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hot weather this weekend. >> the hundreds, we had a few yeed gone. the 90s for the most part are gone only in the 70s for the highs good morning, america.ghs breaking news, deadly volcano eruption. a volcano fire explodes killing dozens, injuring hundreds in guatemala. ash clouds close in as families flee for their lives. emergency crews searching for survivors and the desperate race to escape in hawaii. people stranded as the hottest lava yet moves in. weather emergency coast to coast. hail pummeling this plane's windshield in texas forcing an emergency landing. and 100-mile-per-hour winds destroying this airport hangar as major floods take aim at the east and dangerous wildfires roar out west.>> breaking news s in the west.
police closing in on a suspect who may be behind four murders in arizona. the showdown with officers now. dangerous dance-off. an off-duty fbi agent busts a move when his gun drops and goes off striking another partygoer. the investigation right now. ♪ steph curry breaking a record with these threes. >> oh, he knocks it down. >> leading the warriors to a huge win. can lebron and the cavs bounce back before it's too late? ♪ without a mission ♪ good morning, america. it is great to have you here with us, amy. >> thank you. >> and what a night for steph curry last night. >> the most threes ever in an nba finals game. nine of them and the crowd as you might imagine in oakland going wild. >> yeah, they just pulled away yesterda >> it's almost unfair but -- he
just throws them up and not even trying like that and it goes in, one of those nights and if you're the cavs you're thinking to yourself, well, hopefully we can win at home next time. >> a lot of news to get to. we begin with a devastating volcano eruption, guatemala, it's called the volcano of fire near the popular tourist spot antigua, and injured hundreds. you see the pictures, ash over several cities in guatemala right now. want to go to whit johnson. he has all the latest. good morning, whit. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. a violent eruption of guatemala's fuego volcano has resulted in at least 25 deaths this morning, including three children. at least 300 others injured. a five-mile stream of hot lava exceeding 700 degrees flowing through towns there, black smoke and ash raining down everywhere in this catastrophic crisis. so far more than 3,000 people have been evacuated. but as you can see from this video, it's almost impossible to outrun the thick haze of ash clouds blanketing the area.
the volcano's about 25 miles southwest of guatemala's capital city, ash can cover a nine-mile radius causing extreme mudslides and rivers to overflow. this volcano's name means volcano of fire in spanish. in this video taken last year after an eruption, the lava illuminates just the sheer size of this volcano. this explosion is expected to impact nearly 2 million people. >> they're likely to find many more injured. also in hawaii, that other volcano emergency right now. you have residents trapped this morning. >> reporter: yeah, george, the hawaii civil defense service says that some residents were late moving out of the mandatory evacuation area near the kilauea volcano and are now stuck with no power, no cell reception or water. authorities are now planning to air lift people out if the lava spreads farther in the four weeks since the lava began flowing from kilauea, it's covered 5 1/2 miles. the danger of volcanic smog
known as vog continues to be a major factor. george? >> it is just devastating. whit, thanks very much. michael. okay, george. now to that dangerous weather that is coast to coast. flooding in the east and wildfires out west. take a look at flash flooding in the washington, d.c. area. the raging water rushing down those stairs. and a fallen tree split a house in two. abc's gio benitez is there on the scene with the very latest. good morning to you, gio. >> reporter: oh, michael. good morning. it's just incredible, isn't it? apparently this ground was so saturated here that this tree just fell right over. and we actually have a wide shot so you can see how massive this tree actually is. you can see right through the house. it split it down the middle. that is actually the owner's bedroom right there. he left right before this thing bantatinso tv. sousincredible, thankful, that they were not hurt. they were out of the house and out of harm's way at least but, boy, this was just one of the many issues we saw across this country.
overnight, a terrifying flight and urgent emergency landing after hard-hitting hail smashed the nose of this american airlines plane in el paso, texas -- >> we have virtually no forward visibility. >> reporter: -- and cracked the cockpit's windshield. >> it started hailing and you could just hear it on the plane. and the plane just dropped. it was so scary like people started screaming. >> reporter: the 130 passengers on board clapping once they made it safely to the ground. this as nearby in arkansas this airport hangar at delta regional ripped apart. 100-mile-per-hour winds tore through the area and in austin, 60-mile-per-hour winds overturning this trailer, several inside having to be rescued. meanwhile out east, a weekend washout. onit, ng the scene outside our doho steps. and in d.c. that massive tree splitting this home in half. >> felt like an earthquake.
>> reporter: yeah, an earthquake he says. apparently this whole property just started shaking. now, the east coast will dry up. that rain is now mostly gone. but texas now faces some more severe weather. michael. >> all right, thank you so much for that, gio. we'll go to ginger with the latest on those wildfires out west in the heat that is moving in. good morning to you, ginger. >> good morning, michael. hot and dry. that's been the name of the game for the last couple of weeks and it's really resulting in large wildfires. 11 of them from colorado to this one here in new mexico, northeastern new mexico where there's more than 36,000 acres now burning. that is a large, large wildfire. look at laguna beach, california. their issue there as the skies fill with smoke, the brush has not burned there for almost a century and so they've got a lot of fuel and we'll fuel the fires even more when you have that ridge of high pressure bringing in the heat. phoenix under an excessiveea warning again today. las vegas, 107. palm springs, 110. this will keep going and this weekend we see another bump in temperatures so we'll follow this for the next week at least, amy.
>> we know you will, thank you. now to that breaking headline about facebook under fire this morning over a new report about the company sharing your information with apple, microsoft and more. our chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis is here with the details. a lot of people want to know this morning, rebecca. >> reporter: absolutely, amy. this is more about privacy and questions around it surrounding facebook and according to "the new york times," before facebook was widely available on your smartphones, the social network formed data sharing partnerships with 60 device makers like apple, microsoft, amazon and samsung and those features let phone and tablet makers access users' personal information including things like relationship status, political leaning and upcoming events, and what's even more troubling here is that according to the report, facebook also let these companies access a user's friend's data without their
direct consent even after declaring it would no longer share that information with third parties. one consultant likened the whole thing to putting locks on the doors and then giving your friends the keys. >> that is fairly shocking. so what is facebook saying this morning about this new report? >> overnight facebook has responded, a vice president responding to the report in a blog post last night saying that the company has been winding down these partnerships since april and that these partners signed agreements that prevented people's facebook information from being used for any other purpose than to re-create facebook-like experiences. they also dispute the report that companies could access users' friends' information without their permission, and their argument here is this whole thing started before facebook was widely used. over a decade ago and they had to make these agreements with those partners in order to get it so that people could have it on their phones and tablets. >> wow, so they're denying the whole friends report. >> they're saying, yes, exactly, they're saying they never allowed a user's friend's data
to be shared with any of these partners. >> sure there's more to come. >> a l gy after the leak of a 20-page letter from trump's legal team to special counsel robert mueller declaring broad power to shut down investigations, avoid questions by prosecutors, and the president's top lawyer, rudy giuliani, even suggested to me the president has the power to pardon himself. our senior white house correspondent, cecilia vega, has all the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning to you. the president is now sounding off on this one. he just tweeted i have the absolute right to pardon myself. why would i do that when i have done nothing wrong? president trump's legal team floating the controversial idea just as the russia investigation is heating up. his personal attorney, rudy giuliani, telling george the president can pardon himself, but he won't. >> do you and the president's attorneys believe the president has the power to pardon himself? >> he's not, but he.
