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good morning, america. new this morning, deadly shootout. rival gangs of bikers face off at a crowded restaurant in waco, texas. families inside. nine killed. 18 injured. >> this is the most violent and most gruesome scene that i have dealt with. >> investigators questioning nearly 200 involved in the bloody battle. a town on lockdown and fears of retaliation right now. disaster in paradise. a military aircraft crash lands in hawaii breaking apart on impact turning into a fireball. one marine killed. 21 injured. what went wrong? taking control? alarming new claims about a midair hack. this man says he took over a crowded jumbo jet forcing it to fly sideways from his seat. the fbi investigating. new concern about our safety in the sky. ♪ and girl power at the
billboard music awards. taylor swift debuting her blockbuster new video and taking home eight awards. ♪ >> and did you see britney with iggy? the hottest act and the moment you didn't see, you will right here on "gma." and good morning, america. busy monday morning here and robin busy monday for you up in boston. >> a chilly and foggy boston this morning, george. i am very excited to be speaking at a graduation in emerson. a lot to share from here. so many incredible speeches over the weekend. so we'll have that and a whole lot more coming up from boston this morning. george. >> looking forward to that. but we want to get to that deadly shootout in waco, texas.
it broke out in a restaurant parking lot and quickly became deadly leaving behind a gruesome scene, nine gang members killed. the families inside terrorized and abc's newest correspondent phillip mena is on the scene, good morning, philip. >> reporter: george good morning. in unspeakable act of violence that included guns, knives and even chains all played out in a suburban shopping center in broad daylight. this morning investigators questioning many of the nearly 200 bikers involved in a dramatic shootout that left nine dead and 18 injured. >> i just got a call from a passerby they were going by twin peaks. thought they heard a gunshot. >> reporter: authorities say the fight over a turf dispute breaking out first in the bathroom before spreading to the parking lot involving members of five rival biker gangs in waco, texas, just feet away from families having lunch at this restaurant. >> in my nearly 35 years of law enforcement experience this is
the most violent and most gruesome scene that i have dealt with. >> reporter: diners and employees locking themselves in the freezer for protection. >> really really scary. we didn't know if somebody was going to come back. they said people outside the doors had guns. >> reporter: the tv show "sons of anarchy" highlighted how quickly violence can erupt between gangs. >> it's to protect what i got. >> reporter: for the citizens of waco waking up to a citywide lockdown this morning, this shooting is all too real. law enforcement saying this morning there's still more than 150 people detained and given the scope of this massive shooting it is just incredible that no innocent bystanders were hurt george. >> so lucky there, okay philip thanks very much. george now to that deadly military aircraft accident. a hard landing caught on camera during a training exercise that left one marine dead and 21 others injured. abc's t.j. holmes is here with more on that story. good morning, t.j. >> amy, good morning. this particular aircraft is a
hybrid this osprey people know about takes off, lands like a helicopter but flies like an airplane and makes it a versatile tool for the military since 2007. but a controversial pass because of safety concerns and deadly crashes, now another. here's the aircraft just seconds before it crashes, 22 american servicemen on board. you see it disappear behind the cloud of red dust as it starts to land then -- >> oh. >> reporter: fire and black smoke. >> look at that. it's getting worse. >> reporter: the osprey aircraft going down in what the marines are calling a hard landing during a training exercise in hawaii. >> we saw all three lower, the dust storm continued to where it wasn't visible anymore. when it cleared up we saw two came out and they continued to irk isle but there were just two that came back up. >> reporter: the aircraft breaking apart from the force of the touchdown creating a 60-foot-wide debris field. one marine dead and the other 21
on board squared. >> a lot of factors play into this. until we know for certain we can't comment. >> reporter: they're not sure why it went down but already a tough few days for marine aircraft. six u.s. marines died when their huey helicopter crashed in nepal as they helped victims of the earthquake there. [ sirens [ ] >> reporter: now another deadly crash closer to home. >> our condolences go to the family of the loved ones. >> reporter: it was dubbed the widowmaker during its development stages because of so much crashes. at least 30 killed in that but important to note right now they do not know the cause of this crash. they are looking into it. >> the investigation, okay. thanks. ex-tweem weather. flash flood warnings in the south. dozens of tornadoes reported over the weekend. welcome back to ginger. a lot to track on your first day. >> almost 300 severe storm reports over the weekend including this tornado in elmer, oklahoma. you can see the suction vortices
at one point. very strong tarantulas over the weekend and a violent and very wet one throughout the plains. [ sirens ] >> reporter: a weekend of wicked weather. dozens of tornadoes across the heartland. >> as soon as we hit the floor, in the hallway the whole house started shaking. >> reporter: in kansas look at what's left of this train. a tornado knocking these freight cars on their side. in texas, drenching rains and flash flooding. dozens of water rescues across the state from both vehicles and homes. outside dallas emergency crews using this an unmanned drone getting a rescue line to a family surrounded by floodwaters. a national guard helicopter flying them to safety. in missouri nine confirmed tornadoes. winds reaching as high as 127 miles per hour. buildings destroyed. trees uprooted and a trail of twisted vehicles. so from memphis, tennessee, through mississippi back to
eastern texas flash flood watch. a lot of rain to come and we're talking inch 2 to 3 inches through wednesday. a new storm will bring parts of the plains even up into the rockies, a lot of rain and, yes, 10 to even 20 inches of snow so detailing that coming up. it never ends. came back and it's just blown up. >> you're in business, ginger. thanks. to an alarming claim from a cybersecurity expert. he says he took control of a passenger plane from his seat by hacking into the in-flight entertainment system. some experts questioning if that's even possible. and abc's gio benitez is covering the story from jfk airport in new york. gio, good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. the fbi is looking into this right now searching through all of its devices but even with doubt, officials are taking this very seriously. it's the scary claim making headlines this morning. a researcher for a cybersecurity firm chris roberts telling the fbi he pulled off a midair hack into a plane's in-flight entertainment system.
