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good morning, america. and breaking overnight. double-threat. the storm that caused all this destruction, hurricane manuel, getting stronger right now. the deadly storm already gusting at 75 miles per hour. and the new flash flooding warning for texas and the gulf coast. sam is tracking the latest. also breaking overnight. powerball jackpot. one lucky winner is almost $400 million richer this morning. where was the ticket purchased? and why you might have a better chance the next time you play. he's a 6'10" standout nba star. his mohawk and tattoos, instantly recognizable. how did the birdman get his identity stolen by a woman? inside the 15-month investigation that almost ended his career. and -- ♪ who's that lady >> global beauty queen mystery.
a stunning contestant seems like a perfect contender for the miss world pageant. why is her own country saying they never heard of her? who is that lady? good morning, everyone. that music -- puts it in such a good mood. >> moving it. and you can say, who's that lady? that lady is sara haines. lara got a little -- >> happy to have you here, sara. >> anyone who doesn't check their lottery tickets yet. we got the lucky numbers right here. 7, 10, 22, 32, 35, powerball 19. there is one winner. $399.4 million. >> ooh. we're going to get to that. and we're going to turn to the new details emerging about the navy yard shooter.
the mysterious writings carved into his gun. his mother speaking out. a very emotional message to the victims. first, we're getting the latest on what is turning out to be an active tropical system. trp cal storm manuel causing all kinds of flooding and chaos. >> we're going to show you what's going on in acapulco. all of this rain falling in the mountains, draining down into one town. about 40,000 tourists have been stranded in acapulco. about 80 people have been killed in the flooding that's moved across mexico. this is the first time that two systems, one hit the west coast, one hit the east coast in mexico, since 1958, within 24 hours. and look how active the tropics are. right here, after the peak of the season. one, two, three four systems to look at. let's concentrate on this. and we believe this is going to expand a little bit. we'll talk about that late on in the morning. let's concentrate on the western coast of mexico. the idea is this storm had weakened, and made land. but it strengthens again, pouring this rain in the area. with all of this available moisture, several systems
streaming in to mexico. here's what's been going on in places north of there. it's not directly related to the system itself. but it is, all of this moisture, that gets picked up by the monsoon flow, comes through mexico, moves through the sut western parts of the u.s. you're look at new mexico, 80 miles outside of albuquerque, where all of the flooding, two inches of rain yesterday. this pattern is going to continue. let me show you why. with two new systems, one in the gulf and what's left of manuel, forming a whole trough of moisture together. you have heavy rain, houston, dallas, little rock, new orleans. all could be flooding. so very much stay up with your local abc stations in those areas for this kind of rain. robin, george? now, to the golden powerball ticket. the winning numbers selected last night match one ticket purchased in south carolina. it's an estimated $400 million jackpot. and abc's steve osunsami is there in lexington, south
carolina, with the latest. it's a good morning for somebody there, steve. good morning to you. >> reporter: it sure is a good morning for someone, robin. they're having a party here at the store behind me. they're cheering people as they walk in. and when you walk in the store, there's this nice little greeting on the front entrance that i had them print me a copy of. if you bought a powerball ticket for last night's drawing at our store, you better check those numbers twice. good advice. >> let's play powerball. >> reporter: these were the six magic numbers overnight. >> 7, 10, 35, 22, 32, 19. >> reporter: and they left one, just one lucky winner in lexington, south carolina, $399.4 million. the players here can remain anonymous if they want to. they have to come and claim the ticket, but they can remain anonymous. this is a life-changing event.
someone's life changes exponentially instantly. 12 other players also struck it rich, from 5 other states, matching 5 numbers. winning $1 million apiece. jackpots as big as $500 million once seemed impossible. but there's been four in just the last year. these joint paydays are due to media attention and higher ticket prices. the country's other nationwide lotto says it will cash in on the goodness. the mega millions lottery plans to change its rules, improving the odds of winning any prize from 1 in 40 to 1 in 15. that means second-place winners who once one 250 grand, would now win at least a million. hardly chump change. this ticket to have been sold anywhere. it sits next to a highway and an airport. plus it's not like florida,
the winner can remain completely anonymous. robin? >> we'll have to wait and see what happens. steve, thanks. >> that's one winner. now, a big decision that could affect everyone's money. the latest action by the federal reserve, sent stocks soaring to new records wednesday. it was a welcome surprise to traders that kept markets around the world overnight. rebecca jarvis here to explain it all. and the surprise is, the fed's going to keep pumping money into the economy. >> reporter: what a difference $85 billion a month makes, george. that's what's happening. $85 billion a month, flowing into the markets. that's sending stocks to fresh all-time highs. which is good news for anyone with a retirement savings account, a 401(k), i.r.a., even a pension. it's the 31st-record high close this year. stocks are up almost 20%. what's even more staggering, if you invested during the worst moments of the financial crisis in march of 2009, wow have more than doubled your money. stocks up almost 140% since then. but my sources on wall street do caution, many of the recent gains are specifically tied to this fed's policy. they want to see more evidence in the real economy. stronger jobs, to help fuel the rally forward, george.