he has no intention of pardoning himself, but he probably does. it doesn't say he can't. >> reporter: giuliani then called the self-pardon unthinkable saying it would probably lead to immediate impeachment. but back in january, the president's legal team wrote a 20-page memo to special counsel robert mueller obtained by "the new york times" and abc news, arguing broad presidential powers saying the president could not have obstructed the investigation because, quote, by virtue of his position as the chief law enforcement officer, that would amount to him obstructing himself and that he could, if he wished, terminate the inquiry or even exercise his power to pardon if he so desired. the president's lawyers also strongly pushing back against a sit-down with mueller. despite the president's repeated assertions that he wants an in-person interview -- >> i would love to speak. i would love to. nobody wants to speak more than me. >> reporter: giuliani now says it's not looking likely. >> i have to just be honest with leaning toward not. >> reporter: one of the reasons changing stories, like the one about what really happened after that now infamous trump tower
meeting with don junior, jared kushner, paul manafort and a russian lawyer whom they were told had dirt on hillary clinton. initially, the white house denied the president himself dictated a misleading statement about why his son took that hceaiy dnta. indeepter: but in thr tte esfit >> this is the reason you don't let the president testify. if, you know -- our recollection keeps changing. >> reporter: so if mueller were to subpoena the president to testify, giuliani says they would fight that in court. he says the mueller team has everything it needs from documents to witnesses. they maintain, george, mueller does not need the president to wrap up this investigation. >> cecilia, on another front we'll see the first lady coming to a public event, the gold star families at the white house for the first time today in three weeks. >> yeah, george, so for now cameras are not expected to be inside this event, but we are told she will be attending this event for those families here at the white house. it's been 24 days since we've
laid eyes on the first lady. of course, she had that benign procedure for a benign kidney condition last month and didn't accompany the president to camp david this weekend. she is not going to the g7 this coming weekend or now the singapore summit next week. her office says she's been busy with meetings and planning for things like the upcoming fourth of july celebration. >> okay, cecilia. thanks very much. let's talk about the president's legal strategy now with our legal team, dan abrams and chris christie, and, dan, let me begin with you. mayor giuliani walked back several claims in that letter but the letter was a pretty stunning assertion of presidential power. >> that's right. we should be clear about that. the letter poses radical legal theories. number one, the idea that if the president were subpoenaed, which i don't think he will be, the fact that he could basically ignore the subpoena. that he wouldn't have to go to court to even fight it. and i think that almost no one in the legal community would agree with that. there are supreme court cases that are relevant to this, not directly on point, but relevant
which would certainly indicate that the president likely would have to testify. number two on the obstruction of justice, yes, it is true that the president likely won't be indicted as a sitting president for anything, but the notion that he simply can't obstruct justice, well, that was one of the articles of impeachment against richard nixon, against bill clinton. so, of course, a president can obstruct justice, doesn't mean he'd get charged as a sitting president. >> they went on to say he could shut down any investigation for any reason. and i guess the bottom line, chris, of this 20-page letter is don't hold your breath for an interview. >> no. this is what we've been saying all along. there's not going to be an interview. there can't be for a whole variety of reasons there shouldn't be so the president as much as he may think he wants to testify and meet with bob mueller he shouldn't. and i would say one other thing that, you know, what you are seeing now is a change in not only legal strategy, but in the quality of the legal team. that kind of letter indicates to you that the president was
operating with a "b" team of legal representatives before this, and now he has people who really understand, i think, much better what his liabilities are, and also what the opportunities are from both a legal and a public relations perspective to move this thing in his direction. >> the president himself yesterday on twitter opened up a new argument as well now saying he should have been told about the investigations both about this fbi informer and the fact that paul manafort, his campaign chairman was being investigated. >> as a candidate he is saying he should have been told, right? this idea that the fbi should start disclosing to a presidential candidate anyone who they're investigating? i mean, the bottom line is -- and i think governor christie can probably -- >> i see him shaking his head. >> i'm sure he can tell you that people probably warned him against manafort and warned him about issues with manafort having nothing to do about knowing about the fbi investigation. >> i did this for seven years. george, as you know, as u.s. attorney. i don't care what you're running for. we're not telling you. we're not a private investigation firm to help you with vetting your people who you employ in your campaign.
the fact is that the reason we operate that way is because in the justice department we're supposed to keep those things secret. we're legally bound to keep them secret unless and until we have some type of charges to announce and people want it that way because you don't want every rumor and investigation that's run down by the justice department out there in public. >> finally, dan, we also saw yesterday the president's team finally admitted he actually dictated that trump tower statement. even though they never corrected the record in public. >> well, and had repeatedly said publicly that it wasn't dictated. this wasn't a sort of gray area. they said he wasn't involved. i mean, jay sekulow told you he wasn't involved in this, and now they are not only saying he was. they are saying he dictated it. >> two different things quickly. you see what happens privately with the lawyers hanging lanterns on the problems created by misstatement s that come from the white house at times. >> thank you both. dan, you'll be back later to talk about another president abe lincoln in your new book "lincoln's last trial." let's go to michael. >> thank you so much. it may be the last trial of
lincoln, but it could be the last stand for the cleveland cavaliers. the finals last night, the warriors are two wins away from taking home the title for the second straight season and that's come after steph curry set that nba finals record with nine three-pointers. abc's t.j. holmes is in oakland and, t.j., steph was in mvp form last night. >> reporter: stra, he put on a show, and he was putting up shots that you and i wouldn't even try in the backyard during a game of horse. once again cavs/warriors gave us something we've never seen before in nba history. >> draymond green. >> reporter: the golden state warriors were back to championship form against the cleveland cavaliers in game two of the nba finals. >> curry back in the corner. nice little fake. sets up another. got it again. led by a barrage of shots from the outside. >>s up for tee curry way outside. another three. steph curry has set a finals record. >> reporter: steph curry hit
nine three-pointers, a new record for an nba finals game. >> never woke up and was like let's get nine threes and get t e record. >> superior offense right now by steph curry. >> reporter: warrior fans greeted cleveland cavalier, j.r. smith, with a standing ovation. after his own coach said he didn't know the score at the end of game one which cost cleveland a chance at victory. >> i get the feeling j.r. didn't know they had the lead. he didn't know the score. >> reporter: and overnight, fans showed him no mercy, taunting him throughout the game with chants of mvp. >> james blows by, no help and finishes. >> reporter: lebron james had 29 for the cavs and was on the court for all but five minutes of the game. the series now moves back east and cleveland is hoping a change of scenery will put an end to their so far shaky finals run.
