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good morning, america. breaking news, supreme court showdown. the fbi's final report on kavanaugh just delivered to the senate. what did the investigation uncover about those sexual assault allegations about the supreme court nominee? were key witnesses shut out of the fbi's probe? one of the judge's closest lifelong friends who was there during his testimony joins us live on "gma." deadly standoff. >> officer down, suspect still firing. >> a police officer killed and six others shot by a man barricading himself in his home with children inside. now, the suspect is in custody and the tributes coming in for the 30-year veteran of the force. urgent manhunt. the masked gunman on the loose, suspected of terrorizing a
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neighborhood, killing at least two people. the new surveillance video just released and the clues police are investigating caught on camera. parents behaving badly. this pee wee football game turns into an all-out brawl right in front of the kids. dramatic rescue. good samaritans saving a dog trapped by flood waters from florence missing nearly a week found floating on a couch. the emotional reunion with her owner. and baseball battle. overnight, the yankees soaring past the a's sealing their spot in the playoffs. now set for a high-stakes showdown with their ultimate rivals, the red sox. good morning, america. hope you're well this thursday morning. yankees/red sox, here we come. >> a lot of champagne wasted
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yesterday in that locker room but the last time the yankees and red sox met in the playoffs, it was 14 years ago and that big showdown. we'll talk about that coming up in the show. we will, but we'll begin, of course, with the breaking news in the supreme court confirmation battle. early this morning the senate got the completed fbi report. they will spend the day reviewing it. then tomorrow they are set to hold their first procedural vote and then the final confirmation vote could take place as early as saturday. >> big questions this morning. what did the fbi find? did they interview all key witnesses? the report will face intense scrutiny. just ahead, we'll speak with a supporter of judge kavanaugh, suzanne matan. our senior congressional reporter mary bruce starts us off. >> reporter: good morning george. this report is being held under lock and key and senators will spend 2 day reviewing it as they barrel towards the vote. what comes next for judge kavanaugh. whether or not he is confirmed will likely come down to what just a handful of key senators think of what they learned here today. in a series of early morning
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tweets, the white house announcing the fbi's investigation is now complete. setting off the clock on judge kavanaugh's confirmation. the white house calling it the most comprehensive review of a supreme court nominee in history adding with this additional information the white house is fully confident the senate will vote to confirm judge kavanaugh to the supreme court. as the fbi report arrives on capitol hill -- >> i'm undecided. i'm truly undecided. >> reporter: -- the key senators who will decide judge kavanaugh's fate on the supreme court are wrestling with their decisions. >> i'm looking at a little bit of everything. i'm trying to put the human side to it. >> reporter: all 100 senators will have a chance to review the fbi documents. judiciary committee chairman chuck grassley tweeting that both he and top democrat dianne feinstein have agreed to alternating equal access for senators to study the content. in a secure location in the capitol they'll pour over summaries from interviews regarding kavanaugh's alleged misconduct. two people who weren't interviewed, judge kavanaugh
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himself or dr. christine blasey ford. feinstein says that raises serious concerns declaring it's not a credible investigation without them, but the white house says they had their chance. >> judge kavanaugh and dr. ford were questioned in the most public way possible by the members of the senate who are ultimately the ones who have to make the determination on whether or not they vote for judge kavanaugh. >> reporter: those senators are also grappling with president trump's bold new attack. >> 36 years ago this happened. i had one beer. right? i had one beer. well, do you think it was -- nope, it was one beer. oh, good. how did you get home? i don't remember. how did you get there? i don't remember. where was the place? i don't remember. how many years ago was it? i don't know. >> reporter: the president openly mocking ford's claim that she was sexually assaulted by judge kavanaugh. >> it was just a couple of days ago that the president called christine blasey ford a very credible witness. but now he's basically making her out to be a liar.
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so which is it? >> certainly the testimony by dr. ford was compelling, but you can't make this decision based on emotion. it has to be based on fact. >> reporter: those facts soon to be in the hands of key senators who were not amused by the president's comments. >> the president's comments were just plain wrong. >> reporter: now, one big remaining question this morning, will we, the public, ever see these documents? and i've talked to senators on both sides of the aisle who think that some version of this does need to be made public but republican leader mitch mcconnell has not yet made that decision insisting so far this stay private to protect judge kavanaugh and christine blasey ford. >> meantime, all 100 senators are going to have a chance to review that one copy of the document. but 95 have already made up their minds. >> reporter: yeah and now, george, all eyes will be on the remaining key swing votes. we are closely watching republicans like susan collins, lisa murkowski, jeff flake and democrats like joe manchin. how they vote, what they decide
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will likely hinge on what the fbi has found. >> mary bruce, thanks very much. robin. george, the fbi investigation of judge kavanaugh is under the microscope this morning. a new report claims the agency chose not to interview several people who knew the nominee in high school or college and these were people who wanted to tell their stories. abc's senior national correspondent terry moran is in washington with more. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this fbi investigation was fast. it was limited and several potential witnesses are now claiming it was incomplete. overnight, potential key witnesses in that fbi investigation are speaking out. they're frustrated after they say they were ignored by agents investigating claims of drunken sexual assault by supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh. in a statement overnight, attorneys for dr. christine blasey ford, who accuses kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, her lawyers saying, we are profoundly disappointed after the
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tremendous sacrifice she made in coming forward those directing the fbi investigation were not interested in seeking the truth. and in a new report by ronan farrow of "the new yorker" magazine, multiple classmates of brett kavanaugh say they worry the investigation is incomplete. kavanaugh accuser debbie ramirez telling "the new yorker" she's alarmed by the fact that people who were key to corroborating my story have not been contacted. she added, i feel like i'm being silenced. kavanaugh's dorm room neighbor kenneth appold said he was 100% certain that an eyewitness told him kavanaugh was the man who exposed himself to ramirez within one or two days of the alleged incident. "the new yorker" says it contacted that eyewitness who did not remember the incident. these concerns shared by kavanaugh's freshman roommate james roche. >> that if i were looking to understand the facts i would
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look for people who had firsthand information about it and try to determine what they know and didn't know and that hasn't happened. >> reporter: roche says he was stunned to hear his old roommate paint a picture of himself as a moderate drinker with no capacity for disrespecting women in his college days. >> you're asking about blackouts. i don't know. have you? >> reporter: roche said that testimony drove him to come forward. >> it surprised me a lot to hear him say that he never blacked out, because, you know, i would be in the room and he would come down and he was slurring and he was yelling and making loud noises and, you know, yeah, very drunk. >> reporter: it was always going to be a challenge for investigators to find corroboration for allegations so old and where some of the key possible witnesses were admittedly drunk. but the speed and the political pressure on the fbi here seems to have left some possible witnesses unheard and perhaps some stones unturned. george. >> okay, terry. thanks very much. we're joined now by
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high school friend of judge kavanaugh, suzanne matan. we saw you behind judge kavanaugh at that hearing. you've known him since high school. >> yes, i have. >> and you actually show up a fair amount in the calendar of the summer of 1982. >> yes. >> how often did you see him that summer? >> i saw him regularly throughout high school. weekends and, you know, during beach week, and so i spent a fair amount of time with him. >> beach week has now become pretty famous. right now we saw that letter from judge kavanaugh saying, you better warn the neighbors that we're loud, obnoxious drunks with prolific pukers among us. that kind of runs counter to the image he painted of himself back in the fox news interview. >> yeah, well, exactly. first of all, that letter was written in, what, 1983. >> in real time basically. >> and we were -- you know, i was the group of girls that spent that week with him. that was the subject of that letter and, you know, one of my first reaction after reading
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that letter was that he -- he's that guy, the responsible one that organized, delegated and then my second response was, that's an 18-year-old boy writing to other 18-year-old boys, you know, hamming it up for a big trip that was a tradition from our area to go to the beach. >> what is your best description of his behavior at that time? we're seeing a lot of different stories about judge kavanaugh at that time back when he was an 18-year-old, 19-year-old, 20-year-old. many coming forward like you saying he's a good, upstanding great friend. others saying he's a loud drunk aggressive toward many people. >> okay, so i'm here because i have firsthand knowledge of brett. i was there. i was a teenage girl when he was a teenage boy. spent a lot of time with him. he's not that guy. i'm telling you. did he drink? yes. did he take it too far? no. he had aspirations even back then to get into an ivy league school, to go to law school and to follow in the footsteps of
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his mother and be a judge. he was smart enough to know the consequences of doing anything that would jeopardize his dreams to disappoint his parents. he's not that guy. >> so why do you think dr. ford and so many others now are coming forward? >> you know what, i can't speak to that. i mean all i can speak to is that the allegations that dr. ford brought forward lack proof. >> do you believe her? >> i believe that something happened to her. but i believe that it did not involve brett or the other players that she pointed out. >> i just wonder what did you make when you saw the president mocking her testimony the other night? >> you know, i'm not here to comment on the president. i'm really here because i have firsthand knowledge of brett and you know, from back in high school through today. >> you also have firsthand knowledge of him last week at the hearings as well. >> sure.