>> meantime, the white house closing in on a replacement for fed chair ben bernanke. >> reporter: and that replacement, looks like it's going to be dr. janet yelling, who would be a continuation of the current policy. but what wall street is really focused on right now is washington, d.c. you have a potential government shutdown coming up october 1. we know what that can mean for stocks. >> rebecca jarvis, thanks very much. let's go to josh with the other top stories. >> we're going to begin with breaking news. evacuations overnight near an oklahoma chemical plant. the explosion and the flames that lit up the night sky. you see here, an hour west of oklahoma city. toxic chemicals are stored at this plant. residents downwind are being warned now about possibly dangerous fumes. luckily, no one was there when the blast occurred. and there are no reports of injuries at this hour. also breaking overnight, senator john mccain blasting russian president vladimir putin in print. in an op-ed, published today in russia's communist newspaper
"pravda." mccain writes that putin rules by corruption, repression and violence. that's a quote. it is a comeback from what putin ran in "the new york times." overnight, the kremlin responded. and mccain saying, mind your own business. and in colorado, search and rescue teams will be out in the flood zone again today. and some evacuated families will be going home, though uncertain of what they will find. abc's clayton sandell is in lyons, one of the hardest hit communities. clayton? >> reporter: this morning, teams are desperately searching through homes and piles of debris for as many as 200 people still unaccounted for. they're scanning from the air, too. but hundreds of people are refusing to leave. officials say it may be their last chance to get out. >> we want to make sure that those folks know that if they refuse, we may not be able to deploy helicopters again down the road. >> reporter: overnight, new reports of a damaged oil tank
spilling thousands of gallons of crude oil into flood-swollen rivers. in towns that have working roads, some are being allowed back in. artist john king took us to his home in lyons. part of it ripped away by a river, now four-times wider than before. this was all dry ground. there were houses here. now, you can see, the river has shifted course. all of the homes along the river are now completely destroyed. this morning, officials say the cleanup and rebuilding could take years. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, lyons, colorado. >> staggering images there. thank you, clayton. infomercial king kevin trudeau is in a chicago jail at this hour, under orders to pay a massive fine. he owes over $37 million for making alleged false claims about his weight loss book. trudeau says he doesn't have the money. however, evidence presented in court suggests otherwise. and a former nfl player has
lots of questions after hundreds of kids caused at least $20,000 in damage to his vacation home. you see it here. ryan holloway's unoccupied house in upstate new york, trashed in a labor day weekend party. holloway learned about it from pictures tweeted by some of the 300 kids that were there. police are investigating. and finally, the reward, she keeps growing for the homeless hero in boston. we told you about glen james for a few days. he turned in a lost backpack, containing some $42,000 in travelers checks and cash. now, an online campaign to raise donations for him is nearing $100,000. and i figure, if we update for the west coast, it's going to be over that. >> oh, yeah. >> no good deed goes unrewarded right there. great stuff. >> thanks so much. now, we have new details emerging about the washington navy yard shooter. abc news learning that aaron
alexis carved two images -- two messages into the side of his gun. and now, his mother has spoken out with an emotional message. abc's pierre thomas joins us from washington this morning with the very latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. today, the fbi is trying to unravel the mystery of motive. as you said, they have a tantalizing new clue. this morning, authorities are studying the phrases that aaron alexis carved into his shotgun, used to carry out the deadly attack in the washington navy yard. sources tell abc news, alexis etched the words, better off this way, and my e.l.f. weapon, on the stock of the remington 780 pump shotgun. investigators want to know if better off this way, was a signal alexis expected to die during the massacre. >> there were probably multiple triggers that caused him to decide now is the time i'm going to take this course of action.
conceptualizing it, planning it in his head. >> reporter: this morning we're learning what one of those triggers might have been. alexis told new port police in rhode island that he was hearing voices. and being followed. a family tells abc news they believe they had a frightening encounter with alexis while flying through virginia. out of nowhere a man that looked like alexis accused them of laughing at him. >> he today in front of us. he was no more than two feet away from us. he was just saying, you know, is she laughing at me? you know, and we were like, no. then he just got angry. >> reporter: we're also hearing for the first time someone who appears truly sorry, the killer's mother. >> aaron is now in a place where he can no longer do harm to anyone. i am so, so very sorry that this has happened. my heart is broken. >> reporter: the navy yard reopens today. but for the families of the dead and wounded, the pain is still raw.
robin, so many shattered lives. >> absolutely. and the mother spoke mostly about the victims, not so much about her son in that message. >> the president honoring those victims on sunday as well. we're going to turn to the terrifying kidnapping here at atlanta. ayvani perez is back with her family after being abducted at gunpoint from her home. two suspects from been arrested. police are investigating a connection with the girl's family. gio benitez has been tracking the case and is here with the latest developments. good morning, gio. >> reporter: a confusing one, no doubt. police say this apparently started as a random home invasion, where two armed men demanded money and abducted the girl. this morning, investigators say, she's in good health. but with two men arrested, police are still searching for others. this morning, investigators are frantically hunting for these two men, who they say kidnapped 14-year-old ayvani perez and they believe are on the run. even as friends of the teen who was found safely wednesday were greeting her at her home outside
of atlanta. >> there's several other subjects, suspects, that we're still investigating. >> she's home. she's safe. and that's what really matters. >> reporter: police aren't saying much about how they found perez. only they found the 14-year-old nearly 26 miles from home. police will say they arrested wildrego jackson on kidnapping charges. and 40-year-old juan alberto contreras rodriguez, a mexican national on immigration violations. but as this community celebrates the teen's safe return this morning, they are also asking questions. court records show that one of the men charged, contreras rodriguez, and the girl's mother were arrested on drug charges on the same day in february of 2012. in news reports at the time, police said they were busted as part of a marijuana trafficking ring. the charges against both were later dropped. >> this case has these two odd things going on inside it. one, a relationship between the mother and one of the abductors. and is this a logical house to break into? >> reporter: but to perez's
family and friends, none of that seems to matter right now. this morning, neighbors who have seen her say, she's smiling and happy to be home. >> i said to her, i wanted you to know that i've been praying for you. and i knew that god would come through. and she said thank you. >> reporter: and police are staying quiet on this case. and this morning, they're not telling us anything about any possible motive. but thank goodness that girl was okay. >> gio, thanks very much. now, to a decades' old mystery, the case of a baby stolen from his mother's arms in the 1960s. and this morning, the exclusive breakthrough just now being revealed that could help solve the case. abc's brian ross is in chicago with the latest development. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, robin. i'm in chicago in the hunt for that stolen baby. he would be a middle-aged man now. and as part of a special "20/20" report i'm working on with barbara walters, artists had created an image of what the stolen baby might look like today.
