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good morning, america. new overnight -- the post-election protests, demonstrations now turning ugly. police launching tear gas as president-elect donald trump shakes up his transition team. who's in charge now and is he changi h wildfires. the states of emergency. dozens of fires now burning across the southeast. the reward to catch the arsonists around the health conference for millions of people this morning. the police shooting caught on camera, an officer dragged down the streets, struggling with the driver, the officer's gun going off. did that officer intend to
and global go-getter, the intrepid traveler trying to hit every country in the world. why she's doing it and what she's calling the most beautiful part of her epic journey. hey, good morning. a shot here of trump tower in midtown manhattan. where this morning, decisions to run this country for the next four years. >> we know that vice president-elect mike pence will be taking over the transition team. newt gingrich could move into one top positions. meanwhile, it was another night of ugly protests. in portland, oregon, one person got shot.
simmering divisions in the country we start with mary bruce reporting on the transition from a obama administration to a trump administration. >> the president-elect is walking back from a central promise of his campaign after meeting with president obama, trump now says he may keep some of the obamacare after all. throughout his campaign, candidate donald trump said obamacare had to go. >> obamacare has to be we'll stop the obamacare madness. we're going to repeal and replace obamacare. >> reporter: but now, president-elect trump said he's open to keeping parts of the law. he suggests two of the most popular provisions may be safe from the chopping block. >> when you replace it are you going to make sure that people with preconditions are still covered. >> yes, because it happens to be one of the strongest assets.
their parents for an extended period. >> reporter: what trump's health care plans will look like one of the many questions that faces his transition team. that team is now being led by vice president-elect mike pence. he replaced embattled new jersey governor chris christie and what about trump's cabinet. >> number of people being talked for the job. >> reporter: playing a big in that decision, trump's children. all named to the transition team. they'll help build their father's administration as they also help to build the family business. the potential conflict of interests is drawing criticism after the trump's promised a strict separation. >> there will be a wall between you and your father. >> reporter: cabinet contenders
giuliani being considered for attorney general or secretary of state. >> so many positions to fill. donald trump has over 4,000 positions to fill. the most urgent is chief of staff. what do we know about the direction he's leaning? >> trump's son-in-law jared kushner is being eyed for the job. he even got a tour here from the man who currently holds the job. paula. >> all of this to be mary, thank you. tensions remain high as the nation is still deeply divided over trump's election. for the third straight night, anti-trump protesters are taking to the streets and abc's gloria riviera is in washington for us this morning. >> reporter: that's right, overnight heated trump protests in more than a dozen cities
this is just the beginning of the nation's strongest protests since occupy wall street. overnight, protesters across the country denouncing donald trump's victory. violent demonstrators here in portland, threatened with tear gas after allegedly throwing burning objects at officers. investigators saying one protester was hurt if in a life-threatening. in other cities, philadelphia, dallas, and miami, thousands marching mainly peacefully against the president-elect. despite trump's losing of the popular vote to hillary clinton his supporters who propelled him to win 29 states. they staged their protest at the ballot box. >> give somebody who's not a politician, someone who's successful but one of the
surround himself with the right people. >> we know there's going to be a change in america. >> reporter: electing trump in part voice frustration in a sense of marginalization in the last several years. >> my children's future, feeling safe and secure. >> reporter: it's the silent majority trump and his campaign repeatedly predicted. >> and we're going to washington, d.c., to drain the swamp! >> reporter: tensions a spilling into schools across the country. the fbi now investigating an incident targeting black students apartment the university of pennsylvania. according to school officials, students were anonymously added to a group chat featuring racial slurs and photos depicting lynching. >> now they see someone in charge that shares the same morals they feel confident with projecting that.
