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>> i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities. >> as we learn new details about justice scalia's final hours as millions honor his legacy. storm warning. winter weather moving in. deadly crashes. massive pile yups a dramatic rescue of dozens stuck in a tram in sub zero temperatures. mid-air scare. a new york-bound flight with hundreds onboard forced to turn around. >> we have a medical issue with one of the pilots. >> after a laser beam hit one of the pilots in the eye. and look out below. see those dots in the water, that's not seaweed, those are sharks. why thousands are swarming this holiday weekend, just a stone's throw from the shore.
happy presidents' day to valentine's day weekend for hundreds. this river frozen over as a firefighters battled a six-alarm blaze in philadelphia. the cold and storms are making this trip back home tough if many. the latest on that battle r the supreme court. you're looking live right now at the supreme court building in washington, d.c. the flag there at half-staff to honor justice antonin scalia. >> scalia, the longest serving member of the court. his fight over his replacement already so fierce. team coverage this morning. we begin with new details about justice scalia's final hours at that texas ranch. jim avila has the latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. this luxury hunting ranch is now virtually empty.
the guest of honor. this morning, justice antonin scalia's body is heading to rest at the supreme court after being flown to dulles international airport overnight from texas. this as "good morning america" learns details about his last hours from the man who discovered his body behind the drawn cur tans of this $500 a night room at a luxury hunting lodge in west texas. >> he was totally peaceful, a man who went to sleep and just didn't wake up. >> reporter: the judge who loved to hunt was scheduled to shoot birds saturday with an exclusive group with mostly texan couples who flew in by private jets to hunt, dine and hike this property adjacent to big bend national park. justice scalia was the only famous guest, a friend of a friend. he arrived friday about noon, toured the property, didn't join that day's hunt, but did have dinner over with the group
excusing himself early citing fatigue. >> at 9:00 he said it's been a very long day. >> reporter: in the morning, he missed breakfast and lunch. the owner knocked loudly, when he didn't get any answer. he entered. the county judge who pronounced him dead over the phone told abc news the ska scalia family objected to an autopsy. after talking with sheriff deputies and u.s. marshals on the ground, she agreed one was not necessary. the texas judge says she talked to scalia doctor who told her he was in poor health. he visited the office twice last week. she'll write on his death certificate, natural causes, heart attack.
longest serving member of the current supreme court with three decades on the bench. his death has huge implications for big cases the court is hearing right now. terry moran has covered the supreme court for us. good morning, terry. >> reporter: antonin scalia, rare instance where his impact is felt. some of his highlights no question about it, the second amendment that case guaranteed the individual right to bear arms. he was part of bush versus gore and in dissent, he did as much really when he was winning. the real question, they're shorthanded. huge cases right before the court right now. on public sector employees and the mandatory fees they pay right now. the conservatives had that one lined up. liberals will likely win that one. other cases that president obama's actions on immigration, so controversial likely to
that and so many others, an abortion case, his voice and his vote, if you're going to be conservatively, are going to be very sorely missed. >> understandable why that political battle is heating up. >> it's begun already. it's shaping up to be a monumental fight. jon karl is at the white house with that side of the story. >> reporter: good morning, george, this is a battle that's likely extend throughout this presidential campaign and into the first months of the next presidency. the battle over replacing justice antonin scalia came fast and furious. less than an hour after the supreme court announced his death on saturday, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell declared the vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president. senator marco rubio told george, the senate shouldn't start the process no matter who president obama nominate. >> reporter: within the last few
we shouldn't be appointing supreme court justices. >> reporter: president obama called scalia a brilliant legal mind made clear he would move forward anyway. >> nominate a successor in due time. >> reporter: they're vowing to run out the clock until obama leaves the white house. that has d docrats up in arms. >> the kind of obstructionism that mitch mcconnell's talking about. he says no, we're not having hearings. >> reporter: supreme court vacancies during an election year are extremely rare. while it's still early, the short list of presidential obama nominees. it includes merrick garland, a moderate who's won praise from republicans. circuit court judge jane kelly
grassley. and sri srinavasan confirmed as a circuit judge 97-0 just three years ago. he would be the first justice of asian descent. no word from the white house when the president would make this nomination. but senior white house officials point out in his two previous supreme court nominations he took about 30 days. >> okay, jon, thanks verermuch. let's talk to senator lindsey graham. senator graham, thanks for joining us this morning. your leader mitch mcconnell said flatly, president obama should not have a chance to fill this vacancy, does that mean the choice won't get a hearing. >> two things going on at the same time. very rare that you get a nomination and a selection in an election year. i don't think that's happened very much. but the well has been poisoned
since 2013, changed the rules to approve the appointees by a minority. >> your said you could get behind the idea of a consensus choice. what does that mean? >> somebody, i just threw out orrin hatch -- >> a republican senator, that's not going to happen. >> i voted for soed meier and kagan. when an election is over, the president wins, they have a chance to send qualified nominees of their philosophy to the senate and i will vote for them if they're qualified even if i would not have chose them. decided to change the rules in historic fashion to pack the court and that power will have a consequence with meme if hillary clinton wins the white house in 2017 and she
who's liberal, i'll intend to vote for them the if they're qualified. >> what's the odds of this vacancy is going to get filled? >> very little. >> zero? >> yeah, very small. >> state of asking, big primary coming up this weekend saturday. you're behind governor bush, jeb bush and his candidacy. you been leading the charge with him against donald trump. he still has a pretty big lead in your state, can he be stopped in south carolina? >> he become the michael moore candidate of the republican party. at the end of the day, i don't know what's going to happen here. jeb is definitely surging. donald trump will not win the nomination. if you want to get a replacement for justice scalia, nominate a conservative -- nominate someone can win.
