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esigned for you. so you can easily master the way you bank. good morning, america. big headlines in politics overnight. paul ryan steps forward toward the top job in congress with a challenge to fellow republicans. vice president biden faces questions about his new account of the bin laden raid and donald trump opening up a big lead on his rivals. he joins us live. massive manhunt. a 4-year-old girl killed in a road rage incident. a community reeling from a senseless crime? we need to rise up as a community and say, enough is enough. >> the all-out search right now for the shooter. dangerous breach. a man caught on camera running on the tarmac chasing down his flight as it pulls away from the gate breaking through an emergency door. his bizarre excuse and the serious security questions this morning. the day we never thought would come is finally here. >> where are we? when are we? >> wednesday, october 21st,
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2015. >> 2015? you mean we're in the future? >> more than a million people heading back to the future today at parties across the country. >> great scott! >> as we take a look at what the movie got right back in 1989 and those that missed the mark so join us as we go back in time. ♪ got to get back in time >> because the future starts today. and good morning, america. happy wednesday, back to the future day. today is the day. so much fun to look back and see where they thought our world would be. this prediction will be a bit tougher. back in 1989 they thought the cubs would win the world series. in 2015. >> still possible. >> yes, it's still possible. >> the news made the headline on the front page of "usa today." we got a mock-up here and said we had a female president. did get a couple things wrong. did i see a delorean outside? >> i think you might have seen a delorean.
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we will have fun with that. breaking political headlines. paul ryan makes a big decision with conditions. no decision yet from joe biden but he's raising eyebrows with those comments about the bin laden raid. donald trump joins us live after jon karl starts us off. good morning, jon. >> good morning, george. with all eyes on vice president biden's possible presidential run, last night it was a former candidate for vp who took center stage, paul ryan has insisted for weeks that he does not want to be speaker of the house, but he now says he will run if his republican colleagues agree to some conditions. with his party and congress now in disarray, paul ryan now says he's willing to run for speaker of the house. >> this is a very dire moment. not just for congress, not just for the republican party but for our country. and if i can truly be a unifying figure, then i will gladly serve. >> reporter: but ryan has conditions. he says he'll only take the top
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job if he can keep weekends off with his family and if his entire party unites behind him by the end of the week. >> but we need to do this as a team and it needs to include fixes that ensure that we do not experience constant leadership challenges and crises. >> reporter: while the former vp candidate says he's willing to run for speaker they're waiting for the current vp to see if he will run for president. biden raised eyebrows saying for the first time he advised president obama to go forward with the 2011 raid that took out osama bin laden. >> i told him my opinion, that he thought he should go but follow his own instincts. >> reporter: that directly contradicts what biden has said in the past that obama courageously went ahead despite the misgivings of his closest advisers including himself. >> i said we owe the man a direct answer. mr. president my suggestion is don't go. ladies and gentlemen, i said wait another seven days for the following information.
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>> i wanted him to take one more day to do one more test to see if he was there. >> reporter: and there's news this morning on the republican presidential race, it's familiar news, george. a new abc news/"washington post" poll once again puts donald trump way out in front, 32% of republican leading voters, 22% for ben carson. marco rubio the only other candidate in double digits. george, donald trump has dominated the republican field for three solid months despite all those predictions of his demise trump doesn't seem to be going anywhere but up. >> let's talk to him right now. thank you, jon karl. donald trump joins us by phone. mr. trump, thanks for joining us this morning. that poll shows the republicans think you're most likely to get the nomination by a wide margin, 42%. that's shaking up some in the republican establishment. there's a story in "the washington examiner." headlined panicked establishment gets ready for war against trump saying they'll do whatever it takes to defeat you. are you willing to do whatever
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it takes to win? >> first of all it's an honor to have such a wonderful poll. a nice thing to wake up and see and i will say that i will fight for it. we want to make our country great again. we want to make america great again. we want to just do things that can be done and there's so many things to be done, politicians, they're all talk, they're no action and it's just not working and that's why i'm getting those kind of numbers. people know i can do the job. >> these groups like the club for growth say they'll spend big money to bury you in early states with attack ads. are you willing to reach into your pockets and spend back, how deep. >> as you know the club for growth came up to my office, asked me for a million dollars. i laughed at them. i never even heard of them. i laughed at them and they left my office after that. wrote me a letter and left my office and did an ad. negative ads. so, you know, these aren't legitimate people and these are the kind of people we have in politics. >> jeb bush striking back again
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much you've been in quite a feud with him in "the national review" he says he attacks my brother. it's yet another example of his dangerous views on national security issues. donald trump simply doesn't know what he's talking about." >> well, look, jeb has had a very hard time. he's way down in the polls. he's doing very poorly. he's embarrassed by what's happening and has to attack me to try to get his numbers up. i don't think it's going to work but the last thing we need is another bush. we've seen what happens and the last thing we need is another bush. and he understands that and the voters understand that and, you know, to compare me to michael moore is a first. that one hasn't happened before. >> his brother, george w. bush is out there, reports at his fund-raiser struck out at ted cruz for opportunistically embracing you says he doesn't like the guy. is that what ted cruz is doing, embracing you for an opportunity? >> ted's been very nice. he's been amazingly respectful. he agrees with most of my positions, if not all my positions and, you know, we had a very good relationship, so i don't know if you call that
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embracing. he respects what i'm saying. i think that's nice. >> you think he could challenge to you. >> i don't know. i mean i really don't know. i'm just going to put my head -- you know, i've won many times in my life. that's what i like to do is win and that's why the voters see me as somebody that can turn our country around. our country is in serious trouble. we lose all the time. whether it's isis or whether it's 19 trillion in debt, you know, we're losing all the time, whether it's trade deals, no matter what it is, we lose. look at the new iran pact negotiated by incompetent people and the public is tired of it. >> paul ryan says he'll willing to be speaker if republicans meet his conditions and unify behind him. you have differences with him on immigration, social security and medicare. does he have your support? >> well, i like him very much as a person. i don't like his -- you know, the issues you mentioned and certainly he has been weak on immigration and i'm very strong on immigration. had we had strong immigration, you know, my policies, you may not have had the world trade
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center coming down and the attack. those people, some of them were here illegally, they were here under a very weak visas and so i feel very strongly about immigration and we have to be strong on illegal immigration. he is not there. with that being said, if he's a unifying force whatever it's going to take because they have to unite, the republicans have to unite as a party. >> donald trump, thanks for joining us this morning. >> thank you very much, george. now to breaking news. extraordinary pictures of a secret meeting, take a look at syrian leader bashar al assad and russian president vladimir putin, assad sneaking out of his country as he fights a civil war against u.s.-backed rebels and isis. abc's alex marquardt is in the region with the very latest on that story. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, amy. president assad is back in syria this morning after that meeting that took everybody by surprise. it's remarkable because it's the first time that assad has left syria during this war that has
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now lasted almost five years. it shows real confidence by putin and assad in the middle of this conflict that has left around 250,000 syrians dead. now the u.s. has long said that there's no role for assad in the future for syria because of everything he's done to his people, the u.s. has long backed the rebels that are looking to oust him. the same rebels the russian air force is targeting from the air. so this meeting is russia saying to the u.s. and to the world that assad isn't going anywhere for now. amy. >> all right, alex marquardt with the latest on that disturbing story. >> we'll turn to that hunt for a killer in new mexico. police searches for the shooter in a tragic road rage encounter that left a 4-year-old girl dead from a gunshot wound and ryan owens has the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning. that tragedy unfolded on the highway behind me. police say two cars kept cutting each other off and it ended in gunfire. >> the daughter is not conscious. she's going to be 4 years of age. >> reporter: what appears to be