this 49-year-old man may not know it. but he could help bring to an end a decades' long mystery, if he is alive, that is. it was 1964, at the michael reese hospital in chicago, that a 1-day-old baby was stolen out of his mother's arms by a woman posing as a nurse. >> are there suspects here in chicago you're going to question? >> we are questioning suspects. >> reporter: the fronczaks thought their prayers were answered a year later. an abandoned toddler in newark, new jersey, seemed to match their missing paul. they took him home, adopted him and raised them as their own. but as paul fronczak grew up, he thought he was different. and this year, dna tests proved him right. he was not the stolen baby. he's working with "20/20" and and our consultant, former fbi agent brad garrett, trying to find out who he really is, and
what happened to the paul fronczak stolen from his mother. >> maybe he feels like something's wrong here. >> reporter: with his help, abc news commissioned artists who work with police and families on missing persons cases, to produce a likeness of what the stolen baby might look like today. it is being seen this morning for the first time. best-case scenario what do you think would happen when this is broadcast? >> well, he's on his couch and sees it and gives you guys a call. >> hope he recognizes himself in this. >> reporter: paul fronczak's hope is that the real or the other paul fronczak can be found and help solve the mystery and reunite the elderly parents who so lovingly raised him with the son stolen from them so long ago. >> this morning, the fbi has reopened its investigation into the case. a case that has brought more than its fair share of heartache to the fronczak family. and now, perhaps some hope.
george and robin, our tip line is goodmorningamerica.com, for anybody who might recognize that image. >> okay. hopefully they will contact. brian, thank you so much. to take a 1-day-old picture. >> incredible. >> it is. time, now, for the weather. >> that's tougher than a 30-day weather forecast. looks like severe weather there on the map. >> that's tougher than a 30-day weather forecast. that's tougher than that, even. let me show you what's going on with the storms. yesterday, from colorado to the dakotas, this is a tough line of storms, dropped about 8 inches of golf ball-sized hail in colorado. and that's the stuff that's possible today. duluth, green bay, less mine, kansas city. utah. gusty winds and very, very big downpours. not so sure about tornadoes but i would watch for them. then take a look at the numbers. better weather? i don't know better if you like the 70s better than 60s. phil into new york. 76, 76. boston at 75. gets warmer toward the weekend.
gets colder next week. we'll talk about more about that as the morning goes on. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. today, sunshine, warmest afternoon this week. some light rain for friday evening in the north bay, the rest of us get a chance of light rain saturday, but it's going to be light. that's the key. for today, how about 70s along the coast into san francisco and
san mateo, 80s everywhere else. 90s in our east bay valleys. accuweather seven-day forecast, that list of stormy cities was brought to you by pacific life insurance. join me for a moment for a five-second look at the national map. it's 83 degrees in atlanta, everybody. >> okay, sam. >> the untold story. >> thank you, sam. coming up on "gma," stunning new testimony in the trial of the husband charged with taking out his wife. the other woman speaking out in court about his relationship. also, becoming the birdman. how a standout nba star had his identity stolen. a theft that could have ended his career. and this was a tough one. the wheel of misfortune. mispronunciation cost that guy a shot at $1 million. it's everybody's worst nightmare. and other than great genetics, jennifer aniston is revealing her beauty secrets. and these are things that every
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if the plan is approved as expected, bridge managers say they'll have to shut down the entire bridge in october or to november of next year and they'll need an entire weekend to install it. leyla gulen is off this morning, but we have a traffic check for you. the big problem right now is in san francisco. eastbound 80, the skyway before fourth street, a solo vehicle accident, that vehicle being a motorcycle that crashed in the fast lane so be be aware that if you're heading to the bay bridge, being eastbound, it is going to be slow. also, let's take a live look on i 80 here. this is through berkeley, and traffic heading west also a little heavy at the moment. all
good morning. 49, san ramon, mid to upper 40s along the coast, the rest of us in the mid to 50s. this afternoon, temperatures above average, our warmest afternoon is right from-in front of us, 4 to 7 degrees warmer with temperatures in the 70s in san francisco along the coast, 80s to 90s in the east bay valleys. accuweather seven-day forecast, much cooler by sat
i'm going to solve. >> all right. >> corner curo cabinet. >> so close for paul atkinson. his tongue got twisted up there on "wheel of fortune." it cost him $1 million. we're going to have the whole story coming up. he's going to be set pretty well. >> he was probably nervous. also ahead, we're going to turn to the dramatic twist in the case of that seattle husband on trial for killing his wife. what so many women are saying in the courtroom, now, contradicting him. and here's a fascinating one. chris the birdman anderson, if you watch the nba, you know who he is.
heavily tattooed and mohawked and a standout for the miami heat this past season. incredibly recognizable. how did he have his identity stolen and by a woman, no less. it's a fascinating story. >> he's so recognizable. athletes are talking about how to get better performance. what if there was a surgery that would let a young female athlete potentially do better in sports? this is -- i think it's got to be controversial. the more i know about this, the more i think this is a topic. >> and dr. jen ashton will be here to weigh in on that. now, we begin with the suburban seattle man on trial for murdering his wife, more than seven years after her death. new testimony in court from women who say he cheated on his wife with them. and the police interview tapes just revealed to jurors, where he seemed to directly contradict them. abc's neal karlinsky has that story for us. >> reporter: one after the other, they took the stand right in front of him. women who say they were intimate with a married david pietz.
the man accused of killing his wife, nicole, and who police say portrayed himself as a loving husband. >> yeah. i remember kissing him. >> we had sex. >> reporter: a co-worker testified, pietz began their relationship back when he was engaged. >> i asked him why he was getting married. and he said that at that point, it was too late to back out of it. >> reporter: nicole pietz, david's wife, vanished in 2006. her body was later found in a wooded area, strangled. now, seven years later, pietz is on trial, charged by prosecutors who say he killed his wife because he was unhappy with their marriage. the detectives built a case on circumstantial evidence and dna. a woman pietz met at a gym said he twice slipped the drug ecstasy into his wife's drinks. >> he told me he would put it in her red bull. trying to loosen her up to get her to do a threesome.
