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a beluga whale is with a harness around it? >> i think it's a mermaid horse. you know? less likely than being a russian spy? >> good morning, america. disturbing new details. the terror plot stopped just in time. this morning, an army vet in custody accused of plotting a mass casualty attack in california, targeting the popular santa monica pier. police officers and jewish people. now what the suspect's brother is revealing and how the fbi stopped him just in time. this as new video emerges of a abu bakr al baghdadi alive after rumors of his death for the last five years. he now promises the terror group will keep fighting. also this morning, the severe storm threat right now. texas to illinois bracing for flooding, tornados, even
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possible snow. ginger tracking the latest. as former vice president joe biden kicks off his presidential campaign, the first interview with the candidate and his wife, jill, and what he's now saying about anita hill, and those accusations from women about unwanted touching. >> some people were wondering do you really get it. and why he thinks he can beat president trump. the interview only on "gma" this morning. measles emergency. new numbers just out, the outbreak now the worst in 25 years. hundreds of people quarantined. our exclusive with the director of the cdc. celebrating a hollywood legend. groundbreaking director john singleton dying days after a stroke at just 51 years old. the warning signs and the tributes now pouring in. and whale of a mystery. the surprising sight in the sea. was this beluga whale being used for russian spy games?
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good morning, america. the question of the morning is that beluga whale a russian spy? >> shall we watch? watch again. take a look. there's the whale. so it had a harness. it had a mount for a camera and, of course, that is leading to this big mystery this morning, could it be used for spying? >> hmm. we'll discuss that coming up. we begin with disturbing new details about that alleged terror plot prevented in southern california. the second plot in the state in just days. authorities arresting and army veteran who they say was planning a major attack on places like santa monica's pier and in long beach where our chief national correspondent, matt gutman, is with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, robin. as you mentioned, this comes just days after that synagogue attack. now authorities say another young man, radicalized recently by those mosque attacks in new zealand. they say he plotted to blow up a white nationalist rally here at this park in long beach, and he wanted to blow up the santa
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moni monica pier, even houses of worship. this army vet who fought against terrorism in afghanistan is being accused of planning multiple mass casualty attacks in california. >> the terror plot culminated with plans to bomb innocent people, causing dozens of deaths and serious injuries. >> reporter: according to the affidavit, mark steven domingo allegedly expressed support for violent jihad, searching for pressure cooker bombs to use at a white nationalist rally in long beach, california, this past weekend. officials say his planning only started last month online. he allegedly wrote, there must be retribution for the massacre of worshippers at a new zealand mosque, allegedly writing america needs another vegas event to give the country a taste of the terror they gladly spread all over the world. the department of justice alleging that domingo would swear allegiance to isis if it came to the u.s. >> our biggest fear is this was a rapid what we call radicalization immobilization to violence. >> reporter: the affidavit says the 26-year-old also told an
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informant he wanted to target police officers, a military facility and the santa monica pier. he talked of a drive-by shooting with an ak-47-style rifle. the suspect's brother hinting domingo had been troubled and became hopeful when he had recently converted to islam. >> i don't want to assume a thing when someone joins a new religion. if anything, i thought it was a good thing. i thought maybe my brother finally found some sort of guidance in this world. >> reporter: domingo was also looking into targeting jews. that alleged plot coming to light just days after an attack left one dead and three wounded in the san diego synagogue. at an emotional funeral service monday, family members honored 60-year-old lori kaye. her daughter just feet away when her mother was shot. >> there are many forms of hatred that brought this man to do what he did, but his hatred does not shadow the love of my mother and the love of the community she was a part of. >> reporter: the suspect in that synagogue shooting is a
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19-year-old nursing student. he's going to be arraigned later today. he faces charges of murder, attempted murder and arson, and if convicted, would spend the rest of his life behind bars. cecilia? >> leaving a community there reeling. okay, matt, thank you. we are now going to turn to that severe weather threat. 20 million americans in the storm zone this morning from texas to illinois on alert for flooding, possible tornadoes and even snow. ginger tracking it all. good morning, ginger. >> hey, good morning to you, cecilia. and good morning, everybody else. check this out, eureka, kansas. these pictures are always a precursor to tell you what is to come. nearly 70-mile-per-hour winds with, that and look at that. the hail, look at it covering the roads in wink, texas. the hail was actually as large as an egg, so egg-size or larger possible today in this region. we start with the flood alerts from, say, iowa city down through st. louis and kansas city. a quick look into oklahoma city and all the flood alerts for up to 5 inches of rain, but real quick if max could hit this, i need to share this enhanced risk area. oklahoma city, norman, we have enough of a low level jet and
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what that means to you is we could see some twists in the atmosphere, wind shear which would make tornadoes. george. >> you'll keep an eye on it all day. ginger, thanks. the race for the white house and joe biden's campaign kickoff in the key state of pennsylvania. in his first rally he went straight at president trump. >> donald trump is only president -- is the only president who's decided not to represent the whole country. the president has his base. we need a president who works for all americans. and we can afford this. [ applause ] we can do this. >> that was in pittsburgh and, robin, right before the speech you had a chance to sit down with the vice president and his jill for their first interview. >> and as we all know, biden is facing so much as a front-runner for the democratic presidential nomination. he is facing tough questions about his nearly half century in public life. i began by asking him about anita hill who accused clarence thomas of sexual harassment when he was nominated for the supreme
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court in 1991. biden presided over the confirmation hearing and has been criticized for how anita hill was treated. >> in moving forward and deciding to run, you reached out to anita hill. she has recently said when asked if she felt it was an apology that you had extended, she said, no. she said, i cannot be satisfied by simply saying i'm sorry for what happened to you. i will be satisfied when i know there is real change and real accountability and real purpose. >> i was grateful she took the call. i don't want to get into our private conversation, but the point is that, look, i was chairman of the committee. >> professor, do you swear to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth so help you god? >> i do. >> i believed her from the very beginning, but i was chairman. she did not get a fair hearing. she did not get treated well. that's my responsibility and i committed that i am determined to continue the fight to see to it that we basically change the culture in this country where a
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woman is put in a position where she is disbelieved. as the committee chairman i take responsibility that she did not get treated well. i take responsibility for that. >> i hear what they're saying. i understand it and i'll be much more mindful. that's my responsibility. my responsibility and i'll meet it. >> you put out the video and it was a very powerful video right after these accusations from women who said that you made them feel uncomfortable. >> and i get it. i get it. >> but then shortly thereafter you're addressing a group, mainly men, and you make light of it. >> i just want you to know i had permission to hug lonnie. i had permission. >> and some people were wondering do you really get it? >> i really do. i've learned -- here's the deal. i've always thought that part of leadership, part of politics was listening to people, hearing them, making them feel comfortable, getting them -- letting them know i hear them
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and i empathize with them. whenever they have a problem. it's my responsibility to be more sensitive to whether or not someone wants me to reassure them or wants to say hello or wants to show affection and support, and that's my responsibility. >> but, robin, i think what you don't realize is how many people approach joe. men and women looking for comfort, but going forward, i think he's going to have to judge, be a better judge of when people approach him, how he's going to react, that he maybe shouldn't approach them. >> how did you react when those first accusations were made? > you know, i've known joe for 44 years and one of the things i've always admired about him is the way he does connect with people, and in 44 years i -- you know, i hadn't heard negative comments, but now is a different time. women, men are in a different place now and so we have to
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honor that. >> have you ever experienced a similar situation when a man made you feel uncomfortable by their actions or inappropriate language of any sort? has that ever happened to you? >> yes, it's happened to me. and i have come home and i've told joe about it. >> she'd never tell me the names, though. >> but, yes, i've felt that, you know, men were in my space. >> and how did you handle it? >> you know, it was -- i just sort of stepped aside. i didn't address it. like you said, i mean, things have changed. there was a time when women were afraid to speak out and i can remember specifically it was in a job interview and -- and, you know -- and so that's where we've moved from now if that same thing happened today i'd turn around and say what do you think you're doing? so i think it's totally different.