rat votes. what he said abouteorge w. bush is michael moore stuff. i think that will bite him here. he's unfit to be president of the united states. if we nominate donald trump we're giving not only the supreme court nominations to the democrats but control of the government. >> you would still support him? >> i got to really re-evaluate after what he said about george w. bush. the mainstream democratic party opposition of george w. bush, didn't go where donald trump went. being responsible for 9/11 that's something that comes from the part of america. we're just five days away
which could be a critical moment for many of the campaigns and this morning the battle over the supreme court is shaping up to be a key issue and abc's tom llamas is here with that. >> reporter: this week and this primary, so important for candidates like jeb bush and even senator marco rubio, who need a victory, a boost, anything positive as we get closer and closer to super tuesday and at this weekend's debate was any indication what this primary will look like, candidates better be ready to fight. republicans -- agree on one thing, to block any nominee president obama puts forth to replace antonin scalia. >> the senate needs to stand strong. we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some still recovering from what many are calling the nastiest debate yet. >> while donald trump was build
brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. i'm proud of what he did. he's had the gal -- >> the world trade center under your brother's reign. remember that. >> reporter: more than once, the crowd booing donald trump saturday night as he and jeb bush locked horns throughout the debate. >> they lied. they said there were weapons of mass destruction. there were none. >> reporter: in battle between senators cruz and rubio, started on immigration and ended in a different lang wang. marco went on univision in spanish and said he would not rescind president obama's illegal amnesty. >> first of all, i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish.
with trump. >> he supports next ss federal taxpayers -- >> you're the single biggest liar. you're probably worst than jeb bush. you're the single biggest liar. >> reporter: on that point, donald trump up early, tweeting, quotot funny that jeb didn't want help from his family in his failed campaign and didn't even want to use his last name. then mommy, now brother. amy. >> all right, tom, thank you for that. to reaction from the democratic candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders voicing outrage at the republicans and backing president obama all the way. abc's cecilia vega has the latest from miami, florida. good morning to you. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. for hillary clinton and bernie sanders this became a fight against republicans in congress and here on the campaign trail. bernie sanders said even though
on every issue, it clears the president makes a nomination, the congress confirms it. he wants this process to get under way as soon as possible. and hillary clinton. >> it is outrageous that republicans in the senate and on the campaign trail have already pledged to block any replacement that president obama nominates. >> reporter: and she says these republicans vowing to block this nomination are dishonoring the constitution, amy. >> cecilia, thanks so much. now to ryan smith with the other headlines starting with a scare on a flight to new york. good morning, guys. virgin atlantic flight to new york had to return to london after a laser beam hit one of the pilots in the eye. police are trying to determine where it came from. surge of laser attacks recently.
war in syria, doctors without borders says a makeshift hospital has been destroyed in a russian air strikes leaving dozens of people killed or wounded. u.s. has called on turkey stop shelling kurdish fighters and eliot spitzer is denying allegations that he assaulted a woman. 25-year-old woman claims that spitzer choked her inside the plaza hotel. no charges have been filed. spitzer resigned during a prostitution scandal in 2008. ever think about swimming with the sharks? no? how about this? off the coast of south florida. tens of thousands of sharks are making their annual migration to warmer waters, these are black-tipped sharks, only about six feet long. their teeth are too small to do any real damage to humans.
