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good morning, america. breaking news. hit again. another deadly earthquake rocking nepal this morning. people rushing into the streets for safety. the country still reeling from that devastating quake that killed thousands. the very latest right now. new this morning. brady bombshell. tom brady benched by the nfl for cheating. his team also hit hard in the deflategate scandal. overnight brady's agent vowing to fight. star players react. did the league go too far in suspending its best player or not far enough? or get it right? belly landing. sparks flying. >> there is no left main gear. >> it's up and locked. >> the plane skidding to a stop. passengers quickly evacuated. how the pilot got everyone on the ground safely. ♪ what doesn't kill you makes
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you stronger ♪ and beating the odds. olympic champion amy van dyken's recovery. standing on her own for first time less than a year after receivering her spinal cord. how she's getting stronger. her emotional message this morning. and we do say good morning, america. looking forward to sharing great news from amy van dyken. it's a very very busy tuesday morning. we start with the breaking news overseas. >> another massive earthquake rocks nepal overnight. new trauma in that already devastated country. abc's hamish macdonald joins us with the latest. >> this is the worth possible news for nepal. another massive earthquake has rocked the country followed by a series of powerful aftershocks.
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a country only just starting to rebuild. at least 19 people have been killed. this morning, nepal is shaking again. another massive earthquake at the top of the world. sends these residents running from buildings. nepal's parliament in session. the moment it strikes. the lights flicker then die. outside, the injured are dragged to safety. here, they look up in disbelief. their building is still standing. perhaps also disbelief it was just two weeks ago that this earthquake hit nepal, killing 8,000 people. the devastation is still clear. they were only just beginning to rebuild. this morning, those scenes playing out again. listen to this heavy breathing. this is what a luckdy escape sounds like. at the airport, they bustle not for their flights but for safety on the tarmac.
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at 12:35 local time a 7.3 struck close to mt. everest. after just five minutes, a 5.6 aftershog. nen 19 minutes later. within an hour another two came just minutes apart. >> kids are really upset. one of the things we've been trying to work on is that children are looked after. that they're getting the support they need. they get the shelter that they need. >> reporter: and now we've just spoken to the u.s. disaster relief teams on the ground in nepal nepal. helicopters and rescue teams are being deployed as we go to air. they've started evacuating some of the injured. no doubt, a huge job ahead for them. >> thank you. now deflategate. the nfl reaching a decision concerning tom brady and the new england patriots. the superstar quarterback suspended four games. the team fined and docked draft
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picks. ryan smith is outside the patriots stadium in foxboro. good morning. >> reporter: he's been called tom terrific. a role model. one of the greatest quarterbacks of his generation. tom brady with a more dubious distinction. one of the highest profile players ever suspended in nfl history. this morning, tom brady, sidelined, suspended for four games without pay for his role in deflategate. >> touchdown! >> reporter: his team in new england patriots taking a hit as well. fined $1 million. matching the largest fine in nfl history. also losing two draft picks. the nfl saying monday footballs were intentionally deflated in an attempt to provide a competitive advantage to tom brady. adding he was generally aware to the activities leading to the deflation. the league arding brady head on. saying your actions clearly
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constitute conduct debt try mental to the integrity of and confidence in the national football league. his attorney saying overnight, the discipline is ridiculous and has no legitimate basis. patriots ceo robert kraft main daying there was no tampering with footballs. saying the punishment far eex seeded any reasonable expectation. adding tom brady has our unconditional support. the suspension of one of the premier players firing up patriots nation. >> they're trying to make an example. >> reporter: and igniting a fire storm among current and former players. jerry rice saying, i know tom brady is a great competitor and leader. giants quarterback eli manning weighing in saying while he's not happy to see his friend suspended. >> you have to follow the rules. if someone is breaking rules i understand you're going to get
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punished for it. >> reporter: last week brady seemed calm. making an appearance before the hometown fans. joking about the scandal. >> there is an elephant in the room. >> where? >> reporter: some saying this punishment is sending a very clear message to the rest of the league. brady has less than three days to file an appeal which would be heard by roger goodell or his designee. the irony is if his full suspension stands, his first game back against the indianapolis colts, the very team that reported the deflated footballs to the nfl. >> not going unnoticed. want to talk more with michael and jesse. a lot of people weighing in. former players, current players. did they get it right? too much? too little? what to youdo you think, michael? >> i think they're going to go above and beyond rather than understate anything. it's hard for me to understand
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if you didn't definitively say he knew to suspend the player for four game ps. >> no definitive information in the report saying they knew for sure that they did this. what did you think? >> i have no problem with how the patriots are being punished. i think tom brady's punishment is too severe. in baseball sammy sosa corked his bat. he got suspended eight games. that's 5% of the regular season. tom brady is getting 25% of the regular season without inclus conclusive evidence. >> you to think the commissioner was send message? >> absolutely. with the things that have happened over the course of the last season or so with the nfl, other incidents from domestic violence to this now. they want to send a message. if you're in violation of anything that makes this league look bad, you'll be punished.
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>> they're going to protect the integrity of the game above all else. nobody is exempt. >> from the get go we were trying to determine what would happen. a suspension, a fine whatever? you both said if something came down he was going the appeal. he is. >> and he should. she he should. this report left it open for him to appeal when they said the probability that you knew. not that we know that you knew. they left it open for him the say, hey you have no definitive reason to say i did anything wrong. it was some rogue ball boys. tom brady, i'm just the quarterback. i played the game with whatever they gave me. >> reading troy vincent's letter part of the punishment is because they feel he didn't fully cooperate with the investigation. didn't give over text messages. they think he lied. a lot of his testimony contradicts the testimony they
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fwatherred. don yee didn't think the investigation was unbiased. this will get appealed. >> they don't believe him. that's apparent. you were a quarterback in the nfl, can mow not know? do you not know? >> i'm a defensive lineman. i would rarely touch the football. i would know. so everybody would know in the ball is underinflated. sfling you would know. a lot of people at home don't know. both teams don't play with the same footballs. each offense uses their own footballs. quarterbacks are so particular. some like them more deflated some inflated. equipment staffs every week throughout the week their manipulating the footballs. >> the kickers get their own ball as well. >> thank you, gentlemen. as we say this is not over. george? thank you. we want to turn to the extreme weather causing so much damage. more tornadoes touched down monday as the threat shifts to heavy rain and floods. rob marciano is in van, texas.
