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all of it. >> the internet exploding with excitement and questions. why is princess leia crying? and where is luke? fans buying tickets in advance crashing movie sites. and even the stars cannot contain themselves. and we do say good morning, america. let's see. 58 days until the new "star wars" movie hits theaters. millions already watching that new trailer over and over and over on youtube and facebook. the founder of facebook, mark zuckerberg, he was one of them. this is what he said, this looks amazing. i love "star wars." and so the response from the "star wars" facebook account? we know. those movie ticket sites overwhelmed by preorders. >> all kinds of anticipation. meanwhile, the political world waiting for joe biden. there he is right there. will he or won't he run for
president? "the washington post" jumped the gun a little bit last night. look at that accidental headline. oops. biden to launch presidential campaign. not so fast. it came down but our new abc news/"washington post" poll is out right now and might give biden supporters pause. it shows a strong move from hillary clinton after that debate. some slippage for biden. and abc's jonathan karl has all the latest. jon. >> reporter: hillary clinton got a big boost coming out of that debate but it hasn't stopped the frenzy of speculation about whether or not joe biden will jump into the race. >> man, i do enjoy it. how are you? >> reporter: wasn't quite a campaign speech, but vice president joe biden spoke passionately about tackling the threat of climate change. >> what are we doing? what are we doing? >> reporter: the question remain, what is biden doing? a source involved with biden's deliberations on whether to run for president tells abc news the vice president has not made a decision yet. he is busy calling supporters but some in biden's circle now
before announcing his plans. while biden is still mum on 2016, he may be testing out some potential campaign lines. >> i'm not one of these guys, you know, let's go after the rich and the powerful. and they're the problem. they're not a problem. >> reporter: is that a swipe at bernie sanders' campaign against billionaires? or listen to this one. >> i don't consider republicans enemies. they're friends. >> reporter: is that a subtle shot at hillary clinton? here's what she said. >> in addition to the nra, the health insurance companies, the drug companies. the iranians. probably the republicans. >> reporter: but after clinton's strong performance at the first democratic debate, voters are split on whether biden should run. 47% of democrats say they want biden to get in the race, while 49% say he should stay out. one biden confidant acknowledged
starting so late, with no money, and no campaign organization. as for "the washington post" headline that briefly hit the paper's headline -- website, the reporter who wrote it, paul kane, wants everybody to know he had also prepared a biden is not running story, as well. >> i'm sure he has. okay. thanks, jon. meanwhile, you know, biden and his team say he's not paying attention to the polls as he makes this decision. decision yet from the vice president but that new poll we have does show his position has weakened over the last month. >> reporter: it's dramatic. take a look at it now. this is where the race was a month ago. hillary clinton at 42%. now she is up over 50%. has a 31-point lead, a huge boost coming out of that debate. leaving some of his supporters to think he's probably waited too long to do this. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. >> all right there, george. now to oscar pistorius, out of prison this morning and under house arrest after less than a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend.
africa with the latest. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. well, it happened under cover of night. oscar pistorius transferred from prison last night in two black corrections officers' vehicles, to this place. this is his uncle's home. and going. and this is where he will spend the remaining four years of his sentence. this morning, a spokesperson for pistorius had this to say. >> it's important to emphasize his sentence hasn't been shortened or reduced. he's simply entering the next phase. >> reporter: but no sign of pistorius himself and many are outraged feeling he's somehow getting special treatment. his probation requires him to continue court-mandated psychotherapy and he'll be barred from having a firearm. it's the latest chapter in a
people around the world. pistorius, a paralympic champion, a symbol of courage and hope to so many. and reeva steenkamp, his beautiful south african model girlfriend. theirs a storybook love story until valentine's day, 2013. reeva is shot and killed behind a locked bathroom door by oscar who claims he was shooting at an intruder then the sensational murder trial, pistorius facing a blistering cross-examination. >> you killed reeva steenkamp, that's what you did. say, yes, i shot and killed reeva steenkamp. >> i did, milady. >> reporter: but in the end the judge declared that wasn't enough evidence to convict him of murder. and now he's out of prison and the parole board is also requiring him to meet with the family of reeva steenkamp, if they want to. pistorius does have one more problem ahead of him. next month prosecutors will be back in court.
verdict, get a murder conviction instated. and that means he could get back in prison for as much as 15 years. meanwhile, however, part of his conditions of holding here is that he will be able to leave this home to go to church and to work. and his work is track and field. so it's possible that we'll se oscar pistorius back on the track soon. george? >> we'll be watching for that. okay, terry, thanks very much. we'll turn to the hunt for a brazen hacker who launched a cyberattack against america's top spy and the head of homeland security. he's been bragging about it online, releasing private information overnight. abc's chief justice correspondent pierre thomas is tracking the case, good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. overnight this allegedly young hacker began releasing what he claims is private information from some of the nation's top intelligence officials. the hacker, who claims he's a high school teenager angry about the plight of palestinians, posted on twitter the names of what he says are the social security numbers of a who's who
in the intelligence community. the list includes homeland security secretary jeh johnson and a host of current and former senior security officials. the stolen information was allegedly gleaned from a breach of private e-mail accounts containing the background security files and other documents of cia director john brennan. the hacker claims he infiltrated brennan's account by tricking verizon and aol employees into resetting his password. the twitter account posting the information was abruptly taken down last night. today, the fbi and secret service are racing to identify the hacker and to see if they can build a case against him. sources tell us it does not appear that any classified information was taken, but these top officials faced the prospect of more hacking and further leaks of their private information. robin? >> so disturbing. all right, pierre. now to major milestone for all those people who lost so much money in the bernie madoff scandal. brian ross is here. abc news exclusive with the latest. good morning, brian.
>> reporter: good morning. there's some good news for the victims of bernie madoff wiped out in what was the largest financial crime in american history. >> what do you have to say to the public? to your investors? >> reporter: when bernie madoff's massive ponzi scheme was uncovered seven years ago there was little hope his investors would get back any of their money. but this morning, officials and bankruptcy lawyers tell abc news they have now recovered more than $11 billion of the $17 billion that was lost. >> the calculations are that anyone who put in $1,161,000 is going to be made completely whole in this distribution. >> reporter: 100% back? >> yeah. and that's most of the people who had valueid claims. >> reporter: a huge relief for hundreds of victims who lost including many outside the courthouse when he was sentenced to life in prison. >> you jerk. how could you possibly live with yourself? >> reporter: the biggest chunk of missing money was recovered
dead at his swimming pool less than a year after madoff was arrested. officials now say they have determined jeffry picower was in on the scheme with madoff, and his widow agreed to turn over $7.2 billion to the victims, virtually every dollar her late husband made in the scheme, more than madoff himself. >> i think it was mr. picower made the most money. trustee is still in court with a number of others, including madoff's wife, ruth, to get more money for the victims. the madoff case has also made the huge teams of bankruptcy lawyers very rich. they collectively got paid $1 billion in fees over the last seven years which they say was a good investment given the $11 billion they have recovered. >> $7 billion that -- >> that's what he took out. he's considered probably one of the -- probably the most successful person in the madoff scheme. he got a lot more than madoff. >> and where's madoff now?