they won't do any damage. >> whatno worries. we movee on now to that record-breaking cold and a dramatic rescue in new hampshire. dozens of people stuck on a tram. >> reporter: horror and harrowing rescues in new hampshire. >> there was an 8 month-old baby. >> reporter: hanging over 40 feet off the ground. terrified. >> we knew that there was a problem. for nearly three hours, skiers and sight seers left dangling in the air. rescuers about to get people to rappel down cables to get down safely. roads littered with wreckage. in indianapolis, multiple pile-ups. this morning in pennsylvania, the popular i-78 is back open after this massive pile-up on
in philadelphia, a 150 firefighters battling this fire, water meant to put out flames leaving this car completely covered in ice. wicked cold temperatures breaking a near 60-year-old record in boston. feeling like negative 36. shattering rails and disrupting service for bostonians and just outside "good morning america's" window, a valentine's day tradition -- weddings taking place in times square despite the lowest temperature in 53 years. and back here at the ski lodge, some good news, no reports of frostbite. there's a travel mess across the country right now, we're talking about nearly 600 flights canceled. 2,000 delayed. by the way, this spot right here tomorrow, 32 degrees. compared to this it will feel like sunny.
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welcome back to "good morning america." you're looking live at richmond, virginia, where so many are facing a snowy commute this morning as a new winter storm moves across
the midwest, headed to the east, a lot of snow, sleet and rain expect sfld tough travel ahead. also right now -- battle brewing over the supreme court to fill justice antonin scalia's
passed away. also right now, state of hawaii
declaring a state of emergency over zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses. it's a preventative measure. and also this morning -- the hottest superstars in music are getting ready for the grammys. we know that, could there be a best new artist curse? adele said hello to that award, she's an exception. that is not always the case, however, the one hit wonders who took home the honor and where they are now. coming up. >> nomination -- milli vanilli. >> taylor swift -- >> there were some exceptions. we're going to begin, though, with new scrutiny for peyton manning. he's named now in a new sexual
tennessee. linsey davis with the details. >> reporter: this new lawsuit is giving some old allegations some new insight. the school is being called into question the way it's handled sexual assaults against student-athletes. in the case of peyton manning he said he simply mooned a teammate. when she complained to her supervisor, it was dismiss as merely a prank. on the field. >> manning hits the pass. >> reporter: off the field. >> i'm peyton manning. >> reporter: super bowl champ peyton manning is known for his good-guy image. but this morning, questions about his college days are challenging that image. >> touchdown! >> reporter: his allegations resurfaced from a 20-year-old incident. on tuesday, six women filed a new lawsuit alleging the university of tennessee violated
especially with respect to major sports athletes, among those major athletes mentioned, peyton manning. one of the is dents described in the suit involves highly-regarded trainer jamie naughright. for allegedly placed his bear bottom on her while she examined her foot in 2006. >> even if it's 20 years old, even if he was in college, i think it resonates in large part because of the image he has created for himself. >> reporter: according to court records manning denied assaultingassault ing naughright. surfaced again. this time, from manning's point of view in his book "manning." manning described the incident as a crude, but harmless locker room exchange.
mooning a fellow teammate. described her as a vulgar mouth. naughright seen in this video filed a defamation suit against manning, his fatherened harper collins. claimed the characterizations in the book claimed her to lose her job at florida southern college. we reached out to peyton manning and university of tennessee, but did not hear back. this has been around for a long time. but hasn't gotten the traction for whatever reason. >> okay, thanks, linsey. now to new developments in that massive jewelry crime spree bust. a young woman acollege tli caught on camera swiping millions of dollars in jewels. may have held from a pair of brothers. who may have trained her to be a part of their crime team.
>> reporter: maneuvering a handgun, and zip tying workers. this job can now mean a lot of jail time. it's the high-stakes crime spree that's earned this aspiring model fame. this newly released court documents according the fbi investigators the woman allege allegedly seen in these surveillance video one of four bling band its accused of swiping $4 million worth of precious stones. from at least six stores across 5 southern states. >> they were tied up. i went to them and starting removing the ties from them. >> reporter: the alleged master minds behind these heists -- brothers, larry and michael gilmore arrested and hauled into federal court friday.
