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there are a lot of ways to get a dui. and a lot of ways to go. text a friend. call a cab. share a ride. whatever you choose to do, go safely, california. good morning, america. as we join you this monday morning, the search for answers after tragic attacks on two communities of faith. church shooting horror. a gunman opens fire on parishioners in texas killing two before fellow churchgoers take him down. >> we're going to need help. >> the attack caught on the church's livestream. the heroes who jumped in to help stopping the shooting in just six seconds. also this morning, new details on that horror at a hanukkah party. a man stabbing five people at a rabbi's home before escaping. the moment he's finally arrested as new york's governor calls this an act of domestic terrorism. holiday storm alert. as millions get ready to travel for the new year, blizzard
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conditions causing chaos. up to 20 inches of snow burying north dakota. this bus sliding on the ice. now, 20 states face alerts as it moves east. out of control. more than 100 wildfires tearing through australia. 30,000 people told to flee. koalas in danger and now is that famous sydney new year's fireworks display in jeopardy? breaking overnight, congressman and civil rights icon, john lewis revealing he's battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. the latest details as he asks for prayers. zac efron's medical emergency. the actor reportedly facing a life-threatening illness airlifted for treatment while filming his new show. his recovery and message for fans this morning. and rocking into new year's eve. ryan seacrest here live spilling all on his big show right here in times square as we get ready to roar into 2020. ♪ ♪ don't stop the party
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hey, just a little pitbull to get me dancing this morning. good morning, america. great to have you with us as we count down to the new year. >> i was thought aware of this but they rehearsed the new year's celebration in times square to the point they actually even do a practice confetti drop. >> everything's got to work. >> i did not know this. i guess they had to do a practice cleanup as well. this is the practice you're seeing. >> you know who wasn't doing any of the cleanup, ryan seacrest, but we know he is getting ready for the party and joining us live with details, all those secrets on the big show. >> his 15th year looking forward to all those details. first, a lot of news to get to starting with the investigation into that terrifying shooting at a texas church, a gunman killing two parishioners before armed security volunteers killed the shooter. marcus moore is outside that church in texas with all the latest. good morning, marcus. >> reporter: amy, good morning. this attack lasted just seconds
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before the gunman was taken down in that hail of gun fire. this in the middle of the sanctuary. a camera was rolling the entire time. livestream video captures the moment a gunman wearing a dark hoodie emerges from a back pew firing inside this texas church during sunday morning service. the gunshots sparking panic in the pews. worshippers seen ducking for cover. one man covering his wife with his own body. six seconds into the shooting two members of the church security team returned fire hitting the gunman dropping him to the ground. the 911 calls came shortly before 11:00 a.m. >> active threat, 1900 south las vegas trail. >> reporter: inside the church, at least five other parishioners pulled out handguns and carefully approached the fallen gunman. one man kicks away his gun and picks it up. >> it's a sad thing he to come
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in hurt people and sad thing we had to hurt him. >> we're going to need help. >> reporter: two churchgoers and the gunman were killed. >> the citizens inside that church undoubtedly saved 242 other parishioners. >> reporter: one woman said her mother saw the suspect and noticed something was wrong. >> the shooter was sitting next to my mother. she knew from growing up in the church that she didn't recognize this gentleman. >> reporter: outside, law enforcement secured the area as parishioners visibly shaken consoled one another. >> we lost two great men today but it could have been a lot worse. >> today evil walked boldly among us but let me remind you, good people raised up and stopped it. >> reporter: the alleged hero released a statement on facebook. evil does exist in this world and i and other members aren't going to allow evil to succeed. leaders here praising the actions of church members as
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heroic for stopping the attack. >> could have been a lot worse. marcus moore for us this morning, thank you. another religious community is searching for answers after a terrifying attack. five people stabbed at a rabbi's home during a hanukkah party with a large machete. new york's governor calling it an act of domestic terrorism. the suspect now in custody. stephanie ramos has more from monsey, new york. and stephanie, this is just the latest in a series of attacks in the new york area. >> reporter: it is, whit. the governor says there have been 13 anti-semitic attacks in new york this month. here in monsey, families were celebrating hanukkah when they say a man barged into the home behind me and started attacking them and they say this all could have been so much worse had they not fought back forcing him to run off. overnight, police releasing this surveillance video showing the arrest of 38-year-old grafton thomas. the man accused of attacking five people during hanukkah celebrations this weekend. police say the suspect was covered in blood.
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>> report of multiple people stabbed. >> reporter: the governor of new york is calling this an act of domestic terrorism. it was around 10:00 p.m. saturday families gathered at the home of a new york state rabbi for the seventh night of hanukkah when a man burst in holding a machete. >> i need a crew for stabbing victims. >> reporter: those inside describing a scene of terror. >> i ran into the other room because i tried to save my life. i saw him running down this way. >> just swinging his sword, knife, i don't know what it was, back and forth, hitting people. >> reporter: one of the five stabbed in critical condition with a skull fracture. >> why did you do it? >> reporter: the suspect ran from the home and headed toward the nearby synagogue. this surveillance video was posted which shows the suspect leaving the scene. >> i saw him going in and followed him to make sure he doesn't go in the synagogue. >> reporter: appearing in a white plastic jumpsuit the
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suspect is now charged with five counts of attempted murder. overnight, thomas' family saying, grafton thomas has a long history of mental illness and hospitalizations. he has no history of violent acts and no convictions for any crime. he has no known history of anti-semitism. new york governor andrew cuomo condemning the attack which he says is part of a pattern, this the 13th incident in new york state in the past month. >> we have increased security in this state. i think it's time to step up the law enforcement. >> reporter: and earlier this month, three people were killed after a shooting at this kosher grocery store in new jersey. the fbi says they're working to gain access to all of thomas' online accounts, his devices to figure out a motive. thomas is due back in court this friday. his bond set at $5 million. t.j. >> thank you so much. we want to turn now to some nasty weather and affecting millions. tornadoes in the south. ice in the northeast. blizzards in the plains. want to turn to our ginger zee
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who's outside with the latest. ginger, a lot of people hoping for a white christmas, but it's going to be a mess of a new year's. we don't want that. t.j., we got this light rain here. this morning, 100,000 customers without power in ohio alone. thanks to the winds up to 70 miles an hour just west of cleveland. anywhere from nebraska up through maine. trudging through a foot and a half of snow, gusts over 60 miles per hour. a blizzard taking over the northern plains this holiday weekend. in humboldt, south dakota, abandoned cars littering interstate 90. people in mitchell trying to push their vehicles back onto the road. in north dakota, emergency crews and plows out in full force. blanketed in a foot of snow this fargo neighborhood buried. in iowa, ice covering the roads. this car spinning out crashing into several vehicles before coming to a stop. and in mississippi, seven
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reported tornadoes. this large shed destroyed. part of the roof blown off. insulation scattered into the trees. several semis damaged in the storms. this tractor-trailer flipped. another flattened. here in times square, we'll dry out by tomorrow night but it's going be windy behind that storm. making pictures like this in minnesota, you see that bus sliding, that was from freezing rain and that's what we're concerned about along that warm front especially just north of new york city, up to albany, western massachusetts, some of the hills into the mountains there, from vermont to new hampshire will end up with snow and then snow showers are going to be place. winds could be gusting up to 30 miles per hour. the ice on the roads is going to make for rough travel especially going into new year's night.
