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here and only here. ♪ come and get it. >> good morning, america. breaking right now, a deadly winter storm. the midwest under as much as 3 feet of snow, making roads nearly impossible to drive, and the deep freeze and winds, plunging temperatures as low as 35 below. extreme weather team tracking it all. the daring space mission under way right now, landing on a comet. sling-shooting around the solar system at more than 80,000 miles an hour. and what is this strange noise from the comet already telling scientists? the bold attempt to go where no one has gone before. startling new details about the death of robin williams. the disease that could cause severe hallucinations. his family is speaking out right now. >> we hear a guy screaming and screaming in the back. and take a look at this.
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a man trapped inside the walls of a department store for three days without food or water. a space just two feet wide. an incredible discovery after his cries for help were finally heard. and good morning, america. robin on assignment today. welcome to sara haines. great to have you here. and take a look at this, everyone. simulation of a plane crashing into the ocean. that is a pool, but there's matt gutman. >> oh, yeah. there he is. we'll tell you why matt put himself through that. he is the first reporter to ever go through the coast guard's crash survival train. it's grueling. >> he's got bears, he's got sharks and now crashes. that's all coming up. let's get right now to the big chill. bitter snow and ice in most of the country. frigid temperatures plunging all
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of the way into the deep south. and as always, ginger is tracking it. >> some thinking it's too early to see this out their back door. but two to three feet in pars of northern michigan, the upper peninsula there. and the snow, no longer the headline. it really is this, the frigid cold air. the wind chill in amarillo, is 1, denver, 16 below is what it feels like. and you're sitting pretty on the east coast, you're sighing, it's not here yet. you're in the mid 60s. you have one more day. and then the bottom drops out. the cold front comes through and by friday night, it feels like freezing and below. and, yes, we're getting there. but there's a winter weather advisory right there in colorado. and that is where we find our extreme team, rob marciano. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's snowing in down denver. but the buses are rolling through here. they can handle the snow. 5 to 8 inches. but that's not the story. it's record-breaking cold. right now it's 1 degree in denver. this storm as arctic blast has
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already hit the u.s. hard. the winter storm responsible for at least four deaths in minnesota. raging on this morning. with parts of the midwest buried under as much as 2 feet of snow. >> i hate to know what january and february hold for us. >> reporter: michigan's upper peninsula getting 24.5 inches. as residents from wisconsin -- >> this is early for this kind of snow. >> reporter: -- to nebraska, are scrambling to get out. while coping with a perilous commute -- >> be aware of surroundings at all times. >> reporter: you look around here and it's hard to believe that just two days ago, temperatures were in the 60s. today, we're not even going to get into the teens. a rude awakening for the winter season, no doubt about it and the folks living east and south of her will get a little taste of this tomorrow and through the week. from a snowy, larimer square,
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lara spencer, back to you. >> stay warm. it is happening. it's here. we want to turn to a landmark in space exploration that's happening right now. this is the first attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet millions of miles from earth. it's a mission that may help unlock some of the secrets of the universe and abc's clayton sandell is tracking the progress for us. >> reporter: good morning. right now mission control says everything is going just fine. we are now just hours away from a truly historic event as long as one small spacecraft can stick the landing. this morning, the do or die moment for a decade-long, nearly 4 billion mile space race. the spacecraft is very healthy. we've had right now a go from the flight control team. >> reporter: a seemingly impossible mission. a washing machine-size space probe trying to land on a comet about 2 1/2 miles wide, speeding close to 84,000 miles per hour. something that until today was hollywood science fiction. the spacecraft, known as rosetta, has been tracking through the cosmos since 2004.
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sling shotting through the solar system to catch up with a comet known as 67-b. rosetta's plan is to deploy a small craft on the surface and unlock the secrets of an ancient space rock. researchers believe it holds clues about the dawn of the solar system, maybe even life on earth. >> 4.5 billion-year-old time capsule, telling us, hey, what were conditions like when the earth itself was just forming. that's huge. >> reporter: rosetta is already picking up this mysterious, unexplained singing noise from the comet -- and sending back comet selfies, boldly going where not even captain kirk has gone before. >> higher. >> reporter: "star trek" legend, william shatner, even sending along his good wishes. >> good luck, rosetta. i'm so excited and wish you good luck.
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>> reporter: mission control will have to wait about 28 minutes to know if it landed okay. because that's how long it takes for the signal to get all of the way back to earth. and soon after that, we hope to get our first pictures ever from the surface of a comet. >> cannot wait for that. you knew you had to get "star trek" in there. thank you, clayton. and the bold robbery in manhattan. a jewelry store robbery, but the criminals escaped. tom llamas is here with the story. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. this block is one of the jewelry capitals of the world. $24 billion in sales every year. that robbery happened just behind me. police say one of the crooks dressed as a delivery man, but it happened up on the eighth floor. so, how did these jewel thieves get away? one working theory, jumped rooftop to rooftop in a batman-like escape. a brazen heist in broad daylight in new york's diamond district. >> male robbed at gunpoint. >> reporter: as two heavily armed men storm into this building which houses a watch store on the eighth floor.
