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ck friday at the volkswagen sign then drive event. good morning, america. breaking news, a deadly plane crash. at least 75 people killed after a flight carrying this soccer team plummets to the ground. just miles from the airport. at least five people make it out alive. state of emergency, mass evacuations as dozens of wildfires tear through the southeast. >> if you are a person that prays, we could use your prayers. >> an aquarium with more than 10,000 animals abandoned as orange haze surrounds resort after resort. the growing fires threatening dolly parton's theme park. 100 homes burning as firefighters pour in to battle the blazes. new details about what may have turned this honor student into a terrorist -- going on a rampage with his car then slashing people, injuring 11. >> he was trying to hurt as many as he could.
>> the hero officer who stopped him and new clues about the suspect's past. the message he left online. and breaking right now, the abc news exclusive. the abducted supermom's husband speaking out for the first time to "gma." why he says nothing could have prepared him for the moment he finally saw his wife, calling the reality more shocking than anyone could imagine. and his message about what he calls rumors, assumptions, and lies about his wife. the stunning new details about the kidnapping only on "gma." and good morning, america. we have a lot to get to this morning including that impassioned plea from sherri papini's husband. >> yeah, we heard from him for the first time. he said officers warned him to brace himself before he saw his wife. what an incredible ordeal she went through. we'll hear from him directly coming up in a bit. >> i can only imagine. also get to those terrible fires. the mass evacuations in a moment. here's some incredible images
that are coming out of tennessee overnight. as they battle those blazes. we begin with breaking news, plane crash in colombia. 81 people on board including a soccer team. at least five made it out alive. now emergency responders are on the scene and abc's david kerley has all the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. we're talking survivors this morning, which is amazing, considering how and where this aircraft went down. emergency crews carrying the handful of survivors of the jet crash into local hospitals. remarkable considering this, the wreckage in the mountainous area around medellin. with just six survivors, rescue crews expect to start the recovery of the other 75 people who were on board. many of them members of that brazilian soccer team on its way to a tournament. the british aerospace rj-85 owned by a charter company was nearing the end of a very long flight from southern brazil and
bolivia to colombia. it circled near medellin and the crew said they had an electrical problem before it went down. video was taken of the soccer team, the chapecoense, before they boarded the jet. and on board, one of the players, alan ruschel, a 5-year-old defender, posted pictures are his teammates. ruschel reportedly one of the survivors. the team posting a statement, may god accompany our athletes, officials, journalists and other guests traveling with our delegation. this morning, at least one of those players, there were 22 on board in the hospital, a survivor. really a cinderella story for this regional team. they had beaten some powerhouses and were headed to an international tournament. that's when the plane wasn't down. yornlg? >> it's remarkable that anyone could survive. >> reporter: yeah, george, so many factors that we don't know about yet. but depending on how this plane
went down, how it hit, where you were sitting, that's how some people can survive and others perish. you know, part of the aircraft could break d actually land softly and the other part could be destroyed. a lot of things to learn now when rescuers get to the scene with daylight. george? >> all right, david, thank you very much. now to that breaking news right here at home. dozens of wildfires threatening the southeast. forcing thousands to evacuate overnight from popular tourist spots like dolly parton's dollywood as winds there up to 60 miles an hour spread flames and destroy so many homes. abc's rob marciano has all the latest. good morning, rob. >> good morning, amy. for weeks now, we've been reporting on the extreme drought, the fires and the rain that was finally to come last night. but before that happened, the winds cranked and the fire spread. >> huge fire. blowing out of control right now. >> reporter: overnight wildfires raging across eastern tennessee. burning at least 100 homes. >> yeah, it's time to go. >> reporter: forcing evacuations and threatening one of the area's biggest tourist attractions, dollywood. >> if you are a person that prays, we could use your prayers. >> reporter: the popular tourist
destination turned into an orange armageddon. smoke and ash filling the streets downtown. owners trying to protect hotels and lodges already lit up with holiday lights. more than 10,000 animals are trapped at ripley's aquarium of the smokies. the fires fanned by strong winds up to 60 miles per hour. and the southeast's worst drought in a decade. >> conditions are extremely dangerous. we remind people to stay off the roadways. >> reporter: motorists fleeing downtown gatlinburg as authorities order a mandatory evacuation there. >> oh, my god. it's so hot. >> reporter: the fires spreading quickly. ground crews struggling to put out the flames. aerial firefighters not allowed to fly due to the dangerous conditions. so far only minor injuries on evacuation. we certainly hope that holds true throughout the day today. large fires that continue to burn. rain helping things just a little bit. we'll get another round of rain as we go through time.
they're still burning this morning. as the streets are wet, that's kind of surreal. here's gatlinburg, about to get out of the heavy rain as it moves towards the north and east, 3 to 4, maybe more inches of rainfall with this next round of rain coming later today. that will put out some of these fires but there's also a severe threat with this. we'll talk more about that in about ten minutes. >> thanks very much. we move on to that rampage at ohio state university where a somali-american student drove into a crowd, stabbed bystanders before he was shot down by a quick-acting police officer. abc's alex perez has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. authorities are crediting that quick-thinking university police officer with saving lives. and investigators are now hunting for any evidence that might help explain why the suspect did this. overnight, investigators searching the home of an 18-year-old ohio state university student who police say carried out the violent attack that injured 11 people at ohio state university. according to the school newspaper, this is the suspect's photo.
identified as 18-year-old abdul razak ali artan. the rampage starting early monday morning, unleashing chaos and fear. the university texting students to run, hide, and fight. it was just before 10:00 a.m. when authorities say a male suspect in a car deliberately jumps a curb and plows into pedestrians. >> this is osu. we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: the driver then exits the car with a butcher knife in hand and starts slashing people near the engineering building, watts hall. >> be advised. we got a man with a knife running around cutting people. >> reporter: meanwhile, students learning about the news on social media took action. some locking themselves in classrooms, piling chairs to barricade the door. >> once we barricaded the door everyone kind of just sat in the corner and tried to stay away from the windows. >> it was terrifying at first. you don't think it's going to happen to you and you know you get really scared when it does. >> reporter: one minute after the stabbings began campus police officer alan horujko
arrives. officials say when artan refused commands, the officer shot and killed him. >> yeah, i need medics at the macquigg lab as soon as possible. severe bleeding out of some of them. >> reporter: ambulances and fire trucks raced in to treat the wounded. meanwhile, jacob bowers, who was across the street, watched in shock as the attack unfolded. >> it looked like he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> reporter: in all 11 people were injured. the good news here this morning is that authorities say none of those injuries are life-threatening. amy? >> that is certainly good news, alex, thank you very much. investigators are now looking into the suspect's background and his posts online as they look now for a motive. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with more on that. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, amy. authorities this morning say all signs point to an attack inspired by terror propaganda carried out by a young man who until monday seemed to be living the american dream. >> abdul razak artan, cum laude.
