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e. t.j.maxx everybody. good morning, america. high-stakes meeting in moscow. secretary of state rex tillerson facing off in a tense showdown with russia right now warning them to stop backing the syrian regime. >> i look forward to a very open, candid, frank exchange. >> as the president draws a firm line. >> we're not going into syria. >> and overnight president trump's urgent call with china about the new threat from north korea. white house meltdown. press secretary sean spicer under fire for saying assad's chemical attack was worse than hitler's actions. >> you had, you know, someone as despicable as hitler who didn't even sink to the -- to using chemical weapons. >> facing calls to resign. he apologizes and the president's new comments about steve bannon.
is a shake-up coming in the white house? an abc news exclusive. the first interview with the united airlines ceo responding to what he calls that horrific event. the video of a passenger being dragged off a flight. now the new footage showing what happened just moments before. >> i am not going. i am not going. >> calls to boycott the airline. should the ceo keep his job? what he is saying only on "gma." we do say good morning, america. on this hump day and we have a lot of news to get to. >> we sure do. we have that exclusive interview with united's ceo, that's just ahead. he's responding to that international outrage over the video of that doctor being dragged off one of their planes >> one of many stories breaking overnight, and also this morning, secretary of state rex tillerson in moscow right now. he's meeting with the russian
foreign minister with tensions high over syria and president putin next on his agenda. overnight president trump places an urgent phone call to china's president about the nuclear threat from north korea. another missile test may be looming there. sean spicer facing a fierce backlash over those comments that appeared to minimize hitler's gassing of millions during the holocaust. questions about whether or not he'll be able to keep his job. >> much more on that just ahead. first to moscow where secretary of state rex tillerson is meeting with russia's foreign minister. our chief foreign correspondent terry moran is there and has those details for us. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. well, the mood here is edgy and uncertain. secretary of state tillerson is here at a moment when the tension between the kremlin and the white house over syria has reached critical proportions and today russian president vladimir putin declared once again that he sees no evidence that syria, his close ally, used chemical weapons and he declared that trust between the u.s. and
russia that has degraded under president donald trump. this morning, a handshake but real tensions in the room as u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson meets his russian counterpart here in moscow. >> our meetings today come at an important moment in the relationship. >> reporter: russian foreign minister lavrov said it's not whether you're with us or against us. in a relationship that has suddenly gone off the rails, at the top of the agenda, syria. after the u.s. missile strike on a syrian air base in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack, the u.s. and russia have sunk into a war of words over russia's staunch support of syrian president bashar al assad and tillerson is right in the middle of it. >> and now assad has made the russians look not so good. under these circumstances. >> reporter: the trump administration now accuses russia of trying to cover up maybe even facilitate this horrifying chemical attack.
issuing a four-page dossier of evidence that assad's regime is responsible and that russia is trying to create confusion and sow doubt. russian president vladimir putin has responded with cold fury criticizing the u.s. for the air strike and comparing it to the invasion of iraq. meanwhile, back in the u.s. secretary of defense james mattis doubling down on the administration's warning to syria. >> if they use chemical weapons, they are going to pay a very, very stiff price. >> reporter: but president trump saying action should have been taken a long time ago and blames president obama and he's quick to reassure americans worried about yet another u.s. war in the middle east. >> we're not going into syria. >> reporter: the kremlin now tells us that president putin and secretary of state tillerson will meet today so looks like both sides are trying to get through this moment of crisis over syria and start building some kind of working relationship for the future. george. >> okay, terry, we'll stay on russia right now, and a
blockbuster new report on the trump campaign's contacts with russia. "the washington post" reports that the fbi obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor trump adviser carter page who they suspected was acting as an agent of russia. chief investigative correspondent brian ross with the details. good morning. >> reporter: this could prove to be a major bombshell if "the washington post" report this morning is correct. that the fbi was investigating one of donald trump's former foreign policy advisers as a possible russian spy or agent of influence. the adviser's name is carter page. a new york businessman who abc news has already reported was a target of a russian spy recruitment back in 2014. page last week confirmed that he was under fbi scrutiny but said he was not a spy and that any documents he gave to russian spies who are posing as officials were inconsequential. >> any information i would give is -- is, again, immaterial and all public information. >> reporter: you feel like you were working for them as an intelligence source? >> of course not, of course not.
>> that's what they call you. >> it's ridiculous. >> what is ridiculous about it? >> everything. it's just making something out of nothing. good to see you. >> so, brian, he says this is ridiculous but in order to get this court order, the fbi had to say they had probable cause to believe he was a spy. >> that's right, "the washington post" was reporting the fbi got a special fisa secret warrant to tap page's phones and computers because they told a federal judge they believed he was essentially a russian plant inside the trump campaign. >> any response from the white house? >> this morning the white house has no official comment but said before that page was not a major player in the campaign. he was, however, one of five people mentioned by name when trump was asked during the campaign for his principal foreign policy advisers. as for page he e-mailed me a statement overnight saying all this shows what he said how low the obama/clinton regime would go to suppress dissidents like him who did not fully support he says, their failed foreign policy. >> to martha raddatz now. our chief global affairs
correspondent on this. more on this. martha, you add everything up on russia right now. what a turnaround for president trump from the campaign. >> reporter: it sure is, george. if you listen to russia they say it's worse than the cold war. worse than under obama and that has to be because they too thought they would have a warmer relationship with trump than obama. remember, u.s. intelligence determined that russian preferred candidate trump to candidate clinton and did what they could to help get him elected. but this syria strike has changed all that, george. >> that has changed everything. meantime, on the issue of north korea president trump placing that phone call to president xi of china overnight. not even on the white house schedule. we're learning about this overnight from chinese television and, of course, this comes as the u.s. aircraft carrier heading toward the region and possible reports of a north korean -- new north korean nuclear test over the weekend. >> reporter: trump needs china's help. president trump has already drawn a red line for north korea. trump saying that he will not allow north korea to get a
nuclear armed weapon capable of reaching the united states and north korea is well on its way to getting that weapon. and he needs china's help to stop them because china has enormous economic leverage over north korea, so imagine you're president xi sitting at mar-a-lago with president trump and he's launching missiles at syria. then he sends that carrier strike group off the coast of north korea and says if china doesn't help, we will go it alone. but he has offered a carrot saying china would get a better trade deal if they help solve the north korean problem. but no real sign of that yet, george. >> martha raddatz, thanks very much. george, now to that new fallout over press secretary sean spicer's comments comparing the syrian chemical attack to the holocaust. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has much more. she was there in that briefing. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. this came as the white house was trying to talk tough about syria, but now sean spicer finds himself at the center of a firestorm after suggesting that
not only is syria's bashar al assad worse than adolf hitler but that hitler did not use chemical weapons during world war ii. white house press secretary sean spicer this time mincing no words. >> it was a mistake. i shouldn't have done it. i won't do it again. >> reporter: a full-throated apology after that briefing room blunder. >> you had a -- you know, someone who as despicable as hitler who didn't even sink to the -- to using chemical weapons. so you have to if you are russia, ask yourself, is this a country and a regime that you want to align yourself with. >> reporter: of course, more than 11 million people were killed during the holocaust.ne as many as 6,000 jews a day died in gas chambers. spicer attempted to explain himself. >> i just want to give you an opportunity to clarify something you said that seems to be getting traction right now. quote, hitler didn't even sink to the level of using chemical weapons. what did you mean by that? >> i think when you come to
sarin gas, there was no -- he was not using the gas on his own people the same way that assad is doing. i mean there was clearly -- i understand your point. thank you. thank you. i appreciate that. there was not -- he brought him to the holocaust center. i understand that. what i'm saying in the way that assad used them where he went into town, dropped them down to innocent -- into the middle of towns. it was brought so the use of it, i appreciate the clarification there. that was not the intent. >> reporter: spicer says he was trying to highlight the atrocities of the assad regime. >> i was trying to draw a comparison for which there shouldn't have been one. it was insensitive and inappropriate. i'm not looking to quantify it. >> did you not know, sean, there were gas chambers where the nazis brought jews and others, gypsies, homosexuals and others, mostly jews to slaughter them in these poison gas chamber. >> clearly, i'm aware of that. it's as i said initially and there's no attempt to clarify this.