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one stays outside as a lookout, while the other holds several employees at gunpoint. this all happening on a crowded block at 2:30 p.m. >> weapons used is two handguns and a machine gun. >> reporter: with a veterans day parade taking place a block away the suspects held several employees at gunpoint, demanding one of them to open the safe. but while loading up a backpack with stolen goods, the store's owner arrived at work. >> he was outside. they were yelling at him to call police. at the time, they let him in and suspect number one hit him in the head with a firearm. >> reporter: suspects fled, while office workers were sealed in their offices. while coppers flu overhead, cops and k-9 units chased down leads on rooftops. this morning the suspects remain at large. but police say if you're going to monitor one of the busiest and heavily monitored places in the world, you shouldn't expect to be free for long. and it's still unclear exactly how much was stolen, but there
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are reports this morning it was in the millions. those two jewel thiefs, still at large. george? >> right in the middle of the parade downtown. it was crawling with cops. just incredible. >> thank you. turning now to the navy s.e.a.l. who claims to be the one who shot and killed osama bin laden. telling his story in a television interview. he revealed fascinating new details about the mission and what he did right before leaving. martha raddatz is in washington this morning. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning. former navy s.e.a.l. rob o'neill says he has thought about the mission every day since that may day in 2011, trying to figure out whether it was the worst thing he has ever done, or the best thing he has ever done. the mission, high risk. the command, take out the most wanted man in the world, osama bin laden. and rob o'neill wanted to be one of the ones to do it, no matter how dangerous. >> the analyst told me, if you want to get a shot at bin laden, he's on the third floor. so, i actually talked myself out
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of a team leader spot so i could stay on the helicopter, and then go to the roof, and then that was what they call the martyrs brigade. >> reporter: in a special on fox news channel overnight, o'neill acknowledged that the operation felt like a one-way mission, no one knowing if they would come back home, but all committed to the task. >> we're going to die eventually. this is a good way to go. and it's worth it to kill him, because he's going to die with us. >> reporter: and right before the mission was set to launch, a phone call to his father to say good-bye. >> i'm the last one he calls, and he's checking in. kind of thanking me for a lot of things. >> he told me later he was in his truck at the walmart down the street here. after i hung up the phone, he couldn't get out of his car for 20 minutes. >> there was something in the tone. >> o'neill even writing letters to his young children just in case. >> it was more of an explanation why we went, why it was noble,
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and why i am not afraid. it was sad. a few times the tears hit the pages. >> reporter: but when he came face-to-face with bin laden, he was thinking only of the mission, certain, he says, that his was the last face he saw before he fired the shots that killed the terrorist mastermind. and the letters to his kids, when he returned, he shredded them. >> lara and george? >> glad he shredded those letters. >> indeed. thank you so much. i want to get to today's other top stories with amy. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the big news overnight from president obama's visit to china. the u.s. and china announcing a deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. president obama calling it a major milestone. but not everything went so smoothly at a news conference with china's president today. abc's jim avila was there. >> reporter: it was to end with ruffles and flourishes. toast to the landmark global warming agreement, but nearly overshadowed by a diplomatic
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snafu in front of the world press. >> we have agreed to take a question from the press. >> reporter: after weeks of trying, the u.s. got china to hold an extremely rare closing news conference, with one question from the american press, provocatively choosing the "the new york times," which has been battling with china over censorship and access to ask it. and the "times" reporter pulled no punches confronting president xi. but the chinese president did not immediately answer, abruptly turning to the chinese press, without even acknowledging the american question. reporters were stunned, as was obama who looked at the press corps with a shrug, that seemed to say, what am i going to do? after several minutes much to the relief of president obama and his aides, the chinese leader did finally answer, saying the united states needs to stay out of the hong kong situation, and "the new york times," he said, causes its own problems by not following chinese law. amy? >> all right. thank you. and banks breaking overnight, five major banks fined more than $3 billion to
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settle accusations they manipulated foreign exchange markets to boost profits. it was a slap on the wrist because they made a combined $337 billion last year. that fine actually equals just two days of revenue. missouri's governor announced preparations to keep the peace once the grand jury makes a giggs in the michael ground shooting case. after months of rationally charged protests, 1,000 police officers have received special training and the national guard will be on stand by. the grand jury decision on whether to charge ferguson police officer darren wilson for his death could come any day now. and a frantic scene in dallas, two city workers, breaking into the window of a truck. that was quickly sinking in a creek. their colleague was inside up to his neck in water. they cut his seat belt, pulled him out just in time. the man suffered a medical emergency before losing control of his truck. and finally, when you think of corn maze this time of year, it's supposed to be fun and games, good family fun, right?
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but take a look at this corn maze. do you see a problem with it? it's unbelievably complicated. it's the world's largest corn maze. it looks like a computer chip. >> it does. >> so 63 acres, hundreds of paths. and people keep getting lost and they're actually calling 911 for help. can you imagine? calling, hi, i'm in a corn maze. i don't know how to get out. i don't know how to tell you where i am. i can't get out. so the owners have made a decision to downsize. less complicated. this is fun. shouldn't be hard. not trying to trick people here. >> when you send people in that one, you don't to want see them come out. >> lara and i couldn't make it out of one that had two turns. >> yeah. >> that's bad. >> thank you, amy. turn now to new details about the death of robin williams. a new report reveals he may have been suffering from a form of dementia that may have caused hallucinations. mara schiavocampo has the story.
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>> reporter: abc news obtaining an autopsy report that reveals the comedian may have had a condition known as lewy body dementia. linked to hallucinations and unusual behaviors. williams was also diagnosed with parkinson's disease last november. >> the pathological line is a blurry line. >> reporter: according to the coroner's report, he was having a hard time sleeping and was restless. and the night before his body was discovered, he was acting strangely and reportedly placed several wrist watches in a sock, giving them to an undisclosed person as he was reportedly worried about the watches and wanted to keep them safe. the dementia is most often confirmed after death when looking at a person's brain tissue through a microscope. it can include unusual behaviors, trouble sleeping and visual hallucinations of animals or people.
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as well as slowed or rigid movement, similar to those with parkinson's. his autopsy report showed he had been prescribed multiple medications before his death, some that doctors say can exacerbate symptoms in lbd patients. williams also battled alcohol, drug addiction, and depression. >> there's a voice, and it's a little quiet voice, and it goes stop. >> reporter: though he had no drugs or alcohol in his stem when he died, experts feel he may have been in a fragile mental state. now some wonder if this newly revealed condition could have played a role, too. sources close to the williams family telling abc news correlation doesn't necessarily equal causation, but it was illuminating. for "good morning america," mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> very sad. all right. now to some new details. it's a bizarre story out of colorado. a man stuck in a wall at a department store for three days. workers there say they heard his cries for help, but they had no
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idea where the noise was coming from. reena ninan is here with all of the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. people come to marshall's for the deep discounts. one man dropped in and officials say he is very lucky the way it all ended out. it's the dramatic moment a colorado man is rescued from inside this department store wall after being trapped for nearly three days. >> he was desperate to get out of there. >> reporter: police say they're still investigating why 35-year-old paul fellick was at this marshall's department store in longmont, and how he ended up stuck. police say he entered the building through the roof, and fell 20 feet through a vent into the exterior and interior walls approximately 2 feet by 8 feet. >> as far as we know, no water, no communication, no food. >> reporter: store employees telling police, they heard his cries for help on monday, but couldn't figure out where the sounds were coming from, eventually alerting authorities a day later.
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>> we hear a guy screaming and screaming in the back. >> he's outside, but sounds like he's inside, correct? >> and he was screaming like he was in pain. >> reporter: first responders locating the spot where he was trapped before a dozen of them equipped with sledge hammers and a circular saw, made a hole large enough for him to crawl through. finally free, he was taken to a nearby hospital. he's currently in fair condition. >> i don't think he would have been able to survive through tonight. >> reporter: authorities are still trying to figure out how he got into the crawl space from the roof. and the big question, why did he do it? police say they'll investigate the incident as a trespassing case. >> strange thing. thanks very much. >> yeah. and to ginger now, the words we have been seeing all week. >> all week. and they're finally here. it's starting to move to the south and east, that deep freeze. places like dallas this morning, waking up at the freezing mark. the earliest freeze dallas has had in 17 years. put this into motion, all the blue you see, freeze warnings and hard freeze warnings that stretch all of the way from new
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mexico to alabama. birmingham this morning, the actual temperature is 28. and it's not just down there. we're talking about headlines. out in the pacific northwest, there are high wind warnings just outside seattle. certainly includes portland. you can see some wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour, and some of those passes. some of the higher elevations, snow, rain, 1 to 2 inches, and northern california. always a good thing for california. wanted to stop it right here. denver, that's the high temperature today at 5.
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>> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. you do not need the wet weather gear today. it will be cloudy and cooler than average and the rain rolls in tonight through the commute and unsetted pattern means more rain next week with coolest temperatures along the coast at low 60's there to mid-60's around san francisco and the bay and upper 60's in san jose and livermore. tomorrow morning, get ready for a wet commute and tomorrow afternoon the rain is gone in your local forecast in 30 >> as mild as it is here along the east coast, from the carolinas all the way through new england, dense fog advisory. a lot of people waking up and they can't see anything this morning. we'll talk about all of that next at 7:30. thank you, ginger. and coming up on "gma," new developments this morning in the california murder mystery of a family of four. the suspected killer now in court four years after they vanished. also ahead, dramatic 911
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calls as dispatchers tell a family to stop running after a gang that stole their cell phone. and one man's story of surviving a plane crash. the incredible footage caught on tape. and what you need to know to make it out alive. matt gutman takes another one for the team, first grizzly bears, then sharks, and now you're drowning. and black friday deals ticked up a notch. why target is giving free money. all right. and turns out there's some science behind having two left feet. get together for some cheer. buy one holiday drink at starbucks, and get one free to share.