>> reporter: jurors heard something different from david pietz himself. an audio recording of his interview with police, in which he said he never used drugs and had virtually no sex drive. >> i don't have much of a l libido. it's kind of an opposite of what the stereotype is. >> reporter: he is calm in the interview. and said he feared his wife may have overdosed on medication. he has pleaded not guilty and continued to deny involvement in his death. a trial that will play out for the next month and a half. for "good morning america," neal karlins karlinsky, abc news, seattle. let's get more from dan abrams. seven years after the fact. and we have the prosecution, many have a smoking gun here. >> they have to put together a puzzle for jurors of little pieces. remember, they didn't charge him until they were able to use some new technology to be able to move this case forward, only recently. so, they're going to want to
begin -- this is how they're starting, talking about motive. they want to warm the jurors up to the idea of convicting this guy. why would he have wanted to do this? here are the reasons why. >> warming the jurors. heating them up. that testimony catches your ear. >> it's salacious and it's sexual. but there's an important relevance to it. he had said something about his own libido, which completely contradicts what these women are saying. he's telling the police, in essence, one thing. and then, they're bringing these witnesses to say, that's not at all what was the case. a lie in a police investigation is much more important than just the idea that, oh, he was having an affair. >> they're trying to fill out more of the contradictions with some dna evidence they do have. >> that's right. they begin the process by putting the jurors in the mood to convict, which is to say,
here's why. they don't have to prove motive. but they want to. and they feel that they can here because actually, the motive evidence, where they are now, to some degree is stronger than some of the other evidence in connection with this case. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. now, to the bizarre case of internet identity theft. the target, standout nba star, chris birdman anderson. someone hacked their way deep into his personal life. and almost cost him his career. abc's john muller has that story. >> reporter: 6'10", mohawk and thoroughly tattooed. it might be impossible to think anyone could steal chris anderson's identity. >> it was a tangled web. >> reporter: the nba champion, apparently the vic testimony of a complex internet hoax, in which police say a woman in canada, posed as anderson online. demanding gifts and threatening
at least one person. it's the same alleged scheme that resulted in a police search for child pornography in anderson's colorado home last may. >> mr. anderson was home at the time that our deputy investigators were there. and they did speak with him. and he fully cooperated. >> reporter: anderson was never charged with a crime. and this morning, prosecutors have cleared his name. but his lawyer says the investigation has taken its toll. >> it was harrowing for him would be an underestimate. chris is about children in our community. always has been. this person was santa claus. it's difficult for him. >> reporter: police tell abc news that andersen's impersonator has been hit with child pornography and extortion charges in canada. andersen says he's never met the woman in his life. >> high-profile people are easy targets for extortionists. the other side of this is, that we all are vulnerable to being extorted because there's so much information about every one of us.
>> reporter: as for andersen, he's preparing for another season with the miami heat. but he tells us, he's just glad the heat is off him. saying, thank you to everyone who believed and supported me. it's been a difficult, long time. and this is a place i can start moving forward. for "good morning america," john muller, abc news, new york. >> many remember when that story first broke. and it did not look good. like he said, he maintained his innocence all along. >> it looks horrible when that first broke. and so happy that is the outcome. >> we're all vulnerable to the same things. i'll tell you something else. we're going to show you pictures out of jacksonville, florida, yesterday. between midnight and noon, seven inches of rain. we continue to hear these totals this summer. it was a heavy storm. it was an inch of rain. in one event, five, six, seven inches of flooding rain in some places. from the mountains all the way to florida going on. there's good news for the jacksonville area.
duval county, it clears up and dries up. we're going to 84 degrees today. that front sinks towards orlando and south. south florida, you're in for a stormy day today. new orleans 88. this is humid and there's a lot of rain back off to the west in the next 24 hours. that's through texas towards kansas city. 79 degrees on the west coast. 75 in san francisco. the good news here is that kind of gray, damp, cool sky you had for a couple of days, gets better. and there doesn't seem as much of a fog problem alo good morning. i'm mike nicco. our warmest day is today. look at these temperatures, mid-80s and 90s inland, my 70s to mid-80s around the bay, even some 70s at the coast. temperatures will be that weather was brought to you by at&t. big storms in the middle of the country today. and heavy rain involved with them.
>> didn't you work in jacksonville back in the day? >> that's why i knew it was florida's first coast. >> thank you, sam. and coming up on "gma," boy, wasn't "wheel of fortune" for this guy. the mispronunciation that cost him a shot at $1 million. and the contestant who seems perfect. why is her own country saying they never heard of her? and they saying, like everybody else, who is that lady? ♪ [ male announcer ] now, taking care of things at home is just a tap away. ♪ introducing at&t digital life... ♪ ...personalized home security and automation... [ lock clicks ] ...that lets you be closer to home. that's so cool. [ male announcer ] get $100 in instant savings when you order digital life smart security. limited availability in select markets. ♪
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but i totally goofed it. >> reporter: that pat sajak is a stickler. >> seven swans a swimin'. they are swimming, not swimmin'. and this one last month. what is the emancipation proclamation. >> that's unfortunate. the judges are ruling against you. >> reporter: some might call it rule cruel. but rules are rules. and game shows take them seriously. paul can say it now. >> corner curio cabinet. >> reporter: but he couldn't say it when it mattered. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> oh. >> boo. >> come on. >> just give him another shot.
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. in yesterday's america's cup race, new zealand defeated usa by 15 seconds. new zealand leads eight races to one. if it one ins one of two races scheduled for this afternoon, lit capture the cup. conditions on the bay, let's find out from mike. about the same as yesterday, winds a little lighter, fastest around 4:00 till about 6:00. looking at the ps, 77 in san francisco to about 90 in our inland valleys. your accuweather seven-day forecast, 10 to 15 degrees cooler with that chance of rain
♪ hello to everyone out there in times square this morning. big, beautiful morning. thursday morning here in new york city. >> a lot of happy faces. big, beautiful morning. and it's a big morning because we're about to find out who are you bringing to breakfast, sam champion? >> every day this week, we were told we could have whoever we wanted. i invited this person not because of their talent and skill set. but because this is one of the greatest people i know. and someone i think you'll love to have breakfast with, as well. you can tweet your guesses. just to give you a clue. josh, will you help me read this movie quote?
>> i sure will. >> here we go. agents, pay attention, please. stay close to the screen. i know you don't think i'm giving this $4 million to a bunch of nuns. >> think of it this way. you'll go to heaven. there you go. >> acting. acting. >> and scene. and scene. your guest. and we'll have another clue. >> my phone's blowing up. >> we'll have another clue for you at 8:30. and also ahead, the miss world competition. right now, she's a stunning contender. but the country she claims to be representing, say they don't know who she is or what she's doing in the contest. we're going to hear that ahead. and the surprising surgery many young women athletes are getting to enhance their performance. this is a new competitive edge. dr. jen ashton will be along to talk about that.
