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good morning, america. and breaking right now, roller coaster ride. u.s. markets trying to rebound but are we headed for more market mayhem today after 24 hours of free fall around the world? time for a turnaround. or another recession can anything be done to stop it. also breaking now. london under seize. look at thihi picture of a woma escaping the flame. so many people arrested in london, the jails are full. 13,000 police officers are said to flood the streets as chaos spreads across the country right now. we have all the latest details on both the major stories breaking at this hour.
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and good morning to all of you in the west. there's so much going on right now. we are live right now. take a look at the dow. 150-plus points in the first half hour of trading, of course, that comes off of yesterday's bloodbath, more than 600 points loss, the worst day since 2008. a look at the overseas market also. more of an iffy day. the european markets have a bit of a comeback. asian markets have closed down almost 6%. so far here in the united states, decent news this morning. >> we woke up this morning, we wanted to know what was happening abroad. of course what we see happening now it does seem to be movement in positive territory. can't forget about the president coming out yesterday and speaking to the nation about the downgrade of the credit.
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ththdow was on a free fall, and the market kept on drawling monday. >> another 200 points after he spoke. >> of course, we'll have more on that. but there's extremely dramatic pictures also from over in the uk. we have a live report and talk to abc's christiane amanpour about what is going on there. let's go right here at home. >> let's go to bianna golodryga in the new york stock exchange. bianna, again, a strong start on the dow. but the last weeks a 15% drop. >> reporter: the dow up 200 points, recovering from that vicious cycle, sparked by a trifecta of worries. continuing debt woes over in europe and more cuts from s&p. a dramatic triple-digit change. for wall street that means months of gains wiped out. the escalating debt and crisis
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claiming $16,500 from the average 401(k). >> this is an abnormality. we never see a market down as something as extreme. >> i think the problem was the s&p downgrade has made investors very nervous. >> reporter: as the dow jones sunk below 11,000, president obama tried to do a little damage control. >> no matter what some agencies say, we've always been and will all be a aaa country. >> reporter: with mortgage giants fanny and freddie taking a hit. costing consumers in new home loans an average of $19,000 more. ten insurance companies also downgraded which could increase your insurance premiums. the next domino to fall, state and federal government, halts
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jobs. and halting construction of new school systems, even roads and schools. and you have a perfect storm, experts say that could lead to another debilitating recession. and, george, as you know, one day on wall street didn't fix the underlying problems of concerns on a recession. which is why all eyes are going to be on the fed this afternoon when they come out with their statement at 2:15 to see if ben bernanke can help at all. >> let's get for trish regan, as we've been on the air, another 50 points. >> it's been crazy. briefly in negative territory, now up better than 200 points, actually 193 on the dow. hopefully, this lasts. i think what's happening, a lot of investors are saying to themselves, do i want to be short going into this fed meeting today. what is going to happen with ben
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bernanke? is he going to basically voice some support for these markets. they believe that he will, so they're saying why do i want to be short the market right now. the hope is that the fed will have some kind of ammunition left, but it's come -- >> but they've done so much -- they've pumped so much money into the economy over the last financial years since the financial crisis. what more can they do? >> they've done qe-1 and qe-2, they've had record lows for a record amount of time. they can tell investors that they're going to continue on with low rates. but a lot of investors will be poring through the language when they come out at 2:15 eastern time and they're geei igoing to saying is the fed prepared to pump money into the recession. >> it seems like they're having
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trouble getting real jobs. >> that's the reality. it becomes a vicious cycle, almost a self-fulfilling prophesy. because consumers see the headlines. they see the s&p downgrade. they see all the headlines and they say to themselves, hmm, maybe i'm not going to go to dinner this weekend. maybe i'm not going to buy that new outfit. suddenly, you see consumer spending start to -- >> and what's good for them may not be good for the entire country. we'll see what happens in washington. >> it's the feeling that we can get beyond all this political division to really stall the nation's debt crisis. >> let's get more on that to jake tapper at the white house. we saw, jake, the president coming out trying to reassure the american people that america's still a aaa country as
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they said. also he said he had plans to get together congress to get together the next phase of deficit reduction and job creation. >> that's right, he's been pushing for a number of measures for congress to take off when they return after labor day, including an infrastructure bank, extending unemployment benefits and offersed trade deals which could create up to 70,000 job us. and also he's talking about how he's going to be offering recommen recommendation for deficit reduction. we didn't get details on that. if you look at the comments of former white house officials, george, they're not as optimistic, with larry summers, economic adviser, saying there's a one in three chance that we'll go into a double-digit recession. and christine roamer saying that we are screwed, basically. >> but they have to be worried
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because there's so many fault starts in the recovery. and the administration's projections have been so wrong in the past. >> that's right. and they have to walk this line of not seeming out of touch with their optimism. but also wanting to project confidence in the economy. and that say difficult line to walk. you want to talk up the economy, but at the same time, you don't want to appear as if you're oblivious to all the tumult going on around us. >> and the president saying they did not consider any kind of tax increases. and some saying he should call congress back from august recess? >> i don't see that happening. that wouldn't help relations with congress. >> thanks very much. i can't help but think what trish has been saying about the consumer, when you watch the market drama play out, you got your money?t does it mean for abc's john berman sat down with the pros and is here with advice
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because there are a lot of folks that have big questions, john. >> good morning, robin. what does this mean for me? that is the number one question everyone wants to know right now. we've seen all of this about credit and bond and defaults, what should i do with my 401(k), the college accounts? we asked the experts these burning questions. >> reporter: with the dow crashing, gold is cruising, to record-high levels. so does that mean buy now? our experts say probably all in. truth is you might be too late. >> gold is at the end of a multi-year run. and i think it's very expensive, especially relative to stocks and what is really cheap. >> reporter: what about the college savings account? when should you worry how much is left? analysts say if your kids are young, stay the course. >> you definitely don't want for put your kids' college path at