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crews are offloading 45,000 pounds of frozen turkeys from the big rig. leyla gulen is in the traffic center where she's been monitoring the situation all morning. >> yes, indeed. what a mess it is. you can see that the big rig is on its side and blocking the alcosta boulevard off-ramp until 10:00 this morning. of course that can always change. it can be extended. now, there are some alternates to get around it. let's go to our maps and you can see bollinger canyon would be a great way to get around it as well as dublin boulevard. when we come back meteorologist mike nicco has the bay area forecast.
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we're back at 7:28. look at the storm system out to our west coming in tonight starting about 10:00 through 4:00 tomorrow. it's going to have light to moderate steady rain. right now we're in the 40s in the north bay, the rest of us in mid to upper 50s with cloudy conditions. rainfall amounts 0.1 to 0.4 of an inch. accuwe
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. want me to get it started ? >> yeah. >> i'll get it started. snoelts ♪ ♪ >> now, i am not one to make fun of anyone's dancing. who can forget elaine on "seinfeld," setting all kinds of record for awkward. turns out it may not have been her fault. scientists now say that bad dancing is just something you might be born with. and you might not even know it. clearly she didn't know it at that time. we're going to get into it in a little bit. >> that's just living in bliss. >> and the ones watch. >> it's a beautiful way to live. and you can dance. you just don't. >> thank you. >> just wanted to -- also coming up, we do have a
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dramatic 911 call as a family pursues their stolen iphone. tracking the bad guys. this is a warning for everybody. listen up. and one man's incredible story of survival caught on tape. crashing into the ocean. matt gutman going through, taking a scary plane crash simulation. he's going to show you what you need to do to get out alive. facing one of my biggest fears in life. i could not do that. >> real helpful advice from matt. that's coming up. begin with the california murder mystery solved. the mcstay family vanished four years ago, the bodies discovered in the desert last year. gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, the high-profile mystery who have may have killed this family of four. a suspect finally in custody. but one very big question remaining. why did charles chase merritt allegedly murder friend and business associate joseph mcstay, his wife, summer, ask
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their two young sons? >> this is a cold and callous murder of a family. >> reporter: preparing for the arraignment today, they are not revealing the suspected motive. >> new clues on the computer. >> reporter: vanishing from their san diego home in 2010. investigators thinking they planned to flee across the border to mexico. >> there was some type of planning ahead. >> reporter: but as months went on, it made headlines, even profiled on investigation discovery's "disappeared." last year, a grim break in the cold case. their bodies found in the california desert just miles from charles merritt's home. 57-year-old merritt says he was the last person to see joseph mcstay alive. and in an interview earlier this year -- >> everybody loved joseph. >> reporter: he denied any involvement in the family's disappearance and murder.
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he claimed he took a pollee graph test administered by police. >> there's nobody that i'm aware of that would have any reason to hurt him. >> reporter: now joseph mcstay's father speaking out. saying he was crushed after hearing of merritt's arrest. >> a lot of people will say it's like lifting a ton off your shoulders. and i said, no, it was more like me like a boulder falling on me. >> reporter: if convicted, merritt could face the death penalty. and for the family, his arrest is the first step to closure. >> i need justice from the law and the courts. and most of all, justice upstairs. >> reporter: for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news, los angeles. now a real warning next time you lose your phone. in a series of dramatic 911 calls, dispatchers in seattle begged a family to stop pursuing the gang who stole their phone, concerned they could lose their lives trying to get it back.
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neal karlinsky has the story. >> we're following the people around. can we get a police officer? >> what do you mean you're following people around? >> reporter: a seattle family in pursuit of their iphone. telling police they're tracking the bad guys who snatched their bag by using find my phone. apple's gps feature showing the location. >> pull over and stop following the vehicle. >> okay. >> that's dangerous. you don't know if they have weapons. >> reporter: police were not happy, and after repeated calls to 911, one dispatcher let the victims know it loud and clear. >> ma'am, let me tell you something -- hold on a second. i have been on the phone with someone like this killed over a cell phone and i don't want that to happen to you. it's really not worth it. >> in fact she was on the line with this man, shot and killed in february after refusing to give up his cell phone. police are adamant, just because
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the technology lets you follow a stolen phone, that doesn't mean you shoulden. >> a cell phone isn't worth your life. >> reporter: the victim understands that, but he was still frustrated with the police response. >> not some vigilante, our credit cards, money, phone, 20 feet away in a van. and that's where you're supposed to call the police for. >> reporter: they got it back a week later the old-fashioned way by tracking the suspect's license plate. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> just not worth it. >> no way. let's get the weather from ginger. >> go ahead and do that. promised you the dense fog advisory. from myrtle beach to boston. less than a quarter mile to near zero. take extra time. right outside new york city here -- or in new york city. and you can't see much. that's why i couldn't tell. along with the fog comes the mild, high temperatures. look at the highs. new york in the mid-60s, d.c., 61, raleigh, 71, jacksonville,
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78. that's only for so long because all the warnings are coming this way. right now, snow advisories, lake effect in parts of the great lakes, and >> good morning, not much sunshine and cool temperatures from low-to-mid 60's loan the coast to mid-to-upper 60's for the rest of us and dangerous waves at the coast. at 10:00 tonight through 4:00 tomorrow mornin >> all that weather brought to you by target. and this early winter stuff, i feel like it's on the instagram, the kids say, that escalated quickly. >> that saying -- >> those kids are getting very articulate. thank you, ginger. coming up, why target is raising the stakes when it comes to black friday. is the retailer really giving away free money? >> hope so. and how to survive a plane crash in the ocean.
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back now at 7:40 with "gma" survival week. and this morning, we ask what would you do if the plane you were on plunged into the water? or if a beat capsizes in rough seas? abc matt gutman is back with a terrifying demonstration. the bravest man we know.
