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good morning, america. breaking news. terror threat at home. the isis plot to get american soldiers and veterans here on u.s. soil. facebook and other social media users could be putting their lives at risk. winter wallop wind chill below zero all the way to texas. storms out west causing mudslides and snarling travel for all those returning home from the holiday. and wait until you hear what caused this mile-long line at one airport. miracle on the track. a dramatic crash as this race car slams into the wall at top speed. his teammates look on in horror. how did a racing superstar manage to get out of this alive? there's been an awakening. >> only on "gma," the force is strong with this one.
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the new "star wars" trailer already viewed more than 40 million times. this morning, exclusive new details about the movie everyone is talking about. who was that famous voice? and the secret connection to the very first film. we do say good morning, america. we hope the force was with you on thanksgiving, yes. great to have everybody back. to see everyone. thanks for holding down the fort, you two. while we were away. >> that was scary. >> i bet. i can't believe the first day of december. and how about that "star wars" trailer creating the major buzz over the weekend. the new details about the movie that we're revealing just ahead. >> you brought the music back. appropriate for cybermonday. a new threat from isis targeting active service members
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and veterans here in the u.s. brian ross is here tracking the latest. >> reporter: this is the strongest warning to date about possible isis attacks on members of the u.s. military stations here in the u.s. in a joint intelligence bulletin issued overnight, the fbi and homeland security says isis is spotting and assessing followers in the u.s. who are willing and capable of conducting attacks on current and former members of the u.s. military. officials say they fear copycat attacks based on what happened in canada when two canadian soldiers were killed by young men who said they were isis followers. the fbi bull pin bulletin urges u.s. service personnel to look at any information on their social media accounts that could give information that could attract extremists. some members of u.s. special forces operations have told abc news they already have deactivated facebook and other social media accounts, george.
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>> they cannot be too careful. we have this isis affiliate in egypt announcing the killing of another american over the weekend? >> yes, an oil worker by the name of william henderson. though his company says he was killed in august in a carjacking. isis posted pictures of his i.d. and american passport. the fbi is skeptical of the claims but they're investigating. now to the bitter cold. an icy blast. some of coldest weather of the year in the midwest. it's moving east. rob marciano tracking it all. >> good morning, guys. on top of that, we have a very strong system moving into the west. it is causing problems in malibu. an inch and a half of rain near l.a. a mudslide triggered the closure of the pch. there you see it. about 12 cars were marooned at one point. they're trying to prevent this sort of activity in northern
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california. that was a burn area in malibu. in north california, they're dropping hay and mulch to try to keep the land from sliding. all of the states will get a lot of this. three to five inches. in some cases. all the way to san diego. happening tonight into tomorrow night. some of the rain will be heavy at times. here's the cold air that robin mentioned. the arctic blast. driving all the way down to the south. minus 18 wind chill in minneapolis. feels like 2 in kansas city. a wintry mix across that area there. we'll talk more about that. a little bit of slick travel. guys, back to you. >> so we shouldn't get used to this mild weather? >> no. it's getting cold here tomorrow. the weather caused disruptions for holiday travel. the biggest problems were man made. overbooking and not enough help at airports. david kerley is at reagan national with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. airports will be busy. just shy of 2.5 million people will fly today. almost as many as yesterday, some still trying to get back home. some going back to work. talk to anybody at chicago's
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midway airport yesterday, and you will hear a horror story. this morning, another busy travel day after the holiday with hopes this is not repeated. >> this is a security line. >> reporter: a mess at chicago's midway sunday, not caused by snow, rain, or sleet. >> i've been here a total of seven hours. >> reporter: this was a man-made problem on the busiest air travel day of the year. a line that reporter denise whitaker of our seattle affiliate described as a mile long. believe it or not, it was a tsa staffing snafu. not enough officers assigned to work. it snowballed with people grounded for hours. >> we missed our flight by one minute. >> reporter: 4,000 flights delayed in total. 250 canceled. rain in the west. fog in denver forcing more than 40 flights there to divert. >> do you see the fog bank? do you see the ground anywhere? you're above it, aren't you? >> we're above it. we do not see anything.
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>> reporter: hard to see stuff in the fog. the good news is the weather should cooperate today. and for the christmas holiday, robin, don't expect a travel week like what we just got through. it should be a little better. >> hopefully so. pack a lot of patience. that's what you need to pack. all right, david, thank you. now to the holiday shopping season. black friday a bit of a bust. retailers are hoping cybermonday will get them back on track. abc's rebecca jarvis is here with more. good morning, rebecca. >> hi, robin. good morning. this is retail's last big push. while they've still got your attention. 127 million of us are expected to shop today. it is cybermonday. the biggest day for online sales of the year. it follows a disappointing black friday sales weekend. in total, americans spent about $ $51 billion over the four-day weekend. but that is down 11% from last year. why the big drop? sales started weeks earlier than ever before. by the time the weekend hit, some had already shopped.
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others lost interest. and where we're shopping? more and more is happening online. and more of that is happening from the palm of our hands on our smartphones. i should point out, best buy's website got so much traffic on friday, it shut down temporarily a number of times. it's happening again this morning. >> where are the big deals today? >> experts look at the websites. 6:00 p.m., zappos and piperlime. groupon. these are a number of places you're going to find deals. newegg will offer you deals on electronics. and another place to check today is travel. travel deals at this time of year are some of the very best if you book today, you can get 60% off hotels. >> all right. you got our attention. >> 60% off. >> thank you, rebecca. >> thanks, guys. now to the fallout in ferguson. more protests over the weekend as officer darren wilson resigned from the force. this afternoon, the president will examine the issues in a series of white house meetings.