>> just because we're going home doesn't mean we can relax. they proved they can do it on someone else's floor and do it in any fashion. >> reporter: and this is not where they wanted to be, but the cavs have been here before, stra. the past two nba finals, they left oakland, down 2-0. we'll see you in cleveland on wednesday. >> thank you so much, t.j. look like you got yourself a nice little tan there, my friend. you can see game three of the nba finals wednesday at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. and now we'll go back to ginger with more flooding in the east. ginger? >> potomac river several spots seeing major or moderate flooding. you'll see more flooding this week. your local weather in 30 seconds. first though, your select cities brought to you by walgreens.
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♪ ♪ ♪ welcome back to "gma." that's benedict cumberbatch as dr. strange. one of the stars of "avengers: infinity war." and it turns out the actor is putting those fighting skills you see to good use off screen. we'll tell you how he was a real-life superhero. that's all coming up. >> that's some story. >> great story and more on that. first the top headlines we're following right now. rescue workers searching for survivors from that deadly volcano of fire eruption in guatemala near the popular tourist destination antigua and the eruption killing 25 and injuring hundreds of others. you can see it there. the enormous clouds of ash covering cities. families fleeing for their lives. more than 3,000 people have
already been evacuated. and it was an emotional graduation at marjory stoneman douglas high school as you can imagine, students and their families honoring four seniors among the 17 killed in that shooting on valentine's day. the mother of one of them, joaquin oliver, accepting the diploma on his behalf and some graduates are encouraging young voters to register and make sure they're able to vote on issues like gun control. you can see a lot more on the next steps for these students they are all taking to stop gun violence tonight on "nightline." it's a very powerful story. >> they are very committed. >> we're going to begin with the breaking news for our viewers in the west. a showdown with a man on on on shooting spree in arizona. matt gutman is on scene. >> what an ending to the scenes of terror. early this morning s.w.a.t.
teams entered right behind me. they made way to the suspect's room. at that point they were in large numb numbers. he opened fire. they pulled back and sent in tear gas. they put a robot into his room and they say he died. >> reporter: law enforcement believe the man seen here responsible for the murder of four professionals going about their workdays now dead after a police stand off. we were there as police had the building surrounded. >> you saw s.w.a.t. teams in the hall way. >> yeah they were all over the place. >> somebody was hurt.
>> reporter: the chilling spring of murders began with dr. steven pitt shot dead outside his phoenix office. >> there is an outstanding suspect. >> reporter: a prominent forensic scientist pitt advised on such high profile cases like the jon benet ramsay murderr the trial of then friday officers arrived to findne won with a gunshot wound to the head. she managed to make it to the
street crawling to a chartered bus. >> she is bleeding from her face. >> reporter: police followed her trail of blood to find a second female gunshot victim. the women worked at a firm that focuses on mediation and family law litigation. according to the firm's website this means our client often come to us during emotional stress. then saturday marshal levine is found murdered at his scottsdale office halfway between the locations of first three homicides. as police continue to go through this scene here they're trying to address a number of unanswered questions. what is the exact motive that drove this shooter? what is the connection between the victims? the biggest question are
that the police don't know about? amy. >> thank you now to that alarming video of an off-duty fbi agent whose gun went off injuring one person while he was showing off his moves on the dance floor. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: this morning, the fbi says it's reviewing this incident of an off-duty agent at a denver nightclub dancing the night away until his gun gets away. watch as the agent goes for a backflip, his handgun slips loose falling to the floor and firing. >> we heard a loud noise, 90% sure it was a gunshot. >> reporter: but when he picks it up, he accidentally fires a single shot into the crowd. you can see it again, the handgun flying through the air, and right there, a muzzle flash from the agent. that quick smile and a hands up. the bullet striking a man in the leg. >> my fiance got shot. i was panicking. when i realized it wasn't him i
was still panicking because a man was covered in blood. >> reporter: the victim is expected to be fine but that agent in hot water with his fbi bosses and denver police are investigating. it's not clear if he was drinking. >> anybody that is sworn that pulls out a gun in a social setting and harms somebody else is in big trouble. no matter who you work for, local, city, county, state, federal police, all the rules apply to you on or off duty. >> reporter: police took the agent in for questioning before handing him over to an fbi supervisor. this morning, the bureau is not saying if that agent will be punished or fired. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> all right, we thank clayton for that story. >> that goes in our when you think you've seen it all file. >> it does. coming up, a dog mysteriously dying during a layover on a delta flight. how to keep your pets safe when flying. our summer travel alert coming up next. ing the art of refinemet one dark chocolate rises above the rest lindt excellence created by our master chocolatiers pure, rich, darkly intense...
