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for watching this week. hope you have a great good morning, america. breaking news, president trump responds to that russia investigation bombshell. >> fake news, folks. fake news. >> the new report he tried to fire special counsel robert mueller just one month into the job. why the president eventually backed down and the trump administration's new plan for immigration. what it means for 1.8 million d.r.e.a.m.ers. flu emergency. the alarming new cases, a young mother dying after caring for her family. and the 12-year-old boy also passing away. now an entire school district in florida is shut down and supplies of tamiflu running out. breaking overnight, put on notice, every member of the usa gymnastics board told to resign in the wake of that abuse scandal. now the investigation into the famed karolyi ranch.
♪ freeze ram and photoshop fail. can you spot what's wrong with one of the world's most famous spreads in the world? what two of hollywood's biggest stars, oprah and reese witherspoon, are saying about it this morning. good morning, everybody. happy friday. okay, let's take a look at the picture. can you spot what's wrong? >> well, one of them was pretty obvious. the third hand. everyone is responding. >> oprah is so talented she has three hands. what's wrong with that? >> a lot of things she has to juggle. >> a lot of things to do. >> what were they circling on reese witherspoon's dress? >> well, we can't tell you because there was more than one mistake. and the other one does involve reese witherspoon. we'll tell you later and keep you in suspense. we're teasing you. we have breaking news, from president trump. he is in davos, switzerland this morning denying a blockbuster report from "the new york times" that last june the president ordered the firing of special counsel robert mueller before
backing down in the face of resistance from his white house counsel. our chief white house correspondent jon karl starts us off. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, the president earlier this week told me he is willing to be interviewed by robert mueller and is fully cooperating with his investigation. but "the times" reports he ordered mueller fired six months ago. president trump stuck to the script this morning, touting the american economy. >> america is open for business. and we are competitive once again. the american economy is by far the large nest the world. and we've just enacted the most significant tax cuts and reform in american history. >> reporter: earlier this morning, he insisted he did not try to fire special counsel robert mueller. >> fake news, folks. fake news. >> what's your message today? >> "new york times," fake
stories. >> reporter: but the report is quite detailed saying president trump ordered white house counsel don mcgahn to fire mueller and end the special counsel investigation just one month after mueller was appointed to the job. as mueller began ramping up his investigation, trump lashed out at what he called a witch-hunt telling associates according to "the times" he had conflicts of interest. one of the conflicts cited by the president was the fact that mueller was at the white house being interviewed by the president about possibly returning as fbi director the day before he was appointed special counsel. the president ultimately backed down from firing mueller. "the times" reports after white house counsel don mcgahn threatened to resign saying such a move would have a catastrophic effect on mr. trump's presidency and would incite more questions about whether the white house was trying to obstruct the russia investigation. report of president trump's move to fire mueller stands in stark contrast with what he has said publicly about the special counsel.
>> mr. president, have you thought about or considering leading to the dismissal of the special counsel? anything that bob mueller could do that would send you in that direction? >> i haven't given it any thought. >> reporter: democrats sounded the alarm. senator mark warner, the top democrat on the senate intelligence committee issued a statement saying, quote, firing the special counsel is a red line that the president cannot cross. although the president backed down from firing mueller he still harbors doubts about the investigation, as he made clear when he spoke with reporters at the white house wednesday night. >> do you think robert mueller will be fair to you in this larger investigation? >> we're going to find out. there's no collusion. now they're saying, oh, well, did he fight back? you fight back, oh, it's obstruction. so, here's the thing, i hope so. >> reporter: interestingly the president's legal team has chosen not to comment on this story whatsoever. the only reaction coming from the white house lawyer ty cobb who said, quote, we decline to comment out of respect for the office of the special counsel and its process, george. >> okay, jon, stand by.
i want to have dan abrams join us, as well. chief legal analyst. let's start out, the reason this could be so important is how it fits into a possible obstruction case against the president. >> well, that's right. remember, obstruction of justice relates to intent. what did the president intend to do? meaning you don't have to succeed in obstruction of justice to be charged with obstruction of justice and certainly there's an argument to be made that you add this piece to the other pieces in the puzzle and this is one more potential problem for the president. >> the firing of james comey. >> the firing of james comey, this with regard to mueller, then you have got the rosenstein piece. there's piece after piece here and this is not going to be helpful. >> jon, one of the things we've seen is consistent denials not only from the president this morning, but from the white house going back to last summer. that the president was even thinking about this. here's an interview i had with kellyanne conway in august. >> bottom line, does the president commit to not firing robert mueller?
>> the president has not even discussed that. the president is not discussing firing bob mueller. >> but will he commit not to firing him. >> he's cooperating with -- he has not even discussed not firing bob mueller. >> it's clear there were discussions, several. >> reporter: it sure looks that way. unclear whether kellyanne conway would have been part of any of those discussions. but at the time that this happened, according to "the times," we heard from chris ruddy, a friend of the president's, who told us on the record that the president was considering firing mueller. so this is quite consistent with what we heard in realtime. >> and the white house was trying to knock that down at the time. so, dan, we now see the president saying this is fake news, the whole story is fake news. presumably at some point robert mueller will want to ask him about that. what happens if he says this is fake news to robert mueller? >> well, then he could be charged with perjury. again, i said from the beginning, i don't think that's going to happen.
but let's keep in mind -- >> because you don't think he will sit down with -- >> i don't think he will sit down and answer all questions. will he free to answer certain questions? maybe. but he's not going to answer all of mueller's questions. we have to remember how big a deal it would be. yes, it's no surprise. i was on the show predicting this would happen. but the bottom line is -- >> the attempted firing of mueller? >> yeah, the firing of mueller. look, i had a countdown clock on my website talking about how many days until this happens but it would be shocking if it would happen. if you're not shocked by this possibility, it means you don't understand the system. there is a reason that the president can't even fire mueller himself. it has to go through the attorney general's office, the reason for that is because the special counsel is supposed to be independent and not reporting to the president. >> so that we're even talking about this -- >> we have to keep this in mind. in this context. >> okay. dan abrams. thank you very much. robin? now to that other major headline out of the white house, the administration proposing a new immigration plan that would
give 1.8 million d.r.e.a.m.ers a path to citizenship. but they're expecting major concessions from the democrats in return. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has all the latest on that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, robin. good morning to you. this is the president's plan that they're going to present to the senate on monday hoping they can -- the congress can reach a deal on daca and avoid the government shutdown. let's break this down and take a look at what it means. the white house wants to expand the number of d.r.e.a.m.ers who could become citizens in this country to 1.8 million people. that's more than double the current number of people protected by daca right now. they would become citizens over the next 10 to 12 years. the white house, as we all know, toes a very tough line on immigration. and say this is a major concessions. now, in exchange they want major immigration restrictions. take a look like $25 billion for that border wall and security. cuts on legal family immigration. that means people can only sponsor spouses and minor children for citizenship, not parents and siblings and, robin, they also want to end the visa lottery program.