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>> the president has a motto, make america great again. do you have one? >> make america moral again. make america return to the essence of who we are, the dignity of the country, the dignity and treating our people with dignity and this god awful deliberate division that's being taken in order to separate people to aggrandize his own power. >> he's making the differences between the two. pennsylvania, yesterday, iowa today, hitting all the stops. >> looks like they're going at this as a team. >> very much so. dr. biden will be here next week. she's written a book but very much by his side and the entire family. they said they got together with the grandkids, everyone. they're fully behind him running for a third time and will talk to him more about that in our next half hour. to the white house where president trump, his family and the trump organization is suing two of his longtime banks to prevent them from complying with demands from congress for trump records. it's a dramatic escalation in the showdown between trump and democrats in congress.
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let's bring in our chief white house correspondent jon karl and, jon, this is a long shot for the president. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual, george, and democrats say the trump lawyers know full well that even if this lawsuit loses, it could succeed in delaying their investigation. so we have a statement, a joint statement from the chairs of the financial services and intelligence committee calling this a meritless lawsuit, another demonstration of the depths to which president trump will go to obstruct congress' constitutional investigative authority. george, these committees subpoenaed deutsche bank and capital one for a long list of records related to their business with the trump organization as part of an investigation into foreign influence in the trump organization. the trump legal team says that the subpoenas are, quote, unlawful and illegitimate, every citizen should be concerned about the sweeping lawless invasion of privacy and, george, -- >> one of the most wanted
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men has resurfaced. it's the first video of al baghda baghdadi. he was vowing the terror group will keep fighting. this is despite being announced defeated by president trump. we have martha raddatz from washington. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning. there is a $25 million price tag on al baghdadi's head. he is the number one isis target in the world, but this morning, it appears he is alive even after the relentless pounding the u.s. and others have conducted on isis. in the 18-minute video from the images are taken, the man identified as al baghdadi acknowledges of the loss in syria, and he goes on praising the sri lanka attackers. the last time he was seen in public was five years ago in a mosul mosque.
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this new tape clearly an effort to say isis can pose a serious threat anywhere in the world. robin? >> all right, martha. thank you. now to the frightening measles outbreak growing nationwide. the cdc just released new numbers. there are now a record 704 cases across 22 states, the most in 25 years. hundreds are quarantined at two universities in california and this morning adrienne bankert has the latest. >> reporter: this morning the measles outbreak in the u.s. is at a 25-year high. the cdc announcing it has identified more than 700 cases in 22 states since the beginning of this year, an increase of 78 cases in the last week alone. the cdc says 89% of those cases have been found in people who are not vaccinated. the cdc's director exclusively tells abc's dr. jen ashton he fears for the worst. >> you can anticipate that it won't be surprising if, unfortunately, we do see a death. >> reporter: last week in l.a. ucla and cal state los angeles
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put more than 1,000 students and staff members in quarantine last week after possibly being exposed on campus. this morning more than 200 remain quarantined, meaning that the university's barred students and staff until the health department verifies they are vaccinated and virus-free. >> there are a few of my colleagues who are still under quarantine. i would imagine they are scared as well because an outbreak like this, it's easy -- it's easy to be worried over. >> reporter: and here at cal state, l.a., some students and staff have been quarantined up to three weeks waiting to get that all clear from doctors. the cdc says in a third of the cases we're seeing nationwide, they are children under the age of 5 years old. they are saying they want everyone to get into the doctor and get vaccinated as soon as possible. george, back to you. >> how many times can you say, you have got to get the vaccine. adrienne, thanks very much. we have breaking news. let's go to tom llamas. >> reporter: george, we're monitoring an escalating
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situation out of venezuela. we saw footage of what sounds and looks like exchange of gunfire of military units and demonstrators. this is after the interim president posted this video standing with members of the military. nicolas maduro, the president, has called this a coup attempt. we have heard from the united states government, both national security adviser john bolton and mike pompeo have said they support guaido, and we'll continue to monitor it out of caracas. george? a man shot and killed a man in his own apartment. the officer said she mistakenly thought it was her apartment and 911 recordings from that night. marcus moore has the story. >> this is an off-duty officer. can i get -- i need ems. i'm in number -- >> you shot someone? >> yes, i thought it was my apartment. i'm [ bleep ]. >> reporter: that shaky voice is
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former police officer amber guyger calling 911 after shooting 26-year-old botham jean inside his own home. >> we have help on the way. >> i know, but i'm -- i'm going to lose my job. i thought it was my apartment. >> reporter: 19 times she tells the dispatcher she thought john was in her i sat down with daryl washington, the attorney representing jean's family in the separate civil trial. he is hearing the tape for the first time. >> when i listen to that call, not one time did i hear amber guyger say she was in fear of her life. >> reporter: after days of protest authorities charged guyger with murder in jean's death. an arrest affidavit says jean disobeyed guyger's commands and she opened fire. we reached out to her attorneys for this recording, but they couldn't comment because this is under a gag order. they did say in a statement, quote, when we get to a fair
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forum in front of 12 dispassionate citizens, we believe the law and evidence will show that amber guyger is intercep innocent. she is out on bond, and she's set for a court case in september. guys? >> okay, thanks, marcus. it's hard to hear those tapes. >> it really is. we are following a lot of other stories including the passing of john singleton. the youngest person nominated as director for "boyz n the hood" passed at just 51 years old from a stroke. we'll discuss risk factors for stroke when we come back. first, let's go to ginger. >> i have to show you these pictures because, yes, we are in late april, early may, but in ft. collins, colorado, they had averages of more than half a foot for a month but had a couple of fresh inches. look at the heavy rain coming in. it will be may. lance bass will be here and we'll be talking about rain for awhile. >> it's gonna be may. >> it's gonna be may. local forecast in just a bit but first tuesday trivia sponsored by samsung galaxy phone.