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back now with those new concerns about putting your pets on an airplane after a pomeranian died during a delta layover in detroit. abc's erielle reshef is here with the story. good morning, erielle. >> reporter: good morning to you, michael. the family tells me their dog got that required checkup just days before the flight and had a clean bill of health. they say they paid $275 to fly the pup, but what they lost was priceless. this morning, michael dellagrazie is devastated after his beloved pomeranian alejandro died during a transfer on a delta airlines flight. >> the dog is not a pet. he is a family member. we are just lost without answers. what happened to our dog? we don't know. >> reporter: the 8-year-old dog
was shipped in the cargo hold aboard a flight from phoenix, arizona to newark, but had a layover in detroit, michigan. dellagrazie was planning to pick up the pooch in newark. but in detroit, a terrible discovery. >> at approximately 6:00 in the morning, alejandro was checked on. he was fine, and then at approximately 8:30, 8:00 in the morning, the dog was again checked on. he was dead. >> reporter: alejandro's owners hiring evan oshan, the same attorney who represented family who lost this bulldog after they were told by the flight attendant to put it in an overhead bin. the attorney arrived at detroit's airport overnight demanding to see the dog. >> we would like to see the dog now. >> yeah, we wouldn't want to do that. >> so we can't see the dog? we're not allowed to -- >> reporter: he called for a criminal investigation after alejandro's body was handed over in a garbage bag. delta says it has launched its
own investigation telling abc news that it is conducting a thorough review of the situation and have been working directly with alejandro's family to support them however we can. michael tells me he's still waiting to find out exactly how his dog died. experts say while these incidents are devastating for families obviously, they are rare. out of the more than half a on domestic flights, 24 ed last died. >> it is the summertime. a lot travel and want to take their pets. what can they do? >> we talked to a vet. here's what they say, try to travel with your dog. don't send it independently on an airline. try to make sure it's within your eyesight and also book flights that are direct, don't have any layovers. if you have layovers make sure they're short and not in places where the tarmac may get excessively cold or hot and most importantly, check the record of the airline when it comes to traveling with pets. >> erielle, thank you very much. always sad, though. >> it is good advice for everyone traveling. we feel sorry for the family, of
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don't you like saying his name, benedict cumberbatch. imagine being on the street and whether you're the criminal or a bystander you see sherlock holmes or dr. strange walking up, right? benedict cumberbatch now getting kudos for being in the right place at the right time. ♪ >> reporter: turns out benedict cumberbatch is a superhero on the big screen and in everyday life. known for his blockbuster roles as dr. strange in marvel's "avengers" and as sherlock holmes on bbc's "sherlock," he was taking an uber in london with his wife when he spotted four muggers attacking a bicycle delivery man. according to witnesses, it looked just like an action scene, cumberbatch jumped out shouting at the muggers leave him alone before pulling the criminals off the bloodied victim. the driver of the uber says the muggers starting going after benedict, who seemingly was able to channel his inner crime
fighter, fighting them off until they ran away. amazingly it all went down just a short distance away from 221b baker street, the fictional london home of sherlock holmes. his heroics going viral sparking headlines around the world from "the new york times" to the "south china morning post," and even getting a thank you from the beleaguered deliveryman's employer, deliveroo. now, there are reports that the uber driver jumped in to help as well in that fray, but the driver is praising cumberbatch for doing the right thing. he says he gave the victim a hug after those muggers ran off >> incredible. >> it really is sweet and it's nice to know we still have some heroes out there. >> didn't even hesitate. >> i love you're still on the london beat, by the way. >> i'll go across the pond any time, but i love being here with you guys in new york too. >> all right, adrienne. we love you here. >> thank you. coming up next, a "gma" health alert about breast cancer. why tens of thousands of women may not need chemotherapy. dr. ashton is here with the new study.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. weather emergency. coast to coast, hail pummels this plane's windshield forcing an emergency landing in texas and major floods take aim at the east as dangerous wildfires roar out west. "gma" health alert. the groundbreaking new study on breast cancer. why thousands of women may no longer need chemotherapy. dr. ashton is here live. digital detox. simon cowell revealing he hasn't tohis phoninens. how it's changed his life and what apple and google are doing to help you cut back on screen time. and juliana margulies going from the e.r. to "the good wife" and now she's live in times square and she's saying -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
good morning, america. great to have juliana margulies here with us this morning and it's also great to have you guys joining us on this monday morning. >> it certainly is. you know, so many struggle to find the perfect pair of jeans. they were just talking about it in the commercial break, really. >> made fun of my dad jeans. >> well, george, there is now a pair that is supposed to make you look 11 pounds thinner, not ten pounds, 11 pounds. we'll have all the details coming up in our denim lab with lori bergamotto in a bit. she is ready to go there. first, a lot of news to get to, beginning with that deadly volcano eruption in guatemala that's killed dozens and whit johnson is following all the breaking developments. good morning, whit. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. at least 25 people killed including 3 children in this violent eruption of guatemala's fuego volcano. many more missing and witnesses detailing a five-mile stream of red, hot lava exceeding 700
degrees flowing through towns. incredible images showing a choking haze of black smoke and ash raining down everywhere, impossible to outrun in this catastrophic crisis. that ash could cover a nine-mile radius causing extreme mudslides and rivers to overflow. so far more than 3,000 people have been evacuated. this volcano's name means volcano of fire in spanish. take a look at this video showing an eruption last year. the lava illuminating just how massive it is. the volcano is about 25 miles southwest of guatemala's capital city. it's expected to impact about 2 million people, george. >> what a dangerous situation, okay, whit, thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, george. now to millions who are waking up to wicked weather this morning coast to coast, flood, fires and dangerous, severe storms. going to go back to gio benitez who is in hard-hit d.c. with the
latest. good morning again, gio. >> reporter: hey, michael, good morning again. listen, first we should say everyone is okay here, but just take a look at how this tree split this house down the middle. in fact, we have another angle and you can actually see right through that house. the ground so saturated from all the rain here that the tree just fell right over. the people who live here say it felt like an earthquake. now, there was also severe weather in texas too. hail smashed the nose of an american airlines plane. the cockpit's windshield cracked. the plane made an emergency landing in el paso and thankfully no one was hurt. now, texas will be seeing more severe weather today as the east coast dries out, michael. >> all right, thank you so much, gio and we are thankful no one was hurt. amy. michael, now to the first lady, melania trump, expected to attend a reception at the white house today. this marks her first public appearance in fierily a month. let's back to cecilia vega with more on that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, amy. good morning to you. it's been 24 days since we laid
eyes on her, we may not see her today because that reception you mentioned for gold star families here at the white house, cameras are not expected to be i vietnv inside for that. we've not seen her since we saw her first welcome those three american detainees home. that was last month, of course, they were coming from north korea. now we're being told she will not accompany president trump to this weekend's g7 summit in canada and also not expected to attend the north korea summit in singapore. as you know, this has prompted a lot of speculation, a lot of conspiracies online, and a lot of suspicion as well. the white house says she is doing really well. she has been very busy planning events that are upcoming in the next few weeks. >> all right. cecilia vega at the white house. thank you. >> hope everything is okay for her. simon cowell now revealed he ditched his cell phone for ten months and it's changed his life and apple and google trying to help you cut back on screen time as well. and that groundbreaking new study on breast cancer. do you really need chemotherapy? the test that could help you
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man: newsome left the day after the spill for a four-day vacation in hawaii. the same gavin who said his job as lieutenant governor was so dull, he only showed up for work at the state capitol one day a week, tops. gavin's not gonna work as governor. and welcome back to "gma." welcome back to all of you on this monday morning. great audience in times square. hey, tom. tom. tell us what you think about this audience. >> this is possibly the absolute best audience we've had all week. it really is. [ applause ] >> never fails, george. >> never fails. big day tomorrow, gretchen carlson is here live and she's now chairwoman of the miss
america board of directors. she is revealing big changes coming to the beauty pageant. that is tomorrow. right now, sara haines has some "pop news." okay, control room, cue the music. ♪ i'll be there for you [ applause ] >> now it's the claps from "friends." the theme song from "friends" by the rembrandts. we're singing it because form he "friends" stars jennifer aniston and courteney cox are still channeling that iconic line i'll be there for you arriving in coordinated outfits for a major benefit for our imagine majestic oceans in malibu saturday. they both wore high waisted pants and both carrying a chanel handbag. adorable chic from the friends who stayed close these 14 years since the sitcom's final episode. >> people do that. >> i don't believe they coordinated it. >> i mean i'll text you and say what are you wearing -- >> i did copy your haircut though.