>> that story is quite a talker. and she's not just our friend tory johnson anymore. she's number one best-selling author, with "deals & steals." and her book is slamming it. you are selling those books off the shelf. we're going to talk to tory this morning. number one. get some news, now, from josh. >> we're going to begin with a story breaking overnight. one that has made us all happy for one person. a winning ticketholder and nearly $4 million richer in the powerball jackpot. a ticket purchased in lexington, south carolina, purchased at a gas station next to an interstate, and an airport. the winner could be from anywhere. after taxes, the winner who can remain anonymous, should take home about $209 million. mexico, reeling from its worst weather disaster in about a half-century. 80 people have died in flooding unleashed when 2 tropical storms struck within 24 hours.
acapulco, especially hard-hit. thousands of tourists there have been trapped with no services and no way out. and there are several more storms brewing. sam's going to have a complete forecast in moments. in colorado's flood zone, crews are searching for as many as 200 people still unaccounted for. some families are being allowed to return to their homes as a new threat emerges. those dirty waters that are now contaminated with chemicals, sewage and bacteria. and workers at the navy yard in washington are returning to work today, 3 days after a gunman killed 12 of their colleagues. defense secretary chuck hagel has ordered a security review. and honda has announced the recall of about 400,000 vehicles because of an air bag defect. air bags in odyssey minivans from 2003 and 2004, are opening unnecessarily. same with the 2003 acura mdx. no crashes thus far have been related to the problem. and finally, a reason why
you might hear people talking like a pirate today. because, are you ready, matey? today, international talk like a pirate day. shiver me timbers. some businesses are taking this rather seriously. krispy kreme offering a dozen free doughnuts to anyone in full pirate attire, speaking like a pirate. and long john silver, you say argh, you get a piece of free fish. which is to say, sam champion is eating well today. >> international talk like a pirate day? >> in madagascar, even. >> josh, your pirate really beats your julia child. >> i'm blowing up again. sara, it's great to have you here.
coming in for lara, who has a little under the weather. >> a little laryngitis. oh. >> that's a good one. >> an update from lebron james. the miami heat star married his high school sweetheart, savannah, over the weekend. spotted at the coliseum in rome, days later. now, chiming in on instagram. smooching and smiling for all to see. the caption reading, when you have someone that's always there for you, no matter the ups and downs in life, it makes it all worth living for. so happy to call you mrs. savannah, queen james and honeymoon. that wrapped up. >> haven't they been together since they were kids? >> they have been together since high school. so, she was with him long before he was king james. he knows that. and he remembers that. yeah. >> don't tweet on your
honeymoon. but you are forgiven if you say my queen. the countdown is on for the emmy awards this weekend. people are resorting to all kinds of strategies to predict the winners. yahoo! tried this one. what if most searched was the ticket to a trophy? that would be great news for kerry washington. more yahoo! searches this month than anyone else in the lead actress category. "breaking bad," also a yahoo! hit. >> yeah. >> leading the pack for outstanding drama series. i love "modern family." but i love "breaking bad." but the show does not end on sunday night. we have a huge emmys after party monday morning. you don't want to miss monday morning on "gma." >> we're like to party. >> every day's a party. now, i'm bringing up food. one food blogger feeling a huge sense of accomplishment this week, constructing what's been dubbed the mceverything. meet nick, spending about 140 bucks, to buy up all 43 sandwiches on the mcdonald's menu, to build this swaying mcmasterpiece.
a bamboo skewer to keep it all vertical. apparently this was a bucket list situation. one more dollar to snatch up a diet coke because it matters at that point. i was inspired. i made this mc"gma" because george said he was hungry. george. george. george. george. george. >> this is mine right here? there's no way i'm going to bite a cold muffin. >> one bite, george. >> this is freezing. >> you bite that. >> one bite. >> bringing in props in your first "pop news." bravo. >> i knew george wasn't going to take a bite of it. i didn't think you were going to pick it up. and you did. >> see? >> thank you, sam. >> very nice. very nice. pass it down.
and feel better. >> no one's going to bite it. >> meanwhile, they're yelling at me. let's get to a live shot out of philadelphia this morning. we're going to talk about the skies in the northeast. how we've been in the changeable zone from cool to warm and back to cool again. and that's what happens. we get a little cool air this morning. we have milder days ahead. that's from washington, d.c. to boston. and into next week, back on the cool side, we think. we'll continue to watch this low on the yucatan peninsula and bring more rain to the east coast of mexico. and also, we think to south texas. those are the spaghetti models. i want everyone in the gulf paying attention when you have a tropical entity in the gulf. i just don't like it there. good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. today, sunshine, warmest afternoon this week. some light rain for friday evening in the north bay, the
rest of us get a chance of light rain saturday, but it's going to be light. that's the key. for today, how about 70s along the coast into san francisco and san mateo, 80s everywhere else. 90s in our east bay valleys. accuweather seven-day forecast, >> so much ahead this morning. we have a lot going on. what's happening? here's a look at what's ahead on the morning menu. why some young women are turning to plastic surgery to be more competitive at sports. jennifer aniston reveals her beauty secrets every woman can afford. and "deals & steals." all that coming up live on "gma" here in times square. um... where's mrs. davis? she took an early spring break thanks to her double miles from the capital one venture card. now what was mrs. davis teaching? spelling. that's not a subject, right? i mean, spell check. that's a program.
