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developments. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, bianna. well, the u.s. consulate has confirmed to abc news that no deaths have been reported. all the passengers and crew on board survived this plane crash. officials say at least 20 passengers were taken to a local hospital with head wounds and broken bones, minor injuries. here's what happened. a lion airplane, indonesia's largest privately run airline, carrying at least 100 people on board flying the 1 1/2-hour flight from the indonesian city of bandung heading to the popular vacation island of bali, as it was coming in to land, it overran the runway ditching straight into the sea. you can see from the pictures the plane has a large crack in its body probably from the impact, but what caused the plane to skid off the runway is still unclear. the one saving grace is that it happened so close to the airport that emergency services were able to get to the passengers quickly. but, you know, it's not uncommon to survive plane crashes.
one statistic to bear in mind, and this is according to the u.s. government, is that 95% of passengers in plane accidents actually escape. they make it out alive. dan? >> that's a fascinating statistic. a lot of people don't know that. lama hasan reporting from london this morning. thank you. we do have some bad news this morning involving that new strain of bird flu. it's already killed 11 people in eastern china, but overnight the virus made a big and dangerous leap infecting a 7-year-old girl hundreds of miles away from the initial hot zone. abc's chief health and medical editor, the former director of the cdc, dr. richard besser, live in hong kong this morning. dr. besser, tell us about this fresh case and why it worries you so much. >> right, dan, so this is a 7-year-old girl. she was hospitalized in beijing with severe pneumonia. her parents both worked in the live chicken business. but what concerns me is what you showed on that map, the distance between shanghai and beijing. this virus was able to travel
that distance without leaving a trail of dead birds. most bird flu strains kill birds, as well, and what this says is that china is going to need to be doing a lot of screening of healthy birds if they're going to learn the extent of which this virus is spreading around the country. >> you know, when you were at the cdc, you tracked other outbreaks, in particular the swine flu. how worried are you about this one? >> oh, you know, whenever there's an outbreak of a new infectious agent like this, you often -- you don't know whether it's going to peter out or grow into something big, but you often only get one chance to try and knock it down. there's some very worrisome things about this virus. it causes severe disease, and we don't have immunity to it. what it takes to become a pandemic is for it to easily spread person to person. what i hear in talking to virologists, there are changes in this virus which makes them think it's on its way to being able to do it. so you want to be aggressive.
i'm seeing a lot of aggressive action in the united states towards making a vaccine and diagnostic kit. i want to see what they're doing in china to be equally aggressive. >> that is really not what you want to hear, mutating it in a way that would allow it to be transferred from person to person. dr. besser live in hong kong on the front lines of this outbreak. thank you, doctor. we'll be back with you tomorrow morning for sure. a lot of other news breaking overnight, and for that, as always, we go back to mr. ron claiborne back with us on the news deck for the first time in a couple weeks. >> i feel like i've come home. >> welcome back. >> i feel like i'm back with my family. >> you are home. >> and ginger over there, too. hey, ginger. >> hey. >> hi. good morning, everyone. the fbi says it is leaving no stone unturned in its investigation of the murder of two texas prosecutors. investigators searched the home of former kaufman county justice of peace eric williams. that was on friday. he had previously been questioned in the murders of district attorney mike mclelland and prosecutor mark hasse. mclelland and hasse prosecuted williams last year for stealing computer monitors from the county.
and taxpayers will be left footing the bill for the costly rescue of a crippled carnival cruise line ship back in february. the company indicated that it would not reimburse the government the nearly $800,000 it cost to rescue the "triumph." in response to a letter from west virginia senator jay rockefeller, carnival said it is maritime tradition to assist those in trouble at sea. and the president and first lady released their tax returns for 2012. they did so on friday, three days before the filing deadline. they paid $112,000 in federal taxes on earnings of $608,000. that's just over 18%. the number of that would rise actually for taxpayers in their income bracket under the president's own budget proposal. the first family gave $150,000 to 33 charities. and major league baseball has handed out suspensions for that nasty brawl that occurred thursday night. san diego padres slugger carlos quentin will now miss eight games, eight games for charging the mound after he was hit by a pitch by dodgers pitcher zack greinke.