>> very well. >> our friendship is reciprocated. i'm a single white female, and amy is, like, we're besties. i'm, like, samesies. it's true, though. royal fans here in the u.s. love seeing prince harry and meghan markle say "i do" and just as thrilling hearing those posh british accents of royal experts like thomas mace-archer-mills, esquire. let's take a listen. >> that was a break of direct royal protocol itself. we've never seen the prince of wales walk his soon-to-be daughter-in-law down the aisle before. >> amazing accent. but it turns out it is a complete fake. >> what? >> what? >> a little bit like madonna from michigan. "the wall street journal" revealing that he was born as tommy muscatello,
he is an italian-american born from upstate new york. now his royal coverage appeared on norwegian tv and france's tf-1 and he developed it performing in high school production of "oliver" over 20 years ago. he says he never claimed that he's british just loves all things royal and his dad said to "the wall street journal," his son's love for the british isn't anything new telling his dad someday i want to move over there and be a part of it. i deep dove. crown and country. >> oh, he is committed. >> tommy muscatello. can you do a british accent? >> no. >> i'm bad. >> come on, michael. one time. >> tally-ho. in my mind that sounded great. >> it was better than i expected. i wouldn't do this to you but, george, come on, one.
>> you know that i'm not going to do that. [ laughter ] i just like hearing no from you. and finally, talk about a dog's dream coming true. take a look at this. tetra the husky and his human bought 5,400 ball pit balls colorfully filling the hallway just so he could have the time of his life, but the owner said he's now moved it to a private room in the back, and at least ten times a day, tetra goes to cry. the parting line is what have you done for your dog lately. >> not that. boy, that's commitment. >> i had chihuahuas, that would be like a death by drowning in balls. you can't do that. that's awful. you're not supposed to laugh. that was a sad story. >> that was a real downer for the end of "pop news." >> you can bring it back up and get credit. >> sara. [ applause ] >> sara. >> that was a good one. >> oh, sara, oh, sara i, thank
you so much for "pop news." >> tally-ho, everybody. we're going to go down to our "gma" cover story about simon cowl ditching his phone saying he gave it up months ago, and it has changed his life. companies like google and apple are adding features to help people cut back on screen time, and rebecca jarvis is back with us for that story. hey, rebecca. >> hey, guys, that's right. typically when apple reveals new features they're meant to make us use their products more but later they're expected to do something very rare. unveiling a new set of tools meant to help us cut back on that screen time, something reality show judge and producer simon cowell has apparently already done and guess what, he's loving it. >> reporter: he's one of the businessest men in the entertainment industry, but don't expect simon cowl to answer the phone for just anyone these days. the music mogul revealing to "the mail" on sunday he hasn't been on his cell phone for ten months, and that it has been so
good for his mental health, and it has absolutely made him happier. cowl al cowell also admitting that ditching his phone has been a strange experience, but that he has become way more focused. some research suggests smartphone usage is linked to decreased mental health, depression and even loneliness. >> we get squirrely when we don't have our device for an extended period of time. well, that tells us something. that tells us we've developed an overdependent reliance on our screens. we've become the tools of our tools. >> reporter: pretty soon apple and android users might be able to curb their phone habits with, what else, their smartphone. google revealing its next version of android software will include an app dashboard which will show you how much time you spend using your phone and the apps you use the most. along with a timer that will let you set time restrictions for your dlypp and this morning, apple is reportedly set to announce similar tools as part of its new software strategy at the worldwide developer's conference in san jose.
cowell also said and this is a huge pet peeve of mine, it irritates him when he's in a meeting and everyone is on their phones. no one is present but he admits he's probably been guilty of that as well. we have all been maybe guilty of that as well, but it's still hard when you are in a meeting and no one is paying attention. >> i've been very guilty of that. you see what the companies are doing to try to lilt it. if you're an individual you think you could be addicted to your phone, what can you do as an individual to limit your time as well? >> i think we all could be addicted to our phone, we're clearly at a tipping point and the irony is some of the best tools are actually apps that you can download on your phone so, for example, there's one that is called moment. moment will track four phone usage. you can set a limit on how much time you would like to use that phone and do this for your whole family. once you start using that over the limit it will send a bunch of push notifications so it's so annoying you want to put the phone down because there's all these notifications. another great app -- >> you or take that app off your
phone and keep going. >> exactly. >> i love that you said this, michael. because it's perfect because it leads me to the next app. it's called flipped. and flipped, you set a limit, it shuts your phone down and you cannot uninstall it. you cannot reboot your phone and undo it. you literally set that limit on the amount of time you're going to use your phone, and once it's up, phone is done. >> and it's called flipped? >> it's called flipd. >> yes and that's the flip phone if you want to make the little switch. >> the flip phone. all right. thank you so much, rebecca, and i will say if your phone shuts down, and you can't open it, you probably will flip out. amy, what you got? >> thanks so much. it's a "gma" health alert. a groundbreaking new study finding tens of thousands of women battling breast cancer can skip chemotherapy. our chief medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton is here even we all know it is such a huge groundbreaking new study because chemo is probably some of the
most grueling treatments any woman could face. this is targeting a specific type of breast cancer patient but it affects a lot, tens of thousands of women. >> called a landmark trial. here it is right here hot off the presses from the new england journal of medicine. let's start with who. who is this important for? we're talking about women who have early stage breast cancer, the most common type, hormone receptor positive her2 negative without having spread to the lymph nodes. what it found they did a genetic test on the tumor, different than the brca blood test and they actually took, like, a fingerprint of the tumor and it actually gives you a score of 0 to 100. this is used to predict the risk of recurrence. if you're low you can safely say you don't need chemo. if you're high obviously chemotherapy has been shown to be beneficial. the key question is what to do with people in the intermediate range with a score of 11 to 25.
this is the majority of women, over 70%. >> i had a 23. that was my score as well but mine spread to my lymph nodes so chemotherapy is still an effective treatment option for some patients. >> we don't want people to hear this and say no chemo for any type of cancer. it did find a survival benefit and risk -- recurrence risk benefit in women under the age of 50 even if they were in the intermediate range, but we have to balance risk versus benefit. if you can spare people the negative side effects that chemo brings -- >> it's incredible. >> it's big. >> you mentioned cost. there was a financial cost of getting this test to get your score, right? >> this is widely available. the study was partially funded by the maker of one of these tests but there are several out there. it's widespread. almost always covered by insurance and medicare but it does come with a $3,000 price tag but, amy, this is the definition of precision medicine. it's targeted not just for you but for the type of tumor you have. >> it's pretty remarkable. >> this is the exciting news in the world of cancer. >> jen ashton, thanks as always.