what's happening with him? >> he's locked up in a federal prison in north carolina where he is spend the rest of his life. >> thank you, brian. >> staggering sums there. you have a major warm-up in the southwest. >> right, everybody get ready. we'll take one of those huge the kind that gets you pulled over. seriously. we're going from freezing this week in d.c. to raleigh, new york city, and then flipping some 20 to 30 degrees by tomorrow or thursday. so temperatures well into the 70s almost 80 for d.c., raleigh, you'll get there too with east wind and southwest, that low pressure system way up in the atmosphere will get caught for a couple of days and surge moisture and energy. that means thunderstorms, hail, the primary threat with damaging wind and flash flooding in there too. i'll have a whole lot more coming in the nation's weather. robin? >> all right, ginger. okay. but in the mean time, ooh, it's good to be oprah winfrey. the power of oprah. i don't even say her last name that much. that's why i stumble over it. the billionaire superstar betting big on weight watchers,
buying a stake in the business sending the stock skyrocketing. abc's mara schiavocampo has that story for us. good morning, mara. >> reporter: robin, good morning. weight watchers is calling it a groundbreaking partnership. the media mogul joining the company as an owner, celebrity endorser, and member. this, as the diet company is looking to expand from focusing just on weight loss to overall health. and they're hoping the oprah effect will help. this morning, oprah winfrey throwing her weight behind one of the world's biggest diet companies. >> how does it feel to lose weight while on weight watchers? >> reporter: the media mogul buying 10% of weight watchers for $43.2 million. tweeting "i believe in the weight watchers program so much i decided to invest." the announcement sending company stock surging. prices more than doubling monday. >> oprah is a super savvy businesswoman. she would not have joined weight watchers if she did not think it was a solid investment. >> reporter: as part of the deal oprah will become a weight watchers member.
publicly sharing her own experiences after struggling with her weight for decades. famously dragging 67 pounds of fat on stage for "the oprah winfrey show" in 1988. >> it is amazing to me that i can't lift it but i used to carry it around every day. when you see me gain weight, it's not about me pigging out, it's always about my life is out of balance. it's not about the food. it's about using food. >> reporter: this new partnership reflects weight watchers' efforts of rebranding to broaden the company's mission to prioritize overall health and wellness. in recent years their stocks have slumped as many dieters have gone digital. now they're hoping the oprah effect can tip the scales. now, oprah will also take on a very important role as an adviser. one thing she knows how to do is inspire people to live their best life. as for that stock surge, the big winner, oprah. she made $70 million yesterday. i'd say that's a pretty good day one. >> yeah, sure was, mara.
that was one of those tv moments. remember when she rolled out that wagon with all that fat. remember it like it was yesterday. now amy is back with the morning's other top stories starting with several fires targeting churches. >> that's right, robin. security is actually being tightened at churches in missouri after a string of suspected arson fires. six predominantly black churches have now been set on fire in the st. louis area in recent days. a reward is offered for information leading to an arrest. well, a contractor in philadelphia has been convicted of manslaughter for a building collapse. look at that -- that killed six people. prosecutors claimed he ignored warnings and cut corners on the project in 2013. he could now face decades in prison. well, surprising election results from canada overnight, the liberals winning in a landslide. 43-year-old justin trudeau will be the next prime minister. ending nearly a decade of conservative rule. trudeau's father was prime minister in the '70s and '80s.
the first case of cancer linked to the 2011 fukushima nuclear disaster. a former plant worker has leukemia and at least three similar cancer cases could also be linked to that plant. well, there are new details about the death of a high school football player in texas. 16-year-old cam'ron matthews collapsed during a game on friday. doctors say he died from an aneurysm and they are not sure if it was football-related. and finally, well, the skies whatnot so friendly for this plane flying into australia. did you see that? it was nearly struck by a huge bolt of lightning. a storm chaser caught the moment on tape. and when you take a closer look, you see -- look at that. the size of that lightning bolt just dwarfing that plane. the guy who took the picture was safely in his car but he was a storm chaser and said it was just a remarkable show and thankfully no one injured in the air. two people, though, were injured on the ground. >> really? >> yes. >> unbelievable picture.
>> thank you, amy. new "star wars" trailer breaks the internet overnight. all the details in just 30 seconds. millions watched the "star wars" trailer during half time of espn's "monday night football." 13 million more and counting viewed it on youtube and facebook overnight. abc's nick watt is in l.a. with all the buzz on this coming blockbuster. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, a lot of nerds like me were watching football last night just waiting for the trailer.
17,000 tweets a minute as it aired. and this is our final glimpse, the final clues before the movie finally arrives for real. our favorite members of the galaxy reunited at last. han and leia hug, and why is she crying? and where is luke? kylo ren channeling his predecessor. >> nothing will stand in our way. i will finish what you started. >> reporter: set decades after "return of the jedi." the younger characters aren't sure jedis are real. >> i was raised to do one thing. but i've got nothing to fight for. >> reporter: but we know better. >> it's true. all of it. >> reporter: this movie doesn't open until december.
but tickets went on sale last night, crashing ticket websites around our planet. they're already for resale on ebay for hundreds. many questions this trailer leaves. what is that? >> the force, it's calling to you. >> reporter: who said that? lupita? the force has awakened. 58 days till opening night. now, i don't have the stomach for the ticket fight last night. but this morning i logged on. lot of theaters completely sold out for the first couple of days, all those gray dots unavailable. but do not despair, george and there are still tickets out there. >> 58 days ahead of time. thank you, nick. the stars of the movie saw the night. john boyega, who plays fin in the movie, this is him last night watching the trailer. >> oh!
what! what! what! >> i guess he liked it. >> oh. he called it epic, so i guess he did like it. by the way, the eagles won, 27-7 if anybody was watching the football game. so much more ahead this morning. quarterback johnny manziel caught on camera, pulled over after an apparent fipgt with his girlfriend. >> he hit me a couple times. >> while you were in the car? >> yeah -- >> what manziel says really happened inside the car. also ahead was it road rage? look at this driver plow into a motorcrclist and his girlfriend. he's not apologizing. oh.torcyclist and his girlfriend.
