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your words have the power to shape their world. learn more at first5california.com/parents good morning, america. flood fears grow in south carolina. raging waters slice dams in half. carving a path of destruction. for some, the only hope is rescue by air. and as some floodwaters recede, we're getting our first look at the muddy mess and devastation left behind. complete coverage right now. midair emergency. the captain dying during the flight. >> syracuse american 550. medical emergency, captain is incapacitated. >> more than 150 people on board as the co-pilot makes a dramatic landing. caught on camera. brutal attack. a suburban mom viciously beaten by police officers after complaining about their behavior. speaking out this morning. what she says caused the violent confrontation.
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and we start with abc's alex perez in columbia. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, robin. take a look at this incredible scene behind me. the heavy rain washing away a huge chunk of the road here as the floodwaters start to go down, the damage is becoming clear. this morning, nine dams breached here as the governor says things could get worse before they get better. our first look at the severe damage caused by those massive floods that left parts of south carolina underwater. raging floodwaters nearly washing away some businesses in columbia. the unrelenting storm blamed for at least 13 deaths. more than 500 roads in this state severely damaged. officials going door to door monday checking on columbia residents. neighborhoods that were rivers now drying out. many among the more than 900 people evacuated to emergency shelters now returning home to devastating loss.
>> what we got on us now is all we own. >> reporter: with emotions running high, homeowners salvaging what little they can. forced to throw out the rest. and monday, another scare in hard-hit forest acres. >> seek high ground! >> reporter: as authorities evacuated a neighborhood near a breached dam. >> there were just things in my front yard that didn't belong here at all. >> reporter: this morning, some 40,000 people do not have drinking water and about 26,000 are without power. >> just because the rain stops does not mean that we are out of the woods. >> reporter: and here in the columbia area there are more than 100 roads severely damaged just like this one. officials say it will take months before things return to normal here. robin? >> all right, alex, thank you. you're there in columbia. rob marciano is in charleston for us this morning near one of those rising rivers. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the ashley river on the
southern tip of the peninsula. at high tide, water was coming up and over and flooding this area of charleston. look at the drone shot. not one, not two, but three rivers converge on this city. this is low country. it's flat. it's susceptible. all or most of the rain that fell upstate has to flow many this direction. by some estimations, it's 4 trillion gallons of water that has to get down through the hydrologic cycle. river flooding. more low country is expected to flood in the coming days. robin? >> thank you, rob. 4 trillion gallons. >> let's dig into that with ginger. lots of flood warnings out there. >> that's right, not just in charleston but several of the red marks where you see the rivers either at crest or will still rise as we go toward the end of the week. coastal flood advisories from maryland all the way to jacksonville, florida, as that
storm pushes that water on to land. fortunately we see more sun and drying out through the mid wooek. that's going to help. one interesting little note that we wanted to leave you with, you can see the storm joaquin way in the bahamas and see how it tapped into the moisture. south and north carolina just getting inundated. i'll have a whole lot more coming up in your nation's weather. george and robin? >> thank you. you mentioned joaquin. now to the race against time to find survivors of that cargo ship sunk by hurricane joaquin. the coast guard has now searched an area bigger than california and narrowed it down to two debris fields where they found a body and a badly damaged lifeboat. abc's linzie janis has the latest and joins us now from miami. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, robin. overnight the families of the crew were briefed by the u.s. coast guard and the company that owns the "el faro" for 3 1/2 hours. many of them are feeling angry, but mostly they are clinging to hope that somehow their loved ones are still alive. overnight the coast guard desperately searching for
survivors of the "el faro," their focus now on two giant debris fields near where they believe the cargo ship sank in 15,000 feet of water. >> we've modified our search efforts to focus more on potential people in the water. >> reporter: "el faro's" last known position 35 miles off crooked island in the bahamas, crews already finding one of the ship's two lifeboats. empty and barely afloat as well as several survival suits, one containing the body of a crew member. but with ocean currents quickly pushing the debris further north away from land, searchers unable to take the time to recover the remains. >> when we have reports of other life raft boats we need to get out there. because if we don't do that right away, it could sink. we might not be able to relocate it. >> reporter: the hope is the cr is wearing these immersion suits that could keep them alive in the water for days. but putting them on in the middle of that hurricane would have been extremely difficult.
each of the 33 crew members had one of the so-called gumby suits. which, in warm waters, could keep them alive for four to five days. but as family members cling to hope, anger growing over how the ship ended up in joaquin's path. >> they should have held that boat back at least a day or so. >> reporter: overnight the company that owns the "el faro" saying the captain had been trying to bypass the storm. >> his plan was a sound plan that would have enabled him to pass around the storm. >> reporter: but, of course, the ship losing power and ending up right in the middle of that hurricane. the ntsb today headed this way to begin its investigation. george? >> okay, linzie, thanks. we turn to the midair medical emergency. the captain of an american airline jet dies in flight from phoenix to boston. co-pilot takes controls and our aviation correspondent david kerley is at reagan national airport with the story. good morning, david. >> reporter: morning, george. the pilot falls ill but listen to the co-pilot. the calmness as he realizes he's
on his own with more than 150 on board. the call seems so matter of fact with so much going wrong. >> syracuse american 550. medical emergency. captain is incapacitated. request handling for runway 1-0 landing. >> reporter: the captain, 57-year-old michael johnston, unresponsive. >> we know that there was a flight attendant that was a nurse that tried to resuscitate him. >> reporter: so the phoenix to boston flight diverts to syracuse with the word going out to ground crews. >> pilot is unresponsive, not breathing. >> reporter: the co-pilot remains cool as the a-320 approaches, just asking that medics board as soon as they're on the ground. >> understood as long as they have a way to get on the airplane quickly. we will need them to get to the captain. thank you. >> roger, sir. >> reporter: on the ground, 147 passengers see ambulances and fire trucks surround the jetliner. including one at the foot of the jetway stairs.
>> we thought he wasn't feeling well. we had no idea he had passed. it was extremely shocking. >> reporter: no announcement is made immediately, but some realize what's happened. >> we had to wait for the body to be removed from the plane. it was pretty -- it was pretty intense. >> reporter: despite the untimely death, praise for the co-pilot's handling of the harrowing situation. >> whatever happened in that cockpit, none of us will know. but that co-pilot did a great job. >> any co-pilot and captain are trained to the same standards to be able to fly the airplane by themselves in an emergency. >> reporter: now, the first officer was spelled. american, george, brought in another crew to take the passengers all the way to boston. >> does this kind of thing happen often, david? >> reporter: it is a rare occurrence. we talked to the faa. in the past 20 years there have only been eight other incidents like this one. >> okay, david kerley, thanks very much. >> and the fact that the passenger has no idea really says a lot about the crew, their professionalism. now to a miracle on the train tracks. an amtrak train derailing in vermont, injuring at least seven people on board. but somehow, most people walked
away. and thankfully, no one was killed. abc's gio benitez is on the scene in northfield, vermont. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, robin, good morning to you. you know, many of these passengers were just taking in the beautiful fall here in vermont when things went dramatically wrong. thankfully this morning, we are talking about survival stories. >> for an amtrak train that has derailed. some of the cars are over the embankment. >> reporter: this morning the ntsb is investigating another train derailment. >> all cars are off the track. >> reporter: at least seven people hospitalized. one even airlifted. after a passenger train known as the vermonter traveling from st. albans, vermont, to washington, d.c., overturned in northfield, vermont. amtrak says it hit a pile of rocks from a rock slide. causing it to derail with 98 passengers on board. did you realize right away that this was a derailment? >> no, i thought we hit a tree branch or something and they were slowing down to make sure nothing was further ahead in the track.