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whit. >> people not looking forward to that. thank you so much. new details on the u.s. military strikes in iraq and syria targeting a militia blamed for the attack that killed an american contractor friday. our james longman has the very latest for us this morning. james, good morning to you. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, whit. these were what the u.s. defense department called precision defensive strike, f-15 strike eagles hit five sites in western iraq and eastern syria. the target, an iranian-backed militia. a december nighted terror group. iraqi security services say 25 of its fighters were killed and more than 50 injured. all this is in response to friday's attack on an iraqi base where 30 rockets were fired, killing a u.s. contractor. the u.s. has long accused iran of cultivating and supporting u.s. designated terror groups across the middle east. secretaries of defense and state mike pompeo and mark esper flew to president trump's home to brief him and pompeo said these latest strikes show the u.s.
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will not tolerate actions that put american lives at risk and the state department has not ruled out any further action. amy. >> all right, james longman, we appreciate the latest on that. the president as you mentioned is in mar-a-lago firing off angry tweets as the impeachment standoff shows no signs of letting up. rachel scott has more now from florida this morning. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: amy, good morning. president trump will be heading into an election year still locked in this battle over impeachment. lawmakers are continuing to argue over the ground rules of a senate trial but no real signs of progress and the uncertainty over this trial has aggravated the president. he has repeatedly lashed out at house speaker nancy pelosi for withholding the articles of impeachment. pelosi says she will not take the next step until the senate reveals the structure for a trial and all of this boils down to witnesses. democrats want top aides to testify. republicans are making no guarantees and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he cannot move forward without those articles of impeachment in hand and lawmakers won't be back until after the start of the new
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year. amy. >> rachel, one of the witnesses democrats want to call is the president's acting chief of staff mick mulvaney. there are new reports this morning shedding some light about his role in delaying that security aid to ukraine. >> reporter: that's right, amy. a "new york times" report is revealing just how involved mulvaney was in executing the president's demands to freeze that military aid to ukraine. inquiring about the funds weeks before the president's now-infamous phone call with the leader of ukraine that triggered the impeachment investigation. "the new york times" also reports that top aides tried to convince the president back in august to release the funds but that was something that was not done until september after congress had already started its investigation. amy. >> much more to come. rachel scott, thanks so much. t.j. we turn now to that outpouring of support for congressman john lewis. the civil rights pioneer and longtime georgia congressman announced he's being treated for stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
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the 79-year-old said in a statement, i have been this some kind of fight for freedom, equality, basic human rights for nearly my entire life. i have never faced a fight quite like the one i have now. he adds that doctors tell him he has a fighting chance. he says this was caught during a routine doctor visit. he's also vowing to keep fighting for his constituents and he has no plans to step down from congress. he is asking for your prayers, however. among the well-wishers, former president barack obama along with bernice king, who tweeted a picture of lewis marching beside her father in 1966 and she writes, i am praying for him and encouraged by the knowledge that he is a legendary fighter. fight on, sir. >> true icon. people on both sides of the aisle definitely praying for him this morning. >> he is a titan of the civil rights movement. >> no question. >> we wish him the best. we do want to turn now to new details on that plane crash in louisiana that left five people dead including a sports reporter. investigators racing to determine what caused the plane
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to fall out of the sky just seconds after takeoff. kaylee hartung is in lafayette, louisiana, with more. kaylee, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, whit. this community is grieving a painful reminder of the tragedy in the field behind me. a debris field of more than a quarter mile. the charred wreckage of the plane presenting investigators with challenges as they try to determine what happened and why. less than a minute after takeoff from the lafayette regional airport. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: a twin-engine plane with six on board headed to the lsu playoff football game crashed and erupted into flames. >> went straight and plane blew up. >> reporter: among those who died on board 30-year-old carley mccord, a new orleans sports reporter and daughter-in-law of lsu's coordinator steve ensminger. despite getting the news just hours before the game, he managed to coach them to a record-breaking win and her
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husband sharing his heartbreak explaining that the pair was supposed to drive to the peach bowl together but at the last minute he couldn't get off work. he had to be sedated in the hospital after hearing the news telling abc, my world fell apart. the crash killed five on board including gretchen vincent and her teenage son walker. one person survived, critically injured. >> oh, my gosh, there is a survivor. so i was like, what? so we got closer and they pulled a guy out of the burning flame. >> reporter: flight data shows the plane had a steep downward turn and getting no response from the pilot. the plane barely clearing an apartment building before striking power lines and crashing into the post office parking lot below. >> the wreckage is in pretty tough shape between impact damage and fire damage, so there's not a lot to work with. >> reporter: there's a month-long investigation ahead.
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carley's husband telling me, knowing how this happened won't bring his wife back. he's turned his attention to honoring the memory of the feisty and passionate woman he loved. her funeral services being planned for this weekend. whit. >> just an awful tragedy. kaylee hartung for us, thank you. and another deadly plane crash in a maryland neighborhood near washington, d.c. officials say one person died when a small plane slammed into a home and burst into flames. no reports of injuries on the ground. the sole victim is believed to be the pilot. the ntsb is now investigating. well, they say, of course, football is a game of inches, a game of inches and skittles. let me explain. the nfl playoffs are set. the big game last night, though, the seahawks against the 49ers and it marked the return of marshawn lynch. all right, he played for the seattle seahawks many years ago and he scored a big touchdown but he was known for eating skittles on the sideline. after he scored this touchdown,
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what did the fans do? they started littering the field with skittles. the celebration was short-lived because the seahawks had a chance to win this game at the very end at the goal line. this is the play. they connect with the tight end at the goal line. now, look at this. they had to review it. this ball was an inch or two from that goal line. seahawks lose. they don't just lose this game, guys, now this makes the 49ers the division champs, number one seed and they get home field advantage throughout the playoffs so a couple of inches made all the difference last night. >> my goodness. >> that's my team. sorry, not sorry. 49ers, we've had a painful couple of years so now we have the big turnaround. >> this was a great game. >> it was a good game. >> definitely asleep. definitely. >> your team, right? >> i saw the beginning but i had to shut it down at some point. we are following a lot of other stories this morning. next, that medical scare for zac efron. his health emergency while
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filming a show called "killing zac efron" and what he is now revealing. also, the wildfire emergency in australia. more than 100 fires burning. but will now the famous new year's eve fireworks display take place? and the investigation under way after that deadly tourist helicopter crash in hawaii. but first let's go back to ginger. good morning. >> amy, you know this woman. this is val's picture from los angeles. she's at home visiting and said the snowcapped mountains just so beautiful. they're also a little treacherous on the roads and that's going happen again today. i wanted to warn everyone as beautiful as it looks, wind advisories, santa barbara and heavy snow up near big bear. the select cities sponsored by consumer cellular.