now in a newly released affidavit fbi investigators say roberts told them he infiltrated the entertainment systems approximately 15 to 20 times from 2011 to 2014 and he claims he then overrode code on a plane's thrust management computer essentially the autopilot system causing one of the airplane engines to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways movement. >> if the information in the affidavit is correct and roberts was able to issue a command like this, obviously that's a huge security concern. >> reporter: roberts was kicked off a united flight last month after tweeting about the plane's vulnerabilities. the fbi meeting him right at the gate and seizing more tan a dozen electronics. >> they took my laptop ipad. a bunch of usb drives. >> reporter: they found the console showed signs of tampering in the location where roberts had been seated. this morning a senior federal law enforcement official telling abc news there is no credible information to suggest an
airplane's flight control can be accessed or manipulated from its in-flight entertainment system" but adding "tampering with them is illegal and will be taken seriously." roberts himself telling us overnight he's focused on improving airport security but wouldn't say any more because of that investigation. meanwhile, this morning united is saying it is confident his claims are unfounded. >> okay gio, thanks very much. more on this from stephen ganyard. you heard it. united says they're confident this didn't happen. is it even possible? >> well i guess the question is what's possible george. was it possible that this guy sat back in his first class seat and flew the airplane around the sky. has he found vulnerabilities in the connection between the in-flight entertainment and potentially the cockpit? that's the question that the fbi wants answered which is why they want to seize his laptop. >> what does this tell us about what terrorists might be able to do if they wanted to take
control of the plane. >> i think the aviation is becoming more and more vulnerable as you add things like why fly and bluetooth and treeing satcom coming in and they make these flights easier and more enjoyable as we travel around the world but makes us much more vulnerable. this internet of things gets hackers the opportunity to inject themselves into places we don't want them such as cockpit controls. but nobody is even looking at this. the faa has no cyberpolicy. so the government's way behind. airlines are concerned. as are the manufacturers. >> and other parts of the transportation system vulnerable, as well. >> they are. i mean we've seen some really scary hacks of people having their cars hacked. you know they'll break when they don't want them to brake and accelerate when they don't want to. ships have satellite communication, big opportunity for hackers to shut down engine freeze controls all these things are vulnerable because they were designed before this cyberage that had these
vulnerabilities to hackers. >> we got to catch up with the technology, okay steve, thanks very much. back to robin in boston. >> all right, george thank you. such a disturbing report. we have the latest on the investigation into that deadly amtrak derailment. here in the northeast, the trains are running again full service restored. you see the first one back on the track this morning. and just moments ago, abc's david kerley was on one of those trains that passed through the exact spot of the derailment in philadelphia. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the first train to travel northbound over those repaired tracks, in fact we're getting ready to slow down for that curve where the derailment happened. very busy corridor 11 million people ride these rails every year and this morning investigators though a lead from late last week appears incorrect. this morning, a team of fbi forensic experts arrives in delaware to examine the windshield of this locomotive. a conductor on the train says shortly before the crash, she thought she heard the engineer
talking about being hit by a projectile like other trains around the same time in the same area but the lead investigator told george on "this week," the radio recordings don't bear that out. >> we heard no communications at all from the amtrak engineer to the dispatch center to say something had struck his train. >> reporter: so the question this morning remain why did amtrak 188 accelerate so quickly before that slow corner? we do know that ten minutes after leaving the station in philadelphia it is traveling the speed limit 70 miles an hour then one minute before the derailment a quick acceleration up to 80 miles an hour. then 90 and just 16 seconds before the crash, it's traveling more than 100 miles an hour as it reaches that 50-mile-an-hour curve. the brakes are applied but it's too late. now, investigators are left with two main possibilities. a mechanical failure that accelerated the train or a manual increase of the throttle but if so why, before that slow corner? this is the curve where that
deadly derailment happened taking eight lives and while it took less than seven days for them to restore service it could be months before we learn why the train was traveling so fast that derailed here. robin. >> thank you, david. still so many unanswered questions. now, "gma" weekend anchor dan harris a proud bostonian has the other top stories starting with a major development on the war on isis. good morning, dan? that's right, good morning to you and everybody in boston. a big setback this morning in the fight against isis. the terror group has now captured the city of ramadi which is only 0 miles from baghdad and there are disturbing reports of hundreds of iraqi civilians and soldiers being killed. some executed. thousands of others are now fleeing and abc's terry moran is on the story from our london bureau. terry, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, very bad news in the fight against isis. a couple of weeks ago, isis launched an offensive against that key city of ramadi and the iraqi government backed by a lot of u.s. air strikes and other support sent in troops and isis
just trounced them. those iraqi troops as they have so often before just turning tail and running from the battlefield. isis now rampaging through that city executing hundreds and thousands more are throwing. the iraqi government is desperate and they are now asking iran to help by sending in shia militias it controls in iraq that's exactly what the u.s. does not want. and all this really just cuts the rosy statements in recent weeks from the white house and the pentagon on how the war is going. it's going badly. dan? >> and it's possible it could only get worse from here. terry, thank you. back in this country a surprise announcement from president obama concerning the military-style gear and equipment used by some local police departments. the president is now banning the federal government from providing some of that leftover military gear to police placing stricter controls on weapons and equipment such as armored vehicles. critics raise concern about misuse of the equipment in the wake of last we're violence in the city of ferguson missouri. new concerns this morning about the bird flu outbreak the
worst in history. another 2 million chickens in minnesota are being destroyed to prevent the flu from spreading. egg prices have gone up by 20%. 25 million birds may eventually shall lost including nearly half of iowa's egg laying hens. take a look at this. a casino bus was left danging over this in gary indiana. the driver took a wrong turn in the dark. he says it took an hour to get him out. fortunately he was the only person on that bus. some dicey moments during this practice run for the indy 500. ed carpenter losing control flipping upside down after crashing into the wall. we're happy to say he was not hurt. and finally here busted. check out this video of a woman in the stands at a kansas city roys game catching a baseball tossed by one of the players. she turns around and gives it to a little boy. then however, she was caught on camera apparently and we're just reading lips here saying give me my ball back.
yeah. as this video goes viral, the theories are abounding. was she kidding or did she just not know the camera was still on her. my theory just judging by the look on her face she's a great humanitarian and we salute her this morning. it's the christmas spirit in may. >> did have a very distinct look on her face. >> yes, give me my ball back. >> i got a one-word review about the billboard music awards, amazing. >> i was going to say awe many is. i agree. to the blockbuster billboard music awards we go now. the biggest stars in music hitting the stage at the mgm grand in vegas but the night really belonged to one person, taylor swift. >> taylor swift kicked off the billboards with some much anticipated edd "bad blood." ♪ we have bad blood so take a look at what you've done ♪ ♪ baby now we got bad blood ♪ >> reporter: stealing the show with eight trophies becoming the
all-time winningest artist in history. >> such a good night. what even god. >> reporter: swift spotted taking in the festivities with rumored boyfriend calvin harris while taking time to credit the women in her life. >> one of the best things that has happened to me in the last year is that i've surrounded myself with incredible women. >> reporter: and memorable women rocked the stage. from nicki minaj. ♪ to britney and iggy debuting "pretty girls." ♪ all around the world pretty girls ♪ and kelly clarkson belting out "invisible." ♪ i got this and had a broken heart ♪ >> reporter: mariah carey return returning to the show for the first time in 17 years. oldie but a goldie. ♪ >> reporter: nostalgia in the air all night. van halen kicked things off with
their hit "panama." ♪ ♪ oh who ♪ >> reporter: and molly ringwald marked the 30th anniversary of "the breakfast club" in a special musical performance. ♪ don't you forget about me ♪ >> reporter: but it was the last song that elicited perhaps the strangest reaction of the night. kanye's performance bleeped so much parts of the song were silent. ♪ >> something for everybody. >> yeah a lot more coming up later but first we got to get >> it's snowing in northern nrainz morning. we have pictures. let me take you straight to them. devil's lake, north dakota, 5 miles an hour winds. we have to goat select cities brought
>> good morning everyone, stormtracker 6 live double scan picking up a couple showers down through south jersey and one is actually bloond to a pretty brief downpour in humid air mass. taking a look outside most of the region clouds and sunny breaks. temperatures are warm this morning. getting up tlos close to 70. this afternoon 85 is warm and humid high and spotty shower or thunderstorm possible through the afternoon and in through tonight. 86 repeat with more storms and much more comfortable wednesday.
