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good morning, america. as we join you on this monday morning, there are new developments in the mystery surrounding the death of jeffrey epstein. the fbi pouring over new clues surrounding jeffrey epstein's apparent suicide behind bars. the security lapse now revealed, and the major documents released just hours before his death naming prince andrew and high profile politicians. now the demand for answers from his accusers as the spotlight turns on this woman, one of epstein's closest associates. also this morning, the panic at the mall. people running for their lives in houston, fearing an active shooter after a masked man jumps on a table. what he allegedly yells. the latest scare on the heels of those mass shootings and the search right now for the suspect. severe summer storms tearing through the plains.
now the midwest and northeast bracing for possible tornados and flash flooding as the south faces triple digit temperatures. 13 states on alert. breaking overseas, one of ss thousands of protestors swarm hong kong. caught on camera, a tesla reportedly in autopilot mode going up in flames on the highway after crashing into a parked tow truck. a father and his children somehow escaping serious injury. the investigation under way. making a statement. lori loughlin's daughter sending a message about the college admissions scandal with this post as her parents get set to return to court. ♪ the greatest, the greatest and triple-double threat. simone biles scoring her record sixth national championship, doing something no woman has ever done before.e mo sending h the record books.
we do say good morning, america. you know what, it's like sticking the landing having david muir here with us. >> what? >> yes, it is. >> all this week. how about simone though? >> how about her? i thought my double today was impressive and she goes and does this triple-double. did you see this over the weekend? she made history. a weekend gold over the weekend. look at that move, something no woman, no gymnast has ever done before. >> you did your double in a suit which is ever harder. but she also took home her sixth all-around title, tieing a record. such an amazing achievement for her and for the whole team. congratulations. >> absolutely. we'll have more on that ahead. first, we're going to begin with the questions growing this morning surrounding the death of accused sex trafficker, jeffrey epstein. the fbi and justice department on the case investigating his apparent suicide while he was in federal custody here in manhattan. our chief national affairs correspondent tom llamas is
there outside the jail with new details. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning urces at theeptment of justice tell us right now the focus of investigators is on the 24 hours leading up to epstein's suicide, that attorney general william barr wants to be updated every three hours on any developments and there are numerous agents working on this case. this morning, abc news is learning new details about the security breakdown surrounding accused sex trafficker jeffrey epstein's apparent suicide inside of a manhattan jail cell. his death by hanging now being investigated by the fbi and the inspector general. a source telling abc news the metropolitan correctional center has been understaffed, leading to low morale among guards. another source tells us that the two guards in the special housing unit where epstein was being held were both on overtime. one of the guards on his fifth overtime shift of the week, and
that those guards were supposed to check on epstein every 30 minutes, but did not in the hours before he was discovered saturday morning. attorney bruce barkett represtsps fmemate who rood wit epstein was found unresponsive with marks on his neck. at the time epstein was put on suicide watch, but only for six days. >> one has to wonder how it is that this man who just tried to take his own life by hanging himself a few weeks ago was in a position to successfully hang himself. >> reporter: epstein's death coming less than 24 hours after 2,000 pages of new court documents, including depositions and police reports, were made public. >> you're screaming on the inside, and you don't know how to let it come out. all you do is obey. that's it. >> reporter: in those unsealed documents, virginia roberts guiffre's 2015 defamation suit against ghislaine maxwell, a british socialite and longtime epstein associate who epstein's accusers described as his madam. in deposition testimony she says
that maxwell recruited her to be a teenage sex slave to epstein and that epstein directed her to have sex with powerful men including former new mexico governor bill richardson, former maine senator george mitchell and prince andrew. all of the men deny those allegations. >> give jeffrey what he wants. a lot of this training came from ghislane herself. >> reporter: maxwell has consistently denied the allegations and so far has not been charged but prosecutors pledging to take down anyone who conspired with epstein to commit his years of alleged sexual assault on underaged girls. and epstein still able to torment some of his accusers even in death. >> i really wanted justice. i really wanted him to take up for what he did and to be put in jail or prison and have to sit there and think about what it is he exactly did to so many people. >> reporter: now, following epstein's suicide, president
trump retweeted two conspiracy theories that were completely baseless, suggesting bill clinton was somehow behind the suicide because he had a past association with epstein. again, no proof, completely baseless. we should also mention that president trump himself had a past relationship with jeffrey epstein. both presidents say they knew nothing about these terrible crimes. david? >> tom llamas covering this all weekend long, thanks. let's bring in our chief legal analyst dan abrams this morning. we know the department of justice as tom just reported is looking into this. they're getting updates every three hours or so. but what do you make of what could happen for somebody in the jail or administrators inside the jail? >> heads are going to roll in one way or another. the question is going to be, is it going to be administrative, is it going to be people getting fired or are there going to be charges? for there to be criminal charges you're going to need intentional acts, not just negligence, not just they should have done something more, but it's going to have to have been literally a bribe or a payoff or someone instructing someone to do something else.
