5 seconds of summer fans are here. karina, melan, you've been here since when? >> tuesday. >> since tuesday, friends, and, yes, it's friday morning. a quick look at that rain.
good morning, we're off to a murky start this morning. we're going to see more sunshine this afternoon. and as temperatures will still be a little cooler than average because of the persistent marine layer. let's talk about what's going to happen. we'll have 60s along the coast. 70s into the south bay. a few 80s in the north bay. my seven-day forecast a little bit warmer saturday through tuesday. and now to a special "gma" "pop news," one direction, the big brothers of 5 seconds of summer who got their start opening for 1d back in 2013. well, they've got a brand-new video for their hit "drag me down" and nick watt has the latest. >> reporter: yep, those are legit nasa space suits. ♪ i've got five for a heart i'm not scared of the dark ♪ >> reporter: one direction filmed this video at nasa's johnson space center in houston, a first for nasa, crazy.
♪ baby you're my only reason ♪ if i didn't have you there would be nothing left ♪ >> reporter: yep, louis is driving a space exploration and harry is hanging with a real-life robot. ♪ nobody can drag me down >> reporter: the song, of course, is "drag me down." ♪ nobody can drag me down >> reporter: and they gave us the video first. ♪ all my life you stood by me >> reporter: yes, 1d is out of this world. they take me to the moon, any other space-based 1d adorers, tweet us. ♪ nobody can drag me down >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. ♪ nobody can drag me down [ cheers and applause ] coming up, 5 seconds of summer hits the stage. don't go anywhere.
good morning, i'm kristen sze. . developing news a massive fire is now out. the three alarm blaze started before midnight at the iron company near highway 37. large flames can be seen for miles. heavy smoke is still in the air there. fire officials say the rubble could smolder for a few days. residents are being asked to keep the windows shut. your friday morning commute, some troubles out there. >> we have had some troubles and bart we had an equipment problem earlier. now we're still dealing with a delay at daily city. we have an injury accident involving a big rig as you come up to e eden canyon. heavy backups coming away from the interchange and some delays before you get there as well. we'll check out your weekend forecast with meteorologist mike
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bill's got a very tough 13lie here...... looks like we have some sort of sea monster in the water hazard here. i believe that's a "kraken", bruce. it looks like he's going to go with a nine iron. that may not be enough club... well he's definitely going to lose a stroke on this hole. if you're a golf commentator, you whisper. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. this golf course is electric... there's not much sunshine out there. upper 50s to mid-60s. let's look at what's going to happen. gusty winds calming down a a little through the noon hour. but by 6:00 the fire is going to be dealing with 35 miles per hour sustained winds to gusty winds. it will be choppy if you're
heading out. my seven-day forecast, below average today. closer to average [ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ standing there welcome back to "gma." i've got to say we've got the best show on television this morning. we are so excited to have 5 seconds of summer here. and all of these fans, thousands of fans packing into central park for our huge summer concert. >> and you know, ginger, this super band has sold more than 3 million albums, and they're rocking a sold out global tour, and you're about to hear why. >> all right. we should do this. let's get to their 5 seconds of summer's multiplatinum hit "she looks so perfect." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> let me see you sing this one. ♪
♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ hey hey hey hey ♪ simmer down simmer down they say we're too young now to amount to anything else ♪ ♪ but look around we work too damn hard for this just to give it up now ♪ ♪ if you don't swim you'll drown but don't move honey ♪ ♪ she looks so perfect standing there in my american apparel underwear ♪ ♪ and i know now that i'm so down your lipstick stain is a work of art ♪ ♪ i got your name tattooed in an arrow heart and i know now that
i'm so down ♪ ♪ hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey ♪ ♪ hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey ♪ ♪ let's get out let's get out 'cause this deadbeat town's only here just to keep us down ♪ ♪ while i was out i found myself alone ♪ >> let me hear you. ♪ with a plane ticket with your name on it ♪ ♪ would you would you ♪ 'cause all i really want is you ♪ ♪ she looks so perfect standing there in my american apparel underwear ♪ ♪ and i know now that i'm so down i made a mix tape straight out of '94 ♪ ♪ i've got your ripped skinny jeans lying on the floor and i
know now that i'm so down ♪ ♪ hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey ♪ ♪ she looks so perfect standing there in my american apparel underwear ♪ ♪ and i know now that i'm so down your lipstick stain is a work of art ♪ ♪ i got your name tattooed in an arrow heart and i know now that i'm so down ♪ ♪ hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey ♪ ♪ hey hey hey hey hey hey hey hey ♪ ♪ she looks so perfect standing there in my american apparel underwear ♪
♪ and i know now that i'm so down ♪ ♪ your lipstick stain is a work of art ♪ ♪ i got your name tattooed in an arrow heart ♪ ♪ and i know now that i'm so down ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow! how about that. the 5 seconds of summer. did you all like that? [ cheers and applause ] the screams are never ending. i will try to get a little something out here. good morning! oh, my god. michael, luke, everybody. okay, let's talk about the weather forecast which is about as hot as that in the pacific northwest. the fire watches
and warnings have been built up from colorado and wyoming. back out to the west, the wind speeds are falling as we go through the weekend. just so you guys know, this is why the screaming has not stopped. good morning! oh, thank you. >> hello, i am meteorologist mike nicco check out the highs today, 66 in san francisco, mid-to-upper 70s east bay and south bay, and low-to-mid 80s around the north bay and inland east bay. the seven-day outlook shows clouds tonight. comfortable conditions. warmer >> all that weather brought to you by sprint. the guys are here and, jesse, the crowd is out of control. >> it is loud out here, ginger, but now we've got some big news for all of you zombie fans, the highly anticipated spin-off "fear the walking dead" is right around the corner, and abc's t.j. holmes has a behind-the-scenes peek at all the tension and the terror. >> everyone was dead. there was blood.