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risk in stocks especially if you've taken that money out in the next couple of years. >> reporter: the dow is down some 2,000 points from its high. you should be getting out, shifting cash. the experts say it's exactly the wrong time for that. >> so many people move all the way into cash during the depths of the financial crisis, and they miss out on a tremendous gold run after that. be patient, think about the long term. >> reporter: so not gold? not cash? is there any safe place for my money at all? as always, a balanced portfolio and something that runs counter to the standard & poor's downgrade. >> safest place for your money is the most ironic place, that's u.s. treasuries. >> we contacted more than a dozen experts on this, and they all greed on the main advice. and the most important advice may be the hardest, be patient. even if it takes nerves of steel, robin. >> it does. and americans have been
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consistent with that message. now, to the other big story this morning, london on fire. wave of violence and looting raging across the city.. rioters setting buildings ablaze during the third day. abc's lama hasann has been tracking the latest and joins from us london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. while nerves are playing here, i'm standing in an affluent part of time. take a look. and this after another night of unprecedented levels of violence, violence that has now spread to three major cities outside the capital. overnight, the images are apocalyptic. a young woman is forced to jump out of a buildininengulfed in flames out of the safety of rescuers below. so many fires burning, raging out of control, across the city and spreading outside the
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capital. masked young men on the streets, throwing bricks, rocks, missiles at police officers. riots are sparked by a shooting of a 29-year-oldd m m by police on saturday. look at how widespread the violence is. not since the last race violence of 1995 has there been an explosion of anger like this, just as 200 olympic officials are arriving for this 2012 game. >> absolutely, i can't describi it. i'm just shaking all the way through. >> reporter: police seem powerless, stretched and overwhelmed. >> people have been opening looting this area for an hour, two hours at least. >> reporter: even when rioters are arrested, they're being sent to detention facilities outside of london, all holding cells in the capital are full. in one area, armored police cars drove away the looters, a new tactic that could be common on
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the streets of london to stop e crashes. well, the prime minister says they'll hold an emergency meeting g re on how to deal with the violence. he says there there be 16,000 police officers patrolling the streets tonight, robin. >> all right, lama, thank you very much. the anchor of "this week"," christiane amanpour joining us on the phone. is there a larger issue at work here? >> well, robin right now, according to sheer criminality, they're not thinking about any social unrest or anything like is that. however, i've been in london for riots that were 30 years ago, and i've seen them out there. these are triggered by these events and often find that they
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are as you can see right now, but alsls a lot of copycat violence. and what you see in england is being described as a lot of copycat and also they're upset with what they say is the social media of this. >> and you said when you were first covering what has happened in the middle east and the social networks seems to be fueling this? >> reporter: well, it looks like that was here as well. you have social media that is, of course, in terms of good to show protest movements and uprisings. it seems that there are others to help them investigate how they're being used to mobilize and organize these projects. >> but also, christiane, the timing of this, as we learned in lama's report, members of the
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olympic officials are arriving today. these riots are takinin place. and there was a bit of concern when london was awarded the games that they would be able to handle these types of situations with the riots. >> reporter: well, look, i would say that the british police are exceptionally qualified. they're known around the world for being very, very get tent. competent. you have seen that they've had to resign because of the scandal and the pressure on the police, including cutbtbks in various neighborhoods. looking at what's going none london. it's old-fashioned copycat looting, people bashing down stores and high upscale stores. a lot of f at is copycat, you've seen it in many cities. even in europe. >> that's true. a lot of global unrest and
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global uncertainty right now. christiane amanpour, thank you very much. let's turn now to josh elliott for the other stories developing right now, good morning, josh. >> good morning, to you, robin. it wililbe a somber homecoming. 22 navy s.e.a.l.s, their remains will return to dover air force base where family members are waiting. of course, their helicopter was shot down this past weekend as they were trying to rescue army rangers. meanwhile, consider the record officially broken, figures out that oklahoma suffer through the warmest month of any u.s. states ever. daytime and nighttime temperatures averaged 89 degrees in july. while, in texas it posted its warmest month on record with an average record of everyone. and pop singer gavin degraw
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has been hospitalized by a group in new york and struck by a cab, forcing him to cancel an appearance tonight. ♪ i don't want to be anything >> reporter: by all accounts, pop star gavin degraw should be on top of the world. he's touring with train and maroon 5. ♪ i'm singing out loud >> reporter: but late sunday night on new york's lower east side, instead of being surrounded by adoring fans, degraw was viciously attacked by what police are describing as a group of thugs. he was rushed to the emergency room, left with a broken nose, a concussion, bruises and lacerations. ♪ i would say i'm doing just fine ♪ >> reporter: coincidentally he filmed his latest video a few blocks from the site where he owns a bar with his brother. ♪ degraw has now canceled his appearance at tonight's
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train/maroon 5 concert. but music to his fans' ears, he is expected to make a full recovery. meanwhile, the mayor of philadelphia is imposing a "new curfew to crack down on fighters behind these violent flash mobs. kids as young as 11 rioted and beat up store owners in response to messages left on facebook and twitter. parents could be fined $500 for violations. and finally, blaming heavy winds and a sore shoulder, insurance swimmer diana nyad has given up her quest to swim from cuba to florida. she thought it would take her 60 hours and hoped to become the first person to make the 100-mile plus swim without a cage protecting her from sharks. i know she's a good friend of yours, robin. >> very proud of her. >> not considered a failure. >> it was her choice. the ocean was a little rougher than they had anticipated but
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she really wanted to do this at age 61 to show she can still -- >> 29 hours in. >> yes. >> remarkable. >> i wouldn't want to be in a bathtub for 29 hours. let's get now to the weather and amy freeze from wabc filling in for sam. good morning. good morning, robin. hello, everybody. this record-breaking heat down south is turning into a broken record. look at the numbers. consecutive days of 100 degrees or more shattering records for ft. smith, texas, 35 days and counting, doubled their record, wichita falls, san angelo, both busting the records and now all eyes are on dallas because it looks like on friday they will break their consecutive 100-degree no relief in sight. that's for sure. lots of heat still continuing. local forecast is 30 seconds around. right now tuesday trivia brought to you by burlington.
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good morning. we've got clouds in hayward. sun in the inland valleys. summertime pattern is back. fog clearing to the coast. temperatures warmest inland valleys upper 80s. 74 fremont, 52 in san francisco. a couple degrees of warming throughout the week and weekend. now back to "good morning america."