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a single bullet hole in the windshield of the parent's pickup truck, one of the few pieces of evidence police have in their hunt for the child's killer. the person behind a deadly act of road rage along this albuquerque highway. >> we're starting to see this throughout our nation and this is something that should not be happening in albuquerque, new mexico. let alone anywhere else in the united states. >> reporter: police say it happened around 3:00 tuesday afternoon. the two vehicles driving west along interstate 40. >> the cars are both moving one car pulled up against the other car and started firing rounds into that vehicle. >> reporter: an off-duty sheriff's deputy arriving on scene first finding the 4-year-old wounded girl and her distraught parents. >> the dad explained there was some type of road rage incident. >> the child rushed to a local hospital where she later died. >> i'm going to need freeway shut down. >> reporter: police brought the interstate to a halt for several hours pulling over cars matching the various descriptions from
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witnesses. sweeping the area for a suspect. no luck. >> we do have a suspect vehicle we're looking for. i can't release the information at this time because there's conflicting stories about what we're looking for. >> reporter: this morning the police chief here pleading for witnesses to come forward. >> we are begging for the community's help. we need to rise up as a community and say, enough is enough. >> and unfortunately the police chief really is as desperate as he sounds. he says descriptions of the killer's car are everything from two door, four door, various colors, they need a lot of help. >> ryan, thanks so much for the latest. a major development for women in the battle against breast cancer, the american cancer society is out with new guidelines for mammograms. abc's dr. richard besser is here and, rich, this headline causing a lot of confusion and a lot of concern. >> yeah, you know, i understand the confusion. take a look at this. there's several guidelines out from different groups. the ob/gyns and radiologists
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recommend starting at 40. the government task force recommending starting at age 50. the american cancer society, it's their first revision in 12 years and say start at age 45. what they say is women age 40 to 44 should have screening based on personal choice. at 45, it's annual. and then starting at age 55, mammogram every other year. and then in addition, they are no longer recommending that your doctor or nurse do an annual breast exam. what they said was that's picking up changes that aren't cancer and leading to treatment that's not necessary. >> and, rich, going off of that point, most people know that i was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 from a mammogram and so for women like me or women who are afraid they're going to be me, the big question is why. we know early detection saves lives. is it suggesting it doesn't save enough lives? >> what they're trying to balance is saving lives and reducing harm. and when they looked at the data, they said that for a woman of average risk, 45 is that cut
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point. but they're still leaving choice so a woman can start having screening at age 40. for women at higher risk, anyone who has a family history of breast cancer, who may have a genetic mutation like brca or x-ray radiation treatment as a child, starting earlier and more often is the way to go. >> 40 to 44, it's your choice but the big question is will this affect your ability to have insurance cover those mammograms starting at an earlier age if you want to have that. if doctors suggest it. >> it shouldn't. yeah, it shouldn't because the insurance is based off the government recommendation and when they recommended age 50, congress said, no, you have to pay starting at age 40 so it won't change that. it may change what some doctors recommend for you, however but you do have that choice. >> let's hope the access is still there for all women who want it. dr. besser, thank you so much and i know that a lot of people have questions. you will be taking those questions on "gma" facebook page and on your twitter account, dr. richard besser. thank you. >> all morning. we turn to those church fires in st. louis. six predominantly black churches damaged in the past two weeks
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and alex perez is in st. louis with the latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. i want to show you some of the damage. take a look. the front of this church completely blackened by the flames. some of the siding even melting from the building. authorities believe one person may be responsible for all of the incidents. this morning, investigators are scrambling searching for a serial arsonist believed to be responsible for setting fires to at least six churches. the churches targeted all just outside st. louis located within three miles of each other. each fire starting at the front doors, each one set in the dead of night. >> it is arson. these are being intentionally set. >> reporter: though different denominations the congregations mostly black complicated racial tensions in an area still recovering from the riots following the 2014 police involved shooting death of unarmed teenager michael brown. this church forced to hold
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services on their front lawn because of fire damage to the building. >> very similar type fires, so they are very suspicious. it could be considered a hate crime. >> reporter: and authorities now this morning hoping someone who saw something may help lead them to an arrest. george. >> okay, alex, thanks. to tom llamas with today's other top stories. a deadly police shooting in new york. >> that's right, george. new york city is mourning the loss of another police officer, the fourth murdered in the last 11 months. randolph holder and his partner confronting a robbery suspect when there was an exchange of gunfire. randolph shot in the head. he was just 33. the suspect is in custody. near atlanta, dash cam video shows this officer shooting 13 times at a suspect, police say the man who was wanted on drug charges had pulled a gun, he died in the shooting. the officer is on leave pending the investigation. and check out this video, a dramatic moment off the coast of alaska. a sailor was in trouble after his boat broke down in 20-foot seas. a nearby ship came to his rescue.
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watch as the sailor actually with his cat tucked inside his jacket jumps into the rescue ship. he made that jump despite 50-mile-per-hour winds. pretty brave. all right. and a surprise this morning in "consumer reports" annual car ratings it found the best brands for reliability are lexus, toyota, audi, mazda and subaru but this year kia also made the list beating out honda. pretty surprising. finally an amazing scenario that could come full circle tonight, the cubs are now one game away from having their world series dreams dashed and lost to the mets 5-2 and now trail the series 3-0. coincidentally it's on the date this date october 21st, 2015 when the movie "back to the future ii" predicted the cubs would win the world series in a sweep. the cubs do play tonight but could lose in a sweep, one more fact in the movie, they actually played miami. at the time miami didn't even have a baseball team. now they have two world series championships since then. piling on the cubs. i feel so bad for them.
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>> you're smiling. >> it could still happen, ginger. you're right. >> keeping hope alive. >> yes. >> thanks, tom. from chicago. see how far one man went to make his flight creating a serious security problem. that's in just 30 seconds. coming up on 7:18 with a man who ran under the tarmac after the door closed on his flight. our aviation correspondent david kerley at reagan national airport with the story. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. a serious safety issue. watch this man run after the
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jetliner he's just missed. that man running on the tarmac must have stunned the tug driver pushing back the united jetliner in denver. the would-be passenger carrying a bag stops the tug, insists he be let on to the jetliner. >> i have never had a passenger try to chase down an airplane i was flying nor have i seen this happen. >> mark raymer was late to the gate. the doors were closed. he went through an emergency door, down the tarmac and started his mad dash. airport workers quickly surround the man so that the jet can't continue. on monday, raymer pleaded guilty to tampering for the august incident sentenced to two years' probation, 100 hours of community service. >> this is a crime and it has to be treated that way because it's simply too dangerous out there. >> reporter: while this was an unusual tarmac breach it's not the only one we've seen from the teenage stowaway who jumped a fence in san jose, the man in san diego, to drivers
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some impaired by drugs or alcohol busting through fences and driving near aircraft. as for raymer's reason, according to reports he was heading to his 40th high school reunion and apparently didn't want to miss it. we called raymer, he didn't want to talk to us so, george and amy, we don't know if he ever made it to his reunion. >> can't blame him for not wanting to talk. we have an abc exclusive. an single mother of four stranded six days, speaking out and suing general motors. a real-life ferris bueller. teens who hacked into their school's computers all coming up. ahh... yeah! ahh... you probably say it a million times a day. ahh... ahh! ahh... ahh! but at cigna, we want to help everyone say it once a year. say "ahh". >>ahh... cigna medical plans cover one hundred percent of your in-network annual checkup. so america, let's go. know. ahh! and take control of your health. cigna. together, all the way.