lewis jones iii training this woman here. they reviewed layouts of targeted shops, taught her the proper way of handling a handgun and ene even cluing her in on code words. they split in pairs with the gilmore brothers acting as her lookouts outside. the documents claiming in this case, the cell phone pings were the dead giveaway. >> law enforcement has the ability to look at what cell phones were pinging in proximity of each robbery. >> they pled not guilty. all four suspects now facing up to 20 years in jail. this was an elaborate operation. always used to vehicles. >> all behind bars now. reena, thank you so much. coming up next here, a
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7:40 now back with a winter warning about what to do if you fall through the ice. rescue like this in missouri all too common when it's cold this morning. abc's matt gutman with tips on how to survive. >> reporter: take a look at this dramatic rescue caught on camera. firefighters rushing to save a 16-year-old after he plunged an icy pond in missouri earlier this month. and in pennsylvania, 12-year-old kyle orr pulled from the frigid waters by neighbors who heard his screams. >> kind of felt like i was going to die at this point. >> reporter: luck may have saved him. but some basic skills could save you. to democratnstrate how to survive,
the indiana state police and fire department giving me a life-saving demonstration. but first, the checkup. >> fol le my finger. he's good to go. >> reporter: my teacher -- dr. gordon, aka dr. popsicle, the expert on hypothermia. good information. but some consolation on a balmy 15-degree day. gordon said the first thing to know when you hit the water is that you have time. then get control of your breathing and don't panic. >> two words kick and pull. >> kick and pull. >> reporter: like swimming on to which the ice. i take the plunge.
mind-numbing cold. okay. but i acclimate, i adjust my breathing and remember my instructions. i kick and pull my way to safety. but as this thermal imagery camera shows, my extremities were blue and cold. just from the original exposure to the freezing water. my core is fine. i'm not hypothermic. but no warmth for the weary. oh, yes. i love it. this is like getting in an ice tub. yep, back in the water, this time, i was given a nifty tool to help extracting myself easier. >> these are called ice picks. put around your neck. >> reporter: easier indeed. same rules apply -- kick and pull.
gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> ooh, matt gutman. >> the fact you have 30 minutes so you don't panic. >> stabilizing your breath and hopefully having those things. thanks, matt. thank you so much. grammys tonight. so many superstars going head to head on stage. one grammy award more of a curse than a blessing? and sports illustrated cover making history.
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now with the excitement for the grammys. you're hearing "can't feel my face" by the weeknd. all eyes are on the superstars getting ready to take the stage, but there's one category that could be a blessing or a curse. it's best new artist and jesse is here with more on that. jesse, explain. >> reporter: that's right, amy. nominees for best new artist are james bay, meghann trainor, sam hunt.
but winning this award doesn't always guarantee fame and fortune. you may still remember the songs. i'm looking
for a new love baby >> reporter: but chances are, you may not exactly be able to place the artist. everyday people >> reporter: that's because the best new artist of the grammy category hasn't always been the most reliable predictable of musical longevity. in 2011 jazz singer she beat out a 17-year-old upstart. who better belieb became a monster star what do you mean you light up my life
have lit up our lives in 1978 but foreigner the little band she beat i want to know what love is >> reporter: wound up selling 80 million records. >> reporter: and of course, there's one infamous winner who didn't sing their own songs. >> thank you very much. thank you. >> reporter: perhaps the star vocal band summed it best. afternoon delight >> reporter: four years after winning best new artist award, they broke up. they said the award was kiss of death. but there's some good news for this year's nominees. there also have some incredible winners in recent years.
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nba superstar stephen curry. as we say -- >> good morning, america. and happy presidents' day to everyone out there. that's the batmobile right here in the heart of gotham. you're going to see batman versus superman it's coming out first. we have a special announcement coming up. >> all right, looking forward to that. also this morning -- we're kicking off a very special edition of our girl power series. all about teens, making a huge
this morning, we'll meet an inspiring teen who's breaking down the barrier. it's very interesting. hopefully, enlightening. >> yes, absolutely. also as we count down to the oscars, all of the big moments from last night's bafta awards from london. the stars got into the valentine's day spirit, though, with a kiss cam there. >> that's leo dicaprio right there. >> and the lucky girl ryan smith with the morning rundown. good morning, guys. we begin with major travel delays as a winter storm moves from the midwest into the mid-atlantic, snow is mixing with sleet and freezing rain from ohio to the east coast after some of the coldest weather in decades. gio benitez is in new hampshire. >> reporter: ryan, good morning to you. this is the kind of dangerous cold that could cause frostbite. sub zero temperatures.