we appreciate it. over to ginger now. it's time for your "gma" moment. we can't wait to do this one. you know when they say dance like no one is watching? well, how about you dance like everybody is watching. that's what aubrielle does. she is 5. every time she has a recital, she's like, this is my show. i'm -- she's only 5. from hermitage, pennsylvania. she takes it. you don't even have to point out which one she is. you just have to see her do a couple of moves. you're, like, all right. it's her show. we love it. that is the hi there, i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco, the heat is over today as the sea breeze kicks in. it will become cloudy and cooler wednesday morning, and we'll springboard us to the coolest rtf theek, to warmer in the weekend. sleeping weather m betr tonight, upper 40s to mid 50s,
my accuweather 7-day forecast, all right. we are back now. we've transformed the studio into a denim lab. jeans are a staple in everyone's wardrobe, but finding the perfect fit can be a challenge. now a brand that is all the rage overseas is coming right here to the u.s. the company says they make people look slimmer. abc's eva pilgrim has the story. ♪ >> reporter: what's the secret to a great pair of jeans? >> does my butt look good? >> they're stretchy and i can wear them to work and wear them out. >> reporter: but finding the perfect pair is practically impossible. >> i'm pretty short so finding the perfect length of jeans is hard sometimes. >> reporter: now a new kind of jean could be the denim of your dreams without breaking the bank. they're called chuu minus 5k jeans. >> they run about 25 to $50 and they supposedly make you look 11
pounds thinner. >> i don't necessarily think you look 11 pounds lighter. i hate to burst everybody's bubble, but they definitely have a slenderizing effect. >> reporter: that effect created by several small design details like the stretchy material. >> the jeans are hugging you but not choking you. >> reporter: the elastic waistband. >> it eliminates muffin top. >> reporter: and the yoke, the line that runs across the upper backside of the jean. >> sometimes you get one that's a hard one like the peach emoji. this one is sort of a soft "v," and that is the most flattering for most women's tush. >> reporter: but do these jeans live up to the hype? i traded my favorite denim for them. >> your stomach looks so flat. have you a flat stomach. >> i just ate lunch. i had pizza. >> reporter: we also asked three abc news staffers all different sizes and body types to give them a go. >> i feel like it sucks everything in.
>> the waist i definitely like. >> i like the length a lot actually. >> reporter: but not everyone was convinced. >> i don't think i'd buy them actually. there's so much extra space in the crotch area. >> reporter: producer alexa says they're a good everyday jean. >> swing your hips. >> so funny. >> okay, so i wore the jeans all day. they do stretch a little which is a good thing, but they also, like, wash back into the right shape. the thing i was telling you, the calves. they are so tight in the calves. that's the one thing. >> but they make you look good up here. >> there's all the elastic up here. >> all the elastic up here. >> well, they feel good up there. thanks, guess what we've got. "good housekeeping's" style director lori bergamotto here t,inally we asked viewers to send in questions when it comes to finding the most flattering fit and you helped each out. here is the first question from brianna.
>> hi th ways have to buy my jeans up to two sizes larger just to fit my hips and thighs, but that leaves tons of room in the waist area. take a look at that you can fit a small child in that. do i buy larger jeans or squeeze into the ones that fit my waist? >> all right. that's a good question. brianna, come on out. >> so, amy, this is a problem. here she comes. looking great. >> looking great. >> this is a problem that so many women have where you have to navigate that waist to hip ratio. when i saw that brianna was buying jeans two sizes bigger, i was, like, oh, no. there are a lot of denim companies that are coming around this problem, and these jeans -- we have her in curve 360 by nydj. they are actually built to solve this exact problem. these are legging jean. >> they look great. >> they're not -- don't they look great on her? >> yes. >> so they're not your traditional zipper and button jeans but look like real jeans and even have the little rivets
and she almost cried when she tried these on like they looked so good on her and there's no gap. so you want to look for that contoured waistband. you can get these at nordstrom. they fit her amazing and they also do come in a regular, you know, zipper fly set. >> they look comfy too. i love it. they look great. that's perfect for you. congratulations. >> thank you, brianna. >> all right, we have another viewer question from jen. she is petite and can't find the right length for her. >> lori, i hurt my knee and i can't wear heels, so you need to help me find a pair of jeans that will make my little short legs look long and super model lean. >> all right. jennifer, come on out and, lori, you can describe what you did. >> so when you're this height which is under 5'4", and hurt her knee, it can be a challenge. a couple of things we wanted to do. make sure they were in a dark wash denim that always makes everything look more streamlined and ankle length cut but i have
this problem, when you are peti petite, you may have to roll them up. that's what you want to do because that flash of an ankle, and showing skin on youat elong gives the illusion that your legs are a lot longer. >> you know what i've done, i've cut my jeans. >> you can cut them too. very trend? >> when you cut them you wash them they looked frayed and cool. >> these h&m jeans, $9.99. they look amazing on her, $9.99. and she also has a little yoke on the back where if you have it in a soft "v" that area right down there, it makes everything look a little more flattering and lifted. >> thank you so much, lori, and thank you to our models. you all look great. we'll have much more on our website. in the meantime though, juliana margulies is here live. so don't go anywhere.
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our way to temperatures in the 6 70s, 80s and 90s, sea breezes will make things cooler welcome back to "gma." live from times square. welcome back to "gma." and as can you hear we have a fantastic audience with us this morning. [ applause ] you guys, i got to say you're one of the most exciting monday audiences we've ever had and so i have to say you guys are having a great time this morning. [ applause ] well, since you're having a great time we'll about to make it better. great guest we'll bring out to have a conversation with us. she's a three-time emmy award winning actress for "the good wife" and also for "e.r." and back in a new series called doit die -- "dietland." please welcome juliana margulies. ♪
>> hi. >> please, have a seat. come on over here. come over here like you like us. >> they told me to sit over here. >> sit closer. >> they put me over there in the doghouse. >> i thought you were going to dance your way out here because that song, i could have danced all night, i heard you can't get it out of your head right now. >> i went and saw -- i'm here to plug my own show but i'll plug "my fair lady" instead. my husband and i went on wednesday and lauren ambrose is -- she moved me to tears with that -- look, i started tearing up when i think about it. she is remarkable. and my mother was in the original broadway production of "my fair lady" so it was very meaningful for me and it was just gorgeous. you must see the show. all of you. lincoln center. you can pay me later. >> talking about your know "dietland." >> yes, i don't sing.