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>> i had to catch up on 20 seasons just now. >> exactly. >> he's got the need for speed and the need for love and we'll hear from him later on this morning. >> much more ahead. but first, the top headlines we're following right now. investigations are under way into those two tragic attacks on communes of faith. a deadly shooting at a church in texas and a stabbing at a hanukkah party in new york. the suspect in the shooting was killed on the scene and here in new york, the stabbing suspect is in custody. also right now, 20 states are on alert for snow and heavy rain as that major storm moves east bringing blizzard conditions to the plains and tornadoes to the south. right as millions of people are prepared to travel for new year's. and a big congratulations to serena williams and lebron james. both of them named ap's athletes of the decade. in the past ten years serena has won a dozen grand slam titles and lebron played in eight straight nba finals winning three of them. incredible accomplishments for both of them. >> congratulations to them. we move on now to the latest
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on that health scare for zac efron. the actor is thanking concerned fans confirming he got sick while filming his new adventure show in new guinea. abc's will reeve is here with the story and good morning to you. this is scary stuff. >> reporter: it was, and zac efron was in papua new guinea. that's just north of australia about as remote as it gets when he contracted a bacterial infection that reportedly could have been deadly. he did make it through. he's back home recovering but that show he was filming, the title is a bit on the nose given what almost happened. this morning, it's life imitating art. while filming a show called "killing zac efron" in papua new guinea, zac efron was nearly killed by a sudden illness. he was airlifted to australia for treatment of a bacterial infection, possibly typhoid. transmitted to patients by contaminated food or water. before the infection hit ephron was seen in this photo with a tour guide in papua new guinea. the star confirming his ordeal
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on social media posting that he did get sick but bounced back quick thanking his well-wishers, many of whom fell in love with efron when he was a teen heartthrob in "high school musical." ♪ we're breaking free soaring flying ♪ >> reporter: before taking on more dramatic roles like his critically acclaimed portrayal of serial killer ted bundy earlier this year. ♪ lonely days are gone, i'ma going home, my baby wrote me a letter ♪ >> reporter: in addition to "killing zac efron," a show for the soon to debut streaming service, quibi, a reality series, where he ventures into a remote jungle he stars in his own youtube series called "off the grid" where he shows off his wild side. after his battle with the illness likely caught in the jungle, efron's australian doctors reportedly gave him the greenlight to fly home to the u.s. for the holidays. efron writing in his post that
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he was back home with his friends and family. efron also said he did finish his three weeks in papua new guinea. "killing zac efron," featuring an apparently very much alive zac efron, claims efron will carve a name for himself in expedition history. so much to look forward to there. he's lucky he got the health care he did being airlifted to australia. typhoid is very dangerous, can be deadly. one of the big three bacterial infections. >> we're glad he's okay. >> absolutely. >> thank you so much. we turn overseas now to the deadly wildfires that are sweeping through australia. 30,000 ordered to evacuate on the coast as more than 100 fires are blazing across the country. all this as questions now grow and some criticism about sydney's famous new year's eve fireworks show. matt gutman has the latest, and a lot of people questioning if that show should go on in the first place.
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>> reporter: t.j. good morning. but other cities in australia including canberra, the capital, canceling theirs. this morning, the tenth australian firefighter lose his life as they continue to battle to try to rescue those people who are trapped. this morning, thousands of tourists trapped behind a curtain of fire slung across parts of eastern australia. the evacuation of a popular tourist area east of melbourne sunday was considered one of the largest evacuations in australian history. >> it's time that you left. there's not enough trucks to go around. so don't count on a fire truck protecting your particular house. you need to get out of there. >> reporter: but then, authorities warned the fire had moved. it had become too late to leave. ordering residents and tourists to shelter in place. massive clouds of smoke quickly approaching homes and buildings near australia's biggest cities as conditions nationwide worsened. >> extreme fire dangers.
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the strong winds that were forecast and the very hot temperatures have all come as we thought. >> reporter: more than 2,000 firefighters battling the flames on the ground, and in the air. over 100 fires still active. many of them uncontained. the fires upgraded to severe over the weekend as temperatures reached into the triple digits. the searing flames placing australia's wildlife under serious threat. federal environmental minister susan ley spoke to australia's abcam radio program about the potential loss to the koala population, an already threatened species. >> it may well be up to 30% of the population in the region because up to 30% of their habitat has been destroyed. we'll know more when the fires are calmed down and a proper assessment can be made. >> reporter: firefighters and residents helping out animals impacted by the heat. >> a very thirsty boy. >> reporter: one cyclist
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stopping to offer this koala a drink from her water bottle. >> has anyone got anymore? he's so thirsty. >> reporter: there's concern about koalas and other species as well. in order to make the final assessment, scientists have to be able to get into those areas and because of the drought and the record heat they're not going to be able to do according to australian authorities for another three months at least until the rains finally put those fires out. guys. >> what a difficult situation. all right, thanks so much, matt. we move on now to a "gma" health alert. new flu concerns this morning, every state facing cases and more than half the country facing high levels of flu-like illnesses up 33% from the previous week according to the cdc's latest flu report. the virus this year has cost an estimated 4.6 million illnesses, 39,000 hospitalizations and more than 2,000 deaths. dr. jen ashton is here with the latest and, dr. jen, as a parent, always the biggest concern when we talk about pediatric deaths and we've had
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more cases of those. >> right. >> how does a young person who was previously perfectly healthy suddenly come down with these gravelike symptoms? >> not just parents are asking that but doctors also. we're still trying to understand how this happens. according to the latest cdc numbers, we're up to 22 pediatric deaths so far this year, and i think the theories about how that happens in previously healthy children, they have such a strong immune system. they get this vigorous immune response. it's called a cytokine storm, and it actually carpet-bombs not just the infection but healthy tissue as well. then you have the possibility of a superimposed bacterial infection. that can then lead to poor blood oxygenation, particularly if that bacterial infection is in the lungs, and shock, multisystem organ failure, and that, of course, unfortunately can be fatal. >> that is scary, and as a parent, how do you know when you just have to let your kid ride it out or you need to take them to the emergency room? >> i think there are signs and
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symptoms people need to be on the lookout for this whether with kids or adults. number one, most flu cases last five to seven days. if at any time you start to have any of these symptoms, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, you have a change in your alertness, you are disoriented, you're unable to urinate or you're unable to take liquids or tolerate anything by mouth or get a bluish gray discoloration around your lips or nailbeds, that's a medical emergency. you need to go to an emergency room. >> we're so familiar with the flu virus. we talk about other viruses. we forget how dangerous the flu is. thank you so much. coming up, the investigation into that helicopter crash in hawaii. what to look out for before getting on board. ♪
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we're back with the investigation into that deadly tourist helicopter crash in hawaii. the vacation nightmare sparking new safety concerns about these sightseeing tours. abc's will carr is live in kauai with much more. will, good morning. >> reporter: and whit, there's no doubt about it. this is paradise. people come from all over the world to take in this gorgeous island. that's exactly what two families were doing when something went tragically wrong. this morning, a federal investigation team is on the ground searching for answers after a fatal helicopter crash that killed all seven on board on the coast of hawaii. according to authorities the sightseeing helicopter with six passengers and the pilot was flying just over a mile inland
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near kauai's na pali coast when it struck a cliff wall and plummeted killing the pilot, a family of four from switzerland and amy gannon and her 13-year-old daughter joceyln. on a family vacation from wisconsin. her grieving husband sharing the last picture with abc news he took with his wife and daughter before the crash. along with a note he wrote remembering his daughter, you are the sweetest person in the world. i know you were scared. i wish i was there with you. i hope you were holding mommy's hand. it's just not right what happened to you. i will never forget your courage, toughness, concern for others. you were so amazing and i wish i could have had more time with you. the tourism company safari helicopters says it's fully cooperating with the ntsb and the faa. it says the chopper's pilot paul matero had 12 years of flying experience. >> you could tell he really loved it because the knowledge he had about that island. >> reporter: hawaii is known for breathtaking views featured in movies like "jurassic park" and "the pirates of the caribbean."
