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good morning, america. flash flood alert. severe storms from arizona to maryland shutting down roads, flooding homes, wiping shelves clean at this drugstore. now new regions in the flood zone as a potential tropical storm forms in the caribbean. major zika warning. the cdc issuing an unprecedented advisory telling pregnant women not to travel to a part of florida after detecting 14 local cases of the virus. now health officials going door to door testing thousands of people. the head of the cdc will join us this morning. donald trump calls hillary clinton the devil overnight as new polls spell trouble for trump. >> and i'm afraid the election is going to be rigged. i have to be honest. >> now bombarded from both sides of the aisle for his battle with the family of a fallen u.s. soldier and the new questions arising about trump's own military record. and not on my watch.
the american airlines captain coming to the rescue when an unruly passenger attacks a crew member. >> sit down. sit down. enough. you don't put your hands on my flight attendant. >> how he took control and stopped what could have been a dangerous confrontation. >> we do say good morning, america. good to have lara back. >> thank you. we have a lot of news to get to. those new polls showing hillary clinton surging as donald trump battles attacks from both sides of the aisle over his comments about that military family. yeah, continued through the day yesterday. we have an exclusive with miss teen usa. karlie hay is here live taking on the controversy about those offensive tweets. severe weather on move, missouri roads underwater and alerts now from las vegas. you see missouri right there. alerts from las vegas to st. louis and ginger, of course, is tracking it all.
>> there are pockets of flash flooding. isolated storms you get 6, 8 inches very quickly. ocean city, maryland, the picture behind me and that video out of missouri, east of kansas city and now that line has moved to the east. there are warnings this morning, 4 inches plus have fallen west of st. louis. we're watching there. also in the southwest with that monsoon flow, 3 plus inches falls in hours and you got trouble, 90% development for this. 90%. it would be earl if it got through parts of belize and mexico. >> i know you're keeping an eye on it. all right, ginger. that unprecedented warning about the zika virus. the cdc advising pregnant women to avoid a popular neighborhood in miami. so far at least 14 cases have been transmitted by infected mosquitoes in that area. there have been more than 1,600 travel-related cases across the country. and more than 400 pregnant women have been infected. abc's dr. richard besser is in miami and has the latest for us. good morning, dr. besser.
>> good morning, robin. you know, now that there's proof that zika is continuing to spread in this neighborhood, public health has done something they've never done before telling some people to stay away but with all the travel people are doing, they don't believe this will be the last time that happens. here in this florida neighborhood, just one square mile north of downtown miami, 14 cases of zika have been transmitted by local mosquitoes and the cdc has this warning for pregnant women. stay away. apparently the first time it has issued such a travel warning in the continental u.s. ever. >> we believe there's still individuals that are at risk in that one-mile square radius. >> reporter: so health officials are testing thousands of residents here in the wynnewood arts district, one of the busiest neighborhoods in the city, praying for mosquitos, delivering zika prevention kits, bedding nets and treatments for standing water. >> just doing a neighborhood sweep to make sure there's no mosquito breeding.
>> reporter: many of the infected had no symptoms identified from door-to-door testing. health officials are expecting more cases will arise. the virus most dangerous for pregnant women. >> have you taken any steps around your home to cut down on mosquitoes? >> patio furniture, everything inside. because if it rains and you have your chair, you know, sitting up, it can have standing water. >> just making sure none of my plants have water that's just been sitting there. >> one of the big worries here is that the mosquito appears to be resistant to the pesticides they're using and will make control efforts difficult. what's surprised me talking to people here, all the concerns from public health, people seem to be going about their lives and don't seem to be changing behavior. robin. >> all right, dr. besser, thank you. joining us now with more is the director of the cdc, dr. tom frieden. dr. frieden, thank you for your time this morning, and this is so alarming to a lot of people
because it is a fairly small area, the warning, but it is the first travel advisory in the continental u.s. since polio which has raised a lot of eyebrows and people want to know do you feel that you're going to have to increase the area? >> only time will tell, robin. this is really a new phenomenon. we've never seen a mosquito-borne illness that could cause a birth defect and right now there is this very specific area north of downtown miami where zika is spreading in that community so we're advising pregnant women not to go there and pregnant women who have to live or work there to do everything possible to prevent mosquito bites. >> four cases were announced on friday and then ten more on monday and some are saying why wasn't an advisory issued earlier? >> what we realized over the weekend was that the mosquito counts were not coming down as we had liked so we haven't achieved good mosquito control in that area. and we now have our top experts on the ground working with the
top folks in florida to figure out what more can be done to knock down this very difficult to control mosquitoes. >> i know you said that mosquito control there in miami has not worked as you had hoped. why not? >> well, there are three different possibilities. first, it could be that the mosquitoes there are resistant to the insecticides being used. unfortunately, there's no quick test for that. it can take a week or three or four weeks to figure that out for sure. second, it may be there are breeding sites that haven't been eliminated. standing water where mosquitoes continue to be churned out and, third, it is also the case that this is a really tough mosquito to control. this is an unusual neighborhood or an emerging neighborhood. it's mixed use. it has industrial, business and residential and that makes mosquito control very complex. >> dr. frieden, no treatment, no vaccine as of right now, and the consequences could be quite dire so this is something that people really need to take seriously. >> it is and it's not just about
this neighborhood. all over the u.s., wherever the mosquito is present, 30 states, generally in the south of the u.s., women who are pregnant really need to do everything they can to protect themselves from mosquito bites and that's difficult, putting on deet multiple times on exposed skin, wearing long sleeves and long pant, staying indoors, all these things reduce the risk of mosquito bites. >> and we can't hear those recommendations enough. dr. frieden, thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> you take care. we haven't had a travel advisory in the continental u.s. since polio. >> this is really unprecedented. we move on to the race for the white house. in you polls showing a big convention bounce for hillary clinton as donald trump doubles down in his fight with the muslim parents of a fallen soldier and steps up attacks on hillary clinton. comparing her now to the devil. abc's tom llamas is on the trail with trump in harrisburg, pennsylvania. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. donald trump calling hillary clinton the devil is a first and
this comes at the same time he's in the middle of a growing fight with fellow republican, billionaires, even the president over a back and forth with the family of a fallen u.s. soldier. overnight, donald trump warning of the possibility of a rigged election. >> and i'm telling you, november 8th we better be careful because that election is going to be rigged and i hope the republicans are watching closely or it's going to be taken away from us. >> reporter: at a campaign event in pennsylvania he took his attacks on hillary clinton to a diabolical level, saying this of senator bernie sanders' endorsement of clinton. >> but he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. >> reporter: but it's trump's attacks on a gold star family that spoke out at the democratic convention that continue to get him in trouble. >> have you even read the united states constitution? >> reporter: senator john mccain calling out trump saying just because trump is the gop nominee doesn't mean he can, quote, defame those who are the best
among us. and the vfw veterans group saying to ridicule a gold star mother is out of bounds. trump's running mate governor mike pence put on the spot during a town hall by a mother whose son serves in the u.s. air force. >> will there ever be a point in time when you're able to look at trump in the eye and tell him enough is enough? >> reporter: that mother getting booed from others at the town hall for asking her question. >> captain khan is an american hero. [ applause ] and we cherish, we cherish his family. we cherish all of our gold star families. >> reporter: president obama also alluding to the controversy praising all the gold star families. >> that our gold star families have made a sacrifice that most of us cannot even begin to imagine. >> reporter: and fellow billionaire warren buffett who's supporting hillary clinton saying this about trump. >> have you no sense of decency, sir? >> reporter: still trump says he has a right to defend himself. >> horrible things were said about me. i think it was, frankly, very
