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good morning, america.ases rise, is another nationwide shutdown looming? troubling scenes inside hospitals across the country. >> we don't have the resources to be helping. >> doctors calling for a new shutdown as cases soar in three of the largest states, the about-face in new orleans and families hit hard. >> they told me that our mom had passed away while we were doing arrangements for my brother. >> all this as the cdc lays out new guidelines to re-open schools. what classes could look like. standing defiant. a new wall of prrs in rtnd. military vets joining moms and dads protecting demonstrators overnight. a judge's ruling on efforts to
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handcuff the actions of federal agents there as albuquerque's mayor joins us live on president trump's plans to send agents to his city. double trouble. hanna barreling toward texas as hurricane douglas heads for hawaii. emergency plans in place. rob is on the ground in texas with the latest. athletes and activism. with the wnba tip-off today players are pushing for social justice. >> our team is taking a huge stand on this. >> their message and how other athletes are showing their support. and multimillion dollar promise. the lottery jackpot winner making good on a decades old vow. >> a handshake is a handshake, man. >> what his buddy is saying about splitting his friend's new fortune. hey, good morning, happy saturday. tropical weather ready to strike on two fronts. in texas hanna is inching closer.
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galveston seeing high tides and storm surges. hawaii is bracing for hurricane douglas expected to pass near all of the islands. people there flocking to stores such as costco to stock up on supplies. we'll have much more on the weather threats in a moment. rob on the ground in texas. but we begin with the latest on the pandemic. more than 73,000 coronavirus cases were reported in a single day and for the fourth day in a row more than a thousand deaths have been reported. >> new orleans is shutting down bars and banning its famous alcohol to go drinks as cases surge there. the mayor says lines have become gathering places with many people not wearing masks. >> the lapd losing its first officer to the virus. officer valentin martinez had been on the force for 13 years. mayor eric garcetti ordering to bred in martinez's hon of this coming as the trump administration makes a push to re-open schools. abc's stephanie ramos is outside a school in new york city with
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the very latest on that. stephanie, good morning to you. >> reporter: whit, good morning. so many schools across the country including right here in new york city are working to figure out a plan for the fall. will kids physically go to school, take online classes or will it be a hybrid? well, some doctors are saying that should be determined by the number of covid cases across the country and they're urging officials to shut down the u.s. again. this morning, new images from inside a covid icu in the rio grande valley as the situation in texas turns desperate. this hospital on the verge of making decisions based on patients' chances of survival. >> we don't have the resources to be helping. >> reporter: with deaths and al ates across the country, 150 doctors signed this public letter telling america's decision makers that the u.s. needs to shut down again amid the surge. dr. anne rimoin signed that letter.
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>> we all opened up too soon. we underestimated the virus. we underestimated spread. we really are on track to lose many, many more american lives. >> reporter: despite the surge in cases, the cdc laying out its new guidelines for schools nationwide making a push to get kids back into the classroom. this just a week after president trump criticized the original guidelines as too tough and expensive. the cdc recommending schools keep kids in pods, use social distancing and recommends students and staff wear face coverings. parents facing a tough decision. >> i don't feel comfortable with my kids going to school as of yet because this virus is still not over yet. >> i believe they need to be in school. more one-on-one, more interaction with the other kids. >> reporter: but some school districts like houston pushing back the start of the school year. the state of texas one of the hardest hit states seeing more than 8,000 daily cases. the austin convention center turned into a field hospital.