greinke was not suspended, but he will miss eight weeks with a broken collarbone. another dodger player was suspended one game for his role in the fight. and finally, if you are sick of wintry weather halfway through april -- i know you guys are -- well, you're not alone. one family in wisconsin -- check this out -- turned their christmas lights back on because of the snow. they say the lights will go back off, they'll turn them off once this weather is behind them, if it ever occurs. ginger may have some insight into that. i don't know. >> and one week from today they're actually going to have a new year's party. >> fourth of july with the christmas lights. >> almost have my christmas tree up a year. >> you did. >> i did. it was not a protest. it was just -- >> you were just lazy. >> it got pretty dry too. >> i can imagine. >> yeah. >> well, good, actually. we're calling the fire marshal on ron claiborne this morning. >> thank you, dan. i appreciate that. >> yes. >> all right, ron, thank you. well, we're going to turn now to the latest on the rising tensions in north korea. the president's top diplomat, secretary of state john kerry,
on a critical mission to the region this morning warning the rogue nation's leader kim jong-un not to test-fire a midrange missile. abc's bob woodruff is in seoul, south korea, with the latest. bob? >> reporter: good morning, bianna. you know, secretary of state john kerry arrived in china today. this is his second stop in this asian tour to try to deal with this unrelenting concern about north korea's nuclear arsonal. while china is quietly pressuring kim jong-un to resist launching any missiles, in south korea the u.s. made it very clear. >> the united states will, if needed, defend our allies and defend ourselves. >> reporter: in japan an official today warned that a missile was launched. what he meant to say was an earthquake. he accidentally sent out the wrong draft. the third time this happened this week alone. this week's u.s. intelligence report which was accidentally leaked to the public suggested for the first time that with "moderate confidence the north is capable of delivering a
nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile." while there is no evidence that the missiles currently in position to launch involve a nuclear weapon, the report is raising questions. could the u.s. stop a nuclear missile before it strikes? the answer, analysts say, is yes. with a system of satellites and radars, dozens of intercepters would be fired striking the missile as it traveled in space breaking up the nuclear material before it ever enters the atmosphere. despite the possibility of war, no real fear on the streets in either country. in the north, a flower exhibit honoring monday's 101st birthday of the nation's founder, kim il-sung. here in seoul, the superstar psy got the stadium packed, a welcome release of his new album. upside, we learned even our cameraman's 2-year-old daughter is a huge psy fan. ♪ ooh ooh ooh
>> reporter: now, dan and bianna, you can actually see the stadium right here. i guess every once in a while in this story we like to have a chance to get out for a little entertainment. >> the cameraman's daughter moves. >> she does have moves. >> back at home he is, it's safe to say, one of the most colorful figures in american life. joe arpaio, sometimes called america's toughest sheriff. he's a former reality star and a guy who once forced inmates to wear pink underwear quite famously and this morning, investigators are trying to figure out who may have tried to kill the sheriff. abc's john schriffen on the story. good morning. >> dan, good morning to you. he is one of the most controversial law enforcement figures in the country known for his firm stance on illegal immigration, and now he's become the latest victim in a scary trend of public officials being targeted. >> i am not going to be intimidated by anyone. >> reporter: he's tough. he's brash, and he doesn't back down from a fight. >> i'm going to continue being the sheriff for many more years, and i will continue to do what i've been doing. >> reporter: that's arizona's controversial sheriff, joe arpaio, this morning still
standing tall after his chief deputy says the sheriff could have been killed by a mail bomb. >> it would have caused a major explosion and caused serious physical injury, burns and maybe death. >> reporter: a postal worker intercepted a package addressed to arpaio alerted by the excessive amount of postage, a postal red flag. the package started leaking powder, and x-rays showed inside a container of gunpowder attached to wires and batteries. >> i've had many, many threats from the cartels of mexico and so on, but the timing seemed very suspicious. >> reporter: suspicious, he says, because a fear that law enforcement officials across the country may be being targeted. arpaio says he's not sure if there's a connection. but while recovering from a broken shoulder, he'll be more careful with care packages. >> usually we have cookies and flowers and that type of thing that come to my desk. i think i'd better be a little more careful because i don't
want a bomb instead of a cookie. >> arpaio says the fbi is on the case and has a few leads as to who could be responsible. now, as for his family, he admits his wife of 57 years, his kids and grandchildren are pretty concerned, but he says they support him and know he will not back down. instead, dan and bianna, he's going to fight even harder. >> remains defiant, all right, john, thank you. >> thanks, john. now to the latest on the battle over gun control in washington. this morning a mother who lost her child in the newtown school shooting stepping in for president obama delivering his weekly radio and internet address to the nation. this as republicans and democrats brace for one of the most heated gun control debates in decades. abc's jeff zeleny is in washington with more. good morning, jeff. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. the debate over gun control is a deeply personal one, and the white house is hoping that the power of one family's story will help keep the momentum alive until next week when the senate begins its debate. this morning, americans expecting to hear president obama's weekly address instead heard this voice.
