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good morning, america. the west coast slammed by another storm this morning. the bay area on alert this morning. more than a foot of snow in the mountains. the midwest to the east coast in a deep freeze. the coldest air of the season for nearly 100 million americans. the first big snowstorm on the way. donald trump quotes the bible as he fights it out with ted cruz for key votes from evangelicals. >> 2 corinthians, right? 2 corinthians, 3:17 is the whole ball game. >> now rush limbaugh taking on trump, warning he's a wolf in sheep's clothing. >> the head of the academy awards says she is heart broken speaking out overnight about the calls for an oscars boycott.
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heavyweights announce they are staying home. >> i will not be at the academy awards. and i won't be watching. >> spike lee joining the boycott. ♪ take it easy friends and fans mourn the sudden death of eagles' legend glenn frey. this morning a look at the life of an artist who helped define the sound of a generation celebrating the man who taught us to "take it easy." ♪ lighten up while you still can ♪ >> love that voice. >> what a talent glenn frey was. good morning, america. boy, with the eagles, he wrote so many great songs, "hotel california." "desperado." "lying eyes." their greatest hits, the second best-selling album of all time. >> the soundtrack of so many of our lives. it just takes you back. >> absolutely heartbroken when i heard the news. >> we're thinking, again, another great one. "tequila sunrise." i could go on and on. we'll get to that ahead. we want to get right to the blast of winter frigid temperatures for tens of
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millions of americans and look at that. 21 below zero in wisconsin. that cold air extending all the way east. and the west coast hit with another big storm this morning. concerns about flooding and rob starts us off with that. good morning, rob. >> good morning, robin. yet another day of heavy rain across northern california. they've consistency seen the wet stuff. high energy with this. wind, as well. a flood advisory out for the bay area. winter storm warnings posted above donner summit. the system coming through today, by the way, is heading toward the east coast. where it is cold enough for snow. we're watching the development of this. potentially, a big storm as we head towards friday and saturday. that's the latest from here. back to you guys. the race for president now. and on the republican side, donald trump and ted cruz locked in a battle for iowa, where the caucuses are dominated by conservative and evangelical voters.
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abc's tom llamas son the trail in des moines. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. and neither candidate is turning the other cheek and now cruz's aggressively going after trump to draw distinction with voters and according to cruz, trump is getting rattled. this morning, donald trump sending a signal to a key iowa voting bloc, saying he can do something senator ted cruz cannot. >> i'll be much stronger in protecting the evangelicals. >> reporter: in an interview with the christian broadcasting network, trump comparing himself with ronald reagan. >> he didn't read the bible every day seven days a week, but he was a great president. >> reporter: on monday, donald trump quoting scripture at jerry falwell's evangelical liberty university. fumbling the bible verse typically known as second corinthians. >> but 2 corinthians, right? 2 corinthians, 3:17. that's the whole ball game. >> reporter: and now rush limbaugh issuing this warning to voters. >> there are a lot of conservatives who think that he is a wolf in sheep's clothing,
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that he is a traditional lifetime new yorker and that means something. >> reporter: and according to cruz, he's chipping away at trump. >> don't listen to any candidate. look to our actions. as the scriptures say, you shall know them by their fruits. >> reporter: while trump is taking the fight to the airwaives, the cruz team believes that iowa will be won on the ground. at cruz head quarters in des moines, volunteers try to make 1200 calls a day. >> this is what we're convinced wins iowa. >> reporter: but iowa, nor new hampshire, have ever seen a campaign or a candidate like trump. [ dog barks ] >> what was that? is that a dog? >> hillary. >> uh-oh, it's hillary. >> reporter: and trump has three events today here in iowa. he says there will be a big announcement at the last event, his first event is in john wayne's hometown. it's about 9 degrees out here in iowa. i hope he brought several layers to put underneath those navy blue suits he loves so mch.
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much. >> you look cold, tom. let's bring in jon karl to talk more about it. it cannot be more engaged. trump unloaded on cruz. cruz doing the same thing to trump but what about this factor now, these talk show hosts like rush limbaugh weighing in. >> reporter: we may have reached a pivotal point in this campaign where those influential voices on talk radio are starting to turn on donald trump. until now these have been some of trump's most reliable cheerleaders but in the latest fight, they're siding with ted cruz, not just rush limbaugh, mark levine yesterday said trump should cut the crap with his attacks on cruz. so that new york values attack from cruz drove people right back to what trump himself said 20 years ago. as you know, he said he was pro-abortion rights, open to gay marriage, because he is from new york, not iowa. this is the attack that could really hurt him. >> evangelical voters could make all the difference in iowa. you saw that direct pitch yesterday at liberty university from trump. >> reporter: yeah, now, evangelicals have never been the
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core constituency for trump. after all, this is somebody who said he never really asks god for forgiveness. yesterday at liberty, he did something we hear from on the trail a lot, lumping together his book, "the art of the deal" with the bible. listen to this. >> i always say, a deep, deep second to the bible, the bible is the best. the bible. the bible blows it away. there's nothing like the bible. but "the art of the deal" was the best-selling business book and obama didn't read it. and kerry didn't read it. >> reporter: so if you look in iowa, cruz is on the rise largely because he's winning among evangelicals. though, george, i have to say, if you look at national polls, the most recent still has trump with a big lead among evangelicals nationwide. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. george, as you know, republicans on the campaign trail taking aim at the white house over that prisoner swap with iran and while the families of those freed americans are celebrating with their loved ones, another family is feeling betrayed.