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you are looking at just released dash cam video of that high-speed chase. police are considering those three siblings on the run. after a bank robbery with gunfight. the latest on the pursuit of the crime family on the run. and a sheriff that was no nonsense. we'll also have more on the controversy over the photos -- remember the 10-year-old model we showed you last week. some have seen the photos, i'm one of them, are way too racy. her mother is speaking out and how she defends her daughter. let's get right to the economic turmoil in the market. bianna golodryga is at the new york stock exchange, i said "turmoil," but good news this
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morning. >> reporter: that's right, george, the markets are holding up this morning as we've been talking about for weeks, the concern is we could slip into another recession. some people think that the stock market is going down, values of homes going down you business sentiment is going down as well. . they're concerned about banks again. this is not a repeat of 2008, buts are george, the big fear in 2008, we had solutions, we had stimulus, we had the fed stepping in. now, there's concern we may not have any more ammunition to get us out of what could be a recession. >> the president may get an extension of payroll tax. not much is out there. of course, all eyes are on, as you mentioned, the fed today, they're meeting to think about what they're doing next. and growth a very important thing for them and at around 2:15. >> we're getting a report from them as well. you have to think about this downgrade couldn't have come as a worse time or sentiment about
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the nation overall. there are a lot attributing to the markets right now. >> and there could be more downgrade from the s&p? >> reporter: that's right, we could see the markets going up and down again. volatility is the name of the game this week. what we're seeing today could be completely different at 4:00. >> right now, a look at the market of more than 200 points. robin. now, the latest on the huge manhunt for the siblings wanted for a shooting and robbing a bank. we're seeing the dash camphor the first time for the two brothers and a sister known as the dougherty gang. linsey davis is back with the latest. authorities have been pursuing this trio for more than a week now. people have been saying they're now armed and dangerous.
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police say this was the beginning of the violence rampage. >> reporter: this police dashboard camera captures the three sibling, brother ryan and dylan and their sister lee grace in a high-speed chase, bonnie and clyde style, guns and all. >> just got fired from the passenger side vehicle. >> reporter: when one of the 20 bullets they allegedly fired peers the officer's tire, he has no choice but to stop. >> i've got a flat tire. seems i won't be able to. >> reporter: he wasn't injured but police are worried. >> these, these three are veryr dangerous. if you engage them you'll be going in a battle. >> reporter: police now say the dougherty stolen getaway car may have been spotted as far as chattanooga, more than 500 miles where the chase was recorded. they believe they robbed this bank in georgia.a. surveillance photos show the
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masked suspects wielding weapons, including an ak-47. the trio's alleged multistate crime spree began the day after 21-year-old ryan was forced to register as a sex offender. robert eddington represented him in court that day and describes how they met. >> he didn't seem to be particularly there in termsch his mentality. he had a blank look on his face. it was hard for him to focus and look into my eyes. >> reporter: as police continue their search it appears the three siblingss have at least to things in common, their shared dna and their highly out after by the fbi. digital billboards set up throughout the east, but based on the amount they got away with, they could be anywhere. while they have close to 20 felonies between them since last tuesday, police say they're racking up several more charges, including grand theft auto and armed robbery.
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robin? >> all right, linsey, thank you. joining us now is pasco county sheriff, chris noco. sheriff, what can you tell justice what is the latest right now in this investigation? >> as you know, we've had a few spottings in the southeast united states, but what we're trying to tell everybody about these three is they could be anywhere. they could come e ck into florida where they have family members. they could be anywhere in the united states. what we're hoping for is people see them anywhere, call law enforcement immediately, call 911 immediately or 1-800-call-fbi. for the pasco sheriff department. these are three violent fugitives willing to shoot a law enforcememt if they y re intended to kill, or they have no fear of shooting anybody and so that is the one thing we want to make sure the public understands. that these are three violent individuals. >> and tell us a little more, sheriff, about the video that we saw.
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how did your officer come upon them? >> well, it was actually zephyrhills police department in pasco county and noticed a white vehicle was speeding. at that time, he tried to make a traffic stop. they kept running away from him they kept speeding, but as you can see in the video, they stopped several times what i thoughghwas an ambmbh and wanted the officer close to them. there were high travel walkarounds, they were popping many of them off. it was fortunate that law enforcement officer is okay. he is safe. he is the true hero but just reiterates once more that these are three violent individuals. >> we're glad to hear the officer is okay. where do they get these type of weapons? >> we know that ryan several years ago purchased an ak-47 in a pawnshop, and we know that his brother dylan also purchased several high-caliber rifles and handguns. we were informed by family members they have a large arsenal and when we searched the
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house there was nothing left. so we know they took them with them. as you can see in the bank photos here, the sister was carrying what appears to be an uzi in her hand and had her finger on the weapon. we know they are trained on the weapons. they are extremely dangerous. >> with so many states involved how are law enforcement officials coordinating your efforts? >> we've been working with the fbi, they've been fantastic, with the zephyrhills police department, our detectives have been doing an outstanding job and their tenacity will help solve the case. law enforcement at its best, a lot of resources, and that's what we want to reiterate with the dougherty family. if they want to battle us we have the resources and we will win. >> i hope you're heard by them. sheriff noco, thank you very much. >> thank you, robin.
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>> appreciate it. they wanted to reiterate, if you see these three proceed with caution and contact police. the three you that see right here. the dougherty gang. time now for the weather, sam is on vacation, and we're happy to have wabc's amy freeze with us again this morning. hello, everybody. as we start looking at three different states cleaning up from severe storms, some in madison turned into a party spot with ef-3 and in oklahoma city, 96 miles an hour ripped off roofs. about 50,000 without power there this morning. more severe storms expected intermountain west. stretching out onto the eastern plains and greatest risk from greensboro, atlanta, charleston, all included. cold front brings some relief in northern states in
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now to a story we first brought you here on "good morning america." so much controversy over these photos of a 10-year-old model. a fashion spread that outraged many who say the pictures are simply too provocative. now the girl's mother is speaking out and abc's yunji de nies has the latest. >> reporter: in just one week, fashion model thylane blondeau seen here in racy photos from french "vogue" has generated
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worldwide media attention. >> i mean, this is completely inappropriate. >> fueling outrage. >> reporter: not because she's beautiful but because she's just 10 years old. now appears all that attention is taking a toll. someone claiming to be thylane's mother, fashion designer veronika loubry posted a message on thylane's facebook fan page saying something is going wrong at the moment. while abc news could not confirm loubry made the comment, within hours the fan page was closed. the message in broken english says thylane doesn't know about the buzz. veronika loubry is also defending her daughter's work telling a french newspaper "the only thing that shocks me about the photo is the necklace that she's wearing which is worth 3 million euros." so that hasn't stopped the controversy. after "good morning america" first broke the story in the u.s., our message boards were flooded with reaction. one poster said "as a mother of
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two and really just as a normal person, i find this sad and repulsive." another defended the photos "i see nothing sexual about these pictures." from "the insider" -- a new firestorm over the fashion industry's tiniest supermodel. >> reporter: to fox news -- >> this next story infuriates she. take a look at these pictures in french "vogue," of course. >> reporter: media reaction to the photos has been strong. while there has been no official comment from thylane's representative, that posting allegedly from her mother appepes to explain why the site was closed. i want to protect her from the deepest of my heart. she's so young. for "good morning america," yunji de nies, abc news. well, coming up, what is the most beautiful place in america? thousands of you told us and so i got to head west. i got to head home to bring you one of our top ten.
