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me. >> looks like a serious health issue possibly. >> is there caffeine is all good morning, america. the eagles uninvited. president trump cancels the super bowl champs' visit to the white house after a majority of the team says they won't show up. the dispute over the national anthem reignites and breaking overnight, new trouble for the president's former campaign manager accused of tampering with witnesses. will paul manafort go to jail? search for survivors. rescue crews desperately trying to save people right now after that deadly volcano in guatemala. this baby found safe, but the death toll rising. ab exclusive, mi d by ash. amermakeover, the major announcement this morning about the famous beauty pageant, the huge change coming. former winner and miss america chairwoman gretchen carlson
revealing it here live only on "gma." ♪ baby going down to the river and going for a record. this man attempting to swim from tokyo to san francisco. can he pull off the journey across the pacific facing predators, dangerous weather and eating 8,000 calories a day? we're with him this morning as he takes the plunge. and good morning, america. well, 8,000 calories a day sounds like fun. i don't know about the rest. >> you got that right, george. we have gretchen carlson is here and we've got the big miss america announcement and some huge changes that are coming to the competition. >> she is really turning that pageant upside down, and we have that exclusive reveal in just a bit. but first we begin with president trump canceling
today's white house visit for the super bowl champions, the philadelphia eagles, after multiple players said they would boycott it and the president tweeting about it overnight citing the national anthem dispute. abc's linsey davis is here with the latest on this one. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. even before they won the super bowl, defensive end chris long said he would not attend the white house victory celebration. more recently other players plan to boycott including the black players on the team. the white house is now rebranded the day as a celebration of america. the white house and super bowl champions embroiled in a war of words this morning. president trump abruptly disinvited the philadelphia eagles after the majority of the team declined to attend the traditional white house celebration in honor of the nfl champions. instead, the white house official called the smaller delegation of eagles players and coaches unsatisfactory and the president invited fans to attend a different celebration, one that he says will honor our
great country, pay tribute to the heroes who fight to protect it and loudly and proudly play the national anthem. anthem protests that sparked the friction among the team. last month the president celebrated the announcement of new rules by the nfl. players now have the choice to stand for the anthem, remain in the locker room or face fines. >> you have to stand proudly for the national anthem, or you shouldn't be playing, you shouldn't be there. >> reporter: overnight, trump defended the decision to cancel tweeting, staying in the locker room for the playing of our national anthem is as disrespectful to our country as kneeling, sorry. but wide receiver who was part of the winning eagles team pointed out in a tweet that none of the eagles actually took a knee last season. philadelphia's mayor is also speaking out saying in a statement, disinviting them from the white house only proves that
our president is not a true patriot but a fragile egomaniac obsessed with crowd size and afraid of the embarrassment of throwing a party to which no one wants to attend. chris long who also refused an invite to celebrate with the president in 2017 when he was on the new england patriots tweeted in may, this is not patriotism. don't get it confused. the eagles are now the second championship team to be disinvited by the white house after snubbing the president. in february, the president tweeted, invitation is withdrawn. after the golden state warriors publicly rejected an offer to celebrate their 2017 championship win. >> i don't want to go. that's really it. >> reporter: instead the team spent the day visiting the museum of african-american history and visiting with local students in d.c. the mayor of philadelphia's chief of staff sent a tweet mocking trump with two photos comparing the crowd size from trump's inauguration with the crowd in philadelphia after the eagles won the super bowl saying, our party was bigger than yours, and the mayor of philadelphia has now said, hey, guys, city hall is open for a celebration. >> we'll be watching both cities
today. >> you know philadelphia, they'll find a way to party. all right. thank you so much, linsey. now we'll go to that devastating volcano emergency in guatemala. lava and ash destroying towns and burying homes. take a look at the ash plume from space. you see it there near guatemala city. and here's what we know right now, the eruption has affected more than 1.7 million people. at least 69 have been killed and more than 3,000 evacuated. abc's victor oquendo is on the scene with the very latest. good morning to you, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. we're in antigua, that is the volcano right there behind us that caused all this destruction. we have been watching these plume, that combination of gas and ash now making its way down the side of the volcano, so many towns including antigua just blanketed in ash. it is everywhere, the street, tree, rooftop, everywhere you look. overnight it rained and there's a lot more rain in the forecast
leading to new concerns, mudslides. overnight the desperate search for survivors. a day after that massive eruption which forced panicked residents to flee as that deadly plume of volcanic rock and ash blacked out the sky. this baby wrapped in a blanket miraculously lifted to safety. others not as lucky. more than 60 are dead including children as young as 3 "we lost three of our family members," this man says. for those who survived, many spending the night in packed shelters. children sleeping on the floor. this cell phone video captured the terrifying moments two police officers nearly lost their lives in the spewing volcanic ash. somehow they survived. families saying they were given little warning to get out. we were suffocating. couldn't breathe, this woman says. bodies left buried underneath the ash, entire communities
blanketed in gray, that ash reaching guatemala city 40 miles away and workers at the airport blowing it away with leaf blowers. caitlyn and aidan were camping near the volcano clearing out just before it erupted recording this video as they made their way to safety. do you guys feel pretty lucky right now? >> yes, definitely. >> it's a lot to describe for sure. >> reporter: those desperate search and rescue missions continue but with all the rain in the forecast that will only make things all the more difficult. george. >> it is such a desperate situation, victor, thanks very much. now to that big headline breaking overnight in the russia investigation. special counsel robert mueller asking a court to revoke bail for paul manafort. the former trump campaign chair is now accused of trying to tamper with witnesses and pierre thomas is tracking the case. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: george, good morning. that's right. in a dramatic move overnight the special counsel is accusing