and then, once i felt all the jostling, i knew something had to be happening. >> reporter: passengers helping each other get out of those train cars. some even breaking windows to escape. experts say those passengers probably walked away mostly unharmed because the train cars were intact, unlike these crushed cars in the deadly amtrak crash in philadelphia last may where eight people were killed and at least 200 were injured. and it turns out these tracks here were recently upgraded. in fact, the speed limit was raised from 55 to 59. but right now, there is no reason to believe, we're told, that anyone is at fault, george. >> okay, gio, thanks very much. could have been so much worse. we have the race for president now, "your voice, your vote" and hillary clinton gearing up for next week's first democratic debate, releasing her first national tv ad. getting emotional on the issue of gun control. and jon karl tracking it all. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. in a bid revive her slumping campaign, hillary clinton is
using her first national television ad to go right at house republicans. >> the republicans finally admit it. >> reporter: in her first national campaign ad, hillary clinton uses the words of the republican expected to be the next speaker of the house. >> we put together a benghazi special committee. what are her numbers today? >> reporter: mrs. clinton said those words prove the house committee investigating benghazi where she is expected to testify in two weeks, is nothing more than a political witch hunt. >> how many people have to die before we actually act? >> reporter: at a town hall meeting in new hampshire, clinton became emotional on the issue of gun violence. >> so many of the parents of these precious children who were murdered have taken the unimaginable grief that they have been bearing and have tried to be the voices that we need to hear. >> reporter: clinton unveiled her gun control plan, pushing
for stricter background checks, a crackdown on unregulated internet and gun show sales, and increased liability for gun manufacturers and dealers. in an interview overnight on fox news, donald trump staked out an entirely different position on guns. >> the president talks about guns. and it's not the guns that do the shooting. it's the people. it's the mind that does the shooting. so i would have been much more focused on that. >> jon is back with us now. another big issue dropping in this campaign right now. this major trade agreement negotiated by president obama several other countries right there. this could put hillary clinton in a tight spot. >> reporter: it sure could because bernie sanders has staked out an immediate position opposed to the deal, calling it disastrous. in a statement, sanders says, wall street and other big corporations have won again. it's time for the rest of us to stop letting multinational corporations rig the system to pad their profits. george, hillary clinton as secretary of state, supported
these trade talks. but she has not taken a position on this agreement yet as a candidate for president. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. to amy with today's other top stories starting with the surprising offer from edward snowden. >> that's right, former nsa contractor edward snowden says he has volunteered to return to the united states and go to prison for leaking top-secret documents on government surveillance. but snowden tells the bbc he is still waiting to hear back from u.s. officials. snowden has been living in exile in moscow for two years. well, the new escalation in the crisis in syria, russia is reportedly sending ground troops into that country to support dictator bashar al assad. meanwhile, nato has issued a stern warning to moscow after a russian warplane violated turkey's airspace. nato's leader saying he doubts that violation was just an accident. new details about a disaster unfolding in guatemala where at least 152 people have been killed in a mudslide there. a hillside collapsed after heavy rains, burying an entire neighborhood.
300 other people remain unaccounted for this morning. well, a violent protest near paris. workers stormed the head quarters of air france and attacked their bosses over the decision to eliminate nearly 3,000 jobs. the workers tore the shirts off two managers, forcing them to climb a fence to escape. the president of france calling the protest unacceptable. well, this morning the nfl is admitting a big mistake that determined the outcome of the monday night football game. lions receiver calvin johnson fumbles there near the goal line. the seahawks then batted the ball out of the end zone. you see it right there. doing that deliberately is illegal. so the lions should have received the ball back inside the 1 yard line. but the refs gave the ball to the seahawks, who ran out the clock and won, 13-10. and this is the same end zone where the seahawks benefited from a bad call three years ago on monday night, so history repeating itself.
>> so there's no recourse even though -- >> oh, no. get them all back out there and play again? no, nope. that's the way it goes. and with that in mind, a scandal erupts in the world of online fantasy srts. that story for you in just 30 seconds. we've all seen those television ads for online leagues. they run constantly during football games. but now a recent incident raises concerns about the risk of so-called insider trading in the multibillion-dollar industry.
david wright is here with that story. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. you've seen the ads, well, now comes the scandal. this is, as you say, a multibillion-dollar unregulated industry. in which sports fans try to predict the most successful players in any given week and that's worth money. lots of it. but the question is this morning -- did an employee of one of those companies win big through an unfair advantage? >> draftkings.com combines one day fantasy sports with winning life-changing amounts of cash. >> reporter: if you watch football, you've definitely seen the ads. >> pick your team and get your cash winnings after monday night. >> reporter: promising big bucks for being a monday morning quarterback. >> we're making a millionaire every week this season. >> reporter: the websites draftkings and fanduel taking fantasy football to new limits. the two sites took in $60 million in just the first week of the nfl season. but this morning, outrage after claims that an employee of draftkings won big money on the
fanduel site. >> touchdown. >> reporter: draftkings denies all allegations of wrongdoing by the employee. both sites issued a joint statement noting that nothing is more important than the integrity of the games we offer. critics say these sites, which are not currently regulated, are tantamount to straight-up gambling and ought to be treated the same way as other forms of sports betting. one congressman now calling for hearings on capitol hill. >> how is it any different from sports betting? i don't see it. why, because you call it fantasy? >> reporter: well, this morning the fantasy sports trade association says for now draftkings and fanduel have decided to prohibit employees from participating in online fantasy sports contests for money. probably a good idea because, you know, theoretically these guys have access to who everybody is picking. and that might give them an unfair advantage. >> and it is gambling. >> well -- they claim not. >> i'm with you, george. >> yeah, you can call it a couple different things but it's gambling. >> $350,000.
not a small amount of money. >> not at all. thank you. a lot more ahead. the mysterious death of a doctor and suburban mother of three found in the doorway of a new york city apartment building. police investigating right now what they say the surveillance tapes show. and an abc news exclusive, the never-before-seen tapes of apple's steve jobs. why the company is releasing them now. it's sparking a big debate. that's only on "gma." >> i want you all to go into one of our retail stores in the next eight, ten weeks, and just give one of the apple retail store employees a hug. okay?
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but we still have flash flood potential, hail, damaging wind all could happen today from phoenix over into west texas and southeast new mexico. your local news and weather is good morning, i'm eric thomas. developing news from marin county where investigators are following up on leads to a suspicious death. a person with a gunshot wound was found on a popular trail near fairfax. the victim died at the scene. investigators spent the night and early morning looking for evidence. extradition proceedings are underway this morning to bring a san ramon college home from illinois to face charges of sexual assault. police say 20-year-old juan min jing is a social media rapist who met up with his victims on facebook. they know of four victims. he would spike drinks with a sedative to make victims less resistance to his advances. it's been a tough morning on the roads, let's find out more
with leyla gulen. >> we are starting on 360 rolling through redwood city. on northbound 280, traffic is vir lutually empty. not so in san francisco. this is from earlier this morning. we are still dealing with very heavy delays. sky 7-hd is overhead with a multi-vehicle crash. right now that crash has cleared but the delay is about 25 minutes leaving san francisco. eric? tough. leyla, thanks a lot.