tough so all i did is respond and i will always respond. >> reporter: as trump fights with that gold star family "the new york times" has a front page investigation looking into the numerous deferments, draft deferments during the vietnam war by donald trump, mostly for education but one of them for bone spurs in his heels. now, this came at a time when trump was a very active athlete and had just picked up the game of golf. trump has said that condition has since healed and he has acknowledged some guilt for not serving. george. >> okay, tom, thanks. let's talk to our political analysts matthew dowd and jon karl. jon, let me begin with you and that "the new york times" account. one of the things trump has said many times in the past that he received deferments and was ultimately kept out of the draft by a high lottery number. "the new york times" calls that account into question. >> it sure does, george. trump has said that he had a phenomenal draft number and that's why ultimately he was kept out of the war. but this "new york times" investigation says he had five
deferments, four for education, that last one for those bone spurs, according to "the times" would have made it virtually impossible for him to get drafted. >> okay and, matt, we now have a series of polls showing hillary clinton's bounce coming out of this convention and a lead in the six to eight-point range. >> yeah, you know, we've saw -- we saw donald trump get a slight bump, but it now looks like hillary clinton got a bigger bump. i think it has less to do with the convention than this controversy that erupted around donald trump. all self-inflicted. he should worry less about the bone spurs and more about shooting himself in the foot over and over and over again. >> put on your political consultant hat. you've worked for both democrats and republicans. if donald trump called you in what would you tell him to do to fix this? >> the first thing i would say is don't be yourself but that would be i think difficult in the course of this. he has to get some level of discipline and quit reacting to people. he has to get on his message and quit reacting to every single
person that he seems to get some level of slight in the course of this. when he's doing that, he's capping himself, george. it's not that he's losing votes he's capping himself at a level he can't win at so in order to win he's got to get disciplined and stay on message. >> jon, we saw him last night talking about the prospect of a rigged election. >> yeah, this is something else. he said this before. after the 2012 election, he had a series of tweets that he said that this was clearly the result of a rigged election, romney's loss, but he's setting up the possibility of if he loses, saying it was because he was cheated. >> okay. jon karl, matthew dowd, thank you very much. >> all right, george, we move on to new questions about the deadliest hot air balloon crash in the u.s. that has killed 16 people. the pilot had been convicted of drunken driving four times. abc's david kerley is in lockhart, texas, with more on this. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. a foggy morning here in texas.
you can see the memorial that's been set up, the families were here at the site yesterday. there are no indications that the pilot's past had anything to do with this crash. but it raises broad questions about licensing as investigators try to figure out why this balloon crashed. this morning, the covered remains of the balloon and gondola are in dallas for further examination as we learn more about the past of the pilot at the controls. 49-year-old skip nichols had been arrested four times for drunk driving and served time in prison twice. a former girlfriend said he was a recovering alcoholic. balloon pilots are not required to hold an faa medical certificate to fly. but they are expected to self-report convictions. safety officials say that's not enough. >> should they be held to a different standard than somebody who is flying an airplane for hire on air tour operations or helicopters, so, so we do see this discontinuity. >> reporter: investigators say evidence suggests after flying above the clouds and fog the pilot was trying to land when the gondola hit and then ran
along the top transmission lines bursting into flames and fallen about ten stories to the ground saturday killing all 16 on board. now, investigators had hoped the ground crew, the tracking crew would actually be able to tell them whether or not the conditions were like this when the balloon hit these power lines. unfortunately, they knew the pilot was landing but couldn't find the balloon. they actually drove around for an hour looking for it. >> thank you. amy with the morning's other top stories starting with an fbi employee accused of working for china. >> a long of time fbi technician pleaded guilty to acting as a secret agent for china. kun shan chun worked in the new york office and accused of using top secret clearance to leak the identity of a special agent to the chinese government. he is expected to face two years in prison. the u.s. military expanding its air campaign against isis launching air strikes in northern libya targeting isis vehicles and tanks.
president obama approved that military action at the request of the u.n.-backed government in libya. more air strikes are expected but no u.s. ground troops. in this country, five people have been killed in this charter bus crash north of fresno, california. the bus reportedly swerved before hitting a sign pole came which crashing through the windshield. the bus was heading to sacramento. no word yet on what led up to that crash. a dramatic rescue in michigan after an elderly man ended up driving into a lake. good samaritans were trying to free him when police arrived. they were able to smash the window, cut his seat belt and untangle his legs pulling him out of the car just as it slipped completely under the water there. well, a sign of the times at mcdonald's. the company says it will remove artificial preservatives from chicken mcnuggets and some breakfast items and no longer use high fructose corn syrup in buns saying it is responding to consumer demands.
>> just don't mess with the fries. >> i agree, robin. that is a very good tip for mcdonald's. >> simple. finally this is going to make everybody feel good. you don't have to feel guilty the next time you forget to floss. the government is acknowledging there is little evidence flossing prevents gum disease or cavities. a study by the associated press describes evidence of its benefits as weak and unreliable. i mean i still think it's hygienic but apparently you don't have to floss. >> especially not while you're driving, please. >> you just made so many people's day. >> i know. the guilt of years and years of not flossing suddenly gone. >> poof. >> poof. >> good to have you back, lara. >> thank you, robin. an american airlines pilot coming to the rescue tackling an allegedly drunken disorder will go passenger facing charges for attacking a flight attendant and threatening the whole crew. the episode caught on a cell phone, and abc's nick watt has our story. >> sit down. sit down. enough.
you don't put your hands on my flight attendant. >> reporter: this morning, new video showing an american airlines pilot taking down an unruly passenger after he allegedly attacked members of the flight crew. >> i said take a seat, sir. >> i don't want to take a seat. >> i don't care what you want to do. you're going to take a seat right now. >> reporter: the passenger, 25-year-old michael curnow facing federal charges for allegedly interfering with a flight crew after his plane landed at charlotte douglas international airport. federal agents say kerr took the short flight from lexington, kentucky, july 21st and became disruptive after drinking three glasses of jack daniels in just over an hour. >> oh, wow. yeah. >> reporter: in this video you can see kerr standing in the aisle, refusing to sit down. kerr briefly sits on the armrest of the seat before following the flight attendant up the aisle. according to an fbi affidavit, kerr threatened to break the flight attendant's jaw. >> move. >> take a seat. >> move. >> take a seat. >> kerr is then seen here telling the pilot to move. moments later he tries to run
through the flight attendant pushing her down before the pilot takes kerr to the ground. >> sit down. sit down. enough. you don't put your hands on my flight attendant. >> reporter: the association of flight attendants issuing this statement saying we have seen an increase in these incidents throughout the industry. alcohol is a leading cause of air rage incidents as it seems to be in this case. kerr has been released on a $25,000 bond, no future court date has been set. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, new york. wow. >> yeah, not a lot to say on that one. maybe not the three jacks. to ginger and the flooding in the midwest. >> in the midwest and northeast. flash flood warnings actually at this hour in parts of massachusetts. you can see springfield, i just saw reports of roads being covered in water, route 5, a tunnel, completely under water. please don't drive into that this morning. your local weather is 30 seconds away. first, tuesday trivia brought to you by target.