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abc's alex perez is in ferguson with the latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, george. for the first time since the grand jury decision, skooth schools are back open today. wilson said he stepped down because he feared he would become a target. overnight, st. louis police condemning the actions of the st. louis rams before sunday's game. players raising their hands in the now iconic hands up don't shoot pose, a show of support for the family of michael brown. the st. louis county police association calling the display taste lest and inflammatory to a local station. they demanded a public apology. this capping off a weekend of protests. the protests continuing even after darren wilson officially resigned from the ferguson police department saturday, less than a week after the grand jury decided not to indict him in brown's death. in a letter to the department, wilson citing alleged threats,
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saying, i've been told that my continued employment may put the residents and the police officers of the city of ferguson at risk, which is a circumstance that i cannot allow. last week, in an exclusive interview with george stephanopoulos, wilson hinted he would not return to work. >> do you really think it's possible? i mean, do you think they would accept me? do you think it would be safe for me? >> reporter: the mayor of ferguson says wilson will not get severance pay. >> as far as the city of ferguson's concerned, we have now served ties with officer darren wilson. moving forward to bring our community together. >> reporter: wilson writing, it is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal. >> what's your biggest worry? >> someone hurting my family. or another officer getting hurt. >> reporter: this may not be the end. a justice department investigation is still looming over wilson and the ferguson pd. michael brown's parents spent sunday at a church service honoring their son. and they wilson's resignation does not come as a surprise. and protests over the weekend
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were mostly peaceful. a trend everyone here is hoping will continue. george? >> thank you, alex. let's go to amy with the other top stories. we begin with a community in mourning after the apparent suicide of an ohio state football player. hundreds of students attended a vigil last night for 22-year-old defensive tackle kosta karageorge just hours after his body was found in a dumpster near campus along with a gun. police believe he shot himself. he went missing wednesday after sending his mother a text about concussions he had suffered. and breaking overnight, a violent escalation in hong kong. pro-democracy protesters moving to surround government offices. and police charging them with pepper spray and batons. after hours of running clashes, the two sides backed off again. also breaking overnight, a rare earthquake rocked central arizona. the 4.7 magnitude quake was centered north of sedona. thousands reported feeling it. no reports of injuries. investigators in the florida panhandle are trying to figure out what caused this freight
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train to derail. 23 cars went off the track. the impact folded one tanker car in half. but there were no leaks despite several cars carrying acid. a major roadway will be closed for days. a wild scene from a car race. racing superstar mark weber's car hit another competitor and slammed straight into a wall while going 190 miles an hour. amazingly, neither driver was injured. this is an apparently unfriendly turn for weber. he crashed there on the same bend 11 years ago. for the first time in nearly a century of tempting us with cookies, the girl scouts are going online. scouts will be able to sell those famous goodies through a personalized website or a mobile app. and they'll be sent directly to buyers. and finally, you thought the potholes in your town were bad? check out the sinkhole that opened up in the middle of a
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busy intersection in china. it swallowed up a car. the driver and the passenger managed to escape before the car fell all the way into the sinkhole and flipped over like that. the sinkhole is being blamed on soil erosion. the driver thought he hit something until he felt the car sinking. and managed to get out in time. i will never complain on the fdr again. >> not after seeing that. thank you, amy. now to the nfl and ray rice. his wife, janay, is speaking out this morning after rice's indefinite suspension was lifted. lots of questions about his future and the future of roger goodell, the nfl commissioner. ryan smith is here with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. nearly a year since ray rice set foot in an nfl game. as he attempts his comeback and the nfl tries to explain its arbitration laws, janay rice is sharing her pain about seeing that now infamous elevator video. this morning, as ray rice hopes to return to the field, his wife janay speaking out, saying, i was sick to my stomach.
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i just broke down in tears. >> in my heart i knew that our relationship wouldn't be over because i know that this is not us. >> reporter: and in an interview with nbc, janay says it's commissioner roger goodell, not her husband, who is being less than honest about hat what the league knew and the actions in that video. >> i can't say he's telling the truth. i know for a fact that he -- that ray told the honest truth that he's been telling from february. >> reporter: a direct contradiction to what goodell told cbs in september. >> when we met with ray rice and his representatives, it was ambiguous about what happened. >> reporter: as the investigation into the nfl's handling of the case is looming, retired federal judge barbara jones ruled friday that the nfl's decision to suspend ray rice indefinitely was arbitrary. overnight, our sister network espn says four teams are interested in signing rice.
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but two of those teams are not expected to pursue him. >> he's proven himself as a football player for seven years. there's never been a question of what he can do on the field. >> reporter: could goodell face fresh scrutiny? >> it's difficult to have checks and balances when you have a commissioner who is judge, jury, and executioner. >> reporter: the league sent this memo this week to all 32 teams explaining the decision to reinstate rice. but adding about goodell -- no part of judge jones' decision questions the commissioner's honesty or integrity. integrity, something she believed her husband has despite the league's actions. >> i think they did what they had to do for themselves. >> reporter: janay rice says it will take work to get her husband back on the field, but she never considered leaving him. as for the league and goodell -- the league's team owners meet december 10th and plan to discuss changes for the personal conduct policy. that could mean big changes for the nfl, robin. >> you and other legal experts were not surprised at the reinstatement. you kind of expected that to happen. a lot of talk about the future
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of roger goodell. >> i don't think he's at risk just yet. i think this decision is a blow to roger goodell. but the owners have been in support of him throughout the process. they're the ones in charge of hiring and firing their commissioner. as long as they're behind him, he will stay in the job. >> and the owners have firmly supported him to this point. >> that's right. >> thank you. >> sure thing. a lot of anxiety in hollywood. >> anxiety and questions. a huge hack attack rocking a major hollywood studio. sony's computer system hacked and movies leaked online. investigators are looking at a possible link to north korea where the government is upset about an upcoming comedy. cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: north korea isn't laughing about the latest james franco and seth rogen tag team. >> want to go kill kim jong-un? >> totally. >> reporter: is it enough to prompt an all-out cyberwar? this morning, sony pictures under attack.
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launching a full-scale investigation into how they were hacked last week. the movie giant reportedly forced to shut down computer systems for several days after hacker group, calling its g.o.p., the guardians of peace, reportedly took over sony's internal network, threatening the release of internal data if its demands were not met. ♪ it's a hard knock life for us ♪ >> reporter: scenes from unreleased movies like "annie" and "fury" discovered online just days after the hack. >> that can do hundreds of millions in damage if it continues. >> reporter: sony telling abc news overnight, the theft of its content is a criminal matter. we're working closely with law enforcement to address it. >> hello, north korea! >> reporter: sony is now reportedly looking into whether north korea is to blame. on friday, a north korea website
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called rogen's movie, which is also produced by sony, an evil act of provocation that deserved stern punishment. i asked the comedy duo earlier in the year, why make a movie about a tyrant? risky move? >> i don't think so. it's a tough subject matter. i think the best comedies do deal with what, on the surface, might be a tough thing to make light of. >> reporter: sounds like the stuff movies are made of. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> this is the biggest piracy incident since "expendables 3" was hacked. that was this summer. and we're talking millions and millions and millions of dollars at risk here. >> thank you, lara. let's go back to rob. a lot of freezing rain across the southeast. >> when the pink is on the map in the wintertime, not exactly a good thing. we want to show you some of the advisories across the midsection of the country. a lot of cold air sliding south. we have precipitation with it. you get those two mixing, there will be a problem.
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especially when that cold air is really shallow. winter weather advisories and freezing rain advisories. a shallow layer of cold air. limited moisture. we don't expect a ton of accumulation. just enough to make the road slick. especially over the overpasses. look at the difference in temperature between, say, st. louis and jackson. a 40-plus-degree swing. in some cases over the weekend, we had 60 and 70-degree swings in just 24 hours. this is a strong cold front. when it comes through your area, you'll know it. if you watched the nfl yesterday, you saw how cold the central plains were. today, across the eastern corridor, especially i-95, temperatures will be in the 50s and 60s. early in the day. then the cold blast comes in. meanwhile, southern florida, looking for rainfall. the rain arrives in california later on tonight.