>> reporter: the reaction immediate. even from those in the president's own cabinet. >> it's unfortunate and we should never have comparisons with hitler ever. >> reporter: so sean spicer was asked whether the president demanded that he apologize for those comments. he would only say that he didn't want to be a distraction to this white house, george. we all know how president trump feels about unwanted distractions. >> we sure do. cecilia vega, thanks very much. let's talk to the editor in chief of "the daily beast," john avlon. john, watching that briefly yesterday, painful several minutes in the briefing room. you heard the gasps from sean spicer's own staff. the big question is, can he survive this? >> you know, look, certainly his enemies in the white house will be trying to edge him out over this because it's an unforced error, an unforgivable error. you don't make hitler comparisons, you don't make them from the white house podium and not during passover. not surprising democrats would call for his head as well. it is a major mistake, but i don't think it was a malicious mistake.
i think it was ignorance in the moment and certainly ab abject apology but there's so much uncertainty in the white house this is a distraction they don't need because it doubles down on so many of their problems. >> whatever, you know, you're saying it wasn't malicious but a question of competence at that point as well. >> sure. >> in the meantime, the president also facing questions, he got a question yesterday from michael goodwin of "the new york post" whether he had confidence in steve bannon, his chief strategist and the answer was not yes. it was here -- i want to show. it said, i like steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late. i had already beaten all the senators and all the governors and i didn't know steve. i'm my own strategist. >> this is fascinating. because, you know, if you really want to find out what the principal is thinking parse their words closely. he does not come to his defense and, in fact, he shows a degree of frustration and dismissal for that president bannon meme that he's been the svengali the chief strategist behind trump's rise. strong pushback from the president. a real refusal to come to his rescue. that's a problematic sign.
>> we know that the president has told steve bannon and jared kushner and av now, but there is a lot of talk behind-the-scenes about a possible shakeup maybe past the first 100 days. >> one thing about trump if he presides over chaos eventually he tries to impose some degree of competence. there is such bad blood and such in-fighting right now, it's notable he didn't come to the support of his alt-right strategist. >> that's exactly right. steve bannon outside the white house could be a bigger danger. >> that's exactly right. because he -- remember, this is the former head of breitbart news. some call trumpbart that supported the president but could turn on him just as easily. we saw it with syria, and it could easily happen if bannon gets kicked out. >> going after jared kushner. >> that's right and apparently there's been a rule handed down to stop going after kushner. but you know what, again, the alt-right is so angry at this administration right now, these folks will turn on their own man in a second. >> john avlon, thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, george. now to that growing backlash
for united airlines over a passenger who was violently dragged off a plane in chicago and also backlash over how the company responded. united saw their stock taking nosedive on tuesday losing $255 million in just one day. abc's alex perez is at chicago o'hare airport with more. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, michael. the department of transportation is now investigating this incident and united says they are now considering whether their policy on oversold flights needs to change. this morning, 69-year-old dr. david dao's family says he is still recovering at a chicago hospital after being dragged off of that united airlines flight sunday. >> look at what you did to him. >> reporter: his lawyer releasing this statement tuesday. appreciative of the outpouring of prayers, concern and support. >> i'm physician, have to work tomorrow 8:00. >> reporter: and this morning, our first look at the moments before things escalated. dao talking to the airport
officers after he was told he had to get off of the full flight to make room for united employees. >> no, i'm not going. i am not going. >> reporter: even the white house weighing in tuesday. >> to watch a human being get dragged down an aisle with their head banging off armrests and not think it could have been handled better, we could probably all agree on that. >> reporter: united caught in severe turbulence. the airline's stock tumbling tuesday, closing down more than $250 million. >> all good relationships are built on trust. we know that. and we know we have to earn yours. >> reporter: the company's ceo oscar munoz criticized for his unsympathetic response initially calling dao disruptive and belligerent now directly apologizing to dao. saying no one should ever be mistreated this way. the passengers report he did nothing unusual other than refuse to give up his seat. on the overbooked flight. the airline getting ravaged on social media and late night like
this skit on "jimmy kimmel." >> we'll beat you so badly you'll be using your own face as a flotation device. >> and one of those aviation officers involved in all this has been placed on paid administrative leave. united says their full review of this incident should be complete by the end of the month. michael. >> all right, thank you, alex. a lot of questions to be asked and we have a chance to get those answered coming up at 7:30 with our exclusive interview with united's ceo and, amy, you have the morning's other top stories starting with a soccer team under fire. a series of explosions actually appeared to target a german soccer team as those players were leaving their hotel for a game in the city of dortmund. the explosives were hidden in the bushes. one player was injured and the team bus was damaged. police say two suspects are linked to islamic extremism. one is detained. a note at the scene mentioned isis.
