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good morning, america. breaking overnight -- hillary clinton cancels a campaign trip after her knees buckle at the 9/11 ceremony. hours later, waving and smiling. >> feeling great, feeling great. >> then, clinton reveals she has pneumonia. the latest on her health this morning. how will donald trump respond? also this morning, at least a dozen wildfires burning out west, forcing evacuations from california to washington. now more states facing fire watches and warnings. and winds up to 50 miles an hour threatening to spread the blaze. a ship with 150 people on board smashes into a pier. both engines consumed by fire. the captain rushes passengers off the deck, a police helicopter and firefighters on the scene. standing united. nfl players across the country protesting during the national
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>> the message is very clear and you've heard us. and now we're asking you to listen to our message. >> as nfl commissioner roger goodell speaks out, and the player who started it all prepares to take the field tonight. and good morning, america. a big opening weekend for the nfl. you saw all the players echoing colin kaepernick's protest. that was before the games, and there was a big upset overnight. the patriots winning over the cardinals. >> that was without tom brady. four games suspended, and his backup, jimmy garoppolo stepping in. we'll talk to tom about what he was up to. michael was covering football over the weekend. he will be back tomorrow. he's on his way back. we begin with the race for the white house, and the latest on hillary clinton's health. after she was rushed out of a 9/11 memorial event caught on tape stumbling. her aides lifting her into a vehicle.
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but there are more questions about her health. abc's cecilia vega has more on this. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. serious questions about her health and about why her campaign did not disclose this diagnosis sooner. hillary clinton's health was the subject of right-wing blogs and conspiracy theories. now it is a central issue in this campaign. the video shows hillary clinton leaving the 9/11 memorial early. as the van doors opens, she doesn't move. a team of aides and secret service agents rush to h one grabbing her by the waist. another by the arm. her head bobbing. as clinton tries to enter the van, she loses her footing and nearly collapses. it takes three people to help her. clinton nearly hits the ground as they put her in that van. which then drives to her daughter chelsea's apartment. about two hours later, clinton appears, smiling and waving. >> how are you feeling, secretary clinton? >> feeling great.
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>> reporter: she greeted a young girl. but ignored questions about her health. >> what happened? what happened? >> it's a beautiful day in new york. >> what happened? >> what happened? >> reporter: initially, clinton's campaign said she felt overheated. during the ceremony. it wasn't until hours later on sunday evening that her team revealed she was sick. her doctor said she was diagnosed with pneumonia on friday. >> every time i think about trump, i get allergic. >> reporter: it came in an example of a recent cough clinton said was related to allergies. >> we have 63 days to go. >> reporter: the doctor says in a statement that the 68-year-old democratic nominee was put on anti-biotics and advised to rest and modify her schedule. adding that she became overheated and dehydrated at the memorial but she is now recovering nicely. clinton's health was also the
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she suffered a concussion after fainting and hitting her head. at the time, aides downplayed the severity of the injury, but she later appeared wearing special glasses for double vision. she had a blood clot. it took her six months to make a full recovery. on the campaign trail, donald trump has turned clinton's health and stamina into an attack line. >> she doesn't have the strength or the stamina. and you know what? we can be nice and politically correct, and say -- we don't have the time anymore, fos. off the attacks as conspiracy theories. >> there are so many of them, i've lost track of them. >> reporter: this morning, she's back home in chappaqua following doctor's orders for rest. this morning, clinton had planned to leave on a campaign swing to california, and her trip to the west coast has been canceled. she's facing renewed calls to release her full medical records. so far, no word from the campaign on whether that will happen. donald trump has also not released his this campaign. >> that's right. thank you. we're going to bring in dr. richard besser, and martha
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our own roundtable in the morning. >> yeah. >> you saw the video. what did you see? >> she's leaning on a post there. the door is open. she goes to get in, she's supported under her arms. her feet come up off the ground. you can see that she's not able to walk in on her own. when you see something like that, it could be caused by any number of things. what's reassuring to me as a doctor is the video 90 minutes later. she's outside the apartment. she is able to talk with people and greet,s and that, to me, is consistent with the story that we're hearing that she was dehydrated and got rehydrated and was feeling better at that time. >> the doctor is saying pneumonia. some people are wondering, could it be something more serious? >> you hear the word pneumonia. people wonder what that even is. pneumonia is a lung infection. it can be caused by bacteria, by viruses. by funguses.
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what i would like the know is how was she examined? how did they make the diagnosis? did she have an x-ray? what kind of pneumonia? >> walking pneumonia. >> that used to refer to microplasma, and it was mild, and people might not know they had it until a doctor put a stethoscope on their chest. people could go about their day. certain types of pneumonia are contagious. some need antibiotics. other ones don't and there's a lot there as a doctor i would want to know of disclosure as well. she was diagnosed on friday. that statement comes out early in the day, and says overheated, but doesn't disclose. the pneumonia echoes of 2012 when she had the concussion. >> when she was secretary of state. as cecilia mentioned, early in december, december 9th, she basically called in sick to the state department. they said she's under the weather. what we didn't really know for about four or five days was that she had fallen. they kept saying she was not
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they gave no details. she actually was diagnosed with a concussion on a thursday of that week and didn't come out until saturday. tell us about the concussion. then the blood clot later in the month. they basically said, she wants to get back to work, and she is making good progress. a month later, we see her with those glasses. and they did not disclose those glasses were for double vision. somebody caught it by looking at the photograph. >> they made a big point at the time that she wasn't hospitalized. >> they said she wasn't hospitalized, but what happens is they bring the hospital to her. they do tests there. they had 24-hour nursing care. but they never, ever said what exactly was going on. >> as a doctor right now, you're seeing a lot of op-eds by other doctors, about what obligation each candidate has to disclose. pretty extraordinary situation. donald trump, 70 years old, and hillary clinton, 68.