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abc's brian ross is here with that. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that's right. the criticism is coming not only from republican presidential candidates but from the family of the one american who was not part of the deal, the american left behind. under the deal, the u.s. released from prison seven men convicted of helping iran's nuclear program and dropped charges against 14 more. republicans are calling it a bad one-sided deal. >> fact is we shouldn't have to trade anything to get our citizens back home. >> we've got to shake our head at how it's happening. >> reporter: no one more upset with the obama administration than the family of the american seen in this hostage video who was not part of the deal. >> please help me. >> reporter: former fbi agent bob levinson who disappeared in iran almost nine years ago. his family says it heard the news on television, not from the white house. >> i'm very disappointed, i'm -- feel extremely betrayed by them. they have done nothing to get in touch with me other than after i
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asked them to. >> reporter: levinson's wife christine and son dan said the white house has gone back on its word. >> we have been given assurances over the years that my dad would be a top priority to get him home as much as everybody else, if not more, because he's been held for almost nine years. >> reporter: a senior administration official tells abc news that levinson was part of the negotiations, but that the u.s. does not know why he was not ultimately included in the swap. mrs. levinson, do you consider whether bob might have, in fact, died in captivity? >> no, i will never consider that until i have proof. i believe every day he's trying to come home to our family. we will never give up. >> reporter: the white house says the iranians have promised to determine the whereabouts of levinson, something his family says the iranians know full well and have known since he was first taken captive almost nine years ago. >> our hearts go out to the levinson family. that water crisis in flint, michigan, where dozens of national guardsmen are on the ground this morning and new
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lawsuits set to be filed this afternoon. abc's alex perez has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, the flint water scandal erupting, protesters rallying outside michigan governor rick snyder's home. >> arrest rick snyder! >> reporter: class-action lawsuits expected to be filed today against city and state officials over the ongoing water crisis. newly revealed e-mails show when officials switched the water source from lake huron to the flint river to save money, they waited nearly five months to warn the public of the toxic levels of lead created by the switch. >> my baby and i, we breaking out in itching from bathing in the water. i don't like the idea my baby can't drink. >> reporter: the state attorney general now investigating why it took the governor and other officials so long to respond. >> every day -- >> reporter: president obama declaring a federal emergency here, national guard troops pouring into flint to pass out water and filters. even celebrities now trying to help residents. cher teaming up with a company
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to donate more than 180,000 bottles of water, tweeting, maybe fellow artists will help flint. and one of the city's most famed sons, filmmaker michael moore, calling for the governor of michigan to be arrested. >> we're all angry. this was purposely done. they knew it was poisoned. they knew it was toxic. >> reporter: the system has been switched back to lake huron water. but the river damaged the pipe system so badly, water is still not safe to drink. and officials here say it could be months before it's safe to drink water here. the governor is expected to tackle this tonight in his state of the state address, robin. >> looking forward to that, all right, alex, thank you. now to those plunging gas prices happening all over the country. take a look at this. the price war in michigan sending prices dipping to 47 cents a gallon. abc's rebecca jarvis is here with more on this and, rebecca, how low will they go? >> they go so low, robin. good morning to you. most of the country isn't going to be paying quite the same as
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those customers at that gas station in northern michigan, but prices this week should drop another 10 to 20 cents. the national average this morning is now $1.89, 48 states have seen prices drop this year. and gas buddy is forecasting we will save an additional $17 billion at the pump this year. it's great news for consumers, robin, but, of course, there is the other side to this story. >> yes, there always is. and you bring this out. there is a downside to those low prices. what is it? >> exactly. it is all the people in this country who are employed by energy companies. because prices have dropped so far, so fast, it also puts their jobs in jeopardy. so we do think of them this morning, too, robin. >> we do keep that in mind, rebecca, thank you. to that scandal in pro tennis overshadowing the australian open. tennis officials are denying the allegations of match-fixing, as some of the sport's big es stge stars demand answers. ryan smith here with the story. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning,
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george. the australian open is in full swing. but this scandal is dominating the headlines. even serene in williams speaking out, saying she was totally unaware of it. and all of her opponents seem to play hard. but now, more stars on the hard court want to know exactly who has tainted their game. this morning, it's not the play at the australian open garnering headlines, but the reports from the bbc and buzzfeed which allege that tennis authorities suppressed evidence of match-fixing by players, failing to investigate around 26,000 suspicious matches. this morning, the sport's top stars, roger federer and andy murray, speaking out. wanting to know just who was involved. >> i would love to hear names, you know, then, at least it's concrete stuff and you can actually debate about it. >> it's bad obviously, you want to be made aware of the people that are, you know, potentially involved in this. >> reporter: while the association of tennis professionals deny the allegations players were paid tens of thousands of dollars to deliberately throw matches, buzzfeed said they have text messages that prove it.
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>> the evidence actually included 82 text messages that one of these players had exchanged with the ringleader of the sicilian gambling syndicate. >> millions and millions of bucks are bet on it and tennis is the easiest to fix because it involves one person. >> reporter: world number one novak djokovic admitted someone on his team was approached in 2007 about throwing a first round match in exchange for $200,000. >> i was not approached directly and, of course, we -- we threw it away right away. i mean, it didn't even get to me. >> reporter: he and other stars like murray say it's hypocritical while players are coming under such scrutiny a major sponsor of the australian open is william hill, a british betting agency where you can bet on the winner of matches, sets, and games. that gambling sponsor william hill is not implicated in the scandal. they're saying their partnership is part of the solution to integrity issues, not part of the problem. how much gambling is there in tennis? according to aussie betting company tab corp $16 million
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were wagered on the australian open on the first day, guys. >> betting just on a game. >> reporter: it could be games, sets, matches. that's part of the allegations here. >> wow, okay, thanks very much. amy with today's other top stories. a traffic nightmare in san francisco. >> yeah, that's right. the famous bay bridge between san francisco and oakland is back open this morning, after a crowd protesting police brutality blocked traffic. they drove their cars onto the bridge and stopped one in each lane before then chaining themselves together. police eventually cut those chains and arrested 25 protesters. well, crews searching for 12 marines missing off the coast of hawaii have found four life rafts in the water but so far no sign of those marines. they've all been missing since last thursday when their helicopters apparently collided during a training mission. and a new warning about climate change, scientists say the oceans are warming up faster than previously thought. they say since 1997 the world's oceans have absorbed the same amount of heat energy as they absorbed in the previous 130
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years, raising more concern about rising sea levels and severe storms. we have breaking news. the jus sises have agreed to review president obama's plan to shield 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. more than two dozen states have challenged the plan, which mostly benefits the parents of u.s. citizens. this court case could have major ramifications on the presidential race. the case is expected to be argued in april and decided by dow june. we'll have reaction throughout the day right here at abc news. finally, this could change the world or at least my world. scientists claim they've invented the world's first hangover-free alcohol. it's called koryo liquor made from the plant extract ginseng and apparently replaces sugar with burnt rice. here's the caveat, the so-called miracle drink was brewed in north korea and let's say the north koreans have been known to overstate their discoveries. reports that kim jong-un oversaw
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the production himself and this is my favorite quote from "the pyongyang times". it's highly appreciated as it is suave and causes no hangover. >> suave. >> nothing says suave like burnt rice. >> or kim jong-un. >> exactly, exactly. and that's real combination. i'm going to switch gears. thanks, amy. i do want to celebrate, we all do, the life of eagles co--fo d co--founder glenn frey. so many celebrating the rock 'n' roll legend this morning. he passed away at the age of 67 and abc's chris connelly takes a look back at his incredible contribution to the music world. ♪ take it easy >> reporter: as a principal singer, songwriter and guitarist with the eagles, glenn frey helped to define the sound and sensibility of southern california rock in the 1970s. ♪ take it easy >> reporter: that 1972 career-defining smash, just the first in their steady stream of
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irresistibly melodic hits with frey at their center. ♪ i may never see you again >> reporter: including "peaceful easy feeling." ♪ it's another tequila sunrise >> reporter: "tequila sunrise." ♪ you can't hide your lying eyes ♪ >> reporter: with country-fied "lying eyes." ♪ welcome to the hotel california ♪ >> reporter: while harmonizing with don henley on their lyrics to "hotel california." frey and henley formed the eagles in l.a. after a stint in linda ronstadt's backing band and went their separate ways in 1980 before reuniting in '94. frey in the meantime, turning up as an actor on "miami vice." >> right now your business is 25 grand up front. ♪ you belong to the city >> reporter: and as a solo artist hitting with "you belong to the city." ♪ the heat is on >> reporter: and "the heat is
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on." glenn frey died monday in new york at the age of 67. the eagles website saying in part, words cannot describe our sorrow nor our love and respect for all he has given us. ♪ there are stars >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. ♪ in the southern sky >> a lot of that is from the eagles documentary. if you have not seen it, you must. it transcends time, generationally just holds up. he will be missed. our thoughts and prayers go out to the frey family. >> every second a hit in there. >> we're singing along. i'm sure you are at home. now to rob. that snow is on the way here getting hit out in the midwest. >> one step at a time. talk about the weekend snow more but this is the snow that's coming to the midwest, the heartland, the midsouth. paducah, nashville, 2 to 4 inches expected today. all right. time now for your tuesday trivia.