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through the area of last week's derail nment port richmond. eight passengers killed and more than 200 injured. karen rogers has more on traffic. >> not only is amtrak service restored but trenton line is also restored however septa says expect an hour delay up to that with the trenton line in chestnut hill east. they cancelled trains and others were crowded and caused big delays and trains not stopping in north philadelphia. outbound trains are not stopping in bridesburg and tacony. chopper 6 was on the scene of a horrible accident. look at this accident involving a school bus. we saw ambulance, fire crews on the scene. byberry and thornton road. avoid that areaal together and stick to woodhaven road. not only accident involving a school bus you see one right here on the schuylkill past spring garden an ramp here westbound causing a big delay matt. >> thanks karen. accuweather forecast with meteorologist david murphy. >> warm and muggy on the terrace right now. matt, couple of showers in south jersey as we look at
temperatures. everybody is warming up. 72 in philadelphia and chopper 6 still in the 6 0s. the forecast high of 85 this afternoon. warm and humid. during the afternoon and evening there's a chance of popup showers and thunderstorms that could pro duns drenching downpours where they nothing pop up. tomorrow 86 more of the same. scattered storms. much more comfortable starting wednesday, matt. >> thank you president obama will visit the city of camden this afternoon. "action news" will have full coverage
good morning, america. right now, police in waco, texas on high alert for retaliation after that deadly biker shoot-out. gangs opened fire in a restaurant parking lot killing nine members, injuring 18. right now an investigation under way into that crash landing of a military aircraft during a training exercise in hawaii. that left one marine dead and 21 injured. police in washington searching for this person of interest in that mysterious murder and mansion fire blocks away from the vice president's residence. as we say good morning, america. a lot to get to including one story you'll want to see. a warning about those live streaming apps that so many kids are using right now in that's right. then also this morning, "pitch perfect" hitting all the right notes at the box office. george knows. he saw it breaking records as the biggest musical movie opening ever and we think we know why.
could this be the reason? take a look at who's making a big screen cameo. >> robin, i was there with elliott and hamper. they jumped out of their seats when you came on the air. >> and i appreciated their review that you sent me on my iphone phone. very cute. wink and you might miss me. it was a lot of fun. >> the movie so much fun. robin is great in it. short but great. we begin with that mansion fire in d.c. that left four dead. it's a murder case as police search for this person spotted in surveillance video. abc's ryan smith is on the scene in washington with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: and good morning, to you, george. the smell of smoke is still in the air from the charred remains of this home where police say a quadruple homicide happened and as neighbors are being told to watch out for suspicious activity that surveillance video you mentioned could be the key some say to solving this case. this morning, new details possibly giving clues into what
happened inside this home. blocks away from the vice president's residence. a deadly fire claiming the lives of wealthy businessman savvas savopoulos his wife amy and two others believed to be their son and housekeeper. police releasing this video searching for this person they believe might have been driving the family's blue porsche the day of the fire. the car found miles away from the family's home burned in a nearby church parking lot. also this overnight, abc news obtaining this voice mail savopoulos left for one of his employees wednesday. telling her not to come in to work at their house the next day. >> i hope you get this message. amy is in bed sick tonight and she was sick this afternoon and offered to stay and her her out because we're going through stuff with philip. >> at 9:56 this employee receives a text from savopoulos' wife telling her to stay at home. reading "i am making sure you do
not come today." three hours later the savopoulos home went up in flames. >> they say want to make sure you do not come today. i don't know understand why god saved my life. >> reporter: authorities say they believe the fire was no accident. the bodies found inside the home showing signs of additional trauma. >> there were injuries discovered. appeared to be blunt force or sharp object injuries. >> police say there was an unusual amount of activity in this area last week. reports of men banging on the door of one home still reports of a prowler somewhere else in the neighborhood and then an aggressive salesman at another. at this moment police aren't releasing if they know who did it or why. amy. >> what a mystery, a tragic mystery. thank you. now to an abc news exclusive. elian gonzalez the little cuban boy who was the center of a bitter custody battle 15 years ago between his american relatives and his father that riveted the nation. well now, elian is opening up to abc's jim avila about his
life and his dream of returning to the u.s. >> reporter: he is an icon in cuba. the boy whose father stood up to the u.s. and here his frightened face seared into the psyche by this picture, united states martials taking him from miami relatives by force and sending him home where he is revered. is this you? >> it's ownnot only me. >> reporter: this is elian today unshaven when we first met him. his first extended interview since he was 11. at 21 he speaks a little english and in our exclusive interview arranged and primarily shot by a cuban photographer who has worked with elian before he takes us to the coast 15 years after his mother drowned trying to take elian to america in a small boat leading to an international custody struggle. >> translator: i was alone in
the middle of the sea and that's the last thing i remember. >> reporter: while he disagrees with what she did, he is moved by his mother's efforts to keep him afloat as she drowned. >> translator: i believe that if today she's not here with me it is because she fought until the very last minute for me to survive. she was the one who gave life back to me at a time of danger. >> reporter: perhaps surprising to some if you could in this new era go anywhere in the world, where would you like to go? >> united states. >> reporter: so you want to visit the united states. >> si. i want the time to give my love to american people. >> reporter: we spent three days with elian much he lives simply with his father stepmother and three brothers. he says he has no regrets about his father's decision to stay in cuba. he just got engaged and our producers helped him with his
first profile and will be his profile picture when he gets an account. he's not angry to his miami relatives and open to reconciliation with one condition which is -- >> which is? >> tonight in "world news." >> you can see the little boy in his face still. >> good to see him. i covered that. it was in havana when it happened and 15 years later it's pretty amazing. >> yes, we can find out what that is that condition on "world news" and "nightline" tonight, thanks jim. >> we'll move now to that tragic dent for b.a.s.e. jumper dean potter. he was killed saturday while trying a dangerous jump in yosemite national park. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: dean potter was so well known for his daring wingsuit flights he was called the man who can fly in a tv special. but saturday inside yosemite national park while making another of his countless illegal b.a.s.e. jumps, something went wrong. potter and fellow jumper graham hunt were killed leaping from a
7500-foot cliff. their parachutes were never deployed. just last week potter posted this photo of a similar jump to his facebook page writing "i'm actively pursuing the legalization of human flight in our national parks. hopefully more people will lobby with me." we spent the day with potter at yosemite in 2012 and found him to be a gentle soul not a man with a death wish. >> and in some way, you know i wonder if it's healthy what i do like you're obsessed on this thing that might kill you. >> reporter: but b.a.s.e. jumping is illegal and can be highly dangerous from the four men arrested last year b.a.s.e. jumping off the world trade center to famed skier shane mccon ki killed after his chute didn't open skiing off a mountain. potter leaves behind his constant companion and dog whisper, his girlfriend and countless fans around the world. he was just 43. do you think about death? do you think about your mortality?
>> i'm forced to think about my mortality. i don't want to diane old, old man. i absolutely don't want to die falling. >> reporter: for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news seattle. >> and let's start in nashville this morning. a stormy day ahead. a live look from one of the cameras over the city. , see low lying clouds. a stormy day throughout and had storm on the ground. by this way in alaska this is the dalton highway. not actual al storm but warmth melting the snow washing away parts of the highway. 77 sunday. that's big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> all right ginger a couple sprinkles and showers in south jersey. these are running down along highway 49 so tuck company and ocean city. your seven day slows we move from the 70's up to a high of 85 today with some more spotty storms in the afternoon boston 58.
robin mentioned it. 81 philadelphia. quite a dividing line on that front. >> thank you. coming up here on "gma," "gma" on the lookout. could those new live streaming apps that broadcast right from your bedroom put your kids and your home in serious danger. the terrifying moment this little girl was dragged by a school bus. how could this happen?
