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>> yes, ma'am. >> have a wonderful morning, everyone. good morning, america. into the red zone. the alarming new report showing 21 states with cases rising into dangerous territory as 80% of the country sees an increase in hospitalizations. at least 13 states now reversing re-openings, and one of the largest teachers unions now pushing back on going back to school. president trump pushes for more states to re-open as he falsely claims the u.s. is largely free from the virus. the president once again touts the discredited covid treatment hydroxychloroquine while retweeting and praising a controversial doctor. >> i happen to believe in it. i would take it. >> this as lawmakers battle over new coronavirus relief bill with a deal nowhere in sight. will millions lose their lifeline?
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white house economic adviser peter navarro joins us. bench clearing brawl. as baseball season heats up, more positive covid tests pop up for miami. the marlins' season now on hold. this as the nba prepares to restart. basketball commissioner adam silver joins us live. what he says it would take to shut down play in the bubble. great white attack. our exclusive with the kayaker who paddled into danger to try to save this mother's life after witnessing that brutal shark attack. >> my wife is screaming at me not to get in the water. >> this as more beaches close in new york after more shark sightings. what you need to know this summer. abc news exclusive. the groundbreaking new technology that can disinfect a plane in under ten minutes. one major airline gives us a first look. could this be a game changer for flying during the pandemic? and going for gold. the race for tv's top prize is on. >> zendaya! >> from the woman behind t
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leading show "watchmen" to baby yoda, the biggest snubs, the biggest names. >> good evening. i'm dr. anthony fauci. >> and the biggest surprises. we certainly do say good morning, america. it's great to be with all of you on this wednesday morning. a big old congratulations to the woman behind "watchmen," three-time emmy award winner regina king's hit show, 26 nominations including hers for lead actress, george. >> wow, 26. congratulations to her. and all the nominees. we'll have a full rundown on the emmys coming up. first the latest on the coronavirus emergency. in the past 24 hours the u.s. has reported more than 53,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths. >> according to an internal fema memo, the death toll is rising across the nation, jumping by more than 30% in the past week, but new cases are going down. >> 21 states are now in the so-called red zone.
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officials urging those areas to crack down on restrictions. now, one of those states is florida, and victor oquendo starts us off in miami with the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, robin. from outside marlins park it's one of the largest testing sites here in miami. you can see the row of cars behind me. it's also home to the miami marlins, their season put on pause after an outbreak on the team and florida hitting that record, 191 deaths in a single day as other states see their case numbers climb. this morning, signs the southern surge is creeping north. hospitalizations increasing across 80% of the country. 13 states and puerto rico now reversing the re-openings and another 13 pausing or delaying theirs. on monday as the president pushed for more states to re-open -- >> i really do believe a lot of the governors should be opening up states that they're not opening. >> reporter: a federal report from the white house coronavirus
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task force obtained by abc news found 21 states, three more states than the week before, now have outbreaks serious enough to land them in a so-called red zone where officials are urging to have more restrictions in place. on tuesday, dr. deborah birx advising people to avoid large groups. >> we are still seeing significant outbreaks occurring from birthday parties, graduation parties, family reunions. >> reporter: as the debate over re-opening schools rages on, in california, at the palm springs unified school district, kindergarten enrollment is dropping. the district is concerned about child development. >> we're down about 50% from where we were last week in our kindergarten enrollment. >> reporter: on tuesday the second largest teachers union in the u.s., the american federation of teachers which represents 1.7 million, says that it would support teachers if they choose to strike if their schools re-open without proper safety measures. >> in most places around the country, people are not ready. they can't fund the safety
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safeguards that they need even if they can plan for it. ppe, cleaning, new bus routes, all of these things cost money. >> reporter: but for hundreds of thousands, it's already too late. 45-year-old lapd officer val martinez passing away from covid complications, officers saluting her body in california. and this powerful procession in phoenix for umberto ortilla. he's a post master who started as a mail handler 31 years ago. in georgia, 22-year-old michael mullininx, former high school football player, is facing a long road to recovery after a brutal bout with the virus. his entire family of eight contracted covid. he was hit the hardest spending 49 days in the hospital, three weeks on a ventilator. >> we take this virus very seriously because it's not a joke. >> reporter: he's now working with an occupational therapist, unable to walk on his own.
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his voice is badly damaged from breathing tubes. >> this stuff is real. >> reporter: we wish michael and his family all the best. moderna's vaccine showing early and quick promise here. seven out of eight primates injected with the vaccine showed no detectable virus in their lungs just two days after exposure. george? >> that is encouraging. okay, victor. thanks very much. we turn to the white house where president trump announced that kodak will help produce pharmaceuticals as he defied the fda and his science advisers by touting hydroxychloroquine and defending his promotion of a video that spread covid misinformation. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has the story. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: hey, george, good morning to you. on top of all that the president is clearly frustrated by these polls that show voters trust dr. fauci more than they trust him. in the middle of this pandemic president trump is asking why don't people like him as much? as the nation faces a spike in coronavirus deaths, president trump in the white house lobbing a complaint but it wasn't about the rise in cases. >> what sort of is curious, a man works for us, with us, very closely, dr. fauci and dr. birx,
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also highly thought of and yet they're highly thought of but nobody likes me. it can only be my personality. >> reporter: the president openly lamenting having lower approval ratings than the nation's top infectious disease expert, dr. anthony fauci. president trump saying he wants america to like him too. >> he's working with our administration and for the most part, we've done pretty much what he and others, dr. birx and others who are terrific, recommended. and he's got this high approval rating so why don't i have a high approval rating with respect -- and the administration -- with respect to the virus? >> reporter: now this morning the president is back to downplaying the threat of covid-19 once again promoting the discredited treatment hydroxychloroquine. >> i happen to believe in it. i would take it. you know, i took it for a 14-day period. i don't think you lose anything by doing it other than politically it doesn't seem to be too popular. you know why, because i recommend it.