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power has been restored. now traffic update with alexis, good morning. >> good morning, reggie. we're still seeing some residual delays from an earlier crash whereby on the westbound san mateo bridge. that was a pretty minor collision but it was enough to really slow things down. one new problem, northbound 101 heading into san francisco, a crash near vermont street. two lanes blocked. that's involving a motorcycle. it sounds like everybody is going to be okay. another update in just about 30
good morning from the roof, where we're kind of gray once again with a little bit of mist out there. mid-50s to around 60 right now. our planner forecast, 60s at the coast, 70s at the bay, 80s inland as we get back to average today and tomorrow, then cooler than average start thursday. >> thank you, mike.
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and then actress shannen doherty is speaking out this morning in an emotional interview. she's revealing new details about her breast cancer battle and how she is finding strength through it all. >> yes, so we have a lot coming up. first that beauty queen backlash. miss teen usa karlie hay is here for an exclusive interview to explain those tweets using racial slurs after abc's linzie janis brings out the latest. >> miss teen usa 2016 is texas. >> reporter: karlie hay, the newly crowned miss teen usa savoring her moment. >> miss teen usa. >> reporter: but less than 24 hours into her reign, reports of hay's social media past began to surface in tweets dating back to 2013, hay using the "n" word repeatedly while writing to friends. >> there are certain things that miss teen usa can't do. she is a public figure. she is a public official and she cannot be tweeting stuff like that. it's just unacceptable. >> reporter: many including this former 2010 miss teen usa questioning why the miss universe organization didn't
make the texas native surrender her crown. instead, defending the winner and committing their organization to, quote, supporting her continued growth. >> if the decision was in my hands absolutely she would have to be dethroned not necessarily because of what she said but the avenue in which she said it. >> reporter: the teenage beauty pageant also marred with criticism over the lack of diversity. chrissy teigen tweeting, wow, how can we choose from such a diverse bunch in response to the final five contenders, all caucasian blond women. as for the new miss teen usa, the 18-year-old taking to social media to explain that she's not proud of her past tweets citing personal struggles as the cause. for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> thanks to linzifor that. miss teen usa karlie hay joins us now. thank you for coming on this
morning. we just saw at the end of linzie's piece you say you're not proud of what happened but i was checking out twitter and i think what a lot are waiting to hear is a clear apology. >> yes, and i am very sorry. it's embarrassing. it's something i'm ashamed of and i've grown up from that 15-year-old girl who used that type of language. it's never acceptable and now i know how hurtful it is and it hurts me to know that at one point of my life i used that language. i said that and it's not me. >> do you understand how it happened? >> i do. i mean, at that age i was being a follower. i was trying to fit in with my friends. the word was thrown around and the music i listened to with the friends i hung out with and i had no guidance so it was kind of a careless mistake and when the tweet got brought back up, i was kind of like embarrassed, ashamed and just amazed that i actually at one point in my life thought it was okay to use that word because it's never okay. >> you know now it's not an excuse. >> it's not an excuse. there is no excuse to say that word ever at all.
>> and what do you say we saw that in the piece as well. some people think you shouldn't have been able to keep the crown. >> a lot of people think that but i've grown from then and i've, you know, i blossomed into the person i am today and i think that i can turn this message into a positive message because there are people that use that word and it's not acceptable ever. >> what have you learned from this? >> i've learned that through every obstacle there's something positive that can come out of it and i can use my title to do great things and hopefully people learn from my mistakes because it is a big mistake, it's something i'm embarrassed about, something that will stick with me and has definitely affected me and i'm just going to learn from it and try to move forward. >> take us inside when this was happening. were you prepared to lose the crown? what were those conversations like? >> i was -- like i said, i was trying to stay positive. i've tried to stay positive through this. i've been through a lot of obstacles and this is just another one that i'm going to have to go through. it was an incredibly bad mistake. it's --
>> and how do you plan on using now the platform you have to try and help fix this? >> well, you know, people go through these obstacles. i've gone through my own personal struggles and everyone has their own personal struggles but that doesn't give you an excuse to use this language or any bad language at all and it goes to show that it can come back and hurt you and it has definitely hurt me on the inside forever saying it and it has hurt other people as well. >> good luck with it. thanks, karlie. thanks for coming in. >> all right, george. now to a remarkable survival story. a paraglider plunging 150 feet to the ground after his engine failed now saying it's a miracle he's alive. he is speaking out exclusively on "gma" and linsey davis has his story. >> reporter: it began as just another day for extreme sports enthusiast damian leroy. paragliding over his beloved south florida beaches. >> it was just a great day to go
do the sport we love. >> reporter: but within minutes disaster strikes. he starts to spin out of control, his lines are tangled and he can't undo them. his only option is to jump more than 150 feet. >> he's going to jump. >> reporter: this bystander captures the crash. >> he's off the thing. >> he jumped. he jumped into the mangroves. >> no way. >> i swear. look at his thing about to crash. >> reporter: the cause, a sputtering engine failure on the power paraglider which is basically a kite attached to a propeller engine. >> there was just a feeling that just said there's a super soft bush right there and you should jump and so i jumped. and it was the best decision i ever made. >> reporter: leroy suffered a broken back, femur, pelvis, three broken ribs and a punctured lung and says it's a miracle he is alive today. >> the reactions of the paramedics and the doctors and nurses and prayers and love from
all around the world was just like another level. i think that's what staved me for sure. >> reporter: but despite that 150-foot fall and painful recovery, he still believes in living out your dreams. >> my whole life has been giving back to youth or inspiring people. i think now is my big opportunity. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> what a story. glad he's doing well. let's go over to amy now. >> coming up on our big board, pokemon go under fire. could your children be chasing pokemon right to a predator's door? and then hanging off skyscrapers, dangling off a bridge to get that perfect shot. is a new show promoting illegal and dangerous behavior. plus, the high calorie meals at chain restaurants. does your favorite dish make the unwanted list? and dr. ashton weighs in on that big flossing debate. our insiders join us in just two minutes. besser weighs in on that big flossing debate. our insiders join us in just two minutes.