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released something like 1,200 pages. >> some of the calls are for an independent panel to do a medical evaluation. you can't play professional football or baseball without having a medical clearance. without someone doing a thorough exam, who is independent. i don't think that's unreasonable for a president. as you hit your 70s, there are all kinds of problems that tend to come up that you see less in people who are young. and people want to know the health status of their candidates. doctors won't lie when they're talking. they also won't disclose things without the permission of a patient or a candidate. >> as we said, neither candidate -- neither candidate has released those medical records. after this and because of the age and what you're talking about, more pressure. >> and brings up those issues of mistrust again for hillary clinton. which is such a huge issue in this campaign. >> for both sides, yes. a lot of people are wondering about donald trump. all eyes on his campaign and their reaction to what happened. abc's tom llamas is at trump
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what is the campaign saying about all of this? >> reporter: robin, good morning. minutes ago, donald trump weighed in on what has happened to hillary clinton. he says he hopes she feels better is, and he doesn't know what is going on. he said she had the coughing fit a week ago. he hopes to see her at the debate. the trump campaign is focused on something hillary clinton did over the weekend. speaking at a fundraiser on sunday night, she said half of trump's supporters are, quote, a basket of deplorables. this morning, the trump campaign is out with a new campaign ad making sure voters hear that statement. >> speaking to wealthy donors, hillary clinton called tens of millions of americans deplorable. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. the racist, sexist, homophobic,
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name it. >> people like you, you, and you, deplorable. >> reporter: now, the clinton campaign and clinton herself did apologize for that statement. the next day, she said, quote, last night, i was grossly generalistic. and that's never a good idea. i regret saying "half." that was wrong. now, robin, this is something the trump campaign is going to hone in on this week. trump has called this very insulting and saying this will affect clinton in the polls. >> the trump campaign is likening this to something that mitt romney said in 2012, right? >> reporter: that's right. donald trump is calling this you will remember, that's the big gaffe mitt romney had in the 2012 campaign, when he compared 47% of america, saying they were def dependent on government, and they all felt like victims. many people felt that comment possibly costed romney the election. >> let's bring in jon karl and get more. let's start with the deplorable comment. you heard what donald trump is doing.
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in several battleground states right now, and hillary clinton's apology, not really an apology. she regretted using the word "half," but reinforced the message she was sending friday night in the statement he sent out. i think she's at least betting on the fact that this will not be her 47% comment. >> yeah, that was one of the great nonapology apologies to say she regretted using the word "half." what is the percentage? is it a quarter? what was she saying? one of the ironclad rules of politics is you can mock your opponent. you can maybe get away with callinyo but you don't mock the voters. that's what she's done. and the danger for her is she's just given a big motivator to trump voters. right now, trump voters are more energized, more motivated than hillary clinton voters. also, independents don't like the name-calling either. >> our poll shows his supporters right now, much more enthusiastic than hers, and it shows -- martha mentioned this -- honest and trustworthy numbers.
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35% for hillary clinton, 31% for donald trump. she didn't help herself yesterday. >> not at all, george. i mean this is her biggest vulnerability as a presidential candidate. that voters simply do not trust her. those are remarkable numbers for both candidates. you have roughly a third saying they trust her. two-thirds suggesting not. if you can't trust her about how she feels, what can you trust her about? this was not simply a lack of transparency yesterday. this was borderline deception. they said she was overheated. they said she was feeling fine, and you find out she was diagnosed with pneumonia. not a good day on the transparency part. >> what do you make of the argument that she's held to a double standard? she puts out much more information than donald trump. he has a four-paragraph letter. she puts out ten years of tax returns. he doesn't put out any, and the point they are making is, yes, this may be an issue, but you all are not covering the other side.
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his doctor. a doctor that wasn't necessarily qualified to make the assessment, and it was frankly a joke of a letter. it said he would be the most healthy, robust president we have ever had. he's not submitted to this. he would be the oldest newly elected president in american history. he clearly has to do something here. but look, this is about her. what happened yesterday is about her. >> no question. thank you, jon karl. >> and thank you martha and rich. the battle against the zika virus making headlines. miami beach's mayor warns the threat is growing. residents say they are concerned about the chemicals being used to fight mosquitos. abc's gio benitez is on the scene there, miami beach. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, robin. good morning to you. i gotta tell you some residents are furious. they worry this spray is toxic. in fact, in parts of south florida, it's already started killing off those important honey bees, and now they want it to end.
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expected after a weekend of fighting off zika mosquitos from the air. with 56 people already infected by local mosquitos in south florida. >> hey, hey, we don't want no spray. >> reporter: right now, some residents in miami beach are more concerned about the spraying than the actual virus. >> folks of miami beach did not consent to this. we were not consulted. >> reporter: the insecticide is instantly in flight. the cdc says naled is safe. it has been banned in europe since 2012. protesters starting an online petition. nearly reaching its 10,000-signature goal. but across south florida, other cou counties say they are using a less harmful insecticide. they say it's not harmful to humans, pets or aquatic habitats. >> it's found naturally in the ground. it's an organic material. it has been used in the florida keys for a number of years. >> reporter: as the fight against the disease intensifies,
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needed to fight zika in florida and across the country is drying up. >> zika is spreading. by the end of this month, we'll be out of money to respond effectively. >> reporter: and here in miami beach, because of all the spraying, we're told that some parents actually kept their children home from school on friday. clearly, this is a huge issue here, george. >> boy, it sure is. thank you very much. now to the stunning recall of samsung's galaxy note 7. the company urge people with the smartphone to shut it off, return it immediately. linzie janis is here with the details. this comes after scary new reports of the battery exploding. >> reporter: that's right, george. good morning. samsung is stepping up its recall, asking owners of the note 7 to take immediate action to protect themselves. >> the all-new samsung galaxy note 7. >> reporter: this morning, an urgent new message from samsung. turn off your galaxy note 7s immediately to avoid something
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is that a brand new device is going to burn down my car, my house. >> reporter: the world's largest smart phone manufacturer urging customers to exchange their note 7s for a new model after announcing a voluntary recall of 2.5 million devices earlier this month. the devices' lithium ion batteries exploding or igniting, the company says, sparking as many as 35 reported fires. >> the smoke was unbearable. black, thick smoke. our whole house was full of sm >> reporter: this illinois woman says her note 7 exploded on her nightstand, spraying parts of her melted phone on her bed and even on her dog. >> i call it exploding. it did shoot pieces of whatever, it was inside the phone out. >> reporter: over the weekend, a 6-year-old boy in new york was rushed to the hospital with burns after his family says one of the recalled devices exploded in his hands while he was watching a video. and those faulty batteries now
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warning across the country. coming straight from the faa. >> samsung galaxy note 7 phones are not to be charged or powered on during this flight. >> if one phone gets trapped in a seat, crushed, is on fire. the whole seat is on fire. what you may or may not have is the ability to fight that fire. >> reporter: there could be more trouble ahead for samsung. the company is being sued by a man who says he was badly burned after a different samsung model, the galaxy s-7 edge blew up in his pocket. we have some photos of his burnt out phone to show you. samsung tells us it is aware of the lawsuit but won't comment on pending litigation. >> what about the customers who want to turn it in for a safer model? >> reporter: they may have to wait a while, and the new note 7 devices will be made available after they're approved by the consumer product safety commission. they are not giving us a time line for how long that will be. >> can't come soon enough. thanks, linzie. how about the fires that we're seeing out west. >> right. 12 large wildfires burning now.
