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good morning, america, for our viewers in the west on this friday morning, former president clinton hospitalized in california. breaking overnight, president clinton hospitalized. the 42nd president treated in the icu for a blood infection. this morning, the new images of hillary clinton at the hospital and the latest on his condition. big boost. after green-lighting a trd dose of moderna for millions of americans, now the fda set to review johnson & johnson booster shots as the battle over mandates heats up with 66 million eligible americans still unvaccinated. bracing for turbulence. with a staggering 40% of tsa workers not receiving a single dose of the vaccine and the deadline to get the shot looming, the new concern about a holiday travel nightmare. breaking overnight, texas
abortion ban upheld. the federal appeals court rejects the justice department challenge. on strike. more than 10,000 john deere workers demanding better pay while the company expects record profits this year. this as more than 60,000 film and tv workers prepare to walk off the job. new fight over the january 6th insurrection. former trump adviser steve bannon refusing to testify about the events surrounding the capitol riot. bannon now facing criminal contempt charges as the former president tries to impede the investigation. arrested again. alex murdaugh now accused of stealing millions in insurance money from the family of his longtime housekeeper who died in his home three years ago and the new details this morning about the roadside shooting incident in which he tried to stage his own murder. one of his lawyers joins us live. ♪ go easy on me, baby ♪ and adele's new era,
overnight adele taking over the world dropping her first new song in nearly six years. this morning, behind the anthem's soulful lyrics. what she said overnight that set fire to the internet as we all sing and cry to "easy on me" this morning. good morning, america. happy friday, everybody. adele, on a friday. what a teaser, yes. we'll go easy on you this morning. don't wore about that. the only thing is you just want more. >> yeah. >> we still got to wait for the rest of the album. such a great song. >> good teaser. we are excited to hear more from adele. a lot of news to get to this morning including the latest on the thousands of john deere workers on strike. a live look at some of those picket lines forming in illinois this morning. a lot more on that coming up. we begin with former president bill clinton hospitalized with an infection
in california. our chief national correspondent matt gutman is at the hospital in orange. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. the former president's aides say he was admitted on tuesday after feeling fatigued. the doctors here are underscoring that the infection that the former president is battling is not related to covid, or his heart condition. this morning, new images of hillary clinton leaving the irvine medical center where her husband, former president bill clinton, is hospitalized being treated in the icu for a blood infection also known as sepsis. >> sepsis can be a serious matter. we are concerned about a decrease in blood pressure and we also need to monitor the heart. >> reporter: doctors at uc irvine medical center are stressing clinton's diagnosis is not related to covid and not related to his history of heart disease. according to the hospital, clinton was given an iv and is responding well to antibiotics. it's the latest health scare for the 75-year-old since leaving
office. he had quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 and a pair of stents implanted in 2010. clinton telling abc news in 2004 that his health problems stem from a bad diet, a busy work schedule and ignoring warning signs. >> maybe if i had stayed on a lower fat diet, you know, maybe if i had not eaten so many hamburgers and steaks which i love, maybe if i had, you know, had slightly less stress in my life and not worked as hard as when i left office as i did when i was there, maybe it would have been different. >> reporter: these days of course the former president talks about his near vegan diet. doctors at this hospital say they hope to get him off that iv antibiotic drip at some point today, but it is worth noting that sepsis, which is a blood infections, can be life threateni threatening, especially for
people with a heart condit mi we ho the former presena ful. thu so mucfo. we turn now to the anda advo consider johnson & johnson booster shots, a day after recommending moderna boosters for millions of americans. whit johnson joins us now and, whit, the committee also set to talk about mixing and matching vaccines. >> reporter: yes, michael, that's right. good morning to you. right now there is not a vote scheduled on mixing and matching vaccines, but today we expect plenty of debate about whether it's safe and effective. so far the early data has been promising. the fda panel will vote on a recommendation for johnson & johnson booster shots, another potential tool in fighting this pandemic. today a key fda panel is set to review johnson & johnson booster shots and discuss the effectiveness of mixing and matching vaccines. this after that same advisory panel voted thursday to recommend moderna boosters for millions of americans. >> we do have a unanimous 19 out of 19 yes votes and that concludes the voting portion. >> reporter: the group includes
anyone 65 and older, 18 and older with underlying health conditions and those at high risk of exposure to the virus at work. studies show the moderna vaccine has remained highly effective against severe illness and hospitalization, but waning slightly when it comes to protecting against those more mild breakthroughs. the company saying its booster will only require a half dose to restore protection. >> what we're trying to do is bring your immunity up to the point when you were first vaccinated and essentially these boosters will do that trick. >> reporter: the fda and cdc still need to sign off on moderna boosters, which could come by late next week. but with 66 million eligible americans still unvaccinated, battles over vaccine mandates heating up. state officials in maine warning fired health care workers who refuse to get vaccinated won't be eligible for unemployment benefits. and in chicago, the city preparing to stop pay for police officers who fail to report their vaccination status by today. now, officials are also expected
to make a decision about vaccines. the pfizer vaccine specifically for kids ages 5 to 11 by early november. but the biden administration is already telling states to preorder those vaccine doses next week to prepare. cecelia? >> telling them to get ready now. whit, thank you. we turn to that potential holiday travel nightmare. a staggering 40% of tsa employees are still unvaccinated and this morning, that clock is ticking on the deadline for them to be fully vaccinated before thanksgiving. victor oquendo is live at newark airport with the latest on this story. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. it's not just the tsa but several major airlines also have vaccine requirements with a similar deadline. just before thanksgiving, the clock is ticking and experts are concerned about what this could mean for travelers. this morning, americans bracing for a potentially turbulent holiday travel season with a november 22nd deadline looming