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>> can you describe sort of his -- what was going on behind the scenes as we were all watching that testimony before the whole country? >> yeah, it was intense. you know, i was sitting inches from him and, you know, i could feel and see a man that stood firmly in his belief of, you know, his innocence and his qualifications to be a judge. and he's an honorable man. he was, you know, defending himself and he's been smeared. his character has been smeared in front of his wife, his two young daughter, his parents, his friends, his peers. the entire nation and i think that would be difficult for anybody to face and i think he handled it quite well. >> have you had the chance to talk to him since the testimony? >> i have, yes. >> and? >> you know, he's hanging in there. he has faith and, again, he's -- you know, if -- he has a
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conscience. any inkling of any of these allegations or his -- this character was true, he would have withdrawn. he's not going to do that because he is a kind, honorable, good person. that deserves to be on the supreme court. >> suzanne matan, thanks for your time. we also reached out to christine blasey ford's team. they declined to come on this morning. michael. >> thank you so much, george. we are going to turn now to that tragedy in south carolina. a suspect is now in custody accused of killing a police officer and shooting six other officers during a violent standoff. abc's victor oquendo is on the scene in florence, south carolina, with the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. this community is stunned. there is still an active scene at this upscale neighborhood. it all happened at a house just down the end of the block. those officers were simply serving a search warrant. they had no idea what they were walking into. >> he has a high-powered rifle.
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and is firing at officers as we speak. >> reporter: this morning, one police officer is dead. another six shot after a standoff with the suspect inside this florence county, south carolina, neighborhood. >> officer down, suspect still firing. >> reporter: the community and a nearby school locked down. officers rushing in to help their own, unaware of the firepower they'd be facing. >> second officer's been hit. >> reporter: florence county sheriff deputies were serving a search warrant at a home when a man opened fire. officer terrence carraway, a 30-year veteran on the force was killed. >> today we lost a good friend of mine, an officer that i've known for 30 years. >> reporter: the suspect then barricading himself inside along with children for more than two hours. more than 100 officers responding, eventually surrendering after speaking with a negotiator. this morning that suspect is in custody as the community, law enforcement and officer carraway's family is reeling.
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thankfully those children held inside by the gunman were rescued unharmed but there was another victim, a 20-year-old man who was shot inside the house. he and those six officers were transported to area hospitals. they're recovering this morning. there is still no word on the shooter's identity. michael. >> thank you so much, victor. robin. >> all right, michael. overseas now to indonesia, where survivors of that devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 1400 people, well, those people are searching for food, water and shelter. abc's james longman has the latest. >> reporter: new images of a moment that 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck. you can see from this perspective the terror as the earth starts to crumble beneath. and more personal stories of loss and survival. we've heard about a church where unfortunately a group of children were killed when the
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quake hit. it's impossible to drive on to hocote ave to ge roye the tarmac spl finally we have to stop. we've come to the end of the road now literally. this road would have continued, but such was the force of this earthquake that it shifted the land. everything that you see here was about a kilometer up there and all the homes, the community that was here, gone. along with it the church where the children's bible group was meeting. one of the survivors says the ground started moving around her. she says it was like the trees, the houses were all dancing. water and mud bursting through the ground. i was swept away, she says holding on to a palm tree when it finally stopped and i found myself three kilometers away in the next village. this 27-year-old says at least 100 were gathered in the church, among them the junior bible camp. many of her friends still missing. at least 1400 people are known to have died in this disaster, a
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number that's set to rise as rescuers continue their search. the story of the church is typical of so much here, entire communities devastated and a death toll that may never truly be known. guys. >> hard to hear. all right, james, thank you. >> very tragic. we switch gears now and talk about the new york yankees. they blasted their way into the playoffs with a win last night knocking off the oakland a's in the american league wild card game. aaron judge, he started off right with fireworks crushing a home run -- >> here come the judge. here come the judge. >> getting before the judge. and the bronx bombers, they never looked back and won the game, 7-2, but next up for new york, their biggest rivals, the red sox in a best of five series that will start friday night. they haven't had a playoff match-up since 2004. red sox won that and went on to win the world series which they hadn't won since 1918. so it's going to be a good series. >> always is when they meet up. >> oh, yeah. >> looking forward to that.
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let's go to ginger. >> let's talk about the other things lighting up the skies. sylvia, kansas, look at the lightning show that's all part of one of the systems that's from a very active pattern setting up from the west into the rockies. that low that's dropped more than six inches in some parts of arizona in the last few days combined with the remnants of rosa. kingman had water rescues overnight, arizona, and watch it. it will move east and drop a significant amount of moisture right in the midwest, parts that have really had too much in wisconsin, back to oklahoma.
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coming up, the urgent search for this masked gunman suspected of randomly killing people. the chilling new surveillance footage and the clue in this video that police hope will help them track down the suspect. and watch this pee wee football game take a turn. the parents going at it on the sidelines. they seem to care more than the kids. the kids. coolest thing you can build. he i'm adam, and i make robots. you never know when inspiration is going to strike.