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the willard fire. there are mandatary evacuations. 1,000 acres burned. look at this video out of washington state. east of the cascade mountains, we're seeing that 230-yard fire. at 500 acres, they have some schools closed. fire alerts are up for parts of the west and nevada. utah, colorado, washington, and oregon, along with califo country, cold air pushing in. huge temperature difference. you could see severe storms and damaging winds in parts of kansas all the way into iowa. your local weather in 30 seconds. first though, the select cities
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hillary clinton's health coming up, those nfl players taking a stand as protests during the national anthem grow. athletes taking a knee, raising fists as commissioner goodell weighs in. and greta van susteren fighting back.
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miss arkansas! [ cheers and applause ] savvy shields. >> welcome back to "gma." that is the moment miss arkansas became the new miss america. savvy shields wins the crown. that was one of the highlights of the night. the other one getting a lot of reaction. let's look at the judges' faces. ? miss america ? >> i can't see them. >> not impressed. a lot of the judges, not impressed. >> as a judge, you're not supposed to show any emotion one way or the other. >> there was emotion shown. you can see that coming up. >> okay. also this morning, so many eyes on hillary clinton's health. the democratic nominee canceling a campaign trip after what happened at a 9/11 ceremony on sunday. she's now revealing she's battling pneumonia.
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gets well. and take a look at this. watch as a ship with 50 people on board. watch this. ooh. the london pier. the captain telling people to move inside. the police helicopter and firefighters on the scene. thankfully, everyone safely evacuated. no one was seriously injured. >> thank goodness. a lot of traffic in new york this week. it's fashion week. we have tim gunn from "project runway." he's taking a stand. blasting designers and calling the industry a disgrace, saying it's not creating clothes for al he is going to join us live coming up. >> how fashionable is this? somebody outside during the commercial break -- from hawaii. isn't it gorgeous? i got lei'd. couldn't resist. couldn't resist. >> happy monday. >> happy monday, everybody. we begin with patriotism and protests across the nfl. the first sunday of the football season coming on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. not stopping some players from take a knee, raising a fist
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abc's kayna whitworth is in santa clara where the 49ers and colin kaepernick will take the field tonight. that's where it started. kayna? >> reporter: robin, good morning. the 49ers host the rams here tonight. we saw players across the league show their support for colin kaepernick's call to end racial inequality. on a solemn anniversary, we saw some teams handle this moment. overnight, a wave of nfl members joining colin kaepernick's protests against racism and police brutality. coast to coast, players supporting the movement. entire teams, making the unified decision to stand, by linking arms in solidarity during the national anthem. ? o say can you see ? >> reporter: on the seattle sideline, it wasn't just players, but coaches, employees, fans following suit. >> hopefully, it will unify our country. to where there's a message that
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now listen to us. >> reporter: the kansas city chiefs doing the same. but their cornerback grabbing headlines after raising his fist in the air. two patriots players also raising a fist. this, as over the weekend, roger goodell spoke out. about kaepernick's movement. >> i support our players speaking out about issues they think need to be changed in our society. what i do believe, though, is the respect for our country. >> reporter: making a statement has come at a cost for some players, like brandon marsha the air academy federal credit union dropping the player saying while we respect brandon's right of expression, his actions are not a representation of our organization and membership. but for some, kaepernick's movement is opening a dialogue. this former player, also a green beret, says while he was initially angered by the stance, over the last two weeks, his feelings have evolved. >> i thought what the seahawks ended up doing was powerful. not only because they were all
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intermixed and a lot of people in the stands were doing it, too. that's what it's supposed to be all about. bringing people together. trying to be part of the answers. instead of protesting in some way and expecting everybody else to fix the problem. >> reporter: he says it's not inspiring unless kaepernick and the other players become agents of change. he's encouraging colin kaepernick and the other players to communities. not just financially, but by donating their time, as well. robin? >> thank you. for more, we bring in stephen a. smith. so much happening on sunday in week one of the nfl. first of all, your reaction? that was quite a moment when you saw players, coaches, fans, all joining arms like that. linking arms. >> oh, definitely, especially in seattle. everybody was locking arms together. and they were just basically reminding the country of who we are, who we're supposed to be. if you recall, obviously, the 15th anniversary of 9/11. think about that day, how tragic it was for all of us as
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together. because on that fateful day, the bottom line was, it wasn't black or white. we were all americans and standing as one with somebody elsewhere attacking us as a nation. the seattle seahawks in particular, i had spoken to that team, that team in particular wanted to remind the world that we're all one. we're all supposed to be about being together. it's about -- it's supposed to be about togetherness. and that was the kind of message th particularly on a day like yesterday, and i thought they succeeded. >> a lot of what you saw at the football stadiums across the country, oh gosh. it was quite a moment. that one in particular linking arms, standing together. what about the protests, though, the kneeling, the raising of the fists? your reaction to that? >> when you think about it, don't just think about the star spangled banner, but think about the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands.
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under got, indivisible. for liberty and justice for all. you see colin kaepernick and others stepping up, kneeling, raising a fist. when he took a knee, et cetera. what they're saying is that, you know, it's supposed to be about justice for all. and that simply is not the case when it comes to a lot of african-americans in this country. history shows that. it's undeniable. they're saying that in spite of everything that's going on and in spite of our willingness to all be together, this flagrant ineptitude, and, you know, unfairness taking place in this nation, it has to be addressed. that can't be forgotten in the throes of all this that's going on. we live in the greatest country in the world, and there are things to come with it that are beneficial to all of us, bus at the same time, there are issues that need to be addressed and it cannot be forgotten. that's the message the athletes want to make sure is hit home. which is why they talked about violence against unarmed african-americans and others.
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>> there have been consequences as we heard in kayna's report. brandon marshall losing one of his sponsors. and you say, that is sending the wrong message. you believe that? >> i absolutely believe that. i think it reeks of hypocrisy. because if america is about everybody, and the land of the free and home for the brave, about freedom of speech, which is in the first amendment of our constitution, how are you going to punish a guy for expressing himself? he didn't harm anybody. he didn't impede anything going on. the games were still played et cetera. it shows that when they say, you have freedoms, once again, you don't necessarily have that. you lost an endorsement deal. that's somebody saying, we don't want you to be a part of us. it's unamerican as far as i'm concerned. you're asking him to quell his speech, his rights as a u.s. citizen. that's really something we have to work on as well. i thought it reeked of hypocrisy. >> before you go. jesse is sitting here as well. the patriots. tom brady's backup comes in. i don't want to talk about the saints by the way. that breaks my heart. >> i wouldn't do that to you.
