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bit later in the broadcast and we'll have some fun a little bit later. but we'll start with serious news and increasingly ominous tones coming out of north korea. this morning, in fact, we're getting fresh indications about when the strange and secretive regime there might conduct an expected missile launch that really could ratchet up the tension in this crisis even further. abc's bob woodward is in seoul, south korea. >> reporter: good morning, dan. you know, the reporting out of seoul this morning is that the south korean military is now speculating that if there is a missile launch, it could be happening sometime around april 15th or before because that day is the 101st birthday of the founder of north korea, kim il-sung. it is a tradition in north korea to connect major events, parades, marches and military action to important dates. the last nuclear test in february happened within a few days before the birthday of kim jong-il, father of the current dictator, kim jong-un. this rocket last april which was launched but failed took place a couple days before the 100th
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birthday of kim jong-un's grandfather, kim il-sung. this is why the experts are now closely watching the rallies on the streets, the movements of missiles toward the coast trying to predict what will happen if a missile is launched how south korea, japan or the u.s. should react. shooting it down or letting it fall into the sea. >> we think we have the capability to knock this missile down, but we've never tested against it, and so until you actually do it for real, there's no knowing that we have absolutely 100% certainty of knocking this down. so there's obviously going to be some tension within the u.s., as well. can we actually engage this missile? >> reporter: in a frightening warning, the north korean government is encouraging foreign embassies including britain and russia to leave before april 10th because they cannot guarantee their security anymore. but this morning, here in seoul, life appears to be pretty normal. in the rain, the streets are filled because they have lived through such propaganda so many times, they are fairly confident
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this is just another spectacle. "our government should have a sword in one hand and hold out their other," this father told us. "the kim jong-un regime is going to collapse." tourists are everywhere here in seoul. these canadian high school students told us they have little fear. >> my mom is probably kind of nervous. nothing here seems like anything is wrong. if i didn't know anything was up, you would never have guessed. it just seems scary for people who are on the outside, i guess. >> reporter: now, president obama is now reaching out to china to tie to get them to convince north korea to back away from their possible threats, and as you know, dan and bianna, china is the most influential country in asia. >> china a key player in the region. but it is reassuring to see scenes pretty normal on the streets of south korea and are reports out of north korea that things are the same there. >> i guess the big concern is we
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know so little about kim jong-un and his intentions. >> exactly. let's check in with linsey davis in for ron claiborne with the news developing now. how are you? >> good morning, dan and bianna. good to see you guys. good morning, everyone. we begin with the former head of the cia getting a visit from the fbi. federal agents interviewed david petraeus at his home in arlington, virginia, friday. it's part of the ongoing investigation into whether paula broadwell, the woman he was having an affair with, received classified information. petraeus has told investigators he did not share top secret documents with broadwell. he resigned from the cia last year after the affair was revealed. and we have breaking news this morning. former south african president nelson mandela was diggs charged from the hospital this morning. ron claiborne is in pretoria, south africa, with the latest. good morning, ron. >> reporter: linsey, nelson mandela was released from this pretoria hospital behind me just a short time ago, and the south african government said in a statement that he was discharged from this private hospital after making in their words sustained and gradual improvement in his general condition. the ambulance which took him away from the hospital here was
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seen arriving at his home in johannesburg just a very short while ago. he was taken to the hospital ten days ago on a wednesday night late at night suffering from what was later identified as pneumonia. doctors and the government says he will now receive a high level of home care at his home in johannesburg. so good news for nelson mandela, able to go home today. linsey? >> and new evidence this morning that laws against using cell phones while driving apparently they're not working. the new transportation department survey finds that at any given time -- listen to this number -- about 660,000 drivers are texting, talking or in some way using their cell phones while behind the wheel, and we know that is risky business. and finally this morning, a sign of the times. the company that operated thousands of portrait studios at stores including sears and walmart went out of business friday with little warning. the company was done in apparently by the popularity of digital cameras, which everyone
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seems to have, of course, these days, but so many of us have those fond memories of going into the store to take our pictures. let's take a look back to memory lane, if we can. a few throwbacks. first up, bianna, there you go. >> my parents with half their faces. >> yes. >> her parents are in there. >> yes, they are there somewhere. what's next? >> right. >> business as usual. >> oh, how handsome. >> wow. >> yes, training to be an investment banker. >> where is that suit? >> it still fits. >> yes. >> it's in rotation. >> all right. moving on, ginger zee. there she is. >> oh. >> ginger. >> you know what's so funny about this picture is i said, mom for my birthday, this is what i want. me and my best friend want pictures and i thought with my braces and all that i was going to, you know, supermodel it up right there. >> are those colored braces? >> you've got it.