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good monday morning, waking up to a pretty sky and cloudy conditions if most of day. we still run the risk of an isolated shower. very heavy rain coming our way tomorrow and when. we have gusts from that system. the temperatures today are mild at 67 in oakland and 70 in san jose and the look ahead heavy rain everfor it through tomorrow and wind with possible thunderstorms through when >> big travel day yesterday. freezing fog in denver. that caused some flights to be diverted in some cases.
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and i was on the phone with a delta agent last night. i learned a new term last night. middle seat monday. all the business travelers didn't travel yesterday. they travel today. even the premier travelers, like george stephanopoulos, get stuck in the middle seat. >> thank you, rob. coming up on "gma" -- did you hear this story? a young boy missing for four years discovered behind a fake wall. the dramatic reunion with his mother. and how he helped save himself. shoplifters make off with billions in merchandise. why a teddy bear could be key to stopping a thief. and new details about the new "star wars." who is that voice in the trailer? trailer?
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happening today a 3-month-long street closure in san francisco is set to get under way. fourth street between harrison and bryant will be closed today and won't reopen until the end of february. all of this is being done for construction of the central subway project. it will extend muni's t third line south of market neighborhood into chinatown. let's check the morning commute. dumbarton bridge, high rise sig alert. one vehicle overturned. there are still two vehicles involved in the crash. number three lane is still blocked. expect heavy delays there. it is a sig alert, so it may be a while before they clean that up. live camera golden gate bridge, the bridge deck is drying up there. there are still wet roads in the bay area so be a little careful. when we
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good morning. a few light showers in the north bay but waking up to partly cloudy skies. some fog in livermore. some fog in livermore. we have mild temperatures today, if you're like me, there's nothing you enjoy more than hopping up on a couch, destroying a few pillows and chewing on a good shoe. so this new nest dropcam... is a serious buzzkill. it's always watching so people can keep an eye on me when they're away. and even chime in with their inane reprimands. "henry, off! bad boy!" who's to say who's a bad boy and who's not.
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♪ and right there, the moment everyone found out that millennium falcon will be back in the new "star wars." a lot more questions. more than 40 million people viewed the trailer in three days. who is this guy? >> oh. >> ooh. some saying he'll be the breakout star of the new franchise. >> wow. >> we got a lot of answers coming up. >> people were poring over the trailer looking for clues. i mean, they were just watching it over and over again. we'll share some. a few. also ahead, the trial getting under way for a montana homeowner who killed a german exchange student in his garage. he says it was self-defense. prosecutors say it was a trap.
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and then coming up, we have a warning about shoplifting. a crime that costs us millions every year. why teddy bears and bottles of water could be clues that help you stop a crime. >> mm. >> tune in for this one. >> but we begin this half-hour with the dramatic rescue of a georgia boy missing for four years. found behind a false wall in his father's home. the boy somehow managing to contact his mother for help. his father and stepmother behind bars this morning. abc's steve osunsami has the latest. he joins us from jonesboro, georgia. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, robin. families say they once saw this 13-year-old on top of the roof sweeping it, which they thought it was dangerous. but no one suspected he was being held captive. this morning, a mother's prayers are answered. four years after she thought she would never see her son again,
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she put her arms around the boy saturday. he went missing after visiting with his father, gregory jean, when he was 9. over the weekend, the 13-year-old managed to get his hands on a cell phone, download an app, and text his mother. telling her he was south of atlanta, hidden in his father's home. >> we came here to the home and were able to get inside the home. >> reporter: they visited the home twice. the first time, they couldn't find the boy. the people home denied he was there. the teenager sent a second text on that cell phone saying he was there all along, hidden in a secret compartment in the walls of the home. >> we opened the compartment where he was. and i saw him and asked him to come forward. he was horrified. he was frozen with fear. >> reporter: they found him in a small attic above the garage. and the only way to it was
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through the back of a closet covered with towels and a piece of plywood. >> i couldn't believe it. we found him. he just kept saying, thank you, thank you, thank you. >> reporter: it appears he was held against his will. this morning, his father and stepmother, samantha davis, are charged with false imprisonment obstruction and cruelty to children. both denied bail. the boy's parents are haitian immigrants. his father and stepmother who lived here appear in court again on december 9th. now to the trial of a montana homeowner accused of killing a german exchange student in his garage. he claims it was self-defense. prosecutors say he set a trap. tom llamas is tracking the case. good morning, tom. >> reporter: good morning, george. a jury will decide if a montana man really thought his home and life were in danger when he shot that 17-year-old foreign exchange student or if he was just trigger-happy. this morning, jury selection under way in the trial of
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montana marcus kaarma, accused of killing a german exchange student. the jury will decide if kaarma, a u.s. forest service firefighter, really felt his home and life were in danger. >> my client didn't want to kill some kid like that. that was not his intent. he feels terrible about this. >> reporter: this surveillance camera image captures diren dede. prosecutors say that kaarma's girlfriend, janelle flagger, told police they mad had been burglarized two times in three weeks. they set up a baby monitor in the garage and installed motion sensors and then left the garage door open with a purse inside as bait for the thieves. one sunday this past april, the sensors would go off. alerting kaarma, who told police he grabbed his shotgun and ran outside. he thought the intruder would come out and harm him, so he fired four shots, striking dede in the head and the arm. the teenager later died.
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>> we're outraged it happened. especially to someone who we loved so dearly. >> reporter: police say two other teenagers have since confessed to those previous robberies. kaarma was overheard just days before in a profanity-laced tirade against the unknown burglars saying, i'm not kidding. you'll see them on the news. i'm going to kill them. but kaarma's lawyer claims his client had a right to defend himself under montana's castle doctrine. >> the castle doctrine says a man's home is his castle and he can use lethal or deadly force to protect that home. >> reporter: and kaarma and his family say there was no baiting here. they were on high alert. the parents of that foreign exchange student are flying in from germany for the trial. robin and george? >> all right, tom, thank you. time again for the weather. rob is in for ginger. you passed along good news. what was that you said? >> it's the end of hurricane season. >> yes, yes!