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when i recommend something, they like to say, don't use it. >> reporter: but his own administration, the fda, revoked its use as a covid treatment after reports of serious heart problems and other safety issues. the president, however, retweeting this video of a doctor who touted the effects of the drug while also denouncing the use of masks. a doctor with a history of making bizarre public statements like saying women's health problems can be caused by witches and demons appearing in dreams. twitter flagged the tweet as a violation of its covid-19 misinformation policy and removed it. facebook and youtube doing the same. but when pressed -- >> there was a woman who was spectacular in her statements about it, that she's had tremendous success with it. >> reporter: the president had nothing but praise for the doctor. he also made another false claim there. he said large portions of our country are corona free. george, here is the reality check for you this morning. just five states plus the virgin islands are seeing a decline in cases right now. >> okay, cecilia. thanks very much. we're joined by one of the president's top advisers on the coronavirus and the economy,
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peter navarro. thanks for joining us. i want to get to that announcement the president made about kodak and pharmaceuticals as well, but let's begin where cecilia left off right there. the president said we're getting corona free but as cecilia reported, only 21 states in the red zone, only one state, vermont, is in the green so can you explain what the president meant when he said we're getting towards corona-free? >> not my lane, george. i'm here to talk about kodak. i'm here to talk about how america is going to get a vaccine in half the time. my job, george, is basically to help the president save lives and create jobs and yesterday was a great day for america. when you look at the history books, the history books will be talking about what happened yesterday. it's the greatest second act in american industrial history. kodak, an iconic firm, is going to become the king of pharmaceutical manufacturing here in america. when it's finished and ramps up it's going to be able to deliver 25% of the active pharmaceutical ingredients our people need for
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their generic medicines. it's a great achievement and i was up there yesterday with adam boller who helped put the deal together and it was a sight to behold. it was the past, present and the future. it was a facility that is just made to make pharmaceuticals falling on hard times. i've seen this over and over again where factories -- now we'll turn it into something that's beautiful through the defense production act through president trump's dream. so that's what i'm focused on. >> the president used the defense production act. should we expect the president to use the dpa more to deal with shortages in ppe, testing, other treatments? >> it's been a false narrative that we haven't been using it. biden, pelosi have been saying that but the fact is we've used it over 30 times. i think the greatest success we had besides yesterday was with general motors when they were kind of holding back making ventilators. we came down hard on them.
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they got together with a small company called ventec which was producing 25 ventilators a week, and we were able to stand, george. we did it in 17 days. we stood up a factory in kokomo, indiana, repurposed a general motors factory, and we had ventilators delivered to gary, indiana and chicago, illinois three days later. and, george, using the defense production act, we've been able to go from possible shortages to the export king of ventilators helping our friends and allies. so i can go on. up in gilford, maine, we've doubled their swab production for testing, honeywell, put factories in. rhode island and arizona in five weeks instead of nine months under the umbrella of the dpa, and now we're getting n95 masks by the tens of millions a month out of there. so i think that the other thing, george, that is important to tell the american people, this vaccine development we're doing
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in what i call trump time, in half to a third of the time. we may have a vaccine by the end of the year, and the way we've done it -- >> that is certainly the hope. let me -- >> let me say this, it's important for the american people to understand. the traditional way to do it is the sequence, discover phase trials for safety and efficacy and only then manufacture. it takes a year, year and a half or longer. we're doing it simultaneously. we're getting ready to manufacture as we got five companies in the horse race and that's why on monday we were down the research triangle park, visiting a subsidiary that was going to be part of this. >> we did report on that as well. you and the president have been quite critical of dr. fauci and his views on hydroxychloroquine and other issues. so why is the president promoting the views of doctors with dubious backgrounds instead of his science adviser, dr. fauci, and the fda? >> so, it's not -- i don't know what dr. fauci's views are on hydroxychloroquine but -- forgive me -- >> he said it's been shown that it's not effective and can have side effects.
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>> okay, so i thought that was really bad reporting because the statement in the package you guys did said hydroxychloroquine has been discredited. don't believe me. have dr. william o'neal come in from the detroit hospital who shows early treatment of its use cuts the mortality rate in half and the president was very sophisticated yesterday in pointing out that it's early treatment -- i'm sitting on 63 million doses of hydroxychloroquine at the fema stockpile and that would save -- that's enough for 4 million americans. >> you know, we -- >> -- to take that course. you could save thousands of lives. >> we have to go. as you know, it's the fda that revoked the emergency use of hydroxychloroquine as you know. >> do a favor to the american people. have dr. william o'neill on tomorrow. >> i'm glad we had you on today. thank you very much. >> good to see you. >> bye-bye. >> amy? now to fireworks on capitol hill with that contentious hearing and testimony by attorney general william barr.
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>> yes or no, have you discussed the president's re-election campaign with the president or with any white house official or any surrogate of the president? >> well, i'm not going to get into my discussions with the president. >> mary bruce has the latest on all of that. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, amy. well, this was a fiery and at times outright hostile hearing. democrats accusing the attorney general william barr of playing politics with the justice department. they say he is trying to help the president get re-elected by sending federal agents into these democratic-led cities. democrats say barr is trying to spark confrontations to help the president get re-elected and scare the american public into voting for trump who is running as the law and order president. now, barr forcefully denied these charges, pushing back saying, he's simply enforcing the law against what he described as rioters who have hijacked these peaceful protests. democrats also said barr is trying to spread unfounded fears about mail-in voting and voting fraud and barr pushed back
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against that as well saying that he was going to stand by his claims even though, robin and amy, he simply couldn't point to any firm evidence to support them. >> all right, mary. thank you. we turn now to the baseball season possibly on the brink. the miami marlins' season is now on hold after more players and staff tested positive for coronavirus. t.j. holmes joins us with more on that. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. you know, it took us four months to get the baseball season started and just a matter of days before a covid-19 outbreak on a team that seems to be getting worse by the day, but also of note last night in baseball the astros and dodgers played for the first time since that astros sign-stealing cheating scandal that the dodgers believe cost them a world series. take a look at how that went down. benches cleared in a clash between the houston astros and l.a. dodgers, teams with a history. >> correa publicly and on tape
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said if you don't know what's going on you ought to shut the [bleep] up. >> reporter: he was forced to duck this wild pitch from the l.a. dodgers' joe kelly, the rivals stampeding out of the dugouts, screaming and shoving face-to-face with only the coaches and officials required to wear masks. it won't be baseball as usual for the miami marlins. after an outbreak of covid-19 in the marlins' clubhouse, the mlb has put the marlins' season on hold. >> oh, boy. >> reporter: 17 members of the marlins organization have tested positive for covid-19. the marlins saying, we continue to take this situation very seriously. all of our players, coaches and staff are understandably having a difficult time enduring this experience. the marlins were supposed to play the washington nationals this weekend. >> i'm going to be honest with you, i'm scared. right now you don't know if because of my heart condition what happens, you know, to me if i do get it. >> reporter: the marlins outbreak has led to a domino effect. their opponents last weekend, the philadelphia phillies, have canceled their games through friday as a precaution,
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including the series with the new york yankees. >> if you're going to have success on the baseball field this year, you're going to have to be able to deal with, you know, the curveballs that, you know, can likely come on a daily and weekly basis. >> reporter: this all comes just six days after the start of the long delayed season. >> i think it's the shell shock component is how quickly it deteriorated. >> reporter: of course, athletes from other leagues are watching closely. we have heard at least a dozen, at least a dozen nfl players have opted out of their season. now, nhl, mls and nba have all in their latest round of testing said zero players have tested positive in their leagues. what's the difference? robach and george, they're all operating in a bubble unlike the mlb. >> the bubble is working so far. all right, t.j., thanks so much. we're following a lot of other headlines including the surprises and the snubs from the emmy nominations. also this morning, that game-changing new technology that could make flying safer and get you on a plane faster. and that fatal great white shark attack. we're going to hear from the kayaker who tried to save a mom
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swimming off the coast of maine, but first, let's go to rob. hey, good morning, amy. hot on the heels of hurricane hanna our next tropical system that will likely be our next tropical storm, its name is isaias and that's happening in the next couple hours, entering the caribbean now, not a defined center. that will happen. tropical storm warnings for much of the northeast, caribbean islands including puerto rico today with increasing winds and rain as we go through tonight, bringing impacts to puerto rico getting over the dominican republic and near turks and caicos getting towards somewhere around florida over the weekend. low confidence in that part of the forecast, so we'll have to track this one carefully. puerto rico will feel the impacts with lightly flash flooding. time now for your hot cities sponsored by walmart.