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what goes on during what goes on during the commercial breaks. time now for our big board. our team of insiders standing by with more on today's top stories. our man t.j. is here at the table. >> yeah. >> we know it's big. >> oh, it's big when i come here. >> yeah, we'll get to your story in a moment. first lawmakers are taking aim at pokemon go. new york governor andrew cuomo trying to keep potential predators away from it announcing he's restricting registered sex offenders on parole from playing after young gamers were found chasing pokemon in the vicinity of known ex-cons. our chief legal analyst dan abrams is here to weigh in on this. this is really some serious stuff here and governor cuomo went on to actually send a letter to the makers of the game asking how they can help keep sex offenders from playing the game legally. from that standpoint, is this effective? >> yeah, well, look, first of all i'm more concerned about the people that aren't registered than the ones who are registered when it comes to something like this. and secondly, you know, there's
been a lot of talk, oh, you know, kids ended up half a block away from a sex offender's home. that to me feels like politic, what is real and is a real concern is in the game the lure aspect of the game, the fact that you can actually pay to get people to come to you and there have already been potential crimes committed by people trying to lure people in the middle of the night to remote places. that's a concern with regard to protecting our children so in that sense, it is legitimate but i would expect as the case with any time there are additional restrictions on sex offenders, that there will be some sort of legal challenge to it. >> is this something, i mean, i know we can try to legislate it but shouldn't the watchdog really be the parents in these cases and at the end of the day? >> it has to be first and foremost the parents but, look, governor cuomo in particular has really taken a lead when it comes to sex offenders online, making sure that they're accountable.
he started a big law in new york which now requires them to sort of register all of their e-mails and any time they're online, et cetera, and so i do think that's a legitimate issue. but in the end, it's going to be the parents. you have to know where your kid is going, where are they playing, et cetera. >> and who's talking to them when they're playing is a big, big scare for all of us parents in this electronic age. dan, thanks so much. we move on to daredevils dangling off skyscrapers all for that photo. oh, my gosh, i'm getting dizzy looking at that. the makers of red bull are launching an eight-part series investigating the mind-set of so-called urban explorers, adventurers who put their life in danger to capture the perfect shot and t.j. holmes joins us. just looking at these photos, this is dangerous. >> this is literally one wrong move, one way or another by a couple of inches and they're going to fall to their death, period. it's that simple. these are urban explorers, urban
exploration or urbex. here's this platform following them around. that's the one you didn't see here but watching these, a trailer, will make you sick to your stomach. but they travel around, they go to these skyscrapers, they go to places that are off-limits and make no mistake these guys are good for what they do, they train at this but also good at trespassi trespassing. these guys are breaking the law getting to a lot of places where they're going. this is their showcase, our new generation of explorers. >> how about red bull? you can put a disclaimer and say, kids don't try this at home but are they in any hot water? >> they haven't gotten in hot water yet. the series just launched so we'll see what happens down the road. they gave us a statement saying, hey, the risks and negative aspects of this lifestyle are documented. we're not just glorifying it but at the same time they put out another statement saying, you know what, the explorers of old were seen as the renegades back then and celebrating these guys
as this generation's explorers. i'm not a lawyer but playing one on tv. we got a lawyer here i forget sometimes. what say you? >> i think it would be tough to hold them responsible. if these people are going out doing this on their own, sponsored by red bull, if red bull is actually, for example, if red bull had a camera person there, that person is trespassing too but in most of these cases they'll be using their own gopro or something like that i think it will be tough to hold them legally responsible. >> a lot of these explorers have a long arrest record for trespassing. >> all right, t.j., dan, thank you. big calories. some of the biggest restaurant chains and the 26 winners of the extreme eating awards given out to the top menu items that hit more than -- they pack more than a day's worth of calories and fat into a single meal. >> oh, my gosh. >> dr. jen ashton wants to weigh in. we want to get to flossing in a moment and you have to floss after eating some of these meals.
we say that they are the winners but these are some real losers, aren't they? >> saying winners, robin so here's the list, i feel like i'm reading the academy awards. dessert, buffalo wild wings' dessert nachos weighs in at 2100 calories. then you have cheese cake factory's fried chicken and waffles benedict. why not put two high calorie dishes together, 2,580 and uno pizzeria and grill's whole hog burger, 2,850 calories. obviously this exceeds the amount that an average person should eat in the entire day. >> it's 2,000 calories a day, correct? that's about what it usually is? >> it's weight and activity dependent but not 2,000 calories a day for us at our weight so this is definitely extreme eating. >> is there any nutritional justification for having any of these items on the menu. >> so kind of you. >> just trying to play devil's advocate. >> nope. but we have to remember that --
>> how did i know she would say that. >> these restaurants are in the business of selling food and they wouldn't have these things on the menu if customers didn't buy them. we did reach out to these chains, by the way and point out they all have healthier options on their menu and these are in theory made to be shared with four other people. >> i'll share with my friends at the table. we have to ask you this about the new -- amy brought it to us -- federal guidelines. flossing is overrated. >> unnecessary. >> we've been told it's now unnecessary. no benefits. come on. >> i'm a horrible flosser but, again, it comes down to risk versus benefit so dentists are going to still say do it because gum disease is a major problem. and it's a low risk activity but do we need to evaluate the evidence? absolutely. >> look at dan's face. dan, have you been flossing for nothing? >> i'm obsessed with flossing. i mean the fact that you're now telling me it may not make a difference, the amount of time and floss i have wasted over the years on this. >> i am not surprised that dan is obsessed with it.
horrible. more trips to the dentist for me. >> i'm going to dig into these. i don't buy it. >> all right. thank you, guys. want to thank dan and dr. jen and t.j. as always. coming up next the california man having a bear of a time with some unexpected house guests. that's just the first pun of the day. he's our hot shot. we'll be back in just two minutes. back in just two minutes. beneful is really excellent. ecipe of the first ingredient is chicken. (riley) man, this chicken is spectacular! (jessica) i had to start hiding the bag because he would try to put his face in it all day. yeah you love it, don't you? you love it so much! i feel like when he eats beneful, he kind turns into a puppy again. it's protein. it's vegetables. it's grains. i mean, like that sounds like a dinner i'd make for myself, right? (riley) hey it's a big bag. just have some of mine. (vo) try new beneful healthy weight with chicken. now with real chicken as the number one ingredient, healthful. flavorful. beneful. walking to school is serious business. especially on class picture day!
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commotion, no pun intended, so we slowed down the video. it's now viral. rodney told us the bears got in through a sliding glass door his roommate left open in their mammoth lake, california, home and here's what he had to say about his grizzly encounter. >> they put a couple of scratch marks on the door. got ahold of some ice cream in my room on my comforter which is really gross. toothpaste and my old spice deodorant. >> could have been a lot worse. >> they didn't floss though. >> did not floss. they did use deodorant. we appreciate that, bears. >> why did he have ice cream on his comforter? >> i don't know. that's a very disturbing question. the bears with in the home for over an hour. his sleeping roommate heard him in the kitchen. he thought it was just rodney down having a snack. sounds like the roommate might have -- >> check into that. a lot going on in this story. glad, rodney, that you and your roommate are okay. >> and glad that jojo and jordan, the newest "bachelorette" couple are here live. newest
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good morning, i'm reggie aqui from the abc 7 morning news. in merced county, five passengers died when a pure bus crashed. the bus hit a pole supporting a freeway sign on highway 99 at 3:30 this morning. that pole sliced through the bus. at least five other people were rushed to area hospitals. the bus was carrying 30 people. they were coming from southern california and going to sacramento. more on that throughout the day. meteorologist mike nicco has an update on your bay forecast. hi, everybody. we're after that cloudy start. mid-50s to low 60s. this afternoon, 60s and 70s around the bay, 80s and 90s inland. taking a look at the roads,
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. zika virus alert. the cdc with an unprecedented warning cautioning pregnant women not to travel to parts of florida. 14 local cases of the virus right now. thousands of people being tested. the latest from the front lines of the outbreak. new overnight, shannen doherty reveals her cancer has spread. as she struggles to stay positive. >> we discovered that some of the cancer cells might have actually gone out of the lymph node. >> fighting back tears as she opens up about her painful year and a half and how she's gaining strength right now. ♪ this is my fight song also this morning, medical breakthrough. the 15-month-old girl with the mysterious disease.