so something intentional for criminal charges. >> people really scratching their heads this weekend when they heard this headline because this is a guy who tried to kill himself a couple weeks ago, supposed to be on suicide watch. how does this happen? >> in a place where it should never happen. that's the point. it should never happen in this particular jail. there are going to be questions. the problem is there's no evidence at this point to support any of the theories about some very well connected person ordering epstein to be killed. and so that puts you back to the more likely scenarios which is some combination of negligence with good luck on the part of epstein. now, is it possible that he engaged in some activity? did he pay someone off? we'll see. there's again nothing to indicate that happened, but if it wasn't just negligence, unfortunately for a lot of people who want answers, that may be the next most likely answer. >> in the meantime everyone's got a theory on what really happened. >> yeah. >> what about the prosecution? they say the prosecution continues, prosecutors will move
forward on this and his associates who tom reported on there, they shouldn't be breathing a sigh of relief yet. >> absolutely not. the southern district of new york has made it clear they're continuing to investigate a conspiracy. number two, there were employees mentioned in the epstein indictment. there were three employees mentioned there. they can all be investigated. then you also have the possibility of civil lawsuits as well. so i don't think anyone is breathing a sigh of relief in particular because people want accountability and if epstein's not around to get it, someone else may have to. >> dan abrams, great to have you this morning. thanks. robin, michael? >> all right. thank you, david. now to a scare at a mall in houston sending panicked crowds running into the streets. people are especially on edge in the wake of those mass shootings last week and linsey davis is here with more. police are searching for the suspect who caused this. >> that's right. they certainly are. good morning to you, michael. houston police say this time the suspect has not been located, but they have numerous witnesses
and are continuing to investigate. they are treating this as a terroristic threat and desperately want to find the person behind this pandemonium.t epter:ass nic at astall. shprinng intcomi >>h, my god. lieved was an active shooter, but in reality just the latest example of a nation on edge. police say it all started when a masked man jumped onto a table at the food court, threatening to take his own life, then dropped an unidentified object on the ground causing mass panic. the stampede caused two minor injuries. authorities are now searching for the suspect and labelling the incident as a terrorist threat after back-to-back mass shootings. communities around the country are restless. last week in times square, a loud popping sound caused hundreds to flee the area. in reality, it was a motorcycle backfiring. >> it was like pretty much a stampede of people just sprinting as fast as they could. >> reporter: the fbi is also on high alert with concerns of copycat attacks, domestic violence extremists inspired by
the recent mass shootings in el paso and dayton committing their own acts of terror. late last week 20-year-old was arrested at a walmart after entering the store wearing a military style rifle and body armor. police say he wanted to test the boundaries of his second amendment rights. police say a 16-year-old boy and his mother both suffered minor injuries in that mall scare. the mother was reportedly stepped on several times on her back as she was trying to help her son. authorities say the suspect is described as a white male in his teens or early 20s. >> creates a dangerous situation all the way around. >> for sure. so many people being nervous when they hear this noise. first they thought it was gunfire, then fireworks. really scary. >> a lot of people on edge. >> yep. now we have a new severe weather threat. the midwest to northeast bracing for possible twisters and flash flooding while the south faces triple digit heat. ginger of course tracking the latest. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, robin. there were ten reported tornadoes, more than 180 severe
storm reports over the weekend. this is the plains of colorado. you can see debris flying there. the funnel doesn't appear in this image to be touching the ground but there's plenty of damage to be talked about and i do think that today between that and flash flooding like they had in little rock, arkansas, that was up to almost four in e rey n mcs across. iowa, northern illinois, watch today, even central illinois there, peoria to davenport included in the severe storms forecast but it's not just today. throughout the day tomorrow from pennsylvania right through maryland and virginia, new jersey, all have to watch for damaging wind and even an isolated tornado, michael. >> be careful out there. ginger, thank you so much. to the capture of that tennessee inmate who had been on the run for days escaping prison on a tractor. he was finally taken into custody after a couple spotted him on their surveillance camera. abc's victor oquendo has the very latest. >> reporter: this is the chilling video from a ring surveillance camera that helped lead to the capture of convicted kidnapper and accused murderer curtis ray watson who had been
on the run for five days. >> we were awakened by the alarm on the ring doorbell saying that someone was in our back yard. >> reporter: early sunday morning homeowners spotting watson wearing camouflage, rummaging through an outdoor refrigerator, the first confirmed sighting since his wednesday escape. >> she said that's him, that's him. i prepared for if he tried to come inside and then we called 911. >> reporter: watson still looking very much like his mugshot. >> middle of the night you look at some person that's standing outside at your refrigerator two or three feet from my entrance, yeah, i was frightened. >> reporter: he had been serving a 15-year term for kidnapping his then wife. he was on lawn mowing duty last wednesday morning. that's when authorities say he entered the nearby home of
corrections admin straighter deborah johnson who he sexually assaulted and killed her. >> reporter: watson surrendered without incident, hands up, went to his knees and gave up immediately. now curtis watson could face the death penalty. debra johnson's family say they were preparing for a funeral when they heard he had been captured. they're thankful but have so many questions. david. >> our thanks to you this morning. to the growing mystery this morning. u.s. intelligence trying to figure out what really happened off the coast of russia last week. we reported on that massive and deadly blast that released radiation. u.s. officials are lk looking into whether a new military missile is connected to this nuclear reactions that killed more than a half dozen russians, including scientists. let's get to ian pannell this morning. the russians have been secretive and have said very little about this. >> reporter: that's right, david. growing fears of a small near explosion involving a top
missile program. the explosion happened at a missile test site off the coast of russia on thursday. the government initially saying there had been no change in radiation levels but now local officials saying levels had briefly spiked. residents nearby reportedly stocking up on iodine, which is used to reduce the effects of radiation. officials are saying a small rea reactor had exploded during a training session. it's suspected this was part of a program to develop a new nuclear powered missile that russian president putin has claimed is able to reach anywhere in the world. russia of course, has a history of see kre secrecy over accidents of course including chernobyl in 1986. david? >> thanks to you. to an attack at a mosque in norway being investigated as an act of terror. a gunman opening fire leaving one person injured before the shooter was taken down. officials say the suspect may have been motivated by extremist anti-immigrant views and james longman has the latest for us. good morning, james. >> reporter: good morning, robin. yeah. that shooting at a norway mosque is being investigated as an attempted terror attack.
a gunman opened re afternoon inside the center right outside the capital of oslo. he was brought down by a or shipper worshipper, a very brave man indeed. police describe the suspect as a white norwegian citizen, 20 years old. he's now in custody. the investigation so far has uncovered he expressed extreme right wing views and hostile attitudes toward immigrants. when authorities visited his home, they found his 17-year-old step-sister dead. police are also charging him with her murder. david? >> james longman, thank you. to this massive protests in hong kong bringing one of the busiest airports to a standstill this morning. outbound flights canceled after thousands of demonstrators swarming the main terminal. this comes after a week of violent clashes. hong kong police are defending their use of force including g station and firing pepper spray pellets at close range. look at these images, extremely tense situation and we'll follow it throughout the day here.
>> intense for sure, david. now to that history-making performance for simone biles. the gold medal olympian stunning fans overnight, winning her sixth national title and breaking records along the way. t.j. holmes is here breaking records as well. >> look, it would be offensive for me to talk about her as the greatest gymnast in the world. this is the greatest athlete category we're talking about with this young lady. it's not because she wins or dominates. it's because she does things like we're about to show you, things we have never seen in gymnastics before. ♪ >> reporter: the weekend of history on top of history for simone biles. >> just keeps making history, simone biles. >> reporter: completing not one but two nearly impossible and never before done moves. the first, this double-double dismount from the balance beam, becoming the first gymnast ever to stick a two flip, two twist dismount. >> here it comes, two flips, two twists, never been done in competition.
oh! and you see that smile. >> reporter: and then sunday, a triple twisting double somersault known as the triple-double. ♪ she launched so high that she vaulted higher than the cameras that in competition. few men will even try the move. >> i was ecstatic. i couldn't have been happier. >> reporter: biles now takes home her sixth national title, the first woman in nearly 70 years to win that many all-around titles. >> simone's got enough gold medals, someone give this girl a crown. >> since 2013 in every competition she's entered she's won the all around. she has not lost in 20 competitions. the only time she lost is when she came in fourth on "dancing with the stars" and she was mad. she was mad about that. she's a competitor is what i'm saying. she was mad even about that.