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for alfonso rodriguez covid cost him his parents and brother losing them within days. >> we were standing there and they told me that our mom had passed away while we were doing arrangements for my brother. >> reporter: cases soaring in florida. a record number of hospitalizations with cases of the virus over 400,000. in lakeworth adelia diaz lost her 29-year-old daughter, a health care worker to covid. she leaves behind three young children. >> it's something that takes everything away from you. but the kids keep me motivated, you know, because they remind me a lot about her and i see a lot of her in them. >> reporter: the state of california also setting records. a record number of deaths in a single day for the second day in a row. on friday health officials reporting 159 deaths bringing the state's total to a little over 8,000. overnig do as , closing bars while the state of mississippi taking action too restricting social gatherings. the nation's top infectious
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disease specialist dr. anthony fauci says the u.s. is not near the end of this pandemic. >> particularly the southern states which have gotten into trouble, but you certainly have to call a pause and maybe even a backing up a bit. >> reporter: but there are signs of recovery. in a grueling battle against the coronavirus, e.r. doctor grant lashley fought for his life on a ventilator for 39 days getting out of the icu. >> you got this. you can do it. >> reporter: and spending the past six weeks at this houston rehab facility. >> hey, kids. >> hey, daddy. >> reporter: on friday, finally reuniting with his kids and heading home. >> i couldn't have told you three or four weeks ago this would ever happen. i was really concerned for myself. >> reporter: so great to see 1st massachusetts and d.c. will implement travel restrictions for people traveling from covid hot spots. they're supposed to quarantine
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for 14 days. eva? >> we are seeing that in a lot of states, stephanie. former cdc director dr. tom frieden joins us now from new york. and the cdc has issued its new what are your thoughts on its recommendations and what are really the keys to re-opening safely? >> eva, the challenge here isn't to open schools. any community can open schools. the challenge is to keep them open and that's only going to happen if the rate of covid comes down substantially in communities throughout particularly the south and now west of the u.s. you can't keep a school open if cases are exploding in the community. it's just not going to be possible. in addition, there are a lot of things you need to do within the school to adapt. you need to keep vulnerable people out. you need to increase distance, reduce the number of spaces that get closed, cancel choir. so there are a lot of changes and adjustments that are needed toscols open a
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first thing of making sure that cases are coming down means we need much better eyes on the virus. we need to track a different set of numbers from what we're tracking now. >> do you think these recommendations are enough? >> well, i think the recommendations have important components in them. i'd like tsemo b there huge benefits to opening schools but there are risks and we need to be honest about those risks. we need to move forward closely -- we need to move forward carefully. and three things i would love to see every community monitor, not the number of cases, but the number of cases that were isolated within two days of getting sick. not the number of tests, the number of tests that come back within 24 hours. and not the number of contacts but the number of contacts who when they get sick are already quarantined. if we measured meaningful numbers like that and held ourselves accountable for improving them, we could get our cases down so our kids would be more likely to be able to go to school safely and stay in school so it doesn't have to close back up just as we've seen in the
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south. open too soon, closed. we don't want it to happen -- that to happen in the schools. >> a new study from the cdc and vanderbilt university medical center find that many who get infected with covid-19 may have sympto tt stor. what d lg they could actually last? >> the range of illness that this virus causes is astonishing from absolutely no symptoms in maybe 30, 35, 40% of people to death in some and everything in between and one thing we don't know is whether some people will develop some long-term complications. if you've lost your sense of smell or taste, is that going to result in some long-term impact? we don't know yet. we have to be humble about what we know and what we don't know about this virus and for that reason we have to share all information openly, move forward can fight the virus better.
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>> dr. frieden, thank you so much for your time this morning. dan, over to you. >> eva, thank you. fresh protests in the streets of portland overnight with citizens facing off against federal law enforcement agents. this just hours after a judge denied the state of oregon's request to restrict the actions of those federal agents. abc's andrew dymburt is in new jersey where the president is spending the weekend. andrew, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. the president taking a couple of days away from d.c. when he actually wraps up this weekend, it'll be less than 100 days until the november election and from those portland protests to the coronavirus, all eyes are on the administration as the president spends the weekend at his golf club in bedminster. this morning president trump returning to new jersey at his bedminster golf club. prior to leaving the white house for the weekend, trump meeting with florida governor ron desantis before signing executive orders aimed at lowering prescription drug prices while covid-19 cases are rising in the u.s.
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>> previous administrations did nothing, absolutely nothing, as drug lobbyists, special interests and foreign countries ripped off our citizens. >> reporter: the president praising desantis despite record covid-19 deaths in florida and the cancellation of the republican national convention in jacksonville. >> incredible state, incredible guy. >> reporter: but dark realities are settling in the sunshine state as the virus shows little signs of slowing. less than a quarter of icu beds in florida are still available and nationwide more than 145,000 americans have died from covid-19. despite the despair, president trump clearing part of his schedule to meet with another president, dave portnoy, founder of satirical sports blog barstool sports. the interview was more show than substance, although trump did take this parting shot at
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dr. anthony fauci. >> he'd like to see it closed up for a couple of years but that's okay because i'm president. i say i appreciate your opinion now give me another opinion, somebody. >> reporter: all of this as the administration vows to send thousands of federal agents into some american cities to quell violent crime. in portland, oregon, protests press on. new video overnight showing a wall of veterans forming in front of the courthouse in an effort to protect protesters. all of this coming after the department of justice announced that 18 people arrested during riots are now facing a range of criminal charges including the assault of federal officers. a journalist is seen being hit by a projectile from federal agents. the journalist is okay as eight straight weeks of unrest continues. and on the agenda for the president today a meeting and roundtable with some supporters. tomorrow he heads to morristown before going back to d.c. whit? >> all right, andrew, thank you so much. president trump has said he's also sending federal agents to albuquerque, new mexico, to help that city combat violent crime there. joining us now is albuquerque mayor tim keller.