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welcome back to "gma" and take a look at this. driver swerves out of control on a texas highway right into that motorcycle injuring the driver and his girlfriend and the man behind the wheel is being charged right now but he is not apologizing. has something of a bizarre excuse, as well. we'll get into that. >> every time you see that piece of video. also this morning, we have some other headlines we want to tell you about. hillary clinton surging in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll opening up a big lead on bernie sanders as vice president joe biden drops more hints overnight that he may get in the race. also an important milestone in former nba star lamar odom's recovery. he has been transferred by medical helicopter to an l.a. hospital where he is being treated.
that he is improving. and also this morning a little mystery in the sky. jesse jesse, what do you got? >> this picture taken in china lighting up the fwhet. it looks like a city in the sky but was it really? the secret behind the skyscrapers. that's all coming up. >> could it be another promotion for "star wars"? >> oh. >> thank you, both. we are going to begin with that new trouble for former heisman trophy winner johnny manziel making headlines off the field again. abc's gio benitez has the details for us. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning. he won the heisman in 2012 and known simply as johnny football but his list of awards seems just as long as his list of controversies and this morning now we have the tapes for his latest one. this morning, new dash cam video from that roadside argument between cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel and his girlfriend. >> he hit me a couple of times. >> while you were in the car.
>> yeah, but i don't want -- please don't make -- >> reporter: the police report alleges manziel was speeding at 90 miles an hour and that he and girlfriend colleen crowley admit they had been drinking before the fight. crowley reportedly trying to exit the moving car and crowley accused manziel of pushing her head against the window. police now releasing these photos showing a mark on crowley's arm, an afriction friction burn according to the police report because manziel was trying to keep her in the car. listen as a witness calls 911. >> there seems to be some sort of domestic disturbance. >> you can hear a man yelling in the background. >> baby please. >> reporter: manziel tries to explain. >> she threw her phone out the window and i grabbed her arm, hey, get in the car, i'll come find this later. >> reporter: after manziel spent more than two months in rehab at a drug and alcohol clinic released just this past april. >> he has issues. he should be dealing with those
issues, not think about playing football. >> reporter: a concerned browns coach mike pettine acknowledged it at a press conference. >> everything is magnifyied times a thousand. he made a lot of strides. this did a process. it's upsetting. >> reporter: police did not charge the couple and manziel said it was a dumb public argument and crowley posting and later deleting the message j and i are good. this morning, of course, are they really good? the browns saying they take this seriously and have expressed their concerns to manziel directly. the nfl says it is aware of the incident but won't comment any further. we'll see what happens. >> we will see. he has such enormous talent but these issues that he continues to get himself into. we'll see what happens, gio. we turn to that wild scene on a texas highway. this driver charge for swerving into that motorcycle. he claims it was an accident. has a very unusual excuse. abc's ryan owens has the story. >> reporter: millions have watched this disturbing video
online. a car swerving right into a motorcycle as it tries to pass on a texas highway. the motorcyclist is thrown from the bike, his girlfriend riding on the back seriously injured. just as jarring, the reaction of the driver who hit them. >> what were you doing? you hit them. >> i don't care. >> i got it on video too. >> i don't care. >> reporter: that's 68-year-old william crum being confronted by the motorcyclist's friend who recorded it all. >> i got it on video too. >> i don't care. >> reporter: this morning crum has a most unusual excuse for hitting the bike. >> all of a sudden i felt this tremendous stinging in my left leg and i thought it was a wasp or something and i didn't know it was a spider bite. >> reporter: causing him to jerk the wheel and swerve into the left lane. >> i didn't try to hurt anybody. i just -- it was a reflex from the pain. >> reporter: eric sanders is the biker who still covered in road
rash and not buying crum's story of the mystery insect. >> the car jerked over towards me violently. he had 100% control of that car the entire time he was driving it. >> reporter: the district attorney isn't buying it either. late monday charging william crum with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. his car. before he was charged with the two felonies, crum was asked if he wants to apologize to the couple. >> to her, but to him, no, 'cause he was doing something illegal. >> reporter: it's true police cited sanders for illegally passing the car but crum may now have to use his bug bite defense in court. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, grandbury, texas. >> let's talk to dan abrams about this. we heard the twinkie defense and now the spider defense. >> yeah, come on. this is not going to be a successful defense. there are real defenses out
for example, i had a seizure. i was attacked. those are defenses where you say, look, it wasn't my fault that something that i did in the car ended up hurting someone. the smieder or wasp defense isn't going to work and in particular because of what he says -- >> that's what i was going to ask you about. he says this guy was doing something illegal. >> it's not just that but immediately after the incident, he's basically saying that he's not sorry about what happened. he's talking about people doing wheelies, et cetera. he's clearly got animus. if i was this guy, i would definitely try and cut a deal. you're talking about serious crimes here. >> he's being charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. >> up to 2 to 20 years behind bars is the sentence for this kind of crime. if i were him i would drop the spider defense, drop the wasp defense and instead try and get in there with the prosecutors and say to them, i want to cut a deal. offer me some sort of lesser
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her nurse. her personal assistant. basketball college programs in the country speaking out to espn's "outside the lines" about the allegations against the university of louisville team and abc's ryan smith is here with the story. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, lara. they're akin to basketball royalty. an annual fixture at the ncaa tournament with a top notch coach and star studded recruiting coach to boot but the team is under fire with a
with details of wooing of some of those stars with sex. >> if they wanted to make extra money that's what the side deal was. sex. >> reporter: this morning, the woman at the center of allegations the college basketball powerhouse louisville cardinals three time national champions hired female escorts to woo recruits breaking her silence sharing lureid details paid for the former director of operations andre mcgee. >> andre always had the money, passed out the money, made it rain. made the deals. paid for the deals. >> reporter: speaking exclusively to john barr of espn's "out side the lines." katina powell penning a book "breaking cardinal rules" attending 22 parties between 2010 and 2014. some in campus dorms adding she and several other woman including three of her own
daughters participated in sex with recruits, team members and some of their fathers. >> andre would come to me and tell me what girl the recruit wanted and i would tell the girl and she would say her price, i would tell him. he would say, okay. give me the money. that was just it. he would take them into another room and him, her and the recruit would do what they did mind c csed doors. >> reporter: the scandal rocking one of the country's top basketball programs. their coach, two time national champion rick pitino initially floored by the allegations. >> almost got me sick to my stomach. i don't believe in any form of cheating at all and to get an advantage with a recruit. >> reporter: last week defiant. telling a packed house of louisville supporters he abides by ncaa rules. >> if there was any wrongdoing, it's a big if, and people have to pay for their crimes, and that's an if, if it happens, we will own up to it. >> reporter: but powell
questioning what pitino knew and when he knew it. >> four load, a boatload of recruits and dancers, loud music, alcohol, security, cameras, basketball players who came in at will. how could rick not know. >> reporter: the scandal sparking separate investigations by both the ncaa and the university of louisville. campus police also reviewing the allegations for possible criminal charges. now to be clear, powell says she is not sure whether pitino knew about the parties she claims mcgee arranged. she never talked to or met pitino. our sister network reached out to the university and pitino and they're not commenting citing respect for the process, ncaa and criminal investigations and espn also saying mcgee is declining comment as well. >> yeah, ryan, the full story of the louisville scandal there morning on espn and dotcom and "sportscenter." quickly, though, jess, you were a recruited football.
