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>> can't good morning, america. south. >> we owe 19$19 trillion. our country is a mess. >> a free for all between the front-runners. donald trump targets ted cruz. >> there is a big on your head. >> cruz fires back. >> i'm not going to be taking legal advice from donald trump. >> you don't have to. >> everyone hammering one candidate not on stage. >> hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton. >> and the biggest surprises of the night. >> now you had your chance, marco, you blew it. >> the race heating up as the clock ticks down to the first votes. >> a giant storm taking aim at major cities this morning from washington to boston, severe weather and up to a foot of snow in some areas followed by a blast of bitter cold air. a siberian express bringing temperatures more than 25 degrees below zero as a rare winter hurricane churns in the atlantic right now.
give back the crown resigning overnight. now embroiled in scandal under investigation for an ugly incident with a pro athlete who was stabbed in the stomach. speaking out this morning only on "gma." and powerball mania. who can it be? the search for the winners this morning. is one of them holed up in this house? and the california nurse who thought she struck it rich? was it all just a prank by her son? the race to find the newest multi multimillionaires. we do say good morning, america. yes, that was men at work. he was trying to figure out who it was. >> i made an age joke to sam. i said some of us weren't that old in the 0s. >> ow. >> welcome. welcome. >> i didn't win the powerball so i'm here. >> there's one thing we do know for certain about the powerball. we know the three cities where those three tickets were sold,
them printed right there, the publix supermarket in melbourne beach, florida. who bought it? >> that strange story out of california. what a prank that was. pretty cruel. we'll get into that. that gop debate was a hot one. donald trump and ted cruz neck and neck two weeks ahead of the first votes in iowa and they went at it last night. the others fighting to break out and abc's tom llamas was there in charleston for all of it. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. what a night. the two front-runners wasted no time going at it. senator ted cruz standing his ground accusing donald trump of manufacturing that birther controversy but donald trump saying with ted cruz, there's serious problems for the gop. overnight, a clash of titans at the republican debate. donald trump and senator ted stage. >> there's a big question mark on your head. >> reporter: trump ordering cruz to get a court order to show
president since cruz was born in canada. cruz painting trump as a natural born politician. >> you know, back in september, my friend donald said he had had his lawyers look at 24 from every which way and there was no issue there. the constitution hasn't changed. but the poll numbers have. >> reporter: cruz saying extreme birther arguments would eliminate several candidates, even trump. >> done nalgd's mother's was born in scotland. she was naturalized. now donald -- >> but i was born here. >> reporter: some candidates growing frustrated. >> i hate to interrupt this episode of "court tv." >> reporter: senator rubio clashed with governor chris christie over his record in new jersey. >> unfortunately, governor christie has endorsed many of the ideas that barack obama supports. >> christie not letting rubio interrupt him. >> you had your chance. you blew it. >> reporter: all the republicans
>> hillary clinton would be a national security disaster. >> hillary clinton cannot be president. >> if we elect hillary clinton the next four years will be worse than the last eight. >> reporter: but cruz and trump weren't done later fighting over cruz saying trump embodies new york values. >> there are many, many wonderful, wonderful working men and women in the state of new york. but everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal. >> reporter: trump taking that personally and invoking 9/11. >> everyone in new york loves new yorkers and that was a very insulting statement that ted made. >> reporter: after the debate, i spoke with trump who told me he didn't think their fight would get so heated were you surprised at how hard he hit you. >> i was a little bit surprised and i think we hit him back much harder. >> reporter: now donald trump also told me after the debate that he's not going to change
but they will be spending much more time in iowa just before the iowa caucuses and all the candidates will get another chance to debate in two weeks just before the voting starts. george. >> okay, tom, thanks. let's talk about this more with jon karl in south carolina for us and republican pollster kristen soltis anderson a columnist for "the washington examiner." trump said after the debate the bromance is over with ted cruz. who got the better of it? >> reporter: well, look, both of them, cruz and trump had their best debates of the campaign. they dominated this debate but trump clearly came out on top. his response to the new york values attack from cruz was so effective that cruz was actually applauding him and even that exchange on cruz's citizenship. you could argue that cruz won the exchange but look what they were debating, george. they were debating whether or not ted cruz is eligible to be president. that's a debate that donald trump wants to have. it's certainly not a debate that
>> kristen, you thought ted cruz won. >> i thought he did because i think he rattled donald trump. donald trump's not someone who rattles easily but when cruz brought up the fact that donald trump's mother wasn't born in the united states, of course, that's irrelevant when it comes to the constitutionality of trump's campaign. but it did seem to throw him off his heels a little bit and you saw that this is the ted cruz who is a national debate champion in college. this is the ted cruz that came out to play last night. >> jon, at times the others seemed to struggle to get in a word during the debate but marco rubio really unleashed a barrage on cruz right at the end of the debate. >> reporter: he sure did. clearly marco rubio has calculated that he is not going to be able to beat donald trump unless he is first able to destroy ted cruz. they went back and forth at it. i think that that's the political cage match we'll see going into iowa. but, george, even on that score i think you could argue trump won because while they were beating up on each other, trump emerged from this debate largely unscathed. >> meantime, hillary clinton on late night tv last night.
>> he does have a running commentary. we both do. could you believe what he just said? >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> what does that mean? i have no idea. yeah, we have an ongoing dialogue about it. >> that was her talking about how she watches debates with her husband former president bill clinton but, kristen, one of the things the republicans are salivating about is this cage match between bernie sanders and hillary clinton with him leading in iowa and new hampshire. >> you're right. if you take a look at the polls hillary clinton's decline or the decline of her lead looks about as dramatic as the decline in her lead looked eight years ago. same movie because while hillary clinton gets certain piece f tof the side there are pieces from eight years ago that seem to be flocking to bernie sanders. first time caucusgoers and there has to be nervousness in the clinton camp. years ago.
>> i know you'll be there this week on sunday and we'll be watching. thank you. now to breaking news, reports just coming in of two military helicopters colliding off the coast of hawaii. the search for survivors under way and abc's gloria riviera has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. here's what we know now. the coast guard has dispatched a helicopter and planes after reports there was a downed aircraft off of haleiwa, hawaii. they are searching for personnel. coast guard offs say it was a possible collision between two marine corps helicopters, but this is not yet confirmed and we do not know at this time if there are any injuries but they're searching for survivors two miles off the coast of haleiwa. the latest on that powerball jackpot and the search for all three winners. there are questions swirling this morning about a reported winner in california that now looks like a hoax. and abc's kayna whitworth is tracking it all from pomona, california.