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mayor keller, thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. albuquerque, as you know has struggled with violent crime and you've had persistent protests in your city in recent days. your sheriff, manny gonzalez, actually went to the white house asking for help. do you need the federal government to now step in? >> you know, for us we always welcome partners when it comes to crime fighting, but we're very concerned about this idea that we should just sell out our town for a potential bait and switch to efforts to go after protesters or immigrants. and it's because it's happening in other cities, especially al polinthat actua these political maneuvers to incite violence. >> you described it as a bait and switch. are you suggesting this is more about politics than policing? >> you know, i am and it's just because of the president's own words. so the day before he announced this, he explicitly said he waso t to challenges with
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law enforcement. and so given what we've seen in portland, we're very, very concerned. i don't think any mayor wants what's happening in portland to happen in their town. >> attorney general barr said this would be different than the federal response we saw in portland and described the operation in your city and others as classic crime fighting. do you trust the justice department to keep its word on this? >> you know, i think, unfortunately, we're always very skeptical because we've seen in the past, especially as a border state, we saw what happened with the separation of kids in the detention centers and the attorney general's office at the time said that wasn't happening. then it turns out it was. then we see corona doesn't exist and it turns out it does. wear a mask, don't wear a mask. there's all the reason in the world to be skeptical and even in our own town we're still waiting on help they offered and we agreed to from like six months ago. and so for us there's just been way too many political angles to
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policing when it comes to the federal government. we just want to get back to basics and we'll always take help if folks are in step with our values. >> i mentioned the sheriff. the head of the police union says they also welcome the support of federal law enforcement agencies. what do you say to people in albuquerque who are genuinely and truly worried about the crime there and don't believe local leaders are doing enough? >> you know, for us it is our top priority. we know we have a crime problem and we also know that we work with our federal folks all the time, literally on a daily basis. so i would reassure them we're doing everything we can to keep us safe and actually these kinds of political stunts, they actually make us less safe. we've seen all across the country they tend to incite more violence and create more division. so for us we do want the help and need the help when it comes to things also like addiction, crimes against children, gun crimes. these are things when it's in writing like it usually is we will always take the help and
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we'll work hard. but when it's just the words coming out of a politician running for office, i mean, we should all know to be skeptical about that. >> mayor keller, thank you so much for your time. we appreciate it. eva, over to you. nearly week-long celebration of congressman john lewis' life with events across the country is beginning this morning. abc's rachel scott is in troy, alabama, where the memorials for the civil rights icon are starting this morning. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: eva, good morning. well, martin luther king jr., when he first met john lewis, he referred to him as the boy from troy. this is where john lewis spent his childhood and now it is the journey to his final resting place. this morning his casket departing atlanta, making its way to troy university where hundreds will honor his life. 800 tickets given out to the
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public and four of his siblings were scheduled to speak today. all of this part of a six-day celebration paying tribute to the civil rights icon. this weekend lewis will cross the edmund pettus bridge in selma for the last time. before taking his fight for justice to the halls of justice it was right there in selma he bled for the right to vote. over the next week lewis will lie in state at the u.s. capitol, the alabama state capitol and the georgia state capitol. but in light of the pandemic his family has asked the public not to travel across the country to pay their respects, instead suggesting they share their tributes online or by tying a blue or purple ribbon on their front doors to commemorate his life. and, you know, more than 60 years ago just blocks away from where i am standing today, john lewis was denied a library card. he was told the library was for whites only. well, decades later he would be elected to congress and he would write his autobiography and that same library would invite him back for a book signing. hundreds of white and black residents showed up and lewis walked away at the end of the day with a library card. whit? >> an extraordinary life. that is for sure. a true icon. rachel scott for us, thank you.
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we turn to hanna expected to make landfall in texas this afternoon. rob is in corpus christi where the emergency operation center was activated overnight. rob, tell us what to expect now. >> reporter: good morning, guys. the rain is coming down in corpus christi. hannah is now a hurricane. here's what it looks like on the beaches. not the place to be today. here's what it looked like flying through the hurricane. taking vital measurements as it was intensifying. temperatures in the waters mid to upper 80s. it's like bath water. the track south of corpus christi and then into mexico. rainfall will be a huge issue, as will the winds.