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multiple agencies are responding to the scene. of course, the streets are wet there. we're looking into whether weather is a factor. right now we'll go to sue hall. sue, how big is the backup in this area? it's about a mile backup now. this is in the morgan hill area stacked up towards cochran road. as you mentioned, it's north and southbound because it's straddling the center divide. so northbound traffic is really feeling the effects right now with major delays here. we have a sigalert. we have sky 7 hd on the way there. this is south san jose, morgan hill northbound 101 and southbound 101. so make sure to give yourself plenty of time. the green on the maps represents rain, so yes, it is wet, reggie. >> as sue mentioned, we have crews on the air and ground
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good morning. for all of us, flooding is possible until 9:45 this morning. green for all of us is the flooding area. here's a look at the radar. some of the stronger storms moving up to sacramento. but more is offshore heading near the peninsula. we'll have a push from 9:00 with the chance for more flooding. coming up, the latest on the tennis scandal that rocked the australian open. did match
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♪ we're all in this together ♪ once we know that we are we're all stars ♪ can it be ten years since "high school musical"? you don't have to wait anymore. we're all in for a reunion, this morning, a big reunion on "gma." favorite stars will join forces ten years after the hit. >> ten years ago they were here live performance right here on "good morning america." uh-huh. also a lot ahead. people waking up to a deep freeze from the midwest to the east coast. nearly 100 million americans facing some of the coldest temperatures of the season and preparing for a big snowstorm that could hit the northeast. also this morning, abc news has learned that ethan couch is no longer fighting returning to
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the u.s. from mexico. a judge expected to consider transferring his case to an adult court. >> will be coming back. also this morning guess we'll be decoding something called the man flu. >> decoding. >> decoding yeah, men suffer more than women. >> amy is really looking forward to this. >> i just want to see this science. >> what's the theory, that men don't handle it as well when they get sick? >> there is a reason why. >> men are whiners. >> that's a proven thing. they don't handle it as well. why they don't is another thing. >> that's a proven thing. >> yeah. >> i told you. she's loaded for bear for this. >> i'm glad t.j. is over here on the side because there's no way i can win on this in any way. >> you're going to bring that to us later, t.j.? >> yes. >> okay. all right. you're ready. get ready for amy. that's all i got to say. that is ahead. we'll begin with that anger surround the oscars, the academy responding overnight to calls for a boycott from stars including jada pinkett smith and spike lee, issuing a statement, promising, quote, big changes to help fix hollywood's diversity
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problem. abc's linsey davis is here with the latest. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, guys. with the #oscarssowhite trending again and multiple big name actors promising to boycott the awards, the academy had to say something. and that response is coming from the academy's first black president, who says they're taking dramatic steps to bring about much-needed diversity. this morning, a host of hollywood heavyweights are announcing a boycott of the 2016 oscars. >> i will not be at the academy awards and i won't be watching. >> reporter: jada pinkett smith posting this video explaining why she's skipping out on tinseltown's biggest night. >> we can no longer beg for the love, acknowledgment, or respect of any group. >> reporter: also joining the boycott director spike lee who challenged the academy's lack of diversity this past november while accepting his own honorary oscar. >> we need to have some serious discussion about diversity and get some flavor up in this. >> reporter: lee wrote in an instagram post that he cannot support it and posed the
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question, how sit possible for the second consecutive year all 20 contenders under the actor category are white? last night the academy's president cheryl boone isaacs responded to the brewsing controversy, admitting in a statement she is heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion. and promising the academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership. while the academy does not release the demographic info on its members according to a 2013 "l.a. times" investigation, the academy is 93% white, down just 1% from 2012 with african-americans making up only 2% that year. >> to celebrate -- >> reporter: at an awards ceremony for isaacs, "selma" star david oyelowo echoed the sounds of many. >> for that to happen again this year is unforgivable. >> i'm chris rock and -- >> reporter: some are wondering how this year's host, comedian
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chris rock, will handle the growing controversy on the big night. both jada pinkett smith and spike lee have both acknowledged chris rock saying they mean no disrespect but certainly puts the comedian who will have the first word and last word of the night in a bit of a precarious situation. >> they both -- they supported him saying they understand him doing that and know he will do a good job and i don't know if you saw jada's facebook posting. such grace and love. and also director michael moore. he tweeted this overnight. saying, i support jada pinkett smith and spike lee and will join with them. i believe the academy will fix this. thank you, president cheryl boone isaacs and spike lee, thanking her and spike lee will be live on "gma" tomorrow and we'll talk to him about the oscars controversy but just very respectful how everybody is handling this and the bottom line wanting change. wanting change. >> seems like it's going to come. >> it does. >> okay, thanks, guys. we turn to a pretty shocking story playing out in court right now. a massachusetts teenager facing trial for manslaughter after taunting her boyfriend to commit suicide.
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abc's linzie janis here with the story. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, george. michelle carter was roughly 50 miles away from her boyfriend when he killed himself. but prosecutors say she had been pressuring him to do it via text message, and was even talking on the phone with him when he ended his life. this morning, massachusetts teenager michelle carter is one step closer to standing trial for allegedly convincing her 18-year-old boyfriend conrad roy to commit suicide. prosecutors arguing carter now 18 encouraged him in dozens of text messages. >> she goes back, when are you going to do it? stop ignoring the question. question mark, question mark, question mark, question mark. you can't keep pushing it off. >> reporter: roy died of carbon monoxide poisoning in july 2014 after locking himself inside his truck in this kmart parking lot. at the time, prosecutors say he was on the phone with carter for 47 minutes. at one point telling her he was
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getting out of the truck because he feared it wasn't working. >> he was scared. she told him to get back in the car. >> reporter: just days before in another text message carter writing, don't be scared. you're finally to be happy in heaven. >> it's inconceivable. i just don't understand how someone could do that. to encourage someone they claim to love. >> reporter: according to court documents, roy had attempted suicide and had been hospitalized before he even met carter. and in one text message two weeks before his suicide, he expressed his desire the take his own life, writing, i can't get better. i already made my decision. the defense now trying for a second time to have the involuntary manslaughter charge dropped. >> he has, in fact, brainwashed her to the point where she's now accepting his idea of this is my only option. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, the defense says, michelle's communications were
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by no means threatening. and that roy made his on conscious decision to take his own life. adding, this is a tragedy, not a crime. carter is due in court next month. if convicted she faces up to 20 years in prison. george? >> okay, linzie. let's talk to dan abrams about this right now. those texts are so horrifying to read. does this brainwashing offense have a chance of getting the charges dismissed? >> yeah, this is not an easy case for prosecutors primarily because of the law. meaning prosecutors are going to have to show that she caused his death. now, if there was an assisted suicide ban in massachusetts the way there are in more than half the states it would be much easier. they'd have to prove she helped, encouraged, assisted. they don't have that kind of law in massachusetts. so they're charging her with involuntary manslaughter which makes it a much harder case. for prosecutors to win. >> it may not go to trial. >> it's possible a court will ultimately throw it out. >> you're launching a new website. tell us about it. >> with a "z." i've got a big piece on with why
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over the scene of this deadly greyhound bus accident in san jose. so far chp confirms there are two people dead on this scene. six people are injured. and you can clearly see it is a greyhound bus. it's completely on its side on those wet roads straddling several lanes here. emergency crews seem to be arriving right now and we are working to get some more information for you. traffic definitely impacted at this point. so expect delays in this area as well. also we're waiting to get updated numbers on the number of dead, the number of injured here. so we will be back in just a few minutes with another update for you. we're also posting the latest online. connect with us on twitter, follow us @abc7newsbayarea. "gma" is next and we on "the apprentice." now, she's an executive vice president for the trump organization. chelsea works with clinton global initiative.