new figures show 20 million people worldwide are now threatened by famine. the worst hunger crisis since world war ii. they live in yemen, somalia, south sudan and nigeria where starvation is sometimes used as a war tactic. back in this country republicans will hang on to a congressional seat in kansas after a special election that was closer than expected. republican ron estes won the seat vacated by cia director mike pompeo. and in florida, thieves rammed a truck through this gun store. look at that before making off with a pile of guns and ammunition. that truck was later found abandoned. the suspects are on the run, gun thefts have been skyrocketing nationwide. j. geils the man who started one of the most popular rock bands of the early '80s has passed away. ♪ oh, yeah, that is "centerfold." j. geils topped the charts with that hit in '82. he was found dead in his massachusetts home, he was just 71. finally someone got into the florida marlins game without a
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check out the pockets of light rain on live doppler 7. seeing green and we have drizzle around those areas. damp start to the day with a moist southerly flow coming up and keep us gray. once it tapers around noon, a random shower at 4:00 and then from 6:00 in the north bay to about 1:00 in the south bay, we will have a brief burst of moderate showers. and breezy conditions. the storm ranks one, light on the storm impact scale. no flooding or wind damage. same thing with thursday's storm's and sunday's, monday's and tuesday. >> we'll have another update in 30 minutes and abc7 news.com.
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welcome back to "gma." that's olympic figure skater nancy kerrigan taking on the "dancing with the stars" ballroom on monday where she opened up about her secret struggle to have children and how she found hope. dr. ashton is here with advice for all families and that's just ahead. >> she really opened up. >> yes, she did. also right now secretary of state tillerson in moscow for those high stakes meetings this morning sitting down with the russian foreign minister. president putin is next. they are pressuring russia to drop the support for president bashar al assad. florida is in a state of emergency right now as more than 100 wildfires burn. no rain to help put them out. more than 68,000 acres have scorched since february. but more on that outrage over united airlines passenger being forcibly removed. the airline is under attack and
everyone from the white house to comedians are reacting to how united handled the incident. now the company's ceo is speaking exclusively to abc news about what he calls that horrific event that sparked an international firestorm. abc's rebecca jarvis just sat down with him in chicago. good morning, rebecca. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. and this was united's ceo oscar munoz's first interview since that incident that has sparked all of the outrage. it was a wide-ranging conversation and i asked him, what did he think when he watched that video? oscar, this incident has sparked outrage around the world. there are calls this morning to boycott your brand. what did you think when you saw that video of a man being dragged off of one of your planes? >> good morning and thank you for having me. it's not so much what i thought but it's what i felt. probably the word is shame,
comes to mind. you know, as i think about our business and our people, the first thing i think is important to say is to apologize to dr. dao, his family, the passengers on that flight, our customers, our employees. that is not who our family at united is. and you saw us at a bad moment and this could never -- will never happen again on a united airlines flight. that's my premise and that's my promise. >> why not communicate that shame as you call it initially in your initial apology in your initial statement? you apologized for re-accommodating passengers, and in your internal note to your employees, you talked about a belligerent and disruptive passenger. why did it take until tuesday to offer a more full-hearted apology? >> i think my first reaction to most issues is to get the facts
and circumstances and the initial -- my initial words fell short of truly expressing what we were feeling. and that's something that i have learned from. the expression of apology and specific to folks i mentioned before is an important part of a conversation like this because, again, that shame and embarrassment was pretty palpable for me and for a lot of our family. >> you said this will never happen again. what will you be doing to ensure that promise? >> well, as i've outlined in some of my messaging is really around reviewing a fairly deep and thorough review of a lot of our policies that support this. specifically, if i were to be here today as i am, i would tell you that the use of law enforcement aboard an aircraft has to be looked at very carefully.
they're clearly there for the purpose of safety and want to make sure they protect us, but for other reasons, i think that's a policy we have to absolutely relook at. >> what went wrong in this scenario? >> it was a system failure. we have not provided our front line supervisors and managers and individuals with the proper tools, policies, procedures that allow them to use their common sense. they all have an incredible amount of common sense, and this issue could have been solved by that. that's on me. i have to fix that. and i think that's something that we can do. >> what needs to change here specifically? because if you look at the policy, and a lot of people learned this week through this story, and are surprised to learn that in the fine print, you can be asked to leave a flight involuntarily without any compensation as you decide it. what needs specifically to change here?
were those flight attendants, were those employees of united, were they not enabled to offer people more money to voluntarily leave that flight? >> i think, again, back to the broader system issue, i think there's many of those points that i think we need to relook at. there is an incentive program that works pretty well outside of the gate, clearly when you get into an airplane and you're boarded with your luggage and you're situated, your incentive model needs to change, and that's one of the policies we'll look at, and do empower our front line folks to a degree but again need to expand and adjust those policies to again allow a little more common sense. >> in the future if no one voluntarily decides to leave a plane based on the amount of money that united is offering, will you -- >> we are not going to put a law enforcement official to take them off. >> a law enforcement official will never come on one of your planes again?
>> to remove a booked, paid, seating passenger, we can't do that. >> have you spoken to dr. dao? >> i have not. i have reached out to him and have left a message and our team has tried to reach him on several occasions. we've not been able to contact him directly. i do look forward to a time when i can as much as i'm able to apologize directly to him for what's happened. >> what do you think he deserves in all of this? >> well, certainly an apology. and from that point on, i think we'll have to see. >> do you think he's at fault in any way? >> no, he can't be. he was a paying passenger sitting on our seat in our aircraft and no one should be treated that way. period. >> there are a number of pr professionals who believe that this was handled improperly by you and your company. and some are even calling for
you to resign. have you considered that option? >> no. i was hired to make united better, and we have been doing that, and that's what i'll continue to do. >> reporter: he also was asked by me why now after all of the controversy, why come out, why have this conversation now? and he said, that he didn't believe he had expressed the proper sentiment initially. he also told me, robin, it is never too late to do the right thing. >> there's a good point in that. you know, rebecca, i don't have to tell you there are so many people who have seen this video around the world and are really concerned about flying with united, concerned that something like that could possibly happen to them. what is the advice that munoz has for those concerned? >> reporter: we talked about this in the conversation as well. i asked him, point blank, what he would say to our viewers and, robin, he said that they're
conducting an internal review that he plans to make changes, he mentioned one of those changes in the interview that you heard just there about not taking people off the flights, using law enforcement in the future, but they are conducting an internal review. he says his aim is to continually do better for all united passengers, robin. >> all right, rebecca jarvis, getting this interview, thank you, thank you for sharing this with us and our audience. really appreciate it. >> big cleanup there. coming up in just two minutes, a warning about pools and electrocution. how safe is the pool your kids are swimming in? warning about pools and electrocution. how safe is the pool your kids are swimming in? hey, bud. you need some help? no, i'm good. come on, moe. i have to go. (vo) we always trusted our subaru impreza would be there for him someday. ok. that's it. (vo) we just didn't think someday would come so fast. see ya later, moe. (vo) introducing the all-new subaru impreza.