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>> you're a supermodel to us. >> they want that little beret back. >> that explains it all in "blossom." big influences. >> linsey, you're not going unscathed. >> oh. >> the good old upside down glasses that my mom insisted that i wear. >> there are moments where you just ask your mom, what did i ever do to you? >> i know. >> what did i do to deserve this? >> you look adorable though. >> no more of those pictures anymore apparently, that's the bottom line. >> pretty sad. all right, linsey, thank you. >> thanks, linsey. we'll turn now to former secretary of state hillary clinton who stepped back into the spotlight this week with a rousing speech in new york that had everyone watching for hints about her future and another possible run for the white house. abc's reena ninan is in washington with more. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. oh, the tea leaves. she is soaring in national polls working on a book about her time as secretary of state, but perhaps the biggest indication hillary clinton is running for president is simply that she hasn't said no. >> probably a good idea to just find out how tired i am. >> reporter: will she or won't
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she? >> i am not thinking about anything like that right now. >> reporter: 2016 watchers already looking for clues. >> what's next? >> reporter: friday at the women in the world summit in new york, hillary clinton offered this. >> so many of the countries that threaten regional and global peace are the very places where women are deprived of dignity and opportunity. >> reporter: highlighting the need to empower women across the world. no specific mention of the need to getting a woman in here. >> whoo! >> reporter: but the pressure has begun. >> i think it's really important that we see strong women leaders showing us what we can do. >> reporter: there's already a super pac ready for hillary, but could she redeem 2008's devastating loss in iowa? still hard to forget. >> i congratulate senator obama. >> reporter: and even if she does win the primary, clinton would go on to face an opponent ready for battle.
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>> we're going to have a republican party that's been out of power for eight years. >> reporter: the former secretary of state is taking her time, and if she chooses not to run, there still may be hope for a female commander in chief in 2016. >> in the elections that we saw last november was a call by the american voters for more women's leadership. it elected a historic number of women into the senate, into the house. >> reporter: but for now the spotlight remains on hillary clinton. she'll be speaking in texas later this month, and until she says yes or no, the hillary fever continues. dan and bianna. >> it does. and as you pointed out, she has not said no. that is the big thing. reena, thank you for your reporting. moving on now to health news, this morning families across america are absorbing some big health news. a judge has ruled that girls under 17 should be able to buy the so-called morning after pill without a prescription as easy as buying aspirin. >> and this is a really rare move. the judges overruling an age limit set by the obama
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administration calling it arbitrary and political. abc's dr. richard besser is here with a medical reality check for us. and there's a lot of confusion about this. doctor, is this the same as the abortion pill? >> there is so much confusion around that, that question. it is a very different drug. ru486 is the abortion pill. it has to be given by prescription under a doctor's guidance. this is a hormone. it's the same drug that's in many birth control pills given at a higher dose and it prevents pregnancy in the first place. >> here's why this is so controversial. there are some who believe making this so commonly available is going to encourage young people to have sex. is that your view? >> you know, i'm a parent of teenagers, and i'm a pediatrician, and one thing i know is that far more teens are having sex than parents know or believe. some of it is unwanted, incest, abuse, but some are just young children making a decision to have sex. the goal here is not to foster earlier sex, but it's to help prevent some of those unwanted pregnancies.
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40% of pregnancies are unplanned and unwanted. and by making this available over the counter, the goal is that when that happens, there is a choice between having a pregnancy or future abortion and not getting pregnant in the first place. >> and very quickly, is it safe? >> it's very safe. you know, there may be some breast tenderness. there may be some irregular periods, but it is an extremely safe drug. if someone uses it, they still need to see their doctor afterwards for std testing, but it's very safe. >> very controversial, as well. >> it is controversial. >> all right, dr. besser, great to see you. thank you so much. now to a look at where jobs are in this country. we just had a fresh report saying american employers did not add many new jobs last month. it was disappointing. wall street did not like it, but there are some industries that are hiring, and abc's linzie janis has been looking into that. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. this was a very lousy report, but economists say that it isn't time to panic just yet. the housing market is still improving, and that's giving consumers a boost, and there's at least one industry that's
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powering ahead. it's the symphony of sounds the economy is happy to hear. while the dow support might be off pitch, the construction industry is still tuned up. >> now that the business is picking back up, the subcontractors that i use are trying to draw back in the people that had to leave the industry because there was no work. >> reporter: the construction sector added 18,000 jobs in march. according to, most of the jobs filled since 2010 were high tech like software developers, mechanical and industrial engineers. american companies hired just 88,000 workers last month. a far cry from the 236,000 new jobs added in february. businesses got cold feet worrying about the impact of $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that went into effect march 1st. another eerie discovery, say economists, the sheer number of people giving up the search. >> half a million americans quit looking for jobs in march.
