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good morning, america. and breaking, new details about the navy yard shooter and his descent into madness just days before his rampage. voices and vibrations in his body. authorities still searching for the motive. as we hear from the helicopter pilot who risked their lives to save others. above the flood zone. the massive airlift in the colorado mountains to save dozens more stranded in the flood zone. hundreds still unaccounted for. these residents so desperate to get home to their animals, their canoe capsizes in the swollen river. developing now, the massive search for this hour for this 14-year-old girl abducted during a brazen home invasion, outside of atlanta. her entire town begging for her safe return. reports of ransom, that police are denying. ♪ and check this out.
the moment a hotel guest found an eight-foot crocodile under his bed, just inches from where he slept all night. talk about breakfast in bed. okay. the guys are giving him a hard time. breakfast in bed. they wanted you to sell it. sell it, george. >> he didn't eat the guy. >> but look at that. that is quite a picture. 300-pound croc. with him all night long and he had no idea. >> where was housekeeping? >> yeah. >> do not disturb sign. >> a good wednesday morning. the gang is all here. great to have you back, sam. >> nice to be here. >> as always, the latest news on the navy yard shooter this morning. >> that's right. lots of new details emerging overnight sparking so many questions about the shooter, aaron alexis.
and abc's pierre thomas tracking all the new information. pierre, it appears that serious signs of mental illness did not set off alarm bells. >> reporter: you're right. hundreds of fbi agents are fanning out across the country, desperately seeking a motive. and they're finding a string of flashing neon warning signs that were missed. this morning, investigators are painting a picture of a man descending into madness in the days before the shooting. abc news has learned aaron alexis came to washington in late august. only days after an episode that can only be described as paranoid and delusional. august 7th, 6:00 a.m. alexis allegedly called police in newport, rhode island, and began a bizarre tale, documented in a police report. he claimed after an argument at a virginia airport, an unidentified person had sent three people to follow him and to keep him awake by talking to him and sending vibrations through his body through a microwave machine. he switched hotels three times
that night. the voices, he told police, were talking to him through the walls, floor and ceiling. >> it's not uncommon, once you go below the surface, to find troubling issues, with just about every one of these mass shooters. >> reporter: newport authorities contacted navy station police. but it's unclear if the military took any action. the incident raises serious questions about how alexis was able to keep a secret security clearance. >> how can a man with that kind of background get the necessary security clearance for a military contractor. >> reporter: alexis was in the navy from 2007 to 2011. he was hardly a model sailor. cited for at least eight infractions. ranging from insubordination to unexcused absences. and there were run-ins with the law, shooting in an apartment. harassing a construction worker by shooting out his tires. but there were no prosecutions. and the red flags waved without notice.
the suspect allegedly sought help from v.a. hospitals in d.c. and rhode island, for insomnia. it's unclear if he told health care officials how troubled he truly was. robin? >> pierre, thanks so much. we're learning about the heroes of the tragedy that swooped into the chaos and carried people to safety. abc's jim avila is there in washington, at the navy yard, where the shooting took place. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, robin. amidst the horrors of monday morning, glimpses of bravery. today, we hear from those heroes. it was an amazing sight, with a gunman on the loose, a u.s. parked police helicopter hovers in the range on purpose, not knowing if someone might fire on them. >> we were very aware that we were going into that environment. we wanted to get to the people as quickly as we could. >> reporter: from just above the building tops, lowering a rescue basket to tactical police below. pulling civilians to safety. one of them injured. >> you certainly don't want to
swing them out of the basket. >> reporter: as the pilots hover, and sergeant dave tolson dangles the basket, his partner leans out of the copter, an m-16 on his shoulder, providing cover. how many times have you had to have a rifle in your hand while you're doing a rescue? >> a rifle for a rescue, this would be a first. >> reporter: inside the building on the fourth floor, where the gunman was firing away, john weaver could not believe his eyes. >> when he looked at her, he looked straight at her. clinched that jaw and just, boom. >> reporter: another hero, not a first responder. but the man who witnessed the gunman's first shots and ran through the hallways to sound the alarm. >> i started running down the stairs, yelling at people to run. a man was killing people with a shotgun. >> reporter: and to weaver, it all seems so unimaginable. >> the people killed. were so nice. they did not deserve to die a horrible death like they did. it was tragic.
>> reporter: john weaver was still shaking when i spoke with him. so deep are his wounds. he can only say, he wish he could have done more. robin? >> jim, thank you very much. we're going to turn to sam for the latest on the colorado flood zone right now. you were there earlier this week. and you have some really astonishing pictures. >> we're talking about the second week now. two weeks these people have been living under these conditions. it's not just one area. if you look at where the rockies drop out of the foothills. there's about 200 miles, a stretch of land there. every town in that area has seen flooding, similar if not exactly to this. these pictures are 50 miles north of the boulder area. look at the before pictures. these are google maps. and these are helicopter images of after. we're just showing you some of the -- we've seen roads washed out in the mountains. but roads in the plains. and look at this area, a shot. you can see the roads here. then, look at what you can't see. that's the roads or the ground or anything. and all that water is up to the doors, to the base of the doors and in some cases to the windows. all of the moisture is continuing to soak in that area,
even though the rains have backed off a little bit. this is a big story because the flooding heads towards nebraska on all the rivers that lead east. and our ginger zee is in colorado with the story. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: yes, sam, i'm standing right here in a hole that looks like it's made for construction. but if you look closely, i'm walking on these pieces of land where the water gnawed away at not only the yards but the road. it's gone. you see a picket fence we're right m the middle of a neighborhood. unimaginable for these folks and this will keep going as hundreds more need to be rescued. this morning, homes like this, teetering on the edge of destruction. more than 300 people still missing. soldiers on patrol from above, spotting a white cross on the lawn at this home in jamestown. they realize it's a cry for help. a stranded couple running out, hoping to be rescued. >> roger that. >> reporter: a soldier drops down to save them. and with only the clothes they're wearing and a backpack,
the pair are pulled to safety. we went up with the civil air patrol as they assess the damage. this major highway, now impassable. huge chunks of road, severed the and carved out by the floods. even though there's no way out, some are still dead-set on staying in the isolated towns. in larimer county, sheriffs deputies are showing pictures of the destruction, hoping to convince the holdouts to leave. >> if they don't take this opportunity, they may be there for a long time. so we can't certainly force anybody to evacuate. but we are strongly encouraging them to do so. >> reporter: and then, we found matt and linda, trying to get home to longmont to save the animals on their farm. >> good luck. >> reporter: on sunday, they tried. and they tried with a canoe, but it capsized. >> you can't tell looking at this how deep it is and how swift it is. and so, i wasn't sure if i was going down river or not.