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good morning, east bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning to you. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. right now, marriott hotel workers in san francisco and san jose are on strike. thousands of workers walked off the job from eight hotels this morning. abc 7 news was outside the westin st. frances in union square in san francisco. westin is owned by the marriott. employees say they've been working without a contract. they authorized a strike last month and made contentious negotiations for a new contract. marriott says hotels will remain open during the strikes. all right, switching over and checking out traffic here this morning. just got some good news for a sig alert that had been infe effect for a rollover crash on westbound 80 in the rodeo area
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just before highway 4 at willow avenue. we had two right lanes blocked for about the last 40 minutes or so. as you can see, we have residual delays from the carquinez brid, haus according to the chp. looking live at emeryville, we have a crash involving a motorcycle blocking the left lane just east of powell. i'm not seeing that yet on our cameras, but keeping a close eye on that one, too. expect delays in the area.
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> got a few showers up in mendocino county. otherwise, it's quiet right now. you can see on the storm impact scale, random showers today, light amounts, and some slick roadways are possible, as a cold front will roll through, it will bring us drier air, eventually, but it's also going to kick off some random showers. it's a mild and muggy day as it starts off in the l tid0s this afternoon. i put a little caution on there for those random showers today, but by the time we get to tomorrow, it's all over.
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jessica? >> mike, thank you. and coming up on "gma," the urgent search for a masked man suspected of killing two people in chicago.
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♪ to eat ♪ it's like ♪ it's like ♪ i like it ♪ it's like sugar we welcome you back to "good morning america." that is a live look at the capitol as we've been reporting, the fbi has now completed their investigation into those sexual misconduct allegations against judge brett kavanaugh and the senate will spend the day reviewing that report. and take a look at this photo. that's where the senators will pore over the fbi documents one by one today. a key first vote set for tomorrow and the confirmation vote could take place as early as saturday. >> lots of questions about that report. the big question, what will the trp agw delopmts icaat ttipe a r wiia
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after tests the pentagon spokesman says they appear to l which have to be processed to be poisonous. and the first lady melania trump spent two days in ghana. she called it a solemn reminder of our history. it will take her to four african nations. also this morning, some good news for flyers. senate has passed a measure to regulate seat size giving passengers more rights. >> that's big for me. >> for all of us, yes. >> a little elbow room. we turn now to that urgent search for that masked gunman terrorizing a chicago neighborhood. police releasing this surveillance video of the suspect they believe killed two men in two days. alex perez is in chicago with the very latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, michael.d fedethorities
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are working with chicago police on this case. the fear and concern is widespread. people here want whoever is responsible off the streets. overnigh pg w video of the man they believe has been randomly killing people in this busy chicago neighborhood. police say this video, a man calmly walking down the street, was taken sunday morning just moments before they believe he shot 73-year-old douglass watts who was out walking his dogs, in the head at point-blank range, killing him. police also releasing this video, investigators say it's the same man running down a different street six minutes after the murder. authorities believe this man is also responsible for killing 24-year-old eliyahu moscowitz 36 hours later and about 6 blocks away. moscowitz was walking near a lakefront path and also shot in the head. investigators revealing
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scenes matched. his loved ones still in disbelief. >> this was devastating to family and i'd say the extended family which is really the larger jewish community, larger rogers park community. >> reporter: this morning, investigators desperate to catch the suspect deploying extra police working around the clock to track down this masked gunman before he strikes again. >> this shooter lives within this neighborhood or in the very close proximity. >> reporter: monica cook like so many others in this neighborhood now on edge. >> like i said we're nervous just to walk the dogs since 10:00 a.m. was one of the murders so what time is safe? >> reporter: authorities holding this community meeting overnight to help ease fears as they work to find the suspect. >> one of the distinctive things about him is his walk and his run where his feet point out pretty significantly. >> and authorities say the victims did not know each other. investigators have not released any details on a possible motive. they're hoping someone who sees
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that video will recognize the suspect. michael. >> all right, alex, we see they deployed extra police officers in that area, but are they taking any other extra precautions? >> reporter: yeah, of course, they're saturating the area with officers in cars, marked cars and unmarked vehicles, also on bicycles, they want to make sure people are vigilant and, of course, aware of their surroundings. >> all right, alex perez, thank you. george. the investigation now into a deadly school bus accident in texas. a child was killed. others injured when this bus with dozens on board collided with a power line. abc's gio benitez here with the story. good morning, gio. >> reporter: this is a sad one. one parent with kids at the school said it broke her heart when she learned about the crash. all you want to do is hold your child and know they're safe. a new and horrible reality for at least one family. a terrifying school bus accident. >> everybody on the bus was crying and screaming. >> reporter: killing a middle schooler and leaving three children in the hospital. >> the bus just started swerving
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left and right and then we had -- fell over. >> reporter: the bus carrying 42 kids after school in mesquite, texas, suddenly veered off the road, fell into a ditch and truck a power line going up in flames. >> like the bus is on fire, mom. we got off the bus. we got off the bus and the bus is on fire. the bus is on fire. couldn't get back in contact with him and we were freaking out. didn't know what to do. >> reporter: the kids on board scrambling out through the back door and the rooftop hatch because the passenger side entrance was laying against the ground. as first responders rush to the scene of the charred bus, kids inside were afraid they may not make it out. >> i was scared like my finger was like almost ripped off and like i had a cut, a deep cut right here. i have some like bruises over here and like really hurt but i thought i was going to die and kids were crying and tried to make it out.icceere hospitalize smoke inhalation.
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witnesses say that stretch of road is a known trouble spot and that there have been 68 crashes in that area over the last eight years. and we still don't know what caused that crash but just moments ago we learned that those three injured children have been released from the hospital and the school district has issued a statement saying that community members and first responders saved many lives and that they're just deeply moved by and thankful for all of those heroic acts. >> some story. okay, thanks very much. coming up, we have that football fight. the parents caught on camera brawling at a pee wee game. come on back. come on back. ♪ welcome to monowi, nebraska, population one. me. i'm mayor, secretary, treasurer. every decision you have to make yourself. four out of five women will become solely responsible for their finances. i like the independence and every woman should have that, you know? i make my decisions, and if they're wrong,
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we're back with that brawl on the football field. parents and coaches caught on camera throwing punches. amy is here with more and we see this in front of the children. >> it's so hard to watch and one parent actually said some kids were crying watchingen these are adults. they're supposed to be looking up to and sadly this is not the first time this has happened at a youth sporting event. the postgame handshake is supposed to teach good sportsmanship but these coaches from two rival pee wee football teams did the opposite throwing punches in a wild on-field fight in virginia. watch as this man shoved from behind igniting a wild string of haymakers. one man grabbed by the neck and thrown to the ground all as children as young as 9 years old stand by.