>> as you've probably noticed, i'm not the president. >> reporter: that's francine wheeler. >> we have to convince the senate to come together and pass commonsense gun responsibility reforms. >> reporter: taking her very snoof personal case from gun control from the halls of congress to the hearts and minds of americans. >> our younger son ben, age 6, was murdered in his first grade classroom on december 14th, exactly four months ago this weekend. >> reporter: to keep momentum alive for its gun bill, the white house asked wheeler and her husband to share ben's story. >> ben's love of fun and his excitement at the wonders of life were unmatched. >> reporter: when we caught up with the piano teacher and her husband earlier this week going door to door on capitol hill, they feared the senate would not act on a gun bill. but this morning both sides are bracing for the biggest congressional gun control debate in two decades. >> please help us do something. >> reporter: even critics who are still pushing hard against
the legislation say the efforts of the wheelers and other families are making a difference. >> i think there's been some impact. it's a very emotional issue. there are also parents of some of those victims who don't agree with a call for more gun control. >> reporter: francine wheeler knows the road ahead is long next week in the senate and beyond. >> they haven't yet passed any bills that will help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, and a lot of people are fighting to make sure they never do. >> reporter: but, she says, the memory of her son will not let her give up. >> i feel ben's presence filling me with courage for what i have to do. >> reporter: when i spent time on capitol hill earlier this week with francine and david wheeler, it was clear how difficult it was for them to tell their story, but they said this is something that they had to do. they know that this bill is just the beginning, but this morning senate aides tell me that the bill next week also could include a mental health component.
that's something the wheelers and other families think is critical. dan and bianna. >> thrust into the spotlight in such a difficult way. jeff zeleny, thank you for your reporting this morning. we're going to switch gears now and check the national forecast. ginger zee is here with that. hey, ginger. >> good morning, guys. you know you're in michigan when a spring carnival looks like this, frozen in time. i want to start with it. they couldn't get it going. it's actually really close to green bay, wisconsin. that's why i said that down there. but they couldn't really get the spring carnival going, and they're not going to have a whole lot of better weather headed their way. let me show you what happens here this weekend, mountain snows and rains in the pacific northwest will then move this low pressure system over the northern plains and eventually northern minnesota and wisconsin. that's right. the people with their lights up, ron, they're going to want to go ahead and keep those up. for a little bit. the joke is still on. spring not coming to the northern plains or northern great lakes and neither is it in parts of new england here this weekend. here's what's going to happen snowwise. we'll actually see locally a foot or more in some places. bismarck is in that 6 to 12-inch range. minneapolis even getting a touch.
i know a lot of folks are sick of it, so take a trip maybe to the southwest, because that's where you'll get 89 in phoenix today. 86, las vegas. midland, texas, at 76 and houston will make it to 77 along with dallas. i'll leave you with a look here across the nation. >> you can find me on twitter at ginger_zee. and send me photos like this one because it helps me warm up. this one from florida, new smyrna beach.