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no, not going to be good. >> hi, how are you. remember having a yo-yo as a kid? and being really excited. i used to be able to walk the dock. thankfully we have somebody y w can. the 2011 world yo-yo champion. shinji saito of japan. >> wow. you said his name like that, wow. >> yeah, 11-time world titleist. i can't imagine why. >> how many does he have? >> i count 12 in his hand. no, is that two or three? >> it looks like -- >> i can't even tell. >> in the commercial break we were all trying to do it. >> this is a movie that starts well and we've all seen it before. it ends very -- >> ends badly. >> very poorly. but, are you ready? >> are we really going to try it? >> yes. after all it is --
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>> walk the dog, josh. walk it. >> that's called dragging the yo-yo on the ground. >> and the world we go and then -- >> yeah! >> yes. >> oh, my god. >> you're going to be mistaken. >> until somebody loses an eye. i'm just thinking of my mom. >> give it a shot, lara. >> ready? >> all right. >> ooh! >> okay. i found out that connected to our muscles are nerves that send messages through the body. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgigi-- thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and less pain means, i can feel better and do more of what matters. [ female announcer ] lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions
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♪ forever young ♪ i want to be forever young ♪ do you really want to live forever and ever ♪ we have a wonderful crowd here in times square. this is the perfect song for our big question right now. how far would you go to look and feel young forever? why this couple -- they're in their 60s, and they say they feel 20 years younger thanks to a drug they take daily. it's controversial. it could be a big health risk. they say it is totally worth it, lara. >> i can't blame them. i wouldn't suppose feeling young. >> but you have to wait to see what it is that they're taking. it's a little controversial for you, but then you may still feel
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that way. >> what makes me feel young is when you get to go home. thankfully, you told us about your most beautiful places across the country. i got to go back to two of them. and it was all nominated by you. that, of course, sleeping bear dunes in michigan and another place in the great state of california. >> boondoggle. excuse me, sorry. >> maybe a little. >> that michigan spot, i can't wait to see more. thank you all for your submissions. so great. and we have a treat for you, or your kids might not think so but how to sneak a little learning time into play time. the latest sneaky teacher. and we'll tell you how to beef up your kid's math and reading skills without them even knowing it. and george spent all morning monitoring the market. >> thanks, we have bianna golodryga down on the new york stock exchange. let's set the stage, what a day
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we've had with the selloff yesterday. that bloodbath, more than a 600-point drop. the market is recovering today. >> reporter: they are, george. investors say it might be a good time to buy right now. it's such a volatile market, at 4:00, at the close of trading, we could see a completely different market and numbers. underlying issues, whether or not we're going to see another recession, what's going to happen in europe. and do we see more on state and local municipalities, that's still on the table. so there's still a lot of nervousness out there, george. >> 2:00 eastern time, 2:15 when the feds tell us what they're going to do. bianna, that's key. let's bring in trish regan, our financial analyst for more here. trish, everybody has memories of 2008, that huge financial crash. and i think a lot of people back home are looking at the markets. some decent news thinking this
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is too scary to think about. >> yeah, absolutely right. they have the whole weekend to contemplate just exactly what the downgrade meant. so this isn't just wall street. this is all kinds of investors. this is not even just investors. this is your average american out there saying what exactly does this mean. are we going to see a repeat of 2008? am i going to have a job next month. so they're pulling back. they're saying to themselves, i better hunker down. when you see the market tank more than 600 points after having just fallen more than 500 in one session the week before, that makes people scared. >> and even if you have money to invest, there don't seem to be a lot of good options. the market is up and down all the time. savings accounts, you get basically nothing right now. >> and you probably won't get much for the near future, given that the fed is keeping interest rates at this incredibly historic low and had been doing so for an unprecedented amount
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of time. so you can pretty much, yes, forget about putting money in savings and anticipating you'll get return there. >> and where would the mart money, the big money be looking at today, as the fed puts out the statement? >> well, it depends. the smart moneys are in some ways we saw them start to get out of the markets yesterday and today. they're starting to pile back in. that's in part because they're saying if the fed is willing to pull the trigger and willing to put more money in the economy then i want to make sure i'm invested in the market. >> okay, trish, thanks very much. josh. george, we begin now with new images from the street violence spreading across britain overnight. you can see the shells of burned-out buses and buildings. as fires raged out of control for the third consecutive night. and for the third time, the violence spread outside of other major cities.
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at least one man was killed. more than 500 have been arrested. so many that the jails are now full. the prime minister just recalled parliament from its vacation to deal with the crisis. >> it's quite clear that we need more, much more police on our streets, and we need even more robust police action, and it's that that i've been discussing. >> the copycat violence stemming from outrage after the police shooting of a black man. the prime minister says 16,000 officers will be deployed on the streets of london tonight. meanwhile, back in this the republican presidential case could get as crowded as early as the weekend. texas governor rick perry who made headlines at a prayer event this weekend may announce. rick perry will visit at least two early primary state this is weekend, aides say, and an official announcement will be made as early as saturday. in the latest issue of "newsweek" has conservatives and others seeing red. the cover featuring republican presidential candidate michele
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bachmann staring straight ahead. the caption, as you can see, reading the queen of rage. tea party advocates call the cover chauvinistic. the national organization for women calls the cover sexist. you may think he's a bit young but a pro team signed a 7-year-old soccer player to a contract, 7 years old. his name name, leo, he's an argue tinia, perhaps not unlike lionel messi. no money has exchanged hands. might get a kick in the allowance but the team is covering the cost of transportation to and from practice so a soccer's mom's dream at the very least. >> yeah. getting a boost in his allowance. so 7 years, it's legit? >> it's a legit story. he's that good for the preteen set. >> we'll see what happens. what happens now with the "pop heat news index." it's burning over there, lar.