>> the president's proposal is being met with resistance from major pushback from both sides of the aisle, right, cecilia? >> reporter: exactly. it did not take long for responses to come in. one democrat says this doesn't pass the laugh test. for democrats they see curbing family migration as cruel. and they say this $25 billion wall in exchange for citizenship for d.r.e.a.m.ers is basically holding this population ransom. now, republican leaders say they are very happy they finally know where president trump stands exactly and firmly on daca. many people are applauding this but you have hard-liners like the breitbarts of the world now calling this president amnesty don. and robin, in davos today, the president said solving daca will be a great achievement. but no telling whether this is the plan that will get the deal done. >> one of the most remarkable things about this now talking about $25 billion for the wall. remember all through the campaign the president said, mexico is going to pay for the wall. every single time i've spoken
with a senior administration official, secretary of treasury, secretary of state, they say they haven't even discussed with mexico the idea of mexico paying for the wall. >> not even a discussion yet. >> huh-uh. >> all right, george. all right. we're going to turn now to those alarming new cases of the deadly flu. two seemingly healthy people dying soon after seeing symptoms and victor oquendo is in miami, >> reporter: 37-year-old carly is the latest victim to die during this year's fierce flu season. her husband and two children had the flu last week. once their health improved, she started feeling ill. her father says she went to the doctor twice and was diagnosed with influenza. >> my wife called and said, get the kids dressed. get over here right away. they put her in icu. she's in critical condition. >> reporter: just three days after being diagnosed, she died. she did not get a flu shot this year. >> eventually, there was nothing else that could be done. we were all there, standing around her.
and she left around 6:30 in the morning. >> reporter: in south florida, another deadly case. 12-year-old dylan. his family says it escalated quickly. monday, he had a fever. tuesday, he died. >> we lost the a wde shocking. you get a call that he's passed. how the hell does that happen. >> reporter: more than 30 people have died from the flu this season. with schools experiencing a significant impact from flu-like cases and all gulf district schools will be closed today and now supplies of crucial medicines like tamiflu are running low. >> we're told it was on back order. between the tampa market up into the orlando market, lake county, orange county, it was just very challenging. >> reporter: pharmacy giant walgreens telling abc news the sudden surge in demand means some vergs versions or dosages of tamiflu maybe be inavailable. and this walgreens in the miami area is one of those out of tamiflu but they do have flu shots available and they say
they expect more inventory in the coming days and best advice is just call your pharmacy ahead of time. michael? >> thank you so much. victor. dr. jennifer ashton is joining us now and, doc, every day we're seeing tragic stories about the flu and how it's escalated so fast. and there's a tamiflu shortage, which is really, really frightening for those who have theset feelings of the flu. how effective is the tamiflu? >> when you talk about these anti-viral treatments, they are modestly effective overall in treating the flu so reduce the symptoms by about approximately a day in adults, a little bit less than that and by a day in children. however, it is actually much more effective when used to help prevent a close contact like a household contact who has known or suspected inflew whu weenzai. when the house hold goes on tamiflu, it can reduce the risk of them getting it by about 80%. so that is the
real utility for this medication. everyone always says, well, then why doesn't everyone just take tamiflu. it's just not feasible. you can't have half the country on a medication for the entire flu season. >> what happens if you can't immediately get it? >> we used to hear that 48 hours was the maximum. now, some data suggests it can help after that time. so it shouldn't be withheld just because you're over 48 hours. >> your daughter is feeling a little under the weather. how do you have her set up? >> she's on tamiflu and in isolation. i'm on tamiflu and we're hoping for the best. >> all right. we're hoping for the best for you too. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, guys. we move to a tragedy in houston. a kidnapping victim was shot and killed during an fbi raid. now it's under investigation and abc's marcus moore has the latest. >> reporter: chaos and confusion at this house after a predawn fbi raid to save a man who had been kidnapped turned deadly. authorities now looking into the possibility that an fbi agent fired the shot that killed the kidnap victim. the fbi releasing no details about what happened inside that house. >> i can't tell you specifically why we were here, but i can tell you that it was an fbi operation. >> reporter: but documents revealing it started with a
kidnapping wednesday morning at a home in the city of conroe, texas. >> we do this job to help people and, you know, doesn't always go our way. >> reporter: police say these two armed suspects allegedly forced their way into this home binding a 12-year-old boy and his father with duct tape. according to court documents the suspects may have been attempting to collect an $8,000 debt from a relative of the victims by demanding a $20,000 ransom. >> they left the child bound and took the father with them telling the child not to call the police. >> reporter: the young boy freeing himself and alerting police. authorities tracking the suspects, ending up at this house. the fbi saying at least one of their agents fired a weapon in the ensuing chaos. but this morning, it's unclear if those shots killed the victim. there are so many questions this morning about how this ended so badly. the fbi agent who fired that weapon is on administrative leave this morning, what is
normal procedure as the investigation unfolds. and the suspects they are facing aggravated kidnapping charges this morning but the district attorney here in montgomery county says they could even be charged with murder. robin. >> so sad. marcus, thank you. we'll switch gears to a breakfast battle over eggs. panera is protesting how some fast food restaurants label their dishes. and now calling on the fda to take a closer look at the definition of egg. abc's eva pilgrim is here with those details. good morning, eva. >> good morning, robin. it's something most of us have never even questioned. it looks like an egg. it smells like an egg. but now one major food company is asking, should it be called an egg? >> everything you love about breakfast. wrapped in a fried egg shell. >> reporter: this morning a breakfast battle brewing. >> freshly made all day. >> reporter: panera crying foul saying the eggs in their competitors' sandwiches aren't always all they're cracked up to be. >> have a classic egg mcmuffin made with real butter. and a freshly cracked egg. >> reporter: the bakery now petitioning the fda arguing
that only food made from a cracked shell egg without addition of additives or further processing should be called eggs, saying anything else should be referred to as egg products. >> you deserve a breakfast made with respect. >> reporter: this as they roll out their own new line of made to order breakfast sandwiches featuring 100% real eggs. >> our view is if you ask for an egg, you should get an egg. over half of those chains have eggs on their menu with five or more ingredients. >> reporter: many fast food chains reheat, precooked frozen egg patties or use a bulk liquid egg product. while eggs may be the main ingredient, they also contain things like preservatives to extend the shelf life, coloring to make it look better. and other ingredients that all help to give you that perfect fluffy egg. >> fresh roasted peppers. cage-free eggs. >> reporter: taco bell and
starbucks say they aren't misleading consumers both pointing out they list the ingredients for all their food on their websites. dunkin' donuts firing back that their eggs are real saying the additional ingredients are used to ensure integrity during the cooking process. oh, the egg battle. experts say it's not likely the fda will rush to define what is an egg since this isn't exactly a major public health concern but they said they will respond. >> people want to know. >> people do want to know. and how many of you like nutella? >> everybody likes nutella. >> everybody likes nutella? >> eh. >> but in france, it's a big thing. yeah. so delicious, in fact, is this chocolate hazelnut spread that it led to a lot of supermarket craziness yesterday. take a look. some describing the scenes as riots in the north of france. police were called when shoppers broke out into fistfights. you ask why are they fighting? the jars usually go for $6 but were marked down to $1.75. >> all right. all right. >> a grocery store manager there
called the sale a success. but a store employee said the frenzied shoppers were like animals and nothing was sweet about that. i mean, the reaction to this whole thing was completely nutty. >> i just don't like it that much. >> you're not going to fight for it. >> why was it marked down so much? >> good question. but imagine if they had marked down the eggs? we're going to go to ginger now. she has the latest on those eye jams in the northeast. >> i do. and some improvement. people were let back into their homes along the susquehanna river on wednesday and thursday. the ice jams removed themselves. but huge chunks next to the rifrs. either way we are going to see a huge mild warm-up and leave you with that.