president trump's former campaign chairman of witness tampering and asking the court to put him in jail. the government claims paul manafort, president trump's former campaign manager, attempted to impede the special counsel's investigation by contacting two witnesses using encrypted text messages. one of those witnesses making the damning claim manafort's contact was an effort to suborn perjury suggesting he wanted them to lie to robert mueller's investigators about his lobbying to ukrainian officials tied to vladimir putin. he did not want them to know his lobbying work was being done illegally inside the united states. it's a crime to lobby inside the u.s. for a foreign power without registering with the government and mueller's investigators have accused manafort of failing to register as a foreign had agent and of secretly funneling $75 million into offshore accounts and then failing to pay
taxes on more than $30 million of it. this morning, prosecutors are making the case that manafort is an increasing flight risk alleging that he made those secret contacts even as he was trying to get the courts to loosen the restrictions on his home confinement. they say manafort now has an even greater incentive to flee. overnight his attorney declined to comment as did the special counsel. >> meantime, in his recent tweets the president has been trying to separate himself from paul manafort but now manafort facing at least the prospect of being in jail while he waits for trial. >> reporter: that's right. the bar for putting suspected white collar criminals in jail before trial is typically pretty high, george. but the government is alleging that manafort was actually committing crimes while awaiting trial. george, we'll have to see if the judges in this case find these credible and per space sieve. >> thank you. white house also dealing with fallout from the russia investigation. forced to confront questions now on repeated false statements about the president's role in putting out a cover story for the infamous trump tower campaign meeting with russians. our senior white house
correspondent cecilia vega has all the latest and, cecilia, right now, the white house has no good answers to these questions. >> reporter: yeah, george, no answers at all. in fact, sarah sanders is refusing to say whether she misled the press corps from that briefing room podium or whether she was misled herself. this morning, the white house is on defense, amid the fallout over that leaked letter from the president's legal team to the special counsel. the spotlight now on that misleading statement from the president's son, donald trump jr., about that now infamous 2016 trump tower meeting with a russian lawyer he was told had dirt on hillary clinton. the president's team had repeatedly said he did not dictate that statement. from his lawyer -- >> the president didn't sign off on anything. the president wasn't involved in that. >> reporter: to the white house press secretary. >> he certainly didn't dictate but, you know, he -- like i say, he weighed in, offered suggestions like any father would do. >> reporter: but days ago it was revealed, the lawyers writing the president dictated a short
but accurate response. yesterday when asked about the previous denials, sarah sanders repeatedly refused to answer. >> literally you said he did not dictate. the lawyers said he did. what is it? >> -- respond to a letter from the president's outside counsel and purposesly walled off and would refer you to them for comment. >> reporter: wasn't that just one exchange but three times she was pressed on this discrepancy from the podium and gave the exact same answer. these conflicting accounts are one of the reasons the president's legal team say he may not end up sitting down with robert mueller. rudy giuliani, you know, george, he said this to you, conceded their recollection keeps changing. >> right, but, cecilia, it's hard to know what to do in the briefing room. sarah sanders made a statement not true and now won't even explain it. >> reporter: it's very frustrating for the reporters in there. i was in there yesterday. so was jon karl and people were pushing and pushing and not getting answers and it's really frustrating. >> thanks very much. now reaction is coming in to that major decision from the supreme court ruling in favor of
a lo baker who refused on religious grounds to make a cake celeating a same-s wding. some are protesting the decision and others are cheering it as a victory for religious liberty. abc's eva pilgrim is here with the story. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, michael. reaction has been all over the place and pretty heated as you would imagine in the case that involves gay rights and religious freedom. some this morning criticizing the supreme court saying its decision didn't address the bigger issue and instead chose to have its cake and eat it too. >> we must love and support one another. >> reporter: a divided nation this morning. the supreme court ruling in favor of a colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs. >> this is a religious ceremony that goes in direct conflict with my faith. >> reporter: baker, jack phillips' case landed at the court after a lower court upheld the colorado civil right's
commission finding he violated state laws against discrimination by refusing to bake a wedding cake for charlie craig and david mullen in 2012. >> we don't want other couples to go through this. it's about our community as a whole, not just us. >> reporter: the justices voted 7-2 monday in favor of the baker deciding that he wasn't given a fair hearing and writing the scene of colorado's ruling exhibited religious hostility against him. >> there is a concurrence by justice kagan ane breyerthat sa commission had proceeded differently, it still could have ruled in favor of the same-sakes couple. >> reporter: online the opposition furious as many try to analyze the court's thinking. one writing, is scotus subtly suggesting the first amendment trumps lgbtq rights? this morning, craig and mullen say they are still sorting through their emotions. >> just getting a national dialogue and helping change the
national public opinion about civil rights laws is a big win for us. >> reporter: just to be clear the supreme court did not rule the cake shop had the right to refuse service to a gay couple but the ruling that the baker -- that he didn't have a fair trial and shouldn't have to be punished. they'll have to come back and look at it later. >> they thought the civil rights commission didn't deal with it correctly. >> correct. >> thanks so much. more to come on that. new details about that murder spree in arizona. the suspect apparently committing suicide as police were closing in on him. he is now being blamed for six murders. our chief national correspondent matt gutman has the very latest. >> reporter: for 100 hours dwight lamon jones reigned there are on scottsdale, arizona. police say he killed six before they cornered him at this hotel. this is still very much an active area and they're telling us to pull back. whatever happened in there is still going on. minutes later police say he killed himself. but this morning, the investigation reveals his alleged murders were far from random.