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>> reporter: just a swarm of people from all over the state of texas came in to help the community. the weather has been dry for the past 12 hours. that has helped in rescue recovery and cleanup efforts. the weather front last night moved east. overnight, the oy oy valley hit with supercell thunderstorms. >> inside! >> reporter: as texas and arkansas clean up from those deadly twisters. the tornado outbreak now blamed for at least five deaths. in van, texas, three people missing, found this morning after an ef-3 tornado, packing winds of up to 140 miles an hour tore through the town. >> once the windows got busted out, i got in a little ball and rode it out. >> reporter: from the air, you really see the expanse of the damage. home after home destroyed. nearly half the town demolished. >> it's unreal. i mean i grew up here. this is my hometown. it's devastated. >> reporter: in south dakota,
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you can see how an ef-2 completely wiped out a subdivision. on top of or the nay doerks deadly flooding. >> the water had jumped the creek and was starting to take over the land. >> reporter: in crum texas, 42 injured in all. dozens plucked from the raging flood waters. many spots of texas have seen over a foot of rain in the past week. the dry weather the last 12 hours has helped. we have more wet weather coming. it won't take much. the ground is so saturated. we could see another three to four inches across the entire state. robin robin, back to you. >> thank you, rob. now to scary moments for passengers aboard a los angeles-boun flight. a skywest plane forced to make an emergency land, part of the landing gear not down. david kerley has the story. >> reporter: it may look like a
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normal approach but the left landing gear is not down. the pilot has to skid on to the runway sparks flying a belly landing at l.a.x. seconds later, the door is popped and passengers and pilots scurry away from the aircraft with a shoutout to the pilot who is got them safely on the on the ground. >> great job, man. >> reporter: the pilots of the united expres jet know something is wrong as they're preparing to land if l.a. on approach the tower and another pilot take a look at the landing gear. >> 5316 there appears no left main gear. >> yeah it's up and locked. >> reporter: so they dump fuel over the ocean, tell the passengers to brace, and make this approach to the run way. >> again, it appears your left main gear is not down. it appears up. >> the pilot keeps the left wing up as long as possible. finally letting it drop to a 30-second, more than 4,000-foot slide. >> we were in the crash position
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for probably ten minutes. you hit the ground nice and smooth. >> 5316 it appears from our angle no smoke. >> reporter: passengers surprised. >> it was an incredibly smooth landing. smoother than some i have had with all of the landing gear down. really kudos to the pilot. >> reporter: kudos to the pilots and a round of applause before they popped that door and jumped out of the plane. this morning, federal up vest gators and the airline trying to find out why that happened. >> thank you, david. a major scare on an interstate bus. caught fire suddenly exploded on the side of the highway right at the start of rush hour. the quick-acting driver got everyone off safely. kendis gibson has the story. >> reporter: this morning, investigators looking into what caused this. watch again. flames racing through the entire body of this boston-bound bolt bus. a blast knocking out the windows. even sending the front
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windshield flying. the bus left new york city around 11:00 a.m. monday. the driver pulls over when it's overheating. but continuing after a mechanic worked on it for two hours. then at 5:00 p.m. >> a driver for another car atlarmd driver of our bus that there is fire in the back. >> reporter: the 47 passengers escaping the bus moments before it explodes. >> we heard an explosion like a bomb blast. there was glass everywhere. >> reporter: scenes like this becoming all too familiar. last week this bus caught fire. >> a double-decker bus on fire. you might want to get another engine. >> reporter: and last month, lady antebellum's tour bus was on fire. luckily, no one was injured in any of the fire. with more than 4,000 for-hire motorcoach companies registered in the u.s. people are being
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told the check backgrounds and safety records before booking. greyhoupd says it's fully cooperating with the local fire department on the investigation. for "good morning america," kendis gibson abc news los angeles. now to amy with the other top stroirs. a highway rescue. >> this is hard to believe when you look at the pictures that anyone survived it. a cement truck flipped over and crashed on the car. other drivers rushed in and helped pull the man out. remark pli, he suffered just minor injuries. former u.n. ambassador andrew young was in a second car involved in that crash. he's okay this morning, as well. troubles findings for the safety of seven suvs on the road. only the nissan murano and the jeep wrangler four-door got the
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highest ratings. others were rated marginal or poor. breaking news from wall street. verizon has confirmed it is buying aol. the deal worth more than $4.5 billion. aol stock surged after the announcement was made. john kerry arrived if russia to meet with president putin today. he laid a wreath at the world war ii memorial. he's undering russia to accept a cease-fire with ukraine. and president obama has made it tishl. his presidential library will be built on chicago's south side. he made the announcement in this video calling chicago his home. the exact site remains a mystery. it will be affiliated with the university of chicago where the president taught law. a travel warning for americans heading to mexico. three popular cruise lines are
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now bypassing the resort city of puerto vallarta. drug cartels have torched cars and gas stations. and finally, you know what sometimes hard work does pay off. two waitresses in new york have learned that. they both work at donahue's steak house. they used to serve man named robert ellsworth. he was a world-renowned art collector worth more than $200 million. to reward maureen and maureen for their service, he decided to leave them a $50,000 tip in his will. he said $50,000 to maureen at
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donohue's and $50,000 to maureen's niece, maureen. we got some cold? >> yeah it is chilly across the storm >> storm zone red cross among other agencies here to help out much we had 70 reports of tornadoes in the past three days were 91 south dakota. this was an ef-2. take a look at this aerial shot showing you parts of the devastation. now temperatures in the 20's and 30's so we've got a a frost and freeze advisory in the areas that were impacted by all these storm. these are temperatures this morning into the 30's, even below freezing mark in north plait. across much of the country looking at sunshine in the southwest and showers across parts of florida. into the 90's in some spots across the northeast. that heat pumping up there make it feel like july and august. time for your tuesday trivia brought to you by royal caribbean. >> ♪♪
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>> hello every one, storm tracker six live double scan picking up last of our morning sprinkles and showers which are falling apart over extreme south jersey. most us are looking at a mix of clouds with some sunny breaks. and temperatures right now are in the 60's and it's still a little bit muggy. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows multiple changes today. we're going to get warm with a high of 88 and a lot windier especially during the afternoon but at the same time humidity levels will be dropping later today. cooler tomorrow, just 70 fires a shot into his car.