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♪ welcome back to "gma." that's can you guys tell who that is? >> by the voice. you can tell. >> we can hear who it is, right. that is reba. country star reba mcentire. take a look at how she transformed for the role. she's very excited about being the first woman to play the colonel. we'll have a lot more on that coming up. >> i love reba. >> that brought me back. one of the most vivid memories i have of my childhood i met colonel sanders. >> you did. >> he came to a baptism at my dad's church. we have a picture somewhere. you guys don't have it. >> someone serging for it frantically. what a great memory. >> yeah, it was. a lot of headlines including president trump facing new questions about the russia investigation after that "the new york times" report that he
tried to fire special counsel robert mueller back in june. the president backed down after his legal counsel threatened to resign. resisted this. and this morning the president is calling that report fake news. also overnight a devastating fire raced through this hospital in south korea killing at least 37 people, injured more than 140 others. the hospital did not have sprinklers because there they are not required by law. >> really? >> the investigation under way right now. we have now the latest on the scandal that is rocking the gymnastics world. the u.s. olympic committee is calling on the entire usa gymnastics board to resign and investigations are far from over. after former dr. larry nassar's sentencing. "20/20" anchor elizabeth vargas is here are the latest. and elizabeth, you had an opportunity to sit down with some of these young, brave women. >> i can say it was a privilege and an honor to sit down with these women. they call themself sister survivors and together they rocked a michigan courtroom with seven days of excruciating,
courageous testimony confronting dr. larry nassar. and gathered 19 of them to talk about their experience. and they made it clear, they are not stopping in their quest for justice. the numbers are staggering. more than 150 accusers, one assaulted at age 6. larry nassar's punishment, 40 to 175 years behind bars. do you think that larry nassar got what he deserved? >> yes. >> reporter: i sat down with 19 of nassar's accusers all of them telling me the punishment for nassar's crimes shouldn't stop with him. show of hands, how many of you think justice still needs to be done? to who? >> usa gymnastics. >> reporter: usa gymnastics. they have already stripped the karolyi ranch of any status as a training center. is that enough? >> they should have done that a long time ago. >> reporter: this morning authorities in texas tell abc there is an active investigation of the famed karolyi ranch run by husband and wife team bela and marta karolyi, an isolated
compound where olympic hopefuls trained for the women's gymnastics team and the former doctor once worked. 2010 national champion mattie larson says nassar abused her at the ranch and once smashed her head against the bathroom floor to avoid going back into the toxic environment at the ranch. >> i was willing to physically hurt myself to get out of the abuse that i received at the ranch. >> reporter: while the karolyis have not been charged with any crime and have not been accused of knowing about the abuse, the couple has been silent throughout nassar's sentencing. last week, usa gymnastics severing ties with the ranch. overnight the couple's lawyers telling us they are in an undisclosed location and are not in houston or at their ranch. >> if they were aware and absolutely knew or had reason to believe that there was criminal activity afoot on the ranch and failed to report, then, yes, they could be held responsible. >> reporter: the karolyis are widely known as the best trainers in the sport. coaching some of the all-time
greats from nadia comaneci to mary lou retton and kerri strug. >> you will see the winner type, the one who elbows through everybody. >> reporter: the winning was the goal. some of nassar's victims say they wouldn't let their daughters anywhere near the sport. i know some of you are moms. show of hands, how many of you would allow your daughter to go into gymnastics if she said that's what i want to do? >> i just let my daughter start in gymnastics. i held off for a very, very long time. >> honestly unless by the time that my future daughter hopefully by that time elite gymnastics will be different and there will be someone amazing in charge. um -- that would be really the only way i would be okay with it. >> overnight the u.s. olympic committee announced it is giving the entire board of usa gymnastics six days to resign or will be decertified.
already the chair, vice chair and treasurer of usa gymnastics has stepped down earlier this week. but in a letter to usa gymnastics, the head of the u.s. olympic committee wrote that the rest of the 21 members aboard must resign as well stating that usa gymnastics needs a fresh start. and it's interesting to note that larissa boyce, one of the women in the group of 19, she complained about this doctor nearly 20 years ago. >> mm. >> wow. >> if somebody had listened to her complaints, none of the rest of the women in that group of 19 would ever have been abused by dr. nassar. >> wow. >> wow. >> something to keep in mind. when you know the volume of women that were abused, complicity, complicity. you know -- >> it's staggering. and they believe -- they believe firmly more people need to be punished not just at usa gymnastics, the karolyi ranch, michigan state university, this doctor worked in a lot of places and was hugely prestigious. >> yes. >> so much more to discuss. elizabeth, thank you for being with us and she'll have much
more tonight on a very special "20/20." going to hear from those brave women and more on our investigation at 10:00 p.m. right here on abc. thank you again. now to those new questions about self-driving cars following recent crashes. as many of them hit the road should you be worried about driving next to a car on autopilot? gio benitez here with a closer look. >> reporter: hey, michael. good morning. we're now getting a look at one of the first lawsuits against self-driving cars and one man is taking on general motors and their vehicle, cruze av. but this morning, some are concerned that drivers are letting go of the wheel before the technology is ready. while cars with autopilot are rolling out across the country. >> it's amazing, isn't it? >> reporter: there are several reports sparking concerns. this morning, the ntsb investigating this crash, a tesla, the driver says was in autopilot mode slamming into a parked fire truck near l.a. at a high speed. and now, a motorcyclist in san
francisco has filed suit akudsing an autonomous car, the cruze av, of negligent driving after an accident. here's what oscar nielsen says happened when he was behind the self-driving car. it began changing lanes then according to the suit the self-driving car suddenly veered back into his lane striking him and knocking him to the ground. gm, the automaker behind it telling abc news it believes the motorcyclist merged into our lane before it was safe to do so. tesla's founder elon musk had previously said this in an interview. >> yeah, i think we're going to be quite clear with customers that the responsibility remains with the driver. >> reporter: just a few weeks ago abc news got a first look at tesla's new, more affordable model 3, which means more partially autonomous cars could soon be on the street. but experts warn, we're a long way away from complete automation. >> some of the cars say they have autopilot. that does not mean that the driver can check out. the driver still has to be in
control of the vehicle. >> reporter: and tesla agrees telling abc news that autopilot is intended for use only with a fully attentive driver and, in other words, it's an assist and gm says safety is their primary focus when developing and testing the self-driving technology. but, boy, a lot of people are going to be looking at this now. >> if you're attentive, 10 and 2, baby. 10 and 2. that's me. >> thank you, gio. coming up, as the me too movement grows, fallout for the oscars, why last year's best actor winner, casey affleck, is withdrawing as a presenter. (sound of drilling) jimmy (shouting): james! brand vo: the world's largest workforce works for themselves.