>> we felt very strongly about mr. jones. he had a divorce situation back in 2009 and '10 and during all of that time, he was related to all of the victims in some way. >> reporter: according to investigators jones targeted mental health and legal professionals who were involved in that brutal divorce from his ex-wife, dr. connie jones. court records show the judge nearly a decade ago ordered psychiatric evaluations for the parties conducted by dr. steven pitt. he was the first man jones allegedly killed. investigators say on jones' youtube page, he posted a series of videos before the murders belying his ex-wife and dr. pitt as they pore over every detail of his life. >> we're taking our time and make sure we don't miss anything and give these victims and their families the justice they deserve. >> reporter: also gunned down veleria sharp and laura anderson, two paralegals
who worked at the law firm representing jones' ex-wife and his fourth victim was hypnotherapist marshall levine. he just happened to share an office with another psychiatrist who worked on the divorce. >> you do wonder is this a disgruntled client of mine that was looking for me? i mean, i doubt it, but it could be. >> reporter: now before those tactical teams moved into the hotel behind me and jones actually killed himself he actually shot at his computer trying to destroy evidence. that leaves two key question, first, why did he kill that elderly couple, his final victims, miles away from here? what was the motive there and perhaps more importantly, were there other people on his kill list? at this point police suspect there might have been. guys. >> wow, what an unfortunate path of destruction. all right, matt gutman, thanks so much. >> sad all the way around. we'll switch gears now and when you think of a big championship game like the world series or the nba finals or even
the super bowl, you picture the players showing up on a private jet, a tricked out bus or maybe they're in a huge escalade. well -- >> something. >> i was going to ask what's your favorite, michael? >> i like them all, george. i enjoy them all but for hockey's stanley cup, you know what, some players are doing it differently. check out t.j. oshie and matt niskanen, two star players for the washington capitals, and their preferred method of travel to the big game, the subway. >> i like them already. >> posing with a fellow commuter named page on their way to the biggest game in hockey, and oshie was almost late because he didn't have enough money to get through the exit. that's why you take the escalade. that's right. lucky for him a subway employee came out, helped him out, let him out just in time to score the first goal in the game. >> wow. >> and they went on to beat the vegas golden knights, 6-2, and
now the washington capitals are one game away from bringing home the stanley cup. >> say what you will about the subway, but it is the fastest way to get around town. it gets you there. >> i just -- i can't hide. i've been on the subway times in 25 years but i'm a true new yorker. all right. enough subway talk. we're going to go to ginger, ginger, you have more on fires and heat and all that in the southwest. >> by the way, michael, if i saw live you on the subway, i'd swipe you through if you didn't have your card. don't worry about it. we'll take it together later. let's talk about the wildfires because there are several going on. this one just north of los angeles between santa clarita and palmlehione in phoenix where evacuations are under way. sorry, in arizona, not phoenix.
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miss north dakota cara mund there. >> welcome back to "gma." that's miss north dakota cara mund being crowned miss america last year and there's a huge change coming to the pageant that may all make it look a little different this time around. we'll reveal that in just a moment. >> coming up in just a second. we have a lot of other headlines to get to. rescue crews searching for survivors after that deadly volcano eruption in guatemala. at any given moment there are 15 to 20 volcanoes erupting all over the world. take a look at new footage from that volcano in hawaii. you see the lava just dumping into the sea. still a dangerous situation.
and last night first lady melania trump made her first public appearance in nearly a month attending an event for gold star family, the first time she's been seen in public since under a surgery for a benign kidney condition. harvey weinstein expected to plead not guilty. and we begin this morning with those groundbreaking changes coming to the miss america competition after nearly 100 years of swimsuits and evening gown, the new chairwoman, gretchen carlson, who was crowned miss america back in 1989 is standing by live with a big announcement but first here's how the organization is changing in the wake of the me too movement. >> miss arkansas. >> since its start, the miss america pageant has been famous for its swimsuit competition. >> miss america. >> reporter: the 97-year-old contest initially even billed as a bathers' review has long been criticized for the parade of scantily clad women but the miss america organization now says it is dedicating to shifting the focus from their bodies to their brains.
in december 2017, the organization was thrust into the me too movement. the ceo and top executives resigning after leaked e-mails exposed sexist and lewd comments about past contestants and winners. >> this is an opportunity to see how women can come together support each other, rise up, take over the things they want to see happen and move forward. >> miss america is gretchen carlson. >> former fox news anchor and miss america 1989 gretchen carlson taking the reins earlier this year. serving as chairwoman of the organization and leading a new team filled with former winners and other women. >> i have so many great ideas for this organization, and i will be talking about all of those with all the other board members and eventually ceo and staff of miss america. >> reporter: and it is great to have gretchen carlson with us this morning. so -- >> good morning. >> we spoke in the fall, good
morning, and you said big changes were coming and now you can officially announce them. tell us what they are. >> yes, so we are no longer a pageant. we are a competition. we will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance. that's huge. >> that's huge. >> and that means that we will no longer have a swimsuit competition, and that is official as of september 9th when we have our competition in atlantic city. we'll also be revamping our evening gown competition phase as well and so we're no longer judging women when they come out in their chosen attire, their evening wear. whatever they choose to do it's going to be what coming out of their mouth with what they're interested in. >> women of all shapes and sizes. typically we see swimsuit ready bodies up on that stage. >> we want to be open, transparent, inclusive to women who may not have felt comfortable participating in our program before but, look, we have always had talent and scholarship and we need to message that part of the program better as well, but now we're
adding in this new caveat we're not going to judge you on your outward appearance because we're interested in what makes you you. tell us about your goals and your achievements in life. and, by the way, at the end of the day, we hand out scholarships to these young women, and when i travel this country i meet somebody who has participated in the program, yourself included. >> myself included. >> who benefit from those scholarships and became lawyers and doctors and members of congress. and we want more women to know that they are welcome in this organization. >> it's pretty remarkable given that the miss america organization began as we mentioned as a swimsuit pageant and now you are taking out what it began as and completely removing it. how was that taken by the board? this was a big decision. i know it wasn't taken lightly. was there resistance to it and what are the concerns about the ratings? let's be honest. it's on television. peop believe, to see scantily clad women. to see women in their swimsuits and evening gowns. >> interestingly enough that's not a highly rated part of the competition. people actually like the talent
part of the competition, so, listen, i'm very thankful to the board that we put together. they are all stakeholders in the organization. this was a board decision. we are all led by females now. our foundation, our new ceo is a woman. i want to thank all the volunteers across this country. we are a nonprofit organization. i want to thank atlantic city for hosting us and believing in us. this is a new beginning and change can sometimes be difficult. but i know a lot about change. my life has worked in mysterious ways. i never thought i'd be the chairwoman of the miss america organization, but here i am and we're moving it forward and evolving in this cultural revolution. >> yeah, speaking of that revolution, i mean, this is all a part of the me too movement and i know you were obviously such a huge part of it. it was interesting when harvey weinstein turned himself in you tweeted this. today is the day i never thought i'd see when i came forward 22 months ago alone. alone. thank you for listening to women. how do you think this huge miss america transformation will help
more people listen to women? >> so, i could have never expected what would happen when i sued my former employer at fox news for sexual harassment 22 months ago, but look what has happened. thousands of women have been inspired to know that they can stand up and speak up and their voices will be heard. and if i've been a beacon of hope to any woman in that process, it has been worth it. the same is true about the wonderful miss america organization. we are now open, inclusive and transparent and i want to inspire thousands of young people across this country to come and be a part of our program because we want you and we want to celebrate your accomplishments and your talents then we want to hand you scholarships. >> for education which i received too which certainly helped me get through college. we both have teenage girls. i know you also have a son and i have sons in my life as well. >> she just texted me. last day of school. >> that's what's important. >> yeah. >> how do you hope this new competition will affect young girls and the young men who are watching, as well? >> you know, we've heard
from a lot of young women who say we'd love to be a part of your program but we don't want to be out there in high heels and a swimsuit so guess what, you don't have to do it anymore. you're welcome. please join us. we think there this will be -- we'll have a huge influx, not only companies interested in sponsoring us now but also of young women who want to be -- who doesn't want to be empowered, learn leadership skills and pay for college and be able to show the world who you are as a person from the inside of your soul, that's what we're judging them on. >> gretchen, you are bold and brave and i applaud you as a mother of my teenage girls. >> thanks for having me. >> and can you see the 2019 miss america competition live on sunday, september 9th at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. george. >> very different kind of competition. thank you. coming up here the new mom who claims her baby monitor was hacked and claims it started to move on its own. how to protect your family's privacy. can make you feel unstoppable.