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welcome back, everyone, to "gma." this is a look at the devastation in south carolina. the rain has stopped, thankfully, but rivers are still rising. this map shows the flood warnings this morning. and that water will be rising for days, as ginger has been telling us. >> that's right. she and the team are staying on top of that. here are some of the other stories we're following this morning. a major cheerios recall. they pull nearly 2 million boxes off shelves supposed to be gluten-free, but they had wheat in them. the winner of last week's powerball jackpot sold at this gas station in michigan coming forward to claim her prize. also this morning, finally here, mcdonald's kicking off the big change.
you know what's happening. >> i'm lovin' it. >> lovin' it. yeah. it's just -- well, let's see. isn't t.j. right outside one of the mickey d's right now? there you are. >> reporter: yeah, robin. i'm settling into my new role as "gma" intern and bringing the anchors breakfast but, yes, this is a big day and a big deal for a lot of reasons. for business, yes, mcdonald's is expanding to an all-day breakfast menu. but there are a few catches. you need to see that in "the speed feed." i'll be back with your breakfast in just a second. >> first, amy has a specific order. >> can i get a mcgriddle? i really love the salty sweet just kicks off my morning. >> she's serious. >> robach, right? that's robach, right? >> we'll check back with t.j. in a little bit. we switch gears to the story of a suburban doctor, mother of three found dead in a manhattan stairwell. abc's mara schiavocampo is outside the apartment with more on this mystery. good morning, mara. >> reporter: george, good morning. that tragedy leaving a lot of unanswered questions at this point. that doctor and mom found laying in the lobby of this building
over the weekend. for now even the cause of death is unknown pending the results of an autopsy and toxicology report. this morning, police are investigating how a successful doctor, wife, and mother wound up dead in the middle of new york city. 38-year-old kiersten rickenbach cerveny was found lying unconscious in the doorway of this manhattan apartment building at 8:30 sunday morning. rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> i'm nervous. i'm upset and scared because, you know, we don't know how it happened. >> reporter: police say what started as a night out with friends turned into one filled with heavy drinking and cocaine use. eventually, she met up with one of her facebook friends, tv producer marc henry johnson around 3:00 a.m. sunday. investigators say the two left a bar together in a cab between 3:00 and 4:00. and that surveillance video shows them, and a second man, entering this residential
building at 4:25 a.m. four hours later surveillance video shows the men carrying cerveny's body down the stairs dropping her in a doorway before going their separate ways. >> it's very, very important for the police to time-line her movements up until the time she was found. >> reporter: cerveny, a mother of three young children, was an accomplished dermatologist who graduated with honors from duke university before studying medicine at tulane. in 2009, she married a fellow dermatologist at the upscale gramercy park hotel. the couple living in this million-dollar home on long island. >> all of a sudden a person who has that veneer now is seen potentially in another light. >> reporter: while cerveny's husband has been questioned, police say he is not a suspect. and there is no evidence of robbery or sexual assault. now, that facebook friend cerveny was last seen with has been questioned and released. police say they still want to speak to the third person seen on that surveillance video.
her death has not been ruled a homicide. and no arrests have yet been made. robin? >> all right, mara. tragic beyond words. thank you. now to that california mother who is suing the city of she says police assaulted her in front of her children on the way home from a birthday party. the incident, as you can see, was caught on a cell phone camera. abc's kayna whitworth is in los angeles with more on this. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: hey, robin, good morning to you. this mother of three is looking for justice this morning saying she was beaten up by police and for no reason. and then they lied about it. making matters worse, the terrifying scene playing out in front of her small children. >> what are y'all doing to her? >> reporter: this morning a california woman is speaking out about this brutal confrontation with police. >> help me! help me! >> reporter: watch as 40-year-old mother of three cindy hahn is punched in the face by a carlsbad police officer in 2013. >> black eyes, huge knot on the side of my head where he socked me.
>> reporter: and now hahn and her lawyer mark geragos filing a federal lawsuit against the city of carlsbad and five officers. the suit claims that hahn suffers permanent memory loss and brain trauma as a result of the beating. and that the police reports field about the incident were false. >> the only thing correct in this -- in the documents that they filed with the court is the spelling of her name. >> reporter: hahn says it started when she asked a police officer about a car alarm that was going off. >> he says is this your car and i said though. and he told me to mind my own f'ing business. >> reporter: hahn says she called the nonemergency police hot line to complain about the officer. immediately after, hahn says that same officer pulled her over for an alleged seat belt violation. and the next thing she knew she was pinned to the ground. it looked like your hand was out. >> i was reaching for him for help. what he did next, i have a lot of issues with memory from the blow. >> reporter: hahn originally facing up to two years in jail charged with resisting arrest and battery.
but according to geragos, once the district attorney saw this video, the charges were dropped. the carlsbad police department telling abc news overnight, we are prepared to provide a complete and detailed account of the facts of this incident in a courtroom, including what is not shown on the video released by the plaintiff's attorney. also the city of carlsbad issuing a statement saying that they look forward to bringing this lawsuit before the proper judicial authorities as soon as possible. also, robin, worth mentioning that one of the officers involved was voted carlsbad officer of the year in 2014. >> all right. kayna, thank you. boy, every time you see that video -- >> yeah, makes you wonder what's in the other tape. we're going to turn now to a violent home invasion caught on surveillance camera. you see that san francisco man fighting for his life, wrestling with a gunman in his own garage. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: bill oxidean never thought bringing in the trash cans would turn it into an epic fight to survive in his own home. >> he tried to get me with a knife.