>> what you saw was a nightmare. >> reporter: it's the highly anticipated series that has the "the walking dead" fans dying for their next zombie fix. >> what the hell is happening? >> reporter: amc's "fear the walking dead" is not a prequel, per se, but a companion series set in los angeles before the zombie apocalypse. >> we're calling it a companion show because there's no characters that relate to our characters. we just happen to be in the same universe completely different part of the world. >> reporter: the six-episode series starring cliff curtis, kim dickens and lorenzo henrie centers around a blended family who learns about a mysterious virus affecting people in the city. >> it explores aspects of human nature. it explores the aspect of reason and using your intellect. if the world were to end, what would you do? >> reporter: those famed walkers will be making a deadly appearance but with a different name. what are they referred to? >> they're people that have been infected because nobody definitively knows what it is. >> reporter: we're told this new show and its veteran counterpart won't have any overlap, at least not yet.
some of the fans are hoping maybe, well, we can see some of those characters come back into this show. >> yeah. >> should they be hopeful? >> i can't give anything away that i'll get killed. >> reporter: it's that secretiveness on and off set that has both cast members and fans alike in the dark. >> we have got security people like watching every piece of paper on set. that's a part of what makes the show cool is we don't want to give any spoilers away. >> reporter: and hoping to keep "walking dead" fanatics tuned in. >> this is an important part of their franchise so there's a lot of pressure around all involved that it's successful. >> it's a passionate, loyal, huge fan base, and i hope we please them. >> reporter: for "good morning america," t.j. holmes, abc news, los angeles. >> "fear the walking dead" premieres this sunday on amc, and coming up, more with 5 seconds of summer performing live right here on "gma." [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] i may never hear from these ears again. back now with 5 seconds of summer here for our huge "gma" summer concert series. they have a brand-new album, "sounds good feels good." it comes out october 23rd, and we along with your thousands of screaming fans are very excited. you're here in central park with us. welcome. >> thank you.
great to be here. >> so, you guys have finally put out a new album. you can tell everyone has been waiting. tell us about the sound. what's different about this album? >> this one is kind of a tale of the new broken scene, which is the revolution for our fans to get behind and follow close with their hearts. it's a lot more personal than the last album, that's for sure, and we're super proud of it and can't wait for people to hear it. >> that will be happening in just a moment. michael, i want to say first that we're glad you're safe and sound after the pyrotechnic accident that happened. >> thank you, thank you. >> they're all happy too. >> the crowd is excited about it. >> the #weloveyoumichael was huge in social media trending worldwide after you shared a very personal message about receiving therapy. >> yeah, i think that was just a time last week where i think it was taken a little out of context, but it was just like, it was a thing that happened for me, and it's all good now. >> it's all good. >> we're just hanging out and playing some shows and people have showed up to listen to some music.