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♪ it's gonna it's gonna be me you know what that song means, it's gonna be may. the hit, 'nsync's song, "it's gonna me" inspiring the annual meme. it goes viral on this day every day. >> i get it now. i didn't know until today. >> this morning -- >> did you know this? >> not until i started doing "gma," no. >> i didn't know a lot until i started doing "gma," but we can't wait to talk to lance bass about that, and a whole lot more, including that recent performance with ariana grande
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at coachella. looking forward to, that but first, our top headlines. a 26-year-old army vet is now in custody accused of plotting a terror attack in california. targeting the popular santa monica pier and long beach. the fbi stopped him just in time. also this morning, 20 million people bracing for severe weather. texas to illinois on alert for flooding. possible tornadoes and even snow. and we've been talking about this one all morning. take a look. this is the surprise at sea. a beluga whale seen approaching a ship in norway wearing a harness that said equipment, st. petersburg, and there was a mount for a camera that was on the whale, but the big question is, is this whale being used to spy for russia? the russians deny it but it's not a crazy question. the russians have trained dolphins for military purposes in the past. the norwegian fisherman who spotted this took all the gear off and sent it back out. >> friendly whale. >> the u.s. has done it as well. it's not that unusual. we move on and remember john singleton.
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>> yes, we are. >> he's the youngest director ever nominated for an oscar for the groundbreaking ho hood." singleton died after suffering a stroke being remembered across hollywood, samuel l. jackson, ava duvernay and barbra streisand and so many more paying tribute, and we have a look back at his career, good morning, chris. >> it comes one month after luke perry died of a stroke at age 52. the film world is remembering how the career of john singleton opened doors for so many african-americans in hollywood while his movies opened eyes to realities that had long been ignored. >> reporter: this morning, hollywood is grieving the loss of writer/director jo john singleton. the 51-year-old passing away after suffering a stroke. >> either they don't know, don't show or don't care about what's going on in the hood. >> reporter: the trailblazing director was just 23 in 1991
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when his debut film "boyz n the hood" sparked a national conversation. the cast that included cuba gooding jr. and regina king and in a star-making performance ice cube. singleton gave names, faces and deep emotion to the life and death struggles of the inner city. >> someone tries to make a film about black folks and they're not from the culture, how are they going to know what's up? >> reporter: he became the first african-american ever to be nominated for a best director academy award and the youngest person ever. >> any person who has passion about something and wants respect for whatever he or she does, it's nice to be getting depth. >> reporter: he paired janet jackson and tupac shakur for "poetic justice." he directed samuel l. jackson in a reboot of "shaft." and helmed "too fast too furious."
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his success opened doors for his african-american casts and for black filmmakers who had been shut out of hollywood for so many years. tributes from across the industry pouring in on social media. samuel l. jackson tweeting in part, he blazed the trail for many young filmmakers, always remaining true to who he was and where he came from. from oscar winner jordan peele, john was a brave artist and true inspiration. his vision changed everything. john singleton died on monday after suffering a stroke at the age of 51. >> i'm not going to do anything i don't have my heart in. i have to do something i can look at ten years later and say, yes, i did that and i'm proud of it. >> just a massive loss. a statement from singleton's family stated he had quietly struggled with hyper tension adding more than 40% of african-american men and women have high blood pressure and urging all to please recognize the symptoms by going to
7:35 am >> chris, thanks very much. let's talk about that now with dr. carolyn brockington from mt. sinai hospital in new york. john singleton, 51. luke perry, 52. is it this common? >> we keep hearing about this over and over again and everybody is asking what's going on but really the truth is that stroke can occur at any age, right? we know the incidence increases as people get older but doesn't mean because you're young you can't have a stroke and emphasizes everybody should know their risk factors, the symptoms and what to do. >> well, let us know. what are the risk factors? what are the symptoms? what should we look for? >> a good question but a lot of risk factors we know. medical conditions that increases someone's increase of stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, smoking, inactivity, all those things are risk factors so it's time to partner with your doctor to figure out, hey, do i have any of these risk factors because really the good news is 80% of strokes we think can be prevented but you have to identify what your risk factor is and modify it appropriately.
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if you have blood pressure, maybe have to diet and exercise and take medicine but if you control it you can reduce the chance of stroke and other conditions that happen from high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, et cetera, it's just prevention, prevention is key. easier to deal with something before it happens than after. >> you just mentioned it. this is the bottom line. we can't say it enough. things you should be on the lookout for, if you are trying to reduce this risk. >> the thing about stroke is that it happens suddenly, right? it's not going to happen over weeks and months but seconds and minutes. >> you got to act fast. >> act fast is the key because we want people to realize if they have symptoms right away it's not time to figure this out on the phone and ask somebody but go to the emergency room right away. we know that time is brain. the longer the time the brain isn't getting enough blood flow, the more likely you'll have permanent injuries. if you come right away, people do well. >> remind me what the symptoms are. >> if you think of act fast, face, if your face is drooping.
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"a" is for arms. if you can't keep them straight, maybe that's a problem. speech, suddenly it's garbled or you sound like you're drunk, and "t" is for time, come to the hospital right away. >> what a loss. i mean, his vision and how he stayed true to himself. >> certainly. >> thank you, thank you, doctor, very much. coming up in our next half hour the brand-new sunscreen rankings from "consumer reports" just out, 82 products tested. which came out on top. next, more of our interview with former vp joe biden and his wife dr. jill biden. what he believes sets him apart from the other democrats running. come on back. with our almond trees in our blue diamond orchard in california. my parents' job is to look after them. at almond breeze we only use california grown blue diamond almonds in our almondmilk. ♪ and it's my job to test the product. the best almonds make the best almondmilk. blue diamond almond breeze.
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we are back for more of robin's exclusive interview with joe and jill biden. and we are back now for more of robin's exclusive interview with joe and jill biden. >> he's joining a crowded field and asked why he decided to run again for the third time. >> you are the 20th democrat to announce for president. what differentiates you from the other 19? >> i'm running for three basic reasons. one, i talked a little about to restore the soul of america, the decency we represent, the honor, the integrity of this country and, secondly, i'm going to talk here today about restoring the backbone of america which is the working class, the middle class and this time we're going to bring everybody along. they know me. thirdly, the reason i'm running we have to unite the country and that's what we're going to be talking a lot about. we can't stay fractured.