i kicked that out of the way. >> reporter: but in this startling struggle caught on video, oxidean, wearing the white sweatshirt seen here, was in his garage in san francisco last week when a man walks in off the street and suddenly attacks him. >> he came at me with the gun. the gun was out. it was full force. >> reporter: you can see that gun here. oxidean grabs it from the intruder and didn't let go. >> i didn't want to engage in combat or chuck norris stuff. because that allows a chance for me to lose control of the weapon. >> reporter: they battled for two minutes knocking over furniture. neither giving up. oxidean trying to pry the gun out of the intruder's hands. >> this could be the day that i die. >> reporter: finally, oxidean gets that gun. he points it at the suspect and pulls the trigger, but police say it was empty. the suspect got away but oxidean still calls it a win. >> felt almost like i cut medusa's head off. i couldn't believe that i succeeded in something like
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the time is 7:42. and apple co-founder steve jobs is back in the headlines on the fourth anniversary of his death. abc news has exclusively obtained video of jobs never before seen by the public showing a softer side of the ceo as two new movies are more critical of him and are about to hit theaters. abc's chris connelly has our story. >> reporter: it's steve jobs as you've never seen him. in frank conversations with his colleagues at apple. >> the greatest thing is when you do put your heart and soul into something over an extended period of time and it is worth it. >> reporter: and inspirational visionary who changed our world. jobs continues to fascinate even
after his 2011 death at the age of 56. demanding, creative, touched with genius, the man who helped bring the world the macintosh personal computer. the ipod. and the iphone, can now be seen on screen in two films. the documentary "steve jobs: the man and the machine." >> he was paid $7,000. he told me we were paid $700 and wrote me a check for $350. and that hurts because we were friends. >> reporter: and by michael fassbender. in "steve jobs, a chronicle of his life and career." >> you didn't have seconds. you had three weeks. the universe was created in a third of that time. >> reporter: execs criticized both. on the fourth anniversary of his passing monday, apple showed employees this rare footage obtained exclusively by abc news. >> i want you all to go into one of our retail stores in the next eight, ten weeks, and just give one of the apple retail store employees a hug. [ laughter ]
>> reporter: a candid steve jobs. >> my theory of management is the beatles. >> reporter: deflecting credit for apple's success by citing his favorite band. >> together they -- they helped amplify each other's really good tendencies. and that's true of any team. and we got a really great team here at apple. >> reporter: thanking them for their work on the iphone the day before its release. >> i think everybody who worked on iphone and made those sacrifices is going to feel that it's been worth it. >> reporter: and even addressing an employee's inquiry about the history behind those ripped jeans. >> uh -- [ laughter ] there's no history. they're just old. like me. but i'm very comfortable in them and -- [ laughter ] there's no excuse. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> so interesting to see another side of steve jobs. thanks, chris.
and coming up, t.j. has the latest on some big changes coming to your breakfast and hopefully ours, too. teej. >> yes. i'm on the way back with your breakfasts, guys. i'm on the way back with your breakfasts. big day for breakfast lovers. big day for mcdonald's expanding to all day breakfast but could the move mean it's going to cost all of us more for our eggs. "the speed feed" coming your way. got your mcmuffin, lara. got your mcmuffin, lara. oops. nana's got the kids til 9... but it's only 2. guess you'll just have to see a movie... ...then get some dinner. what a pity.
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this is going to be the fastest "speed feed" ever. i want to eat. a lot of people are saying finally this morning. mcdonald's fans are celebrating. starting today, the fast food giant is going to offer us breakfast all day long nationwide. t.j., you saw, he just made a stop at a local mickey d's. come on in here, t.j. come on in here for "the speed feed." >> i've never seen you guys this excited to see me before. take that. thank you, brother. thank you, thank you. egg mcmuffins all around. you all got your breakfast. everybody is good. >> thanks, teej. >> i'm trying to report over here, really. really? i'm trying. seriously, guys. look at this. >> and in. >> clearly everybody lovin' right now with mcdonald's. people were tweeting about this like crazy. hundreds of thousands of tweets out there, for example, let me just give you an example.
everybody's been there. track star lolo jones had this tweet. she sent out. when you get there at 10:29. when you pull up at 10:29 and they close it at 10:30. you don't have to worry about that cutoff anymore, folks. 2 billion eggs are used by mcdonald's every single year. now we got a problem, though. there's a question of whether or not they're going to need some more eggs for all this. it might end up in a bump in egg prices for everybody. we should see some -- could see some shortages. also, people in south florida got an early taste. a new policy in place. uber was delivering people their breakfast to some lucky diners. ronald mcdonald also got in on this and was delivering breakfast to some people. george, you always get on me for burying the lead. >> what did you bury this time? >> you can't get hash browns everywhere. >> oh, no. >> you can't get them all day -- >> the fryer. >> you can't do the fries and the hash browns. >> you're out of breath like you really hustled. >> the fries are more important. >> the fries are more important. >> where's yours, t.j.? >> everybody happy? i never seen y'all this happy to see me report on anything.
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. developing news out of marin county where investigators are following up on possible leads to what they call a suspicious death. a person with a gunshot wound was found on a popular trail in the loma alta preserve near fairfax. the victim died at the scene. investigators spent the night looking for evidence. let's check the forecast with mike. >> good morning. we are waking up to cloud cover with temperatures in the mid-50s to lower 60s. our destination, the upper 60s along the coast. a few more clouds than sunshine for the rest of us. 70s inland east bay and north bay. my accuweather seven-day forecast, a slow warming trend. by the weekend, 70s at the coast. 80s to near 90 around the bay and inland. hope you enjoy it. leyla? speaking of slow, here's a look at mobile 360 heading northbound on 280 near alameda.
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breakfast alert. almost 2 million boxes of cheerios ripped from store shelves by general mills. the allergy risk that led to the recall. mystery on youtube. what really happened to the 13-year-old son of a popular family who broadcast their entire life online. millions of viewers tracking their every move. >> thank you for letting us have 50 subscribers. >> new details overnight about the condition that led to this boy's puzzling and sudden death. ♪ never been in love before only on "gma" this morning, "twilight" superfans, buckle up. author stephenie meyer here live revealing the unbelievable new twists in the saga. what you can only find out here about the next chapter of "twilight."
♪ it's the final countdown and are you ready for this, the harlem globetrotters are here live taking over times square. it's a morning that robin joins their ranks, a slam dunk at 8:00 a.m. as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ and you know the music and you know them. harlem globetrotters right there having some fun in times square this morning. they've got a big announcement that's very close to home for all of us. coming up in just a little bit. also this morning, a lot of "twilight" fans are here and that's why. megaselling author stephenie meyer here. she's got a huge surprise coming up, as well. >> i cannot look, lara. sometimes you start choking up. >> i was whistling to the harlem globetrotters. >> "sweet georgia brown." "sweet georgia brown." the new at home treatments that can reduce wrinkles and does this face look familiar?