now and in college sports these high school kids are recruited so heavily and different places will go to different extremes but i've never heard of anything like this. >> wild story. >> it is wild. all right, jess, thank you. jesse has another story, mystery if you will in the sky. >> it's not a bird. it's not a plane. it's a full-blown city in the air. or is it? we'll tell you next in our "speed feed." >> my guess is it's not.turning cooler and the air is nice and crisp, i know that fall has finally arrived. and with it, all the flavors of the season. fall is all about bringing people together around delicious food. and each recipe brings as much enjoyment as the company. low prices on everything you need to make every meal more memorable. walmart. look, the wolf was huffing and puffing. like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd,
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okay. what about this apparent city in the sky, jesse? >> guys, this image has been trending on facebook. it's been lighting up the internet. it has sky watchers in china amazed and a little bit suspicious. pictures and video of this so-called floating city in the sky captured by stunned onlookers is beautiful and mysterious has given birth to conspiracy theories. one even suggesting that nasa is responsible. >> nasa. >> but, of course, the truth is both heavenly and more down to earth. it's a rare phenomenon known as a fada morgana. when warm air sits on top of cool air and light at different angles that can look like buildings.
>> these are phenomenal, amy. tracking and mystifying people for centuries. with pictures like these it's obviously not hard to see. >> you've taken over name that cloud. makes me want to -- >> >> jesse had to do a lot of homework. >> we were talking offset. >> it's like a mirage you see them in the desert. >> i thought you said hakuna matata. >> that means i love you. >> robin is like what did you just call that? >> say what? >> just so impressed by you, jesse. >> yeah. >> a wealth of knowledge. >> yeah. >> a little bit left for your atmospheric science -- >> my head is about to explode. >> "pop news" is coming. "pop news" is coming. >> stick around for "pop news." >> it'll be a goodne. when we come back at the top of the hour we have a college student missing for days finally found because of an iphone app.
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today. that may act as a focal point for the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles. your overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it to a high in the upper 60s jessica rae: good morning we've got a quick news update for you now... jessica rae: some community members are coming to the defense of a sibley-ocheyeden teacher and coach who was fired for a violation of school code. kyle ewinger was terminated, after he was found sleeping next to an elementary student in his classroom. ewinger explained he and his wife had taken the child in and he is a father figure to him. ewinger says he was locked out of his own house and wasn't able to drop the child off with his grandmother after geing back late from an out of town football game. as a last resort, he said, he set up an air matress at the school. "he corrects all of his homework, he has football kids tutoring him, he got him to summer school every day, he feeds him, he gives him allowance...he does all of the things a parent does for a child " says kim van der sloot, parent of three in the sibley- ocheyedan district. jessica rae: the school board voted four to one
vanished. the mysterious disappearance of a college student. his friends frantically searching for him. his life. school bus emergency. students scramble to evacuate after scary fumes filled their bus. >> open the window. >> what happened? >> outraged parents now demanding answers about what really happened. an abc news exclusive. rock 'n' roll superstar travis barker opening up for the first time on camera about the terrifying night he survived a plane crash. >> the plane is on fire. my hands are on fire. i basically ignite my whole body on fire. >> his incredible survival storyry
through his darkest days. tell you something and the big move on "dancing with thetars" that got everybody clicking. bindi and derek leap into "dirty dancing" and only our camerasasere behind the scenes with a new couple booted from the dance floor as we say -- >> all: good morng, america. great to see all these beautiful, smiling faces fm all arou the country joining us here in times square and a little bit warmer for them. >> still bundled up. >> yeah. >> rightfully so. >> how great is movie night on "dancing with the stars"? let's take another look at bindi and derek bringing back "dirty dancing." wowed everyone. they did have a last-minute change. jesse will tell you about. i got to tell you also other great scenes last night. andy and alison doing "singing in the rain" and getting perfect 10s.
>> yeah, he was good. >> he was really good last night. there was great to see those scenes. we'll have a lot more coming up. >> we'll have a recap on that coming up. also a aad, how you can get t on top of your health right now. the prescription for the right doctor, right diagnosis no matter what you're dealing with. it's a new book. it's brilliant. it's "the patient's playbook." it helps you knowing what questions to ask. >> lots of good information and amy with theheorning rundown. the big story, speculation runnnng rampant about vice president joe biden's possible run for president. biden is slipping in the polls while hillary clinton enjoying a bump from last week's debate. sources now say biden may wait until next week to announce whether or not he's running, but he's already firing off what appears to be subtle jabs at clinton and bernie sanders. "the washington post" mistakenly released a story saying biden had launched his campaign. the paper blames a glitch. well, the fbi is trying to track down a hacker who is
cia director and the secrerery of homeleld security. ernight the alleged teen hacker began relng what he says is private information from those accounts including social security numbers of key intelligence officials. well, pomp and circumstance on display in london as queen elizabeth welcomes the president of china for a state visit. buckingham palace where the duchess kate will also be attending. well, a georgia college student is recovering after he was found unconscious by railroad tracks more than 48 hours after he disappeared. his friends finally found him with the help of an iphone app, and abc's kendis gibson has his story. >> what's your name? [ sirens ] [ >> reporter: a miraculous scene caught on camera. missing student james hubert found and rescued monday morning blooded and bruised but alive. a happy ending to a nearly three-day-long search.
the news. unreal. >> reporter: the 24-year-old vanishing friday night after attending a sorority event. his disappearance setting off a massive search throughout the weekend by police, friends and classmates. >> this is all credited to our students not giving up on their friend. >> reporter: the big break cominghen two of hubert's friends realizing his date had left her phone in his jacket. using the find my ipne app to track his whereabouts. those cell phone pings leading to hubt along railroad tracks only seven miles from where he was last seen. >> i ran straight over to make sure he s okay and he opened his eyes, and he just said where am i? am i missing? >> reporter: ems arriving on sce soon after transporting hubert to a hospital wherhe'secovering from his injuries this morning. his mother posting this selfie to facebook. hubert told poli he was beaten up and robbed but he is unable remember at happened to him so police are stilil investating exactlhow landed at the railroad tracks. for "gd rning america," kendis gibn,bcews, new yo.