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good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning. this was the coast guard to put us there the wringer. simulating a plane crash using their dunker. it's like a giant washing machine spin cycle. and i picked up tips that if you're ever in a crash, you're going to want to remember. this was a normal flight for ferdinand and nine others gliding towards honolulu. suddenly an alarm. >> your life goes in front of you. >> reporter: that loss of altitude, and that shattering impact. >> life jackets. >> reporter: as the water rushes in, the passengers manage to escape before the plane sinks. and if you think there's nothing to do but brace yourself and pray if your plane crashes into the water, the coast guard has another answer. prepare. i was invited to be the first reporter to ever go through the
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coast guard's grueling crash survival training in north carolina. my training ground, this beast. the dunker. which simulates a plane crashing, sinking and flipping over in the water. >> if you get the i'm stuck signal, pull thetology, all the seat belts come undone. the divers give you fresh air quick. >> reporter: first, can i tolerate being strapped in underwater as i would be in a crashed plane. i didn't expect to be disoriented at all. but it happened instantly. >> you did great by coming out. staying calm is the key to getting out alive. >> reporter: now to the dunker. >> wait, all motion stopped, release that window, grab a reference point before you undo your seat belt. >> reporter: if you're about to crash, here's what the coast guard says you need to do, hold on to something, like your chair. then after the crash, remove any obstacles like arm wrests, and
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only then unbuckle your seat belt ask get nd get to a door ow as quickly as you can. frightening, but i made it. but now it's more difficult. jets on to simulate a storm. the water engulfs me. now i'm upside down. hold on to the seat, clear obstacles, unbuckle and head for the window. but it won't open. i slap and push for 40 seconds. finally, with some elbow grease, it pops open. i passed. but now the really hard part. a different scenario all together. this time the dunger simulates a boat capsizing in the open ocean. it's dark, the wind howling. but the coast guard says the steps to survival are the same. >> door, seat belt. >> reporter: the boat capsizes,
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get the belt off, find the door, there are three handles. nearly a minute in, and i'm running out of air. i have to tap out and allow the rescuers to do their job. they yank me out. watch again how quickly they pull me from the boat, pushing me through the door to the surface and safety. >> if that had been in a real world situation, could have been a bad day. >> reporter: i would have been dead. >> could have been dead. >> reporter: so before you take off or get in a ship, know why the exits are. if you crash, don't worry about staying calm. think about the small tasks, hold on, find the exit, get your seat belt and get out. >> think about what you need to do instead of need to stop freaking out. >> it's like the new stop, drop and roll. >> you knew they were out there and it was fake, but still got a panic. >> it was frightening. the water was not comfortable. but they were so good at their
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job, nothing could go wrong. at least i hoped. one last thing. everyone makes fun of it, read the safety information cards on the plane. >> deal. great tips. i have so go check my pulse. that was awesome, thank you, matt. coming up, why egg-freezing parties may be the future of fertility, and the woman known as the egg whisperer behind them. and the science behind, get this, bad dancing. why new research may explain why you have two left feet.
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♪ okay. it's time for the new study on why some people just can't dance. turns out it may all be in the genes. t.j. holmes has that in the social square. not your problem, t.j. >> not necessarily. you either, you have the moves like jagger. it's not just bad dance moves, it's this, can you keep a rhythm and a beat? if you can't do this, you may have a condition we have no cure for. ♪ from elaine on "seinfeld" -- >> what is that? >> reporter: to kevin james' character in "hitch." some just dance to the beat of their very own and apparently jacked up drum. >> don't ever do that again. >> reporter: but it turns out bad dancing may be in the genes. a new study calls it a beat
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deafness. researchers finding that some people were able to move in time to the beat, but couldn't sync up after a change in tempo. it wasn't pretty. we checked out manhattan ballroom dance. folks there clearly hearing the beat. that's good. not everybody. you own a dance studio and you can't dance. >> you know what, let me just focus on the business aspect of it. ♪ i have no reason >> reporter: but like napoleon dynamite, the study shows many don't know how bad they are. they may think they're dancing like beyoncé, but look for like jimmy kimmel. and nobody wants that. ♪ >> all right, everybody, simple test. this is your beat deaf test. tap like i'm doing. no matter what, keep tap. i'm going to play a song, when the song plays, start bopping to
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the song. keep on tapping, platapping, pl. she's beat deaf. people dance transition from one thing to another. can't keep the next rhythm. >> i'm a great dancer t.j. >> it's going to be okay. it's going to be okay. >> the first dance is only a week away. >> i wasn't dancing with the rhythm, but i thought i was. >> i have a cure for that. more wine. >> oh .
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. happening now, cleanup is under way in san ramon after a big rig hauling 45,000 pounds of frozen turkeys overturned on alcosta boulevard offramp to interstate 680. the chp says the driver was traveling too fast to make the turn. just wait until we get rain. that's going make driving extra dangerous. >> tomorrow's morning commute is when i'm looking for the rain to hit. right now it's just kind of cloudy outside and our highs today will be in the low to mid-60s in most areas. we're going to get 0.1 to 0.4 of an inch tonight. double that in the north bay.
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aside from that sig alert there's a couple of other accidents. the first is with is the southbound side of 880 at stevenson boulevard blocking one lane. as we jump into san jose, a motorcycle crash northbound 280 at saratoga avenue. heavy delays from 101. the news continues now with "good morning america." have a great day. we'll se the holiday season is here, which means it's time for the volkswagen sign-then-drive event. for practically just your signature, you could drive home for the holidays in a german-engineered volkswagen. like the sporty, advanced new jetta and the well-crafted all-new golf. if you're wishing for a new volkswagen this season just about all you need is a finely tuned... pen. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit and zero first month's payment on select new volkswagen models.
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♪ oh my gosh. ♪ good morning, america, it's 8:00 a.m., and the bold new move for black friday deals that's right on target. we'll tell you who's giving away free money. ♪ up and down around the clock and are you working out but gaining weight? the provocative new research revealing why exercise could be packing on the pounds. and freezing time, how the woman known as the egg whisperer is revolutionizing the future of fertility. you'll hear from her this morning. and jennifer aniston opening up in a revealing new interview. what she's saying about her fiance, justin, her secret to personal happiness, and why she's having more fun than ever in her 40s. and all that and pop sensation fifth harmony this morning as we say --
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>> good morning, america. >> wake up, america. this is a call to arms. and hello to all those "hunger games" fans out there. [ cheers and applause ] and hello to donald sutherland. the best "good morning america" we have ever seen. wake up, america, we are ready to wake up. >> wake up or else. >> that's right. so great to have him here. and also steve carell is with us this morning. he has a brand new movie out. it's a very different kind of role for him and a lot of buzz. i don't want to say another word. >> you can barely recognize him. it's "foxcatcher," it is magnificent. can't wait to talk to him. >> that's a review. and kate middleton's brother, james, opening up about his famous sister, prince george. you can see i spoke with him, yesterday, actually. but he's back here live today.
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he's telling us how he's feeding everyone's sweet tooth in a technologically advanced way. there's your clue. >> that's a great tease. and now you have to switch gears and give us the news. good morning, george, good morning, everyone. let's get right to the extreme weather everyone has been telling us about. millions of people bundling up for bitter cold from the rockies if the gulf coast. places like denver are barely out of the single digits. some parts of the plains have seen a 60-degree drop in the temperature compared to earlier this week. and snow is still coming down around the great lakes. up to 3 feet is already on the ground in parts of michigan. and icy roads are causing hundreds of car crashes across minnesota. at least four people have died. ginger's forecast is coming up. president obama announced what he calls a breakthrough climate deal with china to reduce greenhouse gases. but there was tension in the room during a news conference. in a rare move, china's president agreed to take a question from the u.s. media. "the new york times" asked him about foreign press access to china and he ignored the
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question. reporters were stunned and president obama responded with a shrug. china's president eventually criticized "the new york times" for not following chinese law in the past. republicans have added to their majority in the u.s. senate next year. that's because overnight republican dan sullivan was declared the winner in alaska's senate race. only louisiana has a race still up in the air. a second sinkhole has opened up in a florida neighborhood. and authorities are worried a third could open soon. the first swallowed a car in 15 minutes, forcing the evacuation of six homes. a school district in maryland has decided next year there will be no christmas, no easter. kids will still get the days off, but there will be no mention of religion on the school calendar in montgomery county. it's in response to a petition by muslim community leaders to recognize their holy days. muslim leaders aren't pleased with this decision, saying the school district has now alienated all religious communities.