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off the flu and symptoms of the flu. next graphic, lilly, testosterone which occurs in men weakens our immune system. you have something to fight it off. we have something that makes us weak to it so in conclusion, robach, if i get so much as a sniffle, the humane thing to do is to hand me a hankie. >> did men conduct the study? >> i knew you'd ask. the lead researchers, two men, two women, the two men both named andrew. you like that. >> i don't know what to say. >> we'll be back. here's another great "improve this!" from lowe's. time to organize your tools. so go on. put that old rake head to use turning it into a tool hanger. now you'll never ask to have where is my monkey wrench? to find out more go to on yahoo! an excellent source of protein, it's a delicious way to fuel up on energy to help power through her morning run.
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we have breaking news with two people dead after a terrible greyhound bus. it happened after 6:30 this morning on northbound 101 near highway 85. at least six people are hurt right now. no word on what caused the bus to just turn on its side, but there are slick roads out there this morning. officials say the bus appears to have been the only vehicle involved. we'll go right to sue hall for more on how this is impacting the commute. sue? >> you can see that long line of headlights behind it. in fact, the entire bay area is slow and go this morning due to wet roads. but you hear more of the impact in the south bay. that bus is straddling the hov lane. they had to shut down the hov flyover from 101 north over to highway 85. thatting wi looks like from sky
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. hayden panettiere speaking out for the first time since she went to rehab for postpartum depression. >> you know what, it's made my life better. >> her message of hope for fellow moms. dr. ashton is here live. ♪ so wake me up when it's all over ♪ back to sleep. the new headline on sleep deprivation and your body. how catching up on your sleep on the weekends could prevent serious illness. ♪ you make me and a "bachelor" jaw-dropper. >> looks like lace is reaching the end of her dynamite stick. >> the one so many loved to loathe walking off the show in a surprise twist. >> i'm mad at myself for the way i've acted. >> now why lace really left plus the woman ben chose to say
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good-bye to speaking exclusively on "gma." ♪ we're all in this together we're all in this together. ten years after "high school musical" became a blockbuster phenomenon, the cast back together with our cameras rolling. >> my heart is just bursting at the seams. >> vanessa, ashley, corbin, monique, lucas and a very special message from zac. get ready to go back to high school as we say -- >> all: good morning, america. ♪ we're all in this together >> yep, get ready to go back to high school. we're all in this together, the cast of "high school musical" back, better than ever. their huge reunion. you'll see it this morning on "gma." >> love hearing those songs again. also this morning "shark tank" star daymond john is here there he is right there. "the power of broke" his new book. he's going to share his
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billion-dollar secrets. and tips on how to go from broke to a full bank account this morning. >> he really has an incredible story. >> he does. absolutely. >> here today. you mentioned incredible. today it's time to "improve this!" ♪ the final countdown >> i knew that was coming. >> now crow ate the most wonderful ultimate fan cave for your super bowl party right now, michelle collins, rob marciano going head to head with a diy challenge. michelle putting astro turf coaster and creating an all in one serving tray and kiting board that got our guys to do it. guys, get started. we've got some great tips for you coming up. >> the clock is ticking. for them. >> amy has the morning rundown. the big story this morning, the supreme court stepping into the debate over immigration. the justices have agreed to consider a legal challenge to president obama's immigration plan. that plan would shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. 26 states have challenged that plan. a decision is expected by late
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june, just weeks before the political conventions. the pressure is mounting on the presidential candidates. two weeks from the caucuses, we'll reveal the winners. donald trump is courting the christian vote, promising to protect evangelicals better than anyone else including ted cruz, the son of a preacher. both candidates claiming to be the real heir to ronald reagan. >> he didn't read the bible every day seven days a week. but he was a great president. >> conservatives are uniting behind our campaign, and we're seeing the old reagan coalition reassembling. >> as for the democrats, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are stepping up attacks on each other. in san francisco, california, this bus overturned. rain has made roads slick in that area. on wall street, stocks opened higher today. investors are more optimistic that china's government will step in soon to stimulate
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growth. nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in iraq between the start of 2014 and october of last year, as isis gained power. the u.n. calling that number staggering. in medical news more americans are now at risk for lyme disease. about 300,000 americans each year get it, and now a new study finds the ticks that carry lyme disease have been found in nearly half of all the counties in the u.s., so those areas in red and green are at higher risk. areas in blue and yellow are at lower risk. well, a bizarre chase in southern california, a driver surrendered to police but then she let her six dogs loose on the freeway. they ran around backing up traffic for miles until police were finally able to round them all up safely. and finally, well, the stars really are aligning or at least the planets are. take a look. mercury, venus, saturn, mars and jupiter will all align tomorrow for the first time in more than a decade. they will be visible from earth
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in a diagonal row just before dawn, starting tomorrow and each morning through february 20th. and if you want to know the order, my go to in elementary school, my very educated mother just served us nine pizzas, so back to you. >> i had forgotten that one. we're going to move on to a now report on sleep deprivation. we all mow how hard it can be on our bodies. a new study concludes catching up on sleep may help reverse the risk of diabetes. our chief health and medical editor dr. richard besser here with the reality, checking, first of all, on the effects of sleep deprivation. so hard on the body. >> yeah, so in this study they took a group of healthy men, they let them sleep only four hours a night, and they looked at the impact. what they found was their cells became less sensitive to insulin. and that's one of the things you see in people who develop diabetes. you know, just a short period of time, their cells were looking like the cells of someone developing diabetes. >> but we've always been told you can't catch up on sleep. this found something different? >> well, it did. so, they let them sleep 10, 12 hours a night for two nights and found the effect in terms of
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insulin went away but we know from other things you can't make up for all of the sleep deprivation on the weekend. >> four hours versus 10 or 12. how much sleep should we be getting? >> you know, if you look at it, what they say is adults need seven to eight hours of sleep per night. teens need more than that. teens need 9 to 10 and young children at least 10 and none of us are really getting that and it's having an impact. not just in terms of risk for diabetes but concentration, memory, our reaction time, even our immune system is impacted by that limited sleep. >> so we've just got to make the time. >> you do. you know, you'll make up for a little of it on the weekends but you can't cheat yourself every night and expect to not see some effect. >> okay, rich besser, thanks very much. you'll be taking questions on twitter this morning? >> i will. all morning. >> great. now let's go to lara. >> thank you, george. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." "nashville" star hayden panettiere sharing a powerful message about postpartum depression this morning. and big drama on "the bachelor." one of the booted women is
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just minutes away. but first, a big moment for actress hayden panettiere. the star speaking out for the first time since seeking treatment for postpartum depression. and she is back better than ever. abc's juju chang is here with that. great news, juju. >> reporter: good morning, robin and everyone. the "nashville" star says stepping out publicly is empowering, in part, because she doesn't need to hide herself anymore. she says battling postpartum depression taught her people will accept your scars, bumps and bruises and will relate. actress hayden panettiere gracing the red carpet at the critics' choice awards sunday night and opening up about her struggles in the past year to e! news. >> postpartum depression was not something that i ever understood. you can never understand it unless you have a personal involvement in it. >> reporter: speaking out about it, she says, has been good medicine. >> you know what?