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>> as of yesterday. folks in hurricane country know it's the day to celebrate. but of course, that means, today is the first day of meteorological winter. we'll get to that later. it was a very weak hurricane season. eight named storms. six hurricanes, two major ones. the eastern pacific, 20 named storms, 14 hurricanes, 9 major. the most active since 1992. certainly a flip-flop there. we go from mild to a quick cold shot of air. look at these temperatures. the seesaw is in action. new york city, 59 today. 39 tomorrow. 50 wednesday. same deal for boston. raleigh, 69. keep the jacket handy. keep the shades handy, i guess. icy across the midsection. >> good monday morning, a little morning glory for you with a beautiful sunrise and ten on the mild side already with with an
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we're back at 7:41. with the holiday season upon us, it's also a busy time of year for shoplifters. abc's matt gutman has the story. >> reporter: 'tis the season for shopping and shoplifters. about 25,000 shoplifters active every hour across the country. the loss to retailers, in the billions. this means higher prices for us. so to find out what to watch for when these five-fingered discounters try to cash in this season -- >> hey, how many states do you think you worked in? >> one year, i hit the whole 50. >> reporter: -- i sat down with a convicted shoplifter. police say,
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the unassuming 46-year-old has strolled out of hundreds of retailers over his career carrying merchandise worth millions. watch him at work. there he is, on store security camera. his signature move, box-stuffing. watch him pack numerous electronic gaming pads into that empty box. three, four of them worth 100 bucks each. then he buys the $34 box and has hundreds of dollars of goods inside. he had shoplifting down a science. >> there are only five methods. on you. if you're a female, it's in the purse. in a bag. or it's in a shopping cart. or it's in a box. >> reporter: making thousands of dollars of merchandise disappear right in front of the cashier takes some sleight of hand. two key props. a teddy bear to help him seem to be warm and fuzzy. >> you buy a teddy bear. you get a cashier, oh, it's so cute.
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>> reporter: prop number two, a sweaty bottle of cold water. that he grabs to hand to the cashier. >> hand them the water so the hand is wet. >> reporter: why? >> she'll wipe it down. scan the box, she won't touch anything. >> reporter: the cashier not touching the box is crucial. she doesn't realize it's heavy and full of loot. this broward county police sergeant followed him one day, watching every move. >> he was up bright and early. he went from early to late. >> reporter: the veteran shoplifter would spend two years in prison. he's banned from entering any of the chains he stole from. for "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, miami. >> we're hoping retailers use these tricks to stop future shoplifting. >> that's it. >> don't get any ideas, anybody. coming up, everybody, a wall of water.
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looking for clues. luckily, the force is with abc's nick watt. he has those exclusive revelations. >> there's been an awakening. >> reporter: whose voice is that? >> have you felt it? >> reporter: and who is this guy? and why is he sweating? the star of the next trilogy? speculation swirling around this 88-second brand-new "star wars" trailer this weekend heated. intense. 40 million views online. intergalactically viral. that's tangential to purists. the stormtroopers are back. so maybe luke did not destroy the empire after all. who is she? and is she in love with him? possibly. says the internet. oscar isaac plays a goodie. check the rebel insignia. the x-wing fighters are back. nice. at this theater in austin, texas, they played the trailer over and over. dissecting it like a shakespeare text. >> the dark side.
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>> in his hand to the right, it looks different than his left hand. >> oh. >> i do wonder if maybe it's not adam driver. but maybe that is supposed to be luke. >> reporter: now i counted. there are 39 seconds of actual footage from the movie, brought to you by our parent company, walt disney. lots of dramatic dark holes. and 15 words of mystery voiceover. >> and the light. >> who could that voice be? >> i'm trying to decide if that's sydow. >> reporter: wrong. >> there's been an awakening. >> reporter: according to the internet, benedict cumberbatch or andy circus. i can now reveal the truth on that voice, but not my source. andy circus it is. he was in "lord of the rings." >> it was me. >> reporter: we know luke, leia, and han solo are back. but we do not see them in this trailer.
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but we see the spaceship. the millennium falcon is back. and here's one more exclusive. the sand at the very end when the screen goes black, that's the sound of luke's light saber from the first film, from 1977. >> and i'll return. i promise. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> may the force be with you, nick watt. >> we're all like this watching. >> yes. so many questions. >> i know. >> just the music gives you chills. >> do you think it's going to do well? >> probably. probably. oh, and you know, that actor everyone is speculating about. his name is john boyega. he posted over the weekend that "as a 'star wars' fan, i'm very excited." >> i bet he is. coming up, huge cybermonday mega "deals & steals." tory has up to 80% off. and finally, deejay kiss is back.
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good morning, i'm eric thomas. a state assemblyman plans to take a step towards renaming the waldo tunnel after the late robin williams. he will introduce legislation to honor the bay area comedian and actor. mike's off, lisa argen is in. >> mostly cloudy and 55-minute delays at sfo. temperatures are mild, in the mid and upper 50s, even low 60s at the coast. we'll see a mostly cloudy to partly cloudy day, an isolated shower, near 70 in san jose. rain arrives tonight, eric. >> lisa, thank you. here's a little traffic for you.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and a warning for parents of infants right now. a new study revealing what could raise the chances of s.i.d.s. when you put your babies to bed. are the toys you're about to buy for your kids for christmas more dangerous than you think? why there's a skyrocketing number of injuries and the toys that are causing them. and dance war challenge. the throwdown going viral as kate hudson and her family take on julianne and derek. and wait until you see what happens when alfonso shakes it off. ♪ whoa's got the lighter and gwen stefani and pharrell debut their new song. and there's though doubt you'll love it. as we say -- >> good morning, america!
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>> good morning, america. you know his voice from "family guy" and "ted." seth macfarlane. if you missed the oscars a couple of years ago, you might not know what a fantastic singer he is. he's releasing his first holiday album today. he's here to sing for us. >> he takes it very seriously. can't wait to hear him sing. our huge megamonday "deals & steals" event. go ahead, dj kiss. hit 'em. hit it. hit it. >> all right, you guys. ready? we're going to move this door. evelyn has it covered here. let's see what is behind here for our very first deal. the hottest bag of the season is the bucket bag. this is from ora delfine. a variety of colors. genuine leather. only today, this incredible deal.
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at "good morning america".com. normally, the bucket bag is $365. slashed by 77%. $83. all the details at i can't wait for you to get up here for the rest of our deals. >> it is hammer time. >> i'll take blue. >> wow. checking off the christmas list right there. >> get your pens out. because here -- the link and the codes for the amazing deal are all on our website. on yahoo!. and tory has so much more coming up. george, you'll be able to get everybody done. >> just the first one. big ones coming up. news first from amy. >> we begin with a chilling new threat from isis aimed at american troops on u.s. soil. an fbi bulletin issued overnight warns that isis is trying to recruit followers in the united states to carry out attacks against current and former members of the military similar to two recent deadly attacks on canadian soldiers. u.s. troops are being told not
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to attract attention on social immediate yoo. some have already deactivated their social media accounts. president obama holds a series of meets about the situation in ferguson, missouri, today. meanwhile, police in st. louis are demanding an apology after members of the rams did the hands up don't shoot pose before their game on sunday. the fbi has joined the search for a college student missing in philadelphia. 21-year-old shane montgomery is a student at westchester university. he vanished thanksgiving morning after leaving a bar. a word of caution. as you hit the toy aisle this holiday season, a new study finds that toy-related injuries send nearly 150,000 children to the emergency room every year. that's a 60% increase since 1990. the chief culprits? ride-on toys like bikes and wagons. and the biggest offender of them all? foot-powered scooters. and if your shopping list contains items from the 12 days of christmas. here's what it will cost you. eight items are unchanged from last year. but six geese a laying, up $150.