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whoo. >> "saturday night fever." >> you've done that a couple times before. >> you keep doing that and you'u' find yourself on "dancing with the stars." >> everybody is auditioning this morning. >>¬ everybody. >> not everybody. and we're going to move on to our "heat index" and this morning's hot button. or not. >> we're still auditioning. >> chrissy teigen firing back against online critics who say she isn't telling the whole truth about her pregnancy after posting a baby b bp picture. "nightline" anchor juju chang has the story. >> reporter: this morning, a photo of chrissy teigen's budding baby bump sparking unexpected criticism about the of her pregnant belly. the model and tv host is known for sharing her life in realtime with millions of social media followers. sosot may come as no sururise thathe's doing the same with her pregnancy writing "somebody is early to the party." thousands of congratulatory messages pouring in but along with those, a barrage of body shaming comments about the size of her bump.
my bestie is due in feb and she'e'half your size. not twins. probably triplets." teigen who has not yet disclosed her due date defending her several. "i did ivf one at a time. it isn't twins. i can see the thing. get out of my uterusus >> there is a mumuitude of factors that goes into how she appears when she's pregnant. at the end of the day, that's nobody's business other than hers and her doctor's. >> reporter: it was just a week ago that teigen and hubby john legend took to instagram to reveal their exciting news. >> john and i are so happy to ananunce that we are prereant. as many of you know we've been trying to have a baby for awhile now." acknowledging in that intimate post the couple struggled to conceive, one teigen made public just last month while co-hosting "the fablife." >> honestly, john and i were having trouble. we would have had kids five, six
gosh, it's been a process. >> reporter: and to the dismay of her many fans the scrutiny surrounding the photo may have turned the star off from sharing the remainder of her pregnancy writing, "no more preg tweeting for me. lesson learned." t despite the negativity, teigen already showing she's one tough mom-to-be tweeting, "good thing i am unoffendable or this would be a rough few months." for "good morning america," juju chang, abc news, new york. >> oh, it's just beginning. how many times do people say, are you sure you don't have twins in there? positive. did you swallow a b bketball? i got t at. >> we were trading insults. some of them can't be repeated. >> these were said to your face? >> oh, yeah, really. your due date is that far away. are you sure you got it right? >> yeah. >> thanks. yeah. >> so, and if you put it on social media, people have something to say about it. >> those are the comments they were able to share with us.
next up on the "heat index," an abc news exclusive with rock star travis barker. blink-182 drummer in his first in-depth tv ininrview since a ane crash that nearly took his lili. he sat down with abc's chris connelly. got to take a look at this. >> plane's on fire. my hands are on fire and unbuckle my seat belt and jump right into the jet which holds all the fuel and i basically ignite my whole body. >> reporter: that's drummer travis barker known for his work with blink-182. all the small things true care -- >> reporter: speaking fofothe first time about the night of september 19th, 2008 when the chartered plane he, bff, dj a.m. real name adam goldstein and two of their cohorts were in crashed on takeoff in columbia, south carolina. >> i'm soaked in jet fuel. there's nothing i can do to put the fire out.. and then we reize, you know, we're out of the plane, and the plane explodes. and then i stayed in burn centers for like the next four months. >> reporter: two close friends and the two pilots would die in the crash.
body, barker would know searing, unimaginable pain. what does that feel like? >> that, i mean, that feels like hell. >> reporter: as he captures in his compelling new memoir "can ine point considered taking g s own life. >> i would call friends s mine and say i'll deposit a million dollars into whoever's bank account. >> you were willing to pay $1 million to take you out? >> oh, yeah. they had to pull the phone out of my room >> reporter: what saved hihiwas his kids. . >> it was hard for them to see the state i was in. they'd color in class and everyone is drawing pictures of their family or what they did in the weekend and landon is drawing a picture of a plane crashing. so, yeah. >> reporter: it's not right, is it?
definitely something that i mean he was old enough to understand, you know. >> reporter: one year later r another blow with h am goldstein losing his courageous battle with drug addiction. barker says his book tells of a wild, reckless lifestyle that he's put in the rearview mirror. with 40 one month away, his existence is focusus on drumming and minding his kids. he's still playing gigs including with mark hoppis in a reconstituted blink-182. he hasn't been in a plane since that night. he's not ruling it out. >> you know, i -- i tell my children when you're ready to fly, i'm ready to fly. >> barker in his book says his daughter alama had an eerie premition about the accident
come off, daddy, as he headed for south carolina. even on the tarmac moments before the fateful flight, barker says he shared concerns on the phone with his father. barker is a lifelongng white-knuckle flier who now takes the "queen mary ii" to gigs overseas. >> you know what, chris, you showed us a side of travis that is rarely seen. >> yeah. >> that is certainly true. he's very familiar for his antics, i guess, and his exciting lifestyle, but this is a very serious thing he went through. >> so brave to talk about it. what a life-changing event and those kids, to have that imagery in their minds. i hope one day they all can hold hands and get on a flight and be okay. >> for him to say, chris, for him to say, when my kids are ready to fly that says -- he's a great dad, isn't he. >> yeah, he doesn't want to be limited by his issues. he wants to make sure his kids live a rich, full life and looking after his kids is really important. his daughter is a cheerleader and he likes to be a cheer dad these days. >> it always boils down to our families. you know, that's what's most important.
chris, thank you, thank you, thank you. that was terrific. andd we'll have more -- you'll have more with travis barker on "nightline" tomorrow night. all right, well, next up on our "heat index," a blast from the past on "dancing with the stars." the nine remaining couples recreating all-time favorite dance routines, but it was the last dance for one unlucky couple, and jesse has a look at all the action on the ballroom floor. jesse. >> that's right, amy. it was a crazy night stars channeling everyone from "magic mike" to madonna. three couples got perfect scores but one couple vogued their way right out of the ballroom. just electrifying >> reporter: an electririing night ononhe dance floor. ^> oh, wow, wow, wow, wow. you should be dancing >> reporter: the remaining couples taking on the most iconic in showbiz history channeling everyone from the king of rock 'n' roll. jailhouse rock >> reporter: -- to that magagal "magic m me."
baby. >> nobody -- >> puts bindi in the corner. >> reporter: nailing that famous "dirty dancing" lift. because had the time of my % life >> you made it your own and it was as effective as the original. >> reporter: this week bindi leaving the animals for alexa penavega rocking a real-life snake just like britney at the vmas. snake >> reporter: vine star hayes grier doing g s best danny from "grease!" for guest judge olivia newton-john. you're the one that i want >> you have so much poise. you're so gorgeous. you're a baby john. >> reporter: with yellow raincoats. good morning >> reporter: that classic staircase and the old couch. >> reporter: it was andy grammer's turn to sing in the rain. >> this is probably the best
get up on the dance floor vogue >> reporter: but despite paula deen's best efforts to stay in vogue -- >> paula and louis. >> reporter: -- she and her partner louis van amstel were sent packing. >> i thought i'll be gone two weeks. well, it's been six. no one has been more surprised than me, but i know without a shadow of a doubt it was for my friends, for my friends out there, and for that gift, i cannot thank them enough. >> and paula was very thankful to her fans and voters who have kept her in the competition for so long. a little behind-the-scenes secret for all of you. bindi and derek revealed they almost had a wardrobe malfunction. moments before hitting the star, the stars making a last-mute change to her outfit to help her keep everything in place. >> no one would have known. >> you said you were behind the scenes. you don't see that. >> i got sources everywhere, robin. >> everywhere. >> the best line, nobodydyuts baby in ththcorner.