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it's made my life better. and i do feel and hope that it's made other people's lives better. >> reporter: the 26-year-old "nashville" star checked herself into a facility in october to help treat her postpartum depression, something her character on the abc show also struggled with. life imitating art. >> help me get my life back. >> a source of the show has told us that that story line was developed long before hayden gave birth. the show did give her time, though, to go through the treatment off camera as her character on camera went through the similar situation. >> reporter: the first time mom to 1-year-old kaya is just 1 of 600,000 moms across the country diagnosed with this form of depression every year, and she hopes talking openly about it will help break the stigma of the disease. >> she believes that she's going to be a more positive role model for her daughter showing her that she can be a proud, confident woman while admitting what's going on inside. >> i want to put out a good example for my daughter and tell her that she can be anyone she wants, and she does not have to
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be afraid that somebody's not going to like it because no matter what you do, there's always going to be somebody who doesn't like it. >> reporter: sharing her story, she says, has helped her heal. >> i was floored by the positive response and really happy that i can stand up for the women who are out there suffering from this and let them know that it's okay and they're not alone. >> reporter: hayden says she is refusing to stay silent, not as a role model for her daughter but also for all those women who are struggling. she wants to send a clear message that struggling with post partum doesn't mean you're weak and certainly does not mean you're a bad mom. robin? >> not at all. juju, thank you. and here with us now, abc's chief women's health correspondent, jen ashton. i know you want to weigh in on this. you were watching and hearing the things that hayden had to say, but before we talk about postpartum in particular we want to acknowledge there is a wide range of feelings that women have following birth. >> oh, absolutely. and as juju just said, this doesn't make you a bad mom.
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this makes you normal. it makes you human. in fact, we have a list of the life's most stressful psychological events and, you know, you have things on there like death of a spouse, divorce, pregnancy, birth of a child, that's on that list, that is a significant life stressor, and we also have to bring -- we have to broaden the scope a little bit, robin. yes, here we're talking about the natural birth mother. but make no mistake, if you bring a new baby into your home, it can affect the partner, the spouse, the entire family. it's a major event. >> sometimes we hear, oh, the mother just has the blues, has the baby blues. when, though -- what's the criteria that you know that it has extended far beyond that to depression? >> right, and you know, i've delivered over 1500 babies. so i've seen every possible manifestation of maternal behavior here. i think postpartum blues is where you're going to see some crying, some tearfulness. you're going to have some trouble sleeping and eating. you might be unsure how to care for your baby. that's kind of normal and these
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symptoms or feelings typically will last about two weeks. when you make the jump to postpartum depression, which affects anywhere from 10% to 20% of moms, so we're talking a lot of women here, this is not subtle. these are intense feelings, overwhelming sadness. you cannot perform what we call your activities of daily living. you can't care for yourself. you might have trouble caring for your baby and in severe situations you have thoughts of harming yourself or your baby. >> well, we heard in juju's report, 600,000 women a year diagnosed with this. >> right. >> if you're a new mom or have a loved one and you suspect something isn't right, what do you do? >> you have to speak up and ask for help. it's not a sign of weakness. it's a sign of strength. and at the end of the day, it's about your health and your baby's health. so asking for help is the first step. >> there are various treatments. >> a lot of treatments. they range from medication, talk therapy, in severe cases hospitalization, but remember this is out there. it does not discriminate. it can affect the celebrity as well as the average everyday mom. we need to talk about it more. >> and we're so glad that hayden
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is leading that conversation and the manner in which she's doing it. >> absolutely. >> all right, jen, going to be busy again. you can take your questions, she'll take them throughout the morning. you can go to drjashton on twitter or go to our facebook page. amy? >> all right, robin. well, let's turn now to "the bachelor" bombshell that has so many people talking this morning. spoiler alert, if you have not watched yet, three women are gone, and one of them chose to leave. abc's reena ninan has the very latest. >> reporter: tears flowing and tempers flaring. >> go away. >> me? >> leave me the [ bleep ] alone. >> reporter: week three of "the bachelor" delivering plenty of drama as personalities clash. >> she is not letting anything get in her way. >> no. she's very aggressive. >> reporter: olivia making enemies. >> i would love more, more, more, more time with him and i'm going to do whatever. >> to no one's surprise olivia steals ben right away. >> does anyone else want to go on my date? >> reporter: jubilee's one-on-one date off to an
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awkward start. she wins ben over. >> will you accept this rose? >> yeah. >> reporter: but not the women. >> i don't know what you guys are doing, but this ain't cute. >> reporter: sparks fly when amber confronts jubilee. >> i don't know what's going on. >> when she said a little comment like, anyone else want this date, a lot of girls were pissed about that. >> reporter: and just when you thought the night couldn't get any crazier. >> ben, can i talk to you for a second? >> reporter: lace makes a shocking exit. >> i think it's better that i go. >> reporter: overnight telling chris harrison why she really left. >> this is bringing out the bad side of me. >> reporter: and revealing -- >> taking a step back from drinking obviously, focusing more on my career and just knowing my self-worth. >> reporter: ben saying good-bye to two more women at the rose ceremony including 27-year-old shushanna overcome with emotion. >> i had no idea it would be this hard. >> reporter: telling us in an
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exclusive interview her take on all the drama after having a front row seat. >> lace, i personally really like her. she's a very sweet girl. i think we all get a little bit different when we drink but i think she'll learn her lesson. >> reporter: and revealing her pick for ben's future wife. >> i'm team caila. she's my soul sister. i really love her, and hopefully it will work out for ben with her. >> reporter: for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> all right, joining us with her take on last night's drama, "bachelor" super fan and co-host of "the view," michelle collins. self-proclaimed super fan. >> i sure am. >> last night's episode, lace leaving, were you as shocked as everyone else? >> this was the like elimination kind of heard around the world although she left of her own accord. >> to better herself. >> to better herself. which, was, like, i always felt lace was reality tv crazy and i loved her for it and then i was
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like, wait, she has real problems. and i feel bad for her. she's working on herself which is nice. >> right. >> she also has a tattoo that says work on yourself which is a great reminder. >> good reminder. always something to look at. now with lace out of the way, will olivia now emerge as the new villain, villainess of the bachelorettes? >> i think if we're going to talk villain, amber emerged as a major villain. she was very mean to jubilee which was i thought -- it kind of rubbed me the wrong way and didn't look good in front of ben. but can we talk about olivia because i am now obsessed with olivia. >> ben gave some disturbing news, some sad news about something that happened in his life, right? and then olivia chose a conversation that was quite odd coming right out of this announcement. >> let me tell you something, last night's "bachelor" can be defined by two words. and i'm gonna say them. and i know you won't like them. fat toes. i know you don't want to hear about it. i'm obsessed with her feet. the guy has family members die or family friends. she comes in and talks about her cankles. now, listen, i get it. to me cankles and death in the family, similar, similar things. it's not easy, amy. you can't take your foot on a diet. there's no toe cleanse.