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>> if i could jump in here, the one thing i think that does differentiate you is his experience. i mean, he doesn't need any on the job training. he jumps right in. he's been vice president. so from day one, joe can take everything. >> you also have referred to yourself as an obama/biden democrat. people look at that and say, are you running for a third obama term? how would your presidency be substantially different? >> i'm really proud of serving with barack, with the president. but look. it's a new time, a new day. we're moving on to deal with the things that are in our grasp. i have worked my whole life. finishing the job for equality for women and in terms of what we're going to do about the environment, make bold, new steps forward. >> what would you say to the trump voter, the trump supporter who looks at the economy and sees very strong numbers? here in pennsylvania where the unemployment is at a record low of 3.9%.
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>> well, what i'd say is did you get any benefit from the tax cut? have your wages really gone up? do you think like you deserve? do your employers treat you with any more respect and dignity than they did before? what's the story? ask these folks. ask the folks in this state. i know this state pretty well and the fact of the matter is they're not getting their fair share. the american people, the people who built this country are ordinary americans who have done extraordinary things from neighborhoods like we come from and this president does not show a great deal of respect and he continues to divide the country. for example, ask him how hard it is to get their kid to college. six in ten jobs require a high school degree. ask him how easy it is to afford it. why do we give a tax break to wall street but we don't give a tax break for -- significant tax break for day care or for child care? why don't we do that? >> is it hard to get that message across when people look at their bottom line, and it's better than it was two, four
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years ago? >> but the bottom line for the vast majority of working class and middle class people is not significantly better. it's not significantly better. and, they know they're not being treated very well. this is about restoring the dignity, the dignity of work and it's not happening right now. >> the mueller report, what was your initial reaction to the findings? >> one, there was russian interference without any question, russian interference, number one. number two, there are elements of the report in the second fade of the report, about seven or eight things that are left undone. the congress is attempting to take that up, and what they should do, and they are doing is investigate that, and if, in fact, they block the investigation, they have no alternative to go to other than impeachment. in the meantime, is make sure he's not back as president of the united states of america. >> donald trump is very confident that should you win the nomination he can beat you
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easily. are you as confident you can win the nomination and defeat him? >> whether or not i win the nomination is going to depend on the democrats and whether i beat donald trump is going to depend on the american people. but as i said, everyone knows who donald trump is. >> i'm confident. >> his wife jumping in like that but it's interesting his take on the economy because people look at it at face value and were there in pennsylvania. the unemployment rate is at an all time low there, and you heard his response. >> the campaign is going to turn on whether the democrats can make that case or whether president trump can effectively run on the economic record. >> and we'll hear from his wife too. >> and have much more on "nightline" with the interview. >> cue the music. you know what that means. what is our "play of the day"? >> great interview, robin. coming up, cue the music. you know what that means. what is our "play of the day"? and ask your doctor about biktarvy.
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♪ love that tune. you know what that means. singing it all day too. back with our "play of the day." this was a nail-biter for reigning "jeopardy!" champ, james holzhauer last night. watch this one. >> he's in the lead with $53,999. over to james now, 33,517 going in, came up with the correct response, i can't believe that he made a mistake in wagering. let's take a look.
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$20,500. just enough. takes him up to $54,017. >> how does he do it? >> that was a close call. he's amazing. so the powerhouse professional gambler won by 18 bucks. challenger adam levin definitely gave him a run for his money. james went into the negatives after getting a daily double wrong early on. he ended up increasing his total winnings to more than, get this, $1.3 million, so we are following the ken jennings record. he's now chasing it. that record was $2.5 million in 74 games, so the big question, what's alex got to say about all this? well, the answer is we'll ask him tomorrow. it's our own daily double. during on exclusive interview. >> it's going to be great. >> it's going be great. this was james '18' he's still going. still going. >> a daily double with the right then, here's the "play of the day." >> do you like that? >> look forward to seeing alex tomorrow. we'll be back. moderate-to-seve,
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new sunscreen rankings from "consumer reports" you need to know before you head to the beach. 82 products put to the test. the one that came out on top that's just $6. ♪ baby watch in overtime. duchess meghan now past her due date. what we're learning about the queen visiting her in windsor, that picture that sent fans into a frenzy and what names could be in the mix. we are live from windsor. and it's gonna be may. april 30th is the day we can all get 'nsync. lance bass is here live and he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ i'm not the only one. he does it too. you got to move when you say it. >> he's here for a very good reason, april 30th. >> uh-huh. it's gonna be may. all those memes. oh, look at him. oh, we're going to talk to him
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about that, those famous memes, and we're going to talk about 'nsync joining ariana grande. at coachella and so much more. >> i love it. that will be a lot of fun. plus, we're covering the "sports illustrated" swimsuit model revolutionizing the way we think about beauty and age returning to the issue 35 years after she first made her cover debut. we'll talk to her in just a bit. >> looking forward to that. first we have a lot of news to get started with. beauty and age returning to the issue after she first made her cover debut. >> looking forward to that. first, we have a lot of news to get started with. the latest on that army veteran now in custody, accused of planning a major terror attack targeting popular spots in southern california, so we want to go back to our chief national correspondent matt gutman who is there in long beach, california. good morning again, matt. >> reporter: good morning again, robin. this comes just days after that synagogue attack near san diego. now authorities say another lone wolf attacker, another young man also radicalized just last month by those mosque attacks in new zealand. they say that mark domingo, 26 years old, an army vet who served in afghanistan converted
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to islam just recently, and converted himself to violent jihad, and he started to plan large scale attacks that could have left hundreds of people dead now. he allegedly told an fbi informant that he wanted to attack police stations, military bare racks and set up bombs here at a white nationalist rally in long beach. that informant apparently got him these bombs, but they were plants, fake fbi bombs and when he took possession of them, the fbi moved in, arrested him. if convicted, he faces 15 years in prison. >> such great work by the fbi. okay, matt. thank you. we're going to turn to that severe weather threat bringing hail, heavy rain and widespread flood alerts. 20 million americans in the storm zone this morning. let's go back over to ginger tracking it all. hey, ginger. >> hey there, cecilia. we wanted to start with snow because these images are always tough to see the day before may unless you're in grand marais,
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minnesota. more than a foot of snow, nothing new for them there. 15 1/2 inches and more snow with the storms but most will be in the elevated areas. the part that will be dangerous will be hail, damaging winds and tornadoes possible today. you had eureka, kansas showing you images of the up to 70-mile-per-hour winds that were recorded. quick look at the hail too, hen egg size, so two plus inches. i think we're going to do that again today. flood alerts from oklahoma and texas into illinois because of those couple of lows. they'll slide along. you have enough of what we call a low level jet stream so a lot of moisture and one wind direction at the surface and then a cooler drier wind direction above. that means wind shear and means in that elevated area you see, tulsa, oklahoma city and joplin, tornadoes possible and large hail too. george. >> okay, ginger, thanks very much. we turn to that headline about energy drink dangers. a new study finds that young adults are consuming more than ever and mixing them with alcohol, and dr. jen ashton here to talk more about that. give us the details. >> george, this is the actual study, and it was done over a
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13-year period, and looked at three groups of americans, teens, young adults, aged 20 to 39, and middle-aged adults. in general the trend regarding energy drinks up in all those groups but most in the young adult age range and so we have to ask why are they drinking so much? how much are they drinking and the long-term effects of this in our diet are really still unknown. >> and mixing them with alcohol. >> exactly, not a good thing. so let's go over some of the risks because we know these are loaded with caffeine. they're loaded with other stimulants like some amino acids. they are incredibly high in sugar and empty calories and when you add that to what it's doing to our health, elevating heart rate and blood pressure, increasing the risk for weight gain which is tied to type 2 diabetes and insomnia. i want to be crystal clear, as a doctor and nutritionist once in a while, fine. every day, multiple times a day, probably not the best for our health. our body is two-thirds water. it's not two-thirds energy drinks. >> stay away from them. >> how about the mom in you?