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beginning with the surprising surgery many young women athletes are undergoing to improve their performance on the field. abc's reena ninan has that story for us. >> reporter: international tennis player simone seen here, playing at the u.s. open. has made headlines not for her serve. but for disclosing her decision three years ago to undergo breast reduction surgery. she went from a 34dd to this, a 34c. >> she really caused a breakthrough where this wasn't a taboo topic. when you see people at the highest level, talking openly about these things, that opens the floodgates for other people to discuss it as a real issue. >> reporter: now, it's not just professional athletes going under the knife. >> it just felt uncomfortable for me because, you know, i had to wear two sports bras every time. >> reporter: 19-year-old carly mortensen decided to have her bust reduced surgically. >> it was emotionally pretty tough.
i didn't know if this would help me in life and be a bonus for softball. and i thought it would be worth it. >> reporter: 100,000 women had similar surgeries last year. some of them, experts say, do it to play sports. >> we're starting to see a lot more young patients who realize there's a surgery out there that can help them and help them feel better. to help them become more athletic. >> reporter: but not all female athletes support the idea. former south african volleyball star alina sherkova, also a 34dd, criticized the doctor after she had surgery. telling "the sun" newspaper, the surgery tells a message that well indowed girls, quote, can't play sports. and that's just wrong. but does breast reduction enhance your game? she was suffering from severe back pain. after the surgery, she climbed 450 spots in world rankings. she's now ranked number 18. now, carly is hoping the surgery will improve her performance on the field, as well.
>> i think it's helped my play. a lot of it comes from being mentally more confident in myself. >> reporter: she's looking forward to this softball season, when she takes the field for her first official game. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> we're going to bring in abc news senior medical contributor, dr. jennifer ashton with this. a lot of people are talking about it. you're very passionate. you have a wonderful daughter who is a great ice hockey player. what is your reaction? >> this is another example of where breasts have become global property. and people think they can weigh in and say whether it's right or wrong for a given woman. i don't care if she's an athlete or not. if she feels physically or emotionally bothered by the size of her breasts, she should have the prerogative to change that. is it going to take someone from a medium-level athlete to an olympian? probably not. >> but will it enhance performance in any way? >> i have patients who are elite tennis players, swimmers, who will say, absolutely.
their breast size changes by a minimal amount, they notice a difference. we have to be very careful by setting up a double-standard. >> and lpga, with the followthrough. >> anything with a racket, a stick. and ronnie lott, the football player. he can cut off a finger, because he's a football player, if it helps his performance. but if you talk about a woman, we have a double-standard here. we want the women to be jocks and athletes. if they need to do something to change that, we have a problem. >> medically, the pros and cons. especially if you're a young teen. >> so important. breasts change throughout the course of a woman's lifetime. by 20, they still might not be finished growing. if you get this done too early, potentially it might not really be doing what you want it to do. usually, it doesn't interfere with breast-feeding down the road. but this is a big operation. >> and very serious. and shouldn't be taken lightly. any changes you make to your body shouldn't be. >> it's up to the individual woman. on twitter, my twitter is
blowing up with split reaction. most interesting, men, very against this. the women are saying, it's a woman's choice, let her do what she wants. >> the men are against it? >> shocking, right? >> can't believe that. >> don't say a word. >> you heard it here first, robin. we're going to move on. >> thanks. >> the mystery of the miss world pageant. it's going on right now in indonesia. and all of the talk is whether one contestant has faked her way on the stage. >> hello. my name is rakima ganieva. >> reporter: at first blush, miss uzbekistan, rakima ganieva, seems like the perfect ambassador for her tiny central asian country, in this month's miss world pageant. >> i'm really fond of music, playing piano. and i also like playing tennis. >> reporter: this morning, the potential miss world finds herself at the center of an international scandal. thanks in part to this interview
posted on the competition's website. >> in july, i took part in a beauty contest. and i won the title of miss uzbekistan 2013. >> reporter: there's one thing. uzbekistani officials say there's never been a miss uzbekistan competition. the culture and sports ministry reportedly says it had no knowledge she was competing. a representative of the agency where she once modeled reportedly said, i can assure you that a much more beautiful model would have been chosen. and online, some uzbekis seem to consider her more of a pariah than a point of pride. call it a coupe de tweet. >> in some of those countries, it is a selection process where they will not compete against other women. a promoter will choose someone to go and represent that country. >> reporter: abc news was unable to reach ganieva for comment. >> i really want to win. >> reporter: ganieva may first
have to win over her own country before strutting her stuff on the world stage. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> the pageant has not disqualified her yesterday. but they did send us the rules. each country has to have an open competition. uzbekistan didn't have one. >> nominate yourself. >> i'm her. also burning up the "gma heat index," jennifer aniston spilling her beauty secrets, including the tricks to the hair that's the envy of so many women. in the october issue of "redbook" magazine, the star talks about her affordable beauty routine. you took a look into this. >> i'll take my tips from jennifer aniston, because she's a red carpet icon and the girl next door. but some will be surprised to learn that this gorgeous superstar has beauty tips that are simple and affordable for every woman. take a look. she is the envy of women everywhere.
from her sweet style. to that flawless figure. to the luscious locks. >> she has such a youthful vibrancy about her. she looks almost the same today as she did ten years ago. >> reporter: in a new interview with "redbook" magazine, jennifer aniston is spilling her secrets. and they're shockingly simple. when it comes to those soft strands, the 44-year-old actress steers clear of the blow drier. instead, she lets her hair air dry. >> it gives it the plump, full, lush appearance. >> reporter: to help style it? >> to get an everyday, manageable curl, just put it in two braids. and sleep on it that way. and you get that beachy, sexy wave. >> reporter: to find out more about how aniston maintains her style, i caught up with a beauty expert get to greta monahan.
beauty tips. >> yes. >> reporter: red lipstick. the a-lister says she cannot pull off the red lipstick. >> it's universal. but jen is right. a heavy, rich, matte lip is going to compete with her bronze skin. if you want to be that tan, you can't rock the heavy red lips. >> reporter: aniston swears by petroleum jelly. >> this is one of the best protectors around. she actually puts it on her lashes. this will actually act as a lash conditioner. >> reporter: timeless beauty tips that will have you dazzling in seconds. we want to remind viewers that some of jennifer's tips involve off-label use of products. and everyone should read the labels before using and consult a doctor to make sure the treatments are right for you. >> there's something fresh about her and likable. the guys are going outside with tory johnson right now. guys?