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countless tourists flock to hawaii to see the vistas in person, but this latest crash has people questioning the safety of helicopter tours. representative ed case tweeting, tour helicopter and small aircraft operations are not safe and innocent lives are paying the price. according to the ntsb, there have been 18 civilian helicopter crashes in hawaii since 2015 and according to u.s. helicopter safety team, fatalities from u.s. helicopter deaths jumped 20% from 2017 to 2018. >> these tourist helicopters may or may not be held to the highest maintenance standards. they may or may not have the best pilots. do they have a good reputation? do the helicopters look new and well taken care of? these are some things that they can do to take care of themselves and hopefully prevent these kind of mishaps. >> reporter: while the investigation continues, the ntsb now has four investigators here on the scene. guys. >> all right, thank you so much. and coming up here, take a
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rockin' eve. >> my 15th year. >> you tell us every year it's bigger but it does seem bigger. >> it is. i've been memorizing all the things that are going to be on the show, that i'm going to tell you about in a bit. we're covering miami, and new orleans and los angeles and times square and bouncing all over the nation. >> you'll add cities? >> we have. >> in the future? >> in the future. >> i'm skipping this year already. >> thanks for being there. it's already seven hours long. maybe. maybe in the future. >> when do you -- how does your sleep pattern go? when do you shut it down? >> i have a great sleep pattern. i go to bed the same time and wake up no matter vacation at the same time exactly. my body clock is set. now i will stay up late tomorrow night. i'll have to stay up late. >> you have to do that. that's part of the job. >> i have to count backwards. i've been practicing so hopefully i'll get it right. >> what do you still look forward to? there's all the big acts, and everything, but do you know something unpredictable is going to happen? what do you go in saying, oh, man, i can't wait for -- >> the thing about this show is, it's live around the world.
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good morning. let's start with a check of the weather with lisa. >> you see sun behind you. it's beautiful. 48 in san francisco and here in santa cruz with temperatures droppinging into the 30s this morning. the recovery today, pretty nice with upper 50s, san francisco. 60 in antioch. 59 in san jose and little cloudier but dry throughout the week and new year. >> good morning. this is something you don't usually see around this time of the morning. the bridge toll plaza moving so smoothly. pretty empty now. i think a lot of people are enjoying their holiday break. mass transit alert. the ferries are running on reduced sevice today and
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whatever you choose to do, go safely, california. good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. church shooting horror. a texas community devastated after a gunman opened fire on parishioners. two killed and then fellow churchgoers taking down the shooter. >> we're going to need help with a patient here. >> reporter: the attack all caught on livestream. the search for a motive and the hero volunteers who helped stop the shooting. holiday storm alert. as millions get ready to celebrate the new year, the tornado damage overnight. the raging blizzard this morning and now ice storm warnings. the big question, will we all get rained out on new year's eve? ♪ give the world to you roaring into 2020. "gma" with your top to bottom guide to get ready for the new year from rethinking your
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relationship with sugar and a 21-day path to food freedom, to what you need to know about winter skin and hair tips from our top celebrity stylist. ♪ i get knocked down ♪ but i i get up again buckle up. we've got turbulence. pilot pete is one week from starting his journey to love on "the bachelor." what he is revealing this morning about his injury during filming, hannah b.'s return and about being a hopeless romantic. looking for love. sharon stone swiping on one of the most popular dating apps out there but no one believed it was her on bumble. what she said after her account was deleted and will she stay shut out of the hive? ♪ i don't care and are you ready for new year's eve? we're counting down to 2020 with the one and only ryan seacrest, hosting new year's rockin' eve for his 15th time. >> he's here to say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ we got to kill this switch
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good morning, america. great to have you with us on this last monday of 2019. yep, we're just two days until the new year. >> that's right. it's that final countdown and the new bachelor is getting ready for takeoff in 2020. t.j. has been waiting for that. >> i have? >> and, well, we appreciated the analysis earlier. and you know who is excited for pilot pete? charlize theron. she posted this photo with his poster. it says, expect turbulence, and she wrote, turbulence i like. not sure what that means, but we'll hear from pilot pete ahead here on "gma." but first, we'll turn to the morning's top stories. unfortunately, we have to start with another church shooting to talk about. this one is in texas, and it turned deadly. the gunman was actually sitting with parishioners before he opened fire. we want to turn back to marcus moore in texas for us. hello again, marcus. >> reporter: t.j., good morning again to you. investigators here in texas are trying to figure out a motive for the attack that erupted in
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the middle of that church service, and parishioners who intervened are being called heroes. livestream video captures the moment a gunman wearing a dark hoodie emerges from a back pew drawing his gun and firing inside this texas church during sunday morning service. six seconds into the shooting two members of the church security team returned fire hitting the gunman dropping him to the ground. the 911 calls came shortly before 11:00 a.m. >> active threat, 1900 south las vegas trail. >> reporter: inside the church at least five other parishioners pulled out handguns and carefully approached the fallen gunman. one man kicks away his gun and picks it up. >> we are going to need help with patient care. >> reporter: two churchgoers and the gunman were killed. >> the citizens who were inside that church, undoubtedly saved 242 other parishioners. >> reporter: one woman said her mother, a longtime member of the church, saw the suspect and noticed something was wrong. >> the shooter was sitting next to my mother.
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she knew from growing up in the church that she didn't recognize this gentleman. >> reporter: in the meantime, authorities here in texas if not for the parishioners this could have been far worse. >> it certainly could have. marcus, thank you so much. now to the major winter storm slamming the country just one day before new year's eve and ginger tracking it all out in times square. good morning again. >> a nice cold rain. nothing like the end of 2019 like this. but we have a storm to talk about because north of us, it's going to be the ice that i'm concerned about for travel. now the western side of this storm where it all began, blizzard conditions in south dakota, up to a foot and a half of snow, gusts up to 60 miles per hour. folks trudging through, trying to make their way through the holiday weekend. but look at that, on the southern end, tornado, at least seven reported in mississippi alone. can i show you what will happen? new year's eve is on everybody's mind. the midnight temperature is what you see represented there.
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some rain in south texas. you're going to see again blustery windy conditions along the east coast. a little rain and snow up in the pacific northwest, but times square itself, will be dry, just windy and feeling cool. feeling like subfreezing with the windchill. a whole lot better than last year. i was just telling ryan seacrest, at least we won't be drenched for hours on end. >> people looking forward to that. ginger, thanks so much. coming up here, how to break up with sugar and find healthy sweets that will satisfy that sweet tooth. and we're just one week away from bachelor pilot pete taking control. what he's saying about the new season, and that hannah b. surprise. plus, much more with ryan seacrest who is live sitting up listening closely to the forecast from ginger zee. he's going to have the new year's rockin' eve. we'll be right back.