>> reporter: it was five months ago at an ohio community college that abdul razak ali artan graduated with honors before going on to ohio state. >> so many people who are flipped by isis propaganda remotely look like they're leading successful lives. >> reporter: but just minutes before the attack, law enforcement officials tell abc news artan posted this message on facebook. i can't take it anymore. america, stop interfering with other countries especially the muslim ummah. if you want us muslims to stop carrying out lone wolf attacks, then make peace. >> it certainly looks like this individual had some sympathy for terrorist groups overseas. >> reporter: artan had only started at ohio state this fall. he was recently profiled in the campus newspaper "the lantern" blaming the media for making muslims feel scared. >> his main concern was is it acceptable for me to pray on the oval right now before class? >> reporter: artan and his family, immigrants from somalia, lived near the campus, where neighbors said there was nothing
suspicious about him. >> it's just very astonishing. you don't know what people are up to now. >> reporter: as police surrounded the apartment, family members left in tears. isis has been urging its followers to carry out attacks using a vehicle. and over the holiday weekend, they put out a new video showing how an attack with a knife can also instill terror. even as isis loses territory in iraq and syria its propaganda continues to instill terror around the world. >> all right, brian, thank you. okay, we're going to move on now to that breaking political news overnight. president-elect trump nominates a prom nenlt obamacare opponent, congressman tom price, to be his health secretary. as trump unleashes new twitter attacks on reporters calling out his baseless claims on voter fraud. abc's tom llamas is covering the transition there trump tower in manhattan. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, just moments ago, congressman price accepting that nomination. and this just could be the start. vice president-elect pence saying last night as he left trump tower very important announcements would happen today.
this as you mentioned president-elect trump back on twitter attacking journalists who are pointing out he's making baseless allegations of voter fraud. overnight, president-elect donald trump unleashing a twitter tirade retweeting attacks on a journalist after trump claimed voter fraud but provided no proof of voter misconduct. retweets like this one, what proof do you have donald trump did not suffer from millions of fraud votes? trump is furious about green party candidate jill stein's recount in three battleground states, calling the effort sad. >> what we have are predictors that if tampering took place, that it would be most likely to be discovered in the three states where we are looking. >> reporter: but many are wondering why the president-elect tweeted this baseless claim. millions of people who voted illegally to explain why he lost the popular vote. on monday, his team pointing to this 2012 pew study which said
more than 1.8 million deceased individuals are listed as voters. but the primary author of the study quickly clarifying. i can confirm that report made no findings re: voter fraud. we found millions of out-of-date registration records due to people moving or dying, but found no evidence that voter fraud resulted. >> i think it's most unfortunate that the president-elect is claiming that there's huge problems with our system and that's feeding what i call this conspiracy theory. >> reporter: back in trump tower, the president-elect busy shaping his cabinet. overnight transition sources confirming he's expected to name congressman tom price, a georgia republican, who started his career as a surgeon and has been a staunch critic of obamacare, as the next secretary of health and human services. trump also considering retired general david petraeus for secretary of state. >> the meeting went very well. >> reporter: the one-time director of the cia forced to resign after he leaked classified information to his mistress.
trump tweeting about the petraeus meeting say he, quote, was very impressed. now, a top aide to president-elect trump tells me general petraeus is also being considered to head up the department of homeland security. and later today, mitt romney will again meet with president-elect trump. this will be the second round of meetings for the one-time trump critic. george? >> okay, tom, thanks. let's talk about it with jon karl and, jon, extraordinary public jockeying for secretary of state job. the two main contenders it appears, mitt romney and rudy giuliani. it seems like trump is intrigued by romney, but his staff, not so much. >> he's facing open revolt by members of his staff like kellyanne conway, really do not like the idea and made it clear. but the controversy between those two, between giuliani and romney, has opened up the possibility of a third candidate. and that's why you saw david petraeus at trump tower yesterday. bob corker, the senator from tennessee, foreign relations committee will be there today.
so if he goes that direction, if he chooses a general for secretary of state, you have the prospect of three generals on his national security team. mattis, a leading contender for defense. flynn at national security council, and possibly petraeus at state. >> if he picked those they would need a waiver from congress. those for the cabinet positions. meantime, you do have this pick this morning, congressman tom price, orthopedic surgeon member of congress to head health and human services. as we were just talking about before we came on air, it shows the real influence of vice president-elect mike pence. >> absolutely. pence and price were very close in congress. both served in the house together. and that is clearly -- clearly shows the influence of pence. price is somebody by the way who was both a prominent critic of obamacare but actually wrote a plan to replace obamacare. not simply one of those that said repeal. was also replace. >> a strong supporter of donald trump going back to may. >> absolutely. >> jon karl, thanks very much. all right, turning now to the trial of the suspected charleston, south carolina, shooter, dylann roof, he's accused of killing nine people in a church. well, a judge has now ruled he
can act as his own attorney. and abc's steve osunsami is in charleston with all of those details. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. this is setting up an ugly situation at federal court in charleston. dylann roof will now be able to question the relatives of the victims he's accused of murdering. it's a stunning development in the trial of an accused mass murderer who police say has called for a race war. a federal judge in downtown charleston is allowing 22-year-old dylann roof to act as his own lawyer as long as his old defense team continues to sit by his side. roof began representing himself monday, still dressed in his prison jumpsuit, saying very little as prosecutors interviewed potential jurors. he objected to one, the only juror of the day who was african-american. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: roof, seen here at his arraignment, is pleading not guilty. he could very well get the death penalty if convicted. he's seen here on a surveillance camera walking into the emanuel
ame church in june of 2015 where police say he gunned down nine black worshippers at a bible study. police later found roof's white supremacist manifesto along with pictures of him at confederate gravesites holding the confederate flag. >> the danger is that someone like roof wants to make a statement. and that's going to be the judge's job to make sure -- he's got his right to represent himself. but he doesn't have the right to make a mockery of the courtroom. >> reporter: it was just last friday that the judge in this case even found him competent to stand trial. jury selection here will last another two weeks. amy? >> all right, steve, thanks so much for that. michael? all right, thank you, amy. now to something you don't see every day. a bizarre incident at a houston airport. that right there is a passenger running along the tarmac after jumping from the plane's emergency exit. and linsey davis is here. and linsey, i have to ask you, how could she even do that? >> reporter: this is a hard one to believe. the kind of stuff typically reserved for hollywood and nightmares which is why
passengers in houston were stunned when a fellow passenger popped over the emergency door. and the question this morning is why. passengers on this jet were stunned. >> the lady on this flight just opened the door and jumped out. of the plane. >> reporter: the flight landed in houston from new orleans but not at the gate. the emergency door gone. as well as a passenger. she was seen spotted on video obtained by kprc running across the tarmac toward the terminal. but authorities quickly realized this is not a threat, but a medical case. >> psychiatric problem. airport response team 92. >> reporter: the woman was hospitalized overnight. >> frankly, it's been a fear. i always watch the emergency doors and, you know, it's pretty frightening that somebody could do something like that. >> reporter: now for those who may be worried about this happening mid flight, fear not. the emergency door cannot open while the plane is mid flight. when the plane is in the air at altitude and when it's traveling
at a high speed, the cabin is pressurized. and it's that pressurization that makes it impossible to open the door. but still, a fearful moment for a lot of people on the plane, yeah. >> thanks very much. back to rob. >> you mentioned the severe threat today. we had it yesterday. video out of grundy center, iowa, 1 of 10 tornadoes reported. mostly in iowa. another one in louisiana. we'll have another severe threat today with another system. this one actually looks to be stronger but the same areas that were threatened yesterday namely eastern louisiana, mississippi getting into alabama, tupelo, jackson, really right in the heart of it. you'll be in the threat for not only tornadoes but strong winds also. all with this system that moved through gatlinburg in the way of some rain. the rain is getting up into the northeast. new york, philadelphia, by 1:00 p.m. i think it will rain heavily. bring along the rain gear. tomorrow another rain coming into the east coast as well. around the same time. northeast has extreme drought too. so we'll take the rain. time now for your tuesday trivia brought to you by walmart.