>> you had to go there. >> you had to go there. >> i love when she jumped higher than the cameras. they couldn't keep up with her. >> it was unreal. >> that would never happen here. >> had to bring up "dancing with the stars." that was cold. that was cold. we're following a lot of other stories this morning. take a look at this video, a tesla exploding into flames after crashing into a truck on the highway reportedly while in autopilot. thankfully nobody was killed but there were serious injuries. the investigation is ongoing right now. also this morning, lori loughlin's daughter olivia jade breaking her silence about that college admissions scandal. she's sending a message of her own. we're going to get to that. but ginger, you have some really hot weather. i do. i'm still angry about getting third. excessive heat warnings in place. it's the place for dallas to be around 100. your local weather in 30 seconds. first the select cities sponsored by flonase.
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massachusetts. two cape cod beaches temporarily closed on sunday do you shark sightings, one seen just 15 yards from shore. there have been now more than 150 great white shark sightings off the coast of cape cod since june. take a look at this, the video escape that's being called fast and furious. an ostrich on the run in china seen here. >> oh. >> we were all looking for the ostrich. >> running around. no one around is acting like that's strange. they're acting like that's normal. >> that's dinner. anyway, no, the ostrich reunited with the owner. just fine. all you ostrich lovers, don't tweet me. >> no, no. we have that stunning scene that was caught on tape now, a tesla crashing, bursting into a ball of flames. thankfully everyone made it out alive. there were serious injuries though. there are concerns because the car was reportedly in autopilot before the wreck. paula faris is here with that the driver was traveling 60 miles an hour when he slammed into a parked tow truck that he claims he didn't see and says
this morning, an alarming incident involving a tesla, this time on a packed highway in russia. a tesla model 3 electric car became engulfed in flames after it crashed into a parked tow truck along the highway at more than 60 miles per hour. this video which aired on russian state tv shows just moments after the crash when the tesla erupts. the driver of the car reportedly said he was using driver assistance holding the steering wheel and says he did not see the truck. the driver escaped before the flames erupted along with his two children who were rushed to the hospital, grateful to be alive. the vehicle was reportedly in auto pilot mode which is not a self-driving system and requires driver supervision.
it's touted by tesla as an advanced driver assistance system that enhances safety and convenience behind the wheel. questions remain about the general safety of automation in vehicles. earlier this month tesla was hit with a lawsuit after a 50-year-old man died allegedly after his model x crashed into an off-ramp divider at nearly 70 miles an hour. autopilot had been turned on ten seconds before that crash, according to the ntsb. and in december, an ow that his tesla model s caught fire twice in one day, six hours apart, in northern california. no one was injured in that incident. tesla says they investigated. this, however, was a battery issue, not an automation issue. now, we reached out to tesla. they are not commenting but in regards to that fatal incident, they say that drivers supported by autopilot are safer than those operating without assistance. in this instance, the metal frame is all that remains of this vehicle.
>> glad they got out and they were all okay. all right, paula, thanks. we turn to that major development involving a home we had reported on here before and disturbing letters sent to the family who bought it. the family bought their dream home in new jersey, never moving in after getting frightening letters from someone calling themselves "the watcher." now the family has finally found someone -- i got everyone's attention here. someone is going to buy that house and gio benitez is here with more. good morning. >> david, good morning. for years somebody thought nobody would buy this house because of all that negative publicity with those threatening letters but this morning we know the family has finally gotten rid of it by taking a major financial loss. >> reporter: this morning abc news has learned the new jersey family allegedly creepy letters from someone named the watcher has finally sold their house that started their nightmare. derek and maria broaddus bought idyllic home in westfield, new jersey for $1.3 million back in 2014, but they say a stranger kept them from moving in by
sending letters like this, "i watch and i wait for the day the young blood will be mine again," and "i pass by many times a day and you know i'll be watching." >> i've lived here my whole life. yeah, it was a pretty big shocker. >> reporter: five years later, the family selling the property they've never lived in, that has haunted them for years, taking a loss, selling it for $400,000 less than they paid for it. we spoke with their attorney in the midst of their ordeal. >> it's a great house. this is a total tragedy and nightmare for my climates. >> reporter: the watcher's letters describing anger about renovations to the home and detailing the movements of the family and their kids. one letter saying, all of the windows and doors allow me to watch you and track you as you move through the house. >> from day one they've been trying to solve this case, they linguist to look at the letters and see we any any patterns. they scoured the internet looking for clues. >> reporter: but despite years of investigations and while authorities did discover some
dna evidence, they never found enough to charge a suspect. >> our police department conducted an exhaustive investigation. such efforts have not, however, yielded information leading to charges being filed. >> reporter: in an interview with "new york magazine" last year, derek comparing the ordeal to cancer saying, we think about it every day. >> they wanted to get rid of the house because they knew it was going to be this burden. they knew they weren't going to move in. from there the next thing they wanted more than anything is to know who did this. >> and we're told the family still lives in westfield. after staying with family a few blocks away from the watcher house, they've bought a new home and hope it brings them peace of mind. what an ordeal. >> we don't know about the new owners. >> no. >> hopefully they're not watching. >> i'm sure they had full disclosure. at least i hope they did. thank you so much, gio. now we have the latest on m. lori loughlin's daughter sending a message to the media posting this photo on instagram. eva pilgrim is here with more eva, that's one heck of a message. >> reporter: they say a picture is worth 1,000 words.
not that many words to make her point, just two little fingers. this morning, making a statement. olivia jade giannulli, the daughter of actress lori loughlin and mossimo giannulli, sharing this instagram message in response to the media coverage of her family and the varsity blues college admissions scandal. the 19-year-old flipping off the camera with both hands. her sister responding in the comments, writing, not over you and this, queen. the teen has been mostly silent since the scandal broke posting only this happy birthday picture to celebrate her mother. before the scandal giannulli was a youtube star boasting some 1.9 million subscribers. she had deals with beauty and fashion trends such as sephora, tressemme, who all dropped the teen in the wake of scandal. this latest post coming as her
parents prepare to head back to court at the end of the month. >> i know you want what's best for them but you know what, maybe the fast track isn't it. >> reporter: the "full house" star and her husband both facing federal charges and possible jail time after allegedly paying half a million dollars in bribes and fees to get their two daughters admitted into the university of southern california by having them pose as elite athletes. 34 people were caught up in this scandal. so far 23 parents and coaches have pleaded guilty for their roles. loughlin and her husband have entered not guilty pleas and say they're innocent of the charges brought against them and eager to clear their names. they'll be back in court at the end of the month. >> we'll keep our eye on it, thank you so much. david? coming up here on "gma," new beach warnings after incidents like this one. now a 13-year-old recovering this morning after getting hit by an umbrella in massachusetts. what authorities are asking everyone heading to the beach to do. we'll be right back. what authorities are asking everyone heading to the beach to do. we'll be right back. own little world.
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back now on a monday morning with that frightening incident at the beach. a 13-year-old hit by a flying umbrella in massachusetts, struck in the arm. will reeve is at rockaway beach right here in new york with the story. will, i know you've got a warning from experts on how to keep us safe. hey, will. >> reporter: hey, david. this incident is just the latest in a series of thousands according to one consumer group. it sounds surreal, umbrellas turning into flying projectiles, but the reality exists on any beach on any day but there are simple ways you can stay prepared and safe.