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that means they just gave up, and so that's how you get the unemployment rate to look lower is because you just shrink the pool. >> reporter: but among the 12 million still searching, record numbers of job seekers are turning to trade and vocational schools across the country hoping specialized skills will help them land a job. >> it's an opportunity if that works and all these skills will be able to be easily utilized. >> enrollment at trade schools across the country is at a record high. job experts we spoke to say tweaking your skills or retraining altogether is a good idea. and, guys, more often than not, that means adding more technical know-how to your resume. >> that's right, and interestingly enough, the stock market ended up higher yesterday. a lot thinking that means the fed will continue to pump money into the economy after the jobs report. >> exactly. the market loves that. >> great to see you, linzie. >> thanks, linzie. this is, of course, the biggest weekend for college basketball fans. we're just hours away from the two final four games. and this year one game pits a small school cinderella story against a basketball powerhouse running on passion for an
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injured teammate. abc's john schriffen has the story. >> reporter: this morning the four best teams in college basketball are waking up in atlanta eager to bring home the championship. will it be michigan, syracuse, louisville or wichita state? yes, the shockers from wichita state university in kansas have crashed the party. don't feel bad if you've never heard of them. their star player hadn't either. >> i knew nothing about wichita state. i had to google it and see how big the city was. >> reporter: any other year the shockers would be america's favorite underdog to pull off another upset, but that was before the country met louisville's kevin ware who captured the country when he broke his leg in last week's regional final then vowed to play again. >> that is a gruesome-looking injury to kevin ware. >> reporter: to do something special for ware, his team will hit the floor tonight sporting warm-up shirts like this one with his number 5 on the front and their new slogan on the back, #winforware.
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>> because he's a big part of this team, i'm glad all the attention is on him. i just feel sorry for whoever has to fill his shoes. >> reporter: the nation two is behind the cardinals with ware getting a call from first lady michelle obama. support on twitter from lebron james and when louisville faces wichita state tonight, the shockers will be greeted by 1,000 fans wearing a mask of kevin ware paid for by the new york knicks' amar'e stoudemire. here in atlanta, ware's high school coaches say the community can't wait to see their hometown superstar even if he can't take the court. all of atlanta is rooting for louisville. >> i'm not going to say all of atlanta, but the atlanta i know, they are. ♪ >> reporter: for "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, atlanta. >> all right, bianna and i are going to take a quick break and google wichita. >> right. >> meanwhile, ginger zee is here with your forecast. hey, ginger. >> hey, guys, i smell a storm chase this week. i'm telling you, monday into tuesday i will likely be in the plains looking for severe weather because it's going to happen. here's what's happening. you get the warmth of spring
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springing from here, 86, midland. 87, laredo today. 77, dallas. oklahoma city in the mid-70s too. pair that warmth with storms that will be hitting and i say storms because it is plural hitting the west coast. some of the mountainous areas getting into some snow even into denver some snow, but all of that energy starts to really circulate and bring up enough moisture and energy to create severe weather. again, tomorrow there's a little pocket in far western kansas and eastern colorado, but i think it's monday into tuesday when we really see some severe weather outbreaks happening from dallas up to kansas city and then again on wednesday this thing progresses east, and you can look for it from st. louis to little rock. again, we'll be updating you as we go through the week, but, of course, spring hasn't sprung fully or at least what we think of it in a lot of places. duluth, minnesota, no, but that's spring for them. this is april. this looks like april in duluth. and, boy, did they get it. anywhere from 3 to 6 inches will fall in that northern tier here along northern minnesota up through the u.p. of michigan, but, again, temperatures -- look at chicago.