for tsa workers to be fully vaccinated, the agency reporting a staggering 40% haven't received a single dose. >> the fact that 40% of tsa's employees are not vaccinated even if they get half of that done by thanksgiving, that leaves 20% not available to work. something is going to have to give. i'm really worried. >> reporter: the tsa now developing contingency plans but remaining hopeful telling abc news we anticipate that the vast majority of tsa employees will get vaccinated. several major airlines fighting on the same front. american and jetblue requiring u.s.-based workers to provide proof of full vaccination the day before thanksgiving, november 24th. >> it's created a lot of uncertainty about the holiday travel period. now you have some unknown quantity of pilots that may go all the way and go through termination. >> reporter: captain tajer's union represents 14,000 american airlines pilots and says just
under 4,000 are still unvaccinated. so if you're planning on traveling during the holidays, the advice from experts, book your flights sooner than later. prices are expected to jump after halloween and just do your best to be flexible. things might take a little bit longer than expected. george? >> have to be patient. victor, thanks. we're going to get the latest now on the texas abortion law. it's one of the strictest in the country. it's another step closer to the supreme court. a federal appeals court rejected the biden administration's latest attempt to stop the law which bans most abortions. rachel scott is tracking the case. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: george, good morning. the texas attorney general calling this a big win for the state but this is not the news the biden administration wanted this morning. the fifth circuit, considered one of the most conservative appeals courts in the country, siding with the state of texas allowing the most restrictive abortion law in the nation to stand. this bans abortions as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy. that is before many women even know that they are pregnant and
the last several weeks have been whiplash in texas as this law makes its way through the courts. the next move is now on the justice department but as you said, this does lay the groundwork for this challenge to reach the supreme court and until a higher court weighs in the reality for women in texas if they want an abortion they'll likely have to travel out of state to get it. george? >> rachel scott, thank you. michael? now to america on strike. some 60,000 film and television production workers threatening to walk off the job on monday while more than 10,000 john deere workers are already walking the picket line. terry moran is live outside john deere headquarters in illinois for us this morning. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, michael. they've been here all night all through this chilly night, the men and women on this picket line in a john deere facility and across three states demanding what they say is their fair share from a hugely profitable american company. they're not alone. across the country more and more workers on the picket line. the question now is hollywood next? this morning, the more than
10,000 john deere workers on strike stand united as they demand higher wages and better benefits. the united autoworkers union members had vowed to walk out if they couldn't settle on a contract. now the pressure on john deere as the company that builds those iconic green tractors sees their first major strike in three and a half decades. sounds like it's about sticking together. >> and the people that come after us. >> reporter: workers rejected a proposal of just over $30 an hour for a top production worker rising to 31.84 after five years. bargaining for wages they say they deserve. >> they want to keep all the money in their pocket for their shareholders and the ceo continues to get massive raises and it doesn't add up when it comes to what they offered us. >> reporter: the workers' demands come as john deere expects record profits of $5.9 billion this year. >> we are seeing workers standing up and exercising their power collectively to fight back against corporations who aren't
sharing that wealth that workers have helped create. >> reporter: and unless concessions are made in hollywood there could be more economic fallout. the union representing 60,000 film and tv workers from costume designers to audio technicians warn its members are prepared to strike on monday. if that strike goes forward it would shut down film and tv production across the country. just another sign of the spirit of activism and solidarity in the american labor movement. george? >> terry, thank you. we go to washington now where top trump adviser steve bannon is facing criminal contempt charges for refusing to cooperate with the house committee investigating the january 6th insurrection. bannon has defied the subpoena at the direction of former president trump. jon karl has the latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. donald trump is doing everything he can do to stymie the congressional investigation into the january 6th riot, but now the committee leading that investigation is moving forward
or says it will move forward with criminal charges against trump confidant steve bannon. the house committee investigating the january 6th riot says it will move next week to hold steve bannon in criminal contempt for defying a subpoena to testify about what he knows about the events surrounding the capitol riot. it will ultimately be up to the justice department to decide whether to prosecute. if doj does and bannon is found guilty, he would face up to a year behind bars. bannon remains defiant. his lawyer informing the committee, quote, mr. bannon will not be producing documents or testifying unless the committee first works out an agreement with former president trump who directed bannon not to testify citing executive privilege. it's an odd claim. executive privilege has long been understood to apply to advice white house officials give a president but bannon stopped working at the white house more than three years before the riot. as trump attempts to stymie the
january 6th investigation, he is pushing republicans to make his false claims about 2020 election fraud their central issue declaring it, quote, the single most important thing for republicans to do and saying, republicans will not be voting in '22 or '24 if party leaders don't, quote, solve his bogus fraud claims. trump called in to an event organized by steve bannon for virginia republicans this week. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag. >> reporter: an event that started with a pledge of allegiance to a flag carried by trump supporters at the rally before the capitol riot. >> she's carrying an american flag that was carried at the peaceful rally with donald j. trump on january 6th. >> reporter: the bizarre display put the republican candidate for governor in virginia, who was not there, in an awkward position. >> i wasn't involved in that at all. the whole idea of the flag thing seems kind of weird to me and is wrong.