>> reporter: this time, they wade through thigh-high floodwaters, cautiously, using rope to secure themselves. and they make it. >> reporter: seeing all that damage from above, the next question is, when is it going to get better. some of the cdot people saying they can't each estimate, sam? >> ginger, incredible images you've been bringing us for almost two weeks. and i didn't understand how tough it was until you get right there and you can see it. the images are shocking. but until you see what these people are living through, you can't believe it. in that zone today, we have a little cold front. thank you. ginger. there will be scattered showers. it's the kind of thing they don't want to hear. it makes you jump, even though there's showers in that area, even though it's not a lot of rain. >> it's going to take so long to clean it up there. okay. sam, thanks very much. let's get the other top stories from josh. >> we're going to begin with a big company making changes to its employee health care plan, as president obama's health care law is set to take effect. walgreens pharmacy will move its workers on to a private insurance exchange, where
they'll be given a set amount of money and will be able to choose their insurer and medical coverage. walgreens joins a growing list of companies, including ibm, time warner and sears, looking to reduce their exposure to rising health care costs. it could be a volatile day on wall street. investors are eager to hear whether federal reserve chairman, ben bernanke will scale back the monetary stimulus program which has helped keep interest rates low. the announcement expected after 2:00 p.m. eastern today. also this morning, the naacp is demanding a north carolina police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man be charged with murder. the victim had approached a woman's house after a car crash. now, for the first time, we are hearing the 911 call from that night. with more, here's abc's john muller. >> 911. hello? >> i need help. >> reporter: in the newly released 911 call, you can hear the sobbing woman. her voice altered by police, begging for help, after hearing someone at her door. >> there's a guy breaking in your front door? >> yes. he's trying to kick it down.
>> reporter: investigators in charlotte say that man was 24-year-old jonathan ferrell, a former safety for florida a&m. he had crashed his car and was looking for help. but police say the woman he found was home with her 1-year-old and terrified. >> is he still in the house? did he leave yet? >> he's not in the house. he's in the front yard, yelling. oh, my god, please. >> reporter: when officers arrived, police say ferrell took off running, charging them. a police report says an officer deployed his taser. but it was unsuccessful. at that point, officer randall kerrick, hit the 24-year-old ten times, killing him. police called the shooting excessive. kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter. >> we're confident that the resolution of this case, it will be found officer kerrick's actions were justified. 6 >> reporter: justified by the confusion on that 911 call. >> oh, my god. where is he going? why is he running? >> reporter: for "good morning america," john muller, abc news, new york. >> thank you.
meanwhile, police in ohio have rearrested the man you're about to see here. a burglary suspect in the back of a police cruiser. you see him here. opening the door and diving out. that car was going about 20 miles per hour. officers said to be in trouble for leaving the window open and not handcuffing him. and if you think you're too busy to pay attention to railroad crossings, take a look at what happens when you think such things. that man, you saw him there. barely missing being plowed by that train. he ignored the warning bells and the crossing barrier, which had deployed. decided to make a run for it across the tracks to save time. there's no amount of time that need be saved by doing that. there is nothing that you're going to miss. >> you got that right, josh. thanks. thanks a lot. now, to a desperate search for a missing teenage girl. a 14-year-old abducted from her own home by two, armed men. her mother, right there, powerless to stop them. now, reports that someone was asking the family for ransom.
something the police deny. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> we're praying for a safe return. >> reporter: friends and classmates of 14-year-old ayvani perez crowded her high school's front steps tuesday night, praying she's unharmed and begging the two men in these police drawings to bring her back. >> give her back. you got what you wanted, obviously. >> they have no money. and they didn't really ever have money to begin with. >> reporter: savanna thornton has known perez most of her life and could not stop crying. you miss her? police say early tuesday morning, two armed men broke in through the back door of her home, looking for jewelry and money. when her mother said they didn't have any, the family says the two men shot their dog and took the 14-year-old and ran. this morning, police are frantic, putting helicopters in the air and stopping cars. they're looking for a gray dodge. and that's about all they have. they say the teen was last wearing blue and jay pajama
bottoms and a blue and gray super hero t-shirt. >> our number one priority is a safe return of a 14-year-old innocent girl. >> reporter: the family just moved to the neighborhood a month ago. police say they don't believe they had any connection to their attackers. the neighbors here are stunned. and have already set up facebook pages, hoping they bring her home safe. >> i hurt for that child. i hurt for the parents. and the child must be frightened to be with strangers and have been taken from her home. >> reporter: the fbi is here. school officials have sent grief counselors to the teen's high school. and everyone here, robin, waits nervously. robin? >> everybody's out there looking for her. thank you very much. we're going to switch gears here now. the college year is kicking into high gear. and there's some pretty stunning accusations of racism
sore reporti sororities at the university of alabama. and reena ninan has the story. >> reporter: the women who asked to remain anonymous, described as ideal university of alabama sorority pledges. one reportedly earn add a 4.3 gpa and is a relative of a university trustee. >> there shouldn't be a race aspect on campus. >> reporter: but the allegations in the school's newspaper, the women say they were kept out of a sorority because they were black. the paper said the women were set to be invited to join, until older alumni told current sisters not to let black pledges in. on tuesday, alabama's president mandated 16 traditionally white sororities must now allow women to join year around. >> we will not tell any group who they must pledge, the university of alabama will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. >> reporter: the new policy would allow the women who say they were excluded to join their chosen sorority. still, some students say that's not enough. anger over the controversy is now spilling across the campus,
a place where 50 years ago, governor george wallace once stood, blocking black students from enrolling. >> this time, it is because our greek system remains segregated. >> reporter: experts that judge greek organizations across the country remain one of the last bastians of segregation. >> if i'm a black woman wanting to pledge, i'm not sure that i'm going to look to these organizations. i'm looking for true sisterhood. >> reporter: and the controversy isn't over. this morning, more than 500 people are scheduled to march at the university of alabama. their way of speaking out against greek segregation. george? >> they need some real changes down there. and that story you've been tracking keeps getting better and better. >> i'm so happy to bring it to you. an update for you. proof that good deeds do not go unrewarded. remember the story we told you about glen james, the homeless man who found a backpack filled
with money and returned every bit of it. you will not believe the outpouring of support he is receiving. he is a man of very few words. >> good. very, very good. but this morning, glen james, the homeless hero that turned in a backpack of cash and travelers checks that he found over the weekend, is now inspiring a nationwide response. >> the fact that there is somebody out there that shows that humanity, kind of gives you hope. >> reporter: 27-year-old ethan whittington was so inspired by james' good deed, he set up an online fund-raising site, that's racked up $56,000 in the first day alone for james. that's about 15 grand more than he originally found in the backpack at a boston shopping center. >> i want to put the message out there that the sky's the limit as far as, you know, people helping other people. >> reporter: whittington said he spoke to james on the phone. and he's grateful for the donations. still, james, who was honored by the boston pd monday, said he did what he did not for the promise of a reward, but out of the goodness of his heart. in a statement, he wrote, even if i were desperate for money, i
would not have kept even a penny of the money i found. his message inspiring a generation of young do-gooders, as well. these siblings say they're giving $183 of their hard-earned money to james, instead. >> i wanted to give him a house. but that was too much. so, i decided to give him money, instead. >> how wonderful. and i'm happy to say, the money continues to come in. nice man. great deed. >> fantastic. >> you do good, it's returned to you 100 fold. >> over and over again. >> you need to see that. with all of the stories that don't show that, it's good to show that. we're going to start with the cool air. did you notice it's a little chilly when you stepped out the door? >> i kind of liked it. >> it's nice. >> hard to miss. >> 42, 43 degrees in boston. one degree away from a record low temperature in the new york city area yesterday. and the chilly air continues. i don't know. maybe you like it this way this time of year. 51 degrees in new york. and the temperatures will probably come up in the 70s. boston, about 51. pittsburgh, 47. buffalo, 46. that's a lot of cool air.