>> reporter: hey, robin, good morning. so, a joke that a lot don't think is very funny. we rushed here to this nursing facility last night hoping to find a new multimillionaire. instead, finding more questions than answers. at first, it sounded like the perfect ending to i ahollywood blockbuster. >> somebody won the lotto. >> reporter: a mother of seven and a nurse at a california nursing home drawing one of the three winning powerball tickets after her boss doled out 18,000 to his staff and residents. but now the nurse's family telling abc news it may all be a prank instigated by the nurse's son. her daughter telling the "l.a. times" this is one big misunderstanding. the boss who bought the tickets slo-mo rhettnick believes the nurse may be the real winner but doesn't want to come forward amid public scrutiny. >> if this was a prank done by her son it's somewhat detestable.
is on for the identity of the other two winners. in melbourne, florida, the media swarmed this home after reports that one of the winners may work at the publix where the winning numbers were purchased. and in munford, tennessee, home of the third powerball winner dan owns this store who sold the winning ticket. he gets a payout of $25,000 for selling it. meanwhile, in chino hills, california, 7-eleven owner balbir atwal received a million dollar check for selling the winning ticket. they have a group text going. they thought they had a winner. one nurse even claiming she saw the winning ticket. but as of this morning the california lottery saying no winner just yet. robin. >> oh, okay, kayna. as you know there are a lot of fake, doctored winning powerball tickets that are going around like this guy. travis chaney posting on
i'm buying an island and you can see that it's photo shopped because the numbers are not in numeric order going up so that was a clue -- >> pretty big clue. >> and we will have much more on the powerball tonight. it's a special "20/20" here on abc. >> okay, robin, we turn to that big storm targeting the east, a nor'easter taking aim from boston to washington and a lot of cold air behind it. >> this hurricane, alex, we'll try to get it all in right here. here's good news and bad news. for the southeast that low, big stormy rainy day all for florida, for georgia, a little bit the carolina, as well. the low drives up the coastline, this is the good news for the mid-atlantic and northeast over the weekend. this is a little weaker than earlier forecast and further out toward the east, what that means is rain but lighter rain on the coastline, new york, philly, boston, you're all getting on the wet side. there will be snow and less snow than earlier anticipated because
what doesn't disappoint. the cold air. another strong, strong shot. yes, this weekend and all next week. if you were worried we weren't in winter, we are now. pittsburgh, from 34 saturday morning to 4 degrees monday morning. that's how serious this cold air. quick look at alex. a storm people will be talking about but ruins no one's day. this thing sits out there first january hurricane since 1938. so to folks like us who watch the weather very interesting to see it happen and very unusual. >> you're right about that. more from you in a bit. now to outrage in chicago. another video released showing an unarmed teenager shot by police. mayor rahm emanuel feeling the heat again after city attorneys blocked the video from being released for three years. abc's alex perez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, another controversial chicago police video. all unfolding in less than ten seconds. two officers chasing 17-year-old cedrick chatman, a suspect in a
frame an officer opens fire striking him twice. another angle shows an officer stepping on the teen in and handcuffing him. chatman later died from his injuries. his family now filing a wrongful death lawsuit but in a statement an attorney for officers kevin frye and lou toth call it justified saying he opened fire after chatman pointed a dark object at them. a black iphone box was recovered on chatman but no weapon. it happened in 2013 and the video just surfacing now after chicago city attorneys abruptly dropped efforts to keep it sealed. a change says embattled mayor rahm emanuel due to the fallout of the now infamous laquan mcdonald video. >> we're in the middle of transition to different policies or transparency in letting that material out. >> reporter: but the changes not enough for protesters accusing emanuel of a cover-up and demanding his resignation. and prosecutors here did review the case.
against the officers involved were not warranted. robin. >> all right, alex, thank you. dan harris is here in for amy with the morning's other top stories. the big settlement from wall street? >> that's right, good morning, everybody. investment bank goldman sachs has agreed to pay more than $5 billion to settle charges it sold toxic mortgages leading to the financial crisis of 2008. nearly 2 billion will go to a relief fund that helps struggling homeowners. the governor of michigan is asking president obama to declare an emergency disaster area for flint. they demand the governor resign for not doing more sooner. lead levels spiked since they changed supplies to save money. chipotle taking action. it's closing all of its restaurants for a day on february 8th so workers can learn about food safety procedures. and finally, just days away from a big playoff game, denver broncos star vaughn miller got sent home from practice.
wars" and when he visited the concession stand he opted for the mozzarella sticks which made him a little sick. he spoke to reporters about it. >> tried to see "star wars" and sneak in there and see it and it snuck up on me. >> struck back. >> it struck back. the force struck back. >> the force struck back. he later said, quote, you can't put regular gas in a ferrari. yes. >> high opinion of himself. >> you know, i went to the chipmunks family and i wasn't feeling well but stephanopoulos wouldn't fill in for me. >> chipmunks. >> run out of gas. >> in your ferrari. >> there you go. >> thank you, dan. now to the oscars and for the second year in a robachlash over who was not nominated. the front page of this morning's "l.a. types" saying it all asking the question where is the
connelly is here with that story. good morning, chris. >> good morning and what we saw not people attacking this nomination or that nomination but asking questions, again, about the process and about the industry. just saying, the seven-person lineup for last night's a-list republican candidates debate was more diverse than the academy award 20 acting nominations. none of which went to a person of color for the second year in a row. >> a preview of the upcoming oscar snubs. >> comedy central's "the nightly show" saw this coming the night before with host larry willmore more than ready to "the name of god is mercy"s. >> will smith in "concussion." f. gary gray from "straight outta compton." >> wow. >> "creed" star michael b. jordan, yes. [ applause ] >> no.