way, that will make this area warmer. let's take a look at some video now, this is the same area where skiers and sight seers were stuck on a tram. everyone was rescued and safe this morning. hundreds of flights nearly 600 have already been canceled from chicago to north carolina, to d.c., today. in indiana, alone, hundreds of crashes on the highways because of snow. in philly, freezing water needed to fight this fire. leaving a neighborhood frozen. but some relief is ahead. ryan. >> thank you, gio. turning now to the fierce political battle triggered by the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. his body arrived in virginia this morning two days after he died in his sleep at a texas ranch. the absence of the staunch consecutive could tilt the
president obama intends to nominate a replacement soon. but senate republicans insists that decision should be up to the next president. a new poll finds donald trump leading in south carolina with a commanding 42% of the votes. trump's closest rival ted cruz has less half that. and far behind with half of that is jeb bush. meanwhile, hillary clinton was supposed to be in florida today instead she's staying in nevada to campaign against a surging bernie sanders. clinton and sander attended the same church on sunday reaching out to minority voters. overseas this morning, doctors without borders says one of its hospitals has been bombed in syria. at least ten people were killed. a record drug bust this morning. authorities in austrtria seized $1 billion in liquid meth hidden
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>> apparently, no one noticed. >> we'll see how that goes. let's go over to lara. >> thank you, george coming up on "good morning america" morning menu. more from diane sawyer's exclusive interview with one of the columbine killer's mothers. what every parent should consider. another big headline. sports illustrated cover making history this morning and scoring big for body diversity. plus the batmobile is with us. looking for a hero? could be you and a special announcement coming up live right here on "good morning america" right here in times square. stay with us. "good morning america's" morning menu is brought to you by advil. let the moment stop you.
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welcome back to "good morning america." now to more of diane sawyer's exclusive interview with sue klebold the mother of dylan klebold one of the killer in the columbine high school massacre. now, sue is sharing her story in the new memoir and speaking out about the serious signs she may have missed. >> sometimes he would seem distant or quiet and i remember asking him, are you okay? are you sure you're okay? he seemed so tired. >> and i'd let it go. >> i'd let it go. i would dig, if it were me today, i would dig and dig and dig. >> were you distracted? >> well, of course. because we're human. i mean, we all have things that distract us. >> could you have prevented what
>> if i had recognized that dylan was experiencing some real mental distress? he would not have been there. he would have gotten help. i don't mean to imply that i'm not con ushs of the fact that he was a killer. >> a year and a half before the columbine massacre, her son is a junior. a series of troubling events. he hacked into the school's computer system with some friends. suspended for three days. then the big shock, he and other kid break into a van, steal electronic equipment and police make an arrest. this is a felony. two felony and it was terrible. i know, absolutely. it was awful. >> the court sentenced the boys with leniency. a year of counseling and community service. a mother worries about her withdrawn son but allows herself to be reassured when he's
service. >> he's a good kid, you don't need to worry about dylan. >> reporter: she looked through his room during his junior year. by his senior year, she decided to respect his privacy with distant and regret. would you ransack his room now? >> i would. i would do as if his very life was depending on it. >> we want to know while preparing this report, abc news did extensive research and consulted various law enforcement enforcements and reached out to victims to hear more from them. joining us now is director of the forensic science department at george mason department. please welcome mary ellen o'toole. there were some important who alerted police about eric's website.
>> we can better connect them today, certainly, but back then, we didn't know what those individual puzzle pieces meant. but today we can pull them all together and give them a lot more significance. >> looking back at dylan's journal it was pretty clear after the fact that he was suicidal, but how does one go from suicidal to homicidal. >> it's important to understand what leakage is, it's forecasting what someone wants to do. in this case, he was suicidal. he saw suicide as a way to get out of his hopeless. homicide is a way to get revenge against people that you blame for your life. they're both along the same dimensional scale. >> after the fact, looking at those journals there were so many warnings signs, dylan's mother didn't read because she
what is your recommendation to parents who may have concerns? >> the family has to understand what their culture is. we call that in the fbi w w rules the roost, who's in charge of that family? despite who pays the mortgage, families want to be aware of not just the privacy but does it slide into secrecy, supported by behavioral changes? not talking to the family, becoming very distant. showing physical changes. not caring about their hygiene. you look at it, is it secret and what the behaviors that support the fact that this person has nothing more to do with the family? >> you wrote the manual on how to prevent school shootings like we saw in columbine, at least 79 attacks have been thwarted since that day. what's the most important thing everyone needs to know? >> everyone can see warning signs.
these signs. if y y see something you need to call a professional and not try to interpret yourself and i will also say this, it's a gut-wrenching experience to pic up the phone and have to call 911. but you could be saving their life and the lives of many other people. it has to be done. >> yeah. >> these warning signs aren't limited to one group of people. >> this is life-saving information. mary ellen thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate your time this morning. >> you're welcome. if you're concerned about a child in your life, you can go to our website on yahoo! for a full mental health resource for you. now to those sports illustrated covers. this year's swim suit issue is breaking stereotypes featuring
>> we can know reveal the sports illustrated swim suit issue 2016 cover. >> reporter: for the first time ever, there were not not one, not two, but three cover models. >> i'm so -- i'm shaking. >> reporter: that's right. sports illustrated revealing ucf fighter ronda rousey, ashley graham and hayley lawson. as part of their 2016 revealed tv special. in a letter assistant managing editor posted on si.com writes, what defines beauty today? the truth is, times have changed and one size does not fit all. our position is on beauty is well-known healthy, curvy vie vivacious vivacious.