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>> unfortunately, i think the heat of the battle, if that's what you want to call it, just kind of got the best of a few on each side. >> reporter: chris davis was one of the coaches trying to break up the fight. he says it all started from a simple misunderstanding about substitute players. >> i'd say a majority on both sides were really trying to diffuse the situation and, you know, tempers got the best of just a couple people and i think all those parties involved regret that at this point. >> reporter: it's a scene that's become all too common. >> hey, hey. >> reporter: over the summer, parents and coaches from two softball teams threw down in an all-out brawl. in florida, these two coaches decided to turn this little league field into a boxing ring. and this parent at a wrestling match even shoved a child onto the mat. adults behaving badly has become such a problem that one youth sports referee in oklahoma is taking action. brian barlow offering $100 for
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videos that show parents acting foul on the sidelines, barlow then posts them to facebook. >> you are horrible. you are horrible. >> the children are watching. the children are sponges. the children are becoming what they see and we have to reverse this trend. we have to. >> amen. according to police, no one was seriously hurt in this latest incident. no charges will be filed but i think it's important to remember everybody has a cell phone camera and public shaming might be just as effective as charges. >> and it is a game and they are kids. >> it's crazy. heat of the battle? >> there was no battle. >> in a pee wee football game. >> but it was good to see how many were trying to stop -- were stepping in and trying to stop it. not all were involved. >> hopefully the threat of being outed for acting badly will maybe perhaps make adults act better. we'll see. >> one can hope. >> all right, thank you for that, amy. coming up, we have that
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we are back now with that incredible rescue. good samaritans finding and saving a dog trapped in the floodwaters from hurricane florence and the biggest dog lover, i know, lara spencer is here with the story. good morning, lara. >> this dog is not available for adoption but what a story. they say that cats have nine
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lives, well, this north carolina dog named soshe has at least two, surviving nearly a week floating on a couch. >> i could probably squeeze through there. >> reporter: watch this amazing rescue as these fearless workers help free a trapped dog from this home submerged in water. the humane society of missouri's disaster response team risking their safety as they maneuver by boat through the flooded aftermath of hurricane florence, water rising to the rooftops. the volunteers' heads barely above water responding to a desperate call from a dog owner named maria bass. her pet dog soshe trapped inside her home. >> oh, i see it. >> will it come to you? >> come on, buddy. good boy. come on. that's a good boy. come on. >> it's too small. we can -- we'll get it open. >> reporter: the first two rescue attempts driven back by impassable waters but on the third try. >> one, two, three.
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>> good job. >> i'll hold the door. >> reporter: the rescuers chad gard and jessica crampton able to kick down the door for soshe. her paws kicking her way to safety. >> i got her. coming out, coming out the front of the boat. i got you. >> reporter: soshe finally free and reunited with her owner after floating on a couch inside the house for nearly a week. >> we're just so elated we have her back because it's our family member. we're all happy to have her. >> oh, we can totally relate and the humane society had hundreds of rescue stories in the days after florence but rescuers call that one that you just saw one of the most dramatic and miraculous rescues that they have ever encountered. >> we're learning about how to protect pets. >> this is really important. if you have time before a
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hurricane hits your area, the humane society suggests if you can, pack a pet emergency bag for your beloved cat, dog, pig, whatever, with food, toys, familiar blankets, whatever they need and love, bring them with you or if you can't try to get them to a chem or vet to be cared for. it's not always easy, it can be expensive but it is so recommended if possible as you just saw firsthand. >> and worth it. >> and we're seeing more and more shelters are allowing animals because i remember when we were kids growing up in the gulf coast they wouldn't allow you to take your dogs to the shelter. i know. >> they were expecting incoming but, yes, ask. it's worth an ask. >> sure is. >> thank you for that, lara. coming up, sandra lee is here opening up about her breast cancer journey, her message she has for you. and the new high-tech solutions that could help parents protect their kids from bullying and a big surprise for fans from the one and only lady gaga. gaga.
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♪ it♪ so sweet ar ♪ good enough ♪ to eat ♪ it's like ♪ it's like ♪ i like it ♪ it's like sugar welcome back to "good morning america." you know, we have a snow lover upstairs. his name is max. he will find the first snows everywhere and he did. this is stevens pass, washington, and pansies getting snow on them. getting the season started. it'll start at mt. rose in the sierra by october 26th that picture too. more snow to come for the
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northern plains and so just north of bismarck but a freeze warning for much of south look at how much snow -- we're talking five inches. you know what, we'll send max there for this weekend and he can report live for us on monday morning. then you look at the summerlike temperatures, there's such a juxtaposition to what's happening in the northern plains. atlanta, 90 again today. they hit 90 yesterday. that was the first time in october since 1954. so this is pretty extreme heat. especially in the southeast.
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good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> hi, good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. meteorologist mike nicco is here with our forecast. >> hey, jessica. hey, everybody. i'm tracking some light showers up in mendocino county. and as we broaden out, those are moving to the south and east along a cold front. they'll bring us random showers with light amounts of rain and the possibility of slick roads from time to time. it will be muggy again today and mild, with temperatures in the low to mid-70s, until you get to the coast and san francisco, low to mid-60s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, much cooler today, 40s and 50s, and much warmer this weekend. alexis? >> okay, taking a look at walnut creek, southbound 680, very heavy here around treat bulevard. we have reports of a bunch of plywood scattered across two lanes. so chp on the way to clean that up. and we're looking at slower drive times here. westbound 80, 14 across the bay
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bridge, sounds like a new disabled vehicle around treasure island. and southbound 101, stop and go at 16 minutes. >> alexis, thank you. coming up on "gma," the new high-tech solutions that could help protect kids from bullying. we'll have another abc 7 news up
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good morning, america. it's 8:00. supreme court showdown. the fbi's final report on kavanaugh just delivered to the senate. what did they find? did they interview all key witnesses? panting alert. how it works. can it protect your kids from getting bullied? sandra lee opening up about her breast cancer battle. all before and after the woman who lost 60 pounds in five months without surgery. just in time for her wedding. the healthy habits you can do, too.