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you can't do a juice toe cleanse. she actually is the only entertaining thing sort of other than amber. >> right, and then jubilee decided to go and give him a massage. >> oh, my god. >> which is also a little strange. and the other girls did not like it. >> oh, no, jubilee is on her game. let me tell you something, the other girls didn't like it because they didn't think of it. they didn't know there was a massage table hanging out by the pool. who knew that? she was on it. she already had her rose and said, you know what, my man wants a massage and she gave it to him. >> we can't wait to see what happens next. >> oh, my god. i'm so excited. >> anything can happen. michelle collins, thank you very much. we appreciate it. a new episode of "the bachelor" airs monday night at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on abc. and you can see michelle, of course, on "the view" at 11:00 a.m. eastern. let's head outside. chilly out there, rob. >> hey, amy, it's 1 degree. the windchill is 1 degree so safety in numbers, we're just trying to stay warm. anybody cowboys in the group? no, we're from the south but you've ridden a horse, right? >> yes. >> these are professional horse riders and bull riders, check it out. it's the 42nd annual steamboat
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cowboy downhill. they strap them on, line them up, race down the hill and do all sorts of fun stuff. that was yesterday. today more snow expected, not only for the colorado rockies but all of the intermountain west. enjoy that fresh powder. heavy rain in the forecast. >> good morning. i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. it is wet. moderate to heavy rain. another storm on friday. interest saturday morning. with extended is trending dry. through the afternoon, the moderate rain will taper to accountered showers. very mild. upper 50s to low 60s. the clouds open and cooler than this morning. mid-to-upper 40s. my seven-day forecast shows this morning the storm is a "2" and friday is, also. on the storm impact >> ye rks haw. all right, lara, do not go singing "ride a horse not a
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cowboy" or whatever that song is. back to you for "pop news." >> all right, i won't today. maybe on thursday. all right, time for "pop news" and i love this song. ♪ every move you make >> call it "synchronicity," if you will for two of music's most iconic artists, sting and peter gabriel announcing this morning they are uniting for a huge concert tour this summer. this is brand new, guys, just came out this morning. the tour will be called rock, paper, scissors, not clear why yet. favorite game of mine, though. they'll visit select north american cities this june and july. you may have seen these rock stars "in your eyes," thank you, back in the '80s, pre-jesse, i'm sure. jesse, you don't even know who we're talking about, do you? >> i feel like i've heard this song somewhere in a jingle. >> oh, my god. >> wow. >> jesse. >> that's a joke, guys. i know the song. it's sting. >> good boy. >> you guys actually semi-believed that. >> but would you know a peter gabriel song if you heard it? >> he's a big genesis --
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♪ in your eyes the life the heat in your eyes ♪ >> all right. anyway -- >> yes, yes, that's right. >> i love it. >> so the tour will feature solo and duets from the rock legends, i recommend that "every breath you take," every move you make be used to get tickets when they go on sale this monday. >> i think i know why they're calling it rock, paper, scissors and i actually read about this because they're going to play each other's songs at the different concerts and they're going to play rock, paper and scissors before each concert to decide -- >> are you making this up? >> no, i actually read about this. this is going to be an awesome tour. >> that is a "pop news" update. >> you always start with rock, always start with rock. >> i didn't know that. >> rock -- i don't know how the mathematics works, rock -- >> i didn't know that. >> what about scissors? >> paper can smother. >> paper covers rock. >> must be canadian. >> update coming, the rock, the paper or the scissors. also in "pop news" this morning, if you've ever looked for a job, you know how hard it is to gauge what the actual responsibilities and sort of the pleasantries of the position
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will look like at the job posting. unless, of course, it's for this job. the senior digital producer position posted on the aussie website seek. the ad says the job, and i quote, is the worst job in town with a, quote, poor location and is, quote, paying below market value. the ad goes on to say that the company doesn't value work/life balance at all and that some of the staff don't even bother to shower. the digital recruiter who posted the ad says, instead of overselling, he went for the opposite, and it worked. he says the responses have been great. a lot of people appreciating his honesty. >> okay. >> bring in our new "gma" employee. there she is. we'll work that part out. and finally, it is cold outside, as my boy, rob, has been saying all morning long. we want you all to be very careful out there. we're hearing about snow and dogs know -- this one in particular -- this is a tip. a low center of gravity is
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always the safest way to go. when the streets are snowy. just take one more look. >> that's a dog sled, all right. >> what the heck? >> you can't fall down on the ice if you're already laying down on it. >> well played, amy. >> that's "pop news" on this tuesday. >> that will cool it down. >> what did you say? >> dog sled. >> dog sled. >> that was good. >> absolutely. >> oh, goodness gracious. >> i still can't figure out what that dog was doing. >> safe sledding. >> he might have -- i don't know. i have thoughts. >> but you'll save them because we have the "high school musical" reunion coming up. the gang is back together after ten years. ♪ once we know that we are we're all stars ♪ t "we are your friends"'s all-stars ♪
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i'm natasha zouves. we are tracking breaking news with a terrible greyhound bus. at least two people are dead, 20 are injured. abc 7 hd was overhead earlier this morning on northbound 101 near highway 85. a bus you can see completely on its side straddling the lanes there. the front of it just crushed in. five had to be rushed to the hospital immediately. officials say the bus appears to have been the only vehicle involved here. we'll get an update on the morning commute with sue. good morning. >> big impact on that accident from the south bay. you can see all the red around the bay area. the green is rain. the blue is standing water. that affects your drive. we do have an accident they are estimating eight hours before it
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will be cleared out of there blocking the hov and left lanes. the mountain view is busy as well. thank you so much, sue. meteorologist mike nicco will
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the potential for flooding remains until 9:45. and now at 10:00, the fastest winds are blowing through with the last band of moderate to heavy rain. you can definitely see it tapering by lunch to almost
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nonexistent by the afternoon and evening commute. thank you. we are tweeting to it the latest updates and photos of the ♪ we're and photos of the ♪ we're breaking free soaring flying ♪ it has been ten years since "high school musical." the huge cast, the reunion is just moments away here on "gma." >> it holds up. >> it does. >> i know george's daughters, my daughter know the songs. >> ava told me yesterday there isn't a sleepover i've been to where we don't sing all the songs. >> and act it out. >> they do. >> that's great. >> they've been begging for this reunion. so i'm really excited to see it. >> it is going to be great. also, daymond john is here this morning. you know him from "shark tank." he'll share billion dollar secrets, powerful new book called "the power of broke." and that's coming up. >> he has great stories. so smart. also this morning, we're creating the ultimate
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super bowl party setup, we hope. i mean, these are pretty cool ideas, plus we put rob and michelle collins to the test in a diy challenge. we've got the big reveal there. >> look how calm rob is. >> i'll use the term creations loosely. >> come on. >> i liked your idea. i actually liked your idea. i think michelle had an easier chore than you, so we'll see how -- >> i got to be handicapped in some capacity. >> exactly. >> jesse, you wanted some of that, right? >> yeah. if i just see football cutouts, i get excited. so, yeah, we've got a lot in the studio, by the way, you're about to see coming up. it's genius. >> it'll all make sense. it'll all make sense. but first it's the reunion that's been trending huge on facebook all night. the gang from "high school musical" back together celebrating ten years since the phenomenon debuted. in fact, their first live performance was right here on "gma." and the original cast reunited for our cameras before their big
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anniversary special on the disney channel. a note from zac efron who's gotten a lot of flack for not being -- he has a lot of flack online. he sent in a special message to all the fans. >> he's a little busy. >> he is a little bit. and you saw the selfie that chris connelly took. so, here's abc's chris connelly with the story. ♪ together together together everyone ♪ >> my heart is just bursting at the seams. it's just -- it's so crazy it was ten years ago. >> reporter: it's true, 2006 saw "high school musical" debuting on the disney channel and rocketing to the head of the class. ♪ here and now it's time for a celebration ♪ >> reporter: its songs, dance numbers and beloved characters creating a tween-tastic phenomenon and turning its stars into overnight sensations. >> it was such a whirlwind. it felt like we were kind of swept up into this vacuum. at one point it literally felt like we were the beatles. >> everywhere we went people knew who we were. >> and now it's like