around that area of high pressure. but most of the country doesn't know anything about that. most of the country feels like 92 in oklahoma today. 97 in dallas. 92 in the houston area. el paso. phoenix, 105. everybody in vegas was there for a couple of hours yesterday, talking about just how wet it has been this season. we'll talk more about that the next half hour. good morning.
i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. today, we'll have sunshine, warmer and calmer conditions. tonight, it's going to be clear and cool once again. and that weak system for friday night and saturday still slated to bring us a few sprinkles, maybe even some light rain. upper 60s to low 70s coast into san francisco. mid-70s to 80 around the bay. and mid to upper 80s in the north bay and east bay valleys. friday night, saturday morning, ju quick look at america's weather on our uber new fancy new monitors over there. thank you. >> classy. >> classy, classy. >> we almost didn't recognize you without dancing britneys all around. thank you. coming up this morning, chilling plot. the husband and father shut out his family to collect insurance. how his wife found out just in time. dan and nancy here to weigh in. and what would you do if you found a 300-pound crocodile under your hotel bed? it really happened. and also ahead, amber riley.
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detectors for saving her life. she woke to the noise and was able to make it out safely. she suffered some smoke inhalation and went to the hospital to get checked out. here's leyla gulen to check on the traffic, especially the bay bridge. that's exactly where we're taking you. the bay bridge is packed right now. it's going to take you at least 40 minutes to head in the westbound direction away from the maze and into san francisco all due to an earlier accident that has been moved off to fremont street. but you can see here speeds topping out at 12 miles per hour. as we head into san jose, also some slow spots especially on 280 northbound. eric.
good morning. 7:28. check out these temperatures in the 40s in napa. temperatures mainly in the low to mid-50s. here's a look at some of the high clouds roaming through right now on this warmer air mass that's rolling in. three to 11 degrees warmer than yesterday. temperatures are going to run from the 60s along the coast, 70s around the bay, 80s inland. here's your accuweather seven-day forecast. even warmer tomorrow. chance of some sprinkles, maybe
♪ just looking for a little r&r. 300 pounds, 8 feet long. a crocodile under a hotel bed. guy slept through the whole night, didn't know the crocodile was there. >> come on. >> until he woke up. we have the whole story. >> did the crocodile know the guy was from? did he sleep? >> i guess they know. a different story. >> so many questions. also ahead, we're going to switch to a bizarre and chilling insurance plot. a man accused of killing his wife and son for the insurance money. how his new wife may have stopped him from killing again. dan and nancy are going to be along to weigh in live for us. >> that will be fun. also ahead, amber riley, tv star. amazing dancer. she dazzled on "dancing with the
stars." she's become a sensation overnight on that show. and is inspiring so many. we'll tell you all about it. and our series, our breakfast series. guessing who is coming to breakfast for us. ali wentworth joined us. sarah dessen joined us yesterday. wonderful to have her. now, we have something of a bo-fer. i'm -- i don't know where to -- i can only say this, don't miss it. whatever you have to do at 8:30, reschedule. >> i'm excited. >> get in front of the tv. >> that's good. we'll leave it at that. we'll share some more clues in a little bit. we're going to begin with the new york man suspected of killing his wife and his son for nearly $1 million in life insurance money. and their suspicion, he was on the verge of doing the same to the his current wife. dan and nancy weigh in live on that just ahead. abc's linsey davis is here with more on the story first. >> reporter: a greedy man with a
cold heart. that's how karl carlson's former father-in-law describes him. his first wife and horses all died. and carson collected insurance payouts on all of them. he now faces second-degree murder and insurance fraud. this morning, karl carlson is sitting in a jail cell, accused of murdering his son, nearly two decades after the suspicious death of his fire wife. >> he's accused of some horrible things. we'll have to see if the court process finds him innocence or guilty. >> reporter: the horrible things are a series of occurrences that investigators say likely weren't coincidences. first, there was the colorado house fire in 1991, that gamed the life of his then-wife, christina. investigators say he collected a $200,000 life insurance payout. then, the 2008 death of his 23-year-old son, levi, crushed to death when the truck he was
working under unexpectedly slipped off its jack. karlson collected a $700,000 life insurance payout for that. police say karlson chalks it up to a string of bad luck. >> it's unlikely that someone would have that many tragic events, a few weeks after they obtain high insurance policies. there was the fact that he facilitated a handwritten will on the day that levi died. >> reporter: thanks to a tip from an unnamed family member, new york and california authorities have reopened the investigations to the circumstances around both deaths. cindy karlsen, was one of investigators see first calls. >> her first words were, thank god you called. >> reporter: cindy told police she had her suspicions. especially after she learned he used some of the life insurance payout from his son, to take out a life insurance policy on her, worth $1.2 million. his first wife's family was also
suspicious. >> for 20 years, i stood in the gap, believing that justice would take place. and i never gave up hope. never. >> reporter: karlsen's attorney did not return our calls. investigators say in a nearly ten-hour interview, 75 times he denied killing his son. but they say he contradicted himself with inconsistent accounts of how his son died. his trial begins late next month, george. let's get more from our legal team. dan abrams and nancy grace. dan, i guess this is really, really bad luck. or -- >> the question is why did it take so long to catch him, so to speak. taking out insurance policy here and there and cashing in. but there is a real legal question here about whether they're going to be able to introduce this tape. this wife, very bravely goes and gets him to make all these
confessions on tape. but it's his wife. and there is a spousal privilege in new york that very well could allow him to prevent her from testifying. and so, there's going to be a big legal fight whether that tape comes in. >> nancy, how can prosecutors get that tape into evidence? >> there's not going to be a problem at all. like all the rules in the world, they're made to be broken, just like hearsay. there's over 20 exceptions to that. there's exceptions to the marital privilege, as well. number one, he stated these things to his wife in confidence. but they were sitting in an open restaurant, surrounded by people, including cops. i don't know how confidential that was. number two, the marriage must be viable for the confidence to exist. they were in the process of a divorce. number three, the confidence, the marital privilege, does not apply, if it is about the mistreatment, abuse or murder of a domestic relative, a wife, or a child.