>> they need somebody to go to good harbor beach. we have somebody impaled with an umbrella. >> reporter: this morning a 13-year-old boy is recovering after being pierced in the arm by a flying umbrella at a massachusetts beach. >> impaled by a flying umbrella. sounds like an injury to the left arm. >> the kid was just walking along and all of a sudden the umbrella just stabbed him. >> reporter: witnesses say he immediately fell to the ground. bystanders including a nurse who happened to be nearby rushing to his side to stop the bleeding. >> i was trying to talk to the kid and someone was tying a tourniquet and a couple people were trying to call the paramedics. >> he was, like, just yelling how it hurt. >> reporter: emergency response teams racing him to the hospital. >> when we heard it come over the radio, it was -- we kind of did a double take. >> reporter: according to the u.s. consumer product safety commission, improperly installed beach umbrellas have sent more than 30,000 people to hospitals across the u.s. over the last decade. >> no one's calling for a ban on beach umbrellas, but something is wrong when any consumer
product can so easily take off and kill someone. >> reporter: there's more and more footage of umbrellas wreaking havoc like this close call earlier this year, a gust of wind launching an umbrella into the air, narrowly missing a toddler. in 2015 a bystander capturing this wild scene, winds whipping umbrellas across a maryland beach. last summer in new jersey a 67-year-old woman was pierced in the ankle by a flying umbrella. >> could we have fire to the eesothg sayshe w strk a hecked it raight up in the air and shot it right back down and it went right into my thigh. >> reporter: experts say the problem starts when beachgoers don't properly secure their umbrellas. by the time they realize something's wrong, it's too late. to truly secure an umbrella in the sand, experts say it needs to be buried a minimum of 16 inches down. >> you can either use a shovel to dig the hole deep enough to set the stake and set it in, or
once you drive the stake into the sand, rock it back and forth. that typically gets it deeper into the sand. >> reporter: the massachusetts teen was released from the hospital but these events have been fatal in the past. there are many ways to secure your umbrella. there are sand bags. there are umbrellas that actually have bags built into them. there 16 inches is the minimum depth of your hole. so we dug one of those holes. we're going to measure it out. that's a good 16 inches in there. then you've got your umbrella. you cover it up with the sand and you enjoy a day at the beach. personally on a day like today, i'd keep the umbrella down and get that tan, guys. >> yeah, that's you, will. thank you. i was telling you guys that years ago in florida -- you think it's secure and the wind shifted directions and the umbrella went up. >> fast. >> it happens like that. it happens like that. >> be safe out there. >> 16 inches is a lot to dig. >> it is. >> the bag was a good idea too i thought. >> better to be safe than sorry. >> absolutely. >> i don't think will's coming back.
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shoulders, robin. for our "play of the day" we have two epic janet jackson surprises. here's number one. >> oh! >> number one. the ultimate gift for this dad as you can see by his reaction when his son kb and his brother surprised their dad with tickets to janet jackson's show in vegas. >> for father's day they did that. >> yes. robin's lobbying to take the show there. >> i am. >> fast forward to surprise number two and look who the family ran into backstage at the show. >> i think the highlight was right at the beginning when she actually came down in the -- whatever that was, and she came down in it and it was actually her and we got a chance to see her. that was the highlight for me, just seeing her on stage. >> that's really sweet. i'm glad. i'm glad. >> he's, like, in shock.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. urgent investigation, new developments in the mystery surrounding the death of jeffrey epstein. the fbi pouring over new clues surrounding the multimillionaire's apparent suicide behind bars. the security lapse now revealed, and the major documents released just hours before his death. we have the latest this morning. also, a nation on edge. the latest scare on the heels of those mass shootings. panic at the mall. people running for their lives in houston fearing an active shooter after a masked man jumps on a table. the search right now for the suspect. new hope this morning for the millions of people living with parkinson's disease, and right here on "gma" you're about to meet the e.r. nurse diagnosed at just 34. changing her life to cope with the condition, she spends her life helping others.
♪otreaks heart ing her live. new this morning, surprise split. miley cyrus and liam hemsworth calling it quits less than a year after getting married. what drove them apart. the new pictures and messages right now. ♪ she works hard for the money supermarket challenge. how we're making dinner for a family of four for under 25 bucks for not one but two meals. and we're only using what we got out of these people's grocery carts. all ahead as we say, good morning, america. working hard for the money this monday morning. michael, david here. and david, great to have you here. i was outside and this woman just -- it was too late to get you outside but i said at least you'd wave. >> i'm blowing a kiss right back.
i'm coming out there. she's going to get a monday hug. i have to wait until the next commercial break though. >> you got it. >> it's great she's here and it's great we have celebrity chef alex guarnaschelli here for our supermarket challenge. she and ginger went shopping together and they're going to show us how to make an easy and hardy meal, hardy i say, a meal for four all for under 25 bucks. hardy meal for four under 25. >> 25 bucks, that's where she's been. let's get to the news on a monday morning. the latest on jeffrey epstein's death. the fbi and justice department are investigating his apparent suicide while of course in federal custody here in manhattan. we want to get right back to our chief national affairs correspondent, tom llamas. good morning again, tom. >> reporter: david, good morning again. the medical examiner here in new york has performed an autopsy on jeffrey epstein's body, but he's awaiting his determination until he gets more information. now, guards on saturday morning found jeffrey epstein dead, hanging in his cell right here in manhattan. the big question, how did this happen because just three weeks
ago epstein was put on a suicide watch list. now, that's the question that attorney general william barr wants answered. he's launched two investigations into this matter. so right now investigators are working around the clock to figure out exactly how this happened. now, we can't forget the accusers here. they had hoped and waited for so long that jeffrey epstein would finally see justice, that they would see justice, that they would see him behind bars. you can argue he's now tormenting them in his death. many of them outraged over all of this but there may be hope. prosecutors say they are looking into the conspiracy aspect because a lot of these accusers say there was a network around jeffrey epstein that helped him commit these crimes. prosecutors may go after those co-conspirators in the future. we'll have to wait and see on that. right after epstein died on that saturday, president trump retweeting conspiracy theories linking bill clinton to the attempted suicide because clinton had a past relationship with epstein. again, completely baseless, no proof. we should also mention president trump himself had a past association with epstein.