>> reporter: the battle over steve bannon's testimony is about more than steve bannon. it has big implications for others close to trump that the committee wants to see testify. cecelia? >> yeah. congress certainly trying to send a message there. jon, thanks. we turn to the gridlock in the supply chain that has many shelves empty right now and could make holiday shopping especially tough this year. kaylee hartung is at the port of los angeles and got an inside look at the around the clock effort to get goods into stores. good morning, kaylee. >> reporter: hey, good morning, cecilia. from the port here to a warehouse and distribution center nearby we followed some of these containers full of the goods folks are waiting for, from toilet paper to toys and electronics. everyone we spoke to agreeing there is no quick fix here. this morning as toys fly off the shelves with no stock to refill and prices rising on everything from clothing to groceries,
there is an all-out push to get goods off those backlogged ships and into stores in time for the holidays. >> what we're doing is this, trying to squeeze every minute, every hour of efficiency out of this port complex that we can. >> reporter: longshoremen in the port of los angeles telling me some of these containers have been sitting here for six months. >> the problem is the entire supply chain. >> if there is a truck available to get cargo off the docks of the port, it could come to a warehouse like this. how long the goods wait for the next truck is another potential delay. >> i think domestically because the truck driving shortage is such an issue we will see issues all the way through 2022. >> what's in these containers? >> could be anything from toys to clothes to beauty products to auto parts to everything. >> do you think these good also get to store shelves in time for christmas? what is that cutoff? >> it was probably realistically about a month ago. >> reporter: despite the stress, this alabama toy store reassuring customers. >> shop early, try to get the toys that you know your kids want.
shop local if you can because that's more than likely where you're going to end up getting what you need this year. >> reporter: and the owner of that toy store telling us superhero legos and the stuffed animals known as squishmallows are the hottest selling items in her store. she ordered back in january and just received them. guys? >> all right, kaylee, thanks. >> on the list. now how did i get this story? you always do the sports. >> i know. especially because it's my hometown team. it's the only thing i know about. >> i guess i have to take it. baseball playoffs, the incredible game five between the giants and the dodgers. the teams went toe-to-toe until the top of the ninth when cody bellinger came through with a single to drive in the go-ahead run and called out maximum scherzer who came in for the bottom of the ninth looking for his first career save and that was a controversial call during
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hospital being treated in the icu for a blood infection. new images of hillary clinton leaving uc irvine medical center in california. they stress his diagnosis is not related to covid and not related to his history of heart disease. also right now, key fda panel set to review johnson & johnson booster shots discussing the effectiveness of mixing and matching vaccines after they voted to recommend moderna boosters for millions of americans. also the first boeing employee has been indicted for the two fatal plane crashes. he was charged with fraud for misleading regulators. about to make his first appearance before a judge in texas today. this one has us talking. a work of art known as "girl with balloon" by the artist banksy. this first sold in 2018 for $1.4 million. a lot of money. then a hidden built-in shredder was activated. partially destroys this piece of art. well, now this partially shredded work of art with a new name, "love is in the bin" sold for $25.4 million, a record for
a banksy piece or anything that's been put through a shredder i'll venture to say. $25.4 million, wow. we've got a lot more ahead including the behind-the-scenes story of "squid game," the director is telling us how his own life inspired -- has been inspired by this wildly popular show. that is coming up, george. >> it is. right now the latest from alex murdaugh. the south carolina lawyer involved in multiple scandals now accused of stealing millions from an insurance payment meant for the sons of his deceased housekeeper. we'll speak to his attorney after this report from amy robach. good morning, amy. >> good morning to you, george. alex murdaugh is, yes, back in the headlines this morning arrested on suspicion of misappropriating settlement funds in connection with the 2018 death of his family's longtime housekeeper. alex murdaugh under arrest, the 53-year-old taken into custody in florida thursday morning upon his release from a drug rehab facility in orlando. authorities charging him with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses relating to a recent lawsuit accusing him of stealing
millions in insurance money which was meant to go to the sons of gloria satterfield, his family's longtime housekeeper who died after a purported trip and fall incident at the murdaughs' south carolina home in 2018. in a statement to abc news, an attorney for satterfield's son says, in part, the charges are a very good start to holding everyone accountable who either participated knowingly or breached their duties. the bottom line is no one is above the law. it is the latest turn in an ongoing saga. murdaugh's wife and 22-year-old son brutally murdered on the grounds of the family's home in june. their murders have not been solved. this week, one of murdaugh's attorneys saying he has been a person of interest since the killings, but insists he loved them, had no motive to kill them and was with his ailing mother when the coroner says the murders happened. no one has been charged in connection with their deaths. before thursday's charges murdaugh was already facing
other charges after allegedly hiring curtis edward smith to shoot and kill him on the side oad thntmuerhat his living son buster could collect a $10 million life insurance policy. according to "the new york times," smith told them when he met murdaugh that september afternoon, murdaugh was holding a loaded gun. he says murdaugh asked him to shoot him in the head. he says he refused but then mr. murdaugh moved as if he was going to shoot himself in the head. mr. smith grabbed his arm and twisted it behind his back. the gun went off. smith says he asked murdaugh if he was okay and when he indicated he was, smith drove away. >> he's like a brother to me. i would have done anything for him, almost anyway. >> reporter: murdaugh called 911 and was airlifted to a hospital. regarding thursday's arrest if found guilty murdaugh could face up to ten years behind bars, george. >> amy, thanks. let's bring in murdaugh's