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covering the ground there. energy moving east. the heaviest rain falling in the texas panhandle in the next good morning. i'm eric thomas. we'll get to weather in a minute. first, breaking news out of sunnyvale. that's where firefighters are battling a fire in a strip mall near east evelyn and south fair oaks avenues. it broke out just before 5:00 inside a barber shop. that business is destroyed. several others are severely damaged. neighbors say there was a fire in the same strip mall a few days ago. more breaking news in san jose where a car hit and kill add person on eastbound capitol expressway about an hour ago. the driver of the vehicle stayed in the the scene and said to be cooperating with police. more on how the investigation is impacting traffic by leyla gulen in a moment. right now -- leyla? traffic? >> a look right now. if you're heading into south san
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jose, an investigation is continuing at monterey highway at capitol expressway. except heavy delays. we'll take you over to 101 southbound. highway 92. an accident there with a motorcycle. we've got lanes blocked and heavy delays. eric? >> thanks, leyla. when ♪ ♪
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good morning. welcome to wednesday. thanks for stishging around. grab a heavier coat up north. in the 50s into antioch at 61. a look now at lake marin. yeah. unlimited sunshine and warmth today. fog at the coast dissipates within the next couple hours.
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highs dip slightly this weekend. a hint of rain later. 70s along the coast, richmond, low to mid-80s for the rest of us. seven-day forecast, it gets cooler but temperatures never really get back to average. even with the extra clouds and a slight chance of rain sunday. maybe a better chance next wednesday. eric? >> mike, thanks. coming up, for the first time a colorado woman was trapped in her wrecked car six days and is speaking out. why she's taking on gm in a new [female announcer] if the most challenging part of your day is the staying awake part, sleep train has your ticket to a better night's sleep. because when brands compete, you save during mattress price wars. save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get interest-free financing until 2018 on tempur-pedic. plus, helpful advice from the sleep experts. don't miss mattress price wars at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
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♪ ♪ got to get back in time you know the music, you know the car. there's that famous delorean from "back to the future" and look who is inside, t.j. holmes on "back to the future" day. we're celebrating all across the country, lots of big parties. >> do you remember a few years ago we had a delorean outside and they added a smoke machine in it and i was in it and i couldn't open the door and nearly passed out on live tv. good times. have fun, t.j. >> if that vest from back -- i still have that vest. >> we're going back in time. >> we have a lot more "back to the future" fun ahead and didn't that delorean look old? it doesn't look futuristic now. a lot of headlines we're following.
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a new poll shows donald trump opening a double-digit lead and former vp candidate paul ryan says he will now run for speaker of the house if he can unite the party in congress. and a frightening halloween fly-by. a recently discovered asteroid the size of the empire state building is expected to go past earth on halloween at 78,000 miles per hour, just a little bit further away than the moon. >> which is a little bit too close. >> exactly. we are going to begin with an abc news exclusive. the colorado woman trapped upside down in her car at the bottom of a ravine for six days is now suing general motors claiming that manufacturing flaws caused her accident and gio benitez is here with the story. >> reporter: we're talking about a car that was later recalled for major safety issues. after miraculously surviving that accident and those six days in the ravine she and her lawyer now believe gm knew about those problems for years. what's the first moment that you remember?
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>> i woke up on the roof of my car because it was upside down. >> reporter: this morning a year and a half after the devastating accident that kept her trapped in her car for six days and resulting in the amputation of both her legs below the knees 45-year-old kristin hopkins is speaking out only on "gma" demanding answers from general motors. what is your message now to gm? >> basically why did this happen? i mean, it's -- i think it was something that could have been taken care of. >> reporter: a complaint filed tuesday against the automotive company claims gm's inappropriate quality control and manufacturing practices are to blame for the crash. hopkins' 2009 chevrolet malibu plummeting 300 feet from this colorado road. the complaint alleging that the power steering, traction control, electronic stability control and panic braking assist all failed.
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>> gm knew about these problems and knew they put an unsafe car on the road and acted entirely too late to correct that failure. >> reporter: gm has issued safety recalls for the 2009 malibu, but according to the lawsuit, hopkins received her first recall letter from gm nearly two months after her accident. the second just weeks ago. so you think at this point that the two recalls are connected to the accident. >> 100%. we had the best engineer in the country look into this and she came to these conclusions and we believe what she says. we think that had these failures not occurred, then this crash wouldn't have happened. >> reporter: the single mother of four spent those six days inside her wrecked upside down car, she managed to write distress signals on this umbrella, need doctor. hurt and bleeding. until two passer-bys who hopkins calls her guardian angels spotted the wreckage and called police. this wasn't just some fender bender.
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this was one of the most serious accidents we've seen. >> yes. >> what is -- >> eight hours from death, yeah. >> eight hours from death. is that what they told you? this morning gm tells abc news gm is learning the details of this tragic accident. we will investigate this matter and work to understand what happened and why. meanwhile, hopkins says she is still recovering. suffering from traumatic brain injury learning to walk again with prosthetic legs. she's even driving again and says she will keep fighting. >> and i asked her after all that how did she survive? well, she says it was her will to live for those four children at home. george, amy. >> what a strong woman. >> incredible story. gio, thank you. and now to three high school students in serious trouble accused of hacking into their school's computer system to change grades and schedules. abc's mara schiavocampo has that story. >> reporter: this morning three
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new york students trading the classroom for the courtroom. facing serious charges for allegedly hacking into their long island high school's computer system, officials saying daniel soares used his cyberskills to boost grades for himself and a friend as well as access class schedules of hundreds of other students. his alleged accomplices, eric vaysman and alex mosquera all 17. soares, the alleged mastermind facing charges including burglary, computer tampering and identity theft. some now calling him a modern-day ferris bueller. >> i've got it right here in front of me. he has missed nine days. >> i asked for a car. i got a computer. >> reporter: but officials say this is no laughing matter. the school district confirming types of information that may have been viewed include student
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i.d. number, name, address, contact information and student schedules. >> we're waiting for a full investigation to be done and he maintains his innocence. >> reporter: now the teens have all pleaded not guilty and have been released without bond. if convicted, soares faces up to seven years behind bars. the other two are looking at up to four years each in prison. the school district says they've beefed up their security since that breach. >> no small crime. mara, thank you. coming up here from brain surgeon to presidential candidate getting to know the real ben carson and making a surprising movie cameo.