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♪ when i go out welcome back to "gma" and get excited because tomorrow we have the exclusive reveal of american girl girl of the year doll for 2020. adrienne is excited. >> we did that last year, the reveal. my daughters, yep, part of it. >> beautiful. if you've ever been to one of those stores it will change your live. >> i got a little 7-year-old. she will be 7 next month. this is a big deal. >> all excited. >> get her some food. how about some "pop news"? i'm verklempt over the american girl doll announcement.
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more and more people are not just buying dolls, but they're using dating apps to find love and actress sharon stone is no exception. listen to this. she created her own bumble profile but her account was deleted when users thought it was fake. sharon tweeting, i went on the bumble dating site and they closed my account. some users reported that it couldn't possibly be me. hey, is being me exclusionary. don't shut me out of the hive. now breaking this morning, bumble looked into the issue and unblocked her account. we are certainly wishing sharon luck in finding her honey. i think a lot of people are surprised that sharon is using bumble. maybe not some other more exclusive service. remember when she wore that black gap turtleneck. on the red carpet way back in the day? always kept it real. >> now a lot more will join bumble. >> i just love that. finding love in the new year. some news out of this world. "star wars: the rise of skywalker" still number one at the box office nationwide and two of the stars are congratulating someone who also
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just broke a record in a galaxy far, far away. actors kelly marie tran and naomi sending a message to nasa astronaut christina koch who now holds the record for longest spaceflight by a woman. take a look. >> we're so inspired by your work. >> yeah. and everything you're doing and what you're doing for science and what you're doing for women. >> and for the world. >> and for the world. thank you. >> thank you so much for your efforts. >> we want to be you. >> we really do. >> they kind of are on the big screen. koch beat peggy whitson's record. it was 289 days, 6 hours and 1 minute. she's scheduled to remain aboard the international space station until february when she will have racked up an amazing 328 days. that's almost a full year. >> a lot of days in space. >> on the iss. >> could you imagine? >> no, i can't. >> no french fries. >> not even close. >> no french fries for a year. and speaking of "star wars"
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i know whit is interested. we found an adorable kitty cat that looks just like baby yoda. look at the eyes. meet joy the internet dubbing her yoda cat. the humane society in rowan county, sharing these photos, raising nearly a thousand dollars in just a few days. now she needs to find a forever home and extra money. she needs health issues resolved. any extra money will help other animals at the shelter. hooray for baby yoda cat. >> great side-by-side there. >> thank you, adrienne. >> "star wars" forever. now to our "gma" cover story. we are roaring into 2020 with the biggest party on the planet right here in times square. host ryan seacrest will join us again in just a moment. but first, let's take a look at some of the top moments from the past decade of new year's rockin' eve celebrations. >> 20 seconds. >> reporter: just one more night until the streets of times square look like this, and as we gear up for the 48th anniversary of the new year's rockin' eve show, ryan seacrest about to lead us through it for the 15th time.
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>> to say good-bye to 2010 and welcome in the new year. >> reporter: of course, we can't end the decade without looking at the beginning of it. >> now, here is the chairman of the board. >> reporter: and there's the man that started it all, dick clark, the last show the two had together. ♪ shake it off ♪ shake it off >> reporter: going into 2015 taylor swift tried to shake it off in this cold. >> you're not freezing? >> i'm absolutely freezing. this is the wrong choice. >> reporter: and managed to do it with some help. >> oh, my gosh. >> we're stuck in the elevator, everybody. >> reporter: can't forget this classic right from our studios here at "gma." >> we're supposed to be on "good morning america" but we can't get there. >> reporter: going into 2018, all i want for christmas is a blanket and some hot chocolate? and as we near the end sometimes it does rain on this parade. but rain or shine we'll still be rockin' on. rockin' on with ryan seacrest
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right now, so that was pretty cool to take a look back at all -- >> the hairstyles. >> the coat, the fashion choices, but seriously what moments stand out for you when you look back? >> watching that, there are so many great flashbacks and in the moment it was panic but, you is know, when it pours rain like last year you wonder will everything work? will we still be transmitting on the air and fortunately we were. i remember that time we got stuck in the elevator. i think it was three years ago. >> it was three years ago, actually. this is your three-year anniversary from being stuck in the elevator. >> so just we're clear, that's the elevator inside a drugstore you have to take to get to the ball and who knew that's the route? dick never told me about that when i signed on so -- >> interesting omission. >> we got in and we were stuck there for 45 minutes, but it was really relaxing. no one panicked. >> it was relaxing. >> no one could bother us. it was kind of nice. >> what were you doing? >> i was on my phone. i had signal so i was not on bumble but i was on my phone. >> now do you take the stairs? >> i like -- i take the stairs here, yes.
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i did this morning. a smart call. >> you said, this is your 15th year hosting the show which is pretty remarkable. >> yes. >> we actually have some video of you doing your very first one back in 2006. >> okay. i warn you. >> oh, there you are in the studio with mariah carey. what do you remember most about that night? were you nervous? >> oh, i was terrified. i mean, you're stepping into a show that is such a franchise with a legend, dick clark, who's built this and he said i think you can work with me. all i wanted to do was prove myself in that year and be invited back. i think that as mariah was talking and as i was working my heart was pounding in my head. >> you could feel it in your head. >> the scale is unlike anything that's broadcast because you're all over these different blocks. it's outside. there are a million people waiting all day who have not used the restroom. it's intense. >> a lot is riding on your shoulders. a lot is, yeah. >> speaking of that, you do have quite the year, quite a lineup
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of performers. who do you expect to see? >> this has grown so much. the whole country covered. we'll be here, lucy hale will co-host. she's fantastic. we'll have sam hunt, bts. they are incredibly popular. >> yes, they are. >> they'll be in times square live with their fans. >> just a few people might show up for that. >> post malone, he will be performing just before the ball drops and the jonas brothers in miami. we'll go live as soon as we get to 2020. sheryl crow in new orleans with billy porter and usher perform. let's see. we have the l.a. party with ciara and dua lipa will be there. the list goes on and on so -- salt-n-pepa. a little flashback, paula abdul from the first "american idol." she'll be there too. >> you mentioned lucy hale. any pointers for her? this is her first year. >> she doesn't need pointers from me. we're throwing a party. we're out there to enjoy and to celebrate. the only thing i'm told we really have to get right is midnight. just get to midnight on time. if we get to midnight on time
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we're good. >> that's pretty solid advice. i think she can stick with that. last year you told us your new year's resolution was to go to uncle school. your niece was about to be born. how did that go? >> uncle school, it's difficult to get in. i don't know how that's going. i hosted my family for christmas this year. my niece -- my sister and her husband jimmy came and my niece came. i've really learned how to hold flora. >> that's good. >> i'm comfortable. >> what about changing diapers? >> i'm not there yet. >> you'll learn in like three years when she's out of them. any resolutions for this year? >> i haven't stuck to the resolution thing. i think that every year you just sort of want to streamline your own focus and you want to spend more time in your life. i enjoy everything that i do so much. i want to keep doing what i'm doing. >> i have a resolution for both of us that we can do jointly. go to a georgia game where we win. >> i know. >> how about that?