portland police said more than $1 million in damage has been done. there are more protests planned for today in new york and dallas. plans for a significant protest on january 20th when president-elect donald trump takes the oath of office. >> tense time in america. gloria, thank you. let's get more with cokie roberts who's also in washington this morning. cokie, good morning. i want to start with this obamacare news, i fwes the question is, if trump is willing to shift his resistance on obamacare what does this say about his intention to follow through on his other big campaign promises like building wall. >> he's fairly frank about the fact that some of that was for campaign purposes and he says he's concentrating on taxes and jobs. of course, that makes a lot of
really care about. what he says about obamacare he'll keep the parts that are really popular, being able to get insurance even if you have a pre-existing condition. keeping children on parent's care until they're 26. same thing about the wall, we already have a good bit of wall he need spend money to build the rest of it? i think he's going to pick and choose and do the things he thinks the voters really care about in their day-to-day lives as opposed to these big campaign statements. >> cokie, we talked about these positions, 4,000 positions that trump needs to fill. now the washington post reporting this morning he's
who's publicly criticized him, is this a sign he's willing to surround himself with people that he doesn't always agree with? >> kelly's a real loss to the senate, she's able to go across party lines and get things done and the fact that he's thinking about her does show you there might be an outreach beyond his piece, his children have been such a part of that. he has to get beyond that immediate group. so, whether that includes people who have disagreed with him, look, he sat down with the president the other day the two of them could not have been harsher about each other and came out saying glowing things and maybe we're seeing a more
donald trump. >> not much time has e lapsed. we'll see how things progressed. we're really at this contentious point in american history. i'm curious, given your experience covering politics, what would you say to americans pinning some hope on this president and those fearing dread on this new president. >> you wonder how these protesters voted. but the fact that is he should do something to speak to the people who are angry and frightened, particularly to the immigrant community, the muslim community and these horrific stories we're hearing about kids being harassed in schools. he needs to actually stand up publicly and say something, make some kind of gesture that he disapproves of this and he's
are frightened in the country. in terms of the people who are excited i think they'll stay excited for a while. just the notion they did it. they won. they beat the odds. they told all the smart washington types that we were all wrong and so i think they'll stay with a sense of excitement. and if he can do something quick, like an infrastructure part, people go to work right away, that will make people happy. >> thank you, cokie. across the southeast, battles are going on right now to get a handle on a dozen of wildfires that are burning. arson is suspected in several of them with a reward being offered to find those responsible and rob is here with the latest and how long people will be waiting for relief. >> reporter: a drought emergency
dozens of large fires burning and this morning we're coming to figure that some of these may have been intentionally set. this morning, wildfires raging across the southeast. several areas under a state of emergency, the situation intensifying with 37 large fires burning across 7 states. investigators suspect arsonists are i in some of the hardest-hit areas, over 60,000 akers scorched over the last few weeks. >> it's devastating. it's heartbreaking. >> reporter: alabama in a drought emergency. urging residents to refrain from building outside fires. >> one little ember from a fire even though it could be innocent can cause a lot of damage. >> reporter: the rash of
of their homes. some residents refusing to leave. much of the southeast seeing one of the driest years on record. >> the smoke almost blocks out the sun that it's so bad. >> reporter: the smoke so intense blanketing the city of atlanta. air quality concerns are high for residents especially those with asthma and other health concerns. sadly the smokey mountains have become just that the past couple of weeks and some of that dense smoke getting into some highly two large fires burning in north carolina. if they combine it would be the largest wildfire there in history. dan. >> rob, thank you. we'll be coming back to you soon for the national forecast. now to the dual investigations launched into this newly released video. routine stop escalating into a dangerous confrontation.
>> reporter: this morning, authorities in new jersey involving a police-involved shooting. all caught on this dash cam video. the newly released recording shows the driver as he was pulled over in october for driving with a handicap placard visible in his truck. brown hits the gas taking the police along with him. slamming into a parked car. within >> get the [ bleep ] on the ground. >> reporter: brown takes off running. . the officer grabs him and that's when -- you hear the officer's gun go off, shooting brown once in the leg although he seems unaware. >> the investigation of the shooting will also focus on whether the officer intended to shoot brown during the scuffle as they were coming across the
continuing until the officer manages to get brown down to the ground and into custody. this morning, attorneys for brown telling abc news they're conducting their own investigation. writing, i ask that no one rush to judgment base on the a short video clip only. brown faces several charges including aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. investigators say a loaded gun was found in the truck. leave as they investigate. >> marci, thank you very much. lots other news overnight. ron claiborne. we begin with breaking news from afghanistan overnight, where a suicide bomber killed at least four people in the country's main american military base and afghan official said as the attacker snuck on bagram air
no word yet on whether any americans are among the dead. back in the u.s., a former mental health patient stand and wounded patients at mental health facility outside pittsburgh. he had been a patient and he said it ruined his life. six west point cad ets are facing drug charges this morning. firms say t distribute controlled substances. charges is the first step in the court-martial procedures. more than 3 million combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled, owners won't know when they stopped working. they're supposed to make a chirping sound at the end of
you can find details on the recall on abcnews.com. and nintendo has a hit on its hand. throwback version of its 1980 gaming system. they sold all of their available units in a matter of minutes. and finally a tale of fisherman in florida who had the tables turn on him. the man the fisherman has a gi his line, trying to reel it in. >> oh, my good zmrns overboard. his friends managed to get him back in the boat. >> a little catch and release. >> yeah. >> more like tug of war. >> oh, my gosh. >> thank you, ron. >> the fish has a human story.