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. oakland a's fans going to the coliseum tonight will want to give themselves extra time for security measures that include going through metal detectors. they'll have to everyone i tutt oir keys, cell phones, and other items from their pockets. the a's are adding the extra security to follow a new major league baseball mandate similar to security in place at nfl and nba games. fans should allow extra time to enter the stadium. the a's face the minnesota twins tonight at 7:05. leyla gulen is off this morning. a check on your commute, an issue in san jose, northbound 101 before the old oakland road. there is a two-car crash in the slow lane. watch out for that. and as for b.a.r.t., there is a 5 to 10-minute delay at the west
your accuweather seven-day forecast, warmest today. 10 degrees cooler tomorrow, another 5 degrees saturday, best chance of [ cheers and applause ] we're glad special's breakfast guest came. we give you a hint. here is another one. famous feet right there. his guest known for their memorable shoe styles. just another clue. guess who's coming to breakfast. we've had a great time with it all week long. yesterday, great to see charlie and diane back. but today, the list grows. sammy? >> and twitter lit up with the last reading from our mystery guest, one of many famous films. mystery guest, may i ask you some questions for our audience to guess who you are? >> yes, of course. >> mystery guest, do you believe
in ghosts? >> on occasion. >> mystery guesting i'm sorry you're in one of our closed, crowded makeup rooms. but do you sometimes enjoy the view? >> very rarely. because i can't see anything out the window. >> our guest this morning, i can't wait for you to spend some time with our guest because as josh and i say all the time, i never spend time with this person without coming away a little bit smarter. feeling better about myself. and better about the world. >> amen. >> and this is an amazing person. also ahead, best-selling author, nicholas spark. there he is outside. and we ask him what it's about. and back inside. she's been so patient, standing over there.
eva mendes is here with an inside look at her brand-new fashion line. and everyone's buzzing about it. >> she is gorgeous. gorgeous. on the way in, i kind of bumped into her. oh, wow. it was a long way back to the desk. all that's coming up. we're going to start you with this. gwyneth paltrow has a new film opening tomorrow. called "thanks for sharing." it's about battling addiction. he will be sharing more of herself than we've ever seen before. and nick watt's on it. it must be good. he spoke one-on-one with the oscar winner and cookbook author, all about this revealing new role. >> would you care for a little goo? >> reporter: these days, gwyneth paltrow shoots just one movie a year. "thanks for sharing." playing a sex addict's girlfriend, opposite mark ruffalo. >> isn't that something that guys say when you're caught
cheating? >> reporter: complicated. there's one scene in the movie that, imagine your husband might have some issues with. >> well, he's very open-minded. mark ruffalo's wife won't see the movie because of that scene. >> reporter: really? >> yeah. >> reporter: and through her lifestyle blog, paltrow just launched a fashion line with stella mccartney. i saw you kissing stella mccartney. is there something i should know? >> the collection is called stella mccartney x goop. >> reporter: she is happily married, with chris martin. how do you make that work? >> it's not easy to be married for ten years. we laugh a lot. so far, we're sticking it out. >> reporter: paltrow has a lovely life, great taste, and some food ideas. >> now, we'll do the guacamole.
a lot of people love that. a few do not. there's some haters out there. >> oh, yeah. i don't engage, to be honest. i really don't. that doesn't help me in my creative process. >> reporter: on the other side of that, it must be odd to be named the world's most beautiful woman by "people" magazine. how do you react to that? >> i just turned 40. i've got two kids. and i thought, this is so nice for all the mothers in the world. >> reporter: i myself just turned 40 and slightly losing my beach body. what is your secret? >> my secret is incredibly hard work and discipline. >> reporter: and she works harder when there's an upcoming lingerie scene. your character says what i think a lot of the audience will be thinking. is sex addiction actually real? >> the short answer is yes. we're all kind of half good and half bad. it's all a gray area. for me, it's interesting to see people who are in the struggle to become the better versions of themselves. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news,
los angeles. >> thank you, nick. and gwyneth. "thanks for sharing," in theaters tomorrow. let's go outside to george. >> we're here with nicholas sparks. 18 books over 19 million copies. "the longest ride." an epic love story. glad to have you book on "gma." this is a dual love story. >> two stories. you have the story of ira and ruth. and it's more of an epic love story that spans decades. they're from the south. they're jewish. and it starts in the 1930s, all the way to the present. >> he's 90 or something. >> he's 90 and accident. and he begins to remember the life he spent with the woman he loved. and the other story, luke and sofia. that is figuring out how they
intersect. >> and i love the idea that ira is based on someone in your own family. >> yeah. you know, when my grandma got divorced after many years, she moved to san diego and met a man named leo robin. they were companions for 20, 25 years. he was like my grandfather growing up. as i'm writing ira, i modeled him on leo robbins. >> you get to learn a lot about some different things. in this book, you learn about art. and also rodeo. >> yes. a lot of research. i didn't know much about it. i'm not an expert, for instance, in art. but i'm probably a well-informed hobbyist on american art. and rodeo, i did have a little -- my brother-in-law, married to my sister before she passed away, he was in rodeo. and the ranch in the novel is
ranch. >> do you pick them because you want to learn about them? or you think it helps the story? >> both. i want to make it authentic. i want it to feel real. if i'm going to write about the rodeo or modern art, i want it to feel real and true so there's a lot of research that goes in, justice u.s. to make sure that everything i'm writing is accurate. >> you're not resting at all. now, you're working on two more books. plus, two movies. >> two novels simultaneously. "the best of me." and "the longest ride" starts filming in a couple of weeks. >> all of us are underachievers. it's called "the longest ride," on shelves right now. we want to thank all of the bull riders for the cowboy hats right here. let's go to sam for a final check of the weather. >> let's get to the boards. a lot to talk about with
weather. from right here live in times square. it was the fourth full moon of the summer. and the last time it happened was around spring 2010. next time, it's spring 2016. we'll show you this beautiful picture from wildwood, new jersey. let's talk about the rain. early this morning, we had big reports of heavy rainfall in chicagoland. a lot of flooding going on in that area. there's more rain to come in that zone. and it's likely to be a tough time. anywhere from chicago down into texas. that rain will be tough. almost everywhere. big rainfall totals. stay up with your local abc good morning. i'm mike nicco. our warmest day is today. look at these temperatures, mid-80s and 90s inland, my 70s to mid-80s around the bay, even some 70s at the coast.