attorney, mr. dick harpootlian. thanks for joining us. you recently said no question alex murdaugh has done some things he regrets. what are those things? >> well, obviously the financial transaction issue is something he regrets, and obviously getting eddie smith to kill him he regrets. i will say to you, george, that the reason i'm on this show this morning is that the thirst for knowledge about this case has driven a number of outlets to say things that are false, to run a story of eddie smith saying that he didn't shoot -- apparently told the "today" show yesterday alex wasn't hit. he wasn't bleeding. we furnished to you medical hospitals from the record which indicate he had two bullet wounds in the head, his skull was fractured, he had a brain bleed, and he was put in icu because his life was in danger
as a result of being shot in the head. >> so he does admit to asking mr. smith to kill him so he could collect on the insurance policy? >> yes. >> he admits to that? >> yes. >> but he denies the idea that mr. smith has told that he tried to stop mr. murder was trying to shoot himself? >> that's totally untrue according to alex. he met with smith, called smith -- smith was his longtime drug dealer according to alex and met with him on the side of the road, gave him the gun. he said i'm going to look like i broke down, drive by and shoot me, which is exactly what smith did. unfortunately or fortunately smith's bullet did not penetrate his skull. it did fracture his skull, left what we believe is an entrance and exit wound on the side of his head. he was medevacked to the savannah hospital where they did a c.a.t. scan, skull fracture, bullet wound, brain bleed, oxygen got into the brain, they had to put him in icu. they don't put people in intensive care units these days or any time unless they need intensive care. he suffered a bullet wound to
the head and so eddie smith's not telling the truth and obviously he's got reasons not to tell the truth. >> does he admit that he did steal this $3 million in settlement money that was supposed to go to the sons of his housekeeper. >> he'll be addressing that. i think we're going to have a bond hearing early next week on those issues and he has indicated clearly that he is going to try to right every wrong, financial wrong and others that he may have committed. look, he's reconciled to the fact he's going to prison knowing -- he understands that. he's a lawyer. was a lawyer for 25 years. he gets it. and, george, you know, i've been a lawyer for 40 years. i prosecuted and defended over 100 murder cases. i've prosecuted and defended 12 death penalty cases. these need to be litigated in the court of law, not on some blog somewhere and that's the problem here. you know, the journalistic source on one story was a
magazine whose claim to fame is once a year they name the sexiest man in the world made a claim that maggie had gone to a domestic lawyer. not true. according to unnamed sources. that's what we're dealing with here. the reason i'm here, alex wants to set the record straight. normally we would wait and do this in a court of law but we're doing it because people, just these hysterical theories out there and we want to address them. >> you talk about hysterical theories, but even the stuff you just admitted to is pretty serious. he's also a person of interest according to your fellow attorney in the unsolved murders of his wife and son. have the police told him why they're looking at him? does he deny any involvement in the murder of his wife and son? >> he denies -- i represented paul, the son, when he was accused in this boat homicide. i spent months, almost a year and a half with alex, paul and maggie. all i saw was domestic tranquility, love and affection, number one. number two, yes, he denies any
involvement, any knowledge. he found them. and the third thing, the most important thing is this, when the police show up and they find a dead wife and a dead son and the husband finds them, you know, most times it's going to turn out to be that the husband was involved and that unfortunately is the assumption that was was made that night and a number of missteps since then investigating the case because they keep trying to pound that square peg into the round hole. somebody out there is responsible for the death, horrible, almost execution style deaths of maggie and paul. it's not alex. you recently said murdaugh's e.- biggest crime was being born into a family that had money and power and has fallen from grace. what do you mean by that and do you stand by it? >> well, i mean if they were born -- i knew alex's grandfather who was a prosecutor, his father who was a prosecutor with me. i've known him for 40 years. i didn't know alex very well but the family enjoys status and financial success in that
community for over a hundred years and with that success, with that privilege comes responsibility. and unfortunately alex has forgotten that at some point, got addicted -- by the way, those medical records show he was positive for opiates and barbiturates on the night he was taken to the savannah hospital. he has a long-term oxycontin opiate addiction which drove -- i don't know drove him but put him in a position to do these stupid illegal things. >> mr. harpootlian, thank you for your time this morning. >> thank you. >> michael? >> thank you, george. coming up next we are going to switch gears and talk about adele's powerful new video for "easy on me," the top trend overnight. we'll have the reaction this morning. we'll be right back. ♪ didn't get the chance to ♪ . now you don't. now you see me. now you don't. now you see me.
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♪ go easy on me, baby ♪ there she is, adele is officially back. millions of fans already singing "easy on me." the stunning video dropping overnight. t.j. holmes is here to break it all down. >> let me break this down, the last time we got new music from her, barack obama was still president. we only had six episodes of "star wars." apple was only up to iphone 6. tom brady only had four rings and george and i still had jet black hair. the wait is over. we got something from her last night that was both really beautiful, powerful and
personal. ♪ >> reporter: the day of adele has finally arrived. ♪ there ain't no gold in this river ♪ >> reporter: after a six-year hiatus, the 15-time grammy winner dropped her new single, "easy on me," the first song off her highly anticipated fourth album, "30." 299,000 people tuned in to the song's debut on youtube and overnight it racked up more than 10 million views. adele opened up about her excitement this morning to the bbc. >> i'm buzzing. i mean i know i was hoping to release this album last year but obviously 2020 happened and i'm just so eager like for this -- for "easy on me" to come out. >> reporter: the video depicts the difficult decision for her to walk away from her marriage back in 2019. ♪ go easy on me, baby ♪ >> bawled my eyes out when