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we are back with more fallout for the me too movement. casey affleck who won best actor last year announced he's breaking with tradition backing out of presenting the best actress oscar. and it turns out, he's not going to go at all. >> that's right, george. casey's rep tells and that last year's best actor will not walk the red carpet in 2018, the latest fallout from the me too movement. >> casey! >> reporter: overnight, amid controversy over casey affleck's previous sexual misconduct allegations the 2017 best actor winner backing out of this year's oscars. >> and the oscar goes to casey affleck. >> reporter: affleck, who last year took home the best actor statue for his portrayal of a man haunted by tragedy in "manchester by the
sea" -- to all the other nominees, i'm proud to be in your country. >> reporter: -- breaking a tradition where the previous year's best actor announces best actress and vice versa. last year just before the oscars he made headlines for facing sexual misconduct allegations towards two women working on his 2010 film "i'm still here" which he directed. >> life's a journey that goes round and round. >> reporter: his representatives that year calling the allegations preposterous and without merit. and last year, affleck telling "the new york times" the matter was settled. i was hurt and upset but i am over it. the controversy blowing over but this year with the me too and time's up movements, it's being brought back into the spotlight. >> the conversation during last year's awards was sort of, why aren't we talking about this? why is he still the front-runner? but clearly it didn't hurt him last year as he won the oscar for best actor. but it seems like he is reading the room well. >> reporter: overnight the academy telling abc news, we appreciate the decision to keep the focus on the show and on the great work of this year.
this as what some are calling the weinstein effect ripples through hollywood. >> james franco. >> reporter: at sunday's screen actors guild awards, nominee james franco, following allegations of sexual misconduct did not walk the red carpet and nominee aziz ansari who released a statement saying he apologized to his date which interactions made her uncomfortable skipped the whole show entirely. >> it will be interesting to see as we proceed through the next few weeks how much of oscars night is focused on the awards themselves and the celebration of career achievements. and how much of it is focused on harassment in the industry. >> now, at this point no word about who will present instead of affleck. he could possibly be replaced by best actress winners from the past or maybe there's even been a suggest that women from the me too movement could come up and present that award. >> this is just one of many indications of the me too
movement impact on the show. >> james franco did not get the nomination, but interestingly, christopher plummer did and he replaced kevin spacey. so a lot of changes afoot. >> a lot of changes. thank you, amy. michael, you're over at the big board. >> i am, george. coming up, that photo shop fail that has everyone talking. can you spot what's wrong and wait till you see what oprah and reese witherspoon are saying about it. what are you talking about? no, i don't have three feet. r cn a trip back to the doctor's office, just for a shot. but why go back there, when you can stay home, with neulasta onpro? strong chemo can put you at risk of serious infection, which could lead to hospitalizations. in a key study, neulasta reduced the risk of infection from 17% to 1%, a 94% decrease. applied the day of chemo, neulasta onpro is designed to deliver neulasta the next day, so you can stay home. neulasta is for certain cancer patients receiving strong chemotherapy. do not take neulasta if you're allergic to neulasta or neupogen (filgrastim). ruptured spleen,
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maybe we could photoshop george being in this chair right here. here he comes. oh. i know. we were going to do it over there. this is something we can all talk about so thanks for coming back. >> i spent all night working on this segment. you could at least show up for it on time, man. >> i had a very important phone call. >> the man is busy. he's busy. how about the photoshop fail getting a lot of reaction in "vanity fair" and with us. the magazine released a stunning hollywood issue cover photo spread for 2018. >> and two of those photos are getting a lot of attention for the wrong reasons, t.j. holmes. explain it. >> sorry, george. i'm talking legs and hands actually. but let's play a little game here called what's wrong with this picture. lilly, put that photo up of those two. look at that gorgeous photo of those two. look at oprah. she's sitting there and has her right hand on her waist and has her other hand on her lap but then she has her other other hand around reese's waist. yes.