both presidents have said they knew nothing about these terrible crimes. david? >> tom llamas with us again this morning, thanks, tom. david, turning now to that frightening scene at a mall in houston sending panicked crowds running into the streets. people especially on edge of course in the wake of those mass shootings last week. fbi worried about more copycats. linsey is back with more on this. good morning again. >> good morning again to you. police are certainly taking this very seriously, treating it as a terroristic threat. the suspect is described as a white male in his teens or early 20s. initially people called police reporting an active shooter, then others thought fireworks had been set off. in the end neither scenario was accurate. police say a masked man jumped onto the table in the food court threatening to take his own life, then dropped an unidentified object on the ground causing mass panic, triggering a stampede and sending people running into the street. look at that video there. police say a 16-year-old boy and his mother both suffered minor injuries. according to authorities, the suspect has not been located but they have numerous witnesses and
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] this wonderful audience that we have, this is a great way to start the week. thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] tomorrow we have our self-care -- kicking off our self-care series. we're showing you how to take a moment for yourself, from your finances to your friendships. plus the cast of "hadestown" is going to be here in their first appearance since winning eight tonys. eight tonys. i can't even talk right because i'm so excited. adrienne bankert is back. [ cheers and applause ] you have been -- she has been touch a trouper for the abc news division, having somebody ouand my mama would say, it's good to lay my eyes on you. >> oh, my gosh, i'm so grateful to be in the studio with you
today, all of you. thank you so much and thank you to our audience. good morning to you guys. [ cheers and applause ] >> "pop news"! >> let's do it. am i looking at the right camera because it's been a while? all right. i've been in the field a lot. welcome, everybody, to this monday morning -- >> it's actually right over here. >> is it really? >> there you go. >> thank you, david muir. >> you haven't missed a beat. >> i have the best coaches in my life. >> you're coaching us. we begin with taylor swift during the teen choice awards last night. she accepted the first ever icon award. swift who is not only of course a global singing sensation but also a very proud cat mom and was presented the surfboard award featuring her pet cats by her friend and women's world cup champion alex morgan. during her speech she said she's having a proud moment and has this to say to her fans. listen to this. >> you make me so happy. you make me laugh every day online. i love meeting you. [ cheers ] i love loving you.
you're just the most amazing, generous people. thank you for giving me e that . every single minute of every day i know that you're the reason that i have the life i have and that i get to do what i love doing. >> humility is beautiful. remember where you came from. before leaving the stage taylor shares this, her new song "lover" comes out friday and taylor will be performing that right here on "gma" next thursday, august 22nd, the day before her new album drops. [ cheers and applause ] this is the place to be, right? >> yeah. you might want to come back for that. >> i know. >> i might have to come back. you'll see me here and there. this morning the b in bts stands for breaking news. the k pop super group announcing on twitter that for the first time since they are worldwide debut they're taking a, quote, extended period of rest and relaxation, prompting the collective outcry from the bts army. the group will use the time away from the spotlight to, quote, enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s.
for massive world known celebrities that's kind of difficult. where do you go to be normal? i don't know when you have that much fame. for those wondering how long bts' break will be, it shouldn't be more than a couple months because the guys have a concert scheduled for october. >> nice to get a little bit of a break. good for them. >> distance makes the heart grow fonder. absence makes the heart grow fonder. >> we didn't get a break in our 20s. there were no breaks. >> no. they're working hard. >> yeah, they are. yoguber this song, right? it's a classic, a beautiful song. ♪ only time you can't really sing it. it's enya. who knew this was going to be the best soundtrack to this moment. lewis jones flying his drone when it ran out of battery over a lake. to save the beloved gadget he jumped in and started swimming. ♪ >> aw. >> the video of jones making that save racked up 20 million
views. [ applause ] it's like, no, no, no, no. okay, but there are different versions so let's check out the bryan adams remix first. ♪ i'm going to run to you, yeah, i'm going to run to you ♪ how about a little whitney? >> ooh ooh ooh. i will will alw♪ >> that is so good. >> i got one more for you. wait, hold on. you cannot do this without a little celine dion. ♪ there's nothing i fear, and i know ♪ okay, so in closing -- [ applause ] i would just like to say, get you somebody that looks at you the way that man looked at his drone. >> that is true. >> that's what you need in your life, all that love. >> good way of putting it. >> and that's "pop news." >> that's how we look at you. >> thank you, adrienne. now to our "gma" cover story
and the message from miley cyrus this morning after her unfortunate split from her husband liam hemsworth. the singer sharing a statement and posting on social media. paula faris is back with that. >>n, everyone. good monday morning. you know they've been married just a little over six months and miley who's always marched to the beat of her own drum just last month said, quote, i don't fit into a stereotypical wife role. she says that she doesn't even like the word wife. ♪ i came in like a wrecking ball ♪ >> reporter: just seven months after tieing the knot, miley cyrus and liam hemsworth have called it quits. a rep for cyrus telling abc news that the two have decided this is what's best while they both focus on themselves and careers. overnight miley shared a series of instagram posts about change, captioning this one, new day, new adventure. the two were married last december in an intimate ceremony surrounded by close friends and family. ♪ i love you more but rumors of the split began
circulating saturday morning when the actress posted this picture on instagram. her followers were quick to notice the star's wedding ring was missing. the pair's on and off relationship began back in 2009 after they both starred in the romance film "the last song." >> i love you. >> i love you too. >> reporter: hemsworth proposed to cyrus in 2012 but the two broke up just a year later. the couple eventually reconciled in 2015. ♪ i never would have believed >> reporter: some are now left wondering what caused the split. last month cyrus opened up to "elle" magazine about waiting to have children, indicating climate change as the reason, saying, i'm not bringing in another person to deal with that. >> they were having internal issues, really fundamental issues about what it means to be in a relationship, what it means to be married. >> reporter: in that same interview, the singer shared, i'm in a hetero relationship, but i still am very sexually
attracted to women. just hours before the breakup was announced, cyrus was seen getting intimate with kaitlyn carter, also recently single and ex to reality star brody jenner. the two sharing photos and videos from an italian getaway. miley's rep says they will remain dedicated parents to all the animals they share. they own dogs and pigs.e e firs liam. he told an australian paper, quote, you don't understand what it's like, i don't want to talk about it. giving them grace and privacy to work through this and maybe they can reconcile. it's just a separation. tough time for them. >> tlef they have a lot of fans, both of them do. now, we're going to go to "bachelor in paradise" stars jade and tanner speaking out about this surprise home birth. adrienne, you had a chance to sit down with them. what did they have to say? >> it's stressful enough to have a baby. imagine having one at home
without doctors. for jade and tanner this was a surprise and also a monumental comeback. >> reporter: jade roper and tanner tolbert have a new baby. the birth just happened in a way that no one could have predicted. >> we were told expect him to come quick but i -- quicker. it happened in under -- >> an hour. >> yeah, in an hour. >> reporter: jade posting this photo from their bedroom closet after a surprise at home delivery. >> when her water broke we were actually watching "the bachelorette," the finale. >> how ironic. >> i heard blood curdling screams. she's like it's happening. i was like, get in the car, we'll be fine. she was like, i can't get down the stairs. sure enough, after we got her situated, the baby's head was fully in the birth canal. >> crowning. it was like, this is it. we're having the baby here. >> reporter: they called 911 and both their moms, as paramedics arrived in just minutes. jade and tanner were holding their newborn in their arms. >> i think i was in shock still five or six hours afterwards
when we were in the hospital and just holding him and just, like, i can't believe that actually just happened. >> what is the overriding thought inside of you to keep you focused and centered and calm? >> i think it was just like i can do this, you know. it was like -- like i said, it was a surrendering like i can do this, i can do this. >> reporter: their story is one that gives hope because like so many couples their journey includes a miscarriage. >> i think it just makes you so thankful when your baby is okay. you know, that's what was so scary. >> mm-hmm. >> and to hear that first cry. the paramedics were great. they let me put him on my chest and do skin to skin and everything that i wanted as a mother. i received so many messages from other women and men and just that there is hope. >> one more question for you. do you have any advice for any of the contestants on "bachelor in paradise" moving forward? because you did find love, instant chemistry, and had
success and now you have a growing family. so what would you tell them? >> make sure you pick the right one because life comes at you fast. luckily i did. [ applause ]wethey had not picked a name for their baby but i want to let you know the baby's name is brooks. so hello to brooks. welcome to the world. you can see a new episode -- so er 70 central right here on abc. >> yes, congratulations to those two. now over to ginger. hey, ginger. >> hey, michael. for our "gma" moment today there's no surprise like a disney surprise. >> i love you so much. you have been a good girl this summer. we are going to disney. we are driving to the airport now. >> we're going to disney.