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electrocution is a hidden danger that can be just as deadly. it's important to know how to prevent it and what to do if it happens. it's an invisible danger that can paralyze or even kill in an instant. thousands of volts of electricity in pool water caused by hazards like faulty wiring. watch these children at a florida pool. this girl touching the metal rail instantly going limp. as the man tries to help her, he's zapped too before yanking the girl out of the water. she and all the other swimmers survived. but 17-year-old rachel rosoff wasn't so lucky. the north carolina high school senior and lifeguard at her community pool tragically lost her life labor day weekend last year after she was shocked leaving her unable to move and fight her way to the surface. >> she always said she wanted to be strong like me and she was so much better than i was at 17. >> reporter: now her family is filing a lawsuit claiming her death was caused by the
allegedly substandard repair work of two raleigh companies. williams electronic motor repair and future connections electrical who the family alleges among other problems failed to fully replace faulty wiring back in 2011. >> they knew or discovered conditions which were dangerous at this pool, and they didn't correct them. >> there are lots of things swimmers should look for. frayed wires. if the lighting looks old or in disrepair, it could be dangerous. >> reporter: that same kind of shock killed 7-year-old calder sloan at his family pool in 2014. >> the boy that never stopped running. he never stopped doing anything. >> reporter: safety experts also say many pools are only inspected by an electrician when they are first installed. >> it's not a bad idea to look for an inspection notice to make sure that the municipality, the city, the state has looked at this pool, made sure it's safe. >> reporter: in the wake of rachel rosoff's death, some
north carolina lawmakers want a law requiring additional inspections of all public swimming pools in the state. now, we've reached out to both companies being sued by rachel rosoff's family and have not heard back but pool safety experts say if you suspect electrocution, the first thing you need to do, call 911 then cut off the pool's power supply so you're going to want to know where those electrical switches are. when it comes to rescuing someone you want to make sure you don't get electrocuted so use a rubber floaty like this one, or one of those pool hooks but make sure it's made of fiberglass and not metal. george. >> good advice there, linzie, thanks very much. >> michael. coming up, new questions about fox news host bill o'reilly. will he return to the network after vacation? and a big spring break alert. as more sharks head to florida's coast, how concerned do you need to be? we're going to talk about those two stories when we come back in two minutes.
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and we are back with our big board. cynthia littleton from "variety" for our first story, bill o'reilly. advertisers have abandoned him since those sexual harassment allegations. last night he announced he's taking a two-week spring break. let's take a look. >> last fall i booked a trip that should be terrific. not going to tell you where it is but we have a contest on billoreilly.com. guess where bill is going. i'll have a full report when i return. >> cynthia littleton, the big question is will he come back? the "new york" magazine says there's a split inside the murdoch family and they run fox news, over whether or not he should. >> there is no question this has become a crisis that escalated to the top of fox news and parent company 21st century fox and it is definitely something that has surprised them. the swiftness of the reaction, how fast advertisers pulled out in droves has really surprised them even though they knew that this report about the allegations was coming.
>> i'm surprised they're surprised given ailes' allegations, given the fact they knew this report was coming for some time. >> i think again, it was just the swiftness, just how quickly advertisers could be pressured. how -- just how the groundswell on social media came very quickly even in light of the seriousness of the allegations. and in terms of whether he will be back, fox -- excuse me, fox has not said -- has not given an official date as to when he will be back. o'reilly's representative issued a statement that says, the vacation coincides with the period mr. o'reilly often takes off in and around his children's spring break. he is saying, o'reilly's rep is saying he'll be back april 24th. >> since all this has happened, it's actually been -- the advertisers that pulled out, but the fans have come, more fans are watching now and ratings have surged, so do you think fox is willing to risk canceling the show now? >> that, you know, that is the huge question that is definitely being debated. what's happening right now is
that there is a new internal fox news investigation that has been triggered by one of the complaints that was just made last week. so, obviously that investigation is going to go through its process depending on what is turned up in that, fox could be very much facing a very difficult question of doing what is right versus what is profitable for the company. >> all right, cynthia, thank you. >> thank you very much. >> this story has a lot more legs to it. we got to keep our eyes open for that. next up, as spring break kicks into high gear, two more shark attacks reported offer the coast of florida. on monday and this as researchers track a massive shark migration along the state's south shore. thousands swarming near crowded beaches. and joining us now is one of those researchers, dr. stephen kajiura. doc, you are the professor at the shark lab there and have been studying it for years. what's going on here? >> sure, so for the past seven years, i have been flying an aerial survey from miami all the way up to jupiter along the
coast here, counting the numbers of sharks that occur really close to shore. what happens is massive numbers of black tip sharks form large aggregations very close to the beaches right at the same time we have a lot of spring breakers coming down here and a lot of people spending their winters down here in south florida. >> why are they coming so close? >> well, one of the explanations may be that these are not particularly big sharks, five or six foot at the most, and they may be coming in close to shore to get away from the bigger sharks, the big tiger sharks or bull sharks or hammerheads. another idea may be that the black tipped sharks are coming in close to shore because that's where their food is, the little bait fish are. unfortunately, the fact that the sharks come in so close to shore that's in the same place in the same time that the swimmers are in the water as well, so potential for interactions between the two. >> interactions. >> yeah, i like the way you said that. interactions, dr. kajiura. oh, boy, it's an interaction i don't want. >> doctor, thanks very much.