he killed his son and he killed his first wife. and she was afraid he was going to kill her next. let me point out one other thing about the 1991 fire i didn't hear mentioned. let me point out that he saved his other three children. but his wife died in the bathroom. guess what? a few days before the fire he boarded up the window with 17 nails so she couldn't get out. she was trapped in the bathroom and burned to death. >> you're not going to hear me defending this guy. the only question is going to be whether this tape comes in and whether she can testify. i don't think it's quite as simple as nancy's laying out. one of the key factors in deciding does someone get to say spouse can't testify, was it to further the marital bond. and her getting him to come out there and make these comments, she said, when she kept saying to him, this is the only way i can trust you. this is the only way we can make
this relationship work. but nancy's right, with other people around, that's going to be the key argument. >> and also, does the fact he's taken out a life insurance policy on her, which could indicate a bad motive, undercut his chances? >> he's in a lot of trouble. it's not going to change the spousal privileges. he's taking out life insurance policy -- >> can you two please come clean. these were his investments. he would take the money he got from the other dead people, even killed his horses. they were belgium draft horses. he would take that money and roll it over into a new insurance policy on his last wife. cindy, finds out he took the 700 grand off his dead son, that he dropped a car on, and stood there while he died, he invested that in a policy on her. it was a rollover, like minutes
with sprint. >> that's the question. is, how did they not suspect? and i think -- >> did you mention the walker? did you see him hobbling around on the walker. he only does it in court. when he's not in court, he doesn't need a walker. hello? >> i don't remember what i was going to say. >> we have to -- >> we're out of time anyway. yeah. >> i'm sorry. but i'm dazzled over here. i'm paying attention to the crisp images. it looks like we're standing in idaho right now. there were numerous funnel clouds that popped down in the idaho area. i'm amazed by the clarity of these screens. bismarck, fargo, minneapolis, rapid city, des moines. there goes the cold front. here's where there's a risk of thunder showers and thunderstorms developing today. and the red zone is where they're likely to be the toughest storms. and this area on the yucatan, a brand-new one. it looks like, if you take it
through the weekend, there's an 80% chance of some tropical development. look at the spaghetti models looking towards the good morning. i'm mike nicco. warmer today and not quite as breezy around the bay. mid-60s to low 70s coast and san francisco. mid-70s to 80 around the bay. mid to upper 80s inland. much cooler >> all that weather was brought to you by burlington coat factory. it's a supersharp, clear, just gorgeous image of the brand-new weather. >> love what you've done with the place, sam. >> you love it when we give you new toys. you deserve it, sam. coming up, how long is long enough for a family dinner with your children? is eight enough? eight minutes enough? >> we're going to bebait that coming up. and the monster under the bed. eight-foot crocodile. spending a night in the hotel room. >> looks like he's smiling.
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7:43. we're back with the "crocodile rock." appropriate for the next story. strange bedfellows in zimbabwe. that guy, chilling out under the bed. a lucky or unlucky man. this is what one man woke up to, after sleeping in a lodge in africa. guy woodal slept in his dead. and a croc inches from his head. the crocodile lay quietly, even though his feet dangled centimeters from the croc's teeth. the disconcerting thing was that i was sitting on the edge of that dead this morning, just centimeters away from the croc. the croc made himself at home,
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>> the shot has got. and here it is. "play of the day" for you. and it's an update and a comeback. two in one. you remember kevin ware, the louisville player, who during their run to a national title last year, suffered a compound fracture on the court. so brutal a lot of his teammates couldn't look at him while he was getting treated. this is me sitting down with him in louisville a bit later. >> days after. >> days after. and it was gruesome. he was in incredible pain. and yet, told me, i'm going to play again. i'm going to play again. and you think, okay. but don't push it. well, it's been about six months. >> right. >> take a look at kevin ware now. >> dunking. >> you're kidding me. >> wow. >> don't want to be overly graphic. he had his shin bone on the outside. it was -- >> okay. >> this is unbelievable. >> he is back dunking. >> is he going to play?
>> he says he'll be there opening night. his coach, rick pitino says maybe we slow it down. but kevin ware will be playing for the louisville cardinals, defending a national title. >> wow. he would be a good guy to bring to breakfast. but robin already has somebody coming. go nowhere. if yand you're talking toevere rheuyour rheumatologistike me, about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms.
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7:56. good morning. new this morning the oakland a's dugout has raw sewage backed up into the facilities inside the coliseum. these pictures are from june when clogged pipes flooded the locker room. last night, something similar happened during the dugout during the a's win over the angels. stadium maintenance is looking for the cause. how's the weather going to be for a day game? 12:35 first pitch, 73, up to 78 degrees. take the sunscreen. our highs today will be in the 70s around the bay, 60s at the
coast and 80s inland. accuweather seven-day forecast still a chance of light rain friday night, saturday morning. much cooler this weekend. leyla. it's a busy one on the nimitz. this is where we have a four-car crash. it is over to the shoulder at central avenue, but look at the backup it's causing all the way from 238 solid bumper-to-bumper traffic. that drive's going to take you 45 minutes. kristen. leyla, thank you. the news continues insured with geico.lion de so get a free rate quote today.
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♪ i'm glad you came [ cheers and applause ] we're so glad we have such an enthusiastic crowd out there in times square this morning. beautiful crisp, almost fall morning out here in new york city. and a surprise for a lot of long-time "gma" viewers. >> we do. it's humpday. all week long, it's been great. we've been bringing people that we want you and all of us to get to know a little bit better. guess who is coming to breakfast. i'm glad it's wednesday because it's my turn. and the mystery guest is -- why are they in our dressing rooms? let's see what this person is up to upstairs. all right?