add to that list "beasts of no nation," idris elba and reaction was swift and searing. it's actually worse than last year, tweeted april reign, creator of the viral hashtag oscars so white making a repeat performance. reverend al sharpen calling infraudulent. >> it's a hollywood and oscars problem. >> cheryl boone isaacs has sought to make oscar's ranks more diverse. >> we'll continue this conversation and do more than just talk. we are going to be doing. >> reporter: unafraid to push it himself spike lee used his speech at the governor's awards to promote change. >> it's easy to beat the president of the united states than be the head of a studio. >> alejandro g. inarriutu ho is
nationalities represented in the oscar nominations. >> thank you very much. chris black -- i'm sure he's working on his material right now. get a listen on our website. >> east is bracing. >> let's get west too because we've got a good amount of rain in the same place. the wall quickly. your weekend doesn't change based on what your week was like. san francisco, north, look at this. it's just another line, we're
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authority after arriving in manhattan from out of town. he wanted to take her to a hotel. when she refused, he told her he had a gun and put it to her back. he is accused of forcing her into an abandoned train tunnel and raping her. a woman crashed her car into a fire hydrant on staten island, amboy road in oakwood. the car flipped on its roof. the driver died at the hospital. it's unclear what caused her to lose control of her car. the fate of new york city's carriage horses and likelihood of the owners and drivers could be decided today. the city will announce a deal to retire two thirds of the approximately 200 horses working in the park and give the carriage industry a permanent new home in central park. any agreement would still have
we will take a break. a check on the morning commute with heather. >> we will talk subway status. on or close to schedule. major construction project starting at midnight inbound george washington bridge. the ramp to the southbound side of the harlem river drive will be closed down. northbound harlem river drive to the george washington bridge one lane open. this constructs is going to last until monday morning at 8:00 a.m. alternates inbound head south on the west side highway or southbound on the major deegan. northbound you can exit at dyckman street to southbound broad wap to 179th or 155th to apparently manager dam avenue. street cleaning rules are in effect today. lori, over to you. >> heather, thank you. meteorologist bill evans as the accuweather forecast. >> you got a nice start to the weekend. hope you get a chance to enjoy the mild weather for this time of the year. 31 poughkeepsie.
numbers 10, 12 warmer than normal. normal high is 38. right at 50. rain at midnight. a rainy morning saturday. most of that is gone by 9:00 in the morning to noon out east then sunny breaks saturday afternoon. 50. cold air pours in saturday night and cold next week. lori? >> all right, bill. thank you. it's 7:28. that will do it for us. more "good morning america" on abc 7. we are back in 25 minutes with another update.
i realize we had two options, we could have lost faith and just let this battle get the best of us or i could give my daughter's battle with cancer a purpose. >> welcome back to "gma" and give it a purpose, he did. that's nfl player devon still accepting an award on behalf of his strong daughter, leah, at the espys last summer. her -- she inspired millions with her courageous battle against cancer. her daddy is saying she is now cancer-free and they'll be here live exclusive ly for us this friday morning. >> what a wonderful way to spend friday. that will be great. also right now, that brutal debate for the republicans last night. donald trump and ted cruz going at it fighting for votes, just over two weeks before the iowa caucuses and a giant storm from
extreme cold temperatures. more than 25 degrees below zero. >> next week colder than this week. >> a sunny day in times square. "sesame street" is here. oh, boy. brand-new season and a lot of fun with them coming up in our next hour. >> they are ready to go. always a lot of fun. but right now we have to switch gear, the story of an arkansas man accused of killing beverly carter. it shows the defense claims carter was leading a secret life and eva pilgrim has detail. >> it put fear in realtors across the country. this morning we are hearing the accused killer's surprising account claims of a double life as a jury tries to decide who killed beverly carter. >> this morning, the man would once admitted to kidnapping a real estate agent is on trial.
>> she was a rich broker. >> reporter: 33-year-old aaron louis is accused of murdering and kidnapping arkansas realtor 2014. >> my boy's mother, my wife, please turn beverly loose. >> reporter: police say carter vanished after showing this rock. her body found days later at a recently worked. >> what else do you want to say to her family? >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: in court thursday the defense showing lewis' affidavit which he posted on his facebook page. in these 21 pages he spells out how he says he got rid of her body druing drawings that he claims he wasn't the one who killed her. >> most people have secret lives and i think that when you have these kind of cases, unfortunately, those things have to be delved into. >> reporter: lewis says he and his estranged wife met carter
and accidentally died while she was with his wife. his wife testifying for the prosecution thursday tells a different story saying the two targeted carter for weeks to rob her and that lewis was the one who killed her. >> crystal lowry testified that everything in arron's affidavit was false calling it a made up story. she also said she wouldn't take the plea deal if she hasn't actually committed the crime and now she wanted to tell the truth. >> reporter: the only thing the pair agreed on in court they went to waffle house after burying her body. the medical examiner testifying that it was highly improbable that carter died the way lewis describes in his statement. abc news has reached out to craigslist for comment but we have not heard back. >> so hard for the family, as you know. all right. thank you. now to that beauty queen forced to give up her crown. miss washington resigning after failing to disclose a dui conviction and now she's caught up in yet another scandal. this one involving a soccer star who was stabbed.
collusively to abc and neal karlinsky has that story for us. >> miss washington, usa. >> reporter: it was the crowning achievement for beauty queen stormy keffeler winning miss washington usa 2016. >> stormy keffeler. >> reporter: but this morning it's all just a painful memory. brunette beauty is giving the crown back under a firestorm of controversy. >> i have resigned as miss washington usa. >> reporter: the painful unraveling began when she was caught driving with two flat tires last april. her eyes were droopy, bloodshot and watery and her speech was very slurred according to the police report. she pleaded guilty to drunk driving with a blood alcohol reading nearly three times the legal limit just a month before the pageant. but she never disclosed it to pageant officials. >> the paperwork says have you been convicted of a felony and when i contacted my lawyer, he told me that it was a misdemeanor.
>> you have one victim stab wound lower abdomen. >> reporter: seattle police reporting a bizarre scene in which she was with marco pappa when he was stabbed in the stomach. police are reportedly still trying to figure out this strange scene and keffeler won't comment about it. >> i am a changed person and i'm willing to go out and prove it. it's hard when a dream you've had comes crashing down so i'm still hopeful that i still have world. >> reporter: for "good morning news, seattle. >> our thanks to neal. coming up that scary hoax saying your kids' lives are in danger and you need to pay a ransom. the fbi warning this morning. come on back. c. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni.