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what about what we saw with tom brady and his beautiful wife, gisele? he is keeping busy. during this four-game suspe suspension. what do you make of that? >> first of all, he has his wife at home with him. she's there. she's his ultimate supporter, and kudos to her. we all know what is coming. tom brady will come back after the fourth game. he is going to come back with major attitude, and he is going to wreak havoc upon everybody because he is peeved he is not playing. and the fact he plays in the afc east helps and because he wasn't there, the patriots were the only team within the division that actually won. it's a prelude to what is to come. the new england patriots will win the division yet again. they will get to the playoffs. >> you have some chuckles here from george. >> wreak havoc. >> life is good for tom brady. beautiful wife. throwing on the lawn. you can't get tackled on the lawn, and your team is winning
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>> but remember, didn't he fill in for drew bledsoe? >> yeah, and won a super bowl. that's not going to happen. tom brady. >> we're not starting a controversy. he's just fine. >> i want to see the pictures some more. coming up on the big board, greta van susteren is speaking out. could she be the next to file a lawsuit? an alarming report about parents' medical mistakes with their kids. our insiders join us in two minutes at the big board. minutes at the big board.
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back now with the big board. our team of insiders is here live. dan abrams here with the first one. it deals with fox news and greta van susteren. she left the network earlier this month, and she's taking on her former bosses saying they failed to check roger ailes' sexual harassment allegations. this is something about the turnabout for greta. she has been defending ailes.
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and also went after gretchen carson in multiple interviews, calling her a disgruntled employee, saying her allegations were wrong. for greta to now come forward and say, you know what, i didn't mean to defend him. i regret it, et cetera. that's a part of it. what about the part where you were attacking gretchen carlson? i think a more full and complete apology is really needed to turn the tides here. >> she said on facebook, i regret roger ailes was not supervised by those in a public corporation who had the duty to supervise him. will these comments affect ongoing litigation? >> look. i think she may end up having litigation. that feels like a copout. greta is a friend of mine. i have enormous respect for her. >> i do, too. >> the bottom line is to suggest she didn't know roger ailes had almost complete autonomy at fox news feels like a cop-out.
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do what he wanted there. and she made comment after comment after comment supporting him, not just saying something like, you know what, i worked with him. he was always professional. i never saw anything like that. she went much further than that in her comments. it's a little bit tough for her to have it both ways. if she does end up in litigation with fox, a lot of the old statements will come back to haunt her. >> isn't her husband a lawyer? >> he is. a prominent lawyer. i think he's probably leading the charge on the legal front. >> we'll see what happens. thanks, dan. now to the concerning new report about parents' medical mistakes. the american academy of pediatrics, putting 2,100 parents to the test. finding more than 80% of them made at least one dosing error when measuring liquid medication defended for children. dr. jennifer ashton is going to talk about this. jen, when you see these numbers, 68%. researchers discover 68% of the
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led to an overdose. this is startling information. >> absolutely, robin. and here's the actual study. it occurred in the premier journal of pediatrics. and some context here. we have heard there have been issues with dosing, particularly liquid medications for kids because they come mostly in that liquid form. so this study really sought to further define the labeling and the dosing. and to some extent literacy. do we need labels in spanish? do parents really understand decimal points and milliliters? that can be hard to understand. and the results as you mentioned, almost 85% made one or more errors, and 68% made overdosing errors. this is a wakeup call. we have to do better. this could be a life or death situation. >> what can parents do to get it right? >> i think the first thing, ask, ask, ask, ask your pediatrician. ask the pharmacist. make sure you understand what the correct dose for your child is. and ask to see it.
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that is key. the visual on those syringes is important. and then account for that spitting up. kids will often spit up the m medication, and keep a med record. that can be very helpful. >> thank you, jen. move to a big week for uber. looks like they're set to debut self-driving cars in pittsburgh. this will be the first time the technology has been available to the general public. becky worley is here with more. people saying it's way too soon. >> robots are coming, ah! uh, yeah. the idea of an autonomous driving car freaking people out a little bit. let's break this down. three weeks ago, uber announcing self-driving cars would be coming to pittsburgh. "the times" now reporting that the rollout is imminent. any day now. the idea of 100 autonomous vehicles cruising the streets of steel city. residents are worried. why?
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and no route notifications. and the mayor, bill peduto, saying, yeah, and? his direct quote saying, you can put up red tape or roll out the red carpet. i think this is worth hitting the brakes. this is not 100 robotic cars roaming pittsburgh. every car will have a driver in it, ready to take over as needed. not autonomous. >> who thinks this is a good idea? >> not for me. >> i mean, i have had -- >> you have to, becky. you're our tech person. >> for some of them, i'm perfectly happy to have no driver at all. >> i'm too much of a control freak. there is no way. >> i would get behind the wheel. >> most of them have been good. >> your rating just went down. >> exactly. >> thanks to all of our insiders, and coming up. there she is. miss america. arkansas' savvy shield. the thing that has everyone talking. the judges. we'll tell you why in just two minutes. come on back. come on back. just two minutes. come on back. pro golfer. , my psoriatic arthritis caused joint pain.
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back now with the brand-new miss america. savvy shields taking the crown. all eyes on the judges. their reactions. jesse, what was up with that? >> what a night, right? the pomp. the pageantry. have you ever wondered to yourself what's going on in the minds of the judges? you're not alone. last night, their faces said a million words. >> and the new miss america is -- miss arkansas! >> reporter: miss arkansas beat out miss south carolina to take home the crown. ? there she is, miss america ? >> reporter: but it was the judges' reactions during the talent portion of the show that lit up the twittersphere overnight. imagine being miss california and having to perform a gymnastics routine in front of three-time gold medalist gabby douglas. this quick cutaway causing many to wonder what she might be think. one twitter-goer, speculating, gabby, fighting for a straight
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during that miss america gymnastics routine. mark cuban looked deeply perplexed during miss new york's performance. this tweet said it all. mark cuban, the look on your face is priceless. ? from the mountains ? and many noted that pop star ciara got straight to work critiquing miss maryland's performance after it was over. that's tough. think about the pressure. i would hate to do weather with ginger zee watching. that's not easy to do at all. >> don't do it. >> i'm not going to try. the new miss america is 21 years old, a student at the university of arkansas, an art major and one day wants to work in a museum. >> good for her. coming up, "project runway" star tim gunn calling out the fashion industry. did you hear? did you read what he had to say? he is going to join us live. come on back. museum. coming up, "project runway" star tim gunn calling out the fashion industry. did you hear? did you read what he had to say? he'll join us live.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. hillary clinton's health. the candidate now cancels a campaign trip. after losing her balance at the 9/11 ceremony. hours later, she reveals she has pneumonia. the latest on her health this morning. our friend and colleague, elizabeth vargas is here live. so many viewers reacting h very personal struggle with alcohol addiction. her message to other women. george talks to her live this morning. ? i love life ? tim gunn blasts fashion designers saying they're refusing to make clothes for american women. why he says it's a disgrace. what he says needs to change now. he's joining us live. all that and look who's back?