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>> embarrassingly we both went to our alma mater and they always win. at your game they lost and at my game they lost. >> we're going to break the jinx this year. >> i'm not invited back. >> maybe together we will be stronger. >> yes, i think so. >> you hear that? >> we congratulate them and we hope they have another good season next year. and we're so excited about new year's rockin' eve. >> thank you. are you going to be home watching? >> i'll be home watching like it'll be in the background for sure. >> put it on. turn it on. put it in the background just like this fire can be, totally fine. just have it on. >> i love it. that's right. be sure to tune into dick clark's new year's rockin' eve with ryan seacrest 2020 tomorrow night starting at 8:00 p.m. >> starts in a few hours. >> right here on abc. >> thank you as always, ryan. >> happy new year. >> great to see you. happy new year. >> whit. >> put that tv on a timer. all right, amy, thank you so much. now as you get ready for the new year, how to make a resolution to get back to
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healthy eating after the holidays. the new book, "breaking up with sugar" takes a look at how you can fix your relationship with sweets. i think we all need help with that. i know i do. adrienne sat down with the author of this book. >> especially approaching this time of year a lot of us try to give up the desserts, right, as we try to get more fit. the woman you're about to meet says she can help you do just that, and she found life is sweeter without sugar. >> reporter: for three decades, addictions and eating disorder therapist molly carmel said she had a toxic relationship with food. >> my first diet at the age of 7. >> reporter: she tried and failed at weight loss having gastric bypass surgery. at her heaviest, she was 325 pounds. >> the thing i never looked at mostly because i didn't want to, was my relationship with sugar. it numbed me. it made me feel good. it nurtured me and the breakup was necessary. >> reporter: her new book, "breaking up with sugar" reveals a plan to eliminate that sweet five-letter word. >> i had less cravings. i was releasing weight. you know, emotionally my mood was better. i was more hopeful and the same exact thing was happening with
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the people that i was treating. you release shame. you release old stories. it's really important that we examine some beliefs that we hold about food and make a decision if they're really true. >> oh, there was one that i loved which is if i don't eat sugar, then i'm boring because i'm not going to have any fun. >> what if you gave it up? maybe you would even be more fun. >> reporter: the goal is to live life every day sugar-free. carmel recommends starting with a two-month commitment. for some people there's a fear in forever as you write. >> yes, forever is a really long time but, you know, we make so many new year's resolutions and by january 14th we failed again and that does something to a spirit. in my clinic i find around that two-month mark is where people start to see the real results like and actually they don't want to go back. >> you don't have a diet. in fact, you say divorce your diet. >> oh, my. america's obsession with compulsive dieting may be as bad as our problems with sugar.
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>> reporter: she calls her approach a relationship rebuild plan, resetting the way we think about food. can we have fruit? >> of course. fruit is made from nature. when you give up all the other sugars you will be so surprised how sweet an apple is. it's really true. >> not as sweet as birthday cake. >> but maybe not a bad idea to look at your relationship with birthday cake if you're saying you can't give it up. >> speak to me as somebody who's on the other side of that 325 pounds. are you happy with the woman you are today? >> you know, i look at these pictures of myself when i was this chunky little 7-year-old girl, and i want to take her in a hug and i want to say, it's going to be better than you ever imagined. i promise. >> now, there are a few other things to keep in mind like on this plan you can't have any gluten flour so no bread. >> more rolls? >> no pasta. yeah, i know. here's what you can do. molly suggests the fifth ingredient rule. so, if sugar is the fifth ingredient or less on your food
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label, it's fair game. the book "breaking up with sugar" is out tomorrow. >> have fruit, yes. >> then i asked about birthday cake. >> exactly. one there. adrienne, thank you. ginger, over to you. i have a "gma" moment that requires tissues, so grab them. because jessie had a baby, and then jessie had an epic surprise for her dad. you see the mom. she saw the name. she's like, look, look, honey. his name is michael. just like dad. ah. it was such a sweet moment. all right, thank you so much for sharing that with us. good luck with the new baby. go to my facebook page and leave your "gma" moment.
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oh, it's time to talk "bachelor." i know we're getting ready for our bachelor. big parties every year. pilot pete is getting ready for a new season looking for love. the season hasn't even started, will, but why are we talking about problems already? >> there's lots of airplane puns we have to get ready for. buckle your seat belt. there will be a lot of puns and there's a shot at redemption for pete this year. he was rejected by hannah b. last year but now he's back. he remains a self-professed hopeless romantic. we have an exclusive look at this season thanks to "people" magazine. take a look. >> reporter: this morning, bachelor pilot pete weber is getting ready for flight with some unexpected turbulence while he tries to find love in the upcoming season. >> i know that my life will never be the same. >> reporter: longtime fan and
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superstar charlize theron getting especially excited, posting this photo of herself in front of a "bachelor" billboard with the caption, turbulence i like. in the latest issue of "people" magazine on newsstands now, bachelor pete provides details about what to expect this season and that infamous windmill incident. >> honestly with my private life it's my private life and i didn't -- i don't necessarily like that that defines me. i don't want that to define me. i want to just kind of leave that in the past. i want to look forward. >> reporter: and what about that injury during filming that had "bachelor" nation holding its breath. >> people thought i lost half my face. honestly just a freak accident, 22 stitches, yeah. i got a good battle scar. next day i remember going on a date so it wasn't that bad. >> reporter: the unexpected twist. >> hannah brown. wow. what i'm about to say is extremely crazy. what would you say if i asked you to come be part of the house?
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>> reporter: bachelorette hannah and her part in the upcoming season. >> it's 100% real and all those emotions were real and they resurfaced. you have to tune in to see what happens. >> reporter: his fresh outlook on being a hopeless romantic. >> becoming the bachelor now i've changed and said i'm not a hopeless romantic but a romantic because i never lose hope that -- or i have never lost hope that next person i find will be my forever. >> battle scars, man. for more exclusive video go to "the bachelor" premieres monday january 6th right here on abc. >> we'll have pilot pete live with us on monday and i'll be here. i need to sit him down and talk to him about some things apparently before the three-hour premiere. will, thank you, and we will be right back here on "gma." will, thank you, and we will be right back here on "gma." premiere. we will be right back on "gma."
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good morning. police in pal investigating an act of vandalivandal israe israel. somebody spray painted angry messages on zion church. police say it happened sometime saturday morning. officers believe the suspect is a white man. 35 to 45 years old with blond hair. zblnc we're following a crash in fairfield. injuries have been reported. this is westbound 80 before waterman boulevard. crews are there. you can see the red line. there's a back up forming.
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this will impact people trying to make their way into emoryville. it is smooth at the moment. >> thanks.
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good morning. a little bit of a breeze in the upper elevations, but a west wind today. 46 in san jose. the rain is out of here how about upper 50s in santa cruz. highs upper 50s to near 60.