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and a performance by ten lords a leaping, up $105. a set of gifts in each verse, will cost $27,673, a 1% increase from last year. and finally, some incredible scenes from the only place to be these days if you're a big wave surfer. massive waves. dozens of feet high are pounding part of the portuguese coast. the incredibly powerful wall of water attracting daredevil surfers from around the world. it was at this same spot three years ago that one man set a world record surfing a wave 78 feet tall. they say a new record on these waves is very possible. surf's up, guys. who wants a trip to portugal? >> let's go. >> we're in. >> thank you, amy. a warning for new parents now. a new study reveals more than half of infants are put to bed with soft blankets or a comforter. raising the chances of sudden
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infant death syndrome. dr. rich besser is here. a lot of confused parents out there? >> there are. nearly 4,000 babies die every year suddenly. accidental suffocation in bed is a leading cause. the academy of pediatrics has been promoting safe sleep habits. this study looked at a 13-year period to see what is happening. some practices are getting better. 55% of babies are put in bed with soft blankets or comforters. that is dangerous. there can be entrapment. teen moms and babies who sleep are their parents are at the greatest risk. >> everyone thinks they're doing the best they can and they're doing the right thing and they hear something like this. does this surprise you? this result? >> it does. as a pediatrician, i talk to all new parents about how to put their babies down. i focus on putting the baby on the back to sleep. a lot of parents think, i can't sleep well without a pillow and i don't have a big, soft quilt. they think for the baby it's the same thing. until they're about a year old, their neck is not strong enough.
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they're not able to roll well. so they're really at risk when they have that same kind of bedding. >> be careful of the blankets. sleep on the back. what else do parents need to know? >> first thing, you always want to put your baby down in a firm crib alone, without a lot of extra bedding. you want to make sure there's no soft bedding. no stuffed animals in the crib. no sleeping on couches or comforters. too soft. and the big thing, put the baby to sleep on the back. every single time. those things will cut down the risk a lot. >> good. >> critical. now we have "pop news" and weather coming up. you have to go to the social square. >> i'm on the way, george. here we go, everybody. this is what is coming up on our "gma morning menu." we begin in "pop news" why jennifer lawrence is about to break into the top 40 and how she really feels about singing. plus, some parenting confessions. one expecting mom revealing a lot of anxiety about loving her second child as much as her first. and the huge, mega"deals & steals."
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we've done foster care for 92 kids. we're waiting to adopt one from africa. >> we want to saw thank you, america, for watching our special on thanks giving night. many people are asking for updates. you heard the father talking about the adopgs. well, they have received approval to officially adopt that young man right there. >> fantastic. >> from africa. and they're so excited that that has -- is coming through. all they have now is a case worker to be assigned. josie, their youngest. open was so excited. josie's birth grandmother was watching and she sent a text and she said, i just watched your segment. she sent to the neal family. i watched your segment. i was so excited to see josie. i can't stop crying.
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she is beautiful. the birth grandmother hadn't seen her since she was a baby. the neal family said, we're going bring you back together. >> tell us about the harvey family. they give away the thanksgiving meels. >> everyone reacted to the families. around harvey and his wife, teresa. jout side of d.c. and, oh, my goodness. his, a nonprofit, god's text transition. they provided 200 meels on thanksgiving. they're already working on the, the thanks giving drive. and the response they said the their organization is overwhelming. also, the need from the public is overwhelming knowing this is available. zblm and mr. v.'s drumline is getting offers. >> i can't reveal. as much a's would love the reveal the gig in the works. >> come on. >> i can't do that. i don't want to spoil the surprise for them. many people reached out and want them to perform for them and, you know, they're going to be in
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d.c. for indianapolependence da. we'll keep you updated. when mickey mouse walked into the house in st. cloud, to see the neal family jump up and down like that, it's a moment we won't forget. >> great to see the impact. >> what we heard from people hearing they're now phomotivateo do something in their own communities. the families wanted to say, thank you, thank you so much. let's get "pop news." >> smiles, they're free. we begin with this. when the billboard charts are announced this week, a new name on the list may surprise you. actress jennifer lawrence in the hunger games sequel, "the hunger games: mockingjay part 1," she sings a song called the hanging tree. it becomes the rebels' battle cry. she's poised to break into the top 100 single's chart. take a listen. ♪ are you are you coming to the
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tree i told you to run on we'd both be free ♪ ♪ strange changes happen how strange it would be ♪ >> she's got a bluesy -- >> sounds like lorde. >> didn't she tell you she was afraid to sing? >> scared to death. >> the oscar winner so didn't want to do it that she burst into tears on the day she was supposed to film that scene. on "snl" she said she thought she sounded like a deer caught in a fence. >> i thought it was so powerful. haunting. it's a great -- >> if you saw her performing live. you clezed your eyes. a little janis joplin field. >> lorde. >> lorde, rob. congratulations, again, to one of the nicest ladies in
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hollywood. one of the truths, we can dance. we can dance. everyone's taking a chance. come on now. ♪ we can go where we want to ♪ >> there's a reason. thank to a trepding study thank to a group of evolutionary byologists say that the way aman moves on the dance floor will determine how attractive women find them. using motion capture technology, they showed to it women who ranked the moves to determine the least and most attractive. based on this study, women love and i quote, large motion of head, neck, and torso. which i deduce means that the worm is a very sexy look. >> or do nothing at all. >> or, well -- conversely, george. well, first, another winner, take notes, gentlemen, involves
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leg speed. particularly bending and twisting of the right knee. women found that consistently very attractive. i don't think that is one of the moves that you should do. >> no, i don't. >> i'm not feeling that one. not good. some of the ones -- do we have in prompter? the ones that were a definite no? things that were -- >> the running man. >> the sprinkler. no joke. just say no. >> there's a study, gentlemen, take a peek. >> i love the music. >> then you'll love this. ready, robin roberts. yo, yo, yo, baby pop. yeah, you. come and listen to this. because i have great news this morning. the group that taught us the importance of pushing it real good is back, everybody. almost 30 years after the release of their hit, take a look at this. ♪ push it push push it real
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good ♪ >> yep, that's salt-n-peppa, pushing it hard for geico. in a new commercial gnat has gone totally viral. and even though salt-n-peppa haven't reelsed an album in years, they are still sought after. look at this lady. no idea that her husband is taping her as she goes old school. ♪ so don't try to change my mind tell you all the time ♪ ♪ none of your business >> watch what happens when shedy covers she's being recorded. ♪ don't you got nothing to do than worry about my friends check it ♪ >> oh, watch. [ screaming ] >> his face. >> 15 million people have now watched it. >> imagine her scream now. >> i know. i thought she did a great job.