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and former president bill clinton had a very tough choice to make. while appearing on "ellen" he spoke candidly about the joy of being a grandfather. and ellen dedecided to present him with two baby gifts and had to choose which one he wanted. >> all right. so you're not going to tell us if hillary is going to run or not. but i'm just saying if you only had one -- if you could only -- i'm just -- if you could only pick one. because i can't afford to give you both. >> in case you couldn't read them, one said "my grandma's a stay at home granny," the other said "my grandma is running for president." very clever, ellen. but, guess what. president clinton did not fall for it. it's a decision not for him to make. but he admitted that his wife would be happy as a clam to be a stay-at-home grandma. and ellen decided she could afford both and gave him both.
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>> that's been asked about seven dozen times? most creative way. >> via the onesie. we're going to get some news from target now. the retail giant is raising the stakes on black friday. basically offering free money. it's a bold move to win back customers after last year's massive data breach. rebecca jarvis has the story. >> reporter: this morning, target wants you back, and they're ready to pay for your love ♪ announcing it will offer target gift cards for 10% off this black friday. free money. an unprecedented move from the retailer that had an unprecedented data breach last holiday season. expected to cost target more than $1 billion. the big box retailer, still feeling the effects with sales and foot traffic down. >> the data breach really hit target hard last holiday season. so this year they're doing all they can to win back their customers. >> reporter: two weeks until thanksgiving, and already an all-out war for your business. retailers across the country this morning, clamoring for a cut of the $804 each american
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shopper is expected to spend this holiday. walmart rolling back prices on more than 20,000 items including apple ipad minis, now $60 off. amazon offers its only daily discounts like $120 off this asis laptop and office depot, dishing out new deals every monday. >> it's just a race to get the customers in the doors. they have to find a way to make themselves stand out. >> reporter: all those retailers hoping they're on the christmas wish list. for "good morning america", rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> they're going to do what they need to do to get the customers back. "pop news" and weather coming up. now to sara in the social square. >> thanks, george. now here's a look at what's ahead on the "gma morning menu" in the social square powered by samsung galaxy. in "pop news" back stage with michael buble, the incredible performance by request only going viral right now. and y workout backfiring. what can cause you to gain weight? been there. and meet the egg whisperer. the woman behind what may be the
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♪ welcome back this wednesday morning. big crowd out there in times square. you see those "hunger games" placards. donald sutherland is coming up. but first sara haines with "pop news." >> just a bit of a teaser, a music-themed "pop news." it was an accident. an epic night in washington, d.c. last night. the biggest names in music, movies and more coming together in honor of veterans day in the concert for valor on the national mall. rihanna performing "diamonds." which was just one part of a star-studded lineup. and foo fighters, brave grohl, bruce springsteen. carrie underwood. that's quite a lineup. hollywood paying tribute, a
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special appearance from meryl streep. and the fans sure did come out. the park police tweeting this snapshot of crowds lining the national mall. the concert helping to raise money and awareness for veterans' causes. >> that's incredible. meryl streep and heavy metal. >> crazy juxtaposition. of amazingness. singer michael buble is on a world tour right now. but for those of us without a front row seat, the grammy winner is still providing some epic entertainment. ♪ it's better than yours like this rendition of "milk shake," taking song requests on social media and posting a lineup of backstage performances with his band. and even a throwback -- you know it -- "cecilia" by simon and garfunkel. he's tagging each of the videos with his location. italy, germany. hopefully more to come. i think i'd actually like to make a -- wait a minute, are you making a request?
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>> i make a request that you show the dance moves you had while the video was up. you have them. >> who's beat deaf now, t.j.? >> yes. >> i'm going to make a request for george. i heard it's one of your favorites. "turn down for what" by lil john. >> again? >> come on, george, take us, one move. >> cool on, george. >> coming at you. no? >> wow. >> too much too early in the morning. he wasn't ready. okay. >> not ready for that. >> you proved your point. that's a girlfriend for you. thank you. >> yes. >> and the fire in her eye too. man. >> you looked fearful. the more scared you got, the more strong i came on. it was the dance we were doing. >> and the music takes you to that place. >> it sure does. we have more music. we've got an oldie, kind of. you know that song -- >> give it to us. >> "raspberry beret." am i really doing this? no, i'm not. a major hit from pop star, prince.
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a real sign of the times from that rock star this morning, taking his very first selfie, posting the inaugural shapshot on facebook. and you'll notice he actually went really old school. taking the photo with an actual camera. no one does that in the now present day. it's always an iphone or a cell phone. and getting creative. this filtered version. my question is, he probably should have posted one with a beret. hoping for a personal request. >> maybe he will today. >> maybe he was scared like you were. george scooted back, it's a one-sided table. >> it will be in my head all day long. >> that's all right. we'll dance during commercial. >> can't wait. heat index, coming up, ginger with a check of the weather right now. and we are enjoying the beautiful weather in new york city. very mild. and we have macy and emily. you are from where? >> savannah. >> savannah, georgia. she did so well on her report card, got to skip school. do you know we're 80 degrees warmer than wyoming this morning? yeah.
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they're 21 below zero. i want to show you the forecast. talk about the snow in the u.p. of michigan, the upper peninsula. marquette county had some 2 to 3 feet. more to come. and trevor city, east of grand rapids, and not leaving out our friends from erie up to watertown. don't forget that. we're all going to see that lake effect all the way through the end of the weekend. then the arctic blast. there are the numbers. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. you do not need the wet weather gear today. it will be cloudy and cooler than average and the rain rolls in tonight through the commute and unsetted pattern means more rain next week with coolest temperatures along the coast at low 60's there to mid-60's around san francisco and the bay and upper 60's in san jose and livermore. tomorrow morning, get ready for a wet commute and tomorrow afternoon the rain is gone in0s >> so enjoying the nice weather, that's bagel, the cat. if you can see.
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with the sunglasses on, george. >> very cool cat. thank you, ginger. first up in the heat index. kind of a surprising new study about why some people struggle to lose weight more than others. some even gain weight while exercisi exercising. it's in the new york times. researchers at arizona state university asked women to walk on treadmills three times a week and not to change their eating habits. and at the end of the experiment, they were more aerobically fitter. but many of them were heavier, even gaining fat, not muscle. >> what? >> that's the surprising thing. some continued to lose weight after one month. the takeaway, if you don't notice change after four weeks, look at your diet. exercise is essential, but you have to change your diet. >> you said, amy, what's the stat? >> 80% food, 20% exercise. that's how you change the number on the scale. >> yeah. >> that happened to me. if you don't change the diet, i put on weight last summer.