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it is, indeed. so much serious news. we thought we'd break it up with "pop news heat index." remember the anthem "we are the world," we may have this generation's version, today 154 stars including eminem and rihanna and lady gaga. they're declaring i'm going to be your friend. that's a line from the bob marley song "high tide low tide." it will help people starving in somalia. david beckham, jennifer lopez and madonna, their funds will be donated to save the children. also, pirates booty has been discovered in panama. a sunken treasure aboard one of five ships lost by sir henry morgan. you thought captain mort was a guy in a cape on the bottom of spiced rum? no! >> no. >> it turns out it was real and so was he. several crates have been discovered in the hull, so it
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has yet to be opened. that is very exciting. and there they are -- again. you saw how the kardashians created a new fashion line for stores yesterday. now, for the next two days only, the next pieces are available on sale at, the kardashians' collection features the girls wearing pieces from the line which they describe as affordably fabulous. >> and finally, remember, nobody puts baby in a corn. corner. baby is back! though it won't be jennifer grey reprising her most famous role. the 1987 classic "dirty dancing" is being remade by "high school musical's" kenny ortega. he was the original choreographer on the film. no word on who would play johnny castle either but i would not want to be the actor who has to follow patrick swayze, the great
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patrick swayze in that great role and that, everybody, is the pop news heat index. >> one of those classic lines, nobody puts baby in the corner. >> that's right. >> and classic movie to boot. >> yeah, makes me nervous. >> kenny can pull it off. >> if anybody can, it's him. "high school musical." the man knows what kids want. >> i'm available. i'm just saying. >> oh, please. you really think -- >> no. >> i want to see you in the leg warmers. >> no, you walked yourself right into that one. >> that's true. let's get outside. in for sam champion is amy freeze from the new york station wabc. good morning, amy. >> i was going to say forget the leg warmers, let's bring on the leotard. the crowd is comfortable here. in the midwest it's the countdown to the cooldown. we'll start with our affiliate wls in chicago from the willis tower looking at the trump, the cubs national game, you canceled/postponed because of storms that came through. all this big refreshing air mass that's going to invade the country. minneapolis is already feeling it. 70, room temperature.
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chicago, you will slip into the upper 70s by thursday. 81 in new york city by thursday, you can see the transition over the next several days of cooler air. over to the west coast. it's 10 degrees below the average in los angeles again. ft. collins, 92, storms on the eastern plains. hot through the central u.s. and severe storm watches for the tennessee river valley. it's going to be a beautiful day in parts of the east coast but not boston. they'll have some storms there today with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s.
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>> if you're coming to times square, bring your umbrella. showers later today. lara has the morning menu. >> thaurts are thank you, amy. here's a look at what's ahead on "gma morning menu." would you risk your health to look and feel younger? some celebrities are doing it but is the price worth paying? you sent thousands of entries for "gma's" most beautiful place. we narrowed it down to ten. today josh takes us on a tour of two more of your favorites and definitely one of his. the inside story on child stars, the rewards and the risks, all that coming up on "gma." for a while now, you've been taking an antidepressant. but your cloud of depression is still with you. maybe it's time to ask your doctor about adding seroquel xr to your antidepressant to treat your depression. seroquel xr is a once-daily, extended-release tablet, which means medication is released around the clock.
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coming up, "good morning america's" sneaky teacher sponsored by target. all right. now to the chemical that some call the fountain of youth in a bottle. would you inject yourself with it every day if it made you feel years younger, even if it caused cancer? well, tens of thousands of people are doing it despite the risk and abc's andrea canning is here. you spoke to a couple who are doing this. >> yeah. there's a couple who absolutely swears by this, robin. the chemical is human growth hormone or hgh. you may have heard of it because pro athletes such as roger clemens have fought allegations that they've taken it illegally. but the couple you're about to meet believe it is the secret to saying young. suzanne somers calls it sex in a capsule. actor nick nolte says it helps repair the body and at age 61, sylvester stallone used it to get buff for "rambo 4." these stars are all talking about human growth hormone or
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hgh, the so-called fountain of youth. but it's not just for celebrities anymore. former nfl player ed and his wife beth say when they hit middle age, they just weren't feeling like themselves anymore. >> i decided for myself that i didn't feel well, that i lost a lot of zest for life. >> before we started doing this i worked out pretty hard and for the next two or three days i'd pay the price because it hurt. >> reporter: then they heard about the naturally occurring hormone. hgh promotes growth when we're young and diminishes when we age, but it can be injected back into the body. along with healthy eating, exercise and other medications like melatonin and progesterone, r beth and testosterone for ed, the couple started injecting hgh daily after their doctor legally prescribed it eight years ago. they noticed a big change within months, everything from a spiced up sex life to good skin. ed says at nearly 70, he feels
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20 years younger, and beth, who is 64, feels like she's in her 40s. >> sleeping much better, exercising, i run three miles a day. i'm up all day long. i don't ever sit down. >> when i come home, if i i ve things to do, i still have plenty of drive left, and i can do those things. >> reporter: a study in "the new england journal of medicine" backs up some of their claims finding that men who took hgh for six months reduced thehe body fat by over 14%, while increasing muscle mass by 8.8%. but is it worth it? the injection of hgh is highly controversial. >> it increases blood sugar and can cause diabetes. it also causes swelling of the joints, enlargement of organs, hypertension. sometimes breathing problems, as well. >> reporter: it has even caused cancer in mice. >> well, the anti-aging industry first tells people that these hormones like growth hormone and testosterone will make you young again and reverse years of aging. and this is a total rouse.