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65 before the cold front >> i want to start the twitter photos out in arkansas where we see a big bank of clouds, that low-lying cloud called a fog. so that's what we have there. a beautiful shot though from the road. drive safe, of course. and indiana sunrise for you just looking over the lake, beautiful. thank you for sending them in @ginger_zee is how you can find me. and we'll go back to dan harris and bianna golodryga. >> in your next weather, can you put the hat back on that you
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were wearing in the picture? >> and the braces? >> i didn't save either of those. no. >> the rubber bands. >> they worked. rainbow rubber bands. >> we'll call ginger's mom and get that hat back. thanks, ginger. here it is, by the way, the face that provoked a presidential apology. the white house saying sorry after the president called kamala harris the nation's best looking attorney general. was this sexist, or is this being blown out of proportion? abc's gio benitez is here with the story. >> reporter: good morning, dan, good morning, bianna. this has sparked quite the debate across the country, but as you're about to see, the president seems to like complimenting people on their looks. he's done it many times before. the anger aimed at the president this morning started during a closed door fund-raiser thursday where president obama praised california's attorney general kamala harris. "she is brilliant and she is dedicated and she is tough," he said. but that shoutout turned into a
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controversy when he added this, "she also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general in the country." now that's being called "sexist." >> if you have a powerful man, is it okay for him to say to a less powerful woman in front of a group of people, you look really great today? >> the great state of california. >> reporter: the president called harris to apologize thursday night. >> you know, he believes and fully recognizes the challenge women continue to face in the workplace and that they should not be judged based on appearance. >> reporter: it's not the first time the president has called a powerful person good looking. in fact, he does it a lot. the hud secretary. >> and there he is, the good-looking guy in the front here. >> reporter: the secretary of the navy. >> there he is right there, the good-looking guy there. over at the end. >> reporter: the sons of israel's prime minister. >> they are very good-looking young men. >> reporter: and, of course, the first lady. >> how good looking is my wife? >> reporter: but this time some people were offended, and the president did what presidents rarely do. he said, i'm sorry. >> this president basically said
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today he's going to be sensitive enough to apologize even for saying something that was not truly that terrible. >> reporter: and the attorney general's office says the president and harris are good friends, and she still supports him. but her spokesman said -- didn't say if harris accepts his apology. >> huh. >> and, meanwhile, a rare misstep verbally by the first lady, as well. >> that's right. it happened during a local tv interview on thursday. take a look. >> as a busy single mother or i shouldn't say single, as a busy mother, sometimes, you know, when you've got the husband who's president, it can feel a little single. >> gio, do you think that was in response to him calling ms. harris good-looking? >> talk about revenge, right? i don't think so. >> reading a little too much into that. >> anything can happen on live tv. we know that well. >> that's true. >> exactly. >> the good-looking gio benitez, thank you, sir, for your reporting this morning.
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>> the apology is coming later. >> yes, i'll be putting out a statement later in the morning. coming up here on "gma," celebrity s.w.a.t.'ing, the prank that involves calling 911 on a-list stars. four of them in this past week alone, so what is the lapd doing about this? also ahead, a tv legend turns 50. we celebrate "general hospital's" 50th anniversary with a look at some of the big stars who got their start on the famous soap. and james bond and his favorite bond girl, daniel craig and rachel weisz teeing up for a new mission. what is it? that's coming up in "pop news." keep it here on "gma" on this saturday morning. we're back in just a moment. ♪ together i have what science calls the nightly stuffy nose thing. i can't breathe, so i can't sleep. and the next day i pay for it. i tried decongestants... i tossed and turned... i even vaporized. and then i fought back with drug-free breathe right. these nasal strips instantly open my nose,
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♪ kentucky fried chicken we do chicken right ♪ oh, a blast from the past. kfc has been serving up its finger lickin' good fried chicken for more than 60 years using colonel sanders' secret recipe. but now the fast food chain is planning to have its biggest change ever, so will fried