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her face covered in bruises ranging from yellow to black because of her repeated beatings. the bridge of her nose broken. it's been six days since sherri papini was found bound on the side of a california highway. she had been missing for three weeks. now her husband keith says when he first reunited with sherri, she weighed only 87 pounds. her signature long blond hair had been chopped off. she was thrown from a vehicle with a chain around her waist attached to her wrists and a bag over her head. authorities are searching for the alleged captors papini described as two hispanic women. they say they are armed and dangerous, driving a dark-colored suv. keith also thanked the community and police all for their help, adding that any speculation that this was anything other than an abduction is flat-out wrong. rumors, assumption, lies and hate have been both exhausting and disgusting. i understand people want the
story, pictures, proof that this was not some sort of hoax planned to gain money or fabricated race war. i do not see a purpose in addressing each preposterous lie. sherri papini called the mayor of her hometown with an emotional thank you for the community's support during her trying time. >> overjoyed. just that she was able to talk and give thanks and sherri, of course, was tearful on the phone. and then i'm even talking about it now, i'm getting tearful. i mean, there isn't anything better. >> reporter: certainly an emotional time for the entire family. throughout the statement, keith referred to sherri as my sherri. not only did she suffer intense physical agony but intense mental torture. he closed the statement by saying ultimately it was sherri's will to survive that brought her home. george? >> we're joined now by shasta
county sheriff tom bosenko. sheriff, thank you for joining us this morning. pretty chilling description from sherri papini's husband, bruises all over her body. broken nose. her hair cut off. branded. do those details conform with what you know right now? >> yes, i was familiar with those details. we had not released them yet to the public. >> and he also says that she was actually thrown from the vehicle. there was earlier reports she perhaps had been dropped off. was she, indeed, thrown from the vehicle? >> the information that we have received so far from our investigators that she was released, dropped off there. we did not have information that she was thrown from the vehicle. >> so you didn't know about the chain around her waist, a bag over her head? >> we did know about her restraints. >> and i know your investigators had the chance to speak with ms. papini yesterday. what more have you been able to learn about her ordeal? >> our investigators did an interview yesterday with her, a follow-up interview from thanksgiving day.
they spoke to her for several hours. and then, in the late afternoon, early evening, they were going over her interview. and planned to interview her again today. >> and her husband's statement refers to online comments and activity. people questioning this, suggesting it may have been a hoax. you still have no reason at all to doubt her story? >> absolutely none. so far we are still investigating this as a kidnapping/abduction. and everything that she is providing us thus far is indicating that. >> and what kind of leads do you have about what the possible motive may have been for this abduction? >> we currently don't have a known motive or reason for this abduction. we don't know if it was targeted to her specifically or a random abduction. >> so are you any closer to figuring out what may have
happened here? it is such a strange story? >> this is definitely a unique occurrence. our investigators are still actively working the case, as they have been since november 2nd. and then, of course, with her release on thanksgiving day, they've worked throughout the thanksgiving holiday and the weekend. and continue on this week to try to find more answers to the many questions that we have, as well. >> based on what she told you, are you searching for two hispanic women who may have been driving an suv? >> yes, that description was provided by ms. papini of two hispanic female adults armed with a handgun and driving a dark suv. >> sheriff, thanks very much for your time. >> that's all we have at this time regarding the description. we hope to have a little bit more later today. >> and we will stay on this. thank you very much, sheriff. let's go to michael. >> all right. thank you, george. coming up on our big board a delta passenger banned for life
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and welcome back. time now for our big board and we're breaking down more of this morning's top stories. dan abrams here at the table. let's begin with delta airlines announcing that lifetime ban for a passenger after he was caught on tape going on a pro-donald trump tirade aboard a flight last week. take a look. >> donald trump, baby! that's right. this man knows what's up. we got some hillary [ bleep ] on here? it's your president. every [ bleep ] one of yas. if you don't like it, too bad. >> all right. so all caught on camera there, dan. in a statement delta says we must require civility on our planes. but the question is, can an airline ban someone for life for
something he or she said? >> sure. the bottom line is airplanes are different. it's a private company, first of all. and secondly, the rules are different on airplanes. remember, all the things that you're told to do and you have to do and, you know, you talk a particular way to a flight attendant, you could have a federal marshal waiting for you when you land. so the bottom line is the rules are different on an airplane. and it wasn't that he went to the desk and said, i'm voting for donald trump, and they banned him. the issue was the way he conducted himself, the language that he used, and the fact that other passengers on the plane could and probably were incredibly offended and maybe even frightened. >> felt threatened. >> by what he was saying. >> there are a lot of people out there. what about your first amendment rights? >> yeah. >> so does he have any legal action towards the airline? >> look, we always have the possibility that someone sues. it would be a frivolous lawsuit at this point. it is his first amendment right to say that. it is their right to kick him off the plane. meaning you can't falsely yell fire in a crowded theater, right.