[ clock ringing ] >> does not like the alarm clock. that's one clue. and this is another clue who this person could be. >> of course, you know. >> i'm not sure if america always saw this mystery person exactly like this. but we did, every day. >> yes. >> every now and then. >> okay. >> can we keep these? these are nice. >> yeah. >> this is -- you're seeing us go through -- i want to also talk about dazzling "dancing with the stars." and a performance that has so many people talking. we're talking about amber riley. she wracked up the highest score ever on the first night. and is inspiring women everywhere to hit the dance floor, myself included. >> oh. >> go, lara. >> you're so on next season.
>> right now, lara. >> sam champion, for "dancing with the stars." >> somebody pulled a hammy this season? >> i hear it's a lock. >> i need you to settle down and continue. i just need eight minutes of your time. apparently, that's enough time to have a family dinner with your kids. eight minutes. what do you think? and what do you at home think? how long should a family dinner run? >> i like this story. >> eight minutes -- >> you know what? get what you can. >> yeah. >> they don't want to be with you eight minutes. >> sam. >> it's true. they want to be with their friends. it's true, george. i'm sorry. >> you haven't reached that point yet. and pardon me while i drop this name, ladies and gentlemen. jake gyllenhaal. bam. and jake's going to be here.
we're going to begin with a series of seemingly glaring warning signs about the mental health of alleged washington navy yard gunman, aaron alexis. investigators believe alexis was descending into madness in the weeks before monday's attack, which left 12 people dead. a police report details one incident when alexis claimed he was being kept awake by voices. and that someone was sending vibrations through his body with a microwave machine. authorities alerted naval police. but it's unclear if the military took any reaction in response. alexis was able to keep his security clearance, which gave him access to the navy yard. and the death toll from the flood disaster in colorado has been revised down to six. now, search teams are pulling off just one dramatic rescue after another. days after the worst of it. hundreds of people still remain unaccounted for, unable to contact their families. others, finally being allowed to return to really what's left of their homes, with so many roads
damages. rebuilding could take months. sam is just back from there. the pictures remain brutal. in oklahoma, a big mystery. police have pulled these rusted old cars out of a lake. one dates back to the 1960s. officers were training on a new sonar device when they stumbled upon them. here's what they found, though, the remains of five people in the cars. >> oh, wow. >> they're hopeful the discovery will help them solve missing person cases dating back decades. and here, the gap between what men and women get paid in the american workplace isn't budging. new figures show women earn but 76 cents for every dollar earned by a man. the gap has not changed significantly for a decade, which just seems completely ridiculous. and finally, an incredible prank pulled off by one man's friends. not only did they rig the plumbing of his house so that
beer flowed from every faucet. >> hey. >> they also hooked up cameras to rerecord his reactions. as the prankster's unsuspecting brother crawled around the house, they revealed the prank. some might call that heaven. >> i'm amazed how they could get that done. >> that's incredible. engineering genius. and i want to say to the two lovely colleagues here, i apologize. i apologize for people who make that happen. >> talk to the hand. >> are you referring to the story that you make more money than we do? >> you make 76 cents on the dollar. >> that's ridiculous. >> amen, josh. >> i'm sorry. "pop news" time. happy humpday, everybody. and always a highlight on the fashion calendar, "people" magazine revealing their best dressed 2013 list. and chosen as their favorite,
none other than one of mine and robin's, "scandal" star, kerry washington, who they say is more glamorous than her character. some of her go-tos, jason wu and vera wang. she never chooses skin-tight on the red carpet. it doesn't fit her finale. keep on keeping on, baby. >> george, look around. >> looks good. >> gets it right every time, i want to say to "people" magazine. so, abbey and daniellingwood, celebrating their wedding reception at a hotel in england. things got dicey for the groom. competition from brad pitt. he was relaxing at the bar. when suddenly, he was spotted by someone in the bridal party. that was it for poor daniel. no one cared about you, groom. the blushing bride and all of
her girlfriends went crazy. it became more of a talking point than my wedding. but that's just fine. sorry, daniel. >> mazal tov. >> he looked wonderful. >> a great wedding. >> you'll never forget it. and finally, they say imitation is the highest form of flattery. miley cyrus is said object of such attention. students have been paying attention by posing on a giant sculpture of a wrecking ball that hangs on campus. so many students have posted pictures of themselves on twitter and other social media sites that university officials have had to remove the 500-pound art piece which has been part of their public collection for over 40 years. >> oh, no. >> sorry. >> the wrecking ball was there first. i'm sorry. >> let folks have fun. >> i'm having an image. but don't do it. >> let that wrecking ball fly.
that's all i'm going to say. good morning, everybody. let's do a little new york city live shot. how about that? >> okay. >> we'll start with a look outside. if you're a little surprised by how close you were to a record morning low, there you go. that look outside. how beautiful it is. >> is that wabc? >> that is wabc. >> we love them so much, if you're not watching us on wabc, just unplug it in new york. you're wasting your time. here's the three-day warm-up. if you don't look it as cool as it has been, in comes milder air. we're going forward with the warmer temperatures thursday. about 79 degrees in boston. philly, you get to 80 degrees by the time we get to friday. everybody gets a little taste of what they like. on the west coast, we have the cooler temperatures in the northwest, where the rain has been sweeping in. but it's gorgeous today in l.a., about 76 degrees. and inland, fresno is going into the 80s today. 86 there.