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>> her hip was so much better. you see how fast she got in here? wow! amazing. great to have you back, lara. >> thank you. thank you. i missed you. mwah, mwah. i missed you guys. i'm so happy to be back. and these hips don't lie, baby. don't think i didn't catch that, lily, up in the control room. >> how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling great. my favorite accessory is no longer with me. i' >> in heels? >> sometimes. for the leg shots. but great, thank you all for your love and support. and all of you who wrote to me. let's do it. let's get back to work. >> a fun preview of fashion week in your instagram. let's take a look. what does that caption say? >> that one says, the hss x-ray department's fall collection has arrived. #hautehip. you know, they make you feel really -- why so big, hss?
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i waned to invite you all to come with me. >> you're still going to therapy? >> absolutely. >> pt, all of that. >> oh, no, no, no. saturday was four weeks from the hip replacement. i'm doing pt three, four times a week. >> just watching you walk, you could never tell. you look great. >> thank you. i think exercising, moving, and listening, for a change, actually does work. i highly recommend it if you're doing any kind of surgery. do the work afterwards. >> the doctors say she's a model patient. >> first time i've ever been >> you don't have your blinged-out cane? >> we're going to do something special with it. coming up in the next hour. thank you for mentioning it. >> there's the tease. let's get the morning rundown from paula. >> great to have lara's enthusiasm back in the studio. welcome back, lara. the big story, hillary clinton has canceled her trip to california today as she battles pneumonia. her diagnosis made public after she appeared to lose her footing while abruptly leaving the 9/11
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>> reporter: hillary clinton is facing serious questions about her health and why her campaign did not disclose this pneumonia diagnosis sooner. the campaign initially said clinton felt overheated during in 9/11 ceremony on sunday. not until hours later her team revealed she has pneumonia. she was diagnosed friday during an exam for a persistent cough that she had said was related to her allergies. she's now on antibiotics. her doctor says she's quote recovering nicely. in 201 concussion after fainting. donald trump has turned her health into a repeated attack line. in an interview this morning, he said he hopes clinton gets well soon, but he also says her health is an issue. he's saying he recently had a physical. neither candidate has released their full medical records. >> health certainly going to be a big storyline. cecilia, thank you. breaking news from florida this morning. investigators say that
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shooter omar mateen was deliberately set. they say someone walked up to the building just before a flash was seen. the mosque has received several threats since the nightclub shooting in june. federal investigators are headed to reno, nevada, after a small plane crashed in a parking lot at the airport, killing three people on board. several cars were damaged. no indication on what caused the crash. overseas, a spike in violence just hours before a cease-fire goes into effect. in syria. government and rebel forces are supposed to stop fighting at sun down. today, the syrian president promised to reclaim every area of the country. and aerial spraying is getting under way in another county in florida today to battle the zika various. officials are using an organic spray in broward county unlike the chemicals used in miami beach, where new tests show that
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make your heart swell just a little bit. a great example of the power of social media. this picture of an 89-year-old man in chicago pushing his ice cream cart to support his family really struck a chord. so one customer set up a go-fund-me account for him. he was just hoping to raise $3,000. well, they hit that goal in less than an hour. as of this morning, they have raised more than $134,000. to help this elderly gentleman. i love this story. they just set it up on thursday. that active. when you call -- "the chicago tribune" called the home to speak to the gentleman. the person at the residence said, he's at work. he can't speak right now. back pushing the cart. >> the daughter passed away. they're raising the grandchildren. he said, we have rent, things to do. and look. look how people come -- thanks for sharing that. >> the kindness of strangers. i love that. >> he's still pushing the cart. it's a much nicer cart. >> jesse. come on.
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>> it's okay. >> for you. one more time. lara spencer back in the house! she's back, ladies and gentlemen. >> with the very first edition of "pop news" post hip surgery. >> oh, gosh. >> here we go, everybody. >> oh, no. >> the hippest "pop news" ever. 27 years old. daniel radcliffe may not have completely outgrown harry potter. radcliffe has long since distanced himself from in movies like "swiss army man." now in an interview with the hollywood reporter, he said he will not rule out a return to the character that made him a star in warner brothers goes ahead with another film. radcliffe said, quote, i'll never close that door. that would be a stupid thing to do. >> understatement. >> we agree. >> cha ching. >> the latest installment in the books is a play written that you gave me while i was recuperating. it's called "harry potter and
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and what do you know? it happens to have a part for a grown-up harry potter. coincidence? that he's suddenly talking about harry potter again? >> i think not. >> we think not. stay tuned. it's very, very good. also in "pop news" you know how much i love a good dog story. i love this video of louie. yeah. you need to take the graphic down. just to see that gorgeous chest of his. he's the fabio of the canine world. the video of the golden retriever getting a little blow dry has more than 325,000 views since being posted on instagram. his account says he's mane-taining his most valuable asset. #chesthair. louie, thank you for the monday smile. >> it feels good. >> yeah, it does. finally, top hat please. >> uh-oh. >> thank you. and of course -- >> that's the -- yes. that's it.
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wanted to say this is the final curtain call for my bedazzled buddy. i leaned on her literally and figuratively the last four weeks. and i'm happy to report i no longer need this cane. she was there every step of the way for me. we want to add candy to your cane. eye candy, that is. if you or someone you know needs assistance getting around. post surgery or if you're about to have surgely like i did. send us a tweet, will you? tell us your story. and you may be the new owner of this bejeweled beauty that i want to pass on to you. thank you all for being so kind during my recovery. >> great idea. >> check out twitter, please. >> what about the hat? >> the hat belongs to fonzie. get over here. >> fonzie, there you go. >> never -- there you go. >> he looks like the guy on the monopoly board. >> he does look like monopoly guy. either that or abe lincoln. coming up, tim gunn taking on the fashion industry.