jayden, jayden. >> thank you, mommy. >> aw. see, you just have to be a good girl. that's so sweet. that's one of my favorite disney surprises i've seen. she is very happy, i'm sure. go to my facebook, drop your "gma" moment there. [ cheers and applause ] that's what we call a happy cry, right? >> that's right. >> the first thing she said was thank you, mommy. so sweet. she gets another trip for thanking her mommy.
we turn to new hope this morning for the 10 million people living with parkinson's disease around the world. science is making major new advances to treat and make living with the disease at least a it great news, but first, take a look at this. >> reporter: this morning, researchers are closer than ever to treatments that may some day stop the progression of parkinson's disease. that next generation of treatments on the horizon, new technologies, gene therapy, stem cell transplants, even service dogs. >> patients are living longer. we have better treatments now than we ever did before to treat them. >> reporter: all these advancements bringing hope to people like 40-year-old aother oo. >> i was 32 when i started getting a tiny twitch in my finger. i thought it was kind of weird. then it progressed more into my hand. >> reporter: she spent her career as an e.r. nurse and was devastated when she was
diagnosed with early onset parkinson's at just 34. >> i was like, i'm not going to be able to be a nurse. i worked so hard to get there and now i can't get there. >> reporter: but she stayed at her job two more years with help from supportive co-workers until simple tasks like writing became difficult for her. dicati i literally can't even get dressed. i can't even wash my hair by myself. i can barely pull up my pants. >> it's an unpredictable roller coaster. patients with parkinson's have a lot of difficulty with regular daily tasks that you and i don't really think of including turning on a light switch or shutting a door or being able to open up a jar. >> reporter: through it all, staying positive, finding a new job as a lactation consultant and keeping her spirits high. >> the key right now is living well with parkinson's disease. we know so much more about the life-style measures, particularly the exercise aspects, overall wellness and well-being and the socialization aspects. >> wow, she's a champion. >> yes, she is. >> dr. jen ashton is with us here now and you're really encouraged by all this. >> there's a lot of exciting research going on right now in
the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. there's gene therapy, dietary therapy when you talk about parkinson's. there's work being done on the space station because of the microgravity environment. will that off some clues to the proteins that cause parkinson's? they're even investigating service pet therapy so it's an exciting time, a lot of options for people living with this condition. >> speaking of the later, service dogs joining us now is jeannette from 4e kennels. what do you look for in choosing a service dog? >> i carefully evaluate our puppies looking for those that show an aptitude to service dog work, puppies that display traits lieks confidence, determination, perseverance and the ability to work for and with their human. when we identify these puppies, they're matched with a special
person, a person that needs their life healed, their life changed, their life saved through the power of a dog. >> and you know, speaking of special people, tennille is here with us. why don't you come up on stage with us. good morning. [ applause ] there you go. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for letting us share your story like this. >> jeanette, is there anything you would like to share with tennille? >> 4e kennels knows how experien experien expensive and how long the wait can be to get a service dog. we are so excited to tell you today that she is yours. [ cheers and applause ] >> so tennille, first of all, how awesome is that? i can't even speak, it's so good. >> that's -- i'm very blessed. it's so nice, so nice. >> wouldn't it be nice though to
meet your dog in person? >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm sure you can't wait for that. we can't wait for that either, so jeanette, why don't you just come on out. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, my gosh. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, my gosh. this is so nice. oh, my gosh. he's so cute. is it a boy or a girl? >> it's a little girl. >> oh, my gosh, she's so cute. >> come and join us. >> we only have a few seconds left. thank you, bless you for what you're doing.
good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. happening today, people can start making claims against pg&e for losses they suffered during the wildfires in 2017 and 2018. they can file their claims through the wildfire assistance program. a court will hold a hearing on pg&e's liability in the 2017 tubbs fire that devastated santa rosa. now we're taking a look at our traffic conditions with sue hall. >> good morning. we've got a problem in alamo. this one north 680. four cars involved. the middle lanes are blocked. and you're seeing traffic now backing up from alamo towards danville in the northbound direction and southbound is slow past the scene as well. thanks, sue.
now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning. check out the temperatures. almost everybody in the 60s. 59 in half moon bay and san francisco. and that's as cool as it's going to get. as far as what's going on with -- there's a little cloudiness at the coast for the commute planner. hot this afternoon if you're heading back inland. light breezes on the bay. the warming trend began yesterday and it's going to get obnoxiously to dangerously hot
wednesday into thursday. we'll have another abc 7 news update in just about 30 minutes. and always you can find news on >> announcer: friday this is on your big chance to ignite your summer with chance on "gma." it's chance the rapper taking over central park, live. >> let's do it. >> announcer: friday only on -- >> good morning, america. >> announcer: presented by kings hawaiian. [ cheers and applause ] we can't wait to see chance perform in central park. there's a lot of excitement about this for this concert. you're going to need a ticket to get in so go to our website, goodmorningamerica.com to find out how you can get one. i'm looking over here and seeing this new, you know, union and just -- it means everything. jeanette was talking with dr. jen ashton trying to get some answers as well. thank you. [ applause ] >> nothing like that. nothing like a golden doodle.