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as well and you can see penndot on the scene blocking the left lane. this is 422 westbound approaching oaks from the saint gabe's curve to oaks, you're seeing that slower go as everyone stops. a new accident in upper hanover ma can koby way at east 11th street. one in cheltenham on new second street at marvin road going outside on i-95, no trailers, just lots of traffic. i-95 southbound heavy approaching cottman to girard. 37 minute ride. over all we haven't seen too many accidents today just a slow go right here tam. >> thank you karen. let's go outside and take a live look across philadelphia international airport. you know david as you look out it seems sort of hazy and gray out there now but you say it gets a little better as the day goes on. >> yeah, tam we'll start out a little on the humid side as we go into the afternoon, the humidity will drop but it's still going to be pretty warm. let's go ahead and take a look at temperatures right now. we're almost to 70 degrees in philadelphia. 66 in allentown, 67 in
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good morning, america. right now, details pouring in from the new deadly earthquake in nepal. also right now, george zimmerman involved in another shooting incident. man who has had run-ins with zimmerman before firing a shot into his car. and olympic campion amy van dyke en releasing this video. standing up thor the first time since severing her spinal cord. ginger we're missing her. i don't think she's messing us. that's a drone camera she sent off just moments ago, flying into that jungle. she's thousands and thousands of miles away getting ready for
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the big live event, tomorrow exploring an amazing hidden world buried for years. >> more people have been to space than to where ginger is. we're going to begin with more trouble with george zimmerman. another violent encounter. linsey davis is in lake mary florida, with the latest. >> reporter: since his acquittal back in july 2013 zimmerman's been back in the headlines several times, for various run-ins with the law. this time it ended with man shooting at him, sending zimmerman to the hospital. this morning, the t man who shot at him offering up an explanation through his lawyer. >> he was acting in self-defense. >> reporter: he is 36-year-old matt apperson.
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seen here just after he opened fire at zimmerman's honda suv at a lake mary florida intersection. zimmerman got police. >> he said i'm matt app erk rson. this is an ongoing dispute. >> zimmerman's attorney denies he ever pulled a gun out of his glove box. >> never made any aggressive move toward this fellow. >> reporter: since the trayvon martin trial, in which he was acquitted, zimmerman has had prushs with the law. in 2013 his estranged wife calling 911. >> oh, my god. i don't know what he's capable of. i'm scared. >> reporter: two months after that zimmerman was arrested is
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apperson have a history of flurry you know who i am? before threatening him. two days after this incident app erk rson claimed zimmerman showed up outside his office. he called the police but did not press charges. both men have two totally different stourryes for what happened. now to the mysterious murder of a prominent maryland couple. a hotel developer and his wife found dead at their home on mother's day. police say there's no apparent motive. gio benitez is here with that story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. by all accounts these were two people who seemed to have no enemies. the couple's own adult children
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finding their bodies on mother's day. this morning, the unlikely and mysterious murder of a beloved couple have people h this community locking their doors and scratching their heads. why would anyone want to kill 65-year-old dick villardo and his wife jody. >> it's shocking. things like that don't happen in this neighborhood. >> reporter: they were supposed to meet up with their family for mother's day. when they didn't show their adult children drop by the house, finding their parents' body. >> both parents are dead and there's blood everywhere. >> reporter: dick villardo was the cofounder of a hotel management company. police not saying how he and his wife died. his body was found in the backyard. jody's in the home. both in their pajamas with upper body trauma. >>st the not comforting to have the police tell you, we don't think you need to worried.
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anybody that's living here, your neighbors have been killed you're worried. >> reporter: the family releasing this statement, we are heartbroken over this senseless tragedy. dick and jody vilardo were a loving couple. >> we're not turning this over as random. investigators are look at so many possibilities. >> reporter: investigators say they're zeroing in on saturday night, when the pair and their neighborhoods went to the casino returning home around midnight hours before their bodies were found. police have not released any possible motive for the murders. this morning, they don't know if the couple was tarted or if anything was taken from the home, robin. time for the weather and rob, who is >> good morning, robin. we're coming to you from the area devastate by a large tornado but there were three other tornadoes yesterday. one was a small one. a cool video out of nags head
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north carolina. it was a water spout. did some minor tree damage but that's about it. it was associated with what's lester of ana which is pushing a little bit of humidity up the east coast today. that's about it. temperatures going to feel more like july and august. 88 philly 92 d.c., before this front comes through mostly a dry front but it will be a good 20 degrees cooler tomorrow so enjoy the heat today if you like that kind of thing. hot and dry in phoenix with a high of 94. that's a quick check on the national outlets. here's what's happening locally. >> we're dry this morning on storm tracker six live double scan moving from the 60's to a high of 88. humidity lowering during the afternoon, winds blue route reand then tomorrow windy and cooler 70 is your high. n report. if you suffer like i do from tree pollens, you have been miserable in the northeast and great lakes. the grass pollens are beginning
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7:41. we're back with the incredible video. olympic champion amy van dyken-rouen who severed her
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spinal cord last year. now, she's standing on her own for the first time. paula faris is here with the story. >> reporter: the story nothing short of extraordinary. when six-time gold medal sbimer amy voon diken was paralyzed below the waist last year she refused to believe she would never walk or swim again. you won't believe this video. >> van dyken stretching for the wall, she's got the bold! >> reporter: with her six gold medals and bubbly personality, she swam her way into america's heart. when the olympian severed her spinal cord last year death seemed imminent. >> i looked at my husband, basically said good-bye. i love you. get on with your life. >> reporter: there was one person they couldn't convince that she wouldn't use her leg again.
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11 months later, this is van dyken today. >> tall tall tall tall hips in. good back down down down, down, down. >> yay! >> reporter: standing up on her own for the very first time. posting this video on her instagram account with the kapgs, i'm starting to get this standing thing down. she's been an advocate. >> everyone has obstacles, right? every one of us. it's how we take that and turn it into something positive. >> reporter: during her months-long hospital stay she began sharing her long road to recovery getting back into the pool. >> the toughest thing -- i'll say the first time i went into the swimming pool. i was like i'm not doing therapy. i'm swimming laps. >> reporter: setting sail with other patients. >> she's been incredibly inspirational. >> reporter: she's marked such milestones as riding a bike unassisted and getting fitted for braces.