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chicken purists be crying foul? >> that was really bad. >> we'll tell you -- >> not good. >> -- what's in those greasy buckets. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i want to begin this half hour with an apology for bianna golodryga's bad puns. >> i didn't think it was so bad. >> i know. it was in the teleprompter. this whole kentucky fried chicken thing is interesting, because it's a generational shift. some of the young kids have grown up with chicken tenders and they don't want to eat off the bone anymore. the colonel would not be happy with this. good morning, everybody. i'm dan harris. this is saturday, april 6th. also this morning, "general hospital" celebrating its 50th anniversary. we have combed through the archives and found a whole cavalcade of stars who appeared on this show. there's one right there. prepare to be surprised with what we show you coming up later this morning. >> dame taylor. also, big news for halle berry. why her next project won't be in the theaters. that's all coming up next, but we do begin with a hollywood prank getting out of hand. celebrity s.w.a.t.'ing. bogus 911 calls that send the
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los angeles police swarming to the homes of big named stars but after a week of prank calls, police are now saying the joke is over. abc's ty hernandez is here with the story. hey, ty. >> hey, good morning, bianna and dan. well, the dangerous pranks called s.w.a.t.'ing appear to be getting more popular and shaken up some of hollywood's biggest celebrities but after four stars were hit in less than a week, l.a. police are saying enough is enough. this morning, justin timberlake joins the long list of stars hit by the s.w.a.t.'ing prank. this video taken from a passing tour bus outside the suit and tie singer's home shows the result of this dangerous trend. here a tour guide explains to his passengers why a s.w.a.t. team has stormed timberlake's estate. >> there was a call, four men had entered the home, and there was a call of someone being shot inside the home. >> wow. >> and it's very, very popular in los angeles. >> reporter: just hours later police respond to selena gomez's mansion drawn by claims of gunfire.
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>> we are responding with the mind-set of possibly encountering a suspect or suspects with weapons or multiple weapons. >> reporter: gomez and timberlake joined rihanna and p. diddy as the newest celebs targeted by the prank, which relies on dramatic fake 911 calls like this one that sent s.w.a.t. teams to miley cyrus' home back in august. >> i shot my wife so -- >> you just shot your wife? >> i'm going to shoot someone else soon. >> there is a trend across the country and s.w.a.t.'ing is typically done through spoofing and spoofing is where you change the telephone number. >> reporter: the calls may be fake, but the response is real. several of ashton kutcher's household staff were rounded up at gunpoint by police until they determined the call claiming a home invasion at his mansion was a hoax. a 12-year-old boy was charged with making that bogus 911 call, but the culprits are often very
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hard to trace. they sometimes hack into phone lines to place the calls or use computers to access 911 telex services for the hearing impaired. well, it's the hollywood a-list nobody wants to be on, but the list goes on and on, justin bieber, clint eastwood, and it's not just celebrities. there are an estimated 400 incidents of s.w.a.t.'ing across the country and cost police an average of $10,000 each time. >> nasty trend. all right, ty, thank you. a lot of other news this morning, and for that, we're going to get it over to linsey davis in for ron claiborne this morning. >> good morning again, dan and bianna. good morning, everyone. in the news, a new concern this morning that if north korea launches a missile, it could be around april 15th. that's the birthday of the nation's founder. president obama is now reaching out to china for help in convincing the north to back off its threats. the faa is delaying the closing of 149 air traffic control towers until mid-june to review safety measures and resolve legal challenges to the plan. the agency had initially planned
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to close towers at small airports beginning tomorrow. boeing's 787 dreamliner could be back in service as early as next month. the company conducted its final test flight friday with a new battery system, and now it's up to federal regulators to sign off on the fix. the planes were grounded after the batteries caused a fire on a plane. and finally, a record price for the most coveted baseball card of all time. this honus wagner card sold for $2.1 million in an online auction this morning beating the previous record by a half a million dollars. fewer than 200 of the cards were ever produced, and why, oh, why didn't i ever start that baseball card collection? time now for the weather and ginger zee. >> i was so focused on his top button being buttoned. he's so hipster before hipster. right? >> he was the initial hipster, the original. >> let's go right to the nation's capital, and that's where we've got cherry blossoms.