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people scaring loved one into giving them money. the fbi says reports of these virtual kidnappings are on the rise and many more cases go un unreported. abc's gio benitez is here with the details. good morning to you, gio. >> reporter: unbelievable. the fbi telling us overnight this is a growing trend over the past three years and happening all across this country. you said it. they're called virtual kidnappings. phone calls so convincing the victim truly believes a loved one is in danger and just hands over that cash. so this morning, "gma" is on the lookout. it is the chilling phone call that stopped one north carolina mother dead in her tracks. >> this man started yelling at me. your daughter's been in a car accident. >> reporter: an anonymous caller telling this woman just days ago that her daughter was in a car accident and injured a young boy. she's asked us thought to rereel her identity. >> they told me they abducted her.
down we'll shoot her. >> reporter: she says the man demanded she head to the bank and take out $2800 for hospital bills. one. if you don't answer the phone, i'm going to kill her. >> a girl got closer to the phone and was sobbing and yelling and screaming help me, mom. help me, help me, mom. in my life. >> reporter: the quick thinking mom did as she was told but first writes this note to a bank teller on her phone help, daughter has been kidnapped. he is on phone meeting me at walmart. help. he wants $2800. call police. call my husband. police search for the daughter and find her safe. it was all a hoax. >> we told her she didn't need to wire any money. >> reporter: now this morning a renewed warning to families nationwide to take caution against similar scammers. many demanding anywhere between a few hundred bucks to a few thousand. listen to this frightening call.
what do you want me to do? >> maddie montoya says a scammer threatened her brother's life. >> get in your vehicle. >> no, i'm scared. i don't know you. you're threat everybodying me. >> okay, jason, go downstairs and do what you got to do to her brother. >> reporter: how do you stay safe? experts say it is critical to ask questions. >> force the kidnapper to provide you more details which he or she does not have. >> reporter: for that north carolina mom, she's just thankful her daughter is safe. >> all i wanted to do was hug my child. >> reporter: and remember that tip. just ask questions. as many as possible. guy, isn't this just disgusting? imagine getting that call and you're worried sick about this loved one. >> what to do. it could be a hoax. it could be real. thank you, gio. thanks so much. coming up, everybody, celine dion remembering her husband's life. inside their incredible love story and what she has to say about the love of her life this morning. i believe that the heart does
no. seriously? we'll give it a 6 for composition. scary. wow, what about just putting a fair, no haggle price on the window? not zany enough? sometimes the best deals are pretty plain to see. i was out in the dining room, you know, meeting the residents and i had a gentleman stop me and ask me if i made his dinner. he had lost his wife recently, but i didn't know that. he made a remark to me about not sure he wanted to be there anymore,
husband of more than 20 years, rene who passed away yesterday. abc's deborah roberts has their love story. >> reporter: for celine dion it was the loss of her greatest love of all, husband rene angelil. i know you can feel it too >> reporter: the renowned singer posting on her facebook page, it is with deep sadness we announce that rene aged 73 died after a long and courageous fight against cancer. 9 singer seemed to know the end was near when i met her last march sharing with me how rene her longtime manager insisted she get back on the stage despite his heartbreaking second battle against throat cancer. >> sometimes and i think i'm used to it, don't feel what you need to feel. just do it. >> go on stage. >> i did.
>> no, because i love him and i did and it was very hard. i realized that i couldn't do both. >> reporter: rene frail but bravely standing by his wife's side. >> reporter: months later the superstar singer making a courageous and emotional return. >> reporter: the two met when celine was just 12 years old. rene, 38. shaping her into one of the most successful singers in the world. celine telling abc news this past november about rene's perseverance. >> we all learn so much from him and i will always be very thankful. >> reporter: the couple who recently celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary had three children together. for "good morning america," deborah roberts, abc news, new york. my heart will go on >> this one is a real heartbreaker. >> it is. i remember when deb came back from doing that and just, they knew that the time was going to be not what they wanted and she
with him as possible and you could feel -- every time you were in their presence you felt the love. >> it was a true love steer. we were talking about alan rickman who we also lost, david bowie all to cancer. we've had it with cancer. >> the moon shot. that's why it's so important what vice president biden -- >> alan rickman did so well in every single role he did. so versatile. >> i was sharing with you guys. there's a wonderful story in online today about how they looked at 50 very famous voices and what makes a great voice and it's tone and it's speed and frequency of words and he came out number one. >> wow. >> yes. he just had that exact right and when you think of his role, his voice is very memorable. >> oh, "harry potter" and daniel radcliffe. did you see what he posted. so beautiful about what he said. that didn't matter where daniel
he was there for him and it was just such a great friend, actor. didn't have to do that and how much he learned from him and he treated him as a peer, not a child with "harry potter." because, remember, they were very young. >> they group up on those sets. >> everything you heard about him. "love actually." i loved him in -- >> i did. he plays an everyday guy then he plays a villain and plays -- everything is so beautiful. >> cancer really had a week between david bowie, rene and alan rickman. >> all right, guys. when we come back at the top of the hour we have an uplifting story this morning. leah, leah still, #leah strong. >> cancer-free. >> coming up, "gma's" winter concert series is presented by hilton. ready and waiting for you in over 2,000 cities. when you're on vacation, it's time to play. so at hilton we say play hooky from your regular monday. and while you're at it,
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good morning, friday, january 15th. i'm lori stokes. latest headlines, the suspect in an armed bank robbery on long island is in serious condition after he was shot by a security guard. this happened about 6:00 last night in franklin square. police say the man announced he would rob the bank before pulling out a gun and pointing it at two security guards. one of the guards is a retired police officer. he opened fire hitting the suspect. the suspect is expected to survive. today is the giants -- they introduce the new head coach who is their old offensive 0 coordinator. ben mcadoo takes over. he is set to hold the first news conference since officially being named to the post. he has been in charm of big blue's offense the past two
let's check in on the morning commute with heather o'rourke. >> we are taking a look at metro north. we have some different situations going on here with the harlem live between passaic and southeast. bus service until 2:30 this afternoon. long island railroad on or close. new jersey transit fine. b, d and q trains signal problems at atlantic avenue. expect uptown delays. big construction project on the harlem river drive. ramp closed to the southbound side. northbound one lane open to the george washington bridge starting at midnight. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. >> thank you, heather. let's check in with meteorologist bill evans. >> let's altocirrus clouds out there. that is the sign of fair weather. we will have sunshine. those are clouds ahead of a storm system well out to the south and west that gets here ahead of midnight. 8:00 temperature is 37.
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and a major medical alert. a virus from mosquitoes linked to birth defects in babies. now a new travel warning may be coming. dr. besser is here live. the 5-year-old fighter inspiring millions. her dad revealing she's cancer-free. devon and leah still speaking out exclusively for the first time and we cannot wait to celebrate. >> no more, please. one school takes away the magic word asking teachers not to use it. >> what we're asking kids to do is not an option. it's an expectation. >> is no nonsense nurturing the key to keeping class in order. some parents say it's going too far. it's a victorious morning
panic at the disco is back. performing live as we say -- >> ah, good morning, america. ooh! this is my fight song take back my life song >> we love that energy on a friday morning. >> we love that too. >> oh, we do, george. >> great to have devon and leah still with us this morning. big week for them both and we're going to see how she's doing. >> we know one thing, cancer-free. >> darling girl right there. also "sesame street" is here this morning. always fun to see them. there they are right there in times square. a lot of our favorite characters stopping by. they have a new season coming up and a brand-new home. want to hear all about it. ginger went behind the scenes before her baby. >> uh-huh. also this morning we're re-booting your favorite foods, breakfast, lunch, dinner, we'll make them easier, healthier and less expensive.