really, really pretty pic here. i love the pastel colors. thanks for sending that in and not so much in new hampshire. that's what they were dealing with on the roads yesterday. things will start to improve through the weekend for parts of new england. dan and bianna. >> you promise? >> i promise. i don't promise spring or summer until really like june. >> but for the next day or two. guaranteed. all right, ginger, thanks. and now we want to celebrate the life of a comic legend. jonathan winters passed away at the age of 87 on friday. the groundbreaking actor inspired a generation of some of the greatest comics of our time. his "mork and mindy" co-star robin williams tweeting friday that he'll miss his, quote, comedy buddha." abc's chris connelly has a look back at winters' remarkable career. >> reporter: in his prime, no one could be funnier faster than jonathan winters. >> did you ever undress in front of a dog? >> reporter: his quick silver mind conjuring up characters and laugh lines like that. >> i come out of the shower and here was my dog just -- >> reporter: in live shows on
his comedy albums and on television. >> well, what's your pleasure? >> well, if i told you that, we'd be off the air. >> reporter: from the elderly maude frickert to garbage man in these tv ads. >> i'm in garbage or garbage, as they say. >> reporter: he was revered by his fellow performers who honored them in his tweets. rosie o'donnell and albert brooks both using the word "genius" and steve carell calling him "wildly funny." born in ohio, winters was a machine gunner in world war ii, and his comedy could be like that too, rapid-fire. he could tear it up on the big screen laying waste to this gas station in the 1963 ensemble comedy "it's a mad, mad, mad, mad, mad world." >> he's going down. >> reporter: he had a few tv shows of his own during the '60s. he was a seminal influence on robin williams' work appearing in the '80s on "mork and mindy,"
but many baby boomers knew him best as one of the funniest talk show guests of his era able to make any host helpless with laughter. in later years, winters brought his skills to the occasional guest spot and to animated projects. in 1999 he was awarded the mark twain prize for american humor, a fitting tribute for a comedy legend. jonathan winters died on friday in montecito, california. he was 87 years old. >> such a funny man. >> really funny guy, even just to look at him. his face was funny. now to the young phenom who is taking the masters to storm and forcing a lot of us to think about what we were doing when we were 14. i was skipping math class. >> i was having my braces removed, but this guy, the eighth grader, is playing the course at augusta like an old pro, even stealing some of tiger's thunder on the sport's most storied stage. abc's rob nelson has the story with this guy making history. good morning, rob.
>> reporter: good morning, guys. of course, when the masters got started this year, all of the hype, all of the buzz was about tiger woods, as you said, his big comeback, his resurgence, but as this tournament moves forward here, the real buzz has nothing to do with the tiger but rather a cub. >> amazing. >> reporter: it was a moment that almost didn't happen. up until friday afternoon, the only number that seemed to matter about golf prodigy tianlang guan was his age, 14, which has made him the youngest ever to tee off at the masters. >> it's rainy, and the winds blow hard, but unfortunately it's my second best time. >> reporter: it was a different number, 1, that almost stole his spotlight in augusta. that's the stroke penalty the teenager from china unexpectedly faced yesterday for playing too slowly between shots. >> i'm sick. i'm sick for him. he's 14 years old. when you get the wind blowing out here, believe me, you're going to change your mind a lot. >> reporter: the penalty had
threatened guan's chances of advancing in the tournament and could have created quite a controversy for the storied masters. >> it's the masters, the masters competition. >> i respect their decision. >> reporter: the penalty might be up for debate, but the discipline, focus and raw talent of golf's latest phenom most certainly are not. at 5'8", 140 pounds, guan has played in more than 200 tournaments. he started hitting balls at age 4, and by 5 he was watching the masters. he's the youngest player in any major tournament in 148 years. it's all just a tad reminiscent of another golf legend at the masters this weekend who was seemingly born with a club in his hand, as well. >> that's still a great experience for me, and i enjoyed this week so far, and i think i did a pretty good job. >> reporter: not a bad life for a 14-year-old who should be in an eighth grade classroom right now but is instead at the
masters keeping par with legends and quickly becoming one himself. yeah, the interesting thing here of course is that guan may be an emerging legend, but he's also still a 14-year-old kid. take this, for example, his mom actually packed him a lunch bag for the first day of the tournament and in that bag a few juice boxes. >> of course, for a teenager. give you an idea of how amazing the story is, ron was in awe. >> yeah, the guy's form is unbelievable for 14 or for 44 for that matter. better than me. >> all right, thanks, ron. coming up here on the broadcast, check out this astonishing scene caught on camera in a 7-eleven parking lot. the car on fire, the man inside and this morning the story behind the person who police say did it. also, inside the horrifying moments at a college in virginia. what the 18-year-old gunman is believed to have said on the internet just minutes before opening fire. plus, barbie getting a little bit of a makeover. the world's most famous doll like you've never seen her before.