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so, let's try this again. what's in your wallet? 7:40. back now with a closer look at one of the leading gop presidential candidates. ben carson, he went from being called a dummy in grade school to becoming one of the world's most respected neurosurgeons. abc's david wright has his story. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, lara. politics is not brain surgery but if it were ben carson alone
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could say been there, done that. he has a resume like no other candidate and that's just the start of it. dr. carson is full of surprises. at johns hopkins he was the first neurosurgeon ever to separate twins joined at the head. a 22-hour surgery re-enacted in a new discovery life documentary. >> it was like working your way through a big bowl of spaghetti. >> reporter: carson's memoir "gifted hands" was made into a tv movie starring cuba gooding jr. >> if someone doesn't operate on this man soon he will die. >> reporter: if you're ben carson brain surgery is easy, comedy, that's hard. but he had a cameo in a farrelly brothers film separating greg kinnear and matt damon in the 2003 movie "stuck on you." >> we lost them. >> reporter: his political debut came at the national prayer breakfast in 2013 when he went off on what he sees the pitfalls
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of obamacare. >> now they have some control over their own health care. >> reporter: the president sitting just a few seats away. >> once that happened, there began to be people saying, coming to him and say you should run for president. >> reporter: the 64-year-old doctor told discovery he wasn't always thought of as a genius. >> when i was in grade school, my nickname was dummy because none of my classmates thought that i was very smart. the teachers agreed with them and i agreed with them. >> reporter: he grew up poor. his single mother, 1 of 24 siblings had only a third grade education and an illiterate house cleaner who made her sons do book reports twice a week. >> we didn't know she couldn't read them. >> he says that made him an academic success. >> do unto others as you would have them do unto you. he has a strong biblical faith. >> reporter: in an interview he claimed he wasn't always so soft-spoken. >> i would hit people with hammers and throw rocks at people.
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almost put a guy's out one time. tried to even hit my own mother in the head with a hammer. >> reporter: carson said when he was 14 he even tried to stab someone to death. >> fortunately he had a large metal belt buckle on under his clothing and a knife blade struck that with such force and it broke and, of course, he fled in terror. >> i think he credits his faith with changing his entire persona the entire way he interacts with people. >> reporter: it was at yale university carson eventually met his wife a classical musician. ♪ what so proudly we hailed >> she played the violin at his presidential announcement. the couple have three sons and two granddaughters. one other surprise, dr. carson became a republican just a year ago. the documentary reairs this coming sunday. >> lots of interesting information. thank you so much, david. and coming up here, it's "back to the future" day and t.j. is going to see if it stands the test of time.
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we're going back in time, everybody. that's the theme song by huey lewis, "back to the future ii." fans have been looking forward to this date for years and t.j. is outside with our "speed feed." hey, tnl, what's going on out there. >> it's amazing, 30 years ago it's still cool and when i say it's still cool i'm talking about the jacket. no, not the jacket, the delorean. all this stuff we thought we would see, hoverboards, even, right but we're celebrating "back to the future ii," it's amazing how many things that movie got right and maybe got wrong when it came to predicting october 21st, 2015. >> marty. you've got to come back with me. >> where? >> back to the future. >> reporter: the future has finally arrived. >> where are we? when are we? >> wednesday, october 21st,
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2015. >> 2015? you mean we're in the future. >> reporter: today more than a million people will be celebrating at "back to the future ii" themed parties across the country. >> great scott! >> reporter: but how well did the 1989 box office hit nail what october 21st, 2015 looks like? >> hey. >> video conferencing, check. biometric identification. >> welcome home, jennifer. >> we got that too. you use it in your iphone. drones walking dogs. we have that too. what about wearable technology. >> dad, it's for you. >> reporter: google glass has us covered there. >> the future. unbelievable. >> reporter: but there are a few fails. >> hello, anybody home. huh, think mcfly, think. >> reporter: no, no flying cars. >> grade level 4 please. >> reporter: when was the last time you used a food hydrator? or the other technologies of the
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future shown in the movie. >> read my thoughts. >> reporter: like a fax machine and is that a pay phone. they missed the mark a little bit but it's okay they missed the mark on some things like double neck ties. >> all right, yes. now, don't get me too much credit. i've been on this thing the past two hours trying to figure it out. everybody, what's crazy. i'm supposed to stop here but stopping is a problem. >> you can do it. >> you're going to have to catch. you're going to have to catch me. >> come on in, baby. >> wait. this could be bad. >> all right, ready. here we go, okay, ready. >> there we go. >> you made it. >> now, what is the one glaring thing that "back to the future" probably got wrong? >> the double neck ties. >> yeah. the cubs. the cubs. >> it's not over yet. >> we'll be right back. ♪ coming up "gma's" real money. brought to you by voya financial. changing the way you think about retirement.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. we're continuing to follow developing news out of san jose where police say a car hit and kill add person on eastbound capitol expressway around 6:30 this morning. we confirmed the driver of the vehicle staid at the scene and said to be cooperating with police. police recommending drivers avoid that area and expect delays. right now heading into the area, just be aware the intersaeinte intersection ant monterey and capitol expressway is where the accident is. heavy delays until further notice. mike? thank you. great information. what's happening today for weather. grab the sunglasses. the such, even at the coast where there's fog now. that will evaporate. warmer in places like danville and los gatos.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. we have new detays about a deadly police shoot that will took a church musician's life. what really happened after his car broke down, the investigation heating up right now. ♪ one of hollywood's highest paid actresses and her husband calling it quits. he's now asking for spousal support. will kaley cuoco have to pay up big? ♪ if i could turn back time we're turning back time with the new solutions for ditching the double chin. the hot new beauty treatment that can help you lose it and what you should know about how your neck ages. ♪ duchess kate dazzling in diamonds overnight regal in red for her big debut. all the details on the tiara and the jewels she borrowed from the queen.
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we're going "back to the future" and back to the future as we say -- >> good morning, america. welcome to "back to the future" day on "good morning america." our own marty mcfly. pizza, hoverboards. >> except for us. >> i wouldn't want to try that at all. they're doing really well. also ahead we have a question, is baby brain real? >> yes. >> our "baby oh! baby," yes, ginger, i agree breaking down what some call momnesia. where with my keys? they're in my hand. >> i went and got testing done to see if it's true or not. >> sunglasses, where are they? on my head. >> i thought you wanted that pizza. >> they're riding by. stop. you have pizza. i want it.