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her life, job, and family. now elizabeth is sharing more with her new book, "between breaths" a memoir of panic and addiction. how does it feel to get it all out? >> it feels a bit like a relief. i'm incredibly overwhelmed and grateful for the reaction that we got from, i mean, i'm still getting it as i speak. it hasn't stopped since friday night from people out there who are suffering from similar issues. who are suffering with anxiety. 40 million americans suffer from it in this country. we know from our research that women are more likely to self-medicate, whether it's anxiety, depression, stress, unhappiness, with alcohol. >> it's one of the things we learned in the special. for you, the struggle with anxiety preceded the struggle with who will. >> that's lifetime. life long. huge. >> and for a lot of women, as well. >> for a huge amount of women. 62% of women who are alcoholics also suffer from anxiety. it's the leading condition that
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that leads them to drink too much. >> so what was it like closer to home? i understand you watched the special with your boys, sam and zach. it could be a daunting audience. >> it could be, right? listen, they knew everything already. i would never put them in the position of learning something for the first time on national television. so i had taken care to tell them everything that i write about in my new book. and that i talked about on friday night. the one th or heard before, of course, were the two snippets of tape we managed to dig up and find where you could see me very hungover at a shoot. and zachary turned to me and said, wow, mom, you looked really bad. he was right. it was nice. i got to spend the whole weekend talking with them. you know with kids. you have kids around the same age mine are. a lot of times, the questions come the next day. >> and you have to be there when the questions come. >> they did not know that you
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and that was the biggest thing they kept asking, how do you die? what do you mean you can die? what happens to your body? i explained all that to them. >> what do you say to the people now who may be watching? clearly it is going to help a lot of people going through similar problems who say it's too soon for you to come out now. you haven't been sober long enough. >> to write this book you mean? oh, listen, that's a -- anybody can say that. and i'm sure, an argument could be made for that. but i'm not sure when is the right time. there is no answer for that. um, you know, 10 years, 20 years of sobriety perhaps? the big thing is, i didn't choose to go public. that decision was made for me. i feel like i have the chance and i'm so grateful to have this chance to speak out and maybe start -- just start to reduce a little of the stigma attached to alcoholism and addiction in the country. it is a disease. telling an alcoholic to stop drinking is like telling
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we have to treat it as a disease. so many people don't seek help because they're ashamed. >> and they don't. people have different kinds of triggers. people talk about hunger. anger, lonely, tired. >> oh, h.a.l.t. >> h.a.l.t. >> the acronym is h.a.l.t. hungry, angry, lonely, tired. those are the warning signs we look out for. for me, tired and angry are the big ones. >> when that happens? >> you have to take care. you watch yourself. you're constantly reaching out to people. for me, it's still the harde thing to do. as i write in my book, i have never, ever hung up the phone after talking to somebody and said, well, that was a waste of time. now i feel worse. i all feel better. addiction is a lonely, isolating disease. you're holding everybody out away from you because you're keeping this big, enormous,
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we've been singing the theme song to "welcome back, kotter" because of our good friend, lara, being back. and we're also back now with tim gunn. he's taking on the fashion industry. saying it's time to design for women of all shapes and sizes. >> amen to that. >> tim joins us from los angeles. i'm telling you, a lot of people are reacting to what krau had to write, what you had to do you think, um, are people going to listen? and why are you saying this now? >> i've been saying this for a long time. and, christian siriano and his work for leslie jones for the premier of "ghostbusters." i've been an advocate for women larger than a size 12 for many, many, many years. there are 100 million of them. why doesn't this industry wake
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>> yeah. agreed. i have two questions for you, tim. were you worried you would alienate some colleagues? you call it like it is. >> first of all, welcome back. >> thank you, tim. >> and, i have to say, yes, i was very trepidatious about the article. i had -- um -- a lot of -- oh, tense moments thinking is this really the right thing to do? well, no, that's not correct. it is the right thing to do. but will it c backla backlash? i was willing to take that on. >> good for you. so, and yet, you just said it. you've been talking about it for a very long time. how does it change now? what steps need to be taken? >> well, i'm hoping that the fact that we become a more inclusive society and culture here in this nation and that we're so much more open to different points of view. different individuals who possess different characteristics. that the woman larger than a size 12 will become a part of that entire equation and that
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i have to say, what really baffles me is why retailers are not vigorously on top of this issue. all they can do is make more money. >> you bring up a good point there. because people want to know why this is fleeting. you bring up christian. he was applauded for having models of all sizes at his fashion week show. ashley graham, we know, as well. she's on the forefront of that. so why aren't designers taking advantage of this more? wh not the rule? >> well, robin, i believe it goes back many, many decades to the origins of our fashion industry and this rarified, glamorous world that the industry wants to portray. they say that larger woman is not part of this. and it -- everyone needs to be included. i think there's nothing greater and more wonderful than saying,
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isn't a seven-foot-tall glamazon and make that woman look fabulous. >> thank you for speaking out, tim. it was a strong piece. >> well thought. and the new season of "project runway" premiers this thursday on lifetime. you'll see him at the emmys. you'll be on the red carpet together. >> we're doing that together. right now, to ginger. oh, lara and robin. we have puppies coming up. stick around
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>> oh, i am loving little rudy. you will, too. so much more coming up on "gma."
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look at today's top stories.. one person is dead after a hit and run crash--- that ended in someone's backyard. here's a look at the damage near torrey pines and charleston police say this truck was rounding a bend-- possibly speeding -- when it took out a bicyclist and crashed into this backyard.
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hospital--- and was later pronounced dead. police say the driver took off but they found him shortly after. investiagtors believe he may have been drunk. the southern nevada water authority is promising to fix a big water leak that's been ongoing for several days now. here you can see the water we called the water authority, and they told us they would be sending out crew out sometime today. right now-- police want you to wannabe armed robber. metro tells us he went into a business near tropicana and nellis last month-- and immediately pulled a gun on the employees. he demanded money from the registers-- but the workers ran away as soon as they saw the gun. the man left empty handed. if you see him in a business-- call police immediately. join us for good morning las vegas tomorrow beginning at 430am... for the latest weather, traffic and breaking news... we'll have more local news
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? welcome back ? ? welcome back ? ? to that same old place that you laughed about ? the song, "welcome back, kotter." ? since you hung around ? >> they're playing welcome back kotter because we're saying welcome >> thank you. >> yes. >> i love what you've done with the place. >> the wonderful audience. >> i mean, i go away for four weeks. what have you done with the place? >> it was a fixer upper. >> i love it. without me, too. thanks. it looks great. hi, everybody. i love having an audience. this is awesome. >> you got rested up over the weekend. a lot of energy this monday morning. and, take a look at this photo right now. this is really something. dr. megan meier.
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multitaskers. she's a sideline doctor there. her daughter in the back. 35 weeks pregnant right there. and she said this is what happens when you're 35 weeks pregnant, husband leaves town for the weekend. child care for 3-year-old falls through and you have a game to cover. >> gotta do what you gotta do. >> she said she wanted to show that. >> shared it with physician friends. they all appreciated it. she's been getting great feedback. she deserves it. >> i think it's awesome. as a mom, you know -- this is t it's what you do every single day. gotta get it done. bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan. >> and never never ? let him forget he's the man ? >> yes, indeed. >> it's amazing what moms can do. you're right. they do it every single day. i'm having a hard time driving and listening to music at the same time. >> you know what -- you would do it. >> who are the moms here in the audience?