that's sort of the classic example that says there are limitations on the time, place, and manner for how and where you can say things. and yelling and screaming and using curse words and seemingly threatening on a plane does not invoke -- >> interesting he was not kicked off the plane, though. just banned from future flights. >> he was taken off then put back on. the question is do any of the other passengers end up suing saying i felt threatened. there would be limited damages there. >> i didn't even think about that. a lot of stuff. thank you, dan. now to that "playboy" model at the center of another legal case of body-shaming. dani mathers is now pleading not guilty to invasion of privacy after taking a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman at the gym and posting it on social media. sunny hostin joins us now. her attorney has this to say about his client. take a listen. >> dani very much regrets what happened. she has apologized for her behavior. and we're looking forward to resolving this case in a very fair manner. >> all right, sunny, the photo is out there.
she apologized. the attorney apologized. but she pleaded not guilty. so what is the strategy for her here? >> well, i don't know what the strategy is because this was despicable behavior, right? i think we can all agree this was just disgusting. so sorry isn't going to get it, michael, in this case. i mean misdemeanor, a count of invasion of privacy she's been charged with. that's punishable with up to one year in prison plus a pretty hefty fine. and this is sort of unusual. these invasion of privacy charges are usually charged and filed against peeping toms. so this is an unprecedented use of this kind of law for this kind of body-shaming behavior. bullying. and prosecutors are sending a message to would-be bullies that this kind of behavior won't be tolerated. she's being made an example of. >> it's interesting. the prosecutor said, okay, body shaming may not be a crime but
invading someone's privacy to do it certainly is. is this just the tip of the iceberg with social media the way it is? are we going to see more cases like this? >> i think we are going to see more cases. i mean, some states have now increased penalties for this kind of secret photo-taking. in new york where i'm sitting, amy, and where you're sitting, you can be punished for up to four years in prison. they've made it a felony here. so this is the tip of the iceberg. and prosecutors and i think our society is saying body-shaming is no -- is just not tolerable. >> all right, sunny, that's good news indeed. sunny, thanks so much for that. up next hollywood heavy hitters embracing a new role. not on the big screen but in ads. this week three new fashion films premiere online all combining big stars like john krasinski, sienna miller, sacha baron cohen with big brands like prada, burberry. larry hackett is with us. with more on this trend. i had to look up what a fashion film was. i was kind of confused. is that a big commercial, larry? >> in many ways it is. the old rules are changing in media. it used to be completely unshakable. movie stars didn't endorse things. they were on top.
tv stars were below that. and that's the way the world was. the fact of the matter is the one commercial getting a lot of attention and has for a couple of years is matthew mcconaughey for this car company. for lincoln. he became famous basically for his character on "true detective." yes, he, indeed, won the oscar. and it's a character from "true detective" he's playing in these commercials. these are for people who have really kind of firm public feelings about things and the idea their reputations won't be sullied by making commercials. if you're doing fashion by the way, fashion is pretty groovy, right? people want to be in fashion ads and been doing these ads in magazines for years. so the idea that now they're moving pictures is only going to be good for the people that are in them. and good for the fashion companies. >> well, i haven't heard groovy since "austin powers." >> that's why i'm doing it, michael. >> you mentioned matthew mcconaughey. a lot of stars at one point didn't do movies and television now. some doing television and these commercials. but it's not cheap. celebrity endorsements are not cheap. so how lucrative is this for the celebrity? >> you can make millions and millions of dollars.
jim beam with mila kunis. now in the jim beam ads. and benicio del toro and heineken. and matthew mcconaughey and the car company. you have emirates airlines with jennifer aniston. if you're a big company like this, spending millions on movie stars, it's worth it. you're trying to get your products in front of people and change their perceptions. of what you do. for the stars, they're fully confident. they make some money. people still love them. and it works out. it's what endorsing used to be all about. the idea of a big star and a product. both benefits from this relationship. >> all right. we appreciate it. larry, sunny, and dan, thank you so much for joining us. >> yeah, thank you guys, so much. coming up in two minutes, binge-watch alert. why watching your favorite shows online may get a lot more expensive. what was behind this incredible road rage incident? that is coming up. ouch. whoo.
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when he comes to save our town from ben affleck? mgts i made the same excellent point. that's a scene from netflix "gilmore girls" reboot. and so many are binge-watching it this week. but now guess what? you could face a tax for using streaming services like netflix and amazon. look at the look on your face, george. very upset. >> a tax? it does not seem right. >> abc's nick watt has the details. >> i mean it. this is my stress relief. do not make my stress relief stressful. >> reporter: bad news "gilmore girls," binging on netflix might soon become not quite so chill. >> the bad men are coming! >> reporter: dozens of cities across california are considering taxing netflix and other video streaming services. >> jeepers, terry. this is bad. >> reporter: maybe for kimmy, not for municipalities looking to recoup cash lost by all those cord cutters. their argument? we're taxed on cable tv subscriptions so why not streaming? with 47 million netflix subscribers in the u.s. a potential tax pot of over half a billion dollars a year.
>> these cities are trying to use a decades-old utility tax to take a tax out of your websites and apps, such as netflix and hulu and possibly others. >> that would be bad. >> oh, a disaster, ma'am. >> reporter: netflix tells us it's a dangerous precedent. >> it's a slippery slope. if you're going to say a website or app suchasetflix, ulu, or others, are you tillties, then frankly, anything can be a utility. >> reporter: pasadena considering a 9.4% levy. >> hey, how much is this going to cost? >> reporter: about a buck a month for each of us. >> unacceptable! >> reporter: some in chicago agree, filing a class-action lawsuit after their city imposed a 9% tax on streaming services last year. in pennsylvania, it's 6% statewide. >> tell me what to do. >> voters are on the side. i think the law is on our side and we'll see what happens. >> i feel like that story had a lot of unnecessary details in it. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> ah, i just saw all the shows
i love to watch. >> a very clever piece. but i guess a lot will depend on what the tax goes for. >> state to state, right. >> state to state, city to si, and whether people are for it. >> i can afford a dollar a month -- >> i just want to watch "gilmore girls." >> give us the buck. and coming up, we've got professional athlete gabby reece. she's here. she's live streaming and sharing tips on how to get in shape for the holidays. that's coming up. >> here we go. five seconds. coming up "gma's" fall concert series presented by carmax. drive what's possible. if you want to sell your car carmax will give you seven days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 1. consideration. 2. questioning. 3. deciding. 4. queso. 5. nap. 6. sudoku. 7. tambourine practice. i think i made my point. they'll give you an offer for your car,
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight a deadly plane crash in colombia just miles from the airport. 81 on board this flight carrying a soccer team. at least five people make it out alive. emergency responders searching for more. the latest from the crash scene. also this morning, wildfires rage through the southeast roaring right up to resort towns in tennessee and the doorstep of dollywood. thousands evacuating overnight. homes burning. >> if you are a person that prays, we could use your prayers. >> as firefighters rush to battle back the blaze. shocking confession. "westworld" star evan rachel wood revealing she was sexually assaulted. the searing personal letter she posted and why she's breaking her silence now. ♪ time to get the chains out fit and fabulous. gabby reece is here to shape you up. it's our transformation tuesday
and we've got the three moves you need to stay fit this holiday season as we say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ and good morning, america. we have a lot to get to this tuesday morning. a very special tuesday. >> it is, indeed. we know that cyber monday shopping broke records. well, today is what's known as giving tuesday and record-breaking donations are projected. in fact, they're rolling in right there at the command center at nasdaq. they are tracking all the giving live as it happens. >> that is awesome. and speaking of giving, we are giving you something we all could use right now, a great workout this morning. gabby reece is here for a special transformation tuesday which is already live streaming right now, so make sure you check it out. she has all these great moves for you to shape up just ahead. >> gabby, we love it. and then once your workout is done, time for cookies. was i wrong? launching our great american christmas cookie search.