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next step for van dyken, a cure. continuing the fight for others with spinal cord injuries. all while proving to everyone that when you set your mind on something, there's nothing you can't do. seeing that video gives you goose bumps, doesn't it? she's involved with two foundations. amy's army and the chris and dana reeve foundation. she would tell anyone in her situation, whatever you want to do you can do. >> she said when life hands you lemon, make lemoncello. that's her spirit. from day one, she said she was going to do this. sooel do more and more and more. >> they're making so many advances with paralysis. 6 million americans struggling with this. she's an inspiration. >> thank you, paula. amazing. coming up, rumer willis rum bas one step closer to the mirrorball trophy. her mom is opening up about her
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all right. welcome back to "gma." and, right now, we have breathtaking images from sky. for years, the daredevil yves rossi has been soaring to incredible heights. mow he has partner, vince reffett. they reach speeds of 120 miles an hour. they're joining us now. here are yves and vince. good morning. how are you? >> good morning. >> good morning. >> how does it feel to have a partner? >> it's really a new dimension, you know alone in the sky is great. but it's much greater to be with a partner. you have the inside view. you are flying. and in the same time you have
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the picture of how you are in the air. >> now, all of these things that we see you doing, how much practice does it take? to you just get in the jet suit and take off and say, okay we'll figure it out? >> reporter: do you have to practice the maneuvers on the ground before you make it up to the air? >> we did practice mainly in the air. that's -- yeah. >> the only thing that we do is maybe repeating the movement on the ground. >> what do you say to people who say, you two are crazy? what is your response to that? >> that's a very good compliment. >> yeah it is. >> when i see the wisdom of the bankers, i'm really happy to be crazy. >> well you know what you guys are -- >> he told us. >> you're doing what you do very well. we'll be watching and good luck. congratulations. be safe up there in the skies. >> be safe.
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning be i'm tamala edwards it's 7:56 on this tuesday may 12. let's head to karen rogers much this time she's starting in gwynedd valley. good morning. >> good morning. looking live at 309. the accident scene, police and penndot both out here block the center lane. 309 southbound. this is just past welsh road, route 63 so the center lane is blocked. heavy coming from montgomeryville in lower gwynedd township. we have an accident and a vehicle fire here in lansdale avenue shut down between holly drive and nap road. this also montgomery township. stick to north line road or north wales as urinal. another vehicle fire. a lot happening all of a sudden after the morning was so quiet. street road at york road.
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watch for crews on the scene with that vehicle fire in warminster bucks county. now looking live at 422 here approaching oaks. we see that eastbound traffic slowing from 29 to 23. and yes the garage is still there. but it's in median. not looking at any lanes being blocked and no one is really stopping to even gawk at it tam. they're used to it now. >> that's unfortunate. we're in the used to this, seeing this much fog as it look out on sky six across atlantic city the. the low clouds looks like the cover of the al chemist. >> we are looking at a mix of sun and clouds over all today. take a look the a temperature. we're at 71 degrees currently in philadelphia just 69 in allentown. and as we go into the afternoon we are looking at a warm one today with a high of 88 degrees and your humidity is noticeable this morning but it's going to go down later on along with some strong winds building through the region.
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tomorrow tam we're going back -- go down i should say to 70 degrees. it is going to be a cooler day and still on the windy side. little muggy right now. >> in other words we're going back to spring david. that sounds good to me. we'll send you back to "gma." we'll see you back here in 30. >> ♪♪
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. prom battle brewing. the crackdown on high school students planning to show too much skin on their big night. what's in on the red carpet is out when it comes to the prom. ♪ so wake me up when it's all over ♪ is there finally a cure for snoring? new research shows that's a way to get better sleep with just a few minute today. one of america's top tv chefs. now struggling with a personal battle period. >> i didn't cry. i was stunned. >> sandra lee's emotional one on one with rob thn morning. and as rumer willis rumbas closer to victory with val, her family opens up. >> she said i want to do "dancing with the stars." my whole insides, i have to be
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honest, were screaming, no. >> demi bruce rumer, all ahead as we say -- >> good morning, america. what a crowd out there. >> we're going to join the crowd in just a moment here. this tuesday morning. a very intense and emotional "dancing with the stars" last night, on and off the dance floor. >> boy, it sure was. it's getting to crunch time. you can feel it. and lots of family support for rumer willis. rom, demi moore opening up about the divorce and how it impaktd the kids. and checking in with ginger ahead of her big live drone event. she's deep in the jungle. in one of the most amazing places in the world. >> and a big interview ahead.
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an dra lee is opening up about a shock. a real very personal reveal. she wanted to talk to you about it. >> it's humbling when someone wants to share something that is so personal and that they want to share it in the hope of helping others which i can totally relate to. >> and she will. >> she will. let get "the morning rundown" from amy. >> a powerful new earthquake in nepal, just two weeks after a devastating quake killed thousands. today's 7.3 magnitude quake centered in a remote area. it triggered panic. at least 36 people are confirmed dead. that number is likely to rise. the u.s. is already deploying dezaster assistance. now to the cleanup following a string of tornado that left five people dead. the city of van, texas, was hit by a twister with winds up to 140 miles an hour. meanwhile, this picture shows the path of that tornado as it
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tore through a town in south dakota. rob's forecast is coming up. developing right now, the fallout from deflategate. tom brady's agent saying he'll appeal his four-game suspension. patriots' owner robert kraft says the league's punishment far exceeded any reasonable expectation. baseball legend yogi berra turns 90. fans have launched a petition calling for him to be awarded the presidential medal of freedom. now to a dress code drama. girls who have already shelled out big bucks for their dresses are being told they'll not be allowed into the dance unless they cover up. mara shaf catchchiavocampo hassed that story. >> reporter: the average family spending more than $900. >> backless strapless, high
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splits. very provocative. >> reporter: while those dresses are in on the red carpet. they're out at one prom. friday administrators at shelton high school in connecticut abruptly announcing ban on dresses showing too much skin. administrators saying they have already identify half a dozen dress don'ts. including danielle. >> tears in my eyes. it was frustration and anger. >> reporter: administrators say the school policy has always banned in appropriate attire. >> we're talking about what is good judgment. >> reporter: students say what that specifically means was never laid out. now, they've laurvelged a petition saying depriving them of this special night is heinous when they were not given a fair chance to get proper attire. the school says dress code violators will be turned away at the door with no refund. >> our thanks to mara. a police officer who sued starbucks after spilling coffee on his lap will get just what he
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paid for the coffee. that's nothing. a jury rejected lieutenant matthew kohr's $750,000 lawsuit. he claimed he burned himself when the lid popped off his coffee which he had received for free as an officer in uniform. picture the. an unexpected arrival at 35,000 feet. a woman wept into labor during an air canada flight from calgary to japan. she says she didn't know she was pregnant. she and her boyfriend thought her upset stomach was just gas. yeah you heard me. baby chloe doing just fine thanks to three doctors who happened to be on the flight. every time i hear about this. i cannot imagine not knowing -- >> you hear that a lot. >> it was a lot more than gas pains. i can tell you that. >> it's inconceivable the zplp happy to say they're all doing well. >> chloe, congratulations. let's go to michael in the social square.