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harry and meghan captivating huge crowds holding hands. the surprise for the duchess involving her dog and hints now about meghan's new mission. ♪ and the moment that made everyone gaga, the star surprising hundreds of her biggest fans overnight. cameras rolling as it happened and we're sharing it ahead as we say good morning, america. ♪ so lovely having bradley and sam here yesterday. notice we're on a first name basis now. with them, talking about "a star is born," you're going to see it tomorrow. >> tomorrow afternoon. >> a lot of people can't wait for that. >> you'll enjoy it, george. a big surprise coming up from lady gaga. we'll share that with you guys in a little bit. >> they are enjoying the ride. a lot of news to get to starting
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with that supreme court showdown. early this morning 2:30 a.m. the senate received the completed report and what did they find? did they interview all key witnesses? how will senators respond. want to go back to mary bruce on capitol hill. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, senators are getting their first look. one by one they're entering the secured room where this report is being held. the president tweeting, quote, due process fairness and common sense are now on trial. in sa series of early morning tweets, the fbi investigating is now complete. the white house calling it the most comprehensive review of a supreme court nominee in history. with this additional information, the white house is fully confident the senate will
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vote to confirm judge kavanaugh to the supreme court. as the fbi report arrives on capitol hill -- >> i'm undecided. i'm truly undecided. >> reporter: the key senators who will decide judge kavanaugh's fate on the supreme court are wrestling with their decisions. >> i'm looking at a little bit of everything and trying to put the human side to it. >> reporter: all 100 senators will now have a chance to review the fbi documents. judiciary committee chuck grassley tweeting that both he and top democrat dianne feinstein have agreed to alter -- alternating equal access for senators to study the content. in a secure location in the capitol they'll pore over summaries from interviews with witnesses regarding kavanaugh's alleged misconduct. two people who weren't interviewed, judge kavanaugh himself or dr. christine blasey ford. feinstein says that raises serious concerns declaring, it's not a credible investigation without them but the white house says they had their chance. >> judge kavanaugh and dr. ford were questioned in the most public way possible by the members of the senate who were ultimately the ones who have to make the determination on whether or not they
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>> reporter: the other big question this morning, will we the public get a chance to look at this report? i talked to senators on both sides of the aisle who feel strongly some version of this needs to be made public. but right now republican leader mitch mcconnell has not yet agreed. >> we turn to that tragedy in south carolina. a suspect in custody accused of killing a police officer and shooting six other officers during a violent standoff. we'll go back to abc's victor oquendo who is there on the scene for us. good morning again, victor. >> reporter: good morning, robin. part of this upscale neighborhood is still on lockdown this morning. it unfolded at the house at the end of the block here. one police officer is dead. another six shot after a standoff with the suspect. florence county sheriff's deputies were serving a search warrant at a home when a man opened fire and hit three of those deputies and four florence police officers. officer terrence carraway, a 30-year veteran on the force, 52
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years old, he was killed. that suspect barricaded himself inside along with children for about two hours. more than 100 officers responded. that suspect eventually surrendered after speaking to a negotiator. he's now in custody. thankfully those children inside the home with him were rescued unharmed. another man in his 20s, also shot, he and those six officers transported to the hospital for treatment. there's still no word on the suspect's identity. >> all right, victor, thank you very much. thinking of the family of the fallen officer. 30 years, 30 years on the force like that. coming up, parenting alert. the new app that could help you prevent your kids from getting bullied online. how it works and what you should know. and the bridal before and after. the couple who got healthier together without surgery. and lara is upstairs with a guest. >> i'm not alone. that's right, tory j. in the house. johnson. tory johnson has great "deals & steals" to help others, plus a wonderful audience. i cannot not wait to see both of
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[ cheers and applause ] so cute. back here on "gma" and this wonderful audience that we have. [ applause ] oh, my gosh. happy friday eve and tomorrow we have a wonderful live event for breast cancer awareness month and wait till you see what we're going to do here in our studio and the song --
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♪ 'cause i'm going to fight like a girl ♪ >> "fight like a girl." another. >> i love it. >> i can't wait. >> i love it. "fight like a girl." >> that's right. a little "pop news." >> let's do it. friday eve edition. good morning, you guys. we'll begin with a big announcement about justin timberlake. "us weekly" reporting that j.t. will be among the headliners at coachella this year. a big deal. it kicks off april 12th, 2019. also rumored to be headlining childish gambino also known as donald glover in his acting life and kanye west, but this will be the first time that timberlake takes the stage at coachella and he has some big shoes to fill or should i stay stilettos. last year, beyonce's performance was described by one critic as,
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quote, visually grand and a gobsmacking marvel of choreography and musical direction. >> that's a heck of a description. >> any chance to say g smacking, i will take it. looking forward to that and reality tv news, mischa barton is heading for the hills. [ applause ] i don't know. tom, are you a big mischa barton fan? >> i'm a big "hills" fan. >> listen, mischa played a character on "the o.c." that catapulted her to fame at 17 and now sources are confirming that mischa's joining the cast of the reboot starring alongside cast members heidi and spencer pratt, brody jenner, oh, my gosh, tom, i've never seen you so excited. [ applause ] i had no idea. a little early reality tv
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reminder, tom will know this but "the o.c." inspired "laguna beach" that spun off into "the . it now ties all of those popular shows together. >> got it. [ applause ] >> yes. certainly excited about that. and fans of "baby driver" star ansel elgort not surprised that he nabbed the lead in "west side story." they know that this young actor you're looking at is a triple threat. incredible dancing, acting and singing skills and experience with the iconic story. sharing pictures of him in 2007 when he starred in a production of "west side story," 13 he played one of the jets but for spielberg he's playing tony, the leader of the gang in the story inspired by shakespeare's "romeo and juliet." a fun fact for you. the songs are classic and elgort can handle it.
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listen to him casually singing -- we found this on instagram -- here he is at a wedding. ♪ it's all too strange and strong ♪ >> wow. ♪ i'm full of foolish charm >> like a young sinatra. [ applause ] i love that kid. spielberg's "west side story" starts shooting in 2019. i am looking forward to that. and then finally -- >> we get to go to the squirrel? >> yes. calling all squirrel counters out there. squirrel counters among us. okay, one, new york city is about to conduct its first official squirrel census next week. volunteers are needed. the census will focus on central park and if chosen you will be part of a team that includes animal scientists, cartographer that teach animal trackers to
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map the indigenous gray squirrel and how not to double count those slippery gray guys. the census founder says it is a unique way to look at the urban green space. you will see the park through the eyes of a squirrel. i didn't know i needed to. did you know that squirrels pump fake other squirrels. they will actually dig holes and bury debris and then hide the real stuff in a separate place because they know that other squirrels are always watching. and steal their stuff. >> wow. [ applause ] >> how can you possibly not double count the squirrel? >> i don't know. that's why i signed you up. everybody, go to the squirrel and join george. >> it is surprising how much we learn in "pop news." >> i'm telling you. >> i'm telling you. [ applause ] squirrel scientists in this article call squirrels liars because they pump fake. i chose to use a basketball reference because i don't like to call anyone a liar.
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okay, thank you. >> i have to move us on from that? okay. i will. it's our "gma" cover story and you may know that it's national bullying awareness month and there is a brand-new phones and protect their kids. our tech guru becky worley has a closer look. good morning, becky. >> reporter: good morning, george. yes, your child may have a whole life online that you don't know anything about. are they being bullied? are they inadvertently bullying someone else? how can you help your child if you can't even see what's going on in their digital life? teen suicide, cyberbullying, gaming addiction. parents are trying to figure out how to help their children navigate a new world dominated by technology. but that challenge is tough because all of those dangers and social pressures are hidden in here. to stay involved parents need better tools, now a potential game changer new apps and devices entering the market to give parents more control and visibility into kids' phones. >> on your phone when you go into your app you will see every
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single app that your child has. should your child wander off, online somewhere that we would deem inappropriate, you'll get an immediate alert on your phone. >> reporter: tom kersting is a paid spokesperson for an app called zift and what topics trigger an alert tell you a conversation is needed with the child and curated article on parenting issues and where they can share stories of success. >> it also allows you to provide restrictions on your son's or daughter's phone so you can simply with the push of a button limit the amount of time per day that you want your child to be on the phone. >> reporter: all coming at a time made more difficult by the isolating aspects of digital devices. now, this app is pretty easy to use. the company says parents shouldn't have to be i.t. experts to stay on top of what their kids are doing online. it's available for ios and
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android users and while some of its features are in a free app, other features need the premium version which costs $4.99 a month, george. >> becky, talk more about this remote control access for the parents. >> oh, man, that's the most common question i get as a tech reporter. those remote control kill switches, if you will, are in the premium features. you can create blackout schedules like around bedtimes and you can block specific apps. you can turn off access completely all from the parent's phone. i mean i talk to parents every day who tell me monitoring and controlling their kid's device usage dominates their relationship with their kids. it's so maddening. so any tool to help them limit time is good. you know, i should also mention that apple has new screen controls built into their new phone and ipad operating systems ios 12 so by all meanings try them. try this zift app and see what works for you. >> we are going to do it.