her parents are baffled going to doctor after doctor for answers. >> no matter how hard we tried to help her, there wasn't anything that we could do to stop her from getting worse. >> the cutting-edge medical approach that finally gave them a solution and changed little cara's life for good. ♪ i think i want to marry you and jojo and jordan happily ever after. the bachelorette's big decision. >> i love you. >> choosing jordan in an emotional finale sending robby home heartbroken. now revealing her future plans with her new fiance. >> we have this house, we're going to move into. >> the couple flying all night on the "gma" express joining us live right here as we say -- >> both: good morning, america. >> love is in the air here in times square. it is great to have jojo and her new fiance jordan handing out roses. we're going to talk to them about last night and that final
rose ceremony. our crowd always looks forward to this moment. >> yeah, they love this and in case they want too have another ceremony, t.j. is here, the man of many talents, and if you remember, he became a minister for our wide world of weddings, so if they decide they want to get married today, t.j. is here. >> we have a very spontaneous show. >> oh, guys. >> no pressure. greetings. come on, people. they seem really happy, though jordan sharing this photo on instagram overnight. he wrote the nicest message along wit, the longest message on instagram i've ever seen saying a few months ago i took a leap of faith that took me on a journey that led me to the love of my life and jojo has fans following her love life every step of the way and her fashion. she has looked fabulous every step of the way and we have some of our favorites including that stunning dress from the finale. i think those are sort of suggestions.
>> okay. >> that look like those and we'll tell you how you can get them without breaking the bank. now amy with the morning rundown. >> good morning, guys. the big story this morning, donald trump on the attack coming up with a new name for hillary clinton calling her the devil as she slides -- as he slides in the latest poll. trump now trails clinton by nine points and crying foul raising concern about the fairness of the election during an appearance on fox news overnight. >> we better be careful because that election is going to be rigged, and i hope the republicans are watching closely or it's going to be taken away from us. >> meanwhile, trump is refusing to back down from his feud with the family of a muslim-american soldier killed in iraq. he has now been rebuked by everyone from john mccain to warren buffett and some military families have signed a letter calling on trump to apologize. well, there is growing concern about the zika virus in florida. the cdc has taken the unprecedented step of warning pregnant women and couples who plan to conceive not to travel to the windwood area of miami where at least 14 people have now been infected by local mosquitoes. this morning the director of the
cdc told robin the fight against zika is not going as well as hoped, and it's not just women in florida who need to be on alert. >> it's not just about this neighborhood. all over the u.s. wherever the aedes aegypti mosquito is present, which is 30 states generally in the south of the u.s., women who are pregnant really need to do everything they can to protect themselves from mosquito bites, and that's difficult, putting on deet multiple times a day on exposed skin, wearing long sleeves and long pants, staying indoors, all of these things reduce the risk of mosquito bites. >> officials say the mosquito that carries zika is hard to control and could be resistant to the pesticides currently being used. well, the parents of "star trek" actor anton yelchin are expected to file a lawsuit today against fiat chrysler. yelchin was killed back in june when he was crushed by his jeep grand cherokee in his driveway. his jeep was part of a recall stemming from concern that the gearshifter can confuse drivers causing some vehicles to roll unexpectedly. well, frustrated cable tv
customers will be watching a new case in washington state. the attorney general is seeking $100 million from comcast accusing that company of deceptive practices charging for repairs it never made and mishandling credit checks. comcast denies the claims and says it will mount a vigorous defense. in arizona a couple is charged with abandoning their son so they could go pokemon go. police say briann and brent daly left their 2-year-old outside barefoot in the 96-degree heat while they drove around searching for pokemon. finally, a hitchhiker caught red handed. take a look at who was hitching a ride on top of this garbage truck in new mexico. that is a bear trying unsuccessfully to get inside to all of that yummy trash. the driver came up with a plan, though. he backed up the truck against a tree, and the bear safely climbed off. you know, seems impawsible, guys, but it happened. >> did you say impawsible? >> i did, lara. >> nice work there.
>> big on bears today. >> i couldn't do unbearable again. so i had to come one a new one. >> thank you. >> i've got "pop news" for you >> guys. >> great. >> good morning, everybody. we start "pop news" with some channing tatum news. he's set to show some skin in a new film and scales and fins for that matter, i guess, robin. our parent company disney moving forward with a remake of the 1984 cult classic "splash." this time it has a twist. the mermaid role made famous by daryl hannah will now go to tatum who plays a merman. >> a merman. >> a merman. hannah's character rescued a young boy from drowning and returns 20 years later to give him an option of life on the land or under sea with her. that character, of course, played by tom hanks now will go to jillian bell, who worked with tatum on "22 jump street." tatum will take on the role of producer for the classic reboot alongside ron howard and bring grazer who handled the original.
>> very cool idea. >> i think so. >> i'm glad you liked it, george. also in "pop news," matthew mcconaughey, true jack of all trades, oscar winning actor, part-time professor at the university of texas and now ad man. mcconaughey announced his new gig as creative director for the bourbon brand wild turkey. the ideas man, as he calls himself, will spearhead commercials and write and direct the spots as well as appear in the company's online documentaries, even recording music for this campaign giving fans something to drink to. if you have ever seen mcconaughey's ads for lincoln automobiles, you know these will likely be very memorable and distinctly matthew. >> and they're saying this is a real job. >> this is a real job. he's truly enjoying it and feels like he has a message and said in his statement he wants to get his hands into the clay. >> did you guys see when ellen degeneres did a spoof on his car commercial? >> amazing. >> they're hilarious. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> very funny. >> a great recommendation. and finally in "pop news," if you're feeling like a rebel
on this tuesday morning, you are not alone. 1,000 rebels performed the david bowie classic. check this out. ♪ it's not easy to sing, a thousand musicians, but they sure did it. a volunteer group called rockin' 1000 flawliless performing an epic tribute to the late rock star by covering his anthem "rebel rebel." it happened in italy, and at the end, the band's leader addressed the crowds with words bowie lives by, stick together, no more conflict and play rock 'n' roll. >> that is good. >> and that's "pop news." yeah, i thought that would get you going on this tuesday morning. "morning menu" and we're off to the races. so here's what's coming up. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." the latest on shannen doherty's breast cancer battle. how she's sharing her struggle and how it is giving her strength at the same time. and then the potato diet. magician penn jillette is with us revealing how he made 100 pounds disappear. look at that.