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good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc7 mornings. let's head over to meteorologist mike nicco for a quick look at the forecast. hi, mike. >> hi, everybody. see live doppler 7 with pockets of light rain. the green, the drizzle. letting up about 9:00. pockets of light rain let up about noon and then in the afternoon hours just a random shower, 61 to 66 degrees. but from 6:00 to 9:00, north bay through midnight in the south bay we have a quick burst of moderate showers but it's only one light on the storm impact scale. alexis? >> okay. the look at the roads this morning. southbound 101 through marin county, cleared. starting to pick up at the pace san rafael. quick check of drive times. one hour to the maze not good. only 17 across the bay bridge and another 17 if you're heading to the airport.
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. happening right now that high-stakes meeting in moscow. president trump's secretary of state facing off with russia at this hour warning them to stop backing the syrian regime. trump draws a firm line saying the u.s. is not going into syria. an abc news exclusive. the first interview with the united airlines ceo. >> this could never, will never happen again on a united airlines flight. >> responding to the international outrage over a passenger being dragged off a united flight. what he said only on "gma." nancy kerrigan revealing her devastating six miscarriages. >> you think, what's wrong with me? what did i do so wrong? >> saying she spent eight years suffering, feeling ashamed and like a failure. what she told our cameras about her journey to being a mother of three. heath ledger, the hollywood
star like you've never seen him in his own home movie. >> hello. are we going to go on a mission right now? will you come with me? you will. >> his friends and family opening up about the heath they knew, and the legacy he left behind for his daughter. and we are tap dancing into wednesday with a special showdown performance and kate del castillo live in times square and they're here to say -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> how about that tap-dance. michael strahan right there. good morning, america. happy wednesday. welcome to all of you, you can tell it's spring break. we have a lot of kids here today. >> you left it up to the experts. you and kate. >> tried.
didn't work. >> we got a special guest with us as well. i'm excited to chat with health coach amy kurtz revealing how she took control of her life after years of struggling. she's got advice for everyone. it's about people who are dealing with chronic illnesses and you know, 133 americans deal with some sort of chronic illness and she has a wonderful book out and some warriors that he'll have with us as well. >> that's awesome. whenever we get a commercial break i'm usually doing a hit with the houston affiliate and while i'm doing that somebody is in the background bugging me. i'm glad i was blocking that last dance you were doing there. >> running man. >> getting creative. >> i know. >> thanks a lot. some things -- you don't have to share everything. >> fine. >> it was fun. all right, and then also, if you could close your eyes and dream up anything in the world to have available to you in a
vending machine at the touch of a button, what would it be? >> atm works pretty well. >> money is good. >> that is called an atm and money does work. another delicious choice we'll have for you coming up in "pop news" and the word pop is a clue. >> ooh. you have been doing a lot of teasing with that. >> oh, go on. >> we have a lot coming up. amy with the morning rundown. good morning, everyone, we begin with breaking news. word of a plot in the u.s. embassy in africa. authorities thwarted a plot by boca haram to attack the u.s. embassy in the capital. the british embassy was a target. we'll have more details throughout the day. secretary of state tillerson is being scolded today during crucial talks in moscow. russian foreign minister sergey lavrov did not mince words and told tillerson the u.s. missile strike on syria last week was an unlawful attack and lavrov said russia is concerned about what he called the ambiguous and
contradictory ideals of the trump administration. just yesterday, the white house accused russia of trying to cover up the attack on civilians, and during an interview last night, president trump said, quote, we are not going into syria. but he made his contempt for dictator bashar al assad very clear. >> putin is backing a person that's truly an evil person and i think it's very bad for russia. i think it's very bad for mankind. it's very bad for this world. this is an animal. >> secretary of state tillerson will meet next with putin as he tries to convince russia to stop supporting assad. there is a new development stemming from the investigation into russians meddling in the u.s. presidential election. the fbi reportedly obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor trump foreign policy adviser, carter page. "the washington post" reports officials believe he may have been spying for russia. overnight page told abc news the warrant shows just how far the
obama administration went to suppress those who oppose their foreign policy. the ceo of united airlines is speaking out about the doctor forcibly removed from a flight. dr. david dao is recovering at a chicago hospital and new video shows him refusing to get off the flight because he had patients the next morning. the airlines policies are being reviewed so more commonsense will be revealed. >> do you think he is at fault in any way? >> no, he can't be. he was a paying passenger sitting on our seat in our aircraft. and no one should be treated that way. period. >> he also promised that law enforcement will never again be called to remove a seated paying passenger from a united flight.
well, walmart is making a new move in the online shopping wars. it will soon offer discounts on thousands of items ordered online if you pick them up at the nearest store. the move is seen as an alternative to amazon's two-day prime delivery service. and finally, a nurse from michigan just hit the lottery. she won $4 million on a scratch ticket. you're looking at it. she has been a nurse for 28 years, but she says she is not going to retire. instead, she said, she is looking forward to scaling back her schedule to just 40 hours a week. no more overtime. she said i'm not sure i've ever actually worked just a 40-hour week so it will feel like retirement to me. congratulations to her. she is taking the lump sum of $2.5 million. not too bad. >> that's fantastic. >> heart of a nurse. yeah. >> all right. so you have teased us already. "pop news" now? >> i do. i have that, yes. [ applause ] i begin with a little sad news, though. about a brilliant television icon.
this morning we say good-bye to the beloved face of late night tv david letterman's mom. remember dorothy? she was such a wonderful fixture on that show. she passed away tuesday at the age of 95. dorothy was such a familiar face to letterman's viewers making regular appearances on mother's day and thanksgiving, occasionally, helping with the top ten lists, doing such great job, and she acted as "the late show" correspondent at three winter olympics. she also published "home cooking with dave's mom." this morning we send our love to dave letterman and his family. >> they were so great if she had a beautiful smile and she will be missed. >> she will. also in -- >> he shared her with us. >> agreed. she became part of our family as a result. also this morning in "pop news," well, it's all about the '90s. the comebacks are in. "friends" will be there from the small screen to the stage now. the long-running sitcom is being turned into an off-broadway
musical opening this fall in new york city. thank you. with songs created from famous episodes like how can we afford this place? will they or won't they and, oh, my god, it's janice. >> that's great. >> one of the classics. >> oh, my god. >> and if that's not enough to satisfy your '90s sitcom craving the primetime reboot of "will & grace" is back in a big way. nbc has increased its order of episodes all four of the original stars will be back, debra messing, eric mccormack, sean hayes and megan mullally. the reunion starts this fall. >> it's usually hard after that much time to get everybody to come back together and shoot the show. >> absolutely. >> i want us to take a look at some of the great abc shows and think about reboots. they are so fun to watch and i would just like to say, alf, where are you?
you know how i feel. >> your buddy. >> yeah. >> john mayer and alf. >> yeah, i know. and then finally in "pop news," pop the corks. champagne maker, moet & chandon is rolling out champagne vending machines. i love this idea. you guessed it. >> i guessed it. >> you saw that glimmer in my eyes. after testing the concept in london and las vegas, arnaud's french 75 bar in new orleans, nolo, right? >> nola. new orleans. new orleans. >> they'll be serving the bubbly with the touch of a button, and they are popped out very carefully so as not to disturb their bubbly goodness. they come with their own elegant sipper so that you can swig right from the bottle. a fancy refresher from a fancy price tag, $20 a mini bottle. >> that's what they need in new orleans, right? >> just what they need in new orleans. really. with a to go cup.