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♪ hey, kool-aid ♪ yeah kool-aid is here bringing you fun ♪ memories, we all remember that iconic kool-aid man in those classic tv commercials. well, now that pitch man that so many of us grew up with is getting a bit of a makeover. this morning an exclusive sneak peek at his new look almost 60 years after he knocked down that first wall. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. i can't wait to see the new look. >> yeah, he's more polite now. he actually knocks instead of
just going through the wall. good morning, everybody, i'm dan harris. it's saturday, april 13th. also coming up, take a look at what went down in a 7-eleven parking lot in california. there is a man inside that burning car. police say that fire was deliberately set. we're going to tell you who allegedly did this and why coming up. >> incredible video. and this morning we're celebrating jackie robinson. it's been 66 years since he broke the color barrier, and this morning we hear from future hall of famer mariano rivera about what it's like to wear that iconic number as a blockbuster movie about robinson's life hits the big screen. that's coming up later. but first to the latest on the shooting at a virginia college. an 18-year-old man is being held without bail after opening fire. so why did he do it, and how was he caught? abc's ty hernandez is here with the story. good morning, ty. >> reporter: good morning, bianna and dan. yet another incident at a school, this one just ten minutes from the infamous virginia tech shooting, a tragedy that was actually referenced in an online rant claimed to be written by the shooter.
>> all units christianburg pd is en route to the river valley mall community college. there's been reported shots fired. >> reporter: moments of chaos as police are alerted to a school shooting. this morning 18-year-old neil macinnis is held without bail for allegedly shooting two women at this virginia community college. >> new river community college entrance for a female subject gunshot wound to the leg and the hip. >> reporter: police later discovered this online message sent minutes before the attack. it claims to be from macinnis. the writer details the weapons and ammunition he plans to use, "stevens, 320 shotgun, buck shots and slugs" and his state of mind. "i'm a bit nervous because i've never really handled a shotgun but a few times with the christiansburg police." >> i would also like to confirm that macinnis completed the christiansburg police department citizen academy program in 2012. >> reporter: investigators could not confirm if the information in the post matches friday's
attack. but just minutes after it was published gunfire rang out. >> reports of a person down and beside of new river valley community college. entrance. >> reporter: police say an off-duty security guard subdued macinnis less than five minutes after the shooting began. >> all units suspect is in custody. all units, suspect in custody at the moment. >> reporter: the victim, a student and a school employee were rushed to the hospital. according to police, macinnis is enrolled there but so far they have not revealed a motive. and both women are in stable condition. macinnis faces four counts in connection with the shooting including malicious wounding. dan, bianna, back to you. >> thanks, ty. appreciate it. a lot of other news overnight, as we said, and as always, we go back to mr. ron claiborne for the latest. >> hi again, dan and bianna. good morning, everyone. we have breaking news. a plane crashed in bali, indonesia, this morning overshooting the runway and ending up in the water. nearly 200 people were on board that plane, but there were only minor injuries. no one was killed. the cause of that crash is still unclear.
and now to that vicious attack outside of a 7-eleven store in southern california. a man was set on fire inside his parked car after he refused to give money to a homeless man. this was the scene near los angeles at rush hour. cars ablaze in a convenience store parking lot. >> officers were dispatched to a car on fire right here at the 7-eleven. that's what they originally thought that they were coming to but when they arrived, they found that there was a man who had actually been on fire. >> reporter: eyewitness ed bolack described the horrific scene to "gma." >> when the door opened, you could see the entire insides were ablaze, and he came out, and it was horrifying that he was -- his entire shirt was on fire. his head was on fire. >> reporter: the badly burned victim pulled to safety. firefighters fought to contain the flames. police at the scene say it was a random attack. witnesses told affiliate kabc that at about 5:00 on friday this man approached the car and asked the driver for change. the driver refused and went inside the store.
when he came out and got back into his car, witnesses say the suspect torched the car with the man inside. >> that's a horrific crime to think that somebody is sitting there minding their own business and then all of a sudden be lit on fire. >> reporter: and bolack, that was the eyewitness, managed to corner the suspect and hold him until police arrived. the victim was hospitalized in critical condition. charges are expected to be filed against that suspect later today. and finally, well, when you're flying, don't forget to check your pockets when you're going through security. travelers left more than $500,000, half a million bucks at airport checkpoints last year, most of it in loose change. the tsa uses that money for security. >> time now for the weather and over to ginger. >> i dropped 60 bucks the other day somewhere around central park so hopefully someone had fun with that. real easy to lose money. thought at the airports, though. let's talk about atlanta this morning where maybe you're flying out of. and it should be a very easy flight.