? trifecta. >> when you think about healthier you're thinking expensive but we have some tips for you. >> yes, please. i'm actually fine with the word please so from whatever is going to happen here. >> sam is jumping ahead. the morning rundown from dan harris. >> we're going to start with the breaking news from hawaii where two missile helicopters have collided off the north shore of oahu. they were carrying 12 people and the coast guard and navy are searching a debris field for any survivors. we don't know what may have caused that. the long-running campaign bromance between donald trump and senator ted cruz now officially over. overnight during the republican debate in south carolina trump continued to question whether cruz is even eligible to be president which cruz called a non-issue. >> back in september my friend donald said that he had had his lawyers look at it from every which way and there was no issue there. information nothing to this birther issue. >> the fact is there is a big overhang.
and you can't do that to the party. you really can't. >> cruz questioned whether trump is a real conservative saying he has new york values. trump fired back citing the inspiration of the way the new yorkers responded to the 9/11 attacks. the u.n. security council is holding an emergency meeting hoping to pressure all sides in the ongoing syrian civil war to lift the blockades that are preventing food and medicine from reaching three cities. some aid has arrived but it's really not nearly enough. the u.n. says the government and the rebels are war criminals for deliberately starving thousands of civilians. we have new details this morning about that paris-style terror attack in asia on thursday. three arrests were made overnight in jakarta, indonesia. the aing thatters used homemade bombs and hand grenades. seven including five attackers were killed. an isis flag was found at the scene. back in this country we are learning just how much money the
these days a new study finds the top three banks took in $6 billion in atm and overdraft fee fees last year of that's about 25 bucks for every adult in this country. and finally forget the running of the bulls, this, check this out, is the running of the bears. look at what happened whether a truck filled with tasty treats showed up at a home for rescued bears. a furry little stampede. these nine bears live in a sanctuary in india for bears who were abused by their owners. that truck is carrying watermelons. guy, i've done this by the way in a sanctuary for cheetahs over in africa. you have to drive a little bit faster with cheetahs. >> they have some pretty good speed. >> not bad. >> slow stampede. >> thank you, dan. we have an important health alert. travel warnings expected from the cdc for pregnant women because of an untreatable mosquito-born illness in 14 countries and territories called the zika virus and dr. richard besser is here.
awhile. it's kuwait dangerous. mosquitoes. fever and muscle aches but if you get the infection and you're pregnant it can lead to miscarriages and damage to the developing brain. in brazil where this started they've seen more than 3,000 affected babies. >> what's your advice to pregnant women now. >> you know, if you can put off travel to the affected areas i think it's a good idea. if you absolutely have to go you want to avoid getting bit by a mosquito during the day when the mosquitoes carrying this are most agoive. >> what's being done to control this. >> i talked to the cdc yesterday. they have two teams going to set up lab, do studies to look at control and another team later in the month, the focus right now is on reducing those bites from infections, from infected mosquitoes but the big concern is the olympics are coming and brazil is being hit really hard and they have to come up with a control plan before that. >> that is this summer. you'll be answering questions on
>> over now to -- who is over there? lara. >> thank you very much, george. here's what is owe coming up on our "gma morning menu." the 5-year-old the whole world is rooting for. leah is cancer-free and she is here live with her dad and we'll hear from them both. oh, please, some schools are encouraging teachers to stop using the magic word. we couldn't believe it. can't wait to hear what you think about it. we'll get into that. then right out this door, a little brisk but it's not going to stop me because "sesame street" and these guys are joining us in times square. hi. ah. how lucky am i? don't go anywhere. hi, everybody. brought to you by new centrum
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welcome back to "gma." oh, my goodness. leah still is the 5-year-old who captured all the world's attention, our hearts, inspired millions, bravely facing cancer. now she and her daddy have scored the biggest victory of all. look at them. they're here in our studio. she's cancer-free and we'll talk to them in just a moment. first a look at their story. >> i'm ready for today. you ready for today? >> uh-huh. >> you ready to get this cancer out of you? let's do it.
pump that warmed our hearts and started leah still's cancer-free journey. >> hi, daddy. >> reporter: the daddy/daughter powerhouse devon and leah still have shared their message of courage and strength one selfie and fist pump at a time ever since leah was diagnosed with stage four period 59 trick cancer at the age of 4. >> my name is leah. >> reporter: her fight inspiring millions and today according to her proud papa, houston texans defensive tackle devon still little leah was won her battle. last week posting this pic of a smiling leah and a rock star pose with the caption "last treatment. let's go" then on instagram on wednesday, the football star boasting his daughter's stat, if you will. 41 days of chemotherapy, 40 days of antibody theory, 19 days of radiation, 7-hour surgery, 1 win.
say my daughter beat cancer. >> when my daughter was first diagnosed with cancer i felt like i was in a nightmare. >> reporter: it has been a trying year for the two who recently won the 2015 jimmy v. perseverance award at the espys. but for this doting dad, greater than any award or win on the gridiron is his little girl's win against cancer. and devon and leah still are joining us. they deserve a standing ovation. yes, yes, got a fist pump. can i get a fist pump. can i get one from your daddy? all right. whoo. we needed this today. we needed to hear your story. how are you feeling? you just got out of the hospital? how are you feeling? >> really good. >> really good. not just good but really good. how is that -- how has your daddy helped you through all this? >> good. >> he's been a good daddy. is he fun?