it's all in the juggling. and they're engaged and with us, i'm so happy to say. bachelorette jojo, you're so cute. i feel like i know you and jordan with us live on "good morning america." lots to talk about. all coming up in times square and not only the romance, also the fashion. >> oh. >> jojo tells all. where does she get those dresses? we'll have that on "gma" coming up. "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil. advil makes pain a distant memory. ♪ this is my heartbeat song ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (whispers rocket)
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revealing new details about her struggle. abc's deborah roberts is here with much more on this. good morning, deb. >> hey, robin. so many of us recall shannen doherty as that feisty tv actress from the '90s, the one who never shied away from a fight. well that fiery spirit is probably going to serve her very well right now, because doherty is in the fight of her life and in true form, she's open and honest about it. fighting back tears, shannen doherty opens up to "e.t." about her painful year and a half with breast cancer revealing for the first time that her breast cancer may have spreaded. >> in one of my surgeries we discovered that some of the cancer cells might have actually have gone out of the lymph nodes so for that reason we are doing chemo and then after chemo i'll do radiation. >> reporter: best known for the '90s teen drama "beverly hills 90210." >> that would be like reverse culture shock. >> reporter: and "charmed," the 45-year-old doherty diagnosed in february of 2015 says her three rounds of chemo
took a toll. >> my treatments are my treatments. there's nothing i can do to change it like stage three, stage four, it's not going to change that. >> reporter: but toughest of all she says thinking about the future. >> living without a breast is manageable. it's the worry of your future and how your future is going to affect the people that you love. >> reporter: doherty is sharing her pain and determination to help other women, last week even posting these personal heartbreaking moments on her instagram shaving her head surrounded by her mom and friends. >> we did stages. we did a pixie and then we did a mohawk, which was my favorite look, and then we finally had to get the shaver thing and just buzz it off. >> reporter: she says she's continuing to eat right and stay positive. gaining strength by going public with her struggle. >> i didn't want somebody to take a picture of me coming out of the grocery store and be like, oh, god, look at her.
i wanted to put it out there the way that it felt best to me to put it out there. >> that struggle, so many people know about, including you, robin. in the midst of this she's waging one in court. she is suing her former business manager arguing her cancer may have surfaced during a time when she didn't have health insurance and access to doctors. something she's faulting her management company for but in a statement to abc news, the company says they wish her a full recovery and they look forward to presenting this case in court, not in the media. >> oh. >> so it's a tough one for her but she's a tough spirit as you see. >> she really is making her mess her message and wanting to empower others going through this and can totally relate to that and wish her the best. >> we do. >> thanks for sharing that, deborah. the rest of shannen's interview airing on "entertainment tonight." are you ready for this? the bachelorette, jojo and jordan, they're engaged. >> yeah.
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>> jordan, i love you so much. i've been waiting to tell you that i love you. >> reporter: jojo fletcher's search for love coming down to one big moment. >> joelle hannah fletcher, will you marry me? >> yes. >> finally finding the one saying yes to jordan rodgers' beachfront proposal in thailand. but before jordan could pop the question, an emotional roller coaster. >> it's overwhelming how much. >> jojo torn between the two men that stole her heart. >> i don't want him to feel the pain. >> reporter: the bachelorette turning to her family for some tough advice. >> not that i don't like jordan, but i think that robby is a more husband material for you, baby. >> i'm so stressed out right now. >> reporter: before making this heartbreaking decision.
>> i fell in love with you, but for some reason my heart is somewhere else. >> reporter: jojo reuniting with robby on the live after the rose special. >> do you ever still picture what our future would be like? >> the hardest part of that last day was hurting you. i never wanted to hurt you. i never wanted to be the person that caused you any pain. >> jordan! >> reporter: her new fiance later joining her on stage before starting their forever together. >> i expected there to be bumps but she's the person i want to do it with and do life with. >> so let's not wait one more second. here they are, come on out, jojo and jordan. ♪ ♪ the look in her eyes >> hi. so happy that you guys made it. >> thank you so much. >> hi, jordan. >> good to see you. >> how was flying all night to do this? >> a little long. >> not bad. >> no. >> a ton of sleep. >> easy. >> how does it feel to be out and to be able to sit here on morning television, "good morning america" and say, yep, we're together. >> it fees so good. >> it's so surreal.
it feels like we thought it took forever and now it seems like it flew by. >> it's the weirdest thing in it. >> how was it for you watching the episode unfold? you wrote that really nice instagram, by the way. that was so sweet. >> sitting next to her on the plane. >> he wouldn't let me see his phone. >> nothing, nothing. proofreading. i'm glad i proofread it. >> you know how it unfolds and obviously in television there is some editing. so what was that like for you? >> i mean, i watched the proposal a couple of times and i was tearing up. it was such a beautiful moment then and just being able to watch it back was still so amazing and beautiful to see. i mean, i cried. so it was great for me. >> it was good to watch it back for me because i was like so nervous and didn't know exactly what i said. >> were you happy with the way you -- >> i think it came out good. maybe there was some editing. >> clearly she was broken up. the whole robby -- the triangle. >> yeah, you know, the whole time i just -- you got to compartmentalize your feelings
so i was thinking about her the whole time and making sure i told her everything i was feeling. i didn't want to miss anything so that's what i was focusing on. >> guess what i didn't miss, that ring, my goodness. can we get a shot of that? >> i love it. >> very beautiful. that is so stunning. did you pick that out? >> i did. thankfully it was an easy decision. i got some in front of me and i knew right away. >> he totally knew. >> i was panicking. i thought it would be down to two and i'm going to pick the wrong one. i just knew. >> you knew about the ring. how soon into the process of being on the show which you said was a leap of faith did you know, oh, my gosh, this is real? >> oh, boy -- >> i'm in love with this girl. >> it was a few weeks in i knew i was falling for her but you don't want to get caught up in the moment so i was always trying to ground myself to make sure those feelings were real and then on our one-on-one date in uruguay we had this moment on the boit back where -- >> oh, yeah, i remember the moment. i was with you. >> so do i where we just looked into each other's eyes and i knew i was falling in love with her and it was just -- i couldn't help it from then on. >> how about you? it wasn't that long ago you said you had doubts before the proposal about this guy. so what changed? >> you know what it was, i think just being in that situation,
it's completely overwhelming as far as emotion, and i mean, i've never in my entire life dated more than one guy at the same time, so i don't know if anyone ever can imagine what that's like but when it came down to it, i knew that the moment that he proposed that there was no doubts in my mind. >> that's great. >> and it was just such a great day for me but, yeah, incredibly emotional. very tough. the same day that i got engaged i had to have a breakup and that normally doesn't happen. >> no, no, no. >> not usually. >> it's not normal but we do so love it. you guys will stay and we'll talk fashion and ask you a couple more questions about the future so i want to hear -- right now i'm sure you want to just go to chipotle as you said. so we'll come back to you guys. right now we're going to go outside to another gorgeous girl. ginger, what's going on out there? >> out here we are celebrating too. of course, jordan. i think it's great. thank you. all right. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the clouds and mist this
morning. grab the sunglasses for the afternoon hour, temperatures are close to average, more clouds and more drizzle the next few nights and cooling trend during the afternoon hours, starting on thursday. today, 60s and 70s, and around the coast and bay, and 80s and 90s inland and more drizzle during the o commute. my seven-day forecast shows steady tomorrow, and dramatically cooler on thursday and holding said difficult on >> coming up, jojo's coming back. more roses right here on "gma." . . .