good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. today, we'll have sunshine, warmer and calmer conditions. tonight, it's going to be clear and cool once again. and that weak system for friday night and saturday still slated to bring us a few sprinkles, maybe even some light rain. upper 60s to low 70s coast into san francisco. mid-70s to 80 around the bay. and mid to upper 80s in the north bay and east bay valleys. friday night, saturday morning, just a few >> everybody is in a mood today. everybody's a little up today. >> i recommend staying tuned this morning. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." is instagram taking over your life? moms in danger of becoming obsessed. the "dancing with the stars" performance that's inspired so many women everywhere. you know the one. we're going to talk about it. and then, so thrilled, jake gyllenhaal here live. talking about a superscary movie. all that and a very special
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8:15. and we have a great crowd outside our studio. in times square. yeah. it is. feeling like fall. it's also feeling like it's time for the "gma heat index," the top stories trending right now. we're going to start with the growing obsession among parents to capture their kids' every move. every move and share it online. abc's bianna golodryga has our story. >> reporter: every outfit, hair-do, first day of school. all captured for the world to see, via instagram. for some moms, posting on the popular social media site has become their ultimate window to the world. to the point of obsession. >> people have play groups they go to. i have instagram. >> reporter: lauren hartman of portland, oregon, is a stay-at-home mom to 20-month-old
fern. she posts on instagram daily. but not just spontaneous moments. she wants the world to see her daughter at her best. >> you want your life perceived in a certain way. >> reporter: after posting, lauren relishes the comments section and the likes she receives. >> you're addicted to the affirmation. >> reporter: a mom outside of chicago describes herself as an instagram junkie. >> i'm not sure why i'm doing it so much. >> reporter: even kids themselves have become digital celebrities. 5-year-old alonzo mateo, whose mom dresses him in tailored jackets and glasses, was named instagram's style icon. and has 50,000 followers. >> it's about the mom. it's about what their perception to be. what they are saying about themselves through their children. >> reporter: and with the focus on creating a well-choreographed digital story, moms can feel
inadequate when things aren't that rosie. >> it's really with filters and cropped out and caught at just the right moment. >> smile. >> i know there are naysayers that say by the time young children grow up, all of these things that are shared online will negatively impact how they are received. but a blog is really a love letter to my children. >> reporter: albeit, a love letter photoshopped to perfection. for "good morning america," bianna golodryga, abc news, new york. now, let's bring in parenting expert, dr. logue levkoff for her thoughts. >> everyone thinks we deserve the attention. but we're manufacturing our reality. we're only putting out the good stuff. we're not showing the images of us falling apart in the morning when we told our kids to get dressed for the 250th time. it's fairly unauthentic. >> i want to say quickly, i don't know why this has to be a
mom thing. it's a dad thing. i'm just as guilty. the gender specific -- you know, it doesn't make any sense to me. >> it's every individual thing. i have friends who don't have kids. and they post every moment of everything. and you know, we make a joke. look, here's a glamour selfie. >> but the parents are being criticized, men and women, mothers and fathers for doing this. and the kids are putting everything online. is it because it's not their choice? >> it's definitely not their choice. but i want to focus on the fact it's consent. we want to get kids to speak up in all aspects. we should be asking the people that we're posting about, if it's okay with them, too. we don't do that. how do we expect a teenager to not know the post a picture of themselves and a partner later on. >> is it long-term effects? >> we don't know the long-term effects, except for the fact we have a new generation who constantly need attention and
commentary, which ain't so healthy. >> what's the sign that they've gone over the line? >> when people say how many -- and you friends check out and write sarcastic comments or ignore you altogether. >> is there a mantra to have at home when you know it's right to put the picture out or not? >> i ask myself two questions. why am i doing this? is it for me or the greater good? and who cares? >> great questions. >> good thoughts. >> dr. logan levkoff, great advice. >> some of the things we should think about before we send. simmering now on the "heat index," the sizzling performance by amber riley. she took the ballroom by storm. now, she's inspiring other women to take the dance floor. sara hines is here with that. >> it's nice to be here. when we think of dancers, a long and lean body type comes to mind. but "glee's" amber riley, is inspiring everyone, showing you
can get down on the dance floor, no matter your size. decked out in sparkles, actress amber riley, lit up the dance floor, with a fierce cha cha cha on monday night's season premiere of "dancing with the stars." ♪ earning her and partner, derek hough, a standing ovation. >> nice. >> reporter: and a whopping score of 27 out of 30 from the judges. >> you are the tigress of season 17. >> i'm palpitated, perspirated and flachlated. full on fabulous. >> reporter: the small screen was on fire. >> she was repping for the big girls. >> amber, you look really sexy. >> reporter: and twitter was abuzz with praise for the 27-year-old being an inspiration to real women everywhere. one tweeting, you are amazing. could not stop smiling watching
you dance. you're an inspiration to so many women. and another writing, love her attitude about image. no matter how you look, you can do whatever you dreamt of. and for riley, there's no higher compliment. >> i want young girls that look like me to get out there and move and dance. and i'm pushing past that cardio and really enjoying it. >> reporter: known for her role as mercedes jones, on "glee," the california native dreamed of being a dancer. >> dancing for me was a dream deferred. it would be singing or dancing. we couldn't afford both. >> reporter: but her road to stardom wasn't an easy one. in november, riley talked about her struggles with body image on mtv's "this is how i made it." >> being the person that i am, being the size that i am, being a woman, being a black woman, there's a lot of roles for us. >> reporter: now, she's landed a dream role. and in the process, hasn't lost her sense of humor. >> we can't be back-to-back because of my bootee.
>> we can. >> we'll be butt-to-butt. >> reporter: big thank you to amber riley. we all need role models like that to embrace our own bodies. >> thank you, sara. the judges liked it on monday night. >> sara, good to see you. let's switch to our brand-new series, "the jury's out." that's where dan abrams gives us the scoop on the provocative topics. >> first on the docket. a district monitoring media accounts of middle and high school students. for $40,500 a year, they've hired an outside company to send them a daily report about students' social media activities. my take. i don't have a problem with it. these are comments on public forums and one student was talking about ending his life. it's been helped. as long as the school uses it to help students as opposed to
punishing them for saying something stupid. i'm all for it. >> where is that line? >> that's the question. what could the school do with it? >> they can look at whatever they want. nancy grace would vehemently disagree with you. >> it sounds like i don't agree with you. >> i'm going to say no. positively no. solidly no. this information is going out. it's directed to someone else. it's not directed to the school. to me, that's like you listening in on my private conversation with my friends. i'm going to say no. i think it's wrong, wrong, wrong. >> i think if it could help bullying, if we can stop that problem -- >> do you trust the school in what could the school do with the information? >> what could they do with it? >> they would use it. they could send it to police if someone puts up a gun. >> isn't that a good thing? >> is it a good thing? that's why it's fascinating. >> and the jury is out. >> you're talking about the extremes. you're not talking about the regular conversations that happen. the extremes of suicide, gun
play, things like that, somebody should get involved. >> twitter, here's what some of you had to say. what do we got? we got c gonzalez, students' social media is their private activity on their own time. up to parents to monitor. not big brother. next on the docket. so-called fat letters up to 20 states that parents will be getting sealed letters from school, informing them their students are at risk of obesity, based on the body mass index. many worried that the notes will lead to worse self-esteem in those kids. >> what's your take? >> my take, these could harm students' self-esteem. any not so positive report from a school. but in a nation where 30% of children and teens are overweight and obese, robin's raising their hand, it's a good thing. and it's a parents' job to translate the bad news to the kids. >> i remember when sam was
talking about this. you cannot, as a school, eliminate physical education and then have the nerve to send letters out. when you are not helping these children. it's a community thing. it starts at home, too. but i have a problem with physical education being eliminated from a lot of schools and activities. >> the soda machines. machines with fatty foods. >> you have a problem with the letter? >> i absolutely do. i think school is a minefield for children, especially in this day and age. especially with social media existing. and i think the more we can take the bug-a-boo of school being a place to suffer away. >> they're going to the parents. >> you know the information gets out. i think it can lead to more bullying. a source of embarrassment. >> i don't want a school deciding that. >> not your job. your job is to give them edgeation. my job as a parent, everyone's
job as a parent, is to watch their weight. >> real libertarian. >> i think it's a horrible idea. and will begin to festering of bullying and eating disorders. time for another? our last item on the docket this morning. the family dinner. an article in "the wall street journal" this morning focuses on it. studies highlight the importance of this tradition. adding even 3 1/2 minutes to dinner can make a big difference to your kids' well-being. that's great. in a perfect world, longer dinners are terrific. in the real world, a lot of us can't do it. this isn't about stop watching. parents don't need another reason to feel -- >> quality. quality. not quantity. >> gets the heart out. >> great job.