we're looking for you, our viewers, to share your favorite cookies and the stories behind them. we all have ones that we remember that touch our heart and we're going to be sharing all of the recipes along the way. you could end up right here on "gma" with your christmas cookie. >> cannot wait for that. first we got to get the morning rundown from paula faris. >> good morning, george. good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news in eastern tennessee, thousands of people have evacuated as raging wildfires threatened resort areas near great smoky mountains national park. dozens of homes, hotels and other buildings have burned including a chapel that was destroyed. the flames fueled by heavy winds and dry conditions trapped visitors in hotels with trees blocking the way out. we talked to one man on the phone as the fire approached his hotel in gatlinburg. >> we're on the first floor because they had to break the windows on the upper floors because we were suffocating from the smoke like so bad, like we were on the ground, like we were flat because you had to lay
perfectly flat on the ground or the smoke was like just too thick. we had masks, but it was even too thick for the masks. >> and the fires stopped just short of dollywood theme park. no serious injuries have been reported. also breaking overnight, an airline disaster in south america. a plane carrying a soccer team from brazil crashed in western colombia killing at least 76 people on board. abc's david kerley is following that investigation for us this morning. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, paula. it is remarkable that we're talking about survivors. this smaller jetliner which was on a very long flight from bolivia all the way up to medellin, colombia. it was near the airport, circling, the crew reported some kind of electrical problem then it disappeared from radar and crashed. on that aircraft was a soccer team, a regional soccer team from brazil, 22 members, 22 journalists. they were going to a tournament there in medellin. we know at least one of the soccer players has survived and
is in the hospital. crews expected to be at the crash scene later today, paula. >> david kerley i thank you. and classes are resuming at ohio tate university one day after a somali born student drove a car onto a sidewalk and started slashing pedestrians with a butcher knife. 11 people were injured before he was killed by an officer. investigators say moments earlier he posted a facebook message criticizing u.s. attacks on muslims. in politics president-elect donald trump is meeting again today with mitt romney who apparently is still being considered for secretary of state despite vocal opposition from trump loyalists. now, retired general david petraeus is also up for a cabinet position after an hour-long meeting at trump tower and trump has named georgia congressman tom price as health secretary. price is a trained surgeon and a staunch critic of obamacare. and health officials near san francisco are investigating whether a free thanksgiving meal is to blame for the deaths of three people.
the meal was sponsored by a church and was served to more than 800 people. and we do have exclusive new details this morning from the husband of the california mother found beaten on the side of a highway thanksgiving morning three weeks after she vanished while jogging. keith papini says when he saw his wife sherri after the ordeal she was covered in bruises, had a broken nose and weighed just 87 pounds. he says that allegations that it was a hoax are preposterous. police are searching for two kidnappers. and dramatic case of road rage to show you in southern california. two women crashing their suvs into one another after apparently fighting over a parking spot. ladies, let's play nice. before fleeing the scene, one of them crashed into a fire hydrant leaving behind a geyser of water. and finally, everybody, remember that fun childhood game hungry, hungry hippos with the little marbles? you remember it all, don't you? >> yes. >> well, the real-life version is a little more dangerous.
the man driving through a national park in south africa came upon a hungry hippo, which tried to take a bite out of his truck. the driver was left with extensive front end damage, a very unusual insurance claim. he made the mistake of trusting that the hippo was friendly towards humans. >> yeah, they're usually not, usually not. >> only in the game only with those little marbles. >> looks like an angry hippo, not a hungry hippo. >> they kill more humans than any other animal in africa. >> children, they're very dangerous if you don't know. and adults, as well. they're dangerous, don't go near them. >> a hippo attacked a car. >> good luck with that insurance. good thing he had it on tape. >> thank you, paula. love the sweater. >> thank you. i like your sweater as well. all of you look lovely this morning. don't want to you feel left out. thank you. "pop news" time, everybody. excited about today, i am. a little taste of a highly anticipated remake of one of our favorites, i say ours because
i'm assuming you all will agree. lifetime has released a new trailer for its reboot of "beaches." >> oh, no, oh. >> i know, i know. giving us a glimpse of idina menzel and nia long in the roles originated by bette midler as cc bloom and barbara hershey as hillary. menzel will handle the theme song and she has a tough act to follow. "wind beneath my wings" hit number one on the billboard chart 1989 and won record of the year and song of the year at the 1990 grammy awards. get ready for a good cry, george. "beaches" premieres in january. >> i'll let you guys enjoy this >> i cried so much with that movie. i couldn't even console myself. >> is it a woman thing, america? >> apparently. >> you don't appear to share -- >> we just looked at each other and had a moment. >> it is classic. i recommend both the original and reboot on lifetime. also i'm very excited to say this, speaking of 1989, that year was the last time this guy, one of the biggest heartthrobs of the '80s -- ♪ never going to make you cry never gonna say good-bye ♪
>> come on, people. rick astley, he toured the u.s. then, and it appears he'll never give you up. the british pop star is launching a u.s. tour that follows the release of his album just released this year called "50" because that's how old he is now. he'll do 18 shows around the u.s. kicking off in january on the 21st starting in vegas ending a month later in boston. get ready to be together forever. tickets go on sale on rick's facebook page today at 10:00 a.m. eastern. if you are too young to know what i am doing right now, what i am doing, break out your hair spray and shoulder pads and google him, you will not be sorry. >> very excited about this. >> i am. i am a late '80s kind of gal. >> he's been quiet for a long time. >> what? >> he went quiet for a long time. >> he actually has done little things here and there and on his last album he not only sang, produced, he played every single instrument so he is a true -- >> but this song here -- ah, memories. >> i mean download it on your
ipod. my kids are right now watching, mom, please. trust, trust lara. finally december 1st just around the corner for those of you counting down the days to christmas, perhaps this diy project is for you. there's a food blog in the uk called so wrong it's nom. i found out from my producer it's like it's so wrong, it's nom like nom, nom, nom. like food. >> is that your cookie monster? >> yeah, so on this blog their instructions for a make your own cheese advent calendar. forget the chock, people? >> is it refrigerated? >> you make your own and choose to refrigerate or not encouraging a different type of cheese for each day as we close in on christmas. if you are afraid your skills aren't goud-enough. munster up the energy to order the cheese ad vent calendar it's available next year. i think it's a good idea.