banks breaking barriers gracing sports illustrated covers in 1996 and 1997. the cover stars taking to instagram to share the news. ronda rousey writing -- such an honor to share the cover. this cover is for every woman who felt like she wasn't beautiful enough because of her size. you can do and achieve anything you put your mind to. #beautybeyondsize. >> three different type of women representing every woman out there. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> they are indeed rocking it. joining me now is supermodel emme, who broke the ground. we have it here in a big way. >> it's so exciting. it's really is moment in
>> we have seen plus-size models in the pages. put to put ashley on the cover, what does that say to little girls, to everybody? >> it's a very, very big stake in the ground saying that this is point in history that we're going to roll forward in a more positive more inclusive way of how we see women. i think it's going on reverberate across the industry whether it's fashion, toys, magazines. it's really wonderful. it's not a trend. >> please tell me it's not a trend. also, "playboy" is perceiving women in a very different way. sports illustrated has done . we're talking about it in a huge way. ashley, i don't think she gets a day off. she's working so much. >> yes, yes. there's a whole line of beautiful young ladies right behind ashley not going to make this a trend. they're going to be a part of this beautiful mowmentum rolling
quiet frankly the men that love them. >> yes. >> beauty comes in all kind of packages. >> it's great. >> i have known you for a long time. do you see more barriers that need to be broken? what would you like to see happen next? >> i'd like to see the toy industry continue to roll forward like mattel done with its new fashionist ya line. >> it starts there, it starts very young where we imprint our kids with what -- >> yes, i think it starts very young, within the families, the mothers feeling better about themselves. and i think that the conversations around the kitchen tables are really, really important for girls to not hear only ideal of beauty is the one that's accepted.
little bit more on the age, having models in different age brackets. right now, we're happy with having the diversity of body shapes and beauty out there. it's really quite lovely. >> congratulations to ashley, ronda and all of the girls. >> thank you for getting up early for us today. >> my pleaeare, lar zblanchts now outside to rob. >> lara, what a great crowd out here on this presidents' day. louisiana they came across the river from new jersey. arkansas, and georgia. how can i forget? bundle up, it is chilly. severe weather across the south, this energy is going too across louisiana, biloxi and pa
the antihero comedy shattering multiple records. scoring the biggest february opening ever. the movie also the biggest r-rated opening of all-time. ryan playing wade wilson, obsessed with saving his girlfriend. exacting revenge on those who left him disfigured after a medical treatment. ryan reynolds a dead certainty to be back with more cheeky mayhem. he fought very, very hard for years to keep this movie as it was. he said it needed to stay r-rated. it's not about curse words it's about the character. >> a bet that paid off. >> and a low budget movie. >> $58 million is low budget. >> nowadays. also in "pop news" this morning, close talker or double
to give any seinfeld fan. jerry selling his classic porsches you can buy them in a big lump o oindividually. one expected to fetch $7 million alone. jerry said he's never bought a porsche as an investment. don't worry, jerry's not going to be biting it. he dozen ss -- he owns dozens more of those. >> how big is his garage? i'm just curious. >> why isn't he selling those cars? he knows something that you don't. >> you think they're lemons? >> i'm just sayin', jerry, there's something going on.
spectacular in one of them. >> thank you. you guys know ali played her on seinfeld. now valentine's day was yesterday. >> we can save up for next year. >> ali -- also in "pop news," this is a strange one. next time you go to grocery store to grab eggs and milk, whole foods is considering installing tattoos parlor. the grocery store is considering partnering with free-standing businesses that will sell records, body care services, part of the plan to attract the younger buyers. no final decision has been made on the tattoo parlor within the hallowed halls of organic produce. the first 365 store opens up in
take a look am at the kiss cam. first we dare to take you inside the fire. >> oh, my gosh. you can see it. >> into the ice. >> then, amy journeys across the planet taking you into africa's garden of eden, for the first time ever, a 360-degree virtual reality camera, live on safari putting you face to face with the most fierce, exotic animals
right in the midst of the great migration. next tuesday, "good morning america" on safari live. presented by samsung. >> that's right. welcome back to "good morning america." amy has her panama hat. she's all pack. >> we're about
to go on safari. we're taking you with us and not just because it's beautiful but also to highlight the danger of so many amazing animals, we're talking elephants, rhinos and giraffes. all facing an unprecent risk of poaching. very important story we're sharing with you. >> that's a cause that's near and dear to so many people's hearts. you're going to show us the incredible beauty there. this is called africa's garden of eden. >> we know we're going to this massive crate. it's a very special stop on the great migration, that's the annual migration where more than
move in pursuit of water and we're going to take you there with us. >> pretty good resort, too. >> yes. >> i want to stay there. >> we have to stay somewhere. >> you heard it live. now, amy, drink with -- the microphone is in your other hand. >> when you can combine work and play. >> fresh off the trip of your trip to iceland with drones. >> we'll have network tv's first-ever live 360-degree virtual reality cam camera with us. take your own look on your smartphone and computer. when you oneover these things, it's made of cardboard. when your smartphone moves, the cam dra moves with it.