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[ laughter ] >> very, very rarely occasionally and again, if you're healthy overall and balanced, fine but if you're sedentary, no bueno. >> jen ashton, thanks very much. coming up, the latest on the royal baby wait. a very special visitor there for meghan and harry. and we're going to talk about who the duchess is facetiming. also, 54 and fabulous. you can say that again. supermodel paulina porizkova back in "sports illustrated's" swimsuit issue 35 years after she first made the cover, so what she's revealing about aging and struggling with self-confidence. plus, the new sunscreen recommendations just in from "consumer reports." plus, lara is upstairs. >> hi, you guys. yeah, it is april 30th. lance bass has been kind enough to join us this morning. >> hi, guys. >> to talk about the holiday. it's gonna be -- ♪ it's gonna be may >> yes. we have a great audience. so much coming up on "good
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welcome back to "gma." welcome to our great audience here on tuesday morning. tomorrow is going to be a special day here on "gma." "jeopardy!" host alex trebek. [ applause ] he'll be here live. now it's time for "pop news." hey, lara. good morning to you all. we are going to begin with woodstock 50. will it or won't it be canceled? overnight two very different
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statements released leading fans and performers to wonder what's going on. the music festival, set to mark the half century anniversary of the 1960 summer of love festival being funded by a network, released a statement to billboard saying in part they don't believe the production can be executed as an event worthy of the woodstock brand and as a result have decided to cancel. however, woodstock co-founder michele lang has also written a statement saying the show will go on writing in part, although our financial partner is withdrawing -- i'm sorry. i'm just being told michael lang, not michele. thank you, control room. michael lang from the festival says it will go on. the festival will happen, writing in part, that they will bring in new partners and make it happen. woodstock 50 is supposed to take place august 16th to 18th with a myriad, santana, jay-z, miley cyrus, imagine dragon, halsey.
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they are all on board. if you were thinking about spending your summer weekend, please follow this story. we don't want to have another situation like that other festival. >> oh right. >> yes, i didn't want to correlate the two but worth keeping track of if you're interested in going. also in the news this morning, a fun one, a double dose of adorable from jennifer lopez. she posted this video to her youtube page on monday. here she is being interviewed by her 11-year-old twins, emmy and max, and like a pro journalist emmy snuck in the question every twin wants to know. is she the favorite? here's jen's answer. >> what? >> i told her not to ask that. >> i don't have a favorite. i don't believe in favorites, no, i love you -- i could never think of you more than the other. you realize the love you have for your kids is so deep that all the normal rules for other people don't apply. >> yes, ma'am. perfectly said.
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twin talk as j. lo called it has been viewed over a million times. it will make you smile. >> they are adorable. >> they really are. >> they've grown up. >> yep. and i think that emmy is going to be a performer. >> you think so? >> she's talented. finally another chip off the celebrity block for you this morning justin timberlake and his wife jessica biel showed off the real star in their family at the bass pro legends tournament in missouri. their 4-year-old silas waves at the crowd. the little guy also riding on his momma's shoulders as they cheered dad on. he played with legend gary player. silas even gives a high-five to dad for a great putt. clearly they are all very 'nsync which i say with purpose as you may have noticed. we have someone very special on the show today, justin's former bandmate lance bass is with us. [ applause ] he will help us celebrate the all-important holiday -- ♪ it's gonna be me >> that's coming up on "good morning america."
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that's all we got, george. >> thank you, lara. we move on now to our "gma" cover story. the latest on the royal baby. this just in. abc news has learned that duchess meghan has officially passed her due date, that was april 29th. >> george, thank you for that breaking news. >> that was some good breaking news, wasn't it? amy robach is in windsor. >> reporter: good morning, george. good morning, everyone. we are still here. we are still waiting but on a glorious day like this in windsor, i don't mind one bit. we understand that duchess meghan is in good spirits and that she just had a rather important royal visit. the duchess of sussex has passed her due date so baby sussex must be coming soon. meghan is at home in frogmore cottage with her mother and husband apparently waiting on her hand and foot. >> still in very good spirits and in fact she's been checking in with all her friends back in the u.s. including serena williams. >> reporter: a picture of a baby
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posted on the royal twitter page sending fans into a frenzy but it wasn't baby sussex. it was a photo from harry's aunt, an official visit from the countess of wessex to a hospital in india. the @sussex royal account being obsessively watched b, but no baby pics here. just harry at the marathon. down in windsor abc news has learned the queen was among the first visitors to frogmore cottage. her majesty visiting mum-to-be meghan over easter. bookmakers here in windsor are taking bets on baby names for baby sussex and i think we might all be able to guess the odds-on favorite for a girl. diana. diana, after the child's grandmother, the late princess of wales, and grace, both these names come with odds of 6-1. in joint second place there's elizabeth, which would be a nod to his or her great grandmother, the queen. and arthur, the name of a legendary english king, all very royal so far.