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look at these wind gusts even away from the center, north where i am. easily over 60 miles an hour for several hours. likely will see some power outages across parts of south texas. we have flash flood watches inland, but a three to five-foot surge expected in the gulf of mexico. good saturday morning. a look outside where you can see that marine layer is with us again but it is more compressed. we'll have it for the next few hours along the coast with some patchy drizzle. warmer weather, though, for the weekend especially inland around the bay coming up as well. minor fluctuations and temperatures for that last weekend of july. 70 today in richmond, 85 in santa rosa, look for 84 san jose, 90 in livermore a a a a a
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>> reporter: not enclose to the peak of hurricane season and we have three other named storms now. one of which is heading toward hawaii, douglas. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> thanks, rob. stay safe out there, bud. we turn to the new book excerpts just out about harry and megan possibly offering some insight into their move here to america. abc's julia macfarlane joins us from london with more on that julia, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. yeah, that's right. "finding freedomis bieveal the d meghan moved to the united states describing the period after their wedding as growing increasingly difficult with the couple becoming disillusioned with royal life and growing tension between them and buckingham palace. an excerpt published today refers to e riharry and megan made their decision to branch out from the royal family. they were described by courtiers who the late princess diana once referred to as those men in the gray suits, those officials
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report to be growing increasingly concerned about harry and meghan's growing global popularity which was becoming harder to rein in. a friend of the couple even referring to the old guard as the vipers and in turn a palace staffer reportedly describing team sussex as the squeaky third wheel of the palace. a source close to the couple is also quoted as saying this is tearing harry apart. now, this book was caveated by a statement from the couple last night saying, the duke and duchess of sussex were not interviewed and did not contribute to "finding freedom." this book is based on the author's own experience as members of the royal press corps and their own independent reporting. guys? >> all right. palace intrigue, thank you very much, julia. really appreciate it. the wnba season tipping off in just a few hours, breanna stewart star of the seattle storm is here to talk about activism and the precautions taken to keep players safe. another important story, looming evictions. what the expiration of the enhanced unemployment benefits
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♪ root, root for chicago if we don't win it's a shame for it's one, two -- all right, welcome back to "gma" on this saturday morning where we're keeping it weird. that is chicago cubs super fan bill murray celebrating his team's return to baseball by singing "take me out to the ball game" to a giant teddy bear during the seventh inning stretch. >> we're all talking to teddy bears now. a sign of where we are in the year 2020. >> oh, my goodness. let's get a look at some of the other big stories we're following on this saturday morning. happening right now, coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths surging across the country. more than 73,000 coronavirus cases were reported in a single day and for the fourth day in a
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row, more than 1,000 deaths have been reported. and kansas city chiefs offensive lineman lawrence duvernay-tardif who is a doctor and has been working at a facility in canada during the pandemic announcing he will not return to the chiefs for the upcoming nfl 2020 season because of the risk of covid-19. also right now, emergency inspections, the faa issuing the order to inspect some 2,000 boeing 737s after four reports of engines shutting down. the order applies to any 737 aircraft parked more than a week over concerns of corrosion on engine valves. many of the planes have been grounded because of the pandemic. and celebrating a civil rights giant. this morning, in troy, alabama, the beginning of a nearly week-long rieso congressman john lewis. there will be events in alabama, washington, d.c. and atlanta where lewis will be laid to rest on thursday. we start this half hour with athletes and activism. more and more professional
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sports players using their voices to call for social change.norman us with details as the wnba kicks off later today. good morning, janai. >> reporter: hey, eva, good morning. as much as athletes are often told to shut up and play, we know many use their voices to call for change from muhammad ali speaking up to tommy smith and jean carlos with their fists up in the air to colin kaepernick taking a knee, it's not new and athletes and activism often go hand in hand. in the wake of george floyd's death athletes are turning up the heat calling for social justice and racial equality. wnba athletes looking to today's tip-off are also focusing on seeking justice for