good morning. we have been tracking breaking news. a highway tragedy that killed five passengers aboard a tour bus in merced county. the bus hit a large pole. it was supporting a freeway exit sign around highway 89. you can see the large pole sheared straight through the right side of the bus. medical helicopters rushed six survivors to the hospital. the bus was carrying 30 people at the time to washington state from mexico. let's get an update on your morning commute with alexis smith. >> good morning, natasha. westbound 80 from berkeley into emeryville, a typical crawl there, 27 minutes to get from golden gate fields over to about
this afternoon, 60s around the coast, 70s around the bay. >> we appreciate your accuracy, welcome back to "gma."racy, very happy crowd here this tuesday morning. >> feels like friday. magician penn jillette is with us. 100 pounds disappeared by eating potatoes. >> he just ate a raw potato. >> the real thing. >> i don't know. >> we're going to find out. >> but first let's go inside to lara with the newly engaged "bachelorette" couple. >> you got it. i'm with jojo and jordan. we have a couple of questions and then we're going to talk fashion so i want to know, have you guys set a wedding date? >> we're thinking about it. >> we're thinking about it. next year sometime. we're throwing around dates. >> you've been throwing around the idea of eloping. please don't do that. we want to -- >> he keeps saying, let's go to vegas. we're going to plan this one. >> you will? any chance we could see it on tv? >> there's always a chance. >> chris harrison is very convincing. >> yes.
>> he is. and he loves you guys. >> he's the best. >> also a lot of people wondering who the next bachelor might be. you were so broken up when luke had to go. >> yeah. >> do you think that he would be a good choice? >> i think -- i mean, if you ask me personally, i think both luke and chase are great options. maybe they could do a double one like they did with kaitlyn and brit, i don't know, but luke for sure. >> you know who i noticed she's not mentioning is robby. >> i mean, i think robby is a great choice too but i think when i sent luke home, america died. i mean, so there was an overwhelming amount of support and love for him and i totally get it. >> i was thinking about you. how was that? at the airplane hangar and seeing her hysterically cry and you're like, darn it, i'm in love with her, she seems very upset about this guy. >> you'll never understand. very difficult. >> is it complicated? >> yes. >> all right. wow, with that we'll go to fashion, i guess, and i'm not going to get the answer so you think either chase or luke. >> i think so. >> all right. the wedding, we don't know. maybe on tv.
just a lot of maybes here. you guys, we have to work on this, but fashion, i can tell you for sure, so stunning. every day i was like she's done it again. always seems to know what to wear. >> and again today. >> even when you were in a gaucho you were like -- >> that was my favorite one. >> so chic so let's talk about this outfit. this is an outfit you wore when? >> i love this one. so i wore this outfit for one of my one-on-one dates in the very beginning of the season. it was a little dinner. i love it because i think i wore a ton of sparkle this entire season. this one was just a showstopper and i loved it. and it was great. >> the thing that's really neat, you worked with a fabulous stylist. not everybody can afford a stylist like cary fetman. >> he is the real deal. >> his number i want because he's incredible. but you can also rent these dresses. >> uh-huh. >> and that's a really great option. you can actually have jojo's look but not have to spend the money on cary or the actual dress that you can only wear once. it's hard when they're this stunning. so we want to show you another option.
by the way, that dress retails for $265. it rents for $35. what a bargain then this yellow dress which i'm obsessed with. you didn't wear this on the show. >> no, i wore this for an "us weekly" photo shoot. it's so fresh and flirty. the color is amazing. i don't think you can go wrong with this one. >> i'm going to give you the details. it retails $365. the designer is alexis. it rents for $70. >> so cute. >> and was this the kind of thing that you would buy, that you would keep in your personal wardrobe? >> totally. you can wear this to anything. you can wear it to a barbecue. >> i love when she wears -- it's almost like a romper type thing. right? talk fashion, i'm here. i love -- >> go, jordan. we have our new fashion correspondent. >> and he's here. >> here we go. >> thank you very much. that's so fabulous, and then we're going to bring out the finale dress created by superstar designers badgely mishka. this gown looked so spectacular. it was so perfect for that moment. it retails for a lot, $1100. you can rent it for $150. now, this dress was an important
one because you knew you could be an engaged woman in it. so tell me about the thought. >> okay, i thought about what my dress would be like this entire season, and you see all of my dresses have been like very tight and formfitting and sequins. i thought on a day where i was getting engaged, the best day of my life, i wanted to be romantic and sweet and i felt like a princess in it. and not to mention it was like 120 degrees in thailand. >> i was going to say. >> it's very cool. you get a nice breeze. >> and talk about the dress that you wore last night for the after the final rose. >> i love that one. >> that very chic -- was that michael kors? >> the misha collection. >> who is that -- >> misha collection. you know, i actually found it online. me and cary were trying all these dresses. him and i went online. i found it, ordered it. and got it and we were obsessed with it. >> i want to say thank you. you wear it well as did the one and only jojo fletcher. will you take the name rodgers? >> i'm going to take the name rodgers. >> breaking news here on "good morning america." >> sounds good. >> you guys, we're so happy for you and wish you the best. please come back and visit and let us know all the plans.
>> i will, thank you. >> thanks to rent the runway for providing these gorgeous dresses and we'll get back outside to ginger. ging. >> lara, thank you so much. i am to pumped to tell everybody about the new series i've got. it's called food forecast and the video that you're seeing right there is from episode two. it is all about maple syrup and bob white. he's a long time sugarer as they're called. they had their best season ever not only in vermont but most of the northeast and canada so we'll talk about what it takes to get that syrup out, what it takes to produce it. there is so much you'll learn from it. it has a little mr. rogers feel and wanted to say good morning to gracie from -- >> texas. >> all right. that's the big picture. let's get a check now a little good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco with the day planner today, the mist dries by noon was sunshine this afternoon the temperatures are are close to average. expect more of this only, and even cooler weather starting on
thursday. you can find "food forecast" on abcnews.com on any of your streaming devices. that weather brought to you by bush's baked beans. robin. >> very excited about your new show. you've been talking to me about it. cannot wait to see it. i know you want to share it. and i have something to share, as well, groundbreaking medical innovations. some doctors are using precision medicine focusing on the individual, not the illness, to diagnose and treat diseases looking for answers in your own genetic makeup. it's something my company rocking robin productions is exploring in a new series launching today. it's called "path to a breakthrough," and you can find it on webmd. i cannot wait for you to meet this little girl. she almost didn't get a chance to just be a kid. her name is cara. >> she was a really happy baby. she was very lively. you blow me a kiss. >> everything was spot on. everything was even early in terms of her physical abilities. >> yay!