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>> after that story, talking about pop, huh? here's a look at what's ahead on the "gma" morning menu. is there a cure for snoring? the secret that may help you get a better night's sleep? and rumer's big night on "dancing." and what mom said about her road to the ballroom. and "gma" investigates baby food labeling. what you see on the front of the packaging may not be what you get. here in time square with the people. right now, verizon is offering unlimited talk. and text. plus 10 gigs of shareable data. yeah, 10 gigantic gigs. for $80 a month. and $15 per line. more data than ever. for more of what you want.
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welcome back to "gma." it's time for the "heat index." the hot button this morning, a
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cure for snoring. now a new study may have found solutions. jesse is in the social square. >> that's right, george. for nearly three months researchers put snorers to the test to see if a daily regimen of four tongue exercises would help. did it work. on "grey's anatomy" derek end a meredith's romance is stifled by her snoring. >> you snore a lit. >> what? i do not. >> reporter: in the journal "chest" there could be a simple solution. exercise for your tongue and mouth. research eers had 39 men and women between the ages of 20 to 64 do a sequence of mouth and tongue erkser sizes three times a day. it reduced the frequency by 36% and total power by 59%.
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>> emp is excited to do something that doesn't involve prescription medications. there's no downside to it. >> reporter: and that is music to the ears of snorers and spouses alike. 25% of couples sleep in separate bedrooms to avoid that dreaded sound. the most comment treatment, a more serious cause of snoring, sleep apnea, is a c-pap machine. >> in order for us to breathe at night, air has to pass through your nose, to the back of your throat into the airway. these exercises will help those passageways stay open. >> reporter: reducing these nighttime noises and providing much-needed rest and relief. while the sample size of participants was small, the results of the exercises are promising. >> good. jen ashton is here as well.
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tell us what is going on in our body. >> it's physics. all about air flow. normally when you're breathing in and sleeping there's though disturbance to the air flow in your nose and mouth. what happens in storenoring is there is floppy tissue in the back of your mouth. [ snoring ] there you go. is that my husband? there you go. >> oh, no. >> we're all covering our mikes. >> does it work to just tell them roll over? does that work? >> well it's almost like you're a fly on the wall many my bedroom. i'll be like move over. >> if i just push a little bit. >> i get a lot of those. >> you are throwing your spouses under the bus, by the way. >> it is annoying. it can be quite serious. >> the snoring we can joke about, even though it disturbs a lot of sleep.
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think of the spectrum from snoring to something like obstructive sleep apnea. it's not just about loudness. you'll watch the person stop breathing. if untreated, it can lead to heart or brain issues. >> let's talk about the ex-er sizes. >> yes, jesse. you're going to volunteer. four exercises. eight minutes a day. jesse will bravely take us through the first one. the first one, take the tip of you tongue, push in on the the roop of your mouth, slide it backwards. hold it there for two minutes. >> by the way, there's though way to make this look appealing. >> second one you want to suck your tongue up wards. third one, against the bottom teeth. and fourth one, while standing on one foot no just kidding, and saying "a," you want to elevate the back of your mouth, eight minutes a day. >> aah. >> what are these doing?
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>> the theory is these types of exercises might strengthen the tissue in the soft palate. >> that's a lot of commitment. >> they did see improvement. >> you might want to do these exercises in private. >> and america, if you're watching. you're welcome. >> you're going take questions on twitter all morning? >> exactly. >> great to be the new guy, isn't it jesse? >> awesome. new guy, new guy, new guy! next the "dancing with the stars" semifinal show-stopping moves. e moex nal moments on and off the dance floor. rumer willis' superstar parents opening up about their daughter's journey. melissa has the details. ♪ >> reporter: only four couples remain on the dance floor, all vying to claim a coveted spot many the final.
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olympic gymnast nastia liukin tied with riker lynch. >> i could not tell who was the pro in that dance. >> reporter: but rumer willis and noah galloway not far behind. gal gal galloway's dancing earns raves. >> such a natural ps. >> reporter: while 50 shades of rumer treated america to her dance. >> america is falling in love with you, rumer. >> reporter: her proud parents showing support. >> when she said i think i want to do "dancing with the stars," my whole insides were i have to be honest screaming no. one of the most beautiful things that i have witnessed is watching her passion become greater than her fear. >> i'm crazy about rumer. i am. >> i thought of how hard she's worked. she's given 100% and regardless of where it goes. >> reporter: and this week the final four got some help from the other fab four. the junls stepping in to work
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with the couples on a dance of their pick. >> judges are taking over creative control. >> reporter: five-time champion derek hough joining nastia for 1 of 2 dances after his injury. >> my recovery has been fast. i've been doing everything i can. >> reporter: though not without a little help from judge len who stepped in to steal the show. in the end, the judges help and scores can only go so far. and everyone's on the chopping block ahead of tonight's elimination showdown. for "good morning america," melissa rycroft, abc news, los angeles. >> waiting for the -- never a dull moment. >> never. >> i love that moment. >> we want to know who was your favorite on the night? of the night? vote now, on yahoo!. you can see the results of the semifinal tonight.
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"dancing with the stars," 8:00 p.m. eastern, 7:00 central, right here on abc. up next "gma" up vest gates baby food. these popular pacts stock grocery store shelves. is your child getting what you think they are in paula faris investigates. ♪ >> good girl. >> reporter: babies love them. parents do too. how much do you rely on these pacts? >> every day. >> reporter: sleek packaging. that organic stamp. and talk about convenient. this is the aisle where i get happy. food on the go. it's healthy. "gma inve gates" looking at labeling. wanting to know if what you see on the front is mainly what you get. >> nicole silber is a board certified pediatric knew
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nutritionist. turn this around. the first ingredient is water. carrots, corn pure. pea pure. organic ground chicken. quinoa is the seventh ingredient. >> the fist ingreed yept makes up most of the prokt. they're listed in order of quantity. >> reporter: the fda doesn't require food makers to say how much is used. other baby food brands have similar labeling issues. "gma" exclusively learned that the center for science and the public interest is now ordering plum organ ix to stop deceptive marketing. they say their labels meet all rimts. water is used to make pures the
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right skins si. apple is a popular ingreed yept. organic apple pure. apple. ebb on products that don't list apple on the front label. raspberry, spinach, and greek yogurt. but the first ingredient is apple. >> where is it on the front? they'll guzzle it down more. >> reporter: plum says they add apples because of texture, mild taste, and acidity. not because they're sweet. for these moms a new awareness. were you surprised? >> a little bit. >> it's disappointing. >> reporter: what's a parent to do? read the labels closely. for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news new york. >> always read the label. >> good advice. >> thank you, paula. let's go to rob in texas >> good morning amy. we are dry for now. that's good news when they're in the recovery business near cleaning up again today but there's more rain on the way.