you want to look and you'll be there with us. >> i'm so excited. >> so, you have control of what you see as a viewer. >> exactly. if you want to get one of these, goodmorningamerica.com. join us on tuesday. >> did you get all of your shots? >> i got my shots and malaria pills. >> from there you go to on oscars. >> yes. >> so you won't be tired at all. switching gears to that, last night was one of first steps in the journey the bafta, the stars were all there. the last big awards show before the big one, the oscars. leonardo dicaprio and maggie smith caught kissing. i love that there was a kiss cam. not the only highlight of the night, lama hassan has the details. >> rorter: here we are at the
the red carpet is ready. >> the bafta goes to the revenant. >> and the bafta for leading actor goes to -- leonardo dicaprio. >> the revenant winning flee major awards. best actor, best director and best picture. leo even getting praise from his fell throw actors. >> i think he's a genius. >> edging out matt damon, making the leo the favorite to win his first oscar after six nominations. . >> thank you, bafta, i'm absolutely humbled and i'm absolutely honored by this award tonight. i didn't grow up in a life of privilege, i grew up in a very rough neighborhood in east los angeles and this woman drove me three hours a day to different ask school, mom, happy birthday. i love you very much. >> reporter: kate wins let contenders in a neck and neck race for best actress.
am i really? >> yes. >> don't tell me that. >> reporter: but tonight was kate's night. >> and the bafta goes to -- kate winslet. >> thank you, bafta, so much. >> reporter: brie larson unable to attend winning for best actress in "room" making her an almost shoo-in for the oscar. >> this is my first bafta. it feels really good. >> i was nominated once before. i was unable to come. >> it's amazing. >> it's incredible. so sweet intlr for "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news, london. >> there you go. >> touching speeches. >> really beautiful. i'm so excited about the oscars. what you see there is a big indicator. i don't know, i think leo? >> yes. it's his year.
i love spotlight. >> i love revenant. >> i don't know if it will go. i love that one as well. lots of great movies out there. we'll move now on to steph curry, dominated at the all-star game this weekend. he's become a dubsmashing star. with his wife and even michelle obama. did a little bit of a cameo. >> funny. >> there she is right there. jesse palmer you had time for a little one on time. >> yes. steph curry, despite his popularity, he's surprisingly a doting father. steph curry dominating the all-star court sunday night. the sharp-shooting point guard bringing home the victory for team west. >> do you think you're the best player in west?
that's my mentality, my focus. >> reporter: now with curry at the helm the golden state warriors are on track to break the nba record for regular-season wins. 95 95-6 record set by michael joran and the chicago bulls. >> i don't know how many times you're going to be able to chase an historic record like that and be a team everybody remembers. >> reporter: but the 27-year-old is not the only one making headlines. his daughter riley, an overnight internet sensation, stealing her dad's thunder in his postgame press conferences. what is she like when you guys are at home? >> she's exactly that. she has so much personality. she's full of energy. >> reporter: what is it going to be like the time a boy comes to the curry household. >> i don't know if i'm ready for that.
the culinary chops and food blog. they don't call him chef curry for nothing. >> i have one dish, five ingredients, 15 minutes, i keep it simple. knock it out. let the family enjoy. then, you'll have that tomorrow, the next day, the next day, the next day. >> reporter: off the court, you'll find them rubbing shoulders with the obamas. the first lady posting this wildly viral video on friday. curry admits one thing that throws him off his game. >> a little intimidating was the secret service. i lost a match. i blamed it on the secret service. he's used to that environment. we need rematch and call it square. >> fans love steph curry and he's may be the most relatable superstar in the nba. not the tallest player in the
he's a great shooter, hethat's something everyone around the world can do. >> he's not relatable at all. no one can play -- >> you can try and shoot like steph curry. you can try. you're not going to drop them like steph curry can. just a great, great guy. >> yeah, he sure seems it. >> and a popcorn connoisseur. >> there's a story. >> there's a "pop news" investigation. let's go outside to rob. >> new movie coming out bat mba pman versus superman. all right, look, today i'm going to be a batman fan. we're getting into this bad boy a little bit. it's also presidents' day. let's break out the presidents forecast. d.c., snow happening.