>> that's right. a moviviclassic. >> it is. thanks, jesse. next monday, by the way, is the stars" at 8:00, 7:00 central let's go outside to ginger with a check of the weather. >> how about this crowd, quite a crowd even though we're stararng to be chilly, , m so happy it's warmer because i ian't close my coats anymore. getting there on the pregnancy. let's talk about the forecast. the pacific ocean, so active. now olaf a category 4 moving west at 10. it should take more of a north-northeasterly track away from hawaii.the development of a handful of rinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first
really good shot at measurable precipitation in >> i love watching this crowd. all right. lara, let's get some "pop." >> thank you so much, ginger. it is s me for "pop news." >> you promised you got to deliver because you promised -- >> i have to deliver what? >> for "pop news" -- >> it's the first story and i think it'll spark a real conversation with jesse. yes. >> i can't wait. >> we begin with "pop news" with this. "losing a guy in ten days," " doubt kate hududn ever has to worry about that. however she does know how to tighten up in 20 minutes. she's cover girl for this issue of "allure" magazine showing off her incredible physique and sharing her fitness secrets. the "almost famous" star says she does not allow or does not f flow any set regimen. she does it whenever she can. i love this idea. >> i do. i do. >> she grabs it when she can pushing a stroller back and forth up a hill, doing pilates with her dog. i don't know how that works. we have a picture to prove it. hudson also says she plans on writing a book about, quote, throwing perfection out the
window. i love this. it's all about finding what works for you. and what is apparently working for kate is dating nick jonas, which sparked quite a conversation. kate is i believe 36. nick jonas is 23 and we have been talking all morning long behind the scenes about how young is too young and, you know, if it's a guy dating a younger girl, and, jesse, we leaned on you for this one. >> right. >> as a 36 or 37-year-old man how young is too young and jesse, your thoughts are -- >> you can't put an age restriction on love but i -- >> that's not what you were saying. >> i think -- >> a mathematic formula. >> a lot of my guy f fends out there - - >> a lot of my guy friends. >> you take your age and divide it by two and add seven. >> i would not date a 28-year-old. >> i have that tattooed on my back. >> yeah. >> table. so it's an easy cheat sheet. >> it's like "memento" like that
>> did you learn today what not to say? >> or reading the prompter. >> i'm learning as i go. i was watching you during "pop news." you always say very little. but very smart. >> yeah. >> now i know why. >> silence is powerful. >> that's right. >> yes, exactly. >> it's golden. >> thank you for that mathematical equation. >> uh-huh. >> america, you're w wcome. >> more to come frfr jesse. still we'rnot sure how long you will go but we're working on it, america. hey, also in "pop news." when it comes to friendship, pixar knows how to take you to infinity and beyond. the animation studio has just released the highlight reel. it is so beautiful. it's really y eet, you guys. it showcases their 200 years of friendship that they have created on the big screen with such beloved characters and classic movies as "toy story." "monsters inc.," "finding nemo." all of the best friends we've come to know and love. i'm telling you, break out the hankies. this pixar love comes in antitipation of their nextxt release, "the good dinosaur" which hitters on novemr 25th and has already been
very, very sweet. yeah, it's just a really nice kind of tuesday morning feel-good kind of thing. and then they say that proof is in the pudding. but sometimes the proof is in the blue icing. just ask this little fellolowho claims he has no idea what happened to the blue cupcake. >> hey, jack, did you eat a cupcake? >> no. >> you didn't eat a cupcake? >> no, i was at home. >> i was at home. >> i was at home. >> busted. >> no. > have an alibi. >> he's got more to o y. no, he said he did not do it. heust did not do it. i'm no shonda rhimes but i don't think he would do well on "how to get away with cupcake eating."uabc and that's "pop news." we'll be back, everybo thursday, it's rock icon chrisornelle and then friday the hot new sounds of joe jonas and two awesome
members are coming to the defense of a sibley-ocheyeden teacher and coach o was fired for a violation of school code. kyle ewinger after he was found sleeping elementary classroom. ewinger explained he and his wife child in and he is a him. ewinger saysyse was locked out of s own house and wasn't able to drop the child off with his grandmother after getting back late from an out of town football game. as a last resort, he said, he set up an air matress at the school. "he corrects all of his homework, he has football kids tutoring him, he got him to summer school every day, he feeds him, he gives him allowance...he does all of the things a parent does for a child " says kim van der sloot, parent of three in the sibley- ocheyedan distriri. jessica rae:the school boardvoted four to one
teacher... on the recommendation of school superintendant bill boer ( ). jessica let's check in with for the weather. matt: a weak boundary is going to be stationed nearby today. that may act as a focal point for the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and d& delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us ththsday night and at least through the first half of friday.
we made it. whoo! >> safe. i made it. thanks, robin. >> wait a minute. a little -- >> there you go. there you go. >> thank you. and you are wearing my coat which is why i'm late. because i couldn't find my coat and now we know the reason. welclce back to "good mornrng america." so much ahead inclcling romance novelist nicholas sparks. we'll hear about his new book and so many of his books getting made into hit movies like "dear john" and "a walk to remember" which brings us this morning to the "top 5" list. it's very exciting. the most -- the best romance movies of all time compiled right here by aol. and here we go, number five, "pretty woman." please don't sing.
i won't sing. julia roberts walking down the street in such style winning over hearts and starting a career to remember. >> laughing. >> if i i rget to tell you all, i had a great t me this morning. from the -- if i forget to tell you, i had a great time tonight. >> wow. >> don't you -- >> classic. let's see if you can give us a line from this. number four, "love actually." that's actually one of george's favorites. >> uh-huh. >> hugh grant, keira knightley. so many more great stars, , great cast. no line. number three -- >> i love that movie, though. >> 'when harry met sally." i can give you a line from this one. >> okay. >> i'll have what she's having. number two, "bridget jones's diary." no secect here, and we're thrilled there will be a third movie in that thing and then -- in that thing. in that series. that's technical speak. number one, best romance movie of all time, nicholas sparks' "the notebook."