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7:43. "gma" on the lookout and warning for parents about how your kids can broadcast their lives on the internet essentially bringing strangers right into your home. abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: meerkat, periscope, you now, live streaming apps with millions of users especially teens. >> hi tony. >> hi tony. >> but 16-year-old katie -- >> a modern-day chat room. >> reporter: she has 22,000 followers using the app to talk to people all over the world.
in realtime. >> people have made inappropriate comments before. >> reporter: essentially every time katie uses you now that means thousands of strangers can see her and what she's doing. >> it's a little nerve-racking kurt busch katie's mom is cautious and says she's taking that extra sustain. >> i basically be in her own personal moderate. >> reporter: take a look. in a matter of minutes we're able to find not only teens but dulls doing thing tass are not exactly pg-13. cybersecurity expert teresa peyton shows us how the live streaming app periscope works. >> seen people watching us. >> reporter: in a matter of seconds i'm broadcasting live and people immediately start commenting. >> good evening. you're up higher. >> reporter: experts say apps like these can expose kids to inappropriate videos subject them to realtime bullying and even put your child's safety at risk. to show how quickly someone can find your location while using one of these live streams we use
our producer's periscope account. you saw her periscope video. >> yes. >> reporter: we're able to see her user name or handle which is linked to her twitterer account. >> she talks about new york city. >> reporter: we plugged that information into this free website and any time she posts something on social media. >> is that your picture? >> that's my picture. >> reporter: kl pop up on this map with her exact location. so it's like leaving a trail of bread crumbs. you can tell how stale or fresh because they're all timestamped. >> reporter: meerkat says we are constantly evaluating the best privacy, trust and safety systems to serve our community. periscope points to their guidelines that urge users to not show graphic material and you now says broadcasters are monitored 24/7 and any user who is reported to not have met our standards is quickly disciplined. all three apps encourage you to report inappropriate behavior. so what should parents do to keep their kids safe?
well, experts say get your own account so you can keep an eye on what they're doing. make sure they turn off location selves for all their social media accounts and when you're broadcasting live make sure you're not showing any identifiable locates because that can be another clue that people can use. >> all sound like good tips and turn off location services and you can't track your kids. >> there's that. >> too much to think about. >> there's a lot to consider. >> oh. thank you so much. coming up on "gma," "pitch perfect" breaking records at the box office. and our star robin roberts, sharing secrets from the set. then the kardashians reacting to bruce's big news. how he told them about his transition and what the family is saying now. ♪ don't, don't, don't, don't stop the beat ♪ ♪ i can't, can't, can't, can't ♪ ♪ control my feet ♪ ♪ p p p people in the street ♪ ♪ c'mon everybody and move your feet ♪ ♪ go! ♪ ♪
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robin, i think you may have a future in musicals. what do you think? >> i think that you're very generous my friend, amy. yes. but showing off there for the big finale like that really thanking the first time director elizabeth banks who also stars in the movie. she reached out to me personally. asked me to be in it. i promise no spoilers. let's just say we all have a little bella in it us come on. don't we? >> yes. >> some more than others. >> some more than others. >> it was great, robin. >> big shoutout to the cast and crew. >> so good, rob. >> we'll be right back. next. ♪ expected wait time: 55 minutes. your call is important to us. thank you for your patience. waiter! vo: in the nation, we know how it feels when you aren't treated like a priority. we do things differently. we'll take care of it. vo: we put members first...
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning, everyone be i'm matt o'donnell. 7:56 on this monday. we're following details of a school bus crash. here's karen rogers. >> serious accident matt. chopper six was overhead in northeast philadelphia. an accident involving that school bus. you see the ambulance on the scene. police are saying that both the driver of the bus and that vehicle were injured but no children on the school bus. this all happened on byberry road at thornton much avoid it and city council to -- stick to woodhaven. another accident involving a school bus. you see the bus. and this is the schuylkill
expressway here westbound past the spring garden on-ramp. we're jammed from that to past spring garden. eastbound stop and go where we had an earlier accident which has cleared. you see penndot employees on the scene with that accident there. getting you the latest with mass transit. amtrak running again between philadelphia and new york city. so is the septa's trenton line. expect up to an hour delay matt. >> thank you karen. taking a live look at independence hall in the city of philadelphia. dave murphy has the accuweather forecast. david. >> all right matt it's a warm and humid morning and it's one of those days where whenever the sun manages to break from behind the clouds you start to feel that humidity pick up. 73 degrees right now in philadelphia. and of course these numbers are on the rise. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, a high of 85 later today. warm and humid all the way and during the afternoon and evening in particular, there is the chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm in some places. these could produce drenching downpours. so plan to take cover if that happens to head your way. tomorrow a repeat.
warm and humid another shower or thunderstorm possible. much more comfortable beginning wednesday when we're back in the 70's with lower humidity. >> david thank you. the pennsylvania primary is tomorrow. find out what the candidates for mayor of philadelphia were doing over the weekend by going to 6abc.com. >> ♪♪
good morning, america. it's 8 a.m. and school bus scare. harrowing seconds caught on camera as a 7-year-old girl is caught in the school bus door just as she's getting off. how could this happen? the hero stranger who saved her life ♪ wake me up. bruce jenner's family speaks out. what they revealed overnight about his transition. >> i just don't like when people say bruce is going to be gone. >> what crist thinkkris thinks about it. >> i'm not okay. this is my life. >> and the moments that made their children cry. the graduates. the big names with the emotional and hilarious life advice. >> look under your seats because you're all leaving here with a college diploma. you get a diploma.
you get a diploma and, you, sir, you get a diploma. >> we're live in the center of it all from movie stars to presidents, their messages for all of us this morning. ♪ we're backstage at the billboard music awards. meghan celine and all the stars opening up after their big moments. exclusive all access look only on "gma." ♪ >> you hear that music right there. "bad blood." taylor swift what a riveting start to the billboard awards last night. set social media on fire and look at what taylor did afterwards with her co-stars. there they are, a few cheeseburgers, everyone who had a cameo. >> so great. the billboard awards always a big night for music right here on abc. and a lot of great moments. we were there on the red carpet
and backstage for all of them with a very exclusive look just for you. >> i would say taylor has another hit on her hands. it's just a thought. >> just guessing. >> guess what robin is doing, she's up in boston about to give the commencement address at emerson. >> when my emerson -- it is a huge graduation week. all across the country, lots of grads getting advice from comedian presidents words of wisdom emotional messages and hopefully some laughs along the way. we've got the best of the best just ahead. no pressure feeling no pressure whatsoever. busy -- putting some finishing touches on it during it. >> lucky to have you. now let's get dan harris with the morning rundown. >> the big story this morning, the fear of retaliation right now after that deadly shoot-out in texas. a brutal turf battle erupting in a busy restaurant parking lot with five rival motorcycle gangs armed with gun, knife, bats and
chains. nine bikers killed. 18 injured as families ran for cover. some people hiding in a freezer. nearly 200 people have now been arrested. a deadly training exercise in hawaii. an osprey aircraft making a hard landing there erupting in flames killing one marine and leaving 21 others hospitalized. no word yet on what exactly went wrong. developing right now overseas isis has seized control of a major city in iraq. only 80 miles from baghdad. hundreds of soldiers and civilians have been killed but today, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry who is traveling in asia said he is confident the gains made by isis will soon be reversed. back here at home amtrak is back on track in the northeast corridor. service resumed this morning for the first time since last week's derailment. the speed now governed by an automatic system crash investigators are trying to figure out exactly why the train sped up before last week's derailment. caught on camera frantic moments for a girl in kentucky dragged down the street by her
school bus dangling helplessly by her backpack until a bystander comes to her rescue. we get more now from abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: a surveillance camera caught these shocking moments, a 7-year-old kentucky girl dragged along the street her backpack caught in a school bus door just as she was getting off. the bus driver apparently had no clue what was happening. >> i see this little girl and half her backpack is closed into the door and hear a little girl screaming. >> reporter: watch as witnesses chase after the bus trying desperately to get the driver's attention. finally a red camaro manages to catch up to and stop the school bus. >> people are all yelling trying to hit the bus. and the bus just kept going. just jumped in the car and went chasing after it. >> reporter: despite being dragged the length of a football field she wasn't seriously hurt had severe scrapes. >> her little legs hardly any skin left on one of them. she wasn't crying.