>> i can tell. it's -- there are no words and when you heard the words that she is doing as well as she is after giving a pretty dire diagnosis, what did that mean to you to hear those words? >> i'm just thankful. i mean, it was definitely a long road traveled. and, you know, with battling cancer and specifically my daughter's type of cancer, you know, a lot of families aren't fortunate to make it through the whole battle so we feel thanked and blessed that we had the daughters and people around us to help us through this battle. >> you all have been just so public about it. did you see your daddy when he was at the espys and got up there on the stage. we were talking beforehand. you didn't want him to cry. you were like daddy don't be a cry baby. is that what you said to him? >> yes. >> yes, you did but it was such an inspirational speech. the jimmy v. perseverance award because both of you, leah and devon, how you have persevered through this. why did you decide to share so much of your story in hopes of helping others.
to be honest, before my daughter was diagnosed i didn't know too much about childhood cancer and just knowing that i had the platform i knew that i could reach a big audience and inform everybody what it's like, therefore, people step up like they did and help out those that are in need. >> how did you feel? #leahstrong. how are you so strong? >> i don't know. i think it's cause my dad and me. >> your daddy makes you strong like that together. and i know that has meant a lot to you, the outpouring, the love and the support and you are continuing to give back. congratulations, you and your beautiful fiancee have set a date and you established something called the knot where people can help children who have gone through what leah has. tell us about it. >> we wanted to continue to fight against pediatric cancer so instead of having a gift registry we decided to have a
can go to the knot.com/dreams and donate money to four different charity, one to the still strong foundation. >> i heard you're going to be the flower girl. do you have your dress picked out? >> uh-huh. >> i think people will help on the knot decide what you'll wear and different things like that so it's great what you are doing and how you realize. what do you say for a daddy and a mommy that is sitting at home and they have a child like that times? what is your message. >> don't give up. i mean i think that's been the point that anybody who is battling cancer says to everybody, just don't give up. it's a lot of dark spots. not a lot of positive things you hair from the doctors but if you keep the mind frame you can make it through anything and i documented our story on social media so parents that are going through similar situations can look back and see exactly what we was doing to get through those times. >> now you're with the houston
are you ready to see your daddy play some football again? >> yes. >> yes. what do you like to do? >> i like to be a cheer. leader at penn state -- [ cheers and applause ] >> wonderful! penn state is from pepiot state. why did you do that? why penn state. >> because my dad goes to penn state. he used to. >> that's right. >> that's right. >> we are. >> we are. >> leah, we love you. thank you. thank you for giving us hope. just thanks for being the beautiful little girl that you are. >> okay. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> we'll see you on the sidelines at penn state. devon, continued blessings. congratulations on everything. the knot. >> the knot. >> take care. >> george. >> she could be the most inspiring cheerleader ever. you know, we all teach our kids to say please and thank you but now some teachers are saying please has no place in the classroom. it's part of a new teaching method called no nonsense nurture nurturing sparking quite a
linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: the kindergarten cop shows us how easily a classroom can get out of control. but the druid hills academy in charlotte, north carolina, is taking measures to prevent unruly behavior by implementing a unique technique called no nonsense nurturing. >> it's a way teachers and schools go about creating the culture and the conditions in which students thrive. >> reporter: pro-upons say it bolsters collaboration and support. we saw firsthand in this sixth grade math class. >> what is "y." >> before i would tell students to come in the classroom and do your warm-up. now with no nonsense warm-up. i say when i say go i want you to walk into the classroom. grab your warm-up off the bookshelf. your voice is on zero. you will sit down in your classroom and complete your warm-up and you have five
>> the word "please" is used sparingly. >> it's an expectation. no one would say to you, will you come to work today, please. >> this program is used by 250 schools across the country. and aims to create an environment that is structured and consistent for students so what does this teacher hear from her students? >> they typically say, you know, we love miss alfred but she doesn't play. >> reporter: but reaction from parents is mixed. >> i don't agree with it point-blank period. >> try to see how it works first. >> reporter: as for the teachers, they say the proof is in the positive results. >> it also reduces suspension and reduce the amount of time a student spends outside the classroom due to misbehavior because they have the opportunity to comply to your directions because you're specific. you're concrete. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> let's talk about this now. ericka souter editor of mom.me is here. what do you think. >> my first thought there's something that seems nurturing about this program but if you take a look at communities or
chaotic classrooms or maybe there are discipline problems at home carrying over into the classroom this can have a positive effect and that's what we saw a little bit in that video. but if you have kids who are not -- don't have those kind of problems it can create an atmosphere of fear and anxiety and makes 9 classroom a tense situation. >> but it is trying to counter that everyone gets a trophy mentality. >> yeah, definitely. i'm a big fan of doing that when they're 2 and 3 and just being introduced to things and encouraging participation but when you get to 4 or 5 they need to start learning that you need to earn that praise and so this can go a long way in helping that kind of mentality. >> what do you think parents should take away from this and incorporate at home. >> every kid needs structure and discipline. and you want to make sure that you are putting rules in place and that they know that they have to follow those rules. but i don't see anything wrong you. >> i think the first time you ask is a please and if the child doesn't listen it's i'm not
>> exactly. >> and that doesn't mean you're giving up control. it just means you're teaching them to be respected and that breeds respect in turn. >> i love what you said there. it doesn't mean you're forfeiting control. >> not at all. >> by not saying that. i don't -- i am too. i agree but there is a time and crave -- >> structure. >> structure and control and knowing that they have somebody situation. >> i say please to do -- they take advantage. >> maybe it's how you say please. >> it's not an option. still be polite. >> they know they have to do it and follow rules and should be penalties in place if they don't. >> but i do appreciate that they are trying to do something, that they recognize there's a problem and trying -- it's a creative solution for them and if it's working for them -- >> we want to make sure it doesn't discourage kids from
everybody f >> let's go back to -- >> all: lara. >> thank you so much, sam. get in here. it is "pop news" time and we have a solution this morning for moms feeling the empty nesters blues. a mom from amsterdam who was sad her preteen son no longer wanted hugs figured out a creative solution. she just knitted a new one. ny lifesize woolen replica of her boy tailored to perfection. george, your face is amazing right now. her son slightly terrified you wonder, no, he was actually probably thrilled because he didn't have to give hugs or
that's the way it goes and even helped her photograph the woolly doppelganger skateboarding, eating junk food of the getting a hug from mom. the results have had thousands online in stitches. wait for it. wait for it. >> yeah. >> i'm just -- i got to let that one go. >> like what -- >> sam's not going to let it go. >> when you watch that story, what -- >> it's a little creepy. >> a little creepy. >> yay. >> i have done my job in "pop news." >> well, it's only creepy if you stuff it. >> if you what? >> never mind. >> tried to move on. >> okay. i'm sorry. you're right, george. just let it go. >> earlier this week, we told you about a job opening for goat cuddlers. well, in today's "pop news" job postings how about the chance to be a human cat?