>> rolling out, three cities. more to come and that, my friends, is "pop news." >> way to go, lara. thank you. [ applause ] coming up, nancy kerrigan speaking out. the olympian opening up about her struggles to have children and how it affected her marriage. dr. ashton will talk about it. "i am heath ledger." we'll have the intimate new look at the actor's life with never-before-seen footage. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by chick-fil-a. they only gave me one. are you serious? wait- mama, you're going to be an abuela your face yeah, this is how she tells me
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we are back now with t we are back now with that personal revelation from olympian nancy kerrigan. the "dancing with the stars" competitor performed a beautiful foxtrot. dedicated to motherhood on monday. and revealed her secret struggle to grow her family. abc's abbie boudreau has the story. >> reporter: nancy kerrigan, two-time olympic medalist going for the gold on "dancing with the stars" this season.
but on monday night, tearfully revealing she's had a long journey to motherhood. >> almost felt shameful, i think, like because i couldn't do it on my own. >> reporter: suffering a crushing six miscarriages in eight years. >> people have babies every day. this is up is a natural thing. why did -- why would i keep losing a baby? like what did i do? >> reporter: after the birth of her son, matthew, in 1996, nancy and her husband struggled to have more children. >> it's devastating. it's so hard on your marriage and you think, god, what's wrong with me? >> you blamed yourself. >> of course. >> reporter: miscarriage is the most common complication of pregnancy in the united states. occurring in 15% to 20% of pregnancies. >> the pregnancy was like 12 weeks so it was far enough along we actually told matthew. it was crazy hard to tell him after. sorry. he was so excited he was going to have a brother or sister then you have to go back and say,
that's not going to happen, and trying to explain to a little kid, like, why. >> reporter: finally kerrigan turned to ivf and had her son ryan in 2005 and daughter nicole in 2008. >> even with when i finally had brian, it took a long time to name him. it was like being afraid to get attached. ♪ while you're out there getting where you've been to ♪ >> reporter: kerrigan dedicating her turn in the ballroom to her three children hoping to show them to never give up. >> life throws some wild curveballs at you, and, you know, but it's just okay. keep moving forward. >> reporter: for "good morning america" abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> keep moving forward and our chief women's health correspondent dr. jennifer ashton is here. six miscarriages. that has got to be so tough. >> yeah. >> nancy was so honest about the feelings of shame and guilt, but what's happening physically
inside the body when that happens? >> it's a spectrum so you can see anything from mild effects to severe effects. if you look at some more common physical effects, you're talking about things like requiring a dnc which is a minor surgical procedure, blood loss in some cases, which can be mild or it could be extreme. pain which is almost universal and then infection, less common, but, again, hearing about 15% to 20%, 25% in pregnancies, it affects a lot of women. >> as an ob/gyn, when do you look for underlying problems? >> if a woman is pregnant enough times many women will suffer one miscarriage. the definition of recurring loss is three or more, but clinically, we start to generate workup after two miscarriages and we're looking for the more common causes which would be things like genetic abnormalities in the embryo or thyroid problem, polycystic ovarian problems, diabetes, clotting conditions or fibroids, but know those things can contribute to miscarriage and
know what does not contribute to miscarriage. so it's so important for women and their partners to know it has nothing to do with how active you've been, how much exercise you did or how stressed you are. in that case there would be no live births. or forgetting to take your vitamins for a day or two, do not play the self-blame. >> nancy said it was tough on her marriage. really quickly, how would you counsel patients on that? >> if you don't address the emotional you're missing half the picture here, so it takes time and this is not just for the woman but it's really, you know for the whole couple. >> it's a loss. >> it's a loss. they need time to grieve that loss and they should not be told don't worry. you can try again. we need to generate the appropriate amount of empathy for what they've just been through. >> absolutely, thank you, very, very helpful and brave of nancy. coming up, heath ledger's never-before-seen home videos. what his family is now revealing about the actor. ♪ lately i've been i've been playing hard ♪ ♪ i've been playing hard
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abc's jesse palmer is here with the details. good morning, jesse. >> good morning, michael. this documentary is full of interviews and never before seen footage that ledger filmed himself shedding light on the private moments of a budding star. >> reporter: it's heath ledger raw, unfiltered and through his own lens. >> i'm filming right now. >> reporter: the new documentary "i am heath ledger" is an intimate self-portrait framed by the memories of friends and family. >> had these shiny stars on the ceiling that he put up on his house, and he said, that's where i'm going to be. i'm going to be in the film industry and he said i'm going to be a film actor. >> he turned down so many different roles. it's interesting. he turned down superman. it wasn't a role that he felt he could relate to. it wasn't a role that he felt that was going to further his career and he said no. >> why don't you just let me be? >> reporter: when he said yes he delivered unforgettable performances. >> it's simple.
kill the batman. >> reporter: and won an oscar in 2009 posthumously as the joker in "the dark knight." >> here's your card. >> reporter: privately, however he struggled with his own skyrocketing success. >> he wanted fame. and then when he got it he didn't want it. >> reporter: mostly friends recall his generous spirit off-screen. >> if you asked heath who he was, he would tell you he was an actor. he was a filmmaker. and he was a brother. he was a brother to me and to many. >> you would never know. >> reporter: this black and white shot here, nicole kidman in one of heath ledger's home movies but adored no one more than his daughter matilda. his sister, kate ledger, tells "people" magazine that the film is like a gift from father to daughter. her being able to see his movements and his expressions, it's almost like he pieced the documentary together for her. >> hello. are we going to go on a mission right now? will you come with me?
oh, you will. >> heath's family describes his daughter matilda as, quote, heath in pigtails and says everything she does reminds them of him. you can see "i am heath ledger" in theaters on may 3rd and on spike may 17th. >> sounds like a great remembrance. >> absolutely. >> thank you, jesse. coming up, actress kate del castillo is here live. there she is. tomorrow, get ready, get set for amazing "deals & steals." >> really great deals. >> on must have customizable gear for the whole family. >> that's a great deal. >> oh, yeah, tomorrow, the "deals & steals" are only on "good morning america." catholic charities in rning america." "good morning america."