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>> thanks, lisa. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes, but you can find the latest ♪ i love it we thank them for being out in the coal and rain visiting us in times square this morning. welcome back to "gma." we're roaring into 2020 with good tips having you looking and feeling the best. winter does a number on people's skin, of course, so we got to do our skin a favor. >> exactly. you're selling it, t.j. selling it so this morning we've got advice on keeping your skin happy and healthy in this weather from "allure" editor in chief michelle lee joining us. thank you so much. the men are not immune from the winter issues. >> absolutely not. >> so let's talk about the moneymaker first. the face. where do we start? >> so we're starting with this curel product.
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a lot of people in this country know them for their body products, but it's actually the number one skin care brand for face for sensitive skin in japan. these have just launched here a couple of months ago. this is a curel intensive moisture care. lightweight cream you wear overnight and it is fantastic. you wake up in the morning and your skin is beautifully moisturized. >> overnight thing. >> overnight. >> now i didn't learn this until recently but there is a difference between face moisturizer and something you put around your eyes. >> sometimes -- >> you. >> that's why michelle is here. >> so eyes, this is actually an olay eye cream, and it has retinol in it. retinol is a skin care super ingredient. the tricky thing is that it can cause irritation so this retinol is so gentle you can wear it every night. i like to tap a little onto my ring finger and tap it under your eyes. make sure you don't do any heavy tugging to your eye. >> body cream, face cream and eye cream.
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i need three. anything else i'm missing? >> this is a really special one. this is actually eye cream for face. this is by ahc, and actresses in korea have been doing this for years where they're putting eye cream all over their faces because it tends to be more highly concentrated. they have this product now here and actually formulated to be more lightweight but can use it all over. >> is it thicker than norm? >> it tends to be thicker and pricey, so this one is great because it's a great price and more lightweight. >> t.j.'s mind is blown already. >> might not know this as well. we have the skin care but we like to put the makeup on our face too. >> our lovely model jessica here is showing us the tinted face oil and what's great, it's a hydrator and is super lightweight, and also acts as a foundation, and we have this lip treatment because our lips get very dry in the wintertime, and this is by uzu.
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it's the number one treatment in japan, and has ingredients to help your lips self-moisturize. >> the face oil, you have coverage with that? >> medium coverage. >> how does it differ between regular foundation? >> it is really hydrating and for winter months you get a lot of moisture. >> keep moving. actually show us what you have. you're wearing this next one. >> i am a huge nail art fan so i did these yesterday. these are nail wraps so nail art is such a big thing right now. these nail wraps are easy decals you put on your nails and last just as long as polish and come off with regular remover. >> but if you are drawing attention to those nails, your cuticles have to be on point, right? >> the dry winter air can do a number on your cuticles and cause a lot of real damage. so we love this pen. this is the olive cuticle serum. an allure best of beauty winner and pop no a bag and put it on
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whenever you need it. >> cuticles on point. t.j.'s quote of the day. >> all right. finally what do we have? 20 seconds to get through it. >> we have got body. so we love this jiegiant tub of aveeno cica balm. this is l'occitane -- >> don't put this on your face. >> you can but only if you're very, very dry. >> informative segment. thank you so much. coming up, we have maye musk, mother of elon musk live here with us.
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we are back we are back now with maye musk. she is the mother of elon musk and she's also a model with a career spanning more than 50 years, and she is out with a new book, "a woman makes a plan: advice for a lifetime of adventure, beauty and success." i think those are three things every woman would like in her life. >> and everyone should have. >> thank you, maye, for joining us. what is the main message you hope readers will take away from your book? >> first of all, aging is great. secondly, if you are in a bad situation, you know, workwise or
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personalwise, you need to move on. and it's hard and you need to plan it and you have to just have a happy life. >> you can take ownership of having a happy life. it was really inspiring to read your words. >> thank you. >> how you embrace your age. you're 71 years old. >> yes, i am. >> and looking fabulous and you know it. >> and feel great. yes. >> i love that. there are things you open up about in the book, though, things aren't always great and you are very honest about that in this book, a troubled relationship, becoming a single mother with three kids. how did you find your strength during those tough times? what got you through it and not just got you through it but elevated you to where you are now? >> well, there were a lot of struggles and elon said, if you are writing a book, you have to write about your struggles because of course, they went through them all with me. >> kids keep you honest. >> they do and they find that people, of course, my instagram is fabulous, you know. i'm perfect and all that and at
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the moment i'm feeling really great but you go through many stages in your life and if you are having a hard time, you need to make a change. >> i love that. just be willing to make a change to say this isn't working. >> and it's scary. >> very scary. >> and you might be economically challenged which is what i went through a lot. >> what was the scariest change you made? >> the scariest change is you're going to have confidence and then you have to build it up but you don't want to complain because then nobody wants you around so you just have to keep on focusing on doing the work that you love to do and making sure your children are healthy and making sure you're eating well so you have a lot of energy. >> you mentioned your children, of course, we all know elon but your other children, one a plan philanthropic chef, and the other a filmmaker. >> yes. >> what did you do to raise such successful people in your live, these amazing children you have? what tips do you give as a parent? >> i brought them up like my parents brought me up, to be completely independent. always helping them.
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they did good for people. i'm as a dietitian, of course, i was looking after people all the time. helping them with their eating habits and my children are doing good things. i mean tosca with passion flicks, romance movies where the woman is strong and the woman is the lead and she gets the same pay as the men. >> ah, well, that's fantastic. >> i know. >> something to be proud of as a mother. there is a photo you tweeted that caught our attention of elon back in 1995 fixing a car. you're looking at that picture right there. did you know back then that he had it in him to be what he is today? >> i always thought, well, he is a genius and can you always apply it to something practical but from the beginning every project he took on, it was to improve life on earth and so when you have to fix your car you have to fix it. >> i love that. you got to be able to make a change if you need to. >> do it yourself. >> along with raising these children you juggled, you mentioned as a nutritionist two
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careers and a model and become a cover girl at the age of 69. >> it's about time. >> what do you say to women who feel like at a certain age, they're just not valuable anymore? >> well, then you have to find out why. why do you not feel valuable? is somebody making you feel less valuable? i mean, men don't have that problem. >> no. >> but women do, and we need to support each other, and also men need to support us so we feel good about ourselves. >> this book will absolutely be a game changer for a lot of women who might be struggling with that. thank you so much. "a woman makes a plan" is out tomorrow. maye musk, what a pleasure getting to meet you. >> thank you. >> happy new year. >> happy new year. >> ginger, over to you. all i want to do is curl up by the fire and listen to maye a little longer. if we could do, that that would be great. we'll do that after the show. we showed you the los angeles mountains covered in snow. look at this. san diego seeing that white on top of the caps. not -- doesn't not happen but certainly beautiful this time of year to see. so is this in la jolla, californ
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and now we have more of our roaring into 2020 looking and feeling great in the new year. >> the roaring '20s. 100 years later. celebrity stylist takisha sturdivant-drew is here with the top hair trends going into 2020. we're excited about this. >> i feel like you're going to give me something i need. i was looking at my roots and you say roots could be the root of the problem, right? >> yes. let's get to the root of the problem. >> even though she looks amazing. >> well, thank you. the grays come in. it happens mid-holidays. my nails aren't done either. so -- all right. let's move on. >> so basically i say we forget about our own natural hair
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today. we do not take care of our own hair so a great way to do that is by using a paul mitchell tea tree moisturizing shampoo. it's great to mend split ends, get your hair back on a healthy road and give it a nice shine with volume and movement. >> and it always smells so good. it has that smell. best part. >> tea tree oil. >> we need the volume. we don't want flat hair and i love that you have an overnight treatment where it smells like lavender and sage. kind of calming and relaxing. >> especially if you ladies do your hair every day. all the heat and the blow drying and everything, this is great for your hair. >> resolution now. i got to treat myself better. >> have to take better care of ourselves. >> you say accessories are the big thing for new year's eve. >> she has beautiful natural healthy hair which we can see and i decided to give it a little glitz and glam. >> gorgeous. >> spice it up on the side with all these clips but in an organic way so still feels like herself but a little spiced up. >> i feel like that's doable too.