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>> all right. he's got his pizzas. tom llamas with the news. an american fighter jet has crashed overseas. the f-18 similar to this one crashed in england not far from a base about 90 miles north of london. the pilot was killed. the circumstances of the crash remain unclear. congressman and former vice presidential candidate paul ryan now says he's willing to run for speaker of the house but with conditions. ryan wants republicans to unite behind him by friday including the far right members of the party. ryan also warns if he's chosen as speaker, he will delegate much of the required travel and fund-raising to others so he can still spend the weekends with his family. and there is new indications that vice president joe biden may be gearing up for a presidential campaign. last night he appeared to take a veiled shot at hillary clinton describing her claim that republicans are the enemy as, quote, naive. and we have new details about the police shooting of a church musician on a florida highway. the man's car had broken down
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and he was waiting for help before things took a violent turn. abc's pierre thomas has that story. >> reporter: this morning, the circumstances of a police shooting of a popular 31-year-old musician on this exit highway ramp in palm beach, florida, are murky at best. cory jones seen here performing with the local band saturday night had called a friend for help with his broken down car early sunday morning. just a short time before being shot dead by officer nouman raja. officer raja was not in uniform driving an unmarked police car and says jones was armed and confronted him when raja approached the disabled vehicle. overnight with concern growing in the minority community, authorities held their first press conference. police say they confirmed that jones did have a legally purchased handgun. >> the handgun was found on the ground outside the vehicle. >> reporter: an independent investigation is now under way. but police say they have no dash cam or body cam videotape to support the officer's account. family and friends of cory jones
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say he was a peaceful man, a church drummer and today they're demanding justice. >> i would like to plead to the public for help. cory had a clean record. he's just been a lovely grandchild. >> hurts so bad. >> reporter: for "good morning america," pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> we thank pierre for that story. the pay gap between men and women in the workplace is growing even wider. actress jennifer lawrence recently spoke out about this issue and the problem is getting worse. the labor department says men's earnings men earnings are growing at twice the rate of women's. this year's salaries for higher paid professional jobs are rising and more and more of those jobs are held by men. and finally, you may have heard how high the rent is in the san francisco area these days. it gave one new employee at google a good idea instead of paying rent, get this. he's living inside this truck in google's parking lot. it's about as spacious as some
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studio apartment, especially here in new york. his bed looks comfy, so is his bank account. he is saving 90% of his google paycheck and the commute obviously is a breeze because he lives in the parking lot. now you may be wondering especially his co-workers where does this guy shower. he showers at google inside his office so he's somewhat cleanly as he lives in that truck there in the parking lot. back to you guys. >> it's bigger than a lot of apartments. >> yes, definitely here in new york. >> would you live in a truck? >> i could do a lot with that. i'm just saying. >> let up the back for fresh air. >> not climate control. >> short trip to work. michael has the "morning menu." >> as you can see i have help with "the speed feed" and "morning menu." actress kaley cuoco's ex is turning the tables asking her for spousal support. will she have to pay. say good-bye to the double chin. >> good-bye double chin. >> see you later. the new noninvasive treatment that could help turn back time.
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lara, where are you? trapped in the car. >> there we go. >> well, well, well. ooh. >> lara trapped in the delorean. part of other flashback for "back to the future." how is it going today, lara. >> notice i'm not getting in it. that is legit. i could not get out. you were pumping dry ice in. i literally could not breathe. that was almost a very embarrassing on camera moment so thank you. >> she never stopped smiling through that whole thing. >> total professional. >> we'll see more of the delorean but now time for our "heat index" and this morning's hot button and turning the tables. there's the hot button. big thanks to our kaley cuoco,
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one of the highest paid actresses on tv and now her ex filed papers demanding she pay him alimony and linzie janis here with the story. >> reporter: kaley cuoco is wildly successful and worth considerably more than her husband and after a very brief marriage he's looking for spousal support. >> you are so funny. >> reporter: this morning, "big ba bang" star kaley cuoco's life might get more complicated. according to court documents obtained by abc news, her husband ryan sweeting is seeking spousal support from the actress after just 21 months of marriage. >> ryan has asked the court to allow him to receive spousal support from kaley and he's also requested that any requests from kaley for spousal support be denied. >> reporter: cuoco spied for divorce in september citing irreconcilable differences. a seemingly abrupt ending to their whirlwind romance.
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>> i'm getting married! >> reporter: the duo tying the knot after just three months of dating. the couple having a fairy tale wedding on new year's eve of 2013. the bride even wearing this much talked about pink gown. >> i feel unbelievable. this is my custom gown that i wanted to wear pink. >> reporter: cuoco is said to be the highest paid actress currently on television and is worth a reported $45 million. a far cry from sweeting who's estimated net worth is reportedly around $2 million. >> there is a prenuptial agreement. he himself is a wealthy man and the court is not likely to award support. they're more likely to enforce the terms of the prenuptial agreement. >> reporter: this isn't the first celebrity case of its kind. in september, brian austin green filed for spousal support from megan fox. his wife of five years. >> there's a definite trend we're seeing as practitioners that there are more men seeking
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support from their wives than we've ever seen before and that's primarily because women are making more money now. >> lawyers also report that in addition to spousal support, more and more women are being ordered to pay child support. so great that women are making more money but this goes with the territory. these settlements. >> i guess it does. let's see how it works out. thank you. let's move on to our anti-aging series. turn back time and this morning all about dissolving double chins. according to the american society for dermatologic surgery, nearly 70% of americans have them but now a new nonsurgical treatment may be able to help you melt a double chin away. abc's mara schiavocampo has more. >> reporter: the double chin, a universally dreaded and hard to fix sign of weight gain or aging. many trying anything and everything to fight them from bizarre neck exercises. >> stick your bottom teeth over your top teeth.
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>> reporter: to products and machines in is the world's first resistance toning system. >> reporter: even turning to invasive surgery. >> all right. you ready to go? >> reporter: but could the solution to battling this bulge be as simple as getting a shot. >> it is the only product that can actually melt or dissolve fat underneath the chin. >> reporter: it's called kybella. a recently approved injection using deox i cloeic acid. naturally occurring substance in the body that digests the fat we eat to destroy fat cells. >> we inject kybella into the area under the chin and fat cells rupture and body flushes those out of the body over the next couple of months. >> reporter: doctors say for best results patients should get two to four treatments, but note they can cost a pretty penny with one shot ranging anywhere from 1,000 to $1500. but for some it's worth the cost. >> it permanently kills fat
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cells. >> reporter: each treatment lasts about ten minutes. >> clean the area then i'll numb the area and then place a template on that's going to help guide the injections and acts like a temporary tattoo. couple quick pinches then you'll be done. >> reporter: amy says she had tried everything to get rid of her double chin. >> i felt it made me look older. >> reporter: she had three shots during a clinical trial in 2012 and now three years later she is still thrilled with the results. >> i can't say enough about it. i'm so happy. >> all right, back with us now dr. whitney bowe and expensive but impressive in terms of results but that's not the only way the neck ages. tell us what happens. >> right, so there are three main categories when it comes to aging of the neck so first you have people who primarily have that fullness and they are great candidates for kybella but you have a subset who primarily have loose or sagging and would benefit from a skin tightening procedure and you get people who
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develop this banding effect up and down. it's really a combination of those three things that contribute to aging of the neck. >> all right, so we heard about the kybella and saw what happened. when you have the loose skin, you said tighten it. >> there's ultrasound and radio frequency procedures that can actually tighten the skin so it's actually very similar to the shriners that we used to play with. when you apply heat to the different layers in the neck, you can actually contract and tighten that skin. >> do you have to keep it up? >> it lasts about one to two year. >> that's longer than i would have thought. about about those neck band. >> take a look at this. basically we have these things call platysmal bands in our neck and muscle fibers that run from the bottom of the chin down to the collarbone. now, as we mature, those muscle fibers become more visible because the skin itself becomes thinner and the effect can be very aging. so what you can do is i can actually sort of smooth out those bands and relax the
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muscles with a little bit of botox. i literally burch the band between my fingers and apply tiny drops of botox down each one of those bands and then it relaxes for about three to four months. >> that's a real result there so -- all of these options are nonsurgical. >> all noninvasive or minimally invasive so minimal downtime. this would take five minutes in the office. >> dr. bowe, thanks for joining us. >> thank you very much both of you and turning now in the "heat index" to kate a royal debut at a state banquet. the queen welcomed the chinese president last night with a lavish dinner. william and kate were there looking dazzling in white tie and diamonds. abc's lama hasan has more from london. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, lara. this morning that chinese state visit is still going strong with william and kate celebrating creative cultural ties between the two nations but make no mistake, everyone is still talking about that state banquet
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last night, a first for the duchess and, boy, was she the toast of the party. overnight the duchess of cambridge making a dazzling debut at her first ever state banquet. >> she attended dinners before and attended lavish dinners in buckingham palace but never attended an actual state banquet so this was a big milestone for her. >> reporter: kate's helping roll out the red carpet for the chinese president pulling out all the stops under taking a high-profile role for this white tie event. >> she looked like everything you would expect from a dumps and i'm sure the chinese president was happy to be sitting next to her. >> mr. president -- >> reporter: with the queen wining and dining around 170 guests, on the night all eyes were on the duchess looking regal in red. a nod to the chinese flag. kate choosing a sparkling floor length gown by one of her favorite designers, jenny packham dripping in bling. check out the lotus tiara with diamonds and pearls on display.