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>> reporter: they get checked by their doctor every three to five months to make sure their hormone levels are balanced, and they say any potential risks are worth the transformation they've experienced. >> when we first started this and people knew we were doing it, they were thinking, yeah, well, those guys are a little weird anyway, so -- >> or a lot. >> but it's amazing. i mean it's absolutely amazing. >> i lost my mom at 55, and i lost my father at 58 years old with heart problems, okay. i've outlived both of them by quite a ways. so it's alwawa a gift. >> and hgh is illegal if used specifically for anti-aging and can only be prescribed by a doctor if their patients' blood tests show their hormones are too low, which is a common problem in older people lacking energy. >> that's what ed and beth are saying that their hormone level
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is low. >> it would have to be to get it prescribed legally. >> how much is this? >> i is $150 per bottle, and this is not cheap. they're spending about $8,000 to $10,000 a year. that's on all their medications that they take. but they say it is completely worth it for their health and what they're able to do now. >> you know, this is one of those things you have to do what you think is best for you and apparently they think that's the case. >> her mom, you know, died and her dad in their 50s, and she feels like she's already outlived them so she's already won. >> all right, andrea, thank you very much. you know what, i'd love to hear what you think. would you let us know? what do you think? is this something you would try or not? we'd love to hear from you, as always. lara and josh. >> thank you, robin and andrea, and so many of you guys responded to our series on "gma's" most beautiful place. thousands of you guys nominated gorgeous spots across thth country that meaeans something you. we've narrowed them down to ten spots on monday. yesterday i took you to cape cod and newport which really does mean something to me and my family. well, today it's josh's turn. tell us where you went.
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>> yeah, it was a lucky thing again, one of these meant something to me. it's the only thing that really ties two completely unrelated places together. they're rather ancient beginnings, the remnants of glaciers and the accident of tectonics for another. one familiar to me and something i like all of you had to see to believe. ♪ her legendary beauty has been immortalized in song. her sunsets paint the sky colors. artists only dream of it. her seascapes and moununin ranges captured in photographs by you. yeah, we were flooded with your photos from all along california's coastline. >> my favorite, most beautiful place in america is the whitewater preserve. >> capistrano beach, california. >> santa barbara, california. >> ventura, california. >> yosemite national park. >> my name is kathleen, and my most beautiful place in america is point reyes, california. i'm seeing some beautiful
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countryside in some states, but standing there looking out and the mountains and the pacific ocean, it looked like heaven if i knew what heaven looked like. we have something in common because i too think point reyes is one of the most beautiful places in america. you can hear the roar of the ocean faintly in the distance. there is a light breeze rustling through the trees, but here it is the serenity that is so striking. of course, it wasn't always like that, not with the san andreas fault running just to the east of here. everything you see at point reyes is the product of earthquakes like the one that decimated the city of san francisco 30 miles to the south back in 1906. back then when it struck, this entire peninsula moved 18 feet to the north in just under a minute. still, despite that violent past, now it is simply extraordinary. as a proud californian, i've
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been hiking the trails around point reyes national seashore since i was a kid. in this park there are plenty to choose from, over 140 winding through 71,000 acres of landscape. 81 miles of protected coastline and i couldn't wait to get back. so much of the beauty of point reyes is like all of the california coastline, the sweep and panoramic as the pacific spills as far as the eye can see and it's such a sensory experience here. when you come down out of the trails and you can hear the cries of the sea birds and the salt air mixes with the scent of all the fir and pine and eucalyptus, and for me it sounds and smells and looks like home. but while point reyes' beauty lives in the quiet calm, 2,000 miles to the east, a different kind of calm resides along the crystal clear waters of lake michigan. we were overwhelmed with
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submissions from the coastline of this great lake, a favorite of mario batali, who frequently tweets photos of dinners he's prepared here, but you told us to check out one place in particular. the sleeping bear dunes national lakeshore located on michigan's lower peninsula stretches over 35 miles of sand, is home to 26 inland lakes, two islands and countless shipwrecks. locals compare the fresh water lake surrounding the park to the waters you might find in the caribbean. wide and boundless, just without salt or the threat of sharks. still, even among national park's experts, this remains a hidden gem. >> this is one of not only michigan's best kept secrets, but the nation's best kept secrets. when my friends come here from parks they've worked in across the nation and i take them for a hike in the dunes and we'll stand there and look around and they'll say, tom, i had no idea
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this was here. >> reporter: to see them up close is to wonder how they've remained a secret and from where they came. formed during the last ice age, these spectacular dunes were created when drifting glaciers pushed natural rock debris to michigan shoreline. that debris was covered with hundreds of feet of f nd and the result, these stunning m muments to the passage of time. today, the dunes stand proud and sturdy. visitors are actually encouraged to amble up the incline to experience the majestic views of lake michigan from soaring elevations. >> there's something magic about it. the landscape is very graceful and sesene, very special. >> reporter: two singular places thousands of miles apart crafted by mother nature's most powerful hand. >> i ie got to get there. >> yes, i tell you.
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and that was the point is that, boy, nobody really knows but now they all do. of course, back in california it was a miracle that we were able to shoot in sunlight at all. it's one of the foggiest places on the continent. the lighthouse there, in fact, is a wonder. we couldn't get down to it, 300 treacherous steps built by france in the 1860s and set to sit below the fog line. still it's so foggy there that for decades, men in four-hour shifts would patrol the beaches there looking for ship wreck victims. >> very cool. places.ou for showing those i'm so going to sleeping bear. tomorrow, everybody, sam champion going to sedona and aspen and we want you to vote, everybody. go to, vote for your favorite on our website, use the "gma" app and we'll announce the winner next week and coming up a personal conversation with dr. jill biden. and coming up a personal conversation with dr. jill biden.
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oakland police are contact cal alert where a 3-year-old boy was shot and killed yesterday. 10 shots were fired from a passing car. a stray bullet struck the boy as he sat in his stroller. police are on overtime to track down the shooters. the mayor is holding a vigil at the scene at 7:00 tonight. >> hot spots, 680 corridor, southbound from 242 down through danville because of an earlier accident that is just cleared. it is bumper-to-bumper. same with the toll plaza
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temperatures a little below normal. ♪ look ♪ a lot of people want to be famous. the guy singing that song -- >> this is big time rush, the big boy band to win the hearts of your daughter. we'll go inside the building of a boy band. also, this morning, i'll tell you about some of the lessons you can slip into your daily routine, that will enhance your children's reading skills without their suspecting a thing. >> oh, they're probably on to it. we think we're getting it past them. yeah, right. i got to tell you we'll turn now to the latest on the humanitarian crisis unfolding in east africa. abc's david muir was the first
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american anchor on the ground there reporting recently. the worst drought in decades there has caused a famine in somalia spreading to parts of kenya and ethiopia leaving 12 million people in desperate need of food. dr. jill bidid, you u ow her, the wife of vice president joe biden just led a u.s. delegation there just landed in washington a couple of hours ago and is good enough to join us live from the white house lawn. welcome home and thank you -- >> thank you. >> -- for sharing moments with us. it is so difficult to convey the magnitude of what you saw but tell us a little of what you witnessed, dr. biden. >> well, we got to the camp and we saw thousands upon thousands of women and young children just waiting for food and water and the children were getting immunizations and at these camps, robin, they have 2,000 people a day coming in. the camp is so full that now the people have to wait outside of the camp.