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get ready for school at target. a news conference on the fire that burned six businesses in the mission district yesterday. firefighters say the fire is not yet contained, but forward progress has been stopped. two buildings have been destroyed. two others badly damaged. crews are asking people to avoid that area. pg&e crews were there this morning repairing powerlines. fire crews were dousing hot spots with water to prevent flare ups. also in the mission, a new covid-19 testing site at the 24
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good morning. good to have you with us on this wednesday. let's take a look at what's going on outside. we have a little fog, visibleily has been as low as quarter mile at some point this is morning. temperatures the same as usual. mid-50s to around 60 degrees. a little mist in the air. choppy for the afternoon and the evening commute. in between, warm aer weather through sunday. still to come on gma, the latest on the fatal shark attack in maine. what we're learning about her and who she was with during this attack. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes.
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these heavy duty dry cloths pick up a crazy amount of hair. this is all you. we stopped cleaning and started swiffering. good evening. i'm dr. anthony fauci. a couple of things. i don't know if i would describe the test as beautiful unless your idea of beauty is having a cotton swab tickle your brain but until then i'm going to be there. >> welcome back to "gma." that is brad pitt portraying, of course, dr. anthony fauci on "saturday night live." he was just nominated for an emmy for that unforgettable impersonation. dr. fauci even saying he's a big fan of brad. we'll have much more on the emmy nominations coming up in just a bit. >> that is coming up. also following the latest on the coronavirus emergency. 21 states now in the red zone. cases have risen into dangerous territory in those states and at least 13 states are reversing re-openings. also right now, former vice president joe biden says he'll
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make his choice for a running mate next week and this photo of biden's notes is getting a lot of attention. there is a section entitled kamala harris, and phrases like do not hold grudge, talented. great respect for her, robin. >> okay, and take a look live. this is the u.s. capitol. congressman and civil rights icon john lewis, the first black congressman to lie in state in the rotunda. and did you see this double rainbow that was spotted tuesday night? double rainbow. lewis will be moved to the georgia state capitol today ahead of funeral services that will be held tomorrow in atlanta, and we will have full coverage here on abc, amy. >> oh that, rainbow was simply magnificent. thank you for that, robin. we begin this half-hour with witnesses speaking out about that fatal great white shark attack in maine. it was the first ever recorded there and those new shark sightings that have shut down beaches for two days in new
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york. eva pilgrim is at jones beach, one of the new york beaches that closed for hours after a possible shark sighting there. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, amy. beachgoers on high alert just off the shore here in long island. take a look at our drone. you may not be able to see them, but in these waters are 16 sharks being tracked by researchers, sharks that have come frighteningly close to swimmers in recent days and in one case a deadly encounter. this morning, the first ever fatal shark attack off the coast of maine. 63-year-old julie dimperio holowach was attacked while swimming with her daughter 20 yards off bailey island monday. witnesses reportedly saw her thrown into the air by something. >> i knew what the situation was. i knew how severe it was. >> reporter: charlie wemyss-dunn speaking exclusively to "gma". he and his family were nearby and heard the scream. >> my wife sitting outside at the time, she started screaming my name wanting me to come.
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i initially thought that someone was in distress out there. >> reporter: charlie then paddling out in his kayak to try to help julie. >> i was almost -- i was about to get in the water essentially because i still thought it could be something like a boat propeller or some sort of accident like that, and my wife is screaming at me not to get in the water. >> reporter: julie did not survive, but her daughter was able to swim to safety. a shark expert now confirming it was a great white after authorities recovered a fragment of its tooth. they say, halowach was swimming in a sweat suit, and the shark may have mistaken her for a seal. shark attacks on humans are very rare, but populations in the u.s. are now growing after they became protected in the mid-1990s. >> but as it recovers, you know, it's re-establishing its historic range. when you mix that with the recovery of the seal and a lot more people in the water, now suddenly we look like their food, so occasionally they'll make a mistake.
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>> reporter: meanwhile, outside new york city authorities closed beaches for a second day after more shark sightings there. >> we saw a fin, so we quickly knew it was a shark and immediately called all the people out of the water. >> reporter: take a look at our drone in maine. according to researchers there, there are a number of sharks along the new england coast. some experts think those sharks are moving north from cape cod where they're regularly spotted in search of food, those schools of fish and seals, amy. >> all right, eva pilgrim, thank you. for more now, we are joined by shark biologist greg skomal, the researcher that confirmed a great white shark was involved in that tragic maine attack. thank you for being with us. we appreciate it, greg. you confirmed this was a great white based on a tooth fragment you found? >> yes. maine officials sent me a photograph of a tooth recovered from the victim and based on the shape of the tooth and the striations on it, i knew immediately it was a white
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shark implicated in the attack. >> we know attacks are rare. we know fatal attacks are incredibly rare. this was maine's first, but we also saw beaches, as we just saw in eva's report, closed for two consecutive days in new york. is shark activity increasing and if so, does that mean the likelihood of an attack is increasing as well? >> you know, every summer as water temperatures warm up the northeastern united states, sightings increase and with sightings come beach closures. this is typical. this is what happens in july and august every year. i don't think people should be alarmed because of these beach closings. it's a cautionary move and something i support. >> and, greg, i know one of the things you focus on in your research is why sharks attack. so how do you go about studying the whys behind an animal? >> yeah, it's really hard to get into the brain of a white shark so what we're doing is using a variety of technologies to study when, where and how white sharks
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are attacking. they're a natural prey and hope to use new technologies to try to answer those questions. >> yeah, and what have you learned about it so far? >> well, what we're trying to get on it is like many other researchers have found out over the years is that there's no simple answers here. we're trying to find those environmental features that might drive the behavior of these animals and nothing is jumping out at us right now but we're just starting the bulk of the research and hoping over the course of the next couple of months we have some revelations. >> so as your research continues and at the same time we're seeing some increased activity this summer what is your advice to beachgoers? >> well, you know, any time humans go in the water there's some level of risk because we're terrestrial animals and so, you know, know the conditions in the area. know what marine life lives in the area. if you are concerned about sharks and if you see an abundance of seals in that area, take a precautionary approach. don't go deep and limit your use of the water. >> all right.