>> sure. >> how plastic surgeons are now letting you preview your procedures. dr. jen ashton here. i think of the movie "face off." >> exactly. that's coming up. let's go to amy now with "the morning rundown." the big story, the historic floodwaters rising across south carolina right now. even after the rain has stopped more than 500 roads and bridges are closed. entire towns cut off. 18 dams have breached since the weekend and nearly a solid week of nonstop rain has left 40,000 people without clean drinking water. 13 lives have been lost and the damage is estimated in the billions of dollars. well, new details about that cargo ship missing in the caribbean. its owner now says the ship suffered a mechanical failure leaving it to drift into the path of hurricane joaquin before sinking with 33 people on board. so far only one body has been found. the coast guard narrowing its search to two debris fields. more questions this morning about the safety of youth football. a 17-year-old player in seattle
has died after being injured during a tackle on friday. the cause of death has not been released, but he is the fourth high school football player to die in the u.s. this season from injuries suffered in a game. well, a major cereal recall. this morning the president of general mills is apologizing for a mix-up that has forced that company to recall cheerios. abc's rebecca jarvis has details. >> reporter: this morning general mills pulling 1.8 million cheerio boxes off store shelves due to a gluten allergy risk. >> if you are a celiac, it does affect your life dramatically so we're going to fix that. >> reporter: general mills now eating their words after touting in february that five gluten-free cheerios varieties would hit shelves over the summer, including classic cheerios and honey nut cheerios. the two versions being voluntarily recalled. general mills tweeting to their followers saying, "this was an isolated incident that resulted in wheat flour being
inadvertently introduced into the gluten-free oat flour system." a spokesperson for general mills says there have been reports of illness online and directly to the company. >> people who have celiac disease go to extensive lengths to avoid consuming gluten. and if they do and inadvertently become sick, it's not only physically distressing but it's emotionally upsetting. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to rebecca. and finally, word is spreading about an unexpected loss suffered by the prestigious harvard debate team. they lost not to yale or princeton, but to the debate team from the eastern new york maximum security prison. three inmates serving time for violent offenses outwitted the harvard undergrads while debating the rights of immigrants. one of them told "the wall street journal" we might not be as naturally rhetorically
gifted, but we work really hard. >> i love that. >> the inmates couldn't even use the internet to study for this debate, and they've also beaten west point and the university of vermont, so they're on a roll. >> they have a lot of time. [ laughter ] >> i was thinking that, but i wasn't going to say it. >> right? i've been in college. it's hard. >> thank you, amy. we have a lot more ahead this morning. new details overnight about the tragic loss of a young youtube star. a 13-year-old's mysterious death. and are parents getting in the way of kids and their sports? why experts now say mom and dad may be the reason children are calling it quits. come on back. ♪ am i wrong ♪ am i wrong come on back. ♪ am i wrong
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13-year-old youtube star, his family's channel has more than a million followers. and this morning, we're learning more about what happened to him. abc's david wright is here with that story. good morning, david. >> good morning, robin. this is a tragic story. tonight the family of this 13-year-old youtube star is holding a funeral for him. they did not see this coming. caleb's parents say he likely had a rare heart abnormality that went undetected and that that may have caused his death. his family and his young fans are reeling. >> hey, guys, this -- today's video is going to be a little bit different. >> reporter: he was one of the stars of a new sort of hit show. >> this is my first home run that i ever got. >> reporter: the life of a tight-knit family of five chronicled in realtime in home videos posted online. on youtube and instagram. the bratayleys, not their real name, have more than a million fans and followers. now this real family is coping with an unfathomable loss. on friday caleb's parents posted
this, caleb logan bratayley passed away of natural causes. this has come as a shock to all of us. words cannot describe how much we miss him. the cause of death still a mystery. but the family says accident or injury have been ruled out. instead they say the medical examiner's initial findings point to an undetected previously existing medical condition. today the parents told abc news there's a family history of a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. that's a rare disease in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick. it often goes undiagnosed because people with the disease have few, if any, symptoms. in a small number of people the thickened heart muscle can disrupt the heart's electrical system creating abnormal heart rhythms that can be life-threatening. caleb's fans, naturally, are stunned. many of those fans are kids themselves, now asking their own parents questions about a show their parents weren't
necessarily following. online, more than 200,000 comments, condolences from fans around the world. >> aaagh. >> call the cops? >> ooh. >> put your legs together. how can you grab long legs in one move. >> woo. >> reporter: last week one day before his death caleb recorded this video joking around with his sisters and imagining what he'd like to ask his future self. >> is taco bell still around? are there any new sports? that's probably what i'd ask. what's the new craze? >> reporter: not knowing he had just one more day to live. well, because of the huge interest the family plans to live-stream tonight's funeral. we should note that the bratayleys are part of disney abc's extended family. their show produced by maker studios which is owned by disney so our heart really goes out to them. the mayo clinic says this heart condition usually does go undiagnosed but that in 99% of cases it's not fatal.
people survive. the 1% tends to be young people. >> so sad. >> so sad. >> oh. >> thank you, david. next up on "the heat index," we have new numbers showing that fewer kids are playing sports and that parents may be to blame for putting too much pressure on the kids, taking the fun out of the games. we first saw this story in "the washington post." "nightline" anchor juju chang here with the details. >> reporter: good morning. let's face it, the overwhelming majority of our kids are never going to play in the nba or the nfl or everybody medal in the olympics. and yet, it seems we parents may be meddling in our kids' sports in a way that is not leading to good sportsmanship. are parents taking all the fun out of kids playing sports these days? >> it hit the ground. come on! do you guys know anything about defense? >> reporter: this morning, that's exactly what some experts are saying, much like will ferrell's character in "kicking and screaming" taking the competitive edge to the extreme could be having negative effects on your child's desires to play.
one recent survey discovering that over a recent five-year span, the number of kids and teens playing team sports declined nearly 4% and that participation in all sports in general is down 10%. and some experts are placing the majority of the glblame on pressure from parents. >> parents are getting increasingly competitive about showing that their kids are number one in everything and sports is just another example. >> reporter: one professor at george washington university surveyed nearly 150 children asking what they found fun about sports. the results? kids reacting positively to team dynamics, trying hard, and learning. on a list of 81 factors contributing to their happiness, they put winning all the way down at 48. >> when there's such an overemphasis on winning, it really takes away the enjoyment and fun experience from the kids. >> reporter: mother of two, lisa harper values hard work and discipline in sports. >> it translates into school and
it translates into professions. >> reporter: so how do we get kids back on the field enjoying athletics again? experts say a shift in parents' attitudes and expectations could do the trick. >> parents should take a step back and really listen to what their kids want. for overly competitive parents, it's never too late to make a change. >> laughter here in the crowd. it's never too late but if you're thinking, hey, it's just sports, homework is more important, right? don't forget that a multitude of studies show that kids who play sports have higher test scores, go on to complete college, have higher incomes, and not to mention, of course, the emotional and physical well-being of working up a sweat. >> and learning what teamwork is. >> i have no idea where i'd be if it weren't for playing sports. so many areas of your life. >> i was shocked at how low kids put winning there. >> me too and yet parents put it very high and it tells you where the disconnect is. >> we can learn something from our kids. now to our series, "the new beauty boom" from face-lifts to
tummy tucks, there are over 10 million cosmetic procedures performed every year in the u.s. alone. now new technology may allow you to you see the potential results of your surgery without gog under the knife. abc's deborah roberts has more. >> reporter: cosmetic surgery, it's a $12 billion industry. and the procedures are getting better all the time. but the biggest question patients ask, what will i look like after? now you can hold the after in your hand with a revolutionary new technology where doctors can create an actual mold of your body using a 3d printer with a look they hope to achieve. >> it's a complete game changer for patients. >> reporter: montefiore hospital plastic surgeons dr. orren tepper and dr. evan garfein, who happens to be the brother of dr. jen ashton, say 3-d sculpt churs
have successfully remodeled their practice. >> there's a lot of anxiety around what am i going to look like when it's all done. >> oh, my gosh. this is wild. >> reporter: surgeons have been using the 3-d models on screen for years. i had the chance to experience the process during one of my reports last year. that's creepy. but doctors tepper and garfein say taking that image from the computer to your hands changes everything. how do the patients react when you're able to show them these kinds of models? >> now when we can show them a 3-d sculpture of their very own face with their new nose is a completely different world for us. >> reporter: a new world that put 30-year-old margaret lembo at ease when she needed nose work to help a sinus condition. dr. tepper also offered to smooth out that bump on her nose and she was relieved to see the 3-d after model before the surgery. >> i can actually hold it and see it. these are my eyes, nose, my lips. it's a whole complete different experience. >> reporter: some patients take the sculptures home to get their family's opinion. and doctors cruise them as a guide in the operating room. >> i think it's made me a better surgeon. i think it's made my partners better and i think our patients
are happier. >> reporter: the molds range from $50 to $100. a small price some patients say for a bit more peace of mind. >> i know that i still have a little bit more recovery to go but i know the end results are going to be beautiful. >> reporter: for "good morning america," deborah roberts, abc news, new york. >> joining us now, dr. jennifer ashton. your baby brother. >> that's him. >> two doctors in the family. >> there you go. >> very, very impressive. we have seen 3-d printing really come along. how about in cosmetic surgery? what are the inroads there? >> this is really an example of patient-specific medical devices. and it's used to help reconstructive plastic surgeons let's say for accident patients, patients dealing with cancer treatments in their preoperative planning, in their intraoperative precision, it's also helpful in giving the patient an idea of their expectations because managing expectations is so important so i took one for the team. this is me normally if you can call it that. >> oh, come on. come on.