writing it and singing it. there is an element of hope in it and it gave me hope because i was at my wit's end in the beginning of 2019. >> reporter: during a recent instagram live session the superstar summed up her inspiration for the album in three words. >> divorce, babe, divorce. >> reporter: the "easy on me" video reminiscent of her mega hit "hello," showing her leaving the same house she entered in that video six years ago. >> this album is called "30." she's squarely in her 30s and really focusing on those complex adult issues. ♪ so go easy ♪ >> even though it sounds like the classic adele sound, the story she's telling is a lot different this time. >> reporter: the 33-year-old finalized her divorce from ex-husband simon konecki earlier this year. the two share a 9-year-old son. she's now reportedly dating sports agent rich paul. all right, her albums now, "19," "21," "25," "30." all the ages she wrote them in different stages of her life and this song is beautiful and it is heavy.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking overnight, former president clinton hospitalized. the 42nd president being treated in the icu for a blood infection. the latest on his condition this morning. big boost. after green-lighting a third dose of moderna for millions of americans now the fda is set to review johnson & johnson booster shots. plus, can we expect young kids to finally get the shot before the holidays? fighting to clear his name. ex principal joe brian spent three decades behind bars for a murder he said he didn't commit. now out on parole, amy robach with his first broadcast interview only on "gma" this morning. ♪ it's like dynamite ♪ "squid game" fame. one-on-one with the director behind the worldwide phenomenon with more than 111 million
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match-up this weekend and coming up we've got some of the wildest moments in college football mascot history. >> ooh. >> i've never seen -- never seen it. it's going to be great. >> looking forward to also, looking forward to "gma's" ways to save. we'll tell you how one family cut almost $100,000 in debt largely by changing the way they shop for grocery. >> that is all coming up. we are going to start with the latest on former president bill clinton who has been hospitalized with an infection. want to go back to matt gutman at the hospital in california. good morning, matt. >> reporter: george, good morning. the former president's aides said he was admitted to the hospital on tuesday, but the public was only notified late yesterday. doctors here underscore the fact this blood infection he's fighting has nothing to do with covid or the former president's heart condition. this morning, new images of hillary clinton leaving the uc irvine medical center in southern california where her husband, former president bill clinton, is hospitalized being
treated in the icu for a blood infection, also known as sepsis. >> sepsis can be a serious matter. we are concerned about a decrease in blood pressure and we also need to monitor the heart. >> reporter: doctors at uc irvine medical center are stressing clinton's diagnosis is not related to covid and is not related to his history of heart disease. according to the hospital, clinton was given an iv and is responding well to antibiotics. it's the latest health scare for the 75-year-old since leaving office. he had quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 and a pair of stents implanted in 2010. clinton telling abc news in 2004 his health problems stem from a bad diet, a busy work schedule and ignoring warning signs. bill clinton loves to talk about his near vegan diet. it is worth noting that sepsis, which is a blood infection, can be fatal, especially in people
with a blood condition. george? >> okay, matt, thanks. michael? george, we turn to the latest on the fight against covid. the fda set to consider johnson & johnson booster shots a day after recommending moderna boosters for millions of americans. let's go back to whit johnson with more. good morning, again, whit. >> reporter: michael, good morning to you. once again, today that key fda panel has a lot to debate and review. first they're expected to vote on a recommendation for johnson & johnson booster shots. then they'll address theming question of whether mixing and matching vaccines could be safe and effective. er all this coming after that same panel voted yesterday to recommend moderna boosters for millions of americans, the group includes anyone 65 and older, 18 and older and at high risk of exposure to the virus at work. studies show the moderna vaccine remains highly effective against severe illness and hospitalization, but waning
slightly when it comes to protecting against breakthroughs. they only require a half dose to restore protection. the fda and cdc need to sign off on moderna boosters which could come late next week. we also expect a decision soon on the pfizer vaccine for kids, ages 5-11 years old. that could come by early november. but the biden administration is already telling states to begin preordering those vaccine doses ahead of authorization to prepare. michael? >> all right, whit, thank you for that. we'll see you tomorrow. see whit tomorrow on "gma" saturday. prison for killing his wife, but many believe he didn't do it. this morning joe bryan is speaking out in his first broadcast tv interview. also ahead, how one woman paid down her mortgage in two years and her secrets to saving big money at the grocery store. the new throwback trend just in time for sweater weather. we are embracing meg ryan fall. it's the cozy fashion inspired
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(music) ♪ so i think to myse f ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪ pretty friday morning here in times square. we want to get right to our "gma" cover story right now. it's about a murder in a small texas town. joe bryan has spent more than 30 years behind bars for his wife's murder but many believe he may not have committed the crime. amy robach has been following this case for years, sat down with bryan for his first broadcast interview. welcome back,am t vy much,ge.jot e vestigation into murder to his time in prison, more than three decades, and his work with the innocence project of texas to try and clear his
name. >> your life before prison, was it ideal? were you living your dream? >> oh, yes, perfectly. i may get emotional. >> it's painful to remember what life was like before. >> when you have your soulmate and you love each other and you respect each other, it makes life wonderful, and we had a wonderful life. >> reporter: in 1985, joe bryan was the clifton texas high school principal and his wife mickey taught fourth grade at the elementary school. >> they were both a dedicated public schoolteacher and had a quiet life in school and church and friends. >> reporter: joe bryan was at a principal's conference out of town when he was informed mickey has been brutally murdered in their bedroom, shot four times.