she was conscious and talking. >> reporter: her mother posting this picture of the 7-year-old on facebook along with a thank you to that hero driver in the red camaro. so far no charges have been filed against the bus driver but louis louisville police are still investigating. for "good morning america," steve osunsami abc news atlanta. glad that little girl is okay and thanks to steve osunsami this morning. now to a big number 222 million. that's how many passengers the airlines are expecting this summer. that's an all-time record for summer air travel. analysts credit the improving economy and the stronger dollar. finally here a reminder hold on to your lunch next time you hit the beach. watch what happens as this tourist is about to bite into a fish lunch on the dutch coast. a seagull grabs the herring out of his mouth. >> oh. >> herring is a delicacy in holland where people typically dangle it above their mouths. that's the tradition but may want to rethink that given this video. >> whoa. >> it's pretty nasty, right?
>> oh wow. >> i actually have a cat that will do that to you. she, ruby will stop your fork en route to our mouth if she likes what's on it. >> pigeons also pretty ruthless as well. >> thanks dan. everyone take a look. so many people talking about it. >> just don't like when people say bruce is going to be gone. >> that's from the kardashian special last night. the whole family's reaction to bruce jenner's transition. more ahead but lara in the social. >> we have that and so much more coming up on our "gma morning menu" including going backstage at the billboard awards. our exclusive access with all of the winners and what they're saying only on "gma." then the biggest names with the best advice from presidents to movie stars to our own robin roberts and amy robach hilarious and heartfelt messages at commencement. and janet jackson's big news. why america is about to become a rhythm nation once again. what have you done for me lately people.
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this and i get it is dealing like with a death in the family. >> real raw. revealing. the jenner/kardashian clan opening up for the camera as they grapple with bruce's revelation that he wants to fully transition to a woman. >> i just don't like when people say bruce is going to be gone. >> reporter: in an emotional part one of "about bruce, a "keeping up with the kardashians" event bruce revealed the details about his biggest kept secret to those closest to him. >> sometimes it's easier to talk to people you don't know about this issue than it is to your kids. >> reporter: a portrait of a family at once supportive but at the same time hurt even angry. >> khloe bringing bruce presents. >> i don't know her taste yet so i'm trying to figure that out. >> to be honest with you i don't know her taste either. >> reporter: but saying she's most bitter about not being kept in the loop on bruce's transition time line. >> we're still your kids. >> reporter: in his april interview with our diane sawyer he talked about protecting his
kids? those are the only ones i'm concerned with and only ones in my life that i don't -- i can't allow to -- i can't let myself hurt them. >> reporter: ultimately his daughters rally around him. >> he is honestly one of the greatest people i know. to think of someone giving him hate or like not being okay with who he wants to be and would makes him happy, that scares me. >> reporter: the greatest thing of my life i've ever done is raise my children. you can never do this right. >> reporter: the most wounded seems to be his ex-wife, kris. >> i'm not okay. i don't know how to handle this. this is my life. i committed to this life. i think that he just checked out. i have these memories of this life and i feel sometimes like it didn't exist. >> reporter: and bruce now revealing details about setbacks
he's had to experience. >> the worst days of my life are the days i've had to get my hair cut. >> reporter: and small steps to triumph it. >> i do all my anyways myself. there's little things you can do that make you feel a little better about yourself. >> reporter: so many tweets from the kardashians since the show. kim tweeting it breaks my hart to see my mom question her memories of her marriage. i've done hours about dads transitioning. the spouse often has the hardest time. the research bears out what intuitively we would guess you need your family members to be not just supportive but understanding. >> you feel like you just never got the whole truth. >> exactly. >> all right, juju thanks so much. well, now to that huge night at the billboard music awards. we saw all the highlights and we were there to talk to the stars as soon as they walked off the stage much abc's rachel smith was there and she flew all night long to be with us this morning. good morning, rachel. >> i sure did, amy. it was so worth it because we were smack dab in the middle of
all the action with exclusive access from the red carpet to backstage. spirits were high fashions creative and the anticipation for taylor swift's music video off the chart ss glitter, glam and rock star girl power rocking the red carpet 2015 billboard music awards. >> first let me bow down to you little lady with this number. zendaya part of the phenomenon part of taylor's "bad blood" video. blowing up social media overnight. >> i think everyone you know empowering. it's just kind of like it's going to make you feel like yes. i mean i'm excited. >> reporter: the night driven by powerful women. top wrap song going to the "fancy" female iggy azalea featuring charli xcx. >> life's great. >> reporter: all about that bass star meghan trainor overwhelmed with the power of her song. >> i just want everybody to
learn to love themselves. i'm glad this song is working. >> reporter: getting emotional backstage. you've been loving. >> i've been crying so much in the back. i just took like 30 minutes to fix my face. i was crying so much. >> reporter: hitting the red carpet for hard-hitting answers just for you. try to get the behind-the-scenes scoop. as to how we should properly pronounce your name. >> hozier. so kind of like hozier or nosier is how i would pronounce it. >> reporter: a dazzling light. >> get off this mike and let's walk this carpet together. >> reporter: filled with the industry's best. >> i only release music that i like and i think that's the key to any successful bridge. >> reporter: taking over sin city. ♪ >> reporter: this is your home. i mean las vegas. >> this is my home. it's becoming the home of a lot of people which is bd. >> reporter: what do you make of your new neighbor you've got mariah jennifer lopez setting up residence. >> yay, girls. that's right. >> reporter: a little intimidating but, you know just a bunch of rednecks from
nashville show up in vegas. >> reporter: redneck has nevering looked so good. >> reporter: after a big win, the legend himself thankful for all of this. >> i love how chrissy plays such a beautiful part in it all as well. >> i wrote a song about her. we won an award tonight. life is good. i can't complain. >> reporter: no night is complete without a big surprise. ♪ >> reporter: backstage i got the inside scoop. nick jonas is going on solo tour. >> reporter: tell me more. i need deets. >> get to play for my fans and celebrate with them a year and a half. really amazing. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: what a night and it was so exciting to see sam smith. he's recovering from a recent vocal cord surgery. a heartwarping moment to many backstage, the silent acceptance speech. if you didn't already love him you definitely do now using cue cards and giving shoutouts to ed sheeran and taylor swift to
nicki minaj. it was just precious. i loved it. great show, though. >> great job. >> yeah. >> thank you. >> sleepless rachel. >> so worth it. absolutely. >> good show. >> it was absolutely worth it. what happens in vegas stays in vegas. sleep included right? >> thank you, rachel. central park is the place to be this friday. jessie j is here live for our epic party in the park. kicking off a huge lineup this summer. you don't want to miss it. but first let's go back now out to robin in boston. >> i'll definitely be back friday for jessie j. you can guarantee that. but it is that time of the year again. graduation time and later this morning i'm delivering the commencement address at emerson college right here in boston. every year we see some incredible speeches at schools all around the country. and this year has had no shortage of inspiration, humor and encouragement. ♪ an exceptional graduation speech needs to have many ingredients.