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we can go to the coffee star and we're completely left alone now. that's what i mean. it feels like a different life. >> they still want selfies with us. >> reporter: this past weekend, the cast minus zac efron -- >> this is only ten years, let's have a billion more. i love you guys. >> reporter: -- reuniting to share fond memories for a disney channel tenth anniversary show on wednesday. what does it feel like to revisit a lot of where it all began for you? >> it's amazing. for me i kind of embrace the i want it all of sharpay and i'm doing it all, so i got a clothing line, a makeup line coming out, producing. the movie coming out in may so it's been insane. >> i hated her through the -- [ laughter ] -- a lot of it. i love ashley so much more now. >> it taught me that what you do is actually potentially going to impact people. >> just to come back into this room and to see everyone again and to go, oh, my gosh, we were all part of this together. we made this incredible magic happen together. ♪ together together together everyone ♪ >> reporter: part of the magic their first live performance on
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"gma" back in 2006. ♪ wherever each other every time ♪ >> you guys were the first ones to kind of make everybody know who we were, and it's really neat to be here doing this specifically. >> let's sing "we're all in this together." >> reporter: as they continue to work on projects from broadway and tv to the big screen, these actors reflecting on what made "high school musical" special. >> "high school musical" came out at the perfect time. we were found by fans seeking us out. >> to actually have real young people playing that age and then have them put under the microscope and to really -- >> to survive. >> -- to survive, have nobody completely go off the rails, that's something that i think is a huge testament to what this cast is. >> we have tons of other friends but they don't understand what we've been a part of, and it's like this connection between all of us. >> if somebody comes into your life, what do they have to know
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about this experience to understand you? >> that they all come with me. [ laughter ] >> it's a package deal. >> it's a package deal. ♪ we're all in this together >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> it doesn't get old. >> no. >> seeing that. >> those dance moves like that. the special "high school musical" airs tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on the disney channel. >> you know, jesse, wasn't he in high school ten years ago? i think maybe -- >> oh. >> i'm just segueing to you, jesse. now it's time to say good-bye to bad posture. it turns out it doesn't hurt you physically but it can also affect your emotions as well so a double-edged sword and abc's jesse palmer has the details. and you'll want to sit up straight for this one. >> you sure do, amy, and i also want to go back and finish 12th grade again. that was ten years ago. it turns out something many of us do called the slump. i can actually impact our energy, our productivity and even our mood, so we met up with a posture coach for some
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straight up advice. take a look at this woman and these people. what do they have in common? bad posture. professional violinist melissa tong makes beautiful music, but recently it's been a pain in the neck literally. >> i was feeling kind of like a pinching pain, neck discomfort. neck achiness. >> reporter: her bad habit, her posture. >> see, strain on the neck, strain on the back. >> reporter: enter the posture police. ♪ >> bad posture, it's not just about slumping your shoulders. that's better. >> reporter: lindsay teaches the alexander technique which helps to improve poor posture and says it can cause physical pain like neck and back problems, breathing issues, energy depletion and more. >> it can affect how people perceive you, how you feel emotionally, and it might affect whether or not you get a second date or a second job interview. >> reporter: and don't forget about heavy backpacks and repetitive stress from our many devices. >> we're actually hearing
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about very young people who are having spinal problems related to their posture using their smartphones. ♪ >> reporter: melissa's new good habits have made all the difference. >> the pain is almost nonexistent. ah, so much better. >> you know, it's amazing how posture really impacts how we're perceived. experts actually say that poor posture gives people a bad first impression. whether you're applying for a job or starting a relationship or even trying to make new friends, make sure you use good posture because it makes you appear stronger. >> we've all been shifting here. >> i know. [ laughter ] >> so we're obviously, and so many of us are sitting at desks each and every day. so, what can we do to improve our posture? >> so there's three easy steps that doctors recommend. first, they say try to make sure your screen is at eye level. you don't want your neck to be tilted up or down. type with your elbows at a 90 degree angle and make sure your wrists and arms are rested
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when typing. you do that, those three easy steps, avoid the slump and look stronger and more confident. >> lara, i've always marveled at your posture. >> thank you. >> is it from diving? >> i think it's ballet and diving and just my mom always used to say, imagine you have a string, sort of pull up. but yoga is a great way too. i highly recommend it. you can gain an inch back from your height because as we get older we do start to curl. >> and the slumping of the shoulders. remember also the power pose, she said -- >> yes. >> if you stand like this -- >> it actually improves -- >> that's so relaxed. >> good morning, america. >> but it's scientific. >> it is. >> it's scientific. >> lock it in, george. there, whoo! >> power pose. >> try to huddle in close here. we're standing up tall. stand up tall. good posture, everybody. you just want to shrivel in. just curl into a ball when it's this cold out. we are going to see some moderating temperatures though. at least across the south where it's cold even all the way down to the florida panhandle. rebounding from the 20s and 30s today in atlanta.
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into the 40s and 50s by thursday but above certainly the north carolina line, we're going to see air that's cold enough for snow so watching very carefully this developing situation which will bring some >> hello, i am meteorologist mike nicco. moderate to half rain towns to showers by noon. isolated shower in the santa cruz mountains and east bay hills. upper 50s to slow 60s. the storm today is a "2" and so >> this weather report is brought to you by weight watchers. i hope a little hot soup is on the menu today. amy, back in to you. >> all right, rob, thanks and coming up, do you want to be a billionaire? "shark tank's" daymond john is here live sharing his secrets to go from broke to a full bank account next.
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a and we're back now with our buddy daymond john from "shark tank" and runs fubu. in his spare time he wrote a new book called "the power of broke" and it's right here. welcome back. >> thanks for having me. >> define "the power of broke." >> defining the "the power of broke," it's touching on those things that you have, assets that you don't realize you have because you don't have any capital and you have to actually tap into that. everybody thinks you need money to make money but you don't because 65% of the inc's top 1,000 richest people in the world came from nothing. they were all broke. >> including you. >> especially me.
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>> especially you and "beyond the tank," the new episode of "beyond the tank" takes you back to queens where you grew up and started fubu out of your mom's house. >> out of my mom's house. i didn't realize i was executing "the power of broke" until now on "shark tank" when i see the most successful people, look at me, don't anybody tell you need money to make money. i'm short, african-american, came from the hood -- >> nothing wrong with being short. >> nothing wrong with that. i can't design, dyslexic, got left back in seventh grade, maybe twice. i can't count, right. but all that didn't stop me from growing my company and doing what i need to do. i took affordable steps. >> what difference did your mom make? >> mom is great. see, a lot of mothers don't realize this. they already are entrepreneurs because they're the ultimate start-up. when you have a child there is no blueprint on how you'll raise this child. when your child has an ear infection three times a month, you have to go to the emergency room. you don't give your child up for adoption. i mean, maybe kevin o'leary
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would but other than that you wouldn't do that. this is the power of broke. you work it out. >> you were a scrapper and had to get your business going and you had to find ways to get your fashion seen include iing get it on the back of ll cool j on on the head of ll cool j. >> i had to find ways to be -- people say you need opm. opm can be other people's marketing, other people's manpower or other people's manufacturing, and in the book, i put gigi butler who started off as a maid and doing $30 million a year doing cupcakes and kevin plank, $4 billion annually doing underarmor. they all exercise the power of broke. >> advice. entrepreneur ellen park's team hit a roadblock. she's wondering what would daymond do. let's take a look. >> toasty time, hoodies with mittens for pockets. we've been making hoodies for adults since 2007, and we are trying to branch out into kids' sizes, but we've been struggling getting noticed on our kickstarter campaign outside our already loyal clientele. what can we do?