i told you i went to see the movie "the art of driving in the rain." i was ugly crying, snot everywhere. it's that good, everybody. >> not going, not going. also here in our wonderful audience we have a special group of kids from the mount vernon police academy. [ applause ] you know you're special when you get floor seats, when you get floor seats. >> best seats in the house. >> they sure are shy, you can see that. it is time now, you guys, for our supermarket challenge. we're going to show you how to make two meals for a family of four all under $25. ginger teamed up with food network star alex guarnaschelli for a grocery store mission. take a look. >> alex, we're in a grocery store parking lot. >> yeah. >> announcer: my friend alex guarnaschelli took me grocery
shopping to hear all about her new show, "supermarket stakeout." >> chefs have to buy groceries off unsuspecting shoppers so we're mimicking my new show. >> reporter: with just $25 and a lot of bartering -- >> she has the olive oil. >> reporter: we set out to make a delicious meal for a family of four. >> we're about to buy groceries off people. >> i love that. >> i couldn't get half a meal for $25. >> i think it's very doable. we just have to get the right shopper at the right moment and hit them up. let's start looking. >> while we got a lot of no's -- >> we're trying to buy food off of people. >> no thank you. >> reporter: -- we managed to fill our cart. >> eggplant and pasta, can we buy these off of you? >> okay. >> tomato and scallions. >> i couldn't accept it. >> you're going to have to. >> all right. >> you bought so much stuff. >> announcer: mushrooms, beef,
tomatoes, eggplant and more, we got the food we needed and still had $2 to spare. >> can i give you each a dollar? >> sure. >> are you saving it or putting it towards groceries? >> saving it. >> really? >> announcer: now it's time for alex to do her magic. [ applause ] >> now it is time to see what alex is whipping up with items she and ginger got so, alex, ginger, come on out. hey, my dear. you guys managed to get a lot of stuff for $23. so what's in the bag? >> we got mushrooms -- lots of stuff, right? >> ground beef, mushrooms. we're to do a little pasta and meat and you can roll one into the other and make two meals. >> i don't want to talk about it. let's be about it. what you got? >> i know you love -- both of you, i know you love to cook, although your girl does a lot of cooking. >> yeah, she does most of the cooking because that's safe. >> is it better that way at home? >> it's better that way, trust me. >> i'm dropping some classic burgers in here.
i love that you're doing that. the magic ingredient is soy sauce. >> that's all you added to the ground beef? >> that's all i added. i see you got hungry there. for something unusual we're doing buns that are made out of the eggplant we got. >> you're making a -- i was wondering how you're going to make a bun out of eggplant. >> this was surprising because we didn't have buns from the people we bought things from. here she is getting so inventive. >> i know you have tomatoes and scallions. >> usually you put them up top. you're doing something a little different. >> i'm doing a scallion gem, a mix of caramelized onions, ketchup, brown sugar and vinegar and you get this delicious -- you can see you've got your burger, eggplant bun. you've got to cook the eggplant through in the same pan where you cooked the meat and put this sort of salsa on top. >> ginger is ahead. curve here.
she's already eating. >> then it's kind of like a ketchup and caramelized -- >> chutney. >> ginger, were you surprised you were able to cook for a family of four for 23 bucks? >> incredibly surprised because that is not how i shop usually. you showed me so many things. we took the food that day because this is different food obviously, took the food and cooked ourselves and made a beautiful meal but it was nothing like this so there's so many things you can do with the same ingredients. teachable moment for me. >> when you have the beef and then you have pasta, we're just doing onions with -- >> this is another meal for just 23 bucks. >> from the same stuff we bought. all these mushrooms in here, a little marsala. >> let me do my part here. >> drop that in, the marsala with the onions. >> it's all about the way you drizzle. >> next time you're coming to the supermarket with us. >> i have to say we had money left over but we also got enough
for the two full meals. i can't emphasize enough that right here we are making a second meal with the same stuff that we got. >> pasta is the most versatile thing that you can get. >> you can do anything. people never say, oh, we're having pasta for dinner? they say i'm so excited, we're carbing out. >> my kids is saying, please, more pasta. >> so if you think about it, it didn't have carbs, the eggplant burger, more unusual. then we go homey with the pasta and mushrooms and it's kind of meaty and you can throw in the leftover burgers and pasta and everybody thinks you have all these great meals. >> if it's meatless monday, you're set. if it's not, you're set >> i know we are all talking about it but i see a plate over there. thank you. >> this is all part of the idea that when you go to the supermarket there's always a story that you tell and your groceries tell a story. >> and we found a woman with chickens. she has chickens and she was making -- >> quiches. >> she had tons of mushrooms that we bought off her. >> this is delicious. oh man, alex, thank you.
thank you. you can get all of these recipes on our website, goodmorningamerica.com. be sure to check out alex's new series "supermarket stakeout" premiering on the food network tomorrow. that's right, tomorrow, everybody. stay right there. we'll be right back. >> 10:00 p.m. >> 10:00 p.m. >> 10:00 p.m. we'll be right back. it's on. get to the ross shoe event for even more brands at 20 to 60 percent off department store prices. yes! yep! oh, yeah! seriously, save on fall styles for women, men, boys and girls. at the ross shoe event. on now.
up live and -- go on, tell them, michael. >> "gma" loves chi-town. >> announcer: "gma's" road trip rolls on. thursday, don't miss "gma" live from chicago. [ cheers and applause ] chicago, here we come! we got to say welcome back to "gma." we're listening to chance the e "g" rv into his hometown, a city that we love, chi-town. yes, yes. we've had a great time over the summer going all around the country, like when lara and i headed to my hometown of houston, texas. we hung out. you see us getting off the "gma" rv right there. >> and in pittsburgh that moment across the bridge. so iconic with a warm welcome in pittsburgh. >> we started off in philadelphia. that was a great way to start off. as we get ready for chicago, we have a major source of debate. who makes the best deep dish
pizza? hey guys, come on out. let's settle it right here. i think we're going to have to try for ourselves. >> my buddy george gave me this so let me try. >> what is that? what is that? oh, my gosh. >> george stephanopoulos? >> well, george apoplis. i'm just going to call you george. >> we can't wait to see everybody on thursday. we're going to be celebrating a very special group of kids in chicago. t.j. is going to be there for that. we have special "deals & steals" rolling in with tory and rob will there as well. [ applause ] monday starting so strong. all right, let's get over to ginger now. go ahead, guys, get in there. i lived in chicago for five years. i can't make chicago because i'll be an assignment later this
week, but we have a story from somebody who is on assignment. a brand-new nba experience at walt disney world resort where you can immerse yourself in the world of pro basketball during a preview of a one of a kind destination. rob marciano took our orlando magic basketball player mo bamba on. you got to take a look at this. ♪ >> nice to meet you. >> how are you doing, man? >> big mo, all 7 feet of him, check it out. fresh off his rookie season. here we are at the nba experience. will you show me around? >> absolutely, let's go. >> cool. >> nba combine time, nothing but net, did you hear that? nothing but net. >> there it is. >> finally. my nickname should be shooter. this feels real. we got a crowd here. they're already heckling you. look at them. >> they want to see something. they want to see what you got. there it is. >> oh!