>> a woman named sofia australia posted an ad seeking someone to come to her house and curl up on the end of her bed and purr softly like a sleeping kitten to help her sleep. >> this is creepy friday. what are you doing? >> $40 an hour for producing a quote nice consistent purr. >> i have a question. >> go, please. >> do you have to be in costume or can you just go as you are? >> there is one job requirement. you must show up in a realistic cat costume and you must -- >> do you have one of those. >> and enter on all four. >> i'm sorry, what? >> that's required? >> what i would say is why not spare all the time and expense and save the life of a cat from your local shelter. >> there you go. >> very good. >> as it turns out the woman apparently was having a bad day. she said she was actually sort of joking but thoroughly enjoyed the multitude of applicants who actually sent responses for this job which we believe may or may
this guy. >> who's grumpier, me or grumpy cat? grumpy cat. >> awesome. and then finally, in "pop news" on this -- what did you call it. >> creepy friday. >> creepy friday. not freaky friday. not alliteration. just full creep. perfect. from the why didn't i think of that friday file, take a look at this man impressing thousands on the internet. obviously he's hungry, at a buffet and maybes a big plate. i totally get that then he realizes it's just not enough, and he comes up with a genius idea and there you go, everybody. that's your friday takeaway.
>> i'm here for you, america. good morning. friday, january 15th. latest headlines, breaking news. a dozen people are missing after two military helicopters collided off the coast of hawaii. this happened off the north shore about three hours ago. six people were on board each helicopter. coast guard crews are searching the debris for any survivors. back here and police are searching for the man who raped a woman at the port authority bus terminal after meeting her online. the 28-year-old woman says the suspect goes by the name jeffrey kent on e harmony. she was meeting him at port authority monday afternoon after arriving in manhattan from out of town. he wanted to take her to a hotel. when she refused, he told her
he is accused of forcing her into an abandoned train tunnel under the bus te let's check in on the morning commute with heather. >> metro north is doing busing instead of trains on the harlem line between passaic and southeast. that will be in place until 2:30. long island railroad doing okay. new jersey transit no major
b and q trains signal problems at atlantic avenue. b and d signal problems at tremont. then a huge project harlem river drive. inbound ramp to the george washington bridge closed at midnight. the ramp to the on side will have one lane closed. meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> this morning we are looking at sunshine. it's a pretty morning. we have less wind, hardly any wiped at all in a lot of spots. 37 degrees. warm for this hour of the day. we will be pressing that temperature up about 12 degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. 48 to 49 this afternoon. rain rolls in tonight. have your rain gear for saturday morning. breaks of sun saturday afternoon. colder sunday. have a great weekend, lori. >> bill, thank you.
in a half hour, tune in for "live with grouchy morning, america. so, why isn't anybody reporting my oscar nomination? here's one of my favorites. >> "sesame street." >> i'm >> we made it here because we got up herlihy. >> "sesame street" is here to say. >> all: a big great morning to "gma." >> yeah. >> that's what i'm talking about. >> thank you, guys. i think deserve a nomination for that one. great to have them back here. they're straight out of "sesame street" and talk more about their season coming up. also this morning, jimmy kimmel celebrating the oscar nominations with a very special tribute for his dear friend sort of matt damon.
cranston in "trumbo." leonardo dicaprio in "the revenant," michael fassbender in "steve jobs," eddie redmayne in "the danish girl." and matt damon in "the martian." >> oh, man. >> that is a friend. that's a friend. >> now you understand why i was trying to figure out how to couch it. good luck to all of the oscar contenders this year. as you know, they're on abc, right now though let's get to robin. >> all right, guy, thank you very much. and it's time now for our final installment of this week's re-boot camp as we head over the weekend we have your ultimate food fix for 2016. best-selling author and dear friend nutritionist rachel beller is here to re-boot your favorite meals with less expensive, easy and healthy tricks. great to see you, as always. >> so great to be here as always. >> when you talk to healthy people, it's going to cost something but you'll be able to save us. >> everyone can do this.
are so 2015. so last year. >> done. >> and all from breakfast to dinner, so we start with breakfast and this is something that people usually have been doing. the lattes. >> last year everyone started their morning with sweet drinks, soy latte, chai lattes. they come with a heavy price tag, about $5, 350 calories and four teaspoons of sugar. >> four teaspoons so in with the new 2016 is all about the golden latte. >> what's that. >> the golan latte starts with coconut milk and infuse it with herbs, spices that are going to be like cinnamon, ginger, turmeric. anti-inflammatory properties. it's time to upgrade. >> you have gotten me on tumeric. it's wonderful and a very good -- >> so well researched and the fat in the coconut milk helps you absorb these spices. pepper, if you're daring also helping you absorb the good stuff. >> out with this. >> so expensive. >> it is. >> move on to lunch now and
you know, the sal, thought they were doing good and putting superfoods on it. >> a lot of superfoods. they're expensive and cost $7 to $15 for about an eight-ounce serving. pomegranate and hemp seed. they're great but in with the new. our bargain superfoods, so -- >> what's on these. >> these are salads and elevated them with gargan superfoods. for example, seaweed. should be a kitchen staple. >> i know. >> i know. you do like burritos out of them or top your salad with them. about ten cents a sheet. orange peel. things we throw away. good cancer-fighting properties. you know what, celery leaves. >> and the carrot tops. >> loaded with vitamin kristen. celery leaves have five times the vitamins as the stating. >> the popcorn with all the
>> flavors, kale, pickle juice, all these different flavors we had. >> we think we're doing halfway well. >> yes, and it's not necessarily bad. people have food allergies to corn and so forth but looking at 2016. we are looking for new snacks. and this one is gluten-free. sorghum. people use it as a flour but it's really -- check this out. wow. >> this is great. you're not going to eat that. but you can pop it. you basically take a brown paper bag, two minutes in the microwave. >> that turns into that. >> it does. it's mini, mini, mini popcorn kernels. it's sorghum and it's got a lot of fiber. protein. it's good. >> it's like popcorn. >> you don't have the little kernels. >> it's my -- you use it as a porridge as well and eat it for breakfast, packed with fiber and protein. gluten-free and jazz it up with cayenne pepper. could potentially help burn fat and nutritional yeast, b-12, energy.