>> this is me with a rhinoplasty or a simulation of a new nose and you can see it here in a different dimension and this can be very, very important for patients to really understand, this is what i will look like. >> to be able to see it like that. >> right. >> is there any downside to this technology? >> well, the down side is you might be disappointed. i mean, plastic surgery is as much of an art as it is a science. but this is where their precision really comes into play. >> okay, so if you can't afford this. >> right. >> or you just would rather not go under the knife what are some options? >> first you have to understand of the anatomy behind aging. when you look at it think of it in terms of three layers of the skin, robin. the bulk of our aging is due to sun damage and that will produce freckles, sun spots and wrinkles. that's in the top surface of the skin. if you take it down a layer deeper, as we age, we have a loss of volume. we lose fat, we lose collagen from keeping our face plump and then if you look one layer deeper, we have a sagging of these ligaments, they're called
retaining ligaments of the face. and they're really the things that hold our skin and soft tissue up. that's not going to be treated with a cream. >> as i said, when you go into the drugstore, you are bombarded with all these and online. there was something if you call in the first 100 callers -- >> let me know when you find one. because i'm looking for one, too. >> what about that, all that we see? >> there's incredible science and technology even with topicals. if you're going to go for something like a cream or a lotion, you want to read the ingredients and look for a couple of things. you want to look for retinoids, you want to look for growth factors, peptides and then if you can't do those, you're talking about injectable fillers with hyaluronic acid which is key and then radiofrequency therapy is also really important in tightening. when you find it let me know. if i find something i'll let you know. >> she read the ingredients on my box, right in the garbage. oops. >> in the trash. you look amazing. >> but i will not reveal the brand. thank you, dr. ashton. >> you bet. >> she'll take your questions on twitter throughout the morning. tweet her @jashton. let's go outside now to ginger who needs nothing. she's perfect. ginger.
>> hey, thanks, robin. we have a globtrotter edition of weather. so much fun behind me. i'm going to let you look at that while i go ahead and go over the severe storm forecast. that is severely sweet. that we're seeing there. severe storms in the southwest, phoenix, you could see some of those damaging winds, a little hail in the forecast too and then we had a frost yesterday morning in killington, vermont, thank you, scotty, for sending that beautiful fall pic. the autumn air, not making it in the middle of the nation. nice and warm. good morning, i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. sea breeze is developing, that's going to bring us a few more clouds today and keep temperatures pretty close to where they were yesterday. the highs will be on the increase tomorrow through the weekend. and that will keep any chance of rain north of us. 60s at the coast today. most of us in the 70s. but you can see up in the north bay and deep into the east bay, some 80s are possible. now we'll have more clouds tomorrow and low to upper 50s. so a cool one when you step
outside. by the weekend, 70s, 80s and 90s. >> all right, lara, let's go in to "pop." shall we? >> yes, please, ginger, come on in and "pop news" is on this morning with some good news to start with. tracy morgan continues to show he's getting stronger by getting back to doing what he loves. the "30 rock star" and former "snl" player will toast and perhaps roast one of his heroes eddie murphy who is receiving the mark twain prize for american humor. that is, of course, the nation's top prize for humor and it happens at the kennedy center in washington. the ceremony will feature lots of big names along with tracy, "snl" alum kevin nealon and chris rock also will pay tribute to the comedy legend along with our friend kathy griffin and new "daily show" host, trevor noah. the ceremony will be broadcast on pbs on november 23rd. we'll be watching. that's always nice to watch. >> it's my birthday. >> ah.
>> november 23rd. >> we'll have a cake for you. it'll be fun and watch comedy. >> thank you. but first a lot more "pop news" to get to. >> please. >> let's face it, we all feel guilty about binge-watching a little bit. but this morning, a "pop news" investigation. there you see it, people. we're getting rid of that guilt for good because a new study published by the american psychological association has found watching award-winning tv dramas actually makes you a more empathetic person. more than 100 participants in the study were shown award-winning dramas including "mad men" and "the west wing" and given a test to measure emotional intelligence. the results showed that those who watched the dramas performed significantly better than people who watched documentaries. suggesting that dramas help us better underother people. no word yet on what your "real housewives" addiction says about your personality. >> or "walking dead." >> "walking dead," i think empathy. >> is that a drama? >> i feel sorry for all those people who can't die. >> you see, you're emotionally
intelligent, which we knew already. and then finally in "pop news" this morning, they say revenge is a dish best served cold. but if you ask this karma endorsing canine, revenge is a dish best served sandy. oh. take a look at what happens when this little girl gets a little pushy, so he doesn't like it much. right? oh. >> oh! >> that's right, sucker. and you thought sunburn was your biggest concern. >> that's hilarious. >> he's still going. >> i'll show you. >> still going. >> you want to push me, lady. >> boy, that dog has some emotional intelligence. >> yes, exactly. >> obviously a binge-watcher. >> oh. >> and that is "pop news," everybody, on this tuesday. >> that's hilarious. and coming up, stephenie meyer here, author of "twilight" with a big surprise this morning. and the trotters have a surprise, as well, the harlem globetrotters. >> i believe for you, robin. >> yep, but they're also here with an initiative that they want to reveal. and i guarantee it will bring a
good morning, i'm eric thomas. extradition proceedings are underway to bring a san ramon college student home from illinois to face charges of sexual assault. kwan min jing is a social media rapist who met up with his victims on facebook. they know of four victims and say he would spike drinks with a sedative to make his victims less resistant to advances. officers are concerned more victims are out there. we'll get an update now with the commute and leyla gulen. >> we are taking mobile 360 along the east shoreway. you can see the big billings here. it looks like traffic is pretty heavy approaching the bay bridge. i'm going to turn 360 around to
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we are off the morning low and on our way to the 80s inland in the east bay. 70s just about everywhere else. a few 60s at the coast. a little sunshine ♪ [ cheers and applause ] look at the harlem globetrotters go right there. >> oh, no. ♪ >> robin is going to. is she going to dunk in those heels or not? that's the question. >> whoa! ♪ whoo! >> a lot more from the globetrotters coming up in just a little bit. >> you go, girl. robin's got moves like that. >> oh! >> you got moves like that. >> i love it.