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>> i know and, david, we saw him in his reporting and telling us this and it is the -- to put it in perspective, dr. biden, the largest refugee camp in the world, isn't it? >> it is. it was set up actually for 90,000 people, and now they have about 480,000 people there. >> on the heels of your visit, the administration has a rather large announcement to make. what is that? >> well, the announcement that they have to make is that they have new projects. they have feed the future and so we have projects that helpfully will -- that will not happen in the future. we will have food security and so this famine, this drought will not happen in the future but for now, robin, the people really need help and they need help with water, with food. with immunizations and so if
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people could go to and you can determine with a few dollars, i know that each american family is struggling, but just a few dollars could save a child's life. and d at's how dire it is. this is a life and death situation, and that's what we're looking at. >> i know. and that's what you witnessed first hand on the ground there. and you bring up an excellent point as always, dr. biden, a very difficult time all around the world and here in the u.s., what we're seeing on wall street and people with a 401(k) and things like that and you bring up a good point, if you are able to in some kind of way to be able to and there are many organizations, aren't there, that are trying to help out. >> oh, sure, if you go to, you can choose what organization to go to, red cross, save the children, unicefefyou can determine if you want the child to have water,
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food, any way you want to help, immunization against measles, what i saw when i was there just 24 hours ago. >> and were you -- did you feel safe there? because when our correspondent david muir was there and showing how at times the aid was trying to get to the refugee camps, that there were gunfights and things like that very volatile situation there and that's something else that people need to be aware of. how tense the situation there is in east africa. >> well, i think from the people who are traveling and you have to remember these people are walking from somalia to kenya. so these women and small children are on the roads day in and night for 15, 20, 25 days because as you know, robin, you'll do anything to save your kids and that's what these moms are doing. that's what we can help to do. >> we profiled this great group,
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american mothers over there, one mom and they were just showing how they can link up together. is there something that the u.s. -- in looking at the big picture and long term, it's great t at the u.n. and other forces are bringing in som things right now because the need is so immediate, but there is some concern about long term what can be done to help the situation. >> well, actually i saw what u.s. aid was doing and they've set up -- they found new types of grains and corn and new types of farming that this type of soil there will handle. so there is hope that in the future these crops, people will have food to eat. will have food in storage. but right now they don't have that and that's why this need is so great. >> the need is great right now, as you put it, again, you're just arriving back home and this was a very important thing to you and you wanted to share it with our viewers and we appreciate that very much. welcome home. >> thanks, robin. >> time for the weather and amy
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freeze from wabc is in for the vacationing sam champion. >> good morning. oh, the crowd is wild out here. i got to introduce you to the lady in red. this is joy all the way from orlando, her first trip to new york city. really, really special. it's going to be raining in the northeast. we have two cold fronts, one-two punch first bringing rain and second filtering in cooler air before the weekend, umbrella parade for the northeast. on the west coast the cool continues specifically for the pacific northwest. they've only had five 80-degree days in seattle and san francisco so far this year so very cool there. severe storms for the southeast, orlando, enjoy, you've got a high of 91.
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>> this weather brought to you by all laundry detergent. josh, over to you. >> thank you, amy. time for a remarkable story of survival of one oregon hiker lost for days after stumbling off a trail. everybody worried and for good reason. she had broken her leg, suffering other injury, survived for days eating nothing but berries and relying on nothing but her own endurance and ingenuity. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: one week after being rescued pamela salant seems to have recovered from one of the most uncomfortable parts of her ordeal, the diet. >> i was trying caterpillars and tried a bite of a slug. i was just -- it looked -- it was plump and juicy and i don't know. it looks tasty but it was not. >> reporter: she had no supplies
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with her. food was whatever she could find. >> i'm really grateful for everyone's prayers and thoughts. >> reporter: the 28-year-old is lucky to be alive. she was scouting for a campsite when she fell 50 feet into a drainage ditch, breaking her leg in two places. >> i didn't feel the initial pain so i woke up the e xt morning and was like, whoa, where am i? >> reporter: she used her own underwear to stop the bleeding on her leg and chewed holes in her socks to fashion makeshift gloves. >> weird thing that kicked in. survival instinct to utilize everything that i was wearing. >> reporter: just when she was beginning to give up hope, a rescue helicopter spotted her and hoisted her out of the woods. >> i feel much better. and i'm just so thankful that i'm here. >> reporter: three days in the wilderness, she will never forget. for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> thank you, david. what a story. and what a story we have coming up for you. what does it take to make a
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child star? we're going behind the scenes for the making of a hugely popular boy band. come on back.