>> basically your life is not like it was. i said what can you tell me? do you know how? he says that mickey is dead. i was heartbroken. >> reporter: a small town is astonished when their beloved principal arrested for her murder. >> the state's version was that joe was 120 miles away in austin, texas. he drove through the night back to clifton. he murdered mickey when she was in her house alone. got rid of the murder weapon. drove back to austin and pretended to be ignorant of everything that had happened when he was informed the next day. >> reporter: according to prosecutors, a flashlight found in the trunk of bryan's car was splattered with blood matching mickey's blood type. >> who in their right mind would do what they said i done and leave a flashlie trunk? >> joe bryan guilty of the shooting death of his wife mickey. bryan was given the maximum punishment for the murder, 99 years in prison. >> when you hear that guilty
verdict -- >> you're stunned. how could they do this and you're innocent? >> reporter: despite his continued claims of innocence, joe bryan would spend more than 30 years in prison. >> i want him right where he is. i truly believe he is a very dangerous person. >> reporter: but then in 2018, new developments called into question the blood evidence used to convict him. >> i was struck by the really incredibly sloppy science that was given to the jury. >> reporter: joe's story sparked the idea for john grisham 2019 best-selling novel "the guardians." >> the expert who sent him to prison for 35 years now says he was wrong. >> i have interviewed joe bryan three times over the past several years and i have been waiting for his story to finally be seen and so you can see more of our interview with bryan on "20/20" tonight and we're going to hear more from john grisham. exclusive interviews with the family and former police officer but this story is one that stays with you. i hope everyone at home gets to
hear and watch j bryan's story. it's a compelling one. it's a tragic one, but something we need to learn from. >> two-hour "20/20" event airs at 9:00 eastern on abc. cecelia? we switch gears and turn to "squid game." the global phenomenon is now the most popular show netflix ever released. juju chang sat down with the director. hey, juju. >> good morning, amy. what's mind blowing it reached that pinnacle in less than a month. i had a fascinating conversation with the director whose for hit brain created this cultural juggernaut. i asked him the one question on everybody's mind -- is there a season two? ♪ "squid game" shattering records now officially the most watched netflix series of all time. in less than a month the dystopian thriller attracting 111 million viewers. a bona fide cultural phenomenon from creator, writer and director hwang dong-hyuk who
says he always envisioned "squid game" and its global appeal but even he is surprised by its off the charts success. >> why do you think this has struck such a chord with audiences? [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: he wrote it more than ten years ago when he was broke at 38, still living with his mom. just like his main characters. gi-hun. the production during covid so intense, the director lost sleep and six of his teeth due to the crushing stress. [speaking foreign language]
>> reporter: the >> reporter: the show reaching number one in 94 countries, translated into over 30 languages. >> there is a huge debate about whether "squid game" should be watched in korean with subtitles or dubbed over. how do you feel about how "squid game" should be watched? >> please watch the subtitles. if you don't see the action, the performance from the real actor then you are not seeing anything. misng mauarclorinfoa co sson and while sheer
exhaustion made him hesitate, he's getting inspiration from fans creating plot lines on social media. >> real brilliant, you know, maybe i'll go through all the youtube again and write season 2 then i'll steal the ideas from the fans. >> calling all fans. turn in your ideas now. his english was shaped by his years studying at usc and he said he learned so much from his time in southern california, not just about film making, but how to see the world. now his world view is pretty much on display for the world to see. >> sure is. >> i'm finally going to watch it this weekend. >> there you go. , we turn it over to you. >> we'll hold you to that, cecilia. better get it in there. we turn to our series, "gma's" ways to save. this morning, we have the best ways to save on your staples, food, paper products and more. rebecca jarvis introduces us to a mother of three who found a way to save so much on groceries that she paid off her mortgage in less than two years. take a look. >> reporter: when mom of three kim anderson and her husband
bought their first home, the milestone was exciting, but their goal of being debt free was seemingly out of of of o with a $93,000 mortgage. then theair discovered cash budgeti budgeting. >> i couldn't just swipe and swipe and swipe like i had to be accountable. that was like a huge game changer. >> reporter: each month kim would allocate a specific amount to each expense from groceries to kids' actives to clothing. any leftovers would go straight to paying down the mortgage. >> like $25 here, $30 here but over time it just -- it just kept shortening that time frame. >> reporter: surplus cash like tax refunds or bonus money also went towards paying down the principal. within just two years kim and her family were debt-free. she discovered some of her biggest savings came from groceries. kim's first tip, avoid impulse purchases. >> i got very intentional about making a shopping list and forcing myself to stick with it. >> reporter: next food shop online. >> instead of having three kids in the grocery store like
begging, you know, every aisle we're able to just go in and put in what we feed our family on a regular basis. >> reporter: finally, take stock of your fridge. >> if you're going to the store more meyhan you amic" rebea is, >> we are joined by financial expert tiffany aliche, also a "new york times" best-selling author of "get good with money: ten simple steps to becoming financially whole." thank you so much for joining us, tiffany. you're known as the budgetnista and you talk about buying in bulk. there are certain things you say we should buy in bulk. tell us about that. >> definitely things you want to buy in bulk, cereal, milk because you can save up to like 60%, pet supplies and bread because bread you can freeze. i had a big family growing up. my mom always froze bread. you don't want to buy in bulk certain things like we have here your cleaning supplies. >> you don't want to buy that --
you don't want to buy paper towels in bulk? >> they will go bad in about six months and you might not get to them. meat, pasta and paper supplies go on sale all the time. you don't need to bulk up on them. >> youus shopping thing. you just blew it out -- my mind is blown right now. hes u genera mls o o wh you have infopping. hatit. opping in your pantry and in your freezer and you can look for items that you already have and plug them into apps like super cook, all recipes, cookpad and it generates here's a dinner you can make with that which is awesome. >> which is great. keep people from saying you don't have anything to eat in the house. get the app out. >> yes. then they can generate a menu for you. put those items in, healthy