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are you ready for the wet weather? it's still out there on live doppler radar. light rain, drizzle and tapers a little bit around lunch but we'll have that moist southerly flow to keep us cloudy. random showers to 4:00. moderate showers and breezy conditions from 6:00 in the north bay to midnight in the south bay. every storm is light. jessica? >> mike, thank you. we'll have another abc7 news update in 30 minutes and always at abc7news.com. join us for abc7 mornings
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charlie, charlie. charlie. charlie, charlie, charlie, charlie, charlie. >> you got a cheer here. >> it is so reassuring to know my legacy on the show is a taco casserole. >> would you please join us up here, charlie? could you -- [ cheers and applause ] >> i want to get another hug. mwah. ooh. >> i was very impressed -- oh, hi, darling. >> hi, george. >> it's not just any casserole. doritos, enchilada. still number one on the website. >> the easiest thing in the world to make. you can get it on the website and i get a dime every time you do. it's nice to see you're still doing the show five days a week. yeah it's really great. >> it's nice to come back. this is very nice. you are out there this morning recruiting people to come in here. i thought that was -- >> please. >> i love the fact that you take pictures with people during the
commercial breaks. [ cheers and applause ] they were all sitting on your lap. did any tell them what they wanted for christmas. >> this man would stay downstairs and would take a picture with everyone and wasn't it great when people could woman back over the years and showing pictures when they had children. >> i had stock in kodak. kodak still existed. what's kodak? >> let's take a trip down memory lane. let's take a trip down memory lane. you've had fun types here over the years and do you remember this moment, charlie gibson? and roll the videotape. >> okay, baby. mwah. >> jack hanna. ♪ this will be >> ladies and gentlemen, the father of the bride.
>> when she got married, yep, yep, yep, yep. [ applause ] >> when i left, when i left they asked me of all the guests that you've had on the program in 19 years, 19 years of getting up early, they said of all the guests we've ever had on the show you can have one back. who would you like to have? >> what did you say? >> kermit the frog. >> somebody tweeted me and when i said -- somebody -- i had put a picture up early in the morning, two of of us and the love coming your way and someone said is kermit coming too? this is what i wanted to show you this. this is what i wanted to show you, the fun you had. >> four, three, two, one. >> oh. >> your wife was so upset with you about that. >> this was before we did a week of shows in australia and i walked into the room two days
before the show was to start broadcasting from australia and all the staff was gathered around a monitor and i said, what are you guys looking at and they had gone out to this bungee jumping place in -- in -- in new zealand, is it australia? it's australia. anyway, so and i said -- i turned to joan lunden and said would you do that, and joan said, well, of course, and i thought, oh, god, i'm going to have to do it myself and so we did it. we did it off that bridge. i will forever -- i remember they don't let you look down. you have to look out or you'll back off then they count you down, three, two, one. >> oh, my goodness. >> i went out there on the ledge and i said -- i did the good morning america, we used to do faces in those days and i went out there and said i hope this is not the last time i ever say good morning, america. >> good morning america. can i show you my favorite photo, though, the favorite, the photo?
>> oh. i have that -- >> did you all see this? >> backstage, right? >> that was -- we had just introduced a news conference. >> it was going on forever. >> a boring one, huh? >> it was a little boring. i won't tell you which president it was. but his initials are u.s. grant, but it was -- well, you know. you're tired at 10:00. you're exhausted. >> diane completely gave up. i'm trying. >> charlie, you came in at 7 -- you were revved up this morning. i thought you were going to come in and take over the guessing. desk. >> no, no, no. you own this thing now. no, it is -- you guys get up every morning -- i forget how it is. 3:21 i used to get up. it was back time so i walked out the door at 4:00. and people always say, aren't you tired when you do this show and the answer, of course, is yes. >> you told me the best line you get invited to everything but you're too tired to go to anything.
and that's true. >> built-in excuse. >> so how -- >> this thing swivels. big budget. >> how is life? >> life is terrific. life is very good. four grandchildren now. as a matter of fact i'm with a young lady who is my daughter's au pair in seattle. and she's here seeing new york which is the reason i came in. and i have one grandchild in minneapolis. they're too darned far away. but it is great to -- they're they're all wonderful. >> you will forever be "gma" royalty. >> ah. >> charlie gibson. >> you're kind. you're kind. [ cheers and applause ] >> it is -- i always say to people, it is such a privilege to do this program. the best named program in the history of television and to be able to say good morning to the entire country is a rare treat. and it's almost become the new york giants show, jesse and michael. [ laughter ] i think it's great.
and it's what a great basketball tournament, women's basketball -- >> i know you were cheering them on. >> mississippi state, i know for you, it was great and geno auriemma was such a gentleman about that whole thing. >> i miss talking sports with you. >> i saw these hats over here that some guys are saying hail, charlie. i say hail to you, charlie. you are the man. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> would you do us the honor because someone also said they miss your calm, reassuring voice. can you introduce our next guest. >> you want me to introduce -- >> yes. >> okay, well, you know our next guest from "jane the virgin." are there any of those left? [ cheers and applause ] >> our charlie.
>> on television, not many. that's for sure. now she has a trailblazing new series on netflix, please welcome, kate del castillo. >> thank you. >> yay! >> we love you, baby. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> i love you. >> how are you? >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> mwah. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. >> charlie giving up his seat. >> are those nachos? what is it? >> they're doritos, enchilada. >> oh, nice. >> it's on our website. >> and charlie made up the recipe. >> oh, wow. nice. good for the morning. >> good. >> for a hangover. enchiladas is good. >> kate, looking at the internet last night, you have a new show. it's a groundbreaking show. it's a spanish language original drama for netflix "ingobernable."