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also in the running are philip, presumably after prince philip, alice, james and albert. >> they're under no pressure to pick a traditional name. in fact, sources close to the couple say while they want to embrace the traditional side, they want to reflect the moderninty about their relationship. >> reporter: we don't know when we will officially find out this little one's name. the couple keeping tight-lipped about their soon-to-be-born baby. >> william and kate took quite a few days to announce the name of prince louis and it will be the same for baby sussex. >> reporter: so the wait for baby sussex continues. we do know that meghan and harry and mom doria are just down the road from me right now anxiously awaiting this new bundle of joy any day now, but meghan, honestly, take your time. having a great time here. just relax. it will come when it comes. >> amy, we know it. keeping it real as always, amy. two thumbs up. okay. we're going to move on now
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to that sunscreen alert. "consumer reports" has just released its list of the best brands for 2019 testing more products than ever before. erielle reshef is here with their top picks. good morning. >> good morning to you. it may not be warm here in new york just yet. it still feels pretty chilly but summer is just around the corner and before you head out into the sun we have a look at the latest "consumer reports" findings with everything you need to know about their picks for the best products to protect your skin. >> reporter: "consumer reports" is out with its annual sunscreen report. this year testing 82 products on the market. top lotion picks for 2019, la roche-posay melt-in sunscreen yet again number one at $36. and in second place, bullfrog land sport quik gel for $13, taking a top spot for the first time. >> they have excellent protection against both uva and uvb rays. >> reporter: uva rays which can cause aging and uvb which lead
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to sunburns or even cancer. for those looking for a spray, trader joe's spf 50 taking that top spot for only $6. and banana boat suncomfort clear ultramist spray spf 50 plus coming in a close second at $13. "consumer reports" says it's important to test sunscreens on the market every year. >> sunscreen manufacturers can change the formulation of their sunscreens and when something changes in the way that a sunscreen is made it may affect its performance. >> reporter: testers look for everything from how the product delivers on spf coverage to fulfilling waterproof claims. >> what we aim to do is give people a comparative evaluation of different sunscreens on the market so they can make the best choices for them. >> doctors recommend using spf 30 and above and it's also important to remember that higher spfs last about the same amount of time as lower ones so you should definitely reapply every two hours and check the directions on the bottle. >> good note there. you have another product here
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that's environmentally friendly? >> this is walgreens spf hydrating lotion that's spf 50 and it's rated the best without oxibenzone and that's an ingredient commonly found in sunscreens that a lot of places could be harmful to the environment. in fact, hawaii and key west, your beloved key west, have passed bans on that product so if you want to be sunscreen aware, skin conscious an environmentally conscious this is your best bet, robin. >> i didn't hear anything after key west. >> you just want to go back there. lather up. >> thank you so much. all right, ginger. >> yes. all right, i didn't either. that's weird. my mind also went to key west. let's go ahead and talk about your "gma" moment. this little girl from detroit is not even 2 years old and she can name every president by seeing them. look. >> who is that? >> george washington. >> who is next? >> john adams. >> very good. >> show me the presidents and
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then i'll show you. who is that? >> thomas jefferson. >> isn't that amazing? she keeps going. she does them good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. mostly sunny this afternoon. our coolest day this week followed by our coolest night. a little bit of a warming trend before mother nature says, i think i'll bring you a slight chance of showers for sunday and monday. mid to upper 60s around the bay, upper 60s and low 70s inland. and a heater tonight, low 50s. just when it starts getting warm the "sports illustrated" arm swimsuit model revolutionizing the way we think about beauty and age. paulina porizkova, she first graced the cover of the swimsuit issue 35 years ago.
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today at 54 years young returning to the magazine that helped launch her kraer, career, proving there is beauty at every age. we'll chat live right here in a moment but first here's a look at her story. >> reporter: often called the face of the '80s, paulina porizkova has been gracing magazine covers for four decades. the czech born beauty has done it all appearing in music videos. ♪ when you break >> reporter: starring in films. >> it was the dog from the neighbor's. it jumped up at me. >> reporter: but the supermodel with those killer cheekbones might be best known for heating up the pages of "sports illustrated's" swimsuit issue including her first "s.i." cover 35 years ago. paulina made her debut in the magazine in 1983 and now at 54, she is set to make her tenth appearance in the annual issue. >> the minute you point a camera at me, i was like, you look gorgeous, you look beautiful. i was like, boom. >> reporter: in the upcoming
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edition, the stunner writing frankly about modeling with women decades younger and embracing the opportunity. >> she's outspoken and honest and she really is an advocate for ageism which i think is a really important topic to address because beauty doesn't end at 30. beauty doesn't end at 40. >> reporter: so great to have paulina porizkova with us live. thank you for being here. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> you look fantastic. congratulations. >> thank you. >> we want to show you a couple of pictures. we want to show everybody a couple of pictures. go ahead and look at this. this is 35 years ago. there you are. >> my first "sports illustrated" cover. i was such a baby. >> you were how old at that time? >> i think i was 18. >> 18 years old there. and then take a look at this, you guys. get ready. that's then. and this is now. >> no, it's not. >> it's not now? >> that's not now. >> but it's closer to now. [ applause ]
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>> yeah, i hate to do this to you guys but that picture was taken five years ago. >> you know, it's funny. if i don't have a comparison, if i just look at a picture of myself now like from the "sports illustrated" shoot when m.j. sent me the pictures and she was like we're not going to do any retouching, just on the minor thing like moles and stuff and i was like, gulp. it's like, well, i look good for 54. >> yeah. [ applause ] >> thank you, thank you. thank you. but you ladies know that looking good at 54 is not the same as just looking good, right? it's like the compliment where you get, oh, you still look great. >> i know. i don't like that. can we make a promise not to do that? >> can you just say you look great. >> you still look so good is not a compliment. you look good. you look great. >> thank you. i love you. >> how has the definition of beauty changed since you started modelling? >> you know what, i actually think -- and i'm going to give -- i don't need to but i'm going to give a lot of credit to m.j. day from "sports
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illustrated." because -- yeah, actually, seriously. >> that's a surprising answer because some people might not -- >> i'm not actually -- like i'm not big on like, you know, making things up. i'm usually pretty honest. unfiltered they call me. i think it is a compliment. but m.j., when she got into her position, she really started expanding the notion in "sports illustrated," which is like that's where people go to see beautiful young women, right? and she really started expanding the idea that it's not just, you know, models size 2 to 4 that are pretty but, hey, you know what, they could be size 10, they could be size 20 and all of a sudden at first when she started doing it i remember people going, ooh, god, and now -- big girls in "sports illustrated." >> very accepted and loved actually. >> the cover of the very beautiful -- her name is -- >> i know who you're talking about. >> laura.
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>> lara spencer, yeah. [ applause ] >> very voluptuous lauren graham. >> yes. ashley graham. but, listen, we're even. check out the issue, guys. great article inside it. thank you for being here. and we'll be right back, everybody. and we'll be right back, everybody.
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good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. hi, good morning. i'm jessica castro from "abc7 mornings." commuters face major delays on the bay bridge right now due to a deadly crash. alexis joining us with the backup. >> unfortunately, we did just get word from chp that the rider of this motorcycle that crashed after a brief pursuit with chp did succumb to his injuries. we're looking at the investigation looiive right now from sky 7. this is right when you get into the city from the fremont exit. three left lanes remain blocked there with no estimate of time for them to reopen. you are jammed solid all the way back across the span, past
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treasure island to the toll plaza. you're looking at about an hour drive once you get through the toll plaza. i would say mass transit or find another way into the ♪ [ crying ] ♪ you protect them at home. we help protect them online.
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this is beyond wifi. this is xfi. simple. easy. awesome. xfinity. the future of awesome. it might be a nice day just to hang outs like the sea lions are. but if you're going to be out and about, hazy and comfy temperatures, especially for strenuous activities as most of us will stay below 70 degrees.