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victims of police brutality and racial justice including breonna taylor, the louisville emt shot dead in her home by police executing a no-knock warrant, and months later none of the officers involved have been arrested or charged. >> i've asked women from around the league to join me to amplify this message and to make it clear where we stand. >> reporter: the wnba dedicating this season to social justice. all players on the phoenix mercury will wear jerseys with breonna taylor's nar the lshtse be able to play with everything else that's going on with the murders that are happening and i think we're given a prime opportunity to use our platforms and as a team, as a league to stand for what we believe in. >> reporter: at the nba bubble in orlando -- >> we need justice for breonna taylor. >> we need justice for b taylor. >> that's everything. >> reporter: some nba players worried returning to basketball would be a distraction from calls for change. but many like lebron james are using their platform to amplify the message. >> it's fortunate we had the
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geor to e . i mean is that what we need, to see a video of breonna being killed for people to realize how bad the situation is? >> reporter: and it's not just basketball. four years after colin kaepernick drew massive criticism for kneeling during the national anthem, mlb players taking a knee during the anthem and pregame ceremonies. >> our thanks to janai norman for that story. joining us now is breanna stewart, 2018 mvp on the seattle storm. breanna, good morning to you. we appreciate you taking the time. the wnba has dedicated this season to the fight for social justice as we just heard a moment ago. my teammates and really the lea. it affects all of us in one aspect or another and especially a league that's 80% black, it's very important to create racial justice. >> when play starts today, some
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players will be wearing jerseys with breonna taylor's name. she, of course, the louisville woman shot by police in her own apartment. and your warm-up shirts will say black lives matter. as you know, there are critics that argue you should focus on the sport of basketball and stay out of politics and activism. what do you say to them and that criticism? >> to the people that criticize us, i think the fact is that, you know, we're at a point in time in 2020 and we want to continue to use our platforms to amplify the message to take action and be the change. and like you said, we have say her name on the back of our shooting shirts. the seattle storm has breonna taylor, her name on the back of our jerseys. i think right now we're continuing to put the pressure on the attorney general to arrest the officers involved in her murder. >> i do want to transition and talk about the coronavirus pandemic. you'll be playing all the games in what is being called the wubble.
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how do you feel about the precautions and safety measures and the fact that no fans will be in the stands? >> it's definitely interesting. it's weird, but it's nice to be in an environment that's safe and i think the thing is, you know, the league is really taking precaution to take care of us and giving us this opportunity to be on the court and use our platform for people like breonna taylor and her family. >> all right, breanna stewart, thank you so much for your time. we do appreciate it. of course, to our viewers don't miss the wnba season kickoff first, the seattle storm take on new york liberty at noon eastern on espn. then it's the l.a. sparks versus the phoenix mercury at 3:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. time now for the weather. rob marciano is tracking hurricane douglas which is taking aim at hawaii. he's covering that all, of course, from texas where there's n. have two ates andin. systems hitng the u.s. this weekend. we mentioned hanna here on the
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let's talk ine with the storm b about hurricane douglas which was the first major hurricane of the season in the pacific. at one point a cat 4. this is prep being taken around the state, to-go bags and food supplies as this thing barrels towards the islands right now. here it is on the satellite picture and track we expect to see. it is weakening some heading into slightly cooler waters from a cat 4 to a cat 2. the tropical tomorrow warnings have been posted for the big island. a hurricane watch posted for oahu because it wills closest path to oahu and kauai later on into monday morning, potentially as still a category 1 storm. so that is going to create some problems on the north shore but all the islands will see flooding because of the terrain obviously and all good morning.
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welcome back to "gma" on a weekend when many fear we may be on the precipice of enormous orenofus o americanamils t th a redti in federal aid and about being kicked out of their homes. abc's zohreen shah is in our l.a. bureau with much more. zohreen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. 12 million american households missed their last rent.
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23 million don't know if they'll make the next one. i spoke to three of those people. they say rent was hard to meet before the pandemic and now it's not even one of the first things they're trying to pay off. the pandemic is taking a toll on the country's health. now many fearing it's coming for their homes. >> it's a health crisis that became an economic crisis alongside it. >> reporter: economists predicting more job losses aye heed and that means more americans unable to pay their rent. these angelinos, 3 of over 12 million nationwide who have fallen behind. >> what i'm facing is months of rent as debt. >> i haven't paid my rent since april which would mean i owe right now $4,000. >> coming into covid we were already in a housing crisis. >> reporter: until today a third of renters were protected by a federal eviction moratorium meaning they could not be kicked out of their homes even if they didn't pay their rent. a number of states and cities like los angeles have broader protections, but some renters don't know how long those protections will last.