>> "ingobernable." >> that was good. >> she has a video that you can watch. she teaches you how to say the word, the name of the show and i just screwed it up. >> no, you didn't. >> i saw the video like six times. >> that was actually good. it's even hard in english. it's ungovernable is the translation, it's hard to english too so good for you. >> how did you say it -- >> "ingobernable." >> "ingobernable." >> "ingobernable." >> "ingobernable." >> everybody together. >> all: "ingobernable." >> so, how did this feel for you? this is a groundbreaking series so how did it feel to be a part of it. >> you know what, they went with me and i'm grateful for netflix. they could have changed the actress very fast, you know what, that was the best way to go and they stuck with me after all the problems i've been having in mexico, so we couldn't shoot in mexico city which is
the leading, you know, is the leading role is mexico in this show, so it was very challenging for all of us for netflix, for argos and being an actor you want to play all your scenes, so it was a little frustrating but at the end, you know, i think the crossover that everybody talks about when you do it in your own language. >> challenging also because you do a lot of action. >> a lot of action. >> we want to show people. [ speaking a foreign language ] [ cheers and applause ] >> trouble. >> trouble. >> but some people are saying you are the female jason bourne in this role. >> i love that!
what can i say? i love that, yeah. it's just hard for a woman, you know, to have those kind of roles, so for me it's really, really amazing. i love action. it's like my little secret. i've done a lot of drama in my life. i have a lot of drama in my life but i love action. it's my real thing. i love it. just to do loving doing my stunts and everything i can. that's all i love. >> you've handled the drama in your life so very well with a lot of grace. >> thanks, robin. i've been trying to put myself together to put my little pieces back together. but i'm good. i'm good. >> the heart is good. >> yes. much better, thank you very much. >> you're very welcome. >> thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> you can watch "ingobernable" on netflix. >> great job. >> she taught me. whoa! you're not taking these. hey, hey, hey! you're not taking those. whoa, whoa! you're not taking that. come with me. you're not taking that. you're not taking that.
on behalf the captain, please stay seated. welcome back to "gma." anne marie, where are you from? >> charlotte. >> from charlotte. she said it was so nice out here yesterday. yes, it was and it will be again today. just a little more on the cool side. 72. still above average and check that out, 84, columbia. let's go ahead and get a check closer to home. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. have the umbrella handy. we are damp this morning. a little bit of a break mid-morning to afternoon hours but once the evening commute hits, moderate showers rolling such a good crowd.
we need more mild days. this weather brought to you by mcdonald's. let's head out to robin. >> all right. thank you so much, ginger. let's hear a little bit of india.arie. "everybody's got something" and based on my book and my podcast and the people i want you to meet who have inspired me like health coach amy kurtz and with her new book "kicking sick: your go-to guide for thriving with chronic health conditions." using lessons from her own experience. she calls herself a professional patient turned holistic health coach. would you please welcome my new friend, amy kurtz. nice to have you here, amy. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> make your mess your message. i love that. i love that. so tell us a little bit about your story. >> so, i had debilitating back pain starting when i was 14 and it was undiagnosed celiac disease. nobody could figure out what it was. i went to 35 doctors, nobody could figure out what the root
cause of the pain was and so i was just put on painkillers for many years because nobody could figure it out. and then later i picked up a parasite infection and it's as intense as it sounds and started to lose my hair. i couldn't go to the bathroom. i couldn't keep food down. my whole body shut down. i gained 30 pounds in 30 days and i hit rock bottom and then i realized that i needed to be my own advocate and take my health into my own hands and i wrote "kicking sick" because it was the book that i needed so badly when i was really suffering and struggling and feeling isolated. >> there's so many. i was surprised by the number, amy, 133 americans, one in two adults have some sort of chronic medical issue. that is an ongoing issue. so and i love how you said you had to take action and you have some invaluable advice that you've put into books. share some of that with us. >> a lot of things i tell my clients the first place to start remember nobody knows your body
better than you. and that you have to be your own advocate and research everything, so that you can find your a-team and find someone to partner with you who is a great doctor to get you on your path to healing. >> so you create your a-team of resources. what's next? >> then i would say self-care is health care and what i mean by that is you're so much more than your physical diagnosis. so, you would start the morning with morning ritual, maybe a gratitude list, meditation, take some time in the middle of the day to tune into yourself and your spirit. and then at the end, book end your day. leave work at work. take care of yourself to wind down for restorative sleep. this could be my favorite which is an epsom salt bath. >> i love that too. i know you said consider food as medicine. there's also, you have what you call glow warriors, we put out a call on social media and wanted to know. we wanted to hear from people who have gone through their something and they want to share it and so we have some glow warriors here.
come on out. show us your -- ♪ this is my fight song take back my life song ♪ >> i love that. spinal cord injury. addiction. ♪ >> oh. >> what is it that you guys are waving? i didn't see that. i love that. what is it about it? it starts from within, right? >> right, so the word glow represents healing from the inside out and the word warrior is being a fighter but in order to heal and get yourself well you have to imagine being a peaceful warrior. >> so i want to speak -- where's stephanie? how are you? what's your advice to people? >> my advice, i have endometriosis, a reproductive condition that's very painful. my advice is to give yourself a pep talk each and every day i
start my day with a pep talk. i say, stephanie, you can do this and today will be a good day. >> i know. that's true. where is marisa? and yours? >> i have a connective tissue disorder which causes severe hyper mobility and chronic orthopedic issues. remind yourself on a daily basis no matter how you're feeling this is a moment in time and it's not always going to feel this way. >> this too shall pass. that would be good. thank you all. thank you, amy. so very much. we'll continue this conversation on facebook live because i want to hear from more of you and more of your stories, as well. our audience, you're going home with a copy of "kicking sick." it's in stores now. we'll be right back. thank you. [ applause
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good morning. i'm jessica castro. let's head over to meteorologist mike nicco for a quick look at the forecast. >> hey, everybody. we are still looking at wet weather out there. you can see pockets of light rain and drizzle. the drizzle drying and the light rain will start tapering about noon. mainly dry this afternoon. and then from about 6:00 tonight through midnight some moderate showers from north to south across the neighborhoods. it is a one on the storm impact scale. alexis? >> okay. we don't have a specific, huge problem right now. here's southbound 680 through the walnut creek area. soggy and stop and go and the drive times definitely heavy and starting to switch from red to yellow. a lot of slow spots, jessica. >> thank you. time now for "live with kelly." we'll be back at 11:00.