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flood watches are posted. corpus christi already receiving 3-inches of rain and they have flooding issue. they'll see another couple inches and the entire state because the the grand ground is saturated. any more rain and you'll flood. some spots up to 5-inches. another system coming in from the pacific northwest. temperatures in the 50's there. you've had a pretty warm and dry spring. speaking of warm the east coast going to be in the upper 80's, some spots will be in the 90's. 92 degrees in d.c., that's not a typo. quick check of your national outlet. here's what's happening locally for you. >> rob our record high is 911 today. we'll fall a few degrees shy of that. as we look outside looking at sky six and a lot of sunshine working its way through those high thin clouds much temperatures climbing into the 70's right now it's a bit muggy this morning. this afternoon accuweather says we'll get a high of 88 degrees, it will be on the warm side and humid for now but dropping humidity in the afternoon. it will also be a blustery day. tomorrow windy butter cooler,
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a high of 70. big apple. stay cool up there in new york. lara back to you. >> thank you so much rob. nothing cool about "pop news" though. a little art action. picasso. oh my. it took 11 minutes for auction auctioneers to drum up $179 million for the women of algiers version o. it's considered a masterpiece of picasso's style. it better be. it breaks the report for the most valuable piece of art ever sold at auction. >> in 11 minutes? >> in 11 minutes. >> it truly is in the eye of the beholder. >> can you imagine holding up your paddle $160 million? >> i can hold the paddle. i could never pay it.
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talk about a wild find. two years after the movie "wild" was filmed a hiker found the boot that reese witherspoon's character hurls off the mountain. the kicker here author cheryl strait confirmed they were indeed correct. the boot sits in a place of honor on the hirk's shelf in his home. >> that is cool. >> isn't that fun? also you may love the night life, baby. ♪ i've got to boogie ♪ we're looking at a new study that says it's the morning that loves us to most. the peak time for women feeling their sexiest is actually yesterday. 10:00 a.m. on monday mornings. >> savey what? >> the 1,000 women polled say they hit the ground running in
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the beginning of their week in terms of beauty and fashion choices and it kind of peters out. the butty low point being thursdays at 4:06 p.m. >> thursday is good for me. >> thursday afternoon, i'm like -- >> what do you call it? friday eve. >> love thursdays. >> researchers say that the pressures of the work week and kids take their toll as the week goes on. and then you know it we women boups back. by friday that would be the second most popular day to hit your beauty peak. very important news george. and finally. >> just thank you for the song. thank you. >> basically, now, i'm looking for stories to go with songs. things are not quite as they seem in "pop news" always. take a look at this video. a little kitty bamboozling us into believing he's actually
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panda. perhaps not realizing that this tale will never stick as long as his tail is sticking out. and that, everybody, is a little nugget of love in "pop news." >> in that case -- that cat is going, how did this get on me? >> why am i in a panda suit again, mom? >> look at the terror on his face. is there that's all i got. ginger trekking into the jungle. on the most wild of adventures. hey, ginger. there she is. the hidden world she's revealing. listen to the music. you know it's big, people. a place few have ever been. ginger is there. >> and you're going to take us with ronda, right? >> yeah ronda rousey. she showed me a couple of things. i'm proud to say i lived to tell. >> between that and the tongue exercises.
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning. a two alarm blaze gusted a home in christiana delaware this morning. the blaze quickly spread to the third floor of the home on north old baltimore pike. we're told everybody made it out safely. eight:27 on this tuesday may 12th. let's head over to karen. she's taking a look at the schuylkill. good morning. >> good morning tam. looking at the schuylkill at the boulevard. we have a jam here. this is your westbound traffic here approaching the boulevard to gladwyne you're extra heavy eastbound from city avenue to girard. on the schuylkill expressway. this accident and vehicle fire still causing a problem this morning montgomery township lansdale avenue shut do you know between hally drive and nap road. watch for that. stick to north line street or north wales street. vehicle fire in warminster now with crews on the scene on street road at york road. you mention that house fire in christiana and we're still seeing restrictions here of old baltimore pike at main
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street. if you just stick to 273 that will get you around any of the closures that are left from that. looking a little better on 42. northbound traffic on creek road. 17 minute ride from the a.c. expressway at the walt whitman bridge. not bad for now tam. >> thank you karen. now let's head out to dave murphy to give us the latest in accuweather. is it starting to feel a little better. >> i guess so. as you go through the day it will. still a bit on the humid side right now. as you take a look at numbers we're at 71 degrees in philadelphia, 71 in wilmington and 70 in allentown and the humidity is still noticeable. this afternoon we'll see that humidity dropping a bit 88 degrees will be the high, though, so as the humidity drops the temperatures go up and it's kind of a even trade you might say. it is also going to be pretty windy today. then that front gets off coast and tomorrow windy and cooler a high of 70. a big change overnight into tomorrow. pleasant days on thursday and friday. cloudy with showers on saturday. humid for now, tam but things getting better later on in the day. >> thanks, david. that's it for now. we'll send you back for that last half hour of "gma" but
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we'll see you back here in 30. >> ♪♪
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what has been the most awkward scene to film? >> you and i had an odd, intimate scene. >> is this the one where i stuck my fingers in your mouth? slapped you a couple of times? >> yeah. >> probably when i slapped you the third time when it wasn't scripted. >> and you walloped me. >> i did. the crowd, "scandal" stars having fun. turning the tabls, interviewing each other. see the whole interview on on yahoo!. >> i love how we're doing that. we're counting down for the big "scandal" finale. we can't wait for tony goldwyn and bellamy young to stop by later in the week.
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>> isn't there someone else stopping by? >> george. now it's time to find ginger. yesterday, she dove with 20 million jelly fish in jelly fish lake. today, on their way to a brand-new adventure. hey, ginger where are you? >> oh george. i'm pretty much on the other side of the globe. yes, i'm camp out right here in the limestone mountain inside a vast jungle. at this point, i'm going on five days without a shower. it's a good thing i've got these awesome dgi new drones with me. we're going to show you every breath-taking moment. at this point, we're at the gateway of our once-in-a-lifetime expedition. before we get there, i'll show you why we have journeyed so far from home. i'm more than 8,000 miles from times square. flying into the heart of a remote jungle.