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what are your plans if you get evicted? >> i don't know. maybe living in our car. eses tra week benefit program congress put in place during the pandemic. >> i am expecting to get my first payment from unemployment with the $600 additional. i have not received it yet, and i understand that this is it. this is the first and last i might see of it. >> reporter: these women hoping they get help soon saying rent isn't even the number one thing they're struggling to pay right now with the little cash they have. >> we have to think about whether we buy milk, we pay our electric bill or we pay our rent and at this point we're saying, enough is enough. we need to buy food to survive. >> because we don't know what the future looks like right now. we just need to be as prepared as we possibly can. >> reporter: leaders in washington are still trying to
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work out an extension of the unemployment benefit. no deal yeough and even if ng to be a gap in siance cat a n so many are on the verge of eviction. eva? >> a sobering reminder that there are real families struggling very much this morning. well, coming up on "good morning america," the multimillion dollar handshake. how a friend made good on a decades old promise. ♪ ...and we've upgraded her with a sonic shield and holographic-mapping drones. impressive. there is one more thing. ah... jake from state farm. here's the deal - with the drive safe and save app you'll save up to 30% for being a safe driver, and get a discount just for signing up. well played, jake from state farm. as usual. when you want the real deal - like a good neighbor, state farm is there.® it's very common to havehave sensitivity when you want the real deal - a gum health concern as well.
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>> i said whenever the big winner comes, we're going to split it. so we buy every week, you know, not really thinking it would ever happen. >> reporter: the promise of a lifetime. wisconsin friends tom cook and joseph finney shook hands in 1992. they said if either of them ever won the powerball they'd split the money. >> a handshake is a handshake, man. >> reporter: that hand shake now worth $22 million. tom realizing he had the jackpot ticket over breakfast with his wife. >> quite an experience when i read them first two, three numbers and kind of froze and handed them to her and she froze. >> reporter: joe getting that life-changing call shortly after. the two opting for a cash payout of nearly $17 million, just about 5.7 million apiece after taxes are paid. their plans for the money, some much needed time with the family. >> i got grachgreat grandchildrecat think of a by to
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the yezi trick shot. take a look at this. >> wow! >> no way. >> that's luca from las vegas. luca from las vegas wasn't even sure he made the basket until he emerged from the water and was told. luca and his brother valentino have spent the summer working on trick shots and they nailed it. congratulations, gentlemen. ♪ they're playing basketball >> that also looks like quite the jump. >> yeah. >> by the way, that's curtis blow. remember that song. >> oh, sure. >> love the way they dribble up and down the court. "gma" is now two hours on saturday. coming up, school reopening guidelines. what the cdc says about getting kids back into the classroom this fall. and double standard. the medical professionals fighting back over the flack they got from their swimsuit pictures. and the crazy cakes that will fool you every time. >> basketball is my favorite sport. >> dan rapping. that's new for "gma." >> wow!
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good morning everyone. i'm liz kreutz. this will be weekendfrancisco's shared spaces program to create extra space for outdoor dining and social distancing. mayor breed is allowing local businesses to apply for share space permits for free.
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now valencia street and the mission takes its turn. so every thursday to sunday from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. no cars will be alloweden the block of 16th and 17th as well as between 18th and 19th. the grant street closure ends september 27th. happening today we're getting a little tease to come what's to come this fall. the anniversary of free music aa golden gate park will likely become a virtual party. the band will give us a live performance as well as do a q&a with the fans. you can watch today at 4:00 on the hardly strictly website or their youtube, facebook or twitch sites. let's get a check of the weather now. >> certainly see the fog behind you in the city and as we look at san rafael already breaking up here. 56 in pacifica, and from sfo not much so you notice things are different this morning. less fog in spots and less of a
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sea breeze today so we've got a warmup on the way. 62 in concord, 59 in livermore. so a few 90s arriving inland. upper 60s san francisco, that afternoon sea breeze maybe slightly cooler up in the north bay, cooler than our inland valleys but not cooler than yesterday. overall the weekend warmup with us not only today but tomorrow. check out monday, a little change but by wednesday then we cool off. >> the news continues right now with gma. see you soon. you are thirsty and we know that you want a cold drink. but we also know that, when it comes to money, you want to...not spend any. that's why 7-eleven has 7 cups free with 7rewards. you get the big gulp you want. for the no money you want. big gulp drink. no money. 7 times. is that what you want? oh, we know. because we are 7-eleven. and we might know you better than you know yourself. 7-eleven. always open.
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