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we're ready for prime toasty time. >> all right. >> well, she needs to go on facebook and find that audience that's talking about mittens and/hoodies or going skiing, things of that nature and buys $10 of advertisement ten separate times with ten separate messages and see how many people come back and like ad one, like ad three, like ad four. your conversion rate, four people like there or 50 people like that one. when she finds out the one she likes the most, she makes that ad and spends more money and starts converting her goods and selling her goods. >> daymond, that was specific. we have a little surprise for you because not a lot of people know you kept your job at red lobster -- >> i did. >> -- when you were starting out fubu, so in honor of that, let's see a surprise today. where is he coming from? >> yeah. >> there he is, the manager from our local red lobster right here. >> how are you doing, daymond? >> all right. >> bringing some -- >> oh, my goodness. >> where are the biscuits,
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the cheddar bay biscuits? >> we're bringing you the lobster. thank you so much on behalf of red lobster, we want you to congratulate you on your book. and we wanted to bring you some breakfast. >> thank you too guys for sacrificing yourself. i appreciate it. >> thanks for coming in. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> and thank you, daymond. "the power of broke" is available right now and daymond is on "shark tank" on friday at 9:00 eastern right here on abc. congratulations. >> thank you. coming up we're going to see how rob and so what about this? your old technology... it's time to get into the new with ford ♪ come and get it if you really want it... ♪ new is ecoboost technology. new is a foot-activated liftgate. new is tougher, stronger and lighter.
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♪ it's the final countdown >> oh, i like this song choice. yes. we are kicking off a brand-new edition of "improve this!" with the ultimate football fan cave. whether your favorite team is playing in the big game or if they didn't make it, who cares, let's watch some football, people. everybody loves to watch the super bowl in style and here with some great diy tips are chris and peyton lambton from hgtv's "going yard."
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i love these, when we have props, and by props i mean my co-workers. very nice, robin. right next to my nittany lion. so this is stadium seating that you guys have created. you could put this in your base many. you could do this in your garage if you can get a tv in there and this is just 6x8s? >> this is easy to make. something great for your garage, man cave, whatever. so you put it together with some 2x8s. buy a whole bunch of 2x8s and some plywood and some artificial grass. that's step one. >> i think we have graphics. they're supposed to come up but there you go. there you go. so you have that. >> then just like you're building a wall. you lay those 2x8s on end and screw them together. that's step two. >> i like the way you do that. i didn't realize you do it that way. >> exactly. that's on every 16th. once step two is done put the plywood on top. this is very sturdy.
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don't have to worry about falling through that. that is sturdy right there. you can jump around and cheer, no problem. >> all right. >> thank you very much. >> i love the idea of astro turf. this is really cheap at a place like lowe's. >> yes. >> at your home center. >> right. >> you can find astroturf to really give it the football look. >> i played on that in high school. really good for carpet burns. really good quality. >> very comfortable. >> if you want to dress it up more, take duct tape and make the yard lines. >> it's a great idea. now, the one thing about this, it's not easy to store, needless to say, so this is sort of an investment project. it's not expensive but it's not the kind of thing you'll want to break down so you can use it for oscar season, you know, change it to red carpet and have a viewing. >> bring in chairs from all around your house, kitchen chairs, whatever you have. >> office chairs. >> looks comfy right there. first choice of seating there. >> strategic move. >> all right. our second project is even easier, and rob marciano is in the catbird seat and these are
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made with those pallets you find often behind stores. stores -- a lot of companies will actually give them to you free. how many pallets does tit take o make this mosh pit? >> six pallets. 2x4s, screws, all nice together and you won't hurt yourself there. >> you want to make sure you sand it down so it's not so rough. >> a little primer and paint. >> then you bought two futon cushions. >> comfy pillows and you're ready to go. >> this is easier than this because this you can break down and store in the garage. it can be fun for kids, moving watching. not only the super bowl. finally find an old coffee table, you can get it for next to nothing at a thrift shop. wood top, try to not get pressed wood, a real wood top. you cut three holes in it. this is the coolest cooler table ever. >> you want to make sure you're not missing a minute of the game or the commercials. some people are in it for the commercials. >> ours will not be filled with
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soda. >> i love that. >> dom perignon for lara. >> and bring your snacks right here. >> liquor. >> and so it's very cheap. what kind of saw do i need? thank you. sounds like? >> trace that out, use a jigsaw. one little plunge cut, sand it down. it's that easy. >> these buckets are next to nothing. >> exactly. >> bingo. you can do soda. you can do chips in one. i love this idea because you can rescue, recycle and reinvent an old coffee table, so you've got your stadium seating, you got your mosh pit. the coolest -- yeah, yeah, yeah, do we have time? real quick, michelle, rob, we want to see your diy. so really quick, michelle made coasters. >> my hands are rough. >> fancy. >> aren't these nice? >> rob made a cutting board -- >> which is a serving tray. >> -- tray. >> because that's what you need in the man cave is a serving tray. >> cutting board and he added two door handles, couldn't be easier. both of them are winners. >> touchdown. >> touchdown. >> yay! >> it was a pleasure doing business with you. >> thanks, you guys.
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>> thank you very much. >> "going yard" is a great show. and you can find out more about these projects on our website on yahoo! check out these guys on hgtv. we'll be right back. "gma's" "improve this!" is brought to you by lowe's. hurry in today for great winter savings.
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i'm natasha zouves. we have breaking news out of san jose. this terrible greyhound bus crash. two people are dead, 18 injured. and there were 20 riders in all. sky 7 hd earlier happening around 6:30 on a slick northbound 101 near highway 85. you can see the bus completely on its side straddling lanes there. five of the injured had to be rushed to the hospital immediately. officials say the bus appears to have been the only vehicle involved. sue hall has how this is impacting traffic. big backups an hour. bart is experiencing 20-minute delays weather-related downtown oakland in the sfo direction. no other muni delays. all the red means slow traffic around the bay area still at this hour. here's the accident we were talking about, the fatal accident in the hov lane.
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it's the overfly shut down permanently. eight hours until they get this picked up. and we have another accident northbound 680 near the expressway slowing into san jose as well. sue, thank you very up many. good morning, everybody. here's an update on the flood advisory until 9:45, our last push of moderate to heavy rain moving through right now with the cold front. so we'll see more flooding in low-lying areas, poor drainage areas, more sandy water and excessive runoff. you can see the back edge. this is the cold front and we'll see a sharp uptick in the winds right now. if we're going to have power outages, they are going to be now until about 11:00 with the faster winds coming in. notice as we head throughout the afternoon hours, everything tapers. so let me show you what is going to happen. this should say afternoon, morning to afternoon planner. i apologize, but it goes from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the rain tapers off 10:00. the scattered showers and isolated showers by 1:00 and pretty much nothing by the evening commute. my accuweather seven-day forecast


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