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teaming with wild life. like the bat-like fox and this horn bill. i have a pang of nervousness because once this thing takes off, it's the real deal. we're stuck here. ♪ our drone cameras, crew and over 60 locals here with me. hi guys. it takes a village to broadcast from this unchartered terrain. there is no map of out route. this is the part where we start getting with wet. oh, that's cold. our trek leaders know the way. but only by heart. this is our guide, howard. >> the water goes a different way. that's the way we follow. >> reporter: he and his wife deb, made a remarkable discovery. they heard from a vaumer who said while he was hunting in a secluded part of the jungle he found a tunnel in the mountain. >> he sheltered there.
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he heard smoke. a river. >> reporter: it took them more than a decade to find it. when they finally did, the mysterious passageway opened into a wonder of nature. locked away deep inside a tremendous mostly unexplored jungle. a mysterious subterranean world. hidden for millions of years. one of mother nature's best kept secrets. until now. what they found was a series of underground caverns, big enough to fly a 747 through. it's the world's largest cavern system and kafs. this is so big, it's got internal jungle. it own white sand beaches. untold series of animals and plants. it's so exciting. we'll show you every part using these awesome droens. i'll have that coming up. it's a journey you don't want to
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miss andky promise you, you have never seen anything like it before. >> your description ploes our mind. a cave that you can fly a 747 through. >> and the animals. be careful with it. >> the only way to find it is through memory? >> through memory. that's right. there is to path. it's not a national park system where it's laid off with signs. it's only the last year and half they have made an actual path in their minds in their hearts. these are people that care deeply about this area. i can't wait to bring you in. >> we can't wait. we can see you're excited. now rob for >> that is some trip and that's going to be some terrific live television. you go ginger. all right. we've got some heat building across the northeast in part because of a strong storm that came through here so strong it's turning the atmosphere upside down.
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90 degrees in d.c. we'll drop 15, maybe 20 degrees cooler tomorrow. the front will come through mostly dry. wet here in texas but that comes later on this morning and corpus christi getting soak and wet across the pacific northwest, drive in southern cal. here's what's happening locally for you. >> all right guys we are looking at dry conditions across the region right now. that storm tracker six live double scan. we're also climbing into the low 70's and it's muggy this morning but this afternoon despite the fact we get very warm with a high of 88 humidity will drop. this weather cast brought to you by verizon wireless. >> thank you, rob. if they were here they would have the audience. we can't let this go without everyone seeing it. you've been out here all morning long. thank you. >> thank you. >> we love you guys.
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great cause. thank you all for being here by the way. gate day. a little humid here in times square. looking forward to talking to you, jesse. "sports illustrated" just ranked ronda rousey pound for pound, the number one flighter. in her new book she's talking about how she beat homelessness. jesse talked to her and stepped the in the ring with her. >> i barely made it out of there alive. an unbelievable story. when ronda rousey puts someone away, she does it in a minute. in this book the arm collector proves she's so much more than the deadly queen of the ufc. take a look. ronda rousey has taken the ufc by storm. a breakout star. cover girl with crossover appeal. today, she's stepping into the cage with me?
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oh, yeah. thankfully we didn't come here to fight. we came to talk about the 28-year-old's latest foray, author. >> not exactly a memoir. not exactly a self-help book. it's a life story. life is not pg-rated. >> reporter: and life is not always easy. he was born with her umbilical cord around her neck. and didn't talk until she was 4. >> we lost my dad. my mom had all of us to take care of by herself. >> reporter: her father took his own life when rhonda was 8. she discovered her mom had been a judo champion. and that became her path. >> when you're sick my mom is the most mur churing, sweet, person. with injuries she's like walk it off. when i get sick i'm like call mom, it's nurture time. >> reporter: she remembers long car rides for hours, where her
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mom would pump her up. >> you're faster than them you're stronger than them. she would keep pulling for stuff, like your hair is so shiny, it will reflect the light if their eyes and could distract them. you can pounce. >> reporter: she won a bronze at the on limp ix. olympic success was followed by dark days. she was homeless living in her car. >> easy lives make boring people. >> reporter: and no one would accuse her of being boring. there's a perception. you get portrayed as the villain. what is it like being the vil than? >> the an tack nis drives the story. the protagonist reacts. if not for lex luthor superman would have sat around all day. >> reporter: what is your dating like life? what kind of guy do you need to be with? >> i don't think it needs to be a fighter.
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i have to feel like if they hold my hand i'm stronger. >> reporter: good luck guys. >> she's a fighter. a survivor. she took you down. >> over and over. i lost count when i stopped breathing. it's a great story. it's a must read. >> all athletes respect her. charles barkley and other people. >> reporter: here, she was in the studio. she stopped them in their tracks. coming up sandra lee talks with robin about a very personal struggle. and then we have jussie and yazz
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sandra lee is an emmy-winning internationally known expert on all things kitchen and home. usually she joins us to cook up something delicious. she recently sat down with me for a much different reason. to talk for the first time about a personal challenge in her life. and to deliver a very important message. >> it was march 27th. and i was shooting "people's" most beautiful. >> it's okay. >> and i walked off the set. and 20 minutes later, my doctor
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called and told me i had breast cancer. >> it's a diagnosis that took her totally by surprise. she's best known for her television shows, cook boox magazine and more. not to mention a high-profile romance with the governor of new york. the ground under her shifted six weeks ago when she was finishing that shoot. >> i just was still. i didn't even cry. i was stunned. that's just how fast life turns. it turns on a dime. >> she told me her doctors caught it early. the cancer has not spread. she's had a lumpectomy sand now is preparing for a second surgery. what is the course of treatment? >> when the lump ekt my was done they did not have clean margins. i went back to the raid yolg. she said you're going to have to have six to eight weeks of radiation radiation, every day. you know what that is. we suggest that you have a mastectomy. and soy said okay if i'm going
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to have a mastectomy and i supposed to just get one done? the radiologist and the doctor said, you're a ticking time bomb. they both said i would just get them both done. >> we know that you are -- been by your side for a long time has been the governor andrew cuomo. how has he handled it? what kind of strength has he given you? >> well he was after i called my sister, he was the next call. i think he was as stunned as i was. he's been extremely supportive. he'll be in the operating room with me. but you know this. there's two ways cancer beats you up. beats. your body and it beats you up emotionally. and it -- i wasn't going to let it rob me from one day of happiness. >> sow how are you going to moving forward, maintain the life that you want to live knowing that you have this in front of you? >> my first focus is just to get the surgery done. and recover.