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salt-n-peppa is back. never out in my heart. that's "pop news" everybody. big mega "deals & steals" coming up. let's go to rob marciano with the weather. >> you came to new york why? >> we wanted to be here for thanksgiving. nice cold weather. >> yeah. getting in the spirit, right? thanks for coming. west coast weather. a little further away is hawaii. the rain starts tonight. snow at the highest elevations. mostly a rain event. we're looking at flooding and maybe mudslides and debris flows. arctic chill. teals like minus 24 in fargo. the cold to the texas panhandle. 43 in dallas.
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good monday morning, waking up to a pretty sky and cloudy conditions if most of day. we still run the risk of an isolated shower. very heavy rain coming our way tomorrow and when. we have gusts from that system. the temperatures today are mild at 67 in oakland and 70 in san jose and the look ahead heavy rain everfor it through tomorrow and wind with possible thunderstorms through when >> december 1st the first day of meteorological winter. the morning stir. the anxiety that hits some parents when expecting a second child. can they love the second like the first? deborah roberts has one mom's story. >> reporter: 35-year-old darcy dreamed of having more than one
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child. >> it was always the plan. >> reporter: about 18 months after giving birth to her son, the london-based american mom found herself pregnant again. but this time, jolted by the thought of loving another baby. >> i just was completely terrified about how it would disrupt the family dynamic that we had just gotten used to and created. >> reporter: the ed kor said, how on earth would i love anyone as much as my first born. they joked about their second baby as baby chopped liver. >> i remember reading to my son in his nursery and crying and thinking, it's never going to be just me and him again. >> reporter: soon other parents were weighing in. one writing i was worried about this when i was pregnant, but the second i held her, it wasn't a concern. another saying it never occurred to me to worry that i wouldn't
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love him/her as much as my first born. >> it's extremely common for a lot of parents to have fear and anxiet anxiety. a mother has enough capacity, love this her heart, to love two, three, four, five, six children at the same time. >> reporter: and her fears quickly dissolved. the second she laid eyes on her second son, her newest bundle of joy. >> i couldn't believe how much i loved him right way. >> reporter: she hopes her honesty helps give other mothers less guilt. they have two boys that are best friend. >> it's fun. they have someone to share it with, too. >> reporter: for abc news, deborah roberts, new york. this is the moment we've been waiting for. or t tory johnson's megamonday. a group of unsung heroes. registered nurses from the tristate area. thank you, thank you. thank you for bringing them
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here. >> i knew that you would like that. you are the biggest supporter of all of the care giverers across america. we have treats for everybody in store. we have nick here who will help by swinging away the first door. all right. so our very first deal here. from rustic cuff. so check out this. i have one here for you. you get a -- stainless steel bangle engrajed with up to 15 characters. a personalized gift plus any koer of the patent leather wraps. you get to pick a color. do the fun stuff. [ cheers and applause ] an amazing deal on this one. normally $190. these are slashed by 80%. you get the two pieces for $38. if you want to buy just one piece, you can do that online. >> we're going to hook up the nurses here, aren't we? >> yes. we're going to hook them up.
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don't tell them yet. don't tell them yet. our next one here. i made a present for you. this, look at this, i took all your pictures from instagram and put them into the book because i feel like so often, we have those digital moments. they're fleeting. mat imagine if you could have them on a coffee table. the books from montage are stunning. three sizes. you got the baby one. i made one for strahan. i took all of "good morning america"'s pictures. you have until wednesday to upload your photos. stunning faux leather. normally, $29. starting at $19.50. amazing deal. nick, you have this door? >> i like nick's sweater, by the way. >> okay, so -- you're the star. i'm into the skulls. these are all from cozy bling. these are one of, i think, the best deals of the entire season.
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they're phenomenal scarfs that are warm and stylish. a big, big assortment to choose from. normally $65. slashed by 69%. 20 bucks. 20 bucks. >> wonderful. >> stunning. one of my all-time favorites. and you didn't know it. you picked the boss. >> i didn't know it. >> you picked the boss. >> i had no idea. >> i know, i know. all right. last but not least for this segment, we got jaylen and ava. they've been practicing all morning. they're our healey stars. a big assortment of styles with two wheels and single wheels. normally $60. slashed in half, 30 bucks.
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available to help train. amazing deals. it's not just these but so many more coming up throughout the show. >> we'll have more in the next half hour. thanks to the companies. head to "gmgoodmorningamerica.c on yahoo!. and thank you for dj kiss being here as well. more deals coming up.
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. stranded travelers at sfo are hoping to fly out this morning after being stalled by the weather. dozens of flights were cancelled yesterday and delays were up to two hours long. the sunday after thanksgiving is considered one of the busiest days of the year at sfo. happening today a three-month-long street closure in san francisco is set to get under way. fourth street between harrison and bryant streets will be closed today and not open until the end of february. all this for the constructions of the central subway project. now for a look at your morning commute in oakland, watch out northbound 880 at 23rd avenue there's a five-car crash so cars are blocking the number two lane. this means northbound 80 traffic
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very, very bad due to other minor crashes as well. look at that, 6 miles per hour your top speed. live camera outside for you, san jose camera checking out the camera there, very slow. backed up on 87. meteorologist lisa argen joins us with your forecast right after this.
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good monday morning. waking up to mostly cloudy skies in the city. still delays at sfo and we're looking at mild temperatures
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with upper 50s at sfo. partly cloudy and a few scattered showers with temperatures in the upper 60s. now back to gma. ♪ oh, yes, i'm doing my christmas dreaming a little early a little early this year ♪ [ cheers and applause ] wonderful singing "dreaming" he's the voice behind "family guy," "ted." he can sing. you can hear it. he's got his first ever holiday album. we're going to hear much more from seth macfarlane coming up. >> love that music. also a huge mega "deals & steals." you've seen a lot of it already. upstairs, everybody revved up. and dj kiss turning it into a cybermonday shopping party. everyone's ready to go.