it's got to have heart. >> most things are more rewarding when you break a sweat to get them. >> your values matter. they are your north star. >> otherwise, it's just a job. and life is too short for that. >> reporter: human goes a long way. >> those of you who are graduating this afternoon with high honors awards and distinctions, i say well done. and as i like to tell the "c" students, you too can be president. [ laughter ] >> reporter: impersonations are always a hit. >> look under your seats because you are all leaving here today with a college diploma! you get a dip problem that. you get a diploma. you, sir, you get a diploma. >> reporter: occasionally even a song. ♪ this little light of mine i'm going to let it shine ♪ ♪ let it shine let it shine let
it shine ♪ >> reporter: you can't forget pearls of wisdom. >> don't be afraid to fail big. to dream big. but, remember dreams without goals are just dreams. >> reporter: or words of comfort. >> you got everything you need right now to succeed. you've got it. you got the knowledge and the skills honed here on this hallowed campus. you got families up in the stands who will support you every step of the way. and most of all, you've got yourselves. >> reporter: career advice never hurts. >> you create your own luck. and one of the ways you do that by saying this simple word enthusiastically and often. yes! >> reporter: and finally inspiring words of
encouragement. >> your path will not always be easy and your way forward will not always be clear, but you've worked hard for this moment and if you hold fast to that faith in yourself and in your country and in our god, then the greatest moments of your journey are the ones that still lie ahead. it's your world. >> reporter: i'm telling you i was watching that piece closely and i was taking notes. i'll be doing my speech coming up at emerson. let's face it the real stars today are the graduates and their families and coming up in our next half hour i'm going to introduce you to a very special graduate george. >> that is an amazing story. bring it in a little bit. i know your speech will be amazing too and welcome back to ginger. >> yay, ginger. >> i'm so happy to be home. >> what time zone are you on? >> >> where am i? that was wildest trip i've ever been on in my life i just got back in case you didn't see last week, that is a cave, biggest cave in the world in vietnam.
central vietnam in the mill of a jungle. it is so big it has jungles within it. >> is it pitch black >> most of it is pitch black. then you get to these. looks like skylights but it's called a dough line where the cave collapsed at one point parts of this cave 400 million years old and we're just seeing it now. >> just incredible. did you a great job. >> felt like a movie. >> here are you in times square. >> here i am. let's get a check of your local forecast. >> all right ginger that was fascinating. nothing showing on storm track sick live double scan. a couple sprinkles down south and as we look outside it is warm and humid this morning. with temperatures climbing through 70's and winding up in the 80's almost everywhere later this afternoon. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast shows a high of 85 in philadelphia. and we are looking at warm and humid conditions. there is the chance of a spotty pop-up shower or drenching thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening and more of the same tomorrow
before a cooldown wednesday. t's begin with janet jackson. shall we? showing her rhythm nation she's still very much in control of her career. the singer giving fans a big surprise over the weekend and announcing she has new music coming and will kick off a world tour. it happened at the stroke of midnight saturday. that's jackson's 49th birthday with a tweet to fans in a video attachment letting them know she has been doing a lot for them lately working hard often the album which fans are speculating will be called "conversations in a cafe." this will be jackson's first album since 2008. still no word on a release date. looking forward to that. and then what a weekend, everyone for taylor swift performing in vegas on friday night then winning eight awards at last night's billboard music awards. but the superstar still found time for the things that really matter. saturday she and her parents were front and center as her
little brother austin graduated from notre dame university. >> all right. >> taylor instagrammed a video from the ceremony showing herself and mom cheering on the class of 2015. what a weekend for the entire swift family. mom and dad just be pretty proud. >> yeah. >> beat that. and then last night, seven seasons later listen to the music. just gives me chills. >> you were tearing up. >> i love this show and bid farewell to don, peggy, joan and the gang last night. that's right, "mad men" is no more and while i will not issue a single spoiler over what was one of the most eagerly anticipated season finales in history i will tell you viewers got some closures on their favorites. one character did meet an un untimely end. another got a very big clue about where they are headed and here it is. ♪ ♪ and keep it company ♪
>> guys remember the song the 1971 theme for coca-cola. i'm telling you after watching the show last night it has a new meaning this morning. that is all i will say. discuss amongst yourselves. >> so glad you didn't do that. i haven't seen it yet. >> thank you very much for no spoilers. i haven't seen it yet. one of the best tv shows ever made. >> never got a giant rating but always critically acclaimed and you feel a great sense of closure for all of these characters and where they're headed and brilliant writing. >> what a piece of history. you just got to feel for that entire simultaneous decade every time you watch the show. >> absolutely. >> twitter is wild with speculation about what it all means so watch it and then go online and time.com does a great sum-up of where everyone is and there's stuff everywhere on it. everyone is talking about it. >> you say that without giving anything away. >> good job. >> coming up on "gma" an exclusive behind the look scenes of "dancing with the stars"
>> ♪♪ >> amtrak has restored full service on its busy northeast corridor. the first train for new york city left 30th street station just after 6:00 a.m. this is the moment those cars passed through the area of last week's derailment in the port richmond section. eight passengers were killed and more than 200 injured. karen rogers has more in traffic. karen. >> not only is amtrak service restored but the 10-ton line is restored but septa says the problem is they're not stopping at north philadelphia and outbound trains are not stopping at bridesburg or tacony and you can expect up the an hour delay on the trenton as well as chestnut hill east. some delays because of their just overcrowded and other spots trains canceled. it's various situations. expect up to an hour delay with the trenton line. big accident northeast philadelphia, new video coming in, the action cameo on the scene of an accident, a
serious one involving that school bus smashing into a pole here by berry road at thornton road. no children were on the bus but the driver of the bus and another vehicle were treated for injuries. woodhaven road and academy road your best way to get around problem there matt. >> thank you karen. getting a little stuckey out there. let's go to meteorologist dave murphy. >> especially now that the sun is up. wearing a suit coat doesn't help. 73 degrees currently in philadelphia and a muggy 71 up in the lehigh valley. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a high of 85 today, warm and humid and during the afternoon and tonight there will be the chance of some spotty thunderstorms and showers and some of them could produce brief drenching downpours. and then tomorrow a repeat. warm and humid a high of 86. some spotty thunderstorms possible there as well. but a front gets off the coast later on tuesday and behind it much cooler and more comfortable on both wednesday and thursday low 70's. upper 70's on friday matt. >> thank you david. president obama arrives at philadelphia international airport this afternoon to meet
♪ i'm burning up put me out ♪ ♪ i'm burning up put me out ♪ >> jessie j and she's going to be burning up "gma" this friday kicking off our first giant party in the park this year. first one of our epic summer concert series. lots of excitement about that this friday. >> we have so many amazing artists lined up. everyone from ed sheeran to nicki minaj, hozier and just learned how to pronounce that and five seconds of summer and so many more i can't wait to get the party started friday. >> "modern family's" jesse tyler ferguson. hi jesse. he's here live to dish on the big season finale. cannot wait for that, george. >> can't wait for that. love the bow ties on jesse. back to robin in boston. this story you have is a medical
near cal. >> this is the best story we've heard in a long time. in 2011 14-year-old taylor hale's parents were devastated by the news that she had suffered a severe brain injury. they never thought they would speak with her again and certainly couldn't imagine watching her walk in her high school graduation but that's exactly what they'll be doing today. today. ♪ a high school diploma, the culmination of years of hard work but for taylor graduation will be nothing short of a miracle. nearly four years ago taylor like many other freshmen was excited to spend time with friends after a high school football game. >> i begged my mom to go. >> reporter: taylor's mom stacy never expected what happened that night. >> i got the phone and heard her friend say she was in an accident and that the ambulance was on its way. >> reporter: as soon as they got to the hospital taylor's parents were presented with a troubling diagnosis from doctors. >> they said it was, you know a very severe brain, traumatic
brain injury. >> reporter: after a week in a medically induced coma taylor took a turn for the worse. >> they woke me up at 3:00 in the morning doing cpr and life-saving measures for an hour to two hours. >> it was finally sinking in she might not wake up. >> reporter: when all seemed lost taylor's parents made a decision that some might think strange. they invited choiriropractor jeffrey stickle to come to the hospital to help their daughter. >> her aunt and the family had been in for their chiropractic adjustments and they just were asking if there was anything i could do. >> reporter: just hours before doctors were scheduled to take taylor off life support, doctor stickle met the teen for the first time. >> i just felt like if i could get my hands on her head and neck that there was maybe a chance that there was an interference in there and her healing and that's why she wasn't you know waking up.