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>> she had a stunning tiara borrowed from the queen, earrings to match and an absolutely enormous bling bracelet which we think was also borrowed from the queen's collection. >> reporter: these banquets are serious business. every single detail checked by the queen herself. royal staff taking three days to lay out the table and let's not even talk about the etiquette. clinking glasses with your neighbor, a must. >> i think that she will have done a very good job of wooing him which is what britain is trying to do with china and i think she had had been a good ambassador for that. >> reporter: this morning they're tipping to fly the british flag at another event with their chinese guests. and that was a 35$3500 dolce an gabbana lace dress kate was wearing. as for the state banquet if you're wondering what one eat, a four-course meal including venison from the balmoral estate
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and vintage wine, each bottle costing a mere $1600 and that, my friends, sounds pretty good to me. >> yes and when the queen is done, you're done. >> that's just what i was going to say. you have to watch for the queen's eating and put your fork down too. >> no matter where you are in your meal? oh, no. i'd be like putting it in my napkin. all right, lama, thank you so much. outside to ginger tore a look at the weather. >> let's do that. a crowd so deep in times square. a couple of ladies behind me celebrating from atlanta. welcome. >> thanks. >> so happy to have you and a really pleasant morning in new york. it was far from pleasant, a volatile atmosphere just north of phoenix. look, the rescue that was taking place, a woman trapped by those floodwaters. we could see again flash flooding again today and severe storms. the primary threat, large hail, strong winds, you could see a funnel or even a tornado. but look at the area there, it's lubbock, midland, ft. stockton and east of albuquerque. we're seeing severe thunderstorms moving through new
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mexico this morning so i want you to be very aware. going from west to east up in the higher elevation, like denver, close to denver and west, maybe e good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco in the bay area microclimate forecast. tons of sunshine this afternoon. even at coast, lifting the fog this afternoon warm sunshine. highs dip slightly this weekend. a hint of rain sonde monday, just a hint. 70s along the coast. san francisco, san mateo, richmond. rest of us in the low 80s. 60s at the coast by, say, friday. 70s around bait by sound. 780s inland all seven days. >> we're having such a good time. we are not going back to the future but live in the present. lara, let's get some "pop." >> time for "pop news," everybody. we begin with chris rock. it is all but confirmed that the comedian will be hosting this
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year's oscars. >> all right. >> yay. everybody happy with that idea. all right, thumbs up from "gma" gang. hollywood reporter, variety both reporting that the "snl" alum is in final negotiations to do it in february. he would of course taking the reins from neil patrick harris who hosted for the first time last year, not an easy gig as we all know. tons of rehearsals. a lot of work. he's going in eyes wide open having hosted in 2005. one tell tale sign, they brought on reg nandz hudland. if the name doesn't ring a bell he directed rock in his comedy series "everybody hates chris." hmm. hmm. so his comedy dream team will have a chance to work together. >> very edge this there. >> yes. >> oh, boy. >> yeah, but it's going to be rockified. also in "pop news" this morning. baby, we were born to renovate. the house where bruce springsteen wrote the entire
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"born to run" album on the market. it's actually adorable. i love that front porch, so much i could do with it, george. >> somebody's going to snap that up. >> i know. precious. it's not on the streets of philadelphia, though. it's in long branch, new jersey. it's listed for just under $300,000. that is nearly double the price of similar homes in the area. chalk it up to the bruce factor considering how it does need a little bit of work. >> a little bruising up. >> oh. >> you don't say. >> amy just topped me. she's going to bruce it up. >> ah! >> i love that. >> you're so good. >> anyone born in the usa will enjoy the beach that is only a block and a half away. >> that is inspiring. >> hopefully we helped you sell a house. >> get a little commission. >> just a minor percentage. finally, this corgi puppy, take a look. as if it can't cute enough, the cutest puppy in the world. check out this video of him being a big old tough guy.
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oh, yeah, he's standing right up to that minami pumpkin. >> yes. >> i'll show you who's in charge, mini pumpkin. i love his little tiny legs. >> he doesn't know what to do with it. >> no, i'll play coy then i'll get up and i'll show you, pumpkin. come on. do it one more time. go for it. yeah, you got it. >> stare down right there. >> oh, yes. right hook, left hook. okay, who wins? >> i think maybe the pumpkin wins. that's "pop news," everyone. >> thank you, lara. coming up, breaking down the baby brain. so many expectant moms say they have it. dr. ashton is here live. >> it's real. just days from halloween. could getting a good scare be good for you. nick watt finds out firsthand. do you know someone whose home has one room that desperately needs a face-lift? "gma" wants to make over a room for one lucky viewer. go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! to find out how to enter and give someone the epic surprise of a new room in their
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. developing news out of sunnyvale where fire investigators arrived the scene of a fire near stripmal. actually been there for some three hours. the fire broke out before 5:00 this morning inside a barber shop. that business is destroyed. several others damaged. officials say someone tried to set fire to a restaurant at the same strip mall about a week ago. your morning commute with leyla. sorry. we don't have the your mike on. issues there. but we'll take a short break
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♪ ♪ good morning. fog starting to lift in half moon bay. total sunshine in the next couple of hours like the rest of us. 61 in san francisco. upper 40s in san ramon, nappa and santa rosa. 46. san jose, 55. a look what will happen compare to yesterday. not much change. hope you liked yesterday. today will be pretty much the same. 70s along the coast into san francisco, san mateo, richmond. rest in the low to mid-80s.