>> coming up along with robin's major move, we are going to go back many stage during "dancing with the stars'" big night. blowing everyone away with an amazing tribute. you saw it last night. it was so beautiful. her late dad steve irwin and then we'll have an exclusive "dancing" review involving maks. first after that tease we go inside to miss amy. >> all right, good morning, guys. you know what, it all started as a love story. it was a love triangle between a young girl, a vampire and a werewolf and now ten years and four novels later, the "twilight" series has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. author stephenie meyer is here this morning with a special tenth anniversary edition and a big surprise for fans, stephenie, this is an exciting day. >> it is. i'm excited. >> so are all the fans. we've got a big surprise. should we do it? you want to tell us what it is while i turn the card? >> sure. >> you've got the tenth anniversary edition, but with a twist.
>> with a twist. there's a -- >> ooh. >> another story. i mean, it's the same story, but it's a new version of it. >> how is it different because it's a gender bender. >> it is. it is. now bella is beau and edward is edythe and wanted to do something fun for the tenth anniversary and the publisher wanted like a foreword. and i thought, maybe something more interesting. >> i'll rewrite everything. how much changed by the way? >> you know, the further you get in the more it changes because the personalities get a little different but starts out similar and really it is the same story because it's just a love story and doesn't matter who is the boy and girl. it still works out. >> why did you decide to write it this way? >> as i was trying to think of something to do, something that -- a question had come up at a lot of signings about bella being a damsel in distress and that's always bothered me a little bit because anyone surrounded by superheroes is going to be -- >> a mere human. >> in a little bit of distress. we don't have the powers, right? i thought what if we switched around a little bit
and see how a boy does? it's about the same. >> we have a bunch of your die-hard fans in the studio with advanced copies. [ cheers and applause ] it's pretty funny because i was told they didn't have microphones and they didn't need them. now i know why because they're all screaming. it sounds like they're liking what what they read. and you know what, "twilight" did spur a lot of girl power i mean in terms of gender, we saw, you know, bella there as just such a heroine and human or not, she was a rock star. what do you think this reimagining of the story will do to the narrative and what people think of when they think of your books? >> i wonder if it will change how people look at bella a little bit to see her as a him but i really do feel like it's very much the same thing so i guess my hope is that maybe the younger readers will be reintroduced because a lot of my readers are ten years older now and so there's a whole new generation. >> you know what, it's so interesting when you see what these books and what bella the character sparked a lot of people to say there wouldn't
have been a katniss from "the hunger games" if not for bella. no tryst in the "divergent" series. naming all of my daughters' favorite books and movies and characters and they all really came from you. that has to feel pretty powerful. >> i don't think so. i am positive katniss would still exist. there are some really great stories out there, and it's wonderful if "twilight" opened the door for anyone a little bit but these stories would have found their readers absolutely. >> e.l. james told us "fifty shades of grey" started out as fan fiction inspired by "twilight." did you ever imagine it would inspire other authors? >> no, not at all. i mean, when i first started writing, i didn't even know what fan fiction was so that was a new thing to find out it was out there. i wish it was around when i was reading. i think i would have liked to join in some of the stories that i read as a child. >> so, could beau be a start of a new series? >> you know, i don't think so. i think this is just one -- one version with beau. >> now, okay, i know you have three sons. i mentioned my daughters are huge fans of the series. you've said before your sons did not read the "twilight" series. >> no. >> do you think they'll read
this now? they have a male heroine. >> they've had their chance. i made them copies and made my own little cover for it. good morning, seth. and they -- when it's your mom and you are the one who has to go to school and get teased, it turns off a lot of the fun. >> or like, wow, that's your mom. how about that and what about a film version. have you thought of who could play the roles? >> a little bit. i don't really see that happening and a lot of the people i put in would be like grace kelly so it's a little too late for some of my first choices. >> i'm sure they'll come up with something. stephenie meyer, thank you so much for joining us. congratulations on "life and death," the tenth anniversary edition of "twilight" including this bonus content "life and death" available right now and stephenie meyer is sticking around to answer your questions on our website after the show. so you can tweet them to us to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! and then watch her live fan chat in just a bit. lara, out to you. >> thank you so much, amy. and it was an emotional night in the ballroom.
the celebrities on "dancing with the stars" performing routines that were inspired by their most memorable years. and it was bindi irwin's touching tribute to her dad that was perhaps the most memorable moment of the night. abc's abbie boudreau has all the details. >> reporter: a most memorable monday night, the stars dancing to the most pivotal moments in their lives. ♪ everybody >> reporter: backstreet boy nick carter blowing the doors off the ballroom with his blast from the past jazz routine. >> i made a little sign for you. >> a megasexy, megahit. >> reporter: but perhaps the most moving of all, bindi opening up about her beloved father, the crocodile hunter steve irwin. >> what shaped me the most would probably be when my dad passed away. you know, it's been nine years. >> my daddy was my hero. >> it took a really long time to understand what actually happened.
for the rest of my life, i'll kind of feel like he's going to come home. >> reporter: bindi and her partner derek hough dancing an emotional tribute. >> this dance is for my dad and for my family, for everyone back at home that knows my dad. >> reporter: earning the first 10 of the season. finishing on top of the leaderboard but it was the end of memory lane for one star. >> gary and anna. >> reporter: actor gary busey bidding the ballroom farewell. you were such a fan favorite. are you surprised? >> no, no, no, it was meant to be. >> reporter: from the start busey was all in from his eccentric announcement on kimmel proving to be the show's dark horse throughout the season his oddball nature on full display, even in our interview. ♪ why must i be a teenager in love ♪ >> reporter: giving us some buseyisms. >> you know what sad stands for,
s-a-d, seeking another detour. l-i-f-e stands for living in forever eternity. f-u-n stands for finally understanding nothing. >> how difficult at times was it to coach him? >> you know, it wasn't difficult. that's the wrong word. it was challenging and inspiring because i had to use my brain to figure out how to be the best teacher for gary. >> reporter: always the crowd pleaser going out strong in true gary busey fashion. >> you know you won't see us. we'll be out there spinning around and screaming hallelujah. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> he is such a character. and we do have an exclusive announcement, maks will serve as a guest judge next monday night on "dancing with the stars." that's at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc. ging, i know we'll both be watching. >> we'll be watching. we know that. now we want to watch this. it is time now for "ask zee."
it's brought to you by belfor and this morning's question is from 4-year-old macy thomason in arkansas. >> my name is macy, and i want to know why sometimes tornadoes are on fire. >> good question, macy. true tornadoes are really never on fire. the video that you've likely seen is like this, a fire whirl. it's like a dust devil. these are not connected to a supercell storm like a tornado would be. they just need hot air at the surface that rises quickly through relatively cooler air. that air stretches and starts rotating. the intense heat and the wildfire makes its own little weather patterns. all right, so parents, you want to see your kid's weather video questions on "gma." we want to hear from you. go ahead on facebook, using the good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. even though we'll have a few more clouds today, grab the sunglasses. 70s in san francisco. the rest of us will top out in the upper 70s to near 80.