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this morning that south carolina mom said it turned her into a target for hackers. >> never in a million years would i have expected something like this to happen. >> reporter: first time mom jamie summit says last week she thought she noticed something strange about the baby monitor she was given by a friend. >> we were eating and noticed that the monitor started moving and panned over to our bed and paused for a few seconds and then panned back over to our son who was sleeping in his bassinet right next to our bed. >> reporter: she says she disconnected the device right away and tried to cancel the app on her phone and called the local police but never filed a report. >> we shut our bedroom door and sat for a second and just -- i was crying. i was really upset and kind of realizing what was happening. >> reporter: security experts say most hackers aren't interested in the camera. they're using it as a launching point to get into a network and steal the user's i.d. that's why summit is not the only parent pressing pause on her crib cam. >> and it was screaming at my daughter, screaming up, wake up,
wasn't, wake up, baby. >> reporter: back in 2014 the shreks say a hacker used an internet back door to take control of the camera in their little girl's bedroom. >> the camera then turned and looked at me and it started screaming some obscenities at me. >> reporter: it turned out the shreks' camera had a known vulnerable. the manufacturer had released an update but the family was unaware. that's why experts advise parents keep checking the manufacturer's website and download all software updates. the juvenile products manufacturers association also suggests parents consider using a strong home password and security settings to reduce the risk of vulnerability. the more complicated the device, the easier it may be to hack. >> when selecting a baby monitor, selecting the minimum number of features possible is one of the best things consumers can do. with increased features generally comes increased risk. >> reporter: jamie summit
wishes she knew the potential risks before she used her monitor. >> it was an extreme feeling of violation and just an awful, awful feeling. >> reporter: we reached out to the manufacturer of jamie's device but so far not have heard back. >> and you touched on the piece, some may be more secure than others. >> the more sophisticated the more likely it is to be hacked. devices that allow you to stream room to room inside your house are less likely to be hacked. they also say, if you turn the device off when you're not using it, it's harder to be breached and most importantly they say use a unique password and a unique user name to make sure it's not duplicated and don't use it for anything else, any other device. >> thanks. erielle, thanks very much. >> sure. all right, thank you so much. coming up, everybody, the record-setting swim that is now under way. this man attempting to cross the pacific ocean, 5,500 miles. we'll hear what he told us just before jumping in. before jumping in.
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for eight hours a day he'll be in
water swimming more than 5,000 miles. this morning, the swimmer who already conquered the atlantic 20 years ago begins a truly unthinkable swim. the rough seas of the pacific ocean from tokyo to san francisco. overnight beginning his swim off the coast of japan and broadcasting on facebook live. >> there we go. he's starting. >> ben is starting his swim. >> reporter: ben lecomte beginning the swim side by side with his two children speaking with us just moments before taking that plunge. >> there's more than one challenge. on the top of the list you have the water. the cold water. >> reporter: lecomte's journey 5,500 miles, 6 months, 8 hours a day at a time. >> i have to eat 8,000 calories per day so if i don't eat it lose quite a bit of en i'm weig sthatll. >> rter: he fastle the pacific's rough weather, cold waters,
some of the ocean's top predators and giant patches
of garbage, much of which he'll help study for scientific research. and let's be honest, one of the first things you wonder about, what about sharks? well, we asked him, and he says he actually looks forward to seeing them because there are fewer and fewer of them. you know what he's really afraid of? jellyfish. >> i'd be afraid of the sharks too. >> afraid of everything, right. the entire trip is going to be documented, right? >> yeah, so cw of six is actually sailing alongside him shooting this for a documentary for him. >> he did the first trip he was 30. this one he is 50. >> that's the beauty of swimming. you can do it at any age. thank you. we'll be watching. a doctor watching television when he saw something on this woman's neck. how he helped save her life and their first meeting ever. ♪ ♪ i can do more to lower my a1c. becae myody can makets own iul. and i take trulicity once a week to activate my body to release. trulicity is not insulin.