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i was like, what's happening? i was working out so much. >> and you are hungry, you want to eat more. >> and you think you can because you're working out. >> yep. so -- >> good tips. also in the heat index. nice to hear from jennifer aniston. looks amazing on the cover of "harper's bazaar." she's opening up and getting very candid about her relationship with her fiance. justin theroux, like never before. talking about why she is happier than ever before at 45. she reveals she's had more fun in her 40s than she thinks in any other adult decade in her life. she says they were friends first, and romance happened later. that was the natural way to be. she calls him her ultimate creative crush. she says, he's an actor, a writer, a director, and on top of all of it, one of the most humble people she has ever met. >> can't do better than that. sounds like wedding vows. she should just write those down and say, i do. >> i do. >> right. >> it's a really nice read. >> all the details in the new issue of "harper's bazaar."
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hits news stands november 20th. now the "morning stir." >> we do. it's time. and new in the field of fertility. women are actually attending egg-freezing parties. and behind it all is an expert who calls herself the egg whisperer. abc's paula faris is here with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ready to stir it up this morning. unlike the "froeden" parties you may be attending, ana, elsa and olaf won't be at this one. this is a party and powerpoint in one, women discuss fertility and freezing their eggs. a big cost that's becoming a bigger perk from some companies. >> so welcome to this party. >> reporter: she's known as the egg whisperer. and the name of her game? freezing time. >> imagine taking time out of your day to go to your fertility specialist and talk about your fertility indicators, options. it's way more fun to have a fertility friend. >> reporter: dr. amy abadaz is hosting egg freezing events. informational cocktail parties for working women interested in postponing motherhood. >> the purpose of the party is
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fertility awareness and that's it. it's just to spread information. >> reporter: the parties launching this week in the san francisco bay area. just a month after apple and facebook announced their plans to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs which can run upwards of $10,000. >> it's exciting that companies are embracing it. >> i think it should be open to empower women to ask questions about their health and their reproductive future. >> reporter: it wasn't just women in attendance, some guys coming in place of their significant others. >> she sent me here specifically for reconnaissance. >> reporter: she hopes to help women navigate the uncertainty of reproduction. >> 10% of women in their 30s, may not be able to have babies with their own eggs. and if they only knew that was going on with them when they were 20 or 25, well, they wouldn't have to shed so many tears when they are in their early 30s over what to do next.
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>> reporter: and events like this could be the future of fertility. >> egg freezing parties are helping bring a problem to the forefront and making it mainstream. it's a great way for women to learn about how their fertility can be protected in the future. >> reporter: now the actual fertility aspect, removing, freezing the egg, doesn't happen at the party. but women who schedule the procedure at the party get a discount. the doctors said to think of it as a modern day tupperware party. you get a discount, and book one of your own and invite friends, you get a deeper discount. >> ding-dong. >> but they're not selling tupperware. >> no. amazing story. it is expensive. >> but a big perk, tens of thousands of dollars in some cases. >> paula, thank you so much. let's head over to amy. >> thank you. and now to another member of the middleton family stepping into the spotlight. the world was formally introduced to james middleton at sister kate's wedding. we will talk with him and his business partner about the sweet new company in just a moment.
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but first, we go behind the scenes with the royal brauer in law. for james middleton, brother to the future queen and uncle to the future king -- the royal wedding felt like an intimate gathering. >> the most wonderful thing about that wedding which will stay with me forever, although billions were watching, it felt like a family wedding. >> reporter: while his sister pippa, may have stolen the show with that dress, james had a meaningful role inside the abbey. >> brothers and sisters -- i suffered most of my life with dyslexia. the reading. i felt, yes, absolutely terrified. >> reporter: james wanted to give something else to his sister and new brother-in-law, a very personal wedding present. lupo was a gift from you to kate and william? >> it was -- my cheat for them was to get them a puppy. and lupo was their gift. so, yes. >> reporter: and james' latest adventure, channelling his
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creative talents in a hip new business, personalized marshmallows. the name, boomf, where did it come from? >> if you're trying to teach a marshmallow to speak, that would be the first word it would say. >> reporter: just say boomf. i have your titles here. you're wonka in chief. ♪ in the world of my creation >> and, andy, you're chief edible officer? >> add the fun throughout the company. a lot of the staff and production are boomfalumpas. we obviously take a lot of the magic from willie wonka. >> reporter: i was in london outside of st. marys with the great kate wait. was it surreal to see the attention? >> well, i think -- what was the most wonderful thing, everybody was celebrating with us. becoming an uncle. and for my parents, becoming grandparents. they were all so excited. >> reporter: i think of this when you were young and playing together, that you would ultimately be the uncle of the
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future king of england. >> i still see prince george as my -- my nephew. and in -- i just want to be the best uncle possible. like any uncle wants to be. i want to be the cool uncle, the fun uncle. what should we get for christmas this year? how can we sort of stand out here? >> reporter: what do you get prince george for christmas? not marshmallows. >> i hav't even got that far yet. >> reporter: how often do you spend time with your sister and your nephew, george? >> we are a really close family. we see each other and speak on the phone all the time. we see each other. the odd sunday lunch, popping in for coffee. something like that. >> reporter: and looking forward to the spring, james and his family are excited to welcome the next royal baby. >> it's wonderful to have another niece or nephew on the way. >> reporter: and how is kate feeling? >> well, she's better. it's not sort of -- it's not
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unknown that she is suffered from this acute morning sickness. and fortunately she is, i think, on the mend. >> reporter: that's good. we are hearing that she may come to new york. >> i heard that too. i -- her -- i don't really know. >> reporter: we would be very excited to host her if she feels up to it to come. that's exciting news. and look who we have here. so great to have boomf founders james middleton and andy bell with us. and you all, of course, brought your marshmallows. this is exciting. we have all of our faces printed on the marshmallows. and one thing you love is when you see people open the packages. we saw george's reaction. >> laughed, couldn't help it. >> you say it's harder to put pictures, images, on marshmallows than one would think. >> yes, there's quite a scientific way to put the photograph on to a marshmallow with edible inks. but it is a challenge worth doing.
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>> which one do you all want to eat? >> i ate a "gma." >> that was a safe angle to take. >> someone's face -- >> it's tough. great for kid's birthday parties. things like that. and i have to ask, james, are you making progress on being the cool uncle? >> well, i think there's a long way to go to try to be a cool uncle. i'm just trying to be, yeah, as best as i can, really. >> marshmallows make you cool. >> i think so. >> what is his title in the company? >> wonka in chief. >> i love that -- that's pretty cool in and of itself. and andy, you may be in the states a little bit more. planning on boomfing it up. >> boomfing. >> this is the proper announcement of our launch in the states. so, yes, it's available now. from boomf.com. anyone can make photo marshmallows, there's a lot of christmas messages, holiday messages you can put on them. yeah, hopefully, we think it's a
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great gift. >> what's the craziest request you got? >> that was a request that we got, we ran a competition a few months ago. it was for an engagement, or a proposal. and actually that proposal happened here around two -- about a month ago in times square. and the -- >> and she said i do. right here in times square. >> she said yes, right here. yeah. it was a joy. >> thank you all so much. we are going to be eating marshmallows all day. coming up, donald sutherland and steve carell here live. sutherland and steve carell here live.