they messed this up. but reese not to be outdone, check out her picture from the cover of "vanity fair." i'll raise you a leg. it appears that reese witherspoon has a third leg if you look -- that's actually, guys, the wrong picture, the cover picture. wait. we are photoshopping our butts off this morning but, again, having fun with it. >> there it is. >> there it is. >> there is the one. >> "vanity fair" has an explanation. >> they say it's just the lining of the dress. it's an optical illusion. >> that looks like a third leg. >> you can't argue with the third hand. they say it's the lining of the dress and your eyes are playing tricks on you. >> have they reacted? >> everybody is having fun. reece said i think you got a third leg, i think you noticed and oprah saying the same thing about her hand so everybody is just kind of joking around. >> i'm really glad i made it back for this. >> i am too, george. >> imagine if you weren't here how this would have gone. >> it's friday. coming up, the questions on ginger's mind.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the president firing back at the bombshell report overnight that he tried to oust special counsel robert mueller just one month into the job. the fallout this morning as trump gives a major speech in davos. flu emergency. the death toll rising now from the epidemic. alarming new cases as a young mother dies and a 12-year-old boy also passes away. entire school districts are closed. parenting alert. it's the question so many mothers have. how will i love my second child as much as my first? so many people responding to ginger's very personal facebook post. this morning what other mothers are saying about dealing with the guilt, the fear and embracing the love. ♪ welcome to my house smoet the hacks that will make your life easier. starting this morning, why a spoon could help you apply your makeup to the trick that will
keep your shoes looking shiny and new. ♪ i'm colonel sanders and are you ready for some chicken? the first female face of kfc, the queen of country takes on the colonel. it's friday. good morning, america. ♪ ♪ you can ring my bell ring my bell ♪ ♪ my bell ring ring that bell on this friday morning. good morning, america. glad to have all of you with us on this friday morning. yeah, get into it. >> ring the bell because you think of maybe a school ring -- a school bell. amazing reaction to our donors choose event. helping out teachers, remember t.j. was there yesterday and it was a wonderful surprise for those teachers. and let me tell you, we have an update. you, once again, you came through in a big way. we want to share. >> fantastic and a lot of news. we'll begin right now with that blockbuster report in "the new york times" that president trump tried to fire special counsel
robert mueller last june. want to go back to jon karl with all the latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. this week the president told me that he is looking forward to being interviewed by robert mueller to tell his side of the story. and his legal team says they are doing everything possible to cooperate with the special counsel's investigation. but "the times" reports that six months ago the president issued an order for mueller to be fired. "the times" report is quite detailed saying president trump ordered white house counsel don mcgahn to fire mueller and to end the special counsel investigation just one month after mueller was appointed to the job. he was citing conflicts of interest. this morning in davos, switzerland, the president denied that report. >> mr. president, did you seek to fire -- >> fake news, folks, typical "new york times" fake stories. >> reporter: according to the
report, the president ultimately backed down after white house counsel mcgahn threatened to resign over the request saying that firing mueller, quote, would have a catastrophic effect on his presidency. george? >> the president saying fake news, i guess "the times" had four sources and we've confirmed. >> reporter: yeah, and we had heard the story, in fact, back in june in realtime from one of the president's close friends. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, george. now to that flu emergency. the death toll rising. florida is being hit hard right now. and abc's vicker oquendo is there in miami. we're going to go back to you, good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. a 12-year-old boy from here in south florida and a mother of two from indiana both dying within days of getting the flu. according to their families, 12-year-old dylan winick had a fever on monday, on tuesday he passed away. 37-year-old karlie slaven cared for her husband and two children
last week. she died three days after being diagnosed with the flu. neither of the latest victims had their shots. now an entire school district in florida's panhandle is shut down for the day. all student, faculty and staff in the gulf district told to stay home while crews clean and sanitize all schools. another major issue? shortages of important medicines like tamiflu. and farmlies selling out. and walgreens says the sudden surge is to blame but more inventory on the way and for some people that can't get here soon enough. michael. >> thank you, victor. i remember you talking about with jen about that in our first half hour about that shortage. we promised everybody an update on that moment on "gma" yesterday. the charity donors, choose.org, giving classrooms all across the country what they need. t.j. holmes was the a school in connecticut and 20 teachers put in a request and all 20 received it. they only thought one would but all 20 of them did. their requests were funded.
then came that $25,000 donation to the school from donorschoose.org but the big news. this is what happened overnight. with your donations and matching funds donorschoose raised nearly $5 million! >> yes! >> fully funding 8500 classroom requests. that is the biggest day in donations. >> $5 million! >> when you go on, because i did for one school. what they're asking for -- the classroom i did, she wanted -- the teacher wanted something to be used as a microphone, a ball that could be used as a microphone. the items they're asking for are just so attainable then you get a response from the school right away and from the kid, it's just wonderful. >> you've had all these teachers taking money out of their own pocket to buy supplies. >> yes, yes, yes. >> watching that yesterday reminded me of my favorite teacher and made you go back to school. and made me think about miss brenda brewer. and how influential she was.
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got that friday feel. >> oh, yeah. >> everybody is happy about it being friday. we've got this wonderful audience that's here with us. you know, bless lara spencer's heart. she's been battling back and forth with illness so she is back at home and adrienne bankert is here with some "pop news." [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, adrienne. >> i hope she feels better soon. have you heard the new justin timberlake song that says -- ♪ everybody says say something, say something ♪ you never heard that. >> that's the thing. >> my goodness. wait till -- >> how many times have you sung for the first thing in "pop news"? >> i don't know. i just like to sing, george. i know you like to sing. i just figure, we're going to be in the same club together and sing some songs. wait until you see this video. 17 musicians. 60-person choir inside the bradberry building in l.a. i'm going to start singing it again. it's fire, y'all. it's all captured in one camera. in one continuous shot.
no edits. it's the third track from timberlake's upcoming album entitled "say something" with this southern rock bluegrass vibe with chris stapleton. it's a great collaboration. maybe they'll be performing it at the super bowl. we will find out. >> that would be good. [ applause ] >> one of my favorite performances i've ever seen with timberlake was with chris stapleton at the cmas. >> 2015. oh, off the charts. >> made me get off my couch. >> if we can get michael off the couch it is a good day. oscar winner octavia spencer is bragging on how jessica chastain was not all talk but action when it came to their last movie deal set to co-star in a holiday movie. chastain was able to negotiate the same pay for both of them by linking their deals together. the result, spencer received five times her salary. >> wow. >> whoa. saying she loves chastain
because she's walking the walk and talking the talk. the actresses who started "the help" together and spencer nominated for her best supporting actress for "the shape of water." [ cheers and applause ] 500 times -- i mean, ooh, it's amazing. well, finally, we got that leave you with this. the queen of country gearing up to become fried chicken royalty, y'all. kfc announcing that country music legend reba mcentire is the newest colonel sanders. [ cheers and applause ] i mean, the multi-grammy winner, first woman ever to play the part. look at this. they transformed her for the ne chicken. >> why you going -- like you said y'all, now you're going fried chicken. >> i'm a little bit country. i'm a little bit country. lived in texas, grandparents from georgia. come on. >> okay. >> i'm legit, robin. >> i was checking. >> i know you were checking my card, my southern card. mcentire says she's eaten kfc her whole life and it's a
favorite of hers. i mean as a little girl she's eaten kfc not knowing years later she would be the colonel. >> that's good. >> looking good. >> she says it's the most unique role she's ever had. and i would say, yes, from the looks of that makeup and hair transformation, i would say, absolutely. that's "pop news." >> thank you, adrienne. [ applause ] and we're going to turn now to our "gma" cover story. ginger posted a question to her facebook account, wondering how she'll ever love her second child as much as she loves her first child, adrian. she got so many responses and paula faris, a mother of three is here with more. hey, paula. good morning. >> good morning, michael. good morning, everyone. where is the chicken, by the way? i thought we would have a little chicken on set. >> finger lickin'? maybe this weekend. >> we know so many expectant moms are asking a heartfelt question. the question that weighs on the hears and minds of moms who are expecting. how will i ever love my second child as much as my first?