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right lane is blocked. southbound 680 through walnut creek, typical delays. no major issues here. >> alexis, thank you. coming up, a doctor spotted a woman's thyroid cancer while watching her on tv and they meet face it face for the first time. that's next on "gma." something incredible is coming to disney california adventure park. it must be epic! thrilling!...daring! come ride the incredicoaster. it's going to be simply exhilarating dahling! right now, comcast business is doubling your internet speed. so you can download large files faster. and power more employees on more devices. all for a new low price. what does that equal? our best internet price ever. you do the math. because now for less than what 75 mbps used to cost, you can get 150 mbps internet. plus for a limited time, you can get a $200 visa prepaid card when you add a voice line. get the best price on fast, reliable speed. call today.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the eagles uninvited. new fallout this morning. president trump cancels the super bowls' visit to the white house after a majority of the team says they won't show up. the dispute over the national anthem reigniting right now. the incredible diagnosis. a doctor watching this woman on hgtv noticing something on her neck urgently trying to reach her. how he helped save her life. now they're meeting face to frist for the first time here on "gma." the duchess and queen's solo debut. meghan markle preparing to hit the road without prince harry. all the details about her royal road trip with queen elizabeth. ♪ time to bring back the bend and snap. is "legally blonde" heading back to the big screen? >> what, like it's hard? >> what we know about reese's
return as our favorite can do lawyer. ♪ plus, nba finals face-off after the cavs and warriors go head to head, two top chefs, super fan, are bringing the heat. showing off their game-time favorites. who will come out on top? and they're here to say. >> all: good morning, america. good morning, america. thank you for being with us on this tuesday morning. we have excited fans here but the golden state warriors and cleveland cavaliers. big game tomorrow night. >> a comeback. >> yes, they do. we can't wait for this. the doctor and woman he helped diagnose after skiing her on tv potentially saving her life. well, they are here live in the studio. haven't met yet but to pete for thti. ch a powerful story. >> we begin with the white house
where president trump has cancelled that visit by the super bowl champs philadelphia eagles after most of the players and coaches planned a boycott up and tweeting about it this morning and linsey davis back with all of it. good morning again. >> reporter: good morning. the super bowl champions taking the high road this morning. not engaging in any back and forth with president trump. the philadelphia eagles released a statement that doesn't even address the white house or the cancellation at all saying we are truly grateful for all the support we have received and we are looking forward to tipping our preparations for the 2018 season. this after president trump abruptly disinvited them after a majority of the team had already planned not to attend the traditional white house celebration in honor of the nfl champions. a source tells espn the president's comments about anthem protests sparked friction among the team. the president is now inviting fans to attend a different celebration. they have rebranded the day a celebration of america and we don't have many details about what the festivities will entail but do know trump said the
national anthem will be played loudly and proudly. >> thanks very much. now we're going to go to the latest on that devastating volcano in guatemala. dozens killed in the eruption spewing dangerous smoke miles into the air. let's go back to abc's victor oquendo in antigua, guatemala. good morning again, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. that's the volcano right there behind us, the fuego that caused all this destruction and we've been watching these plumes that combination of gas and ash now making its way down the side of the volcano. those desperate search and rescue missions continue. at least 69 were killed when it erupted sunday without warning spewing rock, gas and ash. it barrels downed side of the volcano with speeds upwards of 100 miles per hour with temperature reaching 1300 degrees and residents fleeing that, seen 40 miles away in guatemala city. 3,000 people were forced to evacuate. more than 1,800 able to escape are now staying in shelters.
towns were just plank keted by this ash including antigua. it rained overnight and there is a lot more in the forecast leading to new concerns the potential for mudslides. >> thank you so much, victor. just frightening images. switching gears to the r royals. queen elizabeth and meghan markle are hitting the road together without prince harry. >> road trip. >> oh, yeah, she's joining the queen for a royal enedge gament marking the first time markle will accompany the queen to an event without her new husband. kensington palace confirming dwooen is expected to bring the duchess to the a new bridge, the opening of a theater and lunch beforeheir trip. meghan is expected to make her first balcony appearance as the royal family honors the queen's official birthday and, george, i know you wanted to know this we may see the newlyweds take another carriage ride this time through the streets of london. so much more to see and do. >> i have noted every single one
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welcome back to "gma." welcome back to everyone here in the studio. we have a lot of cavs and warriors fans here in the studio today. you can't hear a word i'm saying. thank you. and some -- someone two lucky people actually will get a big surprise tomorrow. we've been giving away tickets to the nba finals. about to send two more to see the warriors and cavs. someone will get a knock on their door tomorrow morning. >> ooh. >> we will find out then. two more giveaways. [ cheers and applause ] could be you. "pop news." yes, it is me now for "pop news." good morning, everybody. good morning to you. we'll begin with this. you ready for a little more bend and snap? reese witherspoon just might be, reports say she is in final
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stunt people thought was truly a mission impossible. cruise wanting to be the first actor ever to complete a halo jump on camera for his new movie "mission: impossible: fallout. it stands for high altitude low open. jump at 25,000 feet and don't open your chute until you're below 2,000 feet. i guess they did this to avoid enemy detection. the production team built one of the world's largest wind tunnels to rehearse and practiced the real jump over 100 times. cruise plummeted at 200 miles an hour toward the earth needing to position himself three feet from the camera avoiding a midair collision but he pulled that rip cord and we're going to take a look at how it turned out. ♪ >> whoa! >> my heart was racing watching that.
[ applause ] you know what i was thinking the whole time, that's why they have cgi. >> that's right. >> unnecessary. this is so unnecessary. i mean, blood pressure medication. see more when it opens july 27th. [ applause ] wow! >> great, great movie. and the perfect blend today because now we end with a little realste candy from auntie lara. oprah's edition. a 43-acre waterfront estate in the orcas island nestled between seattle and vancouver. these pictures are stunning. rustic yet modern. it's a mansion and equally stunning guest house perfect for her famous celeb getaways weekends and the home has a name
called madron eagle. the 64-year-old billionaire queen of incredible real estate deals closed this one just last week for just over $8 million. >> it's beautiful. >> you get a lob cabin. you get a log cabin. [ applause ] the woman has the midas touch. she has fabulous touch in real estate. i just thought why not share it with you, right? eye candy. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> you're welcome. [ applause ] we're giving away those tickets to the nba finals. i wish she was giving away a ticket to just stay in the guest house. i would do that. thank you very much. now our "gma" cover story. that incredible meeting of a woman and a doctor who spotted something on her nick while she was on tv. >>? just a few minutes they will meet face-to-face for the first time ever but before that take a look at their story.
for 31-year-old nicole mcguinness finding her north carolina dream home with her father on hgtv's "beachfront bargain hunt" renovation was a welcome distraction after a tumultuous year. >> i had a tumor and started treatment. >> what's out there? >> reporter: that all ended just this past year. >> reporter: she said she finished treatment last summer for a stage 4 glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor and began filming in september. >> wow. >> when nicole's episode finally aired last month dr. erich voight happened to be watching and spotted this lump on the left side of her neck. dr. voight felt obligated to do something posting facebook, i am watching a tv show and notices she has a mass and she knees a sonogram and fine needle biopsy. #beachen frontbargain. adet back to nicole and
she went to the doctor for a biopsy. on friday results came back positive for thyroid cancer. now for the first time they meet face-to-face where she can thank him for posting a life-changing message. now, we are joined by dr. erich voight, dr. voight, thanks for being with us. so you were just watching television and you saw something on her neck and you were concerned it was cancer. >> i was, yes. i'm a head/neck surgeon and after a long workday i'm watching beachfront properties and dreaming about a beachfront home and noticed a subtlety in her neck. i'm watching the show and saw something wasn't right. >> bringing hope the doctor with you even though you're relaxing and watching television. >> i'm trained to see patients and i knew it wasn't right. >> we're glad it caught our eye.