i just remember my fingers kind of moving and i could feel taylor's energy and she was definitely alive. she was not dying. >> reporter: a few hours after doctor stickle left the hospital doctors began taking taylor off life support. what happened next shocked everyone. >> the nurse came in and said that she -- her -- she said i don't know how to tell you this but she's breathing on her own and we don't know how or why. >> taylor continued to stun her doctors with her amazing recovery. she was walking and talking just five weeks after the accident. but leading experts say that recoveries from traumatic brain injuries like taylor's are becoming increasingly more common. >> learning thousand that these previous notions that we had of what's impossible really are obsolete and the human brain is much more resilient than we had ever given it credit for. >> as for taylor she says she's just excited to graduate. >> afterwards i feel like i'm
going to be like the happiest person in the world because i did do it and i fought for my life and i finished high school and can go on to bigger and better things in my future. >> taylor's parents are thankful for the doctors, nurses and therapists who cared for their daughter and they are convinced that her recovery is a result of divine intervention. now, as a commencement speaker, we're supposed to be the ones providing inspiration, but it's often graduates like taylor who inspire us all. amy. >> yeah inspiration indeed. we know you will be too, as well. all right, now to "dancing with the stars," the big two-night season finale kicking off tonight and only "good morning america" was allowed to go behind the scenes for the final rehearsals. here's "gma's" special correspondent melissa rycroft with a sneak peek of what we will see the next two nights. ♪ >> reporter: how will rumer willis's foxtrot score against noah's tango and riker lynch's
pass soe passo doble. >> noah is the inspiration and feel rumer is the passion. riker is the entertainment of the show. ♪ >> do you guys feel pressure going into the times? >> yes. >> yeah? >> no. >> honest? >> yeah. >> really? >> i mean yes and no because at the end of the day i think the fans that got us here in the first place are going to be the ones i think that choose whether or not you win. >> rumer coping with a rib injury will freestyle to val smear cough ski on-- >> you're toxic. >> she does have this incredible talent for singing and so we instead decided to cover a very
popular sign "toxic" by britney spears. ♪ you're toxic ♪ >> reporter: which is super popular and give it our twist to it and we'll dance to that song. >> reporter: what do you think it is that you guys have that your other two competitors don't? >> i think we connected very well early on. i think that that has helped us. >> what is it we said in the beginning we're not going to focus on what we can't but what we can. >> reporter: you're getting to dance with amy purdy. >> it's awesome. i got to meet her a couple of weeks ago and now between sharna derek, you know her and i are going to do this dance together. ♪ and i think it is incredible. i think it's going to be a great moment. >> for "good morning america," melissa rycroft, abc news in the "dancing with the stars" ballroom los angeles. >> and the two-night "dancing with the stars" season finale kicks off tonight at 8:00
eastern, 7:00 central. we will find out who wins the mirror mirrorball trophy at 9:00 eastern. >> wednesday is our "dancing with the stars" after party. we cannot wait but until then lara. >> oh thank you, guys. i'm inside with jesse tyler ferguson who is of course making me laugh talking a little about "dancing with the stars." your mom is obsessed. >> yeah i judge so you think you could dance sometimes. >> that's a different show. >> i know but my mom thinks because i judge that i'm a -- >> a good dancer. >> i don't know where the parallels run. >> what do you want to say to mom? >> it's not going to happen. it's not going to happen so i'm sorry. >> i love you. >> no offense. i used to dance in our living room. >> look how cute she is. >> oh look at her. >> yeah. >> was that at the correspondents' dinner. >> no that was at our wedding. >> the wedding. how is your beautiful husband. >> he's great. >> hi justin. >> at the billboard music awards last night. >> did he have as much fun as we did? >> oh i'm -- i don't think so. i don't think that's possible.
>> our correspondent didn't sleep. she said the music was unbelievable. >> yeah. >> it was a big night in music. what a big weekend. >> i'm so jealous. that time of year with finales. "modern family," mitch has quite a little secret. >> yes, yeah. >> what's going on there. >> well, he quits his job and then sort of lies to cam and -- >> hilarity ensues. >> hilarity ensues. >> i can understand like being a lawyer you wouldn't want to do that -- no offense to lawyers out there but i could never do it. >> yeah. >> so even in my fake tv world i guess i have to get out of it. >> the big concept of the show all centered around alex's graduation. >> yeah yeah. >> and phil, your writers are so brilliant. >> we're going to year seven and feel like they consistently surprise us with new story lines and great ideas. >> and did you bring us a little snippet. >> i think i did. yes, i brought it myself. i edited it myself. very excited for you to see it. roll the tape. where is it going to come up. >> roll 'em.
>> i send out my resume. and then like most unemployed people hiding the truth from their spouses, i go to the park. and then one day i met spencer. >> hello. >> hi. >> and now i play checkers with spencer. >> no. ah. >> and his best friend george who helped me get over my lifelong fear of birds. >> that tickles. stop it, stop it. >> how many takes was that bird scene. >> apparently you can't work a bird too hard so we had to focus but they put like bird seed in my ear so he would tickle me. i still have some in there. it rattles. >> oh wow. >> yeah yeah. >> you're like -- >> mitch is notoriously scared of birds and i actually love them a lot. >> do you like doing scenes like that. >> weird things -- like the episode where i got to be spider-man and crawl down the side of a building. >> right. >> it's moments like that that
you just think my job is insane. i can't believe i get to do this. >> most might take a summer break. you come to new york city to do yet another shakespeare in the park. >> five. >> i'm doing "the tempest" with sam waterson who is amazing. yeah i can't take -- although now i'm really tired and wish i had rethought this but having a great time in rehearsal. >> great difference between mitch on "modern family." >> and the clown, the? esther in the "tempest." not too much of a difference. totally different. nice exercising different muscles. >> when you're not doing that you're giving back which i love. tell us about the latest bow ties. >> we actually have our new bow tie line for tie the knot available at the tie bar and we just designed a bow tie for the tony awards this year so this is our third year partnering with them and a beautiful bow tie. last year brian ross cranston won while wearing our bow tie so i hope it's a good luck omen and the nominees will wear them even the women.