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okay, becky, thanks very much. >> i just downloaded that. thank you very much, becky, for that.rynd dhe mha the county they are the duke and duchess of. abc's julia mcfarlane has more from good morning, julia. >> reporter: good morning, michael. it was all smiles in sussex. it was a homecoming for them you could say based on the welcome from the people there. the duke and duchess of sussex met with huge cheers as they arrived in sussex on wednesday. prince harry and meghan making their first joint visit to the county sussex that the queen gifted harry as his dukedom on their wedding day. the american duchess and her prince stopping to see the only original copy of the declaration of independence outside of the u.s. >> i love that. >> reporter: also visiting the survivors network, a group for
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survivors of sexual assault where meghan was given a drawing of her dog guy with a feminist message. the events of the day given a hint of what types of charities meghan might embrace in her future work as a royal. >> thank you for coming. >> reporter: the duchess has frequently showcased the best of british fashion breaking with that though for this trip wearing a striking and autumnal emerald leather skirt by hugo boss. throughout the day, the couple affectionate as ever holding hands and appearing to have a wonderful time meeting the people of sussex. >> oh, my goodness. thank you. >> reporter: royal watchers as ever straining for any sign of royal baby sussex might soon be on the way. harry sharing his love for his new bride and how very happy he is. meghan visibly delighted and showing her maternal side spending time with school kids, several of whom had bestowed her with handmade paintings and welcome cards. and one of those handmade gifts to meghan a charming "a" to "z" of sussex with all the facts
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meghan could want to know about the county that features in her new royal title.jua, whatou g?r. >> got a little "gma" moment for everybody, michael. i want to go ahead and start you out, you know when you're a parent and you know when the baby comes out and it has a personality already. well, here's what happens when you've got twins with very distinct personalities. ♪ e-i-e-i-o ♪ on that farm he had some ducks e-i-e-i-o ♪ >> let's sing. her sister looking at her. ♪ e-i-e-i-o >> please send your "gma" moments to my facebook page so we can all have a little smile.
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we now have that wedding weight loss journey. a bride determined to get healthy before her big day is sharing how she dropped more than 60 pounds without surgery. diane macedo has her story. ♪ >> reporter: it's one woman's remarkable transformation from this to this. 35-year-old melissa mountain dropping more than 60 pounds in five months. >> i just got tired of looking at myself in the mirror and seeing what i was seeing every day. i didn't want to be that, quote/unquote, fat bride at my wedding. >> reporter: step one, getting control of her diet. >> i drank more water. i was a huge soda addict.
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chicken, pork, salmon. portions. >> reporter: her favorite healthy hack. ditch the salad dressing for salsa. >> dressings tend to have more calori >> reporter: step two, making fitness a priority. melissa brought the gym home by adding an entire workout room and stayed motivated by tracking her food and workouts with the free app lose it. >> by setting small goals, you know, 20 pounds, 30 pounds, and you keep pushing your goal out farther as you reach those goals it's going to motivate you even more. >> reporter: her other big incentive, the dress. >> i actually had to end up exchanging my wedding dress for a smaller size. the fact that i had to get a smaller wedding dress just made me feel even that much better. >> reporter: but perhaps her biggest motivator was her husband kevin who lost more than 60 pounds himself. >> it's nice going from a size 2x barely fitting down to a size large. i just wanted to help her out with her weight loss.
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without having somebody there to encourage you. >> i had tried it a few times in the past and i would lose 20 pounds and something would come up and it was one excuse after another. oh, i'll get back on to it monday or the first of the month i'll start again and i think having him motivate me and being by my side doing it helped out tremendously. >> life is just a lot easier now. the more weight you lose, the more energy you have. the healthier you feel. it's just such a better life now. >> reporter: for "good morning america," diane macedo, abc news, new york. >> we are so glad that they're happy. let's bring in our nutritionist. welcome maya feller back to "gma." good to have you here. [ applause ] beyond diet and exercise, motivation, what other motivation helped melissa? >> well, i love that melissa was motivated for this desire for lasting change. that was fantastic. you know, i often tell my
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patients when you go to your job you're always prepared for presentations. however, when it comes to food, you don't plan throughout the day, right? so i mean to see impactful change, it is important to make mindful intentional choices around what you're putting into your body, right? >> right, but there's so much out there. there's all these different diet plans and things like that so how can you help us in balancing what we're eating. >> okay, so we know that there's no such thing as one size fits all, right? i love the plate method because you're able to modify it according to the individual person. you start with half your plate as nonstarchy vegetables, one-quarter is protein, followed by a quarter as grains, beans or starchy vegetables, and here in real life we've got broccoli as well as green beans, so it's a really nice mix of vegetables, followed by grilled chicken and then sweet potato. >> we also saw with melissa, it was really clever of how she swapped out salad dressing with salsa. >> i love that instead of going for sugary calorie rich dressings i personally love a spice.
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i love a pickled jalapeno. >> that's a lot of spice. >> oh, my god, this is so much spice. i love to put it on my meats and veggies, anywhere. >> sometimes you look at that as being bland but, you know, you can spice it up a little bit. accountability is key. >> yes, accountability is absolutely key. so she used an app that helped her track what she was putting into her body in terms of food as well as her physical activity. so for some people the app may not work and they're going to look like a social media platform with a supportive community. either way you need to be accountable for what you're doing. >> that's right, all right, maya, thank you very much. >> thanks for having me. [ applause ] and we will be right back.