good morning. i'm kristen sze. b.a.r.t. negotiations aimed at averting another strike are set to resume at 9:00 this morning for the third straight day. there's still no sign of any progress toward reaching a deal after yesterday's talks. both sides still widely disagree on how much each of their proposals would cost. time is running out. after today's session there's only one session scheduled for all of next week. and there are three days of talks scheduled for each of the following two weeks before the 60-day cooling off period ends october 10th. your morning commute, leyla gulen checks out the problem spots. leyla. >> yeah. cal train is experiencing mechanical problems. 221 delayed at least ten minutes. we have a motorcycle accident northbound 101 in san jose. but we've got this nasty backup due to an earlier crash involving at least four
good morning. temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees in fremont. lots of 40s in napa and half-moon bay also. so the sunshine is out there. definitely going to warm us today three to 11 degrees warmer than yesterday. here's your accuweather seven-day forecast. after 70s and 8 0z, maybe a 90
tomorrow. inland, temperatures will drop by ten to 15 degrees this ♪ ♪ the whole world thinking we're wide awake in the a.m. ♪ rather appropriate. the title song off the new album for him. and had a chance to -- early, early a.m. great music. >> yeah. >> great guy. >> he is. and, boy, a great, new sound, as well. also this morning -- >> i can't watch this. >> what? >> oh. >> he noticed i'm a little cold. >> oh.
>> that was so -- >> where were you? >> thank you, josh. today's a special day, not just because josh did this for me. but my invited guest for our special series, "guess who's coming to breakfast." and i cannot wait for you to see who i invited. that person is up in my dressing room. >> we get to see him now? >> no. here's another clue. tell me, person, man or woman, do you still do a mean julia child imitation? >> not anymore, no. she's one of the sweetest human beings ever on earth. i miss her so. >> a simple yes or no would have done. >> i always like to pad my part. you know that. you just can't give me enough air time. you never have. and you never will. >> we will find out. we will find out in just a little bit.
we have jake gyllenhaal from the brand-new movie. with hugh jackman. looking forward to seeing him in a minute. first, sam with a final check of the weather. quick look at the pictures you sent us from across the country. a gorgeous shot from aspen, colorado. it's nice to see, the aspen area, to denver, looking dry. look at the skies. that's the nicest thing we can say. and we have the warm skies. 105 in phoenix. and even vegas at 92 today. and it is a fairly dry day in that part of the country, where it's been so wet so far this soon. unusually wet. and in comes des moines, topeka, those are the areas getting in the next 48 hours, the opportunity of a little bit of heavy rain. and more than three inches in the areas shaded in red. good morning. i'm mike nicco. warmer today and not quite as breezy around the bay. mid-60s to low 70s coast and san francisco. mid-70s to 80 around the bay. mid to >> all that weather was brought to you by abreva.
let's go inside to lara. lara? >> thank you very much, sam. i'm here with jake gyllenhaal. he is starring with hugh jackman in a heart-pounding thriller that i had to stay up way too late last night to watch. it's called "prisoners." he plays a lead detectives assigned to find two, little girls. here he is, closing in on an elusive suspect, questioning him about shopping for some clothes. >> is it a crime to shop there? can't afford to buy suits from brooks brothers. >> yeah. all right. you bought children's clothes. >> did i? been in a hurry. >> do you have children? >> i don't. yet.
>> it is so disturbing. and we want to welcome you. you do a terrific job. >> i like that introduction. it's so disturbing. and welcome. >> in the greatest way possible. like any psychological thriller, it gets you at the start. and the content for a parent is the unthinkable. two little girls go missing. you are an uncle in real life. a godfather in real life. how did this resonate for you as an actor? >> well, i mean, i think it's actually a heroic story ultimately. i think there's a lot to be said about the subject matter and what starts the story and ends up, you know, finishing it. but at the end, throughout, it's about a hero. really, a father who goes to take the law into his own hands. and i think questions about what being a man is. being a father is. what doing the right thing is. there's so many fascinating questions in this. an amazing whodunit in the middle of all of it.
i have to say thank you for staying up so late to watch it. i know that you have a job to do. >> yeah. and a school night last night. it's always a better conversation when you see it. and i truly couldn't stop watching it. and the photography is so beautiful and stirring. and yet, it's dark. we saw behind-the-scenes footage that there's a lot of levity behind the scenes that you provided, i understand. >> well, when you're working with hugh jackman and our director, too, who is a wonderful man. i think family is important to all of us. and like you said, i have children in my life who i love so much. but they're great fathers, the director and hugh. and i think they do a wonderful job, as well as the producers who make wonderful movies about family. "the blind side." that sense of family was always around on set. that allowed for people to be themselves. >> you kind of have to take a
break when it's that deep to cut loose a little bit. >> i look at it like a slingshot. if you're going to commit to something in a scene that's full of tension, it's nice to go all the way to the other side, to go as far as you can the other way. look. i have an amazing job. >> and you're amazing at it. hugh jackman tweeted about you. not only a great actor. but a great mate. tell me about working with hugh jackman. >> it's frustrating how wonderful he is. he's a really, really good guy. you know, when i heard a lot about him before i worked with him, how nice he was and all that stuff. really? >> all true? >> we'll see how nice this guy is. it's really all true. >> i love hearing that. and i love seeing that. 1991, from a&e biography, we found this clip of you on the red carpet, from your very first film. 10 years old. take a look. "city slickers," you were promoting on the red carpet. >> i used to ride horses at martha's vineyard. but not much anymore because i'm sort of scared.