you take the chocolate cheese calendar, you eat the chocks. you fill it with your different cheeses, put it in the fridge and each day -- nobody is with me on this. i really thought this was -- >> this is a lara enthusiasm. >> it is nothing like talking about eating a complete chocolate calendar and then getting to the cheese and then the -- >> rick astley and cheese. >> yes. i mean, is there not -- >> where's the wine? we need wine. >> there's always wine. >> cheese, chocolate, wine and our transformation tuesday. all right. we've got the simple moves to help you stay in shape during the holidays. >> after your cheese and chocolate. and "westworld" star evan rachel wood sharing her secret struggle and why she's breaking her silence now. breaking her silence now. m thinking? lights! some help. got it! and the ornaments might take a little bit more time.
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>> there is the star of "westworld," evan rachel wood and she has posted a public letter on twitter about surviving sexual assault. paula faris here with the details. hey, paula. >> good morning, george. evan rachel wood said she was raped twice many years ago. for a long time she didn't want to reveal it because she wondered who would believe her, but given what's happening in today's society, she feels she could no longer stay silent. evan rachel wood saying she will not be ashamed. >> i knew you'd be back. >> reporter: "westworld" star evan rachel wood sharing a deeply personal secret saying she survived sexual assault. the 29-year-old actress who first alluded to a history of abuse in a "rolling stone" interview tweeting a lengthy confessional overnight saying, yes, i have been raped by a significant other while we were together and on a separate occasion by the owner of a bar. >> evan. >> reporter: wood says what she experienced took a toll on her, even trying to commit suicide at 22. but the mother and actress now saying i am still standing. i am alive.
i am happy. i am strong but i'm still not okay. wood saying she kept quiet until now because she didn't want to be a sob story and didn't want to be accused of doing it for attention or told it wasn't a big deal or that's not really rape. >> i think it's a pretty powerful moment that we are experiencing by having evan speak so openly about what must be two of the most painful experiences of her life. >> i'll do whatever you say. >> reporter: the actress is currently starring in hbo's "westworld," her character dolores, a robot often the victim of violence telling "rolling stone" that using her demons to create on the show is how she makes peace with her past. >> she wanted to speak out about it so that it wouldn't be something that someone else would share. i think she wanted to control her own narrative, and i think also playing dolores in "westworld" encouraged her to speak out about her past.
>> reporter: wood now one of many celebrities from lena dunham to amber tamblyn to lady gaga opening up about sexual assault in hopes of helping others. wood saying, i don't believe we live in a time where people can stay silent any longer. i certainly can't. not given the world we live in with its blatant bigotry and sexism. she is still not okay but she believes it's important for survivors to know exactly that, to own it and the pressure to get over it will be lifted. she adds it's not that she's not over it, george, it's that she's never going to be the same again but a very courageous admission on her part. >> yeah, and it's going to help a lot of people. okay, paula, thanks very much. let's go upstairs to michael. >> thank you, george. professional athlete gabby reece is here live streaming her workout all morning and she'll help you revamp your workout for the holidays. that's just ahead. so stay right there. we'll be right back. (chuckle) ( ♪ ) come on, dad. ( ♪ )
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we're swapping cookies for crunches to make this your healthiest holiday ever. and former pro volleyball player and mother of three, gabby reece has been live streaming all morning. you've been putting everything through the works. >> they've been working hard. >> i saw it. they worked really hard. >> he did. >> my guy over there is sweating -- i haven't seen a person sweat like that on demonstration in my life. you've been sharing your tips. i got to say, this time of the year, it is rough because this is when the midsection starts to pile on. but you say it's more than just your diet. >> well, listen, first of all it's cold, it's stressful. you know, people's schedules get crazy, parties, drinking, eating, so our thing is, can we keep it moving during the holidays but on the actual days let's enjoy ourselves, so it's an easy way to go. >> and you can judge from the reaction, everybody here enjoyed themselves on thanksgiving. >> they're like, whoo. >> you're an ambassador of fitbit, one of our sponsors here.
and what can you do to be both fit and relaxed at the same time? >> so, this is something that's really important. so, for example, ladies are doing squat jacks and you'll see that everybody here has a teammate. we're buildinging in accountability. none can be successful on our own, not even you, not even me. we need somebody to check in with. let's go back to lunges so, for example, using the fitbit, you can track your progress and you can check your heartrate. so, for example, they were doing something getting the heart rate up, cardio. and put them in recovery mode and check, how high did my heart rate go and they can log it so they can check your progress, their resting heart rate. the relaxation part is critical. for example, this one i'm wearing, the charge 2 has an app for breathing. so let's say you're sitting at your desk. it goes, ding, you just breathe with it. because think about it, we can go three days without water, 30 days without food and three minutes without air. >> yeah. >> we need to breathe and relax and let's face it, family, holiday, stressful stuff. >> that's what we forget to do. breathe, take it in. take our time.
so you've have them doing squat lunges. >> they're working on their butts, their glutes, but simultaneously let's go back to squat jacks and now they're going to get cardio so now they're burning calories, get the heart rate up, but you don't want to stay there but recover and get them to recover into the lunges. go ahead and lunge and put their arms up. stretching and open the body. all of you at home in chairs and cars all day long. we've got to get opened up. >> let's try our abs here. what do we got here? >> so, a lot of times people say to me, oh, i want to get six-pack abs. okay. >> yes. i think we all want six-pack abs. >> it's sort of a myth that it's an abdominal move will get it. it's food and think about this. look, emily, for example, if you touched underneath here their abs are on. but simultaneously they're working on their balance. we have to be in good balance especially as we age one of the most important things is walk around on our own two legs. he's firing his glutes.