>> last year we were spiralizing everything. this year basically we're protofying. this is chickpea pasta. >> i knew it. so it's got a lot of protein. look how it's the main event. so you're having this instead of a cup of beans. 14 grams of protein. loaded with fiber. this stuff is incredible. got your veg, you got to try it. >> i'm telling you, i had tried and i have to admit i was like, chickpeas. it tastes like pasta. >> you're not into that -- >> i know. >> this is a good way to get fiber and detox and it's a win. >> taste approved. rachel, thank you very much. go to our website and get so much more information. thanks so much. lara. >> thank you so much, robin. here with me is olivia munn. she plays a tough detective in "ride along 2." you don't want to mess with this girl. just look what happens when kevin hart, of course, kevin
>> oh. girl -- >> i said don't touch. >> ow. >> soft tissue manipulation. pressure points. come on, you should be able to get out of that. >> she got my appendix. oh. >> i don't know about that one. >> embarrassing him. >> you're pathetic. detective, atlanta vice. down here a couple of days on assign many. >> detective cruz, homicide. >> funny movie. thanks for being with us this morning. >> thanks for having me. it's my first time. >> first time here. >> very excited. >> thank you. >> so kevin hart, we love. he comes on the show a lot. what was it like working with him. how did it all come together? your first meeting. >> i got the offer for "ride along 2" at the same time i was finishing "the newsroom." the last season and didn't work -- >> which was great. >> thank you very much. it didn't look like it would work out then i was backstage at
instantly were like brother and sister and laughing and joking and coincidentally that morning i called jon stewart because i was on "the daily show" and said i got this offer for a movie and i'm not sure. he said kiffin hart is an amazing human being and you have to do whatever you can to be playing around with him because it'll be the best experience in your life and after i saw him and hung out with him i called my reps and said figure out a way for it to happen. i never laughed more. scenes? >> you don't. this is how you get through it. ice cube makes kevin leave the set when i'm on set and he will mess with me and make me laugh so much he literally has to be asked to leave set. >> that's how it is every time he's on the show. you guys have three minutes for an interview. good luck. you cannot control the situation. >> he's like that all the time. it's not just because he's on camera. he's just off camera he's always like that.
congratulations on your career. i know you were a journalism major and have rocketed from "the daily show" to now big movies. you're in "x-men." >> psyloc. what's your power. >> telepathic and telekinetic. she can read everyone's mind. >> when does it come out. for that. >> in the meantime, you can look for "ride along 2." it hits theaters today. thank you, olivia munn. great to see you. >> great to see you too. >> sam, we'll go out to you. >> wow, she's gorgeous. i am also telepathic and what's the other thing? >> telekinetic.
let's talk about >> that's a rocking line of storms headed for tampa. i just -- >> i can't hear you. i'm having chickpea pasta. >> surprisingly good. sam, thank you. we thank you for helping us out this week with ginger on maternity leave. and it was -- you just -- you just came right back and it was great to hear your big, booming laugh down the hallway and all that and we say thank you
you're at the weather channel show. >> i'm really excited. the morning show is off and running. jim cantore is on it. "23.5 degrees" is the name of a new show. we call it if you're a weather geek you understand the earth isn't standing up like this it's rotated and it's 40,000-year average is 23.5 degrees so we're reaching out to the science community because all of these interviews will be long interviews on climate, weather, science, a little technology thrown in. the stuff i'm passionate about and it's the stuff that usually gets, you know, tossed out in a sound-bite but we want to really understand from the people doing the science what's going on. >> it's like "real housewives." >> it's a lot like "real housewives." forget everything i said. it's like that. >> no, i love the title of it. i think it's clever. >> thank you for explaining it because i was like -- do we have a little -- >> we have a clip, i think.
>> i really want there to be a venue where people who are trying to make a difference can have a voice and have a place to talk about their passions. weather, climate, environment, technology, science, they're the topics of our lives right now. so let's talk about them. >> that beard is coming back. >> can we talk about the hair? >> and the hours are a whole lot better. >> sam, will you come back and visit. >> i would love to. >> ginger, thanks for making the phone call and asking me to come in. >> sam champion! [ applause ] and new show launching in february on the weather channel. >> 23pt5. your first look at the new
look who's here today. it's a new day on "sesame street." ginger went behind the scenes for a sneak peek at the new season before thee brought adrian home. >> reporter: the days are still sunny. the street is sill sesame but now airing for the first time on hbo along with pbs, this new season brings a new set and a
>> did somebody say they need help to save the day? >> reporter: oscar's trash can is now joined by a recycling bin. our favorite bird has a brand-new nest. a lot of changes at "sesame street"? >> yeah and look, i got my toys in here and photos and way up there a picture of me as a baby. >> reporter: abby cadabby has a new community garden. >> i can grow mention cal vegetables. >> no. >> i don't want to give away too much. >> okay. but it's pretty good. >> reporter: our friend elmo has moved into the brownstone. >> it's got new books. it's a wonderful place to hang out. the only downside, you see over there that's oscar's trash can. bleh. not fun in summer. >> reporter: there are still cameos like gwen stefani and alan cumming but the real stars will always be all our old friends. for "good morning america," ginger zee, abc news, new york.
thank you, ginger. we're joined by carol-lynn parente, the executive producer of "sesame street." >> yay. >> you're going on hbo but still on pbs, as well. >> yes, hbo has been a wonderful partner because they really understood how important our relationship is with pbs and our mission about having "sesame street" be available to those who need it most? what can you tell us about the new season. >> more changes in season of "sesame street" than any season before it. we have a brand-new opening arrangement to our song and a new opening shot on our set and our whole neighborhood's been renovated so took buildings down and actually put big bird's nest in a tree and it's just beautiful. >> so does that mean new housing for oscar? >> oscar actually has not only his can now but recycling bins and composting bins. so -- >> sam got a kick out of that. okay, who are you looking
season? >> we have miss gwen stefani. >> oh, yeah. >> she was magical. >> pharrell. >> he is so nice. >> and miss sara borrellareilles -- >> and alan. >> alan cumming. >> yes. >> so funny, yeah. >> uh-huh. >> oh, and nina. >> we have a new neighbor. >> we have a new neighbor. >> oh, no kidding. we cannot wait to meet her. thank you all for coming in. great to see you again, guys. >> have a good morning, everybody. >> you can see all these guys on hbo premieres tomorrow and coming up, panic at the disco
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topping headlines at this hour, a 52-year-old woman is dead after crashing her car into a fire hydrant on staten island. it happened on amboy road in oakwood this morning. the car flipped on to irs roof. the driver died at the hospital. it is unclear what caused her to lose control of her car. the fight of new york city's carriage horses and the livelihood of the owners and drivers could be decided later today. the city will reportedly announce a deal to retire as many as two thirds of the 200 horses working in the park. the deal would give the carriage industry a permanent new home in central park. any agreement would still have council. let's get a check on the commute with heather. >> hi, mass transit. issue harlem line with metro north. it will be with us until 2:30. it will be buses only.
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