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another day at the office. another day at the office. let me ask you a question. who was your favorite sports hero, when you were a kid growing up? lara, who was yours? >> i think when i was very little, i was obsessed with pele. >> tom seaver. >> tom seaver. robin? >> arthur ashe. >> they're all good ones. imagine if you were a little bit younger, at a park, a sports venue, just practicing, and then player showed up to get a practice session. that happened to 14-year-old rob mcnulty from cambridge, massachusetts. i want you to take a look at this picture here. that's him posting a photo with his favorite nba basketball that's isaiah thomas who is a point guard for the boston celtics. >> isn't that great? >> we have robbie joining us
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to talk about what went down and robbie, so great to see you, man. i gotta ask you, buddy. what was going on in your head when you saw isaiah thomas approaching you on the basketball court? >> well, that -- it was really just insane. because -- so, when i was playing basketball before he came, i was kind of -- i saw somebody walking toward me. but, he wasn't that tall. [ laughter ] i didn't expect anything. you know, i would have been like, oh -- i would have took another look. i would have been like, oh, i know that guy. he wasn't that tall. then, he was at about half court. like i took another shot. i turned around. and then he's just like, staring at me. walking towards me. and i immediately know who he is because i'm a huge celtics fan. i just -- i'm just speechless. >> and did you ask him to play with you? did he ask you to play with him? >> i'm dribbling for five seconds. my mouth open.
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um, he asked me if he could play with me. >> wow. >> what a good guy. >> did he give you tips on your game? >> um, not really. we didn't really talk about it. we talked about the celtics. i'm a huge celtics fan. he asked me my name and where i go to school. i asked him why he was here. he said his son goes across the street. his son goes to school across the street to the school. so it was cool. i play basketball there all the time. >> listen, buddy. we have a cool message for you from someone very, very special. i want you to take a listen to this. okay? check this out. >> all right, yeah. >> what's up, robbie? it's isaiah thomas. thanks for letting me shoot with you the other day. i know we talked about this upcoming season. i would like to invite you to one of my games as my guest. see you at the garden.
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boston celtics basketball game. we want to say congratulations. you just started high school. good luck with that. enjoy the game at the celtics, as isaiah thomas' guest. congratulati congratulations, man. >> he's in shock. >> thank you so much. >> we love that. all right. >> now get to school. now get to school. did you all have favorite books growing up reading? >> mine was "charlotte's web" without question. [ cheers and applause ] >> this is going to show how old i am, mine was "homer price." yeah. >> one clap. >> one clap. >> one slow clap. >> a clap for the doughnut machine. >> yours? >> shocker. "where the wild things are." [ cheers and applause ] a classic. it's a classic. >> and speaking of a classic.
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because when you're growing up, my mother and father were big on education. always reading books. there are a lot of kids that are in underserved communities and they don't have access to books. they don't have access to libraries. there is this amazing program by jetblue. they have vending machines for the kids in underserved communities like this one right here. jetblue. and, my friend, carrington, where is carrington? where is carrington? where is carrington? come on in here. yeah. [ cheers and applause ] all right. show me how it works. what do you do? >> first, you push this button. >> mm-hmm. >> then have you used a vending machine before? >> i have. >> okay, so then you push yes. >> okay. >> so then, you look down here. what's your age group? well -- older than that. we'll just say -- 10 to 14. 10 to 14. we'll say 10 to 14.
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>> then you just pick one of these right here. >> oh, gosh. ooh. how about "on a clear day." >> and then you push select. >> and just like that? >> mm-hmm. >> oh, my gosh. carrington, can you get it for me? wow. so what do you like about this? >> oh, there's another one. >> there's another one. step into reading. what is it you like about this? >> it can help kids in need that can't get books from their school or something. >> you like to read? >> mm-hmm. >> well, you can have these two books. how about that? >> thank you. [ applause ] >> and where is -- come on. come up here. she's from jetblue. social responsibility. i feel like a giant already. here i am on the riser, even taller. come up here. come up here. so tell us how this program got started. >> we wanted to find a way to make a social impact and make a change. we surveyed our customers and crew members. we found out that education and
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difference. and we decided to come up with a creative program. and soar with reading was born. and then, a few years ago, we decided to take it up a notch and we came up with the vending machines. so we put them where there's book deserts, where people can't buy books. >> your mom or someone is telling you to smile. she keeps going like this. is there a book battle you want to tell us about? >> it ended on the 31st of august. we allowed people to get on and vote for the next city to get the next 100,000 books. >> and where is that? >> we're excited about ft. lauderdale. >> ft. lauderdale. wow. and how many books? how many books have you all, do you think, that you have put into the hands of some kids? >> we have given out this year alone, we gave out 50,000 books in detroit, just through the vending machines. another 50,000 through our charity partners. we'll do another 100,000 in ft.
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and what is it? what was it about the vending machine? why that kind of way of doing it? >> it gives kids the power of choice. no adult is telling them what book they have to take. they just go and take the book that they want to take. it allows the children really to take as many books as they want. it gives them the opportunity to share books and swap books with each other. >> i love that idea. >> some of the girls in detroit started a book club. >> did they real >> it was really cool. >> we'll have to have them on. this was my book. you pick what you want. how old are you? how do you like that? [ laughter ] carrington, thank you very much. >> thank you, thank you. >> we appreciate what jetblue is doing. coming up, "matilda" star mara wilson is here. grown up. opening up about robin williams and more. mara wrote a book. what do you got in there? which one did you pick?
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. n. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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we're back now with mara wilson. you know her from "mrs. doubtfire," "matilda" and other movies. she's revealing the ups and downs of childhood stardom in her new book, "where am i now?" i was just thanking you because in my recovery, i couldn't put it down.
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>> the title, where did it come from? >> it's what i feel a lot of the time. what am i doing here? what am i -- i shouldn't be here. the original title was "k" for kid because when you're a child on a film set, they put a parenthesis k next to your name to indicate you were a kid. i felt like the odd one out. i was a kid on set school with adults. i was the only girl in a house full of boys for a long time. and i think that, you know, if you have seen a lot of things on the internet you've seen a lot of it, sort of, like, where is she now? where did she disappear to? >> your memories are so vivid. i can't believe you can remember with such detail working with the greats like robin williams. it took me to those sets and gave me an idea of what it must be like to be a child actor. i want to remind our viewers. we have a clip of you and robin in action. take a look. >> oh, yeah. >> look at that face. you remind me of stuart little. one of the most honorable creatures in all of literature.