oh yeah. >> there you go. >> this i like. my 7-year-old daughter versus mo bama at 7 feet tall. my money's on her. >> there it is. it's the battle of the ms. >> we have a winner. >> it's rigged. >> i know you didn't do so good but this will make you feel better. >> oh, thank you, madeline. ears. and a basketball hat. [ applause ] >> we all know it, kids are honest, rob. at the nba experience in disney springs, florida opens to the public today. speaking of the nba you can tune in to "the jump" on espn at 3:00 p.m. today where the 2019/2020 schedule will be announced.
it is time for our before the bell series. we're teaming up with our sponsor, target, to help you and your kids get all the supplies that you need to get back to school and this morning we're kicking it off with one of the essentials, backpacks. yes, we're doing it. fashion journalist zana roberts rossi here with some of the most popular trends this season. you are a fashion expert because i got a stain from alex guarnaschelli on my shirt and she said just turn it around. >> look how good it looks. >> you can do this for me, you can do it for many others. let's talk trends and backpacks going beyond just the design. >> three things you need to remember when choosing your kid's backpack, functionality, durability and personality. kids, back to school, this is the best way to get them excited about the year ahead, to get them involved in picking their backpack. >> let's bring out valentina who
loves unicorns. >> who doesn't? they're magical, mythical, red just like you. it has these exterior zippers, a wide adjustable padded strap for kids and inside, what else do we what do you love the most about this? >> oh, my gosh! >> she was super surprised. >> to keep them all organized, all our pencils and pens. we have so many great supplies here. there's a little notebooks, crayons, pencils. >> valentina, you are all unicorned out. >> she is reminding me that we have this embrace your inner unicorn. are you embracing yours? >> she is. >> so cute. >> thanks, valentina. >> shall we bring out landon? landon is a superhero. >> this is obviously a trend
forever, always good. >> right. superheroes never go out of fashion. also, spider-man is trending rdm right now obviously "far from home." this bag, what do we have in here? >> there's always a surprise. >> a spider-man lunch box. >> makes you want to eat lunch. >> i love the circular unique shape on this as well. as a mom, my favorite tip for moms out there and dads, to write a little love note to cheer you up at lunch time. >> jada is next. come over. you've got your backpack and we're going to see your locker. >> how cute is this. jada is rocking middle school metallic trend, must have. it's all about styling out your locker. it's really empowering for kids. it's like they're at home. target has these amazing details, all the magnets, succulents. >> what? >> then these look super cool, pompoms.
>> what's your favorite part? >> i have to say the pompoms. >> the pompoms bring it home. >> amazing. >> thank you so much. we are so much more ready for school and i'm ready for my segment. all of these items available for purchase at target. michael, what is coming up on "strahan & sara"? we're kicking off a big week here on the show. >> it is the side hustle showdown. boss lady kim perell is giving away big bucks to budding entrepreneurs. >> plus adam brody and one of my favorites, linsey davis and her honutriost mfeer going to enjoy a great show. up next here on "gma," the regrettes are performing live. we'll be right back. "gma's" before the bell sponsored by target. get low prices on supplies and apparel for every school list. on
[ cheers and applause ] can you tell how hungry our audience is? they're hungry for some great music. we are back with the band the regrettes. they're about to hur just released their brand-new album "how do you love." now they're going to perform their new song "i dare you." take it away. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ i n close to you ♪ ♪ but now it looks like i'm getting too close to you ♪ ♪ my mom tries to catch me but i know all the back streets ♪ ♪ there's a look that you give me a switch
♪ on my fear to melt and the words just slip ♪ ♪ don't know what i'm saying but i know i'm not playing ♪ ♪ you're gonna fall but i'll catch you ♪ ♪ you're gonna fall but i'll catch you ♪ ♪ come on and jump, well i dare you, come on and jump, well i dare you ♪ ♪ come on and jump, well, i dare you ♪ ♪ stains on your sweater, you think you know better ♪ ♪ but you're a child and it's kind of wild ♪ ♪ how you're the one that brings the sun ♪ ♪ i can't seem to sleep and i feel my bones beating ♪ ♪ i want to keep all my control but you're the one who brings the sun ♪ ♪ ♪ the dimple on your cheek and the wrinkle on your hand ♪ ♪ and they're saying you're going to be my man and there's something about you ♪ ♪ i just love how they doubt you ♪ ♪ i never wanted to hold a lie for you, i never wanted to make you cry ♪ ♪ but you run me in circles and
i can't keep my eyes closed ♪ ♪ stains on your sweater, you think you know better ♪ ♪ but you're a child and it's kind of wild how you're the one that brings the sun ♪ ♪ i can't seem to sleep and i feel my bones beating ♪ ♪ i want to keep all my control but you're the one who brings the sun ♪ ♪ ♪ you're gonna fall but i'll catch you, you're gonna fall but i'll catch you ♪ ♪ come on and jump, well i dare you ♪ ♪ stains on your sweater, you think you know better ♪ ♪ but you're a child and it's kind of wild ♪ ♪ how you're the one that brings the sun ♪ ♪ i can't seem to sleep and i feel my bones beating ♪ ♪ i want to keep all my control but you're the one who brings
the sun ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] rodney: you know what my favorite part really is is when i greet students when they come in. because i know what great things we have in store in the classroom. marisa: when they come into my classroom, they're able to really get in touch with who they are. rosanne: my favorite part of teaching has always been this opportunity to make a difference. ever: every student has the right to quality education. no matter what neighborhood you live in. rosanne: we are cta. ever: we are cta. marisa: we are cta. narrator: because we know quality public schools
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. i'm kumasi aaron from abc 7 mornings. here's mike nicco with our forecast. >> hi, everybody. sun came out early everywhere, even the coast for santa cruz. 60. that means uncomfortable highs for many neighborhoods. the beaches, it's going to be miles and breezy with highs near 70. and glaring sunshine out on the bay. here you go. 68 half moon bay. 74 in san fran and our warmest days are still ahead of us. triple digits on the way wednesday and thursday. sue? >> sigalert lifted in alamo but the damage is done. all kinds of slow traffic northbound 680 right past calaveras and toward alamo. slow from sunol all the way up. time for "live with kelly and ryan." we'll be back with midday live.
our reporting continues now and on the abc 7 news app and abc7news.com. see you at 11:00. >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan." today, film and television star lucy liu, and from the series "stranger things," cary elwes, plus details on how you could win an amazing cabo san lucas getaway, all next on "live." [bastille's "joy"] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. >> ♪ oh, i was giving in ♪ joy, set my mind free [cheers and applause] >> ryan: give it to me. give it to me. >> kelly: hey! >> ryan: hello. hello. hello. >> ♪ how'd you always know ♪ when i'm down? ♪ how'd you always know hello up top. good to see you. good morning. hello. what's going down? thank yo