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>> yeah. >> not too expensive. >> affordable. >> the next look is kind of what i do at every single party. i'm like, if i slick it back and put it in a pony, it will be good. that's a trend. >> the great way and quick way to do this, simple ponytail. pulled back into a nice bun. >> that's great. >> modern, sleek. then a great way to do it. where is the ponytail to put it on? >> we'll add extra. >> this is where i'll step it up this is where i go midparty and come back and like, hello. >> rock star hair. >> you feel glamorous. so it's a hair extension with a comb you put on just like that. wrap the hair itself. within seconds -- >> it has a velvet band and looks like it's your hair tie. >> around the velcro and you pin it and instantly you have a glamorous ponytail. >> in two seconds.
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>> two seconds. >> a whole other look. takisha, i feel like you'll do this faster and better. we'll try it. it'll take us 30 minutes. the bigger the wave the better. >> the bigger the better, the messier, the sexier. i like to say -- >> still called a beach wave. >> i say effortless wave. >> i woke up like this. >> except what i like to do, first i go in and use a curling iron. i curled her hair then i go in to relax the curl and use a flat iron so that's what makes it so messy and wavy. >> you add it on top. >> what i do first i take it and i wrap it around like this but always leave the end straight. >> that's what gives it that fun unkept but kept. >> looks like you didn't do any work. but you really did some work. >> that's all right. we'll make it look that way. thank you so much, takisha. >> happy new year, guy.
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>> we're inspired and ready to do it. thank you very much. >> you look beautiful. coming up, on top of all this that you have just learned, you're going to learn how to transform your relationship with food. it's an important one. the expert who has helped jennifer garner, jessica alba and more, this
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welcome back to "gma." our next guest has been helping stars like jessica alba, jennifer garner, chelsea handler transform their relationship with food. >> this is such a huge topic now. she has a new book called "body love everyday" to help you do take a life-changing 21-day path to food freedom. i love that saying.
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please welcome kelly leveque. great to be with you again. >> thanks for having me back. so excited to be here. everyone wants to do a quick fix but consistently eating healthy will help you. it will always yield the best results, so instead of being restrictive with my clients, i'm looking for them to add to their plate instead. >> you say this is so not about diet but lifestyle. when is it going to stick? how will you make it stick. >> what i did, i'm changing the relationship by adding to their plate instead so instead of depriving i ask them to add four things to their plate. this is a structured lifestyle. it's their checklist of what they need on their plate at every meal. >> it smells delicious. your first technique is the domestic goddess? >> it is, but every single archetype follows the fab four. it's protein, fat, fiber and greens.
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fab four regulates hunger hormones and balances your blood sugar. this goes into the fab four in detail but through my archetypes so domestic goddess, girl on the go, so your domestic goddess sometimes means more cookies than veggies. we just got through the holidays. >> we're all there. >> i did make a hummus, but i also made two different cookies. the ratio. >> this archetype focuses on fiber and greens. majority of americans get less than 15 grams of fiber and the daily recommended value is 25 grams so this is an example of those homemade from scratch meals for the domestic goddess. sunflower seed hummus with veggies. if you can't get your kids to eat them we have cheesy kale chips. it's knew knew nutritional yeast. >> my 4-year-old calls them doritos. we've convinced him -- >> good luck with that. >> i love that so much. >> i'm supposed to take us to the girl on the go. >> so no one lives in a vacuum. we have to be able to eat out at
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company dinners or find something in an airport. that sometimes means buying a protein bar. in this i go through how to pick a protein bar. you need to have the majority of the barb protein. otherwise it's a carb and sugar bar, right? so what we need to do first is compare the net carbohydrates to the protein. so if we look at our nutrition fact here, you take the total carbohydrates and subtract the fiber out, and compare that to the protein. >> here it's 14 minus 6. >> 12, right? >> no, 8. 14 minus 6 is 8. >> tv people are great at math. >> more protein than net carbohydrates. that's your first check. next make sure you understand the ingredients. right? it should be things like almond butter, cashews, collagen and third thing you want to look for is minimal amount of sugar. less than five grams. the architect goes through it. >> the next plan here, plant based diets are all the rage but it's important to pack in the protein as well. you have hey plan for that.
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>> it is. so i created something called the fab four smoothie. just a formula you can make any smoothie flavor with. this is my almond joy smoothie. please, have a taste. it has all four things, it has chocolate plant-based protein, almond butter, flax and chia for fiber and sneak in a handful of leafy greens. >> love it. >> coconut? >> yes, there's coconut. >> can we say intermittent fasting is so big. red carpet ready help us. is this part of it? >> intermittent fasting results are amazing but what is also interesting is research tells us we do not have to wait until 2:00 or 3:00 in the afternoon to eat. we talk about circadian synced intermittent fasting. i want them to wake up in the morning, wait a few hours. eat when they feel hungry, and then have dinner early. so research tells us that even as long as a ten-hour window and
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we're losing visceral fat. thank you so much. >> thanks for the beverage and for more from kelly visit our website and our book, "body love everyday" is out right now. we'll be right back. everyday" is o
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carmax . thanks for watching, everyone. >> all right. we'll see you back here tomorrow, everybody. have a good day getting ready for your new year's eve. >> stay warm. >> yes. >> yes. a drink with friends can turn into two.. and a prescription can be stronger than you thought. stop! there are a lot of ways to get a dui. and a lot of ways to go. text a friend. call a cab. share a ride.
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whatever you choose to do, go safely, california. good morning. here's lisa with the forecast. >> good morning. temperatures are pretty chilly this morning after the cold front. 48 in san francisco. it is 47 in gilroy. you see all the sun though. the golden gate bridge. should be a beautiful day. highs today slightly milder. upper 50s to near 60 and the trend is going to continue as we go into the new year. good morning. >> good morning, lisa. hi, everyone. just want to give you a positive date involving with cars blocking three lanes. westbound 80 before waterman boulevard. all clear. now a look at the san matteo bridge. not seeing any major issues
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across the roads. >> now it's time for live with kelly and ripe. we'll be back at 11:00 for midday live. you can find us on >> all: road trip! [car engine starts] [upbeat music] ♪ road trip! >> steve: it's "live with kelly and ryan," from las vegas. today, a performance from "this is us" actress chrissy metz, and kelly goes out on the town for an unexpected surprise celebration. plus, "america's got talent" winner and now vegas star, magician mat franco. all next on "live." [cheers and applause] [upbeat t music] ♪


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