promised the national forecast is is that what you have for us. >> fishing forecast will be chilly across parts of the east. look at the wind chills. 34 is what it feels in new york city. charlotte, north carolina, this cold air gets into the southeast as well. part of that big high that created the drought conditions. meanwhile the pacific northwest, a system that's coming in today, 30 to 45 mile an hour guests. some heavy rain with it and and wednesday. some snow getting down into california. no snow across the midsection of the country.morning! currently: temperatures are off to a frosty start with 20s and 30s across the area. milwaukee is sitting in the 30s right now, with waukesha in the 20s. clear skies this morning means lots of sunshine today. grab sunglasses and a jacket before leaving home. highs
includes more sunshine and slightly milder temperatures near 60. >> and now that the election is over we can look forward to who's the grand marshal at the thanksgiving parade. >> can i write in dan harris? >> i would write in rob marciano. >> connecticut woman is on record-breaking woman to become the first woman to visit every country. >> diane macedo is reporting on this. >> reporter: 196 countries she intends to visit. new record for the timing, if
she was aiming for two years. with that ambitious goal she's still well ahead of schedule. from afghanistan, a my len yal is a few flights away from becoming the first woman to visit every country in the world >> it's becoming really surreal now. >> reporter: she hit the road last july, plotting a two-year trip on ts she headed to new zealand, fiji, instagramming her journey along the way. but the connecticut native said the most beautiful of her trip has been the kindness of strangers. >> the humanity and the kindness of people around the world i think sometimes we underestimate that. >> reporter: she's checked 181 countries off her list, just 15
she's already spent nearly $200,000 including her 250 plane tickets. but she said she's all worth it. not only to set a world record but hopefully to make a difference. >> my goal is to only kate while promoting positive peace through sus sustainable tourism. >> she said sustainability is really i she's been doing volunteer work herself on that front end. she's planting a national tree in every country she's visiting. >> i think she's doing it for frequent flyer miles. >> that could be true. but she said the hardest part is health. you're traveling, you're eating badly so she's focusing on fitness. >> when is she finished?
she's well ahead of schedule. she's been spending, over time, a little more than three days in each country. >> incredible. >> all right, coming up here on "good morning america" -- a moving and disturbing interview with the veteran cops who found a woman chained to a shipping container. "good morning america" is brought to you by drive what's possible. a giant wooden tiger well, the answer is that a real one would maul me. i've crafted dr. whiskers here as a visual aid to show you that should you visit the lot, carmax associates will not pounce like tigers because people don't like that. come here to buy a car. dr. whiskers won't pounce. nobody will.
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all right, welcome back to "good morning america" on a saturday morning. happening right now, the trump transition, a shake-up on the team. president elect donald trump putting his running mate in charge as rumors swirl as to who he'll call for duty for this administration, this ring out as antitrump protesters take to the streets for a third straight night. also right now the bat clan reopens after the deadly attacks in paris. reopening with a special concert by sting. musician is familiar with that particular venue, he played there decades ago as lead singer of the police. a computer glitch on facebook have some use ears that yes, they're not dead.
some accounts into memorial pages including that of facebook ceo mark zuckerberg. facebook apologizing for the mistake. the problem has been fixed. >> can't believe it happened to him. >> of all people. coming up, michelle obama gracing the cover of vogue magazine and she's also the subject of lengthy and revealing article, inside her thoughts on saying good-bye to life at the white house. that's coming up. but first, we're hearing from the law enforcement officials this morning who rescued a woman from an alleged serial can i recall. >> they found her changed up in a shipping container, just the start of their horrifying discovery. eva pill gram said the hunt is on for more victims. >> reporter: now being called a serial killer and this morning,
many victims he had. >> we saw a lot of things that day that will stay with us. >> reporter: this morning, they're speaking to abc news. >> she just looked at me and she said thank you so much for finding me. >> reporter: detectives left stunned when finding the south carolina woman missing for two months. once inside, was changed up like a dog inside a metal cage. >> we were shocked and amazed when we heard the knocks back. the conditions were horrible. >> reporter: a cell phone ping led investigators looking for brown and her boyfriend. his body found in a shallow cave
were looking for >> carver's family crediting his disappearance for leading the investigators to the owner of this property. allegedly dropping a bomb shell secret once in custody. confessing to four murders in 2003 and showing investigators where two more bodies were buried. the graves not far from where kala was found. investigators now searching other properties kohlhepp owned. >> if the details are made available it will be shocking to the public. >> reporter: investigators telling us they have started looking outside of the state of south carolina for evidence and