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start to see cooling at the coast friday. around the bay sunday. stay in the 80s inland all seven days. ♪ays. so, we are celebrating october 21st, 2015, otherwise known as "back to the future" day all morning long. we have hoverboards, as you can see, and futuristic pizza and the delorean to help us go back to the future with this morning's "top 5" list and today it is "back to the future" quotes compiled by rant hollywood, so here we go. at number five kicking off with doc brown's signature line. >> great scott! [ cheers and applause ] >> i know. sometimes less is more. >> yes. >> number four, before this designer took over the underwear game -- >> calvin. >> why do you keep calling me
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calvin? >> that is your name, isn't it? calvin klein. it's written all over your underwear. >> hard to believe politics has gotten even more unpredictable since this. >> tell me, future boy, who's president of the united states in 1985? >> ronald reagan. >> ronald reagan, the actor. ha! then who's vice president? jerry lewis? >> could they have predicted trump? >> no. i don't think so. number two, george mcfly facing the biggest fear of all past, present and future, talking to a girl. >> yes, i'm george, george mcfly. i'm your density. i mean your destiny. >> that's so good. i love that one, and now the number one quote from "back to the future," do we have enough
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road for this? >> roads? where we're going we don't need roads. >> there you go. what do you guys think? >> well, we still need roads. >> yes. we need roads, and you are my density. >> so much fun to watch the movie with your kids because they're reality and when they go back and look, it's fantastic. >> yeah. >> it's a classic. so there you have it, everybody. tomorrow who knows what the "top 5" list will bring. >> we'll find out tomorrow. now inside to ginger. >> oh, thank you so much. now to our series "baby oh! baby" and this morning, we're tackling baby brain. so many moms-to-be including myself talk about it, but is it real? ♪ pregnant women often complain about a phenomenon called baby brain. >> so, rob, we'll have much more coming up -- or dan. >> and that's just one of several flubs i've had. since i learned i was having a baby, i've been more forgettable. my memory seems just a little different, and when i tweeted about it, the momnesia moments started pouring in from all of
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you. >> i cooked a frozen pizza and couldn't find the cardboard it came on. found it when the timer went off in the oven. >> the struggle is real. i threw a library book in my washing machine. >> it's real enough to make it into "modern family." >> i have the brains in my body but i've never been so dumb. >> it happens. i get it. you have another human being inside of you competing for resources. >> while there isn't much science to support the existence of baby brain, there are contributing factors during pregnancy that can affect memory cognitive ability. >> sleep deprivation, possible illness, stress, depression, anxiety. all these factors alone can cause problems with learning and with memory. >> just kind of the ultimate multitask before you have the baby, right? >> i tried to make excuses here and joining us now abc news senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton. dr. jen, tell us, i know you've delivered more than a thousand babies and you've got two of
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your own. momnesia is real, right? how common? >> all right. don't shoot the messenger. about 75% of women complain of this but there is scant to no hard data, no test, no scanner i can put you through. nothing i can hook up your blood to. no blood test i can say, ginger, you have it. the good news, by a year postpartum it's all back to normal. >> okay, well, that's good news. i did go under some cognitive testing to test my memory. i mean, you hud have seen this. more than an hour with one of your colleagues. this was incredible to see. but, you know, the question is, i guess, can we tell anything from a test like that? >> unfortunately, not yet. we're not there yet. we have great neurocognitive tests to look for alzheimer's, for brain injury and concussion. not for momnesia yet, and you did pass with flying colors, so even though you feel impaired, you're still functioning at a high level. >> we know hormones change and the whole body changes.
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so could hormones be impacting -- >> there are huge changes in the brain hormonally. this is the major circulating hormone. stradiol and they affect gaba and dopamine. there's not good consensus on what they do to our brain. >> finally i have to think that the blood flow -- and you've heard this before, blood flow is all going here so does it go away from your brain? >> a lot is going there but -- this is not blood but food dye but the major, major blood flow changes. this is how much your heart is pumping per minute, seven liters. this is how much increased blood volume a pregnant woman gets and gets distributed among the organs. this goes to the kidney, half a liter to the uterus. almost a liter goes to the brain, that's kind of the same as prepregnancy so we can't blame it on this. >> we can't blame it on anything but it's real. i'm telling you. >> you're growing a human, so be patient with yourself. >> thank you, dr. ashton. we'd like to thank our sponsor, ddrops. and later this week,
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we will tell you some little tips on how to prevent pregnancy back pain, which i've also had. we'll take your questions, dr. ashton will be on our "gma" facebook page and on twitter @drjashon. >> my last decade of excuses just exploding in front of my face, all right, thank you both. idris elba is generating oscar buzz for his role in "beasts of no nation." he plays a warlord with a band of young soldiers and he recently stopped by our studio to tell us about it. take a look. >> we were not here to come and give you to us. >> all: no, sir. >> we are going to take it. >> all: yes, sir. >> we're going to take it from them. >> all: yes, sir. >> seize it. >> all: yes, sir. >> all of you that have never been listened to before and have seen your family killed, you now have something that stands for you. >> and we are so happy to have golden globe winner idris elba here with us this morning. welcome. >> thank you.
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good to be here. good morning. >> now, i heard that your character has been described as a charismatic warlord. how would you describe him? >> the human being ended up becoming a warlord because out of frustration. you know, he's basically a father that ended up in an army that ended up running an army. i wouldn't call him charismatic but i can tell that he has a character that has personality and has to bring in a lot of people and listen to his ideology. it was one of the most complex roles i've ever played in my life if i'm honest. >> did you struggle at all with taking it on? >> yeah, definitely. there were themes in this film, you know, dealing with child soldiers subjecting children to just horrific things and i definitely struggled with that. you know, cary fukunaga, the actor/director, we spoke about it for ages. it was like, man, this is tough. >> a character that has been thrown around about you, james bond. any truth to the rumors?
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>> there isn't any truth to that. it's like the biggest rumor in the world and it's not even true. >> the author of the new james bond novel called you too street to play bond. your response on instagram was something you learned on the street. what was that? >> you just got to keep smiling, you know. i mean, it's free. you know, for me like actors could certainly absorb everything everybody has to say about them. but if you did that, you wouldn't be who you are and you wouldn't be the person you are so i tend to brush most people's opinions off with a smile and just keep it moving. >> i think that's something we can all learn from. thank you so much. idris, we appreciate it. it's a fantastic film. everyone should go out and see it. >> thank you, amy. >> thank you. and you can. "beasts of no nation" is in theaters and available on netflix right now. ginger, back out to you. >> oh, amy, and this is tony. he's from iowa and you skipped a whole week of school. >> yep. >> and he's just loving it. he's getting a little life experience in new york city. and we're warm. we're very warm but not going to stay that way for very long. the october warmth statistics from memphis up through here, even into boston and then, look,
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we do see good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. hope you liked yesterday. today almost a carbon copy. 76 in san francisco. sunshine the rest of us, low to mid-80s. accuweather seven-day forecast. tapering of >> and all that weather brought to you by liberty mutual. we have to give a big thanks to swagway for providing those hover boards sold at modell's and other out lets for our "back to the future" celebration. you guys are still going strong too. >> you just keep circling us with pizza. they're not serving us, just taunting us. coming up, halloween is just days away. could getting scared be good for you? i totally think so. nick watt takes fear head on next. "baby oh! baby" brought to you by baby ddrops. the sunshine vitamin in just one drop.