including our own ginger zee who took to facebook to ask for some advice as she prepares to welcome baby number two. the responses poured in by the thousands. one woman revealing she felt guilty for not loving her second the same as her first. but then realized she loved them both just differently. another claiming your heart just doubles in size when you meet your second born. nicole writing she cried the final two weeks of her pregnancy worrying about the same exact thing. >> a leopard. >> a leopard. >> reporter: the 30-year-old says she struggled with infertility before giving birth to her now 2 1/2-year-old son luca. >> it was definitely an emotional roller coaster going through the fertility treatment, a lot of tears. >> reporter: so when she found out she was pregnant with baby number two, it was a complete shock. >> we really were superexcited after the initial shock wore off and then the initial, oh, my gosh, what's luca going to think? how is he going to react is what kind of set in. >> reporter: she says she was
constantly worried about how she'd split her love and attention between her little boys. >> every fear i had about not being able to love my second as much as i loved my first was completely gone as soon as i laid my eyes on him. i definitely think that i love them equally but definitely differently. >> reporter: according to past research, it's normal for mothers to express feelings of guilt and sadness towards her firstborn when having a second child. and now she says one of the bet parts of motherhood is seeing how much her boys love each other. >> they're best friends. the first thing luca wants to do in the morning is go say hi to tony. where is tony? where is tony? >> oh, my gosh. it is normal and common and, ginger, from my own experience i can tell you that those fears are going to subside the moment that you hold your baby. i felt the exact same way when i was pregnant with my second. how am i going to split my love and felt like i was cheating on my firstborn.
>> yes! >> and there was a bit of resentment. but the moment you hold your baby it will subside. your love doesn't have to split. your heart will grow. and the boys will be like this. >> everybody says it so i'm looking forward to it because i'm telling you that is not how it feels when i look at him right now. >> i'm glad you're here to talk about this and dr. ashton is back as well. only two weeks away from the second baby boy in the household. when did you start feeling like this? >> about two weeks ago so within a month of my due date i just started looking at adrian and every time i would look at him, i felt this -- i would start tearing up. it's not me. i'm not an emotional person. i would look and say, have we done enough together? there's going to be another -- am i going to like this one? how will i like this one as much as i love you? because what if i don't? i mean, that's a real question. my mom has favorites. there's no question. [ laughter ] >> wow! >> i think we know who she thinks her mom's favorite is. and, dr. ashton, how common is this because, you know, george and i are two guys sitting there.
we saw this and we were like, really? we never thought about that as men. how common is this? >> i don't think you're going to see hard-core statistics on this but i think that deep inside this is probably a nearly universal emotion or thought that a lot of moms if not all go through at some point. and we just -- we keep it in the shadows. because it's a weird thought to kind of articulate to yourself, i'm having a baby, what if and i think that's very, very normal and common. and i think all too often, we don't give ourselves permission to say, okay, i feel that way. and it's a concept of multiple truths. you can have that question, that doubt, that fear and as paula said, dr. paula and myself, you will love that baby and you don't even have to ask as much. it will be different and incredible. >> and, ginger, you talked about looking at adrian and wondering
have we done enough? how are you preparing for baby number two? are you talking to him about it? >> for him we've been doing it the whole time. he'll say baby brother, come out and kiss my belly. you know, and i am not as worried about his reaction because we've done books and we've done shows and we've given him -- it's more i realize i didn't give myself the preparation. i need a book. i need something. >> two weeks, ginger. >> two weeks. and i tell you wh great support system. a great husband. and you have us. >> yes. >> so i'll baby-sit. eddie is like i'll -- we don't want to you baby-sit. >> i'm so grateful for all the responses online because i'm not alone. it's a feeling that a lot of people have. >> i'm glad you shared it. so open and sharing. >> love you, adrian. we have two weeks left. >> oh, boy. well, you know, now, ginger, you have the weather. >> we do. got to good morning i'm abc 7 meteorologist mike nicco. dry weather is upon us and a little fog for the morning commute. high clouds making it partly
sunny, cooler than average. cooler tonight fog in the inline valleys and we can go a couple of weeks without wet weather are, today cooler than average. more sunshine to the south,less to the north. alength of time of 30set it's time for your "gma" moment. guys, this is a good one. it's like this is how i want to walk into the weekend. this is tisely. 5 years old. i think it's hard enough to get a kid to go on stage. let alone, do this. she's from augusta, georgia. again, 5. that's all i want to be when i grow up, robin. that's all i want is to be tisely. please send us your "gma" moments. robin, over to you. >> man, she was owning that moment. owning that moment. now to our series change in a flash taking a closer look at
menopause. you sat down with a group of women to talk about how it's affected their work and relationships. >> that's right. these women were candid about what they've experienced and how they've dealt with the changes to not only their bodies but also their moods, their relationships and, oh, so much more. take a listen. so thank you all for sitting down and talking about something that a lot of people just don't want to talk about. why do you think that is? why are we afraid? >> i think the way society treats women as they age has a lot to do with how we perceive menopause. when we were kids we got little books about how we were going to go into puberty and all the changes and how wonderful everything is. no one gives you a little booklet about menopause and people do shy away from the conversation. >> you finally get to a point where you feel comfortable in your own skin. you know who you are, you like yourself and then your face falls. then your skin is sagging. it's like -- you just can't win. >> how many of you felt prepared for menopause? >> none.
>> none. >> no one? >> not fully prepared. >> did any of you feel overwhelmed? scared? >> the emotional part was the worst. you don't realize how crazy you are. i went through a few husbands in between menopause but i got it right now. there's ups. there's downs. you're crying one minute. and it's just really emotional. >> emotional. >> that was the hardest part i think was the emotional roller coaster. >> no one said to me this is going to start or you're going to experience some of things first. i didn't know that. all i knew about was hot flashes. >> oh, those hot flashes. >> and i'm having a hot flash right now. >> i remember sitting and talking and suddenly you're dripping. and you're so conscious. people are looking at you. and you can't stop it. >> was there anything else that happened to you that you hadn't heard of? that you didn't think was associated with menopause? >> i lost a lot of bone mass so i have osteoporosis. >> i felt this massive sudden depression and it was only the
next day that i thought, gee, let me go online and look for menopause symptoms. >> what's been the worst one? >> waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep. >> many sleepless nights. >> some people are pushing for menopause to be treated basically the same way in the workplace that pregnancy is treated. >> no, i think it's a completely different situation. >> completely different. >> i think it should be addressed in the workplace. i don't think that people should object if a woman says i need to go outside and get some cool air. employers need to become more open when it comes to women in menopause. >> the big thing that got all of these women through menopause and some of us are still dealing with it was finding support in other women going through it too. they all said they found that in groups online where they could share their experiences and get tips for dealing with menopause and encourage all the other women out there who have questions to get online because there are support groups out there no matter where you live. >> you are not alone.