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good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. stt it's 8:27. marriott hotel works in san francisco and san jose are on strike. thousands of workers walked off the job from eight hotels this morning. abc 7 news was outside the westin, st. frances, and san francisco union square. westin is now owned by marriott. employees say they have been working without a contract. the company says hotels will remain open during the strike. alexis has a look at our traffic this morning. >> yeah, good morning. i don't have a lot of major incidents right now, but i have a lot of heavy traffic. here's one example of that, northbound 280 past the highway 17 interchange in san jose, really crawling along on that inbound side, and as mike said, we have some sun glare breaking
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through, too. so be prepared for that. southbound 101, santa rosa to petaluma, westbound 580, castro valley to the maze, very heavy. and i-280 to
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. now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> slightly muggy air mass and a cold front means random showers with light amounts again today and a one on our storm impact scale. for the commute, it's been pretty dry out there, but
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there'll be spotty showers from time to time and mild all day today, but much warmer this weekend. reggie? >> thanks, mike. another abc 7 news update in about 30 minutes. see you then. ♪ fight like a girl [ applause ] high above. welcome back to "gma" and this -- i do not say this lightly. you have been a terrific audience and we really appreciate it. really. "fight like a girl." this segment is for you, friend. from athens, georgia, she came up to me and said she fights like a girl. she beat cancer, breast cancer. right there. [ applause ] you know, october is breast cancer awareness month and we have a real war yore. joining us, sandra lee was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. nearly one in eight american women diagnosed with it at some point in their lives. in a new hbo documentary she is taking her private struggles
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public to help others. we'll speak to sandra in just a moment but first take a look at her story. >> this is going to be my red pepper ketchup. >> reporter: she's the superstar chef who can help you get dinner on the table in no time but three years ago sandra lee felt her time was running out when she got a life-shattering diagnosis. >> i was just -- i didn't even cry, i was stunned. you know, and that's just how fast life turns. it turns on a dime. >> reporter: opening up on "gma" in may of 2015 she was told by her doctor she had early stage breast cancer and within weeks underwent a lumpectomy and a double mastectomy. >> there's two different ways cancer beats you up, beats up your body and it beats you up emotionally and it -- i wasn't going to let it rob me from one day of happiness. >> reporter: sandra took control of her cancer by filming her struggles. >> what scares me is that this stuff just goes through your body and what if it's somewhere that we don't know where it is
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and it develops. >> reporter: now put together in a new and raw documentary for hbo called "rx: early detection with sanders." they follow it with her sister kimber lee. >> when people see me every day, i'm always happy and then they smile at me. it makes me feel sad. >> reporter: also by her side new york governor andrew cuomo, her longtime partner. >> i'm in charge of moral support. >> reporter: she hopes it can serve as an inspiration for others struggling with the devastating disease. and our dear friend sandra lee is here with us right now. [ applause ] let me tell you, you know i'm with a friend when i can do this. i don't need the notes or anything like that to talk to you. >> we've been together too long. >> this has been a journey. bless your heart for being so open and sharing so much. why did you decide to let
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cameras in and to sho people? >> well, first and foha >> thank you, yes. >> bless your heart. >> i'm not so sure i would have been as comfortable had i not watched your journey and what i realized from your journey was that when you show people what it really looks like, they can learn from your experience and that's what i wanted to do. it wasn't available to me. what i show in this documentary was not available to me. when someone calls and says you have breast cancer or anything you get a bump and owie and go online and look. there was nothing that showed me once you say breast cancer and then you say either i'm through treatment, i'm dong, i'm in remission, there's nothing in between but what does that look like if you're making that intense decision about your life, someone needs to show you what it is and so i couldn't find it for myself so i created it for everybody else. this is a tool for peopleho
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have gone through it who have it or who will have it and it's a tool for their family to know how to take care of and deal with and understand. >> i love how you say about it's not just for the person going through it that it's also for the family so they can have a better understanding of the path that we're walking. >> yes, exactly. it's not an easy path for anyone, for yourself, for your caregiver, whoever it is, but also one of the things that's super important is not only knowing what the journey is but you have to understand the epidemic that's going on. the epidemic is with younger women in their 30s and 40s, 90% of women have absolutely no family history, i did not. >> i didn't either. >> every doctor says it's our environment. they don't know if it's our foodie. if it's our hair spray or the combination of the both and cancer, all it is is a bad cell going rogue. and you have to be as aggressive with cancer as cancer is going to be with you at every stage. doesn't matter what stage. >> i love how this is
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educational. this is not just, you know, looking at your journey and what you went through but also making your mess your message and being able to get the word out and to let people know these types of facts. you worked through it. what was the most challenging part of the journey? >> so, everybody knows that -- you're going to be surprised by this answer. everybody knows that i'm pretty open about my life and what i do and who i am and -- like i'm good. what was really uncomfortable is coming and being with you, going and being with, you know other talk shows and other morning shows and feeling disingenuous when i was launching that product line and trying to compartmentalize the mornings and go to the doctor's office in the afternoon. that was hard for me because i'm really comfortable just being who i am. you know, we're all flawed and when you look at this documentary, there's no hair, there's no makeup just like you. you know, you were in a state where you were bald and you just
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like pushed through it. but the most important thing is this, this is the most important thing. forget about my journey, forget about your journey. it's about other people going through it. we have a journey. there are laws that need to be changed in this country, in new york, my partnernd the governor, changed the laws and here's what he did. he created a no excuses law and that law does two major things, it does a lot of things but here are the two things. a lot of people have to choose to pay $800, $900 for the co-pay or deductible on their insurance. that $800 will heat your home for three months in december, january and february when you have two kids and you're a working woman and feed your kids for two months. you going to spend that on a screening which you may or may not have something or are you going to feed and take care of your kids, all right, so in this state, there's no co-pay, no deductible. the insurance companies are required to pay it for you. it's zero from first screening all the way on. [ applause ]
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yes. and, two, the second big thing we both know this, time and money. time. for an hour at lunch -- i'm preaching. i'm doing this. i'm laying this down to all the other governors in the united states of america. you need to adopt this bill. number two, time. 9 to 5, we're working. at lunch there is no time to get a mammogram. it takes longer than an hour. we leave a majority of our clinics and hospitals open in the evening and weekends to accommodate your schedules. no money, zero in new york and we do it on your time, so no dime and it's your time. so you are good here. [ applause ] every governor needs to be doing this. >> i know. >> now you preach. >> i know. andrew, beautiful man, was there by your side and so that beautiful woman right there, your sister. >> my perfect sister. >> look at her. >> what was it like for you to see and be a part of your
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sister's journey. >> you know, it's difficult to watch anyone go through this process. it was difficult watching you go through the process, even more difficult watching someone i'm -- that you care about, so she's my sister. we're very close. i'm glad i was there with her. i can't imagine not being there but now that we're on the other side i realize how important it is to have a person. so whether it's your sister, your best friend or co-worker, everyone needs to have someone and i'm just super proud of her that now that we're on the other side that she's taking her experience and doing something with it and making a difference. [ applause ] >> yep. all right. so true. i've often said this, everybody has something. everybody in this beautiful studio has something and the tragedy is not with a loss of our health or our marriage or whatever the loss, we're all going to suffer loss, that's not the tragedy. it's if we don't take time to understand why this was placed in our path. what we can learn and what we can share with others to make
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their journey less painful than it was for us and that's what it's all about. [ applause ] >> you know, yes, it is. often i walk past pictures of people in the 1910s or 1800s and they look just like us and they had their moment on this beautiful planet. this is our moment on this beautiful planet. our job is to help one another to share with one another. to take care of one another whether we know one another or not, we are all sister, we are all brother, we are all in this together and none of us are getting out of here alive. so help each other. be honest, be truthful. get into the details. [ applause ] >> i have to tell you, thank you. >> i love you. >> thank you, i love you so much and how giving you "rx: early detection" debuts on october 8th. as we go to break can the other
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survivor, thrivers, warriors stand up. i know we have one back there. other one there. [ applause ] we'll be right back. ♪
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south l.a. is very medically underserved. when the old hospital closed people in the community lived with untreated health problems for years. so, with the county's help we built a new hospital from the ground up and having citi as an early investor worked as a signal to others to invest. with citi's help we built a wonderful maternity ward and we were able to purchase an mri machine. we've made it possible for the people who live here to lead healthier lives and that's invaluable. ♪
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that's right. we're back now with a big surprise for some of lady gaga's biggest fans. they got a chance to see "a star is born" last night.