♪ good morning, again, america. and welcome to breakfast. who is going to fill this empty chair? my guest this morning is someone who has limitless talent, by the way. that's not the reason i invited her here. i invited her here because she's one of the top people i've met in my life. josh feels the same way. >> exactly. >> every moment i spend with this lady, makes me feel smarter. and makes me feel better about me. and there's few people who will give, give, give to their friends. who's coming to breakfast? let's open the doors. good morning. >> good morning.
>> how are you? >> good morning. good morning. >> how are you? >> one of the clues that i gave out was that whoopi is -- i didn't know until i started looking. emmy, two of them. grammy, oscar, tony. you've won every award there is to win in the entertainment business. >> yeah. >> this will be the pinnacle, sitting down for breakfast. >> nobel peace prize. >> bacon. >> come on in with breakfast, jerry. this is what she has for breakfast every morning. describe what it is. >> it's basically bacon. bacon and bagels. i've been on this crazy cleanse now. and so, this is the -- no, no. give me, give me, give me. you know.
cleansing is great. but bagels are better. >> sam and i had the utter pleasure of having dinner with you. and i was -- this job has been surreal. every day i come to this job, i expect my i.d. card not to work. but i might have had no more surreal a night, a moment, than to go to your beautiful home and have an unbelievable dinner. and to see a bookcase that's called a bookcase. it's a library. it's where the written word lives in your home. it was the most -- it was one of the best nights of my life. >> this incredible passion for the written word. i don't know that you share with a lot of people. your twitter followers know that. tell us why. >> i learned to read late because i'm dyslexic. so, stories made phonographs made pictures. i liked the connection of a story that makes the picture. and reading was tough. so, once i learned to read, i
just sort of drank it up. and i have, you know, these weird eyes. some days it's harder to read stuff on the page. i do a lot of listening. fantastic company does all these great audio books. >> you're a big listener. we say that on "the view." we love how you are not shy about sharing that. you are a good listener. >> i'm lucky. that was my mom. she made me a good listener. >> now, you've had 100 careers, it seems like, in a very short amount of time. >> it feels like it, too. >> i think some people know you as being the host of the major morning show. do they know you have all these films. 135 actress credits according to imbd. at least 57 movies. i think you're in movies i haven't counted up and seen.
do you want to go back to films full-time? have you thought about that? >> i'm working for the mouse right now. you know? i'm doing my thing. i got a nice little contract. >> you made great films. >> i do. yeah. i just -- as my documentary. it will be on hbo in november. so, yeah. you know, i'm still making movies as i'm doing "the view." i did "teenage mutant ninja turtles." i did terry mcmillan's book, "a daylight and a dollar short." i'm still doing it. but the primary focus. >> did you have a sense, steven spielberg puts you in "the color purple." did you think this lay in front of you? >> no. look at me. i was nobody's idea of a movie actor, let alone a movie star. so, you know, it was all a shock. and a great shock. and it continues to be a shock. i'm shocked every day.
i get up and i go -- ah. man. >> impossible. >> let me tell you, as talented as she is and as much as america enjoys every moment of you, i'm so glad that you could come have breakfast with us and so we should share how much inside of you we enjoy. you, honestly and truly give so much to your friends. and they're better for knowing you. >> oh. >> thank you. >> yeah. and dinner with whoopi. eva mendes is here with a look at her brand-new fashion line. whoopi goldb what's next? we love this kitche! great! do you have measurements? yeah, i paced it off.
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today, in conjunction with new york and company. >> you look beautiful. i'm so happy for you. you're such an inspiration for so many women. >> thank you. back at you ten-fold. how did this all come about? >> new york and company came to me with an offer to do this. i had been a fan. i'm not sure -- my first reaction was nervous. i'm not sure i have anything to offer. i went back to my strong base of women that help run my life. >> my mother. >> my friends with me today. we've been best friends since we were 12 years old. so, my friends are like, are you crazy? you wanted to do this. i love a bargain. i'm shopping at shift shops. i'm buying a $6 dress. i'll get a coffee. where can i get your dress? >> your design, any woman is going to look great.
>> right. >> i want to show as many of the line as we can. >> sizing 0 to 18. >> absolutely. >> these are not models. they're women that work at new york and company. danielle is first. >> oh, danielle. you look gorgeous. how do you feel? >> really comfortable. >> the same necklace, right? >> i know. >> i love this necklace. it's inspiration from an antique necklace i have. you can get that. looks to be modern and feminine. >> i feel comfortable. easy. >> and cute. >> it's time for laura to come out. >> oh. i love this soft pant. you can roll this up, as well, and wear it with little booties.
how co-you feel? >> i love a soft pant. >> and polka dots, right? >> superclean line we're looking for. laura, thank you very much. and christina. two more looks. and the leopard skin. >> how are you feeling in this? >> very feminine. >> you look it. i was obsessed with a pink coat. it was a vintage coat. i basically live in it. >> i love the prints, too. >> i'm cuban. i love an animal. it's never going to go away. >> it looks good. >> you can wear it with tights or boots. >> everyone come out. come out, emma. and everyone, too. >> i love this. >> a girl after my own heart. she's taking the scarf and made it into a turban. and with great hoops.
a beautiful black dress we all need. little black dress is a staple. it's superclean and feminine. these are all the looks. >> you could be models. >> you're gorgeous. they're like, these women are real women. they're models. >> and you're wearing one of the designs. eva's new york and company collection is available starting today. going to be flying off the rocks. >> thank you, robin. so great to see you.
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i'm kristen sze. this could be the final day of america's cup races on san francisco bay. emirates team new zealand defeated oracle team u.s. nashgs their only race yesterday and now leads eight races to one. if new zealand wins one of the two races scheduled this afternoon, it will capture the cup. conditions, let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. mike? >> winds will pick um 4:00 to 7:00. also the tide and some other things are factors. as far as what's going on today, mid-70s to upper 70s coast to san francisco, 80s for the rest of us, low 90s. accuweather seven-day forecast, chance of rain saturday. kristen? >> thanks. a quick check on traffic. in san jose, northbound 101 before blossom hill road at silver creek valley road, a three-vehicle crash blocking three right lanes.
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