>> exactly. >> and the response to the series, amy, has been terrific. and psychiatrist dr. gail saltz is going to join us to join in on this conversation. and it's so much more than mood swings and we've heard in so many viewers and i want to read one from kate and this is indicative of what we're hearing about. how can i get friends/spouse to understand the pure crazy that can course through me in an instant? >> yes. >> just like that. >> you know, the psychological effects are very real. it's a combination of the feelings of loss and the meaning, significance of menopause and the biology of these hormone fluctuations so women may experience high anxiety, surges of irritability, sometimes depression though depression isn't directly from menopause. many women do experience it so you have to let your friends and your spouse know that these are very real things. this isn't just you. this is everybody potentially who is going through it so they
can be understanding. and you have to let them help you with things and help yourself. so everyday things, like, if you're having higher stress, exercise. go right into it. go for a run. do deep breathing. do relaxation. hot in a tub if you're having a surge of high anxiety. you can do things in the moment to quell some of these. >> you're talking to a big runner right here. >> yeah. >> has that helped? >> running has helped a lot. i've gotten into boxing. and i find that to be a huge release. >> for irritability? >> absolutely. >> that's actually really helped me a lot. and yoga. and i never thought that i could do yoga. and think we have had a conversation. since we talked last i've really gotten into it and realize -- >> biologically exercise does decrease depression and stress. >> another thing they're reluctant to talk about is intimacy. >> it's a biggie. it's huge. you think about it. with all of the biologic things going on and psychologic things
going on, it's no surprise that intimacy would be very difficult. but it's really important. really important in your relationship so you do want to do things. you want to communicate with your partner about what's going on. you want to ask your partner to help brainstorm with you about things you guys can do together to help the intimacy to keep going. and you want to increase the affection. because sometimes we forget and when we're mad about intimacy not working we pull back but hold hand, hug, go on a date. be romantic with each other to increase those feelings. >> all right, gail, thanks so much. amy, terrific series and the response is overwhelming and i know we'll continue it online. right back with more of "good morning america." [ cheers and applause ]
good morning north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. i want to show you here a live look from sky 7 over a traffic accident. a police pursuit ended with a suspect's car slammed into a pole this is a tutor court and street. a police cruiser had damage. there is also a traffic accident a short distance away related to the pursuit. so quite a complicated scene being processed now, sue. >> that's out of the free way, the sur surface streets in the area affected. let's go to san rafael, we had an accident and traffic stacked up into ne gentlemvada, an accia
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>> thank you we'll have another update in 30 minutes and always ♪ welcome back to "gma" and happy friday to everyone out there. happy friday to everyone in our great audience we have this morning. [ applause ] you know we like to talk about topics trending on our newsfeed. i have a special one. today is national fun at work day for everyone. [ cheers and applause ] and i love how everybody here is cheering because none of you are at work. [ laughter ] but it's for those who are at work. you're supposed to enjoy yourself by doing something silly and fun when you're at work. >>ary's at work and you're making it a lot of fun for us.
i mean that. we get paid for this and we like to think every day is a fun day at "gma" and not just in the studio but you should see our crew and staff back at the office. this is just a typical day. yeah. alex. mike in the back. this is what we do at "gma." yes. why wouldn't we? ♪ >> oh. >> perpetual party around here. >> leading the way. >> perpetual party. >> yes. but there's another story also that popped up on our newsfeed. the continental bar. did you hear about this in new york. they're banning customers who use the word literally like literally. you cannot say it on the premises. they're not kidding. the owner -- ? even if you use it correctly? >> no, even if you use it correctly. he said he is tired of hearing about it and if you say the word literally you will not be served. you will be asked to leave the premises. >> wow!
>> make fun about it. >> can i finish my drink? [ laughter ] >> you have to take that up with him. is there a phrase -- >> whatever. i hate the word whatever. >> oh, it depends who you hear it from. from a teenager, whatever. yeah, that bothers me too, george. >> i don't know if i really have one. i'm just -- i'm sure when i hear it, it bothers me but i always laugh when people go, well, what happened was -- that makes me laugh. i don't know if there's one that is -- >> when i hear someone say everybody is talking about it. >> i did that earlier today. >> you did. >> i said everybody is talking about the photoshop and you were like, errr! >> you haid it because it's literally not true. >> ah! [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. >> my teacher would be proud of me. >> that was good. let's go to hang out at that bar. we're going to that bar this
weekend and literally hang out. [ laughter ] and now, everybody, we got an exciting guest to bring to the table. he is one of baseball's greatest players of all time and he's a guest on "shark tank." please welcome abc news contributor, mr. alex rodriguez. [ cheers and applause ] >> good to see you, man. how are you. >> how are you? >> good morning, darling. >> hey, michael. >> my, my. [ applause ] >> hello there. >> what's up? >> what a nice crowd. >> yeah. >> is this mine? >> all right. but -- >> this is yours. >> get the drinks right. >> you hear all these cheers and talk about nice crowd. everybody is cheering for you. you're a baseball superstar but i heard your girls at home are not impressed by you. >> not at all. not at all. they do like me on "shark tank,"
though, and big singing and producing -- and like our friend. they love it. they're not so much into baseball but they are into music, singing, dancing. >> which goes in line with your girlfriend j. lo, jennifer lopez. [ cheers and applause ] >> you know -- >> all your girls. >> 13 and 9. jennifer is gorgeous, she's a gorgeous person and, you know, our children, we love each other's children. they love us but the funniest thing when i come home from work each day, i see them at home. they're singing, they're dancing, they're trying to produce just like jennifer. it's awesome. >> we saw that on instagram. and she was helping them out. >> what a dream to get help from jennifer. >> that's ella. >> and that's after one of the shows in vegas. >> come on. ♪
>> sounds great. sounds great. >> she's got a voice. >> how is your voice, by the way? >> awful. i can't sing, michael. i can't dance. and but if i have a few drinks, i try to dance. >> we all do that. as you said your girls are also a big fan of "shark tank" and love it when you're on the show. do they have a favorite shark. >> i think they like lori. they like robert and we all love barbara, you know, but one thing about, robin, about "shark tank," it's -- you know, the viewers at home get to get their mba every sunday but what i want fans at home to know, i want them to know what equity means and ebitda means and difference between gross and net and for the parents at home watching for your kids take out a notepad and a pen, do the math with us and don't worry so much about the products, do the math. and then you can tell us if we have a good deal or not. >> it is really popular with kids. >> my kids love it, definitely. you guys all want to see some?