back to the gluts. don't kill yourselves. and back so now they're doing four things at one time. so it's about saving time and getting as much done as you can. now we're in the beefcake section. >> our arms here. >> this is what michael wanted to do. three-quarters of your arm. they're going to stand up. bicep curl and shoulder press so now you're incorporating all these moves in one time and get things done in 30 minutes, 45 minutes, about consistency, not about long workouts but get a teammate. get through these holidays so when you get into the new year, you've got it. >> 30, 45 minutes with a teammate. you can do it at home. thanks to gabby reece and our sponsor fitbit. we'll be right back. "gma's" transformation tuesday is brought to you by fitbit. find your fit. ♪
good morning, i'm natasha zouves from abc 7 mornings. mopter a road at capital expressway has reopened following the deadly accident involving a taxi and a pedestrian. happened just before 3:00 a.m. when the taxi hit and killed the woman. she is not identified. police say she was not in the crosswalk when the taxi hit her and they have speed, drugs and alcohol were not a facactor in e crash. good morning, vta routes back to normal following the crash and closure this morning as well. i have a couple of other issues to get to. long delays, southbound 880 before thornton, three to four-car crash blocking the two center lanes and still a sig-alert in napa, 121 state
earliest all year. >> we'll have another update in about 30 minutes and always on our free abc 7 news ♪ [ cheers and applause ] and welcome back to "gma." what a great audience. let's welcome our audience here again this morning. great to have you guys here. >> look at the shot of us. look how low my chair is. >> what happened? >> i'm at the kids' table. ki come to the adult table? i'm going to come up. now i'm good. thank you. hi, everybody. [ applause ] >> you know, we have a very enthusiastic happy audience here, but how many of you have ever been so angry that you felt like doing this? check this out. >> oh, yeah. >> it reminds me of the scene from "office space" you know
what i'm saying but there are things call rage rooms where you go in and you pay to just smash stuff. there we are. "office space" right there and just smash stuff. [ applause ] but they're springing up around the country, canada, as well. >> spontaneously every once in a while. >> here at "gma" but i'm curious, would you pay money to go somewhere just to smash things. >> 100%. >> really? >> yes. so cathartic. >> i do -- >> better doing that right there. >> i love watching it, i felt better. watching people get their rage out feels good. no one agrees with me? >> well, for me, for me -- the tennis court is my rage room. go out on a tennis court when i can -- >> i won't play against you. >> i pay pore court time. you got paid to be the rage room on the football field. >> yeah. but that was a different -- that was controlled rage. that was necessary -- >> it must have felt good. >> feels good --
>> it felt good to hit somebody and hear them go uuhh. >> i want to hit an inanimate object. >> you were a little too excited. whoa, robach, calm down. >> this whole table needs to learn how to meditate. >> he's the only one that said i would not need to swing a bat. 20 to 500 bucks. that's a custom experience. make the room however you want and they have couples, couple rooms. >> that's dangerous. >> they have -- they videotape it so you can take it home and watch you get your anger out. >> do you know what you get for 500 bucks. >> what do you get? i'm pretty sure you get whatever you want for 500. >> i have an idea. i think it's funny. >> during the election they destroyed a lot of mannequins of the candidates, by the way. no, i'm just saying people were so upset at everything they would take their anger out. >> keep it in the rage room. >> but what if you went in with
your spouse and did the couples package and had their dummies set up as you? >> that's not good. >> you might need to go to therapy. >> you may need to learn to meditate like george. >> all right. so we'll go from rage rooms to a really cute video. how about that? we can all feel happy right now. [ applause ] in fact, this is one of the cutest. aidan seems to have misplaced his goggles at the water park. take a look at what happened. >> what do you mean. >> i need my goggles. >> where are they? >> um, somewhere. >> open your hand. >> what do you need? what are you looking for. >> my goggles. >> where are they? >> i don't know. >> i thought you had them. >> oh. >> one of the reasons why i think it's probably extra funny we've all done something similar, right? looking for something and it's in your hand the entire time.
>> sun glasses on your head. >> sunglasses. >> phone in the back pocket. >> we've literally been talking on it. i can't find my phone. >> wow. >> the stressful week. i kneed one of those rooms. >> cute when you're 8. when you're our age it's not cute. >> yeah, now we start thinking. ready for a special guest. let's welcome our special guest. you know her starring with will smith in "collateral beauty." please welcome naomie harris. [ applause ] >> hi there. >> hey. hi. >> nice to see you. >> hey, guys. >> from money penny to now working with will smith. tell us about the experience. >> oh my gosh. it was a nightmare. it was a real nightmare.
no, i told will this story about how i -- in one of the first movies i had ever done i turned up at the premiere and replaced by another actress in the movie and so i stupidly told will this story so in between takes he would say to me, you know, you're going to be replaced. you're going to go. you're going to turn up at the cinema and it's going to be keira knightley playing your role. that was my life on set with will. >> big brother. >> yeah, he is. he loves to torment me, it's great. >> you've always wanted to be an actress. >> yes. yeah, i've been acting since i was 9 years old. >> what was the inspiration? >> 21 years. >> i don't know where it came from. i just always spent hours in front of like the mirror trying to make myself cry, pretending i was different people. doing different accents. i don't know. my mum just started thinking i was crazy. yeah, that's an actress. >> that's the right answer. >> you say you sat in front of mirror to make yourself cry. i watched a movie last night
that made me cry. there's no replacing you in this movie, by the way, will -- there's no way he can do that. really it's a great film. [ applause ] >> incredible film. >> it's like -- it's the perfect holiday movie because it reminds us about the importance of family and love and connection and, you know, it's really inspiring. really beautiful. >> and making the most of every minute. >> yeah. >> exactly. >> really celebrating the time you have instead of worrying about what you don't have. >> you guys want to see a little bit of it? >> yeah. >> trying to fix my mind. >> you lost a child, howard. it'll never be fixed. >> wow. [ applause ] >> i know, and, yes, that is very deep and this is an emotional movie but i promise you it is also -- you finish the movie and you feel really good. you want to go and sort of enjoy
each moment. so thank you for a terrific performance. >> thank you. >> and i understand that we share a bond. >> we do? what? >> "the hills are alive." >> oh. oh, my gosh. yes. the best movie of all time, right? it really is. >> look, i cued this up for you. in hopes you might sing with me. >> oh, my. >> do you want to do a sing-along? should we? [ applause ] ready, one, two, three. ♪ the hills are alive ♪ oh, no, it's just me. >> she'll go on on her own. >> that made my morning. thank you very much. i love it. >> happens to me all the time. i would like to say that i believe that julie andrews must have inspired you. you watched that movie as a kid.