it wasn't over and it still isn't over. would you agree? >> how silent has he been over here? you don't dig these movies? >> i haven't seen many of them. i got to be honest. >> this will help your game, jesse. you bring a girl to a movie like that. hopefully she's older than 23. [ laughter ] >> i've been single for a long time. and refer to the equation. just refer to the equation. own it. >> all right. we want to know what you guys think. go to "gma's" facebook page, twitter, as well. tell us your top five. romance movies. right now, let's go to george with bradley cooper. >> that's right because we're going to find out what bradley cooper thinks. i just leaned over and asked him what i i his favorite mance movie. >> "dr. zhivago" popped into my head. >> "dr. zhivago." wow. >> a sad, sad drama. i loved julie christie when i was little. >> good reason. you're in the new movie "burnt"
out. burned up his career but is trying for a comeback. let's take a look. >> i work 20-hour days, 6 days a week. i was 19 years old. i loved every minute of it, the heat, the pressure, the violence, the screaming, you know, all the cooks. the kitchen is the only place i've ever felt like i really belonged. >> and bradley cooper joins us ght now. you know your character is so intense right there. you talk about the kitchen being the only place you've ever belonged, but the kitchen is like a battlefield in this movie. >> yeah, absolutely. we were just talking before about how we both worked in restaurantsm but this level, this michelin star three -- michelin star level is -- i mean it's like playing in the world series or something. >> you come to this pretty honestly. bus boy in a greek restaurant. >> and prep cookokn a restaurant ere i cut my teeth -- i worked with a guy 21 years old back
from paris and i was at the low of the pole of the hierarchy so i definitely felt the brunt of a chef's tirades. >> all the pressure, so did you think this would be your future? nah? >> no, but i alwlws loved cookininand being around food. >> and, you know, you get to work with sienna miller again. >> yes, thank god. >> she was just here yesterday. >> we begged her to did out. >> she's kind of like your work wife for the last year. >> i've been lucky in the sense i've been able to act with people -- specifically actresses again and again, and we were doing "american sniper" and i ew i was going to go do this movie so i thought she was going to be incredible and she was. >> >> she's fantastic. she learned a lot about cooking. >> she is a great cook. a lot of the people -- riccardo is probably the best one. the italian guy in the movie, he's amazing. >> but you're doing this movie all about food, and you actually have to lose weight. >> yeah, that's right. yeah, because we had just finished "american sniper" and i was going to do a play call eded "the elephant man" and had to lose 30 pounds.
this movie, we actually shot this out of sequence as most movies are, some scenes my face is like this and then it's like had. >> it all works. >> actually i was happy about that because you're right. >> you talk about working with actresses again and again and you're going to be working with jennifer lawrence again and david o. russell. how many times -- >> four times with jennifer. yeah. >> and the movie "joy" is coming out. you guys have created some headlines. all this talk about equal pay in hollywood. how will this work trying to negotiate with your co-stars? >> i don't know if it's any big plan. i thought the idea of transparency is something that obviously would be beneficial. you know, it's something you never talk about. you never hear about what somebobo else is making when you are doing a movie. >> it's kind of hard to talk about. >> well, i mean, but maybe it shouldn't bf, you know. but, you know, in terms of -- in today it's so hard to get movies made and you definitely are hearing -- having conversations with your agent about take a cut or do this or put money over here so why not say, okay, what's everybobo making?g?
as equal as we can me it. >> strike a blow for equal pay. a lot of women will appreciate that. before we go, you do have fans out there. i know you're an eagles fan. >> i am a huge eagles fan. >> a big night and we have a little message from the eagles cheerleaders. >> really? >> hey, bradley. it's your very own philadelphia a eagle cheerleaders and swoop sending you love. >> all: b-r-a-d-l-e-y, bradley. >> wow. another first for bradley. >> wow. i wish my dad could see that. that's amazing. >> well, thanks a lot for comingng >> no, thanks for having me. >> the movie "burnt" opens next friday. >> bradley reaction was priceless. totally worth it. how are you, bradley? good to see you. that was bradley cooper just saying hello to me. now totoomething we all haveve to deal with. that is our health. navigating the health care system can be overwhelming. there's a great new book. it's called "the patient's playbook" and offers a
predescription, if you will, to help make sure we're getting the best care. the author leslie michelson is here and we're a ao joined by ththdirector of the leukemia program at the presbyterian medical center, also happens to be my doctor, as well, dr. gail roboz, and thanks for being here and thanks for putting it on my radar, gail. i'm telling you, i know you're interviewed for it. leslie, you have worked in the health care industry, and you have found that there are many things t tt can help people, a a you put it all here in the book, and i think people will be surprised by the number of medical errors that are out there and that we need to be aware of. >> yeah, it's a huge problem, robin. preventable medical error is the third leading cause of death in the united states, right behind heart disease and cancer. weweose 400,000 americans each and every year to preventible error. >> but no one ever talks about that. >> and the reason they don't, it
mrs. sacarsnick died in a nursing home, and the reason they don't, it happens quietly. she succumbed to pneumonia. there are no crash sites. no sirens. >> and you want to help put an end to that and, gail, y y lked about it and the reason you reached out, everybobo should read this. doesn't matter where you are, if you're well or not, this is a book for you. >> why? >> i can't think of who wouldn't benefit from reading this. you don't have to be a patient and you don't have to be sick. it's for patients, family members. it's for well people trying to figure out what to ask their doctor. it's for doctors to read and tata a look and try to figure out what the patient a aa consumer and as a self-advdvate needs to get from the doctor. >> it tells you what kind of vitamins you should take and gets down to the basics in all levels like that, but you really start, and this is so true with the quarterback, the primary care physician, leslie. you talk about over and over that that is key in finding that person. how do -- why is it so importantnt and how do you fininthe right onon >> absolutely.y. your primary care physician should be the quarterback of your health care delivery system. that's the person who should
listen to your symptoms, help you find the right experts when you need them and become your partner in wellness. helping you manage your cholesterol, your weight, your blood pressure so you live a longer life. >> even how do you go about finding that first? >> three straightforward steps and i talk about them. the first is take out a piece of paper, make a list of the things that are most important to you. is it the insurance covevege, is it the location? is it the hours they have, the hospital they admit to. second, talk to friends, relatives, neighbors and your physicians, see who they use, see who they think. and then, third, make an appointment. do a consultation. interview the physician just the way you would every other important professional in your life. >> i mean, when you're going to buy a car, you go to all these different dealerships and try to get the best deal and ask friends and that. if you're buying a home, you want to be in a good school district but yet when it comes to our health care, we don't take those statement precautions. we have said over and over in the show, ask your doctor questions. what is the number one question we should ask when looking for a doctor, any kind of way? >> you know, i think you can say
records, you know my story, what is your plan for me and see what the answer is totohat question. what do we do now? what is your plan for me? what is my action? what do i have to do? who do i have to see? what do i have to eat? do i need a specialist? what's my plan? >> and when you're talking about a specialist, you know both -- i know there's some people at home saying this all sounds well and fine, but you know what, i can't afford that. i can't afford to find a specialist. there are resources, aren't there, leslie? >> first of f l, the best medical care doesn't cost any more. most live near major cities and every major city there is an academic medical center that takes all kinds of insurance coverage. one of the secrets of that health care, it doesn't cost more to get the very best. and ere's terrific resources to find the best experts like dr. roboz. the first is a website called expertscape.com where they've organized all the medical literature over the past tenures. all you have to do is put in your diagnosis, theheity
you live in and instantaneouslsl you'll get thehedentities of the physicians and the hospitals who have done the best work. the second is, all the major hospitals now have terrific websites that list the specialties of their physicians and, third, we're a very generous society. we have philanthropies for every single disease, and each of those disease-specific philanthropies has resources and materials to help patients that have been diagnosed with it. all these resources are free for everyone. >> and that is so very important. i know you've been looking over at me because i had my -- i know i need to come in and get my flu shot and you're looking at me as my doctor right now and i'll get th. thank you very much. leslie and gail, so vital and again you don't have to be sick to be able to get something out of this book. i'll come in and see you real soon, gail. thank you, leslie. "the patient's playbook" is available now. we'll go bacacoutside to ginger. >> that's a good r rinder. i need t tget my flu shot too.