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well, we certainly appreciate that very important advice. greg skomal, thank you for being with us. >> thanks, amy. >> all right, robin, we turn over to you now. >> all right, thank you, amy. we turn to the excitement for tv's biggest night, the emmys. leslie jones revealed the nominations in a virtual ceremony. the field much more diverse than in recent years. janai norman joins us now with more on that and the surprising snubs. good morning, janai. >> reporter: robin, good morning. this year's emmy nominations on the heels of a cultural awakening across the country made strides for more black performers and projects and nearly a dozen lgbtq actors but with nominations come snubs and many pointing out latinos were noticeably left out. this morning, reaction to what some call the most diverse emmy nominations yet. >> regina king, "watchmen." >> i was a police officer there. >> reporter: hbo's "watchmen" led by regina king bringing in the most nominations and across
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all the major acting categories black performers recognized for their work. >> why are you chopping onions like a crazy person to mask your tears? >> i don't do that. >> reporter: among the 72nd nominees, anthony anderson and tracee ellis ross in the comedy categories for "black-ish." >> if you don't stand up for yourself who will? >> reporter: kerry washington earning a nod for her role in "little fires everywhere," the limited series she also co-produced. >> enough. you will not talk to your mother like that. not in my presence. >> reporter: billy porter for "pose." >> the most terrible word in the world. >> reporter: but there's one community seemingly snubbed, the latinx community. >> here we go. >> reporter: among the biggest names missing from the acting nominations, egot winner rita moreno and justine machado from "one day at a time" and "pose's" m.j. rodriguez. >> especially a homophobic racist witch who breaks contracts.
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>> reporter: the snubs sparking a flurry of negative criticisms by some of hollywood's biggest stars. john leguizamo writing, why can't we latinx have a piece of the pie? we are the largest ethnic group in america and missing as if we didn't exist. and viewers are just as outraged. the #latinosareontvtoo gaining steam. rita moreno was the last latino actress nominated back in 1979. the scarcity and there seem to be no more latinx series on tv. >> oh, my gosh, i didn't know had you to go back to 1979. that's an eye opener, janai. thank you so much. appreciate it. coming up next, it's our exclusive first look at the groundbreaking new technology that could make flying safer during the pandemic. how this uv technology works. i'm pro athlete stylist calyann barnett and i'm here with nicole and miles and we're out to find the top looks for day one
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we we have an abc news exclusive now taking a look at new technology to help keep you safe from the coronavirus while flying. it's a device that uses uv light to disinfect the cabin of a plane, and gio benitez will show us how it works. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, george, good morning to you. this is the device that may just change the way airlines are keeping their planes clean. in fact, starting right now, jetblue is going to be using this on some of its planes here at jfk and ft. lauderdale, and "gma" right now is getting an
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exclusive first look. what you're looking at may just be the next tool in fighting the coronavirus on a plane. honeywell's uv cabin system, a sort of high-tech snack cart but instead of peanuts it's serving up a powerful dose of uv light aimed at killing germs and viruses like covid-19. >> the coronavirus has changed i think how we all look at health, how we all look at safety. >> reporter: president joanna geraghty giving "gma" an exclusive look at the airline's latest initiative. the device's wings spread out wide shining that uv light over the seats. other lights zero in on the overhead compartment, the operator standing behind a uv light shield. the light so powerful it can be dangerous to others so the cabin must be empty. i think a lot of people might be watching this and say, how do you know it works? >> well, that's what this test is all about. we have a team from honeywell here and a jetblue team looking at the effectiveness of the application and whether or not in samples it helps, and whether
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or not the coronavirus has been killed. we think uv technology has a tremendous application similar to what is used in hospitals. >> reporter: the manufacturer, hon honeywell, says the device can disinfect a plane in less than ten minute. >> this is technology that's been used in hospitals for many years demonstrated to be over 90% effective on all kinds of pathogens, not just viruses but bacteria, et cetera. >> reporter: jetblue says it's not just stopping at planes. and the airline has already been testing uv light technology at the check-in kiosk. this device here is called uv clean and it's meant to disinfect the screen before you touch it. still, the big question, is uv light an effective disinfectant? >> uv light is another tool in our toolbox. it's no substitute for proper disinfection and cleaning. i believe in it. i think it can work. but i think it just needs to be done in a smart way and in a way to keep people safe. >> reporter: that's why geraghty
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says this test is critical. >> if this is something that's effective, it's something that we would absolutely consider using long term. >> reporter: she says it's not something that will replace what they're already doing. they're going to keep that manual cleaning, the electrostatic spraying. this will just complement that. honeywell says it is in talks with other airlines about possibly bringing this on board. amy. >> all right, very interesting, gio. thank you so much. coming up next here on "gma," we have our "play of the day." when you think of a bank, you think of people in a place. but when you have the chase mobile app, your bank can be virtually any place. so, when you get a check... you can deposit it from here. and you can see your transactions and check your balance from here. you can save for an emergency from here. or pay bills from here. so when someone asks you, "where's your bank?" you can tell them: here's my bank. or here's my bank. or, here's my bank. because if you download and use the chase mobile app, your bank is virtually any place.
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♪ go back with our "play of the day" and a family trick shot that is five times the fun. you'll have to take a look. it starts out, okay, yeah, the quintuplets are attempting something amazing you'll see in just a second as they move from sibling to sibling. it's abby, katie, nate, emiline and sam. all five siblings play varsity basketball. it gets a lot better. one from the midroof and then, boom. the final shot from the roof was made by emiline. they're going to toss it up to her right there. she plays basketball for george fox university, and she nails it. robin, our resident basketball expert, what do you think? >> no way. oh, my goodness. the reaction is genuine. they are destined for the nba and wnba. i love those five. they are something else. >> love that. yeah, 2.5 million views and counting.
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good morning. a controversial metal sculpture of sir francis drake was taken down in marin county overnight. abc 7 news was there when the statue was removed by crews. that sculpture was put up next to the terminal in 1990. protestors have been calling for the removal of the 16th century explorer because of the connection to slave trading. hey, mike. >> hey, reggie. hi, everybody. welcome to wednesday. let a let's take a look at your activity planner. actually a degree or two cooler than yesterday. so if you have yard work, do it today. this is our mildest day moving forward from 62 to half moon bay to 90 inland.
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progressively warmer but gradual through sunday u. >> thank you. coming up on gma, you'll hear from adam silver. he is live before the season tips off. what he says he would do if there was a covid outbreak in the bubble in orlando. also, what's happening in baseball. another update
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. into the red zone. 21 states with covid cases now rising into dangerous territory. officials urging to ramp up restrictions to stop the virus. at least 13 states and puerto rico now reversing their re-openings. one of the largest teachers unions pushing back on a return to school. the latest at this hour. also this morning, the new alert on how scammers are taking advantage of the pandemic by claiming to be cdc or irs officials. what to know to keep your stimulus check safe. game on. nba commissioner adam silver live just ahead on playing during the pandemic. how the basketball bubble is really working, and how the leag -- the league's role in social justice. ♪ meet the insta-tantrum tamers.