would you like to meet her face-to-face? >> it is really a heartwarming story for me. >> are you ready to meet nicole. let's do it. come on out, nicole. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning. >> how are you. >> thank you so much. thank you so much. good morning. nice to see you. so nice to meet you. i appreciate it. >> all right, nicole, i'm sure you've been wanting to say something to dr. erich voight. go ahead. >> thank you so much. dr. voight, i'm going to try to say this without getting emotional. i have gone think a lot these last couple of years and never expected to have to be a two-time cancer survivor but without you keeping a visual eye and watching that television show, who knows how long i would have gone on without that being checked so from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much. you have no idea how thankful i am.
[ applause ] >> i have to try not to be emotional. i'm really happy to help. you know, doctors and nurses do this every day. it's what we do and i'm happy to help. >> thank you so much. i appreciate it. >> you mentioned you were a two-time now -- >> yes, i am. >> cancer patient and you went through quite an ordole with your glioblastoma. now you're facing another cancer fight. tell us what is ahead for you. what's next for you. >> i stayed very positive with my diagnosis for a glioblastoma and i intend to do the same thing with thyroid cancer and have a great team at duke university that i actually see later on this week to have a checkup and kind of discuss how we're going to handle this. so i'm going to continue to remain strong and fight and, you know, especially alongside of dr. voight i'm going to stay strong and fight this. [ applause ] >> and, doc, for you, you were able to watch tv.
you were automobile to see what was going on with nicole. if you're someone at home what should you look out for? >> so, i guess the first thing is most people are in tune with their bow, know their bodies and sometimes they may know them better than their own doctor so if there is a change and notice a lump, a swelling, if there's a change in your choice, hoarseness, if you have pain, those are some subtle signs there may be something going on and in particular in this case there was a subtle fullness here in the region of the thyroid gland. notice any change, see your doctor. >> did you ever hesitate? it had to feel strange to put her picture out on social media and say, i think this woman might have an issue. talk about what went through your mind and when you made that decision to do it. >> absolutely. so, i went through lots of decision-making because, first off, i felt obliged to help. i saw something and i said, i have to reach out. then i thought about, well, she's already on a tv show so i'm not really revealing her identity to anyone. she's already there so i just
decided to bite the bullet and put it on social media and my personal facebook friends are all my friends so i trusted them and through some channels we people shared the information and you got -- >> i did. >> -- the word. >> good power of social media at its best right there. >> absolutely. >> for nicole, what was your reaction when you got the call? what went through your mind? >> i don't have facebook actually so it was a friend of my mother's that got the message to us, so originally we were sort of in shock. we did not expect a doctor on television from states away that we did not know to come up with some sort of diagnosis but immediately went to the primary care physician and he checked it out and had a biopsy and so grateful? gives you chills. >> absolutely. >> this is about -- [ applause ] you took that brave step of reaching out and you accepted that and look where we are now. thank you both for being with us. it's a beautiful story. we wish you the very best in your recovery. >> i appreciate it.
>> i know you got a lot of fight in you. >> thank you very much. i appreciate that. >> thank you, both. appreciate it. now, let's go to ginger. >> we got a bright spot for you. it's time for your "gma" moment. so when is the last time you guys did a hula hoop? it's hard.'s really difficult. well, sophie from pittsburgh, pennsylvania, is only four and she can one-up you. that's right. she grabbed the harmonica and started doing both at the same time, sophie, you have a future, young lady. i don't know what show you'll be in but you have something coming. share hi, there! i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco. let's take a look at my accuweather highlights. we're going to have some lingering clouds today but still plenty of sunshine, but the breezes will make our temperatures tumble again. more clouds tonight, drizzle possible, and a couple of swings in temperatures as we head through the weekend. we'll have 60s along the coast into san francisco and around the bay and then some
mid-to-upper 70s inland. tonight's temperatures about the same as this morning, mid-40s in our deepest valleys to mid-50s. now to our "gma" final food face-off. all morning long our two top chefrs have been going head-to-head for their favorite teams, leah cohen and dale talde. owner of piggyback bar, dale talde owner of talde, brooklyn here. are you guys ready for your throwdown? >> yeah. >> are you ready? >> leah, what fueled your basketball obsession. >> i started playing basketball when i was really young. i had a basketball hoop in my driveway. i went to basketball camp. i just -- i was a captain on my basketball team. i'm just like obsessed with that sport. >> you're obsessed. a good team to on obsessed
about. dale, i heard you once cooked for lebron james. >> well, you know, my passion for basketball and lebron james and the cavs is more about my disdain for the golden state warriors. >> wow. >> and primarily kevin durant so that's where i come from. >> throwing out names right now. >> calling people out. >> you know what, you each prepared a dish influenced by the love of your teams. how will we -- cheer-o-meter. everybody is going to cheer to support which one they like the best and, leah, i want you to tell us what we have and something -- a part was inspired by steph curry. >> i have some southern thai curry chicken wings with sauce that's curry obviously for steph curry so it's really spicy and sweet and feel like that's sweet. i would guess he's spicy and
sweet. >> i refuse to call him spicy and sweet. >> we have these wings and amazing garlic waffle fries golden state stadium. >> big hit anywhere. so we have that. dale, you have something for king james. full court entry for the cleveland cavaliers, what do you have here. >> i made king's cut prime rib steak sandwiches on king's hawaiian with a little bit of hore shall rad doish sauce and charred onions. that's what i got and you count talk about cleveland without doing fried pierogis. >> without fried pierogis. we'll do our cheer -o-meterchee. who thinks that leah and her golden state mealsha you -- chrs and appla okay, all right.