>> reporter: but shortly after cara green turned 15 months old, her parents kristen and clayton started to notice some alarming changes. >> cara started having trouble just physically. she first started just being unsteady with walking. slowly over time we noticed that her arms became weak. >> i broke it. >> did you drop it? >> she got to the point where she was so unsteady walking and fell so often that she actually stopped walking. >> reporter: frightened and helpless, the greens sought out the advice of many doctors, but nobody had an answer. >> no matter how much we did, no matter how hard we tried to help her, there wasn't anything we could do to stop her from getting worse. >> reporter: the greens turned to a new cutting-edge medical approach called precision medicine, which focuses on an individual patient's dna to map a diagnosis and a potential cure. >> we're looking at a person, their genetic makeup, the
environmental triggers in their life and their lifestyle and we're looking to that to focus therapy. >> reporter: dr. david goldstein was doing groundbreaking work with gene sequencing when he heard about cara's case. >> dr. goldstein pretty much said we're not leaving until we figure out what's going on with this child. >> when a child comes into the clinic and they have something seriously wrong, we can take a blood sample, and we can almost immediately generate that individual's complete genome and we can look through it to try to find the cause of disease. >> reporter: genetic sequencing which is the cornerstone of precision medicine has just recently become promising for patients like cara. >> they collected blood from me and my husband and from cara and sent it off to their lab. >> reporter: the sequencing showed that both of cara's parents carried a gene mutation that affected cara's ability to produce a protein which resulted in her having a severe vitamin b2 deficiency.
>> after we received cara's diagnosis, they did give us a treatment plan and it was high dose vitamin b2, which is a benign treatment. >> reporter: an oral supplement that would help cure cara of her symptoms. >> cara is doing phenomenal today. she is now able to play with her toys. she can feed herself. she's actually learning letters. >> what does that say? i did it. >> good job. >> dr. goldsteen and his team, we credit him for saving cara's life. she's getting to be a kid and make up for lost time. >> bye. >> oh. >> whoo! >> slam dunk and we're happy for cara and her family. it's just a sneak peek, one of five episodes premiering today, each one highlighting an incredible medical breakthrough. a man diagnosed with stage four lymphoma in the prime of his life, the doctor who helped him harness his own immune system for treatment and talked about that, immunotherapy, and the people coming up with this
technology and the wonderful people who are fortunate to be benefitting from this and we are happy to be partnering again with webmd with this to share some amazing stories so it'll be on webmd but i got to tell you guys to look at the individual and to treat the individual and not the illness is incredible. >> it's everything. >> and discovered something so simple to fix. >> because my secondary condition was because of the treatment i received for breast cancer. >> right, and what happened to you may not happen to me or anybody else. >> exactly. >> it's treating the individual. that's amazing and so critical for us all to understand that. it's not a broad picture. >> yeah. >> and there's hope out there. i mean that's what we all need right now. these medical breakthroughs need to be showcased. it's fantastic. >> very happy about that. thank you. penn jillette will be here in a minute.
we are bac we are back now with the ultimate disappearing act from a master illusionist. penn jillette lost 100 pounds and saved his life -- get this -- with a diet centered on raw potatoes at the start. the story is told in his book "presto! how i made over 100 pounds magically disappear and other magical tales." we'll talk about it after abc's rebecca jarvis takes a look at his journey. >> i'm penn. he's teller. >> reporter: he's an iconic las
vegas headliner and one-half of the larger than life magic and comedy duo penn & teller. but offstage there was one thing penn jillette could not make disappear, his extra weight. the 6'7" father of two tipping the scale at 322 pounds when his doctors discovered a 90% blockage in his heart. committed to losing the weight fast, penn attempted the potato diet under a doctor's supervision, eating only plain potatoes for two weeks straight then phasing in nutrient dense vegetable stews. the 61-year-old dropping 75 pounds in just 83 days following this strict no exercise approach, a plan most experts disagree with. >> for the body to function optimally, it really needs a wide variety of foods that provide vitamins and minerals. you need to have fiber, protein, fats and carbs. eating one food alone can be really detrimental. >> reporter: now down 100
pounds, penn continues to keep his meals light and occasionally fast for 16 hours straight, yet another controversial approach. his shocking total body transformation no optical illusion. for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> and penn jillette joins us right now. thanks for being here today. so we want to give everybody a sense of just how much you lost. i think we have your size 52 pants here. >> that's what i was wearing -- well, that's just 17 months ago. you can see, am i smaller now? can you tell there's a difference? >> there's a huge difference right there but i got to tell you, when i first heard about this, i said this is nuts. how are you going to lose 100 pounds when you start off with two weeks of potatoes? >> the potatoes, first of all, they weren't raw and they were -- that's an arbitrary thing. it was really important for me. i'm not good at moderation. i want to do hard core stuff. i wanted to lose the sense of eating socially and lose the sense of constantly bombarding -- >> breaking the habit. >> salt, sugar and fat.
just a way to lose -- a way to lose all the habits i had gotten into so it didn't have to be potatoes. they aren't magic. i picked potatoes because it's the funniest word. i could have chosen beans or -- >> just almost anything to give you nutrients but not much more. >> for two weeks you don't need that many nutrients. you can go -- you don't have to get a lot in. i had a lot of fat on me. i was eating all the time. i was just eating fat. >> i was surprised by the idea no exercise. >> well, during that time, i mean i had to really stress that. i exercise now. but when you're losing weight you don't want to be bodybuilding and exercise is bodybuilding. it also makes not eating a lot easier. >> so how has it changed your life? now you're a year in and lost the weight. are you back to normal? >> well, yeah, i eat very, very differently. you know, the thing is i don't respect moderation, so i had to do stuff really intense. what i was most surprised about was i used to consider myself a happy guy, and i look back on it now and i kind of sort of wasn't. i feel so great now. i have two young children.
>> you feel that much different? >> oh, it's night and day. it's night and day. you know, i went in the vomit comet, you know, zero g. and there's this emotional feeling you feel when you're zero g. you're very, very happy. and when they do the other side of the parabola and you get heavy, you do feel depressed. those things are not figures of speech. there's some sort of reality to it. i just feel lighter because i'm happier. >> your kids are happier about it too. >> they're thrilled to pieces except they would rather -- my son says sometimes once in a while, you have to eat like a man and i do. every two weeks we'll have a pizza but i don't crave it at all. once you break that habit, it's wicked easy. >> incredible story. penn jillette, thanks for coming in today. >> thanks a lot. >> the book "presto!" is out this morning. and when we come back, hillary scott will perform live. this morning. and when we come back, hillary scott wi p ♪ there are arms that we can lean into ♪
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good morning, i'm natasha zouves with the abc morning news. here's mike nicco with the forecast. upper 60s and 70s around the bay. mid-80s to a few low 90s inland. expect that pattern to hold tomorrow. cool and her more drizzle thursday through saturday. alexis? westbound 80 just before you get into downtown san francisco, sounded like we had some 2x4s before the 101 merge, so heavy traffic westbound on the bay bridge. we're starting to improve. southbound 680 in the tri valley, we had a crash, that's now cleared, still slow to the 580. >> we'll be back at 11:00 a.m.
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