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how to tackle mini meltdowns. the most common triggers for kids. the easy three steps to start using this morning. >> no. >> are you done? >> yeah. ♪ life is a highway and road trip rules. the toughest part of the long car rides, how to stay comfortable, navigate your way there and keep your kids busy. all ahead as we say, good morning, america. ♪ life is a highway oh, to be out on the open road like amy was a couple of weeks ago. i can still see that smile thinking of it. we thank you for being with us. oh, yeah, behind the wheel on this wednesday. commissioner adam silver is going to join us live this morning, the highly anticipated return of the nba season, amy. >> yeah, a lot of eyes on that, robin. also, we are kicking off the first part of our two-day "deals & steals" event.
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tory johnson is helping us turn back the clock with big savings on skin care solutions. >> that's coming up. the latest on the coronavirus emergency. in the past 24 hours the u.s. reported more than 53,000 cases, more than a thousand deaths. 21 states are in the so-called red zone. officials urging those areas to ramp up restrictions right now and one of those states is florida where victor oquendo has the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, george. the testing site here at marlins park opened up minutes ago as florida sets that grim record, nearly 200 deaths in a single day and cases are climbing across other parts of the country. this morning, signs the southern surge is creeping north. hospitalizations increasing across 80% of the country, 13 state and puerto rico now reversing their re-openings and another 13 pausing or delaying theirs. on monday as the president pushed for more states to re-open -- >> i really do believe a lot of the governors should be opening up states that they're not opening. >> reporter: a federal report
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from the white house coronavirus task force obtained by abc news found 21 states, three more states than the week before, now have outbreaks serious enough to land them in a so-called red zone where officials are urging to have more restrictions in place. on tuesday, dr. deborah birx advising people to avoid large groups. >> we are still seeing significant outbreaks occurring from birthday parties, graduation parties, family reunions. >> reporter: as the doo debate over re-opening schools rages on in california at the palm springs unified school district, kindergarten enrollment is dropping. the district is concerned about child development. >> we're down about 50% from where we were last week in our kindergarten enrollment. >> reporter: on tuesday the second largest teachers union in the u.s., the american federation of teachers which represents 1.7 million says that it would support teachers if they choose to strike if their schools open without proper safety measures. and some encouraging news here
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on the vaccine front. seven out of eight primates injected with moderna's vaccine showed no detectable virus in their lungs just two days after exposure. amy? >> that is some good news. victor, thank you very much. now to an exclusive new report from the better business bureau that says scammers are taking advantage of the pandemic and posting as government officials. they're even claiming to help people desperate to get their stimulus checks faster and then stealing from them instead. whit johnson is here with those details. so tell us what's going on. >> reporter: good morning, amy. these scammers are using fear and intimidation to prey on people during the pandemic. the better business bureau says they are impersonating things like irs officials, members of the cdc, even contact tracers claiming to be with local government agencies. the treasury inspector general for tax administrations says it has received more than 1,700 complaints about calls supposedly from irs agents who claim they can speed up stimulus payments.
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the scammers ask for personal information saying it will be used to expedite those payments but the truth is, they are using that information to take your money. amy. >> yeah. whit, this is particularly despicable because people in these times as we know really need that money. getting it faster has to be tempting. what should people be on guard for? >> reporter: the better business bureau is releasing a variety of tips people can use for all this. first the irs and government agencies will contact you the old-fashioned way and send you a letter in the mail. not by phone, not by email, secondly, most government agencies will not ask you for personal or financial information over the phone. and then last if you get a phone call and you think perhaps it might be a real issue, don't trust the caller i.d. hang up the phone. you can go to the internet, look up the main line for that government agency, call them yourself and see if the call is legitimate. george. >> a lot of good advice right there. thanks very much. coming up, robin goes one-on-one with nba commissioner adam silver. also, our insta-parent
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♪ good morning, good morning welcome back to "gma." hope you're doing well this wednesday morning. >> that's right. right now we are going to send it over to robin with nba commissioner adam silver standing by. robin. >> been looking forward to this, amy. tomorrow it officially is game on for the nba.
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the pros have been training, scrimmaging down in the bubble at disney world. the league doing their best to keep coronavirus in check but as we are seeing with baseball, playing sports during a pandemic can be risky. joining us now is commissioner of the nba adam silver. he is in new york but he's going to be heading down to the bubble tomorrow for the restart of the season. adam, thank you so much for being with us. and i know that you're anxious. many people are anxious for the season to get going again. you said, the words you used, cautiously optimistic about the restart and when you see what's happening in baseball in particular with the marlins even more players testing positive, adam, how does that add to your concern for your league? >> well, good morning, robin. you said the word anxious. i think that would also describe how i feel. i mean, we've been working on this for a long time, but as you pointed out in one of your earlier news reports there is a high case rate in florida down in orange county where orlando is, as well.
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obviously we're seeing what's happening in baseball. with the marlins especially and it's something we track closely. having said that we have confidence in this protocol that we designed you referred to as a bubble. it's not actually a sealed bubble. but everyone who is on that campus is tested on a daily basis. they're taking extraordinary precautions, the only time they're not wearing masks is when they're actually playing basketball. if someone tracks positive we track them closely and quarantine people who first come down. we think we have a plan in place that should work. >> that is the difference between your league and baseball and we did point that out. other leagues as well have gone with the bubble aspect, but what would it take, adam, for the nba to have to cancel games as we've just seen with major league baseball and do you have a plan in place in case you have a similar outbreak? >> we do, although it's not an exact science because nobody has ever done this before. and i think we have plans in place where we might pause
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similar to what baseball is doing right now, probably if we had any significant spread at all, we'd immediately stop and one thing we'd do is try to track those cases to determine where they're coming from and whether there has been spread on the campus. i would say ultimately we would cease completely if we saw that this was spreading around the campus and something more than isolated cases were happens. -- happening. >> so you would have no qualms about shutting it down if that were the case. >> i wouldn't. it's health and safety first. that's always been our guidepost going into this. going into this. -- we've worked very closely with the players association and all the teams on this, and we know it's one thing we've always pointed out, it's about relative safety at this point. when you look at the high case
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rates not just in florida but around the country we also have significant numbers of players who tested positive between the time we shut down our season and when we restarted in early july. so we jokingly have said but maybe it's not so funny that the safest place in the world may be on this campus at disney right now, but if it were to turn out to not be the case, we certainly we would stop. >> social justice has been something that has always been very important to the league. why is it so important for the league, the players and those involved to take such a strong stance when it comes to fighting for social justice? >> as you pointed out, it's been part of our history. i think of it as part of the dna of the league. i think of bill russell, you know, some of the early players there, their activism over the years and now an issue like the killing of george floyd comes, you know, the league in case of
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the nba, it's roughly 80% black similarly with the wnba, these are issues in terms of racial inequities in our society that are near and dear to their heart and right at the time we were making our plans to relaunch the season is when the death of george floyd occurred and i think it frankly almost prevented us from relaunching the season given the turmoil and how emotional people were around the league and around the country for that matter, and it was very important then as we came together to think about what we could do to use this platform to effect change and i think, you know, messaging is just part of it but as those images show the court with black lives matter on the floor, and the players will be wearing messages on their jerseys, you know, but beyond that, we're working collectively with 30 nba teams on a foundation, dedicated
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to economic empowerment, specifically focused on black americans. so as you said, this has been a part of the league forever. >> yeah, it goes beyond the optics which you all want to accomplish. a final question, you brought up the wnba. we saw some of the teams walk off the court before the playing of the national anthem. what is the nba's stance on that and on kneeling during the anthem? >> the nba has had a rule on its books that proceeded david stern which was standing for the national anthem. having said that, i respect peaceful protest. i'm not sure what our players will do when they come out tomorrow night and we'll, of course, address it at the time. but i also understand these are highly unusual times. >> we will see what happens. all right. as the season starts tomorrow, i know you're heading down there to the bubble right now but thank you, adam silver, for being with us this morning. appreciate it.