let's play it. >> i love to do business with people who have a ph.d. and i don't mean from harvard or yale. i mean poor, hungry and driven and both of you have that. so i love that. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> i like that. >> i never heard that one before. >> you talk about taking out a pen and writing this down. you brought this to the forefront. you're in the car with your kids and play a game with them as well? that's right. that's right. they're sick of it. 13 and 9, natasha hasn't laughed at one of my jokes in eight months. they were funny two years ago but i always like to give them a little bit of financial literacy. about investing or about the stock market or about real estate and i started with real estate with a small duplex and we've grown to a really nice large business but it is important early on to set the standard for your kids and i always tell them, shoot for the
president, shoot for the ceo, don't shoot for number two. you can do it. >> [ applause ] >> former athlete. this is something that is always at the forefront in your mind. >> michael and i talk about this all the time with former athletes that kind of run into trouble. a lot of it is not preparing. i think, ahead of time and my mother, i come from humble beginnings. she had two jobs. she was a secretary in the morning, she served tables at night and she was just a great role model for me. so when i think about my girls, i really want to empower them and give then the confidence and self-esteem that they can do anything they want. >> that's beautiful. >> fantastic. >> well, you're doing it. you're doing it, man. and we love you on "shark tank." >> thank you. >> you're back on "shark tank" and it airs sunday at 9:00, 8:00 central right here on abc. mr. alex rodriguez, thank you so much, man. coming up we have hacks for your home. how can a salad spinner help with laundry? >> what?
about this website that she's making divorce too easy, even cheapening the meaning of marriage but her response, the emotional pain of divorce is devastating and the legal process shouldn't be. laura wasser is hollywood's go to divorce attorney when power couples call it quits. >> when we see them break up, we get upset about it. >> and now after 25 years in the biz and with a-list clients like angelina jolie, johnny depp and kim kardashian under her belt she is changing the face of divorce launching it's over easy.com bringing her high-profile services to the masses. >> so you can get a divorce online without a lawyer without going to court. >> correct. >> it's that easy. >> it's that easy. >> reporter: the average divorce can soar youwars of 20 grand. wasser's services start at just $750. >> for another $1500 plus your court filing fees which vary state to state you get 30 minutes with a mediator and at 2500 that's our highest platform
it's 90 minutes with the mediator and serve both side, facilitate the paperwork. >> who is this for? it can't be for a couple that's going through a divorce that's not amicable. >> you have to be on the same page and be willing to do the legwork in terms of edge kaying yourself to what the legal process is which we are helpful on the site with. >> are you concerned you're diminishing the meaning of marriage. >> i've heard that. my job is to make it for people to move to the next stage of their lives especially if they're co-parenting in the most amicable and cost effective way. >> you know ben affleck and jennifer garner, what is your advice for those that are going into this with children? >> your kids have to know we both love you. we are both here for you. we are both going to be united front as your parents and even though our family is not going to look the same as it looked yesterday, it's going to look different tomorrow but it's going to be fine. >> right. do you feel part therapist, part lawyer? >> sometimes. sometimes i do. >> now, every state has different divorce laws.
the website is live in california and new york right now and it's going to expand nationally throughout. >> it will be a service to a lot of people? a lot of people and definitely a lot less expensive? thank you, paula. over to ginger. >> yeah, this is actually really cool video, you guys. you know how earlier it was super cold all the way down to the gulf of mexico. well, a thousand sea turtles were rescued along the gulf and in -- all the way to tampa bay and now they've been rehabilitated and kept warm and seafood and been releasing them back. this is actually video from honeymoon island, florida. 29 turtles were released. a huge group effort and basically after it gets down below 50 degrees they start watching them because they don't do well when the temperatures go that well. some were sick and some needed more time to get back in the ocean. boy, when they do it's so nice to see and now we're warming up quite a bit so good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco from
abc 7 mornings. fog a big issue this morning but not rain and it is cooler in the 40s 9:00 and 50s all that brought to you by geico. i know you got lori over there. >> yes, i do, ginger. we have great hacks to make life easier for everybody out there. using stuff that's hiding right in your own home and "good housekeeping's" lori bergamotto is here with her tips on how to do things with things we have in our house, lori that you didn't even know could help you. >> in honor of national fun day at work, is that what it's called? we're going to have you do some -- >> laundry. >> so a lot of things need to be handwashed. usually unmentionables. we'll do this. >> i'm used to this. >> you're going to wring it out. i'll put it in a salad spinner and try to get as much water out. i have a disclaimer. you're an nfl hall of famer and not everybody is as strong as
you but i'm going to show you. you can see a lot of the water i got out by doing that. these dry a little faster but really what you're saving here is the mess that this makes because this drips down so heavily. you're fast, my friend. >> well, you know what, and make sure you clean out the salad spinner before you, you know, make a salad. >> that's a very fair point. >> that helps. and then now -- >> very fair point. >> you have patent leather shoes that get scuffed up. >> did your girls used to wear these. >> i still wear those. >> you'll take a little bit of petroleum jelly and do this shoe right here. just a little bit. you'll rub it around. okay. scuff, scuff, scuff. then you'll take some paper towel and wipe it away. just the excess. and, voila. >> voila. >> everybody see that? so it just restores the moisture back into the scuff and it's super easy, very inexpensive way
to do it. >> that's cool. >> patent leather. >> and then i know a lot of ladies out there have trouble with the eyeliner applications and all that stuff. emily will help us out with this one so what's going on here. >> okay, so audience member emily, very brave, has a little bit of trouble getting a nice even cat eye so she already did it on this side. we'll have her do it with the spoon if you pick up a spoon and put it on the base of line and outline the outer edge of the poon to be even and goes nice right up. that is a really even cat eye. great job. great job. emily our texas girl. >> i've been wondering how to get that perfect cat eye. now i know. a lot of times you want to maximize some of your eyeliner and all these different things. you have a great idea. >> these can dry out.
mascara wants can dry out. all you need, michael, is a lean solution or some contact solution and just make sure you're getting one that's not medicated and add a few drops, you'll put it back in the tube and this will help to keep it from getting clumpy. be careful. you shouldn't used expired mascara but need one extra day. this is a quick easy hack and it's nice and moist. look at that. >> look at that. >> it's really safe and, again, saline solution, coal and flu season, you should have saline solution at home anyway. easy, fun. i hope you had fun today at work. >> that was a lot of fun. did you guys have fun with that? i had a lot of fun. lori, thank you very much. i always love having you here. everybody, we'll be right back.
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good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> hi good morning i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings let's check in with mike nicco for that weekend forecast. >> fog is an issue throughout the morning especially in livermore and petaluma and san tra rosa and napa. temperatures running from the mid 30s to upper 40s,destination about 55 to 58 degrees. our coolest day tuesday, near 70. >> the bay bridge toll plaza look that that fog. you get half way through and there are is sunshine waiting for you there. we have a couple of accidents rs clear but the slow traffic remains from highway 37. >> you have to search for the
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