this morning. chattanooga, tennessee, is where they're from. your names. >> candy. >> congratulations, so we'll severe weather. juxtaposition. that low will create severe storms possibly in southern new mexico especially far west texas. large hail, strong winds is thth main threat. want to fly you from east to west and leave you right there with the bigicture. because we've got to get a check the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. >> all that weather broughto you by ashley furnitur robin. >> kind of nervous having my doctor right here. stop looking at me, gail. coming up one-on-one with
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author of le parker meridian in new york to chat about his latest page turner. >> it has a thriller aspect. >> twisty mystery thriller. >> old favorites -- >> you want to step aboard? >> i love that one. >> reporter: and,d, of course, ryan gosling. >> anything with him? >> it's not over. >> reporter: how do you keep doing this? >> i know, right? i don't know. strange but i don't even think of it in those terms. it just kind of adds up. >> reporter: tell me about "see me." >> "see me" is this good love ory with two great original characters but it's also a nov that devolves into a very twisty mystery thriller by the end. >> reporter: sparks' films filled with hollywood's biggest headliners like richard gere, robert wright, liam hemsworth, miley cyrus and rachel mcadams. >> have you ever seen someone perform on screen and you're like i'll get this guy or girl
to be in my movie. >> oh, yeah, channing tatum. in "step up" and you're like, okay, that guy is going to be a star. let's move him on . >> reporter: while sparks keeps mum about who he would cast at "see me's" top man, i have ideas of my own. tom hardy. he would be so good. >> yeah. >> if you need someone to stand in and read lines for you, i will play next to tom hardy. now the father of five says he's about a third of the way done with his next love story and still has plenty more left to tell. have you ruined men for your daughter? >> that's what my daughter tells me and i feel bad about that. i'm like, i'm sorry. i didn't mean to. i'm okay. i'm a nice guy. you can meet me. bring it on in. that's fine. just be a gentleman. >> reporter: for "good morning america," czar sara haines, abc news, new york. >> thank you, sara. "see me" is available right now.
secret to success. world champion swimmer diana nyad has a revealing new book. it's called "find a way." what do you feel when you look out and y y see thiss body of water? >> i feel it's my place, when i look at that ocean between cuba and florida and this hudson river in manhattan, these were the waters where i learned my life lessons. >> these waters taught legendary marathon swimmer diana nyad to dream big and no matter what, find a way, a monantra now the title of her book. "find a way." that was your battle cry. >> the world said it's impossible. no one will ever do this swim. out of the question but i was still a believer. >> reporter: that unwavering determination pushed her to become the first person ever to swim from cuba to florida without a shark cage. >> diana nyad, she got into the
east river at 11:35 today. >> reporter: she made her name as a competitive swimmer captivating new yorkers with her 28-mile swim around mananttan in 1975. it's interesting as we're sitting he by this body of water which 40 years ago at the age of 26 you came swimming by here. >> that was a day of glory, the sun was gleaming and i was thinking this island is mine that day. >> reporter: that triumph catapulted her into stardom and in 1978, she attempted to swim from cuba to florida, stopping midway. after a 30-year hiatus she made three more failed attempts and each time exhaustion, dehydration or jellyfish stings. what does it feel like to be stung by a box jellyfish? >> i went into spinal cord paralysis. i was screaming like my body was in hot burning oil. >> reporter: hearing all that some people will say, why? why would you put yourself through that. >> yeah. >> why?
>> there is a feeling of character that builds when you say i'm not a quitterer no matter hoho cold, noo matter how tough. no matter how much pain, even the box jellyfish, my spirit is bigger than that. >> reporter: and in 2013 she found a way. then 64-year-old diana successfully completed one of the longest open oceanwims in history. >> never ever give up. this journey was so long and arduous that that moment of triumph on the beach was personal and had that ego gratification to it but it was much bigger than that for me and those thousands of people there that day, they were weeping becausus they saw someone and a team who wouldn't give up. >> reporter: the memoir chronicles her career and life's challenges including overcoming molestation. >> as together and as happy and privileged as i am, it'ss still an imprint.
these years later, all these wonderful experiences later there is an injured little girl in there still. >> reporter: did you hesitate about putting it in the book. >> i put everything. i put all my raw honest self in it and i couldn't do any more. >> reporter:r:iana has gone on to win countless awards, hosted charity swim and most recently showed off her moves on "dancing with the stars." so what is next for diana nyad? >> what has really made my life what it is is being physically fit. we've become a largely sedentaryry society with aoctor from arizona state, his big new phrase is sitting is the new smoking and so next summer, my buddy bonnie and i, we're going to walk cross country. >> reporter: what do you want your message to be for those picking up feidin santana? >> life is short. it is fleeting. why not live it big. >> reporter: sitting is the new smoking. that's why she's going to get a million people to join her to
>> see ya.headquarters is underway the more than two-million dollar project is moving forward after a 5-0 vote. built about 30 years ago... the building at 6th and douglas streets has serious roof and infrastructure problems. council approved the multi-million dollar agreement with sioux contractors. work is expected to being before the end of the year with completion early in 2017. the plan approved monday is about a million dollars under the price tag city leaders first came up with for the project, jessica let's check in with for the weather. matt: a weak boundary is going to be stationed nearby today. that may act as a focal point for the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of
the south and delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles. your overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it
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