the country. washington, of course, 33 degrees with rain changing to snow. kennedy california, 73. some snow rolling in here. quick check >> this feels good. this weather report is brought to you by jeep grand cherokee, we're in the batmobile. in honor of the upcoming movie, we're looking for a superhero of our own. yeah. if there's someone in your life that inspires you, impresses you, considered a real-life superhero, we want to hear from you.
america's" real-life superhero contest. submit it on our website and you and your hero could receive a red-carpet trip at the premiere on march 20th. entries must be received by march 2nd. all right, george, come on out and let's ride this guy. we want to hear about your heroes. >> i feel kind of left out. she's going to africa. he's the batmobile. we're all hanging out in here. >> you're hanging out with steph curry. >> okay. >> let's go to commercial, george. >> we are.
but amara majeed is already making history born in the u.s. to vi lan
can immigrants. she's an activist and muslim american fighting to break down the stigma surrounding the head skafsh with the hijab project. why did you start it. >> i wanted to encourage women and girls to try on the head scarf on the day. what surprised me the most the wide range of women have tried it and how far it's taken off. >> reporter: what's the biggest misconception of women who wear the head scarf. >> probably that we lack intellect. they see me as this wasn't my choice. >> reporter: and it was at 14 years old that she chose to wear the hijab but never expecting it
>> i get a lot of hate. people telling me i'm a terrorist. >> reporter: do you feel safe walking down an american street with your head scarf? >> no. it's very scary. walking in the streets at night. if i'm wearing a jacket, i put the hood up to cover up the hijab. i hope and pray that it will be in my children's lifetime. >> reporter: that's her mission, to eradicate the stereotypes of muslim women and girls. she pend an open letter to donald trump that went viral over his controversial comments. >> calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: why did you write the letter? >> in this political climate i felt i needed a way to express kind of what i was feeling as a muslim american and to tell donald trump that his comments are harmful to the muslim community.
passion to change the world, she earned a spot on 17 magazine's teen power list. but beneath all her accomplishments she's the still a teenage girl at heart. >> i'm a huge swifty. i love taylor swift and i'm a huge "gossip girl" fan. >> xoxo. >> yes, gossip girl. >> what do the words girl power mean to you? >> i think that girl power is essentially showing the world that we females can be powerful not despite but because of our gender. >> we got to talk to some of her friends that got to wear the hijab, they said it's eye-opening.
>> reporter: she may be best known to audiences as trudy from mad men. >> we're done, peter. >> reporter: and annie from community. in the romantic comedy how to be single, she plays a new york city woman who's dating with the sole focus of finding a husband and fast. >> i'm on ten different
wedding websites to increase my odds. >> reporter: your character is very organized and driven. >> yes. >> reporter: i have read that many of your characters have been inspired by your older sister. >> yes, my older and only sister is inspires a lot of characters. she's type a, she really gets stuff done. she's been a great inspiration for me. definitely for this movie. >> reporter: now speaking of mad men, we're all sad that's it's over. in the finale you and peter jet
you think they live happily ever after? >> good. i i'm happy to see that. in the movie the bartender is kind of your wingman. >> yes. >> reporter: who in your real life would be your ideal real life. >> rebel. she's great. i feel like, she's like -- she's so funny, she really keeps the party going. she knows when to cut out of there and leave you alone with the guy. >> let me teach you how to be single. go get us drinks. no, you don't buy the drinks, boys buy the drinks. >> thank you so much for taking the time to sit down with us. >> absolutely. >> i love the movie. i'm going to see it again. >> everybody should see it twice. >> it's a quotable one. >> i love watching romcoms over and over again.
sara haines, abc news, new york. >> that was fun, thanks sara. how to be single is in theaters >> all of a sudden everything starts to let go. the ledge and everything. by this time i'd, you know, lost my sight of matt. >> and i'm looking for a hat, a tip of his board, a hand -- something sticking out of the snow. nothing. >> to see him disappear like that, and i couldn't stop it, that was very hard. >> so i just cried out to god, and i said, god, what do i do? >> and he was there. he hears your prayers.
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mountain of snow. a supernatural search and rescue on today's "700 club". mountain of snow. a supernatural search and rescue on today's "700 club". >> welcome to the "700 club". i'm joining those who are mourning the death of a legal giant. a dear friend, a friend of regent. a man who lectured at regent university, a man of great accomplishment. he was the intellectual leader of the conservative wing of the supreme court of the united states.
now a political battle is on way about who is going to replace him, wendy? >>wendy: that's right, this brings another important issue to