but who wants some king's hawaiian bread topped with prime rib, give it up for the cleveland cavaliers. [ cheers and applause ] i tell you what, you must have bought that guy because he was really enthusiastic. i got to say our "gma" final food face-off game-winning trophy goes to leah [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. [ applause ] >> oh, man, all right. here you go, leah there you go. >> oh, my good. thank you. enjoy, my dear. we got a big thanks, big thanks, dale. we appreciate you. all the cleveland cavalier fans and golden state warriors fans and fanatics for rushing over
and good morning. happy election day to you. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 mornings." and the polls are open until 8:00 tonight. voters can mail in absentee ballots as long as it's postmarked today and delivered to the county elections office by friday. there are several big statewide contests today, including the race for governor, the race for u.s. senate, and the race for attorney general, not to mention a couple of mayors in our area. so, alexis, how's that traffic as people go to vote this well, we were doing okay up until, i'd say about 30 minutes ago. we definitely started looking busy. and we've got a new crash, eastbound 80 right around the bay bridge entrance, having ripple effects. so, we have got at least one lane down with some injuries. 280 and 101 northbound into the city are looking very heavy. and a quick check of the bay
another abc7 news update in about 30 minutes and always on our news app and welcome back to "gma." our next guest is phone for her starring role as cher in th the '90s hit "clueless." now she's taking us back to the '70s and new series "american woman." please give it up for alicia silverstone. [ applause ] how are you, my dear. mwah. good to see you. >> good to see you. we are excited you are here. >> thank you. >> welcome, welcome, welcome. "american woman." >> yeah. >> i did not know this loosely based on the childhood of "real
housewives" kyle richards and along with her sisters kim and kathy hilton but with it being based upon her, how much time did you spend with her. >> when i had my first meeting with john wells productions and john regi, the creator and alex hardcastle and kyle richards she told me amazing stories about her mom, she's really a firecracker, that lady. and so i was inspired. i mean i got the chills in the room hearing the stories about her mom and hearing what john wanted to do with it and i was so excited. >> yeah. [ applause ] we want all of you to be excited so let's show you. >> your father is with another lady and he's probably not coming back and i wish i didn't have to tell you this but i want
you to know the truth because i love you and i don't want to lie to you. a liar is the worst thing you can be. a stripper is also bad. [ applause ] >> you play bonnie. >> the stripper is also bad. >> so bonnie is a very powerful character. did you draw on anyone specifically, even maybe perhaps your own mom as an inspiration for your choices? >> well, my mom -- i felt like my mom in the way that i looked because when i was born, my mom was 35 and it was of this time and she -- so this character is extremely glamorous. i have amazing wardrobe -- the 1975 in los angeles in beverly hills was a very sexy place to be and so the clothe, the jewelry, the hair, the makeup so
i felt like my mom but the character is very different than my mother. >> i'm sure. >> what's incredibly different, what is so amazing about this character is her choices, she does -- in 1975 if your husband does something wrong, you put your head down and you walk -- you walk the line. he grabs me in this pile and he says, you know, you are going to forget this happened. there's -- this is your job essentially, do as i say and for this woman to say, oh, no, you don't. she takes a knife and goes crazy and she's just like -- she's a wild woman and i think that's what makes her so interesting is for me is that in that period of time seeing her make choices that she has no -- she can't survive without him. you can't even get a loan without a man in 1975 like it was incredibly difficult. she had no skills as her daughter tells her. she has no skills, no way to survive and has to figure out howe to find a life. >> you're also a mom. i guess a different son.
your song is 7 yiefrs ole. i love -- i read the way you explain to him what you're doing. >> bear came to set with me early on and wearing this faux fur coat smoking cigarettes. they're herbal, don't worry but they're still gross and smoking these cigarettes and wearing this coat and riding this car and the character says darling. he was repeating the lines i was saying and so whenever he says where are you going, mommy for this trip i can just say i'm going to go do things for darling. otherwise, he's like which movie are you doing and what's the story because he's 7. >> speaking of kids my daughter is 15 and 12, love you because they're watching "clueless" again. i mean, it's pretty remarkable. that movie is now being seen by teens for the first time. what is it like to be electric niced as cher as if by the younger generation?
did i do that all right? >> you do it great. >> it's been happening all along so it's been a very interesting thing. you know, i've had grandparents say to me, hey, they say as if and whatever and all that. i'm like, you watched that and they'll say, well, my kids. it's been going on -- every generation has been really -- >> it's a fabulous movie. i hope you lough it as much as i do. >> i do. thank you for saying that. [ applause ] >> it's been 23 years since "clueless" so everyone is still quoting it and everyone still watching it and shows how great it is and hopefully everybody will do the same with "american woman." that's what i'm talking about. "american woman" debuts this thursday on the paramount network. make sure you see alicia silverstone everybody. check her out.eingre com, it'sac we're going to our denim lab to show you how to pull off the popular mom jeans trend.
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and lori bergamotto. hi, friend. >> good morning. >> rocking the mom jeans and showing us how we can pull it off as well so it does seem like a style that isn't always easy to pull off. what say you? >> yes, so this is the mom jean renaissance, welcome to it, lara spencer. >> i can look like that, i would be in. >> i didn't think this would be the look for me. the reason why you saw the picture, back in the late '80s, early '90s, they were pleaded and made your hips look wide and now they're more streamlined and we'll show you ways to wear it and how to shop for it. shall we? >> fantastic. let's do it. >> come on out, our first model. so here is gabby. [ applause ] okay. >> rock the same -- the main ingredient is that really high waist? >> yes, you get an a plus in your fashion class. let's walk over here. these are from american eagle,
$22.99. really affordable. what you want to remember is that the button should hit right about at your navel so high waisted and the cuff at the bottom. see how we cuffed it even if you're tall show the flash of the ankle which makes your legs look nice and log and should be fit through here. >> you want to show a tiny waist and a little curve. >> exactly because you want that hourglass. >> yeah, why not. >> we love those and affordable and she's in a sneaker so casual look. >> so we've got that. now let's find out what to look for when we shop. for that we head over here. >> this is key. i'll give you another quiz. in a denim lab would you do mow a favor and feel both that pair and also feel this pair and what do you feel like the difference is. >> this one is like thicker or stiffer or something. >> ectos w you guys are looking for when you're shoping. >> this is the good one.