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, thos well, those young kids you just saw can identify with this next story. what is it like after all to be rich and famous s fore you can even drive? tomorrow night's prime time "nightline" special, celebrity secrets, underage and famous inside the life of some child stars from the spotlight, j.u. ang, from all the good times to the darker times a a there are some darker times as you found in the may going of a pop phenomenon. >> absolutely but right now introduced big rush and they are old huff to drive but their fans are still in tricycles. if you've never heard of them ask josh's daughter. josh talks about how they were watching "big time rush." they have been in the fame game since they were kids but now with a megahit tv show behind them they have reached rock star status. >> who do you want? big time rush? >> reporter: what does your body feel like when 20,000 girls are
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screaming at you? >> like a movie. no way to describe it. >> reporter: i'm amazed how loud screaming girls can be. >> it never ceases to amaze me. >> we didn't have that monitors on stage we'd probably be deaf. >> reporter: big time rush refers to the big time adrenaline rush of fame. ♪ want to be famous ♪ got to live it big time >> reporter: kendall, james, carlos and logan are a moneymaking machine attracting fans who watch their tv show. >> your big time tour. >> reporter: then buy their music. ♪ kick off your shoes >> reporter: then flock to their concerts. ♪ big, big, big >> reporter: it's a tried and true formula create shows about kids on the way to stardom. its rating -- gold. miley had "hannah montana." miranda cosgrove had "icarly" and the jonas brothers are the jonas brothers. ♪
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>> reporter: for big time rush it took two years worth of auditions. 15,000 boys competing for four precious slots. this is kendall's tryout. ♪ girls girls >> reporter: you scoured the earth. >> we were not going to be satisfied until we felt we had the chemistry. that was the trick. you would find someone who was a great actor and gorgeous but then couldn't sing. in the other case you had a guy who could dance and sing amazingly but he didn't have the comedy or acting which is so difficult to have all three. >> reporter: ironically these 21-year-old men play high school boys on a show that attracts even younger tweens. >> that happens to work for the show, it happens to work for our fans who as young as 4 years old up to our age and thehe parents and everyone. >> bingo. >> reporter: it spoofs the high grossing entertainment machine
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they're nocaught u uin. >> impressive. >> reporter: what does that feel like to be the cog in the machine? >> i feel like for us it's become a lifestyle. this big time rush. >> it's bigger than all of us. >> there's so much going on so it's like, you know, i mean i sleep, eat, drink, wake up, everything big t te rush. >> reporter: nowadays, the tv stars have become real-life rock stars on an international rock tour. >> getting off a plane in germany we had like 100 people waiting for us at the airport. in a different country that we had only been to like once or twice. >> reporter: the exposure is a welcome change of pace having spent the last 3 1/2 years on a hollywood sound stage. >> it's literally a box for 16 hours a day and it's dark so sometimes we show up. it's nighttime and it's nighttime. we never see the sun. >> reporter: how much do you get on each other's nerves? >> 100% of the time. all the time. >> we fight like brothers pretty much every day over something small. >> reporter: like what?
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>> james got the last bit of ketchup. i called it first. i wanted the ketchup. >> who is going to ride shotgun in the van that day. >> reporter: you sound like my >> we're just as immature as your son. >> we get more immature by the day. >> reporter: and ye my children don't have thousands of screaming girls chasing them. >> it's not that bad. most guys dream of that. >> reporter: how do you keep it reined in, so to speak? >> we have one girl that keeps us all together which is our mom. >> are they breathing down your neck? really? hanging out with these guys, can you feel it on them entering the first blush of fame and giddy with excitement but doesn't it seem like every kid these days want to be famous. >> yeah, and wants to take that short track. branding a tv show, becomes their live concert tour. maybe a movie. >> and social networking is through the roof. we explore in the hour tomorrow night how playing with sane is like playing with fire.
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we look at the up side and found side with corey feldman who talks about shocking secrets not just about his experience but other kids in hollywood. you really ought to tune in. >> yes, plenty of cautionary tales, of course, as you mentioned serena just wants her big time rush. a primetime "nightline" special. celebrity secrets under age and famous tomorrow 10:00 eastern, 9:00 eastern. coming up next, well, maybe our kids should look away. slipping into lessons without your kids' second opinion.
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yes, it is time for the latest installment in our sneaky teacher series. we want to show you how you can keep your kids busy and learning during the summer. especially on really hot days or really rainy days when they're stuck inside. take a look. >> not yet. >> reporter: on a hot, summer day when the kids are stuck indoors it can be a recipe for chaos. >> there's a lot of screeching and running and then ultimately fighting and it can be crazy. >> mine is stronger. >> reporter: the siegel family of new york city could use fresh ideas to keep 7-year-old twins jack and charlie entertained while still keeping their minds active to prevent summer brain drain. here to help rachel fishman feddersen from and our own sneaky teacher. >> hi. >> hi. >> on a rainy day, any day we're
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stuck inside, pick activities that have some complexity to them. where your kids aren't going to do it ten minutes and go, i'm bored. >> reporter: tip number one take the boring out of board games. >> scrabble you might think of as a grown-up game but if you can spell any words at all, you can play. >> reporter: scrabble is a great way to sneak in both spelling and math. >> eight. >> one, two, three, four, five, six, sevev, eight. right. seven times two. >> 14. >> and don't forget jigsaw puzzles. >> jigsaw puzzles are awesome. a thousand pieces, you could do all summer long. >> nice try. >> reporter: puzzles are great for spatial lelening and visual recognition. >> that one. >> yeah. >> sneaky tip number two, bring a summer book to life. at least in the form of a sock puppet. >> what books have you been reading? >> spider-man. >> spider-man. >> let's get going. >> reporter: have your kids create their own story. >> oscar the cat.
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>> reporter: from stinky socks to fantastic adventures. sneaky tip number three, get messy. how cool is that? >> cool. >> reporter: by just adding water to cornstarch we created goop and a sneaky lesson in chemical reaeaion. sneaky tip three, turn chores into lessons. >> clearing the table after lunch and putting stuff away can be an opportunity for learning. >> reporter: engage your kids as they clean. >> where do carrots come from? >> from plants. >> that's right. >> reporter: everyday tasks can turn into simple lessons. >> we'll feed lola. one quarter cup. good. go feed her. perfect. >> reporter: sneaky tip five, think visual learning. take candy, coins or any small object, put them in a jar and have them sort, count and add. >> let's count into groups of five, ready, go.
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>> reporter: see, a day of indoor play isn't that bad. we fought off boredom and snuck in a little learning. >> i had a good time. we did some good stuff today. >> bye. >> reporter: and next to me a few teachers, rhonda, right, westgate elementary. one thing your kids can do? not even sneaky in the summer. read, read, read. >> read, read, read. other creative ways to sneak a little education into your child's summer, all you need to do is go to i don't even need to sneak that in. we'll be right back. in. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] every box of general mills big g cereals
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bus service back to normal this morning engineers still trying to pinpoint the cause of a computer glitch. passengers had to find another way to get to their destinations until the engineers fixed the problem around 10:00 at night. >> good morning, delays at sfo, 36 minutes, you saw the fog in oakland. 10, 11:00 burn-off across the bay. there's the fog, 63 downtown. 76 in san jose. >> new problems westbound 580 at livermore. wa


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