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be well. our best to everybody in the league. >> you too, robin. thank you. >> all right. the nba restarts tomorrow night. espn's coverage kicks off -- tips off friday night with a doubleheader starting at 6:30 p.m. eastern. you can check out your local listings. let's check out lara who is at home and has some "pop news" for us on this wednesday morning. good morning, lara. >> good morning, robin. great to see you. we're going to get right to it and begin with brad pitt and his emmy nomination. if you're wondering how you missed his series or tv movie, not to worry, you did not. no, hiss -- his emmy performance was three minutes long on "saturday night live" playing a flawless dr. fauci. we showed you this earlier. take a look now. >> good evening. i'm dr. anthony fauci. first i'd like to thank all the older women in america who have sent me supportive, inspiring and sometimes graphic emails.
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>> that little clip from the april 25th "saturday night live," if you want to check out the full thing you won't be alone. nearly 14 million views and counting. a lot of praise as well including from dr. fauci who calls himself a huge fan and calls brad a great guy, a class act for taking off his wig there at the end and thanking health care workers. lots of people quick to point out brad will have a virtual reunion with jennifer aniston at the emmys this year as she is also nominated for best lead actress for "the morning show." if brad pitt does win this year, it would mean he's taking home an oscar and emmy in the same year joining a very exclusive club. guys, it includes only helen hunt and helen mirren. we'll find out at the emmys. congratulations to you, brad pitt. everything is coming up roses for one of our favorite shows, the one that rhymes with ritz creek. yep. scoring 15 nominations for an amazing final season including the second nomination for the series.
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so well deserved. this is cool. it was the only comedy or genre series to land nominations in all four acting categories for each of the rose family members they made the list, eugene levy, catherine o'hara and creator dan levy sharing the news on twitter writing, for once, i am speechless. i can relate, congratulations to them all. finally if there was an emmy for outstanding nomination announcer, no doubt it would go to leslie jones. the "snl" alum was fantastic delivering the 72nd annual emmy nods as only she can do. take a look. >> "dead to me," i love that show. aaaghhh! "insecure," "the kominsky method," did i say that right?
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>> so funny. everyone just loved leslie's energy. one person writing, i could watch leslie jones read a menu. i totally agree. another person had a great idea. can she host everything for the rest of 2020? can she? that would be pretty great. so that's our little emmy wrap-up for you. i'll send it right back to you in the studio. >> that's great, lara. i think we could all use her energy right about now. thank you for that. turning now to our insta-parent series where we hear from social media influencers and experts about taking on the challenges of parenting. this morning we are tackling tantrums with help from two amazing toddler experts from big little feelings. janai norman has more. >> reporter: if you're a parent with a toddler, you know about tantrums. child therapist and mom-to-be deena markle and kristin gallant are the mommy masterminds behind big little feelings with 260,000 followers, they offer real tips for those looking to tame
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tantrums and manage the meltdowns. >> so you're telling me it doesn't have to be that hard? >> it doesn't have to be that hard. >> reporter: a common trigger for little ones transitioning from one activity to another. so they say first thing to do, okay the feeling. >> let's use the ipad, closing of the ipad is the example. it would be, i hear that you're sad. that ipad is all done. it's okay to feel sad. >> reporter: then set the boundary. >> you're going to stay firm on that boundary of no more ipad time. no matter how hard they push or cry. >> you can watch more shows tomorrow. sound good? >> yeah. >> reporter: and finally shift to the yes. >> it's time to go outside. do you want to play bubbles or do you want to do sandbox? you're taking their brains from no, no, no, no to i get to go choose and do this next thing. >> do you want to walk or do you want me to carry you? >> walk. >> reporter: to help stop them before they begin their followers rave about the timer trick. >> let's say we're going from outside play which is really fun
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to lunchtime. less fun. so we're going to let them know what's going to happen. next we're going to set a timer. you're going to let them push that button to start the timer because it feels then like it's their decision. >> press the timer. >> they're involved. they're in control. >> okay, go play. >> when the timer goes off -- >> okay, timer. >> -- have your toddler push the off button. this can work like magic. >> they're like, oh, mom, did you hear the timer? >> that's fantastic. >> while tantrums are exhausting for parents they are normal and healthy for toddlers so one last tip the ladies offer for emotionally resilient kids is to let them cry it out, let them have their moment and work through those big little feelings, amy. >> oh, yes, i remember those days, not so fondly. thank you so much. get more tips from deena and kristin on our website. let's go to rob now who is in texas, rob.
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for 25 years she has really focused on these amazing formul formulas, one of the favorites that you and i have is that awakening eye gel. it's also a favorite of gwyneth paltrow. >> i'm using it. >> all made in america, all plant-based formulas and all 50% off so the prices today start at $21. then, lara, we have your favorite, perricone m.d. i don't need to say anything because perricone is your jam. you got some favorites there from perricone too, don't you? we have deep crease serum is one of our favorites. it's so good, especially for forehead and once dr. perricone was on "gma" he introduced me to his firming and lifting serum and i've been hooked ever since. everything today 50% off so prices start at $49.00 and from dr. perricone, free shipping. then sara happ, the lip queen. every single thing about sara happ is amazing, the products are terrific. there are scrubs and then also balms, so no more dry, flaky lip, all of these prices are slashed in half. they start at $10, lemonade scrub.