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>> can we give a little shoutout to dj kiss. she's been touring with oprah. her live your best life. and she did an afterparty for prince. >> when he was on "snl." >> exactly. >> that's how she rolls, robin. >> and she's setting the tone for a great half hour. also coming up, we have the little couple. dr. jen arnold and bill klein are opening up about their roller coaster of a year and the upcoming season of their new show. nice to see them both smiling in times square. >> why not. everyone smiles all around today. now to tony reali. he's in social square. for today's "speed feed." >> i think you'll like this one. maybe an answer to a question how to keep happy home if you're a professional basketball player. the answer? make your free throws. miami's dwyane wade back on the court last night. they beat the knicks. but wade felt the heat after the game when his wife, actress
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gabrielle union video bombed his interview. >> to come back with 27 points. we'll talk about the free throws later. he did good. for an old geezer, it's nice. >> wade, by the way, only 32. not an old geezer. to facebook and instagram. the thanksgiving dance war that derek and julianne hough started. they did this last year, too. challenging their friends to a turkey danceoff. kate hudson and her friend, kara dellavigne. behind the couch. anyone recognize the man in the front row right there. that's kurt russell as well. and then the champ, alfonso ribeiro reminding us why he won just last week. finally, front page of reddit and our website at "gma." fizzington womack. his owner says he's a bit of a
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camera hog. who wouldn't be with a face like that? and you can see more of his camera-crazy antics on our website, on yahoo!. fizzington womack. that's the "speed feed," lara. >> thank you, tony. we're back with more mega "deals & steals." tory johnson. let's get right to it. because you have great, great bargains. >> really fun stuff here. nick will pull away the first door for us. this is one i know you love, lady. this is a color-block bag. how soft is that? it's like butter. it comes in a variety of different color-block colors. i love it because it's also superlight. >> i didn't want to ruin your display. >> that's okay. that's okay. >> i will now. >> enormous discount. regularly $145. these babies are slashed by 69%. $45 and free shipping. great savings. >> i love it. >> evelyn.
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>> which way? >> two deals from cork-cicle. the wine package and the beer package. >> i like 'em both. >> exactly. you'll take 'em both. the wine package has a corkcicle. it aerates. it pours from the bottle. >> the cork pours your wine? >> yes, it's got the opening in the top. >> yes. >> you can also do the same thing for beer. you stick this into a beer bottle. it chills the beer. drink out of there. just like you would be drinking from a bottle if you chose. you'll see the configurations on our website. normally, $50 to $55. my favorite, i should mention, is the decapitator for taking off the tops. >> it's called the decapitator? >> it is. >> merry christmas, everybody. >> it's $25 for a set. i love this deal. >> i do love the corkcicle. and last but not least from our friends at omaha steaks, two incredible exclusive packages just for us.
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the steak lover's celebration. and the holiday surf and turf. a combination of steak and lobster. what i love about these is you're not just sending somebody meat in a box. a male that will create -- it's true. you're sending them -- that's what it is. really, what you're getting in the mail is the ability to gather friends around and make memories, which is what the holidays are about. these are an incredible deal. normally $123. slashed by over 68%. either package, 39 bucks. that's great. >> wow. >> it's really good deal. >> ladies, what do you think? good deals? tory johnson, you have done it again. we have these for all of you. >> every one of these companies. they're giving all the things you have seen, from 8:00 a.m. to all of you guys. you're going home with all of the "gma" "deals & steals."
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yay! [ cheers and applause ] going home with everything. all the deals. on yahoo!. plus deals every hour starting at 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. eastern time. we're doing it big. this cybermonday. only on "good morning america." >> it's how we roll. ladies, enjoy it. you deserve it. and you guys, all you need is to get the codes. we go to rob with a final check of the weather. hey, lara, we'll well-represented out here. temperatures in the mid-50s. balmy for you. >> yep, it's snowing. >> from the northern corner of washington. and you're from nebraska so this is a piece of cake for you. >> yeah, yeah, mm-hmm. >> and you're always tough in texas. >> oh, yeah. >> look at what will happen today. 50s and 60s, drop quickly. 32 in indianapolis. we'll get a piece of that as we go through time.
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>> good monday morning, a little morning glory for you with a beautiful sunrise and ten on the mild side already with with an isolated shower tomorrow >> all right. this weather report brought to you by the home depot. today's december 1st. it's also world aids day. for the first time ever, apple is donating a portion of all of its sales today, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, to fight the fight against aids. the logo will go red today to show the support. plus, for another week, all proceeds from the top 25 apps in the apple store will go to the red campaign. our sponsor, coca-cola, is also supporting the campaign. by offering viewers on a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience from bono, from onerepublic, from queen, and
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from avici. all proceeds go directly to the global fund to fight aids. great cause. george, back over to you. we'll catch up now with gwen stefani. her first solo album in eight years is out this month. this morning, a preview of her new song, spark the fire. she also opened up about her music, motherhood, and her old friend, pharrell williams, with our friend, cam mathison. ♪ omg omg, i'm back again >> reporter: and boy, is she ever. grammy award winning singer gwen stefani is back in her new single, spark the fire. ♪ who got the lighter let's spark the fire ♪ ♪ who's got the lighter let's spark the fire ♪ >> reporter: a preview of her new video, showing her dancing in a club, her thoughts conveyed on screen by emojis. >> a clash of punk rock kind of old school feeling, club feeling but this modern emoji world. it looks really cool together.
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>> reporter: her latest single is her third collaboration with long-time friend pharrell williams. >> to have him back in my life again unexpectedly is incredible. i keep calling him the yoda meets oprah. he has this forceful amazing way of speaking and inspiring you. ♪ remembering what is me that is what happens when i get with p. ♪ >> reporter: it's been eight years since her last solo album. and she says this one was unexpected. >> all of a sudden, i'm doing this record. i definitely did not plan. that's probably what i love the most about it. not knowing. being free. just doing it. letting the surprises happen. >> reporter: apart from music and fashion, she juggles life as a mother of three. her children often weigh in on her new music. >> i do use the kids for bouncing off songs like, is this one going to be big? do you like this one? and kingston will be like, you have to make a song that's going to be really big, mom.
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because they know, i swear, even apollo is -- ♪ who got the lighter and he goes like this. ♪ here we go >> reporter: there's though doubt her latest single will spark the fire in her fans. for "good morning america," cameron mathison, abc news, los angeles. coming up here, "the little couple" live. start a revolution a revolution in coffee quality with the finest nespresso coffee blends. a revolution in technology with unique centrifusion. a revolution in taste
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one of america's favorite tv families is back. "the little couple" kicks off its seventh season tomorrow night. jen and bill return after a roller coaster year that included her battle with cancer and their adopting their second child. here's a look. >> you want to hold on to every moment while they're young. it's a bug. i know, gross. but at the same time. >> come on, we're gonna win, we're gonna win. >> i'm so excited to see what they become. i'm so proud of them now. >> there you go. >> i can't imagine what the future holds for them. >> everybody help. >> yay. >> we want to welcome dr. jen arnold and bill klein. thanks for being with us. >> thank you. for having us. >> our pleasure. >> i know last year was difficult for you. battling a rare form of cancer. how are you? >> thank you for asking. i'm doing really well. i'm now cancer free for almost eight months.