>> can you still do that? >> i take a lot of pride in preparing for characters. clearly, i was preparing very early on for "brokeback mountain" with that one. look at that hat. that's incredible. i remember that vividly. when i come here all the time, it's hard to forget. you are an incredible show. incredible people that work very hard. it's amazing to see the set put together. everybody's working so fast and so hard. it's incredible. >> thank you. >> it's hard to forget. so, even at whatever, 10 years old. >> thank you for recognizing our incredible team. and thank you for the great work you do. really appreciate it. check out "prisoners." it will be in theaters this friday. coming up, it's breakfast time. can't wait to see who robin has invited. you do not want to go anywhere.
well, today is my day on "gma's" "guess who's coming to breakfast" series. so many words to describe the person i invited. and fancy, too. mimosas here. all right. i'm going to walk over here. legendary is one of the words to describe this -- [ doorbell ] can't even wait. he's a great friend. guess who is coming to
breakfast. come on out. >> hey. >> hi, robin. >> you changed the lock. i used to have a key to the lock. they've changed the lock. >> come on in. one of the best huggers in the world. you are -- >> miss america, right here. i heard you won the thing. blue dress. >> thank you, charlie. >> you have the thing in the sock. >> yes. >> he wears the microphone in his sock. i never understood that. >> we did change the locks. i'm sorry about that. when last we saw you -- >> is this the way the food is every day? >> yeah, every day. >> i started this program in 1987.
i left in 2006, it was the same set of bagels. it had lasted for 19 years. now, you get -- >> look. they're going to bring in eggs benedict. fancy. >> you really blew the budget for this. >> i remember when you left us in 2009. and you said, after almost 20 years, of doing this job, that it wasn't a good morning. it was a great morning. and every morning was a great morning for you. what is it about -- >> there were some. >> why does this feel like home to you? >> i was just talking to jake gyllenhaal out in the hall. out in the gyllenhaal. and i was saying that it's such an extraordinary program because you're in people's homes at the most intimate time of the day. >> breakfast. >> in the morning, the game face isn't on. the kids are running around like banshees. only one for you, george.
and the beds aren't made. you know, the dishes aren't done. and yet, people say, come into our house and join us. >> invite us into their house. >> and because it's such an intimate time of day, they treat you like a friend. i remember always saying, i would love it when we'd go on the bus trips and you would meet people. it was like you had the millions of friends that you don't know. or haven't known. and that's really a privilege. plus, this is a private opinion. it's the best named program in the history of television. to be able to say good morning, america. by the way, i always thought there should be a comma between morning and america. so, please -- >> amen. >> charlie. >> good morning, comma, america. >> people want to know, what have you been doing? they missed you. >> nothing. i can tell you, retirement does not improve your golf game. >> oh.
>> but i'm on a couple of boards. and nonprofit boards, which is wonderful work. much involved with the nonpartisan implementation of the health care act. and trying to improve knowledge about that. and on my college's board. and my wife is the chair of her college board. that's important work. >> have you been traveling? and the family is growing. >> a lot of travel. the family is growing. i understand there's pictures. >> arlene. >> and that's lang, who is my 3-year-old grandson. and reese, my 7-year-old grandson. and there's lang and reese together. they live out in seattle. and there's the new one, charlie canada. 2 weeks old today. there's me with charlie. >> boys in the family. >> charlie was born two weeks ago. charlotte joy to be called charlie. i went into the recovery room just after midnight. and katie's lying there with charlie on her chest.
and says, charlie gibson, i want you to meet charlie canada. that's a moment. >> great photo also of the whole family. you see a lot of times, cape cod, i know. >> this is the picture you have. this was before -- this is before charlie was born. this was last summer. and that's my son-in-law, rob. [ doorbell ] >> excuse me. who could it possibly be? >> who is it? land shark. >> come on in. >> hey. >> i wanted to see you. >> there's no way. >> the old team has come back. the takeover. >> thank you. >> you didn't bring the bundt cake? >> all morning long, i was
baking. >> the hours. >> you don't miss these hours, do you? >> we do not. we were talking earlier in our lives. >> night people. >> really night people. it was like getting up in the middle of the night, which is why we could do it all those years. >> yeah. joan lunden used to say, it's the job where you have permanent jet lag. and the other thing is, you get invited to everything. but you can't go. >> and can't go. >> that's both good and bad. >> i remember your wife telling me that you used to sometimes in the middle of dinner parties, get up and lie down under the table and let people keep eating, and you went to sleep under the table. >> there was a time at 9:00 on friday night, the kids would say, dad's going away now. i would be awake. but it would be -- >> however, you were talking about putting our game face on for the cameras. >> look at that. you see that? >> i want to remind everybody -- you don't see everything at home.
>> you wonder what is going on? >> that was during a presidential news conference. which was at about 10:00 in the morning. we were held over to do the open and the close. and -- >> it was a filibuster. >> it was after -- it was after george had left the white house. we paid attention when you were there, george. >> a main reason why i wanted both of you here this morning. i had the good fortune of learning from the best. from both of you. i think about you all the time. i'm glad that we're still such good friends. both of you, both my mother's and father's home going services in mississippi. forever family. but what we have today and what we're enjoying today, you laid the groundwork. >> amen to that. >> and breakfast wouldn't be the same. breakfast -- yeah. >> it's amazing.
they have five hosts now. they do a segment. george does a segment every two weeks. it's amazing. we used to air this whole show. and then, robin came in. and -- >> we love you, charlie. we love you, diane. we just want to say, though, robin, working with you, our job was just to look at the light and say, wow. that's all we had to do. >> thank you. >> she had to go and get sincere. you guys, stick around. chris young, country music star. [ applause ]
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. there are major delays system wide on b.a.r.t. this morning. let's get to the very latest from leyla gulen. >> in fact, 20-minute delays due to equipment malfunction. a train stalled on the west oakland station in the sfomilbray. trains over 221, 229 and 329 all experiencing five to 25-minute delays. mike. all right. thank you very much, leyla. good morning, everybody. let's talk about sunshine. calmer conditions today. only breezes we'll have will be out at the coast. that's where they'll be most at danger. we have small craft advisory there. 15 to 25 knot winds out of the northwest. 68 coast, mid to upper 70s
around the bay and 80s inland. it will get warmer tomorrow announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the new film, "prisoners," jake gyllenhaal. and legendary boxer-turned-performer, mike tyson. plus, expect the unexpected when science bob enters the studio. all next on "live." now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