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good morning, everyon. the ceos of amazon, apple google and facebook are are expected to face tough scrutiny from lawmakers today on capitol hill. congress is investigating that these companies stifled competition and harmed customers. many of the tech company leaders argued that big business isn't bad and actually benefits the economy. robust cloud cover means our temperatures haven't changed much yet this morning except where the sunshine is out and 67. rest of us in the mid-50s and 53 in san jose. the cloud cover is going to be slow today and sea breeze stronger. tat's going to create a little mist this morning. we've had drizzle measurable in the east bay hills and breezy
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news app and at abc7 news.com. this is a beautiful shot thi ♪his is a beautiful shot thi ♪ welcome back, great to see you this wednesday morning and, robin, we are looking forward to your next guest. >> we always are. he is something else. academy award winner director and producer ron howard has a new national geographic documentary. it's called "rebuilding paradise." it's about the california town that was devastated by wildfires in 2018. so joining us now is none other than ron howard from his home. we're right down the road from each other in connecticut here. it's great to see you again, ron. and we've been following you on social media with your dear family and we saw on instagram that you recently had what was it, a family bubble pizza party. how did that go? >> well, we've been slowly but surely building enough of a bubble that we could, you know,
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begin to actually get together safely and so, yeah, we decided to have a little pizza and hang out on sunday. it was nice. >> it looks like it was a lot of fun and i should have said welcome back. you were here not too long ago with your dear daughter bryce because she had a documentary out at the time called "dads." do you all trade tips on documentary filmmaking? >> well, documentary filmmaking and storytelling of all kinds, you know, she's become an excellent director herself and has had a good career in front of the camera and has always been a student and that learning process goes on and on for her but makes her a great reader, watcher, somebody to have a conversation with, so, you know, i've taken advantage of her sensibilities since she was a little girl, in fact, and always glad to have those conversations and i was so proud of what she
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did with "dads" and the way that film turned out. >> oh, it was beautiful. it really was and we enjoyed the conversation with both of you in talking about that. but let us talk about "rebuilding paradise." as i said, it's that town in california in 2018, the wildfires just absolutely devastated. hey, ron, what made you want to make a film about this? >> well, i mean, first of all, i have found over the last six years or so how much i really enjoy making documentary movies and television programs along with my scripted work and as a director, and i was sort of looking for another story, you know, i've done a lot of profiles of musicians, the beatles, pavarotti, jay-z, and i was sort of looking for a story that would be, you know, this is my first cinema verite documentary meaning you go in -- it's what you do all the time. you don't know story.
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you just have a lot of questions and you discover the story with your camera and with your questions. and i was watching very closely because redding, california, which also is northern california 90 minutes from paradise, i have a lot of relatives there, and they had a horrible fire about a month before the paradise fire. then my family was fortunately okay, but it was, you know, it was terrifying and destructive, but then paradise was burned overnight, you know, over the course of a day, 95% of the homes were lost and my mother-in-law lived the last five years of her life in paradise, that's a town that i knew. so like a lot of people and a lot of things, the images that you see are often heartbreaking, you know, on the news whether it's a tornado or a storm or a war or disease or whatever it might be. but when it hits close to home, you begin to empathize in a different way.
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and our team and us, we just started talking about, well, what -- can that town even come back from that? what would "rebuilding paradise" really be and the answer was to go see. we went, we took a small crew. i went, began interviewing people and i've never experienced anything like actually being on the ground in the midst of something, you know, this catastrophic, seeing the look in people's eyes and so forth and i wasn't really sure whether our imagined title of "rebuilding paradise" would even be valid if we followed these people for a year, but nat geo gave us the support to do that. what they wound up giving us is a very inspiring story. it's powerful. there are twists and turns that are heartbreaking, but along the way you also see this grit and determination to allow the town to thrive again and those are the individuals that our cameras continued to follow all year.
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>> and i'm so glad you did that, ron, because so often after a tragedy like that and it's in the news and people see it and then the cameras go away, but people's lives have changed and to see how they were able to rebuild. we have a clip we want to show everybody, ron. this is high school graduation which was six months after the fires. here it is. >> can you believe that we are here actually here on our beautiful paradise high school campus? [ cheers and applause ] to celebrate and welcome the paradise high school graduating class of 2019 back to their home field. [ cheers and applause ] >> the fact that we are here tonight to celebrate this milestone is a miracle. >> i'm telling you, i got chill, ron. >> well, that was so important
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to that community and -- well, thank you. those students, the community had just given up on that idea and, you know, it was an important symbol. one of the things i learned and, you know, there were a lot of frustrating things that we witnessed along the way and that, you know, the paradisians had to navigate to begin to get through this. by the way, there is a big measure of ptsd involved in this and it's important for all of us to remember that it's not just about saving your life, it is about trying to rebuild something. but showing up matters so much in a community like that and i think amongst us humans, the fact that, you know, they attended -- they went out of their way to attend the memorials. they went to the graduation. they made the graduation happen.
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it wasn't even supposed to occur but they didn't take no for an answer. remarkable individuals just kept stepping up and sort of rallying the community and the community, you know, they did as i said, they cared. they showed up. those are the people that our cameras continued to follow. >> well, i thank you for your storytelling and it's something we all -- everybody's got something and we're all as a world going through something right now and there are lessons that we're going to learn watching this documentary. ron howard, as always, thank you so very much. our best to you and your family. you take care. >> thanks, robin. a pleasure. be well. >> all righty. i will. thank you. thank you. "rebuilding paradise" comes out on friday in theaters where theaters are open or you can see a virtual screening. you can go to rebuildingparadise.film for details, rebuildingparadise.film. all right. coming up, tory is back. she's got more "deals & steals." ♪ can't touch this
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as she said the owner of sara happ inc. one of the incredible businesses we're featuring this morning as we turn back the clock with six more products. tory, i want to start right away with gosmile and this little gem. it's got a blue light and vibrates. put the gel inside it. it's amazing for teeth whitening. >> it is for both teeth whitening and cleaning. the two things that so many of us care about for brighter, whiter, healthier teeth we've got that option there as well as their more traditional style as well. big assortment that you will find online. everything from this company is a "gma" favorite. a little winner, i would say and all the prices are slashed at least in half. so today they start at $21. >> great deals there and then mavala. a lot of people forget to take care of their hands. i love the mavala products especially the brown spot remover for your hands. it's a great collection and is awesome, tory. >> it is awesome because as you said, hand and nail care, oh, so important. they've got great hand treatments, also great nail
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treatments. every kind of option specifically for your nails and love their polishes come in small bottles. that specifically is strategically designed so they don't dry out. everything from mavala is slashed up to 61% so prices today start at $3.50. good deal from mavala. go from your hands to your feet. >> that's right. i was just going to tell you barefoot scientists. you have this one product i'm dying to use. you told me not to do it while we're on the air but you know i wanted to. the reboot exfoliating foot peel and all of these product, sleep on it, this is one that you put on these gel socks to moisturize your feet while you sleep. love all these products and love the deal. share it with our viewers. >> such a good one on these because they're all slashed in half so they range from $7 to $14. >> really, really great.