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and then after that i really am all over my siblings and my nieces to make sure they get tested. i don't care if my niece is only 23. >> reporter: breast cancer screening is a controversial topic these day. some groups recommend screenings start at 40. some recommend starting at 50. were you having regular checkups? ment it was a normal mammogram. i'm 48 years old. i have a couple of years to 50. they recommend that women don't even have their first mammograms until they're 50. if i would have waited i probably wouldn't be sitting here. if you would have waited. >> i was 46 when i was diagnosed, right. >> they say there's an incredible amount of women in their 20s and 30s being diagnosed. they're telling these girls to wait until they're 50. i don't know who could do that in good conscience. >> what is your message? >> girms have to know.
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girls in their 20s and 30s, they have to know. i don't want women to wait. if it saves one person makes one more person getting a mammogram. if they're at home watching this don't watch this tv. pick up the the phone and call your doctor and get your rear end in there and get mammogram right now. because you hear about it. it's also someone else. it's a friend you send flowers to and your wish well and you watch every day like i watched you. and you were my hero. but i never thought i would be dealing with this. >> none of us every think. you know that. >> i was 40 when i was diagnosed. >> it's so important what she's saying. we know her very well. she's extremely busy. she said she's going to live her life the way she always has. and she'sing looking forward to her niece graduating from college. there's no way she's going to miss that. also it's okay hen you're diagnosed. take a little time for yourself. you want to get back in life. but, just really --
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>> take care of you. >> a big surgery she's about to go under. >> yes. >> it takes weeks and weeks to recover. >> we're all sending her major luv. coming up jussie and yazz perform live
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♪ you're so beautiful ♪ love this song. "empire" was a breakout hit this season. we're joined by two of the show's stars. jussie smollett and yazz. can i tell you how excited i am to have you on. i look at the cast. how was it on the set? lee daniels got you all together. how does it work out? >> it was amazing. we became family. we are. he set the tone. he and danny strong set the tone for what is show is and really just a blessing to be here and so much fun to go the work every
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day. >> yeah, with the energy. taraji and terrence. acting fool. bringing the, you know the vibe and greatness to set. >> 18 episodes in season two. alicia keys. >> lenny kravitz. >> you're all performing at the billboard music awards? >> yes. that's a dream. >> that's a dream. let's get to the music. here are jussie and yazz performing "you're so beautiful." >> you are. ♪ ♪ whoa ♪ ♪ whoa ♪ ♪ sometimes you feel insecure trust me baib i understand ♪
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♪ hey even with no manicure just know that i still hold your hand ♪ ♪ you look so good when you're walking by sexy comes in every size keep wearing that baby just like that ♪ ♪ you got yourself a new man you don't need no workout plan i call that baby fat because you sure look good to me and i think ♪ ♪ you're so beautiful so give the world a show go up down up down up down up down up down up down shake it fast yeah come on bro ♪ ♪ yo i got a thing for the ladies the ladies got a thing for the yazzie you're so beautiful hot how do i get you on my team ♪ ♪ chocolate carmel or red bone so confident, classy no chapstick i love all women big
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small immediate big tall women every one of you look good to me ♪ ♪ where do you come from where do you get a gun from in another dimension you got me standing up you're so beautiful ♪ ♪ so give the world a show go up down up down up down up down. down up down shake it fast sloe ♪ ♪ go you're so beautiful shake it bad shake it bad shake it fast shake it shake it you looking like bag of munn ♪ ♪ come on come on shake it fast shake it shake it fast you lookin' like a bag of money ♪ ♪ you're so beautiful shake shake give the world a show gro up down up down up down go up down up down up down go up down up down up down ♪
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♪ up down up down up down you're so beautiful one, two, three, let's go ♪ ♪ up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down up down ♪ ♪ up down up down up down shake it fast and slow hey ♪ >> thank you, guys. [ cheers and applause ]
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flavor. how is that even possible? boom! [ laughter ] oh, it's possible. introducing dunkin's new coffee creamer. extra vanilla flavor you can really taste. i'm lynne abraham. when i became philadelphia's da, child victims had to face a judge ...a jury...the public... and testify eye to eye with their attackers. it wasn't right. so i got a constitutional amendment passed allowing children to testify remotely. i'm running for mayor for the same reason -- our children should come first. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters. i disagree. we have to improve education for all of our children.
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jussie you had george moving his shoulders a little bit. i saw george moving. >> shake it fast george. >> thank you all thank you all very much. all the best going forward. >> and the band and the singers. so incredible. >> give it up for them. have a great day, everyone. >> good morning. breaking right now firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in new castle delaware. flames broke out about an hour ago on dallas road in the
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simons garden neighborhood and one person was taken to christiana hospital with burn injuries. that fire has been put under control. look at all of that smoke. eight:56 on this tuesday may 12. >> you can see the backup we have on i've night. northeast philadelphia here approaching woodhaven road and you see the flashing lights. an accident blocks the two right lanes at this point of. we have a fire truck police on the scene. some of the vehicles off to the side. fire crews themselves and police blocking the two right lanes. you see how traffic is jammed at this point i-95 northbound approaching woodhaven road. here we are approaching cottman and that's your southbound traffic. no accidents here but just some heavy volume. we've got southbound traffic jamming bridge street to girard. northbound jams from cottman to approaching woodhaven where we had an accident there. so heading towards that accident scene you're seeing that slower go. in cheltenham an accident ivy hill. another ridge pike at ferren hill. still busy at this hour.
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>> let's head to meteorologist, david murphy. when is relief in sight david. >> it will be warm today and right now it definitely is humid tam. we're up to 73 degrees in philadelphia and you can feel the humidity similar to what we experienced yesterday. but as we go through the afternoon the humidity will begin to drop off a little bit. so, yeah, it's going to be warm with a high of 88 and windy but not as humid. wednesday and friday look like really nice days. >> thank you david. coming up at noon the aftermath of another major earthquake in nepal plus tom brady vows to despite his suspension over deflategate. live with michael and kelly up next here on "action news." i'm tamala edwards. have a great tuesday.
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announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the new comedy, "pitch perfect 2," rebel wilson. and one of the stars of "mad max: fury road," rosie huntington-whitely. plus a performance from kelli ohara and the cast of "the king & i." all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] announcer: now your emmy award-winning winning hosts, kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪


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