thisis is as mild as it gets. by the weekend, 70s at >> oh, yeah.nd, 70s at all right, lara, it's globetrotter time. >> thank you, miss ginger zee. and coming up, the harlem globetrotters are taking over times square bouncing in with a big announcement. first, though, we want to give you a "gma" world exclusive sneak peek at a trailer for pixar's "the good dinosaur" to hit theaters november 25th. here's a look. >> what if the asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs missed? >> i think we went far enough today. >> who would walk the earth? >> run, arlo! >> papa. >> where am i? >> this thanksgiving, a single moment can change everything. from the creators of "finding nemo," "up" and "inside out." >> you little --
how do you become a superstar? saving superstars. with pg&e's free online home energy checkup. don't let your neighbor enjoy all the savings. visit pge.com/checkup and get started today. ♪ and we are having so much fun with the harlem globetrotters this morning here in times square celebrating their 90th anniversary. look at him up there on the hoop.
trying to break some big news right here. lifetime lange is here. give it to us. >> well, today what we're going to do, our 90th year, we're going to make you an honorary globetrotter. you're only the tenth person in history to get this following in the likes of bob hope and nelson mandela and pope francis who we just made an honorary member at the vatican. >> i'm very honored with that. thank you. >> congratulations. >> i cannot -- >> there it is. >> oh. >> wow! >> that's very cool. you know what, my mom and daddy are cheering from their heavenly balcony. they used to take me to see you play and you always got me with the confetti. >> no, i can't open it. >> you can't open it but i really appreciate it and i have to say you all for 90 years community service, hey, aren't you a fellow -- >> yes, i am. >> in louisiana. hall of fame. well, i have to say 90 years of
community service that you all have been a part of and you keep it going. you have this great new initiative called great assists. please tell us about it. >> what the great assists are, as part of our 2016 tour, we're going to allow people to go to the website called the great assist. greatassist.com and nominate people in their community and we'll come out and do things such as go to schools and talking about bullying prevention and talk about the importance of staying in shape, being fit, all the things the globetrotters have been involved in for over 90 years. we'll take it to another level. >> aren't you doing something with the smiles? >> we're going to create -- our goal is create 100 million smiles over the next ten years. >> 100 million -- that would be for your 100th anniversary. well, i think we'll be off to a great start here. this is the dream charter school from east harlem. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. >> let them do their thing. are you going to help them do their thing? get out there. >> let's go. let's go. let's start with the smiles now. >> go, go, go. >> assist these kids. >> thank you. >> come on.
here we go. >> oh, my. ♪ >> oh. good play. >> good job. >> how about like this? >> all right. >> take it around your back. >> all right. put the ball down. >> oh! >> right there, right there. that's what i'm talking about. >> whoa! >> hang up there. >> whoa! >> yeah. >> good job. good job. >> hey. >> you're not going to lift me up. are you? all right. you going to help me here. you going to help me here. oh. one more time. one more time. oh. thank you. thank y'all. one thing. >> here we go.
>> everybody, clap. we got it. we got it. >> yeah. >> whoo! >> what is that one that goes like that? >>peedball. >> oh. thank you all for 90 years of smiles and joy, the great assist. can't thank you enough. very honored, all of us here. line up, line up. coming up, tom hanks, steven spielberg take us inside their movie and why they say a rom-com could be in their future. rom-com out here. [ cheers and applause ] whoo! nicely done. nicely done.
at the new york film festival. juju chang sat down with the superstar team. >> they got our spy pilot. >> a head full of class fighter information. we want you to negotiate the swap. >> brooklyn, usa. >> reporter: it began as a media frenzy inspired by actual events. >> today a federal grand jury indicted rudolf abel on charges of conspiracy to commit espionage. >> reporter: bridge brid of spi tells the story of james donovan, a most unlikely candidate for an unsavory job defend a soviet spy charged with espionage against america. >> everyone deserves a defense. >> reporter: then he was tasked with negotiating a spy swap. his client for a captured american u-2 pilot during the height of the cold war. >> people in my country consider this an act of war. >> reporter: this movie is part spy thriller, part courtroom drama. what appealed to you about the story? >> what appealed to me was a man who really believed in, you
know, the letters of the law. >> we agree to the rules and that's what makes us americans. >> he didn't have to take this case but he did and took this case at a time when it was very dangerous. >> we want to you defend him. here's the indictment. >> here's a guy, a family man plucked from obscurity into these extraordinary -- >> this was the thing that i thought was extraordinary in order to get the play because it really comes down to six days. this guy, first of all, he lied to his wife. said he was -- >> he wouldn't be the first. >> he said he was fishing in scotland, was actually working under the orders of the president of the united states. >> you never asked me if the charges were true if i am, indeed, a spy. >> so you've done world war ii, cold war. >> what else? what else do we have? >> what's coming up? >> you know, the thing that i haven't done with tom yet is -- one of the films that i just think is one of the best things tom's ever done is "sleepless in seattle." >> it's you. >> it's me.
>> a rom-com? >> i never made a movie like that before. i would love to do a movie like that with this guy. >> is it true you're entering this incredible productive time now that you're empty nesters? >> yeah, yeah. i think we both are. >> man, oh, man. i i put my head down for the last four years. i'm looking forward to having some time off. i got grandkids stacking up now. >> do you really? >> oh, yeah. the best time you can spend as a granddad is with a $3 wading pool and a garden hose. you can stand back there -- that's 7 1/2 hours of baby-sitting time. >> that's awesome. >> the next mistake our countries make could be the last one. >> reporter: for "good morning america," juju chang, abc news, new york. >> thanks for juju. i want to see that. "bridge of spies"
delicious and packaged with nothing to hide. no secrets. just like our family. well there is one. folks, i'm not your grandma. just a handsome kind hearted drifter who wandrered in years ago and stayed for all the yummy sausage. feel bad about lying. nap time. i got her. seriously? i feel like i just woke up. ha ha ha! fully cooked johnsonville breakfast sausage. we don't make sausage. we make family. and sausage. tomorrow here comes the
judge and when judge judy is in our house anything can happen. plus, thursday, kim zolciak speaks out for the first time after suffering a minor stroke. how is she and what does she have to say now about "dancing with the stars"? only on abc's "good morning america." ♪ "good morning america" is brought to you by quaker, off you go. >> wow. whoa! >> robin is an honorary globetrotter. now you see why right there. nothing but net. >> yeah, on the third try. on the third try. >> that's okay. there you're spinning it right there. all right. robin, congratulations to you. >> congrats, rob. >> congrats to all you guys.
good morning, i'm eric thomas. developing news out of ma rip county where investigators are following up on possible leads to a suspicious death. a person with a gunshot wound was found in the loma alta preserve near fairfax. the victim died at the scene. investigators spent the night and early morning looking for evidence. meteorologist mike nicco has our forecast. >> good morning, everybody. a few more clouds so grab the sunglasses, you'll still need them. comfortable 60s at the coast. 70s for us in livermore, antioch and near lakeport. lots of morning clouds the next couple of mornings. instead we have highs that steadily climb into the 80s and 90s by the weekend. leyla? you know you're in san francisco when you're sitting in this. mobile 360 we are on the fremont
exit right at fulsom street. and a delay at the west oakland station due to police activi >> it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, film and television star, sarah michelle gellar. plus, basketball legend-turned-author shaquille o'neal. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] now, here are your emmy-winning co-hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