[ cheers and applause ] >> ashton, i know you co-wrote with michael "she's kinda hot" which you're about to perform. >> yeah. >> joel and benji madden contributed to it, as well. what kind of influence have they had. >> a huge influence. those guys are our brothers and probably they're like a punk pop version of yoda. >> a pop punk -- >> they're very wise and have endless advice for us and try to lead us in the right way in life. >> i like that. >> so they're very cool. >> you've been playing since you were 10 years old. >> i have been playing guitar since i was 10 years old. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. >> i've gotten -- i was better when i was 12 than i am now. it's getting worse. >> what prepared you in life for all of this, calum? >> i don't know. we've probably been on tour for about four years out of the four years of being a band, so it's just great to see so many people show up. >> everyone is very excited to hear you talk, but we're much more excited about hearing you
guys sing. how about it? let's not keep the fans waiting any longer. here is 5 seconds of summer with their brand-new single, "she's kinda hot" off their upcoming album, "sounds good feels good." [ cheers and applause ] >> let's do it. >> how now brown cow. >> everybody better know every single word to this song, every single word. >> i don't even think i know every single word. >> me neither. >> i'm all good. ♪ hey [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ my girlfriend's -- 'cause i always sleep in she's always screaming when she's calling her friend ♪ ♪ she's kinda hot though yeah she's kinda hot though ♪ ♪ my shrink is telling me i got
crazy dreams she's also saying i got low self-esteem ♪ ♪ she's kinda hot though yeah she's kinda hot though ♪ ♪ she put me on meds she won't get out of my head she's kinda hot though come on, one, two, three, go ♪ ♪ hey ♪ my friend left college 'cause it felt like a job his mom and dad both think he's a slob ♪ ♪ he's got a shot though yeah he's got a shot though ♪ ♪ no not really when you've got bigger plans that no one else understands you've got a shot though ♪ >> sing it out. ♪ they say we're losers and we're all right with that we are the leaders of the not-coming-back's but we're all
right though ♪ ♪ yeah we're all right though ♪ we are the kings and the queens of the new broken scene yeah we're all right though ♪ >> everybody, go crazy. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ sometimes i'm feeling like i'm going insane my neighbor told me that i got bad brains ♪ ♪ but i'm all right though we're all right though yeah we'll be all right though ♪ ♪ we're all right though hey 'cause we're the kings and the queens ♪ ♪ of the new broken scene and
we're all right one, two, three, four ♪ ♪ they say we're losers and we're all right with that ♪ ♪ we are the leaders of the not-coming-back's but we're all right though ♪ ♪ yeah, we're all right though yeah we're all right though we're all right though ♪ ♪ we are the kings and the queens of the new broken scene yeah we're all right though ♪ >> everybody, sing this. ♪ na na na na na na na na na ♪ ♪ na na na na na na na na na ♪ ♪ but we're all right though na na na na na na na na na yeah we're all right though ♪ ♪ na na na na na na na na ♪ we are the kings and the queens of the new broken scene yeah we're all right though ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> here we go! ♪ ♪ hey ♪ hey ♪ that's what i like about you you hold me tight ♪ ♪ tell me i'm the only one wanna come over tonight yeah ♪ ♪ keep on whispering in my ear tell me all the things that i wanna hear ♪ ♪ 'cause it's true that's right that's what i like about you ♪ ♪ what i like about you you really know how to dance ♪ ♪ ooh when you go up, down, jump around think about true romance yeah ♪ ♪ keep on whispering in my ear tell me all the things that i wanna hear ♪
♪ 'cause it's true that's what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ hey ♪ >> that's right. ♪ what i like about you >> you all scream so freakin' loud. ♪ never want to let you go know you make me feel all right ♪ ♪ keep on whispering in my ear tell me all the things that i wanna hear ♪
♪ 'cause it's true that's what i like about you ♪ >> here we go. ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you that's what i like about you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> yes! [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] what a friday here in the park. 5 seconds of summer. how was that? >> that was incredible. the best thing ever. so glad everybody came out to see us today and couldn't be more thankful. >> gratitude. i think that's what everyone here is feeling. everyone, have a wonderful weekend. see you monday. >> stay well. [ cheers and applause ]
good morning, i'm kristen sze. developing news out of mere island, firefighters knocked down a massive three-alarm fire. fire officials say the rubble could smolder for a few days. the same plant burned nearly a a year ago. we are starting off on a a cool note. where do we go. from here? >> we're going to go close to average. i just checked the air quality. it looks to be fine, but may be locally worse near the fire. the tesla fire is going to get breezy this afternoon. 25 to 35 mile per hour winds. 66 in san francisco. 84 in antioch. it will be warmer this weekend. look at this. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. it's a nice drive from the east bay. but we do have one accident
that's in the clearing stages involving injuries. a as we come up to announcer: it's "live with kelly & michael." today, big-screen sensation charlize theron, and from the movie "trainwreck," john cena, plus "pitch perfect 2" star rebel wilson. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] now, here are emmy winners kelly ripa and michael strahan. [cheers and applause] [music playing] kelly: hi! michael: let me take this back. kelly: it's on my snapchat. michael: [laughing] whoa! ah! kelly: well, you asked for it, you got it. it's friday,