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barefoot scientist, check that out. tory, you first introduced me to this next line. this is fab. first aid beauty. i ordered a bunch of this and always asking when you're going to have them on again and today is the day. i love this entire line. this jar is just -- it's like a jar of delicious moisture waiting to go all over your body. they have stuff specifically for your face. i think this is one of the best moisturizers, penetrators for your skin on the market today. tell everybody what you know about that. >> you're right. yeah, you're right. that is exactly it. it is fab and it's a head to toe moisturizer, intense hydration. if you've got dry skin, it is going to be taken care of with this product. we've got all of their great products that you'll find online and they're all 50% off and range from $7 to $29 and then, lara, we switch to a bit of an indie line. this is called bloom effects. it's a small but mighty
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collection of skin care. all plant-based. all of it is made in america. there's two things i particularly love. the one, you're holding, the dirt mask. a little counterintuitive because you're using all kinds of plants and fruit enzymes to get rid of the dirt. they also have a great cleansing jelly that takes everything off your face but leaves the moisture. it's all 50% off so starts at 14.50 as then we end on this works. this is the company that is all about health and well-being especially for our sleep. we've got all kinds of great products that are clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster. pillow spray, face oil, bath soaks just like that. spray it like that and you'll have sweet dreams, especially because it's all 50% off. today it starts at $10.50. from this works, free shipping. >> amazing, tory, have you nailed it. six products here, six earlier. check them all out. we partnered with these companies. thank you, companies, for the amazing deals. you can find them online. tomorrow we have more great
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"deals & steals" to turn back the clock. cannot wait for those, tory, thank you. and coming up, we've got -- actually not even coming up but right now throwing to rob. >> hey, larry, humidity is good for the skin. a lot of it across the northeast. another day of hot, humid weather. new york, already time now for "gma's" road trip. rules for summer vacation. during the time now for "gma's" road trip, rules for summer vacation. during the pandemic, we're hitting the road with lori bergamotto from "good housekeeping" joining us from the car with her whole family.
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how is it going this morning? >> good morning, george. everything is good. and, yes, road trips are abounding right now, right? >> they're everywhere right now. i'm sitting next to amy. she had a great one in the rv earlier in summer. what is the toughest part of the long car ride? it's dealing with the achiness and tightness from being cooped up all day. >> that's right. comfort is key, so one of the things that my husband's actually going to model for us is a way to keep your posture a lot straighter. so if you'll turn around here, this is from the back embrace. the crisscross design here, okay, guy, hold on. my kids are excited. the crisscross design here and that's going to help relieve tension from your neck, your upper back, your shoulders and keep you in a straight, you know, that posture nice and straight so you aren't aching and really hurting after spending so many hours in the car. thank you, nick. >> that makes a lot of sense. i love to use ways to navigate when in the car but the difficulty is finding a way to mount it so you can still be safe. >> exactly, a car mount is key
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when you're taking a road trip. but not all car mounts are made equally. not all cars and dashboards are created equally. this one from iottie we like and the reason we love it, you can mount it on your dashboard. what we like to do is put it on our windshield. there's no distracted driving and you're at eye level so you're able to navigate and not have to move your eyes and shift them down to any other part of the car other than the road. so you're always looking at the road, and the best part is it's under $30. so can't beat it. >> that's a great deal right there. i see your kid there is in the backseat. they're still at the age where it's very possible almost at any age to get carsick? >> yeah, so what we want is a carsick kit. nothing worse than when somebody gets sick rummaging through the backseat or through the trunk. you want to have a bag that has all of your essentials. you want to have paper towels,
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wipes, extra clothes for everybody. just like you said, george, it doesn't even matter if you're a kid or an adult, you want to have extra zip top baggies so anything that needs to be contained can be contained. >> i feel like amy should be doing this. she's nodding her head the whole way along. i guess she has sense memories just from a couple weeks ago. also with your kids right there, especially on the long rides, how do you keep them, you know, from being too bored? >> yeah, there's nothing worse than the are we there yet, guys. magnetic games, my kids are playing -- don't say are we there yet? my son is playing with a play monster one. even if your kids are a little too young for this, leo, where is your coloring? we have these crayons from crayola. these are awesome. they are anti-roll. they're triangular and you can see that they won't roll all over your floor and keeps
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everything neat, clean and a safer trip to all this summer. >> great stuff. thanks very much. coming up, the stars of "upside-down magic" join us live. hi. what's on your mind?in. can you help keep these guys protected online? easy. connect to the xfi gateway. what about wireless data options for the family? you can customize and save. what about internet speeds that can keep up with my gaming? let's hook you up with the fastest internet from xfinity. and now with our stores reopening, we're putting healthy practices in place. come visit a store today. stop in or book an appointment online at a time that works for you. now that's simple, easy, awesome.
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we are back with the stars of disney's "upside"upside"upsie based on the best-selling book "magic." we say hello to siena agudong and izabela rose. you were in the audience three years ago getting a photo with michael. i love it. do you remember that day and robin. >> yes, i actually do. i was -- yeah, it was about three years ago and i was actually doing -- i was in the audience for "gma" and that's where i met robin and michael and i remember them telling me that we're going to interview you one day, i know it.
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i remember just -- i always say, thank you so much because you spoke it out into the universe and now i'm here. >> we manifested it here on "gma." in the movie -- >> right. >> your characters go off to study magic together and only to discover that she's being sent to the upside down school where her powers disappear. let's take a look at the clip. >> look. >> awesome. congrats. >> what does yours say? >> udm. that's not anything. >> maybe it's broken. ask somebody. >> all right, students. >> i love it. you two weren't just friends on the set. you were friends in real life as well so i'll ask you a quick question about one another. siena, if izabela were to have a magical power, what would it be? >> izabela loves animals as we both do so i would have to say
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out of the five powers it would be a fuzzy because then she could talk to animals. >> very cool. how about izabela, what about siena? >> well, siena travels a lot. she goes back and forth to hawaii and to l.a. so i would say her whole system, something that would make it easy for her. >> almost out of time. what was your favorite moment from shooting this? >> we had a five-day shoot towards the end of filming and during that there was a bear family that came to vancouver island where we were filming and it was crazy. >> wow. >> yeah, yes. such a beautiful experience for me. >> we can't wait to watch, girls, "upside-down magic." it will premiere friday 8:00 p.m. on the disney channel. thank you so much to both of you and we will be right bac
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good morning, everyone. cal train leaders are considering closing the atherton train station, but you have a chance to weigh in. there's a public hearing on zoom at 5:30 to discuss. cal train says station is seeing city drops in ridership and cut weekday servi15 years ago. you can find out more on their website. here's mike with our forecast. >> thank you. hi, everybody. we've got robust marine layer, stubborn clouds and a faster sea breeze today and that makes for nice weather. temperatures will be cooler for outdoor activities and choppy on the bay. 64 in san francisco to barely 90 in antioch. a slow warming trend through sunday after today. >> thank you, mike. now it's time for live with
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kelly and ryan. we'll be back at 11:00 and >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from the new film, "the secret: dare to dream," katie holmes. and academy award winner ron howard. also, tips for keeping the kids safe in the water as we continue our "camp live! week." plus, a college student from virginia with a fullback back is our "good news story of the da "good news story of the day." all next on "live!" ♪ and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! >> ryan: good morning on this wednesday, july 29th. you look very relaxed. summertime, relax. the background, the sunshine there. is it hot already on the

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