entered a plea in any of these cases. a person who was so active in the community and so involved with so many people could be involved in this. >> all right, thanks so much, eva. >> thank you. we've been talking about the drought in the southeast and it looks like rob has more on that. >> the pacific northwest, northern california they had a big-time drought. that has shifted to the southeast. big chunk of it an exceptional drought. some of the worst drought they have seen ever. this is part of what's going to be a la nina. across the northeast, through parts of eastern mass, through extreme drought as well. meanwhile looks to be pretty mild across much of the western part of the u.s. as well. generally speaking, very warm and not a lot of snow in the inner mountain west and temperatures are going to be
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popular figures, praised for her let's move campaign. her eclectic sense of fashion and her powerful speaking style. >> i have seen the very best of the american spirit. >> reporter: gracing the magazine's cover for her third and final time as first lady, obama says when it comes to her legendary taste in designers she tries to be conscience of the power of the people, are they good people? do they treat their staff well? do they treat my are they young, can i give them the boost? when all of that is equal, is it cute? when it comes to life after 1600 pennsylvania avenue michelle obama said she's not yet prepared for that role. i won't know until i'm there. i've never been the former first lady of the united states before. but i will always be engaged in some way in public service and public life. now, michelle said she's worked
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after this nasty campaign what do we say to kids right now. >> there are kids who are excited about the outcome but are confused by the anger that's still there and there are kids who are devastated by the outcome. it's really important for parents to acknowledge their feelings but it's very important that they make sure their kids feel safe. the world is not going to end and we're ultimately there to protect them. >> what do you do if you're in a marriage where disagree with your spouse. >> families don't always agree. i like to a tone from president obama's recent activity at the white house. he was very graceful when he invited donald trump there. despite their differences you can have tolerance. that's a very important value.
this is the big question, we now have a president elect who's on the record saying about political harsh things about his political opponents how do you talk to your kids about that? >> what parents can do make sure their kids they are the adults they should be modeling. they don't believe in bullying or treating people unfairly or talking harshly or criticizing pe so, parents should be the role model that kids look to not necessarily the president. >> interesting times. >> interesting times. >> thank you very much. we'll be right back with diane macedo and "pop news." keep it here. ten years later, nothing's really changed. it's time to snap out of it. hello moto. snap on a jbl speaker. a projector.
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diane macedo with "pop news." lin manuel miranda has proven that he can rap about just anything. ellen put the tony award winner to the test. >> ? sriracha can't find it in the supermarket ? et ? i g ? clean up on aisle four ? >> she gave him a list of frustrating situations to talk about and he went with it. >> proof that he's a legit genius. >> he is. >> he's very, very talented. i don't know he did that. lady gaga and bradley
28th of 2018, cooper will double as director and actor stepping behind the camera for the very first time. for lady gaga it will be her first big-screen movie. the lead role has been made famous by both barbra strieisan. hollywood reporter is saying ray liotta may be in talks to join the movie as well. >> now you have my attention. >> building suspense early. speaking of suspense, you know those baby reveal parties. which gender the baby is. one couple decided to go with balloons for their gender reveal party. but it wasn't what they expected.
>> do you have the answer here? >> what? >> they say they opened up the box expecting to see the blue or pink balloons. instead they were greeted by this parade of multicolored balloons. they said the balloon company got around to fixing the mishap. it turns out they're having a boy. the question is, is this stage imagine you have all of this family and friends gathered around for this big moment -- oh, it's a -- i mean -- you might be wondering why these pringles cans are on the table. they're switching from savoring to sweet.
cam caramel. >> they are available in a stores. i'm a big pringles fan. i i find them confusing. >> ron, you look -- >> the pecan pie is pretty good. >> i got to be pringles needs to stick to the original. i'll keep them. but the original pringles. >> i don't like them but i will eat them. >> let's be clear, i don't turn anything other than my collar. >> anyway, that's for after the show. we'll see you tomorrow morning right back here on "good morning america." great job, diane. >> thank you. >> appreciate it.
tied game. arizona's ka'deem allen -- michael and rece thinking i don't think we're going to be very good. allen coast to coast, that's him making the defensive play. arizona, what a play. michigan state was 17-2 to start this game. second game, frank mason is like, hey, man, i'm going to be the sheriff o kansas down two with under a minute to play. he missed the freebie. heads to overtime. ten seconds to go sh josh jackson misses the layup, but mitch lightfoot goes there, so it's a two-point game. except now it's not. because curtis jones, the other guy can pass him when he was the
[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org ] [captioning made possible by wisn-tv] thema: right now on wisn 12 news, families on alert this morning after a woman is randomly attacked walking her dog. the good samaritan who in to help. plus streets around the country filled with demonstrators for a third straight night. we will hear from one mother who brault her young son to a rally protesting president elect donald trump. first, though, a live look outside. a cold start to the morning some people waking up to freezing temperatures. we will let you know how warm we're going to get today. good morning, everyone. welcome to wisn 12 news this morning. i'm thema ponton. 7:00 a.m. right now on this