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"stuart little "? >> yes, it's one of my favorites. >> oh, mine, too. [ cheers and applause ] >> yes. >> we -- we actually wrote that in because i was reading, i was reading "charlotte's web" and "stuart little" at the time. and so robin and i talk about that. robin wrote that in there. >> what was it like dealing with robin and with mrs. doubtfire? >> i was a little nervous when i first saw him as mrs. doubtfire. i was a he actually sang. he asked me what kind of music i liked. and being the drama nerd i was, i said i liked musicals. he said, he started singing "there's nothing like a dame" from "south pacific." so he was a man dressed as a woman singing a song about how there is nothing like a woman. >> that'll do it. >> he was great guy. so kind with kids. >> and danny de vito. co-star of yours in a classic, "matilda."
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adored? >> i was so thrilled. i was so thrilled. that was a character i loved. i adored. my mother used to read it out loud at the local elementary schools. my brothers loved it. and she was like the first girl character that she is so cool and that is who i want to be. and i did get to be her. >> and danny de vito did something very nice just before you lost your mom. >> he did. i thought that my mother had never gotten a chance to see that movie. he said he had brought her a print of the movie while she was dying. he and rhea were like, fun uncle, fun aunt. the kindest, most wonderful people. i owe them forever for all the good things they did for me while my mother was sick. >> i owe you for giving me a good read. i asked you, where are you going? you said you want to keep on writing. please, keep on writing. >> thank you so much. >> great voice. so much to tell. the book is fantastic. >> thank you so much. >> the book is called "where am i now?" mara is here with us.
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we head to ginger. i'm actually right across from you, lara. i'm here with my new friends at the table. i love this. we are talking about "dancing with the stars." because season 23 premiers tonight. that's right. there's my friend val and laurie. she's going to rock. i know that. so many of them doing the camera blocking yesterday. it's touch an anxiety-filled but fun-filled night. you'll want to catch tonight. the season premiere at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. gets me so excited. all right. let's get a check closer to >> this weather brought to you by tracphone. should we all do a little wave? a little wave over to you, lara. >> thank you, ginger. from mara wilson to another
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clint eastwood coming up.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i come from a big family. a whole lot of people. a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico. my mom's was from italy. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. dad got his start parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today. t i tried to do as attorney general. catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to nevadans. she became a national leader in protecting children from sex traffickers. and passed laws to keep seniors safe from crooked scams.
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if you all haven't seen it yet, "sully" is soaring to the top of the box office. amy sat down recently with clint eastwood, the director. can anybody do a wooteastwood impersonation? >> jesse's thinking about it. >> thinking against it. >> here's amy. >> 155 people on board. >> reporter: it's a haunting image. 155 people crowded on to the wings of u.s. airways flight 1549, floating on the hudson river and a photo clint eastwood never forgot. >> i remember seeing the picture in the paper. and i thought >> reporter: the 35-time feature film director taking on the
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miracle in his latest movie, "sully." >> mayday, mayday, mayday. lost thrust on both engines. >> reporter: chronicling the shocking water landing in 2009 and the controversy following it. >> this is the captain. brace for impact. >> reporter: a situation eastwood was all too familiar with. you oddly lived through a similar scenario back in the 1950s when you were with the army. >> yeah, i was on a military plane as a passenger. and, we went in the pacific ocean off of point rays, california. the guy did a terrific job of landing it in the water because it's tricky. >> reporter: did you draw on that experience? >> it helped a little bit. i knew exactly how it felt for the passengers. >> reporter: tom hanks at the top of eastwood's list to play the role of captain sullenberger. >> don't worry. you did a great thing. it's gonna be remembered for a very long time. >> here's the funny thing.
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passengers over 40 years in the air. in the end, i'm going to be judged on 208 seconds. >> the first thing i did, i asked captain sullenberger. i said, who do you see playing you? he said, i don't know. i said, do you like tom hanks? and he says, oh, yeah, that would be great. >> reporter: i understand that you did say sully should run for president. why? >> he's good casting. he's distinguished. he's smart. something the country could use right now. >> reporter: he makes good decisions under extreme pressure. >> yes, exactly. >> reporter: with a career spanning six decades, the 86-year-old hollywood icon now passing on the family business to his son, scott. eastwood is not giving up his director's chair anytime soon. what is still on your bucket list? >> i don't know until it's there. i don't have anything that i've been ogling for years or dreaming about doing. it just comes along. >> reporter: are you always this cool, like, yeah, you know, things just come along.
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>> reporter: you are. >> you can tell amy had a great time with clint. and "sully," as we said, did really well over the weekend. it's in theaters nationwide. lara? in case you're wondering why we're holding puppies. i'm excited to tell you we're here with these adorable guys because our sponsor, petsmart, is teaming up with north shore animal league of america to get these guys adopted. we're joined now by dr. david haworth. the president of petsmart -- >> oh, no, no, no! >> oh, no! [ laughter ] >> okay. >> it happens every time, right? >> it means he feels very comfortable at home here. dr. david, let's talk about pet adoption, shall we? >> absolutely. let's talk. so the sad fact, lara, is that
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this, puppies and kittens all over north america get put into the shelter system every year. that's sobering. but the great thing is millions also get adopted. >> yes. >> and so at petsmart charities and petsmart, we bring north shore animal league, other animal welfare organizations just like them with our 3,000 animal welfare organizations every year into our 1600 stores. and, puppies get adopted about day. >> we want even more. we want more. >> absolutely. >> jesse you have the mckenzie family here. maybe we'll have time to share a surprise. we want to encourage everybody, please rescue a puppy. we'll have more information on it coming up. this one might be going home with me. we'll be right back. danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes.
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at walter johnson junior high are canceled again today. the e-p-a says it's now found mercury in the school. a significant amount of the dangerous chemical... much more than would be found in an old fashioned thermometer. and the problem is spreading. at least one family has been forced out of their home... because of mercury levels brought in by a student. "we want to ensure that when they do return to johnson -- that the campus is clean...has been cleared at all areas" e-p-a and school officials still believe a student brought the mercury to the school, but it's not clear where that
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the las vegas firefighters benefit association honored the victims of the september 11th terrorist attacks with a march down fremont street. the parade ended at the 3rd street stage. las vegas performer frankie scinta sang the national anthem, which was followed by a moment of silence. this was one of several tributes to the victims across our city yesterday. good morning las vegas is live weather, traffic and breaking news... join us-- four-30 to seven.. more local news headlines are coming up on action news live at midday.
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>> today, we go one on one with two "dancing with the stars" hopefuls. plus we turn the tables on "who wants to be a millionaire" host chris harrison and ask him the questions. and the curtains will rise as we head into the woods. a live performances from the production as the blend starts right now. [ music ] monday morning. taking a live look outside right now. sort of. bally's is there somewhere. the new season of "who wants to be a millionaire." it's weird to know it's been taping here in vegas. j.j. went behind the scenes. >> thank you. it was exciting. >> yeah. >> it's a great thing for us to have n of course. we make a lot of millionaires here anyway.

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