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many predicts were made about wednesday, october 21st, 2015. mobile phone, hoverboards, flying cars, but no one ever predicted -- >> if you can rock this look you can rock laney's heart. >> boy george. >> boy barry and the power of his love. >> you're my girlfriend. do you really want to hurt me? >> oh, my god. it's happening. >> do you really want to make me cry. >> "the all right, we're back now with the science of fear. could getting scared be good for you? to find out, our nick watt braved a chilling visit with a couple of fear researchers including the author of the new book called "scream." >> aaagh! aaagh! >> reporter: why, oh, why, do we do this to ourselves? the answer might lurk right here.
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let's rewind. let's get this over with. >> nice to see you. >> hi. >> i'm in a makeshift lab in the basement of the scarehouse, halloween attraction with two university of pittsburgh scientists who think getting scared -- >> hi! >> reporter: -- might actually be good for us. so, i'm a guinea pig in your experiment. >> absolutely, or you will be once you sign this consent form. >> reporter: then a series of pre-scarehouse stress tests including holding hands with one of the scientists while listening to ugly noises. they've been lining up a few volunteers like me and going in. no, no, no. no, no, no. bloody hell. i jumped so hard i pulled my finger monitor off. i'm not sure it survived or is going to take many good readings. this place only opens 24 days a year and the run-up to halloween has amazing sets and 100 actors, and margee kerr, one of the designers of this terror fest
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who just wrote a book aptly named "scream." >> when we're scared, our thinking brain is taking a break. all of the worry and the concern, it gets pushed to the side because our body wants to prioritize things that are going to help us survive. >> reporter: all right, my post-scarehouse stress analysis. i didn't flinch at all with the noises. >> yeah. >> reporter: i feel more chilled because i've just been scared half to death. aaagh. this really might be good for us and that is why we do it. hi. happy halloween. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> oo ochoh! >> i tell you what, i am like nick. i am scared of everything but i don't know if it was good are ott. but this kid, he's not scared. he skipped a week of school to be here. now that's a man with no fear. back to you, george. >> okay, thank you, michael. time for "gma's" "real money" and this morning we are going to look at the
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financial challenge of raising children. it can be daunting. hundreds of thousands of dollars so rebecca jarvis searched for new ways to save and lock up a secure future for your kids. >> reporter: mete adorable charlie nassey. the adorable 3-month-old has her whole future ahead of her. the challenge for mom sharon and dad craig how to pay for her future. >> you want better for your kids than you had. >> reporter: babies come with considerable price tags. according to government studies, the average cost of raising a child to age 18 is $250,000. fortunately, to help baby charlie's parents, we knew just who to call, katherine alford. a financial writer and mother of 18-month-old twins who specializes in family finance. >> hi, guys. how are you today? >> reporter: step one, says katherine, start an education fund. beyond a 529 plan, katherine likes to advise couples to invest in a mutual fund in a child's name. >> the benefit of that is that they can use that money for anything.
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so, if they want to go on a trip or study abroad, they can do that. >> reporter: step two, don't splurge on luxuries like too many baby gadgets or annual over-the-top birthday parties. >> get used to the idea of minimalism. there is so much pressure to have the most amazing birthday parties. >> reporter: step number three, consider investing in a rental property. >> the key is to buy a home with a 15-year mortgage. so by the time they're 18 and going to college, the mortgage is totally paid for, and it just becomes a cash generating property. >> reporter: real estate can come with downsides, notes katherine, but it's a risk she says that can prove worthwhile for a baby's future. for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> thanks, rebecca. a lot of good tips there. and when we come back, jacob whitesides is live. ♪ "gma's" "real money."
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♪ secrets our next guest got his start posting cover songs on youtube when he was just 13 years old. and now at the ripe old age of 17, jacob whitesides has a new record coming out on friday called "faces on film." you guys excited? [ cheers and applause ] he's been trending all morning long on twitter. here's jacob with his new song, "secrets." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ pull back the curtains show me all you've been hiding behind the magic of the lights ♪ ♪ the blinding lights walk down cobblestone streets with me hand in hand ♪ ♪ and get lost in the honesty of
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the light the darkest night ♪ ♪ secret all i wanna do is know your secrets tell me ♪ ♪ tell me your secrets you're the mystery i'll never regret ♪ ♪ t-t-t-tell me t-t-t-tell me more ♪ ♪ t-t-t-tell me more ♪ t-t-t-tell me ♪ i will be patient no need to rush i won't be the one who leaves you high and dry ♪ ♪ i am by your side
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♪ riddle me this girl i want to uncover what's underneath ♪ ♪ let me see your true colors now tell me now ♪ ♪ i wanna hear your secrets ♪ all i wanna do is know your secrets t-t-t-tell me ♪ ♪ tell me your secrets you're the mystery i'll never regret ♪ ♪ t-t-t-tell me t-t-t-tell me more ♪ ♪ tell me tell me more ♪ more ♪ i would cross the seven seas
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to see what's buried underneath ♪ ♪ i would walk through desert sands just to talk with you talk with you ♪ ♪ i would cross the seven seas to see what's buried underneath ♪ ♪ i would walk through desert sands just to talk with you and hear you tell me your ♪ ♪ secrets all i want to do is know your secrets t-t-t-tell me ♪ ♪ your secrets you're the mystery i'll never regret t-t-t-tell me ♪ ♪ tell me more tell me more ♪ ♪ tell me more
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tell me more ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank
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much. [ applause ] >> before we go, one direction is out with a brand-new music video for "perfect." a contest to join the band in london closes friday. get details at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! >> i'm totally signing up for that. >> thank you for susan and david teitelbaum for presenting our "back to the future" delorean. so good of them to do that. thank you, t.j. holmes, as well. >> have a good wednesday, everyone. everyone. ♪shining, shimmering, splendid ♪tell me, princess, now when did♪ ♪you last let your heart decide♪
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. you're looking at sky 7 a.c. video overa water main break in highland road. water gushed on to the streets at least half an hour before crews capped it. not clear if homes were flooded there. people in the area near the lafayette reservoir lined sandbags around the property for protection. mike, checking out the forecast. >> check out sunshine, warmer an thafrg temperatures. 70s along the coast. mid to upper 70s san francisco. san mateo, richmond. everybody else, low to mid-80s. slightly cooler conditions this weekend, still above average. a slight chance of a shower sunday and maybe a better chance next wednesday. leyla? a brand-new accident. macarthur maze, 80 and 880 overpass a motorcycle blocking lanes and delayed. taking you into the east bay northbound side of 680 due to a
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car fire here. ow going in both directions. time for "live with kelly and michael." join us for our >> it's "live with kelly and michael." today we go pacback with michael j. fox. and from "american horror story," actress sarah paulson superrecipe from chef alex guarnaschelli. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] winners, your emmy kelly ripa and michael strahan!

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