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it's happening, you guys, spring, and by tomorrow we'll be close to 70 in d.c., but let's talk about seeing those beautiful cherry blossoms. a beautiful shot here, and, of course, if you're going to check it out, the warmth doesn't stop tomorrow. it just keeps growing through the week. we're going to see d.c.'s temperature go into the mid-70s by monday and tuesday. close to 80 by the midweek. so you know it's warm in d.c. that means it's going to be warm elsewhere, right? well, we'll be flirting with that warm/cold line here in new york city through the weekend. today, cooler, 54. 62 by sunday. boston gets up to near 60 by the time we end the weekend. philadelphia there in the mid-60s and a nice one. it's been a little rainy. now you start to dry out. 75 in jackson, mississip
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>> this weather report has been brought to you by the home depot. dan and bianna. >> thank you, ginger. coming up here on "gma," 50 years of "general hospital," the iconic soap celebrating the golden anniversary, and we show you some of the famous faces who have appeared over the years. keep it here. red over the years. keep it here. a trimmer? no. we got nothing. we just bought our first house, we're on a budget. we're not ready for spring. well let's get you ready. very nice. you see these various colors. we got workshops every saturday. yes, maybe a little bit over here. this spring, take on more lawn for less. not bad for our first spring. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. black friday is back but not for long. right now get bonnie 4 and 5 inch herbs and vegetables, 5 for $10. and you'll dump your old duster. swiffer 360 duster extender cleans high and low, with thick all around fibers that attract and lock up to two times more dust than a feather duster. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning.
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[ playing the theme to "general hospital" ] it's been an incredible streak. 50 years, "general hospital" has been appointment viewing for millions of americans. >> countless famous faces have appeared on the show, names including kristin davis, rick springfield. >> rick springfield? >> john stamos and even abc's katie couric. to celebrate the anniversary, katie took a look back at some of the other big names who appeared on the show. >> i really found him fascinating. >> reporter: in 1982 a 19-year-old got her big break on "general hospital." >> sister? >> yeah, have you ever seen her? >> yeah. >> reporter: demi moore beat out a thousand other actresses for the role of investigative reporter jackie templeton. >> what was she saying? >> she was yelling for help. >> and you didn't do anything to help her? >> she was a lot of fun. she was a little wacky, very
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free-spirited, and i think it was one of her first jobs. >> reporter: demi's biggest role before "gh," the lead in the horror film "parasite." >> and she's not the only famous face who's passed through the hospital doors. morgan fairchild. >> i've got to go vacuum the limo. >> reporter: roseanne barr. >> and you owe me, big guy. >> reporter: tyne daly. leonard nimoy before "star trek." george takei after "star trek." >> and his people are searching just like we are. >> get the gun. >> reporter: luke skywalker himself, mark hamill. even tv legend milton berle. >> myself, i can't make it through the day without a martini. >> reporter: all checked in here and recently oscar nominee james franco played a serial killer with psychotic glee. >> can you hear me now?
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>> he came in and we threw a lot of material at him because we only had him for a limited amount of time, so he would shoot episode after episode in one day. >> hey, mom. >> so we gave him quite a workout, and he did a great job of playing one of the most bizarre characters we've ever had on the show. >> reporter: but the biggest star "gh" cameo came at the height of the luke and laura wedding phenomenon. >> i wanted to see what kind of man you were. what kind of man that almost fooled my husband. >> reporter: elizabeth taylor was a self-proclaimed super fan who asked the show for a guest stint. her five-episode appearance as the millionaire widow helena cassadine culminated with her casting a curse on luke and laura during their wedding. >> i curse on you, laura and luke. i curse on the both of you.
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>> reporter: did you guys become close? you alluded at one point, tony, to sort of a fling, if you will, or some kind of relationship? >> well, i would call it more than a fling. it lasted two years. >> reporter: really? >> yeah. >> wow. >> we spent a lot of time doing crazy things, regular stuff for people who just would say, really, you played pinball with elizabeth taylor? yeah, and she was terrible. but she had a wonderful time doing it. >> wow, demi moore can really throw a punch, huh? >> and please do not let me get cursed by liz taylor. >> no. oh, those eyes. well, you can see more with the cast of "general hospital," "the real soap dish," it's a special edition of "20/20" with katie couric tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central on abc. coming up, what would the colonel say? after more than 60 years kfc unveiling one of the biggest changes to its menu ever. that and more coming up in "pop news" after a quick break.
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♪ ♪ all right, it's time for "pop news." rachel smith and bianna golodryga both rocking the sea foam dresses this morning. >> yes. >> we got the memo. >> i learned something in a commercial break. linsey is wearing burnt sienna. >> the crayola color, remember? >> yes. >> i think halle berry could be sporting blue. her and her fiance olivier martinez are expanding their family. the couple is expecting a baby in the fall. this will be the first child for the pair who have been together more than two years. the oscar-winning actress is already a mom to precious little nala, her 5-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. congrats to the couple, and allegedly it's a boy. so that's hints of blue.