>> you want a structured denim. i know when we're buying a dress or skirt we want flowy and summertime. not with mom jeans that is not your friend. you want it to be structured. a little stiff because you want it to create that shape we keep talking about. the other thing that's wrong with these jeans is that they have those whiskers on them. these things here are called whiskers and there's that difference in shade and that can make your thighs look bigger. i don't know about you i never met a lady who wants their thighs to look bigger. this is the shade of denim. that is lighter. >> i like that shade better. this feels like a great classic denim. >> doesn't it remind you of the '90s. >> yes, it does bring me right back. i love that so we've seen the models and the denim to get, the final pieces, how to style it. >> exactly. >> so here comes -- well, first, they yes, tia in her before.
i saw a mom wearing this offver the weekend. oversize button down shirt covering the waistline and that's the number one no-no. if you want to do it, that's fine, get a pair of skinny jeans or a different pair of jeans. with mom scenes what do we need to do, show off the waist? so if we could see tia now. i think she's going to walk right on out. >> come on down. >> come on down, tia. here she comes. >> the outfit looks much better and now so, lara, this is the same care, this is the same care of mom jeans. you walk over and i'll show you. these are from levi's. these are the donna martin. oh, don't we love that. donna martin mom jean and you can see -- we can see tia's waist here. when you're styling it you want to make sure you're toughening up the look a little bit and
make it cool and chic and did it here and gave her this heeled sandal to give her a little height. moms can be cool, right? i'm wearing it in a boho way, in a komodo. >> h&m and feel like we've done everything affordable and accessible. so say you, lara spencer. >> i say mom jeans are in. i love that tiny waist. thanks as always for teaching us to rock whatever we're talking about, this week, the mom jean, ginger, are you in? >> i'm in. i'm a fresh mom. i got to get some mom jeans. you know what else we have to do. it's been amazing to see those wild images coming out of guatemala from that eruption but you could see it from the satellite in space. you see it above the clouds. we don't have an exact, how high it was yet but will give us that
soong. in january it was more than 20,000 feet it erupted to. that's a look at that hi, there! i'm meteorologist mike nicco. temperatures going to be a little bit cooler this afternoon, 50s at the coast, 60s around the bay and 70s inland. in fact, temperatures coolest the next couple of days after morning drizzle. let's do this. >> i know. you might have noticed legos. a reason, it is time for a "gma" world premiere ex-these sieve. a look at the brand-new lego movie 2 from our sponsor warner brothers starring chris pratt, elizabeth banks and will arnett as our favorite characters and adding tiffany haddish to the mix. >> good morning, america. chris pratt here. you may know me as emmett from
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>> you're so good at them. >> it's a pleasure to do. that's a completely different story. i loved making it but watching them, no. >> i really enjoyed watching it last night and i know everybody here will too. these reviews are pretty spectacular being called a new generation's "exorcist." one said it tripled my heart rate, cured my hiccups and pretty much her tied me. that is called a great saturday night for me. >> it really does do all of those things. it is seriously horrific but what i loved about it as an actor it's based in reality. there's some raw emotion in there but it's full of surprises and an absolute roller coaster of a film. >> the acting is phenomenal and everything is so subtle and builds and you get drawn into all the characters. >> you really do. >> a beautiful yet horrific film at the same time.
>> it is a good balance. >> you have two kids at home. will they ever see the movie? >> you know, whenner they 45. so i just admitted my kids love them. you're not going to let them see it, maybe. >> they're teenagers. young teenagers. i can't believe you'd let them see this movie. >> i always look at horror s like this. if i am feeling bad about my life, it could be worse. >> i think that's why people love them. >> has your husband seen the movie. >> he did. he thinks it's amazing. it's very artfully made. you know, it's got a real poignancy to it and there is, there's a lot in it. it's a dense, dense film so he admired it on the whole and was very proud of me. >> as i'm sure he should be. it's about a family. annie doesn't have a great relationship with her mother and when she passes away her mother passes away, terrifying things start happening to annie's family. we have a little look. want a preview?
>> i didn't let her anywhere near me when i had my first son which is why i gave her my daughter who she immediately stabbed her hooks into and i just -- i felt guilty. i feel guilty again. when she got sick, now that she was really even my mom at the end and not that she would ever feel guilty about anything. and i just don't want to put any more stress on my family. >> oh, but there was so much more stress to come. [ applause ] >> that's an understatement. >> she doesn't get what she wants in the movie. what scares you? >> you know, apart from death which is meeting us all at some point i mean horror films. i don't like snakes and spiders. it's a different experience because i have the memory of making it and i know what's going to happen but when i read it i had that experience. it's just so original and very
few films that feel this original. it's just a really exciting movie to watch so felt that way for me to read. >> i can't imagine. when you watch it back are you able to enjoy it or do you critique yourself. >> no, i really like watching not only my own work but everyone's efforts. you put so much into it and the hours are so long and for everything to line up and for it to work and to have this kind of attention even before it opens is just miraculous actually. >> i think i might watch it again, toni collette, thank you so much for being here. >> thank you so much. good morning, america. >> "hereditary" is in theaters on friday. and we'll be right back.
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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.
and good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui with "abc7 mornings." meteorologist mike nicco here with your forecast. hey, mike. >> hey, reggie. hi, everybody. some clean and cooler air. check out this sight from golden gate bridge. hardly any haze out there, but it is going to be a little breezy out on the bay or the ocean, but if you're exercising, low humidity and cooler than average temperatures. my accuweather seven-day forecast. yeah, 80s will be the exception inland. most of us in the mid-70s. cooler tomorrow and thursday after some drizzle in the morning. and then our warmest temperatures are next week. hey, alexis! hey, good morning! we are looking live at the san mateo bridge this morning. definitely some stop-and-go traffic on the westbound side, but nothing major to worry about. quick check of drive times. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze has been slow all morning, 47 minutes. about 20 the rest of the way across the bay bridge. no delays southbound 101 san francisco to >> exor "liveitkey
ryan." we'll see you again at 11:00 a.m. winner cate blanchett. and from the hit series "younger," debi mazar! all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: good morning! hi. hi, guys! how are you? look at all the kids. >> kelly: hi. [cheers and applause]