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take a look at what happened when they sat down in the theater. ♪ poker face lady gaga's had a string of certified hits. with songs that make us all just wanna dance. ♪ just dance >> reporter: but last night she was on a mission of secrecy surprising hundreds of her biggest fans attending a screening of her film debut "a star is born." hosted by tyler oakley. hundreds of her little monsters gathering here with no clue that she is just around the corner. >> i got very much wish she could be a part of this and her wish came true. please welcome the star of "a star is born", lady gaga. [ cheers and applause ] >> i love you so much. thank you so, so much from the bottom of my heart for being here tonight. >> reporter: gaga sharing some words of gralt today with the crowd. >> all you need is just for one
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person to believe. so i have to say thank you to my incredible director bradley cooper. this is the moment that bradley gives the film over to you and to the world. i am so grateful and i am so humbled that it is moving people and that's all that matters, so this is our gift to you. we love you. >> reporter: the singer touched by the unwavering support of her beloved fans. >> it would be a lie to not think each and every one of you who have supported me over the years, i would not be here without you. >> can't tell you how much i love this film. and we're going to be sitting down with lady gaga and tomorrow "a star is born" hits theaters. over to you, ginger. >> if you haven't been peeping any fall colors yet, guys, i have something special for you. let's go to ogden valley, utah.
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it looks like fruity pebbles. and temperatures are so summerlike here but we'll drop off and have fresh stuff by the weekend. this weather report sponsored by carmax. what do we have here, tory johnson. deals? >> we have the adrian and miles edition coming
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>> announcer: she's a survivor, a thriver. tomorrow she will inspire you too. anita cochran performs live tomorrow on "gma" presented by
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carmax. ♪ something big i feel it happening ♪ back with "deals & steals" on a mission. i love that title, tory johnson. she is here with products from companies that are giving back in a big way. thank you for doing this. >> absolutely. i'm excited to do it. >> we'll start right here. >> yes, first up, this company makes all of these gorgeous products that are inspired by the founder's son jackson who has down syndrome and so everything is about advocating like a mother. gratitude journals. the lucky few. there's so many gorgeous patterns. you can personalize the inside pages and do so many things and one of the most beautiful things about this collection of tumblers, iphone case, journals is that i apportion of the proceeds benefits scholarships for adults with down syndrome. >> it's amazing. in fact, we have some we'd love to share with you. there's anna. may designs gave her enough money, $5,000 scholarship to go to auburn university.
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syndro aurn soma we cake more money f scholarsesarrom 1 to inal starting 6 tt's nttic. >> so moving on to delicious smelling bath balms and candles. >> smell so good. this is moosy and what's about amazing about it, what i love about the candles, every one of them comes in a beautiful box. >> so pretty? a quote about light to bring light in a dark world. all the bath balms have prizes inside. but what's even more gorgeous than the products are the people who make these products. this is a company that is devoted to giving people a second chance. >> it's fantastic. >> everything is about giving people a second chance. >> the deal. >> so wait we've got a really good video. yeah. >> roll 'em. >> we are so much more than just making bath balms and candles. this is a great place for the
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community. they help out so much. for people liken, gecondhance a offer us a new start. >> i love what she's saying because a job is a pathway to so bright. if you can have a job, good things can happen. these gorgeous products range from $7 to $24 all slashed in half so starting at $3.50. gorgeous products. >> smells so good. >> this is an incredible skin care line. it was started by fran crisco clark. he had an accident that left him paralyzed and his father helped him develop the line. this smoothing marine cream and retinol rescue. two big beauty winners from "allure" magazine and oprah. fan formula favorites. >> great cause. >> he's an ambassador now for the christopher reeve foundation. they normally start at $45
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slashed in half so start at $22.50 and free shipping from clark. >> really good company. i love mantra bands. >> i pulled a few phrases for you here. you and ginger. >> always in my heart, thank you. love yourself and dream bigger. >> all of these are great. this company isbout you positivity, inspiration, 24/7. you stack these on your wrist and wherever you go, you look down and think beautiful thoughts and support environmental causes. normally $25 to $35 slashed in half starting at $12.50. really good. >> i was so inspired to help i wanted to help you. >> i had a little tennis situation and moving slow. >> so you guys know this brand. ginger has got all of these in her house. >> i do. >> so, there, gorgeous. we've got bibs, duckies, teethers, plates. teaching kids early on forget about disposable, the plates
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stick to the table. these are also about good smiles and what i love about these is for every product that you buy, they donate a meal to feeding america to end childhood hunger. they've given 1.5 million meals. >> we'll roll a clip from one of bella tunno's partner. >> one in four children live below the poverty level. our friends from bella tunno come out every month and help at one of our pantries and bring their love, enthusiasm, their excitement to help feed our neighbors in need. thank you very much for helping us end child hunger. thanks, bella tunno. >> thank you, bella tunno, amazing. >> we'll give a lot of meals away, range from 11 to $22 and tart from $5 to $10 and have a big announcement. >> a big announcement. will you please stand up. one of bella tunno's ceo, michelle buelow, what do you have to say. >> we're excited to double our meal donation for any products sold today.
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[ applause ] >> to end childhood hunger. >> everyone, by the way, in our audience, yeah, you're getting gifts from mantra bands and bella tunno and we've partners with them. get the deals on our website. >> i'm a mess. thank you, ging. >> thank you, tory. >> thank
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>> announcer: she's a zhu viefr. she's a thriver. tomorrow she'll inspire you too. anita cochran performs live on "gma" presented by carmax. "good morning america" is sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. only pay for what you need. [ applause ] >> what a fun day. what a great morning. thanks for watching, everybody. see you tomorrow.
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. and good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. here's mike nicco with a look at your day ahead. >> if you're tired of the humidity, there's the difference maker. that cold front is coming through, but it's also going to keep us in the chance of some showers. right now, it's pretty quiet out there, but we'll keep it at a one on our storm impact radar with light showers. temperatures mild, kind of muggy. 60s and 70s. 40s and 50s are coming back for lows and so are 70s and 80s for highs. alexis? >> all right. unfortunately, a new problem in the north bay, southbound 101 in san rafael, this is just north of lincoln. sounds like a solo vehicle crash. you can see some flashing lights in the distance, at least two lanes blocked, maybe even three. definitely very heavy, as you approach that scene and that just came in, so chp heading there now. a ten-minute b.a.r.t. delay for the san francisco line.
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that is due to some police activity. reggie? >> thanks, alexis. time now for "live with kell >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the new film "venom," michelle williams. an award-winning recording artist and actor common. plus, valuable tips on how to avoid phone scams. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: [laughs] >> kelly: hi. [applause] >> ryan: yo.


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