>> it's fashion first here. >> absolutely. >> this is the look of the season. >> yeah you're a busy guy, love you for stopping by. thanks for bringing us that funny lip clip. >> i'm glad i could find it. >> i'm not going to ask you to dance. we love "modern family." we love jesse. >> slow dancing. >> see, your mom is right. you could do it. >> respect i good? respect i good? >> make him do it. "dancing with the stars," are you watching. >> let's dip. >> no dips. >> season six finale wednesday at 9:00 8:00 central right here on abc. >> lara, i will be watching and you know i will. so will all of us. new friends from. >> mississippi gulf coast where robin is from. >> we have to start in denver this morning that's a place that is raining offered and will be seeing quite a bit of rain and some of the higher elevations snow. flash flood watch from tennessee to eastern parts of texas. heaviest rain falling there.
flash flood warnings in northern louisiana the west, that upper level low a couple showers. san francisco for a high of 62. that's the big picture and let's get a check closer to home. >> thank you gin cherry. warmth and humidity that moved in over the weekend is still with us this morning. muggy start with temperature in the 70's, mainly dry. your exclusive accuweather 7-day 85 today, 86 tomorrow. both days could feature spotty thunderstorms. y the way. >> thank you so much. >> lara and jesse, we have birthdays out will. >> happy birthday everybody. next on "gma," behind the scenes with the bachelorettes. two women going head-to-head for the first time ever. now revealing how they really feel about it. ow and bradley cooper and emma stone are opening up about their new film and superstar crushes. [ laughter ] "dancing with the stars" on
single men and two, yes, two bachelorettes. >> when they told me i was like okay i'll take a second to think about this and also i was like, oh why do we have to go through that to do this or to meet a husband. >> reporter: brit and kaitlyn both heartbroken after being sent home from prince farming. chris soules and now they're back looking for love. >> i mean i think the fact that we went through pain doesn't mean you don't want love. >> reporter: but bachelor nation not too sure about giving the guys the final say over which woman will stray or go. >> i didn't see it as being sexist or any of these other things people are saying. to me it felt like they couldn't decide. >> i wouldn't have done it if i thought it was degrading and sexist. >> reporter: a long night of limos, first impressions. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: and some uncomfortable moments. >> yeah, i it really wasn't fun to watch. >> reporter: what was the
dynamic that first night? >> i mean obviously the situation was very uncomfortable. but i feel like we have a pretty good rapport so i think we just were laughing about it. honestly i think that we just kept looking at each other. it's not her fault i'm in the situation. it's not my fault. we're just in it together. >> reporter: for the first time the men will hand out the roses voting for either kaitlyn or britt but the bachelorette one thing is certain. >> do you think this gave the guys too much power. >> it gave them a lot of power yes. >> for one night we'll give them that. >> reporter: hoping this time one of them perhaps will find lasting love. >> you got to think about light at the end of the tunnel where it could be happiness for the rest of your life. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau abc news, los angeles. >> and "the bachelorette" premieres tonight on abc, 9:00 8:00 central. see a sneak peek at our website goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! next on "gma," bradley cooper and emma stone opening up about
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bradley cooper and emma stone, two of the hottest actors in hollywood teaming up in the new romantic comedy "aloha." they talked about the fun they had with "20/20" anchor elizabeth vargas. >> first of all the two of you had quite a year in oscar nominated movies. oscar nominations yourselves for your roles in those movies. both on broadway critically acclaimed rows on broadway and account cabaret" and "elephant man" and tony nomination. >> crazy year. >> how do you top that. >> a string like that. >> reporter: now this hot hollywood duo teaming up with an a-list cast for the romantic comedy "aloha." >> hey. i really loved you.
>> reporter: your character is at a bit of a crossroads. he could choose the old flame for the new flame. >> yeah for sure. 'at a moral quandary and he's got a second chance and, yeah and he's just trying to survive really. >> nobody wants to live where they are. they all want to be in a fantasy. all right. >> the two of you have great scenes but also great scenes with alec baldwin, bill murray emma your dance with bill murray may go down in the history books. >> he's a blast. the cast that came out for this i mean it's really a testament to cameron. >> you both seem to be at a real pinnacle in your careers. do you feel that. >> it's a really exciting time. it just feels -- there's a really really incredible point where you start to make choices and don't feel like -- to be auditioning and then getting jobs as an actor at the beginning is just so incredibly exciting. that you're making a living as an actor. >> okay. very quickly both of you answer the following questions.
we call it a lightning round. first thing out. >> my favorite. >> very first movie crush? >> leo dicaprio, "titanic." >> favorite guilty pleasure. >> eating cop inging popcorn. >> what do you want me to do? you said first thought. >> eating popcorn. >> reporter: for "good morning america," elizabeth vargas abc news london. >> i guess he thought that was a safe one. it's a money maker. i mean, i just feel like our children are paying the price for these high stakes tests and their teachers are stressed out about it. so, teachers aren't benefiting. they're not getting information from these tests that are helpful for teaching. kids aren't benefiting because they don't even know what they got right or wrong. they just know that they feel really bad about it. parents aren't benefitting because i don't get any more information about my child. so the only people that could possibly be benefitting from this are corporations who are making the tests and selling the tests.
"good morning america" is brought to you by bayer pro. support your heart heart with bayer pro ultima omega-3. >> a lot coming up tomorrow big exclusive, a first look about the movie about amy winehouse's life. supposed to be just incredible. >> cannot wait for that. in the meantime, everybody have a great monday. >> so long.
policing. 8:57 on this monday with the president comes a motorcade and so let's turn to karen rogers. karen. >> exciting to have the president visit. not so exciting. the closures and restrictions we'll see because of that. so he's expected to arrive just before 1 o'clock and then head as you said to the headquarters there at federal street and haddon avenue then head back at about 4:00 p.m. or so. expect closures and restrictions in areas such as i-95. now we're looking live at i-95. this is near penn's landing likely a stretch that may be closed during this. they don't give the exact details of the route he's going to take. as we're looking live northbound we have an accident scene creatorring an extra heavy traffic on i-95 near penn's landing. accident with injuries blocking the left lane so a serious accident that's coming in to us from the northeast extension southbound between quakertown and lansdale. we have a lot of accidents this morning matt. >> thank you karen. dave murphy with the exclusive accuweather forecast. david. >> and the temperatures just keep climbing matt. take a look. we're up to 76 degrees if philadelphia right now. it's not only warm the
sunshine is now out from behind the clouds in most neighborhoods and you can definitely feel the humidity still hanging around today. 85 is today's high. accuweather says warm and humid all the way. during the afternoon there's a chance of spotty showers and thunderstorms that could produce drenching downpours. tomorrow is pretty much a repeat. more spotty storms, warm and humid mid 80's. wednesday it gets cooler and a lot more comfortable. >> amtrak is back. rail service running between philadelphia and new york city for the first time since the deadly crash in port richmond and hear about the safety measures at noon. "live with kelly and michael" is next. they'll broadcast live from disneyland. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great monday and a good week.
announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." -- from disneyland. we're having a party and you're invited. get ready for a good time. on today's show, recording artist christina aguilera. and "dancing with the stars" finalists reicher lynch and allison hoker. and in honor of disneyland's diamond celebration, we'll take a look back at 60 years of magic. plus you won't want to miss the opening day of "live"'s anniversary games. family challenge edition. put on your mickey ears and come with us to our disneyland anniversary party. [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] ♪ let it go, let it go