beautiful sunrise there. temperatures in the low 40s and upper 50s. they'll end up in the lower 70s after having kind of a ruckus end to their week, jackson, 79, new orleans, 78, but this is the only dry day and then some rain starts to move into the gulf coast, of course, you have scattered storms in southern florida with miami going to 87 today. as far as the rest of the nation goes, remember that new storm comes in to the pacific northwest, moves through the northern plains, and you'll have even a little peek of severe weather possible tomorrow in northern oklahoma and southern kansas. so keep an eye on that as that cold front slips across the nation. memphis today is 72. orlando is 83 and will be a little more pleasant in the northeast. yesterday it was rainy and cool. today we get some sunshine and a lot more springlike. >> this weather report has been brought to you by nutella. and ron is right, if you want
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♪ i'd like to see jackie robinson hit that ball ♪ the man is a legend. there's a big, new movie coming out this weekend honoring a man who helped change american sports and america itself, jackie robinson. >> yeah, the movie is called "42." that's the number robinson wore. it's been 66 years robinson broke the color barrier, and even today there are players who thank robinson when they take the field, and abc's muhammad lila spoke with a couple of them and is here right now. >> good morning, guys. this is someone that the entire country really owes a debt of gratitude. not only did jackie robinson break baseball's color barrier, he shattered it, his life and career now the subject of a
hollywood film named after his jersey number, "42." he was a legend, not just on the diamond, but across america and around the world. "42," the movie about jackie robinson's journey to breaking baseball's color barrier opened friday night to rave reviews. >> i thought it was fantastic. it was a home run. >> he's a real figure of american history. >> he symbolizes overcoming obstacles. >> reporter: in the film harrison ford plays branch rickey, the grumbly general manager of the brooklyn dodgers who signed robinson as the first african-american to play in the big leagues. >> you don't want me to have the guts to fight back? >> no, i want a player who has the guts not to fight back. >> reporter: this week ford spoke to "good morning america" about the role and his admiration for robinson. >> he endured excruciating personal pain. >> reporter: in real life, crowds cheered when robinson played. longtime new york yankee mariano
rivera is the only player still left to wear robinson's number 42 before it's retired indefinitely following this season. >> being a minority and being i was the last one to wear 42, i think it's a lot of pressure. >> reporter: while rivera feels that pressure on the mound, for robinson's wife rachel, his jersey number has a greater meaning. >> it's a symbol, and yet it can be a bigger symbol with the film coming out and the film being so rich and wonderful in all of its expressions. >> we win if the world is convinced of two things, that you are a fine gentleman and a great baseball player. >> now, monday is jackie robinson day, and it marks 66 years since robinson stepped on to the field for the first time with the brooklyn dodgers. clearly a very historic day, not just for baseball, but for this country. >> yeah, i want to see that movie. his wife looks fantastic, by the way. >> yes. >> and harrison ford looked
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♪ all right, time for "pop news." we got two big reveals this morning with rachel smith. we need to know what barbie looks like and kool-aid. >> i had the suspenses building, right, guys? we'll get to it. hang tight. first up, justin timberlake, he is bringing a scavenger hunt back a couple of weeks after his finder's keepers hunt across five cities.
the superstar singer and actor held another one yesterday online. now, this time around j.t. asked fans questions via facebook about his new album such as the night before writing "that girl," what movie did justin watch that inspired that song? well, the first person with the right answer gets a signed copy of "the "20/20 experience" and as to the internet question, he wants him to come to dinner. >> having a lot of fun with this. >> all over the social media sites. >> not bad for marketing either. moving on to the veep. yesterday that's what happened when julia louis-dreyfus who plays the fictional vp in hbo's "veep" caught up with the real-life vice president, joe biden. now, the two had lunch and posed for this very candid shot in his west wing office and julia described the meeting posted on the official white house website. >> he finally just asked my advice, and i'd be happy to give my advice, which he paid no attention to whatsoever.