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oh, my goodness. time flies when you're having fun. >> congratulations. >> thank you. close monitoring. hopeful that it continues to be as good as it is right now. >> and an amazing hair style. >> congratulations to you. survivors. we have to stick together. >> thank you. that's right. i agree. very happy for you. so much good news to talk about. because now you have two beautiful children with you. 4-year-old will, 3-year-old zoey. they're both little people. how are they doing in terms of acclimating to a new family and a new country? >> the first couple of months with zoey, i think everybody saw, was touch and go. since then, she's turned around to be quite an extraordinary little girl. they're both in preschool now. >> you have to say good-bye to them every morning. it must be tough. >> it's no fun. >> they don't seem to be as bummed about it. >> that's a good thing. >> they're like bye. >> and you all are both working parents. extraordinarily difficult jobs. jen, you're a neonatologist. at texas children's hospital.
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and bill, you're the ceo of rocky and maggie's pet shop. how do you find family time? >> i think for us, it's part of our calendar. we keep a very strict calendar. we make time for family time in the evenings. that's our time. bill gets the morning with the kids because he goes in later than me. but i get more of the bed time stories. we always have dinner together. and really, whether it's a little thing like eating together or a big thing like spending a saturday at the park. we try to focus on being together. >> or a big thing like a pirates cruise along the potomac river. i think we'll see that tomorrow night. >> will was a big fan. >> as children, you were treated for medical challenges related to your dwarfism. your children are facing some of the same medical challenges that you did as children. tell me about your involvement with speak now for kids.
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>> excited to be part of speak now for kids. it's a great campaign. with a new bill that's currently in congress. we're hoping it's passed this year. it will improve coordination of care, efficiency of care, and easier access to care with kids with medical complexities. it's very scary that there are many children today that can't get the right care at the right place. our goal is to have that for our kids. we travel, you know, the country, if need be. not all families can do that. right now, this bill will hopefully make that access to care much better. >> you're raising awareness and making a difference. and entertaining us all in one. kudos to you. thank you. congratulations again. >> thank you. the new season of "the little couple" premiers tomorrow night on tlc. coming up, seth macfarlane sings live. ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ how about a loud applause? we all know seth macfarlane from "family guy." "american dad."
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huge. "ted." he's released his first holiday album. "holiday for swing." in a moment, his first time singing on a morning show. but first, a chance to chat with seth. >> how's it going? >> going great. some singers in the morning. are your pipes ready? how difficult is it? >> we'll find out how disastrous my pipes are. >> the first time doing this. a holiday album. you started working on this last holiday? >> yeah. normally, you're recording a holiday album in july. or at halloween. we recorded during christmastime. it was nice. >> you're teaming up with some great ones. you and noer nora jones again. >> nora jones. sara bareilles. a lot of great people here. >> you're multitalented. you're serious about this. this is legit. >> yeah, we -- with "family guy" and "american dad" we take the music seriously. we use a live orchestra.
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for all the shows. and this thing was the same way. >> speaking of live orchestra, you have a sweet gig for new year's eve. >> yes, yes. >> san francisco symphony? >> yeah. >> a nice way to ring in the new year. everyone looks to that moment to put the old behind and look ahead to the new. >> for me, new year's is also sort of, well, we've been to eight bars. let's go a ninth and see if we can just slog our way through that final night of drinking. >> we're so glad you're here with us this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> looking forward to this. seth macfarlane. a marshmallow world. ♪ ♪ it's a marshmallow world in the winter when the snow comes to cover the ground ♪
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♪ it's a time for play it's a whipped cream day i wait for it the whole year round ♪ ♪ those marshmallow clouds getting friendly in the arms of the evergreen trees ♪ ♪ and the sun is red like a pumpkin head he's shining so your nose won't freeze ♪ ♪ and the world is your snowball see how it grows that's how it goes whenever it snows ♪ ♪ the world's your snowball just for a song so get up and roll it along ♪ ♪ it's a yum yummy world made for sweethearts take a walk with your favorite girl ♪ ♪ it's a sugar date what if spring is late in the winter it's a marshmallow world ♪ ♪
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♪ and the world is your snowball see how it grows that's how it goes whenever it snows ♪ ♪ the world's your snowball just for a song so get up and roll it along ♪ ♪ it's a yum yummy world made for sweethearts take a walk with your favorite girl ♪ ♪ it's a sugar date what if spring is late in the winter it's a marshmallow world ♪ ♪ in the winter it's a marshmallow world ♪ it's a marshmallow world. thank you. [ cheers and app
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i've been babysitting these kids for years. there's like eight of them - eight? maybe three. i don't know whatever. it's like really hard to keep track of them. it's a pretty big house. anyway, that's why i really love this nest protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. it tells you which room the smoke is in and tells you when things are getting bad. heads up - there's smoke upstairs. that's probably taylor. he's like so into fireworks right now.
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anyway, it's nice to- emergency - there's smoke upstairs. i should probably go. nest protect. welcome to a more thoughtful home.
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it's that time of year. a time for happiness, love, joyous celebration. when families come together and come home for the holidays. are there obstacles to keep you and your family from reuniting? send us your story. and we just might help bring your family together right here on "gma." go to on yahoo! to find out how. >> i love the swinging music. thanks again to seth macfarlane. "holiday for swing." putting it on the list. going to get that. and also, dj kiss. so wonderful to have her. we want to tell you about a
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season-long campaign. it makes your holiday gifts give back. >> they're using the #goodshopsunday. thousands of stores, including macy's, target, sephora, are listing their best deals. they donate part of every purchase to good so far, more than $11 million raised for charities from the aspca to the american cancer society. keep it going, everyone. >> all you need to do is let your holiday shopping have extra meaning. go to right now. >> and then go to funkytown. see ya. >> and then go to funkytown. see ya.
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good morning, i'm kristen sze. brief reprieve from the rain. let's talk to lisa about it. >> hi there, kristen. we do have scattered showers along the san mateo coast. they'll pop up from time to time this afternoon but overall partly cloudy skies. we are mild, 61 right now in oakland with 64 half moon bay. highs today from the upper 60s to near 70, so south winds out of the system bringing in mild conditions. then overnight tonight we're looking at the rain. it's going to last righn through wednesday with very gusty winds and still some showers through thursday. kristen. >> thanks. a brief look at traffic. mass transit, b.a.r.t. delay ten minutes on the daly city train
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into sfo and walnut creek, traffic moving fine on 680. that will do it for now. time for "live with announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, writer, director, actor, the very funny chris rock. and from the new series "state of affairs," alfre woodard. plus, our holiday gift guide begins with gift ideas to make your teens dreams come true. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by isney-abc domestic television] announcer: now here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪ [cheers and applause]


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