>> this is about a young woman with a self-image issue who is working for you at a fashion magazine or your character. this is based on a best-selling book. people who don't know what the show is, tell us how you would describe it. >> so, yeah, i didn't know the book either. i guess it was 2015, best siller "dietland" and through the eyes of a character named plum kettle who is an obese woman. if joy nash who plays plum kettle were here she would say, juliana, just call her fat. because she's very comfortable in her skin. she hates people talking about fat by trying to say your vashs or plus size. she finds that insulting. and it's through her eyes and how the world sees her and how she sees the world and she's incredibly smart and i hire her to answer -- i'm the editor of a number one teen magazine, fashion magazine in the country and i hire her to write letters to my girls who write to me with
body issue problems and not just body issue but they, you know, hurt themselves, they -- boyfriend issues but my character is perfect. and so [ laughter ] >> you wouldn't know how to give that advice. >> nor do i have the time. truthfully kitty doesn't care but wants her girls to think she cares so hires plum to write the letters for her. >> let's watch you in action with your character kitty montgomery? she's awful? here we are with "dietland." >> i never talk about this around here but menopause, peri in my case, you know me, always have to be first, suddenly i had this middle. my chef had to cut absolutely everything white out of my anyone new. you could do things for the face, the body, even the hands, but the waist, you have to attack. around he you start looking like somebody's grandmother, you're
out. >> i mean, she might be awe tully but looks very fun to play and i say you looked awesome as a redhead. >> you like me with the red hair. my grandmothers with a redhead but i think my mom was hoping i would have red hair because my two older sister has dark hair but it didn't happen. here you go, i get to have redhead. not once you're going to come home with the wig? but i wouldn't know how to take it off. >> but you've had a successful career and been a very successful series before this, "e.r.," "the good wife," now kit economy montgomery and play such powerful strong female characters and there is a whole new generation of fans who now recognize you from your past work. >> yes, it's -- i feel very lucky. i just timing sometimes is everything. but so hulu has been streaming "e.r." and i've been off that
show for 18 years. >> wow. >> and all of a sudden this younger generation is saying, wait, aren't you carol hathaway? and it's just throwing me back -- it's amazing how that show is just -- keeps living. >> so good at the time and it's date that more people are getting exposed to it. i know you've stayed with close with your "e.r." co-star george clooney and his twins are about to turn 1. have you given him parenting advice? >> he doesn't need advice from me. he's married to amal, the human rights lawyer. we had an e-mail exchange and asking how he was doing and he said i can't believe there's so much poop. and i said, oh, brace yourself, my friend. they haven't even started eating solids yet. that was -- >> advice? >> my husband and i used to call them sliders. they used to go right up the back. >> all right.
juliana. [ applause ] >> keeping it real. >> i tell you right now we asked the question, you gave the answer. that's all we can expect. >> you know. not my fault. >> but thank you for coming in this morning and joining us. of course. and "dietland" premieres tonight, tonight on amc. make sure you check out juliana margulies, everybody. coming up, we have a sneak peek at tonight's "the bachelorette." we'll be right back. to disney california adventure park. it must be epic! thrilling!...daring! come ride the incredicoaster. it's going to be simply exhilarating dahling!
boasting. overselling his achievements. making false claims. as lieutenant governor, he skipped many of his duties, saying the job was "so dull," he only shows up to work at the state capitol "like one day a week, tops." the same gavin who, as mayor, "split town" during a massive oil spill and "jetted off.. to hawaii." gavin's not gonna work... as governor
we are back now with "the bachelorette." 21 men vying for becca's heart and adrienne bankert has a sneak peek at tonight a episode and the drama behind the scenes. >> reporter: becca's journey to find love took flight this week. >> becca. >> reporter: though not everyone made a slam dunk impression. >> oh. >> reporter: "the bachelorette" even cutting one suitor loose before the first rose ceremony even started. >> i don't want to waste your time, my time or anyone else's time. >> reporter: not sent home this eligible suitor. >> so, here, will you accept this rose? >> i will accept that rose. >> reporter: garrett receiving the first impression rose from becca but america's first impression of the 29-year-old hasn't been as rosy. garrett admitted to liking posts that mocked undocumented immigrant, the trans community
and feminists on his old instagram account and since apologized and hopes viewers will get to know the man he is today. becca echoing that sentiment. >> i got a much better picture of who they were as opposed to just looking on their social media and trying to make a decision of who they were by not talking with them. >> reporter: this morning an exclusive first look at tonight's episode where the drama continues as tensions run high between conner and lincoln. >> i don't even know why this picture is still out here. let's turn this thing down, dude. i don't like that. i don't like that thing up. no, man, i don't know why you do that. let's get this out of here. no one wants to see this, man. >> send it. ♪ >> the pressure. that was great. good job, audience. okay, so becca is back tonight with those 21 guys but a lot ar
grocery store joe. the first night she got rid of him. his hometown in shock, he's from chicago but there was a photo of him and becca in a bloomingdale's dressing room with these watermelon swim trunks. that leads to so many more questions. why? can you resurrect one of the contest tans? are they reuniting because he's coming back? he might be coming back on a "bachelor in paradise." yes, already the rumors are swirls. >> there is so much intrigue and drama. >> yes. >> becca, "the bachelorette," watermelon swim trunk. >> watch an extended sneak peek of tonight's episode on our website, make sure you do that. see a brand-new episode of "the bachelorette" tonight at 8:00, right here on abc. [ cheers and applause ] ginger. >> a watermelon swim trunk. i don't know. this morning we are not celebrating that. we're celebrating a great friend
of "gma." jungle jack hanna marking 40 years at the columbus zoo so they threw him and his wife susie a big old surprise party with more than 350 guests including longtime "gma" host charlie gibson. so cool they got to do that and no jack hanna appearance complete without the animals. this featured a full grown cheetah and three adorable cheat ka cubs. they're supporting a foundation fo innovative hi there, i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. this morning starts a lot like over the weekend, but we cool down as thththththththththththth >> from pennsylvania. over to amy now. dan abrams is back with us. this tim to talk about his own
project, he's written a fascinating new book called "lincoln's last trial: the murder case that propelled him to the presidency." dan, welcome back and the book is based, yeah. >> thank you. >> the book is based on a handwritten transcript of that murder trial from 1859 and it was found 130 years later looking a little bit like what -- >> like this here. >> there is a story about where this was found. >> this is the only transcript that exists of any case that lincoln ever argued and there it is in this sort of chewed up box found in the home that the great grandson of the defendant had lived in tied in a yellow bow and there you have a transcript with lincoln's own words as the lawyer in a very high-profile murder case and so we took that transcript which is sort of become a kind of footnote to history and told the whole story surrounding that very compelling and close murder case. >> why was it such a