that's why he's such a wise vice president. >> oh, well, she is such a wise actress. i love her. "veep" the season premieres sunday on hbo. now to barbie. she's shedding the makeup and going au naturel. well, sort of. the make-under all began with -- take a look at this this digitally altered image of the blond bombshell by graphic artist eddi aguirre. and this is another series of shots by an artist named nickolay lamm. he basically thought the first one was over the top so he made this design of barbie without makeup. and i mean, look, she looks wonderful, right, so lamm raised the question and wonders whether mattel will adapt the natural look for barbie because she's beautiful the way she is. >> natural would include a few pimples. >> bags under the eyes, yeah. so many of us -- >> a tattoo of a tear. >> oh, yeah. >> keep it real. >> real talk.
okay, did you guys grow up drinking kool-aid? >> yep. >> of course, right? >> yes. >> my parents wouldn't let me have it. >> so then you remember the iconic, with the exception, you remember the iconic kool-aid man that busts into the wall. now the popular pitcher man is getting a makeover himself. he's returning to his roots with a little high-tech help, i believe maybe cgi for the first time in his 60 years for more than a trademark. oh, yeah. we have an exclusive sneak peek so watch and listen. >> what's that? >> it's a kool-aid liquid. a little kool-aid. >> hey, you are kool-aid. >> well, people get freaked out when you drink from your own head. >> really freaked out. >> maybe cgi. i thought that was real. >> believe it or not, it's cgi. right? the new commercials begin airing next week and coincides with the launch of the new product called kool-aid liquid drink mix. >> maybe dan's parents will finally let you drink it. >> i need a special note for
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hey, guys, can we have a therapy session about how my parents wouldn't let me have sugar when i was a kid. >> and you missed out on kool-aid. >> i know. what kind of american kid were you? >> now i eat a lot of sugar. >> now you do. making up for it. >> oh, yeah. >> so do we have any other new kool-aid man, new and improved kool-aid man we can show you? thanks for watching abc news while you're drinking kool-aid right now. we're always on goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! we'll see you tomorrow. have a great day. we'll see you tomorrow. have a great day.
good morning. nine police departments are sponsoring a gun buy-back today. it's being held from 9:00 a.m. to noon at san francisco courthouse. they will pay you hundred for rifles and $200 for assault weapons. it's only for certain cities. new this morning, ellen taus cher represented the east bay from 1997 to 2009. that is when she resigned to join the state department. she announced she was battling cancer. this year 18,000 americans will be diagnosed with that. fastest growing cancer in the u.s.
she was a guest speak artery yesterday's forum sponsored by john muir health. she will give a motivational speech before the start of the 5-k event and kicks off at 8:30. frances dinglasan joins us with the forecast. >> yes, with the clear skies, temperatures are on the cool side. a lot of 40s. 44 in santa rosa and napa. 51 in fairfield. we'll see a lot of sunshine but it will be breezy especially near the coast and then cooler, windier conditions tomorrow. enjoy the sunny and mild conditions today. temperatures in the upper 70s in antioch and livermore. look for 62 in san francisco. 72 in palo alto. 74, san jose. thank you. next, on "abc 7 news" at 8:00, a show of force in the south bay. why so many deputies were called in to serve a warranty on one man. three boys accused of
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good morning. live doppler 7-hd showing quiet and clear conditions around the bay area right now. with the cooler conditions as well during the morning hours, the temperatures, a lot of us in the 40s, to low 50s. this afternoon we'll see a sea breeze. temperatures will be mild inland 70s and around bay we'll see 60s and low 70s. then tonight temperatures will drop to 50s and low 60s and breezy conditions continue through tomorrow. i'll have the seven-day forecast coming up shortly. breaking news in san francisco where police have made an arrest in a fatal shooting on nob hill. it happened on pacific avenue near taylor street. witnesses say two men were arguing before the 55-year-old suspect shot the victim. police have that suspect in custody. his name is not being released. the victim, a man in his early 20s died from his injuries.
developing news in south san jose where a wanted parolee has eluded an all out manhunt. they consider him armed and dangerous. alan wang reports that he was last seen in a standoff. >> sky7hd was overhead at santa clara county swat swat was looking for a parolee. they came to this lot in south san jose to serve a warranty to richard paul tribone. >> they saw them going toward one of the rvs, one of trailers. he refused to come out. he went into one of the rvs. >> the u.s. marshals quickly called in back-up. canines scoured the area but somehow he managed to slip away. >> he
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