items like chicken, eggs, veggies, beans. so together they can make some amazing meals. if you have kids who are younger, i used to love these as a kid, these are called spinach and turkey pinwheels. delicious. inexpensive. if you have a family you need a little bit more, here is some buttermilk baked chicken and ae apps, generate tse m brands? aays. ere's th thi called white labeling where literally at the same factory they're making the same thing and slapping new labels on them. it's the same thing basically. so much so that "consumer reports" actually did the study where 50% of the people said that when they did a blind taste test the store brand and name brand were basically the same
and sometimes the store brand actually came out ahead. >> wow. >> uh-huh, and now more than ever store brands like say a trader joe's which i love have store brands that are like beloved. they are delicious and they are inexpensive. find a storm brand that you love and lean into it and save some money. >> you taught me so much. i'll go home and switch my house all around. you just changed it up for us. now we're going over to rob. hey, rob. >> hey, michael, great tips there. this is great scenery in vermont where they have these beautiful ponds. this one laying down like glass, the clouds reflected. the color popping looks like there was an app that brought it y at, the xtaynd the rornger a third of the country before this front comes bringing some cooler air bringing thunderstorms that
have to carve it a. >> reporter: at the end of the '90s hip-hop was thriving and many prominent female rappers were leading the charge. ♪ got to make your mind ♪ >> you dream that maybe this music will just get you out of the projects. you don't know that it's going to take you actually around the world. when i started rapping, i knew i was good immediately. i was influenced by salt-n-pepa, queen latifah, they were all like beautiful and feminine. it's just that balance having that woman's voice in hip-hop is so important. >> reporter: eve was able to find success on her terms, selling more than 7 million albums globally. >> i always want to just be eve. it was important for me to pave my own way. ♪ killing your beast i was
stealing ♪ >> reporter: despite all their progress, women in hip-hop struggled to build on that momentum. getting record executives to buy in was an ongoing problem. they signed fewer and fewer fema female emcees as record sales dropped. >> in 2005 i think at some point i did look around and say, where are the women? >> reporter: and nicki minaj helped fill the void in 2010. nikki inspired a whole new generation of rappers. over the last decade the women of hip-hop have proven they can hang with the boys. >> i always waited for this moment to where there would be so many women because it was always men, men, men, 100,000 rappers. now we have all these women. >> don't ever let anybody stop your creativity. >> i love them all. i love everything they stand for. >> me too. i am so excited. "the real queens of hip-hop" airs monday at 10:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. it can be viewed the next day u
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out now. you can read an excerpt on o website by scanning the qr code on the screen and read along with us @gmabookclub. cecilia. >> george, thanks. we turn to when harry met sweater season, the throwback trend known as meg ryan fall is taking over tiktok and is inspired by outit froms from the classic rom-coms. we love them and love lifestyle expert, melissa garcia. we got the fall memo today. >> how excited is this? >> i'm excited about this season. i was watching some of the tiktoks this morning. these are going viral. >> right. >> what's behind this? >> i mean, who knew? who would think it would go ha it's flangts ofsee thal maybe not toity.s bues, so we l the layering element. >> okay, so we've got some friends that you brought with you here and these are our friends, in-house producer, nicole, channeling "when harry met sally." you'll walk me through this.
how is this possible? you've got a chunky turtleneck under a blazer. the "when harry met sally" look. >> so we wanted to bring it a little bit more modern. this is how you make a turtleneck under a blazer work. we have that chunky turtleneck and we gave her a more oversized blazer, so it's more of a boyfriend style. not your classic tailored blazer like we saw in the movie. a little more oversized, a little more wearable especially with a chunky turtleneck underneath and paired it with a great pair of jeans and loafers, too, a huge trend we're seeing, again, a nod to the '90s. lots of loafers this season. maybe even more than boots for ok witthat grobo rmer this one we pulled together from dsw i believe under $20. >> you made me think of "a christmas story" when the brother can't put his arms down but you're not that. a second one, grace, you're modeling this look by kathleen
kelly, of course, from "you've got mail." i remember that pleated skill. you're doing this all for under 100 bucks. how is that possible? >> you don't have to spend a ton of money. you probably have some of these pieces in your closet already. cardigans, another pig trend we're seeing, it was a big trend we saw throughout all of meg's movies as well. here we just paired it with a basic white t-shirt. i'm sure every woman has that in their closet. a cute midi sort of pleated skirt. has a more classic feel to it but then again we wanted to bring it on trend for 2021 and paired it with a great crisp white sneaker giving it an athleisure feel, a little more street style and wearable for now. >> love to see that, grace. producer roshni, you're bringing out -- i recognize this one. "sleepless in seattle" but a modern twist with the color. >> we saw it was all gray in "sleepless in seattle" and wanted to bring it on trend and really of the moment for fall so we're seeing lots of earthy beautiful tone colors, we have this great fall trench from h&m.
pulling in those browns, which we love. monochromatic, a little bit here with the long trench and pants as well which gives a lengthened elongated feel and then we had to do that iconic blue blazer underneath again lots of layers but really wearable for the fall. >> you guys all look fantastic. i love what you said about so much of this you could pull from what you already have in your closet for the season. >> don't forget. these are all trends that we've worn and we're bringing back so everything comes back at some point in time, so hold on to things. >> hang on to it all, guys. you look great, ladies. melissa, thank you so much. coming up, get ready for mascot madness at "college gameday." ♪ go, go big or go home ♪
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we are back with the fate of robert kennedy's killer, sirhan sirhan. he is up for parole and and andd lies in the hands of gavin ndis mthan it's on to chicago. >> tortilla shortly after midnight, june 5th, 1968. senator robert f. kennedy celebrating his win in the california democratic primary. he's fatally wounded after leaving the stage shot in the kitchen of the ambassador hotel in los angeles. he was 42. 24-year-old sirhan sirhan was arrested that night, convicted of kennedy's murder in 1969.