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. developing news in alameda county. the search continues this morning for the hit and run driver who killed a 14-year-old boy last night near san leandro. the teen was on his scooter in the middle of the crosswalk when he was hit. the sheriff's department says the driver was involved in a pursuit and was trying to evade deputies when he ran over the boy. a sig alert is in effect in san ramon after a big rig crash and spill closed the alcosta boulevard off-ramp to southbound 680. 45,000 pounds of frozen turkeys need to be offloaded. chp says the driver was going too fast. i have your alternates for that. if you're traveling southbound 680 get off at bollinger canyon or dublin boulevard because of the sig alert. it will be around at least until
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10:00, maybe longer. in san jose, this crash involving a motorcycle was cleared. northbound 280 at saratoga avenue, it has left us with a jam coming away from 680. >> thank you so much. we'll talk to mike about when that rain will get here right that rain will get here right after this break ♪shining, shimmering, splendid ♪tell me, princess, now when did♪ ♪you last let your heart decide♪ ♪a whole new world welcome to aulani, travel and leisure winner for top family hotel in the u.s. for special offers, visit disneyaulani.com or call your travel agent.
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morning. then we'll have scattered showers during the commute tomorrow morning. up to 0.4 of an inch ♪ ♪ well, a little fifth harmony ♪ well, a little fifth harmony in times square last week. they know how to take care of their fans. bringing a few doughnuts. fans have been waiting up all night to see them. a little hungry. they got the payoff. and we're going to have the payoff in just a little bit. and the new single, "sledgehammer," this morning. >> save up one for me. also ahead, donald sutherland is with me live. you can see behind me the white roses. excited for the hunger games heating up big time. we'll have him in just a moment. and look who else we have here in times square, steve carell. in a role you have never seen him like this before. lots of oscar buzz already about
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his performance. we can't wait to talk with him. >> the movie is "foxcatcher" it is great. now to tony reali in social square. good morning. tops of the morning. and one of the most watched videos from last week on a serious topic. now leading to parodies. and here is one. it's trending big on facebook and youtube. and more than 800,000 clicks in 24 hours. princess leia walking the streets of a galaxy not so far away, new york city. you might recognize some of the characters she meets along the way. take a look. >> judge me by my size, do you? >> hey, princess. princess! i'm luke skywalker, i'm here to rescue you. >> wrong movie. >> sorry. sorry. >> that was indiana jones and "star wars." that was an inside joke. obi one, your only hope. but he was nowhere in sight. to the big screen we go. get used to this, being on your feet all day for a while. "hunger games: mockingjay part i," and elizabeth banks, doing a countdown to the release.
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and her challenge to the faithful. send in selfies with livestock and the fans delivered. she wanted photos with livestock. here's madison with a calf. and lee ann with cows. and georgia didn't let a lack of livestock stop her. she dressed up as a cow. don't know what her friends are thinking of in the background. the hunger games spirit is brave. and we're doing our own hunger games countdown as well. president snow, donald sutherland joins us. here's lara. >> the countdown is on. nine days until "the hunger games: mockingjay part 1." the stars were out in london monday. and they take over times square, all the stars will be here. but it begins with the president. president snow, donald sutherland. take a look. >> president snow, it's katniss. >> i don't imagine you're calling to thank me for the roses. >> i never asked for this.
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i just wanted to save my sister. and keep peeta alive. >> i told you what a fragile thing peace was. and still, like a child, you took pleasure in breaking it. it's the things we love most. that destroy us. >> wow. you are very scary in this movie. >> just doing my job. >> in a very, very creepy, delicious way. in fact, francis lawrence, the director, said that you have been sort of a nine in terms of evil, and by the time we get through this movie and the next, that you are at an 11. how is that for your ratcheting it up? >> i think he's a really good guy. i really do. >> president snow? >> he's a bureaucrat. >> he's misunderstood. >> francis is a very good guy. president snow is not misunderstood. he runs a totalitarian state. he's an oligarch. you know? we have them here. >> yep. true, true.
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in the film, you're head-to-head with katniss, the one and only jennifer lawrence. talk to us about the experience of working with her on this, the third film, installment. >> it's just been a continuum, the same from the very beginning. she's a genius, the child. she's a genius. she culls the truth from inside herself and delivers it. that's why -- susan collins wrote a wonderful series of books, but jennifer lawrence is able to catch the truth of it and deliver it. it's been fact. >> in a recent interview, you pretty much lobbied for the role of president snow. >> i don't think that actually expresses it. i asked for it. but i didn't lobby. they -- my agent sneaked me scripts from from time to time. because i like to read them. and they sent me this one. and i just wanted to be a part of it. i wanted to end my life being part of something that i thought would maybe catalyze and revolutionize young people. because they have been so dormant.
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and this election, it was the lowest -- lowest voter representation in 72 years. young people have to get out. you have to get out and change things. you really do. and it's up to you. we've wrecked this world and if you're going to fix it, you have to do it now. >> and do you feel like you're in playing this character? is that -- i don't know, does it move you in some way that you will miss deeply as we move toward the last installment? >> working with jennifer and francis, and nina jacobson -- nina jacobson who said -- >> reading the lines. >> this is a call to arms. yeah, of course. but if i can just see young people catalyzed and going to the voting booth and having some kind of a revolutionary movement. not an armed revolutionary movement, but a revolutionary movement to change things up. >> president snow has spoken. listen up, everybody.
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and the film is terrific. donald sutherland, thank you so much for being with us. always a pleasure. everybody, "the hunger games: mockingjay, part 1" opens nationwide next friday. that is november 21st. thank you so much. amy, we're going to head over to you. >> thank you. oscar winning icon sophia lauren is opening what she calls a trunk of secrets for the first time. in a memoir titled "yesterday, today, tomorrow, my life." she's revealing her extraordinary rise out of a desperately for childhood to her relationships with her leading men. chris connelly sat down for a rare one-on-one. >> reporter: after more than 60 years as an actress, sophia loren is sharing her story. her memoir, "yesterday, today, tomorrow." chronicling her earliest days in italy, amid poverty and war, painful even now to talk about. >> for me it was very difficult. because it was hard.
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i went through a lot with my family, of course. >> reporter: acting was her refuge. her depth of feeling won her a best actress oscar for "two women." >> it's a book, it's a dream. it's a dream. >> reporter: she would bewitch her co-stars, such as cary grant. yet italian carlo ponti would be the love of her life. a marriage producing two sons. >> i think about cary with great tenderness. we became friends. sometimes even a little more. >> reporter: he asked you to marry him. >> there are moments in life that you have to decide. i wanted a family, i wanted children. i wanted to be in my country. >> reporter: a 1957 hollywood party led to this infamous photo. as she eyed the dangerously revealing neckline of jane mansfield. a moment parodied by "modern family." >> she was very preoccupied,
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because she was bending too much. and maybe something would have happened. but fortunately it didn't. >> reporter: at 80, she understands the ageing process. but hopes that actresses will resist the urge to look younger. >> at my age, we never thought about plastic surgery. i think it's always wrong because i like myself. i like my skin. i don't want anybody to take it away from me. you have to live the life you have. and if you have the luck to look well even at 80 years old, then you can be happy. >> reporter: not all of us will be blessed to look like this when we are 80. for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> those are some genetics. sophia loren's memoir is available now. and head out to ginger with the final check of the weather. >> amy, do you know what your
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best birthday present is for the 60th birthday is? it's a george stephanopoulos boomf marshmallow. isn't it? >> yes. and i'm not going to eat it. i'll keep it forever. >> she's keeping it forever, folks. a little paisley back here. a good time. the weather, and before we get there. how about we enjoy a shot from mississippi? long beach out there. and not half bad either. and thanks to jim graham. and a quick look at the bitter cold. look at the temperatures that we're not having. the windchill, 17 below in denver, 1 below for >> good morning, not much sunshine and cool temperatures from low-to-mid 60's loan the coast to mid-to-upper 60's for the rest of us and dangerous waves at the coast. at 10:00 tonight through 4:00 tomorrow morning, >> all that weather brought to you by massage envy spa. amy. >> thank you. coming up, steve carell opening up about his dark new role. stay with us.