high-profile murder case? >> well, because it was involved two neighbors in a community, a fight, one neighbor stabs the other and the community, of course, wanted justice as we see today very often in cases. people saying we want justice, the question was, well, wait a sec, did the victim bring this upon himself? he did definitely went after the defendant. the question is did the defendant have to pull out the knife and stab him? and we get lincoln cross-examining witnesses, we have lincoln making arguments, we've got lincoln in the courtroom. it's really the best view that has ever existed of lincoln as a lawyer. >> i see your passion. i know obviously you're a lawyer. you're here a lot of times for crime stories. you and i have done them for many, many years now but a history butch. i didn't know you were one. >> i was ever since i was a kid actually. you know, i won a contest once as a kid like some quiz thing and there were like choices like you get like electronics or something and, of course, i
picked a book on the presidents because for me that's just -- i was that kid. >> and now you've written one. >> this is why it was so exciting for me. >> it led to the presidency, how so? >> so, look, lincoln was not very well known. this happened nine months before he got the republican nomination. >> okay. >> and even then in 1859 he wasn't that well known nationally. and this case got him even more profile. he had everything to lose by taking it. remember, criminal defense attorneys are not that popular. right? i mean, you know, you think? and so he took a big risk by taking this case and it paid off for him and so we think it definitely helped propel him to the presidency. >> what an incredible fascinating story. everyone should go out and read dan's book, lick link. it com "lincoln's last trial." it comes out tomorrow. everyone in the audience is going home with a copy. [ applause ]
(car door closes) (sound of engine starting) back now with rising country star michael ray. his hotly anticipated new album "amos" is inspired by his grandfather out now with his new song, "one that got away." michael ray. ♪ yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ♪ ♪ she's like a picture from an airplane window ♪ ♪ it's always sunny up above the clouds ♪ ♪ she's got a mouth full of innuendo ♪ ♪ but she makes it sound innocent somehow ♪ ♪ those hungry eyes can't be denied take me to church show me the light ♪ ♪ straight masterpiece way outta my league ♪ ♪ yeah but i'm gonna hold her like a trophy tonight ♪
>> come on. ♪ she's decorating my car soon she'll be breaking my heart ♪ ♪ she's two wild horses to be all mine ♪ ♪ i'll be your beast to burden on borrowed time ♪ ♪ she's gonna rip off any kind of label she's into leaving those strings untied ♪ ♪ keeping it tax free under the table she might only be mine tonight ♪ ♪ but that's all right that's okay ♪ ♪ she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ that's all right, might hurt but, hey, she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ♪ ♪ i ain't gonna sit here and overthink it ♪ ♪ i got a tiger by the tail ♪ and i'll just smile when she
sinks her teeth in ♪ ♪ she'll leave a scar and a story to tell ♪ ♪ she's decorating my car soon she'll be breaking my heart ♪ ♪ she's two wild horses to be all mine ♪ ♪ i'll be your beast of bden d e ♪ she's gonna rip off any kind of label she's into leaving those strings untied ♪ ♪ keeping it tax free under the table she might only be mine tonight ♪ ♪ but that's all right that's okay ♪ ♪ she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ that's all right, might hurt but, hey, she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ hey ♪ ♪ hey, hey, bees gonna sting me but damn it i want it ♪ ♪ hey, hey, honey so sweet in that moment ♪
♪ she's decorating my car soon she'll be breaking my heart ♪ ♪ she's two wild horses to be all mine ♪ ♪ i'll be your beast of burden on borrowed time ♪ ♪ she's gonna rip off any kind of label she's into leaving those strings untied ♪ ♪ keeping it tax free under the table she might only be mine tonight ♪ ♪ but that's all right that's okay ♪ ♪ she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ that's all right might hurt but hey ♪ ♪ she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away yeah ♪ ♪ yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ♪ ♪ she's gonna be one hell of a one that got away ♪ ♪ hey yeah hey yeah yeah ♪ hey yeah hey yeah yeah
[ cheers and applause ] i'm jeff bleich. preventing violence has long been my cause. in the face of senseless violence, we need hope. after columbine, i led president clinton's youth violence commission. i joined joe biden to reduce domestic violence, helping boys become men. i beat the nra in court, defending gun laws that save lives. today, a new generation is rising, and this is our moment.
in the streets and in the capitol, i'll stand with them. jeff bleich. democrat for lieutenant governor. well, before it was even founded, a french teenager, bienville, scared away a british warship with just a story. and great stories kept coming. like when the military came and built the boats to win the war. [warplane] some are tales told around crowded tables.... [streetcar rumble] and others are performances fit for the stage. stella! cause for three hundred years, great stories have started the same way. one time, in new orleans. [crowd applause]
i'm going to go rehearse forpresented by king's hawaiian. >> "good morning america" is sponsored by the capital one venture card. what's in your wallet go what a performance by michael ray. we're still singing it back with the rising country dhar whose album is called "amos." why are you holding that puppy. >> i'm holing this fellow because i partnered up with the north shore animal league to give back to the communities and start a foundation called wrigley cares after my dog. they help us -- >> ah. >> they help us link up with local shelters on tour stops throughout the way and they actually helped us launch our album "amos" the other day and three out of four dogs -- >> what a sweet dog. >> three out of the four got adopted. "amos." your grandfather's name was amos and you played in his band starting at 8. >> that was the sole purpose of why my family got into music. count cousins through florida
was their band. my grandpa, dad, uncles, cousins. >> you're out on the road on the "get to you" tour. how is it we're able -- four weeks after starting wrigley cares and partnering up we went over 100,000 meals fed. >> congratulations and we get to hear you sing along the way which is amazing. our thanks to michael ray. and thank you, everyone for watching. >> have a great monday.
i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein
. and good morning, i'm jessica castro from abc mornings, it's a little bit breezy out there, it certainly is a lot cooler. >> by the afternoon hours, jessica, hi, everybody, we'll be anywhere from 7 to about 20 degrees cooler. the breezes will kick up right around 11:00 and that will make it nice to do yard work and exercise, and poor if you're on the water. it's been 70s and 80s around the bay area, and our coolest day will be wednesday. >> looking at our heaviest traffic on 280 in san jose, we had an earlier crash on cupertino. now we're down to just over 30
minutes. >> time now for live with kelly and ryan, we'll be back for the abc7 midday news and >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the new series "dietland," b6. and the cohost could challenge the winner of the 2018 national spelling bee. plus, ryan chats with the backstres,enes and more as he takes us behind the scenes of the wingo tango music festival. all next on "live!" and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! >> ryan: good morning! [cheers and applause]