now after more than 50 years behind bars, the 77-year-old could be on the verge of release. after 16 attempts his request for parole was recommended by a two-person panel this past august. a decision that has divided the late senator's children. rory kennedy still quite upset about it, and rory wrote a piece in "the new york times" where she said he is still refusing, sirhan sirhan, to accept full responsibility and says how can you express remorse while refusing to accept responsibility. how do you respond to that? >> she wasn't at the hearing with due respect. the commissioners who listened to sirhan and have seen his record of statements, that he has done the rehabilitation necessary to cure him release. he has consistently said he doesn't remember all the events of that evening. he's been very susceptible to listening to other people tell him. >> he does accept full responsibility? >> he accepts responsibility for
what he remembers he did. he accepts the fact that the law has deemed him the killer of rfk and he accepts that that is what has happened. he is not suddenly remembering all the details of the event and he is consistent with that statement. >> the full parole board is now reviewing the decision and will eventually go to governor gavin newsom. governor newsom is being relatively careful but he still seems to be suggesting that he's not inclined to grant sirhan sirhan parole. last month, newsom told reporters he didn't want to take a public position that would interfere with the parole process but acknowledged robert f. kennedy as a personal hero. you think he has an open mind? >> it didn't sound like what i heard he had an open mind but i would hope so. i would hope so. >> the decision should be coming within weeks. let's go to rob. george, all ri, what do we like more than cats playing, not much really, so we show you this. this i believe is oliver flagstaff, arizona, so the southwest got a piece of it.
flagstaff often gets snow but often don't see cats digging through it. they typically don't like water and the snow is going to melt. it looks thirsty and we're told by its owners it does like snows. dogs more likely like snow. here's one. this is montana who lives in utah, which got some snow the past weekend. he's having a good old time with over a foot of snow in many spots in utah and with that comes cooler air and that's what you'll see tipping into tomorrow. some of the windchills across the intermountain west and plains will be in the teens, 20s and 30s and this chilly stuff is eventually moving east but very warm in the east but a taste of fall, temperatures will get down to the 40s at speaking of the fall chill let's talk about getting organized for fall. this is a great time of year to
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my breakfast nook into my home office. i created this cart specifically for my office items. that way i can easily transition from pulling something out to the kitchen nook to then helping the kids with their schoolwork and then transition one more time to dinner. i can easily put everything back and roll it back to the wall. it's super important to have structure in these spaces. we have containers that are labeled. paper, notebooks, any of your tech equipment. so it's easy to clean up, easy to maintain and everyone is happy. >> i got a lot to do in organizing my household. all right. coming up, broadway is back. the cast of "girl from the north country" performs live in times square. stay right there. ♪> "gma's" "simplify your life" is sponsored by the wells fargo active cash card. earn unlimited 2% back on
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>> announcer: "gma" thursday you're going to just love this. ♪ let me love you like an old love song ♪ >> announcer: the zac brown band lighting up your morning. thursday only on "good morning america" sponsored by carmax. ♪ we're back now with "college gameday." and amy robach's top ranked georgia bulldogs are set to take on the kentucky wildcats. that's a live look at the georgia stadium. it is quiet right now, but it's going to be rocking tomorrow. ike ejiochi is live from athens, georgia, for us this morning, good morning, ike.r: gooin michl. u said it urself. gameday." those number one ranked georgia bulldogs are taking on the undefeated kentucky wildcats in what should be a thriller of a
game. now, the fan bases for both universities, especially here in georgia, they're pumped, they're excited for this game, but if you really want to get a good idea of fan bases, take a look at their representation, the mascots. ♪ >> reporter: there's nothing like the excitement of "college gameday." all that tradition. it gets everyone hyped. [ cheers ] but it's not "college gameday" without those mascots. they've been at the center of some of the game's most memorable moments and clearly mascots take rivalries very seriously. remember this, georgia's mascot ugga nearly took a bite out of auburn's wide receiver, but the tables were turned when ugga faced the texas longhorn, bevo.
>> oh, oh, maybe that was not the best idea. >> reporter: meanwhile, colorado's ralphie the buffalo just couldn't contain his excitement. things sometimes get pretty heated between mascots. there's that time ohio's rufus the bobcat attacked ohio state's buckeye and how about when oregon's duck tried to settle the score with houston's cougar but most of the time mascots just want to have fun. check out penn state's nittany lion. ♪ but byu's cosmo the cougar might have the best moves of them all. mascot madness, always making "gameday" even more special. w, these cheerleaders, they are great. they're excited right now for their bulldogs and they'll be pumping those fans up tomorrow. now at the staid jim right now it's a little quiet as you can see. take a look. not much going on but in 24 hours it will be packed to the brim with screaming fans cheering on their teams and
they're making sure this guy right here, yeah, he's going to make sure they're all fired up. how about that? tyoguys. >> all right, ike, thank you so much. we will make sure that we're tuned in. you can too to watch all the ""college gameday" action starting at 9:00 a.m. on espn. >> before we go, we want to wish a happy retirement to one of our camera operators, there he is right there, frank forsythe. [ cheers and applause ] 40-year career at abc. finally here on "gma," proud father and grandfather, looking forward to seeing a lot of campgrounds all around the u.s. thank you, favre. congratulations. >> we love you, frank. congratulations, my friend. >> congratulations, frank. >> have a great weekend, everybody.
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moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. kumasi: good morning it, everyone. let's check in with traffic. jobina: 880 has been the problem spot for the last half, very slow traffic we don't have any blocking issues to report. speeds are well under the limit. this is oakland, this is our 880 at the coliseum camera. our other is 880 in emeryville. mike: happy friday. here's a look at our temperatures. notice how warm they are, almost 80 everywhere. now it, big change sunday. the storm system looking more impressive with moderate yellow and green showers. it does fall apart as it moves north to south across our neighborhoods sunday afternoon.
kumasi: thanks. now it's time for live with kelly and ryan. we will be >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, our "virtual road trip" takes us to the west coast and the city of seattle. plus, rosario dawson. and seattle chef renee erickson serves up a special fish dish. also, for your voting consideration, we will announce the finalists and "live"'s spectacular halloween costume contest. and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ ♪ >> ryan: ouch. >> kelly: did you hurt yourself? hello