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it does get a little warmer the next few days but there is a chance of rain on sunday. jessica? thank you. we'll have another news update in ♪ i'm on my way welcome back to "gma." great to have you with us on this last day of april. lots ahead including robin, you had a pretty great night last night. >> i had a fantastic night last night. i was hanging -- do tell. it was part of the champions in life gala right here in new york city. it's a benefit for figure skating in harlem. it's a fabulous organization. [ applause ] and it helps young girls transform their lives, gain confidence, leadership, academic achievement, hundreds in the program that overcome some tremendous obstacles and learn perseverance and resilience and it's amazing the work they're doing and it's great. you see the alum, great
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photographers, and it goes on and on and learn about being a champion in life, just not on the ice. >> a great role model in you, my friend. >> very kind of you to say. [ applause ] go back to windsor for a closer look at prince harry and duchess meghan's life in that village as they wait for the royal baby. amy and will there. we'll call it a working vacation. >> this is what we call a workcation. it's lovely here in windsor, a wonderful place to raise a family, i think we can both confirm. there's no word if there's going to be any official royal baby memorabilia released like we saw for the cambridge children, in fact, the royal collection told us that they have no official plans as of yet but we'll have to wait and see because those collects came after those babies were born. i've done some shopping in and around town but i understand you've done the same. yours is more official. mine was more personal. >> i went out and i -- it's a
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great town here. you can see why we're here and why harry and meghan want to make their home here and figured while i was out i would stop in and get the baby some gifts. so little onesie here. i think unisex and then you can take that and then got a little hat to match and i figured we could give that to harry and meghan when they want. >> sounds gooed. >> that's not all, though. it wasn't just baby shopping that i did when i went and took a look around windsor. ♪ i've arrived at the central station in windsor just in time for the big arrival, the child of those two, harry and meghan, baby sussex on its way but before we get to that we got to get to see the town that harry and meghan are calling home. it was here almost a year ago hundreds of thousands of adoring fans lined the streets to get a glimpse of harry and meghan as they said their royal vows.
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this quaint but busy tourist town located about 25 miles from london in the english countryside now home to harry and meghan who moved into the newly renovated frogmore cottage, a stone's throw away from the queen's castle where she lives on the weekends and where harry grew up visiting his granny. there are plenty of opportunities to get in on the royal baby excitement like right at this souvenir shop where there's memorabilia for the baby right in the middle of the action. downtown windsor right here across from where else windsor castle. in windsor harry and meghan are near their friends george and amal clooney. it's also where harry plays polo and where he went to high school just across the rivers thames same as his brother will. will and kate famously shopped here. that caused quite a commotion, and maybe meghan and harry will do the same. whatever they do, if they do it here, everyone in windsor will be very excited.
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no sightings of the sussexs at this location just yet, but the town is getting excited with the newest royal on the way. here at the mcdonald windsor hotel guests can play a guessing game about baby sussex and have to pick the gender, date of birth and time of birth and whoever guesses the closest to what actually happens gets a free night at the hotel. so i think that it's going to be a boy born today fingers crossed and why wouldn't you name it william, amy? >> all right, fair enough. i think it's going to be a girl named diana and i think she's coming tomorrow or friday. >> to stay as long as you want. >> just make it the whole week. it's so obvious. >> i love it. thank you guys. talk to you again real soon. today, of course -- >> no shame. i love it. >> we're jealous. today is a special holiday as you might have heard. anybody know what it is? wait, just listen.
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♪ it's gonna be me >> april 30th. also known on the internet as it's gonna be may day. youtube says this video season massive spike on this day on may 1st every single year. last year there was a 325% spike with probably because of us. we've got the perfect guest to celebrate. everybody, please welcome our friend lance bass. [ applause ] ♪ every little thing i do >> what's up, guys? >> how are you? >> good to see you. [ applause ] >> how are you? ♪ ♪ it's gonna be me >> oh. you know, i tell you if we're going to do the holiday we do the holiday, right? >> make it work. >> a little more justin greeny than justin timberlake.
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but i'll do it. this is hot. this is real hot. >> "a," does justin know you have that, and "b," does that come out of the closet every year? >> actually, no. i found it in your closet and i'm keeping it. it's mine. >> all right. >> how does this happen for so long? >> i mean it's a meme world and when we recorded that song there was no social media so we had no idea this would happen and it's funny because we never really thought about the way justin pronounced may before until this meme started going around so, hey, it fits. [ applause ] >> do you all tease him around this time? >> oh, my gosh. yes. we tease each other daily on our group text, but today is definitely one of our favorite holidays for sure, because look at all these memes.
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there is so many. today actually posted one on my instagram that i've never seen. it was a dog with ramen noodle on its head so, justin, i'm so sorry, justin. you get so much -- >> exactly. >> the group text with all of you. i'm sure it's got to be hysterical. can we talk about coachella? >> oh, yes. >> ariana grande. >> that was -- it was -- it was absolutely incredible. you know, she asked us last minute to do it. we're like, ah, that probably will never happen. it's hard to get all of us together in one room but we got four of us together and it was a lot of fun. she's incredible. what a talent and she really fit into the group perfectly. her vocals were really incredible to harmonize with. >> got us thinking possible reunion. >> possible reunion. [ applause ] hey. >> maybe? >> look, you know i'm down for sure. but i mean, yes, after coachella, a lot of offers definitely coming our way but i have no idea if we're going to do anything but, you know, we shall discuss. >> one is open.
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>> you got one. >> you got so much going on. you produced a documentary. it's called "the boy band con." >> yes. >> you'll be on this week's episode of "single parents." >> on abc. "single parents" was incredible. the cast, so great. these kids are incredible and you'll see me run a lance bass space camp with a nod to performing arts. yes, wouldn't you want to go there? yeah. [ applause ] >> connection to space travel. did a story on this. >> i'm a certified cosmonaut. >> this is not a joke. >> not a joke. i lived in russia and became a cosmonaut. there's my class photo. obviously a year at that point but it was a pretty intense ride. >> thank you for the work you do about pet adoptions. that's really great. [ applause ] >> pets are amazing, animal, just made me happy and being
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able to help get these pets adopted is incredible. >> adopt, don't shop. thank you. >> you guys can see lance on "single parents" tomorrow 9:30 eastern right here on abc. and he's sticking around. [ applause ] on "strahan & sara." don't go anywhere. you have to stay tuned for that. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ they're the moderne stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever.