your performances are so layered and different as are julie's always but do you think -- is she one of your main inspirations. >> i think so definitely. i watched that movie like all the time as a kid. >> i can tell by your beautiful singing. >> i was waiting for you to just go with it and then i would join in later. i have such a terrible singing voice. it's awful. i wish i had gotten that from the movies, learn how to sing. >> i'm sure you could do it. more james bond for you? >> i hope so. i really hope so. james bond fans, i really hope so. there's no news so far. no news if daniel is coming back or what's happening so -- >> i bet he's coming back. >> i hope you are too. >> thanks for coming in today. "collateral beauty" hits theaters december 16th. coming up our great american cookie search. [ applause ]
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technology at your local gas pump to help make your jumpny a little bit more fun that we're having right here. yesterday i got to try it out. take a look. with nearly 90% of americans traveling stops at the gas station are frequent but our sponsor bp fuels is bringing more fun to your local gas station with an interactive gas pump they call miles. >> we know that consumers tell us that pumping gas is not their favorite thing to do and so we thought we'd try and break out some angulo and engage with interactive customers. >> he's playing country music. now he's talking to me. >> pick a pandora station to play. >> you have five different genres to choose from. >> we'll go with rock. beyond that playlist there is news headlines and my favorite weather updates and more fun to be had. >> choose trivia. do photo booth. i think we should give the photo booth a try. >> let's have some fun with
that. >> stop laughing. i like it. a good look for you. >> thanks, miles. all right. not a very appealing picture but you can text it to your friends. these folks are sharing their anniversary. how many nears? >> two years. >> you love him. he loves you. i love that. thank you very much for coming good morning, i'm meteorologist mike nicco. sunshine today, a little bit warmer, and a lot of dry air. mid to upper 50s this afternoon. here is my accuweather seven-day forecast. a stray shower possible tomorrow and then dry and even war this weather report is brought to you by mazda. >> hi, nana. >> there it is. it's right there if you can't read it. lara, everybody back inside to you. >> hi, nana. so, who doesn't love christmas cookies? we all love them. we love them so much that here at "gma" we are launching our great american cookie search.
jesse palmer is here to explain the details. hi, jess. >> hey, lara, that's right. we love cookies in this country. you know the average american eats nearly 19,000 cookies over their lifetime and the best of them are usually eaten during christmas. so our mission over the next two weeks is to find america's top christmas creation. ♪ ah, christmas cookies, the most delicious part of the season. from the gooey chocolate chip to the mouthwatering sugar cookie consistently the season's most popular. and, of course, his holiday highness, the always tasty gingerbread man whose consumption increases 1,000% this time of year. peanut blossom, thumbprints, mexican wedding cakes, the types of christmas cookies and recipes to make them are endless. that's why we're launching our great american cookie search scouring the nation looking for the best cookie creation and we
want you to share your story using the #gmacookiesearch. no matter which is crowned the top, we can agree the only opinion that matters is that of st. nick himself. all right of the so here's a fun fact, santa claus eats over 300 million cookies on christmas eve. that's if he visits 500 million households worldwide and takes two bites per cookie. he has an unbelievable metabolism. he shouldn't be the one having all the fun. let me bring over cookies for yourself. >> thank you, jess. thank you, pal. >> we have cookies here. just i little game for everybody. these are our -- your three favorites. >> yes. >> but mixed up so we have to guess which is -- let's just guess which is george's. is it the jelly filled cookie? a sugar cookie or a crispy chocolate chip? what do you think for george? we're going for george -- jelly.
i picked jelly. >> he picked up and only eating the jelly cookie. that was kind of obvious. >> what is your favorite? >> crispy chocolate chip. >> really good. >> and amy. >> i love the sugar cookie because i can make them with my girls. >> and decorate. >> these, my mom made always for us. their the peanut butter -- >> yummy. >> nice. >> please feel free to pass them around the audience and talk to you, the viewers about, please, we want to see your recipes. send us your original recipes g to our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! watch for live events over the coming days on our facebook page. it's all a part of the great american christmas cookie search. bring it. the more creative, the better. we will really want to know. in the meantime, we'll snack with the audience. stay with us. emeli sa
we are back now with emeli sande, her debut album broke a beatles record and now she has a new hit album out called "long live the angels." here's one of the songs off it, "breathing underwater." ♪ ♪ i believe in miracles 'cause it's a miracle i'm here ♪ ♪ guess you could call me spiritual 'cause physical is fear ♪ ♪ and it's safe to say the
storm's gone away ♪ ♪ and i'm dancing on the morning after ♪ ♪ yes i'd love to stay but my home is the other way ♪ ♪ and i miss the love and laughter ♪ ♪ something like flying hard to describe it ♪ ♪ my god i'm breathing underwater ♪ ♪ something like freedom freedom my god i'm breathing underwater ♪ ♪ every moon and every star knows who you are you know ♪
♪ so ever it gets too dark you never are alone ♪ ♪ and it's safe to say we surrendered a day ♪ ♪ to pay back all the love you borrowed ♪ ♪ and hope that i had survived yesterday and today is jealous of tomorrow ♪ ♪ something like flying hard to describe it ♪ ♪ my god i'm breathing underwater ♪ ♪ something like freedom freedom my god i'm breathing underwater ♪
how incredible was emeli sande. "the new york times" called your new album a clear accomplished cry from the heart. this album was a labor of love for you. >> yeah, i mean it was definitely an emotional journey for me and feel it was journal entries. everything in it and i hope people can connect with it. >> we felt it. so beautiful. every song on the album is great. >> fantastic. >> thank you for coming in. you did touch us this morning. have a great tuesday, everyone.
good morning, i'm natasha zouves from abc 7 mornings. meteorologist mike nicco has your bay area forecast. >> hi, everybody. do have some issues at the coast until 6:00 with swells up to 18 feet and rip currents and possible sneaker waves. temperatures 58 at half moon bay and the rest of us 59 to 61. here is a look at the weather seven-day forecast, a slight chance of a stray shower tomorrow, much warmer this weekend. >> we still have the sig-alert in snappa county. state route 12 up to the west of napa road. we have a jackknifed semi and traffic still alternating, it sounds like they have had a fully close it down for a few minutes at a time as those rescue crews come in in a tow truck. so likely a mess for a while. >> thank you, alexis. it is time now for "live with
kelly" and we'll be back at 11:00 >> announcer: it's "live with kelly!" today, from the series "empire," bryshere gray. and author tim tebow. plus, we take a look at "live's holiday gift guide" with the hottest presence for the man in your life. journalists anderson cooper is kelly's cohost. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheering and applauding] and now, here are kelly ripa and anderson cooper! [cheering and applauding] ♪ >> kelly: my gosh.