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we all know steve carell as one of the funniest leading men alive. we all know steve carell as one of the funniest leading men alive. but we get a brand new look at his film, "foxcatcher." his look at john dupont who made the olympic wrestlers his life's mission. we see here what dupont's aristocratic mother thinks about
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that. >> mother, i am leading men. i am training them. i am teaching them. i am giving them a dream. and i am giving america hope. >> hope? it doesn't matter. i'm glad you have your trophy. it can go in the trophy room. not in the rosemont case. i don't like the sport of wrestling as you know. it's a low sport. >> and steve carell joins us now. a little mother/son tension there. >> a little bit, yeah. >> and you are barely recognizable in that scene. >> well, bill corso designed the makeup. and he's really an artist. he's great at it. >> this story, back from the '80s and '90s, john dupont, wealthy heir to the dupont
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fortune. took these brothers, mark and david schultz under his wing. these wrestlers, olympic gold medal wrestlers. and it takes a very dark turn. i was just wondering, /* what drew you to the story? >> working with bennett miller. he directed "moneyball" and "capote," and he is particular about the types of things he gets involved in. i figured if he's in, i am all in. >> he said this role was outside of your comfort zone. >> yeah. oh, for sure. i don't think i was on anybody's list for this kind of part. i wasn't campaigning for it. apparently my agent submitted my name and gave him pause and he thought about it. and he sent me the script, and we met, and he offered me the part, so -- >> and you said the chance to work with him is all i need. >> huge. yeah. and the fact -- and i didn't know if i could do it, but the fact he thought i could, was enough. >> it was clear you could do it, and this story has so many different layers to it. i was struck by how much of the
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story is told without any dialogue at all and the looks and the glances. >> it's very spare. yeah. it's very economical, and in the pauses. there's a sense that you get from the movie. and i think bennett is really adept at that in particular. >> the "new yorker" calls your nose the fourth main character in the film. >> yes. >> and you know, you have some good company there. our crack research team found out, did, you know, that there are actually three other oscar winners who won with fake noses? >> really? >> can you name any of them? >> robert de niro, "raging bull." >> number one. >> i would say charlize theron, did she have a fake nose? >> no, but you're on to something there. it is a woman. >> oh, nicole kidman. >> two for two. now you have to go way back for the third.
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>> olivia dehavelin. i don't know. >> jose ferrar, cyrano de bergerac. you're in excellent company. >> fantastic. yeah, fantastic. so, are you ready to go back to comedy? anything that's good. i just want to do things that are -- that are good, you know? and this definitely whet my appetite to do things that have some depth to them. i don't want to get pretentious about it. but it's fun to be a part of a movie like this. i'm proud of it. >> it was just magnificent to watch. it was just an engrossing film. i hope a lot more good things come to you. >> thank you. >> steve carell, thank you very much. "foxcatcher" opens in theater this is friday. and fifth harmony comes here next. ♪ "fox
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[ cheers and applause ] they are the pop sensation taking the world by storm. you can hear it. fifth harmony, hand-picked by
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simon cowell, and immediately up the charts. winning the 2014 mtv vma award for artist to watch. and now they are about to release their hotly-anticipated debut album, "reflection." they are here to perform their latest smash single, "sledgehammer." but before we get to the music, ladies -- first of all, thank you for being with us on "good morning america." >> thank you. >> and you have fans, dedicated, harmonizers. and this is the first single. the first television performance by the way of "sledge hammer." ♪ if you could take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ if you could feel my heart beat now it would hit you like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ i don't admit it ♪ i play it cool ♪ but every minute ♪ that i'm with you
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♪ i feel the fever and i won't lie i break a sweat ♪ ♪ my body telling all the secrets i ain't told you yet ♪ ♪ oh, oh ♪ i struggle to contain the love that's in my veins ♪ ♪ and how it circulates ♪ if you could take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ you guys sing ♪ if you could feel my heart beat now it would hit you like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ so close together ♪ so far apart ♪ you're turning me on and my fire's waiting for your spark ♪ ♪ i struggle to contain the love that's in my veins ♪ ♪ and how it circulates
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>> sing it! ♪ if you could take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ if you could feel my heart beat now it would hit you like a ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ the truth is out no stopping now ♪ ♪ i'm getting closer ♪ i've had enough ♪ undress my love ♪ i'm coming over ♪ if you take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ oh
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♪ and if you take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ hammer ♪ oh ♪ if you take my pulse ♪ if you could take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ ♪ oh, oh, ♪ if you could feel my heart beat now it would hit you like a sledgehammer ♪ >> here we go! ♪ you're taken over the beat of my body ♪ ♪ you just don't let up, don't let up ♪ ♪ you're taken over the beat of my body but you lift me up, lift me up ♪ ♪ if you take my pulse right now it would feel just like a sledgehammer ♪ >> one more time! ♪ oh, oh, oh [ cheers and applause ]
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there it is... this is where i met your grandpa. right under this tree. ♪ (man) some things are worth holding onto. they're hugging the tree. (man) that's why we got a subaru. or was it that tree? (man) introducing the all-new subaru outback. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. when it comes to survival, who knows more than jennifer, liam and josh? and tomorrow, the only place to see the stars of the hunger games is on "gma." >> which is awesome. when it comes to survival, who knows more than jennifer, liam and josh? and tomorrow, the only place to see the stars of the hunger games is on "gma." >> which is awesome. >> it's gonna be a morning so big, so epic, you'll say -- tell them, jennifer. >> it's incredible. >> tomorrow on "good morning america." ♪
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>> that will be awesome tomorrow. but let's have some awesomeness now with sara haines. >> go sara. >> bye, everyone. >> go, sara, go sara.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. meteorologist mike nicco taking a look at our forecast. >> it's all quiet right now and will be for the better part of today. a few breaks of sunshine and temperatures in the low to mid-60s in most neighborhoods, upper 60s in san jose and morgan hill. sprinkles about 7:00, steady light to moderate rain from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. and scattered showers for tomorrow's morning commute. up to an inch in the north bay mountains. the seven-day forecast, our next chance of rain next week. we still have a sig alert in san ramon, southbound 5 at 680. we've got a new accident involving five vehicles, so right now your best bet is
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bollinger or dublin boulevard. >> join us for the midday news at 11:00. have a great gray announcer: it's "live! with elly & michael." today, from "hungry games," josh hutcherson, and actress and author, anjelica huston. plus, a performance from the legendary, the one and only, aretha franklin. ll next on "live." ♪ now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪

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