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back now on "gma" we start with an image from lutsen, minnesota. they've had 119 inches of snow this season. a fresh nine inches of snow and that's a ski resort. see, good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. faster sunshine, but those breezes are going to temper our temperatures. look at this, mid to upper 60s lara with a couple of 60s beauties. >> thanks, ginger. here with two ladies throwing it back more than 500 years. starring in the new miniseries "the spanish princess" which tells the story of catherine of aragon. the princess of spain who eventually became the queen of england. we'll chat in a moment, but first, here's a look at the show. >> i am here only because of that. your brother, edward, was innocent.
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i was a child too when it happened. i am so sorry. so sorry. [ applause ] >> so good to have charlotte hope and laura carmichael with us. good morning to you guys. charlotte, that spanish accent. >> oh. >> why do you go oh, is it hard to watch yourself? >> yeah, really hard. i always find it really hard to watch myself. >> you were inspired by a certain actress? >> i listened to penelope cruz for quite a long time. >> i get that. >> but then i was, like, speaking very, very sexy. the producer was, like, huh-uh. she's quite pious so i did this deep dive on this spanish ballet dancer and spent a lot of time listening to youtube videos of her. >> i'm trying to imagine that character being like ah, yes.
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that's very funny. laura, last time i saw you we were talking about "downton abbey" which we love so much. >> thank you. >> so excited that it's going to become a movie. [ applause ] can you tell us anything about it? >> no. >> oh. >> can't tell you a thing. you know i'm such a fan. >> we're so excited. we had such a great time making it and it was like a reunion. >> it's so great. your cast was incredibly tight. the costumes there were incredible. these so beautiful, but they looked a little less comfortable. >> yeah, and, you know, it was the hottest summer in decades last summer when we shot this and we were wearing these big heavy brown furs and layers and stuff so, yeah, it was too hot to be a tudor. >> i feel like that's a meme somewhere. your wedding dress, there it is, charlotte, your wedding dress, "vogue" magazine is predicting will become a trend. >> i hope so. i just want to wear it again. it's like the best thing i've ever worn.
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i was totally obsessed. >> what was it like getting into that thing? >> totally fine. it's just so beautiful. honestly something transformative about putting the veil on. i've never done an on screen wedding and i was sitting there being like in the car with the girls being like, it's my wedding day. i got really into it and they were like, no, babe, it's tuesday and you've been up since 5:00. >> you'd never know. it was so beautiful. thank you so much for being here. i can't wait to see you again. we want wait to see this. "the spanish princess" premieres sunday, may 5th on starz. looking forward to that. great to see you both. we'll throw it over to ginger. >> thank you, lara. can't wait to watch it. now an exclusive first look at the trailer for our sponsored paramount pictures' upcoming action comedy "sonic the hedgehog." i loved playing that game back then, back in the day. sonic is a video game and tv superstar now making his first leap to the big screen so jim carrey is starring as his
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archene archenemy, and the movie opens on november 8th. we have a little sneak peek. here is the brand-new trailer for "sonic the hedgehog." ♪ >> got to go fast. >> energy surge knocked out power across the entire pacific northwest. this needs someone who can figure out what we're dealing with. >> what the -- >> are you in charge here. >> yes, i am. >> nope. >> i'm -- >> wrong. i'm in charge. i don't know if you realize -- >> who was your name? >> nobody cares. sfpd. >> uh, meow. >> ah, come on. >> pal, i want answer. >> basically it looks like i'm going to have to save your planet. >> oh, is that all you got? >> no, but thank you for asking.
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joins us now. >> thank you, george. >> you covered 9/11 for "the boston globe" and in so many ways it's kind of the defining event of our time yet more distant now. >> exactly. that's the reason for the book. we have an entire generation with no independent memory of these events. you were there. you were in the subway. i was there at "the boston globe" writing that day. the planes took off a mile from me but we have all these people for whom this story is falling into history and at the same time because of the length of time there are a lot of stories that people have never been -- >> wanted to get them down. >> exactly. so that's the idea here. >> and it is i guess the second draft of history. >> yes. >> but what you're really trying to do is to give a panorama of what was happening that day and in the moments before and right after. >> that's exactly right. by telling the story through individuals who went through it and to capture them on september 10th with their normal hopes and dreams of -- the kids' homework done? am i going to get into school or
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whatever, and then to see this before and after moment because, frankly, for our entire culture, there is that before and after demarcation. >> there's so many thousands of stories here. let's just talk about one. ron clifford. >> sure. ron clifford is a guy, he's not even supposed to be at the towers that day. his business meeting gets changed and finds himself in the marriott between the two twin towers. the first plane goes in and ron sees a terribly burned woman walking toward him. other people are ignoring her. and ron goes to her and he gets her down on the marble floor of the marriott hotel and he is comforting her and actually saying the lord's prayer with her when the second plane goes in right above them and he literally feels the vibrations through the building through the floor of the marriott not knowing that his sister ruth and his niece julianna are on that plane. he continues with jenny, and gets her to an ambulance, and he gets himself to sort of a little
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hidy hole he calls it, to survive. those are the kinds of stories that we have to tell because that's -- or ee the story gets lost. >> so many of us in those immediate days and weeks afterwards thought it's never going to be the same here again. that feels a little bit far away right now. what is the lingering thing you take away? >> i think we're stronger than we realize. i think in many ways this is a hard story to tell but again and again i was impressed by the strength of people. there is a reason we call it fall and rise. there is an after. we are stronger in the broken places and i think as a culture and as a community, as a country, i think a lot of the lessons as hard as they were to learn i think we benefited. >> i wish we could bring back the unity america felt in the wake of that attack. >> i do as well and i think that -- i think it's not impossible but i think when we talk about 9/11, we need to be sure to have the reverence and the respect for the individuals, the families, the survivors and the victims and i think that's
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not a bad place to start. >> can't wait to read it. thanks for coming in today. >> thanks, george. >> "fall and rise: the story of 9/11" is out now. i've slain your dreaded dragon. for saving the kingdom what doth thou desire? my lord? hey good knight. where are you going? ♪ ♪ climbing up on solsbury hill ♪ grab your things, salutations. coffee that is a cup above is always worth the quest. nespresso. tis all i desire. did thou bring enough for the whole kingdom? george: nespresso, what else?
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. good morning, bay area. hi there, good morning. i'm jessica castro from "abc7 mornings." you probably want to avoid the bay bridge if you're heading into san francisco. here's alexis. >> good morning, jessica, and this is all from a crash that happened earlier this morning. westbound 80. this is right at the fremont exit as soon as you get into san francisco. that motorcycle rider did not survive after a brief pursuit. i want to take a look at our bay bridge camera. you can see it's a parking lots. checking out that drive time, you're looking at just under an hour across the bay bridge. mike? 60s and 70
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temperatures. it starts to get warmer by friday and then a chance of rain saturday and sunday. time with >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the new film "long shot," seth rogen. plus, "downton abbey" and "the spanish princess" star laura carmichael. plus, another member of our studio audience will play t or tale as we continue kelly and ryan's anniversary week. and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪


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