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on to another hollywood couple who also fell in love while working on a movie. daniel craig and rachel weisz. the now married couple is teaming up again this time on broadway. the two will star as, well, husband and wife in the revival of "betrayal." the 1978 play is about the fallout from an extramarital affair. ooh. and we have more from the reunion of the legendary "mary tyler moore show" cast. mary, betty white, valerie harper, cloris leachman and georgia engel are all together again for an episode of "hot in cleveland" and supporting valerie as she battles cancer. abc's katie couric sat down with the ladies and asked if they're still in touch with their male co-stars. >> do you guys ever talk to gavin or to ed, murray and lou? >> yes. >> mr. grant! >> do you all stay in touch? >> yes. >> i saw him on broadway in "grace," and he's doing such a
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wonderful job with paul ruud. >> ed, he's great, and gavin i talked to last week. >> they're precious. i love lou and murray, but catch more of their reunion monday on "katie." "hot in cleveland" returns with a live episode in june and "the mary tyler moore show" reunion episode airs in september all on tv land. and finally the big breaker in "pop news." fried chicken. you guys better -- fried chicken lovers beware because kfc, if you guys haven't heard, is going boneless and, of course, naturally we've got some samples to test out here. >> oh. >> this is when you miss ron claiborne. >> i know, right? >> basically this is the original recipe boneless. this is the new thing they're rolling out april 14th. >> ladies. >> samples here. >> make it legit. >> no napkins. >> allegedly it's the biggest campaign that they're rolling out in like the 60 years. >> when do we get this? >> is the point that people are just so lazy now that they don't want to have to deal with bones? >> basically.
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i've got crumbs all over the ground here. >> yeah, pretty good. >> yeah. >> very good. >> good old original recipe. well, thank you for watching abc news. we're always online on on yahoo! make sure to watch "world news with david muir" later this evening. great to have linsey here. >> i know. >> we want more childhood photos, as well. >> tomorrow. >> have a great day. >> have a great day.
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good morning, i'm katie marzullo. thanks for joining us. chevron has been given the go ahead to restart a damaged unit at richmond refinery. cal osha delivered the okay following repair. massive fire destroyed a crude distillation unit and the company has been running the refinery at a reduced capacity ever since. oakland's newest city councilmember will host a cleanup. they are asking for volunteers to spick up litter in his district. it starts at 9:00 this morning. volunteers shall meeting at 46th avenue and bancroft in east oakland. they will clean it between hyde street and 51st avenue.
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let's go check weather with meteorologist frances dinglasan. good morning. spotty sprinkles. that is all we're seeing with live do7 her 7 hd. you see the areas of light green. not much rainfall. sunny breaks this afternoon and then more showers sunday morning and then we have a sunny and warmer week ahead. here is a look at highs. mix of clouds and sun. temperatures in the 60s to near 70 degrees. 64 in san francisco. 70 in concord. 70 in san jose. also, just look for the light rain to continue, but it is looking less likely and have your full forecast coming up shortly. >> katie: next, a frightening armed attack against tourists and who are authorities are looking for. a taxi driver hits a pedestrian.
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>> katie: good morning, i'm katie marzullo. let's start you off with a quick look at the weather. here is frances dinglasan in for lisa argen this morning. good morning. in san francisco we had about an .01 of an inch.
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not much else out there. very few areas of light green. ukiah has reported some light rain but pretty quiet around the coast in the north bay and highway 1 down to inverness. as we look outside toward san francisco, grey skies and low clouds and possibility of showers confined to the morning hours. temperatures to the mid-50s by this afternoon. we'll see sun and clouds getting into the upper 60s and dropping to 60 degrees by this evening. more showers in the seven-day forecast. i'll have details coming up. >> katie: new overnight, oakland police are investigating a deadly shooting near mills college. police responded to reports of gunshots at macarthur boulevard. they arrived to find a person in dead.
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a second victim is in critical condition. right now police have no suspect information or motive for the killing. new, overnight from the south bay, san jose police are investigating the city's 11th homicide of the year. a man was lying in a parking lot just before 3:00 this morning. he was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. there was a large party nearby but it's not known if that is connected to the killing. >> we have new information on the pedestrian that was hit by a taxi this morning. victim's injuries are life-threatening. he was hit after 2:15 near the west portal of the broadway tunnel. a witness said he was not in the crosswalk when the taxi hit him. the taxi driver is cooperating


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